The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 200 160 153
Rank change year-on-year
-40 -7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 51 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.20% 0.94% 0.94%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.42% 6.16% 5.32%
Number of salaries quoted 7 43 43
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £39,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
776 828 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.38% 15.33% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 666 718 732
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% -5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £23,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Midlands region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Herefordshire - 3 £50,000 -
Birmingham -33 2 £68,750 +25.00% 2
Wolverhampton - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire +17 1 £35,500 +18.33%
Warwickshire -8 1 - -
Coventry -27 1 £30,000 -33.33% 2
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
2 16 (41.03%) MPLS
3 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
3 15 (38.46%) WAN
4 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
5 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
5 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
6 11 (28.21%) Business Development
6 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
6 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (25.64%) CCNP
7 10 (25.64%) VPLS
7 10 (25.64%) Lync
8 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
9 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
9 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
9 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
10 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
10 6 (15.38%) Avaya
10 6 (15.38%) CRM
10 6 (15.38%) Windows
10 6 (15.38%) ITIL
10 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
10 6 (15.38%) DNS
11 5 (12.82%) VoIP
11 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
11 5 (12.82%) Finance

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (25.64%) Lync
2 8 (20.51%) SharePoint
3 4 (10.26%) MS Exchange
4 3 (7.69%) IIS
4 3 (7.69%) Apache
4 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (5.13%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 7 (17.95%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
2 1 (2.56%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (2.56%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (10.26%) Office 365
3 2 (5.13%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.13%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 16 (41.03%) MPLS
2 15 (38.46%) WAN
3 13 (33.33%) VPN
4 11 (28.21%) Ethernet
5 10 (25.64%) VPLS
6 6 (15.38%) IP Telephony
6 6 (15.38%) DNS
7 5 (12.82%) VoIP
8 4 (10.26%) Wireless
9 3 (7.69%) LAN
9 3 (7.69%) DHCP
10 2 (5.13%) Network Security
10 2 (5.13%) VLAN
10 2 (5.13%) SAN
10 2 (5.13%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.13%) TCP/IP
11 1 (2.56%) WebEx
11 1 (2.56%) WLAN
11 1 (2.56%) Firewall
11 1 (2.56%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.69%) MySQL
General
1 15 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.82%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Retail
4 1 (2.56%) Electronics
4 1 (2.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.38%) Consultant
2 5 (12.82%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (10.26%) Account Director
3 4 (10.26%) Account Manager
3 4 (10.26%) Enterprise Account Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Architect
4 3 (7.69%) Project Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Programme Manager
4 3 (7.69%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (7.69%) Infrastructure Architect
5 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
5 2 (5.13%) Administrator
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (2.56%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 1 (2.56%) Development Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Senior Manager
6 1 (2.56%) Support Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.56%) Implementation Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 13 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (7.69%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.56%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.56%) DTV
4 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.38%) Windows
2 3 (7.69%) Linux
2 3 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 8
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.56%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.21%) Business Development
2 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
3 6 (15.38%) CRM
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL
4 4 (10.26%) Mentoring
5 3 (7.69%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.13%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.13%) Project Management
6 2 (5.13%) Six Sigma
6 2 (5.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (5.13%) Change Management
6 2 (5.13%) PRINCE2
7 1 (2.56%) Channel Management
7 1 (2.56%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (2.56%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.56%) Migration
7 1 (2.56%) BCP
7 1 (2.56%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.56%) TOGAF
7 1 (2.56%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.56%) C
2 1 (2.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (30.77%) SC Cleared
1 12 (30.77%) Security Cleared
2 11 (28.21%) Cisco Certification
3 10 (25.64%) CCNP
4 5 (12.82%) CCVP
5 3 (7.69%) CCNA
5 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.56%) ISEB
6 1 (2.56%) CCIE
6 1 (2.56%) MCSE
6 1 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (2.56%) MCITP
6 1 (2.56%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 6 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 5 (12.82%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (7.69%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.69%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (10.26%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (5.13%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (5.13%) SCCM
3 1 (2.56%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (43.59%) Cisco
2 16 (41.03%) Microsoft
3 6 (15.38%) Avaya
4 5 (12.82%) VMware
4 5 (12.82%) Mitel
5 4 (10.26%) Aruba
5 4 (10.26%) CheckPoint
6 3 (7.69%) Dell
6 3 (7.69%) Red Hat
6 3 (7.69%) F5
7 2 (5.13%) IPFX
8 1 (2.56%) SAP
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