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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 191 184 164
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 36 28 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.64% 0.57% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.52% 3.63% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 28 23 16
Average salary £38,000 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £45,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,100 £66,600 £56,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
796 771 769
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 14.24% 15.60% 18.17%
Number of salaries quoted 680 685 593
Average salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.42% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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
Birmingham -10 20 £38,500 -30.00% 5
Staffordshire - 8 £38,000 -
Wolverhampton - 6 £37,000 -
Worcestershire 0 2 £41,250 -13.15% 1
Solihull - 2 £40,000 -
Shropshire - 2 £58,542 -
Coventry -5 1 £57,500 +27.77%
Warwickshire - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 24 (41.38%) VoIP
2 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 19 (32.76%) Windows
3 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
4 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
4 15 (25.86%) Cisco
5 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
5 14 (24.14%) VMware
6 13 (22.41%) Project Management
6 13 (22.41%) ITIL
6 13 (22.41%) Office 365
7 12 (20.69%) Lync
8 11 (18.97%) WAN
9 10 (17.24%) Wireless
9 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
9 10 (17.24%) MS Office
9 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
9 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
10 9 (15.52%) SaaS
10 9 (15.52%) Avaya
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
11 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
11 8 (13.79%) MCSE
11 8 (13.79%) SQL
11 8 (13.79%) GSM
11 8 (13.79%) PBX
11 8 (13.79%) IVR
11 8 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 12 (20.69%) Lync
2 10 (17.24%) SharePoint
3 7 (12.07%) MS Exchange
3 7 (12.07%) SharePoint 2013
4 6 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (5.17%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (3.45%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 10 (17.24%) MS Office
2 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.72%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (10.34%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (22.41%) Office 365
2 9 (15.52%) SaaS
3 8 (13.79%) Cloud Computing
3 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (41.38%) VoIP
2 11 (18.97%) WAN
3 10 (17.24%) Wireless
4 8 (13.79%) GSM
4 8 (13.79%) PBX
5 7 (12.07%) DHCP
6 6 (10.34%) Cisco IPT
6 6 (10.34%) DNS
6 6 (10.34%) SAN
6 6 (10.34%) VPN
6 6 (10.34%) WebEx
7 5 (8.62%) Skype
8 4 (6.90%) Firewall
9 3 (5.17%) IP Telephony
9 3 (5.17%) LAN
10 2 (3.45%) Internet
10 2 (3.45%) Network Security
10 2 (3.45%) SSL
11 1 (1.72%) iSCSI
11 1 (1.72%) Symposium
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.72%) Big Data
General
1 14 (24.14%) Telecoms
2 3 (5.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.45%) Finance
4 1 (1.72%) Legal
4 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 17 (29.31%) Project Manager
2 13 (22.41%) Support Engineer
3 11 (18.97%) Technical Manager
4 9 (15.52%) Consultant
5 8 (13.79%) Technical Project Manager
6 7 (12.07%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Lync Engineer
7 6 (10.34%) Sales Consultant
8 5 (8.62%) SharePoint Project Manager
8 5 (8.62%) VoIP Project Manager
9 4 (6.90%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (6.90%) Senior IT Support
10 3 (5.17%) Business Development Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Presales Consultant
10 3 (5.17%) Sales Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Network Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Server Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (5.17%) Service Manager
10 3 (5.17%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.45%) COM
1 2 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (25.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (13.79%) IVR
3 6 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (1.72%) BYOD
4 1 (1.72%) Data Protection Act
4 1 (1.72%) Device Driver
4 1 (1.72%) HP Storage
4 1 (1.72%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (32.76%) Windows
2 17 (29.31%) Windows Server
3 10 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.34%) Linux
4 6 (10.34%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (8.62%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.45%) HPUX
6 2 (3.45%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.45%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (22.41%) ITIL
1 13 (22.41%) Project Management
2 8 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
2 8 (13.79%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 7 (12.07%) Presales
4 6 (10.34%) B2B
4 6 (10.34%) Business Development
4 6 (10.34%) CRM
4 6 (10.34%) ITIL V3
4 6 (10.34%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (6.90%) PRINCE2
5 4 (6.90%) Service Management
5 4 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (5.17%) Change Management
6 3 (5.17%) Service Delivery
7 2 (3.45%) Analytics
7 2 (3.45%) Communications Security
7 2 (3.45%) Document Management
7 2 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (13.79%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) MCSE
1 8 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.34%) MCITP
3 5 (8.62%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.62%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.17%) CCNA
4 3 (5.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.45%) CCDA
5 2 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (3.45%) MCSA
6 1 (1.72%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (17.24%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.17%) Hyper-V
2 3 (5.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.72%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (10.34%) SCOM
2 2 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.45%) SCCM
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.72%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 19 (32.76%) Microsoft
2 15 (25.86%) Cisco
3 14 (24.14%) VMware
4 9 (15.52%) Avaya
5 5 (8.62%) Citrix
6 4 (6.90%) HP
7 3 (5.17%) EMC
7 3 (5.17%) Veeam
7 3 (5.17%) WatchGuard
8 2 (3.45%) Alcatel-Lucent
9 1 (1.72%) AirMagnet
9 1 (1.72%) Google
9 1 (1.72%) IPFX
9 1 (1.72%) SAP
9 1 (1.72%) Twitter
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