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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 104 93 90
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 9 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.69% 0.33% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.59% 1.71% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 8 4 1
Average salary £62,500 £20,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+201.20% -58.50%
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £51,500
% change year-on-year
- -7.76%
Unified Communications
South East

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 Sussex region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
251 234 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 19.13% 19.24% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 215 205 162
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

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

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in West Sussex

Unified Communications
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 3 September 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
Crawley - 5 £63,500 -
Horsham -6 1 £57,500 +177.10%
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Cisco
2 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
3 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 8 (50.00%) SAN
3 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (50.00%) Lync
4 7 (43.75%) SCCM
5 6 (37.50%) SCOM
5 6 (37.50%) Clustering
5 6 (37.50%) Citrix
5 6 (37.50%) Avaya
6 5 (31.25%) Firewall
6 5 (31.25%) DHCP
6 5 (31.25%) DNS
6 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) Symantec.cloud
7 4 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
7 4 (25.00%) Meraki
7 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (25.00%) NAS
7 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
7 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
7 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 8 (50.00%) Lync
2 5 (31.25%) MS Exchange
3 4 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 4 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (12.50%) WebLogic
Cloud Services
1 4 (25.00%) Symantec.cloud
2 2 (12.50%) Office 365
3 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) WAN
1 8 (50.00%) SAN
2 5 (31.25%) DNS
2 5 (31.25%) Firewall
2 5 (31.25%) DHCP
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (25.00%) NAS
3 4 (25.00%) Intrusion Detection
3 4 (25.00%) VLAN
3 4 (25.00%) VoIP
3 4 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 4 (25.00%) LAN
3 4 (25.00%) DEFINITY
4 2 (12.50%) Internet
4 2 (12.50%) MPLS
4 2 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (12.50%) Ethernet
4 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 2 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 2 (12.50%) Asterisk PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (12.50%) MySQL
1 2 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (12.50%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (18.75%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Administrator
3 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Deployment Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) JDBC
1 2 (12.50%) JMS
1 2 (12.50%) Middleware
1 2 (12.50%) RESTful
2 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 6 (37.50%) Clustering
2 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
3 2 (12.50%) AS400
3 2 (12.50%) Replication
4 1 (6.25%) Mathematics
4 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.25%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
4 2 (12.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (6.25%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Load Balancing
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (25.00%) WAN Optimisation
2 4 (25.00%) Agile Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (25.00%) High Availability
3 3 (18.75%) Data Centre Operations
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
4 2 (12.50%) TOGAF
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (12.50%) Network Management
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
5 1 (6.25%) Network Architecture
5 1 (6.25%) Migration
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) MCSE
1 1 (6.25%) CCNP
1 1 (6.25%) CCNA
1 1 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) QA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) VMware ESX
2 4 (25.00%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (12.50%) NFS
3 2 (12.50%) XenApp
3 2 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (43.75%) SCCM
2 6 (37.50%) SCOM
3 4 (25.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Cisco
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) VMware
3 6 (37.50%) Citrix
3 6 (37.50%) Avaya
4 4 (25.00%) Dell
4 4 (25.00%) Riverbed
4 4 (25.00%) Symantec
4 4 (25.00%) Meraki
4 4 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (18.75%) Sonus
5 3 (18.75%) Acme Packet
5 3 (18.75%) Oracle
6 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
6 2 (12.50%) Intel
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
7 1 (6.25%) BT