The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 175 179 164
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 26 32 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.66% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.50% 3.35% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 31 10
Average salary £42,000 £60,000 £53,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +11.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £46,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
743 955 641
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 15.56% 19.60% 18.15%
Number of salaries quoted 618 720 482
Average salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Leeds +11 26 £42,000 -30.00% 2
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 47 (82.46%) WAN
2 42 (73.68%) Cisco
2 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
3 35 (61.40%) Lync
4 34 (59.65%) LAN
5 31 (54.39%) Video Conferencing
6 29 (50.88%) ITIL
6 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
7 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
7 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
8 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
9 19 (33.33%) Windows
10 18 (31.58%) DNS
11 15 (26.32%) IP Telephony
11 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
12 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
12 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
12 14 (24.56%) Telepresence
12 14 (24.56%) VMware
13 13 (22.81%) ITIL Certification
13 13 (22.81%) Red Hat
13 13 (22.81%) MPLS
13 13 (22.81%) ISEB
13 13 (22.81%) Linux
13 13 (22.81%) MS Visio
13 13 (22.81%) SQL
13 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 13 (22.81%) TOGAF
13 13 (22.81%) F5
14 12 (21.05%) VPN

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 35 (61.40%) Lync
2 26 (45.61%) MS Exchange
3 5 (8.77%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (3.51%) Confluence
5 1 (1.75%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) IIS
5 1 (1.75%) SharePoint
Applications
1 26 (45.61%) MS Excel
2 13 (22.81%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Office 365
2 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 47 (82.46%) WAN
2 34 (59.65%) LAN
3 18 (31.58%) DNS
4 15 (26.32%) IP Telephony
5 14 (24.56%) Telepresence
6 13 (22.81%) MPLS
7 12 (21.05%) VPN
8 11 (19.30%) NAS
9 8 (14.04%) Firewall
10 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
10 5 (8.77%) Wireless
10 5 (8.77%) SAN
10 5 (8.77%) DHCP
10 5 (8.77%) TCP/IP
10 5 (8.77%) WebEx
11 3 (5.26%) VoIP
12 2 (3.51%) OSPF
12 2 (3.51%) BGP
12 2 (3.51%) EIGRP
12 2 (3.51%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (43.86%) SQL Server
2 11 (19.30%) Apache Cassandra
2 11 (19.30%) NoSQL
2 11 (19.30%) Riak
2 11 (19.30%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (3.51%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 3 (5.26%) Retail
2 2 (3.51%) Law
3 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 23 (40.35%) Communications Engineer
2 19 (33.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 13 (22.81%) Architect
4 11 (19.30%) Infrastructure Architect
5 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
6 5 (8.77%) Cisco Network Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Communications Manager
8 2 (3.51%) Network Architect
8 2 (3.51%) Infrastructure Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Unified Communications Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Account Director
9 1 (1.75%) Enterprise Account Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Account Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Project Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Consultant
9 1 (1.75%) Senior Project Manager
9 1 (1.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.77%) CSS
2 2 (3.51%) RESTful
3 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 31 (54.39%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (3.51%) Private Cloud
2 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (33.33%) Windows
2 13 (22.81%) Linux
2 13 (22.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 5 (8.77%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.88%) ITIL
2 15 (26.32%) Incident Management
3 14 (24.56%) Load Balancing
4 13 (22.81%) TOGAF
5 10 (17.54%) Cyber Security
6 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.51%) BCP
7 2 (3.51%) Project Management
8 1 (1.75%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.75%) PRINCE2
8 1 (1.75%) CRM
8 1 (1.75%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 13 (22.81%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (22.81%) ISEB
1 13 (22.81%) ITIL Certification
2 10 (17.54%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (17.54%) CCNP
3 8 (14.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (8.77%) CCNA
4 5 (8.77%) CCVP
4 5 (8.77%) CCSP
5 3 (5.26%) SC Cleared
5 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 29 (50.88%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (19.30%) VMware ESX
3 11 (19.30%) Oracle RAC
4 1 (1.75%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco UCCX
1 6 (10.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
2 2 (3.51%) Cacti
3 1 (1.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (1.75%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (73.68%) Microsoft
1 42 (73.68%) Cisco
2 14 (24.56%) VMware
3 13 (22.81%) F5
3 13 (22.81%) Red Hat
4 11 (19.30%) NetApp
4 11 (19.30%) Infoblox
4 11 (19.30%) IBM
4 11 (19.30%) Oracle
4 11 (19.30%) HP
4 11 (19.30%) EMC
5 9 (15.79%) Tandberg
6 5 (8.77%) McAfee
7 2 (3.51%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.51%) Riverbed
7 2 (3.51%) CA
8 1 (1.75%) Citrix
8 1 (1.75%) Symantec
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