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

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 183 193 193
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 25 23 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.58% 0.48% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.19% 2.86% 1.51%
Number of salaries quoted 24 7 12
Average salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £62,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -10.00%
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
596 803 796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 13.77% 16.65% 18.07%
Number of salaries quoted 506 652 555
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £26,000 £21,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 13 February 2016.

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 13 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
Leeds +8 21 £43,750 -20.45% 3
Bradford -3 3 £42,500 - 1
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 35 (72.92%) MS Exchange
4 34 (70.83%) Windows
5 32 (66.67%) ITIL
5 32 (66.67%) Load Balancing
5 32 (66.67%) Skype for Business
5 32 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 32 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
6 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
6 31 (64.58%) Symantec
7 30 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
8 29 (60.42%) VPN
9 28 (58.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
10 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
10 27 (56.25%) DNS
10 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
11 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
12 24 (50.00%) PowerShell
13 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 23 (47.92%) Blackberry
13 23 (47.92%) Telepresence
14 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
14 19 (39.58%) MCITP
15 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
16 17 (35.42%) MCSE
17 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
18 9 (18.75%) Project Management
18 9 (18.75%) Firewall

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, 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 (72.92%) MS Exchange
2 32 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 32 (66.67%) Skype for Business
3 27 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (8.33%) IIS
5 3 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 12 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
2 1 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.08%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 29 (60.42%) VPN
2 27 (56.25%) DNS
3 26 (54.17%) TCP/IP
4 23 (47.92%) Telepresence
5 9 (18.75%) Firewall
6 6 (12.50%) Wireless
7 5 (10.42%) IP Telephony
7 5 (10.42%) Skype
7 5 (10.42%) WAN
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Wireless
8 4 (8.33%) LAN
8 4 (8.33%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.25%) SAN
10 2 (4.17%) DHCP
10 2 (4.17%) WebEx
10 2 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.08%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.08%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (2.08%) MySQL
2 1 (2.08%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.08%) Riak
General
1 6 (12.50%) Law
2 1 (2.08%) Electronics
2 1 (2.08%) Finance
2 1 (2.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.08%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.08%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (56.25%) Messaging Engineer
2 21 (43.75%) Lync Engineer
3 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Engineer
4 12 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (18.75%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (14.58%) Network Specialist
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Network Specialist
7 6 (12.50%) Cisco Specialist
7 6 (12.50%) Exchange Engineer
8 4 (8.33%) Architect
8 4 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) IT Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (6.25%) Network Engineer
10 2 (4.17%) Implementation Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Network Design Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 2 (4.17%) Senior Network Specialist
11 1 (2.08%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.25%) XMPP
2 2 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 30 (62.50%) Video Conferencing
2 23 (47.92%) Blackberry
3 6 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.08%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2008
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (47.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 9 (18.75%) Windows Server
5 2 (4.17%) Unix
6 1 (2.08%) Linux
6 1 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (66.67%) ITIL
1 32 (66.67%) Load Balancing
2 18 (37.50%) Cybersecurity
3 9 (18.75%) Project Management
4 4 (8.33%) ITIL V3
4 4 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.25%) Network Design
6 2 (4.17%) Change Management
6 2 (4.17%) Coaching
6 2 (4.17%) Incident Management
6 2 (4.17%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.08%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
7 1 (2.08%) Digital Marketing
7 1 (2.08%) Fault Analysis
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.08%) Programme Management
7 1 (2.08%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 24 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (39.58%) MCITP
1 19 (39.58%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (35.42%) MCSE
3 2 (4.17%) CCIE
3 2 (4.17%) CCNA
3 2 (4.17%) CCNP
3 2 (4.17%) CCSP
3 2 (4.17%) CCVP
3 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.08%) ISEB
4 1 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 36 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) vSphere
4 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
5 1 (2.08%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (2.08%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 32 (66.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 28 (58.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 5 (10.42%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (6.25%) SCOM
4 3 (6.25%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 41 (85.42%) Cisco
2 31 (64.58%) Microsoft
2 31 (64.58%) Symantec
3 8 (16.67%) VMware
4 4 (8.33%) Avaya
4 4 (8.33%) Citrix
5 3 (6.25%) Mitel
6 2 (4.17%) Intel Security
7 1 (2.08%) Brocade
7 1 (2.08%) EMC
7 1 (2.08%) F5
7 1 (2.08%) Genesys
7 1 (2.08%) HP
7 1 (2.08%) IBM
7 1 (2.08%) Infoblox
7 1 (2.08%) NetApp
7 1 (2.08%) Oracle
7 1 (2.08%) Polycom
7 1 (2.08%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.08%) Verint
Halifax, West Yorkshire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £40000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitve benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago