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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 173 164 173
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 36 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.72% 0.27% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.44% 1.57% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 33 10 8
Average salary £55,000 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.79% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,700 £37,500 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £58,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-9.52% +5.00%
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
1047 637 674
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.98% 17.50% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 772 473 539
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 +1 34 £55,000 +4.76%
Bradford - 1 £42,500 -
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 58 (82.86%) Lync
2 49 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 43 (61.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (42.86%) Windows
6 29 (41.43%) DNS
6 29 (41.43%) Blackberry
7 26 (37.14%) MPLS
7 26 (37.14%) DHCP
8 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 25 (35.71%) VPN
8 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
9 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
10 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
11 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
12 18 (25.71%) PBX
13 15 (21.43%) MCSE
13 15 (21.43%) MCITP
14 14 (20.00%) Cisco
14 14 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
15 12 (17.14%) MCTS
16 11 (15.71%) Mitel
16 11 (15.71%) PKI
16 11 (15.71%) SCOM
16 11 (15.71%) UAG
16 11 (15.71%) Office 365
16 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
17 10 (14.29%) Polycom
17 10 (14.29%) Siemens

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 58 (82.86%) Lync
2 49 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 43 (61.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (12.86%) SharePoint
7 8 (11.43%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (4.29%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 19 (27.14%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.71%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (15.71%) Office 365
2 4 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.29%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 29 (41.43%) DNS
2 26 (37.14%) MPLS
2 26 (37.14%) DHCP
3 25 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 25 (35.71%) VPN
4 18 (25.71%) PBX
5 9 (12.86%) PSTN
6 7 (10.00%) Firewall
6 7 (10.00%) H.323
6 7 (10.00%) SMTP
7 5 (7.14%) WAN
8 4 (5.71%) NAS
8 4 (5.71%) SAN
8 4 (5.71%) LAN
9 3 (4.29%) S/MIME
9 3 (4.29%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (2.86%) VoIP
10 2 (2.86%) IP Telephony
11 1 (1.43%) Cisco PIX
11 1 (1.43%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.86%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.29%) Retail
1 3 (4.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (14.29%) Architect
2 9 (12.86%) Consultant
2 9 (12.86%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 7 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 7 (10.00%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (8.57%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (7.14%) Communications Manager
6 4 (5.71%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Infrastructure Architect
6 4 (5.71%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Support Engineer
6 4 (5.71%) Sales Consultant
6 4 (5.71%) Exchange Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.29%) Administrator
7 3 (4.29%) Sales Executive
7 3 (4.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 3 (4.29%) Messaging Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 29 (41.43%) Blackberry
2 11 (15.71%) PKI
3 5 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (5.71%) CMDB
5 1 (1.43%) Statistics
5 1 (1.43%) Celerra
5 1 (1.43%) CLARiiON
5 1 (1.43%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 30 (42.86%) Windows
2 20 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (5.71%) Linux
6 1 (1.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (35.71%) Load Balancing
2 8 (11.43%) Change Management
3 7 (10.00%) Identity Management
3 7 (10.00%) ITIL
3 7 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 5 (7.14%) PRINCE2
6 4 (5.71%) ITIL V3
6 4 (5.71%) TOGAF
7 3 (4.29%) Network Load Balancing
7 3 (4.29%) ITSM
7 3 (4.29%) Migration
7 3 (4.29%) Service Management
7 3 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
8 2 (2.86%) PRINCE
9 1 (1.43%) Strategic Planning
9 1 (1.43%) Data Management
9 1 (1.43%) Problem Management
9 1 (1.43%) Risk Management
9 1 (1.43%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 1 (1.43%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (21.43%) MCSE
2 15 (21.43%) MCITP
3 12 (17.14%) MCTS
4 4 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (5.71%) MCSA
5 3 (4.29%) CCNP
5 3 (4.29%) CCNA
5 3 (4.29%) SC Cleared
5 3 (4.29%) Security Cleared
6 2 (2.86%) NCIE
6 2 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.43%) CCVP
7 1 (1.43%) CCIE
7 1 (1.43%) CCDP
7 1 (1.43%) CCA
7 1 (1.43%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.43%) NCDA
7 1 (1.43%) CCEE
7 1 (1.43%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.29%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 11 (15.71%) UAG
3 7 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (7.14%) VMware ESX
4 5 (7.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.86%) vSphere
6 1 (1.43%) XenApp
6 1 (1.43%) XenServer
6 1 (1.43%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (15.71%) SCOM
2 8 (11.43%) SCCM
3 3 (4.29%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.29%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 3 (4.29%) SCDPM
3 3 (4.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (1.43%) MIIS
Vendors
1 39 (55.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (20.00%) Cisco
3 11 (15.71%) Mitel
4 10 (14.29%) Polycom
4 10 (14.29%) Siemens
5 7 (10.00%) VMware
6 6 (8.57%) NetApp
6 6 (8.57%) EMC
6 6 (8.57%) HP
6 6 (8.57%) Google
6 6 (8.57%) Postini
7 4 (5.71%) Symantec
8 3 (4.29%) Sun
8 3 (4.29%) Citrix
9 2 (2.86%) Avaya
10 1 (1.43%) Dell
10 1 (1.43%) IBM
10 1 (1.43%) Red Hat
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) CommVault