The first table below looks at the demand 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 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the West Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 175 158 165
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +7
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 32 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.66% 0.28% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.34% 1.55% 1.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 10 11
Average salary £60,000 £53,750 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.62% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £45,000 £38,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £61,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
957 645 611
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 19.60% 18.08% 17.21%
Number of salaries quoted 728 484 481
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,050 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £47,500 £52,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

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 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 31 July 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 -12 31 £60,000 +9.09% 5
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (85.48%) Lync
2 44 (70.97%) MS Exchange
3 38 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
5 31 (50.00%) DNS
6 29 (46.77%) Blackberry
7 28 (45.16%) MPLS
7 28 (45.16%) DHCP
8 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
8 27 (43.55%) VPN
8 27 (43.55%) Windows
8 27 (43.55%) Load Balancing
9 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
10 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
11 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
12 18 (29.03%) PBX
12 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (27.42%) MCITP
14 16 (25.81%) MCSE
15 14 (22.58%) Cisco
15 14 (22.58%) Office Communications Server
16 13 (20.97%) Office 365
17 12 (19.35%) MCTS
18 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
18 11 (17.74%) PKI
18 11 (17.74%) Mitel
18 11 (17.74%) UAG
18 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
19 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
19 10 (16.13%) Polycom

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 53 (85.48%) Lync
2 44 (70.97%) MS Exchange
3 38 (61.29%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (22.58%) Office Communications Server
5 11 (17.74%) SharePoint
6 10 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
7 7 (11.29%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (4.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.84%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (3.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 20 (32.26%) MS Excel
2 6 (9.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.97%) Office 365
2 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.61%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 31 (50.00%) DNS
2 28 (45.16%) MPLS
2 28 (45.16%) DHCP
3 27 (43.55%) TCP/IP
3 27 (43.55%) VPN
4 18 (29.03%) PBX
5 9 (14.52%) SMTP
5 9 (14.52%) PSTN
5 9 (14.52%) Firewall
6 7 (11.29%) H.323
7 5 (8.06%) WAN
7 5 (8.06%) SAN
8 4 (6.45%) LAN
8 4 (6.45%) NAS
9 2 (3.23%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.23%) VoIP
9 2 (3.23%) SSL
10 1 (1.61%) S/MIME
10 1 (1.61%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.61%) Cisco PIX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.23%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (4.84%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.35%) Consultant
2 9 (14.52%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Team Leader
3 7 (11.29%) Communications Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (11.29%) Messaging Engineer
4 5 (8.06%) Communications Manager
5 4 (6.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Architect
5 4 (6.45%) Sales Consultant
5 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (4.84%) Technical Consultant
6 3 (4.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Exchange Specialist
7 2 (3.23%) Support Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Virtualisation Consultant
7 2 (3.23%) Telephony Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 29 (46.77%) Blackberry
2 11 (17.74%) PKI
3 4 (6.45%) CMDB
4 3 (4.84%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.23%) Celerra
5 2 (3.23%) iPhone
5 2 (3.23%) CLARiiON
5 2 (3.23%) EqualLogic
5 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 1 (1.61%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 27 (43.55%) Windows
2 18 (29.03%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (6.45%) Linux
5 3 (4.84%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (3.23%) Android
6 2 (3.23%) Windows Phone
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (43.55%) Load Balancing
2 8 (12.90%) Service Delivery
2 8 (12.90%) Change Management
2 8 (12.90%) ITIL
3 7 (11.29%) PRINCE2
4 6 (9.68%) Identity Management
5 4 (6.45%) TOGAF
5 4 (6.45%) ITIL V3
6 3 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.23%) Integration Testing
7 2 (3.23%) PRINCE
7 2 (3.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (1.61%) Network Management
8 1 (1.61%) Data Protection
8 1 (1.61%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (1.61%) MOF
8 1 (1.61%) Project Management
8 1 (1.61%) Benchmarking
8 1 (1.61%) Service Management
8 1 (1.61%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (9.68%) SQL
2 5 (8.06%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.61%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (37.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (27.42%) MCITP
3 16 (25.81%) MCSE
4 12 (19.35%) MCTS
5 5 (8.06%) Security Cleared
6 4 (6.45%) MCSA
7 3 (4.84%) NCIE
7 3 (4.84%) SC Cleared
7 3 (4.84%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (4.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 2 (3.23%) HP AIS
8 2 (3.23%) HP ASE
8 2 (3.23%) HP MASE
8 2 (3.23%) Citrix Certification
8 2 (3.23%) MCP
8 2 (3.23%) CCNP
8 2 (3.23%) CCNA
8 2 (3.23%) VCDX
8 2 (3.23%) CCEE
8 2 (3.23%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.61%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (35.48%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) UAG
3 7 (11.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (9.68%) VMware ESX
4 6 (9.68%) Hyper-V
5 3 (4.84%) vSphere
6 2 (3.23%) XenApp
6 2 (3.23%) XenServer
6 2 (3.23%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 9 (14.52%) SCOM
2 6 (9.68%) SCCM
3 3 (4.84%) SCDPM
3 3 (4.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.84%) SCVMM
4 1 (1.61%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 36 (58.06%) Microsoft
2 14 (22.58%) Cisco
3 11 (17.74%) Mitel
4 10 (16.13%) Polycom
4 10 (16.13%) Siemens
5 7 (11.29%) HP
5 7 (11.29%) EMC
5 7 (11.29%) NetApp
5 7 (11.29%) VMware
6 4 (6.45%) Citrix
7 2 (3.23%) Google
7 2 (3.23%) Postini
7 2 (3.23%) Symantec
7 2 (3.23%) Dell
8 1 (1.61%) F5
8 1 (1.61%) 3PAR
8 1 (1.61%) IBM
8 1 (1.61%) CommVault
8 1 (1.61%) Avaya
8 1 (1.61%) Juniper
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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Salary: Up to £24,000 per annum Up to 24K Plus Benefits
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