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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 164 176 146
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -30
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 35 37 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.79% 0.75% 0.87%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.82% 4.20% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 33 18
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% -4.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
726 880 702
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.48% 17.74% 19.10%
Number of salaries quoted 598 697 562
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 29 May 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 29 May 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 +20 35 £40,000 -21.95% 5
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 38 (71.70%) Lync
3 35 (66.04%) WAN
4 33 (62.26%) Cisco
5 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
6 27 (50.94%) LAN
6 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
7 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
7 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
8 21 (39.62%) Video Conferencing
9 19 (35.85%) ITIL
10 16 (30.19%) Windows
11 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
11 11 (20.75%) SQL
12 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
12 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
13 9 (16.98%) Tandberg
13 9 (16.98%) NAS
13 9 (16.98%) Telepresence
13 9 (16.98%) Cyber Security
14 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
14 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 8 (15.09%) F5
14 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
14 8 (15.09%) Network Load Balancing
14 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
14 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
14 8 (15.09%) Postini
14 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
14 8 (15.09%) VMware

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 38 (71.70%) Lync
2 31 (58.49%) MS Exchange
3 11 (20.75%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (11.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (3.77%) Confluence
5 2 (3.77%) SharePoint
Applications
1 23 (43.40%) MS Excel
2 8 (15.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Office 365
2 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 35 (66.04%) WAN
2 27 (50.94%) LAN
3 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
4 9 (16.98%) NAS
4 9 (16.98%) Telepresence
5 8 (15.09%) MPLS
5 8 (15.09%) DNS
6 6 (11.32%) VPN
7 5 (9.43%) VoIP
8 3 (5.66%) SAN
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco Nexus
9 2 (3.77%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (3.77%) Firewall
9 2 (3.77%) OSPF
9 2 (3.77%) BGP
9 2 (3.77%) EIGRP
10 1 (1.89%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (43.40%) SQL Server
2 6 (11.32%) MySQL
2 6 (11.32%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (11.32%) NoSQL
2 6 (11.32%) Riak
Development Applications
1 2 (3.77%) JIRA
1 2 (3.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 3 (5.66%) Retail
2 2 (3.77%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (39.62%) Communications Engineer
2 16 (30.19%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 8 (15.09%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) Infrastructure Architect
5 5 (9.43%) Microsoft Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Exchange Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Messaging Specialist
5 5 (9.43%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Project Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Team Leader
7 3 (5.66%) Communications Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Project Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Enterprise Account Manager
8 2 (3.77%) Account Director
8 2 (3.77%) Consultant
8 2 (3.77%) Account Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.77%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 21 (39.62%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (15.09%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.77%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (30.19%) Windows
2 8 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 8 (15.09%) Linux
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (9.43%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (35.85%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Incident Management
3 9 (16.98%) Cyber Security
4 8 (15.09%) Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) Network Load Balancing
4 8 (15.09%) TOGAF
5 5 (9.43%) Root Cause Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Project Management
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) PRINCE2
6 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) E-Discovery
6 3 (5.66%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (3.77%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (3.77%) Service Delivery
8 1 (1.89%) BCP
8 1 (1.89%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 11 (20.75%) SQL
2 8 (15.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (15.09%) ISEB
1 8 (15.09%) ITIL Certification
2 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (9.43%) CCNP
3 5 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.66%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (50.94%) Active Directory
2 8 (15.09%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (11.32%) VMware ESX
3 6 (11.32%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 5 (9.43%) SCCM
2 3 (5.66%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (3.77%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (3.77%) Cacti
Vendors
1 39 (73.58%) Microsoft
2 33 (62.26%) Cisco
3 9 (16.98%) Tandberg
4 8 (15.09%) F5
4 8 (15.09%) Postini
4 8 (15.09%) VMware
4 8 (15.09%) Red Hat
5 6 (11.32%) NetApp
5 6 (11.32%) IBM
5 6 (11.32%) HP
5 6 (11.32%) EMC
5 6 (11.32%) Oracle
5 6 (11.32%) Infoblox
6 5 (9.43%) Google
7 3 (5.66%) Symantec
8 2 (3.77%) Riverbed
8 2 (3.77%) CA
8 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
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