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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 187 171 176
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 30 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.59% 0.25% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 1.38% 1.53%
Number of salaries quoted 21 8 10
Average salary £45,000 £51,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.62% +8.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £37,500 £33,400
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £90,000 £55,250
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
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
1126 650 720
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.19% 17.72% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 799 500 577
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 £24,625
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 18 September 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 18 September 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 -13 21 £45,000 -18.18%
Bradford -8 4 £42,500 -52.77%
Unified Communications
Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (77.03%) Lync
2 48 (64.86%) MS Exchange
3 42 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
5 36 (48.65%) Windows
6 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
7 25 (33.78%) DNS
7 25 (33.78%) Blackberry
8 23 (31.08%) MPLS
9 22 (29.73%) DHCP
9 22 (29.73%) VPN
9 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
10 21 (28.38%) TCP/IP
11 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
12 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
13 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
14 16 (21.62%) Cisco
14 16 (21.62%) MCITP
15 14 (18.92%) PBX
15 14 (18.92%) MCSE
15 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
16 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (17.57%) Office 365
17 12 (16.22%) MCTS
18 11 (14.86%) PKI
18 11 (14.86%) ITIL
18 11 (14.86%) UAG
19 10 (13.51%) Office Communications Server
19 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
20 9 (12.16%) SCOM

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 57 (77.03%) Lync
2 48 (64.86%) MS Exchange
3 42 (56.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (18.92%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (13.51%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (13.51%) SharePoint
6 7 (9.46%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (4.05%) SharePoint Server
9 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 17 (22.97%) MS Excel
2 6 (8.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.35%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 13 (17.57%) Office 365
2 4 (5.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.05%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) DNS
2 23 (31.08%) MPLS
3 22 (29.73%) DHCP
3 22 (29.73%) VPN
4 21 (28.38%) TCP/IP
5 14 (18.92%) PBX
6 7 (9.46%) PSTN
6 7 (9.46%) SMTP
6 7 (9.46%) IP Telephony
6 7 (9.46%) Firewall
6 7 (9.46%) H.323
6 7 (9.46%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (6.76%) NAS
8 4 (5.41%) VoIP
8 4 (5.41%) WAN
8 4 (5.41%) SAN
9 3 (4.05%) S/MIME
10 2 (2.70%) Cisco Nexus
10 2 (2.70%) LAN
11 1 (1.35%) Cisco PIX
General
1 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.05%) Retail
3 1 (1.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 12 (16.22%) Architect
2 11 (14.86%) Consultant
3 10 (13.51%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (9.46%) Team Leader
4 7 (9.46%) Microsoft Specialist
5 6 (8.11%) Technical Consultant
5 6 (8.11%) Communications Engineer
5 6 (8.11%) Messaging Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Voice Analyst
6 5 (6.76%) Exchange Specialist
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Analyst
7 4 (5.41%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.41%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Messaging Specialist
7 4 (5.41%) Communications Manager
7 4 (5.41%) Sales Executive
7 4 (5.41%) Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 25 (33.78%) Blackberry
2 13 (17.57%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (14.86%) PKI
4 6 (8.11%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.70%) CMDB
6 1 (1.35%) Celerra
6 1 (1.35%) CLARiiON
6 1 (1.35%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 36 (48.65%) Windows
2 19 (25.68%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (12.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.81%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (6.76%) Linux
6 2 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (29.73%) Load Balancing
2 11 (14.86%) ITIL
3 9 (12.16%) Identity Management
3 9 (12.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (8.11%) Change Management
5 4 (5.41%) ITIL V3
5 4 (5.41%) Migration
5 4 (5.41%) TOGAF
5 4 (5.41%) Network Load Balancing
5 4 (5.41%) Problem Management
5 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.05%) ITSM
6 3 (4.05%) Service Management
6 3 (4.05%) Service Delivery
6 3 (4.05%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (1.35%) PRINCE
7 1 (1.35%) Project Management
7 1 (1.35%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (1.35%) Risk Management
7 1 (1.35%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (12.16%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 20 (27.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (21.62%) MCITP
3 14 (18.92%) MCSE
4 12 (16.22%) MCTS
5 7 (9.46%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (8.11%) CCNP
6 6 (8.11%) CCNA
7 4 (5.41%) SC Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) Security Cleared
7 4 (5.41%) MCSA
8 1 (1.35%) CCA
8 1 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.35%) CCDP
8 1 (1.35%) ISEB
8 1 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.35%) VCAP
8 1 (1.35%) CCEE
8 1 (1.35%) CCIA
8 1 (1.35%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (44.59%) Active Directory
2 11 (14.86%) UAG
3 8 (10.81%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (5.41%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.35%) vSphere
6 1 (1.35%) XenApp
6 1 (1.35%) XenServer
6 1 (1.35%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (12.16%) SCOM
2 8 (10.81%) SCCM
3 3 (4.05%) MIIS
3 3 (4.05%) SCVMM
3 3 (4.05%) SCDPM
3 3 (4.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 3 (4.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 38 (51.35%) Microsoft
2 16 (21.62%) Cisco
3 8 (10.81%) VMware
4 7 (9.46%) Siemens
4 7 (9.46%) Postini
4 7 (9.46%) Polycom
4 7 (9.46%) Google
4 7 (9.46%) Mitel
5 6 (8.11%) HP
5 6 (8.11%) EMC
5 6 (8.11%) NetApp
6 5 (6.76%) Avaya
6 5 (6.76%) Genesys
7 4 (5.41%) Verint
7 4 (5.41%) Sun
8 3 (4.05%) Symantec
9 2 (2.70%) F5
9 2 (2.70%) IBM
9 2 (2.70%) Red Hat
9 2 (2.70%) Citrix