The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 215 214 212
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 46 13 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.61% 0.24% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 1.41% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 35 9 11
Average salary £45,000 £60,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% +26.31%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £38,800 £28,122
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £90,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
Unified Communications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1485 924 1210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.75% 16.71% 20.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1082 694 926
Average salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Yorkshire region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 20 October 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
West Yorkshire +3 33 £45,000 -12.62% 1
North Yorkshire -1 10 £40,000 -
South Yorkshire -19 6 £66,250 -26.38%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 61 (64.89%) Lync
2 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 46 (48.94%) MS Exchange
4 39 (41.49%) Windows
4 39 (41.49%) Exchange Server 2010
5 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
6 34 (36.17%) Cisco
7 22 (23.40%) VPN
7 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
8 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
8 21 (22.34%) VMware
9 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
9 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
9 19 (20.21%) Office 365
10 18 (19.15%) DNS
10 18 (19.15%) MPLS
10 18 (19.15%) Blackberry
10 18 (19.15%) IP Telephony
11 17 (18.09%) DHCP
11 17 (18.09%) Load Balancing
11 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2013
12 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
12 16 (17.02%) MCITP
12 16 (17.02%) MCSE
13 15 (15.96%) CCNP
13 15 (15.96%) Firewall
14 14 (14.89%) ITIL
15 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
16 12 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the 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 61 (64.89%) Lync
2 46 (48.94%) MS Exchange
3 39 (41.49%) Exchange Server 2010
4 19 (20.21%) SharePoint
5 17 (18.09%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 5 (5.32%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (5.32%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (1.06%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 12 (12.77%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (20.21%) Office 365
2 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.19%) Google Apps
3 3 (3.19%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (23.40%) VPN
2 21 (22.34%) TCP/IP
3 18 (19.15%) IP Telephony
3 18 (19.15%) DNS
3 18 (19.15%) MPLS
4 17 (18.09%) DHCP
5 15 (15.96%) Firewall
6 12 (12.77%) PBX
7 10 (10.64%) Cisco ASA
8 9 (9.57%) Network Security
8 9 (9.57%) VoIP
9 7 (7.45%) SAN
9 7 (7.45%) IPsec
10 6 (6.38%) LAN
11 5 (5.32%) WAN
11 5 (5.32%) SMTP
11 5 (5.32%) ADSL
11 5 (5.32%) Broadband
11 5 (5.32%) SSL
11 5 (5.32%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (7.45%) Telecoms
1 7 (7.45%) Finance
2 4 (4.26%) Legal
3 3 (3.19%) Retail
4 1 (1.06%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 20 (21.28%) Architect
2 15 (15.96%) Analyst
2 15 (15.96%) Consultant
3 11 (11.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 11 (11.70%) Microsoft Specialist
4 10 (10.64%) Infrastructure Architect
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (7.45%) Pre Sales Consultant
5 7 (7.45%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (7.45%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Solutions Consultant
6 6 (6.38%) Messaging Specialist
6 6 (6.38%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.32%) Network Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Security Analyst
7 5 (5.32%) Messaging Engineer
7 5 (5.32%) Messaging Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Lead Architect
7 5 (5.32%) Network Security Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Blackberry
2 13 (13.83%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (7.45%) PKI
3 7 (7.45%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.13%) Mobile App
4 2 (2.13%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 39 (41.49%) Windows
2 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (9.57%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (8.51%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (7.45%) Windows 7
5 7 (7.45%) Linux
6 3 (3.19%) Windows XP
6 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (18.09%) Load Balancing
2 14 (14.89%) ITIL
3 12 (12.77%) Root Cause Analysis
4 9 (9.57%) Problem Management
4 9 (9.57%) Identity Management
4 9 (9.57%) Business Continuity
5 6 (6.38%) Change Management
5 6 (6.38%) Network Load Balancing
6 5 (5.32%) Business Continuity Planning
6 5 (5.32%) Change Control
6 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (5.32%) BCP
7 4 (4.26%) Service Management
7 4 (4.26%) Service Delivery
7 4 (4.26%) Migration
7 4 (4.26%) TOGAF
7 4 (4.26%) Operations Management
7 4 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
8 3 (3.19%) ITSM
8 3 (3.19%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.77%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.38%) C
3 4 (4.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 22 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (20.21%) Cisco Certification
3 16 (17.02%) MCSE
3 16 (17.02%) MCITP
4 15 (15.96%) CCNP
5 12 (12.77%) MCTS
6 8 (8.51%) CCNA
7 7 (7.45%) Degree
7 7 (7.45%) SC Cleared
7 7 (7.45%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.19%) CCDA
9 2 (2.13%) CCIE
9 2 (2.13%) CCSE
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (1.06%) MCSA
10 1 (1.06%) CCDP
10 1 (1.06%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.19%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (38.30%) Active Directory
2 16 (17.02%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (11.70%) UAG
4 8 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 5 (5.32%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.13%) XenServer
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 12 (12.77%) SCCM
2 9 (9.57%) SCOM
3 5 (5.32%) SCVMM
3 5 (5.32%) MIIS
3 5 (5.32%) FortiGate
3 5 (5.32%) SCDPM
3 5 (5.32%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (3.19%) AppDNA
4 3 (3.19%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.13%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.06%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 47 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) Cisco
3 21 (22.34%) VMware
4 12 (12.77%) HP
5 10 (10.64%) NetApp
6 9 (9.57%) Postini
6 9 (9.57%) Google
7 8 (8.51%) CheckPoint
8 7 (7.45%) IBM
9 6 (6.38%) Avaya
9 6 (6.38%) Genesys
10 5 (5.32%) Verint
10 5 (5.32%) EMC
10 5 (5.32%) Citrix
11 4 (4.26%) Dell
11 4 (4.26%) Sun
11 4 (4.26%) Siemens
11 4 (4.26%) Mitel
11 4 (4.26%) F5
11 4 (4.26%) Polycom
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