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 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 197 203 183
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 44 52 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.67% 0.73% 0.71%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.01% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 34 48 24
Average salary £40,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £61,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
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
1066 1296 1094
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.27% 18.21% 19.79%
Number of salaries quoted 857 1008 841
Average salary £41,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 29 May 2015.

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 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
West Yorkshire +12 35 £40,000 -23.80% 5
South Yorkshire -5 6 - -
North Yorkshire +10 3 £50,000 +5.26%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 54 (71.05%) Lync
3 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
4 38 (50.00%) Cisco
5 36 (47.37%) WAN
5 36 (47.37%) ITIL
6 32 (42.11%) Windows
7 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
8 28 (36.84%) LAN
9 27 (35.53%) SQL
9 27 (35.53%) VMware
10 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (31.58%) PowerShell
11 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
12 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
12 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
13 22 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
14 21 (27.63%) SCCM
15 20 (26.32%) SAN
16 19 (25.00%) SLA
16 19 (25.00%) Migration
16 19 (25.00%) Office 365
17 17 (22.37%) Citrix
18 16 (21.05%) MS Office
18 16 (21.05%) CommVault
18 16 (21.05%) Change Management
18 16 (21.05%) SCOM
18 16 (21.05%) SCVMM
18 16 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
18 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, 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 54 (71.05%) Lync
2 31 (40.79%) MS Exchange
3 11 (14.47%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.63%) Confluence
5 2 (2.63%) SharePoint
Applications
1 24 (31.58%) MS Excel
2 16 (21.05%) MS Office
3 8 (10.53%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (25.00%) Office 365
2 16 (21.05%) SaaS
3 2 (2.63%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (47.37%) WAN
2 28 (36.84%) LAN
3 20 (26.32%) SAN
4 11 (14.47%) IP Telephony
5 10 (13.16%) NAS
6 9 (11.84%) DNS
6 9 (11.84%) Telepresence
7 8 (10.53%) MPLS
8 7 (9.21%) Firewall
8 7 (9.21%) VPN
9 6 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
10 5 (6.58%) Network Security
10 5 (6.58%) VoIP
11 4 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
11 4 (5.26%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
11 4 (5.26%) Cisco IOS
11 4 (5.26%) BIG-IP
12 3 (3.95%) BGP
12 3 (3.95%) OSPF
12 3 (3.95%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (30.26%) SQL Server
2 6 (7.89%) Apache Cassandra
2 6 (7.89%) NoSQL
2 6 (7.89%) Riak
2 6 (7.89%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.63%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.63%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.26%) Finance
2 3 (3.95%) Retail
3 2 (2.63%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (27.63%) Communications Engineer
2 16 (21.05%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 9 (11.84%) Citrix Engineer
4 8 (10.53%) Architect
5 6 (7.89%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.58%) Messaging Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Specialist
6 5 (6.58%) Exchange Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Consultant
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Senior Network Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Security Specialist
7 4 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (3.95%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.63%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 22 (28.95%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (14.47%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.63%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.32%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.32%) BYOD
4 1 (1.32%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 32 (42.11%) Windows
2 9 (11.84%) Linux
3 8 (10.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (6.58%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (47.37%) ITIL
2 19 (25.00%) Migration
3 16 (21.05%) Change Management
3 16 (21.05%) High Availability
4 10 (13.16%) Incident Management
5 9 (11.84%) Load Balancing
5 9 (11.84%) Cyber Security
6 8 (10.53%) TOGAF
6 8 (10.53%) Network Load Balancing
7 7 (9.21%) Project Management
8 5 (6.58%) Root Cause Analysis
9 3 (3.95%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.95%) Security Management
9 3 (3.95%) PRINCE2
9 3 (3.95%) E-Discovery
9 3 (3.95%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (2.63%) CRM
10 2 (2.63%) Business Intelligence
10 2 (2.63%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.32%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 27 (35.53%) SQL
2 24 (31.58%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.32%) C
Qualifications
1 23 (30.26%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.84%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (11.84%) CCNP
3 8 (10.53%) ITIL Certification
3 8 (10.53%) ISEB
4 5 (6.58%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.58%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.26%) CCSE
6 3 (3.95%) CISSP
7 1 (1.32%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.32%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.32%) CCEE
7 1 (1.32%) CCIA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (56.58%) Active Directory
2 26 (34.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (21.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 16 (21.05%) Hyper-V
3 16 (21.05%) XenApp
3 16 (21.05%) XenDesktop
3 16 (21.05%) vSphere
3 16 (21.05%) VMware ESXi
4 6 (7.89%) Oracle RAC
4 6 (7.89%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.32%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 21 (27.63%) SCCM
2 16 (21.05%) SCOM
2 16 (21.05%) SCVMM
2 16 (21.05%) vMotion
3 3 (3.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (2.63%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (2.63%) Cacti
Vendors
1 58 (76.32%) Microsoft
2 38 (50.00%) Cisco
3 27 (35.53%) VMware
4 17 (22.37%) Citrix
5 16 (21.05%) CommVault
6 12 (15.79%) F5
7 9 (11.84%) Tandberg
8 8 (10.53%) HP
8 8 (10.53%) Red Hat
8 8 (10.53%) Postini
9 7 (9.21%) Infoblox
10 6 (7.89%) EMC
10 6 (7.89%) IBM
10 6 (7.89%) Oracle
10 6 (7.89%) CheckPoint
10 6 (7.89%) NetApp
11 5 (6.58%) Google
12 3 (3.95%) Symantec
12 3 (3.95%) Juniper
13 2 (2.63%) CA
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