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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 216 229 170
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -59
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 39 27 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.52% 0.37% 0.98%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.24% 2.08% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 24 20
Average salary £52,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.47% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,650 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
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
1204 1301 1215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.18% 17.72% 21.24%
Number of salaries quoted 934 922 901
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £21,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 -1 23 £40,000 -15.78% 4
South Yorkshire - 13 - -
North Yorkshire +8 3 £55,000 +15.78%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 47 (65.28%) Active Directory
2 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 42 (58.33%) Lync
3 39 (54.17%) Windows
4 35 (48.61%) Cisco
4 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
5 27 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 27 (37.50%) ITIL
6 26 (36.11%) VMware
7 23 (31.94%) Migration
7 23 (31.94%) SCCM
7 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2010
8 22 (30.56%) SLA
9 20 (27.78%) SAN
9 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
10 18 (25.00%) Postini
10 18 (25.00%) SQL
10 18 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
11 17 (23.61%) IP Telephony
11 17 (23.61%) Office 365
12 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 16 (22.22%) Citrix
13 15 (20.83%) SCOM
14 14 (19.44%) SCVMM
14 14 (19.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
14 14 (19.44%) Change Management
14 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
14 14 (19.44%) CommVault
14 14 (19.44%) MS Office
14 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 42 (58.33%) Lync
2 27 (37.50%) MS Exchange
3 23 (31.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 14 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.17%) SharePoint
6 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.39%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.39%) Confluence
7 1 (1.39%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 16 (22.22%) MS Excel
2 14 (19.44%) MS Office
3 4 (5.56%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 17 (23.61%) Office 365
2 14 (19.44%) SaaS
3 2 (2.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.39%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (27.78%) SAN
2 17 (23.61%) IP Telephony
3 13 (18.06%) WAN
4 12 (16.67%) VoIP
5 11 (15.28%) Firewall
6 10 (13.89%) Network Security
7 9 (12.50%) NAS
7 9 (12.50%) LAN
7 9 (12.50%) VPN
8 8 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
9 7 (9.72%) IPsec
10 6 (8.33%) SSL
10 6 (8.33%) ADSL
10 6 (8.33%) Broadband
10 6 (8.33%) TCP/IP
11 5 (6.94%) DNS
12 4 (5.56%) MPLS
12 4 (5.56%) BIG-IP
12 4 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
12 4 (5.56%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.17%) Apache Cassandra
2 3 (4.17%) NoSQL
2 3 (4.17%) Riak
2 3 (4.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (1.39%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.56%) Finance
2 3 (4.17%) Retail
3 2 (2.78%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (13.89%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Virtualisation Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Exchange Specialist
2 9 (12.50%) Messaging Specialist
2 9 (12.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Analyst
2 9 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
2 9 (12.50%) Microsoft Specialist
3 8 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 6 (8.33%) Network Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Security Analyst
4 6 (8.33%) Communications Engineer
4 6 (8.33%) Network Security Analyst
5 4 (5.56%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Network Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Network Specialist
5 4 (5.56%) Communications Manager
5 4 (5.56%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.39%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.28%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (1.39%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (1.39%) Private Cloud
2 1 (1.39%) Blackberry
2 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 39 (54.17%) Windows
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (13.89%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (6.94%) Linux
4 4 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (37.50%) ITIL
2 23 (31.94%) Migration
3 18 (25.00%) Network Load Balancing
4 14 (19.44%) High Availability
4 14 (19.44%) Change Management
5 11 (15.28%) Problem Management
5 11 (15.28%) Root Cause Analysis
6 8 (11.11%) Project Management
7 7 (9.72%) BCP
8 6 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity
8 6 (8.33%) Change Control
8 6 (8.33%) E-Discovery
8 6 (8.33%) Business Continuity Planning
9 4 (5.56%) Load Balancing
9 4 (5.56%) TOGAF
9 4 (5.56%) Service Delivery
9 4 (5.56%) PRINCE2
10 3 (4.17%) Security Management
10 3 (4.17%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (48.61%) PowerShell
2 18 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 14 (19.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (18.06%) CCNP
2 13 (18.06%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.56%) ISEB
4 4 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (5.56%) CCSE
5 3 (4.17%) CISSP
5 3 (4.17%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (30.56%) SLA
System Software
1 47 (65.28%) Active Directory
2 20 (27.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (19.44%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.44%) XenApp
3 14 (19.44%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 14 (19.44%) XenDesktop
3 14 (19.44%) vSphere
3 14 (19.44%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (4.17%) Oracle RAC
4 3 (4.17%) VMware ESX
5 1 (1.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.39%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (31.94%) SCCM
2 15 (20.83%) SCOM
3 14 (19.44%) SCVMM
3 14 (19.44%) vMotion
4 9 (12.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 6 (8.33%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.78%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.39%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.39%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (1.39%) Cacti
Vendors
1 42 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 35 (48.61%) Cisco
3 26 (36.11%) VMware
4 18 (25.00%) Postini
5 16 (22.22%) Citrix
6 14 (19.44%) CommVault
7 12 (16.67%) Google
8 11 (15.28%) CheckPoint
9 9 (12.50%) Symantec
10 8 (11.11%) F5
11 4 (5.56%) Infoblox
11 4 (5.56%) Red Hat
11 4 (5.56%) HP
12 3 (4.17%) EMC
12 3 (4.17%) IBM
12 3 (4.17%) Avaya
12 3 (4.17%) Juniper
12 3 (4.17%) Genesys
12 3 (4.17%) Oracle
12 3 (4.17%) NetApp
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