The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Yorkshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 227 164 205
Rank change year-on-year
-63 +41
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 44 61 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 1.04% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.27% 4.94% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 40 27 14
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £35,000 £28,550
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £56,750
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
Communications & Networking Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1345 1236 1045
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 17.44% 21.14% 18.08%
Number of salaries quoted 978 908 849
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
England

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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -56 31 £47,500 +5.55% 2
North Yorkshire -10 9 £47,500 -5.00% 2
South Yorkshire -11 6 £43,750 +6.06% 1
East Yorkshire -5 2 £42,500 -15.00%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (75.44%) Lync
2 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
3 33 (57.89%) MS Exchange
4 30 (52.63%) DNS
5 26 (45.61%) DHCP
5 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
6 24 (42.11%) Cisco
6 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
7 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
7 21 (36.84%) Windows
8 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
9 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
10 18 (31.58%) MS Office
10 18 (31.58%) MCITP
11 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
11 16 (28.07%) Office 365
12 15 (26.32%) VPN
12 15 (26.32%) MCSE
12 15 (26.32%) MPLS
12 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
12 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
12 15 (26.32%) Firewall
13 14 (24.56%) VMware
13 14 (24.56%) MCTS
13 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
13 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
14 13 (22.81%) HP
15 12 (21.05%) ITIL
15 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 43 (75.44%) Lync
2 33 (57.89%) MS Exchange
3 26 (45.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (22.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 12 (21.05%) Office Communications Server
6 11 (19.30%) SharePoint
7 9 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (7.02%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (1.75%) IBM Notes
10 1 (1.75%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 20 (35.09%) MS Excel
2 18 (31.58%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (28.07%) Office 365
2 4 (7.02%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.75%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 30 (52.63%) DNS
2 26 (45.61%) DHCP
3 16 (28.07%) TCP/IP
4 15 (26.32%) VPN
4 15 (26.32%) MPLS
4 15 (26.32%) Firewall
5 10 (17.54%) PBX
6 9 (15.79%) SMTP
6 9 (15.79%) IP Telephony
6 9 (15.79%) Network Security
7 7 (12.28%) LAN
7 7 (12.28%) WAN
7 7 (12.28%) PSTN
8 6 (10.53%) BGP
8 6 (10.53%) NetScreen
8 6 (10.53%) OSPF
8 6 (10.53%) IPsec
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
8 6 (10.53%) BIG-IP
8 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (10.53%) Finance
2 3 (5.26%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Consultant
2 8 (14.04%) Technical Consultant
2 8 (14.04%) Architect
3 6 (10.53%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 6 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (8.77%) Communications Manager
4 5 (8.77%) Communications Engineer
4 5 (8.77%) Project Manager
5 4 (7.02%) Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Solutions Architect
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Cisco Consultant
5 4 (7.02%) Network Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Security Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Senior Network Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Network Specialist
5 4 (7.02%) Network Infrastructure Specialist
6 3 (5.26%) Telephony Project Manager
6 3 (5.26%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 3 (5.26%) Implementation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.75%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.56%) Blackberry
2 9 (15.79%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (8.77%) PKI
4 4 (7.02%) iPhone
4 4 (7.02%) iPad
5 3 (5.26%) EqualLogic
5 3 (5.26%) Celerra
5 3 (5.26%) CLARiiON
6 2 (3.51%) CMDB
6 2 (3.51%) Statistics
7 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 19 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (10.53%) Linux
5 5 (8.77%) Windows 7
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (7.02%) Android
6 4 (7.02%) Windows 8
6 4 (7.02%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (26.32%) Load Balancing
1 15 (26.32%) Service Delivery
2 12 (21.05%) ITIL
3 9 (15.79%) PRINCE2
4 7 (12.28%) Project Management
5 6 (10.53%) E-Commerce
5 6 (10.53%) Change Management
6 4 (7.02%) Integration Testing
7 3 (5.26%) ITIL V3
7 3 (5.26%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (5.26%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.26%) Migration
7 3 (5.26%) Six Sigma
8 2 (3.51%) Benchmarking
8 2 (3.51%) PRINCE
8 2 (3.51%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (3.51%) Identity Management
9 1 (1.75%) Performance Management
9 1 (1.75%) Data Protection
9 1 (1.75%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (12.28%) C
2 6 (10.53%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 21 (36.84%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (31.58%) MCITP
3 15 (26.32%) MCSE
4 14 (24.56%) MCTS
5 8 (14.04%) CCNP
5 8 (14.04%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (10.53%) CCSE
7 5 (8.77%) Security Cleared
8 4 (7.02%) MCP
8 4 (7.02%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (7.02%) NCIE
9 3 (5.26%) CCEE
9 3 (5.26%) CCIA
9 3 (5.26%) VCAP
9 3 (5.26%) VCDX
9 3 (5.26%) NCDA
9 3 (5.26%) HP AIS
9 3 (5.26%) HP ASE
9 3 (5.26%) HP MASE
9 3 (5.26%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (42.11%) Active Directory
2 14 (24.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (15.79%) XenServer
4 5 (8.77%) Hyper-V
4 5 (8.77%) UAG
5 4 (7.02%) vSphere
6 3 (5.26%) XenApp
6 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.26%) VMware ESX
7 2 (3.51%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (10.53%) SCOM
2 1 (1.75%) SCCM
2 1 (1.75%) ServiceCenter
2 1 (1.75%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.75%) OpenView
Vendors
1 35 (61.40%) Microsoft
2 24 (42.11%) Cisco
3 14 (24.56%) VMware
4 13 (22.81%) HP
5 9 (15.79%) Mitel
6 8 (14.04%) Polycom
6 8 (14.04%) Citrix
6 8 (14.04%) Siemens
7 7 (12.28%) NetApp
8 6 (10.53%) CheckPoint
8 6 (10.53%) Blue Coat
8 6 (10.53%) Infoblox
8 6 (10.53%) Imperva
8 6 (10.53%) F5
9 5 (8.77%) EMC
10 4 (7.02%) Dell
11 3 (5.26%) IBM
11 3 (5.26%) Avaya
12 2 (3.51%) Nortel
12 2 (3.51%) Dialogic
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