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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 221 217 172
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -45
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 41 46 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 3.42% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 26 42 30
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
1132 1346 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.78% 17.93% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 861 994 905
Average salary £41,500 £37,500 £33,361
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +12.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 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 24 April 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 29 £40,000 -17.94% 4
South Yorkshire 0 11 - -
North Yorkshire +8 1 £55,000 +15.78%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 51 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
3 49 (62.03%) Lync
4 42 (53.16%) Windows
5 40 (50.63%) Cisco
6 35 (44.30%) PowerShell
7 34 (43.04%) ITIL
8 30 (37.97%) MS Exchange
9 28 (35.44%) VMware
10 25 (31.65%) Migration
11 24 (30.38%) SCCM
11 24 (30.38%) WAN
11 24 (30.38%) SLA
11 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
12 22 (27.85%) SAN
12 22 (27.85%) SQL
13 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
13 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2010
14 19 (24.05%) Office 365
15 18 (22.78%) Citrix
15 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
16 17 (21.52%) LAN
16 17 (21.52%) SCOM
16 17 (21.52%) Postini
16 17 (21.52%) Network Load Balancing
16 17 (21.52%) IP Telephony
16 17 (21.52%) Video Conferencing
17 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
17 16 (20.25%) XenApp
17 16 (20.25%) XenDesktop

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 49 (62.03%) Lync
2 30 (37.97%) MS Exchange
3 20 (25.32%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (15.19%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.53%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.53%) Confluence
6 1 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 20 (25.32%) MS Excel
2 16 (20.25%) MS Office
3 7 (8.86%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (24.05%) Office 365
2 16 (20.25%) SaaS
3 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.27%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 24 (30.38%) WAN
2 22 (27.85%) SAN
3 17 (21.52%) LAN
3 17 (21.52%) IP Telephony
4 11 (13.92%) NAS
4 11 (13.92%) VoIP
5 10 (12.66%) Firewall
6 9 (11.39%) VPN
7 8 (10.13%) DNS
7 8 (10.13%) Network Security
7 8 (10.13%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (8.86%) MPLS
9 5 (6.33%) IPsec
10 4 (5.06%) BIG-IP
10 4 (5.06%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
10 4 (5.06%) F5 BIG-IP GTM
10 4 (5.06%) SSL
10 4 (5.06%) TCP/IP
10 4 (5.06%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (15.19%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (6.33%) NoSQL
2 5 (6.33%) Riak
2 5 (6.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 2 (2.53%) JIRA
General
1 4 (5.06%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Retail
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Communications Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Exchange Specialist
3 8 (10.13%) Messaging Specialist
3 8 (10.13%) Systems Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Team Leader
3 8 (10.13%) Microsoft Specialist
4 7 (8.86%) Architect
5 6 (7.59%) Analyst
6 5 (6.33%) Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (5.06%) Network Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Security Analyst
7 4 (5.06%) Project Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Communications Manager
7 4 (5.06%) Network Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Security Specialist
7 4 (5.06%) Senior Network Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.53%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (2.53%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.27%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 42 (53.16%) Windows
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (11.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (10.13%) Linux
4 7 (8.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (43.04%) ITIL
2 25 (31.65%) Migration
3 17 (21.52%) Network Load Balancing
4 16 (20.25%) High Availability
4 16 (20.25%) Change Management
5 10 (12.66%) Problem Management
6 9 (11.39%) Root Cause Analysis
7 8 (10.13%) Project Management
8 7 (8.86%) TOGAF
8 7 (8.86%) Load Balancing
9 6 (7.59%) E-Discovery
9 6 (7.59%) Incident Management
10 5 (6.33%) BCP
11 4 (5.06%) PRINCE2
11 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity
11 4 (5.06%) Disaster Recovery
11 4 (5.06%) Service Delivery
11 4 (5.06%) Cyber Security
11 4 (5.06%) Business Continuity Planning
11 4 (5.06%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 35 (44.30%) PowerShell
2 22 (27.85%) SQL
3 1 (1.27%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (22.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (15.19%) CCNP
2 12 (15.19%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (8.86%) ISEB
3 7 (8.86%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (6.33%) SC Cleared
4 5 (6.33%) Security Cleared
5 4 (5.06%) CCSE
6 3 (3.80%) CISSP
7 2 (2.53%) CCNA
8 1 (1.27%) Degree
8 1 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (30.38%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (64.56%) Active Directory
2 24 (30.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (20.25%) Hyper-V
3 16 (20.25%) XenApp
3 16 (20.25%) XenDesktop
3 16 (20.25%) vSphere
3 16 (20.25%) VMware ESXi
3 16 (20.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
4 5 (6.33%) VMware ESX
4 5 (6.33%) Oracle RAC
5 1 (1.27%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 24 (30.38%) SCCM
2 17 (21.52%) SCOM
3 16 (20.25%) SCVMM
3 16 (20.25%) vMotion
4 9 (11.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
6 2 (2.53%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (2.53%) XenMobile
6 2 (2.53%) Cacti
Vendors
1 50 (63.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (50.63%) Cisco
3 28 (35.44%) VMware
4 18 (22.78%) Citrix
5 17 (21.52%) Postini
6 16 (20.25%) CommVault
7 11 (13.92%) Google
7 11 (13.92%) F5
8 10 (12.66%) CheckPoint
9 9 (11.39%) Symantec
10 7 (8.86%) Red Hat
11 6 (7.59%) HP
11 6 (7.59%) Infoblox
12 5 (6.33%) Tandberg
12 5 (6.33%) EMC
12 5 (6.33%) IBM
12 5 (6.33%) Oracle
12 5 (6.33%) NetApp
13 3 (3.80%) Juniper
14 2 (2.53%) Genesys
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