Period
to 16 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for Unified Communications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Communications over the 6 months to 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 214 231 250
Rank change year-on-year +17 +19 -39
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 37 28 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.65% 0.43% 0.43%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.71% 2.15% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 38
Berkshire median annual salary £56,250 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.35% -19.05% -4.55%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £81,250 £72,500 £77,500
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%

Unified Communications is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 998 1,304 1,956
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.63% 20.08% 24.91%
Number of salaries quoted 721 951 1,369
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £76,250
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +0.56%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Berkshire over the 6 months to 16 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Berkshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 16 January 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +15 18 £66,250 +53.18% 5
Bracknell +5 12 £77,500 +71.33% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £46,000 -
Slough -15 1 £60,000 -
Unified Communications
South East

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (29.73%) Windows
3 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
3 10 (27.03%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
4 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
5 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
5 7 (18.92%) Python
5 7 (18.92%) WAN
5 7 (18.92%) VMware
5 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
5 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
5 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (16.22%) Open Source
6 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
6 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (16.22%) Java
6 6 (16.22%) SLA
6 6 (16.22%) Project Management
7 5 (13.51%) H.323
7 5 (13.51%) Internet
7 5 (13.51%) Citrix
7 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
7 5 (13.51%) Service Management
7 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
7 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
7 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (13.51%) Office 365

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.11%) IIS
1 3 (8.11%) MS Exchange
1 3 (8.11%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.70%) CMS
2 1 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (2.70%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.70%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (13.51%) Office 365
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon EC2
2 4 (10.81%) Amazon S3
2 4 (10.81%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (5.41%) IaaS
3 2 (5.41%) SaaS
4 1 (2.70%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (18.92%) WAN
2 5 (13.51%) H.323
2 5 (13.51%) Internet
2 5 (13.51%) IP Telephony
3 4 (10.81%) Broadband
3 4 (10.81%) Cisco Nexus
3 4 (10.81%) DHCP
3 4 (10.81%) DNS
3 4 (10.81%) Firewall
3 4 (10.81%) VoIP
4 3 (8.11%) Network Security
4 3 (8.11%) SAN
4 3 (8.11%) Skype
5 2 (5.41%) LAN
5 2 (5.41%) SNMP
6 1 (2.70%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.70%) MPLS
6 1 (2.70%) OSPF
6 1 (2.70%) PPP
6 1 (2.70%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (10.81%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (2.70%) MySQL
2 1 (2.70%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (27.03%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Retail
3 1 (2.70%) Finance
3 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.70%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (13.51%) Architect
1 5 (13.51%) Software Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Delivery Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (10.81%) Service Manager
2 4 (10.81%) Services Delivery Manager
3 3 (8.11%) C# Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Developer
3 3 (8.11%) Network Engineer
3 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
3 3 (8.11%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Support
4 2 (5.41%) Applications Support Engineer
4 2 (5.41%) IT Architect
4 2 (5.41%) Senior C# Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (5.41%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (10.81%) Django
1 4 (10.81%) Twisted
1 4 (10.81%) WebRTC
2 2 (5.41%) .NET
2 2 (5.41%) Web Services
3 1 (2.70%) COM
3 1 (2.70%) HTML
3 1 (2.70%) HTML5
3 1 (2.70%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.62%) Data Centre
2 5 (13.51%) Self-Motivation
2 5 (13.51%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (10.81%) Clustering
3 4 (10.81%) Driving Licence
3 4 (10.81%) User Experience
4 3 (8.11%) Management Information System
4 3 (8.11%) PKI
5 2 (5.41%) Client/Server
5 2 (5.41%) Public Cloud
6 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.70%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (2.70%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 11 (29.73%) Windows
2 8 (21.62%) Linux
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.81%) Android
4 4 (10.81%) Apple iOS
5 3 (8.11%) Unix
6 1 (2.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (18.92%) Service Delivery
1 7 (18.92%) Software Engineering
2 6 (16.22%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (16.22%) Open Source
2 6 (16.22%) Project Management
2 6 (16.22%) Security Patching
3 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.51%) Service Management
4 4 (10.81%) Android Development
4 4 (10.81%) Continuous Integration
4 4 (10.81%) High Availability
4 4 (10.81%) iOS Development
4 4 (10.81%) Load Balancing
4 4 (10.81%) OO
4 4 (10.81%) OOP
4 4 (10.81%) Presales
4 4 (10.81%) Server Virtualisation
5 3 (8.11%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (8.11%) Multithreading
6 2 (5.41%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 7 (18.92%) Python
2 6 (16.22%) Java
3 5 (13.51%) JavaScript
4 4 (10.81%) C
4 4 (10.81%) C#
4 4 (10.81%) C++
4 4 (10.81%) Go
4 4 (10.81%) Objective-C
4 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
4 4 (10.81%) Ruby
5 3 (8.11%) Perl
6 1 (2.70%) Assembly Language
6 1 (2.70%) Bash Shell
6 1 (2.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (5.41%) CCNA
1 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (5.41%) Degree
2 1 (2.70%) CCNP
2 1 (2.70%) MBA
2 1 (2.70%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (2.70%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (16.22%) SLA
2 2 (5.41%) PMO
System Software
1 10 (27.03%) Virtual Machines
2 7 (18.92%) Active Directory
3 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (10.81%) Docker
4 4 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
5 3 (8.11%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (8.11%) Virtual Desktop
5 3 (8.11%) XenApp
6 1 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (10.81%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (8.11%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.41%) SCCM
3 2 (5.41%) SCOM
4 1 (2.70%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 20 (54.05%) Microsoft
2 8 (21.62%) Cisco
3 7 (18.92%) VMware
4 5 (13.51%) Citrix
5 4 (10.81%) Dell
5 4 (10.81%) Google
5 4 (10.81%) HP
6 3 (8.11%) Brocade
6 3 (8.11%) F5
6 3 (8.11%) Mitel
6 3 (8.11%) Nimble Storage
6 3 (8.11%) Veritas
6 3 (8.11%) Wyse
7 2 (5.41%) Juniper
8 1 (2.70%) Avaya
8 1 (2.70%) EMC
8 1 (2.70%) Oracle
8 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.70%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.70%) Salesforce.com