Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 221 270 237
Rank change year-on-year +49 -33 +28
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 34 27 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.54% 0.31% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.58% 1.24% 4.16%
Number of salaries quoted 24 27 84
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -6.98% -14.00%
10th Percentile £29,079 £24,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £77,750 £64,250 £102,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -5.00% -13.04%

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 1320 2176 2670
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 21.08% 24.99% 24.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1003 1566 1993
Berkshire median annual salary £45,500 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £73,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +6.63%

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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 +51 19 £47,500 +23.38% 1
Bracknell +15 9 £45,235 +77.39%
Slough +9 2 - -
Thatcham - 2 £42,500 -
Newbury -13 1 £65,000 +136.36%
Unified Communications
South East

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 22 (64.71%) VoIP
2 21 (61.76%) Cisco
3 15 (44.12%) CCNP
3 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
6 12 (35.29%) Degree
7 11 (32.35%) Presales
8 10 (29.41%) Time Management
8 10 (29.41%) IP Telephony
9 9 (26.47%) Firewall
9 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
9 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
10 8 (23.53%) MGCP
10 8 (23.53%) H.323
10 8 (23.53%) Finance
10 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco IPT
10 8 (23.53%) Cisco CME
10 8 (23.53%) Red Box
10 8 (23.53%) CCNP Voice
11 7 (20.59%) Machine to Machine
11 7 (20.59%) GENBAND
11 7 (20.59%) BT
11 7 (20.59%) Service Management
11 7 (20.59%) WAN
11 7 (20.59%) LAN
11 7 (20.59%) Oracle
12 6 (17.65%) ITIL
12 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP

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 4 (11.76%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.94%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 3 (8.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (64.71%) VoIP
2 10 (29.41%) IP Telephony
3 9 (26.47%) Firewall
4 8 (23.53%) Cisco IPT
4 8 (23.53%) H.323
4 8 (23.53%) MGCP
5 7 (20.59%) LAN
5 7 (20.59%) WAN
6 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (17.65%) Telepresence
7 5 (14.71%) Internet
7 5 (14.71%) VPN
8 4 (11.76%) BGP
8 4 (11.76%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (11.76%) EIGRP
8 4 (11.76%) RIP
8 4 (11.76%) Skype
8 4 (11.76%) Structured Cabling
9 3 (8.82%) Wireless
10 2 (5.88%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.88%) MySQL
2 1 (2.94%) Big Data
2 1 (2.94%) SQL Server
General
1 13 (38.24%) Telecoms
2 8 (23.53%) Finance
3 3 (8.82%) Billing
Job Titles
1 9 (26.47%) Support Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 8 (23.53%) Voice Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Voice Support Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Presales Consultant
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Support
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Voice Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Network Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Analyst
6 3 (8.82%) Security Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.88%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Telephony Analyst
7 2 (5.88%) Telephony Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.82%) Web Services
2 1 (2.94%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 7 (20.59%) Machine to Machine
2 5 (14.71%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.94%) Cyber Attack
4 1 (2.94%) Frameworx
4 1 (2.94%) Internet of Things
4 1 (2.94%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (5.88%) Linux
2 1 (2.94%) Windows
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
2 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (32.35%) Presales
2 10 (29.41%) Time Management
3 7 (20.59%) Service Management
4 6 (17.65%) ITIL
4 6 (17.65%) Project Management
4 6 (17.65%) QMS
5 5 (14.71%) Risk Assessment
5 5 (14.71%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (11.76%) Change Control
6 4 (11.76%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (11.76%) High Availability
6 4 (11.76%) Network Monitoring
7 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 3 (8.82%) ITIL V3
7 3 (8.82%) ITSM
7 3 (8.82%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.82%) Penetration Testing
7 3 (8.82%) Programme Management
7 3 (8.82%) Security Architecture
7 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 15 (44.12%) CCNP
1 15 (44.12%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (35.29%) Degree
3 8 (23.53%) CCNP Voice
4 4 (11.76%) CCDP
4 4 (11.76%) CCIE
5 3 (8.82%) CEH
5 3 (8.82%) CISSP
5 3 (8.82%) GIAC
5 3 (8.82%) Six Sigma Black Belt
5 3 (8.82%) SSCP
6 2 (5.88%) CCVP
6 2 (5.88%) PMP
7 1 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (2.94%) Master's Degree
7 1 (2.94%) PMI Certification
7 1 (2.94%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) ISO 9001
2 8 (23.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (8.82%) SLA
4 1 (2.94%) PCI DSS
4 1 (2.94%) QA
4 1 (2.94%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (2.94%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 14 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 8 (23.53%) Cisco CME
3 4 (11.76%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 21 (61.76%) Cisco
2 9 (26.47%) Microsoft
3 8 (23.53%) Red Box
4 7 (20.59%) BT
4 7 (20.59%) GENBAND
4 7 (20.59%) Oracle
5 6 (17.65%) Meraki
6 5 (14.71%) Zeacom
7 4 (11.76%) Avaya
8 3 (8.82%) BroadSoft
8 3 (8.82%) Splunk
9 2 (5.88%) Mitel
9 2 (5.88%) Verint
10 1 (2.94%) IBM
10 1 (2.94%) VMware