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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 158 172 183
Rank change year-on-year +14 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 28 53 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.83% 1.06% 0.83%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 3.95% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 23 42 33
Median salary £62,500 £47,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.97% -6.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 804 1343 1482
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 23.85% 26.78% 27.34%
Number of salaries quoted 624 1102 949
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +38 12 £67,500 +82.43%
Bracknell +6 5 £47,500 -5.00%
Slough +21 3 - -
Newbury - 1 - -
Unified Communications
South East

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 25 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 21 (46.67%) Skype
3 20 (44.44%) Cisco
4 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (31.11%) Avaya
6 12 (26.67%) CCNA
6 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
7 11 (24.44%) Finance
7 11 (24.44%) Presales
8 9 (20.00%) IP Telephony
9 8 (17.78%) Cisco UCCX
9 8 (17.78%) Zeacom
9 8 (17.78%) CCNP
9 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
10 7 (15.56%) Red Box
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco CME
10 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
10 7 (15.56%) Windows
10 7 (15.56%) PBX
10 7 (15.56%) MGCP
10 7 (15.56%) H.323
10 7 (15.56%) IaaS
10 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (15.56%) Verint
10 7 (15.56%) Sonus
10 7 (15.56%) Polycom
11 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
11 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
11 6 (13.33%) Office 365
11 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012

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 25 (55.56%) Skype for Business
2 3 (6.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (13.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
3 1 (2.22%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.22%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 7 (15.56%) IaaS
2 6 (13.33%) Office 365
3 5 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (11.11%) PaaS
4 3 (6.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 21 (46.67%) Skype
2 9 (20.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (15.56%) H.323
3 7 (15.56%) MGCP
3 7 (15.56%) PBX
4 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 6 (13.33%) DNS
4 6 (13.33%) VoIP
5 5 (11.11%) Kerberos
5 5 (11.11%) LDAP
5 5 (11.11%) PSTN
5 5 (11.11%) WAN
6 4 (8.89%) Firewall
7 3 (6.67%) LAN
7 3 (6.67%) TCP/IP
7 3 (6.67%) VPN
8 2 (4.44%) Ethernet
8 2 (4.44%) MPLS
8 2 (4.44%) PPP
8 2 (4.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 6 (13.33%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Billing
3 2 (4.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 13 (28.89%) Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 7 (15.56%) Team Leader
2 7 (15.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 7 (15.56%) Voice Engineer
3 6 (13.33%) Presales Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (11.11%) Voice Consultant
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Programme Manager
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Cloud Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Lync Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.78%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 1 (2.22%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 7 (15.56%) Windows
2 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 7
4 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (24.44%) Presales
2 5 (11.11%) Coaching
2 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
2 5 (11.11%) Resource Management
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL
3 4 (8.89%) ITIL V3
3 4 (8.89%) People Management
3 4 (8.89%) Service Design
4 3 (6.67%) Analytics
4 3 (6.67%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
4 3 (6.67%) Service Management
5 2 (4.44%) Business Development
5 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
5 2 (4.44%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
5 2 (4.44%) Migration
5 2 (4.44%) Performance Management
5 2 (4.44%) QMS
6 1 (2.22%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 3 (6.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (26.67%) CCNA
3 8 (17.78%) CCNP
4 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (8.89%) Degree
5 4 (8.89%) MCSE
6 2 (4.44%) CCNP Voice
6 2 (4.44%) CCVP
6 2 (4.44%) MCP
7 1 (2.22%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PMO
2 2 (4.44%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (15.56%) Active Directory
2 6 (13.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (4.44%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (17.78%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco CME
2 7 (15.56%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (11.11%) SCCM
3 5 (11.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Cisco
2 14 (31.11%) Avaya
3 12 (26.67%) Microsoft
4 8 (17.78%) Zeacom
5 7 (15.56%) Polycom
5 7 (15.56%) Red Box
5 7 (15.56%) Sonus
5 7 (15.56%) Verint
6 2 (4.44%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) NEC
6 2 (4.44%) VMware
7 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint
7 1 (2.22%) Juniper
7 1 (2.22%) Palo Alto