The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 135 131
Rank change year-on-year +8 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 10 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.25% 0.42% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.79% 2.96% 0.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Median salary £37,500 £70,000 £53,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -46.42% +30.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £35,600 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £77,500 £71,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 280 338 404
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.25% 14.09% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 208 261 357
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.17% -2.29%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Birmingham over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (37.50%) Degree
3 3 (37.50%) Skype for Business
3 3 (37.50%) Office 365
3 3 (37.50%) Presales
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
4 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 2 (25.00%) Informatics
4 2 (25.00%) Time Management
4 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (25.00%) Wireless
4 2 (25.00%) Business Development
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 2 (25.00%) CCNA
4 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Nortel
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 1 (12.50%) CA
5 1 (12.50%) Motorola
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
5 1 (12.50%) LAN
5 1 (12.50%) PBX

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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 (37.50%) Skype for Business
2 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) WLAN
General
1 1 (12.50%) Banking
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Consultant
1 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Presales Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Exchange Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Field Service Technician
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support
3 1 (12.50%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support
3 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 2 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Banking
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Linux
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000 Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Presales
2 2 (25.00%) Business Development
2 2 (25.00%) Informatics
2 2 (25.00%) Time Management
3 1 (12.50%) Coaching
3 1 (12.50%) Integration Testing
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
3 1 (12.50%) Multi-Factor Authentication
3 1 (12.50%) Prototyping
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) CCNA
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (12.50%) A+ Certification
3 1 (12.50%) CCENT
3 1 (12.50%) CCNP
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (12.50%) MCP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
System Software
1 2 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) CA Spectrum
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Cisco
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) HP
3 2 (25.00%) Nortel
4 1 (12.50%) 3Com
4 1 (12.50%) Aerohive Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (12.50%) Aruba
4 1 (12.50%) CA
4 1 (12.50%) Draytek
4 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
4 1 (12.50%) Motorola
4 1 (12.50%) NETGEAR
4 1 (12.50%) ZyXEL
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