Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 176 178 165
Rank change year-on-year +2 -13 -2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 21 37 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.54% 0.78% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 4.65% 2.53%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 14
Birmingham median annual salary £46,250 £45,000 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.78% -9.09% -10.00%
10th Percentile £31,625 £19,000 £40,750
90th Percentile £50,975 £77,125 £67,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -27.27%

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 Birmingham with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 596 795 751
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 15.39% 16.70% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 462 530 674
Birmingham median annual salary £40,125 £40,000 £40,178
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.31% -0.44% +0.45%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,975 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £70,000
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

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

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 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Birmingham

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

1 11 (52.38%) Unix
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
4 8 (38.10%) Wireless
4 8 (38.10%) WAN
4 8 (38.10%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) Python
4 8 (38.10%) LAN
5 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
5 7 (33.33%) CCNP
5 7 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 7 (33.33%) Open Source
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (28.57%) IMAP
6 6 (28.57%) Network Security
6 6 (28.57%) Information Security
6 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
6 6 (28.57%) C
6 6 (28.57%) CMS
6 6 (28.57%) BGP
6 6 (28.57%) Internet
6 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
6 6 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
7 5 (23.81%) Internal Audit
7 5 (23.81%) IT Audit

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 6 (28.57%) CMS
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 3 (14.29%) Skype for Business
3 2 (9.52%) Apache
4 1 (4.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 10 (47.62%) TCP/IP
3 8 (38.10%) LAN
3 8 (38.10%) WAN
3 8 (38.10%) Wireless
4 6 (28.57%) BGP
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Nexus
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco Wireless
4 6 (28.57%) EIGRP
4 6 (28.57%) IMAP
4 6 (28.57%) Internet
4 6 (28.57%) Network Security
5 5 (23.81%) S/MIME
5 5 (23.81%) SMTP
6 4 (19.05%) IPsec
6 4 (19.05%) Skype
6 4 (19.05%) VPLS
7 3 (14.29%) VPN
8 2 (9.52%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (47.62%) Finance
2 3 (14.29%) Banking
2 3 (14.29%) Retail
3 2 (9.52%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Law
4 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Network Specialist
2 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Cisco Specialist
3 3 (14.29%) Service Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Service Management Analyst
3 3 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support
4 2 (9.52%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Email Specialist
4 2 (9.52%) LAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) LAN/WAN Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support
4 2 (9.52%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (9.52%) LAPP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 7 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) Computer Science
3 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.52%) iPad
3 2 (9.52%) iPhone
3 2 (9.52%) Reference Data
3 2 (9.52%) RSA SecurID
3 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
4 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
4 1 (4.76%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (52.38%) Linux
1 11 (52.38%) Unix
2 4 (19.05%) Windows
3 3 (14.29%) Android
3 3 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 2 (9.52%) Mac OS X
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server
4 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (4.76%) CentOS
5 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
5 1 (4.76%) Solaris
5 1 (4.76%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Open Source
2 6 (28.57%) Information Security
2 6 (28.57%) Penetration Testing
3 5 (23.81%) Change Control
3 5 (23.81%) Internal Audit
3 5 (23.81%) IT Audit
3 5 (23.81%) Process Improvement
4 4 (19.05%) Network Management
4 4 (19.05%) Performance Monitoring
4 4 (19.05%) Service Management
5 3 (14.29%) SDLC
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) ITIL
6 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (9.52%) MVC
6 2 (9.52%) Runbook
6 2 (9.52%) Software Deployment
6 2 (9.52%) Test Scripting
7 1 (4.76%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (38.10%) Python
2 6 (28.57%) C
3 3 (14.29%) Java
3 3 (14.29%) JavaScript
3 3 (14.29%) PowerShell
3 3 (14.29%) Shell Script
3 3 (14.29%) VB
4 2 (9.52%) SQL
5 1 (4.76%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) CCNP
1 7 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (9.52%) CCNA
2 2 (9.52%) Degree
3 1 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (4.76%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
System Software
1 5 (23.81%) Virtual Desktop
2 3 (14.29%) VMware ESXi
2 3 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (14.29%) vSphere
2 3 (14.29%) XenApp
2 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 2 (9.52%) Active Directory
3 2 (9.52%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 6 (28.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (14.29%) SCCM
3 2 (9.52%) CA Spectrum
3 2 (9.52%) Jamf Pro
3 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (42.86%) CheckPoint
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco
3 3 (14.29%) Acronis
3 3 (14.29%) Apple
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix
3 3 (14.29%) Juniper
3 3 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 3 (14.29%) VMware
4 2 (9.52%) Aerohive Networks
4 2 (9.52%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 2 (9.52%) Aruba
4 2 (9.52%) CA
4 2 (9.52%) Dell
4 2 (9.52%) Extreme Networks
4 2 (9.52%) HP
4 2 (9.52%) MobileIron
4 2 (9.52%) Motorola
4 2 (9.52%) Wyse
5 1 (4.76%) Proofpoint
5 1 (4.76%) Remedy