Period
to 18 August 2018

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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 201 171 191
Rank change year-on-year -30 +20 -14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.10% 0.59% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.62% 3.95% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4 22 25
Birmingham median annual salary £66,250 £46,250 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.24% -5.13% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £33,150 £38,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £56,775 £81,500
West Midlands median annual salary £53,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.89% - -

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 646 583 710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 16.54% 14.86% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 415 457 527
Birmingham median annual salary £43,429 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.19% - -
10th Percentile £25,450 £25,750 £23,650
90th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £61,350
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 18 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) CCNP
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) MPLS
2 2 (50.00%) BGP
2 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) IPsec
2 2 (50.00%) Workflow
2 2 (50.00%) Retail
2 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
2 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
2 2 (50.00%) VPLS
2 2 (50.00%) Network Security
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (50.00%) Change Control
2 2 (50.00%) Verint
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
2 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (50.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP

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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) BGP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Firepower
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 2 (50.00%) EIGRP
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (50.00%) IPsec
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) MPLS
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 2 (50.00%) VPLS
General
1 2 (50.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Architect
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Design Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Network Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Security Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Change Control
1 2 (50.00%) Knowledge Management
1 2 (50.00%) Penetration Testing
1 2 (50.00%) Principle of Least Privilege
1 2 (50.00%) Security Patching
1 2 (50.00%) Vulnerability Scanning
1 2 (50.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) CCNP
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) Cyber Essentials
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Verint