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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 121 115 104
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 26 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.16% 1.10% 1.09%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.14% 7.16% 6.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3 19 12
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  
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 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 263 363 273
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 14.38% 15.41% 15.64%
Number of salaries quoted 206 289 231
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
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 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 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Birmingham

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 5 (41.67%) Presales
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (25.00%) Windows
4 3 (25.00%) MCSA
4 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (25.00%) Office 365
4 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
5 2 (16.67%) High Availability
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Business Development
5 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (16.67%) Migration
5 2 (16.67%) VMware
5 2 (16.67%) Clustering
5 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse

Unified Communications
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) IaaS
2 1 (8.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Intranet
1 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
1 2 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 5 (41.67%) Marketing
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (33.33%) Internal Sales Executive
1 4 (33.33%) Sales Executive
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Data Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Field Service Technician
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Office 365 Architect
4 1 (8.33%) Presales Solution Architect
4 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Specialist
4 1 (8.33%) Telesales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (16.67%) Clustering
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (8.33%) Linux
2 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Business Continuity
1 5 (41.67%) Presales
2 2 (16.67%) Business Development
2 2 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (16.67%) High Availability
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Converged Infrastructure
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (8.33%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (8.33%) Telemarketing
3 1 (8.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
1 2 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) MCSA
1 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 2 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) CCNA
3 1 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 7 (58.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) Avaya
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) Nortel
3 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (8.33%) 3Com
4 1 (8.33%) Draytek
4 1 (8.33%) EMC
4 1 (8.33%) IBM
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
4 1 (8.33%) Red Hat
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec
4 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL