Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
Central London > City of London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 265 318 384
Rank change year-on-year +53 +66 -56
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 65 36 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.64% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.36% 2.01% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 56 33 34
City of London median annual salary £53,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.67% +9.09% -4.35%
10th Percentile £46,250 £32,250 £43,500
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,000 £71,375
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -4.35%

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 the City of London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1492 1791 2487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.66% 15.31% 14.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1333 1571 2133
City of London median annual salary £53,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.18% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,783 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £78,750 £79,750
Central London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the City of London

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the City of London

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 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 City of London region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 36 (55.38%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 26 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 26 (40.00%) Skype
4 23 (35.38%) ITIL
5 22 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (32.31%) Cisco CUCM
7 18 (27.69%) Presales
8 17 (26.15%) XMPP
8 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
8 17 (26.15%) Finance
9 16 (24.62%) CCNP
9 16 (24.62%) VoIP
9 16 (24.62%) Office 365
10 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
10 15 (23.08%) WAN
10 15 (23.08%) LAN
11 14 (21.54%) VMware
12 13 (20.00%) MPLS
12 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
12 13 (20.00%) SolarWinds
12 13 (20.00%) ITIL V3
13 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
13 12 (18.46%) Customer Requirements
14 10 (15.38%) WebEx
14 10 (15.38%) CCIE
14 10 (15.38%) Avaya
14 10 (15.38%) Wireless
15 9 (13.85%) Service Management
15 9 (13.85%) ISDN

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of London 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 26 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 7 (10.77%) MS Exchange
3 6 (9.23%) CMS
4 3 (4.62%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.62%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (24.62%) Office 365
2 15 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) SaaS
5 2 (3.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.54%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (40.00%) Skype
2 16 (24.62%) VoIP
3 15 (23.08%) LAN
3 15 (23.08%) WAN
4 13 (20.00%) MPLS
5 12 (18.46%) Cisco ASA
6 10 (15.38%) WebEx
6 10 (15.38%) Wireless
7 9 (13.85%) ISDN
8 8 (12.31%) Cisco IOS
8 8 (12.31%) TCP/IP
8 8 (12.31%) VPN
9 7 (10.77%) Firewall
10 6 (9.23%) DNS
10 6 (9.23%) Telepresence
10 6 (9.23%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
11 5 (7.69%) HSRP
11 5 (7.69%) IPsec
11 5 (7.69%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.62%) MySQL
1 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
1 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
General
1 17 (26.15%) Finance
2 8 (12.31%) Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Investment Banking
3 6 (9.23%) Telecoms
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.54%) Law
Job Titles
1 9 (13.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 7 (10.77%) Support Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Architect
3 6 (9.23%) Consultant
3 6 (9.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.23%) Voice Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Analyst
4 5 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.69%) Presales Consultant
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (6.15%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Design Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Presales Engineer
5 4 (6.15%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 3 (4.62%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Nortel Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Nortel Voice Engineer
6 3 (4.62%) Senior C# Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (26.15%) XMPP
2 4 (6.15%) 802.1X
3 3 (4.62%) .NET
3 3 (4.62%) ASP.NET
3 3 (4.62%) HTML
4 1 (1.54%) COM
4 1 (1.54%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (13.85%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (12.31%) Public Cloud
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science
4 6 (9.23%) Data Centre
5 4 (6.15%) DataPower
5 4 (6.15%) Management Information System
5 4 (6.15%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 3 (4.62%) Blackberry
6 3 (4.62%) Driving Licence
7 2 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.54%) BYOD
8 1 (1.54%) Digital Signage
8 1 (1.54%) Fintech
8 1 (1.54%) Media Streaming
8 1 (1.54%) Private Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
8 1 (1.54%) Video on Demand
8 1 (1.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.85%) Windows
2 7 (10.77%) Windows Server
3 4 (6.15%) Linux
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (4.62%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.54%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (1.54%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (35.38%) ITIL
2 18 (27.69%) Presales
3 13 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 12 (18.46%) Customer Requirements
5 9 (13.85%) Project Management
5 9 (13.85%) Service Management
6 8 (12.31%) Service Design
7 4 (6.15%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (6.15%) Change Management
7 4 (6.15%) DevOps
7 4 (6.15%) Network Management
7 4 (6.15%) Systems Analysis
8 3 (4.62%) Incident Management
8 3 (4.62%) Kalman Filter
8 3 (4.62%) Performance Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Communications Security
9 2 (3.08%) Security Operations
9 2 (3.08%) Technical Analysis
9 2 (3.08%) Time Management
9 2 (3.08%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.77%) PowerShell
2 3 (4.62%) C#
2 3 (4.62%) SQL
3 1 (1.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Cisco Certification
2 16 (24.62%) CCNP
3 10 (15.38%) CCIE
4 8 (12.31%) Degree
5 6 (9.23%) CCNA
5 6 (9.23%) ITIL Certification
6 5 (7.69%) CCIE Collaboration
6 5 (7.69%) CCNP Voice
6 5 (7.69%) CCVP
7 4 (6.15%) CCA
7 4 (6.15%) Citrix Certification
7 4 (6.15%) Computer Science Degree
7 4 (6.15%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 3 (4.62%) MCITP
8 3 (4.62%) MCSE
8 3 (4.62%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (1.54%) APMP
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.54%) PMO
1 1 (1.54%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (26.15%) Active Directory
2 4 (6.15%) VMware NSX
3 2 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.54%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (7.69%) AirWatch
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco UCCE
2 5 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (6.15%) Cacti
4 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.54%) Nagios
Vendors
1 36 (55.38%) Cisco
2 30 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (21.54%) VMware
4 13 (20.00%) SolarWinds
5 10 (15.38%) Avaya
6 9 (13.85%) Palo Alto
7 7 (10.77%) CheckPoint
8 6 (9.23%) Blue Coat
8 6 (9.23%) Citrix
8 6 (9.23%) Meraki
9 5 (7.69%) Red Box
10 4 (6.15%) IBM
10 4 (6.15%) Juniper
10 4 (6.15%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (4.62%) BT
11 3 (4.62%) Nortel
12 2 (3.08%) F5
12 2 (3.08%) ForeScout
12 2 (3.08%) Oracle
12 2 (3.08%) Polycom