Period
to 21 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > East of England
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 296 336
Rank change year-on-year +28 +40 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 79 61 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 0.49% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 3.12% 1.83%
Number of salaries quoted 56 40 36
East of England median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% -10.05% +5.00%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,900 £36,375
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,150 £55,000
England median annual salary £53,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.89% -10.00% +2.04%

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 East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,150 1,958 2,565
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.25% 15.83% 17.38%
Number of salaries quoted 1,776 1,556 2,090
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the East of England

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the East of England

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the East of England over the 6 months to 21 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the East of England

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the East of England region over the 6 months to 21 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -5 35 £46,500 +9.41% 7
Norfolk - 20 £35,000 -
Bedfordshire +51 16 £46,250 +42.31%
Cambridgeshire -28 4 £42,500 +63.46%
Suffolk +20 2 - -
Essex +15 2 £19,000 -65.45% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2018, 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 East of England region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 41 (51.90%) Skype for Business
3 38 (48.10%) Windows
4 33 (41.77%) Skype
5 28 (35.44%) Cisco
6 26 (32.91%) Apple
6 26 (32.91%) Apple iOS
7 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
7 23 (29.11%) LAN
8 22 (27.85%) WAN
8 22 (27.85%) Firewall
9 20 (25.32%) Citrix
9 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
10 18 (22.78%) ITIL
11 15 (18.99%) VMware
11 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
11 15 (18.99%) Degree
11 15 (18.99%) Presales
11 15 (18.99%) Amazon RDS
11 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
12 13 (16.46%) Veeam
12 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
12 13 (16.46%) NetApp
12 13 (16.46%) Project Management
13 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
14 11 (13.92%) High Availability
14 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
14 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
14 11 (13.92%) Active Directory

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 41 (51.90%) Skype for Business
2 5 (6.33%) IIS
3 4 (5.06%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (2.53%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (7.59%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.53%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (2.53%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 23 (29.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (15.19%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (12.66%) Office 365
4 8 (10.13%) Mimecast
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon Glacier
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon S3
5 7 (8.86%) Amazon SQS
5 7 (8.86%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (8.86%) AWS CloudTrail
5 7 (8.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 33 (41.77%) Skype
2 23 (29.11%) LAN
3 22 (27.85%) Firewall
3 22 (27.85%) WAN
4 13 (16.46%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (11.39%) VPN
6 8 (10.13%) DHCP
6 8 (10.13%) DNS
6 8 (10.13%) SAN
7 7 (8.86%) Cisco Nexus
7 7 (8.86%) VLAN
7 7 (8.86%) Wireless
8 6 (7.59%) IP Telephony
8 6 (7.59%) TCP/IP
8 6 (7.59%) VoIP
9 4 (5.06%) NetScaler
9 4 (5.06%) Telepresence
10 2 (2.53%) SS7
11 1 (1.27%) 3G
11 1 (1.27%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (18.99%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (13.92%) SQL Server
3 5 (6.33%) Power BI
4 2 (2.53%) Electronic Patient Records
4 2 (2.53%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (11.39%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.33%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.53%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.53%) TestComplete
General
1 11 (13.92%) Advertising
2 5 (6.33%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Finance
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (13.92%) Support Engineer
1 11 (13.92%) Team Leader
2 9 (11.39%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 9 (11.39%) Consultant
2 9 (11.39%) QA Engineer
3 8 (10.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 7 (8.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Presales Consultant
4 7 (8.86%) QA Test Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) QA Tester
4 7 (8.86%) Software QA Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Software QA Tester
4 7 (8.86%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Software Tester
4 7 (8.86%) Technical Leader
4 7 (8.86%) Technical Team Leader
4 7 (8.86%) Test Engineer
4 7 (8.86%) Tester
4 7 (8.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.59%) .NET
1 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET
1 6 (7.59%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (7.59%) WPF
2 4 (5.06%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.53%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.53%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.53%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.53%) D3.js
3 2 (2.53%) HTML
3 2 (2.53%) HTML5
3 2 (2.53%) WCF
4 1 (1.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Data Centre
2 7 (8.86%) Fat Client
2 7 (8.86%) Thin Client
3 4 (5.06%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.53%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (2.53%) NHS
5 1 (1.27%) IVR
5 1 (1.27%) Mobile Computing
Operating Systems
1 38 (48.10%) Windows
2 26 (32.91%) Apple iOS
3 15 (18.99%) Windows Server
4 10 (12.66%) Windows 10
4 10 (12.66%) Windows 7
5 8 (10.13%) Linux
5 8 (10.13%) Mac OS X
5 8 (10.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (22.78%) ITIL
2 15 (18.99%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (18.99%) Presales
3 13 (16.46%) Project Management
4 11 (13.92%) High Availability
5 9 (11.39%) Business Continuity
5 9 (11.39%) Software Engineering
6 8 (10.13%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (10.13%) Mentoring
6 8 (10.13%) Test Automation
6 8 (10.13%) Web Filtering
7 6 (7.59%) Case Management
7 6 (7.59%) MVC
7 6 (7.59%) Network Design
7 6 (7.59%) Telesales
7 6 (7.59%) Time Management
7 6 (7.59%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
8 5 (6.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 5 (6.33%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 10 (12.66%) PowerShell
2 6 (7.59%) C#
3 4 (5.06%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.53%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 15 (18.99%) Degree
2 6 (7.59%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (3.80%) CCNP
3 3 (3.80%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (2.53%) CCNA
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE
5 1 (1.27%) CCIE Routing and Switching
5 1 (1.27%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 4 (5.06%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (13.92%) Active Directory
1 11 (13.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (10.13%) Hyper-V
2 8 (10.13%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (1.27%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (10.13%) Backup Exec
2 5 (6.33%) Ansible
2 5 (6.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (5.06%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (5.06%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 63 (79.75%) Microsoft
2 28 (35.44%) Cisco
3 26 (32.91%) Apple
4 20 (25.32%) Citrix
5 15 (18.99%) VMware
6 13 (16.46%) NetApp
6 13 (16.46%) Veeam
7 11 (13.92%) CheckPoint
8 8 (10.13%) Dell
8 8 (10.13%) HP
9 2 (2.53%) Avaya
9 2 (2.53%) Bomgar
9 2 (2.53%) Cerner
9 2 (2.53%) Mitel
9 2 (2.53%) Remedy
10 1 (1.27%) Brocade
10 1 (1.27%) Juniper