Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > East of England
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 308 310 294
Rank change year-on-year +2 -16 +39
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 20 38 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.19% 0.33% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.02% 1.69% 2.93%
Number of salaries quoted 17 31 38
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -2.78% -2.17%
10th Percentile £27,750 £33,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £58,250 £63,750 £61,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 1,968 2,247 2,116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.57% 19.39% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 1,390 1,887 1,723
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 22 October 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 22 October 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 +6 13 £41,250 -17.50% 7
Essex +23 4 £52,500 +176.32% 2
Bedfordshire -5 2 £23,750 -42.77% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 1 - - 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 East of England region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
3 10 (50.00%) Office 365
4 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (40.00%) CCNA
5 8 (40.00%) Windows
5 8 (40.00%) Firewall
5 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
6 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
6 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (30.00%) DHCP
7 6 (30.00%) DNS
7 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
7 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
8 5 (25.00%) Skype
8 5 (25.00%) Mimecast
8 5 (25.00%) Veeam
8 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
8 5 (25.00%) VPN
8 5 (25.00%) Linux
8 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
8 5 (25.00%) Asigra
9 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
9 4 (20.00%) Citrix

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 9 (45.00%) Skype for Business
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (25.00%) Mimecast
4 4 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Firewall
2 6 (30.00%) DHCP
2 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 5 (25.00%) Skype
3 5 (25.00%) VPN
4 4 (20.00%) Network Security
5 3 (15.00%) H.323
5 3 (15.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (15.00%) VoIP
5 3 (15.00%) WebEx
6 2 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (10.00%) PBX
6 2 (10.00%) WAN
6 2 (10.00%) Wireshark
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (5.00%) Cisco ICM
7 1 (5.00%) IPv4
7 1 (5.00%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (5.00%) Telepresence
7 1 (5.00%) VoLTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 2 (10.00%) Billing
2 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Voice Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Field Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Field Service Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Project Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Support Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.00%) IVR
4 1 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 8 (40.00%) Windows
1 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 5 (25.00%) Linux
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (20.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) Process Improvement
1 4 (20.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (10.00%) Business Continuity
2 2 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (10.00%) IT Strategy
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL
2 2 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 2 (10.00%) Project Management
2 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (5.00%) Break/Fix
3 1 (5.00%) Email Filtering
3 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (5.00%) Network Optimisation
3 1 (5.00%) Performance Metrics
3 1 (5.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 1 (5.00%) TOGAF
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (5.00%) Web Filtering
3 1 (5.00%) Workforce Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (40.00%) CCNA
3 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.00%) MCSA
5 2 (10.00%) CCENT
5 2 (10.00%) CCIE
5 2 (10.00%) CCNP
6 1 (5.00%) CCDA
6 1 (5.00%) CCDP
6 1 (5.00%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (5.00%) CCVP
6 1 (5.00%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (35.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 6 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (25.00%) Backup Exec
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Cisco
2 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
3 10 (50.00%) VMware
4 5 (25.00%) Asigra
4 5 (25.00%) Veeam
5 4 (20.00%) Citrix
6 3 (15.00%) NetApp
6 3 (15.00%) Polycom
7 2 (10.00%) Juniper
7 2 (10.00%) NEC
7 2 (10.00%) Sonus
7 2 (10.00%) Verint
8 1 (5.00%) Avaya
8 1 (5.00%) BroadSoft
8 1 (5.00%) Dell
8 1 (5.00%) F5
8 1 (5.00%) HP
8 1 (5.00%) Mitel
8 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (5.00%) Zeacom