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

Unified Communications
England > East of England
6 months to
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 324 327 323
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +38
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 35 46 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.29% 0.37% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.61% 2.15% 2.39%
Number of salaries quoted 30 35 49
East of England median annual salary £52,500 £47,000 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.70% -8.74% +3.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £24,928 £39,800
90th Percentile £63,875 £60,000 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +3.26% -12.38%

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 2,177 2,140 2,472
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 18.00% 17.14% 17.39%
Number of salaries quoted 1,622 1,720 2,033
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%
10th Percentile £25,525 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +3 24 £50,000 - 6
Essex +39 9 £58,750 -
Cambridgeshire -21 1 - -
Suffolk - 1 £35,577 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 17 (48.57%) Firewall
4 16 (45.71%) LAN
4 16 (45.71%) WAN
5 13 (37.14%) Project Management
6 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
6 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
7 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
7 11 (31.43%) Citrix
7 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
7 11 (31.43%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Office 365
8 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
8 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
9 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
9 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
9 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
9 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
9 9 (25.71%) High Availability
9 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
9 9 (25.71%) Supplier Management
9 9 (25.71%) Resource Management
9 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
9 9 (25.71%) FortiGate
10 8 (22.86%) Skype
10 8 (22.86%) Advertising
10 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM

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 10 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 9 (25.71%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Cerner Millennium
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (8.57%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.86%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (2.86%) IaaS
5 1 (2.86%) PaaS
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Firewall
2 16 (45.71%) LAN
2 16 (45.71%) WAN
3 12 (34.29%) Wi-Fi
4 11 (31.43%) TCP/IP
5 9 (25.71%) Cisco Nexus
5 9 (25.71%) IP Telephony
5 9 (25.71%) NetScaler
6 8 (22.86%) Skype
7 6 (17.14%) VPN
8 4 (11.43%) DHCP
8 4 (11.43%) H.323
8 4 (11.43%) MPLS
8 4 (11.43%) VoIP
8 4 (11.43%) WebEx
9 3 (8.57%) Wireless
10 2 (5.71%) OSPF
10 2 (5.71%) PBX
10 2 (5.71%) Wireshark
10 2 (5.71%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (2.86%) Electronic Patient Records
General
1 8 (22.86%) Advertising
2 6 (17.14%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Billing
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
3 2 (5.71%) Telecoms
4 1 (2.86%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Team Leader
2 8 (22.86%) Network Team Leader
3 7 (20.00%) Cisco Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Network Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Support Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (8.57%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Voice Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Product Manager
7 2 (5.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.86%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.71%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (25.71%) Management Information System
3 6 (17.14%) Video Conferencing
4 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (5.71%) IVR
6 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.86%) NHS
6 1 (2.86%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 6 (17.14%) Windows
2 5 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
4 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Linux
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (37.14%) Project Management
2 11 (31.43%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (25.71%) High Availability
3 9 (25.71%) Resource Management
3 9 (25.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.71%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.71%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (5.71%) IT Strategy
4 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
4 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.86%) Break/Fix
5 1 (2.86%) Email Filtering
5 1 (2.86%) Mentoring
5 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Performance Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Proactive Monitoring
5 1 (2.86%) Web Filtering
5 1 (2.86%) Workforce Optimisation
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (25.71%) ITIL Certification
2 8 (22.86%) CCNA
3 4 (11.43%) CCNP
3 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (8.57%) MCSA
5 2 (5.71%) CCVP
6 1 (2.86%) CCIE
6 1 (2.86%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (2.86%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.57%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (5.71%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) FortiGate
2 8 (22.86%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (17.14%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (5.71%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 22 (62.86%) Cisco
3 11 (31.43%) Citrix
4 9 (25.71%) CheckPoint
5 6 (17.14%) VMware
6 3 (8.57%) Polycom
6 3 (8.57%) Verint
7 2 (5.71%) Avaya
7 2 (5.71%) Mitel
7 2 (5.71%) NEC
7 2 (5.71%) Sonus
7 2 (5.71%) Veeam
8 1 (2.86%) Aruba
8 1 (2.86%) Brocade
8 1 (2.86%) Cerner
8 1 (2.86%) Dell
8 1 (2.86%) HP
8 1 (2.86%) Juniper
8 1 (2.86%) NetApp
8 1 (2.86%) SolarWinds