The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK / England
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 521 547 547
Rank change year-on-year +26 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 363 386 465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.43% 0.42% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.66% 2.46% 2.56%
Number of salaries quoted 280 303 346
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £71,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 England with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13645 15708 18194
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.35% 16.95% 17.49%
Number of salaries quoted 11132 13168 14875
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £68,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England 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 England

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in England

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in England over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in England

Unified Communications
Job Locations in 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 England region over the 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +46 168 £52,500 - 24
South East +20 72 £47,500 -9.52% 9
North West -29 34 £47,500 +80.95% 5
East Midlands +33 24 £37,500 +25.00% 4
East of England -1 22 £55,000 +22.22% 5
South West -3 21 £45,000 +28.57% 2
Yorkshire +2 13 £56,250 +40.62% 2
West Midlands +3 8 £40,000 -11.11% 9
Midlands - 2 £47,350 - 13
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 22 June 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 England region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 310 (42.94%) Cisco
2 274 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 206 (28.53%) Skype for Business
4 200 (27.70%) Windows
5 199 (27.56%) Skype
6 181 (25.07%) ITIL
7 172 (23.82%) WAN
7 172 (23.82%) Cisco Certification
8 147 (20.36%) Data Centre
9 146 (20.22%) LAN
10 145 (20.08%) Windows Server
11 140 (19.39%) VoIP
11 140 (19.39%) Active Directory
12 137 (18.98%) Firewall
13 113 (15.65%) CCNP
14 112 (15.51%) Office 365
15 107 (14.82%) VMware
16 106 (14.68%) Telecoms
17 102 (14.13%) Presales
18 101 (13.99%) CCNA
19 100 (13.85%) Finance
20 95 (13.16%) Wireless
21 91 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
21 91 (12.60%) DNS
22 81 (11.22%) Avaya
23 80 (11.08%) TCP/IP
23 80 (11.08%) Project Management
24 79 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
25 76 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
26 71 (9.83%) DHCP

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 206 (28.53%) Skype for Business
2 71 (9.83%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.91%) SharePoint
4 14 (1.94%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (0.83%) Apache
6 5 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.55%) CMS
7 4 (0.55%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.55%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.55%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.42%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.28%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.28%) IIS
10 1 (0.14%) Confluence
Applications
1 30 (4.16%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (0.97%) Microsoft Project
3 5 (0.69%) MS Visio
4 4 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
5 3 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.28%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.14%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 112 (15.51%) Office 365
2 34 (4.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.43%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.60%) IaaS
5 19 (2.63%) PaaS
6 12 (1.66%) Amazon S3
7 10 (1.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.39%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.39%) Amazon Glacier
7 10 (1.39%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (1.39%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.39%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (1.39%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.39%) SaaS
7 10 (1.39%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.83%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.69%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.14%) G Suite
10 1 (0.14%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 199 (27.56%) Skype
2 172 (23.82%) WAN
3 146 (20.22%) LAN
4 140 (19.39%) VoIP
5 137 (18.98%) Firewall
6 95 (13.16%) Wireless
7 91 (12.60%) DNS
8 80 (11.08%) TCP/IP
9 71 (9.83%) DHCP
10 70 (9.70%) Wi-Fi
11 69 (9.56%) MPLS
12 59 (8.17%) IP Telephony
13 50 (6.93%) VPN
14 47 (6.51%) PBX
15 43 (5.96%) SAN
16 37 (5.12%) ISDN
17 36 (4.99%) Network Security
18 31 (4.29%) VLAN
19 28 (3.88%) BGP
19 28 (3.88%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (5.54%) SQL Server
2 15 (2.08%) Amazon RDS
3 11 (1.52%) MySQL
4 6 (0.83%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
6 4 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 3 (0.42%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.42%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.42%) Riak
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.42%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.28%) Big Data
8 2 (0.28%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
9 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) Relational Database
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.14%) JIRA
1 1 (0.14%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 106 (14.68%) Telecoms
2 100 (13.85%) Finance
3 18 (2.49%) Marketing
4 16 (2.22%) Billing
4 16 (2.22%) Law
5 14 (1.94%) Advertising
6 12 (1.66%) Legal
7 10 (1.39%) Banking
8 9 (1.25%) Retail
9 7 (0.97%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.83%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.83%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.69%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.55%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.42%) Games
14 2 (0.28%) French Language
14 2 (0.28%) German Language
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Back Office
15 1 (0.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (14.40%) Network Engineer
2 100 (13.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 82 (11.36%) Consultant
4 50 (6.93%) Analyst
5 49 (6.79%) Cisco Engineer
6 47 (6.51%) Project Manager
7 45 (6.23%) Support Engineer
8 43 (5.96%) Lync Engineer
9 42 (5.82%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 41 (5.68%) Architect
11 35 (4.85%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 34 (4.71%) Senior Network Engineer
13 31 (4.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
14 29 (4.02%) Presales Consultant
15 23 (3.19%) IT Manager
16 22 (3.05%) Senior Analyst
17 21 (2.91%) Senior Support Engineer
17 21 (2.91%) Voice Engineer
18 20 (2.77%) Network Communications Engineer
18 20 (2.77%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (1.80%) XMPP
2 8 (1.11%) REST
3 6 (0.83%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.83%) LAMP
4 5 (0.69%) .NET
5 4 (0.55%) CSS
5 4 (0.55%) HTML
5 4 (0.55%) Web Services
6 3 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.42%) COM
6 3 (0.42%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.28%) CSS3
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5
7 2 (0.28%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (0.28%) Java SE
7 2 (0.28%) jQuery
7 2 (0.28%) Middleware
7 2 (0.28%) SVG
7 2 (0.28%) WebGL
8 1 (0.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 147 (20.36%) Data Centre
2 79 (10.94%) Video Conferencing
3 66 (9.14%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (4.02%) User Experience
5 25 (3.46%) Virtual Team
6 20 (2.77%) Computer Science
7 19 (2.63%) Management Information System
8 17 (2.35%) Driving Licence
9 12 (1.66%) NHS
9 12 (1.66%) PKI
10 11 (1.52%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.52%) IVR
10 11 (1.52%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.25%) Blackberry
12 8 (1.11%) Clustering
13 7 (0.97%) Digital Signage
13 7 (0.97%) Enterprise Software
13 7 (0.97%) Handset
13 7 (0.97%) Replication
14 5 (0.69%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 200 (27.70%) Windows
2 145 (20.08%) Windows Server
3 65 (9.00%) Linux
4 32 (4.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.46%) Unix
6 23 (3.19%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (2.63%) Windows 7
8 17 (2.35%) Android
9 14 (1.94%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 12 (1.66%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.52%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.39%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.97%) AIX
15 5 (0.69%) Windows 8
16 3 (0.42%) VyOS
17 1 (0.14%) CentOS
17 1 (0.14%) Windows 2000 Server
17 1 (0.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (25.07%) ITIL
2 102 (14.13%) Presales
3 80 (11.08%) Project Management
4 57 (7.89%) Service Management
5 50 (6.93%) Service Delivery
6 47 (6.51%) Mentoring
7 46 (6.37%) PRINCE2
8 45 (6.23%) Load Balancing
9 37 (5.12%) Migration
10 35 (4.85%) Time Management
11 31 (4.29%) Change Management
12 28 (3.88%) Change Control
13 27 (3.74%) Business Development
14 25 (3.46%) Line Management
15 24 (3.32%) Agile Software Development
15 24 (3.32%) Customer Requirements
15 24 (3.32%) Identity Management
16 23 (3.19%) Incident Management
17 21 (2.91%) Problem Management
17 21 (2.91%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 43 (5.96%) SQL
2 42 (5.82%) PowerShell
3 8 (1.11%) Python
4 7 (0.97%) Perl
5 6 (0.83%) Bash Shell
6 5 (0.69%) C
7 4 (0.55%) C#
7 4 (0.55%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.55%) VBScript
8 3 (0.42%) Java
8 3 (0.42%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) Erlang
9 1 (0.14%) PHP
9 1 (0.14%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 172 (23.82%) Cisco Certification
2 113 (15.65%) CCNP
3 101 (13.99%) CCNA
4 91 (12.60%) Microsoft Certification
5 70 (9.70%) MCSE
6 58 (8.03%) Degree
7 39 (5.40%) CCIE
8 36 (4.99%) ITIL Certification
9 33 (4.57%) MCP
10 28 (3.88%) Security Cleared
11 26 (3.60%) MCSA
12 17 (2.35%) MCITP
13 16 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 14 (1.94%) CCDP
15 11 (1.52%) BC Cleared
15 11 (1.52%) ISEB
16 9 (1.25%) CCENT
16 9 (1.25%) JNCIP
16 9 (1.25%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.11%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 68 (9.42%) SLA
2 17 (2.35%) PMO
3 11 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.97%) Cyber Essentials
5 6 (0.83%) QA
6 2 (0.28%) ISO 9001
6 2 (0.28%) SSAE 16
7 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 140 (19.39%) Active Directory
2 76 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 51 (7.06%) Hyper-V
4 21 (2.91%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.52%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.83%) XenApp
7 5 (0.69%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.55%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.55%) vSphere
9 3 (0.42%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.42%) pfSense
9 3 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.28%) Firmware
10 2 (0.28%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.14%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.14%) Snort
11 1 (0.14%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 56 (7.76%) Cisco CUCM
2 35 (4.85%) Cisco UCCX
3 31 (4.29%) SCCM
4 19 (2.63%) Cisco UCCE
5 18 (2.49%) Cisco Prime
5 18 (2.49%) SCOM
6 10 (1.39%) AirWatch
7 7 (0.97%) SolarWinds Orion
8 6 (0.83%) Backup Exec
8 6 (0.83%) Nagios
9 3 (0.42%) vCenter Server
9 3 (0.42%) XenMobile
10 2 (0.28%) Microsoft Clustering
10 2 (0.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 1 (0.14%) Ansible
11 1 (0.14%) CA Spectrum
11 1 (0.14%) Cacti
11 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 1 (0.14%) TrustSec
11 1 (0.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 310 (42.94%) Cisco
2 274 (37.95%) Microsoft
3 107 (14.82%) VMware
4 81 (11.22%) Avaya
5 53 (7.34%) HP
6 47 (6.51%) Citrix
6 47 (6.51%) Juniper
7 44 (6.09%) Mitel
8 41 (5.68%) Polycom
9 36 (4.99%) CheckPoint
10 33 (4.57%) F5
11 31 (4.29%) SolarWinds
11 31 (4.29%) Sonus
12 24 (3.32%) Palo Alto
12 24 (3.32%) Riverbed
13 18 (2.49%) Red Hat
14 16 (2.22%) EMC
15 15 (2.08%) NetApp
15 15 (2.08%) Oracle
16 14 (1.94%) NEC
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