Period
to 26 June 2019

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 6 months to 26 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > England
6 months to
26 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 553 616 588
Rank change year-on-year +63 -28 -31
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 628 648 727
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.47% 0.40% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 2.61% 2.75%
Number of salaries quoted 460 472 569
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +9.38% +3.23%
10th Percentile £37,375 £29,019 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,575 £81,250 £72,500
UK median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% +1.06%

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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 21,221 24,800 26,397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.88% 15.20% 16.15%
Number of salaries quoted 16,028 19,851 21,615
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.11% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £75,000 £72,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +2.22% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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 6 months to 26 June 2019.

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 6 months to 26 June 2019. 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
London +29 282 £62,500 +3.31% 10
South West +67 88 £60,000 +20.00%
South East +30 87 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Midlands +53 74 £75,000 +87.50% 5
North of England +6 62 £52,500 +28.29% 6
West Midlands +77 53 £75,000 +57.89% 3
North West +14 43 £47,500 - 3
East of England +70 26 £35,250 -41.25% 3
East Midlands +19 20 £55,000 +37.50% 2
North East +29 13 £62,500 +201.20% 1
Yorkshire -7 6 £29,250 -26.88% 2
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 26 June 2019, 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 England region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 278 (44.27%) Cisco
2 251 (39.97%) Microsoft
3 202 (32.17%) Active Directory
4 177 (28.18%) Office 365
5 176 (28.03%) WAN
6 152 (24.20%) Firewall
7 147 (23.41%) Windows
8 136 (21.66%) Presales
9 135 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
10 125 (19.90%) Skype
11 122 (19.43%) Skype for Business
12 113 (17.99%) LAN
13 112 (17.83%) Telecoms
14 111 (17.68%) Data Centre
15 105 (16.72%) Finance
16 104 (16.56%) VMware
17 103 (16.40%) ITIL
18 101 (16.08%) Windows Server
19 98 (15.61%) MS Exchange
19 98 (15.61%) DNS
19 98 (15.61%) Wireless
20 90 (14.33%) Project Management
20 90 (14.33%) Degree
21 87 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
22 86 (13.69%) DHCP
23 81 (12.90%) Migration
24 80 (12.74%) PowerShell
25 79 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
26 77 (12.26%) VoIP
26 77 (12.26%) Linux

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
1 122 (19.43%) Skype for Business
2 98 (15.61%) MS Exchange
3 24 (3.82%) SharePoint
4 19 (3.03%) CMS
4 19 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.23%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (0.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.32%) Apache Spark
7 2 (0.32%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.16%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (0.16%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (6.37%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (0.32%) Acrobat
3 2 (0.32%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.16%) Abaqus
4 1 (0.16%) AutoCAD
4 1 (0.16%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (0.80%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.32%) SAP CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Salesforce.com CRM
3 1 (0.16%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 177 (28.18%) Office 365
2 135 (21.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (7.64%) Amazon AWS
4 33 (5.25%) SaaS
5 16 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 14 (2.23%) IaaS
7 12 (1.91%) Google Cloud Platform
8 11 (1.75%) G Suite
9 10 (1.59%) Mimecast
10 7 (1.11%) PaaS
11 5 (0.80%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (0.80%) IBM Cloud
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (0.64%) Amazon S3
12 4 (0.64%) OneDrive
13 2 (0.32%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 2 (0.32%) Power Platform
13 2 (0.32%) Yammer
14 1 (0.16%) Azure Stack
14 1 (0.16%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 176 (28.03%) WAN
2 152 (24.20%) Firewall
3 125 (19.90%) Skype
4 113 (17.99%) LAN
5 98 (15.61%) DNS
5 98 (15.61%) Wireless
6 86 (13.69%) DHCP
7 77 (12.26%) VoIP
8 69 (10.99%) Cisco Nexus
9 55 (8.76%) MPLS
10 47 (7.48%) Intrusion Detection
11 46 (7.32%) Telepresence
12 40 (6.37%) Network Security
12 40 (6.37%) WebEx
13 39 (6.21%) PBX
14 36 (5.73%) VPN
15 32 (5.10%) BGP
16 31 (4.94%) OSPF
17 28 (4.46%) TCP/IP
18 25 (3.98%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 11 (1.75%) Blockchain
3 10 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (1.59%) NoSQL
4 8 (1.27%) MySQL
5 5 (0.80%) Big Data
6 3 (0.48%) Relational Database
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2012
6 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
7 2 (0.32%) Power BI
8 1 (0.16%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (0.48%) MSI
General
1 112 (17.83%) Telecoms
2 105 (16.72%) Finance
3 38 (6.05%) Banking
4 32 (5.10%) Marketing
5 26 (4.14%) Law
6 19 (3.03%) German Language
6 19 (3.03%) Retail
7 18 (2.87%) Italian Language
8 15 (2.39%) Legal
9 11 (1.75%) Manufacturing
9 11 (1.75%) Multimedia
10 9 (1.43%) Billing
11 7 (1.11%) Electronics
11 7 (1.11%) Front Office
12 5 (0.80%) Automotive
13 4 (0.64%) Financial Institution
13 4 (0.64%) French Language
14 3 (0.48%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.32%) Advertising
16 1 (0.16%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 112 (17.83%) Architect
2 79 (12.58%) Solutions Architect
3 74 (11.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 62 (9.87%) Network Engineer
5 45 (7.17%) Consultant
6 44 (7.01%) Analyst
7 39 (6.21%) Systems Engineer
8 37 (5.89%) Cisco Engineer
9 34 (5.41%) Project Manager
10 32 (5.10%) Presales Engineer
11 29 (4.62%) Service Manager
12 27 (4.30%) Infrastructure Engineer
12 27 (4.30%) Sales Executive
13 24 (3.82%) Collaboration Engineer
13 24 (3.82%) Network Communications Engineer
14 23 (3.66%) Design Engineer
14 23 (3.66%) Network Design Engineer
15 22 (3.50%) Unified Communications Manager
16 19 (3.03%) Infrastructure Analyst
17 18 (2.87%) IT Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (9.87%) XMPP
2 9 (1.43%) 802.1X
3 4 (0.64%) Django
3 4 (0.64%) Twisted
3 4 (0.64%) WebRTC
4 3 (0.48%) .NET
4 3 (0.48%) COM
4 3 (0.48%) HTML
4 3 (0.48%) XML
5 2 (0.32%) CSS
5 2 (0.32%) jQuery
5 2 (0.32%) Kafka
5 2 (0.32%) REST
5 2 (0.32%) Web Services
6 1 (0.16%) AngularJS
6 1 (0.16%) Express
6 1 (0.16%) JSON
6 1 (0.16%) LDAP
6 1 (0.16%) Node.js
6 1 (0.16%) React
Miscellaneous
1 111 (17.68%) Data Centre
2 54 (8.60%) Self-Motivation
3 52 (8.28%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (7.48%) Hybrid Cloud
5 34 (5.41%) Management Information System
6 23 (3.66%) Video Conferencing
7 19 (3.03%) Blackberry
8 15 (2.39%) CMDB
9 14 (2.23%) Public Cloud
10 13 (2.07%) Driving Licence
10 13 (2.07%) Internet of Things
10 13 (2.07%) Social Media
11 11 (1.75%) Industry 4.0
11 11 (1.75%) IVR
12 10 (1.59%) Private Cloud
12 10 (1.59%) User Experience
12 10 (1.59%) Wiki
13 8 (1.27%) Fat Client
13 8 (1.27%) Thin Client
14 7 (1.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 147 (23.41%) Windows
2 101 (16.08%) Windows Server
3 77 (12.26%) Linux
4 67 (10.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (6.21%) Windows 10
6 35 (5.57%) Windows 7
7 21 (3.34%) Windows Server 2008
8 19 (3.03%) Apple iOS
9 8 (1.27%) Android
9 8 (1.27%) CentOS
9 8 (1.27%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.48%) Unix
11 2 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.16%) AIX
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.16%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.16%) SUSE
12 1 (0.16%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 136 (21.66%) Presales
2 103 (16.40%) ITIL
3 90 (14.33%) Project Management
4 81 (12.90%) Migration
5 65 (10.35%) Service Management
6 62 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
7 60 (9.55%) IT Strategy
8 59 (9.39%) Mentoring
9 53 (8.44%) Service Delivery
10 50 (7.96%) Customer Requirements
11 49 (7.80%) Data Protection
12 47 (7.48%) Agile Software Development
12 47 (7.48%) Change Management
13 45 (7.17%) Network Design
14 42 (6.69%) Business Development
14 42 (6.69%) Security Monitoring
15 40 (6.37%) Incident Management
16 36 (5.73%) Stakeholder Management
17 35 (5.57%) Problem-Solving
18 34 (5.41%) B2B
Programming Languages
1 80 (12.74%) PowerShell
2 20 (3.18%) SQL
3 18 (2.87%) Python
4 11 (1.75%) Perl
5 10 (1.59%) C
6 6 (0.96%) Java
7 5 (0.80%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.64%) C++
8 4 (0.64%) Go
8 4 (0.64%) Objective-C
8 4 (0.64%) Ruby
9 2 (0.32%) C#
9 2 (0.32%) VB.NET
10 1 (0.16%) PHP
Qualifications
1 90 (14.33%) Degree
2 87 (13.85%) Cisco Certification
3 73 (11.62%) Security Cleared
4 44 (7.01%) DV Cleared
5 38 (6.05%) CCNA
6 36 (5.73%) CCIE
7 35 (5.57%) CCNP
8 20 (3.18%) Microsoft Certification
9 18 (2.87%) CCIE Routing and Switching
9 18 (2.87%) CCIE Service Provider
10 16 (2.55%) SC Cleared
11 13 (2.07%) ITIL Certification
12 10 (1.59%) APMP
13 9 (1.43%) MCITP
14 8 (1.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
15 7 (1.11%) CCVP
15 7 (1.11%) MCP
15 7 (1.11%) MCSE
16 5 (0.80%) CCSA
16 5 (0.80%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (8.28%) SLA
2 11 (1.75%) QA
3 3 (0.48%) GDPR
3 3 (0.48%) PMO
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 22301
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 31000
4 1 (0.16%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 202 (32.17%) Active Directory
2 79 (12.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 34 (5.41%) Hyper-V
4 24 (3.82%) Virtual Machines
4 24 (3.82%) XenApp
5 19 (3.03%) XenDesktop
6 15 (2.39%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.07%) Microsoft App-V
8 9 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 6 (0.96%) Docker
9 6 (0.96%) Terminal Services
10 4 (0.64%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 4 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.48%) BitLocker
11 3 (0.48%) ProxySG
12 2 (0.32%) Firmware
12 2 (0.32%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 75 (11.94%) SCCM
2 72 (11.46%) Cisco CUCM
3 53 (8.44%) SCOM
4 37 (5.89%) Microsoft Intune
5 34 (5.41%) Cisco UCCX
6 11 (1.75%) Ansible
6 11 (1.75%) Cisco UCCE
6 11 (1.75%) EMC NetWorker
7 10 (1.59%) vRealize
7 10 (1.59%) XenMobile
8 8 (1.27%) Cisco Prime
8 8 (1.27%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.27%) Single Sign-On
9 6 (0.96%) Failover Clustering
10 5 (0.80%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.64%) Cisco CME
11 4 (0.64%) Nagios
11 4 (0.64%) Norton AntiVirus
11 4 (0.64%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.48%) Puppet
Vendors
1 278 (44.27%) Cisco
2 251 (39.97%) Microsoft
3 104 (16.56%) VMware
4 57 (9.08%) Citrix
5 42 (6.69%) EMC
6 35 (5.57%) Dell
7 34 (5.41%) NetApp
8 33 (5.25%) CheckPoint
9 32 (5.10%) Avaya
9 32 (5.10%) HP
9 32 (5.10%) Juniper
10 31 (4.94%) Mitel
10 31 (4.94%) Palo Alto
11 30 (4.78%) Google
12 23 (3.66%) F5
12 23 (3.66%) IBM
13 21 (3.34%) McAfee
13 21 (3.34%) Polycom
14 18 (2.87%) SolarWinds
15 13 (2.07%) Apple