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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK / England
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 503 479 513
Rank change year-on-year -24 +34  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 366 552 487
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.46% 0.57% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.25% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 271 436 350
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,200 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 12886 16990 18774
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 16.10% 17.42% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 10548 14184 15090
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

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 28 March 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 28 March 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 +44 161 £49,500 -10.00% 18
South East +8 75 £52,500 +16.66% 2
North West -3 34 £48,750 +39.28% 3
East of England +7 26 £43,500 -16.34% 7
East Midlands -12 24 £44,000 +10.00% 4
South West +17 18 £47,500 +11.76% 2
West Midlands +21 15 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Yorkshire -21 4 £45,000 - 1
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 28 March 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.

1 325 (43.33%) Cisco
2 238 (31.73%) Microsoft
3 187 (24.93%) Skype for Business
4 182 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
5 167 (22.27%) VoIP
6 161 (21.47%) Skype
7 160 (21.33%) Telecoms
8 145 (19.33%) Windows
9 142 (18.93%) WAN
10 140 (18.67%) ITIL
11 132 (17.60%) Data Centre
12 122 (16.27%) LAN
13 120 (16.00%) Office 365
14 118 (15.73%) CCNP
15 107 (14.27%) CCNA
16 104 (13.87%) Firewall
16 104 (13.87%) Presales
17 98 (13.07%) Windows Server
18 87 (11.60%) VMware
18 87 (11.60%) DNS
19 81 (10.80%) Avaya
20 80 (10.67%) Finance
21 79 (10.53%) MS Excel
22 78 (10.40%) Active Directory
23 77 (10.27%) DHCP
24 72 (9.60%) Linux
25 71 (9.47%) VPN
26 70 (9.33%) Cisco CUCM
27 69 (9.20%) Wireless
28 67 (8.93%) SLA

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
1 187 (24.93%) Skype for Business
2 62 (8.27%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.80%) SharePoint
5 16 (2.13%) Apache
5 16 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.33%) nginx
6 10 (1.33%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (1.07%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.53%) Confluence
9 2 (0.27%) IIS
9 2 (0.27%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.27%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 79 (10.53%) MS Excel
2 27 (3.60%) MS Office
3 4 (0.53%) MS Project
4 2 (0.27%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.27%) Adobe Premiere
4 2 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (0.27%) MS Visio
4 2 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.40%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.13%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.13%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 120 (16.00%) Office 365
2 43 (5.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (3.20%) Amazon AWS
4 21 (2.80%) IaaS
5 13 (1.73%) PaaS
6 12 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
7 8 (1.07%) Mimecast
8 5 (0.67%) Azure Active Directory
9 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.27%) SaaS
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 167 (22.27%) VoIP
2 161 (21.47%) Skype
3 142 (18.93%) WAN
4 122 (16.27%) LAN
5 104 (13.87%) Firewall
6 87 (11.60%) DNS
7 77 (10.27%) DHCP
8 71 (9.47%) VPN
9 69 (9.20%) Wireless
10 60 (8.00%) MPLS
11 58 (7.73%) TCP/IP
12 44 (5.87%) BGP
13 43 (5.73%) Wi-Fi
14 41 (5.47%) IP Telephony
14 41 (5.47%) PBX
15 36 (4.80%) OSPF
16 33 (4.40%) ISDN
17 32 (4.27%) Cisco ASA
18 28 (3.73%) Cisco Nexus
19 27 (3.60%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (4.53%) SQL Server
2 24 (3.20%) MySQL
3 11 (1.47%) Big Data
4 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.33%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.20%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (1.07%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (1.07%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.93%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (0.93%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.80%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.40%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.27%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.13%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) Riak
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.67%) JIRA
2 4 (0.53%) Maven
3 1 (0.13%) Bower
3 1 (0.13%) Grunt
3 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.13%) webpack
General
1 160 (21.33%) Telecoms
2 80 (10.67%) Finance
3 36 (4.80%) Marketing
4 19 (2.53%) Billing
5 16 (2.13%) Law
6 14 (1.87%) Legal
7 10 (1.33%) Retail
8 8 (1.07%) Banking
9 6 (0.80%) Back Office
10 5 (0.67%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.53%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.40%) Games
13 2 (0.27%) Advertising
13 2 (0.27%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.13%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 98 (13.07%) Network Engineer
2 87 (11.60%) Consultant
3 72 (9.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 65 (8.67%) Architect
5 51 (6.80%) Cisco Engineer
6 45 (6.00%) Project Manager
7 34 (4.53%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 33 (4.40%) Analyst
9 28 (3.73%) Account Manager
10 27 (3.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.60%) Senior Network Engineer
10 27 (3.60%) Voice Engineer
11 26 (3.47%) Lync Engineer
12 25 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
12 25 (3.33%) Presales Consultant
13 24 (3.20%) Unified Communications Consultant
14 22 (2.93%) Support Engineer
15 19 (2.53%) Network Consultant
16 18 (2.40%) Infrastructure Architect
16 18 (2.40%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (2.93%) XMPP
2 16 (2.13%) LAMP
3 15 (2.00%) HTML
4 14 (1.87%) CSS
5 13 (1.73%) HTML5
6 11 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 11 (1.47%) Node.js
7 10 (1.33%) Laravel
7 10 (1.33%) LEMP Stack
7 10 (1.33%) Symfony
7 10 (1.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 6 (0.80%) Web Services
9 4 (0.53%) .NET
9 4 (0.53%) REST
10 3 (0.40%) ASP.NET
10 3 (0.40%) COM
10 3 (0.40%) CSS3
11 2 (0.27%) J2EE
11 2 (0.27%) SAML
11 2 (0.27%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 132 (17.60%) Data Centre
2 62 (8.27%) Video Conferencing
3 49 (6.53%) Analytical Skills
4 24 (3.20%) Management Information System
5 23 (3.07%) Driving Licence
6 22 (2.93%) User Experience
6 22 (2.93%) Virtual Team
7 16 (2.13%) IVR
8 14 (1.87%) Clustering
8 14 (1.87%) Enterprise Software
9 13 (1.73%) PKI
10 11 (1.47%) Blackberry
10 11 (1.47%) BYOD
11 9 (1.20%) Private Cloud
12 8 (1.07%) NHS
13 6 (0.80%) Client/Server
13 6 (0.80%) Handset
14 5 (0.67%) Fat Client
14 5 (0.67%) Thin Client
15 4 (0.53%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 145 (19.33%) Windows
2 98 (13.07%) Windows Server
3 72 (9.60%) Linux
4 30 (4.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (2.80%) Unix
6 19 (2.53%) Windows 7
7 16 (2.13%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.47%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.20%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (1.07%) Mac OS X
11 5 (0.67%) Android
11 5 (0.67%) CentOS
12 4 (0.53%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.40%) VyOS
14 2 (0.27%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (18.67%) ITIL
2 104 (13.87%) Presales
3 50 (6.67%) Project Management
4 44 (5.87%) Migration
5 43 (5.73%) Load Balancing
6 40 (5.33%) Business Continuity
7 39 (5.20%) PRINCE2
8 38 (5.07%) Business Development
9 34 (4.53%) Agile Software Development
10 33 (4.40%) Mentoring
10 33 (4.40%) Service Management
11 28 (3.73%) Service Delivery
12 27 (3.60%) Problem Management
13 25 (3.33%) CRM
14 24 (3.20%) Change Control
14 24 (3.20%) Time Management
15 23 (3.07%) Network Design
16 22 (2.93%) B2B
16 22 (2.93%) Performance Management
17 21 (2.80%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.67%) SQL
2 30 (4.00%) PowerShell
3 15 (2.00%) JavaScript
4 13 (1.73%) PHP
5 10 (1.33%) Python
6 7 (0.93%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.93%) Perl
6 7 (0.93%) T-SQL
7 4 (0.53%) C
7 4 (0.53%) Java
8 3 (0.40%) C#
9 1 (0.13%) ES6
9 1 (0.13%) VB
Qualifications
1 182 (24.27%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (15.73%) CCNP
3 107 (14.27%) CCNA
4 66 (8.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 51 (6.80%) Security Cleared
6 47 (6.27%) MCSE
7 46 (6.13%) Degree
8 35 (4.67%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.87%) MCP
10 25 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
11 22 (2.93%) CCVP
11 22 (2.93%) MCSA
12 20 (2.67%) CCIE
13 19 (2.53%) CCNP Voice
14 14 (1.87%) CCDP
15 13 (1.73%) BC Cleared
16 9 (1.20%) Microsoft Certified Architect
17 8 (1.07%) A+ Certification
17 8 (1.07%) CCENT
18 6 (0.80%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.93%) SLA
2 17 (2.27%) PMO
3 8 (1.07%) QA
4 2 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.13%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.13%) PMBOK
System Software
1 78 (10.40%) Active Directory
2 55 (7.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.67%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.87%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (0.53%) Firmware
5 4 (0.53%) vSphere
6 3 (0.40%) DFS Replication
6 3 (0.40%) pfSense
6 3 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (0.40%) VMware ESX
7 2 (0.27%) ProxySG
7 2 (0.27%) XenApp
7 2 (0.27%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.13%) Corosync
8 1 (0.13%) GlusterFS
8 1 (0.13%) NFS
8 1 (0.13%) Oracle RAC
8 1 (0.13%) vCloud
8 1 (0.13%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 70 (9.33%) Cisco CUCM
2 51 (6.80%) Cisco UCCX
3 26 (3.47%) Cisco UCCE
3 26 (3.47%) SCCM
4 25 (3.33%) SCOM
5 16 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
6 9 (1.20%) SolarWinds Orion
7 8 (1.07%) Backup Exec
7 8 (1.07%) CA Spectrum
7 8 (1.07%) Nagios
8 7 (0.93%) Cisco CME
9 6 (0.80%) AirWatch
9 6 (0.80%) Ansible
9 6 (0.80%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 6 (0.80%) NetBackup
10 3 (0.40%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (0.40%) Norton AntiVirus
10 3 (0.40%) SCOrch
10 3 (0.40%) SCVMM
10 3 (0.40%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 325 (43.33%) Cisco
2 238 (31.73%) Microsoft
3 87 (11.60%) VMware
4 81 (10.80%) Avaya
5 58 (7.73%) Mitel
6 35 (4.67%) Polycom
7 32 (4.27%) HP
8 30 (4.00%) Sonus
9 29 (3.87%) F5
9 29 (3.87%) Juniper
10 24 (3.20%) Computacenter
11 23 (3.07%) SolarWinds
12 22 (2.93%) NetApp
13 21 (2.80%) Citrix
14 19 (2.53%) CheckPoint
14 19 (2.53%) Palo Alto
15 16 (2.13%) Alcatel-Lucent
15 16 (2.13%) Riverbed
16 14 (1.87%) Aruba
17 13 (1.73%) Meraki
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