Period
to 27 January 2022

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 27 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > England
6 months to
27 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 706 473 568
Rank change year-on-year -233 +95 -17
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 302 298 515
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.27% 0.51% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.01% 3.59% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 221 270 389
10th Percentile £29,750 £37,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £36,250 £45,000 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £51,500 £56,250 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -8.44% +2.27% -8.33%
75th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK median annual salary £52,250 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -9.13% +4.55% -8.33%

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 15,057 8,298 17,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 13.36% 14.24% 15.12%
Number of salaries quoted 9,812 6,640 14,113
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,750 £26,000
25th Percentile £35,750 £37,500 £32,600
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £70,000 £66,250 £63,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +1.00% +5.26% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in England

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unified Communications in England.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in England

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unified Communications in England over the 6 months to 27 January 2022.

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 27 January 2022. 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
Jobs
London -186 133 £62,500 -10.71% 17
North of England -145 69 £37,500 -16.67% 21
South East -103 54 £33,250 -39.55% 3
North West -98 30 £37,500 -16.67% 11
South West -45 26 £60,000 -2.04% 1
Yorkshire -128 23 £46,250 +2.78% 3
North East - 16 £35,000 - 7
Midlands -101 11 £37,701 -16.22% 6
West Midlands - 10 £43,851 - 5
East of England -108 3 £50,000 -23.08% 2
East Midlands -66 1 £30,000 -33.33% 1
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 27 January 2022, 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.

1 150 (49.67%) Microsoft
2 149 (49.34%) Microsoft 365
3 132 (43.71%) Windows
4 126 (41.72%) Azure
5 113 (37.42%) Active Directory
6 96 (31.79%) Cisco
7 85 (28.15%) Windows Server
8 81 (26.82%) ITIL
9 79 (26.16%) Azure Active Directory
10 78 (25.83%) Finance
11 74 (24.50%) Data Centre
12 73 (24.17%) VPN
13 68 (22.52%) Firewall
14 67 (22.19%) Microsoft Intune
14 67 (22.19%) SCCM
15 66 (21.85%) WAN
16 64 (21.19%) Windows 10
17 63 (20.86%) Security Cleared
18 55 (18.21%) LAN
18 55 (18.21%) SC Cleared
19 48 (15.89%) Presales
20 46 (15.23%) Requirements Gathering
21 43 (14.24%) Public Cloud
21 43 (14.24%) SharePoint
22 39 (12.91%) VMware
23 38 (12.58%) VoIP
23 38 (12.58%) Social Skills
24 36 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 36 (11.92%) SaaS
25 34 (11.26%) Cisco Certification

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 43 (14.24%) SharePoint
2 21 (6.95%) MS Exchange
3 14 (4.64%) Skype for Business
4 5 (1.66%) Confluence
5 2 (0.66%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.33%) nginx
Applications
1 17 (5.63%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 16 (5.30%) Microsoft Excel
3 14 (4.64%) Microsoft Office
4 4 (1.32%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 3 (0.99%) Sentinel
2 2 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.66%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 149 (49.34%) Microsoft 365
2 126 (41.72%) Azure
3 79 (26.16%) Azure Active Directory
4 36 (11.92%) SaaS
5 22 (7.28%) IaaS
6 19 (6.29%) AWS
7 13 (4.30%) PaaS
8 11 (3.64%) OneDrive
9 8 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
9 8 (2.65%) Power Platform
10 6 (1.99%) GitHub
11 5 (1.66%) Amazon EC2
11 5 (1.66%) Amazon S3
11 5 (1.66%) AWS CloudFormation
11 5 (1.66%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 4 (1.32%) GCP
13 3 (0.99%) Azure Sentinel
13 3 (0.99%) Azure Storage
13 3 (0.99%) Mimecast
13 3 (0.99%) Nutanix
Communications & Networking
1 73 (24.17%) VPN
2 68 (22.52%) Firewall
3 66 (21.85%) WAN
4 55 (18.21%) LAN
5 38 (12.58%) VoIP
6 34 (11.26%) MPLS
7 33 (10.93%) Wi-Fi
8 29 (9.60%) DNS
8 29 (9.60%) Wireless
9 26 (8.61%) DHCP
9 26 (8.61%) Network Security
10 23 (7.62%) SD-WAN
11 18 (5.96%) SSL
12 17 (5.63%) Skype
13 16 (5.30%) SAN
14 15 (4.97%) VLAN
15 13 (4.30%) Ethernet
15 13 (4.30%) PBX
16 12 (3.97%) BGP
17 11 (3.64%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (4.97%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.99%) Relational Database
3 5 (1.66%) Amazon RDS
4 4 (1.32%) Power BI
5 3 (0.99%) MySQL
5 3 (0.99%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.33%) Apache Cassandra
6 1 (0.33%) ArangoDB
6 1 (0.33%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (1.66%) JIRA
2 3 (0.99%) Maven
3 1 (0.33%) eggPlant
General
1 78 (25.83%) Finance
2 38 (12.58%) Social Skills
3 31 (10.26%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (8.94%) Telecoms
5 14 (4.64%) Banking
6 11 (3.64%) Public Sector
6 11 (3.64%) Retail
7 10 (3.31%) Legal
8 9 (2.98%) Organisational Skills
9 7 (2.32%) Influencing Skills
10 6 (1.99%) Law
11 5 (1.66%) Automotive
12 3 (0.99%) Inclusion and Diversity
12 3 (0.99%) Local Government
12 3 (0.99%) Manufacturing
13 2 (0.66%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.66%) Presentation Skills
14 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.33%) Financial Institution
14 1 (0.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 59 (19.54%) Consultant
2 43 (14.24%) Cloud Consultant
2 43 (14.24%) Technical Consultant
3 26 (8.61%) Network Engineer
4 25 (8.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 24 (7.95%) IT Engineer
5 24 (7.95%) IT Manager
6 23 (7.62%) Architect
7 20 (6.62%) Analyst
7 20 (6.62%) IT Support
8 16 (5.30%) Support Engineer
9 15 (4.97%) Infrastructure Manager
9 15 (4.97%) IT Support Manager
9 15 (4.97%) Support Manager
10 14 (4.64%) Senior Manager
11 13 (4.30%) 1st Line Support
11 13 (4.30%) Service Manager
12 12 (3.97%) Desktop Support
12 12 (3.97%) Operations Manager
12 12 (3.97%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (1.32%) Spring
2 3 (0.99%) JSON
2 3 (0.99%) LDAP
2 3 (0.99%) Middleware
2 3 (0.99%) REST
2 3 (0.99%) Spring Boot
2 3 (0.99%) XMPP
3 2 (0.66%) .NET
3 2 (0.66%) 802.1X
3 2 (0.66%) Node.js
3 2 (0.66%) OAuth
3 2 (0.66%) SAML
3 2 (0.66%) Software Packaging
4 1 (0.33%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.33%) Flash
4 1 (0.33%) Kafka
4 1 (0.33%) RabbitMQ
4 1 (0.33%) React
4 1 (0.33%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 74 (24.50%) Data Centre
2 43 (14.24%) Public Cloud
3 21 (6.95%) User Experience
4 19 (6.29%) Management Information System
5 14 (4.64%) CMDB
6 12 (3.97%) Video Conferencing
7 11 (3.64%) Self-Motivation
8 10 (3.31%) PKI
9 7 (2.32%) Smartphone
10 6 (1.99%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.99%) Greenfield Project
11 5 (1.66%) Handset
11 5 (1.66%) Life Science
11 5 (1.66%) Renewable Energy
12 4 (1.32%) Biotechnology
12 4 (1.32%) Fibre Optics
13 3 (0.99%) Blackberry
13 3 (0.99%) CCTV
13 3 (0.99%) Clustering
13 3 (0.99%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 132 (43.71%) Windows
2 85 (28.15%) Windows Server
3 64 (21.19%) Windows 10
4 24 (7.95%) Linux
5 12 (3.97%) Unix
6 7 (2.32%) Android
6 7 (2.32%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.99%) Windows Server 2012
8 4 (1.32%) Windows Server 2016
9 3 (0.99%) Windows Server 2019
10 2 (0.66%) Apple iOS
11 1 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (26.82%) ITIL
2 48 (15.89%) Presales
3 46 (15.23%) Requirements Gathering
4 36 (11.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 33 (10.93%) Problem-Solving
6 31 (10.26%) Service Delivery
7 30 (9.93%) Cybersecurity
8 23 (7.62%) ITSM
8 23 (7.62%) Service Management
9 22 (7.28%) Document Management
10 21 (6.95%) Asset Management
10 21 (6.95%) Disaster Recovery
10 21 (6.95%) Network Design
11 19 (6.29%) Knowledge Management
11 19 (6.29%) Problem Management
11 19 (6.29%) Risk Management
12 18 (5.96%) Migration
13 17 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
13 17 (5.63%) Artificial Intelligence
14 16 (5.30%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 21 (6.95%) PowerShell
2 12 (3.97%) Python
2 12 (3.97%) SQL
3 6 (1.99%) Java
4 5 (1.66%) Bash
5 4 (1.32%) JavaScript
6 2 (0.66%) C
7 1 (0.33%) Bicep
7 1 (0.33%) C++
Qualifications
1 63 (20.86%) Security Cleared
2 55 (18.21%) SC Cleared
3 34 (11.26%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (8.94%) CCNA
5 25 (8.28%) Degree
6 18 (5.96%) CCNP
7 12 (3.97%) TOGAF Certification
8 8 (2.65%) ITIL Certification
9 7 (2.32%) CESG Certified Professional
9 7 (2.32%) CISM
9 7 (2.32%) CISSP
10 4 (1.32%) PMI Certification
10 4 (1.32%) PMP
11 3 (0.99%) AWS Certification
11 3 (0.99%) BPSS Clearance
11 3 (0.99%) DV Cleared
11 3 (0.99%) HNC
11 3 (0.99%) MCSE
11 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Certification
12 2 (0.66%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 24 (7.95%) SLA
2 13 (4.30%) GDPR
2 13 (4.30%) NCSC
3 8 (2.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (2.32%) RMADS
5 5 (1.66%) JSP 440
6 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials
6 3 (0.99%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 3 (0.99%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 2 (0.66%) PMO
7 2 (0.66%) QA
System Software
1 113 (37.42%) Active Directory
2 29 (9.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (6.29%) Hyper-V
4 11 (3.64%) Virtual Desktop
5 4 (1.32%) Firmware
6 3 (0.99%) BitLocker
6 3 (0.99%) Docker
6 3 (0.99%) vSphere
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.33%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 67 (22.19%) Microsoft Intune
1 67 (22.19%) SCCM
2 14 (4.64%) Cisco Prime
3 9 (2.98%) SolarWinds Orion
4 7 (2.32%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (1.99%) CASB
5 6 (1.99%) Cisco CUCM
5 6 (1.99%) Jamf Pro
6 5 (1.66%) Active Directory Federation Services
6 5 (1.66%) FortiGate
6 5 (1.66%) Puppet
7 4 (1.32%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (1.32%) Kubernetes
8 3 (0.99%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (0.99%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.66%) Nessus
9 2 (0.66%) SCOM
9 2 (0.66%) SCSM
10 1 (0.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 150 (49.67%) Microsoft
2 96 (31.79%) Cisco
3 39 (12.91%) VMware
4 19 (6.29%) Juniper
4 19 (6.29%) SolarWinds
5 18 (5.96%) Mitel
5 18 (5.96%) Palo Alto
6 15 (4.97%) F5
6 15 (4.97%) HP
6 15 (4.97%) Veeam
7 12 (3.97%) CheckPoint
7 12 (3.97%) Citrix
7 12 (3.97%) Forcepoint
8 10 (3.31%) Barracuda Networks
9 8 (2.65%) Avaya
10 7 (2.32%) Apple
10 7 (2.32%) Fortinet
10 7 (2.32%) Google
10 7 (2.32%) Sophos
11 5 (1.66%) Infoblox