The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Rank 91 91 99
Rank change year-on-year 0 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex 0.100% 1.02% 0.083%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.81% 5.26% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 0
Median salary - £55,000 -
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 Essex with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 124 209 260
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 12.34% 19.33% 21.61%
Number of salaries quoted 92 166 194
Median salary £42,000 £36,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -19.10%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Essex

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Essex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Chelmsford - 1 - -
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) XMPP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Red Box
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) ISDN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco SocialMiner
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) ISDN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) XMPP
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Unix
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) CCNP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (50.00%) CCSP
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Red Box