The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
South East / Kent
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 81 104
Rank change year-on-year +6 +23  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.30% 0.42% 0.092%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.57% 2.22% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £60,000 £24,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +147.42%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.55% -12.19%  

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 Kent with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Kent
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 127 180 212
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 19.24% 18.99% 19.59%
Number of salaries quoted 110 143 202
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,050 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Kent 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 Kent

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Kent

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Kent

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Kent region over the 3 months to 25 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
Maidstone - 1 - -
Rochester - 1 - -
Unified Communications
South East

For the 6 months to 25 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 Kent region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
2 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (44.44%) CCNA
2 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE Service Provider
3 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (33.33%) Unix
3 3 (33.33%) CCIE
3 3 (33.33%) CCSP
3 3 (33.33%) CCNP
3 3 (33.33%) Linux
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 2 (22.22%) HP
4 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 1 (11.11%) 3Com
5 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
5 1 (11.11%) Mitel
5 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
5 1 (11.11%) CCTV
5 1 (11.11%) SCADA
5 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL
5 1 (11.11%) Draytek
5 1 (11.11%) CCENT
5 1 (11.11%) ProCurve

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 1 (11.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Acrobat
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
2 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
4 1 (11.11%) 802.11
4 1 (11.11%) ADSL
4 1 (11.11%) ISDN
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Architect
1 4 (44.44%) Voice Architect
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Network Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Field Service Technician
3 1 (11.11%) IT Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 1 (11.11%) Blackberry
1 1 (11.11%) CCTV
1 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
1 1 (11.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
2 3 (33.33%) Linux
2 3 (33.33%) Unix
2 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Mac OS X
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 7
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) IT Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (11.11%) ERP
3 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 1 (11.11%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (44.44%) CCNA
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE
2 3 (33.33%) CCIE Service Provider
2 3 (33.33%) CCNP
2 3 (33.33%) CCSP
3 1 (11.11%) A+ Certification
3 1 (11.11%) CCENT
3 1 (11.11%) DBS Check
3 1 (11.11%) MCP
3 1 (11.11%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (11.11%) Active Directory
1 1 (11.11%) ISA Server
1 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 5 (55.56%) Cisco
2 2 (22.22%) HP
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
3 1 (11.11%) 3Com
3 1 (11.11%) Adobe
3 1 (11.11%) Apple
3 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
3 1 (11.11%) Draytek
3 1 (11.11%) Intel
3 1 (11.11%) Mitel
3 1 (11.11%) NETGEAR
3 1 (11.11%) ProCurve
3 1 (11.11%) Sophos
3 1 (11.11%) ZyXEL