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

Unified Communications
South East / Kent
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 - 98
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.75% - 0.10%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.88% - 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Median salary £18,000 - £26,000
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 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 123 249 238
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Kent 15.30% 21.86% 24.87%
Number of salaries quoted 95 219 210
Median salary £40,000 £37,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.10% -10.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 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 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
Maidstone - 3 - -
Sevenoaks - 1 £18,000 -
Unified Communications
South East

Unified Communications
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent

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 Kent region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 8 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (33.33%) CCNA
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) SQL
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Unix
3 3 (25.00%) Windows
3 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 3 (25.00%) CCIE
3 3 (25.00%) CCSP
3 3 (25.00%) CCNP
3 3 (25.00%) Firewall
3 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL
4 1 (8.33%) Draytek
4 1 (8.33%) CCENT
4 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
4 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
4 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
4 1 (8.33%) Wireless
4 1 (8.33%) 3Com
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) MCSA
4 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
4 1 (8.33%) MCP
4 1 (8.33%) Microsoft

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:

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (25.00%) Firewall
1 3 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 8 (66.67%) Architect
1 8 (66.67%) Voice Architect
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Field Service Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Linux
1 3 (25.00%) Unix
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
1 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 3 (25.00%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) CCNA
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (25.00%) CCIE
2 3 (25.00%) CCNP
2 3 (25.00%) CCSP
3 1 (8.33%) A+ Certification
3 1 (8.33%) CCENT
3 1 (8.33%) DBS Check
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) MCSA
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (8.33%) 3Com
2 1 (8.33%) Draytek
2 1 (8.33%) HP
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) NETGEAR
2 1 (8.33%) ZyXEL