Period
to 17 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 472 452 621
Rank change year-on-year -20 +169 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 370 471 248
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.55% 0.62% 0.33%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 4.34% 2.06%
Number of salaries quoted 275 382 198
London median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.70% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £33,500 £33,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,625 £75,000
England median annual salary £56,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.62% +16.67% -10.00%

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 London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 8,959 10,845 12,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.41% 14.35% 15.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7,319 8,898 10,300
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in London

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in London

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in London over the 6 months to 17 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in London

Unified Communications
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the London region over the 6 months to 17 November 2018. 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
Job
Vacancies
Central London +4 84 £80,000 +52.38% 11
West London -20 12 £29,000 -40.51% 3
East London -14 8 £56,500 +88.33% 3
South London -15 3 £23,000 -56.19%
North London 0 1 £70,000 +47.37%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 2018, 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 London region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 168 (45.41%) Cisco
2 128 (34.59%) Data Centre
3 123 (33.24%) Microsoft
4 121 (32.70%) Firewall
4 121 (32.70%) Microsoft Azure
5 120 (32.43%) Finance
6 97 (26.22%) Wireless
7 89 (24.05%) Active Directory
8 88 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
8 88 (23.78%) WAN
9 83 (22.43%) Cisco CUCM
10 81 (21.89%) Office 365
10 81 (21.89%) LAN
11 72 (19.46%) VoIP
11 72 (19.46%) MPLS
11 72 (19.46%) VMware
12 71 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
13 62 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
14 61 (16.49%) Video Conferencing
14 61 (16.49%) CCNP
15 60 (16.22%) Palo Alto
16 59 (15.95%) Windows
17 55 (14.86%) Project Management
17 55 (14.86%) Presales
18 52 (14.05%) Telepresence
18 52 (14.05%) Skype for Business
19 51 (13.78%) Migration
20 49 (13.24%) Skype
20 49 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud
21 47 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 52 (14.05%) Skype for Business
2 39 (10.54%) CMS
3 23 (6.22%) MS Exchange
4 14 (3.78%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (2.70%) SharePoint
6 7 (1.89%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (0.54%) IIS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
Applications
1 46 (12.43%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.54%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 8 (2.16%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 121 (32.70%) Microsoft Azure
2 81 (21.89%) Office 365
3 71 (19.19%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (9.73%) SaaS
5 26 (7.03%) PaaS
6 12 (3.24%) IaaS
7 9 (2.43%) Mimecast
8 6 (1.62%) Slack
9 3 (0.81%) OneDrive
10 2 (0.54%) G Suite
11 1 (0.27%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 121 (32.70%) Firewall
2 97 (26.22%) Wireless
3 88 (23.78%) WAN
4 81 (21.89%) LAN
5 72 (19.46%) MPLS
5 72 (19.46%) VoIP
6 52 (14.05%) Telepresence
7 49 (13.24%) Skype
8 45 (12.16%) VPN
9 39 (10.54%) Network Security
10 38 (10.27%) Wi-Fi
11 34 (9.19%) Cisco Nexus
12 33 (8.92%) Ethernet
13 32 (8.65%) OSPF
14 30 (8.11%) BGP
14 30 (8.11%) H.323
15 27 (7.30%) EIGRP
16 24 (6.49%) TCP/IP
17 22 (5.95%) DNS
18 21 (5.68%) DHCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (2.16%) Big Data
2 5 (1.35%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (1.08%) SQL Server
4 3 (0.81%) MySQL
5 2 (0.54%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.27%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 2 (0.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.54%) AutoIt
1 2 (0.54%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.54%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.54%) JIRA
1 2 (0.54%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.54%) Robot Framework
1 2 (0.54%) Selenium
1 2 (0.54%) Sikuli
1 2 (0.54%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.27%) Hudson
2 1 (0.27%) MSI
2 1 (0.27%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 120 (32.43%) Finance
2 45 (12.16%) Banking
3 40 (10.81%) Telecoms
4 25 (6.76%) Law
5 23 (6.22%) Legal
6 15 (4.05%) Retail
7 12 (3.24%) Front Office
8 11 (2.97%) Investment Banking
8 11 (2.97%) Manufacturing
9 10 (2.70%) Pharmaceutical
10 7 (1.89%) Multimedia
11 5 (1.35%) Advertising
11 5 (1.35%) Marketing
12 3 (0.81%) German Language
12 3 (0.81%) Italian Language
12 3 (0.81%) Local Government
13 2 (0.54%) Billing
13 2 (0.54%) Electronics
13 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.54%) French Language
Job Titles
1 51 (13.78%) Architect
2 47 (12.70%) Network Engineer
3 40 (10.81%) Programme Manager
4 38 (10.27%) Analyst
5 35 (9.46%) Solutions Architect
6 34 (9.19%) Infrastructure Manager
7 28 (7.57%) Cisco Engineer
7 28 (7.57%) Consultant
8 26 (7.03%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 25 (6.76%) Voice Engineer
10 22 (5.95%) Project Manager
11 21 (5.68%) Support Engineer
12 16 (4.32%) Cisco Voice Engineer
13 12 (3.24%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
13 12 (3.24%) Infrastructure Project Manager
14 11 (2.97%) Cisco Network Engineer
14 11 (2.97%) Network Manager
14 11 (2.97%) Systems Analyst
14 11 (2.97%) Unified Communications Manager
14 11 (2.97%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (7.57%) XMPP
2 8 (2.16%) REST
3 7 (1.89%) Web Services
4 6 (1.62%) 802.1X
4 6 (1.62%) Spring
4 6 (1.62%) Spring Boot
4 6 (1.62%) Spring Cloud
5 3 (0.81%) SAML
6 2 (0.54%) Elastic Stack
6 2 (0.54%) Kafka
7 1 (0.27%) .NET
7 1 (0.27%) LAMP
7 1 (0.27%) LDAP
7 1 (0.27%) LEMP Stack
7 1 (0.27%) Middleware
7 1 (0.27%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 128 (34.59%) Data Centre
2 61 (16.49%) Video Conferencing
3 49 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 30 (8.11%) IPTV
5 24 (6.49%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.22%) Self-Motivation
7 11 (2.97%) Clustering
8 8 (2.16%) Virtual Team
9 7 (1.89%) Computer Science
9 7 (1.89%) PMI
10 6 (1.62%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 6 (1.62%) User Experience
11 5 (1.35%) NHS
11 5 (1.35%) Public Cloud
12 4 (1.08%) DataPower
12 4 (1.08%) Digital Signage
12 4 (1.08%) Handset
12 4 (1.08%) iPhone
12 4 (1.08%) Video\Live Streaming
12 4 (1.08%) VxBlock/Vblock
Operating Systems
1 59 (15.95%) Windows
2 36 (9.73%) Windows Server
3 29 (7.84%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (4.59%) Windows 7
5 16 (4.32%) Windows 10
6 14 (3.78%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (3.51%) Linux
8 7 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 5 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 5 (1.35%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (0.81%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.81%) Windows XP
11 2 (0.54%) Android
11 2 (0.54%) Debian
11 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (16.76%) Problem-Solving
2 55 (14.86%) Presales
2 55 (14.86%) Project Management
3 51 (13.78%) Migration
4 41 (11.08%) PRINCE2
5 36 (9.73%) ITIL
6 32 (8.65%) Capacity Planning
7 26 (7.03%) Collaborative Working
7 26 (7.03%) IT Strategy
8 24 (6.49%) Acceptance Criteria
9 22 (5.95%) Customer Requirements
9 22 (5.95%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 20 (5.41%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 19 (5.14%) B2B
12 18 (4.86%) Service Management
13 17 (4.59%) Change Management
13 17 (4.59%) Network Virtualisation
14 16 (4.32%) Network Management
14 16 (4.32%) Security Monitoring
15 15 (4.05%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (7.03%) PowerShell
2 23 (6.22%) SQL
3 20 (5.41%) Python
4 18 (4.86%) Perl
5 17 (4.59%) C
6 16 (4.32%) Shell Script
7 10 (2.70%) Java
8 7 (1.89%) Java 8
9 2 (0.54%) PHP
9 2 (0.54%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.54%) VBScript
10 1 (0.27%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 88 (23.78%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (16.49%) CCNP
3 42 (11.35%) CCIE
4 36 (9.73%) CCNA
5 31 (8.38%) Degree
6 23 (6.22%) CCVP
7 11 (2.97%) PMI Certification
8 8 (2.16%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (1.62%) CCDP
9 6 (1.62%) Computer Science Degree
9 6 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
9 6 (1.62%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 5 (1.35%) CCA
10 5 (1.35%) Citrix Certification
10 5 (1.35%) PMP
10 5 (1.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 4 (1.08%) CCIE Security
11 4 (1.08%) MCSE
12 3 (0.81%) CCIE Data Center
12 3 (0.81%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.05%) SLA
2 7 (1.89%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (1.62%) QA
4 5 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials
4 5 (1.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 4 (1.08%) PMO
6 2 (0.54%) Basel III
6 2 (0.54%) COBIT
6 2 (0.54%) GDPR
6 2 (0.54%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.27%) PMBOK
System Software
1 89 (24.05%) Active Directory
2 47 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (6.76%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (2.43%) Docker
6 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (1.08%) Virtual Servers
6 4 (1.08%) VMware NSX
6 4 (1.08%) vSphere
7 3 (0.81%) XenApp
7 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
8 2 (0.54%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.54%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.27%) GlusterFS
9 1 (0.27%) KVM
9 1 (0.27%) Postfix
9 1 (0.27%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.27%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 83 (22.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.78%) Cisco UCCX
3 12 (3.24%) SCCM
4 10 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
5 6 (1.62%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.35%) Nagios
7 4 (1.08%) Backup Exec
7 4 (1.08%) Cacti
8 3 (0.81%) Ansible
8 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.81%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.54%) Failover Clustering
9 2 (0.54%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
9 2 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.27%) HAProxy
10 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.27%) Puppet
10 1 (0.27%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 168 (45.41%) Cisco
2 123 (33.24%) Microsoft
3 72 (19.46%) VMware
4 60 (16.22%) Palo Alto
5 40 (10.81%) Polycom
6 37 (10.00%) CheckPoint
7 36 (9.73%) Citrix
8 31 (8.38%) Avaya
9 27 (7.30%) Mitel
10 21 (5.68%) SolarWinds
11 19 (5.14%) Dell
11 19 (5.14%) NetApp
12 18 (4.86%) F5
12 18 (4.86%) Speakerbus
13 17 (4.59%) Juniper
14 16 (4.32%) BT
15 15 (4.05%) EMC
15 15 (4.05%) Riverbed
16 14 (3.78%) Splunk
17 12 (3.24%) Ivanti