Period
to 21 May 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 21 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
21 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 503 537 530
Rank change year-on-year +34 -7 +2
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 346 284 393
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.50% 0.42% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.48% 2.65% 3.04%
Number of salaries quoted 226 213 316
London median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £38,000 £32,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -6.00%

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 9,938 10,728 12,942
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.43% 15.76% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 8,213 9,007 11,034
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 21 May 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 21 May 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 +1 64 £60,500 +7.56% 7
East London +16 13 £39,375 -51.39% 3
West London +3 7 £29,250 -38.42% 3
South London -18 7 £55,000 +4.76%
North London +2 3 £60,000 +28.34%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 21 May 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.

1 200 (57.80%) Cisco
2 141 (40.75%) VMware
3 126 (36.42%) Data Centre
4 124 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
5 122 (35.26%) Finance
6 117 (33.82%) Presales
7 113 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
8 111 (32.08%) Wireless
9 93 (26.88%) Degree
10 87 (25.14%) CCNP
11 82 (23.70%) VoIP
11 82 (23.70%) Splunk
12 79 (22.83%) Skype
13 78 (22.54%) CCIE
14 74 (21.39%) Dell
14 74 (21.39%) Network Design
15 73 (21.10%) EMC
16 72 (20.81%) CCNA
16 72 (20.81%) F5
17 71 (20.52%) NetApp
18 70 (20.23%) Retail
19 69 (19.94%) Microsoft
20 68 (19.65%) Pharmaceutical
20 68 (19.65%) Manufacturing
21 66 (19.08%) WAN
21 66 (19.08%) Office 365
22 65 (18.79%) Skype for Business
23 63 (18.21%) Wireless Security
24 60 (17.34%) LAN
25 58 (16.76%) Telecoms

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 65 (18.79%) Skype for Business
2 33 (9.54%) MS Exchange
3 16 (4.62%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2013
5 13 (3.76%) SharePoint
6 11 (3.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 11 (3.18%) CMS
7 4 (1.16%) Exchange Server 2007
7 4 (1.16%) JBoss
7 4 (1.16%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 21 (6.07%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 18 (5.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (2.31%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.29%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 66 (19.08%) Office 365
2 40 (11.56%) SaaS
3 31 (8.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (6.65%) Mimecast
5 17 (4.91%) Amazon AWS
5 17 (4.91%) IaaS
5 17 (4.91%) PaaS
6 4 (1.16%) BlazeMeter
7 2 (0.58%) G Suite
8 1 (0.29%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 1 (0.29%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 111 (32.08%) Wireless
2 82 (23.70%) VoIP
3 79 (22.83%) Skype
4 66 (19.08%) WAN
5 63 (18.21%) Wireless Security
6 60 (17.34%) LAN
7 55 (15.90%) Firewall
8 31 (8.96%) MPLS
8 31 (8.96%) Network Security
9 25 (7.23%) VPN
10 24 (6.94%) DNS
11 22 (6.36%) DHCP
12 20 (5.78%) BGP
12 20 (5.78%) OSPF
13 18 (5.20%) Cisco Wireless
13 18 (5.20%) Telepresence
14 17 (4.91%) PBX
15 16 (4.62%) TCP/IP
16 15 (4.34%) IPsec
17 14 (4.05%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 55 (15.90%) Big Data
2 6 (1.73%) MySQL
3 4 (1.16%) MongoDB
4 3 (0.87%) SQL Server
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 4 (1.16%) AutoIt
1 4 (1.16%) Cucumber
1 4 (1.16%) JIRA
1 4 (1.16%) JMeter
1 4 (1.16%) Selenium
1 4 (1.16%) WebDriver
General
1 122 (35.26%) Finance
2 70 (20.23%) Retail
3 68 (19.65%) Manufacturing
3 68 (19.65%) Pharmaceutical
4 58 (16.76%) Telecoms
5 45 (13.01%) Banking
6 31 (8.96%) Law
6 31 (8.96%) Legal
7 17 (4.91%) Marketing
8 14 (4.05%) German Language
8 14 (4.05%) Italian Language
9 6 (1.73%) Billing
9 6 (1.73%) Multimedia
10 4 (1.16%) Games
10 4 (1.16%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.58%) Back Office
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 73 (21.10%) Architect
2 64 (18.50%) Solutions Architect
3 62 (17.92%) Analyst
4 47 (13.58%) Cisco Architect
5 42 (12.14%) Cisco Solutions Architect
6 40 (11.56%) Technical Architect
7 38 (10.98%) Technical Solutions Architect
8 28 (8.09%) Consultant
9 22 (6.36%) Cisco Engineer
9 22 (6.36%) Messaging Analyst
9 22 (6.36%) Network Engineer
10 19 (5.49%) Systems Engineer
11 18 (5.20%) Cisco Consultant
11 18 (5.20%) Presales Consultant
12 17 (4.91%) Sales Executive
12 17 (4.91%) Technical Consultant
12 17 (4.91%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 16 (4.62%) Cisco Presales Consultant
13 16 (4.62%) Cisco Technical Consultant
13 16 (4.62%) Technical Presales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (4.62%) XMPP
2 12 (3.47%) 802.1X
3 8 (2.31%) REST
4 5 (1.45%) LDAP
5 4 (1.16%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.87%) .NET
6 3 (0.87%) SOAP
6 3 (0.87%) Web Services
7 2 (0.58%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.58%) WCF
8 1 (0.29%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.29%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 126 (36.42%) Data Centre
2 42 (12.14%) Video Conferencing
3 16 (4.62%) Analytical Skills
4 14 (4.05%) Self-Motivation
5 13 (3.76%) Clustering
5 13 (3.76%) Social Media
6 10 (2.89%) Blackberry
6 10 (2.89%) Computer Science
7 8 (2.31%) Mobile Computing
7 8 (2.31%) Private Cloud
8 7 (2.02%) DataPower
8 7 (2.02%) VxBlock/Vblock
9 4 (1.16%) Linux Command Line
9 4 (1.16%) User Experience
10 3 (0.87%) iPhone
10 3 (0.87%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.87%) PKI
10 3 (0.87%) Virtual Team
11 2 (0.58%) Algorithms
11 2 (0.58%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 45 (13.01%) Windows
2 22 (6.36%) Linux
3 21 (6.07%) Windows Server
4 13 (3.76%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (2.02%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 7 (2.02%) Windows 10
5 7 (2.02%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (1.73%) Windows 7
7 3 (0.87%) Windows 8
8 2 (0.58%) Windows Phone
8 2 (0.58%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.29%) AIX
9 1 (0.29%) Android
9 1 (0.29%) Apple iOS
9 1 (0.29%) CentOS
9 1 (0.29%) SUSE
9 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.29%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (33.82%) Presales
2 74 (21.39%) Network Design
3 55 (15.90%) Analytics
4 37 (10.69%) Business Development
5 33 (9.54%) ITIL
6 32 (9.25%) Technical Architecture
7 28 (8.09%) Migration
7 28 (8.09%) Problem-Solving
8 27 (7.80%) CRM
8 27 (7.80%) Network Segmentation
9 24 (6.94%) Decision-Making
10 22 (6.36%) Mentoring
11 21 (6.07%) Capacity Planning
12 19 (5.49%) Change Management
13 15 (4.34%) Business Continuity
14 14 (4.05%) Capacity Management
14 14 (4.05%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (4.05%) Programme Management
15 13 (3.76%) Line Management
15 13 (3.76%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (7.80%) SQL
2 10 (2.89%) Java
3 8 (2.31%) PowerShell
4 7 (2.02%) Python
5 4 (1.16%) Perl
5 4 (1.16%) PHP
6 3 (0.87%) C
7 2 (0.58%) C#
7 2 (0.58%) Ruby
8 1 (0.29%) Java 8
8 1 (0.29%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 124 (35.84%) Cisco Certification
2 93 (26.88%) Degree
3 87 (25.14%) CCNP
4 78 (22.54%) CCIE
5 72 (20.81%) CCNA
6 27 (7.80%) CCDP
7 21 (6.07%) CCIE Security
8 18 (5.20%) Microsoft Certification
9 17 (4.91%) CCDE
9 17 (4.91%) CCIE Data Center
10 15 (4.34%) MCSE
11 14 (4.05%) CCIE Service Provider
12 13 (3.76%) CCIE Routing and Switching
12 13 (3.76%) CCIE Wireless
13 12 (3.47%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (2.89%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (2.60%) CCVP
16 7 (2.02%) CCA
16 7 (2.02%) Citrix Certification
17 6 (1.73%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.49%) SLA
2 18 (5.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 16 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials
3 16 (4.62%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 8 (2.31%) PMO
5 3 (0.87%) GDPR
6 2 (0.58%) ISO/IEC 20000
6 2 (0.58%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.29%) QA
System Software
1 113 (32.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 35 (10.12%) Active Directory
3 15 (4.34%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.34%) XenApp
4 7 (2.02%) VMware NSX
5 6 (1.73%) Docker
6 4 (1.16%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (0.87%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.58%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.29%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.29%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 46 (13.29%) Cisco CUCM
2 21 (6.07%) SCCM
3 9 (2.60%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (2.31%) Ansible
5 7 (2.02%) AirWatch
5 7 (2.02%) Cacti
5 7 (2.02%) Cisco UCCE
6 6 (1.73%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.73%) Nagios
7 5 (1.45%) SCOM
8 3 (0.87%) FortiGate
8 3 (0.87%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.58%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.58%) Failover Clustering
10 1 (0.29%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.29%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.29%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.29%) Puppet
10 1 (0.29%) vCenter Server
10 1 (0.29%) yum
Vendors
1 200 (57.80%) Cisco
2 141 (40.75%) VMware
3 82 (23.70%) Splunk
4 74 (21.39%) Dell
5 73 (21.10%) EMC
6 72 (20.81%) F5
7 71 (20.52%) NetApp
8 69 (19.94%) Microsoft
9 44 (12.72%) Citrix
10 30 (8.67%) Avaya
11 24 (6.94%) Salesforce.com
12 15 (4.34%) Palo Alto
13 10 (2.89%) IBM
13 10 (2.89%) SolarWinds
14 9 (2.60%) Fortinet
15 8 (2.31%) CheckPoint
15 8 (2.31%) iManage
15 8 (2.31%) Juniper
15 8 (2.31%) Mitel
16 7 (2.02%) Red Hat