Period
to 18 August 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 18 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 494 530 619
Rank change year-on-year +36 +89 -49
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 355 355 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.51% 0.48% 0.35%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.63% 3.17% 2.23%
Number of salaries quoted 238 283 227
London median annual salary £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.05% -4.55% -
10th Percentile £33,500 £31,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £53,875 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.75% +11.11% -14.29%

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 9,785 11,195 12,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.05% 15.09% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,981 9,213 10,823
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
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 18 August 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 18 August 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 -9 81 £70,000 +30.84% 5
East London -4 8 £39,750 +32.50% 1
West London -5 8 £30,000 -35.48% 6
South London -21 4 £23,000 -56.19%
North London -1 3 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 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.

1 174 (49.01%) Cisco
2 133 (37.46%) VMware
3 100 (28.17%) Finance
3 100 (28.17%) Data Centre
4 98 (27.61%) Microsoft
5 91 (25.63%) Cisco Certification
5 91 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
6 89 (25.07%) Office 365
7 86 (24.23%) Presales
8 78 (21.97%) WAN
9 75 (21.13%) Wireless
10 74 (20.85%) LAN
11 73 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
12 71 (20.00%) Firewall
13 65 (18.31%) VoIP
14 64 (18.03%) Cisco CUCM
15 62 (17.46%) Skype
16 61 (17.18%) Degree
16 61 (17.18%) CCNP
17 57 (16.06%) CCIE
18 56 (15.77%) Skype for Business
19 55 (15.49%) CCNA
20 54 (15.21%) Network Design
20 54 (15.21%) Splunk
21 53 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
22 50 (14.08%) Active Directory
22 50 (14.08%) Windows
22 50 (14.08%) Retail
23 46 (12.96%) Dell
24 44 (12.39%) NetApp

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 56 (15.77%) Skype for Business
2 36 (10.14%) MS Exchange
3 17 (4.79%) CMS
3 17 (4.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (2.54%) SharePoint
5 8 (2.25%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (1.41%) JBoss
6 5 (1.41%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.28%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 36 (10.14%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 9 (2.54%) Orchard Housing
2 6 (1.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.69%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 89 (25.07%) Office 365
2 73 (20.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (7.32%) SaaS
5 13 (3.66%) Mimecast
6 12 (3.38%) PaaS
7 10 (2.82%) IaaS
8 4 (1.13%) BlazeMeter
8 4 (1.13%) G Suite
8 4 (1.13%) Slack
9 2 (0.56%) OneDrive
10 1 (0.28%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (21.97%) WAN
2 75 (21.13%) Wireless
3 74 (20.85%) LAN
4 71 (20.00%) Firewall
5 65 (18.31%) VoIP
6 62 (17.46%) Skype
7 44 (12.39%) Wireless Security
8 28 (7.89%) MPLS
9 25 (7.04%) Ethernet
9 25 (7.04%) H.323
10 22 (6.20%) VPN
11 20 (5.63%) DNS
11 20 (5.63%) Telepresence
12 19 (5.35%) DHCP
12 19 (5.35%) IP Telephony
12 19 (5.35%) ISDN
12 19 (5.35%) WebEx
12 19 (5.35%) Wi-Fi
13 17 (4.79%) NetScaler
13 17 (4.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (10.14%) Big Data
2 7 (1.97%) MySQL
3 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.56%) SQL Server
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 5 (1.41%) AutoIt
1 5 (1.41%) JIRA
1 5 (1.41%) Selenium
2 4 (1.13%) Cucumber
2 4 (1.13%) JMeter
2 4 (1.13%) WebDriver
3 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (0.28%) HP UFT
3 1 (0.28%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.28%) Rational Functional Tester
3 1 (0.28%) Robot Framework
3 1 (0.28%) Sikuli
3 1 (0.28%) WinRunner
General
1 100 (28.17%) Finance
2 50 (14.08%) Retail
3 44 (12.39%) Manufacturing
3 44 (12.39%) Pharmaceutical
4 42 (11.83%) Telecoms
5 39 (10.99%) Legal
6 38 (10.70%) Law
7 29 (8.17%) Banking
8 13 (3.66%) German Language
8 13 (3.66%) Italian Language
9 11 (3.10%) Multimedia
10 10 (2.82%) Marketing
11 4 (1.13%) Billing
11 4 (1.13%) Games
11 4 (1.13%) Investment Banking
11 4 (1.13%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Back Office
12 1 (0.28%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.28%) Portuguese Language
12 1 (0.28%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 66 (18.59%) Analyst
2 56 (15.77%) Architect
3 52 (14.65%) Solutions Architect
4 36 (10.14%) Technical Architect
5 35 (9.86%) Cisco Architect
5 35 (9.86%) Cisco Solutions Architect
5 35 (9.86%) Technical Solutions Architect
6 27 (7.61%) Network Engineer
7 25 (7.04%) Infrastructure Manager
8 20 (5.63%) Consultant
9 19 (5.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 17 (4.79%) Systems Engineer
11 16 (4.51%) Project Manager
12 15 (4.23%) Cisco Engineer
13 14 (3.94%) Programme Manager
14 13 (3.66%) Messaging Analyst
14 13 (3.66%) Support Analyst
14 13 (3.66%) Systems Analyst
15 11 (3.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 11 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (4.23%) 802.1X
1 15 (4.23%) REST
2 12 (3.38%) XMPP
3 9 (2.54%) Web Services
4 6 (1.69%) Spring
4 6 (1.69%) Spring Boot
4 6 (1.69%) Spring Cloud
5 5 (1.41%) Elastic Stack
6 3 (0.85%) .NET
6 3 (0.85%) SOAP
7 2 (0.56%) AngularJS
7 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET
7 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (0.56%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (0.56%) WCF
8 1 (0.28%) .NET Framework
8 1 (0.28%) Java EE
8 1 (0.28%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 100 (28.17%) Data Centre
2 40 (11.27%) Video Conferencing
3 27 (7.61%) Self-Motivation
4 18 (5.07%) Hybrid Cloud
5 15 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 13 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (3.66%) IPTV
7 10 (2.82%) DataPower
7 10 (2.82%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 7 (1.97%) Private Cloud
8 7 (1.97%) User Experience
9 6 (1.69%) NHS
9 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.41%) Clustering
10 5 (1.41%) Social Media
11 4 (1.13%) Linux Command Line
11 4 (1.13%) Public Cloud
11 4 (1.13%) Video\Live Streaming
12 3 (0.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
12 3 (0.85%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 50 (14.08%) Windows
2 33 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 23 (6.48%) Windows Server 2008
4 18 (5.07%) Linux
5 13 (3.66%) Windows 10
6 11 (3.10%) Windows 7
7 10 (2.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (1.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.85%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.56%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.56%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.28%) Android
11 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 86 (24.23%) Presales
2 54 (15.21%) Network Design
3 42 (11.83%) Problem-Solving
4 37 (10.42%) Analytics
4 37 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
5 34 (9.58%) Migration
6 33 (9.30%) Technical Architecture
7 31 (8.73%) Project Management
8 30 (8.45%) ITIL
9 27 (7.61%) Change Management
9 27 (7.61%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 25 (7.04%) PRINCE2
11 23 (6.48%) IT Strategy
12 22 (6.20%) CRM
13 21 (5.92%) Time Management
14 20 (5.63%) Network Segmentation
15 19 (5.35%) Capacity Management
16 18 (5.07%) Business Development
16 18 (5.07%) Disaster Recovery
17 17 (4.79%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (8.73%) SQL
2 19 (5.35%) Java
3 12 (3.38%) C
4 9 (2.54%) PowerShell
5 7 (1.97%) Java 8
5 7 (1.97%) Python
6 6 (1.69%) PHP
7 5 (1.41%) Perl
8 3 (0.85%) T-SQL
9 2 (0.56%) C#
9 2 (0.56%) Ruby
9 2 (0.56%) VBScript
10 1 (0.28%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 91 (25.63%) Cisco Certification
2 61 (17.18%) CCNP
2 61 (17.18%) Degree
3 57 (16.06%) CCIE
4 55 (15.49%) CCNA
5 14 (3.94%) CCIE Security
6 13 (3.66%) CCIE Data Center
7 12 (3.38%) CCIE Service Provider
7 12 (3.38%) Computer Science Degree
8 11 (3.10%) ITIL Certification
8 11 (3.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 10 (2.82%) CCA
9 10 (2.82%) Citrix Certification
9 10 (2.82%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (2.54%) CCDP
11 8 (2.25%) CCDE
11 8 (2.25%) CCIE Routing and Switching
11 8 (2.25%) MCSE
12 7 (1.97%) CCIE Wireless
13 5 (1.41%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.92%) Cyber Essentials
1 21 (5.92%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 21 (5.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.82%) SLA
3 4 (1.13%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) GDPR
System Software
1 91 (25.63%) VMware Infrastructure
2 50 (14.08%) Active Directory
3 22 (6.20%) Hyper-V
4 13 (3.66%) Docker
5 10 (2.82%) VMware NSX
6 6 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
6 6 (1.69%) XenApp
7 4 (1.13%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (0.85%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (0.85%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (0.85%) vSphere
9 2 (0.56%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.56%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.56%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.28%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 64 (18.03%) Cisco CUCM
2 14 (3.94%) SCCM
3 12 (3.38%) Kubernetes
4 10 (2.82%) Cacti
5 9 (2.54%) Ansible
6 7 (1.97%) Nagios
7 4 (1.13%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (0.85%) Failover Clustering
8 3 (0.85%) vCenter Server
9 2 (0.56%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (0.56%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 1 (0.28%) Cisco UCCE
10 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
10 1 (0.28%) Puppet
10 1 (0.28%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 174 (49.01%) Cisco
2 133 (37.46%) VMware
3 98 (27.61%) Microsoft
4 54 (15.21%) Splunk
5 46 (12.96%) Dell
6 44 (12.39%) F5
6 44 (12.39%) NetApp
7 43 (12.11%) Citrix
7 43 (12.11%) EMC
8 26 (7.32%) Avaya
9 22 (6.20%) Polycom
10 20 (5.63%) Palo Alto
11 15 (4.23%) Ivanti
11 15 (4.23%) Mitel
11 15 (4.23%) Salesforce.com
12 13 (3.66%) IBM
12 13 (3.66%) SolarWinds
13 11 (3.10%) Shavlik
14 10 (2.82%) Juniper
15 9 (2.54%) Orchard