Period
to 15 January 2019

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 15 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
15 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 459 427 622
Rank change year-on-year -32 +195 -93
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 355 454 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.57% 0.65% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.25% 4.60% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 271 361 154
London median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.74% +9.52% -4.55%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £28,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £53,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.15% +18.89% -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 8,356 9,867 10,987
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.31% 14.13% 15.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6,781 8,249 9,344
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,500
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 15 January 2019.

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 15 January 2019. 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 +17 67 £82,500 +55.66% 8
West London +3 15 £32,000 -36.00% 1
East London 0 5 £56,500 +14.14% 1
North London +10 1 £70,000 +47.37% 1
South London -33 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 15 January 2019, 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.

1 170 (47.89%) Cisco
2 137 (38.59%) Finance
3 129 (36.34%) Firewall
4 110 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
5 109 (30.70%) Data Centre
6 105 (29.58%) Wireless
7 101 (28.45%) Microsoft
8 94 (26.48%) MPLS
9 88 (24.79%) Active Directory
10 86 (24.23%) Cisco CUCM
11 85 (23.94%) WAN
12 83 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
13 79 (22.25%) VoIP
14 73 (20.56%) Office 365
15 72 (20.28%) LAN
16 71 (20.00%) Palo Alto
17 58 (16.34%) Banking
18 56 (15.77%) Project Management
19 55 (15.49%) CheckPoint
19 55 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
20 54 (15.21%) Video Conferencing
21 53 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (14.93%) CCNP
22 52 (14.65%) Windows
22 52 (14.65%) Telepresence
23 49 (13.80%) Cisco Nexus
24 47 (13.24%) OSPF
24 47 (13.24%) Telecoms
24 47 (13.24%) Network Security
24 47 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud

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 44 (12.39%) Skype for Business
2 41 (11.55%) CMS
3 16 (4.51%) MS Exchange
4 10 (2.82%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (1.41%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (1.41%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.13%) IIS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache
7 1 (0.28%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 34 (9.58%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.13%) MS Visio
3 3 (0.85%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 5 (1.41%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 110 (30.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 73 (20.56%) Office 365
3 53 (14.93%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (7.89%) SaaS
5 22 (6.20%) PaaS
6 14 (3.94%) Mimecast
7 8 (2.25%) IaaS
8 4 (1.13%) Cloud Computing
9 3 (0.85%) Slack
10 2 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
11 1 (0.28%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 129 (36.34%) Firewall
2 105 (29.58%) Wireless
3 94 (26.48%) MPLS
4 85 (23.94%) WAN
5 79 (22.25%) VoIP
6 72 (20.28%) LAN
7 52 (14.65%) Telepresence
8 49 (13.80%) Cisco Nexus
9 47 (13.24%) Network Security
9 47 (13.24%) OSPF
10 46 (12.96%) VPN
11 45 (12.68%) BGP
12 40 (11.27%) Skype
13 38 (10.70%) EIGRP
14 37 (10.42%) Wi-Fi
15 29 (8.17%) Ethernet
16 28 (7.89%) H.323
17 27 (7.61%) DNS
18 26 (7.32%) Internet
19 25 (7.04%) HSRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (1.97%) Big Data
2 5 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (1.41%) NoSQL
3 4 (1.13%) SQL Server
4 2 (0.56%) MySQL
5 1 (0.28%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 2 (0.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 2 (0.56%) AutoIt
1 2 (0.56%) HP UFT
1 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
1 2 (0.56%) MSI
1 2 (0.56%) Rational Functional Tester
1 2 (0.56%) Robot Framework
1 2 (0.56%) Selenium
1 2 (0.56%) Sikuli
1 2 (0.56%) WinRunner
2 1 (0.28%) Hudson
2 1 (0.28%) JIRA
2 1 (0.28%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 137 (38.59%) Finance
2 58 (16.34%) Banking
3 47 (13.24%) Telecoms
4 21 (5.92%) Front Office
5 20 (5.63%) Legal
6 19 (5.35%) Law
7 11 (3.10%) Multimedia
8 8 (2.25%) Advertising
8 8 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 8 (2.25%) Marketing
9 4 (1.13%) Pharmaceutical
9 4 (1.13%) Retail
10 3 (0.85%) Electronics
11 2 (0.56%) Billing
11 2 (0.56%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.28%) French Language
12 1 (0.28%) German Language
12 1 (0.28%) Italian Language
12 1 (0.28%) Mandarin Language
Job Titles
1 54 (15.21%) Network Engineer
2 48 (13.52%) Architect
3 37 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
3 37 (10.42%) Programme Manager
4 35 (9.86%) Voice Engineer
5 30 (8.45%) Solutions Architect
5 30 (8.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 26 (7.32%) Consultant
6 26 (7.32%) Infrastructure Manager
7 25 (7.04%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 23 (6.48%) Analyst
8 23 (6.48%) Network Communications Engineer
9 20 (5.63%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 20 (5.63%) Voice Network Engineer
10 18 (5.07%) Support Engineer
11 15 (4.23%) Network Manager
11 15 (4.23%) Project Manager
12 14 (3.94%) Infrastructure Programme Manager
13 13 (3.66%) Exchange Engineer
13 13 (3.66%) Network Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (9.58%) XMPP
2 5 (1.41%) .NET
2 5 (1.41%) Spring
3 3 (0.85%) 802.1X
3 3 (0.85%) AngularJS
3 3 (0.85%) React
3 3 (0.85%) REST
3 3 (0.85%) SAML
3 3 (0.85%) Web Services
4 2 (0.56%) Kafka
4 2 (0.56%) Spring Boot
4 2 (0.56%) Spring Cloud
5 1 (0.28%) Elastic Stack
5 1 (0.28%) LAMP
5 1 (0.28%) LDAP
5 1 (0.28%) LEMP Stack
5 1 (0.28%) Middleware
5 1 (0.28%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 109 (30.70%) Data Centre
2 54 (15.21%) Video Conferencing
3 47 (13.24%) Hybrid Cloud
4 28 (7.89%) IPTV
5 25 (7.04%) Analytical Skills
6 23 (6.48%) Self-Motivation
7 14 (3.94%) Clustering
8 7 (1.97%) PMI
9 6 (1.69%) Virtual Team
10 5 (1.41%) IVR
10 5 (1.41%) Public Cloud
10 5 (1.41%) Social Media
11 4 (1.13%) Digital Signage
11 4 (1.13%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
11 4 (1.13%) Handset
11 4 (1.13%) iPhone
11 4 (1.13%) Management Information System
11 4 (1.13%) User Experience
12 3 (0.85%) Internet of Things
12 3 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 52 (14.65%) Windows
2 33 (9.30%) Windows Server
3 24 (6.76%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (3.66%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (3.38%) Windows 7
6 11 (3.10%) Linux
7 10 (2.82%) Windows 10
8 9 (2.54%) Windows 8
9 6 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 5 (1.41%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.85%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.85%) Windows XP
12 2 (0.56%) Android
12 2 (0.56%) Debian
12 2 (0.56%) Ubuntu
13 1 (0.28%) Apple iOS
13 1 (0.28%) CentOS
13 1 (0.28%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (15.77%) Project Management
2 55 (15.49%) Problem-Solving
3 42 (11.83%) Migration
4 40 (11.27%) Presales
5 34 (9.58%) IT Strategy
6 27 (7.61%) PRINCE2
7 26 (7.32%) Capacity Planning
8 24 (6.76%) Collaborative Working
9 23 (6.48%) Customer Requirements
9 23 (6.48%) ITIL
10 21 (5.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 20 (5.63%) Network Virtualisation
12 19 (5.35%) Acceptance Criteria
12 19 (5.35%) B2B
12 19 (5.35%) Network Management
12 19 (5.35%) Security Monitoring
13 18 (5.07%) Service Management
14 17 (4.79%) Infrastructure Transformation
15 16 (4.51%) Line Management
16 15 (4.23%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 32 (9.01%) Python
2 28 (7.89%) PowerShell
3 27 (7.61%) Perl
4 20 (5.63%) Shell Script
4 20 (5.63%) SQL
5 10 (2.82%) C
6 6 (1.69%) Java
7 3 (0.85%) Java 8
7 3 (0.85%) JavaScript
8 2 (0.56%) PHP
Qualifications
1 83 (23.38%) Cisco Certification
2 53 (14.93%) CCNP
3 41 (11.55%) CCIE
4 36 (10.14%) CCNA
5 34 (9.58%) CCVP
6 28 (7.89%) Degree
7 10 (2.82%) PMI Certification
8 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.41%) Avaya Certification
9 5 (1.41%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (1.13%) CCDP
10 4 (1.13%) PMP
10 4 (1.13%) Security Cleared
11 3 (0.85%) BICSI Certification
11 3 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (0.85%) TOGAF Certification
12 2 (0.56%) CCA
12 2 (0.56%) CISSP
12 2 (0.56%) Citrix Certification
12 2 (0.56%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.51%) SLA
2 7 (1.97%) QA
3 4 (1.13%) PMO
4 2 (0.56%) Basel III
4 2 (0.56%) COBIT
4 2 (0.56%) GDPR
4 2 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.28%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.28%) Solvency II
System Software
1 88 (24.79%) Active Directory
2 27 (7.61%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (5.92%) Hyper-V
4 9 (2.54%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (1.13%) Docker
5 4 (1.13%) vSphere
6 3 (0.85%) XenApp
7 1 (0.28%) GlusterFS
7 1 (0.28%) KVM
7 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.28%) Postfix
7 1 (0.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.28%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (0.28%) XenDesktop
7 1 (0.28%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 86 (24.23%) Cisco CUCM
2 18 (5.07%) Cisco UCCX
3 14 (3.94%) Cisco UCCE
4 11 (3.10%) SCCM
5 5 (1.41%) Backup Exec
5 5 (1.41%) Nagios
6 4 (1.13%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.85%) Cisco Prime
8 2 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
8 2 (0.56%) SCOM
8 2 (0.56%) SCVMM
8 2 (0.56%) Single Sign-On
8 2 (0.56%) vCenter Server
9 1 (0.28%) Failover Clustering
9 1 (0.28%) Galera Cluster
9 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Intune
9 1 (0.28%) Rancher
9 1 (0.28%) SCOrch
9 1 (0.28%) vRealize
9 1 (0.28%) WSUS
Vendors
1 170 (47.89%) Cisco
2 101 (28.45%) Microsoft
3 71 (20.00%) Palo Alto
4 55 (15.49%) CheckPoint
5 43 (12.11%) VMware
6 36 (10.14%) Mitel
7 32 (9.01%) Polycom
8 30 (8.45%) Avaya
8 30 (8.45%) SolarWinds
9 29 (8.17%) Citrix
10 27 (7.61%) Speakerbus
11 25 (7.04%) BT
12 22 (6.20%) Juniper
13 21 (5.92%) Etrali
14 19 (5.35%) Riverbed
15 15 (4.23%) HP
16 12 (3.38%) Dell
17 10 (2.82%) EMC
17 10 (2.82%) F5
17 10 (2.82%) NetApp