Period
to 7 March 2021

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 7 March 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
7 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 455 464 464
Rank change year-on-year +9 0 +5
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 85 252 335
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.30% 0.50% 0.54%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.96% 3.83% 4.17%
Number of salaries quoted 93 198 282
Median annual salary £70,000 £60,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% -4.00% -
10th Percentile £40,625 £34,599 £35,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £89,125 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £59,223
% change year-on-year - -7.13% +7.68%

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 2,874 6,575 8,025
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.18% 13.17% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,293 5,450 6,619
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £36,350 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in London

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unified Communications in London.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in London

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unified Communications in London over the 6 months to 7 March 2021.

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 7 March 2021. 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 +65 19 £60,000 -4.00% 9
West London +56 2 £42,750 -5.00%
East London +16 1 £72,500 +7.41% 8
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 7 March 2021, 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 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 40 (47.06%) Azure
3 32 (37.65%) Microsoft 365
4 26 (30.59%) Cisco
5 25 (29.41%) AWS
6 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
7 19 (22.35%) Degree
8 17 (20.00%) VoIP
9 16 (18.82%) Windows
9 16 (18.82%) VMware
9 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
10 15 (17.65%) Presales
10 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
10 15 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
10 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
11 14 (16.47%) Firewall
11 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
11 14 (16.47%) Finance
11 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Intune
11 14 (16.47%) Analytics
12 13 (15.29%) Windows 10
12 13 (15.29%) Banking
13 12 (14.12%) SCCM
13 12 (14.12%) Project Management
13 12 (14.12%) Linux
13 12 (14.12%) Citrix
13 12 (14.12%) Cisco CUCM
14 11 (12.94%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (12.94%) Palo Alto
14 11 (12.94%) Information Security

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 10 (11.76%) SharePoint
1 10 (11.76%) Skype for Business
2 6 (7.06%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (7.06%) MS Exchange
3 2 (2.35%) OpenStack
4 1 (1.18%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.18%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 40 (47.06%) Azure
2 32 (37.65%) Microsoft 365
3 25 (29.41%) AWS
4 11 (12.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 9 (10.59%) OneDrive
6 8 (9.41%) Cloud Computing
7 5 (5.88%) AWS CloudFormation
8 4 (4.71%) G Suite
8 4 (4.71%) SaaS
8 4 (4.71%) Serverless
9 3 (3.53%) Mimecast
10 2 (2.35%) GCP
10 2 (2.35%) Power Platform
10 2 (2.35%) PowerApps
11 1 (1.18%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (1.18%) GitHub
11 1 (1.18%) Google Analytics
11 1 (1.18%) IaaS
11 1 (1.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.00%) VoIP
2 14 (16.47%) Firewall
3 10 (11.76%) DNS
3 10 (11.76%) Skype
3 10 (11.76%) TCP/IP
3 10 (11.76%) WAN
4 8 (9.41%) H.323
4 8 (9.41%) Network Security
5 7 (8.24%) Cisco IOS
5 7 (8.24%) DHCP
5 7 (8.24%) VPN
6 6 (7.06%) BGP
6 6 (7.06%) LAN
6 6 (7.06%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (5.88%) Cisco ASA
7 5 (5.88%) Extranet
7 5 (5.88%) MGCP
7 5 (5.88%) OSPF
7 5 (5.88%) SAN
7 5 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.71%) Big Data
1 4 (4.71%) PostgreSQL
2 2 (2.35%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (2.35%) Power BI
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.18%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.18%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 4 (4.71%) Git (software)
1 4 (4.71%) JIRA
1 4 (4.71%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (16.47%) Finance
1 14 (16.47%) Telecoms
2 13 (15.29%) Banking
3 4 (4.71%) Law
3 4 (4.71%) Retail
4 3 (3.53%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.53%) Public Sector
5 2 (2.35%) Legal
6 1 (1.18%) French Language
6 1 (1.18%) Front Office
6 1 (1.18%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 16 (18.82%) Architect
2 12 (14.12%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Cisco Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Network Engineer
4 7 (8.24%) Consultant
4 7 (8.24%) Developer
4 7 (8.24%) Solutions Architect
5 6 (7.06%) Office 365 Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Senior Network Engineer
6 5 (5.88%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Cisco Architect
7 4 (4.71%) Software Engineer
7 4 (4.71%) Systems Developer
7 4 (4.71%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Azure Engineer
8 3 (3.53%) Cloud Architect
8 3 (3.53%) Exchange Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) Full Stack Developer
8 3 (3.53%) Messaging Consultant
8 3 (3.53%) PowerShell Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.06%) OAuth
1 6 (7.06%) SAML
2 5 (5.88%) REST
3 4 (4.71%) FIX Protocol
3 4 (4.71%) RESTful
3 4 (4.71%) XMPP
4 3 (3.53%) GraphQL
4 3 (3.53%) Node.js
4 3 (3.53%) React
4 3 (3.53%) Vue.js
5 2 (2.35%) WebRTC
6 1 (1.18%) .NET
6 1 (1.18%) Apache Thrift
6 1 (1.18%) FreeSWITCH
6 1 (1.18%) SOAP
6 1 (1.18%) Web Services
6 1 (1.18%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.82%) Data Centre
2 15 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (4.71%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (4.71%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (4.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (4.71%) User Experience
4 3 (3.53%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (3.53%) PKI
4 3 (3.53%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.35%) Enterprise Cloud
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Licensing
5 2 (2.35%) Replication
5 2 (2.35%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.35%) Wiki
6 1 (1.18%) CMDB
6 1 (1.18%) Internet of Things
6 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.18%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.18%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.82%) Windows
2 13 (15.29%) Windows 10
3 12 (14.12%) Linux
4 8 (9.41%) Windows Server
5 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (3.53%) Windows Server 2016
7 2 (2.35%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.35%) Windows 8
7 2 (2.35%) Windows Server 2019
8 1 (1.18%) CentOS
8 1 (1.18%) Debian
8 1 (1.18%) Ubuntu
8 1 (1.18%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (17.65%) Presales
2 14 (16.47%) Analytics
3 12 (14.12%) Project Management
4 11 (12.94%) Information Security
5 9 (10.59%) ITIL
6 8 (9.41%) Computer Science
7 7 (8.24%) Product Management
8 6 (7.06%) Application Packaging
8 6 (7.06%) B2B
8 6 (7.06%) Collaborative Working
8 6 (7.06%) Data Privacy
8 6 (7.06%) DevOps
8 6 (7.06%) Fintech
8 6 (7.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 6 (7.06%) Project Delivery
9 5 (5.88%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.88%) Deployment Automation
9 5 (5.88%) DNA
9 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure as Code
Programming Languages
1 15 (17.65%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.59%) SQL
3 6 (7.06%) Java
3 6 (7.06%) Python
4 5 (5.88%) PHP
4 5 (5.88%) R
5 4 (4.71%) C#
5 4 (4.71%) VB
6 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
6 3 (3.53%) Shell Script
7 1 (1.18%) C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.35%) Degree
2 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (10.59%) CCIE
4 7 (8.24%) Computer Science Degree
5 6 (7.06%) CCNP
6 5 (5.88%) Security Cleared
7 4 (4.71%) CISSP
8 3 (3.53%) CISA
8 3 (3.53%) CISM
8 3 (3.53%) CRISC
8 3 (3.53%) GIAC
8 3 (3.53%) Master's Degree
8 3 (3.53%) TOGAF Certification
9 2 (2.35%) CCNA
9 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (1.18%) CAPM
10 1 (1.18%) MCSE
10 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 1 (1.18%) PMP
10 1 (1.18%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.24%) SLA
2 4 (4.71%) PCI DSS
3 3 (3.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.53%) NIST
3 3 (3.53%) QA
4 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (1.18%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 21 (24.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (7.06%) Microsoft App-V
3 5 (5.88%) Docker
3 5 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.71%) VMware NSX
5 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.35%) Hyper-V
6 2 (2.35%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 1 (1.18%) KVM
7 1 (1.18%) ProxySG
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.18%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (16.47%) Microsoft Intune
2 12 (14.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (14.12%) SCCM
3 8 (9.41%) Cisco Prime
3 8 (9.41%) Kubernetes
3 8 (9.41%) Terraform
4 7 (8.24%) Single Sign-On
5 6 (7.06%) EMC NetWorker
6 5 (5.88%) Ansible
6 5 (5.88%) ITRS Geneos
7 3 (3.53%) Cacti
7 3 (3.53%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (3.53%) HAProxy
7 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.35%) CASB
8 2 (2.35%) WMI
9 1 (1.18%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 47 (55.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.59%) Cisco
3 16 (18.82%) VMware
4 12 (14.12%) Citrix
5 11 (12.94%) Palo Alto
6 7 (8.24%) Avaya
6 7 (8.24%) SolarWinds
7 6 (7.06%) CheckPoint
7 6 (7.06%) Google
7 6 (7.06%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) Ivanti
8 5 (5.88%) ExtraHop
8 5 (5.88%) F5
8 5 (5.88%) Radianz
9 4 (4.71%) NICE Systems
9 4 (4.71%) Veeam
10 3 (3.53%) EMC
10 3 (3.53%) McAfee
10 3 (3.53%) Salesforce.com
10 3 (3.53%) Symantec