Period
to 31 October 2020

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 31 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
31 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 347 509 503
Rank change year-on-year +162 -6 -37
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 119 226 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.60% 0.41% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.58% 3.18% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 124 182 276
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,275 £33,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £94,875 £91,875
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

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 2,599 7,109 9,097
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.04% 13.02% 13.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2,141 5,858 7,441
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £85,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,465 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.45% - +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 31 October 2020.

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 31 October 2020. 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 +155 24 £82,500 +44.74% 7
West London +83 5 £48,750 -35.00%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 31 October 2020, 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 71 (59.66%) Microsoft
2 59 (49.58%) Azure
3 57 (47.90%) Office 365
4 56 (47.06%) Cisco
5 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
6 36 (30.25%) VMware
7 35 (29.41%) Windows
8 32 (26.89%) WAN
8 32 (26.89%) Finance
9 31 (26.05%) VoIP
9 31 (26.05%) PowerShell
10 30 (25.21%) Skype
11 29 (24.37%) LAN
12 28 (23.53%) Firewall
12 28 (23.53%) Skype for Business
12 28 (23.53%) Windows 10
13 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (21.01%) SLA
14 23 (19.33%) ITIL
15 22 (18.49%) DNS
15 22 (18.49%) DHCP
16 21 (17.65%) Citrix
16 21 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
17 20 (16.81%) SCCM
17 20 (16.81%) CheckPoint
17 20 (16.81%) Telecoms
17 20 (16.81%) Windows Server
18 19 (15.97%) Data Centre
18 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
18 19 (15.97%) 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 28 (23.53%) Skype for Business
2 17 (14.29%) CMS
3 7 (5.88%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.36%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.84%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 59 (49.58%) Azure
2 57 (47.90%) Office 365
3 17 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (7.56%) AWS
4 9 (7.56%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (6.72%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.52%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.68%) Azure ExpressRoute
7 2 (1.68%) G Suite
7 2 (1.68%) Yammer
8 1 (0.84%) GitHub
8 1 (0.84%) PaaS
8 1 (0.84%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.84%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 32 (26.89%) WAN
2 31 (26.05%) VoIP
3 30 (25.21%) Skype
4 29 (24.37%) LAN
5 28 (23.53%) Firewall
6 22 (18.49%) DHCP
6 22 (18.49%) DNS
7 19 (15.97%) Cisco IOS
8 18 (15.13%) ISDN
8 18 (15.13%) WebEx
9 17 (14.29%) H.323
9 17 (14.29%) MGCP
9 17 (14.29%) QSIG
9 17 (14.29%) SCCP
10 15 (12.61%) VPN
10 15 (12.61%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (10.92%) BGP
11 13 (10.92%) EIGRP
11 13 (10.92%) IPv6
11 13 (10.92%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.88%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (3.36%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Git (software)
1 4 (3.36%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) MSI
General
1 32 (26.89%) Finance
2 20 (16.81%) Telecoms
3 13 (10.92%) Financial Institution
4 11 (9.24%) Public Sector
5 10 (8.40%) Banking
6 9 (7.56%) Law
7 6 (5.04%) Legal
8 2 (1.68%) Retail
9 1 (0.84%) French Language
9 1 (0.84%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.84%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 18 (15.13%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Network Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 13 (10.92%) Senior Network Engineer
4 11 (9.24%) Systems Engineer
5 9 (7.56%) Architect
5 9 (7.56%) Office 365 Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) PowerShell Engineer
6 8 (6.72%) Team Leader
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Analyst
7 7 (5.88%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) Support Engineer
8 6 (5.04%) Cloud Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (10.92%) XMPP
2 8 (6.72%) REST
3 7 (5.88%) OAuth
3 7 (5.88%) SAML
4 5 (4.20%) RESTful
5 1 (0.84%) FreeSWITCH
5 1 (0.84%) Software Packaging
5 1 (0.84%) Web Services
5 1 (0.84%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (15.97%) Data Centre
2 11 (9.24%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (5.88%) Smartphone
3 7 (5.88%) User Experience
4 6 (5.04%) Management Information System
4 6 (5.04%) Wiki
5 5 (4.20%) Fat Client
5 5 (4.20%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.52%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (1.68%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.68%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.68%) Virtual Team
8 1 (0.84%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (0.84%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.84%) CMDB
8 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.84%) Handset
8 1 (0.84%) PDA
8 1 (0.84%) PKI
8 1 (0.84%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 35 (29.41%) Windows
2 28 (23.53%) Windows 10
3 20 (16.81%) Windows Server
4 13 (10.92%) Linux
5 9 (7.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2016
6 8 (6.72%) Windows Server 2019
7 7 (5.88%) Mac OS X
8 6 (5.04%) Windows 7
8 6 (5.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (19.33%) ITIL
2 19 (15.97%) Information Security
2 19 (15.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 15 (12.61%) Project Delivery
4 13 (10.92%) Internal Audit
4 13 (10.92%) Kalman Filter
4 13 (10.92%) Risk Management
5 11 (9.24%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (8.40%) Customer Requirements
6 10 (8.40%) Mentoring
6 10 (8.40%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.56%) Migration
7 9 (7.56%) Proactive Monitoring
7 9 (7.56%) Service Delivery
8 8 (6.72%) Application Packaging
8 8 (6.72%) Creative Thinking
8 8 (6.72%) CRM
9 7 (5.88%) Business Continuity
9 7 (5.88%) Fintech
9 7 (5.88%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 31 (26.05%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.04%) SQL
3 5 (4.20%) Java
4 4 (3.36%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.84%) C
5 1 (0.84%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (6.72%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (4.20%) CCNA
3 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
4 3 (2.52%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) CCIE
5 2 (1.68%) MCP
6 1 (0.84%) A+ Certification
6 1 (0.84%) CAPM
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
6 1 (0.84%) CEH
6 1 (0.84%) Degree
6 1 (0.84%) GSEC
6 1 (0.84%) MCSA
6 1 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PMI Certification
6 1 (0.84%) PMP
6 1 (0.84%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.84%) SSCP
6 1 (0.84%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (21.01%) SLA
2 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
System Software
1 46 (38.66%) Active Directory
2 25 (21.01%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (13.45%) Hyper-V
4 15 (12.61%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (6.72%) Microsoft App-V
5 8 (6.72%) Virtual Desktop
5 8 (6.72%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (4.20%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 5 (4.20%) MetaFrame
7 4 (3.36%) Docker
8 1 (0.84%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.84%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 21 (17.65%) Microsoft Intune
2 20 (16.81%) SCCM
3 19 (15.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 17 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
5 8 (6.72%) SCVMM
5 8 (6.72%) Single Sign-On
6 7 (5.88%) Backup Exec
6 7 (5.88%) CASB
7 4 (3.36%) Kubernetes
8 2 (1.68%) WMI
9 1 (0.84%) Cisco UCCE
9 1 (0.84%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 71 (59.66%) Microsoft
2 56 (47.06%) Cisco
3 36 (30.25%) VMware
4 21 (17.65%) Citrix
5 20 (16.81%) CheckPoint
6 16 (13.45%) HP
7 13 (10.92%) Infoblox
8 9 (7.56%) Mitel
8 9 (7.56%) Veeam
9 8 (6.72%) Ivanti
10 7 (5.88%) Asigra
10 7 (5.88%) Avaya
11 6 (5.04%) Canon
11 6 (5.04%) Dell
11 6 (5.04%) NetApp
11 6 (5.04%) Netskope
11 6 (5.04%) RightFax
11 6 (5.04%) SolarWinds
11 6 (5.04%) Sophos
12 5 (4.20%) Dialogic