Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
21 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 496 499 524
Rank change year-on-year +3 +25 +110
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 257 355 355
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.46% 0.51% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.68% 3.68% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 175 238 284
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +19.05% -2.33%
10th Percentile £40,405 £33,500 £31,325
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £86,750
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% +11.11%

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 6,993 9,646 11,134
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.47% 13.96% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 5,658 7,876 9,156
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% -
10th Percentile £28,925 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.21% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -13 41 £59,000 -15.71% 6
West London +32 15 £52,500 +79.49% 1
East London +35 13 £62,500 +57.23% 11
South London +1 4 £52,500 +128.26%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 82 (31.91%) Cisco
2 70 (27.24%) Microsoft
3 68 (26.46%) Office 365
4 66 (25.68%) Active Directory
5 64 (24.90%) Degree
6 62 (24.12%) WAN
7 57 (22.18%) Presales
8 55 (21.40%) Firewall
9 51 (19.84%) Skype
10 50 (19.46%) Business Development
10 50 (19.46%) Finance
11 48 (18.68%) ITIL
11 48 (18.68%) Azure
12 47 (18.29%) Skype for Business
13 44 (17.12%) Project Management
14 43 (16.73%) Data Centre
15 41 (15.95%) DNS
15 41 (15.95%) Telecoms
16 40 (15.56%) Windows
16 40 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
17 37 (14.40%) LAN
18 36 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
19 35 (13.62%) MPLS
20 33 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
21 31 (12.06%) IT Strategy
22 30 (11.67%) Wireless
22 30 (11.67%) VMware
23 29 (11.28%) AWS
23 29 (11.28%) PowerShell
24 28 (10.89%) Cisco CUCM

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 47 (18.29%) Skype for Business
2 18 (7.00%) CMS
3 12 (4.67%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (2.72%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.56%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.17%) Apache
7 3 (1.17%) Apache Spark
7 3 (1.17%) OpenStack
7 3 (1.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 17 (6.61%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.56%) Remedy ITSM
2 3 (1.17%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
3 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 68 (26.46%) Office 365
2 48 (18.68%) Azure
3 29 (11.28%) AWS
4 24 (9.34%) SaaS
5 20 (7.78%) G Suite
6 10 (3.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 6 (2.33%) GCP
8 5 (1.95%) Mimecast
8 5 (1.95%) OneDrive
9 4 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.17%) AWS CloudFormation
10 3 (1.17%) AWS Lambda
10 3 (1.17%) IaaS
10 3 (1.17%) PaaS
10 3 (1.17%) Serverless
11 1 (0.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
11 1 (0.39%) Azure Stack
11 1 (0.39%) Dropbox
11 1 (0.39%) Google Analytics
11 1 (0.39%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 62 (24.12%) WAN
2 55 (21.40%) Firewall
3 51 (19.84%) Skype
4 41 (15.95%) DNS
5 37 (14.40%) LAN
6 35 (13.62%) MPLS
7 30 (11.67%) Wireless
8 28 (10.89%) DHCP
8 28 (10.89%) VoIP
9 27 (10.51%) Internet
10 26 (10.12%) Telepresence
11 25 (9.73%) WebEx
12 18 (7.00%) VPN
13 15 (5.84%) Network Security
14 14 (5.45%) TCP/IP
15 13 (5.06%) PBX
16 10 (3.89%) VLAN
17 8 (3.11%) Ethernet
18 7 (2.72%) Cisco Nexus
18 7 (2.72%) Softphone
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (7.78%) Blockchain
2 7 (2.72%) Big Data
3 6 (2.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (1.95%) MySQL
4 5 (1.95%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.17%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.17%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.78%) Electronic Patient Records
7 1 (0.39%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.39%) SQL Server 2017
Development Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.17%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.17%) MSI
General
1 50 (19.46%) Finance
2 41 (15.95%) Telecoms
3 19 (7.39%) Marketing
4 9 (3.50%) Multimedia
5 5 (1.95%) Banking
5 5 (1.95%) French Language
6 4 (1.56%) Automotive
6 4 (1.56%) Law
6 4 (1.56%) Manufacturing
6 4 (1.56%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (1.17%) Financial Institution
7 3 (1.17%) Public Sector
7 3 (1.17%) Retail
8 2 (0.78%) Front Office
8 2 (0.78%) Legal
8 2 (0.78%) Mandarin Language
9 1 (0.39%) Advertising
9 1 (0.39%) Brand Awareness
9 1 (0.39%) German Language
9 1 (0.39%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 28 (10.89%) Consultant
2 27 (10.51%) Architect
3 24 (9.34%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 20 (7.78%) Analyst
4 20 (7.78%) Cisco Engineer
4 20 (7.78%) Collaboration Engineer
4 20 (7.78%) IT Consultant
4 20 (7.78%) Sales Executive
4 20 (7.78%) Systems Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Presales Engineer
5 19 (7.39%) Project Manager
6 14 (5.45%) Infrastructure Manager
7 13 (5.06%) IT Manager
7 13 (5.06%) Network Engineer
8 11 (4.28%) Infrastructure Project Manager
8 11 (4.28%) Senior Consultant
9 10 (3.89%) Enterprise Sales Executive
9 10 (3.89%) Senior IT Consultant
9 10 (3.89%) Solutions Architect
10 9 (3.50%) IT Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (10.89%) XMPP
2 4 (1.56%) .NET
3 3 (1.17%) Apache Thrift
3 3 (1.17%) Kafka
3 3 (1.17%) LAMP
3 3 (1.17%) REST
3 3 (1.17%) SOAP
3 3 (1.17%) WSDL
4 2 (0.78%) 802.1X
5 1 (0.39%) AngularJS
5 1 (0.39%) COM
5 1 (0.39%) Node.js
5 1 (0.39%) React
5 1 (0.39%) Spark Streaming
Miscellaneous
1 43 (16.73%) Data Centre
2 40 (15.56%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.95%) Internet of Things
4 16 (6.23%) Management Information System
5 13 (5.06%) Self-Motivation
6 8 (3.11%) Video Conferencing
7 7 (2.72%) CMDB
8 6 (2.33%) Fat Client
8 6 (2.33%) Robotics
8 6 (2.33%) Thin Client
9 5 (1.95%) Blackberry
9 5 (1.95%) Enterprise Storage
9 5 (1.95%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.95%) Public Cloud
10 4 (1.56%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
10 4 (1.56%) Driving Licence
10 4 (1.56%) IVR
10 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Licensing
10 4 (1.56%) User Experience
11 3 (1.17%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 40 (15.56%) Windows
2 22 (8.56%) Windows 10
3 12 (4.67%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.11%) Linux
4 8 (3.11%) Windows 7
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (1.95%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (1.56%) Android
6 4 (1.56%) Apple iOS
7 2 (0.78%) CentOS
7 2 (0.78%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.39%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 57 (22.18%) Presales
2 50 (19.46%) Business Development
3 48 (18.68%) ITIL
4 44 (17.12%) Project Management
5 36 (14.01%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (12.84%) Cybersecurity
7 31 (12.06%) IT Strategy
8 25 (9.73%) Service Management
9 23 (8.95%) Artificial Intelligence
10 22 (8.56%) Change Management
10 22 (8.56%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 22 (8.56%) Network Design
10 22 (8.56%) Programme Management
11 21 (8.17%) Business Transformation
11 21 (8.17%) Collaborative Working
11 21 (8.17%) Migration
11 21 (8.17%) Problem-Solving
12 20 (7.78%) Data Architecture
12 20 (7.78%) Data Privacy
12 20 (7.78%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 29 (11.28%) PowerShell
2 11 (4.28%) Python
3 9 (3.50%) SQL
4 8 (3.11%) C
5 5 (1.95%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.17%) Bash Shell
6 3 (1.17%) Java
7 1 (0.39%) Perl
Qualifications
1 64 (24.90%) Degree
2 28 (10.89%) Cisco Certification
3 15 (5.84%) CCIE
4 12 (4.67%) CCNP
5 11 (4.28%) CCNA
6 10 (3.89%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (3.50%) Security Cleared
8 7 (2.72%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (2.72%) PMI Certification
8 7 (2.72%) PMP
8 7 (2.72%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (2.33%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.95%) MCSE
11 4 (1.56%) MCP
11 4 (1.56%) MCSA
12 3 (1.17%) CCSA
12 3 (1.17%) CCSE
12 3 (1.17%) Check Point Certification
12 3 (1.17%) JNCIP
12 3 (1.17%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.89%) SLA
2 9 (3.50%) QA
3 2 (0.78%) PMO
System Software
1 66 (25.68%) Active Directory
2 19 (7.39%) Virtual Machines
2 19 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (3.50%) XenApp
4 5 (1.95%) Docker
4 5 (1.95%) XenDesktop
5 4 (1.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.17%) BitLocker
6 3 (1.17%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.78%) Citrix Hypervisor
8 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.39%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 28 (10.89%) Cisco CUCM
2 27 (10.51%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (5.06%) Microsoft Intune
4 12 (4.67%) SCCM
5 6 (2.33%) Kubernetes
6 5 (1.95%) Terraform
7 4 (1.56%) Ansible
7 4 (1.56%) EMC NetWorker
7 4 (1.56%) Opscode Chef
7 4 (1.56%) Puppet
8 3 (1.17%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.17%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (0.78%) Istio
9 2 (0.78%) Nagios
9 2 (0.78%) SCOM
9 2 (0.78%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco CME
10 1 (0.39%) Cisco Prime
10 1 (0.39%) SolarWinds Orion
10 1 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 82 (31.91%) Cisco
2 70 (27.24%) Microsoft
3 30 (11.67%) VMware
4 28 (10.89%) Google
5 23 (8.95%) Citrix
6 15 (5.84%) Juniper
7 11 (4.28%) Avaya
7 11 (4.28%) EMC
7 11 (4.28%) F5
7 11 (4.28%) HP
7 11 (4.28%) Palo Alto
8 10 (3.89%) CheckPoint
8 10 (3.89%) Mitel
8 10 (3.89%) NetApp
9 9 (3.50%) Dell
9 9 (3.50%) Polycom
10 7 (2.72%) McAfee
10 7 (2.72%) ServiceNow
10 7 (2.72%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.33%) Salesforce.com