Period
to 15 June 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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 528 425 480
Rank change year-on-year -103 +55 +44
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 94 171 281
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.25% 0.49% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.32% 3.78% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 66 116 218
10th Percentile £42,000 £42,500 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,563 £46,250 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +0.81%
75th Percentile £80,938 £82,500 £77,500
90th Percentile £97,500 £96,250 £85,375
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% -8.33% +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 4,045 4,525 7,299
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.59% 12.96% 12.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,875 3,666 6,003
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,250 £29,250
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £38,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £58,750 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +6.38% +6.82% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 15 June 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 15 June 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 +6 24 £51,500 -31.33% 6
West London -4 2 £70,000 +55.56%
East London - 1 £72,500 - 9
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 15 June 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 58 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.62%) Cisco
3 35 (37.23%) Social Skills
4 33 (35.11%) Azure
5 32 (34.04%) Microsoft 365
6 25 (26.60%) Cisco CUCM
6 25 (26.60%) Degree
7 22 (23.40%) Presales
8 21 (22.34%) ITIL
9 20 (21.28%) Finance
10 18 (19.15%) AWS
11 17 (18.09%) Video Conferencing
11 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
11 17 (18.09%) VMware
11 17 (18.09%) Citrix
12 16 (17.02%) Data Centre
12 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
13 15 (15.96%) VoIP
14 14 (14.89%) Windows
14 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
14 14 (14.89%) Skype for Business
14 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
15 13 (13.83%) H.323
16 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
16 12 (12.77%) WAN
16 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
16 12 (12.77%) Skype
16 12 (12.77%) WebEx
16 12 (12.77%) Cisco UCCX
16 12 (12.77%) Cybersecurity

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 14 (14.89%) Skype for Business
2 12 (12.77%) SharePoint
3 8 (8.51%) MS Exchange
4 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.13%) OpenStack
6 1 (1.06%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Sentinel
2 1 (1.06%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.06%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.06%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 33 (35.11%) Azure
2 32 (34.04%) Microsoft 365
3 18 (19.15%) AWS
4 8 (8.51%) OneDrive
5 5 (5.32%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (5.32%) Azure Sentinel
6 3 (3.19%) GCP
6 3 (3.19%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.19%) SaaS
6 3 (3.19%) Serverless
7 2 (2.13%) AWS CloudFormation
7 2 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (2.13%) Power Automate
7 2 (2.13%) Yammer
8 1 (1.06%) Azure ExpressRoute
8 1 (1.06%) Google Analytics
8 1 (1.06%) Google Workspace
8 1 (1.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.96%) VoIP
2 13 (13.83%) H.323
3 12 (12.77%) Skype
3 12 (12.77%) WAN
3 12 (12.77%) WebEx
4 11 (11.70%) Firewall
5 9 (9.57%) LAN
6 6 (6.38%) DHCP
6 6 (6.38%) DNS
6 6 (6.38%) VPN
7 4 (4.26%) MGCP
7 4 (4.26%) Network Security
7 4 (4.26%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.19%) PBX
9 2 (2.13%) Extranet
9 2 (2.13%) Internet
9 2 (2.13%) Intranet
9 2 (2.13%) SAN
9 2 (2.13%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.32%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (4.26%) Big Data
3 2 (2.13%) Tableau
4 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
4 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (3.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.06%) eggPlant
General
1 35 (37.23%) Social Skills
2 20 (21.28%) Finance
3 17 (18.09%) Telecoms
4 16 (17.02%) Analytical Skills
5 7 (7.45%) Retail
6 6 (6.38%) Banking
7 5 (5.32%) Public Sector
8 4 (4.26%) Law
8 4 (4.26%) Organisational Skills
9 3 (3.19%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (2.13%) Marketing
10 2 (2.13%) Multimedia
10 2 (2.13%) Presentation Skills
11 1 (1.06%) Front Office
11 1 (1.06%) Legal
Job Titles
1 18 (19.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 13 (13.83%) Architect
3 11 (11.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.57%) Cisco Engineer
5 8 (8.51%) Solutions Architect
5 8 (8.51%) Unified Communications Manager
6 7 (7.45%) Consultant
7 6 (6.38%) Developer
7 6 (6.38%) Unified Communications Consultant
8 5 (5.32%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (4.26%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Citrix Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Messaging Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Presales Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Product Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Solutions Consultant
10 3 (3.19%) Technical Manager
10 3 (3.19%) Windows Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (3.19%) Windows Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.26%) XMPP
2 3 (3.19%) GraphQL
2 3 (3.19%) Node.js
2 3 (3.19%) React
2 3 (3.19%) Vue.js
3 1 (1.06%) .NET
3 1 (1.06%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) Apache Thrift
3 1 (1.06%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (1.06%) FreeSWITCH
3 1 (1.06%) REST
3 1 (1.06%) SOAP
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
3 1 (1.06%) WebRTC
3 1 (1.06%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.09%) Video Conferencing
2 16 (17.02%) Data Centre
3 10 (10.64%) Public Cloud
4 6 (6.38%) Hybrid Cloud
5 5 (5.32%) Management Information System
6 4 (4.26%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.26%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Licensing
7 3 (3.19%) User Experience
7 3 (3.19%) Virtual Team
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Cloud
8 2 (2.13%) Security Operations Centre
8 2 (2.13%) Social Media
9 1 (1.06%) CCTV
9 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.06%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (1.06%) Hedge funds
9 1 (1.06%) N-Tier
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
9 1 (1.06%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 14 (14.89%) Windows
1 14 (14.89%) Windows Server
2 9 (9.57%) Linux
3 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.19%) Mac OS X
5 1 (1.06%) CentOS
5 1 (1.06%) Debian
5 1 (1.06%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (23.40%) Presales
2 21 (22.34%) ITIL
3 14 (14.89%) Computer Science
4 12 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (12.77%) Cybersecurity
5 11 (11.70%) Analytics
5 11 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (10.64%) Product Management
7 9 (9.57%) Preventative Maintenance
7 9 (9.57%) Project Management
8 8 (8.51%) Cost Reduction
8 8 (8.51%) Information Security
8 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (8.51%) PRINCE2
9 7 (7.45%) Disaster Recovery
9 7 (7.45%) ITSM
9 7 (7.45%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (7.45%) Migration
10 6 (6.38%) Customer Acquisition
10 6 (6.38%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (8.51%) SQL
2 4 (4.26%) Python
3 3 (3.19%) C#
3 3 (3.19%) VB
4 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.13%) PHP
4 2 (2.13%) PowerShell
4 2 (2.13%) R
5 1 (1.06%) C
5 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 25 (26.60%) Degree
2 12 (12.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (4.26%) CISA
4 4 (4.26%) CISM
4 4 (4.26%) CISSP
4 4 (4.26%) CRISC
4 4 (4.26%) GIAC
5 3 (3.19%) Master's Degree
5 3 (3.19%) MCP
5 3 (3.19%) TOGAF Certification
6 2 (2.13%) CCIE
6 2 (2.13%) CCNP
6 2 (2.13%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (1.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.06%) ISEB
7 1 (1.06%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.06%) MCSE
7 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 7 (7.45%) COBIT
3 5 (5.32%) PCI DSS
4 4 (4.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 4 (4.26%) NIST
5 3 (3.19%) QA
6 1 (1.06%) GRC
System Software
1 10 (10.64%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.32%) Hyper-V
4 5 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
5 1 (1.06%) Docker
5 1 (1.06%) KVM
5 1 (1.06%) ProxySG
5 1 (1.06%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.06%) VMware NSX
5 1 (1.06%) VMware Server
5 1 (1.06%) vSphere
5 1 (1.06%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 25 (26.60%) Cisco CUCM
2 12 (12.77%) Cisco UCCX
3 11 (11.70%) Cisco Prime
3 11 (11.70%) EMC NetWorker
4 7 (7.45%) SCCM
5 5 (5.32%) Backup Exec
6 4 (4.26%) Kubernetes
7 3 (3.19%) Ansible
7 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
8 2 (2.13%) AirWatch
8 2 (2.13%) ITRS Geneos
8 2 (2.13%) Terraform
9 1 (1.06%) Active Directory Federation Services
9 1 (1.06%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 58 (61.70%) Microsoft
2 41 (43.62%) Cisco
3 17 (18.09%) Citrix
3 17 (18.09%) VMware
4 7 (7.45%) Palo Alto
5 6 (6.38%) EMC
6 5 (5.32%) Asigra
6 5 (5.32%) Google
6 5 (5.32%) Veeam
7 4 (4.26%) AlienVault
7 4 (4.26%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.26%) HP
7 4 (4.26%) McAfee
7 4 (4.26%) Splunk
7 4 (4.26%) Symantec
8 3 (3.19%) BT
8 3 (3.19%) Red Box
9 2 (2.13%) ExtraHop
9 2 (2.13%) F5
9 2 (2.13%) HubSpot