Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
15 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 385 496 498
Rank change year-on-year +111 +2 +39
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 144 258 356
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.56% 0.46% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.04% 3.68% 3.66%
Number of salaries quoted 111 189 250
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00% +19.05%
10th Percentile £45,750 £41,202 £33,500
90th Percentile £88,750 £87,500 £83,875
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,625
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.84% +9.25%

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 3,562 7,009 9,739
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.86% 12.48% 14.04%
Number of salaries quoted 2,840 5,673 7,945
Median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £28,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +9.89% -4.21% +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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +128 47 £82,500 +34.69% 4
West London +49 3 £57,500 +9.52% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 80 (55.56%) Cisco
2 78 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 66 (45.83%) Finance
4 55 (38.19%) Skype
5 49 (34.03%) WAN
6 47 (32.64%) Skype for Business
7 46 (31.94%) Office 365
8 39 (27.08%) Azure
9 37 (25.69%) Firewall
10 34 (23.61%) CMS
11 32 (22.22%) LAN
12 31 (21.53%) Video Conferencing
12 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
13 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
13 28 (19.44%) VMware
14 26 (18.06%) Telecoms
14 26 (18.06%) ITIL
14 26 (18.06%) Project Delivery
15 25 (17.36%) Windows
15 25 (17.36%) VoIP
15 25 (17.36%) Wi-Fi
15 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 24 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
17 23 (15.97%) WebEx
17 23 (15.97%) H.323
18 22 (15.28%) Windows 10
19 21 (14.58%) CheckPoint
20 20 (13.89%) SLA
21 17 (11.81%) DNS

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 (32.64%) Skype for Business
2 34 (23.61%) CMS
3 10 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (2.78%) MS Exchange
5 1 (0.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (2.08%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.69%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (31.94%) Office 365
2 39 (27.08%) Azure
3 13 (9.03%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.39%) Azure ExpressRoute
5 2 (1.39%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.69%) AWS
6 1 (0.69%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.69%) OneDrive
6 1 (0.69%) PaaS
6 1 (0.69%) SaaS
6 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (38.19%) Skype
2 49 (34.03%) WAN
3 37 (25.69%) Firewall
4 32 (22.22%) LAN
5 25 (17.36%) VoIP
5 25 (17.36%) Wi-Fi
6 23 (15.97%) H.323
6 23 (15.97%) WebEx
7 17 (11.81%) DHCP
7 17 (11.81%) DNS
7 17 (11.81%) ISDN
8 16 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
9 15 (10.42%) Cisco ASA
9 15 (10.42%) MGCP
9 15 (10.42%) QSIG
9 15 (10.42%) SCCP
10 14 (9.72%) BGP
10 14 (9.72%) Multicast
10 14 (9.72%) NX-OS
10 14 (9.72%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.69%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (2.78%) MSI
2 1 (0.69%) JIRA
General
1 66 (45.83%) Finance
2 26 (18.06%) Telecoms
3 16 (11.11%) Banking
4 14 (9.72%) Financial Institution
5 12 (8.33%) Public Sector
6 4 (2.78%) German Language
6 4 (2.78%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.08%) Law
8 2 (1.39%) Front Office
8 2 (1.39%) Investment Banking
8 2 (1.39%) Legal
8 2 (1.39%) Retail
9 1 (0.69%) Japanese Language
9 1 (0.69%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 24 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 15 (10.42%) Cisco Engineer
2 15 (10.42%) Network Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Senior Cisco Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Senior Cisco Network Engineer
3 14 (9.72%) Senior Network Engineer
4 10 (6.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 9 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (5.56%) Collaboration Specialist
7 6 (4.17%) Analyst
7 6 (4.17%) Architect
7 6 (4.17%) PowerShell Engineer
8 5 (3.47%) Voice Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Account Manager
9 4 (2.78%) Active Directory Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Applications Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Asterisk Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Audio Engineer
9 4 (2.78%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (8.33%) XMPP
2 5 (3.47%) REST
3 4 (2.78%) FreeSWITCH
4 1 (0.69%) OAuth
4 1 (0.69%) RESTful
4 1 (0.69%) SAML
4 1 (0.69%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 31 (21.53%) Data Centre
1 31 (21.53%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (5.56%) IPTV
2 8 (5.56%) Management Information System
3 6 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.47%) Virtual Team
5 4 (2.78%) Fat Client
5 4 (2.78%) Thin Client
6 3 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 3 (2.08%) User Experience
6 3 (2.08%) Video\Live Streaming
7 2 (1.39%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.39%) Wiki
8 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
8 1 (0.69%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (0.69%) Handset
8 1 (0.69%) PDA
8 1 (0.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 25 (17.36%) Windows
2 22 (15.28%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.17%) Windows Server
4 5 (3.47%) Linux
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (2.08%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.69%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (18.06%) ITIL
1 26 (18.06%) Project Delivery
2 16 (11.11%) Information Security
3 15 (10.42%) Risk Management
4 14 (9.72%) Internal Audit
5 13 (9.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 12 (8.33%) Problem-Solving
6 12 (8.33%) Service Management
7 11 (7.64%) Load Balancing
7 11 (7.64%) Service Delivery
8 9 (6.25%) Collaborative Working
8 9 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
8 9 (6.25%) Mentoring
8 9 (6.25%) Migration
8 9 (6.25%) Proactive Monitoring
9 8 (5.56%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.56%) Creative Thinking
9 8 (5.56%) Incident Management
10 7 (4.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (4.86%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 8 (5.56%) C
3 2 (1.39%) Shell Script
3 2 (1.39%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (6.94%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (3.47%) CCIE
2 5 (3.47%) Degree
2 5 (3.47%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (2.08%) MCSE
4 2 (1.39%) CCNP
5 1 (0.69%) CCIE Collaboration
5 1 (0.69%) CCNA
5 1 (0.69%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.69%) MCP
5 1 (0.69%) MCSA
5 1 (0.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (13.89%) SLA
2 1 (0.69%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (0.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 28 (19.44%) Active Directory
2 25 (17.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (5.56%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (3.47%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (2.78%) Citrix Presentation Server
7 4 (2.78%) Kamailio
7 4 (2.78%) MetaFrame
8 3 (2.08%) Virtual Desktop
9 1 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.69%) XenApp
9 1 (0.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 24 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (10.42%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (9.03%) SCCM
4 8 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (5.56%) SCVMM
5 4 (2.78%) FortiGate
6 3 (2.08%) CASB
7 1 (0.69%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.69%) SCOrch
7 1 (0.69%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 80 (55.56%) Cisco
2 78 (54.17%) Microsoft
3 28 (19.44%) VMware
4 21 (14.58%) CheckPoint
5 17 (11.81%) Polycom
6 14 (9.72%) Infoblox
7 11 (7.64%) BT
7 11 (7.64%) Mitel
8 9 (6.25%) Citrix
9 5 (3.47%) Dialogic
9 5 (3.47%) HP
9 5 (3.47%) Ivanti
9 5 (3.47%) ServiceNow
10 4 (2.78%) Avaya
11 3 (2.08%) Google
12 2 (1.39%) hybris
12 2 (1.39%) Netskope
12 2 (1.39%) Red Box
12 2 (1.39%) SolarWinds
12 2 (1.39%) Sonus