Period
to 17 September 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 17 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
17 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 595 355 497
Rank change year-on-year -240 +142 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 114 133 249
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.23% 0.63% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.02% 4.59% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 89 109 166
10th Percentile £42,000 £38,750 £41,250
25th Percentile £50,750 £46,250 £50,313
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +16.67% -7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £81,063
90th Percentile £83,000 £89,250 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% -8.33% +9.09%

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 5,648 2,896 7,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.54% 13.76% 12.79%
Number of salaries quoted 3,667 2,383 5,891
10th Percentile £33,000 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £46,250 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £79,750 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +14.13% -3.16%

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 17 September 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 17 September 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 -66 26 £70,000 -15.15% 5
West London -58 10 £60,000 +4.35% 3
South London - 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 75 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (45.61%) Cisco
3 45 (39.47%) Azure
3 45 (39.47%) Microsoft 365
4 34 (29.82%) Social Skills
5 28 (24.56%) ITIL
6 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
7 25 (21.93%) Windows
7 25 (21.93%) Cisco CUCM
8 21 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
9 20 (17.54%) Degree
9 20 (17.54%) Finance
10 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 19 (16.67%) WebEx
11 18 (15.79%) Telecoms
12 17 (14.91%) VoIP
13 16 (14.04%) Presales
13 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
13 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 15 (13.16%) ITSM
14 15 (13.16%) VMware
14 15 (13.16%) Cisco UCCX
14 15 (13.16%) AWS
15 14 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
15 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
16 13 (11.40%) Skype for Business
16 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
16 13 (11.40%) Cisco Prime
16 13 (11.40%) Citrix
16 13 (11.40%) H.323

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 19 (16.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (11.40%) Skype for Business
3 3 (2.63%) Cloud Foundry
4 1 (0.88%) IIS
4 1 (0.88%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (4.39%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.88%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.88%) Elite 3E
1 1 (0.88%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 45 (39.47%) Azure
1 45 (39.47%) Microsoft 365
2 15 (13.16%) AWS
3 14 (12.28%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (5.26%) OneDrive
5 5 (4.39%) Mimecast
6 4 (3.51%) SaaS
7 3 (2.63%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.75%) Power Automate
8 2 (1.75%) Yammer
9 1 (0.88%) Azure ExpressRoute
9 1 (0.88%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.88%) IaaS
9 1 (0.88%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 19 (16.67%) WebEx
2 17 (14.91%) VoIP
3 13 (11.40%) H.323
4 12 (10.53%) Firewall
4 12 (10.53%) WAN
5 11 (9.65%) Skype
6 10 (8.77%) DHCP
6 10 (8.77%) DNS
6 10 (8.77%) LAN
7 8 (7.02%) VPN
8 6 (5.26%) SD-WAN
8 6 (5.26%) SSL
9 5 (4.39%) Wireless
10 4 (3.51%) MGCP
10 4 (3.51%) SCCP
11 3 (2.63%) Internet
11 3 (2.63%) PBX
12 2 (1.75%) HTTPS
12 2 (1.75%) Intranet
12 2 (1.75%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 2 (1.75%) Power BI
3 1 (0.88%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.88%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.75%) eggPlant
General
1 34 (29.82%) Social Skills
2 20 (17.54%) Finance
3 18 (15.79%) Telecoms
4 14 (12.28%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (7.02%) Banking
6 6 (5.26%) Law
7 4 (3.51%) Pharmaceutical
7 4 (3.51%) Public Sector
8 3 (2.63%) Legal
9 2 (1.75%) Financial Institution
9 2 (1.75%) Multimedia
9 2 (1.75%) Retail
10 1 (0.88%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (0.88%) Marketing
10 1 (0.88%) Organisational Skills
10 1 (0.88%) Police
10 1 (0.88%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 13 (11.40%) Architect
1 13 (11.40%) Unified Communications Manager
2 12 (10.53%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 9 (7.89%) Voice Engineer
4 8 (7.02%) Analyst
4 8 (7.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 7 (6.14%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (5.26%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (5.26%) IT Engineer
7 5 (4.39%) Administrator
7 5 (4.39%) Product Owner
7 5 (4.39%) Senior Voice Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 4 (3.51%) Consultant
8 4 (3.51%) IT Manager
8 4 (3.51%) Microsoft 365 Specialist
8 4 (3.51%) Network Analyst
8 4 (3.51%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (5.26%) XMPP
2 4 (3.51%) .NET
3 2 (1.75%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.75%) React
3 2 (1.75%) Spring
4 1 (0.88%) Flash
4 1 (0.88%) OAuth
4 1 (0.88%) SAML
4 1 (0.88%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 21 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.89%) Data Centre
2 9 (7.89%) Public Cloud
3 6 (5.26%) Biotechnology
3 6 (5.26%) Enterprise Software
3 6 (5.26%) Smartphone
4 4 (3.51%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (2.63%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.63%) User Experience
5 3 (2.63%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.75%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.75%) Social Media
7 1 (0.88%) CCTV
7 1 (0.88%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.88%) CMDB
7 1 (0.88%) Digital Signage
7 1 (0.88%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.88%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.88%) Security Operations Centre
Operating Systems
1 25 (21.93%) Windows
2 16 (14.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.26%) Linux
3 6 (5.26%) Windows 10
4 5 (4.39%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (0.88%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (24.56%) ITIL
2 16 (14.04%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 16 (14.04%) Presales
3 15 (13.16%) ITSM
4 13 (11.40%) Computer Science
5 12 (10.53%) Service Management
6 10 (8.77%) Cybersecurity
6 10 (8.77%) PRINCE2
7 9 (7.89%) Cost Reduction
7 9 (7.89%) Preventative Maintenance
7 9 (7.89%) Problem-Solving
7 9 (7.89%) Service Delivery
7 9 (7.89%) Stakeholder Management
8 8 (7.02%) Data Management
8 8 (7.02%) Information Governance
8 8 (7.02%) Knowledge Management
8 8 (7.02%) Migration
8 8 (7.02%) Product Management
9 7 (6.14%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (5.26%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 8 (7.02%) PowerShell
2 7 (6.14%) SQL
3 4 (3.51%) Java
3 4 (3.51%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.75%) C++
4 2 (1.75%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (17.54%) Degree
2 9 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (7.89%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.26%) CCNP
4 5 (4.39%) AWS Certification
4 5 (4.39%) MCP
4 5 (4.39%) TOGAF Certification
5 3 (2.63%) ISEB
5 3 (2.63%) ISTQB
5 3 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (1.75%) PMP
7 1 (0.88%) CCIE
7 1 (0.88%) CCNA
7 1 (0.88%) CISA
7 1 (0.88%) CISM
7 1 (0.88%) CISSP
7 1 (0.88%) GIAC
7 1 (0.88%) MCSE
7 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (9.65%) GDPR
2 7 (6.14%) COBIT
3 4 (3.51%) SLA
4 1 (0.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.88%) NIST
4 1 (0.88%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.88%) PMBOK
4 1 (0.88%) QA
System Software
1 26 (22.81%) Active Directory
2 9 (7.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (5.26%) Hyper-V
3 6 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (4.39%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.75%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 25 (21.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (13.16%) Cisco UCCX
3 13 (11.40%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (7.02%) Microsoft Intune
5 7 (6.14%) SCCM
6 6 (5.26%) Backup Exec
7 5 (4.39%) Kubernetes
8 3 (2.63%) CASB
8 3 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
9 2 (1.75%) Active Directory Federation Services
10 1 (0.88%) FortiGate
10 1 (0.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 75 (65.79%) Microsoft
2 52 (45.61%) Cisco
3 15 (13.16%) VMware
4 13 (11.40%) Citrix
5 12 (10.53%) Veeam
6 6 (5.26%) Asigra
6 6 (5.26%) Avaya
7 5 (4.39%) Google
8 4 (3.51%) F5
8 4 (3.51%) Infoblox
8 4 (3.51%) SolarWinds
9 3 (2.63%) Mitel
10 2 (1.75%) BT
10 2 (1.75%) CheckPoint
10 2 (1.75%) EMC
10 2 (1.75%) Juniper
10 2 (1.75%) Palo Alto
10 2 (1.75%) Red Box
11 1 (0.88%) HubSpot
11 1 (0.88%) iManage