Period
to 18 February 2018

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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 439 577 512
Rank change year-on-year +138 -65 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 426 237 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.61% 0.34% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 2.14% 3.12%
Number of salaries quoted 328 177 340
London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%
10th Percentile £38,750 £30,000 £33,625
90th Percentile £90,000 £73,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +22.22% -9.09% -1.00%

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 9,939 11,095 13,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 15.94% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,351 9,389 11,390
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 18 February 2018.

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 18 February 2018. 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 0 67 £53,750 -2.27% 1
East London +16 23 £39,000 -51.85%
West London +32 21 £50,000 +5.26% 4
South London -8 12 £55,000 +10.00%
North London +6 4 £58,750 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 2018, 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.

1 254 (59.62%) Cisco
2 178 (41.78%) Finance
3 175 (41.08%) Data Centre
4 164 (38.50%) Skype
5 155 (36.38%) Cisco Certification
6 154 (36.15%) Skype for Business
7 139 (32.63%) Wireless
8 121 (28.40%) CCNP
9 120 (28.17%) VoIP
10 110 (25.82%) WAN
11 109 (25.59%) VMware
12 106 (24.88%) Active Directory
13 105 (24.65%) Microsoft
14 103 (24.18%) CCIE
15 94 (22.07%) Banking
15 94 (22.07%) Presales
16 91 (21.36%) Windows
17 89 (20.89%) MPLS
18 88 (20.66%) LAN
19 87 (20.42%) Firewall
19 87 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
20 76 (17.84%) Office 365
20 76 (17.84%) Cisco CUCM
21 69 (16.20%) Degree
22 67 (15.73%) XMPP
22 67 (15.73%) Network Security
23 63 (14.79%) Windows Server
24 62 (14.55%) Video Conferencing
25 59 (13.85%) OSPF
25 59 (13.85%) BGP

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
1 154 (36.15%) Skype for Business
2 49 (11.50%) MS Exchange
3 46 (10.80%) CMS
4 43 (10.09%) Exchange Server 2013
5 37 (8.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 22 (5.16%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 20 (4.69%) SharePoint
8 19 (4.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
10 2 (0.47%) Office Communications Server
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2010
10 2 (0.47%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.23%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (2.35%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 15 (3.52%) Elite 3E
2 12 (2.82%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) Distributed Ledger
Cloud Services
1 76 (17.84%) Office 365
2 52 (12.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 51 (11.97%) SaaS
4 50 (11.74%) Mimecast
5 27 (6.34%) IaaS
6 26 (6.10%) PaaS
7 20 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (0.47%) Slack
8 2 (0.47%) Yammer
9 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.23%) OneDrive
9 1 (0.23%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 164 (38.50%) Skype
2 139 (32.63%) Wireless
3 120 (28.17%) VoIP
4 110 (25.82%) WAN
5 89 (20.89%) MPLS
6 88 (20.66%) LAN
7 87 (20.42%) Firewall
8 67 (15.73%) Network Security
9 59 (13.85%) BGP
9 59 (13.85%) IPsec
9 59 (13.85%) OSPF
10 55 (12.91%) Cisco IOS
11 53 (12.44%) Cisco Nexus
11 53 (12.44%) VPN
12 48 (11.27%) Telepresence
13 44 (10.33%) EIGRP
14 38 (8.92%) DNS
15 35 (8.22%) Wireless Security
16 34 (7.98%) DHCP
17 21 (4.93%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.51%) Big Data
2 5 (1.17%) SQL Server
3 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (0.47%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
Development Applications
1 2 (0.47%) GCC
2 1 (0.23%) Gradle
General
1 178 (41.78%) Finance
2 94 (22.07%) Banking
3 59 (13.85%) Telecoms
4 56 (13.15%) Law
5 44 (10.33%) Legal
6 42 (9.86%) Pharmaceutical
6 42 (9.86%) Retail
7 34 (7.98%) Manufacturing
8 24 (5.63%) Investment Banking
9 16 (3.76%) Multimedia
10 14 (3.29%) Marketing
10 14 (3.29%) Retail Banking
11 5 (1.17%) Billing
12 4 (0.94%) French Language
12 4 (0.94%) German Language
12 4 (0.94%) Italian Language
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
14 1 (0.23%) Advertising
14 1 (0.23%) Back Office
14 1 (0.23%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (17.37%) Architect
2 48 (11.27%) Analyst
3 45 (10.56%) Consultant
4 40 (9.39%) Team Leader
5 38 (8.92%) Network Engineer
6 37 (8.69%) Solutions Architect
7 36 (8.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 34 (7.98%) Cisco Architect
9 28 (6.57%) Presales Consultant
10 26 (6.10%) Technical Consultant
11 25 (5.87%) Network Team Leader
12 24 (5.63%) Network Operations Team Leader
12 24 (5.63%) Operations Team Leader
13 22 (5.16%) Messaging Engineer
13 22 (5.16%) Technical Presales Consultant
14 20 (4.69%) Cisco Engineer
15 19 (4.46%) Messaging Analyst
16 18 (4.23%) Cisco Consultant
16 18 (4.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
17 17 (3.99%) Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 67 (15.73%) XMPP
2 6 (1.41%) LDAP
3 4 (0.94%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.47%) Web Services
5 1 (0.23%) Apache Wicket
5 1 (0.23%) Guice
5 1 (0.23%) Hibernate
5 1 (0.23%) HTML
5 1 (0.23%) JPA
5 1 (0.23%) OAuth
5 1 (0.23%) OAuth2
5 1 (0.23%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 175 (41.08%) Data Centre
2 62 (14.55%) Video Conferencing
3 51 (11.97%) Clustering
4 32 (7.51%) Analytical Skills
5 22 (5.16%) Blackberry
6 13 (3.05%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (2.35%) Mobile Computing
8 9 (2.11%) Social Media
9 8 (1.88%) Public Cloud
10 7 (1.64%) Computer Science
10 7 (1.64%) DataPower
10 7 (1.64%) Management Information System
10 7 (1.64%) VxBlock/Vblock
11 4 (0.94%) Driving Licence
11 4 (0.94%) Internet of Things
11 4 (0.94%) User Experience
12 2 (0.47%) Enterprise Storage
12 2 (0.47%) Fintech
12 2 (0.47%) Private Cloud
13 1 (0.23%) BYOD
Operating Systems
1 91 (21.36%) Windows
2 63 (14.79%) Windows Server
3 32 (7.51%) Linux
4 30 (7.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (5.16%) Windows Server 2012
6 10 (2.35%) Windows 10
7 8 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 5 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.17%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.94%) CentOS
9 4 (0.94%) SUSE
10 3 (0.70%) Android
10 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
11 2 (0.47%) AIX
11 2 (0.47%) Apple iOS
11 2 (0.47%) Unix
11 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (22.07%) Presales
2 57 (13.38%) ITIL
3 52 (12.21%) Migration
4 44 (10.33%) Mentoring
5 40 (9.39%) Line Management
6 38 (8.92%) Business Continuity
6 38 (8.92%) Network Design
7 35 (8.22%) Business Development
8 34 (7.98%) Analytics
9 29 (6.81%) Collaborative Working
9 29 (6.81%) Continuous Improvement
10 25 (5.87%) Service Management
11 23 (5.40%) Change Management
12 22 (5.16%) ITIL V3
13 20 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
14 19 (4.46%) Cybersecurity
14 19 (4.46%) Release Management
14 19 (4.46%) Technical Architecture
15 17 (3.99%) Project Management
16 16 (3.76%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 16 (3.76%) SQL
2 9 (2.11%) PowerShell
3 4 (0.94%) Python
4 3 (0.70%) Perl
5 2 (0.47%) Ruby
6 1 (0.23%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.23%) C
6 1 (0.23%) Java
6 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
6 1 (0.23%) Scala
Qualifications
1 155 (36.38%) Cisco Certification
2 121 (28.40%) CCNP
3 103 (24.18%) CCIE
4 69 (16.20%) Degree
5 56 (13.15%) CCNA
6 52 (12.21%) CCVP
7 32 (7.51%) CCDE
8 27 (6.34%) CCDP
9 24 (5.63%) CCNP Voice
10 23 (5.40%) Microsoft Certification
11 19 (4.46%) MCSE
12 17 (3.99%) CCIE Security
13 14 (3.29%) CCIE Wireless
14 13 (3.05%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 13 (3.05%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 7 (1.64%) CCIE Data Center
16 6 (1.41%) CCIE Collaboration
17 5 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
17 5 (1.17%) MCP
18 4 (0.94%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (5.16%) SLA
2 10 (2.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 10 (2.35%) PMO
3 7 (1.64%) Cyber Essentials
4 3 (0.70%) GDPR
5 2 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 106 (24.88%) Active Directory
2 87 (20.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (3.52%) XenApp
4 14 (3.29%) Hyper-V
5 7 (1.64%) VMware NSX
6 4 (0.94%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (0.47%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.23%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (0.23%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 76 (17.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 53 (12.44%) Cisco UCCX
3 51 (11.97%) Cisco UCCE
4 28 (6.57%) AirWatch
5 26 (6.10%) SCCM
6 8 (1.88%) FortiGate
7 7 (1.64%) Cacti
7 7 (1.64%) SCOM
8 3 (0.70%) Backup Exec
8 3 (0.70%) Cisco Prime
9 2 (0.47%) Cisco CME
9 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Intune
9 2 (0.47%) Nagios
9 2 (0.47%) Puppet
10 1 (0.23%) Ansible
10 1 (0.23%) Cobbler
10 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
10 1 (0.23%) ITRS Geneos
10 1 (0.23%) ServiceCenter
10 1 (0.23%) yum
Vendors
1 254 (59.62%) Cisco
2 109 (25.59%) VMware
3 105 (24.65%) Microsoft
4 55 (12.91%) EMC
5 53 (12.44%) Palo Alto
6 50 (11.74%) Citrix
6 50 (11.74%) Dell
6 50 (11.74%) F5
6 50 (11.74%) NetApp
7 48 (11.27%) Splunk
8 38 (8.92%) CheckPoint
9 35 (8.22%) Avaya
10 29 (6.81%) Riverbed
11 22 (5.16%) Juniper
12 21 (4.93%) HP
13 20 (4.69%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (4.46%) Polycom
15 15 (3.52%) iManage
15 15 (3.52%) NICE Systems
16 12 (2.82%) SolarWinds