The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / Midlands
Rank - 19 27
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands - 2.75% 2.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 18.75% 30.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 3
Median salary - £46,250 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -33.92%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 1 16 10
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 3.85% 14.68% 7.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1 13 10
Median salary £65,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +62.50% +6.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the Midlands citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 March 2017, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
1 2 (100.00%) XMPP
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) WebEx
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Red Box
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) vSphere
2 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) Billing
2 1 (50.00%) CAD
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) MS Office
2 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (50.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) H.323
2 1 (50.00%) MGCP
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (50.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Architect
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) CAD
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Risk Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) CCIE
2 1 (50.00%) CCNA
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP Voice
2 1 (50.00%) CCVP
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCE
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) Red Box