Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > Midlands
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 328 342 346
Rank change year-on-year +14 +4 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 57 90 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.37% 0.49% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.40% 3.11% 2.11%
Number of salaries quoted 54 70 47
Midlands median annual salary £44,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.63% -11.11% -18.18%
10th Percentile £27,500 £19,250 £18,000
90th Percentile £60,875 £64,875 £68,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00% -4.76%

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2378 2891 2748
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 15.41% 15.85% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1932 2205 2359
Midlands median annual salary £38,750 £39,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.90% +2.60% +2.67%
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,000 £22,950
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

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
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the Midlands over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the Midlands

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. 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
West Midlands -2 36 £45,000 +5.88% 1
East Midlands +23 22 £35,000 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 16 (28.07%) Cisco CUCM
3 15 (26.32%) Skype for Business
3 15 (26.32%) Skype
3 15 (26.32%) Firewall
4 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
5 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
6 12 (21.05%) LAN
7 11 (19.30%) Unix
7 11 (19.30%) Linux
7 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
7 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
8 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
8 10 (17.54%) ITIL
8 10 (17.54%) WAN
8 10 (17.54%) Wireless
8 10 (17.54%) Finance
9 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
10 8 (14.04%) Office 365
10 8 (14.04%) Network Security
10 8 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
10 8 (14.04%) Python
10 8 (14.04%) CCNP
10 8 (14.04%) Apple
11 7 (12.28%) Internet
11 7 (12.28%) BGP
11 7 (12.28%) MPLS
11 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
11 7 (12.28%) SCCM
11 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure

Unified Communications
Co-occurring 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 15 (26.32%) Skype for Business
2 6 (10.53%) CMS
3 3 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (5.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.51%) Apache
4 2 (3.51%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Office
1 2 (3.51%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (14.04%) Office 365
2 7 (12.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.75%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) Firewall
1 15 (26.32%) Skype
2 13 (22.81%) TCP/IP
3 12 (21.05%) LAN
4 10 (17.54%) WAN
4 10 (17.54%) Wireless
5 8 (14.04%) Network Security
6 7 (12.28%) BGP
6 7 (12.28%) EIGRP
6 7 (12.28%) Internet
6 7 (12.28%) MPLS
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco ASA
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Nexus
7 6 (10.53%) Cisco Wireless
7 6 (10.53%) IMAP
8 5 (8.77%) S/MIME
8 5 (8.77%) SMTP
8 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (7.02%) IPsec
9 4 (7.02%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.02%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.51%) PostgreSQL
General
1 10 (17.54%) Finance
2 5 (8.77%) Retail
3 4 (7.02%) Law
4 3 (5.26%) Banking
4 3 (5.26%) Billing
5 2 (3.51%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.75%) Automotive
6 1 (1.75%) Legal
6 1 (1.75%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.75%) Multimedia
6 1 (1.75%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.81%) Analyst
2 10 (17.54%) Network Specialist
2 10 (17.54%) Support Analyst
3 8 (14.04%) Cisco Support
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Analyst
4 6 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
4 6 (10.53%) Network Support
4 6 (10.53%) Unified Communications Specialist
5 5 (8.77%) Consultant
5 5 (8.77%) Network Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) IT Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) IT Systems Administrator
6 4 (7.02%) Network Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Network Support Analyst
6 4 (7.02%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.02%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.26%) Collaboration Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
7 3 (5.26%) Voice Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.26%) .NET
1 3 (5.26%) Web Services
2 2 (3.51%) LAPP Stack
2 2 (3.51%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.04%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (7.02%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.51%) Fat Client
4 2 (3.51%) iPad
4 2 (3.51%) iPhone
4 2 (3.51%) Reference Data
4 2 (3.51%) RSA SecurID
4 2 (3.51%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.75%) Clustering
5 1 (1.75%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.75%) Mobile Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (19.30%) Linux
1 11 (19.30%) Unix
2 5 (8.77%) Windows
3 3 (5.26%) Android
3 3 (5.26%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.51%) Mac OS X
4 2 (3.51%) Windows 2000 Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Mobile
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server
4 2 (3.51%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (1.75%) CentOS
5 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.75%) Solaris
5 1 (1.75%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (17.54%) ITIL
2 9 (15.79%) Performance Monitoring
3 7 (12.28%) Open Source
4 6 (10.53%) Change Control
4 6 (10.53%) Information Security
4 6 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
4 6 (10.53%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (8.77%) Internal Audit
5 5 (8.77%) IT Audit
5 5 (8.77%) Matrix Organization
5 5 (8.77%) Network Management
5 5 (8.77%) Process Improvement
6 4 (7.02%) Matrix Management
6 4 (7.02%) Presales
6 4 (7.02%) Project Management
6 4 (7.02%) SDLC
6 4 (7.02%) Service Management
7 3 (5.26%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.26%) Performance Tuning
7 3 (5.26%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 8 (14.04%) Python
2 6 (10.53%) C
3 3 (5.26%) Java
3 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
3 3 (5.26%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
3 3 (5.26%) VB
4 2 (3.51%) SQL
5 1 (1.75%) Perl
Qualifications
1 14 (24.56%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (14.04%) CCNP
3 6 (10.53%) CCNA
4 4 (7.02%) HNC
5 3 (5.26%) Degree
6 2 (3.51%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.75%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.75%) MCSE
7 1 (1.75%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 10 (17.54%) Active Directory
2 6 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (8.77%) Virtual Desktop
4 4 (7.02%) Hyper-V
5 3 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
5 3 (5.26%) vSphere
5 3 (5.26%) XenApp
5 3 (5.26%) XenDesktop
6 2 (3.51%) Sendmail
Systems Management
1 16 (28.07%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (12.28%) SCCM
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (7.02%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (3.51%) CA Spectrum
4 2 (3.51%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.51%) Jamf Pro
4 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 36 (63.16%) Cisco
2 11 (19.30%) CheckPoint
2 11 (19.30%) Microsoft
3 8 (14.04%) Apple
4 6 (10.53%) VMware
5 5 (8.77%) Alcatel-Lucent
5 5 (8.77%) HP
5 5 (8.77%) Mitel
5 5 (8.77%) Virgin Media
6 3 (5.26%) Acronis
6 3 (5.26%) Citrix
6 3 (5.26%) Juniper
6 3 (5.26%) Meraki
7 2 (3.51%) Aruba
7 2 (3.51%) CA
7 2 (3.51%) Dell
7 2 (3.51%) F5
7 2 (3.51%) MobileIron
7 2 (3.51%) Motorola
7 2 (3.51%) Wyse