The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / North East
Rank - 77 79
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East - 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.64% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

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 North East with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 109 61 78
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 17.06% 9.43% 10.94%
Number of salaries quoted 101 50 53
Median salary £30,000 £33,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -17.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
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 North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 North East

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the North East

Unified Communications
Top 22 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 25 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 North East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Skype for Business
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) Network Security
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Network Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Telephony Specialist
1 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 1 (50.00%) IT Strategy
1 1 (50.00%) Kalman Filter
1 1 (50.00%) Network Management
1 1 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNA
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Alcatel-Lucent
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco