The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Reading 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
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 95 138 140
Rank change year-on-year +43 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.97% 0.41% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.42% 1.44% 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 12 8 6
Median salary £67,500 £37,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +82.43% -10.30%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 Reading with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 351 557 710
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 28.51% 28.62% 30.25%
Number of salaries quoted 232 457 381
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,350 £35,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
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 Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Reading

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Reading

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Reading over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Reading

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

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 Reading region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
3 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (50.00%) Avaya
4 11 (45.83%) Skype
5 9 (37.50%) CCNA
5 9 (37.50%) IP Telephony
6 8 (33.33%) Finance
6 8 (33.33%) CCNP
7 7 (29.17%) MGCP
7 7 (29.17%) H.323
7 7 (29.17%) Polycom
7 7 (29.17%) Sonus
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco UCCX
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
7 7 (29.17%) Verint
7 7 (29.17%) Zeacom
7 7 (29.17%) Red Box
7 7 (29.17%) Cisco CME
8 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
9 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
10 4 (16.67%) MCSE
10 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
10 4 (16.67%) VoIP
10 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
10 4 (16.67%) Presales
11 3 (12.50%) Firewall
11 3 (12.50%) Degree
12 2 (8.33%) Performance Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 13 (54.17%) Skype for Business
2 2 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 11 (45.83%) Skype
2 9 (37.50%) IP Telephony
3 7 (29.17%) H.323
3 7 (29.17%) MGCP
4 4 (16.67%) VoIP
5 3 (12.50%) Firewall
6 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
6 2 (8.33%) LAN
6 2 (8.33%) PABX
6 2 (8.33%) PBX
6 2 (8.33%) TCP/IP
6 2 (8.33%) WAN
7 1 (4.17%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (8.33%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (33.33%) Finance
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Billing
3 1 (4.17%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco Voice Engineer
1 7 (29.17%) Team Leader
1 7 (29.17%) Voice Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Consultant
3 4 (16.67%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.33%) Business Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco IPT Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support
4 2 (8.33%) Cisco Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Lync Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Solutions Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.33%) Voice Consultant
4 2 (8.33%) Voice Support Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Presales Manager
5 1 (4.17%) Senior Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
2 1 (4.17%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (20.83%) Resource Management
2 4 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (8.33%) Coaching
3 2 (8.33%) Mentoring
3 2 (8.33%) People Management
3 2 (8.33%) Performance Management
3 2 (8.33%) QMS
4 1 (4.17%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Development
4 1 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) CRM
4 1 (4.17%) Process Management
4 1 (4.17%) Quality Management
4 1 (4.17%) Scrum
4 1 (4.17%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (4.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (37.50%) CCNA
3 8 (33.33%) CCNP
4 6 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (16.67%) MCSE
6 3 (12.50%) Degree
7 2 (8.33%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (8.33%) CCVP
7 2 (8.33%) MCP
8 1 (4.17%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) SLA
Systems Management
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco CME
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (29.17%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 14 (58.33%) Cisco
2 12 (50.00%) Avaya
3 7 (29.17%) Polycom
3 7 (29.17%) Red Box
3 7 (29.17%) Sonus
3 7 (29.17%) Verint
3 7 (29.17%) Zeacom
4 4 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 2 (8.33%) Mitel
5 2 (8.33%) NEC
6 1 (4.17%) CheckPoint
6 1 (4.17%) Juniper
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto