Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 204 233
Rank change year-on-year +19 +29 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 49 11 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.86% 0.21% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.95% 1.54% 1.66%
Number of salaries quoted 38 11 12
Scotland median annual salary £52,500 £51,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.94% +53.73% -39.09%
10th Percentile £41,225 £22,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £60,750 £66,250 £48,750
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% -4.26%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 705 714 723
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.44% 13.80% 11.30%
Number of salaries quoted 465 461 456
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Scotland

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Scotland

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Scotland over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Scotland

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 21 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
Edinburgh +4 29 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Glasgow -4 10 £50,000 -2.91% 4
South Lanarkshire - 9 £43,000 -
Highlands -3 1 £23,175 +25.27%
West Lothian - 1 - -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 21 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 36 (73.47%) ITIL
2 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
3 29 (59.18%) PowerShell
4 23 (46.94%) MS Exchange
5 21 (42.86%) Skype for Business
5 21 (42.86%) Skype
6 18 (36.73%) Symantec
6 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
6 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
6 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
6 18 (36.73%) VMware
6 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
7 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
8 16 (32.65%) Lotus
8 16 (32.65%) IBM Domino
8 16 (32.65%) Windows
8 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
8 16 (32.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 16 (32.65%) Mimecast
8 16 (32.65%) Performance Analysis
8 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
9 15 (30.61%) ITIL V3
10 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
10 14 (28.57%) MCSA
10 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
11 13 (26.53%) SCOM
11 13 (26.53%) MCSE
11 13 (26.53%) SAN
11 13 (26.53%) Cisco CUCM
12 12 (24.49%) ServiceNow

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 23 (46.94%) MS Exchange
2 21 (42.86%) Skype for Business
3 18 (36.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (32.65%) IBM Domino
5 10 (20.41%) SharePoint
6 5 (10.20%) IIS
7 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.04%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (2.04%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (32.65%) Mimecast
2 10 (20.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (42.86%) Skype
2 13 (26.53%) SAN
3 8 (16.33%) VoIP
4 5 (10.20%) S/MIME
5 4 (8.16%) BGP
5 4 (8.16%) Cisco ASA
5 4 (8.16%) Firewall
5 4 (8.16%) LAN
5 4 (8.16%) VPN
6 3 (6.12%) EIGRP
6 3 (6.12%) Network Security
6 3 (6.12%) TCP/IP
6 3 (6.12%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (6.12%) Wireless
7 2 (4.08%) ADSL
7 2 (4.08%) IPsec
7 2 (4.08%) WAN
8 1 (2.04%) CTI
8 1 (2.04%) ICMP
8 1 (2.04%) MPLS
General
1 3 (6.12%) Telecoms
2 2 (4.08%) Retail Banking
3 1 (2.04%) Billing
3 1 (2.04%) Finance
3 1 (2.04%) Retail
Job Titles
1 20 (40.82%) Analyst
2 19 (38.78%) Systems Analyst
3 18 (36.73%) IT Analyst
4 7 (14.29%) Administrator
4 7 (14.29%) Consultant
4 7 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Analyst
5 6 (12.24%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Architect
6 4 (8.16%) IT Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Senior IT Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Senior Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Systems Manager
6 4 (8.16%) Unified Communications Manager
7 3 (6.12%) Network Specialist
8 2 (4.08%) Applications Manager
8 2 (4.08%) Exchange Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Senior Network Engineer
8 2 (4.08%) SharePoint Administrator
8 2 (4.08%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (10.20%) Web Services
2 1 (2.04%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 18 (36.73%) Blackberry
2 12 (24.49%) EMC VNX
2 12 (24.49%) Virtual Team
3 8 (16.33%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.20%) PKI
5 3 (6.12%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
6 1 (2.04%) Handset
6 1 (2.04%) RSA SecurID
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) Windows
1 16 (32.65%) Windows Server
2 14 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (6.12%) Linux
4 2 (4.08%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (73.47%) ITIL
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (34.69%) Service Delivery
4 16 (32.65%) Performance Analysis
5 15 (30.61%) ITIL V3
6 11 (22.45%) Change Management
7 8 (16.33%) Open Source
8 7 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 7 (14.29%) Information Security
8 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 5 (10.20%) Identity Management
9 5 (10.20%) Load Balancing
9 5 (10.20%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (6.12%) Enterprise Architecture
10 3 (6.12%) IT Strategy
10 3 (6.12%) Migration
10 3 (6.12%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (6.12%) Service Management
11 2 (4.08%) Document Management
11 2 (4.08%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (59.18%) PowerShell
2 2 (4.08%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) C
Qualifications
1 18 (36.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (28.57%) MCSA
2 14 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 13 (26.53%) MCSE
4 10 (20.41%) SC Cleared
5 6 (12.24%) Cisco Certification
6 5 (10.20%) CCNP
7 3 (6.12%) DV Cleared
7 3 (6.12%) HND
8 1 (2.04%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (2.04%) CCENT
8 1 (2.04%) CCNA
8 1 (2.04%) CISSP
System Software
1 30 (61.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (24.49%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (12.24%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (10.20%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 16 (32.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 13 (26.53%) Cisco CUCM
2 13 (26.53%) SCOM
3 3 (6.12%) Ansible
4 1 (2.04%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.04%) WhatsUp Gold
4 1 (2.04%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (36.73%) Symantec
1 18 (36.73%) VMware
2 16 (32.65%) Lotus
2 16 (32.65%) Microsoft
3 12 (24.49%) EMC
3 12 (24.49%) ServiceNow
4 7 (14.29%) Cisco
5 3 (6.12%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.08%) Blue Coat
6 2 (4.08%) F5
6 2 (4.08%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.04%) Avaya
7 1 (2.04%) Progress
7 1 (2.04%) Samsung