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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK / Scotland
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 156 154
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland - 0.27% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.19% 1.13%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 3
Median salary - £40,000 £20,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +95.12%  
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 Scotland with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Scotland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 263 365 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.26% 12.33% 11.49%
Number of salaries quoted 165 212 215
Median salary £43,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.94% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Scotland 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 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

For the 6 months to 29 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 4 (50.00%) Retail
3 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (37.50%) Network Security
4 3 (37.50%) F5
4 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
4 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
4 3 (37.50%) CCSM
4 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (37.50%) CCDP
4 3 (37.50%) CCNP
4 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
4 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
4 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
4 3 (37.50%) CCSE
4 3 (37.50%) Firewall
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) CCSA
5 1 (12.50%) IPsec
5 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (12.50%) MPLS
5 1 (12.50%) OSPF
5 1 (12.50%) BGP
5 1 (12.50%) ICMP
5 1 (12.50%) MCSE
5 1 (12.50%) Progress

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:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Cisco ASA
1 4 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
2 3 (37.50%) Network Security
2 3 (37.50%) Wireless
3 1 (12.50%) ADSL
3 1 (12.50%) BGP
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
3 1 (12.50%) ICMP
3 1 (12.50%) IPsec
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) OSPF
3 1 (12.50%) RIP
3 1 (12.50%) SNMP
3 1 (12.50%) VLAN
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
3 1 (12.50%) WAN
General
1 4 (50.00%) Retail
2 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) NOC Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Cisco Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support
4 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) 802.1X
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Mentoring
2 1 (12.50%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (12.50%) Presales
Qualifications
1 7 (87.50%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (50.00%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) CCDP
3 3 (37.50%) CCMSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCNP
3 3 (37.50%) CCSA
3 3 (37.50%) CCSE
3 3 (37.50%) CCSM
4 1 (12.50%) CCENT
4 1 (12.50%) MCSE
4 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) ProxySG
1 3 (37.50%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (12.50%) FortiGate
1 1 (12.50%) WhatsUp Gold
1 1 (12.50%) WMI
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Blue Coat
2 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
2 3 (37.50%) F5
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) Progress
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