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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK / Scotland
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 134 160 166
Rank change year-on-year +26 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 15 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.57% 0.11% 0.095%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.14% 0.96% 0.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14 1 2
Median salary £53,750 £18,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +190.54% -64.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.55% -12.19%  

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 292 311 397
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Scotland 11.03% 10.97% 12.62%
Number of salaries quoted 199 178 264
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Scotland over the 3 months to 25 June 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 3 months to 25 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Edinburgh +2 8 £60,000 - 2
Glasgow - 3 £67,500 - 1
West Lothian - 1 £23,000 -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 5 (33.33%) Skype
2 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
3 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 4 (26.67%) CCNP
4 3 (20.00%) NEC
4 3 (20.00%) Billing
4 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
4 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 3 (20.00%) ISDN
4 3 (20.00%) PBX
4 3 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
4 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
4 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (13.33%) F5
5 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM

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 5 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (13.33%) IBM Domino
4 1 (6.67%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (33.33%) Skype
2 3 (20.00%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (20.00%) ISDN
2 3 (20.00%) PBX
2 3 (20.00%) VoIP
3 2 (13.33%) BGP
3 2 (13.33%) EIGRP
3 2 (13.33%) Firewall
3 2 (13.33%) LAN
3 2 (13.33%) Network Security
3 2 (13.33%) TCP/IP
3 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (13.33%) Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
4 1 (6.67%) IPsec
4 1 (6.67%) SAN
4 1 (6.67%) VPLS
4 1 (6.67%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (20.00%) Billing
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
2 2 (13.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Head of IT
3 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Network Specialist
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Senior Systems Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Technical Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Field Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Field Service Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (20.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (6.67%) EMC VNX
4 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (13.33%) Windows 7
3 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 4 (26.67%) ITIL
3 2 (13.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (13.33%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Change Control
4 1 (6.67%) ITIL V3
4 1 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (6.67%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (6.67%) TOGAF
4 1 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
4 1 (6.67%) Zachman Framework
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (26.67%) CCNP
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (26.67%) MCSE
3 2 (13.33%) MCSA
4 1 (6.67%) CISSP
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (6.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
1 2 (13.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (53.33%) Cisco
2 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (20.00%) NEC
3 3 (20.00%) Symantec
4 2 (13.33%) Blue Coat
4 2 (13.33%) F5
4 2 (13.33%) Fortinet
4 2 (13.33%) Lotus
4 2 (13.33%) SAP
4 2 (13.33%) VMware
5 1 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (6.67%) ServiceNow
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