Period
to 23 February 2018

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 23 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 185 225
Rank change year-on-year -19 +40 +6
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 31 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.55% 0.22% 0.18%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.16% 1.62% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 24 10 7
Scotland median annual salary £53,750 £41,250 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.30% +23.13% +3.08%
10th Percentile £40,600 £30,375 £28,150
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,250 £40,550
UK median annual salary £53,500 £47,250 £49,500
% change year-on-year +13.23% -4.55% -1.00%

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 746 619 738
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 13.17% 13.31% 12.00%
Number of salaries quoted 468 405 453
Scotland median annual salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.63% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,625 £56,250 £59,350
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 23 February 2018.

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 23 February 2018. 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 -10 18 £65,000 +100.00% 1
Glasgow -23 8 £55,000 +20.22%
South Lanarkshire - 5 £44,705 -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 2018, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 14 (45.16%) Cisco
3 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (35.48%) WAN
4 11 (35.48%) LAN
4 11 (35.48%) Telepresence
5 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
5 10 (32.26%) Presales
5 10 (32.26%) Network Security
5 10 (32.26%) CCNP
5 10 (32.26%) CCDP
5 10 (32.26%) Change Management
6 9 (29.03%) VMware
6 9 (29.03%) Firewall
6 9 (29.03%) Wireless
6 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
6 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
6 9 (29.03%) SaaS
6 9 (29.03%) PaaS
6 9 (29.03%) Cisco Wireless
6 9 (29.03%) IaaS
6 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
7 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
7 8 (25.81%) VoIP
7 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
8 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
8 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (19.35%) Information Security
9 6 (19.35%) Project Management
9 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification

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 7 (22.58%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.13%) SharePoint
3 4 (12.90%) Skype for Business
4 3 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (9.68%) IBM Domino
5 1 (3.23%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (3.23%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 9 (29.03%) IaaS
1 9 (29.03%) PaaS
1 9 (29.03%) SaaS
2 5 (16.13%) Office 365
3 3 (9.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (35.48%) LAN
1 11 (35.48%) Telepresence
1 11 (35.48%) WAN
2 10 (32.26%) Network Security
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Wireless
3 9 (29.03%) Firewall
3 9 (29.03%) Wireless
4 8 (25.81%) VoIP
5 4 (12.90%) S/MIME
5 4 (12.90%) Skype
6 3 (9.68%) SAN
6 3 (9.68%) VPN
7 1 (3.23%) ADSL
7 1 (3.23%) Broadband
7 1 (3.23%) CTI
7 1 (3.23%) PBX
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Architect
2 10 (32.26%) Network Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Network Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Cisco Solutions Architect
3 9 (29.03%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (19.35%) Consultant
4 6 (19.35%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) IT Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Administrator
7 2 (6.45%) Applications Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Cisco Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) IT Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Mobility Architect
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Network Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (32.26%) Data Centre
2 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (12.90%) PKI
4 3 (9.68%) Blackberry
4 3 (9.68%) EMC VNX
4 3 (9.68%) Virtual Team
5 1 (3.23%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 3 (9.68%) Windows
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server
1 3 (9.68%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (3.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (48.39%) ITIL
2 10 (32.26%) Change Management
2 10 (32.26%) Presales
3 9 (29.03%) Mentoring
4 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (19.35%) Business Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Information Security
5 6 (19.35%) ITIL V3
5 6 (19.35%) Project Management
6 5 (16.13%) Open Source
7 4 (12.90%) Server Virtualisation
8 3 (9.68%) Enterprise Architecture
8 3 (9.68%) IT Strategy
8 3 (9.68%) Migration
8 3 (9.68%) Mobile Device Management
8 3 (9.68%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
8 3 (9.68%) Service Management
9 1 (3.23%) Identity Management
9 1 (3.23%) Risk Assessment
Programming Languages
1 8 (25.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (38.71%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (32.26%) CCDP
2 10 (32.26%) CCNP
3 9 (29.03%) Security Cleared
4 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (16.13%) SC Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) DV Cleared
6 3 (9.68%) HND
6 3 (9.68%) MCSA
6 3 (9.68%) MCSE
7 2 (6.45%) CCNA
8 1 (3.23%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (3.23%) CCDE
8 1 (3.23%) CCIE
System Software
1 8 (25.81%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (16.13%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (12.90%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
2 3 (9.68%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.45%) vCenter Server
4 1 (3.23%) Ansible
Vendors
1 14 (45.16%) Cisco
2 9 (29.03%) Microsoft
2 9 (29.03%) VMware
3 3 (9.68%) EMC
3 3 (9.68%) Lotus
3 3 (9.68%) ServiceNow
3 3 (9.68%) Symantec
4 1 (3.23%) Avaya
4 1 (3.23%) Samsung