Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
24 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 179 221
Rank change year-on-year -35 +42 +11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 45 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.33% 0.82% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 6.82% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 5
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -19.05% +1.94% +53.73%
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 655 660 640
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.13% 12.03% 11.89%
Number of salaries quoted 435 448 395
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,925 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,600
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -17 9 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Glasgow -8 7 £49,375 +3.95% 1
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 24 September 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 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 14 (77.78%) WAN
2 14 (77.78%) LAN
3 12 (66.67%) VoIP
4 10 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (50.00%) vCenter Server
5 9 (50.00%) Telepresence
5 9 (50.00%) CCNA
5 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
5 9 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Project Management
6 5 (27.78%) ITIL
7 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
7 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
7 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 4 (22.22%) Matrix Management
7 4 (22.22%) SaaS
7 4 (22.22%) IaaS
8 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (16.67%) Office 365
8 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
8 3 (16.67%) Skype
8 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (16.67%) Presales
8 3 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
8 3 (16.67%) NEC
8 3 (16.67%) Firewall

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:

Cloud Services
1 4 (22.22%) IaaS
1 4 (22.22%) SaaS
2 3 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (77.78%) LAN
1 14 (77.78%) WAN
2 12 (66.67%) VoIP
3 9 (50.00%) Telepresence
4 3 (16.67%) Firewall
4 3 (16.67%) Skype
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless
5 1 (5.56%) Wireless Security
5 1 (5.56%) WLAN
General
1 4 (22.22%) Telecoms
2 3 (16.67%) Billing
3 2 (11.11%) Finance
4 1 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (66.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 9 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 4 (22.22%) Project Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Manager
3 4 (22.22%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support
4 1 (5.56%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 3 (16.67%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) ITIL
1 5 (27.78%) Project Management
2 4 (22.22%) Matrix Management
2 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
2 4 (22.22%) Six Sigma
3 3 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (16.67%) Presales
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.56%) Budgeting and Forecasting
5 1 (5.56%) Network Management
5 1 (5.56%) Risk Analysis
5 1 (5.56%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) CCNA
1 9 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (16.67%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) VMware ESXi
1 9 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 10 (55.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (50.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (88.89%) Cisco
2 9 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (16.67%) NEC
4 1 (5.56%) Aruba
4 1 (5.56%) Brocade
4 1 (5.56%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.56%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.56%) Foundry
4 1 (5.56%) HP
4 1 (5.56%) Infoblox