Period
to 9 December 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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK > Scotland
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 207 186 204
Rank change year-on-year -21 +18 +34
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 19 48 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.36% 0.86% 0.22%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.36% 6.74% 1.56%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 11
Scotland median annual salary £54,175 £52,500 £51,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.19% +1.94% +53.73%
10th Percentile £37,206 £41,050 £22,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,000 £66,250
UK median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.65% +14.44% -10.00%

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 566 712 707
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 10.67% 12.73% 13.98%
Number of salaries quoted 370 477 459
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,225 £29,000 £25,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £57,500
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 9 December 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 9 December 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
Glasgow -2 11 £52,463 +4.93% 1
Edinburgh -17 6 £62,500 +19.05% 3
Aberdeen - 1 - -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 15 (78.95%) LAN
2 15 (78.95%) WAN
3 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 11 (57.89%) Presales
4 9 (47.37%) Project Management
4 9 (47.37%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) Six Sigma
5 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
5 8 (42.11%) Matrix Management
5 8 (42.11%) SaaS
5 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
5 8 (42.11%) IaaS
5 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
6 7 (36.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 7 (36.84%) Skype
6 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 7 (36.84%) Billing
6 7 (36.84%) Degree
6 7 (36.84%) NEC
6 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
7 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (31.58%) Telepresence
8 5 (26.32%) VoIP
8 5 (26.32%) Wireless
9 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
9 4 (21.05%) CCNP
9 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
9 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud

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 8 (42.11%) IaaS
1 8 (42.11%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (42.11%) SaaS
2 4 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (21.05%) Google Cloud Platform
2 4 (21.05%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) LAN
1 15 (78.95%) WAN
2 11 (57.89%) Firewall
3 7 (36.84%) Skype
4 6 (31.58%) Telepresence
5 5 (26.32%) VoIP
5 5 (26.32%) Wireless
6 4 (21.05%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (21.05%) Network Security
7 1 (5.26%) Wireless Security
7 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 7 (36.84%) Billing
2 4 (21.05%) Telecoms
3 2 (10.53%) Finance
4 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 5 (26.32%) Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Senior Project Manager
1 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (21.05%) Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco Network Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Network Architect
2 4 (21.05%) Programme Manager
3 2 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support
4 1 (5.26%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Network Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Technical Architect
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Project Manager
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 7 (36.84%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 4 (21.05%) Private Cloud
4 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (57.89%) Presales
2 9 (47.37%) ITIL
2 9 (47.37%) Project Management
3 8 (42.11%) Matrix Management
3 8 (42.11%) Service Delivery
3 8 (42.11%) Six Sigma
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2
5 3 (15.79%) Programme Management
6 2 (10.53%) Mentoring
7 1 (5.26%) Budgeting and Forecasting
7 1 (5.26%) Network Management
7 1 (5.26%) Risk Analysis
7 1 (5.26%) Virtual Team Management
Qualifications
1 7 (36.84%) Degree
1 7 (36.84%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 6 (31.58%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (21.05%) CCNP
4 2 (10.53%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
1 2 (10.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (10.53%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 17 (89.47%) Cisco
2 7 (36.84%) NEC
3 2 (10.53%) VMware
4 1 (5.26%) Aruba
4 1 (5.26%) Brocade
4 1 (5.26%) CheckPoint
4 1 (5.26%) Fortinet
4 1 (5.26%) Foundry
4 1 (5.26%) HP
4 1 (5.26%) Infoblox