Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 433 390 393
Rank change year-on-year -43 +3 +93
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 122 204 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.40% 0.58% 0.67%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.25% 2.72% 3.36%
Number of salaries quoted 102 196 208
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00% -13.04%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00% -4.76%

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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 5420 7496 8532
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.61% 21.36% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 4311 6000 6945
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,250 £26,225 £24,350
90th Percentile £66,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the South East

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the South East

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the South East.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the South East

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the South East over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the South East

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the South East region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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
Thames Valley -24 50 £42,500 -15.00% 1
Berkshire +48 35 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Surrey +13 30 £58,750 -2.08% 1
Hampshire -17 17 £47,500 +14.46% 1
Buckinghamshire -51 12 £37,500 -28.57%
East Sussex - 12 £42,000 -
West Sussex -10 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Oxfordshire +5 3 £57,500 +2.68%
Kent +13 2 £22,500 -45.78%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 South East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 64 (52.46%) Cisco
2 42 (34.43%) VoIP
3 41 (33.61%) LAN
4 40 (32.79%) Firewall
5 39 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
6 38 (31.15%) WAN
7 36 (29.51%) ITIL
8 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
8 33 (27.05%) Data Centre
9 32 (26.23%) Degree
10 30 (24.59%) CCNP
11 29 (23.77%) Wireless
12 24 (19.67%) Project Management
13 23 (18.85%) Finance
14 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
14 21 (17.21%) DHCP
15 20 (16.39%) BGP
16 19 (15.57%) MPLS
16 19 (15.57%) DNS
16 19 (15.57%) SLA
16 19 (15.57%) Wi-Fi
17 18 (14.75%) F5
18 17 (13.93%) Presales
18 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
18 17 (13.93%) SolarWinds
19 16 (13.11%) OSPF
19 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
19 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
19 16 (13.11%) Network Design
19 16 (13.11%) Cisco UCCX

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 15 (12.30%) Skype for Business
2 2 (1.64%) MS Exchange
3 1 (0.82%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (0.82%) IIS
3 1 (0.82%) SharePoint
Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.82%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 11 (9.02%) Office 365
2 5 (4.10%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (4.10%) SaaS
3 4 (3.28%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (3.28%) IaaS
3 4 (3.28%) PaaS
4 3 (2.46%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (0.82%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 42 (34.43%) VoIP
2 41 (33.61%) LAN
3 40 (32.79%) Firewall
4 38 (31.15%) WAN
5 29 (23.77%) Wireless
6 21 (17.21%) DHCP
7 20 (16.39%) BGP
8 19 (15.57%) DNS
8 19 (15.57%) MPLS
8 19 (15.57%) Wi-Fi
9 17 (13.93%) Cisco ASA
10 16 (13.11%) OSPF
10 16 (13.11%) TCP/IP
11 15 (12.30%) Ethernet
12 14 (11.48%) VPN
13 13 (10.66%) IP Telephony
13 13 (10.66%) SAN
14 12 (9.84%) 3G
14 12 (9.84%) IPsec
14 12 (9.84%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.28%) Big Data
2 2 (1.64%) MySQL
2 2 (1.64%) SQL Server
General
1 23 (18.85%) Finance
2 21 (17.21%) Telecoms
3 6 (4.92%) Manufacturing
3 6 (4.92%) Retail
4 4 (3.28%) Billing
Job Titles
1 28 (22.95%) Network Engineer
2 17 (13.93%) Consultant
2 17 (13.93%) Support Engineer
3 15 (12.30%) Project Manager
4 12 (9.84%) Senior Network Engineer
4 12 (9.84%) Voice Engineer
5 10 (8.20%) Architect
5 10 (8.20%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Cisco Engineer
6 9 (7.38%) Presales Consultant
6 9 (7.38%) Voice Support Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco Support
7 8 (6.56%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 8 (6.56%) Juniper Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 6 (4.92%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) Junior
9 5 (4.10%) Security Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Security Project Manager
9 5 (4.10%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.28%) Web Services
2 2 (1.64%) Software Packaging
3 1 (0.82%) .NET
3 1 (0.82%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 33 (27.05%) Data Centre
2 15 (12.30%) Management Information System
3 13 (10.66%) PKI
4 8 (6.56%) Computer Science
5 7 (5.74%) Machine to Machine
6 4 (3.28%) Internet of Things
6 4 (3.28%) Replication
7 3 (2.46%) Clustering
7 3 (2.46%) Driving Licence
7 3 (2.46%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.46%) Public Cloud
7 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
7 3 (2.46%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.64%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.82%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.82%) Frameworx
9 1 (0.82%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.82%) Private Cloud
9 1 (0.82%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.30%) Windows
2 12 (9.84%) Linux
3 9 (7.38%) Windows Server
4 7 (5.74%) Unix
5 5 (4.10%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (2.46%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (1.64%) Windows 2000
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
8 1 (0.82%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (29.51%) ITIL
2 24 (19.67%) Project Management
3 17 (13.93%) Presales
4 16 (13.11%) Network Design
5 14 (11.48%) PRINCE2
6 13 (10.66%) Change Control
6 13 (10.66%) Kalman Filter
7 12 (9.84%) Information Management
7 12 (9.84%) Load Balancing
7 12 (9.84%) Operations Management
7 12 (9.84%) Risk Management
8 10 (8.20%) Adaptive Security
8 10 (8.20%) Time Management
9 9 (7.38%) ITSM
9 9 (7.38%) Web Filtering
10 8 (6.56%) WAN Optimisation
11 7 (5.74%) Mathematics
11 7 (5.74%) QMS
11 7 (5.74%) Service Management
12 6 (4.92%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (3.28%) SQL
2 3 (2.46%) PowerShell
3 2 (1.64%) VBScript
4 1 (0.82%) C
4 1 (0.82%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 39 (31.97%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (26.23%) Degree
3 30 (24.59%) CCNP
4 10 (8.20%) CCDP
4 10 (8.20%) CCIE
4 10 (8.20%) CCNP Voice
5 8 (6.56%) CCNA
6 7 (5.74%) Microsoft Certification
7 5 (4.10%) CCDA
7 5 (4.10%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 4 (3.28%) MCSE
9 3 (2.46%) CCVP
9 3 (2.46%) CEH
9 3 (2.46%) CISSP
9 3 (2.46%) GIAC
9 3 (2.46%) Six Sigma Black Belt
9 3 (2.46%) SSCP
10 2 (1.64%) MCP
10 2 (1.64%) PMP
11 1 (0.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.57%) SLA
2 10 (8.20%) ISO 9001
3 9 (7.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.82%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.82%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.82%) PMO
4 1 (0.82%) QA
4 1 (0.82%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 16 (13.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (6.56%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.46%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (2.46%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (1.64%) Firmware
4 2 (1.64%) ISA Server
5 1 (0.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 16 (13.11%) Cisco UCCX
2 11 (9.02%) Cisco Prime
3 10 (8.20%) SolarWinds Orion
4 9 (7.38%) Cisco CME
5 5 (4.10%) Cisco CUCM
6 4 (3.28%) SCCM
7 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.64%) BladeLogic
7 2 (1.64%) BMC PATROL
7 2 (1.64%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.64%) SCOM
7 2 (1.64%) WSUS
8 1 (0.82%) Cisco IPCC
8 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.82%) Nagios
Vendors
1 64 (52.46%) Cisco
2 33 (27.05%) Microsoft
3 18 (14.75%) F5
4 17 (13.93%) SolarWinds
5 15 (12.30%) Avaya
6 13 (10.66%) Juniper
7 12 (9.84%) Palo Alto
8 10 (8.20%) Barracuda Networks
9 9 (7.38%) Forcepoint
9 9 (7.38%) Red Box
10 7 (5.74%) BT
10 7 (5.74%) GENBAND
10 7 (5.74%) Meraki
10 7 (5.74%) Oracle
11 6 (4.92%) VMware
12 5 (4.10%) Apple
12 5 (4.10%) Zeacom
13 4 (3.28%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (3.28%) Mitel
14 3 (2.46%) Citrix