Period
to 22 May 2018

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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 478 393 415
Rank change year-on-year -85 +22 -29
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 66 148 223
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.51% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.29% 2.61% 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 55 136 173
South East median annual salary £42,714 £49,750 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.14% +4.74% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,235 £30,750
90th Percentile £64,500 £71,875 £71,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% +1.06% -6.00%

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 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 5,133 5,662 8,014
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.92% 19.49% 21.26%
Number of salaries quoted 3,969 4,573 6,714
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 22 May 2018.

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 22 May 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
Thames Valley -51 23 £38,750 -22.50% 3
Hampshire -26 19 £42,714 +0.50%
Surrey -1 18 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Berkshire -26 15 £41,000 -34.40% 1
Buckinghamshire -26 6 £24,250 -26.52% 1
West Sussex +3 3 £28,000 -55.20%
Oxfordshire -25 2 £70,000 +12.00% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 South East region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 22 (33.33%) Cisco
3 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (22.73%) SLA
5 14 (21.21%) Office 365
6 13 (19.70%) Windows
7 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
8 11 (16.67%) CCNA
8 11 (16.67%) Wireless
8 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
9 10 (15.15%) WAN
9 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
10 9 (13.64%) DHCP
10 9 (13.64%) LAN
10 9 (13.64%) VoIP
10 9 (13.64%) SQL
10 9 (13.64%) DNS
10 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
10 9 (13.64%) Finance
10 9 (13.64%) VMware
11 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
11 8 (12.12%) CCIE
11 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (12.12%) Cisco CUCM
11 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
11 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
12 7 (10.61%) IP Telephony
12 7 (10.61%) Degree

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 7 (10.61%) SharePoint
2 4 (6.06%) IIS
3 3 (4.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (4.55%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 8 (12.12%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.03%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.52%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.52%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 14 (21.21%) Office 365
2 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (3.03%) IaaS
3 2 (3.03%) PaaS
3 2 (3.03%) SaaS
4 1 (1.52%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (16.67%) Wireless
2 10 (15.15%) WAN
3 9 (13.64%) DHCP
3 9 (13.64%) DNS
3 9 (13.64%) LAN
3 9 (13.64%) VoIP
4 7 (10.61%) IP Telephony
5 6 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.58%) VPN
7 4 (6.06%) Fibre Channel
7 4 (6.06%) Firewall
7 4 (6.06%) SAN
8 3 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
8 3 (4.55%) MPLS
8 3 (4.55%) NAS
8 3 (4.55%) Network Security
8 3 (4.55%) Skype
8 3 (4.55%) Telepresence
8 3 (4.55%) WebEx
9 2 (3.03%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.03%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (13.64%) Finance
1 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 6 (9.09%) Retail
3 2 (3.03%) Legal
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
4 1 (1.52%) French Language
4 1 (1.52%) German Language
4 1 (1.52%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 10 (15.15%) Support Engineer
2 9 (13.64%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Collaboration Engineer
3 6 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Applications Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Network Engineer
4 5 (7.58%) Team Leader
4 5 (7.58%) Technical Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (6.06%) Network Team Leader
6 3 (4.55%) Applications Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Field Sales Executive
6 3 (4.55%) IT Sales Executive
6 3 (4.55%) Sales Executive
6 3 (4.55%) Security Sales Executive
6 3 (4.55%) Technical Delivery Manager
6 3 (4.55%) Web Applications Engineer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Developer
6 3 (4.55%) Web Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.03%) .NET
1 2 (3.03%) CSS
1 2 (3.03%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (10.61%) Data Centre
3 6 (9.09%) Computer Science
4 3 (4.55%) Driving Licence
4 3 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (3.03%) Clustering
5 2 (3.03%) EPoS
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
5 2 (3.03%) PMI
5 2 (3.03%) Taxonomies
5 2 (3.03%) Video\Live Streaming
5 2 (3.03%) Virtual Team
6 1 (1.52%) CMDB
6 1 (1.52%) IVR
6 1 (1.52%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 13 (19.70%) Windows
2 8 (12.12%) Windows Server
3 5 (7.58%) Linux
4 3 (4.55%) Windows 10
5 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.52%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.52%) Unix
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.52%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (34.85%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Problem-Solving
3 9 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (12.12%) Service Delivery
5 6 (9.09%) Service Delivery Management
5 6 (9.09%) Service Design
6 5 (7.58%) Problem Management
6 5 (7.58%) Process Management
6 5 (7.58%) Project Management
7 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (6.06%) DevOps
7 4 (6.06%) Line Management
7 4 (6.06%) Network Virtualisation
7 4 (6.06%) Presales
8 3 (4.55%) B2B Sales
8 3 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (4.55%) Patch Management
8 3 (4.55%) Risk Assessment
8 3 (4.55%) Target Operating Model
8 3 (4.55%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (13.64%) SQL
2 6 (9.09%) PowerShell
3 4 (6.06%) Bash Shell
3 4 (6.06%) Perl
3 4 (6.06%) Python
3 4 (6.06%) R
4 3 (4.55%) JavaScript
4 3 (4.55%) PHP
5 2 (3.03%) C
5 2 (3.03%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (25.76%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (16.67%) CCNA
3 8 (12.12%) CCIE
4 7 (10.61%) Degree
5 6 (9.09%) CCNP
6 5 (7.58%) CCIE Collaboration
6 5 (7.58%) CCIE Security
6 5 (7.58%) MCP
7 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (4.55%) Security Cleared
8 2 (3.03%) CCDA
8 2 (3.03%) CCDE
8 2 (3.03%) CCDP
8 2 (3.03%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (3.03%) JNCIE
8 2 (3.03%) MCSE
8 2 (3.03%) PMI Certification
8 2 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 1 (1.52%) CISA
9 1 (1.52%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (22.73%) SLA
2 3 (4.55%) ISO 22301
3 2 (3.03%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.03%) PMO
4 1 (1.52%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.52%) ISO 31000
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.03%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.52%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.52%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (12.12%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.03%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) SCOM
3 1 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.52%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 22 (33.33%) Cisco
2 17 (25.76%) Microsoft
3 9 (13.64%) VMware
4 6 (9.09%) Citrix
4 6 (9.09%) Mitel
4 6 (9.09%) Palo Alto
5 4 (6.06%) Extreme Networks
5 4 (6.06%) Juniper
5 4 (6.06%) SolarWinds
6 3 (4.55%) Avaya
6 3 (4.55%) Red Box
7 2 (3.03%) HP
8 1 (1.52%) BMC
8 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.52%) EMC
8 1 (1.52%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.52%) Remedy
8 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (1.52%) Sophos
8 1 (1.52%) Symantec