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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England / South East
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 319 337 336
Rank change year-on-year +18 -1  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 75 120 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.50% 0.61% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.75% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 61 92 91
Median salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,700 £31,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £73,000 £66,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next 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 and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 2950 4367 4548
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.66% 22.31% 21.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2396 3689 3474
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +3.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +14 28 £62,500 +32.97%
Buckinghamshire +4 13 £41,500 +13.69%
Hampshire +22 8 £42,500 +14.86% 1
East Sussex +11 8 £60,000 -29.41%
Surrey +26 6 £55,000 +19.56%
Kent - 6 £18,000 -
Oxfordshire - 5 £62,500 -
West Sussex +11 3 £62,500 +25.00%
Sussex -3 1 £60,000 +84.61%
Middlesex - 1 £49,500 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 85 (48.02%) Cisco
2 72 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
3 71 (40.11%) Telecoms
4 46 (25.99%) VoIP
5 39 (22.03%) LAN
6 38 (21.47%) WAN
7 37 (20.90%) CCNP
8 36 (20.34%) CCNA
9 34 (19.21%) Skype for Business
10 30 (16.95%) Avaya
11 29 (16.38%) DHCP
11 29 (16.38%) DNS
11 29 (16.38%) Data Centre
12 28 (15.82%) Skype
13 27 (15.25%) SLA
14 26 (14.69%) BGP
14 26 (14.69%) Microsoft
15 25 (14.12%) ITIL
16 24 (13.56%) Windows
17 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
17 23 (12.99%) Presales
18 22 (12.43%) MPLS
18 22 (12.43%) Finance
19 21 (11.86%) Mitel
20 20 (11.30%) VPN
21 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
21 19 (10.73%) Firewall
21 19 (10.73%) Wireless
22 18 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
22 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2

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 34 (19.21%) Skype for Business
2 10 (5.65%) Apache
2 10 (5.65%) nginx
3 6 (3.39%) MS Exchange
4 4 (2.26%) SharePoint
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 19 (10.73%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.26%) MS Office
3 1 (0.56%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.56%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 18 (10.17%) Office 365
2 10 (5.65%) IaaS
2 10 (5.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (5.08%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.52%) PaaS
5 1 (0.56%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 46 (25.99%) VoIP
2 39 (22.03%) LAN
3 38 (21.47%) WAN
4 29 (16.38%) DHCP
4 29 (16.38%) DNS
5 28 (15.82%) Skype
6 26 (14.69%) BGP
7 23 (12.99%) TCP/IP
8 22 (12.43%) MPLS
9 20 (11.30%) VPN
10 19 (10.73%) Firewall
10 19 (10.73%) Wireless
11 18 (10.17%) Cisco Nexus
11 18 (10.17%) Wi-Fi
12 16 (9.04%) OSPF
13 15 (8.47%) Ethernet
14 13 (7.34%) H.323
15 12 (6.78%) DSL
15 12 (6.78%) Internet
15 12 (6.78%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (9.04%) MySQL
2 10 (5.65%) Big Data
3 5 (2.82%) SQL Server
General
1 71 (40.11%) Telecoms
2 22 (12.43%) Finance
3 7 (3.95%) Banking
4 6 (3.39%) Billing
5 3 (1.69%) Marketing
6 2 (1.13%) Back Office
7 1 (0.56%) Games
Job Titles
1 27 (15.25%) Network Engineer
2 24 (13.56%) Architect
3 23 (12.99%) Consultant
4 15 (8.47%) Cisco Engineer
5 12 (6.78%) Cisco Architect
5 12 (6.78%) Presales Consultant
6 11 (6.21%) Project Manager
6 11 (6.21%) Senior Network Engineer
6 11 (6.21%) Service Desk Engineer
7 10 (5.65%) Developer
7 10 (5.65%) PHP Developer
7 10 (5.65%) Team Leader
7 10 (5.65%) Voice Architect
8 9 (5.08%) Senior Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Senior PHP Developer
8 9 (5.08%) Support Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 8 (4.52%) Network Architect
9 8 (4.52%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (5.65%) AngularJS
1 10 (5.65%) CSS
1 10 (5.65%) HTML
1 10 (5.65%) HTML5
1 10 (5.65%) LAMP
1 10 (5.65%) Laravel
1 10 (5.65%) LEMP Stack
1 10 (5.65%) Node.js
1 10 (5.65%) Symfony
1 10 (5.65%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (1.13%) XMPP
3 1 (0.56%) RESTful
3 1 (0.56%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 29 (16.38%) Data Centre
2 12 (6.78%) Driving Licence
2 12 (6.78%) Management Information System
3 10 (5.65%) Analytical Skills
3 10 (5.65%) PKI
4 5 (2.82%) Clustering
4 5 (2.82%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.13%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.56%) Handset
6 1 (0.56%) IVR
6 1 (0.56%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (0.56%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 24 (13.56%) Windows
2 16 (9.04%) Linux
3 14 (7.91%) Windows Server
4 10 (5.65%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (3.39%) Unix
6 3 (1.69%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.13%) Windows 8
7 2 (1.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (14.12%) ITIL
2 23 (12.99%) Presales
3 18 (10.17%) PRINCE2
4 15 (8.47%) Load Balancing
5 14 (7.91%) Network Design
6 12 (6.78%) Change Control
7 10 (5.65%) Information Management
7 10 (5.65%) MVC
7 10 (5.65%) OO
7 10 (5.65%) OOP
7 10 (5.65%) Operations Management
7 10 (5.65%) Performance Management
7 10 (5.65%) Software Engineering
7 10 (5.65%) Supplier Management
7 10 (5.65%) WAN Optimisation
8 9 (5.08%) Coaching
8 9 (5.08%) Incident Management
8 9 (5.08%) IT Strategy
8 9 (5.08%) Project Management
8 9 (5.08%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 18 (10.17%) SQL
2 10 (5.65%) JavaScript
2 10 (5.65%) PHP
3 4 (2.26%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.56%) C
4 1 (0.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 72 (40.68%) Cisco Certification
2 37 (20.90%) CCNP
3 36 (20.34%) CCNA
4 17 (9.60%) Degree
5 15 (8.47%) MCP
5 15 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (7.34%) CCDP
7 11 (6.21%) MCSE
8 8 (4.52%) CCIE
8 8 (4.52%) CCVP
8 8 (4.52%) Microsoft Certified Architect
9 6 (3.39%) CCDA
10 5 (2.82%) CCDE
10 5 (2.82%) CCNP Voice
11 4 (2.26%) MCSA
12 3 (1.69%) CCA
12 3 (1.69%) CCSP
12 3 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
13 2 (1.13%) A+ Certification
13 2 (1.13%) CCENT
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (15.25%) SLA
2 13 (7.34%) PMO
System Software
1 14 (7.91%) Active Directory
2 11 (6.21%) Hyper-V
3 5 (2.82%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (1.69%) DFS Replication
4 3 (1.69%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 14 (7.91%) Cisco CUCM
2 11 (6.21%) SCOM
3 10 (5.65%) SCCM
4 8 (4.52%) Cisco Prime
4 8 (4.52%) Cisco UCCX
4 8 (4.52%) SolarWinds Orion
5 7 (3.95%) Cisco CME
6 5 (2.82%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 85 (48.02%) Cisco
2 30 (16.95%) Avaya
3 26 (14.69%) Microsoft
4 21 (11.86%) Mitel
5 14 (7.91%) F5
6 12 (6.78%) Palo Alto
7 11 (6.21%) Juniper
7 11 (6.21%) Polycom
8 10 (5.65%) SolarWinds
9 9 (5.08%) CheckPoint
10 8 (4.52%) Barracuda Networks
10 8 (4.52%) Red Box
10 8 (4.52%) Sonus
10 8 (4.52%) VMware
10 8 (4.52%) Zeacom
11 7 (3.95%) Verint
12 5 (2.82%) NetApp
13 4 (2.26%) HP
14 3 (1.69%) Nimble Storage
15 2 (1.13%) Aruba
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