Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 415 413 424
Rank change year-on-year -2 +11 -36
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 124 131 197
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.46% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.73% 2.54% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 96 118 168
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.48% -3.33%
10th Percentile £35,000 £26,175 £26,250
90th Percentile £79,375 £72,725 £71,125
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -11.29%

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 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 4,540 5,167 7,332
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.60% 17.98% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 3,561 4,146 5,894
South East median annual salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -5.56% +5.88%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £66,125 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 15 October 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 15 October 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
East Sussex +18 46 £50,000 +14.94% 3
Thames Valley +3 34 £62,500 +21.95% 11
Berkshire -1 27 £66,250 +15.22% 9
Surrey +11 26 £36,250 -34.09% 1
Buckinghamshire +15 7 £62,500 +56.25% 2
Hampshire -39 7 £37,500 -16.67%
West Sussex +1 6 £27,250 -42.63% 2
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 50 (40.32%) WAN
1 50 (40.32%) Cisco
2 47 (37.90%) LAN
3 38 (30.65%) Finance
4 33 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
5 31 (25.00%) Presales
6 30 (24.19%) Data Centre
6 30 (24.19%) Wireless
7 27 (21.77%) ITIL
8 26 (20.97%) Driving Licence
9 25 (20.16%) Retail
10 24 (19.35%) CCNP
11 23 (18.55%) Degree
12 22 (17.74%) Windows
13 21 (16.94%) Project Management
14 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
14 20 (16.13%) CCNP Voice
15 19 (15.32%) SLA
16 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
17 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
18 15 (12.10%) Process Management
19 13 (10.48%) Firewall
19 13 (10.48%) VoIP
20 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
20 12 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
21 11 (8.87%) PMO
21 11 (8.87%) Office 365
22 10 (8.06%) Network Security
23 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
23 9 (7.26%) Broadband

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 9 (7.26%) Skype for Business
2 8 (6.45%) IIS
3 7 (5.65%) MS Exchange
4 1 (0.81%) Apache
4 1 (0.81%) CMS
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (0.81%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (0.81%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.81%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (4.84%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.61%) AutoCAD
2 2 (1.61%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.81%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 2 (1.61%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.81%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (8.87%) Office 365
2 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (2.42%) SaaS
3 2 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.81%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.81%) IaaS
4 1 (0.81%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 50 (40.32%) WAN
2 47 (37.90%) LAN
3 30 (24.19%) Wireless
4 13 (10.48%) Firewall
4 13 (10.48%) VoIP
5 12 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
6 10 (8.06%) Network Security
7 9 (7.26%) Broadband
8 8 (6.45%) Skype
9 6 (4.84%) DHCP
9 6 (4.84%) IP Telephony
10 5 (4.03%) DNS
10 5 (4.03%) Ethernet
10 5 (4.03%) Internet
11 4 (3.23%) ADSL
11 4 (3.23%) H.323
11 4 (3.23%) Telepresence
12 3 (2.42%) Cisco IOS
12 3 (2.42%) OSPF
12 3 (2.42%) Structured Cabling
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (5.65%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.81%) MySQL
2 1 (0.81%) Oracle Reports
General
1 38 (30.65%) Finance
2 25 (20.16%) Retail
3 17 (13.71%) Telecoms
4 5 (4.03%) Banking
5 4 (3.23%) Marketing
6 3 (2.42%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.61%) Electronics
7 2 (1.61%) French Language
7 2 (1.61%) German Language
7 2 (1.61%) Italian Language
7 2 (1.61%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.61%) Portuguese Language
7 2 (1.61%) Spanish Language
8 1 (0.81%) Billing
8 1 (0.81%) Local Government
8 1 (0.81%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 26 (20.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 21 (16.94%) Project Manager
3 18 (14.52%) Project Engineer
4 15 (12.10%) Architect
5 11 (8.87%) Consultant
6 8 (6.45%) Solutions Architect
6 8 (6.45%) Support Engineer
7 6 (4.84%) Cisco Project Manager
8 5 (4.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 5 (4.03%) Help Desk Support
8 5 (4.03%) Unified Communications Manager
9 4 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support
9 4 (3.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Software Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) Support Consultant
9 4 (3.23%) Team Leader
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Support
9 4 (3.23%) Technical Support Engineer
9 4 (3.23%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (3.23%) .NET
1 4 (3.23%) CSS
1 4 (3.23%) HTML
2 1 (0.81%) LAMP
2 1 (0.81%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (24.19%) Data Centre
2 26 (20.97%) Driving Licence
3 9 (7.26%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (6.45%) Management Information System
5 5 (4.03%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.03%) Video Conferencing
6 4 (3.23%) User Experience
7 3 (2.42%) Clustering
7 3 (2.42%) Fintech
7 3 (2.42%) PKI
7 3 (2.42%) Public Cloud
8 2 (1.61%) CMDB
9 1 (0.81%) Data Protection Act
9 1 (0.81%) e-Learning
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.81%) Enterprise Storage
9 1 (0.81%) Handset
9 1 (0.81%) Replication
9 1 (0.81%) Video\Live Streaming
9 1 (0.81%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 22 (17.74%) Windows
2 8 (6.45%) Windows 10
3 6 (4.84%) Windows Server
4 5 (4.03%) Linux
5 4 (3.23%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (2.42%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.42%) Mac OS X
6 3 (2.42%) Unix
7 2 (1.61%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.81%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (25.00%) Presales
2 27 (21.77%) ITIL
3 21 (16.94%) Project Management
4 16 (12.90%) Problem-Solving
5 15 (12.10%) Process Management
6 9 (7.26%) People Management
6 9 (7.26%) Service Delivery
7 8 (6.45%) Customer Requirements
7 8 (6.45%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (5.65%) Migration
9 6 (4.84%) ITIL V3
9 6 (4.84%) Risk Management
9 6 (4.84%) Service Management
10 5 (4.03%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (4.03%) Analytics
10 5 (4.03%) PRINCE2
10 5 (4.03%) Time Management
11 4 (3.23%) Change Management
11 4 (3.23%) Incident Management
11 4 (3.23%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 7 (5.65%) SQL
2 6 (4.84%) C#
3 3 (2.42%) JavaScript
3 3 (2.42%) Perl
3 3 (2.42%) Python
4 2 (1.61%) Java
4 2 (1.61%) PowerShell
5 1 (0.81%) Bash Shell
5 1 (0.81%) C
5 1 (0.81%) PHP
Qualifications
1 33 (26.61%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (19.35%) CCNP
3 23 (18.55%) Degree
4 20 (16.13%) CCNP Voice
5 6 (4.84%) CCNA
6 5 (4.03%) CCIE
6 5 (4.03%) Security Cleared
7 4 (3.23%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (2.42%) MBA
8 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Certification
9 2 (1.61%) BICSI Certification
9 2 (1.61%) CISA
9 2 (1.61%) CISM
9 2 (1.61%) CISSP
9 2 (1.61%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.61%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 2 (1.61%) JNCIE
9 2 (1.61%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.81%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (15.32%) SLA
2 11 (8.87%) PMO
3 4 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 3 (2.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.81%) GDPR
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 14001
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 22301
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 31000
5 1 (0.81%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.81%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.81%) QA
System Software
1 12 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 5 (4.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (2.42%) Hyper-V
3 3 (2.42%) Virtual Machines
3 3 (2.42%) XenDesktop
4 2 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (1.61%) XenApp
5 1 (0.81%) Firmware
5 1 (0.81%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.42%) Microsoft Clustering
2 2 (1.61%) NetBackup
3 1 (0.81%) AirWatch
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (0.81%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (0.81%) SCCM
3 1 (0.81%) SCOM
3 1 (0.81%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 50 (40.32%) Cisco
2 20 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 8 (6.45%) VMware
4 7 (5.65%) Avaya
5 6 (4.84%) F5
5 6 (4.84%) Mitel
6 5 (4.03%) HP
7 4 (3.23%) Citrix
7 4 (3.23%) Dell
7 4 (3.23%) Juniper
8 3 (2.42%) BMC
8 3 (2.42%) EMC
9 2 (1.61%) Brocade
9 2 (1.61%) NetApp
9 2 (1.61%) Nimble Storage
9 2 (1.61%) Oracle
9 2 (1.61%) Remedy
9 2 (1.61%) Splunk
9 2 (1.61%) Veritas
9 2 (1.61%) Wyse