Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 456 400 410
Rank change year-on-year -56 +10 -16
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 96 139 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.32% 0.47% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.00% 2.57% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 68 124 177
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £30,950 £26,000 £30,650
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -14.29%

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 4,801 5,408 7,761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.22% 18.46% 20.89%
Number of salaries quoted 3,767 4,336 6,359
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.86% +2.94%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £67,100
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 16 August 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 16 August 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
Surrey +8 31 £47,500 -13.64% 1
East Sussex -9 24 £55,000 +22.22% 2
Thames Valley -27 20 £62,500 +8.70% 4
Berkshire -22 15 £75,000 +30.43% 4
Hampshire -13 12 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Buckinghamshire -7 5 £24,000 -43.53%
West Sussex +9 4 £30,250 -28.82% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 34 (35.42%) Cisco
2 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 30 (31.25%) Finance
3 28 (29.17%) LAN
3 28 (29.17%) WAN
4 25 (26.04%) Wireless
4 25 (26.04%) Retail
5 24 (25.00%) ITIL
6 19 (19.79%) Windows
6 19 (19.79%) SLA
6 19 (19.79%) CCNP
7 17 (17.71%) CCNP Voice
8 15 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
9 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
10 13 (13.54%) VMware
10 13 (13.54%) Process Management
11 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
11 12 (12.50%) Presales
12 11 (11.46%) Office 365
12 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
12 11 (11.46%) SQL
13 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (9.38%) VoIP
14 9 (9.38%) Project Management
14 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
14 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
14 9 (9.38%) Driving Licence
15 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
15 8 (8.33%) Firewall
15 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi

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 8 (8.33%) IIS
2 5 (5.21%) MS Exchange
3 4 (4.17%) SharePoint
4 3 (3.13%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.04%) Apache
5 1 (1.04%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 11 (11.46%) Office 365
2 4 (4.17%) SaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (3.13%) IaaS
3 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (3.13%) PaaS
4 2 (2.08%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (29.17%) LAN
1 28 (29.17%) WAN
2 25 (26.04%) Wireless
3 9 (9.38%) VoIP
4 8 (8.33%) Firewall
4 8 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
5 7 (7.29%) DHCP
5 7 (7.29%) DNS
6 5 (5.21%) Broadband
6 5 (5.21%) IP Telephony
7 4 (4.17%) Cisco IOS
7 4 (4.17%) Ethernet
7 4 (4.17%) Network Security
7 4 (4.17%) TCP/IP
8 3 (3.13%) ADSL
8 3 (3.13%) Internet
8 3 (3.13%) PBX
8 3 (3.13%) SAN
9 2 (2.08%) MPLS
9 2 (2.08%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.21%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.04%) MySQL
General
1 30 (31.25%) Finance
2 25 (26.04%) Retail
3 9 (9.38%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.17%) Marketing
5 3 (3.13%) French Language
5 3 (3.13%) German Language
5 3 (3.13%) Spanish Language
6 2 (2.08%) Banking
6 2 (2.08%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.08%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.08%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (2.08%) Portuguese Language
7 1 (1.04%) Billing
7 1 (1.04%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 23 (23.96%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 14 (14.58%) Project Engineer
3 12 (12.50%) Support Engineer
4 11 (11.46%) Architect
5 7 (7.29%) Solutions Architect
6 6 (6.25%) Consultant
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Sales Executive
7 5 (5.21%) Help Desk Support
7 5 (5.21%) IT Sales Executive
7 5 (5.21%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.17%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) B2B Sales Executive
8 4 (4.17%) Collaboration Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Field Sales Executive
8 4 (4.17%) Security Sales Executive
8 4 (4.17%) Software Consultant
9 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 3 (3.13%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
9 3 (3.13%) Telecoms Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.17%) .NET
1 4 (4.17%) CSS
1 4 (4.17%) HTML
2 1 (1.04%) LAMP
2 1 (1.04%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 9 (9.38%) Driving Licence
3 8 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.17%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Clustering
5 3 (3.13%) CMDB
5 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.08%) Public Cloud
6 2 (2.08%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (1.04%) Data Protection Act
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (1.04%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
7 1 (1.04%) Replication
7 1 (1.04%) User Experience
7 1 (1.04%) Video\Live Streaming
7 1 (1.04%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (19.79%) Windows
2 7 (7.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (5.21%) Linux
3 5 (5.21%) Windows 10
4 3 (3.13%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.08%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (1.04%) Ubuntu
6 1 (1.04%) Unix
6 1 (1.04%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (25.00%) ITIL
2 15 (15.63%) Problem-Solving
3 13 (13.54%) Process Management
4 12 (12.50%) Presales
5 9 (9.38%) Project Management
5 9 (9.38%) Service Delivery
6 6 (6.25%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 6 (6.25%) Migration
6 6 (6.25%) Service Delivery Management
6 6 (6.25%) Service Management
6 6 (6.25%) Time Management
7 5 (5.21%) B2B
7 5 (5.21%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.21%) ITIL V3
7 5 (5.21%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.21%) Service Design
8 4 (4.17%) Business Development
8 4 (4.17%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 5 (5.21%) C#
3 2 (2.08%) C
3 2 (2.08%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.08%) Perl
3 2 (2.08%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) Python
4 1 (1.04%) Bash Shell
4 1 (1.04%) Java
4 1 (1.04%) PHP
Qualifications
1 30 (31.25%) Cisco Certification
2 19 (19.79%) CCNP
3 17 (17.71%) CCNP Voice
4 8 (8.33%) CCNA
5 5 (5.21%) CCIE
5 5 (5.21%) Degree
5 5 (5.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.21%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.13%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (3.13%) MCSE
8 2 (2.08%) CCIE Collaboration
8 2 (2.08%) CCIE Security
8 2 (2.08%) CISA
8 2 (2.08%) CISM
8 2 (2.08%) CISSP
8 2 (2.08%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 2 (2.08%) JNCIE
8 2 (2.08%) MCP
8 2 (2.08%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (19.79%) SLA
2 4 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.13%) PMO
4 1 (1.04%) Data Quality
4 1 (1.04%) GDPR
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 14001
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 31000
4 1 (1.04%) ISO 9001
4 1 (1.04%) PCI DSS
4 1 (1.04%) QA
System Software
1 11 (11.46%) Active Directory
2 10 (10.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.04%) DFS Replication
4 1 (1.04%) Firmware
4 1 (1.04%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.04%) MetaFrame
4 1 (1.04%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (1.04%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (3.13%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.08%) SCCM
2 2 (2.08%) SCOM
3 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (1.04%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 34 (35.42%) Cisco
2 14 (14.58%) Microsoft
3 13 (13.54%) VMware
4 6 (6.25%) Citrix
5 4 (4.17%) Avaya
5 4 (4.17%) BMC
5 4 (4.17%) Juniper
6 3 (3.13%) EMC
6 3 (3.13%) F5
6 3 (3.13%) HP
6 3 (3.13%) Remedy
7 2 (2.08%) Dell
7 2 (2.08%) Mitel
7 2 (2.08%) NetApp
7 2 (2.08%) Splunk
8 1 (1.04%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.04%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.04%) Oracle
8 1 (1.04%) Red Hat
8 1 (1.04%) Salesforce.com