Period
to 26 February 2020

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 26 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
26 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 378 425 476
Rank change year-on-year +47 +51 -95
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 97 102 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.43% 0.38% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.48% 2.37% 1.58%
Number of salaries quoted 76 89 71
South East median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £42,714
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% +17.06% -5.08%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,950 £25,470
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £60,000 £54,812
% change year-on-year -8.33% +9.47% +21.80%

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 3,908 4,309 5,448
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.25% 16.03% 17.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3,033 3,338 4,255
South East median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 26 February 2020.

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 26 February 2020. 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 +37 32 £60,000 +22.45% 5
Surrey +50 27 £60,000 +1.69% 1
Berkshire +15 18 £60,000 +26.32% 1
Hampshire +29 12 £57,500 +53.33% 1
West Sussex +13 12 £55,000 +103.70% 2
Buckinghamshire +13 9 £65,000 -7.96% 3
Oxfordshire - 5 £37,500 - 1
Kent - 4 £50,000 -
East Sussex -11 3 £25,500 -49.00% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 26 February 2020, 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 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 34 (35.05%) Office 365
3 25 (25.77%) LAN
4 23 (23.71%) WAN
4 23 (23.71%) Windows
5 22 (22.68%) Wireless
6 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
7 20 (20.62%) Cisco
8 18 (18.56%) Skype for Business
8 18 (18.56%) Skype
9 15 (15.46%) SLA
9 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
9 15 (15.46%) ITIL
10 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
11 13 (13.40%) Service Management
11 13 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
11 13 (13.40%) SaaS
11 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
12 12 (12.37%) Presales
12 12 (12.37%) Firewall
13 11 (11.34%) Handset
13 11 (11.34%) Wi-Fi
13 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (11.34%) MCSE
13 11 (11.34%) CRM
13 11 (11.34%) Azure
13 11 (11.34%) IP Telephony
13 11 (11.34%) Degree
14 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development

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 18 (18.56%) Skype for Business
2 7 (7.22%) SharePoint
3 4 (4.12%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (3.09%) MS Exchange
5 1 (1.03%) CMS
5 1 (1.03%) GlassFish
5 1 (1.03%) JCAPS
5 1 (1.03%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (1.03%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.15%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.06%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.06%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.03%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 34 (35.05%) Office 365
2 13 (13.40%) SaaS
3 11 (11.34%) Azure
4 6 (6.19%) AWS
4 6 (6.19%) IaaS
4 6 (6.19%) PaaS
5 2 (2.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (25.77%) LAN
2 23 (23.71%) WAN
3 22 (22.68%) Wireless
4 18 (18.56%) Skype
5 12 (12.37%) Firewall
6 11 (11.34%) IP Telephony
6 11 (11.34%) Wi-Fi
7 10 (10.31%) DHCP
7 10 (10.31%) DNS
7 10 (10.31%) SAN
7 10 (10.31%) VoIP
8 6 (6.19%) iSCSI
8 6 (6.19%) NAS
8 6 (6.19%) TCP/IP
9 5 (5.15%) MPLS
9 5 (5.15%) PBX
9 5 (5.15%) SNMP
10 4 (4.12%) Ethernet
10 4 (4.12%) ISDN
10 4 (4.12%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Database 11g
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle Reports
1 2 (2.06%) Oracle9i Database
1 2 (2.06%) Relational Database
1 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (2.06%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Git (software)
1 2 (2.06%) Jenkins
1 2 (2.06%) JIRA
General
1 14 (14.43%) Telecoms
2 9 (9.28%) Retail
3 6 (6.19%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Marketing
5 1 (1.03%) Local Government
5 1 (1.03%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (1.03%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Project Manager
2 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Consultant
3 10 (10.31%) Network Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) IT Manager
4 9 (9.28%) Technical Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Voice Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Technical Manager
5 8 (8.25%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Business Manager
6 7 (7.22%) IT Project Manager
6 7 (7.22%) IT Technical Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Senior Manager
6 7 (7.22%) Technical Project Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Architect
7 6 (6.19%) Business Development Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Development Manager
7 6 (6.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (6.19%) Voice Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) Software Packaging
1 6 (6.19%) XMPP
2 2 (2.06%) Middleware
3 1 (1.03%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 21 (21.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (11.34%) Handset
3 8 (8.25%) Management Information System
3 8 (8.25%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (7.22%) Clustering
4 7 (7.22%) Private Cloud
5 5 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 4 (4.12%) Driving Licence
6 4 (4.12%) PKI
7 3 (3.09%) CMDB
7 3 (3.09%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.09%) Smartphone
8 2 (2.06%) Client/Server
8 2 (2.06%) PMI
9 1 (1.03%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Windows
2 12 (12.37%) Windows Server
3 6 (6.19%) Unix
4 5 (5.15%) Linux
4 5 (5.15%) Windows 8
5 3 (3.09%) Windows 7
5 3 (3.09%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (2.06%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.03%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.46%) ITIL
2 13 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 13 (13.40%) Service Management
3 12 (12.37%) Presales
4 11 (11.34%) CRM
5 10 (10.31%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (10.31%) Kalman Filter
5 10 (10.31%) Software Deployment
5 10 (10.31%) Web Filtering
6 9 (9.28%) Problem-Solving
7 8 (8.25%) Network Design
7 8 (8.25%) Process Management
7 8 (8.25%) Service Delivery
8 7 (7.22%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 6 (6.19%) Business Development
9 6 (6.19%) Customer Requirements
9 6 (6.19%) Identity Access Management
9 6 (6.19%) Patch Management
9 6 (6.19%) Software Distribution
9 6 (6.19%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 2 (2.06%) PL/SQL
1 2 (2.06%) PowerShell
1 2 (2.06%) SQL
2 1 (1.03%) Python
2 1 (1.03%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (13.40%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (11.34%) Degree
2 11 (11.34%) MCSE
2 11 (11.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (9.28%) CCNP
4 8 (8.25%) CCNA
5 6 (6.19%) Avaya Certification
6 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 3 (3.09%) SC Cleared
6 3 (3.09%) Security Cleared
7 2 (2.06%) PMI Certification
8 1 (1.03%) CCIE
8 1 (1.03%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (15.46%) SLA
2 2 (2.06%) QA
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 14001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 22301
3 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 1 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.03%) PMO
3 1 (1.03%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 15 (15.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (6.19%) ISA Server
3 6 (6.19%) VMware ESXi
3 6 (6.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (3.09%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (2.06%) Docker
6 1 (1.03%) NFS
6 1 (1.03%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 10 (10.31%) SCCM
2 5 (5.15%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco Prime
3 4 (4.12%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (4.12%) SolarWinds Orion
4 3 (3.09%) Ansible
4 3 (3.09%) AppManager
4 3 (3.09%) Puppet
4 3 (3.09%) SCOM
5 2 (2.06%) Data Guard
5 2 (2.06%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
5 2 (2.06%) Nagios
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle RMAN
5 2 (2.06%) Oracle Statspack
6 1 (1.03%) BladeLogic
6 1 (1.03%) EMC NetWorker
6 1 (1.03%) FortiGate
6 1 (1.03%) Nmap
6 1 (1.03%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.03%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 39 (40.21%) Microsoft
2 20 (20.62%) Cisco
3 10 (10.31%) Avaya
3 10 (10.31%) Forcepoint
4 9 (9.28%) VMware
5 8 (8.25%) EMC
5 8 (8.25%) Mitel
5 8 (8.25%) SolarWinds
5 8 (8.25%) Sonus
6 6 (6.19%) F5
6 6 (6.19%) Palo Alto
7 4 (4.12%) Barracuda Networks
7 4 (4.12%) Juniper
7 4 (4.12%) Oracle
8 3 (3.09%) Ivanti
9 2 (2.06%) Dell
9 2 (2.06%) HP
9 2 (2.06%) McAfee
9 2 (2.06%) NetApp
10 1 (1.03%) Citrix