Period
to 15 October 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
15 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 377 418 417
Rank change year-on-year +41 -1 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 118 124 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.43% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.80% 2.73% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 71 96 118
South East median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% - -1.48%
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £79,375 £72,725
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% +10.00% +11.11%

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 4,216 4,540 5,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.57% 15.59% 17.97%
Number of salaries quoted 3,244 3,561 4,146
South East median annual salary £45,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.27% +3.53% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,125
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +41 47 £62,500 - 6
Berkshire +24 31 £45,000 -32.08% 2
Surrey +40 23 £61,500 +69.66% 5
Hampshire +28 21 £56,250 +50.00%
Oxfordshire - 11 £65,000 - 2
M4 Corridor +2 8 - -
Buckinghamshire +9 5 £23,500 -62.40% 2
Middlesex - 5 £55,000 -
West Sussex -3 4 £55,000 +101.83%
East Sussex -34 4 £31,000 -38.00% 2
Kent - 4 £50,000 - 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 2019, 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 54 (45.76%) Wireless
2 52 (44.07%) Data Centre
3 51 (43.22%) Cisco
4 46 (38.98%) Telecoms
5 43 (36.44%) Presales
6 42 (35.59%) WAN
7 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
8 39 (33.05%) Degree
8 39 (33.05%) Office 365
9 38 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
9 38 (32.20%) VMware
10 37 (31.36%) EMC
11 35 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
12 34 (28.81%) LAN
13 32 (27.12%) NetApp
14 30 (25.42%) Dell
14 30 (25.42%) CCIE
14 30 (25.42%) DNA
14 30 (25.42%) Wireless Security
14 30 (25.42%) German Language
14 30 (25.42%) Italian Language
14 30 (25.42%) Banking
14 30 (25.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
14 30 (25.42%) CCIE Service Provider
14 30 (25.42%) Demand Generation
15 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
15 24 (20.34%) Skype for Business
15 24 (20.34%) Skype
16 22 (18.64%) Migration
17 19 (16.10%) SLA

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 24 (20.34%) Skype for Business
2 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (2.54%) SharePoint
4 2 (1.69%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.85%) GlassFish
5 1 (0.85%) IIS
5 1 (0.85%) JCAPS
5 1 (0.85%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 1 (0.85%) WebLogic
Applications
1 15 (12.71%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 39 (33.05%) Office 365
2 11 (9.32%) Azure
3 7 (5.93%) AWS
3 7 (5.93%) IaaS
3 7 (5.93%) PaaS
4 5 (4.24%) SaaS
5 2 (1.69%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (1.69%) GCP
6 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 54 (45.76%) Wireless
2 42 (35.59%) WAN
3 34 (28.81%) LAN
4 30 (25.42%) Wireless Security
5 24 (20.34%) Skype
6 16 (13.56%) Firewall
6 16 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
7 13 (11.02%) DHCP
7 13 (11.02%) DNS
7 13 (11.02%) SAN
8 11 (9.32%) PSTN
9 10 (8.47%) VoIP
10 9 (7.63%) MPLS
11 7 (5.93%) BGP
11 7 (5.93%) Ethernet
11 7 (5.93%) IP Telephony
11 7 (5.93%) IPsec
11 7 (5.93%) ISDN
11 7 (5.93%) OSPF
11 7 (5.93%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.39%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 2 (1.69%) Oracle9i Database
2 2 (1.69%) Relational Database
2 2 (1.69%) TKPROF
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Git (software)
1 2 (1.69%) Jenkins
1 2 (1.69%) JIRA
General
1 46 (38.98%) Telecoms
2 30 (25.42%) Banking
2 30 (25.42%) German Language
2 30 (25.42%) Italian Language
3 12 (10.17%) Retail
4 3 (2.54%) Billing
5 2 (1.69%) Finance
5 2 (1.69%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.85%) Advertising
6 1 (0.85%) Local Government
6 1 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 27 (22.88%) Architect
2 26 (22.03%) Solutions Architect
3 25 (21.19%) Systems Engineer
4 24 (20.34%) Presales Solution Architect
5 17 (14.41%) Mobile Solutions Architect
6 16 (13.56%) Telecoms Architect
7 14 (11.86%) Presales Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) Telecoms Engineer
7 14 (11.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 11 (9.32%) Analyst
9 10 (8.47%) Consultant
9 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 9 (7.63%) Presales Consultant
11 8 (6.78%) Project Manager
12 7 (5.93%) Presales Technical Architect
12 7 (5.93%) Solutions Consultant
12 7 (5.93%) Technical Architect
12 7 (5.93%) Technical Consultant
12 7 (5.93%) Technical Presales Consultant
12 7 (5.93%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.24%) Software Packaging
2 2 (1.69%) Middleware
2 2 (1.69%) Web Services
3 1 (0.85%) LDAP
3 1 (0.85%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (10.17%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (7.63%) Management Information System
4 7 (5.93%) PKI
5 6 (5.08%) Clustering
5 6 (5.08%) Video Conferencing
6 3 (2.54%) EMC VNX
6 3 (2.54%) Enterprise Storage
6 3 (2.54%) User Experience
7 2 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 2 (1.69%) CMDB
7 2 (1.69%) Cyber Defence
7 2 (1.69%) EMC VMAX
7 2 (1.69%) Handset
7 2 (1.69%) Public Cloud
7 2 (1.69%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.85%) IVR
8 1 (0.85%) Replication
8 1 (0.85%) Self-Motivation
8 1 (0.85%) Spread Betting
Operating Systems
1 15 (12.71%) Windows
2 8 (6.78%) Unix
3 7 (5.93%) Linux
3 7 (5.93%) Windows Server
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.69%) Windows 8
6 1 (0.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.85%) Solaris
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (36.44%) Presales
2 30 (25.42%) Demand Generation
2 30 (25.42%) DNA
3 22 (18.64%) Migration
4 19 (16.10%) ITIL
5 13 (11.02%) Process Management
6 12 (10.17%) Change Management
6 12 (10.17%) Service Management
6 12 (10.17%) Software Deployment
7 11 (9.32%) Identity Management
7 11 (9.32%) Kalman Filter
7 11 (9.32%) Web Filtering
8 10 (8.47%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 10 (8.47%) Mentoring
8 10 (8.47%) Network Design
8 10 (8.47%) Project Management
9 9 (7.63%) Problem-Solving
9 9 (7.63%) Project Planning
9 9 (7.63%) Stakeholder Management
10 8 (6.78%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 10 (8.47%) PowerShell
2 4 (3.39%) SQL
3 2 (1.69%) PL/SQL
4 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (33.05%) Degree
2 38 (32.20%) Cisco Certification
3 30 (25.42%) CCIE
3 30 (25.42%) CCIE Routing and Switching
3 30 (25.42%) CCIE Service Provider
4 6 (5.08%) CCNP
4 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (4.24%) CCNA
5 5 (4.24%) MCSE
6 4 (3.39%) Avaya Certification
7 3 (2.54%) APMP
7 3 (2.54%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (2.54%) SC Cleared
7 3 (2.54%) Security Cleared
8 2 (1.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (0.85%) MCITP
9 1 (0.85%) MCP
9 1 (0.85%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (16.10%) SLA
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 14001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 22301
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 31000
2 1 (0.85%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 1 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.85%) QA
2 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 35 (29.66%) VMware Infrastructure
2 24 (20.34%) Active Directory
3 5 (4.24%) ISA Server
3 5 (4.24%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (3.39%) Hyper-V
5 3 (2.54%) Virtual Servers
6 2 (1.69%) Docker
6 2 (1.69%) Firmware
6 2 (1.69%) vSphere
7 1 (0.85%) NFS
7 1 (0.85%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.85%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (9.32%) Single Sign-On
2 9 (7.63%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (6.78%) SCCM
4 6 (5.08%) Cisco Prime
4 6 (5.08%) SolarWinds Orion
5 4 (3.39%) SCOM
6 3 (2.54%) AppManager
7 2 (1.69%) Ansible
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
7 2 (1.69%) Data Guard
7 2 (1.69%) EMC VPLEX
7 2 (1.69%) Enterprise Manager Cloud Control
7 2 (1.69%) Nagios
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle RMAN
7 2 (1.69%) Oracle Statspack
7 2 (1.69%) Puppet
8 1 (0.85%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.85%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.85%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 51 (43.22%) Cisco
2 41 (34.75%) Microsoft
3 38 (32.20%) VMware
4 37 (31.36%) EMC
5 32 (27.12%) NetApp
6 30 (25.42%) Dell
7 11 (9.32%) Forcepoint
7 11 (9.32%) Polycom
8 9 (7.63%) F5
8 9 (7.63%) Juniper
9 7 (5.93%) Avaya
9 7 (5.93%) Google
9 7 (5.93%) SolarWinds
10 6 (5.08%) Barracuda Networks
10 6 (5.08%) Palo Alto
11 5 (4.24%) Meraki
12 3 (2.54%) Citrix
12 3 (2.54%) IBM
13 2 (1.69%) BMC
13 2 (1.69%) Oracle