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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 27 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
27 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 420 349 357
Rank change year-on-year -71 +8 +94
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 53 36 56
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.26% 0.26% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.65% 1.83% 2.02%
Number of salaries quoted 49 33 42
10th Percentile £42,550 £33,000 £24,100
25th Percentile £43,000 £42,500 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £53,200 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -1.32% +6.40% -
75th Percentile £77,500 £66,250 £68,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £70,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -12.50% +9.09% -8.33%

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 3,206 1,970 2,778
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 14.44% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 1,865 1,499 2,217
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £27,500
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - - +5.56%
75th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £76,250 £72,500 £72,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unified Communications in the South East over the 6 months to 27 May 2022.

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 27 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Hampshire -56 17 £43,000 -4.44% 1
Kent - 12 £47,500 - 3
Thames Valley -55 10 £75,000 +22.45% 2
Surrey -57 8 £57,500 +9.52%
East Sussex -7 6 £47,750 -29.26%
Berkshire -12 6 £70,000 +14.29%
West Sussex -1 3 £70,000 +55.56% 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £82,500 - 1
Buckinghamshire -53 1 £72,500 - 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 27 May 2022, 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 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 25 (47.17%) LAN
4 24 (45.28%) Microsoft 365
5 23 (43.40%) WAN
6 22 (41.51%) VoIP
7 20 (37.74%) VMware
8 19 (35.85%) NHS
8 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
9 18 (33.96%) Windows
10 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
11 16 (30.19%) Degree
11 16 (30.19%) Azure
11 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Office
11 16 (30.19%) Project Management
12 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
13 14 (26.42%) Finance
13 14 (26.42%) Firewall
13 14 (26.42%) Social Skills
14 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
14 13 (24.53%) CCNA
14 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
15 12 (22.64%) Citrix
15 12 (22.64%) ITIL
15 12 (22.64%) IoT
15 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (22.64%) SaaS
15 12 (22.64%) IaaS
16 11 (20.75%) Network Security
17 10 (18.87%) VMware ESXi

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 6 (11.32%) MS Exchange
1 6 (11.32%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.77%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 16 (30.19%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (16.98%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 24 (45.28%) Microsoft 365
2 16 (30.19%) Azure
3 12 (22.64%) IaaS
3 12 (22.64%) SaaS
4 8 (15.09%) Power Platform
5 6 (11.32%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (9.43%) Mimecast
7 4 (7.55%) AWS
8 3 (5.66%) PaaS
9 2 (3.77%) GCP
10 1 (1.89%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 25 (47.17%) LAN
2 23 (43.40%) WAN
3 22 (41.51%) VoIP
4 14 (26.42%) Firewall
5 11 (20.75%) Network Security
6 10 (18.87%) SAN
6 10 (18.87%) Wireless
7 9 (16.98%) Internet
8 5 (9.43%) WLAN
9 4 (7.55%) MPLS
9 4 (7.55%) VPN
9 4 (7.55%) Wi-Fi
10 3 (5.66%) HTTP
10 3 (5.66%) IP Telephony
10 3 (5.66%) PBX
10 3 (5.66%) PSTN
11 2 (3.77%) SD-WAN
11 2 (3.77%) Skype
11 2 (3.77%) TCP/IP
12 1 (1.89%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) MySQL
2 3 (5.66%) Power BI
2 3 (5.66%) RDBMS
2 3 (5.66%) Relational Database
3 2 (3.77%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.89%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Maven
General
1 14 (26.42%) Finance
1 14 (26.42%) Social Skills
2 13 (24.53%) Telecoms
3 12 (22.64%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (16.98%) Electronics
4 9 (16.98%) Fire and Rescue
4 9 (16.98%) Marketing
5 8 (15.09%) Presentation Skills
6 3 (5.66%) Avionics
6 3 (5.66%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 3 (5.66%) Retail
7 1 (1.89%) Influencing Skills
Job Titles
1 12 (22.64%) Telecoms Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Applications Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Consultant
2 9 (16.98%) IT Engineer
2 9 (16.98%) Product Manager
2 9 (16.98%) Telecoms Product Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Architect
4 6 (11.32%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Cisco Technical Consultant
5 5 (9.43%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.55%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Information Security Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (5.66%) Infrastructure Manager
7 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Java Software Developer
7 3 (5.66%) Senior Technical Architect
7 3 (5.66%) VoIP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) REST
1 3 (5.66%) Spring
1 3 (5.66%) Spring Boot
2 2 (3.77%) Web Services
3 1 (1.89%) RESTful
3 1 (1.89%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 19 (35.85%) NHS
2 12 (22.64%) IoT
3 9 (16.98%) User Experience
4 6 (11.32%) Driving Licence
5 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
6 3 (5.66%) CCTV
6 3 (5.66%) Public Cloud
7 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
7 2 (3.77%) Replication
7 2 (3.77%) Video Conferencing
8 1 (1.89%) Blog
8 1 (1.89%) Cyberthreat
8 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.89%) e-Learning
8 1 (1.89%) Fibre Optics
8 1 (1.89%) iPad
8 1 (1.89%) iPhone
8 1 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 18 (33.96%) Windows
2 15 (28.30%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.43%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.66%) Linux
5 1 (1.89%) Android
5 1 (1.89%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (30.19%) Project Management
2 12 (22.64%) ITIL
3 10 (18.87%) Agile
4 9 (16.98%) Business Case
4 9 (16.98%) Data Privacy
4 9 (16.98%) Marketing Strategy
4 9 (16.98%) Product Roadmap
4 9 (16.98%) SWOT Analysis
4 9 (16.98%) UX Design
4 9 (16.98%) Waterfall
5 8 (15.09%) PRINCE2
5 8 (15.09%) Technology Roadmap
6 7 (13.21%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (11.32%) Product Management
7 6 (11.32%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.43%) Analytics
8 5 (9.43%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (9.43%) Presales
8 5 (9.43%) Project Planning
8 5 (9.43%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.66%) Java
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) C++
2 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 16 (30.19%) Degree
2 13 (24.53%) CCNA
2 13 (24.53%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (13.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (11.32%) MCP
5 5 (9.43%) APMP
5 5 (9.43%) CISSP
5 5 (9.43%) SC Cleared
5 5 (9.43%) Security Cleared
6 3 (5.66%) CESG Certified Professional
6 3 (5.66%) CISM
6 3 (5.66%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) (ISC)2 CCSP
7 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.89%) CompTIA CySA+
7 1 (1.89%) CompTIA Security+
7 1 (1.89%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.89%) SSCP
7 1 (1.89%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) NCSC
1 5 (9.43%) NIST
2 4 (7.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (7.55%) SLA
3 3 (5.66%) GDPR
3 3 (5.66%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 3 (5.66%) JSP 440
3 3 (5.66%) NIST 800
3 3 (5.66%) RMADS
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials
4 2 (3.77%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 2 (3.77%) QA
5 1 (1.89%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 19 (35.85%) Active Directory
2 17 (32.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (18.87%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (5.66%) Docker
5 1 (1.89%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (18.87%) vCenter Server
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 29 (54.72%) Microsoft
2 27 (50.94%) Cisco
3 20 (37.74%) VMware
4 12 (22.64%) Citrix
5 5 (9.43%) Meraki
6 3 (5.66%) arcserve
6 3 (5.66%) Commvault
6 3 (5.66%) Oracle
7 2 (3.77%) CheckPoint
7 2 (3.77%) Dell
7 2 (3.77%) Google
7 2 (3.77%) HP
7 2 (3.77%) Juniper
8 1 (1.89%) Apple
8 1 (1.89%) Avaya
8 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.89%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.89%) Intel
8 1 (1.89%) Mitel
8 1 (1.89%) Riverbed