Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 461 368 416
Rank change year-on-year -93 +48 -9
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 84 194 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.27% 0.62% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 2.92% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 69 191 183
South East median annual salary £42,714 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.08% -10.00% -
10th Percentile £25,376 £26,000 £31,300
90th Percentile £72,750 £72,500 £73,500
England median annual salary £54,624 £45,000 £49,500
% change year-on-year +21.39% -9.09% -1.00%

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 5,455 6,644 8,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.24% 21.23% 19.99%
Number of salaries quoted 4,263 5,308 6,871
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 20 February 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 20 February 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
Thames Valley -53 36 £41,500 -17.00% 5
Berkshire -2 28 £41,500 -30.83% 4
Hampshire -48 20 £43,857 +3.19% 1
Surrey -4 14 £65,000 +30.00% 4
West Sussex -2 7 £32,000 -43.11% 3
Buckinghamshire -55 6 £37,500 +10.29% 1
East Sussex -21 3 £45,000 -25.00%
Kent +14 2 £22,500 -33.82%
Oxfordshire -9 2 £70,000 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 44 (52.38%) Cisco
2 31 (36.90%) ITIL
3 28 (33.33%) VoIP
3 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
4 25 (29.76%) Degree
5 18 (21.43%) CCNP
5 18 (21.43%) LAN
5 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
6 16 (19.05%) WAN
6 16 (19.05%) SLA
6 16 (19.05%) Firewall
7 15 (17.86%) Wireless
7 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
8 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
8 13 (15.48%) DNS
8 13 (15.48%) DHCP
8 13 (15.48%) Skype for Business
9 12 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
9 12 (14.29%) CCNA
9 12 (14.29%) Avaya
9 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
9 12 (14.29%) Presales
10 11 (13.10%) Red Box
10 11 (13.10%) IP Telephony
11 10 (11.90%) Office 365
11 10 (11.90%) F5
11 10 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (11.90%) Finance

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 13 (15.48%) Skype for Business
2 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.57%) MS Exchange
4 1 (1.19%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (1.19%) IIS
Applications
1 8 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 10 (11.90%) Office 365
2 1 (1.19%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.19%) IaaS
2 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.19%) Mimecast
2 1 (1.19%) PaaS
2 1 (1.19%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (33.33%) VoIP
2 18 (21.43%) LAN
2 18 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 16 (19.05%) Firewall
3 16 (19.05%) WAN
4 15 (17.86%) Wireless
5 13 (15.48%) DHCP
5 13 (15.48%) DNS
6 11 (13.10%) IP Telephony
7 10 (11.90%) H.323
7 10 (11.90%) Telepresence
7 10 (11.90%) Wi-Fi
8 9 (10.71%) BGP
8 9 (10.71%) MPLS
8 9 (10.71%) OSPF
8 9 (10.71%) VPN
9 8 (9.52%) Cisco ASA
9 8 (9.52%) Cisco IPT
9 8 (9.52%) MGCP
9 8 (9.52%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 10 (11.90%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 6 (7.14%) Retail
4 2 (2.38%) Billing
4 2 (2.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 11 (13.10%) Voice Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Network Engineer
4 8 (9.52%) Architect
4 8 (9.52%) Voice Support Engineer
5 7 (8.33%) Consultant
5 7 (8.33%) Technical Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Cisco Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Delivery Manager
6 6 (7.14%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 6 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Cisco Voice Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.95%) Technical Delivery Manager
8 4 (4.76%) Deployment Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) Network Team Leader
8 4 (4.76%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.57%) Web Services
2 1 (1.19%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (10.71%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Enterprise Software
4 5 (5.95%) Management Information System
4 5 (5.95%) PKI
5 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.38%) EPoS
6 2 (2.38%) PMI
6 2 (2.38%) Taxonomies
6 2 (2.38%) Video\Live Streaming
6 2 (2.38%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.19%) Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Driving Licence
7 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (1.19%) Frameworx
7 1 (1.19%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.19%) IVR
7 1 (1.19%) Replication
7 1 (1.19%) TM Forum
Operating Systems
1 9 (10.71%) Windows
2 6 (7.14%) Linux
3 5 (5.95%) Windows Server
4 3 (3.57%) Unix
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 2000
5 2 (2.38%) Windows 8
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (2.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.19%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.19%) Windows Vista
6 1 (1.19%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (36.90%) ITIL
2 12 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (14.29%) Presales
3 8 (9.52%) ITSM
3 8 (9.52%) Network Design
3 8 (9.52%) Service Delivery
4 7 (8.33%) Business Continuity
4 7 (8.33%) QMS
4 7 (8.33%) Service Management
5 6 (7.14%) Incident Management
5 6 (7.14%) PRINCE2
5 6 (7.14%) Project Management
5 6 (7.14%) Root Cause Analysis
5 6 (7.14%) Service Delivery Management
6 5 (5.95%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (5.95%) Problem Management
6 5 (5.95%) Programme Management
6 5 (5.95%) Risk Assessment
6 5 (5.95%) Target Operating Model
6 5 (5.95%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 4 (4.76%) Bash Shell
1 4 (4.76%) Perl
1 4 (4.76%) PowerShell
1 4 (4.76%) Python
1 4 (4.76%) R
2 2 (2.38%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.38%) PHP
2 2 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 25 (29.76%) Degree
3 18 (21.43%) CCNP
4 12 (14.29%) CCNA
5 8 (9.52%) CCNP Voice
6 7 (8.33%) CCDP
7 6 (7.14%) CCIE
8 5 (5.95%) MCP
9 4 (4.76%) CCDA
9 4 (4.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 3 (3.57%) CCDE
10 3 (3.57%) CCIE Collaboration
10 3 (3.57%) CCIE Security
10 3 (3.57%) PMI Certification
10 3 (3.57%) Six Sigma Black Belt
11 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 1 (1.19%) CCSE
12 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Certified Architect
12 1 (1.19%) PMP
12 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (19.05%) SLA
2 3 (3.57%) ISO 9001
2 3 (3.57%) PMO
3 2 (2.38%) ISO 22301
4 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.48%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (2.38%) Firmware
4 1 (1.19%) Hyper-V
4 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 12 (14.29%) Cisco UCCX
2 9 (10.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 8 (9.52%) Cisco CME
4 4 (4.76%) Cisco Prime
5 3 (3.57%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.38%) BladeLogic
6 2 (2.38%) BMC PATROL
6 2 (2.38%) WSUS
7 1 (1.19%) Microsoft Clustering
7 1 (1.19%) Nagios
7 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 44 (52.38%) Cisco
2 25 (29.76%) Microsoft
3 12 (14.29%) Avaya
4 11 (13.10%) Red Box
5 10 (11.90%) F5
6 9 (10.71%) Palo Alto
6 9 (10.71%) SolarWinds
7 7 (8.33%) Mitel
8 6 (7.14%) Juniper
9 5 (5.95%) Extreme Networks
9 5 (5.95%) Meraki
9 5 (5.95%) VMware
10 4 (4.76%) Aerohive Networks
10 4 (4.76%) Zeacom
11 3 (3.57%) Barracuda Networks
11 3 (3.57%) BroadSoft
11 3 (3.57%) Citrix
11 3 (3.57%) HP
12 2 (2.38%) Amdocs
12 2 (2.38%) BMC