The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 82 96 96
Rank change year-on-year +14 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 7 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.81% 0.40% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.43% 2.16% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -13.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 129 231 323
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 14.88% 18.64% 26.76%
Number of salaries quoted 125 205 251
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% +2.40%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in South Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in South Wales.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in South Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in South Wales over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in South Wales

Unified Communications
Job Locations in South Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff - 4 £45,000 -
Torfaen - 2 £22,000 -
Newport 0 1 £47,500 -5.00%
Unified Communications
Wales

Unified Communications
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 28 March 2017, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
3 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 9 (45.00%) Internet
3 9 (45.00%) MPLS
3 9 (45.00%) CCNP
3 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (45.00%) Avaya
3 9 (45.00%) LAN
3 9 (45.00%) DHCP
4 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
5 7 (35.00%) Finance
5 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 7 (35.00%) Banking
6 6 (30.00%) Skype
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
6 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
6 6 (30.00%) Skype for Business
6 6 (30.00%) F5
6 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
6 6 (30.00%) VPN
6 6 (30.00%) OSPF
6 6 (30.00%) BGP
7 5 (25.00%) WebEx
7 5 (25.00%) Billing
7 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
7 5 (25.00%) QA
7 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
8 3 (15.00%) CCVP

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (5.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) DHCP
1 9 (45.00%) DNS
1 9 (45.00%) Internet
1 9 (45.00%) LAN
1 9 (45.00%) MPLS
2 7 (35.00%) WAN
3 6 (30.00%) BGP
3 6 (30.00%) BIG-IP
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (30.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 6 (30.00%) OSPF
3 6 (30.00%) Skype
3 6 (30.00%) VPN
4 5 (25.00%) WebEx
5 2 (10.00%) VoIP
6 1 (5.00%) Ethernet
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
General
1 14 (70.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (35.00%) Banking
2 7 (35.00%) Finance
3 5 (25.00%) Billing
4 3 (15.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 12 (60.00%) Architect
2 7 (35.00%) Cisco Architect
3 6 (30.00%) Network Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Cisco Network Architect
4 5 (25.00%) UAT Manager
5 3 (15.00%) Telecoms Architect
6 2 (10.00%) QA Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 2 (10.00%) Test Automation Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Commercial Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
7 1 (5.00%) IT Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (75.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (5.00%) Client/Server
2 1 (5.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (5.00%) CentOS
1 1 (5.00%) Debian
1 1 (5.00%) Linux
1 1 (5.00%) Windows
1 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (25.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (25.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (10.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (5.00%) Analytics
3 1 (5.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (5.00%) IT Strategy
3 1 (5.00%) Line Management
3 1 (5.00%) Migration
Qualifications
1 9 (45.00%) CCNP
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.00%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (15.00%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (25.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (5.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) Avaya
3 8 (40.00%) CheckPoint
4 6 (30.00%) F5
5 1 (5.00%) Microsoft
5 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
5 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
5 1 (5.00%) VMware
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South Wales Police
Salary: £35,451 rising to £41,502
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