Period
to 19 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South West
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 275 299 292
Rank change year-on-year +24 -7 +32
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 56 30 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.30% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.52% 1.75% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 52 26 49
South West median annual salary £52,500 £43,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.39% +8.13% -
10th Percentile £27,050 £22,750 £30,317
90th Percentile £57,250 £61,500 £54,350
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11% -10.00%

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 West with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,591 1,718 2,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.43% 16.97% 18.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,280 1,426 1,685
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £24,750 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the South West

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the South West

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in the South West over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the South West

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
Wiltshire +10 27 £55,000 +56.03% 1
Dorset -19 14 £47,500 +5.56%
Somerset +34 6 £28,000 -30.00%
Bristol +1 6 £37,500 -28.57%
Devon +15 2 £30,000 -14.29%
Gloucestershire +5 1 £40,000 -23.81% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 West region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 41 (73.21%) Windows
3 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
3 38 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 35 (62.50%) Firewall
5 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
6 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
7 32 (57.14%) SCCM
8 31 (55.36%) VMware
9 30 (53.57%) Cisco
10 29 (51.79%) Hybrid Cloud
11 27 (48.21%) Windows 10
11 27 (48.21%) Linux
11 27 (48.21%) PRINCE2
12 26 (46.43%) Project Management
12 26 (46.43%) SCOM
12 26 (46.43%) Enterprise Architecture
12 26 (46.43%) Technical Architecture
12 26 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
12 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
12 26 (46.43%) Windows 7
12 26 (46.43%) Data Protection
12 26 (46.43%) Security Monitoring
12 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
13 25 (44.64%) ArchiMate
13 25 (44.64%) Mobile Device Management
13 25 (44.64%) Software-Defined Networking
13 25 (44.64%) Virtual Desktop
13 25 (44.64%) vRealize
13 25 (44.64%) TOGAF Certification

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 38 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 25 (44.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.93%) Skype for Business
5 1 (1.79%) SharePoint
Applications
1 25 (44.64%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (12.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 26 (46.43%) Amazon AWS
3 17 (30.36%) Office 365
4 3 (5.36%) IaaS
5 1 (1.79%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 26 (46.43%) Intrusion Detection
3 25 (44.64%) Software-Defined Networking
4 10 (17.86%) VoIP
5 6 (10.71%) NAS
5 6 (10.71%) PBX
5 6 (10.71%) SAN
5 6 (10.71%) Skype
5 6 (10.71%) TCP/IP
6 4 (7.14%) IP Telephony
6 4 (7.14%) WAN
7 3 (5.36%) LAN
7 3 (5.36%) VLAN
8 2 (3.57%) MPLS
8 2 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.57%) Wireless
9 1 (1.79%) 4G
9 1 (1.79%) Cisco Nexus
9 1 (1.79%) FabricPath
9 1 (1.79%) WebEx
General
1 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Architect
1 21 (37.50%) Lead Architect
1 21 (37.50%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 21 (37.50%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Consultant
3 7 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 7 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
4 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) IT Support
4 6 (10.71%) IT Support Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Server Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Server Support
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Design Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.93%) VMware Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.79%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 29 (51.79%) Hybrid Cloud
2 25 (44.64%) Blackberry
3 4 (7.14%) Blog
4 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
5 2 (3.57%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
6 1 (1.79%) IVR
6 1 (1.79%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 41 (73.21%) Windows
2 38 (67.86%) Windows Server
3 27 (48.21%) Linux
3 27 (48.21%) Windows 10
4 26 (46.43%) Windows 7
4 26 (46.43%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (48.21%) PRINCE2
2 26 (46.43%) Data Protection
2 26 (46.43%) Enterprise Architecture
2 26 (46.43%) Project Management
2 26 (46.43%) Security Monitoring
2 26 (46.43%) Technical Architecture
3 25 (44.64%) ArchiMate
3 25 (44.64%) Mobile Device Management
3 25 (44.64%) TOGAF
4 21 (37.50%) MODAF
5 10 (17.86%) Presales
6 7 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
7 6 (10.71%) Web Design
8 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
8 4 (7.14%) Lead Generation
9 2 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (1.79%) Case Management
10 1 (1.79%) Continuous Delivery
10 1 (1.79%) Mentoring
10 1 (1.79%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 25 (44.64%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.79%) Perl
2 1 (1.79%) Python
Qualifications
1 25 (44.64%) TOGAF Certification
2 24 (42.86%) SC Cleared
2 24 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 20 (35.71%) DV Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) Degree
5 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (7.14%) CCSP
7 1 (1.79%) CCIE
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 14001
1 6 (10.71%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 6 (10.71%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
3 1 (1.79%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (58.93%) Active Directory
2 25 (44.64%) Virtual Desktop
2 25 (44.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (10.71%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 32 (57.14%) SCCM
2 26 (46.43%) SCOM
3 25 (44.64%) vRealize
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 43 (76.79%) Microsoft
2 31 (55.36%) VMware
3 30 (53.57%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) Mitel
6 4 (7.14%) Sonus
7 2 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 2 (3.57%) BroadSoft
8 1 (1.79%) Blue Coat
8 1 (1.79%) CheckPoint
8 1 (1.79%) F5
8 1 (1.79%) HP
8 1 (1.79%) IBM
8 1 (1.79%) IronPort
8 1 (1.79%) NEC
8 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds