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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England / South West
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 208 226 220
Rank change year-on-year +18 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 17 32 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.33% 0.54% 0.45%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.16% 2.71% 2.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 24 15
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -13.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,600 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £51,000 £55,000
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 the South West with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 788 1181 998
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 15.50% 20.06% 16.65%
Number of salaries quoted 593 992 856
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £54,000
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 the South West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South West 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 3 months to 30 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
Bristol -12 6 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Cornwall - 5 £42,500 -
Wiltshire +20 2 £57,500 +27.77% 1
Somerset -5 2 £62,500 +85.18%
Devon - 1 £18,000 -
Dorset - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 30 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 West region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) Office 365
3 16 (35.56%) Skype for Business
3 16 (35.56%) Skype
3 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
3 16 (35.56%) ITIL
4 15 (33.33%) VoIP
5 14 (31.11%) Cisco
6 11 (24.44%) Avaya
6 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (22.22%) Finance
8 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 8 (17.78%) LAN
9 8 (17.78%) WAN
9 8 (17.78%) Migration
10 7 (15.56%) VMware
10 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
11 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
11 6 (13.33%) MPLS
11 6 (13.33%) Service Management
11 6 (13.33%) ITSM
12 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
12 5 (11.11%) Project Management
12 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
12 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
12 5 (11.11%) SQL
12 5 (11.11%) IVR
12 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
12 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
12 5 (11.11%) Presales

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 16 (35.56%) Skype for Business
2 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (11.11%) MS Exchange
2 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 16 (35.56%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (37.78%) Office 365
2 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (2.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (35.56%) Skype
2 15 (33.33%) VoIP
3 8 (17.78%) LAN
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
4 6 (13.33%) MPLS
5 5 (11.11%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
6 4 (8.89%) WebEx
6 4 (8.89%) Wireless
7 3 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (4.44%) Cisco IPT
8 2 (4.44%) Firewall
8 2 (4.44%) FWSM
8 2 (4.44%) IPv6
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (2.22%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (2.22%) Network Security
9 1 (2.22%) OSPF
9 1 (2.22%) VPLS
9 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2005
1 2 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (22.22%) Finance
2 5 (11.11%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.44%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Advertising
4 1 (2.22%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (11.11%) Exchange Support
1 5 (11.11%) Network Support
2 4 (8.89%) Consultant
2 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 4 (8.89%) Voice Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Account Manager
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (4.44%) Avaya Consultant
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Migration Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Migration Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Network Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Senior Network Support
4 2 (4.44%) Services Delivery Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Site Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Support Engineer
4 2 (4.44%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.89%) XMPP
2 1 (2.22%) .NET
2 1 (2.22%) ASP.NET
2 1 (2.22%) CSS
2 1 (2.22%) HTML
2 1 (2.22%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (15.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (11.11%) IVR
4 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.67%) Handset
5 3 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
6 2 (4.44%) User Experience
7 1 (2.22%) Driving Licence
7 1 (2.22%) FlexPod
Operating Systems
1 3 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (2.22%) Linux
2 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
2 1 (2.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (35.56%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Migration
3 6 (13.33%) ITSM
3 6 (13.33%) Service Management
4 5 (11.11%) Presales
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 4 (8.89%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.89%) Risk Management
6 3 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) PRINCE2
6 3 (6.67%) Problem Management
6 3 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.67%) Supplier Management
6 3 (6.67%) TOGAF
7 2 (4.44%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (4.44%) Line Management
7 2 (4.44%) Mentoring
7 2 (4.44%) Service Design
Programming Languages
1 5 (11.11%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.22%) C
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (13.33%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (8.89%) MCSE
4 3 (6.67%) CCNA
4 3 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
4 3 (6.67%) MCITP
5 2 (4.44%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.44%) CCENT
5 2 (4.44%) MCP
5 2 (4.44%) MCSA
5 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
6 1 (2.22%) APMG
6 1 (2.22%) CCNP
6 1 (2.22%) DBS Check
6 1 (2.22%) ISEB
6 1 (2.22%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
2 2 (4.44%) PMO
3 1 (2.22%) ISO 9001
3 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (2.22%) QA
System Software
1 4 (8.89%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (2.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco UCCE
1 4 (8.89%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (4.44%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) Avaya
4 7 (15.56%) VMware
5 4 (8.89%) HP
5 4 (8.89%) Mitel
6 2 (4.44%) 3Com
6 2 (4.44%) CA
6 2 (4.44%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.44%) Draytek
6 2 (4.44%) IBM
6 2 (4.44%) IronPort
6 2 (4.44%) NETGEAR
6 2 (4.44%) Nokia
6 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
6 2 (4.44%) Verint
6 2 (4.44%) ZyXEL
7 1 (2.22%) BroadSoft
7 1 (2.22%) F5
7 1 (2.22%) Red Box
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