Period
to 20 May 2019

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 20 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South West
6 months to
20 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 239 306 293
Rank change year-on-year +67 -13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 73 37 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.75% 0.35% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.49% 1.97% 2.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67 33 27
South West median annual salary £60,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.71% -3.00% +33.33%
10th Percentile £34,200 £36,250 £31,500
90th Percentile £60,750 £55,000 £66,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% +10.53% +1.06%

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 1,626 1,881 1,600
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.69% 17.72% 15.66%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,491 1,256
South West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 20 May 2019.

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 20 May 2019. 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 +37 43 £60,000 +9.09%
Bristol +10 12 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Gloucestershire - 9 £60,000 -
Dorset +4 5 £49,500 +4.21%
Somerset - 2 £47,500 -
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2019, 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 55 (75.34%) Cisco
2 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
2 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
3 45 (61.64%) Windows
3 45 (61.64%) Security Cleared
4 41 (56.16%) WAN
5 40 (54.79%) Windows Server
6 39 (53.42%) MS Exchange
7 37 (50.68%) DV Cleared
8 36 (49.32%) Windows Server 2012
9 35 (47.95%) Firewall
9 35 (47.95%) SCCM
10 34 (46.58%) SCOM
10 34 (46.58%) Cisco Nexus
11 33 (45.21%) Data Protection
11 33 (45.21%) Security Monitoring
11 33 (45.21%) Intrusion Detection
11 33 (45.21%) Linux
12 21 (28.77%) Mentoring
13 19 (26.03%) Software Architecture
13 19 (26.03%) Technical Leadership
13 19 (26.03%) Network Design
14 14 (19.18%) Technical Architecture
15 13 (17.81%) LAN
16 12 (16.44%) Finance
17 11 (15.07%) VoIP
17 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
18 10 (13.70%) Office 365
18 10 (13.70%) ITIL
18 10 (13.70%) XMPP

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 39 (53.42%) MS Exchange
2 11 (15.07%) Skype for Business
3 6 (8.22%) SharePoint
4 5 (6.85%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.74%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.74%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.37%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (2.74%) Acrobat
Cloud Services
1 10 (13.70%) Office 365
2 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.37%) Azure Stack
4 1 (1.37%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 41 (56.16%) WAN
2 35 (47.95%) Firewall
3 34 (46.58%) Cisco Nexus
4 33 (45.21%) Intrusion Detection
5 13 (17.81%) LAN
6 11 (15.07%) VoIP
7 9 (12.33%) Skype
8 8 (10.96%) DNS
8 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
9 7 (9.59%) Telepresence
10 6 (8.22%) BGP
10 6 (8.22%) DHCP
10 6 (8.22%) EIGRP
10 6 (8.22%) HSRP
10 6 (8.22%) OSPF
10 6 (8.22%) VRRP
11 4 (5.48%) SAN
11 4 (5.48%) WebEx
12 3 (4.11%) IPv6
12 3 (4.11%) Software-Defined Networking
General
1 12 (16.44%) Finance
2 7 (9.59%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.48%) Retail
4 3 (4.11%) Banking
4 3 (4.11%) Electronics
4 3 (4.11%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
5 1 (1.37%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (34.25%) Network Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Design Engineer
2 19 (26.03%) Network Design Engineer
3 14 (19.18%) Architect
3 14 (19.18%) Solutions Architect
4 7 (9.59%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Service Manager
5 6 (8.22%) Unified Communications Manager
6 4 (5.48%) Network Architect
6 4 (5.48%) Sales Executive
7 3 (4.11%) Lead Network Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Senior Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.11%) Support Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Cisco Voice Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Collaboration Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Telephony Specialist
8 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) XMPP
2 6 (8.22%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
2 6 (8.22%) Hybrid Cloud
2 6 (8.22%) Social Media
2 6 (8.22%) Wiki
3 5 (6.85%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.11%) IVR
4 3 (4.11%) PKI
5 2 (2.74%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.74%) Data Centre
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (2.74%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
6 1 (1.37%) CMDB
6 1 (1.37%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 45 (61.64%) Windows
2 40 (54.79%) Windows Server
3 36 (49.32%) Windows Server 2012
4 33 (45.21%) Linux
5 8 (10.96%) Windows 7
6 7 (9.59%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (45.21%) Data Protection
1 33 (45.21%) Security Monitoring
2 21 (28.77%) Mentoring
3 19 (26.03%) Network Design
3 19 (26.03%) Software Architecture
3 19 (26.03%) Technical Leadership
4 14 (19.18%) Technical Architecture
5 10 (13.70%) ITIL
6 9 (12.33%) Cybersecurity
6 9 (12.33%) Information Assurance
6 9 (12.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 9 (12.33%) IT Strategy
6 9 (12.33%) Security Architecture
6 9 (12.33%) Service Management
7 8 (10.96%) Service Delivery
8 6 (8.22%) ITIL V3
8 6 (8.22%) Matrix Management
8 6 (8.22%) Matrix Organization
8 6 (8.22%) Network Architecture
8 6 (8.22%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (6.85%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.74%) Java
3 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (61.64%) Security Cleared
2 37 (50.68%) DV Cleared
3 7 (9.59%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (6.85%) SC Cleared
5 4 (5.48%) CCNA
5 4 (5.48%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (4.11%) TOGAF Certification
7 2 (2.74%) CCIE
7 2 (2.74%) CCNP
7 2 (2.74%) Degree
7 2 (2.74%) MCITP
7 2 (2.74%) MCSA
7 2 (2.74%) PMI Certification
7 2 (2.74%) PMP
7 2 (2.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.37%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (10.96%) SLA
System Software
1 48 (65.75%) Active Directory
2 8 (10.96%) Virtual Desktop
3 7 (9.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (8.22%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.74%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 35 (47.95%) SCCM
2 34 (46.58%) SCOM
3 8 (10.96%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (8.22%) Cisco Prime
5 5 (6.85%) vRealize
6 4 (5.48%) Cisco UCCX
7 3 (4.11%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (2.74%) Backup Exec
8 2 (2.74%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 55 (75.34%) Cisco
2 48 (65.75%) Microsoft
3 8 (10.96%) VMware
4 6 (8.22%) Citrix
5 4 (5.48%) Avaya
6 3 (4.11%) CyberArk
6 3 (4.11%) Red Box
6 3 (4.11%) SAP
7 2 (2.74%) Adobe
7 2 (2.74%) Dell
7 2 (2.74%) HP
7 2 (2.74%) IBM
7 2 (2.74%) Lotus
7 2 (2.74%) McAfee
7 2 (2.74%) Oracle
7 2 (2.74%) Sonus
7 2 (2.74%) Symantec
7 2 (2.74%) Veeam
8 1 (1.37%) Ivanti
8 1 (1.37%) SolarWinds