Period
to 16 December 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 16 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South West
6 months to
16 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 272 321 293
Rank change year-on-year +49 -28 +22
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 48 20 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.48% 0.20% 0.50%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.18% 1.09% 2.77%
Number of salaries quoted 40 18 48
South West median annual salary £55,000 £44,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +10.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £57,500 £64,000 £55,750
England median annual salary £59,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.38% +16.67% -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 1,508 1,842 1,950
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 15.13% 18.14% 18.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1,164 1,488 1,606
South West median annual salary £44,250 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.63% +10.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,675 £23,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
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 16 December 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 16 December 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 +12 22 £55,000 +56.03% 1
Dorset +16 14 £52,250 +10.00% 1
Somerset - 6 £28,000 -
Bristol +8 5 £37,500 -9.64% 4
Gloucestershire +20 1 £40,000 -23.81%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 16 December 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 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 35 (72.92%) Windows Server
4 31 (64.58%) MS Exchange
5 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Azure
6 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
6 28 (58.33%) VMware
6 28 (58.33%) Hybrid Cloud
7 25 (52.08%) Firewall
8 24 (50.00%) Cisco
8 24 (50.00%) SCCM
9 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
9 21 (43.75%) PRINCE2
9 21 (43.75%) Linux
9 21 (43.75%) Project Management
9 21 (43.75%) Windows 10
9 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
9 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
10 20 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
10 20 (41.67%) ArchiMate
10 20 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
10 20 (41.67%) vRealize
10 20 (41.67%) Virtual Desktop
10 20 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
10 20 (41.67%) TOGAF Certification
10 20 (41.67%) Blackberry
10 20 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
10 20 (41.67%) SCOM
10 20 (41.67%) Data Protection

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 31 (64.58%) MS Exchange
2 20 (41.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (20.83%) Skype for Business
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.33%) SharePoint
6 1 (2.08%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (41.67%) Microsoft Project
2 7 (14.58%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (60.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 21 (43.75%) Amazon AWS
3 14 (29.17%) Office 365
4 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 25 (52.08%) Firewall
2 20 (41.67%) Intrusion Detection
2 20 (41.67%) Software-Defined Networking
3 11 (22.92%) Skype
4 8 (16.67%) VoIP
5 6 (12.50%) TCP/IP
6 4 (8.33%) NAS
6 4 (8.33%) PBX
6 4 (8.33%) SAN
7 3 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 3 (6.25%) Wireless
8 2 (4.17%) LAN
8 2 (4.17%) MPLS
8 2 (4.17%) VLAN
8 2 (4.17%) WAN
9 1 (2.08%) ADSL
9 1 (2.08%) DHCP
9 1 (2.08%) Internet
9 1 (2.08%) Intranet
9 1 (2.08%) WLAN
General
1 4 (8.33%) Finance
1 4 (8.33%) Legal
1 4 (8.33%) Marketing
2 1 (2.08%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 17 (35.42%) Architect
1 17 (35.42%) Lead Architect
1 17 (35.42%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 17 (35.42%) Solutions Architect
2 11 (22.92%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) IT Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support
4 6 (12.50%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Presales Consultant
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Design Leader
5 5 (10.42%) Technical Leader
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Server Support
6 4 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Service Desk Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) VMware Support Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 28 (58.33%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (41.67%) Blackberry
3 4 (8.33%) Blog
3 4 (8.33%) Clustering
4 3 (6.25%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.08%) IVR
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 37 (77.08%) Windows
2 35 (72.92%) Windows Server
3 21 (43.75%) Linux
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 10
3 21 (43.75%) Windows 7
3 21 (43.75%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (43.75%) PRINCE2
1 21 (43.75%) Project Management
2 20 (41.67%) ArchiMate
2 20 (41.67%) Data Protection
2 20 (41.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 20 (41.67%) Mobile Device Management
2 20 (41.67%) Security Monitoring
2 20 (41.67%) Technical Architecture
2 20 (41.67%) TOGAF
3 15 (31.25%) MODAF
4 6 (12.50%) Presales
4 6 (12.50%) Web Design
5 4 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (8.33%) Customer Engagement
5 4 (8.33%) Lead Generation
6 2 (4.17%) Load Balancing
7 1 (2.08%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (2.08%) Network Management
7 1 (2.08%) Problem Management
7 1 (2.08%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 20 (41.67%) PowerShell
2 4 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.08%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.08%) Perl
3 1 (2.08%) Python
Qualifications
1 20 (41.67%) SC Cleared
1 20 (41.67%) Security Cleared
1 20 (41.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 15 (31.25%) DV Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Degree
4 5 (10.42%) Cisco Certification
5 4 (8.33%) CCSP
6 1 (2.08%) CCIE
6 1 (2.08%) CCNP
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 14001
1 4 (8.33%) ISO 9001
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 4 (8.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (58.33%) Active Directory
2 20 (41.67%) Virtual Desktop
2 20 (41.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 24 (50.00%) SCCM
2 20 (41.67%) SCOM
2 20 (41.67%) vRealize
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (58.33%) VMware
3 24 (50.00%) Cisco
4 8 (16.67%) Citrix
5 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
6 4 (8.33%) Sonus
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) CheckPoint
8 1 (2.08%) F5
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) IBM
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort