Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South West
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 278 300 281
Rank change year-on-year +22 -19 +28
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 56 39 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.54% 0.38% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.23% 2.34% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 52 31 53
South West median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +18.75% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,400
90th Percentile £55,000 £65,000 £50,500
England median annual salary £54,625 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +9.25% +11.11% -14.29%

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 1,734 1,664 2,136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 16.69% 16.13% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,388 1,353 1,771
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £60,090 £57,500 £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 20 August 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 20 August 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 23 £55,000 +10.00% 2
Bristol -1 15 £49,875 +5.00% 1
Dorset -21 14 £47,500 +5.56%
Devon +19 4 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 35 (62.50%) Windows
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 32 (57.14%) Cisco
4 29 (51.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
5 28 (50.00%) SCCM
5 28 (50.00%) PRINCE2
5 28 (50.00%) VMware
6 27 (48.21%) Project Management
6 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
7 25 (44.64%) Windows 10
8 24 (42.86%) Office 365
8 24 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
8 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
9 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
10 21 (37.50%) SCOM
10 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
10 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
10 21 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
10 21 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
10 21 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
10 21 (37.50%) Linux
10 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
11 20 (35.71%) Virtual Desktop
11 20 (35.71%) TOGAF Certification
11 20 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
11 20 (35.71%) Software-Defined Networking
11 20 (35.71%) ArchiMate

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 27 (48.21%) MS Exchange
2 20 (35.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 10 (17.86%) Skype for Business
4 3 (5.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 20 (35.71%) Microsoft Project
2 1 (1.79%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 29 (51.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 24 (42.86%) Office 365
3 20 (35.71%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (17.86%) IaaS
5 7 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (62.50%) Firewall
2 21 (37.50%) Intrusion Detection
3 20 (35.71%) Software-Defined Networking
4 14 (25.00%) Skype
5 11 (19.64%) WAN
6 8 (14.29%) SAN
7 7 (12.50%) LAN
7 7 (12.50%) PBX
8 6 (10.71%) NAS
9 5 (8.93%) IP Telephony
9 5 (8.93%) VLAN
10 4 (7.14%) VoIP
11 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
12 2 (3.57%) DNS
12 2 (3.57%) SSL
13 1 (1.79%) Internet
13 1 (1.79%) Intranet
13 1 (1.79%) MPLS
13 1 (1.79%) Wireless
13 1 (1.79%) WLAN
General
1 4 (7.14%) Marketing
2 3 (5.36%) Billing
3 1 (1.79%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 16 (28.57%) Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Lead Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Lead Solutions Architect
1 16 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
2 7 (12.50%) Consultant
2 7 (12.50%) Presales Consultant
2 7 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 7 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Service Desk Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) 3rd Line Server Support
4 5 (8.93%) Exchange Support
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Senior Windows Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Server Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Service Desk Support
4 5 (8.93%) VMware Support Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) Windows Server Support
Miscellaneous
1 24 (42.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 20 (35.71%) Blackberry
3 9 (16.07%) Data Centre
4 4 (7.14%) Blog
5 3 (5.36%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
5 3 (5.36%) VxBlock/Vblock
6 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.79%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 35 (62.50%) Windows
2 29 (51.79%) Windows Server
3 25 (44.64%) Windows 10
4 21 (37.50%) Linux
4 21 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 21 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 27 (48.21%) Project Management
3 21 (37.50%) Data Protection
3 21 (37.50%) Enterprise Architecture
3 21 (37.50%) Security Monitoring
3 21 (37.50%) Technical Architecture
4 20 (35.71%) ArchiMate
4 20 (35.71%) Mobile Device Management
4 20 (35.71%) TOGAF
5 16 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
5 16 (28.57%) MODAF
6 13 (23.21%) Presales
7 9 (16.07%) ITIL
8 7 (12.50%) Matrix Management
8 7 (12.50%) Service Delivery
8 7 (12.50%) Six Sigma
9 4 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
9 4 (7.14%) Data Management
9 4 (7.14%) Lead Generation
10 3 (5.36%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) TOGAF Certification
2 19 (33.93%) SC Cleared
2 19 (33.93%) Security Cleared
3 15 (26.79%) DV Cleared
4 9 (16.07%) Degree
5 7 (12.50%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
6 4 (7.14%) CCSP
6 4 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (3.57%) MCITP
7 2 (3.57%) MCSA
7 2 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
8 1 (1.79%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
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 3 (5.36%) GDPR
System Software
1 24 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 22 (39.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (35.71%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (3.57%) Hyper-V
4 2 (3.57%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 28 (50.00%) SCCM
2 21 (37.50%) SCOM
3 20 (35.71%) vRealize
4 2 (3.57%) Backup Exec
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCE
5 1 (1.79%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (57.14%) Cisco
3 28 (50.00%) VMware
4 8 (14.29%) Citrix
4 8 (14.29%) Mitel
5 7 (12.50%) NEC
6 6 (10.71%) Sonus
7 3 (5.36%) Alcatel-Lucent
7 3 (5.36%) BroadSoft
8 2 (3.57%) Avaya
8 2 (3.57%) Dell
8 2 (3.57%) HP
8 2 (3.57%) IBM
8 2 (3.57%) Veeam
9 1 (1.79%) Snow