Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
England > South West
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 307 294 321
Rank change year-on-year -13 +27 -40
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 23 56 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.22% 0.51% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.27% 2.79% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 33
South West median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% +6.67% -21.05%
10th Percentile £21,250 £27,350 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,750 £51,750
England median annual salary £50,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +12.22% -10.00% -4.76%

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 1817 2004 2253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 17.69% 18.41% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1487 1646 1975
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £23,500 £23,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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
Bristol -29 13 £41,500 -15.74%
Wiltshire 0 4 £35,250 -11.88% 1
Devon - 3 £35,000 -
Dorset - 2 £45,750 -
Gloucestershire +21 1 £52,500 +16.67%
Unified Communications
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Firewall
3 9 (39.13%) Avaya
4 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
5 7 (30.43%) HP
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (26.09%) IBM
6 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
6 6 (26.09%) MPLS
6 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
7 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
7 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 5 (21.74%) VPN
7 5 (21.74%) VoIP
7 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
8 4 (17.39%) FabricPath
8 4 (17.39%) WAN
8 4 (17.39%) LAN
8 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
8 4 (17.39%) CCNP
8 4 (17.39%) CCNA
8 4 (17.39%) B2B
8 4 (17.39%) Wireless
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
8 4 (17.39%) SAN
8 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion

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 4 (17.39%) MS Exchange
2 3 (13.04%) Skype for Business
3 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
3 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (4.35%) Confluence
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (4.35%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) IP Telephony
2 6 (26.09%) MPLS
3 5 (21.74%) Cisco Nexus
3 5 (21.74%) VoIP
3 5 (21.74%) VPN
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (17.39%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (17.39%) FabricPath
4 4 (17.39%) LAN
4 4 (17.39%) SAN
4 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 4 (17.39%) Wireless
5 3 (13.04%) Skype
6 2 (8.70%) DHCP
6 2 (8.70%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (8.70%) iSCSI
6 2 (8.70%) NAS
6 2 (8.70%) Network Security
6 2 (8.70%) Structured Cabling
General
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 2 (8.70%) Finance
2 2 (8.70%) Manufacturing
2 2 (8.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Cloud Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) IT Support
2 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Network Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Office 365 Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Engineer
2 4 (17.39%) Telecoms Support Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Network Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Network Engineer
3 3 (13.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Architect
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) Loki
Miscellaneous
1 7 (30.43%) Data Centre
2 3 (13.04%) Driving Licence
3 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) CLARiiON
3 2 (8.70%) EMC VNX
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) IVR
4 1 (4.35%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.04%) Windows
1 3 (13.04%) Windows Server
2 1 (4.35%) CentOS
2 1 (4.35%) Debian
2 1 (4.35%) Linux
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (4.35%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (17.39%) B2B
1 4 (17.39%) Load Balancing
1 4 (17.39%) Network Management
2 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
2 2 (8.70%) Communications Security
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre Operations
2 2 (8.70%) Migration
2 2 (8.70%) Network Design
2 2 (8.70%) Presales
2 2 (8.70%) Project Management
2 2 (8.70%) Risk Management
2 2 (8.70%) Statistics
3 1 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (4.35%) CRM
3 1 (4.35%) Data Governance
3 1 (4.35%) ERP
3 1 (4.35%) High Availability
3 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2
3 1 (4.35%) Product Management
3 1 (4.35%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (8.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (17.39%) CCNA
2 4 (17.39%) CCNP
3 3 (13.04%) MCSA
3 3 (13.04%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (8.70%) CCIE
4 2 (8.70%) Degree
4 2 (8.70%) MCITP
5 1 (4.35%) PMI Certification
5 1 (4.35%) PMP
5 1 (4.35%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) Cisco Prime
1 4 (17.39%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 11 (47.83%) Cisco
2 10 (43.48%) Microsoft
3 9 (39.13%) Avaya
4 7 (30.43%) HP
5 6 (26.09%) CheckPoint
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
6 5 (21.74%) SolarWinds
6 5 (21.74%) VMware
7 4 (17.39%) Blue Coat
7 4 (17.39%) F5
7 4 (17.39%) IronPort
8 3 (13.04%) Dell
8 3 (13.04%) Juniper
8 3 (13.04%) Sonus
9 2 (8.70%) EMC
9 2 (8.70%) EqualLogic
9 2 (8.70%) Meraki
10 1 (4.35%) Aruba
10 1 (4.35%) Panasonic
10 1 (4.35%) Polycom