Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 91 104 103
Rank change year-on-year +13 -1 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.42% 0.24% 0.25%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.76% 1.59% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Staffordshire median annual salary £35,000 £31,250 £18,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% +73.61% -43.75%
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -27.27%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 133 189 184
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 11.07% 15.24% 15.46%
Number of salaries quoted 111 158 167
Staffordshire median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.14% -7.89% +26.67%
10th Percentile £21,125 £22,925 £21,900
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £56,250
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.56% +4.00% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Staffordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Staffordshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 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
Burton-upon-Trent - 5 £35,000 -
Unified Communications
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
1 5 (100.00%) Virgin Media
2 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
3 3 (60.00%) HP
3 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (60.00%) Meraki
3 3 (60.00%) VMware
3 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (40.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 2 (40.00%) Firewall
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) Wireless
5 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (20.00%) Legal
5 1 (20.00%) Migration
5 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
5 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
5 1 (20.00%) Project Management
5 1 (20.00%) Internet
5 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 5 (100.00%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
1 5 (100.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (80.00%) LAN
2 4 (80.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) Firewall
3 2 (40.00%) WAN
3 2 (40.00%) Wireless
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) Network Security
General
1 1 (20.00%) Legal
1 1 (20.00%) Multimedia
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Applications Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
1 2 (40.00%) Voice Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Mitel Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Internet of Things
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 3 (60.00%) Performance Monitoring
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Acquisition
4 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 1 (20.00%) Migration
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Apple
1 5 (100.00%) Cisco
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Mitel
1 5 (100.00%) Virgin Media
2 3 (60.00%) HP
2 3 (60.00%) Meraki
2 3 (60.00%) VMware