The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
UK
Rank 512 473 526
Rank change year-on-year -39 +53  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 380 584 505
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.45% 0.56% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.83% 3.27% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 280 460 354
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £67,600
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 13439 17873 19512
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.01% 17.29% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 10947 14778 15536
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £69,450 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in the UK

Unified Communications
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in the UK

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in the UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the UK over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -22 366 £47,750 +0.52% 39
London +47 159 £50,000 -9.09% 15
South East +16 75 £55,000 +22.22% 3
North West -4 34 £50,000 +42.85% 4
Berkshire +11 28 £65,000 +39.78%
East of England +10 27 £44,250 -14.90% 7
East Midlands -15 24 £44,000 +6.02% 6
South West +11 19 £48,750 +14.70% 2
City of London +39 18 £45,000 -21.73% 6
West Midlands +16 15 £40,000 +7.38% 2
Cheshire +20 14 £65,000 +85.71%
Hertfordshire +10 14 £46,250 -11.05% 1
Buckinghamshire 0 13 £41,500 +13.69%
Manchester -20 13 £50,000 +25.00% 4
Reading +45 12 £67,500 +82.43%
Wales +12 12 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Derbyshire 0 12 £47,500 +33.09% 3
Northamptonshire +29 11 £44,000 +25.71% 2
Warrington +18 11 £65,000 +100.00%
High Wycombe +13 11 £50,000 +11.11%
Derby -5 10 £50,000 +40.09% 3
Cambridgeshire +18 9 £43,500 +3.57% 5
Cambridge - 9 £43,500 - 4
Hampshire +28 8 £42,500 +14.86%
East Sussex +10 8 £60,000 -29.41% 1
Brighton +13 7 £60,000 -29.41%
South Wales +13 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bristol -6 7 £48,750 +14.70%
Kent - 7 £18,000 -
Watford -9 6 £45,000 -13.46%

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 March 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 with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 364 (44.61%) Cisco
2 249 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 211 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
4 201 (24.63%) Skype for Business
5 184 (22.55%) Telecoms
6 175 (21.45%) Skype
7 173 (21.20%) VoIP
8 156 (19.12%) WAN
9 150 (18.38%) Data Centre
10 143 (17.52%) Windows
11 141 (17.28%) LAN
12 139 (17.03%) ITIL
13 133 (16.30%) CCNP
14 126 (15.44%) Office 365
15 120 (14.71%) CCNA
16 109 (13.36%) Presales
17 108 (13.24%) Firewall
18 100 (12.25%) DNS
19 97 (11.89%) Avaya
19 97 (11.89%) Finance
20 96 (11.76%) Windows Server
21 93 (11.40%) VMware
22 90 (11.03%) DHCP
23 88 (10.78%) MS Excel
24 83 (10.17%) VPN
25 79 (9.68%) Active Directory
26 77 (9.44%) Cisco CUCM
26 77 (9.44%) MPLS
27 75 (9.19%) Wireless
28 72 (8.82%) Linux

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 201 (24.63%) Skype for Business
2 64 (7.84%) MS Exchange
3 25 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2010
4 21 (2.57%) SharePoint
5 16 (1.96%) Apache
5 16 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (1.23%) nginx
6 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2010
7 8 (0.98%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (0.49%) Confluence
9 2 (0.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (0.25%) IIS
9 2 (0.25%) Office Communications Server
9 2 (0.25%) WebLogic
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2003
10 1 (0.12%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 88 (10.78%) MS Excel
2 29 (3.55%) MS Office
3 5 (0.61%) MS Project
4 3 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 2 (0.25%) Acrobat
5 2 (0.25%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.37%) Cisco SocialMiner
2 1 (0.12%) Infor CRM
2 1 (0.12%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.12%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.12%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 126 (15.44%) Office 365
2 43 (5.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 24 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
4 20 (2.45%) IaaS
5 13 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
5 13 (1.59%) PaaS
6 8 (0.98%) Mimecast
7 5 (0.61%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.25%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.25%) SaaS
9 1 (0.12%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 175 (21.45%) Skype
2 173 (21.20%) VoIP
3 156 (19.12%) WAN
4 141 (17.28%) LAN
5 108 (13.24%) Firewall
6 100 (12.25%) DNS
7 90 (11.03%) DHCP
8 83 (10.17%) VPN
9 77 (9.44%) MPLS
10 75 (9.19%) Wireless
11 57 (6.99%) TCP/IP
12 55 (6.74%) BGP
13 47 (5.76%) Wi-Fi
14 46 (5.64%) Cisco ASA
14 46 (5.64%) Internet
15 45 (5.51%) OSPF
16 44 (5.39%) IP Telephony
17 43 (5.27%) PBX
18 37 (4.53%) Cisco Nexus
19 34 (4.17%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (4.04%) SQL Server
2 25 (3.06%) MySQL
3 18 (2.21%) Big Data
4 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.23%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.98%) Amazon RDS
6 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
7 7 (0.86%) Azure SQL Database
7 7 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
8 6 (0.74%) SQL Server 2016
9 3 (0.37%) EDRMS
10 2 (0.25%) NoSQL
11 1 (0.12%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.12%) GIS
11 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) Riak
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 5 (0.61%) JIRA
2 4 (0.49%) Maven
3 2 (0.25%) Bower
3 2 (0.25%) Grunt
3 2 (0.25%) webpack
4 1 (0.12%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 184 (22.55%) Telecoms
2 97 (11.89%) Finance
3 38 (4.66%) Marketing
4 24 (2.94%) Billing
5 19 (2.33%) Banking
6 18 (2.21%) Retail
7 17 (2.08%) Law
8 15 (1.84%) Legal
9 6 (0.74%) Back Office
10 5 (0.61%) Advertising
10 5 (0.61%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.49%) Brand Awareness
12 3 (0.37%) Games
13 2 (0.25%) Spanish Language
14 1 (0.12%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 101 (12.38%) Network Engineer
2 94 (11.52%) Architect
3 92 (11.27%) Consultant
4 79 (9.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 55 (6.74%) Cisco Engineer
6 47 (5.76%) Project Manager
7 36 (4.41%) Analyst
7 36 (4.41%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 30 (3.68%) Voice Engineer
9 29 (3.55%) Account Manager
10 27 (3.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 27 (3.31%) Senior Network Engineer
11 26 (3.19%) Cisco Architect
11 26 (3.19%) Infrastructure Manager
11 26 (3.19%) Lync Engineer
12 25 (3.06%) Presales Consultant
12 25 (3.06%) Unified Communications Consultant
13 24 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
13 24 (2.94%) Network Architect
13 24 (2.94%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (3.55%) XMPP
2 16 (1.96%) HTML
2 16 (1.96%) LAMP
3 15 (1.84%) CSS
4 14 (1.72%) HTML5
5 12 (1.47%) AngularJS
5 12 (1.47%) Node.js
6 10 (1.23%) Laravel
6 10 (1.23%) LEMP Stack
6 10 (1.23%) Symfony
6 10 (1.23%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 7 (0.86%) Web Services
8 4 (0.49%) CSS3
8 4 (0.49%) Middleware
8 4 (0.49%) REST
9 3 (0.37%) .NET
9 3 (0.37%) 802.1X
9 3 (0.37%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.37%) COM
10 2 (0.25%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 150 (18.38%) Data Centre
2 69 (8.46%) Analytical Skills
3 63 (7.72%) Video Conferencing
4 24 (2.94%) Driving Licence
5 22 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 22 (2.70%) User Experience
6 21 (2.57%) Virtual Team
7 16 (1.96%) IVR
8 15 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 14 (1.72%) Clustering
10 13 (1.59%) PKI
11 12 (1.47%) Blackberry
12 10 (1.23%) BYOD
13 9 (1.10%) Private Cloud
14 8 (0.98%) Internet of Things
14 8 (0.98%) NHS
14 8 (0.98%) Public Cloud
15 7 (0.86%) Client/Server
16 6 (0.74%) Handset
17 4 (0.49%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 143 (17.52%) Windows
2 96 (11.76%) Windows Server
3 72 (8.82%) Linux
4 30 (3.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 20 (2.45%) Unix
6 19 (2.33%) Windows 7
7 16 (1.96%) Windows 8
8 11 (1.35%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (1.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 8 (0.98%) Mac OS X
11 6 (0.74%) CentOS
12 5 (0.61%) Android
13 4 (0.49%) Windows 10
14 3 (0.37%) VyOS
15 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
16 1 (0.12%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 139 (17.03%) ITIL
2 109 (13.36%) Presales
3 60 (7.35%) Project Management
4 47 (5.76%) Migration
5 41 (5.02%) Business Continuity
5 41 (5.02%) Load Balancing
5 41 (5.02%) PRINCE2
6 39 (4.78%) Business Development
7 36 (4.41%) Agile Software Development
7 36 (4.41%) Mentoring
8 33 (4.04%) Service Management
9 28 (3.43%) Problem Management
9 28 (3.43%) Service Delivery
10 26 (3.19%) CRM
10 26 (3.19%) Customer Requirements
11 24 (2.94%) Network Design
11 24 (2.94%) Time Management
12 22 (2.70%) Change Control
12 22 (2.70%) Line Management
12 22 (2.70%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 50 (6.13%) SQL
2 29 (3.55%) PowerShell
3 16 (1.96%) JavaScript
4 14 (1.72%) PHP
5 10 (1.23%) Python
6 7 (0.86%) Bash Shell
6 7 (0.86%) T-SQL
7 6 (0.74%) Perl
8 4 (0.49%) C
9 3 (0.37%) C#
9 3 (0.37%) Java
10 2 (0.25%) ES6
11 1 (0.12%) VB
Qualifications
1 211 (25.86%) Cisco Certification
2 133 (16.30%) CCNP
3 120 (14.71%) CCNA
4 67 (8.21%) Microsoft Certification
5 54 (6.62%) Security Cleared
6 49 (6.00%) Degree
7 48 (5.88%) MCSE
8 38 (4.66%) SC Cleared
9 29 (3.55%) MCP
10 27 (3.31%) CCVP
11 26 (3.19%) CCNP Voice
12 25 (3.06%) CCIE
12 25 (3.06%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (2.70%) MCSA
14 18 (2.21%) CCDP
15 13 (1.59%) BC Cleared
16 10 (1.23%) CCENT
17 9 (1.10%) Microsoft Certified Architect
18 8 (0.98%) A+ Certification
19 6 (0.74%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (8.21%) SLA
2 17 (2.08%) PMO
3 14 (1.72%) QA
4 3 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) HMG Security Policy Framework
5 1 (0.12%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.12%) ISO13485
5 1 (0.12%) PMBOK
System Software
1 79 (9.68%) Active Directory
2 60 (7.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (6.13%) Hyper-V
4 14 (1.72%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (0.74%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.61%) ProxySG
6 5 (0.61%) vSphere
7 4 (0.49%) Firmware
8 3 (0.37%) DFS Replication
8 3 (0.37%) pfSense
8 3 (0.37%) VMware ESX
9 2 (0.25%) XenApp
9 2 (0.25%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.12%) Corosync
10 1 (0.12%) GlusterFS
10 1 (0.12%) NFS
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.12%) vCloud
10 1 (0.12%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 77 (9.44%) Cisco CUCM
2 51 (6.25%) Cisco UCCX
3 36 (4.41%) Cisco UCCE
4 26 (3.19%) SCCM
5 25 (3.06%) SCOM
6 17 (2.08%) Cisco Prime
7 9 (1.10%) SolarWinds Orion
8 8 (0.98%) Backup Exec
8 8 (0.98%) CA Spectrum
8 8 (0.98%) Nagios
9 7 (0.86%) Cisco CME
10 6 (0.74%) AirWatch
10 6 (0.74%) Ansible
10 6 (0.74%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 6 (0.74%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.37%) Norton AntiVirus
11 3 (0.37%) SCOrch
11 3 (0.37%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.37%) WhatsUp Gold
11 3 (0.37%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 364 (44.61%) Cisco
2 249 (30.51%) Microsoft
3 97 (11.89%) Avaya
4 93 (11.40%) VMware
5 62 (7.60%) Mitel
6 40 (4.90%) F5
7 37 (4.53%) HP
8 35 (4.29%) CheckPoint
8 35 (4.29%) Polycom
9 30 (3.68%) Sonus
10 27 (3.31%) Juniper
11 26 (3.19%) Computacenter
12 24 (2.94%) NetApp
13 23 (2.82%) SolarWinds
14 21 (2.57%) Citrix
15 19 (2.33%) Palo Alto
16 17 (2.08%) Aruba
17 16 (1.96%) Alcatel-Lucent
17 16 (1.96%) Meraki
17 16 (1.96%) Riverbed
South East
DCL Search & Selection
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + 15% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Franklin Fitch Limited
Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend
South Wales Police
Salary: £35,451 rising to £41,502
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
FT Select
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hudson IT
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + pension
Posted: Yesterday
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Car
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Node4 Limited
Salary: Upto £40,000 with Benefits & Extras
Posted: 9 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Peterborough, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
The SmartList
Salary: Excellent benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Kingston University
Salary: £37,256 - 40,483 per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Swindon, Wiltshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: excellent holidays and 26% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
East Sussex
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits Training, Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TJ Peel
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Surrey
Stott & May
Salary: £65000 - £68000 per annum + + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Cambridge Assessment
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: 10 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
ComputaCenter
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Cambridge
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £41000.00 - £46000.00 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Vodafone
Posted: 10 days ago
Derby OR Leeds OR London OR Northampton, UK
Node4 Limited
Salary: Upto £40,000 with Benefits & Extras
Posted: 27 days ago