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

Unified Communications
UK
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 526 541 549
Rank change year-on-year +15 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 391 429 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.44% 0.44% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.75% 2.57% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 307 340 365
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 14196 16683 19335
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 16.14% 16.94% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11554 13858 15753
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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 24 June 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 24 June 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 +10 355 £50,000 +11.11% 64
London +38 167 £52,500 - 28
South East +21 69 £47,500 -9.52% 6
North West -32 30 £47,500 +72.72% 7
City of London +37 27 £60,000 -14.28% 13
East Midlands +26 23 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Manchester -12 22 £48,750 +8.33% 4
East of England -3 20 £55,000 +22.22% 6
South West -5 20 £45,000 +28.57% 3
Surrey +32 17 £55,000 -8.33%
Scotland +28 15 £53,750 +190.54% 3
Derby +24 15 £35,000 +20.68%
Derbyshire +22 15 £35,000 +20.68%
Uxbridge - 15 £50,000 -
Yorkshire +4 13 £56,250 +40.62% 2
Hertfordshire -10 13 £55,000 +22.22% 6
Bristol -18 13 £52,500 +20.00%
Hampshire - 12 £37,500 - 2
West Midlands 0 11 £45,000 - 7
Oxfordshire +20 10 £57,500 +27.77%
Hatfield +5 10 £55,000 - 6
Croydon +11 9 £52,500 -16.00%
Buckinghamshire -22 9 £42,500 -10.52%
Berkshire +22 8 £45,000 -2.70% 2
West Yorkshire +13 8 £60,000 +50.00% 1
Edinburgh -1 8 £60,000 - 2
Brighton +19 7 £45,000 -47.05%
East Sussex +15 7 £45,000 -47.05%
Birmingham +5 7 £41,250 -41.07% 4
Basingstoke - 6 £27,250 -

For the 6 months to 24 June 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.

1 334 (43.10%) Cisco
2 286 (36.90%) Microsoft
3 217 (28.00%) Skype for Business
4 210 (27.10%) Windows
5 209 (26.97%) Skype
6 191 (24.65%) ITIL
7 184 (23.74%) WAN
8 182 (23.48%) Cisco Certification
9 171 (22.06%) Data Centre
10 158 (20.39%) LAN
11 152 (19.61%) Windows Server
12 150 (19.35%) VoIP
13 147 (18.97%) Active Directory
14 145 (18.71%) Firewall
15 118 (15.23%) CCNP
16 117 (15.10%) Telecoms
17 115 (14.84%) Office 365
18 113 (14.58%) VMware
19 108 (13.94%) Finance
20 106 (13.68%) Presales
21 105 (13.55%) CCNA
22 100 (12.90%) Wireless
23 96 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
24 92 (11.87%) DNS
25 85 (10.97%) Project Management
25 85 (10.97%) TCP/IP
25 85 (10.97%) Video Conferencing
26 82 (10.58%) Avaya
27 79 (10.19%) MS Exchange
28 77 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure

Unified Communications
Co-occurring 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
1 217 (28.00%) Skype for Business
2 79 (10.19%) MS Exchange
3 21 (2.71%) SharePoint
4 18 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (0.90%) CMS
6 6 (0.77%) Apache
6 6 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2013
7 4 (0.52%) Exchange Server 2003
7 4 (0.52%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
7 4 (0.52%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (0.39%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.39%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (0.39%) SharePoint 2013
9 2 (0.26%) Confluence
9 2 (0.26%) IBM Domino
9 2 (0.26%) IBM Notes
9 2 (0.26%) IIS
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle SOA Suite
10 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 35 (4.52%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (0.90%) Microsoft Project
4 5 (0.65%) MS Visio
5 3 (0.39%) Acrobat
6 2 (0.26%) Adobe Premiere
6 2 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.13%) Oracle BPM
2 1 (0.13%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 115 (14.84%) Office 365
2 36 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (4.13%) Amazon AWS
4 26 (3.35%) IaaS
5 19 (2.45%) PaaS
6 12 (1.55%) Amazon S3
6 12 (1.55%) SaaS
7 10 (1.29%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 10 (1.29%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (1.29%) Amazon Glacier
7 10 (1.29%) Amazon SQS
7 10 (1.29%) AWS CloudFormation
7 10 (1.29%) AWS CloudTrail
7 10 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
7 10 (1.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 8 (1.03%) Mimecast
9 5 (0.65%) Azure Active Directory
10 1 (0.13%) G Suite
10 1 (0.13%) OpenDNS
Communications & Networking
1 209 (26.97%) Skype
2 184 (23.74%) WAN
3 158 (20.39%) LAN
4 150 (19.35%) VoIP
5 145 (18.71%) Firewall
6 100 (12.90%) Wireless
7 92 (11.87%) DNS
8 85 (10.97%) TCP/IP
9 76 (9.81%) Wi-Fi
10 74 (9.55%) MPLS
11 72 (9.29%) DHCP
12 63 (8.13%) IP Telephony
13 54 (6.97%) VPN
14 51 (6.58%) PBX
15 44 (5.68%) SAN
16 42 (5.42%) Network Security
17 40 (5.16%) ISDN
18 36 (4.65%) BGP
19 35 (4.52%) VLAN
20 32 (4.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (5.29%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.94%) Amazon RDS
3 12 (1.55%) MySQL
4 8 (1.03%) Big Data
5 6 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.65%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.52%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
8 3 (0.39%) Riak
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2012
8 3 (0.39%) SQL Server 2014
9 2 (0.26%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) SQL Server 2016
10 1 (0.13%) Microsoft Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) Relational Database
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (0.13%) JIRA
1 1 (0.13%) Sonatype Nexus
1 1 (0.13%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 117 (15.10%) Telecoms
2 108 (13.94%) Finance
3 31 (4.00%) Billing
4 19 (2.45%) Marketing
5 16 (2.06%) Law
5 16 (2.06%) Retail
6 15 (1.94%) Advertising
7 13 (1.68%) Legal
8 11 (1.42%) Banking
9 7 (0.90%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.77%) Investment Banking
10 6 (0.77%) Multimedia
11 5 (0.65%) Retail Banking
12 4 (0.52%) Brand Awareness
13 3 (0.39%) Back Office
13 3 (0.39%) Games
14 2 (0.26%) French Language
14 2 (0.26%) German Language
14 2 (0.26%) Spanish Language
15 1 (0.13%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 107 (13.81%) Network Engineer
2 100 (12.90%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 86 (11.10%) Consultant
4 57 (7.35%) Analyst
5 49 (6.32%) Cisco Engineer
6 47 (6.06%) Architect
6 47 (6.06%) Project Manager
7 46 (5.94%) Support Engineer
8 43 (5.55%) Lync Engineer
9 42 (5.42%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 36 (4.65%) Senior Network Engineer
11 35 (4.52%) Cisco Network Engineer
12 32 (4.13%) Unified Communications Consultant
13 30 (3.87%) Presales Consultant
14 24 (3.10%) IT Manager
14 24 (3.10%) Senior Analyst
15 23 (2.97%) Unified Communications Specialist
16 21 (2.71%) Senior Support Engineer
16 21 (2.71%) Voice Engineer
17 20 (2.58%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (1.55%) XMPP
2 10 (1.29%) 802.1X
2 10 (1.29%) REST
3 6 (0.77%) HTML
3 6 (0.77%) LAMP
4 5 (0.65%) .NET
5 4 (0.52%) CSS
5 4 (0.52%) HTML5
5 4 (0.52%) Web Services
6 3 (0.39%) ASP.NET
6 3 (0.39%) COM
6 3 (0.39%) Middleware
6 3 (0.39%) Software Packaging
7 2 (0.26%) CSS3
7 2 (0.26%) HTML5 Canvas
7 2 (0.26%) Java SE
7 2 (0.26%) jQuery
7 2 (0.26%) SOAP
7 2 (0.26%) SVG
7 2 (0.26%) WebGL
Miscellaneous
1 171 (22.06%) Data Centre
2 85 (10.97%) Video Conferencing
3 76 (9.81%) Analytical Skills
4 30 (3.87%) User Experience
5 27 (3.48%) Virtual Team
6 22 (2.84%) Computer Science
6 22 (2.84%) Management Information System
7 18 (2.32%) Driving Licence
8 13 (1.68%) Blackberry
9 12 (1.55%) NHS
9 12 (1.55%) PKI
10 11 (1.42%) Fat Client
10 11 (1.42%) IVR
10 11 (1.42%) Thin Client
11 9 (1.16%) Public Cloud
12 8 (1.03%) Clustering
13 7 (0.90%) Digital Signage
13 7 (0.90%) Handset
13 7 (0.90%) Internet of Things
13 7 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 210 (27.10%) Windows
2 152 (19.61%) Windows Server
3 69 (8.90%) Linux
4 34 (4.39%) Windows Server 2012
5 25 (3.23%) Unix
6 24 (3.10%) Windows Server 2008
7 21 (2.71%) Windows 7
8 18 (2.32%) Android
9 14 (1.81%) Mac OS X
9 14 (1.81%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 13 (1.68%) Apple iOS
11 11 (1.42%) Windows 10
12 10 (1.29%) Windows Phone
13 9 (1.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.90%) AIX
15 5 (0.65%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.52%) CentOS
16 4 (0.52%) Debian
17 3 (0.39%) VyOS
18 1 (0.13%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (24.65%) ITIL
2 106 (13.68%) Presales
3 85 (10.97%) Project Management
4 60 (7.74%) Service Management
5 58 (7.48%) Service Delivery
6 49 (6.32%) PRINCE2
7 47 (6.06%) Mentoring
8 45 (5.81%) Load Balancing
9 43 (5.55%) Migration
10 37 (4.77%) Change Management
11 35 (4.52%) Time Management
12 31 (4.00%) Change Control
13 28 (3.61%) Business Development
13 28 (3.61%) Customer Requirements
14 27 (3.48%) Agile Software Development
15 26 (3.35%) Line Management
16 24 (3.10%) Identity Management
17 23 (2.97%) Incident Management
18 22 (2.84%) Asset Management
18 22 (2.84%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 46 (5.94%) PowerShell
2 43 (5.55%) SQL
3 8 (1.03%) C
3 8 (1.03%) Python
4 7 (0.90%) Perl
5 6 (0.77%) Bash Shell
5 6 (0.77%) JavaScript
6 4 (0.52%) C#
6 4 (0.52%) VBScript
7 3 (0.39%) Java
7 3 (0.39%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.13%) Erlang
8 1 (0.13%) PHP
8 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 182 (23.48%) Cisco Certification
2 118 (15.23%) CCNP
3 105 (13.55%) CCNA
4 96 (12.39%) Microsoft Certification
5 74 (9.55%) MCSE
6 66 (8.52%) Degree
7 40 (5.16%) ITIL Certification
8 39 (5.03%) CCIE
9 33 (4.26%) MCP
10 28 (3.61%) MCSA
10 28 (3.61%) Security Cleared
11 17 (2.19%) MCITP
12 16 (2.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.81%) CCDP
14 13 (1.68%) CCENT
15 11 (1.42%) BC Cleared
15 11 (1.42%) ISEB
16 9 (1.16%) JNCIP
16 9 (1.16%) SC Cleared
17 8 (1.03%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 69 (8.90%) SLA
2 19 (2.45%) PMO
3 12 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (1.55%) QA
4 8 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 2 (0.26%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.26%) SSAE 16
6 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 147 (18.97%) Active Directory
2 77 (9.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 55 (7.10%) Hyper-V
4 22 (2.84%) VMware ESXi
5 11 (1.42%) Terminal Services
6 6 (0.77%) XenApp
7 5 (0.65%) XenDesktop
8 4 (0.52%) ISA Server
8 4 (0.52%) vSphere
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle RAC
9 3 (0.39%) pfSense
9 3 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.26%) Firmware
10 2 (0.26%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.13%) DFS Replication
11 1 (0.13%) Snort
11 1 (0.13%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 59 (7.61%) Cisco CUCM
2 36 (4.65%) Cisco UCCX
3 31 (4.00%) SCCM
4 20 (2.58%) SCOM
5 19 (2.45%) Cisco UCCE
6 18 (2.32%) Cisco Prime
7 10 (1.29%) AirWatch
8 7 (0.90%) SolarWinds Orion
9 6 (0.77%) Backup Exec
9 6 (0.77%) Nagios
10 5 (0.65%) WhatsUp Gold
11 4 (0.52%) FortiGate
11 4 (0.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
11 4 (0.52%) WMI
12 3 (0.39%) vCenter Server
12 3 (0.39%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.26%) Microsoft Clustering
14 1 (0.13%) Ansible
14 1 (0.13%) TrustSec
14 1 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 334 (43.10%) Cisco
2 286 (36.90%) Microsoft
3 113 (14.58%) VMware
4 82 (10.58%) Avaya
5 53 (6.84%) HP
6 50 (6.45%) Juniper
7 47 (6.06%) Citrix
8 44 (5.68%) Mitel
9 42 (5.42%) CheckPoint
9 42 (5.42%) Polycom
10 37 (4.77%) F5
11 32 (4.13%) Sonus
12 31 (4.00%) SolarWinds
13 26 (3.35%) Palo Alto
13 26 (3.35%) Riverbed
14 21 (2.71%) Red Hat
15 17 (2.19%) EMC
15 17 (2.19%) NEC
15 17 (2.19%) Oracle
15 17 (2.19%) Symantec
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Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
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London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
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City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
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Knutsford, Cheshire
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 per annum + £6500 CAR, BONUS, BENEFITS
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum & Healthcare, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £28000 - £33000 per annum + Bonus / Benefits / Training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
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