The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 90 95 108
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 2 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.20% 0.075% 0.070%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.41% 0.37% 0.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £29,750 - £31,500
90% offered a salary of more than £21,625 - £29,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,275 - £33,250
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 advertised in Wales with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 142 272 288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 14.26% 20.53% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 361 537 724
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £24,750 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year - +2.40%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Wales

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Wales over the 3 months to 29 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Wales

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Wales region over the 3 months to 29 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
South Wales +20 2 £29,750 -
Unified Communications
UK

For the 6 months to 29 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
1 9 (64.29%) Skype
2 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Office 365
3 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (28.57%) WebEx
4 4 (28.57%) Billing
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
5 3 (21.43%) CentOS
5 3 (21.43%) Linux
5 3 (21.43%) VoIP
5 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
5 3 (21.43%) Debian
5 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
6 1 (7.14%) Wiki
6 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
6 1 (7.14%) Polycom
6 1 (7.14%) Confluence
6 1 (7.14%) Analytics
6 1 (7.14%) Sonus
6 1 (7.14%) BroadSoft
6 1 (7.14%) Oracle
6 1 (7.14%) Avaya
6 1 (7.14%) Advertising

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
2 1 (7.14%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Skype
2 4 (28.57%) WebEx
3 3 (21.43%) IP Telephony
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
4 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
General
1 6 (42.86%) Telecoms
2 4 (28.57%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) UAT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) QA Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Test Automation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Data Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) Loki
1 1 (7.14%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) CentOS
1 3 (21.43%) Debian
1 3 (21.43%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 4 (28.57%) Test Automation
2 4 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
3 1 (7.14%) Analytics
3 1 (7.14%) Line Management
3 1 (7.14%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Red Hat
3 1 (7.14%) Avaya
3 1 (7.14%) BroadSoft
3 1 (7.14%) Oracle
3 1 (7.14%) Polycom
3 1 (7.14%) Riverbed
3 1 (7.14%) Sonus
3 1 (7.14%) Yealink