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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
UK / Wales
Rank 88 99 103
Rank change year-on-year +11 +4  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 12 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.09% 0.36% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.67% 1.98% 0.95%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 1
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £58,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% -13.79%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.55% -2.70%  

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 180 252 315
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 16.29% 18.08% 24.01%
Number of salaries quoted 152 218 243
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £57,950 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 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 24 March 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 24 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
South Wales +13 7 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Mid Wales - 5 - -
Unified Communications
UK

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 across the Wales region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 18 (52.94%) Skype for Business
1 18 (52.94%) Skype
2 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 16 (47.06%) Cisco
3 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
4 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
5 12 (35.29%) ITIL
5 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
5 12 (35.29%) Office 365
6 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Software
6 11 (32.35%) LAN
6 11 (32.35%) CCNP
6 11 (32.35%) DHCP
6 11 (32.35%) DNS
6 11 (32.35%) MPLS
6 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (32.35%) Avaya
6 11 (32.35%) Internet
7 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
8 9 (26.47%) Finance
8 9 (26.47%) Banking
9 8 (23.53%) WAN
10 7 (20.59%) VPN
10 7 (20.59%) OSPF
10 7 (20.59%) BGP
10 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
10 7 (20.59%) F5
10 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (14.71%) Billing

Unified Communications
Top Related 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 18 (52.94%) Skype for Business
2 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (2.94%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 12 (35.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (35.29%) Office 365
2 3 (8.82%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) Skype
2 11 (32.35%) DHCP
2 11 (32.35%) DNS
2 11 (32.35%) Internet
2 11 (32.35%) LAN
2 11 (32.35%) MPLS
3 8 (23.53%) WAN
4 7 (20.59%) BGP
4 7 (20.59%) BIG-IP
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco ASA
4 7 (20.59%) Cisco Nexus
4 7 (20.59%) OSPF
4 7 (20.59%) VPN
5 5 (14.71%) WebEx
6 2 (5.88%) VoIP
7 1 (2.94%) Ethernet
7 1 (2.94%) IP Telephony
General
1 16 (47.06%) Telecoms
2 9 (26.47%) Banking
2 9 (26.47%) Finance
3 5 (14.71%) Billing
4 3 (8.82%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 14 (41.18%) Architect
2 9 (26.47%) Cisco Architect
3 7 (20.59%) Network Architect
4 6 (17.65%) Cisco Network Architect
5 5 (14.71%) UAT Manager
6 4 (11.76%) Telecoms Architect
7 2 (5.88%) QA Manager
7 2 (5.88%) Technical Architect
7 2 (5.88%) Test Automation Manager
8 1 (2.94%) Avaya Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Commercial Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
8 1 (2.94%) IT Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Solutions Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.94%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) VoIP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.88%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 17 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (32.35%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (5.88%) User Experience
4 1 (2.94%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (2.94%) CentOS
1 1 (2.94%) Debian
1 1 (2.94%) Linux
1 1 (2.94%) Windows
1 1 (2.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (14.71%) Automated Testing
2 5 (14.71%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (8.82%) ITSM
3 3 (8.82%) Problem Management
3 3 (8.82%) Service Management
3 3 (8.82%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (8.82%) TOGAF
4 2 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (5.88%) Automation Testing
4 2 (5.88%) Business Continuity
4 2 (5.88%) Coaching
4 2 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
5 1 (2.94%) Analytics
5 1 (2.94%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (2.94%) IT Strategy
5 1 (2.94%) Line Management
5 1 (2.94%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (32.35%) CCNP
1 11 (32.35%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (11.76%) CCNP Voice
2 4 (11.76%) CCVP
3 3 (8.82%) Degree
3 3 (8.82%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (8.82%) MCSE
3 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) QA
2 2 (5.88%) SLA
3 1 (2.94%) HMG Security Policy Framework
3 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (11.76%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (8.82%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Cisco
2 13 (38.24%) Microsoft
3 11 (32.35%) Avaya
4 10 (29.41%) CheckPoint
5 7 (20.59%) F5
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) Riverbed
6 1 (2.94%) VMware
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South Wales Police
Salary: £35,451 rising to £41,502
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