If UC is in your future, you may be interested in this book and associated certification program.
It is targeted at IT professionals and decision makers in organizations considering UC deployments. It focuses on how UC deployments must be designed from a business process perspective, rather than as driven from a technology perspective.
The information provided is generic and applies to whatever supplier you have or are considering
You can review the first three chapters on-line, including a Forward by Nora Freedman of IDC.
If you go down the UC certification path, you will tangibly show increased value as an IT professional.