The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank - 115 116
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 0 6 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire - 0.35% 0.49%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.05% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Average salary - £41,250 £47,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -12.69%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
Unified Communications
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cheshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
304 293 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.89% 17.10% 21.36%
Number of salaries quoted 202 211 297
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £30,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +14.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,600 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
2 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (25.00%) NetApp
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) B2B
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Finance

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Wireless
2 3 (75.00%) Network Security
2 3 (75.00%) LAN
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) IT Consultant
1 2 (50.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Principal Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Project Management
1 1 (25.00%) B2B
1 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) EMC
2 1 (25.00%) NetApp