The first table below looks at the demand 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 10 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 114 110 130
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +20
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.62% 0.32%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.38% 3.63% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 7
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £44,250 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £76,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
289 303 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.78% 17.04% 13.04%
Number of salaries quoted 225 235 269
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,450 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,500 £58,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
North West

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
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 10 July 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Chester +5 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Warrington -19 1 £42,500 -19.04%
Crewe - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) MCTS
3 3 (37.50%) MCITP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 2 (25.00%) XenApp
4 2 (25.00%) XenServer
4 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
4 2 (25.00%) vSphere
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) C
4 2 (25.00%) NCIE
4 2 (25.00%) Lync
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (12.50%) Office 365
5 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (12.50%) Analytics
5 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (25.00%) Lync
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (12.50%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) WAN
1 1 (12.50%) Ethernet
1 1 (12.50%) IP Telephony
General
1 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Consultant
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Virtualisation Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Solutions Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Architect
3 1 (12.50%) Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) Network Consultant
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Celerra
1 1 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (12.50%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (12.50%) ITIL
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
1 1 (12.50%) PRINCE
1 1 (12.50%) MOF
1 1 (12.50%) Migration
1 1 (12.50%) Data Management
1 1 (12.50%) TOGAF
1 1 (12.50%) Data Protection
1 1 (12.50%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) C
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) MCTS
1 3 (37.50%) MCITP
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (25.00%) NCIE
3 1 (12.50%) VCAP
3 1 (12.50%) CCEE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIA
3 1 (12.50%) HP AIS
3 1 (12.50%) HP MASE
3 1 (12.50%) VCDX
3 1 (12.50%) NCDA
3 1 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) CCIE
3 1 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (25.00%) XenApp
2 2 (25.00%) XenServer
2 2 (25.00%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) Active Directory
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
3 1 (12.50%) Xen
3 1 (12.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCE
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco UCCX
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
2 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
4 2 (25.00%) NetApp
4 2 (25.00%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 2 (25.00%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) Avaya
5 1 (12.50%) Juniper
5 1 (12.50%) CommVault
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Polycom
5 1 (12.50%) Tandberg
5 1 (12.50%) Riverbed
5 1 (12.50%) 3PAR
5 1 (12.50%) Meraki
Runcorn, Cheshire
Atos
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago