The table below looks at the statistics for the Communications Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Communications Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Comms Engineer
Rank 191 176 194
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Engineer 2 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.047% 0.080% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.050% 0.084% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Average salary £35,000 £29,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.64% -26.25%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-6.25% -4.76%
Communications Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3991 3574 4218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 94.51% 94.95% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3439 3117 3803
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Communications Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Communications Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Communications Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Communications Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Communications Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

Communications Engineer
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title.

1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (33.33%) Lync
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Project Management
2 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (33.33%) Network Management
2 1 (33.33%) Change Control
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) C
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT

Communications Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited Communications Engineer in their job title 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 with Communications Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) Office Communications Server
1 1 (33.33%) Lync
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Internet
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco IPT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Project Management
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Network Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft