The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 166 151 179
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +28
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 30 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.44% 0.76% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.10% 5.18% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 18 26 3
Average salary £48,750 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,950 £35,000 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
581 579 545
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.11% 14.64% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 505 511 431
Average salary £34,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,000 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (81.82%) Lync
2 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
3 17 (51.52%) DHCP
3 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
3 17 (51.52%) DNS
4 16 (48.48%) VPN
4 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
4 16 (48.48%) MPLS
4 16 (48.48%) Load Balancing
4 16 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
6 12 (36.36%) Windows
7 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
8 8 (24.24%) PKI
8 8 (24.24%) UAG
8 8 (24.24%) Office 365
9 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
9 7 (21.21%) SCOM
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM
10 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
10 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
11 5 (15.15%) MCITP
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 27 (81.82%) Lync
2 20 (60.61%) MS Exchange
3 16 (48.48%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (21.21%) SharePoint
4 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (3.03%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.03%) Apache
6 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 3 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
2 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (51.52%) DHCP
1 17 (51.52%) TCP/IP
1 17 (51.52%) DNS
2 16 (48.48%) MPLS
2 16 (48.48%) VPN
3 4 (12.12%) Firewall
4 3 (9.09%) SAN
4 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 3 (9.09%) SMTP
4 3 (9.09%) LAN
4 3 (9.09%) NAS
4 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
5 2 (6.06%) PBX
5 2 (6.06%) PSTN
5 2 (6.06%) VoIP
5 2 (6.06%) H.323
6 1 (3.03%) Wireless
6 1 (3.03%) Internet
6 1 (3.03%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.03%) MySQL
1 1 (3.03%) Oracle Database
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
2 6 (18.18%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (18.18%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Microsoft Specialist
3 5 (15.15%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support
6 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
6 1 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Communications Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 8 (24.24%) PKI
3 1 (3.03%) CMDB
3 1 (3.03%) Celerra
3 1 (3.03%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.03%) iPhone
3 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
3 1 (3.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 12 (36.36%) Windows
2 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (6.06%) Windows 7
5 1 (3.03%) Windows 8
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Solaris
5 1 (3.03%) Linux
5 1 (3.03%) SUSE
5 1 (3.03%) Android
5 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
5 1 (3.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (48.48%) Load Balancing
2 4 (12.12%) ITIL
3 3 (9.09%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.09%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.03%) Change Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Data Management
4 1 (3.03%) TOGAF
4 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
4 1 (3.03%) MOF
4 1 (3.03%) Integration Testing
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (3.03%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
1 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (18.18%) Security Cleared
3 5 (15.15%) MCITP
3 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
4 4 (12.12%) MCSE
4 4 (12.12%) MCTS
5 2 (6.06%) NCIE
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (3.03%) HP AIS
6 1 (3.03%) HP MASE
6 1 (3.03%) VCDX
6 1 (3.03%) NCDA
6 1 (3.03%) MCP
6 1 (3.03%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (24.24%) Active Directory
2 8 (24.24%) UAG
3 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (12.12%) XenApp
4 4 (12.12%) XenServer
5 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
6 2 (6.06%) vSphere
7 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
7 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 7 (21.21%) SCOM
2 6 (18.18%) SCCM
3 5 (15.15%) SCVMM
3 5 (15.15%) SCDPM
3 5 (15.15%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.03%) OpenView
4 1 (3.03%) Tivoli
4 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.03%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 3 (9.09%) NetApp
3 3 (9.09%) Cisco
4 2 (6.06%) HP
4 2 (6.06%) Dell
4 2 (6.06%) EMC
4 2 (6.06%) Siemens
4 2 (6.06%) Symantec
4 2 (6.06%) Mitel
4 2 (6.06%) Polycom
5 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
5 1 (3.03%) McAfee
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.03%) Avaya
5 1 (3.03%) CommVault
5 1 (3.03%) IBM
5 1 (3.03%) Sun
5 1 (3.03%) Oracle
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