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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 161 174 166
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 15 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.33% 0.39% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 2.73% 3.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 13 17
Average salary £32,500 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.57% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,500 £36,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £67,500
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 Manchester region.

Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
530 550 587
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.14% 14.41% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 432 436 491
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,400 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 22 May 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) Lync
3 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
4 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (25.00%) Office 365
5 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (20.00%) LAN
5 4 (20.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL
5 4 (20.00%) Windows
5 4 (20.00%) Retail
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
6 3 (15.00%) VMware
6 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
6 3 (15.00%) Mitel
6 3 (15.00%) Marketing
6 3 (15.00%) CRM
6 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
6 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (10.00%) XenApp
7 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (10.00%) CCNA
7 2 (10.00%) Citrix
7 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 7 (35.00%) Lync
2 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (15.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) LAN
1 4 (20.00%) WAN
2 3 (15.00%) IP Telephony
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
3 1 (5.00%) PBX
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
General
1 4 (20.00%) Retail
1 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (15.00%) Marketing
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
4 1 (5.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 2 (10.00%) Telephony Analyst
1 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Technician
1 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Account Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Analyst
1 2 (10.00%) Consultant
1 2 (10.00%) Trainee
1 2 (10.00%) Account Director
1 2 (10.00%) Account Manager
1 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
2 1 (5.00%) Team Leader
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
2 1 (5.00%) Commercial Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) IVR
1 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (10.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) UNIX
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (20.00%) ITIL
2 3 (15.00%) CRM
2 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (10.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (10.00%) Project Management
3 2 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (5.00%) Change Management
4 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (5.00%) Six Sigma
4 1 (5.00%) Security Architecture
4 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (5.00%) Network Management
4 1 (5.00%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) CCNA
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) MCP
3 1 (5.00%) MCITP
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (10.00%) XenApp
2 2 (10.00%) VMware Server
3 1 (5.00%) XenServer
3 1 (5.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (5.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 11 (55.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (15.00%) VMware
2 3 (15.00%) Mitel
3 2 (10.00%) Citrix
3 2 (10.00%) Avaya
3 2 (10.00%) Cisco
4 1 (5.00%) Polycom
4 1 (5.00%) NetApp
4 1 (5.00%) HP
4 1 (5.00%) Dell
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum + bens
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Outsourcery
Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Benefits and Pension
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + 10% Bonus, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Posted: 20 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + car, and benefits
Posted: 25 days ago