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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 166 176 163
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -13
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 15 14 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.41% 0.35% 0.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.54% 2.43% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 13 12 25
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 £19,300 £27,050 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- -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
590 575 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.31% 14.32% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 462 452 553
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,700
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +0.75%

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 24 April 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 8 (28.57%) Lync
3 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
3 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
3 7 (25.00%) WAN
3 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 6 (21.43%) VoIP
4 6 (21.43%) Windows
4 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
4 6 (21.43%) Office 365
4 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (17.86%) Project Management
5 5 (17.86%) Cisco
5 5 (17.86%) Linux
5 5 (17.86%) LAN
5 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
6 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (14.29%) SAN
6 4 (14.29%) CCNA
6 4 (14.29%) Broadband
6 4 (14.29%) ITIL
6 4 (14.29%) Debian
6 4 (14.29%) Network Management
6 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (14.29%) Retail
7 3 (10.71%) Mitel
7 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (28.57%) Lync
2 7 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
3 6 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
2 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (25.00%) WAN
1 7 (25.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (21.43%) VoIP
3 5 (17.86%) LAN
4 4 (14.29%) Broadband
4 4 (14.29%) SAN
5 2 (7.14%) RTP
5 2 (7.14%) Megaco
5 2 (7.14%) H.323
5 2 (7.14%) Ethernet
6 1 (3.57%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.57%) Firewall
6 1 (3.57%) iSCSI
6 1 (3.57%) NAS
6 1 (3.57%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
1 2 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
General
1 6 (21.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.29%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Marketing
4 2 (7.14%) Finance
5 1 (3.57%) Law
5 1 (3.57%) Advertising
5 1 (3.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (17.86%) Consultant
2 3 (10.71%) Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (7.14%) Telephony Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Account Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
3 2 (7.14%) Account Director
3 2 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Architect
3 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Account Manager
3 2 (7.14%) Administrator
3 2 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) VoIP Engineer
3 2 (7.14%) Trainee
4 1 (3.57%) Solutions Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Senior Project Manager
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (3.57%) Citrix Consultant
4 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.57%) Computer Science
1 1 (3.57%) Mobile App
1 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (21.43%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Linux
3 4 (14.29%) Debian
3 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (3.57%) UNIX
5 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
5 1 (3.57%) Android
5 1 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Project Management
2 4 (14.29%) ITIL
2 4 (14.29%) Network Management
3 3 (10.71%) CRM
3 3 (10.71%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) High Availability
4 2 (7.14%) Change Control
4 2 (7.14%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (7.14%) Network Architecture
4 2 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.14%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) Security Architecture
5 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Management
5 1 (3.57%) Business Development
5 1 (3.57%) Change Management
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Six Sigma
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 7 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (14.29%) CCNA
3 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 2 (7.14%) CCDP
4 2 (7.14%) MCP
4 2 (7.14%) MCSE
4 2 (7.14%) CCNP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (3.57%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (17.86%) Active Directory
2 3 (10.71%) XenApp
3 2 (7.14%) XenServer
3 2 (7.14%) XenDesktop
3 2 (7.14%) Kamailio
3 2 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 13 (46.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 3 (10.71%) Citrix
3 3 (10.71%) VMware
3 3 (10.71%) Mitel
4 2 (7.14%) Acme Packet
4 2 (7.14%) Sonus
4 2 (7.14%) Avaya
4 2 (7.14%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.57%) NetApp
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Dell
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year plus Bonus, Pension and Benefits
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