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 30 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 168 169 183
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 13 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.35% 0.13%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.03% 2.55% 0.91%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 2
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £57,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,350 £45,550
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £65,000 £69,950
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £55,000 £49,000
% change year-on-year
-18.18% +12.24%
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
543 509 548
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.37% 13.79% 14.51%
Number of salaries quoted 462 430 438
Average salary £35,000 £35,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.40% +9.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £49,000 £55,500
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 30 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 30 September 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
Stockport -8 2 £40,000 -38.46%
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (72.22%) Lync
2 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
4 15 (41.67%) DHCP
4 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
4 15 (41.67%) VPN
4 15 (41.67%) DNS
4 15 (41.67%) MPLS
4 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
5 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
6 11 (30.56%) Windows
7 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 8 (22.22%) UAG
8 8 (22.22%) Office 365
8 8 (22.22%) PKI
9 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
10 6 (16.67%) Citrix
10 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
10 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
10 6 (16.67%) Cisco
10 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
11 5 (13.89%) Firewall
11 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
11 5 (13.89%) XenApp
11 5 (13.89%) XenServer
11 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (72.22%) Lync
2 21 (58.33%) MS Exchange
3 17 (47.22%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (19.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (16.67%) SharePoint
6 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.78%) Apache
7 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 6 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.78%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (41.67%) DHCP
1 15 (41.67%) TCP/IP
1 15 (41.67%) VPN
1 15 (41.67%) DNS
1 15 (41.67%) MPLS
2 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) NAS
3 4 (11.11%) NetScaler
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) LAN
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
5 2 (5.56%) H.323
5 2 (5.56%) SMTP
5 2 (5.56%) PBX
5 2 (5.56%) PSTN
5 2 (5.56%) Internet
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
6 1 (2.78%) IP Telephony
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.78%) MySQL
1 1 (2.78%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
1 1 (2.78%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
2 6 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Consultant
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.89%) Microsoft Specialist
3 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 3 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.33%) Senior Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.56%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Pre Sales Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Citrix Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Server Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Architect
6 1 (2.78%) Network Engineer
6 1 (2.78%) Account Manager
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya Consultant
6 1 (2.78%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.56%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (22.22%) PKI
4 2 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.78%) EqualLogic
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
5 1 (2.78%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 11 (30.56%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) UNIX
4 1 (2.78%) Solaris
4 1 (2.78%) Linux
4 1 (2.78%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (41.67%) Load Balancing
2 2 (5.56%) Service Delivery
2 2 (5.56%) B2B
2 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Management
2 2 (5.56%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (2.78%) Project Management
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL
3 1 (2.78%) PRINCE2
3 1 (2.78%) Change Management
3 1 (2.78%) Migration
3 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
3 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
Qualifications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.33%) CCDP
3 3 (8.33%) MCSE
3 3 (8.33%) MCTS
3 3 (8.33%) MCITP
3 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.56%) CCNP
4 2 (5.56%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) CISSP
5 1 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.78%) CCDA
5 1 (2.78%) MCSA
5 1 (2.78%) HP AIS
5 1 (2.78%) HP MASE
5 1 (2.78%) VCDX
5 1 (2.78%) NCDA
5 1 (2.78%) NCIE
5 1 (2.78%) VCAP
System Software
1 9 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (22.22%) UAG
3 6 (16.67%) Active Directory
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) XenServer
5 4 (11.11%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (2.78%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
6 1 (2.78%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.78%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
1 5 (13.89%) SCOM
1 5 (13.89%) SCVMM
1 5 (13.89%) SCDPM
1 5 (13.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (2.78%) XenMobile
2 1 (2.78%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft
2 6 (16.67%) Cisco
2 6 (16.67%) Citrix
3 4 (11.11%) VMware
4 3 (8.33%) Dell
5 2 (5.56%) Mitel
5 2 (5.56%) NetApp
5 2 (5.56%) Siemens
5 2 (5.56%) Symantec
5 2 (5.56%) Polycom
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) McAfee
6 1 (2.78%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.78%) CheckPoint
6 1 (2.78%) Blue Coat
6 1 (2.78%) SonicWALL
6 1 (2.78%) EMC
6 1 (2.78%) Avaya
6 1 (2.78%) Juniper
6 1 (2.78%) IBM
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