The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Manchester region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 163 154 166
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +12
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 20 29 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.50% 0.72% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.62% 5.02% 1.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 26 4
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £39,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +13.92%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,600 £35,000 £35,450
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £52,454 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.62% +10.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
553 578 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.79% 14.25% 14.71%
Number of salaries quoted 486 502 459
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
North West

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 1 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (76.47%) Lync
2 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
3 17 (50.00%) DHCP
3 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 17 (50.00%) DNS
4 16 (47.06%) VPN
4 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
4 16 (47.06%) MPLS
4 16 (47.06%) Load Balancing
5 15 (44.12%) Blackberry
5 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
6 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
7 8 (23.53%) UAG
7 8 (23.53%) PKI
7 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
8 7 (20.59%) Citrix
8 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
8 7 (20.59%) VMware
8 7 (20.59%) SCOM
8 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
8 7 (20.59%) Office 365
9 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
9 6 (17.65%) SCCM
9 6 (17.65%) MCITP
9 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
10 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 26 (76.47%) Lync
2 19 (55.88%) MS Exchange
3 15 (44.12%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (20.59%) SharePoint
5 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (14.71%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.94%) Apache
7 1 (2.94%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.94%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (2.94%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 6 (17.65%) MS Excel
2 3 (8.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (20.59%) Office 365
2 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (50.00%) DHCP
1 17 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 17 (50.00%) DNS
2 16 (47.06%) VPN
2 16 (47.06%) MPLS
3 4 (11.76%) Firewall
3 4 (11.76%) SAN
4 3 (8.82%) LAN
4 3 (8.82%) WAN
4 3 (8.82%) SMTP
4 3 (8.82%) NAS
4 3 (8.82%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.88%) H.323
5 2 (5.88%) PBX
5 2 (5.88%) PSTN
5 2 (5.88%) VoIP
6 1 (2.94%) SSL
6 1 (2.94%) Internet
6 1 (2.94%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.94%) MySQL
1 1 (2.94%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (20.59%) Team Leader
2 6 (17.65%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Messaging Engineer
2 6 (17.65%) Consultant
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 5 (14.71%) Microsoft Specialist
4 3 (8.82%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 3 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 2 (5.88%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.88%) Architect
6 1 (2.94%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Executive
6 1 (2.94%) Sales Consultant
6 1 (2.94%) Server Support
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Support Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Linux Server Engineer
6 1 (2.94%) Server Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 15 (44.12%) Blackberry
2 8 (23.53%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Celerra
3 2 (5.88%) EqualLogic
4 1 (2.94%) iPhone
4 1 (2.94%) CMDB
4 1 (2.94%) iPad
4 1 (2.94%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (5.88%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.94%) UNIX
5 1 (2.94%) Solaris
5 1 (2.94%) Linux
5 1 (2.94%) SUSE
5 1 (2.94%) Android
5 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (2.94%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.94%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Load Balancing
2 4 (11.76%) ITIL
3 3 (8.82%) PRINCE2
3 3 (8.82%) Service Delivery
4 1 (2.94%) B2B
4 1 (2.94%) PRINCE
4 1 (2.94%) Migration
4 1 (2.94%) MOF
4 1 (2.94%) Data Protection
4 1 (2.94%) Change Management
4 1 (2.94%) Data Management
4 1 (2.94%) TOGAF
4 1 (2.94%) Integration Testing
4 1 (2.94%) Business Development
4 1 (2.94%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (2.94%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 1 (2.94%) C
1 1 (2.94%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (35.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (17.65%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.65%) MCITP
3 5 (14.71%) MCTS
3 5 (14.71%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.76%) MCSE
5 3 (8.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 3 (8.82%) NCIE
6 2 (5.88%) CCEE
6 2 (5.88%) CCIA
6 2 (5.88%) VCAP
6 2 (5.88%) HP MASE
6 2 (5.88%) NCDA
6 2 (5.88%) VCDX
6 2 (5.88%) HP AIS
6 2 (5.88%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.88%) CCDP
7 1 (2.94%) MCSA
7 1 (2.94%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (35.29%) Hyper-V
2 8 (23.53%) UAG
2 8 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 7 (20.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (14.71%) XenApp
4 5 (14.71%) XenServer
5 4 (11.76%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.82%) vSphere
7 2 (5.88%) VMware ESX
8 1 (2.94%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 1 (2.94%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) SCOM
2 6 (17.65%) SCCM
3 5 (14.71%) SCVMM
3 5 (14.71%) SCDPM
3 5 (14.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.94%) Tivoli
4 1 (2.94%) OpenView
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 16 (47.06%) Microsoft
2 7 (20.59%) Citrix
2 7 (20.59%) VMware
3 4 (11.76%) NetApp
4 3 (8.82%) Cisco
4 3 (8.82%) HP
4 3 (8.82%) Dell
4 3 (8.82%) EMC
4 3 (8.82%) Mitel
5 2 (5.88%) Polycom
5 2 (5.88%) Avaya
5 2 (5.88%) Symantec
5 2 (5.88%) Siemens
6 1 (2.94%) Oracle
6 1 (2.94%) IBM
6 1 (2.94%) Sun
6 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.94%) CommVault
6 1 (2.94%) McAfee
6 1 (2.94%) 3PAR
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Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 to £35,000 + car/allowance + bens
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