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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 172 152 170
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 28 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.34% 0.72% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.46% 5.00% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 14 24 3
Average salary £46,500 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £34,800 £43,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £67,900
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £51,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-7.76% +8.42%
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
568 560 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 13.78% 14.46% 14.72%
Number of salaries quoted 489 494 441
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 £21,750 £22,500 £21,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 2 September 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (81.82%) Lync
2 21 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 16 (48.48%) DHCP
4 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
4 16 (48.48%) DNS
5 15 (45.45%) VPN
5 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
5 15 (45.45%) MPLS
5 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
5 15 (45.45%) Load Balancing
6 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
6 11 (33.33%) Windows
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
8 8 (24.24%) UAG
8 8 (24.24%) Office 365
8 8 (24.24%) PKI
9 7 (21.21%) SCOM
9 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
9 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
10 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
10 6 (18.18%) Citrix
10 6 (18.18%) VMware
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM
10 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Server
11 5 (15.15%) SCVMM
11 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
11 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 2 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 27 (81.82%) Lync
2 21 (63.64%) MS Exchange
3 17 (51.52%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (21.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (18.18%) SharePoint
6 5 (15.15%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (3.03%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.03%) Apache
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (24.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (48.48%) DHCP
1 16 (48.48%) TCP/IP
1 16 (48.48%) DNS
2 15 (45.45%) VPN
2 15 (45.45%) MPLS
3 3 (9.09%) Firewall
3 3 (9.09%) NAS
3 3 (9.09%) NetScaler
3 3 (9.09%) SAN
3 3 (9.09%) LAN
3 3 (9.09%) VoIP
3 3 (9.09%) WAN
4 2 (6.06%) SMTP
4 2 (6.06%) PBX
4 2 (6.06%) PSTN
4 2 (6.06%) H.323
5 1 (3.03%) Wireless
5 1 (3.03%) Internet
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%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Server Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Communications Manager
7 1 (3.03%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.06%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (45.45%) Blackberry
2 8 (24.24%) PKI
3 2 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.03%) EqualLogic
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Celerra
Operating Systems
1 11 (33.33%) Windows
2 5 (15.15%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (6.06%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.03%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.03%) UNIX
4 1 (3.03%) Solaris
4 1 (3.03%) Linux
4 1 (3.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Load Balancing
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
3 2 (6.06%) PRINCE2
3 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
3 2 (6.06%) Kalman Filter
4 1 (3.03%) Data Protection
4 1 (3.03%) ITIL V3
4 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
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
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.03%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCTS
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
4 3 (9.09%) MCSE
5 2 (6.06%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (6.06%) CCDP
5 2 (6.06%) NCIE
5 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.03%) VCAP
6 1 (3.03%) CCEE
6 1 (3.03%) CCIA
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
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%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (3.03%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 8 (24.24%) UAG
3 7 (21.21%) Active Directory
4 6 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (12.12%) XenApp
5 4 (12.12%) XenServer
6 3 (9.09%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.06%) vSphere
8 1 (3.03%) Tivoli Workload Scheduler
8 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 15 (45.45%) Microsoft
2 6 (18.18%) Citrix
2 6 (18.18%) VMware
3 4 (12.12%) Cisco
4 3 (9.09%) NetApp
5 2 (6.06%) Siemens
5 2 (6.06%) Symantec
5 2 (6.06%) Mitel
5 2 (6.06%) Polycom
5 2 (6.06%) HP
5 2 (6.06%) Dell
5 2 (6.06%) EMC
6 1 (3.03%) Avaya
6 1 (3.03%) CommVault
6 1 (3.03%) IBM
6 1 (3.03%) Sun
6 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
6 1 (3.03%) McAfee
6 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.03%) Oracle
Manchester, Lancashire
Broady Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + car or allowance + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum + car/allowance + bens
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Cheshire, Lancashire, Merseyside
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Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 + car/allowance + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago