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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 172 157 152
Rank change year-on-year
-15 -5
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 25 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.18% 0.64% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.23% 4.45% 5.79%
Number of salaries quoted 4 25 32
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £41,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £51,250 £52,454 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.29% +4.90%
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
487 562 622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.52% 14.31% 14.68%
Number of salaries quoted 413 484 534
Average salary £36,250 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.57% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,900 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 6 July 2015.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Manchester

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) Lync
3 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
3 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
4 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (22.73%) Office 365
4 5 (22.73%) ITIL
4 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
4 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
5 4 (18.18%) Retail
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
5 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
5 4 (18.18%) Marketing
6 3 (13.64%) Mitel
6 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
6 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (13.64%) Cisco
6 3 (13.64%) Avaya
6 3 (13.64%) Windows
6 3 (13.64%) MCP
6 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
6 3 (13.64%) VMware
7 2 (9.09%) Advertising
7 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 9 (40.91%) Lync
2 5 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (22.73%) MS Exchange
3 4 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.55%) SharePoint Server
5 1 (4.55%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 2 (9.09%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (22.73%) Office 365
2 3 (13.64%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.55%) SaaS
3 1 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.55%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 5 (22.73%) WAN
2 4 (18.18%) LAN
3 3 (13.64%) IP Telephony
4 2 (9.09%) Internet
5 1 (4.55%) MPLS
5 1 (4.55%) Firewall
5 1 (4.55%) PBX
5 1 (4.55%) VoIP
5 1 (4.55%) Ethernet
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) VPN
5 1 (4.55%) DNS
5 1 (4.55%) SSL
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) VPLS
5 1 (4.55%) iSCSI
General
1 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
2 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 4 (18.18%) Marketing
3 2 (9.09%) Finance
3 2 (9.09%) Advertising
4 1 (4.55%) Publishing
4 1 (4.55%) Legal
Job Titles
1 4 (18.18%) Consultant
1 4 (18.18%) Unified Communications Consultant
2 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Technician
2 2 (9.09%) Telephony Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Account Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Account Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Trainee
2 2 (9.09%) Account Director
2 2 (9.09%) Project Manager
2 2 (9.09%) Analyst
2 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (4.55%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (4.55%) Commercial Manager
3 1 (4.55%) Head of Infrastructure
3 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (4.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.64%) Data Centre
2 1 (4.55%) IVR
2 1 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (4.55%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (13.64%) Windows
2 2 (9.09%) Linux
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (4.55%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (4.55%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (22.73%) ITIL
2 4 (18.18%) CRM
3 3 (13.64%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (9.09%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (9.09%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (4.55%) Security Architecture
5 1 (4.55%) Product Management
5 1 (4.55%) Migration
5 1 (4.55%) Supplier Management
5 1 (4.55%) PRINCE2
5 1 (4.55%) Six Sigma
5 1 (4.55%) Project Management
5 1 (4.55%) Service Delivery
5 1 (4.55%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (27.27%) SC Cleared
1 6 (27.27%) Security Cleared
2 3 (13.64%) MCP
3 2 (9.09%) CCNA
3 2 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (4.55%) MCITP
4 1 (4.55%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (18.18%) Active Directory
2 2 (9.09%) VMware Server
2 2 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (4.55%) XenServer
3 1 (4.55%) XenDesktop
3 1 (4.55%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 12 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 3 (13.64%) Cisco
2 3 (13.64%) Avaya
2 3 (13.64%) VMware
2 3 (13.64%) Mitel
3 2 (9.09%) Citrix
4 1 (4.55%) HP
4 1 (4.55%) Dell
4 1 (4.55%) Polycom
4 1 (4.55%) NetApp
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