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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 166 186 168
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 10 10 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.31% 0.25% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.08% 1.55% 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 16
Average salary £40,000 £49,000 £29,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.36% +66.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £37,000 £24,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £57,800 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
481 645 496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.80% 16.05% 13.17%
Number of salaries quoted 420 532 438
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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
Bolton - 2 £30,000 - 1
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) Skype for Business
3 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
4 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
4 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
5 7 (26.92%) SSL
5 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (23.08%) DNS
6 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
6 6 (23.08%) Internet
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
7 5 (19.23%) Windows
7 5 (19.23%) WAN
7 5 (19.23%) CCNA
7 5 (19.23%) Avaya
7 5 (19.23%) Skype
7 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
7 5 (19.23%) System Testing
7 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
8 4 (15.38%) Mitel
8 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
8 4 (15.38%) Cisco
8 4 (15.38%) ITIL
8 4 (15.38%) LAN
8 4 (15.38%) Firewall
8 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
9 3 (11.54%) Legal
9 3 (11.54%) Management Information System

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 14 (53.85%) Skype for Business
2 8 (30.77%) MS Exchange
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (19.23%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (7.69%) CMS
5 2 (7.69%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) MS Excel
1 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
1 2 (7.69%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (11.54%) Office 365
2 2 (7.69%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (3.85%) Google Apps
3 1 (3.85%) IaaS
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (3.85%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (26.92%) SSL
2 6 (23.08%) DNS
2 6 (23.08%) Internet
2 6 (23.08%) TCP/IP
3 5 (19.23%) Skype
3 5 (19.23%) WAN
4 4 (15.38%) Firewall
4 4 (15.38%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) PBX
6 2 (7.69%) PSTN
7 1 (3.85%) BGP
7 1 (3.85%) CTI
7 1 (3.85%) IPsec
7 1 (3.85%) MPLS
7 1 (3.85%) OSPF
7 1 (3.85%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) VPN
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
7 1 (3.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (30.77%) Telecoms
2 3 (11.54%) Legal
3 1 (3.85%) Billing
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Consultant
2 7 (26.92%) Unified Communications Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Service Desk Technician
3 3 (11.54%) Solutions Architect
3 3 (11.54%) Telephony Analyst
3 3 (11.54%) Trainee
3 3 (11.54%) Trainee Technician
4 2 (7.69%) Design Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Network Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Presales Solution Architect
5 1 (3.85%) Product Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Project Manager
5 1 (3.85%) Support Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (11.54%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.85%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) IVR
3 1 (3.85%) Public Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (19.23%) Windows
2 4 (15.38%) Windows Server
3 2 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) Service Delivery
1 5 (19.23%) System Testing
1 5 (19.23%) User Acceptance Testing
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL
2 4 (15.38%) Risk Management
3 3 (11.54%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (11.54%) ITIL V3
3 3 (11.54%) Presales
4 2 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (7.69%) Change Control
4 2 (7.69%) CRM
4 2 (7.69%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (7.69%) Matrix Management
4 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2
4 2 (7.69%) Risk Assessment
5 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
5 1 (3.85%) CAD
5 1 (3.85%) Identity Management
5 1 (3.85%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.85%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) CCNA
1 5 (19.23%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (11.54%) MCP
3 2 (7.69%) CCNP
3 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (7.69%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (3.85%) CCIE
4 1 (3.85%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO13485
2 1 (3.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (42.31%) Active Directory
2 2 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 2 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco Prime
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 15 (57.69%) Microsoft
2 5 (19.23%) Avaya
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 4 (15.38%) Mitel
4 3 (11.54%) VMware
5 1 (3.85%) Altiris
5 1 (3.85%) Dell
5 1 (3.85%) HP
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
5 1 (3.85%) Juniper
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp
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