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 10 July 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 156 152 166
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 24 34 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 0.80% 0.27%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.29% 5.47% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 24 31 5
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +23.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,750 £34,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £68,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
Communications & Networking Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
559 622 566
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 14.13% 14.71% 15.15%
Number of salaries quoted 483 539 479
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £23,500 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 10 July 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 10 July 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 -2 2 £45,000 -30.76%
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
3 18 (50.00%) DHCP
3 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
3 18 (50.00%) DNS
4 17 (47.22%) VPN
4 17 (47.22%) MPLS
4 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
5 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
5 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
6 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
7 12 (33.33%) Windows
7 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
8 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
9 8 (22.22%) VMware
9 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
9 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (22.22%) UAG
9 8 (22.22%) Office 365
9 8 (22.22%) MCITP
9 8 (22.22%) PKI
10 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
10 7 (19.44%) Citrix
11 6 (16.67%) MCTS
11 6 (16.67%) SCOM
11 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
12 5 (13.89%) XenApp

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 July 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 19 (52.78%) MS Exchange
3 15 (41.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (22.22%) SharePoint
5 6 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (11.11%) SharePoint Server
7 2 (5.56%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2007
8 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (2.78%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (19.44%) MS Excel
2 5 (13.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (22.22%) Office 365
2 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (50.00%) DHCP
1 18 (50.00%) TCP/IP
1 18 (50.00%) DNS
2 17 (47.22%) VPN
2 17 (47.22%) MPLS
3 4 (11.11%) SMTP
3 4 (11.11%) SAN
3 4 (11.11%) Firewall
4 3 (8.33%) LAN
4 3 (8.33%) VoIP
4 3 (8.33%) WAN
5 2 (5.56%) PBX
5 2 (5.56%) PSTN
5 2 (5.56%) SSL
5 2 (5.56%) NAS
5 2 (5.56%) NetScaler
5 2 (5.56%) H.323
6 1 (2.78%) Wireless
General
1 2 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (25.00%) Consultant
2 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
3 6 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
5 3 (8.33%) Virtualisation Consultant
6 2 (5.56%) Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Sales Executive
6 2 (5.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 2 (5.56%) Architect
6 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.78%) Sales Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Cisco Consultant
7 1 (2.78%) Avaya Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 15 (41.67%) Blackberry
2 8 (22.22%) PKI
3 3 (8.33%) Celerra
3 3 (8.33%) EqualLogic
4 2 (5.56%) iPad
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) CLARiiON
5 1 (2.78%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 12 (33.33%) Windows
2 6 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (8.33%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.56%) Windows 8
5 2 (5.56%) Android
5 2 (5.56%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (47.22%) Load Balancing
2 5 (13.89%) ITIL
3 4 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 4 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (5.56%) B2B
4 2 (5.56%) Integration Testing
4 2 (5.56%) Business Development
5 1 (2.78%) Data Protection
5 1 (2.78%) ITIL V3
5 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (2.78%) PRINCE
5 1 (2.78%) MOF
5 1 (2.78%) Change Management
5 1 (2.78%) Migration
5 1 (2.78%) Data Management
5 1 (2.78%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.56%) PowerShell
2 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 13 (36.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.22%) MCITP
3 6 (16.67%) Security Cleared
3 6 (16.67%) MCTS
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
4 4 (11.11%) MCSE
4 4 (11.11%) NCIE
5 3 (8.33%) VCAP
5 3 (8.33%) CCEE
5 3 (8.33%) CCIA
5 3 (8.33%) HP MASE
5 3 (8.33%) VCDX
5 3 (8.33%) NCDA
5 3 (8.33%) Citrix Certification
5 3 (8.33%) HP AIS
5 3 (8.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (5.56%) HP ASE
6 2 (5.56%) MCP
6 2 (5.56%) CCDP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.78%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 9 (25.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (22.22%) UAG
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (13.89%) XenApp
4 5 (13.89%) XenServer
4 5 (13.89%) XenDesktop
5 4 (11.11%) vSphere
6 3 (8.33%) VMware ESX
7 2 (5.56%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 6 (16.67%) SCOM
2 5 (13.89%) SCCM
3 4 (11.11%) SCVMM
3 4 (11.11%) SCDPM
3 4 (11.11%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (2.78%) OpenView
4 1 (2.78%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.78%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 15 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 8 (22.22%) VMware
3 7 (19.44%) Citrix
4 5 (13.89%) NetApp
5 4 (11.11%) Mitel
5 4 (11.11%) Cisco
5 4 (11.11%) EMC
5 4 (11.11%) HP
6 3 (8.33%) Dell
6 3 (8.33%) Avaya
7 2 (5.56%) Polycom
7 2 (5.56%) Siemens
8 1 (2.78%) Symantec
8 1 (2.78%) 3PAR
8 1 (2.78%) CommVault
8 1 (2.78%) Sun
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