The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 203 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -1
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 24 20 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.43% 0.33% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.69% 1.98% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 20 20 23
Median salary £33,000 £31,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.60% -30.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,850 £22,100 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £55,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
Unified Communications
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Communications & Networking Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
893 1012 1033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.08% 16.60% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 750 781 805
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the North West region.

Unified Communications Salary Trend in the North West

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in the North West

Unified Communications
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +5 11 £42,500 +30.76% 2
Lancashire +10 9 £25,000 -9.09%
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +6 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
1 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (25.53%) CCNP
3 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
4 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
5 10 (21.28%) Avaya
5 10 (21.28%) Firewall
6 9 (19.15%) Mitel
6 9 (19.15%) VoIP
6 9 (19.15%) PBX
6 9 (19.15%) Skype for Business
7 8 (17.02%) LAN
7 8 (17.02%) Juniper
8 7 (14.89%) Wireless
8 7 (14.89%) Riverbed
8 7 (14.89%) Coaching
8 7 (14.89%) Line Management
8 7 (14.89%) Office 365
8 7 (14.89%) Presales
9 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
9 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
9 6 (12.77%) ITIL
9 6 (12.77%) Windows
10 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
10 5 (10.64%) Finance
10 5 (10.64%) Business Development
10 5 (10.64%) Windows Server

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 9 (19.15%) Skype for Business
2 4 (8.51%) MS Exchange
3 3 (6.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (4.26%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (2.13%) CMS
5 1 (2.13%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (4.26%) MS Excel
1 2 (4.26%) MS Office
2 1 (2.13%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (6.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.89%) Office 365
2 3 (6.38%) Cloud Computing
2 3 (6.38%) IaaS
2 3 (6.38%) SaaS
3 1 (2.13%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.66%) TCP/IP
2 12 (25.53%) WAN
3 10 (21.28%) Firewall
4 9 (19.15%) PBX
4 9 (19.15%) VoIP
5 8 (17.02%) LAN
6 7 (14.89%) Wireless
7 4 (8.51%) BGP
7 4 (8.51%) EIGRP
7 4 (8.51%) OSPF
7 4 (8.51%) Skype
7 4 (8.51%) VLAN
8 3 (6.38%) Ethernet
8 3 (6.38%) MPLS
8 3 (6.38%) NetScaler
8 3 (6.38%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (6.38%) SSL
8 3 (6.38%) VPN
8 3 (6.38%) WAAS
8 3 (6.38%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 19 (40.43%) Telecoms
2 5 (10.64%) Finance
3 3 (6.38%) Legal
4 2 (4.26%) Marketing
5 1 (2.13%) Billing
5 1 (2.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 10 (21.28%) Team Leader
2 7 (14.89%) Consultant
2 7 (14.89%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (10.64%) Business Development Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Business Manager
3 5 (10.64%) Development Manager
4 4 (8.51%) C# Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Network Engineer
4 4 (8.51%) SQL Developer
4 4 (8.51%) Support Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) .NET Developer
5 3 (6.38%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Software Developer
5 3 (6.38%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (6.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 3 (6.38%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (8.51%) .NET
1 4 (8.51%) WPF
1 4 (8.51%) XMPP
2 2 (4.26%) ASP.NET
3 1 (2.13%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (12.77%) Data Centre
2 4 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (4.26%) Driving Licence
3 2 (4.26%) Handset
3 2 (4.26%) IVR
3 2 (4.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.13%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.13%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.13%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 6 (12.77%) Windows
2 5 (10.64%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.51%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (4.26%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.13%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (25.53%) Mentoring
2 7 (14.89%) Coaching
2 7 (14.89%) Line Management
2 7 (14.89%) Presales
3 6 (12.77%) ITIL
4 5 (10.64%) Business Development
4 5 (10.64%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (8.51%) B2B
5 4 (8.51%) MVVM
5 4 (8.51%) Project Management
5 4 (8.51%) Service Management
5 4 (8.51%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (6.38%) CRM
7 2 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (4.26%) MVC
7 2 (4.26%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
8 1 (2.13%) Analytics
8 1 (2.13%) ITIL V3
8 1 (2.13%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 4 (8.51%) C#
2 3 (6.38%) SQL
3 1 (2.13%) Bash Shell
3 1 (2.13%) C
3 1 (2.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (25.53%) CCNP
3 4 (8.51%) CCNA
4 3 (6.38%) CCIE
5 2 (4.26%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (2.13%) CCDP
6 1 (2.13%) Degree
6 1 (2.13%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.51%) SLA
2 1 (2.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.13%) ISO13485
2 1 (2.13%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 4 (8.51%) Active Directory
2 2 (4.26%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
3 1 (2.13%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (8.51%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (4.26%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.13%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 19 (40.43%) Cisco
2 11 (23.40%) Microsoft
3 10 (21.28%) Avaya
4 9 (19.15%) Mitel
5 8 (17.02%) Juniper
6 7 (14.89%) Riverbed
7 4 (8.51%) VMware
8 3 (6.38%) F5
8 3 (6.38%) Ipanema Technologies
9 2 (4.26%) Citrix
10 1 (2.13%) Aastra
10 1 (2.13%) Altiris
10 1 (2.13%) Barracuda Networks
10 1 (2.13%) Dell
10 1 (2.13%) HP
10 1 (2.13%) iManage
10 1 (2.13%) NetApp
10 1 (2.13%) Ruckus Wireless
10 1 (2.13%) Verint
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