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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / North West
Rank 221 210 236
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +26
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 20 23 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.34% 0.41% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.34% 2.82% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 14
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £29,500 £35,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £54,000 £65,550
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
853 815 1107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.36% 14.38% 15.84%
Number of salaries quoted 640 677 904
Median salary £40,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.58% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £20,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +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 19 February 2017.

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 19 February 2017. 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 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
Cheshire +19 9 - -
Manchester -31 7 £46,000 +15.00% 5
Lancashire -3 4 £18,000 -41.93%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 February 2017, 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 30 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 20 (40.00%) Cisco
3 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
4 14 (28.00%) CCNP
4 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity
5 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
5 13 (26.00%) ITIL
6 12 (24.00%) WAN
7 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
7 11 (22.00%) Legal
7 11 (22.00%) Line Management
8 10 (20.00%) Service Management
8 10 (20.00%) Firewall
9 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (18.00%) B2B
9 9 (18.00%) SLA
9 9 (18.00%) Windows
9 9 (18.00%) Budget Control
9 9 (18.00%) BC Cleared
10 7 (14.00%) Office 365
10 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
10 7 (14.00%) LAN
10 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
11 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
11 6 (12.00%) Juniper
11 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
11 6 (12.00%) F5
11 6 (12.00%) Riverbed
12 5 (10.00%) VMware
12 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange

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 5 (10.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (8.00%) Confluence
3 3 (6.00%) Skype for Business
4 2 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (6.00%) MS Office
2 1 (2.00%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.00%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) Office 365
2 2 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (24.00%) WAN
2 10 (20.00%) Firewall
3 7 (14.00%) LAN
4 6 (12.00%) NetScaler
4 6 (12.00%) TCP/IP
5 4 (8.00%) DECT
6 3 (6.00%) LDAP
7 2 (4.00%) BGP
7 2 (4.00%) EIGRP
7 2 (4.00%) IGRP
7 2 (4.00%) OSPF
7 2 (4.00%) Skype
7 2 (4.00%) VoIP
8 1 (2.00%) MPLS
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security
8 1 (2.00%) VPN
8 1 (2.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.00%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) JIRA
General
1 30 (60.00%) Telecoms
2 11 (22.00%) Legal
3 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (18.00%) Network Manager
1 9 (18.00%) Network Operations Manager
1 9 (18.00%) Operations Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Account Manager
2 6 (12.00%) Network Engineer
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Sales Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Telesales Executive
4 3 (6.00%) Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Business Analyst
5 2 (4.00%) Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (4.00%) Oracle Developer
5 2 (4.00%) Service Desk Technician
5 2 (4.00%) Web Content Developer
5 2 (4.00%) WebCenter Developer
6 1 (2.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (2.00%) Juniper Engineer
6 1 (2.00%) Telecoms Technician
6 1 (2.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) J2EE
2 2 (4.00%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Fat Client
1 4 (8.00%) Thin Client
2 1 (2.00%) Economics
2 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (18.00%) Windows
2 7 (14.00%) Windows Server
3 5 (10.00%) Linux
4 4 (8.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (28.00%) Business Continuity
2 13 (26.00%) ITIL
3 11 (22.00%) Line Management
4 10 (20.00%) Service Management
5 9 (18.00%) B2B
5 9 (18.00%) Budget Control
6 4 (8.00%) CRM
6 4 (8.00%) ERP
6 4 (8.00%) Information Security
7 3 (6.00%) Load Balancing
7 3 (6.00%) Migration
8 2 (4.00%) Business Development
8 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (4.00%) Project Management
8 2 (4.00%) UML
8 2 (4.00%) Unit Testing
9 1 (2.00%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (2.00%) Risk Management
9 1 (2.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (34.00%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (28.00%) CCNP
3 13 (26.00%) Security Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) BC Cleared
4 9 (18.00%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (10.00%) CCIE
6 4 (8.00%) MCP
6 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (6.00%) CCNA
7 3 (6.00%) MCSE
8 2 (4.00%) Degree
8 2 (4.00%) SC Cleared
9 1 (2.00%) MCSA
9 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (18.00%) SLA
2 1 (2.00%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (4.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (2.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (14.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 20 (40.00%) Cisco
2 11 (22.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (12.00%) F5
3 6 (12.00%) Juniper
3 6 (12.00%) Riverbed
4 5 (10.00%) VMware
5 4 (8.00%) Avaya
5 4 (8.00%) Canon
5 4 (8.00%) Mitel
5 4 (8.00%) NetApp
5 4 (8.00%) Wyse
6 2 (4.00%) Oracle
7 1 (2.00%) Proofpoint
7 1 (2.00%) Symantec
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