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

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
England / North West
Rank 223 210 236
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +26
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 25 19 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.42% 0.34% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.92% 2.27% 1.78%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 18
Median salary £34,250 £40,000 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-14.37% -3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £29,500 £27,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,000 £59,200
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-2.22% -

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
855 837 1126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 14.42% 15.12% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 662 691 937
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £60,000
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 19 January 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 January 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
Lancashire - 10 £18,000 -
Manchester -30 7 £50,000 +25.00%
Cheshire +17 6 - - 1
Merseyside -9 2 £33,375 -27.44%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 19 January 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 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 17 (32.69%) Cisco
3 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (26.92%) ITIL
3 14 (26.92%) Business Continuity
4 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
5 11 (21.15%) CCNP
5 11 (21.15%) WAN
6 10 (19.23%) Legal
6 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
6 10 (19.23%) Line Management
7 9 (17.31%) B2B
7 9 (17.31%) Windows
8 8 (15.38%) Office 365
9 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
9 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
9 7 (13.46%) Service Management
10 6 (11.54%) Firewall
10 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
10 6 (11.54%) Juniper
10 6 (11.54%) SLA
10 6 (11.54%) LAN
10 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (11.54%) BC Cleared
10 6 (11.54%) Riverbed
10 6 (11.54%) Budget Control
10 6 (11.54%) F5
10 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
11 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
11 5 (9.62%) CCIE

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 (9.62%) MS Exchange
2 4 (7.69%) Confluence
3 2 (3.85%) Skype for Business
3 2 (3.85%) WebLogic
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (5.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.92%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.92%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (1.92%) MS Visio
2 1 (1.92%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.38%) Office 365
2 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (3.85%) IaaS
3 2 (3.85%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.15%) WAN
2 6 (11.54%) Firewall
2 6 (11.54%) LAN
2 6 (11.54%) NetScaler
2 6 (11.54%) TCP/IP
3 4 (7.69%) DECT
4 3 (5.77%) LDAP
5 2 (3.85%) BGP
5 2 (3.85%) EIGRP
5 2 (3.85%) IGRP
5 2 (3.85%) OSPF
5 2 (3.85%) VoIP
6 1 (1.92%) MPLS
6 1 (1.92%) Network Security
6 1 (1.92%) Skype
6 1 (1.92%) SMTP
6 1 (1.92%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.92%) EDRMS
Development Applications
1 4 (7.69%) JIRA
General
1 30 (57.69%) Telecoms
2 10 (19.23%) Legal
3 2 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (11.54%) Account Manager
1 6 (11.54%) Network Engineer
1 6 (11.54%) Network Manager
1 6 (11.54%) Network Operations Manager
1 6 (11.54%) Operations Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Infrastructure Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Sales Manager
2 5 (9.62%) Telesales Executive
3 3 (5.77%) Consultant
3 3 (5.77%) Delivery Manager
3 3 (5.77%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Analyst
4 2 (3.85%) Architect
4 2 (3.85%) Developer
4 2 (3.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (3.85%) IT Manager
4 2 (3.85%) Oracle Developer
4 2 (3.85%) Presales Consultant
4 2 (3.85%) Sales Executive
4 2 (3.85%) Technical Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.77%) Web Services
2 2 (3.85%) J2EE
2 2 (3.85%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 4 (7.69%) Fat Client
1 4 (7.69%) Thin Client
2 2 (3.85%) Private Cloud
3 1 (1.92%) Data Centre
3 1 (1.92%) Economics
3 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
3 1 (1.92%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 9 (17.31%) Windows
2 7 (13.46%) Windows Server
3 5 (9.62%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) CentOS
5 1 (1.92%) Windows 10
5 1 (1.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) Business Continuity
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 10 (19.23%) Line Management
3 9 (17.31%) B2B
4 7 (13.46%) Service Management
5 6 (11.54%) Budget Control
6 5 (9.62%) Project Management
7 4 (7.69%) CRM
7 4 (7.69%) ERP
7 4 (7.69%) Information Security
7 4 (7.69%) Migration
8 3 (5.77%) Load Balancing
8 3 (5.77%) Presales
8 3 (5.77%) PRINCE2
9 2 (3.85%) Business Development
9 2 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 2 (3.85%) Service Design
9 2 (3.85%) Unit Testing
10 1 (1.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (3.85%) Java
Qualifications
1 14 (26.92%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (21.15%) CCNP
3 10 (19.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) BC Cleared
4 6 (11.54%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (9.62%) CCIE
5 5 (9.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (7.69%) MCP
7 3 (5.77%) CCNA
8 2 (3.85%) Degree
8 2 (3.85%) MCSE
8 2 (3.85%) SC Cleared
9 1 (1.92%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.54%) SLA
2 1 (1.92%) ISO13485
System Software
1 2 (3.85%) Active Directory
1 2 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (13.46%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.92%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (32.69%) Cisco
2 12 (23.08%) Microsoft
3 6 (11.54%) F5
3 6 (11.54%) Juniper
3 6 (11.54%) Riverbed
4 4 (7.69%) Avaya
4 4 (7.69%) Canon
4 4 (7.69%) Mitel
4 4 (7.69%) NetApp
4 4 (7.69%) VMware
4 4 (7.69%) Wyse
5 2 (3.85%) Oracle
6 1 (1.92%) Proofpoint
6 1 (1.92%) Symantec
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