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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 197 234 234
Rank change year-on-year
+37 0
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 36 21 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.64% 0.33% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.05% 1.88% 1.91%
Number of salaries quoted 27 20 17
Median salary £35,000 £29,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,100 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £55,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.26% -
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
889 1117 1097
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.72% 17.38% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 758 846 842
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £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 6 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 6 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 19 £44,000 +35.38% 1
Lancashire +1 10 £25,000 -9.09%
Cheshire - 6 £35,000 - 1
Merseyside +3 1 - -
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 6 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 22 (41.51%) Telecoms
2 18 (33.96%) Cisco
3 15 (28.30%) WAN
4 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
4 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
4 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
5 12 (22.64%) PBX
5 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (20.75%) CCNP
6 11 (20.75%) Avaya
6 11 (20.75%) VoIP
6 11 (20.75%) Firewall
7 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
8 9 (16.98%) Mitel
9 8 (15.09%) Wireless
9 8 (15.09%) LAN
9 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
9 8 (15.09%) Windows
9 8 (15.09%) Juniper
9 8 (15.09%) Office 365
10 7 (13.21%) Riverbed
10 7 (13.21%) Coaching
10 7 (13.21%) Line Management
10 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
10 7 (13.21%) ITIL
11 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
11 6 (11.32%) Presales
11 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
12 5 (9.43%) WPF
12 5 (9.43%) Business Development

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 10 (18.87%) Skype for Business
2 4 (7.55%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (3.77%) CMS
4 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.89%) IIS
5 1 (1.89%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.77%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.77%) MS Office
2 1 (1.89%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (5.66%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (15.09%) Office 365
2 6 (11.32%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (7.55%) IaaS
4 3 (5.66%) SaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.89%) Google Apps
5 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (1.89%) SoftLayer
Communications & Networking
1 15 (28.30%) WAN
2 13 (24.53%) TCP/IP
3 12 (22.64%) PBX
4 11 (20.75%) Firewall
4 11 (20.75%) VoIP
5 8 (15.09%) LAN
5 8 (15.09%) Wireless
6 5 (9.43%) Skype
7 4 (7.55%) BGP
7 4 (7.55%) EIGRP
7 4 (7.55%) IPsec
7 4 (7.55%) MPLS
7 4 (7.55%) OSPF
7 4 (7.55%) SSL
7 4 (7.55%) VLAN
7 4 (7.55%) VPN
8 3 (5.66%) Ethernet
8 3 (5.66%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.66%) WAAS
8 3 (5.66%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.77%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (41.51%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.43%) Finance
3 4 (7.55%) Legal
4 2 (3.77%) Law
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (18.87%) Team Leader
2 7 (13.21%) Consultant
2 7 (13.21%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (9.43%) Business Development Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Business Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Developer
3 5 (9.43%) Development Manager
4 4 (7.55%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) SQL Developer
4 4 (7.55%) Support Engineer
4 4 (7.55%) WPF Developer
5 3 (5.66%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.66%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (5.66%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (9.43%) .NET
1 5 (9.43%) WPF
2 4 (7.55%) XMPP
3 2 (3.77%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.89%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.89%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (1.89%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.55%) IVR
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.77%) Driving Licence
4 2 (3.77%) Handset
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 8 (15.09%) Windows
2 7 (13.21%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.77%) Windows 7
5 1 (1.89%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) Mentoring
2 7 (13.21%) Coaching
2 7 (13.21%) ITIL
2 7 (13.21%) Line Management
3 6 (11.32%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (11.32%) Presales
4 5 (9.43%) Business Development
4 5 (9.43%) MVVM
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) B2B
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
5 4 (7.55%) WAN Optimisation
6 3 (5.66%) CRM
7 2 (3.77%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.77%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Incident Management
7 2 (3.77%) Information Security
7 2 (3.77%) ITIL V3
7 2 (3.77%) Project Planning
7 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.43%) C#
1 5 (9.43%) SQL
2 1 (1.89%) Bash Shell
2 1 (1.89%) C
2 1 (1.89%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.89%) Python
Qualifications
1 12 (22.64%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (20.75%) CCNP
3 4 (7.55%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) CCIE
5 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.89%) Degree
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.55%) SLA
2 2 (3.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (3.77%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 1 (1.89%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (7.55%) Active Directory
2 3 (5.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (3.77%) Hyper-V
3 2 (3.77%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (5.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco IPCC
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco UCCE
3 2 (3.77%) XenMobile
4 1 (1.89%) Cisco Prime
Vendors
1 18 (33.96%) Cisco
2 13 (24.53%) Microsoft
3 11 (20.75%) Avaya
4 9 (16.98%) Mitel
5 8 (15.09%) Juniper
6 7 (13.21%) Riverbed
7 5 (9.43%) VMware
8 3 (5.66%) Citrix
8 3 (5.66%) F5
8 3 (5.66%) Ipanema Technologies
9 1 (1.89%) Aastra
9 1 (1.89%) Altiris
9 1 (1.89%) Barracuda Networks
9 1 (1.89%) Dell
9 1 (1.89%) HP
9 1 (1.89%) IBM
9 1 (1.89%) iManage
9 1 (1.89%) NetApp
9 1 (1.89%) Ruckus Wireless
9 1 (1.89%) Verint
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