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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 7 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 231 228 213
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 20 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.32% 0.32% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.84% 2.10% 3.38%
Number of salaries quoted 19 19 30
Average salary £29,500 £42,500 £45,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.58% -7.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £30,600 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% -
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
1087 1095 1272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 17.20% 15.40% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 818 843 1015
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,150
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 7 May 2015.

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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the North West region over the 3 months to 7 May 2015. 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
Manchester 0 12 £32,500 -31.57% 9
Lancashire 0 6 £27,500 -35.29%
Merseyside +11 2 £55,000 +33.33%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
3 10 (25.00%) Mitel
3 10 (25.00%) Lync
4 9 (22.50%) Avaya
5 8 (20.00%) LAN
5 8 (20.00%) PBX
6 7 (17.50%) Cisco
6 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
6 7 (17.50%) Project Management
6 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
6 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
7 6 (15.00%) Office 365
7 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 6 (15.00%) IP Telephony
7 6 (15.00%) VMware
7 6 (15.00%) Toshiba
7 6 (15.00%) Windows
7 6 (15.00%) Linux
7 6 (15.00%) WAN
8 5 (12.50%) VoIP
8 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
8 5 (12.50%) ITIL
8 5 (12.50%) Wireless
8 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
8 5 (12.50%) Finance
8 5 (12.50%) Retail
9 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 2015, IT jobs across the North West 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 10 (25.00%) Lync
2 7 (17.50%) MS Exchange
2 7 (17.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (7.50%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.50%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (2.50%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 2 (5.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (2.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (15.00%) Office 365
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.50%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 8 (20.00%) LAN
1 8 (20.00%) PBX
2 6 (15.00%) IP Telephony
2 6 (15.00%) WAN
3 5 (12.50%) VoIP
3 5 (12.50%) Wireless
4 3 (7.50%) Network Security
5 2 (5.00%) Broadband
5 2 (5.00%) SAN
6 1 (2.50%) Megaco
6 1 (2.50%) H.323
6 1 (2.50%) Firewall
6 1 (2.50%) RTP
6 1 (2.50%) Ethernet
6 1 (2.50%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.50%) MySQL
2 1 (2.50%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 2 (5.00%) Subversion
1 2 (5.00%) PHPUnit
1 2 (5.00%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 5 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (12.50%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Advertising
4 1 (2.50%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (15.00%) Consultant
2 5 (12.50%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) Avaya Engineer
2 5 (12.50%) IP Engineer
3 3 (7.50%) Architect
3 3 (7.50%) Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Telephony Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Account Manager
4 2 (5.00%) Communications Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Trainee
4 2 (5.00%) Senior Project Manager
4 2 (5.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Account Director
4 2 (5.00%) Pre Sales Engineer
4 2 (5.00%) Head of Infrastructure
4 2 (5.00%) Service Desk Technician
4 2 (5.00%) Developer
4 2 (5.00%) Analyst
4 2 (5.00%) Network Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.00%) REST
1 2 (5.00%) Ajax
1 2 (5.00%) LAMP
1 2 (5.00%) SOAP
1 2 (5.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.50%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.50%) PMI
2 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.50%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.50%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 6 (15.00%) Windows
1 6 (15.00%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (5.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (5.00%) Debian
4 1 (2.50%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.50%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (17.50%) Project Management
2 5 (12.50%) ITIL
3 3 (7.50%) CRM
3 3 (7.50%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (7.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (7.50%) Network Management
4 2 (5.00%) Change Control
4 2 (5.00%) OO PHP
4 2 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
4 2 (5.00%) TDD
4 2 (5.00%) Scrum
4 2 (5.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (5.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 2 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
4 2 (5.00%) BDD
4 2 (5.00%) Unit Testing
4 2 (5.00%) B2B
4 2 (5.00%) OOP
4 2 (5.00%) PRINCE2
4 2 (5.00%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.00%) Bash Shell
1 2 (5.00%) PHP
1 2 (5.00%) C++
1 2 (5.00%) Java
2 1 (2.50%) Perl
2 1 (2.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (17.50%) SC Cleared
1 7 (17.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.50%) CCNA
4 3 (7.50%) Degree
5 2 (5.00%) MCSE
5 2 (5.00%) MCP
6 1 (2.50%) PMI Certification
6 1 (2.50%) CCDP
6 1 (2.50%) CCNP
6 1 (2.50%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.00%) VMware Server
3 2 (5.00%) XenApp
4 1 (2.50%) XenServer
4 1 (2.50%) XenDesktop
4 1 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.50%) Kamailio
Systems Management
1 1 (2.50%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 16 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (25.00%) Mitel
3 9 (22.50%) Avaya
4 7 (17.50%) Cisco
5 6 (15.00%) VMware
5 6 (15.00%) Toshiba
6 3 (7.50%) EMC
7 2 (5.00%) Citrix
7 2 (5.00%) NetApp
8 1 (2.50%) Red Hat
8 1 (2.50%) HP
8 1 (2.50%) Dell
8 1 (2.50%) Polycom
8 1 (2.50%) Sonus
8 1 (2.50%) Acme Packet
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