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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 225 245 225
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -20
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 17 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.29% 0.15% 0.42%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.86% 1.06% 2.90%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 29
Median salary £41,592 £42,500 £46,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.13% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £39,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £63,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%
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
915 944 1036
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 15.59% 14.44% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 756 762 873
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

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 29 July 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 29 July 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 +7 10 £47,500 +11.76% 1
Cheshire +39 6 £27,500 - 1
Merseyside -11 1 £32,500 -23.52% 1
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 18 (35.29%) Cisco
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
5 12 (23.53%) CCNP
6 11 (21.57%) WAN
6 11 (21.57%) ITIL
6 11 (21.57%) Avaya
6 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
7 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
7 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
7 10 (19.61%) Mitel
8 9 (17.65%) Wireless
8 9 (17.65%) VoIP
9 8 (15.69%) Juniper
9 8 (15.69%) Riverbed
9 8 (15.69%) Line Management
10 7 (13.73%) Presales
10 7 (13.73%) Coaching
10 7 (13.73%) Project Management
10 7 (13.73%) Firewall
10 7 (13.73%) PBX
11 6 (11.76%) LAN
11 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
11 6 (11.76%) Business Development
11 6 (11.76%) Office 365
12 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
12 5 (9.80%) Finance
12 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2

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 3 (5.88%) Skype for Business
2 2 (3.92%) MS Exchange
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (1.96%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) MS Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Excel
3 2 (3.92%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (5.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco SocialMiner
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.76%) Office 365
2 4 (7.84%) IaaS
3 3 (5.88%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (5.88%) SaaS
4 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (25.49%) TCP/IP
2 11 (21.57%) WAN
3 9 (17.65%) VoIP
3 9 (17.65%) Wireless
4 7 (13.73%) Firewall
4 7 (13.73%) PBX
5 6 (11.76%) LAN
6 4 (7.84%) MPLS
6 4 (7.84%) NetScaler
6 4 (7.84%) VLAN
7 3 (5.88%) BGP
7 3 (5.88%) EIGRP
7 3 (5.88%) Ethernet
7 3 (5.88%) IPsec
7 3 (5.88%) OSPF
7 3 (5.88%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (5.88%) SSL
7 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 3 (5.88%) WAAS
7 3 (5.88%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.92%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (43.14%) Telecoms
2 5 (9.80%) Finance
3 3 (5.88%) Marketing
4 2 (3.92%) Back Office
5 1 (1.96%) Law
5 1 (1.96%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (17.65%) Team Leader
2 6 (11.76%) Business Development Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Business Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Consultant
2 6 (11.76%) Development Manager
2 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 5 (9.80%) Network Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) C# Developer
4 4 (7.84%) Cisco Engineer
4 4 (7.84%) Developer
4 4 (7.84%) SQL Developer
5 3 (5.88%) .NET Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# Software Developer
5 3 (5.88%) C# WPF Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 3 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) Software Developer
5 3 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) WAN Consultant
5 3 (5.88%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.84%) .NET
1 4 (7.84%) WPF
1 4 (7.84%) XMPP
2 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.96%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (19.61%) Data Centre
2 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (3.92%) Handset
3 2 (3.92%) IVR
4 1 (1.96%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.96%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
4 1 (1.96%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 4 (7.84%) Windows
2 3 (5.88%) Windows Server
3 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.92%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (21.57%) ITIL
1 11 (21.57%) Mentoring
2 8 (15.69%) Line Management
3 7 (13.73%) Coaching
3 7 (13.73%) Presales
3 7 (13.73%) Project Management
4 6 (11.76%) Business Development
5 5 (9.80%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (9.80%) PRINCE2
6 4 (7.84%) B2B
6 4 (7.84%) MVVM
6 4 (7.84%) Service Management
6 4 (7.84%) WAN Optimisation
7 3 (5.88%) CRM
7 3 (5.88%) Service Design
8 2 (3.92%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
8 2 (3.92%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.92%) MVC
8 2 (3.92%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (7.84%) C#
2 3 (5.88%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (27.45%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (23.53%) CCNP
3 3 (5.88%) CCIE
3 3 (5.88%) CCNA
3 3 (5.88%) CCNP Voice
3 3 (5.88%) MCP
4 2 (3.92%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (1.96%) CCDP
5 1 (1.96%) Degree
5 1 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) SLA
2 1 (1.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.96%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 2 (3.92%) XenDesktop
2 1 (1.96%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.96%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.96%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (7.84%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco IPCC
2 2 (3.92%) Cisco UCCE
2 2 (3.92%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 18 (35.29%) Cisco
2 11 (21.57%) Avaya
3 10 (19.61%) Microsoft
3 10 (19.61%) Mitel
4 8 (15.69%) Juniper
4 8 (15.69%) Riverbed
5 4 (7.84%) F5
6 3 (5.88%) Ipanema Technologies
6 3 (5.88%) VMware
7 2 (3.92%) Citrix
8 1 (1.96%) Barracuda Networks
8 1 (1.96%) iManage
8 1 (1.96%) NetApp
8 1 (1.96%) Red Box
8 1 (1.96%) Verint
Merseyside
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 25 days ago