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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Unified Communications
Rank 227 215 229
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 21 23 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.30% 0.35% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.88% 2.53% 3.54%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 36
Average salary £45,000 £38,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.12% -13.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £59,800 £54,250 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -
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
1118 908 1216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 16.07% 14.00% 15.52%
Number of salaries quoted 934 789 995
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £33,941
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +21.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 January 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 30 January 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 -11 14 £45,000 +52.54% 5
Cheshire -4 5 £40,000 +2.56%
Unified Communications
England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 (33.33%) Cisco
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
3 13 (27.08%) VoIP
4 12 (25.00%) LAN
5 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
5 11 (22.92%) WAN
5 11 (22.92%) Lync
6 9 (18.75%) Project Management
7 8 (16.67%) Citrix
7 8 (16.67%) SAN
7 8 (16.67%) B2B
7 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
7 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
7 8 (16.67%) Firewall
7 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
7 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
7 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
8 7 (14.58%) Wireless
8 7 (14.58%) Windows
8 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
9 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
9 6 (12.50%) VMware
9 6 (12.50%) Finance
9 6 (12.50%) Business Development
9 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
9 6 (12.50%) NAS
10 5 (10.42%) Network Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 11 (22.92%) MS Exchange
1 11 (22.92%) Lync
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (6.25%) Office Communications Server
3 3 (6.25%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (2.08%) Lotus Domino
4 1 (2.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.08%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.42%) Office 365
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.08%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (27.08%) VoIP
2 12 (25.00%) LAN
3 11 (22.92%) WAN
4 8 (16.67%) SAN
4 8 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (16.67%) IP Telephony
5 7 (14.58%) Wireless
6 6 (12.50%) NAS
7 5 (10.42%) Broadband
8 4 (8.33%) Network Security
9 3 (6.25%) NetScaler
9 3 (6.25%) H.323
10 2 (4.17%) RTP
10 2 (4.17%) Ethernet
10 2 (4.17%) Megaco
11 1 (2.08%) Wi-Fi
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.08%) Cisco IPT
11 1 (2.08%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) MySQL
1 2 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
General
1 15 (31.25%) Telecoms
2 6 (12.50%) Finance
3 3 (6.25%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Law
Job Titles
1 12 (25.00%) Consultant
2 8 (16.67%) Sales Executive
3 3 (6.25%) Pre Sales Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Account Manager
3 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (6.25%) Communications Engineer
3 3 (6.25%) Project Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Architect
4 2 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) Network Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Network Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) IT Consultant
4 2 (4.17%) VoIP Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Implementation Engineer
4 2 (4.17%) Administrator
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Manager
4 2 (4.17%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
1 2 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (2.08%) Telematics
2 1 (2.08%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.08%) Mobile App
2 1 (2.08%) Computer Science
2 1 (2.08%) PKI
2 1 (2.08%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 7 (14.58%) Windows
2 4 (8.33%) Linux
2 4 (8.33%) Debian
3 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (2.08%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (2.08%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.75%) Project Management
2 8 (16.67%) B2B
3 6 (12.50%) Business Development
4 5 (10.42%) Network Management
5 4 (8.33%) ITIL
5 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (6.25%) Change Control
7 2 (4.17%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (4.17%) CRM
7 2 (4.17%) PRINCE2
7 2 (4.17%) Network Design
7 2 (4.17%) Supplier Management
7 2 (4.17%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (4.17%) High Availability
7 2 (4.17%) Network Architecture
7 2 (4.17%) Capacity Planning
8 1 (2.08%) Security Architecture
8 1 (2.08%) Line Management
8 1 (2.08%) Capacity Management
8 1 (2.08%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (4.17%) Perl
2 1 (2.08%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 5 (10.42%) CCNP
4 4 (8.33%) MCSE
5 3 (6.25%) Degree
5 3 (6.25%) MCSA
5 3 (6.25%) CCNA
5 3 (6.25%) CCDP
5 3 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.08%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 6 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (8.33%) XenApp
3 4 (8.33%) XenServer
4 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
4 3 (6.25%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.17%) Kamailio
6 1 (2.08%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 3 (6.25%) XenMobile
2 2 (4.17%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (2.08%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 16 (33.33%) Cisco
1 16 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (16.67%) Citrix
3 6 (12.50%) VMware
4 5 (10.42%) Mitel
4 5 (10.42%) Avaya
5 4 (8.33%) Sun
6 3 (6.25%) EMC
7 2 (4.17%) Juniper
7 2 (4.17%) Red Hat
7 2 (4.17%) Sonus
7 2 (4.17%) Acme Packet
8 1 (2.08%) Trend Micro
8 1 (2.08%) 3Com
8 1 (2.08%) IronPort
8 1 (2.08%) SonicWALL
8 1 (2.08%) Draytek
8 1 (2.08%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.08%) HP
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
Manchester, Lancashire
X4 Group
Salary: Dependent on Experience
Posted: 4 days ago
Chorley
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £00000 - £30000 per annum + car, laptop, mobile, etc
Posted: 5 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
North West
EMBS- People Transfer
Salary: Car Allow + Medical + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Company car
Posted: 9 days ago
North West England
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive, car, phone, laptop
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 23 days ago