The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for Unified Communications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
North West / Cheshire
Rank 79 97 -
Rank change year-on-year +18 -  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 14 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 1.31% 0.38% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.81% 2.27% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 0
Median salary £65,000 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +85.71% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 159 220 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 14.89% 16.92% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 120 160 240
Median salary £37,500 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -22.61%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £19,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £65,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Cheshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Cheshire.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Cheshire over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Cheshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 March 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
Warrington +16 11 £65,000 +100.00%
Northwich +3 3 £28,000 -20.00%
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 15 (93.75%) Line Management
3 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 14 (87.50%) SLA
4 13 (81.25%) ITIL
4 13 (81.25%) ITIL Certification
4 13 (81.25%) Service Management
4 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
4 13 (81.25%) BC Cleared
4 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 13 (81.25%) Budget Control
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (18.75%) Draytek
5 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
5 3 (18.75%) Wireless
5 3 (18.75%) Juniper
6 2 (12.50%) 3Com
6 2 (12.50%) Network Management
6 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
6 2 (12.50%) HP
7 1 (6.25%) vCloud
7 1 (6.25%) Meraki
7 1 (6.25%) VCAP
7 1 (6.25%) Presales
7 1 (6.25%) vRealize
7 1 (6.25%) vSphere
7 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (18.75%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (18.75%) Wireless
General
1 13 (81.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (81.25%) Network Manager
1 13 (81.25%) Network Operations Manager
1 13 (81.25%) Operations Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Firewall Support
2 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
2 2 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Wireless Support Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (93.75%) Line Management
2 13 (81.25%) Budget Control
2 13 (81.25%) ITIL
2 13 (81.25%) Service Management
3 2 (12.50%) Network Management
3 2 (12.50%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) Presales
Qualifications
1 15 (93.75%) Cisco Certification
2 14 (87.50%) CCNP
3 13 (81.25%) BC Cleared
3 13 (81.25%) ITIL Certification
3 13 (81.25%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) CCNA
4 1 (6.25%) VCAP
4 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (87.50%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) vCloud
1 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
1 1 (6.25%) vRealize
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Cisco
2 3 (18.75%) Draytek
2 3 (18.75%) Juniper
3 2 (12.50%) 3Com
3 2 (12.50%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Meraki
4 1 (6.25%) VMware