Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 162 143 180
Rank change year-on-year -19 +37 +10
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.26% 0.27% 0.031%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.54% 1.63% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 0
Cheshire median annual salary £30,000 £25,750 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.50% - -
North West median annual salary £47,500 £33,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year +42.32% -21.47% -5.56%

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

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 519 368 530
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 17.17% 16.26% 16.17%
Number of salaries quoted 380 285 432
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £32,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.77% -18.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £20,750 £19,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £68,750
North West median annual salary £39,500 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.28% +4.00% -

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford - 6 £30,000 -
Chester - 1 £31,000 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 4 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (37.50%) Business Forecasting
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) VoIP
5 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
5 2 (25.00%) iPad
5 2 (25.00%) Marketing
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco
6 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
6 1 (12.50%) B2B Sales
6 1 (12.50%) OpenDNS
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (12.50%) SaaS
6 1 (12.50%) PaaS
6 1 (12.50%) Aruba
6 1 (12.50%) Splunk
6 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (12.50%) SOTI
6 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
6 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
6 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks

Unified Communications
Co-occurring 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:

Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (12.50%) OpenDNS
1 1 (12.50%) PaaS
1 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 4 (50.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
4 1 (12.50%) PBX
General
1 2 (25.00%) Marketing
2 1 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Business Development Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Business Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Development Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Installations Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Manager
3 1 (12.50%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel VoIP Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) iPad
2 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (12.50%) Windows
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Business Development
2 5 (62.50%) CRM
3 4 (50.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 3 (37.50%) Business Forecasting
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
6 1 (12.50%) B2B
6 1 (12.50%) B2B Sales
6 1 (12.50%) Disruptive Innovation
6 1 (12.50%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 2 (25.00%) Cisco
3 1 (12.50%) Aruba
3 1 (12.50%) Avaya
3 1 (12.50%) Brocade
3 1 (12.50%) Extreme Networks
3 1 (12.50%) Fortinet
3 1 (12.50%) Juniper
3 1 (12.50%) Mitel
3 1 (12.50%) SOTI
3 1 (12.50%) Splunk
3 1 (12.50%) VMware