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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West / Cheshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 111 82 123
Rank change year-on-year -29 +41  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 3 6 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.21% 0.62% 0.058%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.17% 3.35% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Median salary £31,000 £31,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -0.80% -  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 257 179 290
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 17.82% 18.59% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 190 137 201
Median salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £20,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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
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 24 June 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
Chester - 2 £31,000 -
Crewe - 1 - -
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 14 (82.35%) Cisco
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (76.47%) Line Management
3 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 12 (70.59%) SLA
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL
4 11 (64.71%) ITIL Certification
4 11 (64.71%) Service Management
4 11 (64.71%) BC Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 11 (64.71%) Budget Control
5 4 (23.53%) Juniper
6 3 (17.65%) Wireless
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (17.65%) Draytek
6 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (11.76%) Network Management
7 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
7 2 (11.76%) Avaya
7 2 (11.76%) 3Com
7 2 (11.76%) Mitel
7 2 (11.76%) MCP
7 2 (11.76%) PBX
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
7 2 (11.76%) HP
8 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
8 1 (5.88%) CCNA

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (5.88%) OpenDNS
1 1 (5.88%) PaaS
1 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (82.35%) Firewall
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco ASA
2 3 (17.65%) Cisco IOS
2 3 (17.65%) Wireless
3 2 (11.76%) PBX
3 2 (11.76%) VoIP
4 1 (5.88%) DNS
General
1 13 (76.47%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (64.71%) Network Manager
1 11 (64.71%) Network Operations Manager
1 11 (64.71%) Operations Manager
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Firewall Support
2 2 (11.76%) Mitel Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (5.88%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Telecoms Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) VoIP Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Wireless Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) Data Centre
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (76.47%) Line Management
2 11 (64.71%) Budget Control
2 11 (64.71%) ITIL
2 11 (64.71%) Service Management
3 2 (11.76%) Network Management
3 2 (11.76%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Business Development
4 1 (5.88%) Disruptive Innovation
4 1 (5.88%) Presales
4 1 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 13 (76.47%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (70.59%) CCNP
3 11 (64.71%) BC Cleared
3 11 (64.71%) ITIL Certification
3 11 (64.71%) Security Cleared
4 2 (11.76%) MCP
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certified Architect
5 1 (5.88%) CCNA
5 1 (5.88%) VCAP
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (70.59%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) vCloud
1 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) AirWatch
1 1 (5.88%) vRealize
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Cisco
2 4 (23.53%) Juniper
3 3 (17.65%) Draytek
4 2 (11.76%) 3Com
4 2 (11.76%) Avaya
4 2 (11.76%) HP
4 2 (11.76%) Mitel
5 1 (5.88%) Aruba
5 1 (5.88%) Brocade
5 1 (5.88%) Extreme Networks
5 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
5 1 (5.88%) Meraki
5 1 (5.88%) SOTI
5 1 (5.88%) Splunk
5 1 (5.88%) VMware
Knutsford, Cheshire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago