The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 26 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 55 49 52
Rank change year-on-year -6 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 4 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.99% 2.53% 1.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.16% 25.64% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4 10 6
Median salary £18,000 £25,000 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -28.00% -9.09%  
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 Lancashire with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 49 39 86
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 12.10% 9.85% 19.20%
Number of salaries quoted 43 33 82
Median salary £41,000 £27,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +51.85% -19.40%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,200 £23,500 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.88% -  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 10 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
2 5 (41.67%) Legal
2 5 (41.67%) B2B
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) JIRA
4 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
4 2 (16.67%) CentOS
4 2 (16.67%) Confluence
4 2 (16.67%) Office 365
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (16.67%) Canon
4 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 2 (16.67%) Wyse
4 2 (16.67%) Cisco
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
4 2 (16.67%) VMware
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
4 2 (16.67%) Windows
4 2 (16.67%) Linux
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
4 2 (16.67%) DECT
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) WAN

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 2 (16.67%) Confluence
1 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) DECT
1 2 (16.67%) LAN
1 2 (16.67%) WAN
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (41.67%) Legal
1 5 (41.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (50.00%) Telesales Executive
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Account Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Executive
3 1 (8.33%) Sales Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 2 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (16.67%) CentOS
1 2 (16.67%) Linux
1 2 (16.67%) Windows
1 2 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (83.33%) Business Continuity
2 5 (41.67%) B2B
3 4 (33.33%) Business Development
4 2 (16.67%) CRM
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
4 2 (16.67%) Information Security
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Canon
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (16.67%) NetApp
1 2 (16.67%) VMware
1 2 (16.67%) Wyse