Period
to 11 April 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 11 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 172 195 237
Rank change year-on-year +23 +42 +16
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 21 28 25
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.57% 0.57% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 4.36% 2.09%
Number of salaries quoted 20 15 19
10th Percentile £26,125 " £39,750
25th Percentile £26,250 £34,750 £40,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - -5.26% -
75th Percentile £54,313 £52,500 £72,500
90th Percentile £72,750 £63,250 £85,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -7.69% +8.33% -18.18%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 411 642 1,196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.10% 13.13% 19.19%
Number of salaries quoted 325 503 919
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £24,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,192 £67,900
North West median annual salary £45,000 £41,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.43% -7.78% +12.50%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Unified Communications in Manchester.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Unified Communications in Manchester over the 6 months to 11 April 2021.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Manchester

For the 6 months to 11 April 2021, IT jobs citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
3 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 6 (28.57%) DNS
4 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
5 5 (23.81%) Wireless
5 5 (23.81%) VMware
5 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 5 (23.81%) DHCP
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
5 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
5 5 (23.81%) Microsoft 365
5 5 (23.81%) Azure
6 4 (19.05%) Network Security
6 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
6 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (19.05%) Telematics
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
6 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
6 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
6 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
6 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
6 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
6 4 (19.05%) MCP
6 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
6 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (19.05%) Cisco

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 5 (23.81%) MS Exchange
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
3 2 (9.52%) Skype for Business
4 1 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (4.76%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Sentinel
1 1 (4.76%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 5 (23.81%) Azure
1 5 (23.81%) Microsoft 365
2 2 (9.52%) AWS
2 2 (9.52%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.76%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (4.76%) GCP
3 1 (4.76%) Google Workspace
3 1 (4.76%) Mimecast
3 1 (4.76%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.76%) PaaS
3 1 (4.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (28.57%) DNS
2 5 (23.81%) DHCP
2 5 (23.81%) VoIP
2 5 (23.81%) Wireless
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) Network Security
4 2 (9.52%) Skype
4 2 (9.52%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.76%) Internet
5 1 (4.76%) VPN
5 1 (4.76%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Relational Database
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server
1 4 (19.05%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (4.76%) NoSQL
General
1 1 (4.76%) Back Office
1 1 (4.76%) Banking
1 1 (4.76%) Finance
1 1 (4.76%) Legal
1 1 (4.76%) Manufacturing
1 1 (4.76%) Retail
1 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Analyst
1 4 (19.05%) Field Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Field Service Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) IT Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Network Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) IT Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Service Desk Analyst
3 2 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 1 (4.76%) Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Node.js Developer
4 1 (4.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
4 1 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.52%) REST
2 1 (4.76%) .NET
2 1 (4.76%) Apache Thrift
2 1 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (4.76%) SOAP
2 1 (4.76%) Web Services
2 1 (4.76%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Management Information System
2 4 (19.05%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.76%) Enterprise Storage
3 1 (4.76%) Internet of Things
3 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (4.76%) Mobile Banking
3 1 (4.76%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Private Cloud
3 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (23.81%) Windows
2 4 (19.05%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.76%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (19.05%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
1 4 (19.05%) Identity Access Management
1 4 (19.05%) Incident Management
1 4 (19.05%) Telematics
2 3 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (9.52%) Change Management
3 2 (9.52%) DevOps
3 2 (9.52%) Identity Management
3 2 (9.52%) ITIL
3 2 (9.52%) Major Incident Management
4 1 (4.76%) Architectural Design
4 1 (4.76%) Converged Infrastructure
4 1 (4.76%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.76%) Digital Banking
4 1 (4.76%) IT4IT
4 1 (4.76%) Microservices
4 1 (4.76%) Software Licensing
4 1 (4.76%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.76%) C
1 1 (4.76%) Java
1 1 (4.76%) JavaScript
1 1 (4.76%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (42.86%) SC Cleared
1 9 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 4 (19.05%) CCNA
2 4 (19.05%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (19.05%) MCP
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certified Architect
2 4 (19.05%) SSCP
3 2 (9.52%) BPSS Clearance
4 1 (4.76%) Degree
4 1 (4.76%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.76%) GRC
System Software
1 7 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 1 (4.76%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
1 1 (4.76%) Jamf Pro
1 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.76%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (38.10%) Microsoft
2 5 (23.81%) VMware
3 4 (19.05%) Cisco
4 2 (9.52%) BroadSoft
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
5 1 (4.76%) BiZZdesign
5 1 (4.76%) Google
5 1 (4.76%) Sparx