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 3 months to 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West / Manchester
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 182 172 178
Rank change year-on-year -10 +6  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 22 11 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.53% 0.32% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 2.11% 1.42%
Number of salaries quoted 14 8 6
Median salary £48,750 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £29,200 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.55% -12.19%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 623 522 494
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 15.07% 15.11% 14.78%
Number of salaries quoted 529 459 417
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,182 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Manchester

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Manchester

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

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Manchester

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

1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server
3 23 (65.71%) Cisco
4 19 (54.29%) WAN
5 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (51.43%) MCSE
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
6 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
7 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
7 16 (45.71%) Juniper
7 16 (45.71%) CCIE
7 16 (45.71%) CCNP
7 16 (45.71%) ITIL
7 16 (45.71%) Riverbed
7 16 (45.71%) F5
7 16 (45.71%) NetScaler
8 15 (42.86%) Load Balancing
9 14 (40.00%) MCP
9 14 (40.00%) MCSA
9 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
10 13 (37.14%) Statistics
10 13 (37.14%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
11 12 (34.29%) Skype
12 11 (31.43%) Change Control
12 11 (31.43%) Office 365
12 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
13 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
13 10 (28.57%) Service Management
14 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation

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 13 (37.14%) Skype for Business
2 5 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (2.86%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 11 (31.43%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) SaaS
3 1 (2.86%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (54.29%) WAN
2 16 (45.71%) NetScaler
3 14 (40.00%) TCP/IP
4 12 (34.29%) Skype
5 6 (17.14%) LAN
6 3 (8.57%) MPLS
7 2 (5.71%) Internet
7 2 (5.71%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (2.86%) Firewall
8 1 (2.86%) LDAP
8 1 (2.86%) Network Security
8 1 (2.86%) VoIP
8 1 (2.86%) VPN
8 1 (2.86%) WLAN
General
1 10 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.71%) Finance
2 2 (5.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (45.71%) Network Engineer
2 14 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 13 (37.14%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 11 (31.43%) Network Communications Engineer
5 9 (25.71%) Juniper Engineer
6 8 (22.86%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco Engineer
8 6 (17.14%) Cisco Network Engineer
8 6 (17.14%) Lead Network Engineer
9 4 (11.43%) Lync Engineer
10 3 (8.57%) Messaging Engineer
10 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 2 (5.71%) Architect
11 2 (5.71%) Consultant
11 2 (5.71%) Field Engineer
11 2 (5.71%) Field Service Engineer
11 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
11 2 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
11 2 (5.71%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 13 (37.14%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (14.29%) Blackberry
3 4 (11.43%) Tandem
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 26 (74.29%) Windows Server
3 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (45.71%) ITIL
2 15 (42.86%) Load Balancing
3 13 (37.14%) Statistics
4 11 (31.43%) Change Control
4 11 (31.43%) Configuration Management
5 10 (28.57%) Service Management
6 8 (22.86%) WAN Optimisation
7 7 (20.00%) Network Management
8 5 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
9 4 (11.43%) Mobile Device Management
10 2 (5.71%) Customer Requirements
10 2 (5.71%) Financial Modelling
10 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (5.71%) Line Management
10 2 (5.71%) Malware Detection/Protection
10 2 (5.71%) Presales
10 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
10 2 (5.71%) UML
11 1 (2.86%) Coaching
11 1 (2.86%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 18 (51.43%) MCSE
1 18 (51.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (45.71%) CCIE
2 16 (45.71%) CCNP
2 16 (45.71%) Cisco Certification
3 14 (40.00%) MCP
3 14 (40.00%) MCSA
4 1 (2.86%) Degree
4 1 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.86%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (17.14%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (48.57%) Active Directory
2 5 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Cisco
2 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
3 16 (45.71%) F5
3 16 (45.71%) Juniper
3 16 (45.71%) Riverbed
4 5 (14.29%) VMware
5 4 (11.43%) Apple
5 4 (11.43%) BroadSoft
5 4 (11.43%) Fortinet
5 4 (11.43%) HP
6 2 (5.71%) NEC
6 2 (5.71%) Symantec
7 1 (2.86%) Avaya
7 1 (2.86%) Proofpoint
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