Period
to 23 October 2018

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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 235 271 254
Rank change year-on-year +36 -17 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 51 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.70% 0.31% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 2.11% 1.97%
Number of salaries quoted 46 14 19
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £23,500 £35,928 £21,550
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £61,500
North West median annual salary £42,000 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -11.58% +18.75% -5.88%

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 1,279 1,135 1,114
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.54% 14.48% 15.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1,068 979 977
Manchester median annual salary £43,625 £38,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.31% -6.10% +12.33%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 23 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Manchester

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 23 October 2018. 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
Bolton - 11 £24,000 -
Salford - 2 £46,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 23 October 2018, 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 23 (45.10%) Telecoms
1 23 (45.10%) VMware
2 19 (37.25%) Windows
3 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (29.41%) Firewall
7 14 (27.45%) Cisco
7 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
7 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
8 13 (25.49%) Office 365
9 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence
9 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
10 10 (19.61%) IaaS
11 9 (17.65%) Citrix
12 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
12 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
12 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
13 7 (13.73%) Presales
13 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
13 7 (13.73%) SQL
14 6 (11.76%) ITIL
14 6 (11.76%) DNS
14 6 (11.76%) IBM
14 6 (11.76%) NetApp
14 6 (11.76%) Google
14 6 (11.76%) Smartphone
14 6 (11.76%) QA
14 6 (11.76%) VMware Server

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 12 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 5 (9.80%) Skype for Business
3 4 (7.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.88%) IIS
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint
4 3 (5.88%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (25.49%) Office 365
3 10 (19.61%) IaaS
4 8 (15.69%) Amazon AWS
5 6 (11.76%) IBM Cloud
5 6 (11.76%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (29.41%) Firewall
2 8 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 6 (11.76%) DNS
3 6 (11.76%) Skype
4 5 (9.80%) VoIP
4 5 (9.80%) WAN
5 4 (7.84%) Wireless
6 3 (5.88%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (5.88%) DHCP
6 3 (5.88%) Internet
6 3 (5.88%) LAN
6 3 (5.88%) SAN
6 3 (5.88%) VPN
7 2 (3.92%) PBX
7 2 (3.92%) Value-Added Service
7 2 (3.92%) WLAN
8 1 (1.96%) Asterisk PBX
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.96%) IP Telephony
8 1 (1.96%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (7.84%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.88%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (5.88%) Big Data
3 1 (1.96%) MySQL
3 1 (1.96%) RDBMS
3 1 (1.96%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Oracle Forms
General
1 23 (45.10%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.92%) Finance
3 1 (1.96%) Local Government
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (19.61%) Architect
2 8 (15.69%) IT Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Exchange Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (13.73%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Desktop Support
4 6 (11.76%) Server Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (11.76%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (9.80%) Technical Architect
6 4 (7.84%) Coordinator
6 4 (7.84%) Product Manager
6 4 (7.84%) Project Coordinator
7 3 (5.88%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (5.88%) IT Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Network Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Technology Architect
7 3 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (5.88%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (23.53%) Driving Licence
2 8 (15.69%) Data Centre
3 6 (11.76%) Smartphone
4 4 (7.84%) PMI
4 4 (7.84%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (7.84%) Virtual Team
5 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.88%) Internet of Things
5 3 (5.88%) Public Cloud
6 2 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.96%) Blackberry
7 1 (1.96%) IVR
7 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 19 (37.25%) Windows
2 14 (27.45%) Windows Server
3 4 (7.84%) Linux
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 7
4 3 (5.88%) Windows 8
4 3 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (1.96%) CentOS
5 1 (1.96%) Windows 2000
5 1 (1.96%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (13.73%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 7 (13.73%) Presales
1 7 (13.73%) PRINCE2
2 6 (11.76%) Application Virtualisation
2 6 (11.76%) Identity Access Management
2 6 (11.76%) ITIL
2 6 (11.76%) Records Management
3 5 (9.80%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (9.80%) Technical Architecture
4 4 (7.84%) Problem-Solving
4 4 (7.84%) Project Management
5 3 (5.88%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (5.88%) Mentoring
5 3 (5.88%) Migration
5 3 (5.88%) Product Management
5 3 (5.88%) Stakeholder Management
5 3 (5.88%) WFM
6 2 (3.92%) Application Packaging
6 2 (3.92%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (13.73%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (7.84%) CCNA
2 4 (7.84%) PMI Certification
3 2 (3.92%) CCIE
3 2 (3.92%) CCNP
4 1 (1.96%) Avaya Certification
4 1 (1.96%) CISA
4 1 (1.96%) CISM
4 1 (1.96%) CISSP
4 1 (1.96%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
4 1 (1.96%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.96%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (11.76%) QA
2 3 (5.88%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 14001
3 2 (3.92%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.92%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (3.92%) SLA
4 1 (1.96%) GDPR
4 1 (1.96%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 16 (31.37%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (27.45%) Active Directory
3 6 (11.76%) VMware Server
4 3 (5.88%) Hyper-V
4 3 (5.88%) vSphere
5 1 (1.96%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (5.88%) SCCM
1 3 (5.88%) SCOM
1 3 (5.88%) SCOrch
2 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (45.10%) VMware
2 18 (35.29%) Microsoft
3 14 (27.45%) Cisco
4 9 (17.65%) Citrix
5 6 (11.76%) Google
5 6 (11.76%) IBM
5 6 (11.76%) NetApp
6 4 (7.84%) BT
6 4 (7.84%) Openreach
6 4 (7.84%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (5.88%) CheckPoint
7 3 (5.88%) Juniper
7 3 (5.88%) Nortel
7 3 (5.88%) Palo Alto
8 1 (1.96%) Avaya
8 1 (1.96%) Intel
8 1 (1.96%) Oracle
8 1 (1.96%) Proofpoint
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec