Period
to 19 November 2017

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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 284 262 247
Rank change year-on-year -22 -15 +3
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 21 22 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.27% 0.30% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.87% 1.95% 2.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 21
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%
10th Percentile £32,575 £21,550 £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £55,000 £47,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £33,375 £42,500
% change year-on-year +42.32% -21.47% -5.56%

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 1126 1131 1063
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.30% 15.28% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 975 991 831
Manchester median annual salary £38,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.75% +6.67% +4.17%
10th Percentile £22,750 £25,000 £20,000
90th Percentile £60,250 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £39,500 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +2.60% +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 19 November 2017.

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 19 November 2017. 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
Rochdale - 2 £34,150 -
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 13 (61.90%) Windows
2 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
3 12 (57.14%) Cisco
3 12 (57.14%) ITIL
4 11 (52.38%) LAN
4 11 (52.38%) CCIE
4 11 (52.38%) CCNP
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
4 11 (52.38%) Juniper
4 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
4 11 (52.38%) Riverbed
4 11 (52.38%) F5
4 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
5 10 (47.62%) Statistics
6 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
8 6 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
8 6 (28.57%) Service Management
8 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
8 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
8 6 (28.57%) MCP
8 6 (28.57%) MCSE
8 6 (28.57%) MCSA
9 5 (23.81%) VoIP
9 5 (23.81%) SLA
9 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
9 5 (23.81%) Network Management

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%) Skype for Business
2 2 (9.52%) MS Exchange
2 2 (9.52%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (14.29%) SaaS
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (9.52%) Office 365
3 1 (4.76%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (80.95%) WAN
2 11 (52.38%) LAN
2 11 (52.38%) NetScaler
3 6 (28.57%) TCP/IP
4 5 (23.81%) VoIP
5 4 (19.05%) Internet
6 3 (14.29%) PBX
6 3 (14.29%) Skype
6 3 (14.29%) VPN
6 3 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (9.52%) Firewall
7 2 (9.52%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (9.52%) MPLS
7 2 (9.52%) NAS
7 2 (9.52%) SAN
8 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
8 1 (4.76%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) Oracle Database
1 2 (9.52%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Finance
3 1 (4.76%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (52.38%) Network Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Engineer
2 8 (38.10%) Cisco Network Engineer
3 7 (33.33%) Juniper Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (28.57%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) LAN Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) LAN/WAN Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Lead Network Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) Network Communications Engineer
5 5 (23.81%) WAN Engineer
6 3 (14.29%) Deployment Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Database Engineer
7 2 (9.52%) DBA
7 2 (9.52%) Network Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (9.52%) Systems Engineer
8 1 (4.76%) Head of IT
8 1 (4.76%) Sales Executive
Miscellaneous
1 6 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.52%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.52%) BYOD
3 2 (9.52%) Fat Client
3 2 (9.52%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 13 (61.90%) Windows
1 13 (61.90%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (57.14%) ITIL
2 11 (52.38%) Load Balancing
3 10 (47.62%) Statistics
4 6 (28.57%) Service Management
4 6 (28.57%) WAN Optimisation
5 5 (23.81%) Change Control
5 5 (23.81%) Configuration Management
5 5 (23.81%) Network Management
6 4 (19.05%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (19.05%) Presales
7 2 (9.52%) Customer Requirements
7 2 (9.52%) Email Filtering
7 2 (9.52%) Financial Modelling
7 2 (9.52%) Malware Detection/Protection
7 2 (9.52%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 2 (9.52%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (9.52%) Web Filtering
8 1 (4.76%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (4.76%) Data Management
8 1 (4.76%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 11 (52.38%) CCIE
1 11 (52.38%) CCNP
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (38.10%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (28.57%) MCP
3 6 (28.57%) MCSA
3 6 (28.57%) MCSE
4 2 (9.52%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) SLA
2 1 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 13 (61.90%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 5 (23.81%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (9.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 12 (57.14%) Cisco
2 11 (52.38%) F5
2 11 (52.38%) Juniper
2 11 (52.38%) Riverbed
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
4 2 (9.52%) Citrix
4 2 (9.52%) Oracle
5 1 (4.76%) Avaya
5 1 (4.76%) BroadSoft
5 1 (4.76%) Mitel
5 1 (4.76%) Sonus