Period
to 17 June 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 17 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 243 271 239
Rank change year-on-year +28 -32 +13
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 45 33 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.64% 0.41% 0.37%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.87% 2.83% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 37 27 17
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +25.00% +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,500 £38,750 £30,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £68,500 £58,750
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +35.71% -17.65%

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 924 1,167 997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.07% 14.61% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 761 941 860
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,850
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +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 17 June 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 17 June 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 - 5 £60,000 - 2
Salford +2 3 £42,000 -6.67%
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 17 June 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 22 (48.89%) Telecoms
2 20 (44.44%) IaaS
3 19 (42.22%) Windows
4 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 17 (37.78%) VMware
6 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
6 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
8 13 (28.89%) PBX
9 12 (26.67%) VoIP
9 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
10 11 (24.44%) Degree
10 11 (24.44%) ITIL
10 11 (24.44%) SQL
10 11 (24.44%) Firewall
10 11 (24.44%) Skype
11 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
11 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
11 10 (22.22%) Linux
11 10 (22.22%) LAN
11 10 (22.22%) WAN
12 9 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
12 9 (20.00%) Tech Ops
13 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
13 8 (17.78%) WFM
13 8 (17.78%) IBM
13 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
13 8 (17.78%) Validation

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 11 (24.44%) Skype for Business
2 7 (15.56%) MS Exchange
3 1 (2.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) IaaS
2 12 (26.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (24.44%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (15.56%) IBM Cloud
4 7 (15.56%) Office 365
4 7 (15.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (28.89%) PBX
2 12 (26.67%) VoIP
3 11 (24.44%) Firewall
3 11 (24.44%) Skype
4 10 (22.22%) LAN
4 10 (22.22%) WAN
5 7 (15.56%) TCP/IP
6 6 (13.33%) DNS
6 6 (13.33%) Reverse Proxy
6 6 (13.33%) VPN
6 6 (13.33%) WLAN
7 5 (11.11%) VLAN
8 4 (8.89%) Value-Added Service
9 3 (6.67%) Internet
9 3 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (4.44%) Asterisk PBX
11 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
11 1 (2.22%) IP Telephony
11 1 (2.22%) SAN
11 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) Big Data
3 2 (4.44%) MySQL
4 1 (2.22%) Azure SQL Database
4 1 (2.22%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.22%) RDBMS
4 1 (2.22%) Relational Database
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (48.89%) Telecoms
2 7 (15.56%) Retail
3 1 (2.22%) Billing
Job Titles
1 11 (24.44%) Architect
2 10 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) IT Architect
6 4 (8.89%) Product Manager
6 4 (8.89%) Technical Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Head of Infrastructure
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technology Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Voice Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support
8 2 (4.44%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Communications Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Operations Support Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Unified Communications Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (15.56%) Smartphone
3 6 (13.33%) Clustering
3 6 (13.33%) Data Centre
4 3 (6.67%) Internet of Things
4 3 (6.67%) Public Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Driving Licence
6 1 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.22%) AS400
6 1 (2.22%) Frameworx
6 1 (2.22%) IVR
6 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.22%) TM Forum
6 1 (2.22%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (42.22%) Windows
2 10 (22.22%) Linux
2 10 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 7 (15.56%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (4.44%) CentOS
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 2000
6 1 (2.22%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Problem Management
2 11 (24.44%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Mentoring
4 9 (20.00%) Tech Ops
5 8 (17.78%) Validation
5 8 (17.78%) WFM
6 7 (15.56%) Application Virtualisation
6 7 (15.56%) Identity Access Management
6 7 (15.56%) Problem-Solving
6 7 (15.56%) Records Management
7 6 (13.33%) Practice Management
7 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 6 (13.33%) Security Patching
8 5 (11.11%) Application Packaging
8 5 (11.11%) Time Management
9 4 (8.89%) Presales
9 4 (8.89%) Product Management
10 3 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation
10 3 (6.67%) People Management
10 3 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 11 (24.44%) SQL
2 5 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) Degree
2 6 (13.33%) MCSA
2 6 (13.33%) MCSE
2 6 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.11%) BPSS Clearance
3 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
4 4 (8.89%) CCNA
4 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 1 (2.22%) CCIE
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.22%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (2.22%) Linux+ Certification
5 1 (2.22%) LPIC
5 1 (2.22%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.56%) SLA
2 5 (11.11%) QA
3 3 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 14001
4 2 (4.44%) ISO 9001
4 2 (4.44%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 16 (35.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (17.78%) Active Directory
2 8 (17.78%) Hyper-V
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
3 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (2.22%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (37.78%) VMware
3 8 (17.78%) IBM
4 7 (15.56%) Google
5 6 (13.33%) Acme Packet
5 6 (13.33%) Cisco
5 6 (13.33%) SolarWinds
5 6 (13.33%) Sonus
6 2 (4.44%) Citrix
7 1 (2.22%) NetApp
7 1 (2.22%) Oracle
7 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow