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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
North West / Manchester
Rank 194 163 174
Rank change year-on-year -31 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 17 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.28% 0.51% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.92% 3.44% 2.50%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 13
Median salary £50,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -  

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 574 494 599
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 14.76% 14.81% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 445 421 462
Median salary £40,000 £41,375 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.32% +14.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

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 23 March 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 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Salford - 1 £45,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (36.84%) Cisco
3 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
4 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
4 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
4 6 (31.58%) F5
4 6 (31.58%) NetScaler
4 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
4 6 (31.58%) MCP
4 6 (31.58%) Juniper
5 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
5 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (26.32%) CCIE
5 5 (26.32%) CCNP
5 5 (26.32%) MS Office
5 5 (26.32%) MCSE
5 5 (26.32%) Skype
6 4 (21.05%) Office 365
6 4 (21.05%) Avaya
6 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
6 4 (21.05%) Mitel
7 3 (15.79%) Service Management
7 3 (15.79%) MCSA
7 3 (15.79%) ITIL
7 3 (15.79%) CCNA
7 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange

Unified Communications
Top Related 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 6 (31.58%) Skype for Business
2 3 (15.79%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (15.79%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (26.32%) MS Office
2 1 (5.26%) MS Visio
2 1 (5.26%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) WAN
2 6 (31.58%) NetScaler
2 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
3 5 (26.32%) Skype
4 3 (15.79%) LAN
5 2 (10.53%) BGP
5 2 (10.53%) EIGRP
5 2 (10.53%) IGRP
5 2 (10.53%) OSPF
6 1 (5.26%) Firewall
6 1 (5.26%) LDAP
6 1 (5.26%) MPLS
6 1 (5.26%) Network Security
6 1 (5.26%) VoIP
6 1 (5.26%) VPN
6 1 (5.26%) WLAN
General
1 10 (52.63%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.53%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (31.58%) Network Engineer
2 3 (15.79%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Business Analyst
3 2 (10.53%) Consultant
3 2 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Communications Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.53%) Service Desk Technician
3 2 (10.53%) Team Leader
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Analyst
4 1 (5.26%) Juniper Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Mitel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Senior Mitel Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Telecoms Technician
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Blackberry
1 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (5.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (42.11%) Windows
2 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
3 2 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Load Balancing
2 3 (15.79%) ITIL
2 3 (15.79%) Service Management
3 2 (10.53%) Change Control
3 2 (10.53%) Configuration Management
3 2 (10.53%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (10.53%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (10.53%) Line Management
3 2 (10.53%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (10.53%) Network Management
3 2 (10.53%) Statistics
3 2 (10.53%) UML
4 1 (5.26%) Coaching
4 1 (5.26%) Presales
4 1 (5.26%) Process Improvement
4 1 (5.26%) Project Management
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (5.26%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.26%) Time Management
4 1 (5.26%) WAN Optimisation
Qualifications
1 8 (42.11%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (31.58%) MCP
3 5 (26.32%) CCIE
3 5 (26.32%) CCNP
3 5 (26.32%) MCSE
3 5 (26.32%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (15.79%) CCNA
4 3 (15.79%) MCSA
5 2 (10.53%) Degree
6 1 (5.26%) SC Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) Security Cleared
6 1 (5.26%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) ISO13485
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.26%) Hyper-V
2 1 (5.26%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (5.26%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 7 (36.84%) Cisco
1 7 (36.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (31.58%) F5
2 6 (31.58%) Juniper
2 6 (31.58%) Riverbed
3 4 (21.05%) Avaya
3 4 (21.05%) Mitel
4 2 (10.53%) Apple
5 1 (5.26%) Proofpoint
5 1 (5.26%) Symantec
5 1 (5.26%) VMware
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