Period
to 16 August 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 229 264 235
Rank change year-on-year +35 -29 +15
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 50 34 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.42% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.53% 2.78% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 43 27 18
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £42,796
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +10.99% +11.16%
10th Percentile £23,500 £38,750 £28,100
90th Percentile £63,750 £64,750 £57,375
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year - +35.71% -14.63%

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 1,103 1,221 1,041
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.16% 14.94% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 911 1,044 902
Manchester median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,325 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £58,750 £60,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 16 August 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 16 August 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 - 13 £24,000 - 1
Salford - 2 £46,000 - 1
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
3 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (40.00%) Windows
4 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 18 (36.00%) IaaS
6 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (30.00%) Firewall
7 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
8 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
8 12 (24.00%) Driving Licence
9 11 (22.00%) Cisco
9 11 (22.00%) MS Exchange
10 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
10 10 (20.00%) Office 365
11 9 (18.00%) Citrix
12 8 (16.00%) WAN
12 8 (16.00%) IBM
12 8 (16.00%) SaaS
12 8 (16.00%) Google
12 8 (16.00%) Smartphone
12 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
12 8 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
12 8 (16.00%) Records Management
12 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
12 8 (16.00%) IBM Cloud
13 7 (14.00%) Skype
13 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
13 7 (14.00%) SQL

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 (22.00%) MS Exchange
2 7 (14.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (2.00%) IIS
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 18 (36.00%) IaaS
1 18 (36.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (24.00%) Amazon AWS
3 10 (20.00%) Office 365
4 8 (16.00%) IBM Cloud
4 8 (16.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) Firewall
2 10 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 8 (16.00%) WAN
4 7 (14.00%) Skype
5 6 (12.00%) DNS
5 6 (12.00%) LAN
6 5 (10.00%) VPN
7 4 (8.00%) PBX
7 4 (8.00%) Value-Added Service
7 4 (8.00%) VoIP
7 4 (8.00%) Wireless
7 4 (8.00%) WLAN
8 3 (6.00%) Internet
8 3 (6.00%) SAN
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
9 2 (4.00%) VLAN
10 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.00%) DHCP
10 1 (2.00%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (12.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.00%) Azure SQL Database
2 3 (6.00%) Big Data
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) Oracle Forms
General
1 22 (44.00%) Telecoms
2 4 (8.00%) Retail
3 2 (4.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Architect
2 8 (16.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (14.00%) Support Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support
4 6 (12.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Product Manager
4 6 (12.00%) Server Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Service Desk Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 6 (12.00%) VMware Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Operations Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Technical Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Enterprise Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Field Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (6.00%) IT Architect
6 3 (6.00%) Network Engineer
6 3 (6.00%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (24.00%) Driving Licence
2 8 (16.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (16.00%) Smartphone
3 5 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (8.00%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (6.00%) Internet of Things
5 3 (6.00%) Public Cloud
6 2 (4.00%) Clustering
7 1 (2.00%) IVR
7 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 20 (40.00%) Windows
2 15 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (8.00%) Linux
3 4 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (2.00%) CentOS
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 2000
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (2.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (16.00%) Application Virtualisation
1 8 (16.00%) Identity Access Management
1 8 (16.00%) Records Management
2 6 (12.00%) Mentoring
2 6 (12.00%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (10.00%) Presales
3 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
3 5 (10.00%) Product Management
3 5 (10.00%) Tech Ops
4 4 (8.00%) Application Packaging
4 4 (8.00%) ITIL
4 4 (8.00%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (6.00%) Application Rationalisation
5 3 (6.00%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (6.00%) Practice Management
5 3 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.00%) Security Patching
5 3 (6.00%) WFM
6 2 (4.00%) Customer Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (14.00%) SQL
2 2 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (8.00%) CCNA
3 3 (6.00%) Degree
3 3 (6.00%) MCSA
3 3 (6.00%) MCSE
3 3 (6.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (6.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (4.00%) BPSS Clearance
4 2 (4.00%) CCIE
4 2 (4.00%) CCNP
5 1 (2.00%) Avaya Certification
5 1 (2.00%) CISA
5 1 (2.00%) CISM
5 1 (2.00%) CISSP
5 1 (2.00%) ISO 27001 Lead Auditor
5 1 (2.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.00%) QA
2 3 (6.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 14001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO 9001
3 2 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 2 (4.00%) SLA
4 1 (2.00%) GDPR
4 1 (2.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 21 (42.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (28.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (12.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (12.00%) VMware Server
4 1 (2.00%) vSphere
4 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (8.00%) SCOM
2 1 (2.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCCM
2 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 26 (52.00%) VMware
2 20 (40.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (22.00%) Cisco
4 9 (18.00%) Citrix
5 8 (16.00%) Google
5 8 (16.00%) IBM
6 4 (8.00%) NetApp
7 3 (6.00%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.00%) Juniper
7 3 (6.00%) Nortel
7 3 (6.00%) Palo Alto
7 3 (6.00%) SolarWinds
8 2 (4.00%) Acme Packet
8 2 (4.00%) Sonus
9 1 (2.00%) Avaya
9 1 (2.00%) Intel
9 1 (2.00%) Oracle