Period
to 17 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 256 257 274
Rank change year-on-year +1 +17 -32
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 30 33 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.44% 0.44% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.22% 1.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 19
Manchester median annual salary £41,500 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% +3.26% +15.00%
10th Percentile £23,900 £21,500 £25,350
90th Percentile £68,000 £75,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £35,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +33.80% -11.25% -

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 1,263 1,024 1,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.60% 13.78% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 880 958
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,875 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +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 17 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 - 3 £24,000 - 1
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 2019, 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 13 (43.33%) Cisco
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 9 (30.00%) Office 365
5 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
5 8 (26.67%) Firewall
5 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 8 (26.67%) Windows
5 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
6 7 (23.33%) ITIL
6 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (20.00%) Presales
7 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
7 6 (20.00%) DNS
7 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
8 5 (16.67%) Skype
8 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (13.33%) SaaS
9 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
9 4 (13.33%) QA
9 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (13.33%) IaaS
9 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
9 4 (13.33%) Records Management
9 4 (13.33%) Openreach

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 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (10.00%) IIS
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (30.00%) Office 365
3 4 (13.33%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (13.33%) IaaS
3 4 (13.33%) IBM Cloud
3 4 (13.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) Firewall
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) Skype
4 4 (13.33%) DHCP
5 3 (10.00%) Cisco Nexus
5 3 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) Internet
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) LAN
7 1 (3.33%) PBX
7 1 (3.33%) PSTN
7 1 (3.33%) SAN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless Security
7 1 (3.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) Big Data
2 1 (3.33%) Azure SQL Database
General
1 12 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (6.67%) French Language
2 2 (6.67%) German Language
2 2 (6.67%) Italian Language
2 2 (6.67%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Architect
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Project Coordinator
3 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Telecoms Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Desktop Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Junior
5 2 (6.67%) Junior Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Field Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Service Desk Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Technology Architect
5 2 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (16.67%) Driving Licence
3 4 (13.33%) PMI
3 4 (13.33%) Smartphone
3 4 (13.33%) Virtual Team
4 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.67%) Internet of Things
4 2 (6.67%) Public Cloud
4 2 (6.67%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (3.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 8 (26.67%) Windows
1 8 (26.67%) Windows Server
2 4 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 10
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
1 7 (23.33%) ITIL
1 7 (23.33%) PRINCE2
2 6 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 6 (20.00%) Presales
3 4 (13.33%) Application Virtualisation
3 4 (13.33%) Identity Access Management
3 4 (13.33%) Project Management
3 4 (13.33%) Records Management
3 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (10.00%) High Availability
5 2 (6.67%) Application Rationalisation
5 2 (6.67%) Coaching
5 2 (6.67%) DevOps
5 2 (6.67%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.33%) Analytics
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Patch Management
6 1 (3.33%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.33%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) PMI Certification
2 3 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
4 1 (3.33%) CCIE
4 1 (3.33%) CCNP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) QA
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
2 7 (23.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.00%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) SCCM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOM
1 3 (10.00%) SCOrch
2 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CME
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 13 (43.33%) Cisco
1 13 (43.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (36.67%) VMware
3 4 (13.33%) BT
3 4 (13.33%) Google
3 4 (13.33%) IBM
3 4 (13.33%) NetApp
3 4 (13.33%) Openreach
3 4 (13.33%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (10.00%) Citrix
5 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) Nortel
5 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
5 2 (6.67%) Proofpoint
5 2 (6.67%) Symantec