The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Unified Communications
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 62 - 60
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.18% - 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.87% - 7.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 4
Median salary £40,000 - £48,750
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.55% -10.00%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 115 104 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 21.26% 22.51% 10.60%
Number of salaries quoted 76 91 39
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Merseyside

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Merseyside.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Merseyside

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 23 June 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
Liverpool - 1 £40,000 -
Unified Communications
North West

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Unified Communications.

1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) CMS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCP
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) Skype

Unified Communications
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) Skype for Business
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) IP Telephony
1 3 (100.00%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Consultant
1 2 (66.67%) Voice Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Verint