The median annual salary for a Communications Manager was £72,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Communications Manager
UK
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 823 917 948
Rank change year-on-year +94 +31  
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Manager 49 7 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.056% 0.007% 0.021%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.058% 0.007% 0.022%
Number of salaries quoted 35 6 19
Median salary £72,500 £37,263 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +94.56% +6.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,600 £36,132 £34,066
10% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £60,500 £49,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £57,000 £34,546
% change year-on-year -28.07% +64.99%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 84528 93714 106901
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.53% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 69082 78988 88114
Median salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.10% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £72,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Communications Manager
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised that featured Communications Manager in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Communications Manager in the UK

Communications Manager
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Communications Manager in the UK

Communications Manager
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Communications Manager over the 3 months to 25 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Manager in the UK

Communications Manager
Top 21 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Communications Manager within the UK over the 3 months to 25 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
England +95 49 £72,500 +94.56% 5
London +56 36 £72,500 +94.56% 4
East of England - 6 £26,000 - 1
Yorkshire - 4 £41,000 -
City of London - 4 - - 1
West Yorkshire - 4 £41,000 -
Essex - 4 £26,000 -
Wakefield - 3 £41,000 -
South East - 2 £43,000 -
Teddington - 1 £32,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 - 1
Suffolk - 1 £42,500 -
Berkshire - 1 £43,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £60,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £60,000 -
Reading - 1 £43,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 - 1
Tamworth - 1 £60,000 -
Newmarket - 1 £42,500 -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 June 2017, Communications Manager job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads featuring Communications Manager in the job title.

1 24 (32.43%) Service Delivery
2 23 (31.08%) Marketing
3 14 (18.92%) Service Management
4 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
5 10 (13.51%) SAP
6 9 (12.16%) ERP
6 9 (12.16%) LAN
6 9 (12.16%) WAN
6 9 (12.16%) CCNP
6 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (12.16%) Project Management
6 9 (12.16%) Finance
6 9 (12.16%) Firewall
6 9 (12.16%) Degree
6 9 (12.16%) Network Security
6 9 (12.16%) Video Conferencing
6 9 (12.16%) Unified Communications
7 8 (10.81%) Social Media
7 8 (10.81%) Copywriting
7 8 (10.81%) Statistics
7 8 (10.81%) Yammer
7 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
7 8 (10.81%) Palo Alto
7 8 (10.81%) Wireless
7 8 (10.81%) DWDM
7 8 (10.81%) MPLS
7 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
7 8 (10.81%) CCIE
7 8 (10.81%) VPN
7 8 (10.81%) ITIL

Communications Manager Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (2.70%) SharePoint
2 1 (1.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 2 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.35%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.81%) Yammer
2 4 (5.41%) SaaS
3 1 (1.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (12.16%) Firewall
1 9 (12.16%) LAN
1 9 (12.16%) Network Security
1 9 (12.16%) Unified Communications
1 9 (12.16%) WAN
2 8 (10.81%) DWDM
2 8 (10.81%) MPLS
2 8 (10.81%) VPN
2 8 (10.81%) Wireless
3 5 (6.76%) Internet
3 5 (6.76%) Intranet
4 3 (4.05%) Asterisk PBX
4 3 (4.05%) CTI
4 3 (4.05%) ISDN
4 3 (4.05%) PBX
4 3 (4.05%) VoIP
5 1 (1.35%) DHCP
5 1 (1.35%) DNS
5 1 (1.35%) Wi-Fi
General
1 23 (31.08%) Marketing
2 9 (12.16%) Finance
3 4 (5.41%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Retail
5 1 (1.35%) Advertising
5 1 (1.35%) Banking
5 1 (1.35%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.76%) ATL
2 1 (1.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.16%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 8 (10.81%) Social Media
3 6 (8.11%) NHS
4 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.70%) Smart Meter
6 1 (1.35%) Blog
6 1 (1.35%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.35%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.35%) FMCG
6 1 (1.35%) Social Network
6 1 (1.35%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (32.43%) Service Delivery
2 14 (18.92%) Service Management
3 12 (16.22%) Stakeholder Management
4 9 (12.16%) ERP
4 9 (12.16%) Project Management
5 8 (10.81%) Copywriting
5 8 (10.81%) ITIL
5 8 (10.81%) Statistics
6 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
7 6 (8.11%) B2B
7 6 (8.11%) Data Strategy
8 5 (6.76%) Campaign Analysis
8 5 (6.76%) Change Management
9 4 (5.41%) B2B Marketing
9 4 (5.41%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.41%) Lead Generation
9 4 (5.41%) Performance Management
9 4 (5.41%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.41%) Programme Delivery
9 4 (5.41%) SEO
Qualifications
1 9 (12.16%) CCNP
1 9 (12.16%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (12.16%) Degree
2 8 (10.81%) CCIE
3 4 (5.41%) ISEB
4 1 (1.35%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) BS7799
2 1 (1.35%) QA
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 10 (13.51%) SAP
2 8 (10.81%) CheckPoint
2 8 (10.81%) Palo Alto
3 3 (4.05%) Avaya
3 3 (4.05%) NICE Systems
3 3 (4.05%) Nortel
3 3 (4.05%) SOTI
4 2 (2.70%) BT
4 2 (2.70%) HP
5 1 (1.35%) Cisco
5 1 (1.35%) Twitter
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