The median annual salary for a Communications Manager was £46,500 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Communications Manager
UK
Rank 841 922 937
Rank change year-on-year +81 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a Communications Manager 24 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.029% 0.019% 0.023%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.030% 0.019% 0.024%
Number of salaries quoted 21 12 14
Median salary £46,500 £38,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.36% -24.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £38,000 £35,114
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,915 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £51,235 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.07% +28.08%  

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 80774 98602 101550
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.28% 96.35% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 66963 82534 82926
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Communications Manager in the UK

Communications Manager
Top 12 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 22 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
England +114 24 £46,500 +22.36% 8
London +68 15 £62,500 +64.47% 3
Yorkshire - 5 £44,000 - 1
Wakefield - 5 £44,000 - 1
West Yorkshire - 5 £44,000 - 1
Berkshire - 3 £43,000 -
Reading - 3 £43,000 -
South East - 3 £43,000 - 3
City of London +43 1 £85,000 +88.88%
North West -24 1 £35,000 -
Altrincham - 1 £35,000 -
Manchester - 1 £35,000 -

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 18 (26.09%) Marketing
2 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
3 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 13 (18.84%) VoIP
4 12 (17.39%) Service Management
4 12 (17.39%) Banking
5 11 (15.94%) XMPP
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco
5 11 (15.94%) CCIE
5 11 (15.94%) CCNP
5 11 (15.94%) C
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco UCCE
5 11 (15.94%) Cisco UCCX
5 11 (15.94%) Palo Alto
6 8 (11.59%) Degree
7 7 (10.14%) ITIL
7 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
8 5 (7.25%) Change Management
8 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 4 (5.80%) Legal
9 4 (5.80%) Advertising
9 4 (5.80%) Copywriting
9 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
9 4 (5.80%) Social Media
10 3 (4.35%) Multichannel Retail
10 3 (4.35%) QA
10 3 (4.35%) Programme Governance
10 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
10 3 (4.35%) Social Network

Communications Manager Skill Set
Top Related 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 3 (4.35%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.35%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (18.84%) VoIP
2 3 (4.35%) CTI
2 3 (4.35%) Internet
2 3 (4.35%) Intranet
3 2 (2.90%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (2.90%) ISDN
3 2 (2.90%) LAN
3 2 (2.90%) PBX
3 2 (2.90%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.45%) Blockchain
General
1 18 (26.09%) Marketing
2 13 (18.84%) Finance
3 12 (17.39%) Banking
4 4 (5.80%) Advertising
4 4 (5.80%) Legal
5 3 (4.35%) Retail
5 3 (4.35%) Telecoms
6 2 (2.90%) Law
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (15.94%) XMPP
2 3 (4.35%) ATL
2 3 (4.35%) EDI
Miscellaneous
1 4 (5.80%) Social Media
2 3 (4.35%) Social Network
2 3 (4.35%) User Experience
2 3 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
3 2 (2.90%) Animation
3 2 (2.90%) Fintech
3 2 (2.90%) NHS
3 2 (2.90%) Smart Meter
4 1 (1.45%) Blog
4 1 (1.45%) Digital Media
4 1 (1.45%) e-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (24.64%) Service Delivery
2 12 (17.39%) Service Management
3 7 (10.14%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 7 (10.14%) ITIL
4 5 (7.25%) Change Management
4 5 (7.25%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (5.80%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (5.80%) Copywriting
6 3 (4.35%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.35%) Campaign Analysis
6 3 (4.35%) Digital Marketing
6 3 (4.35%) DNA
6 3 (4.35%) Matrix Management
6 3 (4.35%) Multichannel Retail
6 3 (4.35%) Programme Governance
6 3 (4.35%) Project Management
6 3 (4.35%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 2 (2.90%) B2B
7 2 (2.90%) PRINCE2
7 2 (2.90%) WFM
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) C
Qualifications
1 11 (15.94%) CCIE
1 11 (15.94%) CCNP
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (11.59%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (2.90%) SC Cleared
3 2 (2.90%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.45%) APMG
4 1 (1.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.45%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 1 (1.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.35%) QA
2 2 (2.90%) SLA
3 1 (1.45%) BS7799
Systems Management
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco UCCE
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco UCCX
2 2 (2.90%) MobiControl
Vendors
1 11 (15.94%) Cisco
1 11 (15.94%) Palo Alto
2 2 (2.90%) Avaya
2 2 (2.90%) NICE Systems
2 2 (2.90%) Nortel
2 2 (2.90%) SAP
2 2 (2.90%) SOTI
3 1 (1.45%) BT
3 1 (1.45%) HP
3 1 (1.45%) Twitter
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Salary: £300 - £400 per day
Posted: 13 hours ago
Surrey
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Salary: £43000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Wakefield, West Yorkshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £40000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South East London
Stepstone
Salary: Competitive Salary plus generous benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
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Posted: 6 days ago
Farnborough, Hampshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
North London
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Salary: £35000.00 - £37000.00 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago