The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 122 106 156
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +50
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 18 24 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.75% 1.18% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.61% 4.77% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 17 20 8
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £32,500 £34,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £64,750
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Unified Communications
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
499 503 645
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.71% 24.75% 22.62%
Number of salaries quoted 394 329 485
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Hertfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Unified Communications
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Unified Communications within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -3 12 £42,500 -15.00%
Hemel Hempstead -5 12 £43,750 +34.61%
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications.

1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Windows
3 9 (32.14%) Lync
4 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 6 (21.43%) ITIL
5 6 (21.43%) PBX
5 6 (21.43%) Change Management
5 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
5 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (21.43%) Time Management
5 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
5 6 (21.43%) Network Management
5 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (17.86%) MCSE
6 5 (17.86%) Cisco
6 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
6 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
6 5 (17.86%) MCITP
7 4 (14.29%) SQL
7 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
7 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (14.29%) Office 365
8 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
8 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (7.14%) CCIE
9 2 (7.14%) HP
9 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 2 (7.14%) Firewall
9 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
9 2 (7.14%) Document Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire region citing Unified Communications also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Unified Communications. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (32.14%) Lync
2 3 (10.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) PBX
2 2 (7.14%) Firewall
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (7.14%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco IPT
3 1 (3.57%) VoIP
3 1 (3.57%) SAN
3 1 (3.57%) DWDM
3 1 (3.57%) MPLS
3 1 (3.57%) LAN
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Incident Manager
3 4 (14.29%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (14.29%) Sales Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Communications Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Cisco Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Sales Manager
5 2 (7.14%) Technical Support
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Account Manager
6 1 (3.57%) Architect
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (35.71%) Windows
2 2 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (3.57%) Linux
3 1 (3.57%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Change Management
1 6 (21.43%) Incident Management
1 6 (21.43%) Time Management
1 6 (21.43%) Performance Management
1 6 (21.43%) Network Management
1 6 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (17.86%) Identity Management
3 2 (7.14%) Document Management
4 1 (3.57%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.57%) Business Development
4 1 (3.57%) Matrix Management
4 1 (3.57%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.57%) Workflow
4 1 (3.57%) Migration
4 1 (3.57%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.57%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.29%) SQL
2 1 (3.57%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) MCSE
1 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (17.86%) MCITP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (7.14%) CCIE
4 1 (3.57%) CCNP
4 1 (3.57%) CCDA
4 1 (3.57%) Degree
4 1 (3.57%) CCVP
4 1 (3.57%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (21.43%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 4 (14.29%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.57%) MIIS
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco
3 2 (7.14%) HP
3 2 (7.14%) Avaya
4 1 (3.57%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.57%) VMware
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