The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Hertfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 138 109 143
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +34
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 13 25 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 0.52% 1.17% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.29% 4.79% 1.92%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 7
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,750 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,000 £65,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
567 522 572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 22.82% 24.46% 21.58%
Number of salaries quoted 453 344 440
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
East of England

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 23 July 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 23 July 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
Hemel Hempstead -4 9 £52,500 +61.53%
Watford -16 8 £65,000 +30.00%
Unified Communications
East of England

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 9 (34.62%) Lync
3 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
4 6 (23.08%) PBX
5 4 (15.38%) SQL
5 4 (15.38%) MCSE
5 4 (15.38%) Cisco
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
5 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
5 4 (15.38%) Office 365
5 4 (15.38%) MCITP
5 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (11.54%) Telemarketing
6 3 (11.54%) Marketing
6 3 (11.54%) Internet
6 3 (11.54%) CAD
7 2 (7.69%) Change Management
7 2 (7.69%) Avaya
7 2 (7.69%) CCIE
7 2 (7.69%) ITIL
7 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
7 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (7.69%) Network Management
7 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
7 2 (7.69%) Time Management
7 2 (7.69%) Performance Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (34.62%) Lync
2 2 (7.69%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (15.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (23.08%) PBX
2 3 (11.54%) Internet
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) VoIP
4 1 (3.85%) SAN
General
1 3 (11.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Account Manager
2 4 (15.38%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (15.38%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (11.54%) Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Sales Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Technical Support
4 2 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Incident Manager
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 2 (7.69%) Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Messaging Analyst
5 1 (3.85%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) Virtualisation Consultant
5 1 (3.85%) VMware Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
1 1 (3.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 9 (34.62%) Windows
2 1 (3.85%) Linux
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Mobile
2 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Identity Management
2 3 (11.54%) CAD
2 3 (11.54%) Telemarketing
3 2 (7.69%) ITIL
3 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
3 2 (7.69%) Time Management
3 2 (7.69%) Performance Management
3 2 (7.69%) Network Management
3 2 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (7.69%) Change Management
4 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.85%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.85%) Workflow
4 1 (3.85%) Migration
4 1 (3.85%) Business Continuity
4 1 (3.85%) Document Management
4 1 (3.85%) Supplier Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Management
4 1 (3.85%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.85%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (15.38%) MCITP
2 2 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (7.69%) CCIE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (3.85%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (15.38%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESX
2 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 14 (53.85%) Microsoft
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Avaya
4 1 (3.85%) Alcatel-Lucent
4 1 (3.85%) VMware
4 1 (3.85%) IronPort
4 1 (3.85%) Proofpoint
4 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
4 1 (3.85%) HP