The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 49 61 64
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.45% 0.34% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.82% 2.35% 3.76%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 6
Median salary £42,500 £46,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.60% -26.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,250 £44,800 £48,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,250 £47,200 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Watford region.

Application Platforms Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
110 85 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.75% 14.26% 36.05%
Number of salaries quoted 90 60 126
Median salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

The demand trend of job ads across the Watford region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Watford region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Watford

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing Skype for Business 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 Watford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
1 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
2 20 (86.96%) Office 365
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 20 (86.96%) DHCP
2 20 (86.96%) VPN
2 20 (86.96%) DNS
2 20 (86.96%) VMware
3 19 (82.61%) Firewall
4 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (73.91%) ITIL
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
5 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
6 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
6 12 (52.17%) Remote Desktop
6 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
7 11 (47.83%) Degree
8 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
8 10 (43.48%) VMware ESX
8 10 (43.48%) Retail
8 10 (43.48%) VLAN
8 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
8 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
8 10 (43.48%) MPLS
8 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
8 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Watford 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 10 (43.48%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.35%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.35%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.70%) MS Excel
1 2 (8.70%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (86.96%) Office 365
2 10 (43.48%) PaaS
3 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (34.78%) Mimecast
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (86.96%) DHCP
1 20 (86.96%) DNS
1 20 (86.96%) VPN
2 19 (82.61%) Firewall
3 12 (52.17%) Remote Desktop
4 10 (43.48%) ISDN
4 10 (43.48%) LAN
4 10 (43.48%) MPLS
4 10 (43.48%) PBX
4 10 (43.48%) Unified Communications
4 10 (43.48%) VLAN
4 10 (43.48%) VoIP
4 10 (43.48%) WAN
5 8 (34.78%) SAN
6 4 (17.39%) Skype
7 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
8 1 (4.35%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.35%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (43.48%) Retail
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (43.48%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Office 365 Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) Support Engineer
3 8 (34.78%) Infrastructure Support
4 7 (30.43%) Active Directory Support
4 7 (30.43%) Exchange Support
5 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Exchange Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Linux Support Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Server Support
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Server Support
5 5 (21.74%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.35%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 12 (52.17%) Data Centre
2 2 (8.70%) Handset
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 21 (91.30%) Windows
1 21 (91.30%) Windows Server
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2008
3 13 (56.52%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (52.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2003
6 8 (34.78%) Mac OS X
7 2 (8.70%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (73.91%) ITIL
2 12 (52.17%) Mentoring
3 10 (43.48%) Coaching
3 10 (43.48%) E-Commerce
3 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
4 8 (34.78%) Business Continuity
4 8 (34.78%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (34.78%) Web Filtering
5 3 (13.04%) Capacity Management
5 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
5 3 (13.04%) Performance Management
6 2 (8.70%) Information Security
6 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 1 (4.35%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) C
2 1 (4.35%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.35%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (47.83%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 21 (91.30%) Active Directory
2 17 (73.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (52.17%) Terminal Services
4 10 (43.48%) VMware ESX
4 10 (43.48%) VMware ESXi
5 8 (34.78%) Hyper-V
6 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
6 2 (8.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (34.78%) Backup Exec
2 3 (13.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 21 (91.30%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) VMware
3 10 (43.48%) CheckPoint
4 8 (34.78%) Cisco
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
4 8 (34.78%) Dell
4 8 (34.78%) HP
4 8 (34.78%) NetApp
4 8 (34.78%) Veeam
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