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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 52 56 57
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 4 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.76% 0.77% 3.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.65% 4.55% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 15
Median salary £42,500 £54,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.29% -1.81%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -2.94%

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
104 88 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 20.39% 16.86% 36.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 65 131
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 £30,000 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 16 January 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 23 (92.00%) Windows
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
1 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
2 22 (88.00%) Office 365
2 22 (88.00%) Linux
2 22 (88.00%) DHCP
2 22 (88.00%) VPN
2 22 (88.00%) DNS
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 18 (72.00%) ITIL
3 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 15 (60.00%) Degree
4 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
5 14 (56.00%) Coaching
5 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
5 14 (56.00%) Remote Desktop
5 14 (56.00%) Mathematics
5 14 (56.00%) VLAN
5 14 (56.00%) Retail
5 14 (56.00%) VMware ESX
5 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 14 (56.00%) PaaS
5 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
5 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
5 14 (56.00%) ISDN
5 14 (56.00%) LAN

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 14 (56.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (4.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 22 (88.00%) Office 365
2 14 (56.00%) PaaS
3 8 (32.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (32.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (92.00%) Firewall
2 22 (88.00%) DHCP
2 22 (88.00%) DNS
2 22 (88.00%) VPN
3 14 (56.00%) ISDN
3 14 (56.00%) LAN
3 14 (56.00%) MPLS
3 14 (56.00%) PBX
3 14 (56.00%) Remote Desktop
3 14 (56.00%) VLAN
3 14 (56.00%) VoIP
3 14 (56.00%) WAN
4 10 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 8 (32.00%) SAN
6 2 (8.00%) Skype
7 1 (4.00%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
General
1 14 (56.00%) Retail
2 1 (4.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (72.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 14 (56.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 14 (56.00%) Support Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
3 10 (40.00%) Linux Support
3 10 (40.00%) Linux Support Engineer
4 8 (32.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Server Support
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Support
5 4 (16.00%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Support
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Support Technician
5 4 (16.00%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Server Support
5 4 (16.00%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Data Centre
1 14 (56.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (92.00%) Windows
1 23 (92.00%) Windows Server
2 22 (88.00%) Linux
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (60.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (56.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 14 (56.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (32.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (72.00%) ITIL
2 14 (56.00%) Coaching
2 14 (56.00%) E-Commerce
2 14 (56.00%) Mentoring
3 8 (32.00%) Business Continuity
3 8 (32.00%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (32.00%) Web Filtering
4 3 (12.00%) Capacity Management
4 3 (12.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (12.00%) Performance Management
5 1 (4.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 14 (56.00%) C
2 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (4.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (60.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) MCSE
2 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 23 (92.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (72.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (56.00%) Terminal Services
3 14 (56.00%) VMware ESX
4 8 (32.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (32.00%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (32.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (12.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (92.00%) Microsoft
2 22 (88.00%) VMware
3 14 (56.00%) CheckPoint
4 8 (32.00%) Cisco
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
4 8 (32.00%) Dell
4 8 (32.00%) HP
4 8 (32.00%) NetApp
4 8 (32.00%) Veeam
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