The table below looks at the statistics for Unified Communications skills in IT jobs advertised for the Watford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 19 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 61 56 64
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 2.03% 1.91% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.18% 6.86% 0.78%
Number of salaries quoted 10 7 1
Average salary £43,750 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.76% +5.00%
Unified Communications
Hertfordshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
178 102 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 32.90% 27.79% 35.26%
Number of salaries quoted 109 65 68
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +31.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,750 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Unified Communications
Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

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

Unified Communications Jobs Demand Trend in Watford

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Watford

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

Unified Communications Salary Trend in Watford

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Watford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Unified Communications across the Watford region over the 3 months to 19 August 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Watford

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 5 (38.46%) Change Management
2 5 (38.46%) ITIL
2 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
2 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 5 (38.46%) Time Management
2 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
2 5 (38.46%) Network Management
2 5 (38.46%) Lync
2 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (30.77%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) MCSE
3 4 (30.77%) MCITP
3 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (30.77%) PBX
3 4 (30.77%) SQL
3 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
4 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
5 1 (7.69%) VoIP
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Linux
5 1 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (7.69%) CCIE
5 1 (7.69%) CCNP
5 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 August 2014, IT jobs across the Watford 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 5 (38.46%) Lync
2 2 (15.38%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (38.46%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (30.77%) PBX
2 1 (7.69%) VoIP
2 1 (7.69%) SAN
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Consultant
2 5 (38.46%) Incident Manager
3 4 (30.77%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Sales Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) VMware Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Change Management
1 5 (38.46%) ITIL
1 5 (38.46%) Incident Management
1 5 (38.46%) Time Management
1 5 (38.46%) Performance Management
1 5 (38.46%) Network Management
1 5 (38.46%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (30.77%) Identity Management
3 1 (7.69%) Workflow
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
3 1 (7.69%) Matrix Management
3 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (30.77%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (30.77%) MCSE
1 4 (30.77%) MCITP
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCIE
2 1 (7.69%) CCNP
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (7.69%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (38.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Active Directory
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESX
1 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.69%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 5 (38.46%) Microsoft
2 1 (7.69%) Cisco
2 1 (7.69%) VMware