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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Unified Communications
Rank 55 68 57
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -11
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 5 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 0.89% 0.39% 0.93%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.33% 1.43% 3.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 2 3
Average salary £52,000 £45,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.55% +32.35%
UK excluding London average salary £43,596 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-3.12% -10.00%
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
150 140 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 26.69% 27.03% 28.54%
Number of salaries quoted 129 103 77
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% +18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 9 (75.00%) VoIP
3 7 (58.33%) Wireless
4 6 (50.00%) 4G
5 5 (41.67%) Product Management
5 5 (41.67%) PBX
5 5 (41.67%) Project Management
6 4 (33.33%) GSM
6 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 4 (33.33%) IVR
7 3 (25.00%) VoLTE
7 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
8 2 (16.67%) Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Product Marketing
8 2 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (16.67%) Microsoft
8 2 (16.67%) Skype
8 2 (16.67%) Presales
8 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
9 1 (8.33%) MS Office
9 1 (8.33%) 3G
9 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 2 (16.67%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) VoIP
2 7 (58.33%) Wireless
3 6 (50.00%) 4G
4 5 (41.67%) PBX
5 4 (33.33%) GSM
5 4 (33.33%) WAN
6 3 (25.00%) VoLTE
7 2 (16.67%) Skype
8 1 (8.33%) 3G
General
1 10 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Product Manager
1 5 (41.67%) Project Manager
2 4 (33.33%) Telecoms Manager
2 4 (33.33%) VoIP Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Cisco Presales Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Mobile Product Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Presales Consultant
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Product Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Telecoms Project Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Voice Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) IVR
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Product Management
1 5 (41.67%) Project Management
2 4 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (25.00%) Supplier Management
4 2 (16.67%) Presales
4 2 (16.67%) Product Marketing
5 1 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft