The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 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 Watford region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Unified Communications
Rank 69 47 65
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +18
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 8 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 1.37% 2.81% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 11.54% 0.83%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 1
Average salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Watford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
212 78 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Watford 36.18% 24.38% 34.58%
Number of salaries quoted 136 48 59
Average salary £52,250 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.50% +66.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £25,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
Unified Communications
Hertfordshire

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 25 July 2014.

Unified Communications Salary Histogram in Watford

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 5 (45.45%) Lync
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (36.36%) Office 365
3 4 (36.36%) MCITP
3 4 (36.36%) PBX
3 4 (36.36%) SQL
3 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (36.36%) MCSE
3 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
4 2 (18.18%) Change Management
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
4 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
4 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (18.18%) Time Management
4 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 2 (18.18%) Network Management
4 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
5 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007

Unified Communications
Top Related IT Skills in Watford by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 (45.45%) Lync
2 2 (18.18%) MS Exchange
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (45.45%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) PBX
2 1 (9.09%) VoIP
2 1 (9.09%) SAN
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Nexus
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Sales Consultant
2 4 (36.36%) Pre Sales Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Incident Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Messaging Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Virtualisation Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Manager
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
2 1 (9.09%) Linux
2 1 (9.09%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) Identity Management
2 2 (18.18%) ITIL
2 2 (18.18%) Change Management
2 2 (18.18%) Incident Management
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
2 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
2 2 (18.18%) Network Management
2 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (9.09%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (9.09%) Matrix Management
3 1 (9.09%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Workflow
3 1 (9.09%) Migration
3 1 (9.09%) Business Continuity
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (36.36%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) MCSE
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (36.36%) MCITP
2 1 (9.09%) CCVP
2 1 (9.09%) CCIE
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (18.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Active Directory
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESX
1 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (9.09%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 1 (9.09%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 1 (9.09%) VMware
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco