Period
to 15 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 6 months to 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 82 70 72
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 22 22 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.35% 2.37% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% 12.64% 10.20%
Number of salaries quoted 16 6 8
Watford median annual salary £47,500 £45,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.83% +7.65% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,625 £36,675
90th Percentile £65,000 £49,375 £43,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +26.67%

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Watford
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 198 174 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 21.13% 18.75% 19.52%
Number of salaries quoted 137 116 160
Watford median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% - +3.26%
10th Percentile £35,750 £31,250 £29,750
90th Percentile £77,500 £69,375 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £53,250 £47,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.11% -9.52% +16.67%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Watford.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business 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 in Watford.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Watford

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Watford over the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Watford

For the 6 months to 15 December 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 22 (100.00%) Windows
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
3 20 (90.91%) Office 365
4 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
4 18 (81.82%) VMware
5 16 (72.73%) Veeam
5 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
7 13 (59.09%) Skype
8 12 (54.55%) Firewall
8 12 (54.55%) DHCP
9 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
9 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
10 10 (45.45%) DNS
10 10 (45.45%) Linux
11 9 (40.91%) Backup Exec
11 9 (40.91%) SCCM
11 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
11 9 (40.91%) Asigra
12 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
12 8 (36.36%) Unified Communications
12 8 (36.36%) Citrix
12 8 (36.36%) ITIL
12 8 (36.36%) VPN
13 7 (31.82%) SLA
13 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 7 (31.82%) Exchange Server 2003
1 7 (31.82%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (9.09%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 20 (90.91%) Office 365
2 16 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (31.82%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (31.82%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (31.82%) IaaS
3 7 (31.82%) Mimecast
3 7 (31.82%) PaaS
3 7 (31.82%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (59.09%) Skype
2 12 (54.55%) DHCP
2 12 (54.55%) Firewall
3 10 (45.45%) DNS
4 8 (36.36%) Unified Communications
4 8 (36.36%) VPN
5 4 (18.18%) LAN
6 2 (9.09%) Network Security
6 2 (9.09%) SAN
6 2 (9.09%) VoIP
6 2 (9.09%) WAN
6 2 (9.09%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) MySQL
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (9.09%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (31.82%) Cloud Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Consultant
3 4 (18.18%) IT Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (13.64%) Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support
5 2 (9.09%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) Management Information System
1 6 (27.27%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 4 (18.18%) Smartphone
3 2 (9.09%) BYOD
3 2 (9.09%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 22 (100.00%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 10
3 11 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 10 (45.45%) Linux
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (40.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 7 (31.82%) Windows 8
6 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (18.18%) Android
7 4 (18.18%) Apple iOS
8 2 (9.09%) Ubuntu
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) ITIL
2 7 (31.82%) Migration
2 7 (31.82%) Presales
2 7 (31.82%) Process Improvement
2 7 (31.82%) Procure-to-Pay
2 7 (31.82%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 6 (27.27%) Change Management
3 6 (27.27%) Decision-Making
3 6 (27.27%) Information Security
3 6 (27.27%) ITIL V3
3 6 (27.27%) ITSM
3 6 (27.27%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (27.27%) Organisational Learning
3 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 6 (27.27%) Service Management
4 5 (22.73%) Business Continuity
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 2 (9.09%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (18.18%) Degree
2 4 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (18.18%) MOS
3 1 (4.55%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (31.82%) SLA
2 6 (27.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
3 11 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (36.36%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (18.18%) Firmware
6 2 (9.09%) BitLocker
6 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (9.09%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 9 (40.91%) Backup Exec
1 9 (40.91%) SCCM
2 7 (31.82%) SCVMM
2 7 (31.82%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (9.09%) McAfee ePO
3 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 21 (95.45%) Microsoft
2 18 (81.82%) VMware
3 16 (72.73%) Veeam
4 9 (40.91%) Asigra
5 8 (36.36%) Citrix
6 7 (31.82%) Symantec
7 4 (18.18%) Apple
7 4 (18.18%) Fortinet
8 2 (9.09%) Dell
8 2 (9.09%) HP
8 2 (9.09%) McAfee
8 2 (9.09%) Mitel
8 2 (9.09%) NetApp
8 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds