Period
to 19 September 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 19 September 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
19 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 68 68
Rank change year-on-year -19 0 +24
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 7 30 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.76% 2.95% 2.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.91% 14.15% 14.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 6 12
Watford median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £26,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +73.08% -52.73%
Hertfordshire median annual salary £43,750 £43,750 £46,250
% change year-on-year - -5.41% +15.63%

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 179 212 165
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 19.39% 20.83% 17.22%
Number of salaries quoted 141 144 122
Watford median annual salary £55,000 £48,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.40% +2.11% +5.56%
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £78,750 £73,500 £70,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £53,250 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +18.33% -10.00% +11.11%

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 19 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Watford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
1 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 5 (71.43%) DNS
3 5 (71.43%) DHCP
3 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
3 5 (71.43%) Asigra
4 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
4 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
4 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Linux
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure

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 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Firewall
1 7 (100.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (71.43%) DHCP
2 5 (71.43%) DNS
2 5 (71.43%) VPN
3 2 (28.57%) LAN
3 2 (28.57%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) TCP/IP
3 2 (28.57%) WAN
3 2 (28.57%) Wireshark
4 1 (14.29%) Network Security
4 1 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (28.57%) Billing
1 2 (28.57%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (71.43%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (28.57%) Field Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Field Service Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) 3rd Line Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support
3 1 (14.29%) Technical Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 10
3 4 (57.14%) Windows 8
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Process Improvement
1 4 (57.14%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 2 (28.57%) Business Continuity
2 2 (28.57%) Cybersecurity
2 2 (28.57%) Project Management
2 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) IT Strategy
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (14.29%) Virtual Environments
3 1 (14.29%) Web Filtering
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) CCNA
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 5 (71.43%) Asigra
3 5 (71.43%) Veeam
4 4 (57.14%) Citrix
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) NEC
5 2 (28.57%) Polycom
5 2 (28.57%) Sonus
6 1 (14.29%) Dell
6 1 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (14.29%) NetApp