Period
to 20 January 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 20 January 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
20 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 66 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8 -10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 19 26 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.13% 2.55% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.03% 12.38% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8 9 13
Watford median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.59% +30.77% -23.53%
10th Percentile £41,000 £39,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £43,750 £56,000
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +53.85% -23.53%

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 158 210 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 17.67% 20.59% 14.92%
Number of salaries quoted 116 171 114
Watford median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +8.57% -2.78%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,750 £69,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -4.76% +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 20 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Watford

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Watford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) VPN
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
1 15 (78.95%) Office 365
1 15 (78.95%) Skype
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) VMware ESXi
2 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
2 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 14 (73.68%) DHCP
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
4 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
4 10 (52.63%) Remote Desktop
5 9 (47.37%) Firewall
6 6 (31.58%) Handset
6 6 (31.58%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (31.58%) Information Security
6 6 (31.58%) CentOS
6 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
6 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
6 6 (31.58%) Red Hat

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 4 (21.05%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.26%) SharePoint
Applications
1 10 (52.63%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (78.95%) Office 365
2 6 (31.58%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (31.58%) Cloud Computing
3 4 (21.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (21.05%) Mimecast
3 4 (21.05%) PaaS
4 1 (5.26%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (78.95%) Skype
1 15 (78.95%) VPN
2 14 (73.68%) DHCP
2 14 (73.68%) DNS
3 10 (52.63%) Remote Desktop
4 9 (47.37%) Firewall
5 6 (31.58%) TCP/IP
6 5 (26.32%) LAN
6 5 (26.32%) Unified Communications
6 5 (26.32%) WAN
7 4 (21.05%) ISDN
7 4 (21.05%) MPLS
7 4 (21.05%) PBX
7 4 (21.05%) SAN
7 4 (21.05%) Telepresence
7 4 (21.05%) VLAN
7 4 (21.05%) VoIP
8 1 (5.26%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (21.05%) Games
1 4 (21.05%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 8 (42.11%) Analyst
1 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
2 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support
2 7 (36.84%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Support Engineer
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Analyst
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support
3 6 (31.58%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 4 (21.05%) Cisco Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Consultant
4 4 (21.05%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Collaboration Consultant
5 3 (15.79%) Voice Consultant
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Analyst
6 2 (10.53%) IT Engineer
6 2 (10.53%) IT Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.26%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (52.63%) Data Centre
2 6 (31.58%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 15 (78.95%) Windows
1 15 (78.95%) Windows Server
2 14 (73.68%) Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (31.58%) CentOS
4 6 (31.58%) Mac OS
4 6 (31.58%) Ubuntu
5 4 (21.05%) Mac OS X
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 10
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 7
5 4 (21.05%) Windows 8
5 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (73.68%) ITIL
2 10 (52.63%) Mentoring
3 6 (31.58%) Information Security
3 6 (31.58%) Proactive Management
3 6 (31.58%) Problem Management
4 4 (21.05%) Business Continuity
4 4 (21.05%) Coaching
4 4 (21.05%) DNA
4 4 (21.05%) E-Commerce
4 4 (21.05%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (21.05%) Web Filtering
5 3 (15.79%) Security Architecture
6 1 (5.26%) Presales
6 1 (5.26%) Stakeholder Management
Qualifications
1 4 (21.05%) CCNP
1 4 (21.05%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (15.79%) CCVP
3 1 (5.26%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.26%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
1 14 (73.68%) VMware ESXi
1 14 (73.68%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (52.63%) Terminal Services
3 6 (31.58%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (31.58%) vSphere
4 5 (26.32%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (31.58%) vCenter Server
2 4 (21.05%) Backup Exec
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco CUCM
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco UCCE
2 4 (21.05%) Cisco UCCX
2 4 (21.05%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (78.95%) VMware
2 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 6 (31.58%) Red Hat
4 5 (26.32%) Cisco
5 4 (21.05%) Citrix
5 4 (21.05%) Dell
5 4 (21.05%) HP
5 4 (21.05%) NetApp
5 4 (21.05%) Veeam