Period
to 26 July 2017

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 26 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
26 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 75 73 89
Rank change year-on-year -2 +16 -50
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 27 19 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 2.42% 1.86% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.79% 11.38% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 15
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £26,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +92.31% -52.73% -4.35%
10th Percentile £33,625 £26,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £47,325 £72,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -10.53% +11.76% -23.77%

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 229 167 354
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.52% 16.34% 32.54%
Number of salaries quoted 170 111 235
Watford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -
10th Percentile £32,500 £26,000 £25,700
90th Percentile £78,875 £70,000 £68,750
Hertfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year - +7.95% +3.53%

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 26 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Watford

For the 6 months to 26 July 2017, 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 25 (92.59%) Office 365
2 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
3 23 (85.19%) Windows
3 23 (85.19%) DHCP
3 23 (85.19%) DNS
3 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (85.19%) Skype
3 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
4 22 (81.48%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (81.48%) Linux
4 22 (81.48%) ITIL
4 22 (81.48%) VPN
5 21 (77.78%) Firewall
6 19 (70.37%) Remote Desktop
7 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
7 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
7 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 18 (66.67%) PaaS
7 18 (66.67%) Terminal Services
7 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
7 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
8 17 (62.96%) ISDN
8 17 (62.96%) LAN
8 17 (62.96%) PBX
8 17 (62.96%) VoIP
8 17 (62.96%) WAN
8 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce

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 18 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 25 (92.59%) Office 365
2 18 (66.67%) PaaS
3 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (14.81%) Mimecast
5 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.70%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (3.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (85.19%) DHCP
1 23 (85.19%) DNS
1 23 (85.19%) Skype
2 22 (81.48%) VPN
3 21 (77.78%) Firewall
4 19 (70.37%) Remote Desktop
5 17 (62.96%) ISDN
5 17 (62.96%) LAN
5 17 (62.96%) MPLS
5 17 (62.96%) PBX
5 17 (62.96%) VLAN
5 17 (62.96%) VoIP
5 17 (62.96%) WAN
6 4 (14.81%) SAN
6 4 (14.81%) Unified Communications
7 2 (7.41%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (18.52%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
General
1 17 (62.96%) Retail
2 16 (59.26%) Games
3 2 (7.41%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 20 (74.07%) 3rd Line Support
2 18 (66.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 18 (66.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 17 (62.96%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (59.26%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (59.26%) Support Engineer
5 15 (55.56%) Active Directory Support
5 15 (55.56%) Office 365 Engineer
6 14 (51.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (51.85%) Active Directory Engineer
6 14 (51.85%) Active Directory Support Engineer
6 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (51.85%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Cisco Presales Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Collaboration Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
8 2 (7.41%) Presales Consultant
9 1 (3.70%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (62.96%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.41%) Blog
3 1 (3.70%) Handset
3 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 1 (3.70%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Windows
1 23 (85.19%) Windows Server
2 22 (81.48%) Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (62.96%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (14.81%) Mac OS X
6 1 (3.70%) Mac OS
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (81.48%) ITIL
2 18 (66.67%) Mentoring
3 17 (62.96%) Coaching
3 17 (62.96%) E-Commerce
4 4 (14.81%) Business Continuity
4 4 (14.81%) Kalman Filter
4 4 (14.81%) Web Filtering
5 3 (11.11%) Presales
6 2 (7.41%) BCP
6 2 (7.41%) Capacity Management
6 2 (7.41%) DNA
6 2 (7.41%) Line Management
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
7 1 (3.70%) B2B
7 1 (3.70%) B2C
7 1 (3.70%) Information Security
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Operations Management
7 1 (3.70%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) C
1 1 (3.70%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.70%) Degree
System Software
1 23 (85.19%) Active Directory
1 23 (85.19%) VMware Infrastructure
2 22 (81.48%) VMware ESXi
3 18 (66.67%) Terminal Services
4 5 (18.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (3.70%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 17 (62.96%) WSUS
2 4 (14.81%) Backup Exec
3 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) SCCM
3 1 (3.70%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 24 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 23 (85.19%) VMware
3 5 (18.52%) Cisco
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) Dell
4 4 (14.81%) HP
4 4 (14.81%) NetApp
4 4 (14.81%) Veeam
5 2 (7.41%) Polycom
5 2 (7.41%) Tandberg
6 1 (3.70%) CheckPoint
Watford, Hertfordshire
Salmon Ltd
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