Period
to 23 February 2020

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 23 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire > Watford
6 months to
23 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 66 74 82
Rank change year-on-year +8 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 24 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.42% 2.58% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 13.87% 7.78%
Number of salaries quoted 2 18 8
Watford median annual salary £23,750 £46,250 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -48.65% -1.60% +10.59%
10th Percentile £21,625 £37,875 £41,000
90th Percentile £24,875 £65,000 £61,250
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £55,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year -22.73% +18.28% +3.33%

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 87 173 180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 18.28% 18.62% 18.13%
Number of salaries quoted 61 100 146
Watford median annual salary £42,500 £57,500 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.09% +19.79% +1.05%
10th Percentile £25,500 £33,750 £31,625
90th Percentile £70,000 £73,875 £72,500
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -4.76%

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

For the 6 months to 23 February 2020, 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 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server

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:

Applications
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) DHCP
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) SAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Graduate
1 1 (50.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Service Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Handset
2 1 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Android
2 1 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Information Security
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) ITSM
2 1 (50.00%) Service Desk Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Apple
2 1 (50.00%) Aruba
2 1 (50.00%) Fortinet
2 1 (50.00%) Mitel
2 1 (50.00%) VMware