The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Watford with a requirement for Unified Communications skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Unified Communications over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Unified Communications
Hertfordshire / Watford
Rank 58 46 60
Rank change year-on-year -12 +14  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 6 14 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 1.06% 2.41% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 10.37% 1.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 2
Median salary £45,000 £52,000 £66,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.46% -21.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £38,000 £51,500 £65,250
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,500 £67,250
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.55% -5.26%  

Unified Communications is in the communications and computer networking 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 communications and computer networking skills.

Communications & Computer Network Skills
Watford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for communications and computer networking skills 114 135 117
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 20.14% 23.24% 24.27%
Number of salaries quoted 81 111 78
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £36,600 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £59,200 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +3.65%  

Unified Communications
Job Vacancy Trend in Watford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Watford citing Unified Communications as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Job vacancy trend for Unified Communications in Watford

Unified Communications
Salary Trend in Watford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Watford.

Salary trend for Unified Communications in Watford

Unified Communications
Salary Histogram in Watford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Unified Communications in Watford over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Unified Communications in Watford

Unified Communications
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Watford

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Unified Communications 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 Unified Communications.

1 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (81.82%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) DHCP
2 9 (81.82%) DNS
2 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
3 8 (72.73%) Web Filtering
3 8 (72.73%) Mimecast
3 8 (72.73%) Office 365
3 8 (72.73%) HP
3 8 (72.73%) Dell
3 8 (72.73%) Citrix
3 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 8 (72.73%) Cisco
3 8 (72.73%) SAN
3 8 (72.73%) NetApp
3 8 (72.73%) Mac OS X
3 8 (72.73%) VMware
3 8 (72.73%) Backup Exec
3 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
3 8 (72.73%) Amazon RDS
3 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
3 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
3 8 (72.73%) Veeam
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
4 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure

Unified Communications
Top Related 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 10 (90.91%) Skype for Business
2 1 (9.09%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Azure
1 8 (72.73%) Mimecast
1 8 (72.73%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (81.82%) DHCP
1 9 (81.82%) DNS
1 9 (81.82%) Firewall
2 8 (72.73%) SAN
2 8 (72.73%) VPN
3 1 (9.09%) ADSL
3 1 (9.09%) BGP
3 1 (9.09%) DSL
3 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
3 1 (9.09%) HTTP
3 1 (9.09%) Internet
3 1 (9.09%) MPLS
3 1 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (9.09%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (9.09%) RTP
3 1 (9.09%) SCCP
3 1 (9.09%) Skype
3 1 (9.09%) TCP/IP
3 1 (9.09%) VLAN
3 1 (9.09%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (72.73%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (72.73%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (63.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 7 (63.64%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Lync Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (9.09%) NOC Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Support Technician
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (9.09%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 9 (81.82%) Linux
1 9 (81.82%) Windows
1 9 (81.82%) Windows Server
2 8 (72.73%) Mac OS X
3 1 (9.09%) Unix
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (72.73%) Business Continuity
1 8 (72.73%) Kalman Filter
1 8 (72.73%) Web Filtering
2 7 (63.64%) ITIL
3 2 (18.18%) Capacity Management
3 2 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (18.18%) Performance Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (9.09%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
1 1 (9.09%) Perl
1 1 (9.09%) PowerShell
1 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIA
1 1 (9.09%) JNCIP
1 1 (9.09%) MCSE
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (81.82%) Active Directory
2 8 (72.73%) Hyper-V
2 8 (72.73%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (63.64%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (72.73%) Backup Exec
2 2 (18.18%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 8 (72.73%) Cisco
2 8 (72.73%) Citrix
2 8 (72.73%) Dell
2 8 (72.73%) HP
2 8 (72.73%) NetApp
2 8 (72.73%) Veeam
2 8 (72.73%) VMware