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

Unified Communications
Hertfordshire / Watford
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 46 71
Rank change year-on-year -20 +25  
Permanent jobs citing Unified Communications 1 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Watford 0.19% 2.49% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% 10.81% 2.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1 12 4
Median salary £67,500 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.00% -30.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £51,250
% change year-on-year +5.55% -12.19%  

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 133 111 143
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Watford 24.63% 23.08% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 102 81 73
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £29,750 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £70,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year - +1.19%  

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

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
1 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 5 (71.43%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
3 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
3 4 (57.14%) SAN
3 4 (57.14%) NetApp
3 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 4 (57.14%) Linux
3 4 (57.14%) HP
3 4 (57.14%) Dell
3 4 (57.14%) Citrix
3 4 (57.14%) DHCP
3 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 4 (57.14%) DNS
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
3 4 (57.14%) Web Filtering
3 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
3 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Veeam
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure

Unified Communications
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 6 (85.71%) Skype for Business
2 1 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
2 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (57.14%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 5 (71.43%) Firewall
2 4 (57.14%) DHCP
2 4 (57.14%) DNS
2 4 (57.14%) SAN
2 4 (57.14%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) Network Security
3 1 (14.29%) Reverse Proxy
3 1 (14.29%) Skype
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Finance
1 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 4 (57.14%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Lync Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Lync Specialist
2 1 (14.29%) Programme Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) PKI
1 1 (14.29%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 5 (71.43%) Windows
1 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) Mac OS X
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Business Continuity
2 4 (57.14%) Kalman Filter
2 4 (57.14%) Web Filtering
3 2 (28.57%) Capacity Management
3 2 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (28.57%) Performance Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Budget Control
4 1 (14.29%) Business Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Coaching
4 1 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Programme Governance
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Assessment
4 1 (14.29%) Service Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) Backup Exec
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
1 5 (71.43%) VMware
2 4 (57.14%) Cisco
2 4 (57.14%) Citrix
2 4 (57.14%) Dell
2 4 (57.14%) HP
2 4 (57.14%) NetApp
2 4 (57.14%) Veeam