The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Basingstoke region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 53 62 62
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 10 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 1.91% 1.83% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 9.57% 2.73%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 1
Average salary £50,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.07% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
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The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Basingstoke region.

Application Platforms Category
Basingstoke
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
106 115 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Basingstoke 20.23% 19.17% 21.40%
Number of salaries quoted 98 102 57
Average salary £47,000 £41,750 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.57% -1.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Basingstoke region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Basingstoke

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Basingstoke region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Basingstoke region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Basingstoke

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Basingstoke

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 10 (50.00%) Intranet
2 10 (50.00%) Extranet
2 10 (50.00%) Office 365
3 9 (45.00%) Windows
4 8 (40.00%) MCSE
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (40.00%) MCITP
4 8 (40.00%) SCOM
4 8 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
5 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (20.00%) MOM
6 4 (20.00%) Avaya
6 4 (20.00%) DHCP
6 4 (20.00%) DNS
6 4 (20.00%) SQL
6 4 (20.00%) VBScript
6 4 (20.00%) VB
6 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
6 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 4 (20.00%) PABX
6 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Basingstoke by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Basingstoke region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (40.00%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 10 (50.00%) Office 365
2 5 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (50.00%) Extranet
1 10 (50.00%) Intranet
2 4 (20.00%) Cisco IPT
2 4 (20.00%) DHCP
2 4 (20.00%) DNS
2 4 (20.00%) PABX
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
2 4 (20.00%) WebEx
3 2 (10.00%) PBX
3 2 (10.00%) VoIP
4 1 (5.00%) ISDN
4 1 (5.00%) Softswitch
General
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 8 (40.00%) Lync Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) SharePoint Project Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Avaya Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Communications Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Office 365 Manager
4 4 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Network Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Voice Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Voice Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Development Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Network Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco Voice Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Development Project Manager
6 1 (5.00%) Software Development Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (45.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Project Management
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) ITIL V3
3 5 (25.00%) Stakeholder Management
4 4 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
4 4 (20.00%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.00%) Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (20.00%) SQL
1 4 (20.00%) VB
1 4 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (40.00%) MCITP
1 8 (40.00%) MCSE
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (20.00%) MCTS
3 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) MOM
Vendors
1 18 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Avaya
4 2 (10.00%) BroadSoft
4 2 (10.00%) Ericsson
4 2 (10.00%) Mitel
4 2 (10.00%) Siemens
4 2 (10.00%) Sonus