The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 74 88 105
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.29% 0.33% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.82% 1.76% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Median salary £43,750 £32,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+34.61% -31.57%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Skype for Business
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
71 170 272
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 10.14% 18.70% 23.25%
Number of salaries quoted 67 159 225
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £24,600 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Bedfordshire region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 September 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leighton Buzzard - 1 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 22 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 30 September 2016, 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Tandem
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) ERP
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) PBX
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 1 (33.33%) Avaya
3 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
3 1 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
3 1 (33.33%) SAS 70

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
1 1 (33.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PBX
2 1 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) ERP Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Finance Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Financial Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Trainer
2 1 (33.33%) Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Telecoms Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (33.33%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) ERP
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Project Planning
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SAS 70
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya