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 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 86 106
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.44% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 2.54% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 8
Median salary - £37,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -13.79%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
152 197 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 16.47% 17.15% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 132 157 289
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 7 (100.00%) MS Office
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (100.00%) Intranet
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 7 (100.00%) Private Cloud
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 7 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 7 (100.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Intranet
Job Titles
1 7 (100.00%) Azure Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 7 (100.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (100.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Qualifications
1 7 (100.00%) MCSE
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft