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

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 84 95
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.70% 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 5.00% 0.53%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 0
Median salary - £33,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
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
103 140 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 11.84% 14.07% 18.91%
Number of salaries quoted 98 129 161
Median salary £57,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.77% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £24,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £57,500 £69,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 10 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 6 December 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 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills

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 (50.00%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
1 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) ERP Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Finance Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Financial Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) IT Trainer
1 1 (50.00%) Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analyst
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Project Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Project Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Engagement
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Analysis