The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Berkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Berkshire
Rank 140 185 159
Rank change year-on-year
+45 -26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 46 48 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.26% 0.90% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.37% 5.46% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 44 44 56
Median salary £37,929 £46,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.99% -2.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,950 £33,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £66,750 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%

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

Application Platforms Category
Berkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
722 879 931
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 19.76% 16.41% 17.27%
Number of salaries quoted 625 753 722
Median salary £50,000 £44,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% -0.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Berkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Berkshire 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 Berkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Berkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Reading +32 13 £37,500 -16.66% 1
Maidenhead - 6 £62,500 - 1
Wokingham - 6 £36,500 -
Windsor - 5 £30,000 -
Bracknell +11 2 £32,500 -27.77%
Slough +34 1 £75,000 +66.66%
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 62 (69.66%) Office 365
2 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
3 51 (57.30%) Skype
4 47 (52.81%) Windows
5 42 (47.19%) Cisco
6 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
7 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
8 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
9 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
9 22 (24.72%) VMware
10 21 (23.60%) LAN
11 19 (21.35%) MS Exchange
12 18 (20.22%) ITIL
12 18 (20.22%) WAN
12 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
13 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
13 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
15 14 (15.73%) Avaya
15 14 (15.73%) DNS
15 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
16 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
16 13 (14.61%) Unified Communications
16 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
17 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
17 12 (13.48%) MCSE
17 12 (13.48%) VPN
18 11 (12.36%) DHCP
18 11 (12.36%) MPLS

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Berkshire 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 19 (21.35%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.36%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (8.99%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.37%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.37%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.25%) IIS
7 1 (1.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (1.12%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) MS Excel
2 9 (10.11%) MS Office
3 1 (1.12%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 62 (69.66%) Office 365
2 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (8.99%) OneDrive
4 6 (6.74%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (6.74%) SaaS
5 5 (5.62%) Yammer
6 4 (4.49%) IaaS
7 3 (3.37%) Amazon AWS
8 2 (2.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 51 (57.30%) Skype
2 21 (23.60%) LAN
3 18 (20.22%) WAN
4 14 (15.73%) DNS
5 13 (14.61%) Unified Communications
6 12 (13.48%) VPN
7 11 (12.36%) DHCP
7 11 (12.36%) MPLS
8 10 (11.24%) Firewall
8 10 (11.24%) TCP/IP
9 8 (8.99%) Telepresence
10 7 (7.87%) PBX
11 6 (6.74%) VoIP
12 5 (5.62%) IP Telephony
13 4 (4.49%) BGP
13 4 (4.49%) OSPF
13 4 (4.49%) PSTN
14 3 (3.37%) Cisco ASA
14 3 (3.37%) CTI
15 2 (2.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 10 (11.24%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.74%) Finance
3 4 (4.49%) Advertising
4 3 (3.37%) Legal
5 1 (1.12%) Law
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (14.61%) Analyst
3 8 (8.99%) Support Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Technical Support
4 7 (7.87%) Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Support Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Network Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Server Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Technical Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) Windows Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Cloud Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) IT Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Office 365 Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Service Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (4.49%) Virtualisation Engineer
8 3 (3.37%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) 802.1X
2 2 (2.25%) .NET
3 1 (1.12%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
3 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.25%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.25%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (2.25%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (2.25%) IVR
3 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
3 2 (2.25%) Replication
4 1 (1.12%) Data Centre
4 1 (1.12%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.12%) iPhone
4 1 (1.12%) Performance Metrics
4 1 (1.12%) PKI
4 1 (1.12%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 47 (52.81%) Windows
2 24 (26.97%) Windows Server
3 22 (24.72%) Windows 7
4 15 (16.85%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (14.61%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (8.99%) Windows 8
7 7 (7.87%) Windows 10
8 4 (4.49%) Linux
8 4 (4.49%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.12%) Android
9 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (20.22%) ITIL
2 12 (13.48%) Mentoring
3 10 (11.24%) Migration
4 8 (8.99%) Change Management
5 5 (5.62%) Change Control
5 5 (5.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (5.62%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.62%) Presales
5 5 (5.62%) Problem Management
6 4 (4.49%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (3.37%) Patch Management
8 2 (2.25%) Business Development
8 2 (2.25%) Content Management
8 2 (2.25%) Identity Management
8 2 (2.25%) Load Balancing
8 2 (2.25%) Product Management
8 2 (2.25%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.12%) Business Continuity
9 1 (1.12%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (1.12%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.24%) SQL
2 3 (3.37%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.25%) C#
4 1 (1.12%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (19.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (14.61%) Cisco Certification
3 12 (13.48%) MCSE
4 10 (11.24%) CCNA
5 7 (7.87%) MCP
5 7 (7.87%) MCSA
6 5 (5.62%) Degree
7 4 (4.49%) MCITP
8 2 (2.25%) NCDA
9 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
9 1 (1.12%) CCIE
9 1 (1.12%) CCNP
9 1 (1.12%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 1 (1.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (1.12%) VCP5
9 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.74%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 38 (42.70%) Active Directory
2 26 (29.21%) Hyper-V
3 18 (20.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.49%) Firmware
4 4 (4.49%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.12%) iptables
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (11.24%) Cisco CUCM
2 9 (10.11%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.12%) FortiGate
4 1 (1.12%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 53 (59.55%) Microsoft
2 42 (47.19%) Cisco
3 22 (24.72%) VMware
4 14 (15.73%) Avaya
5 11 (12.36%) Mitel
6 9 (10.11%) Dell
7 7 (7.87%) NetApp
8 6 (6.74%) HP
9 4 (4.49%) Citrix
9 4 (4.49%) NEC
10 2 (2.25%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.25%) EqualLogic
10 2 (2.25%) Fortinet
10 2 (2.25%) Polycom
10 2 (2.25%) Sonus
10 2 (2.25%) Symantec
10 2 (2.25%) Synology
11 1 (1.12%) Draytek
11 1 (1.12%) Verint
11 1 (1.12%) Zeacom
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