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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 156 184 180
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 38 61 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 0.94% 1.01% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.95% 5.89% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 39
Median salary £58,500 £48,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.87% +1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £36,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
Skype for Business
South East

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
768 1036 1048
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.91% 17.20% 18.04%
Number of salaries quoted 666 908 790
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £33,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,600 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 8 December 2016.

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 8 December 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
Reading +15 16 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Slough +24 2 £56,250 +25.00%
Bracknell +18 2 £32,500 -58.73%
Maidenhead +1 2 £61,250 - 1
Windsor - 1 £30,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 8 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 45 (53.57%) Office 365
3 43 (51.19%) Cisco
4 38 (45.24%) LAN
4 38 (45.24%) Skype
5 37 (44.05%) Windows
6 35 (41.67%) WAN
7 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
8 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
8 28 (33.33%) Avaya
9 27 (32.14%) TCP/IP
10 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
11 24 (28.57%) CCNA
12 23 (27.38%) SQL
13 22 (26.19%) VoIP
14 21 (25.00%) Mitel
15 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
15 20 (23.81%) Hyper-V
16 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
16 19 (22.62%) PBX
16 19 (22.62%) MS Exchange
17 18 (21.43%) NEC
18 17 (20.24%) VMware
18 17 (20.24%) MCSE
18 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
19 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
20 14 (16.67%) ITIL
21 13 (15.48%) VPN
21 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
22 11 (13.10%) Firewall

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 (22.62%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (5.95%) SharePoint
4 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.76%) IIS
5 3 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (11.90%) MS Office
2 9 (10.71%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.19%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 45 (53.57%) Office 365
2 13 (15.48%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (7.14%) SaaS
4 3 (3.57%) OneDrive
5 2 (2.38%) IaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Yammer
6 1 (1.19%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 38 (45.24%) LAN
1 38 (45.24%) Skype
2 35 (41.67%) WAN
3 27 (32.14%) TCP/IP
4 22 (26.19%) VoIP
5 19 (22.62%) PBX
6 13 (15.48%) VPN
7 11 (13.10%) DNS
7 11 (13.10%) Firewall
7 11 (13.10%) Unified Communications
8 10 (11.90%) MPLS
9 9 (10.71%) DHCP
10 8 (9.52%) CTI
11 7 (8.33%) Telepresence
12 5 (5.95%) IP Telephony
13 4 (4.76%) BGP
13 4 (4.76%) OSPF
14 3 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
15 2 (2.38%) Network Security
15 2 (2.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (29.76%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.19%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
2 7 (8.33%) Finance
3 4 (4.76%) Advertising
4 3 (3.57%) Legal
5 1 (1.19%) Law
Job Titles
1 22 (26.19%) Technical Support
2 12 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 10 (11.90%) Technical Engineer
4 9 (10.71%) Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 6 (7.14%) Technical Support Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Consultant
7 5 (5.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.95%) Service Analyst
7 5 (5.95%) Service Desk Analyst
8 4 (4.76%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 4 (4.76%) IT Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Support
9 3 (3.57%) 3rd Line Technical Support
9 3 (3.57%) Cisco Engineer
9 3 (3.57%) IT Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Network Analyst
9 3 (3.57%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) .NET
2 3 (3.57%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.19%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.33%) Enterprise Software
1 7 (8.33%) IVR
1 7 (8.33%) Replication
2 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
2 4 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (3.57%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (1.19%) Blackberry
5 1 (1.19%) Data Centre
5 1 (1.19%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.19%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.19%) PKI
5 1 (1.19%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 37 (44.05%) Windows
2 19 (22.62%) Windows 7
3 17 (20.24%) Windows Server
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (9.52%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.14%) Windows 10
7 5 (5.95%) Linux
8 3 (3.57%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (2.38%) Windows Vista
10 1 (1.19%) Android
10 1 (1.19%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.19%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (16.67%) ITIL
2 10 (11.90%) Mentoring
3 9 (10.71%) Migration
4 7 (8.33%) Product Management
5 5 (5.95%) Change Control
5 5 (5.95%) Change Management
5 5 (5.95%) Network Monitoring
6 4 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 3 (3.57%) Presales
8 2 (2.38%) Business Analysis
8 2 (2.38%) Incident Management
8 2 (2.38%) ITIL V3
8 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2
8 2 (2.38%) Problem Management
8 2 (2.38%) Project Management
8 2 (2.38%) Resource Management
9 1 (1.19%) Content Management
9 1 (1.19%) Document Management
9 1 (1.19%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.19%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (27.38%) SQL
2 7 (8.33%) C#
3 2 (2.38%) PowerShell
4 1 (1.19%) C
Qualifications
1 28 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (28.57%) CCNA
3 20 (23.81%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (20.24%) MCSE
5 10 (11.90%) MCP
6 9 (10.71%) MCSA
7 6 (7.14%) Degree
8 4 (4.76%) MCITP
9 3 (3.57%) CCNP
10 2 (2.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 1 (1.19%) A+ Certification
11 1 (1.19%) CCIE
11 1 (1.19%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (1.19%) CCVP
11 1 (1.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 1 (1.19%) VCP5
11 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.19%) QA
System Software
1 30 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.81%) Hyper-V
3 15 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.76%) Firmware
5 1 (1.19%) iptables
5 1 (1.19%) UAG
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (11.90%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.95%) SCCM
3 1 (1.19%) Cisco IPCC
3 1 (1.19%) FortiGate
3 1 (1.19%) SCOM
Vendors
1 47 (55.95%) Microsoft
2 43 (51.19%) Cisco
3 28 (33.33%) Avaya
4 21 (25.00%) Mitel
5 18 (21.43%) NEC
6 17 (20.24%) VMware
7 7 (8.33%) Dell
8 5 (5.95%) NetApp
9 4 (4.76%) HP
10 3 (3.57%) Zeacom
11 2 (2.38%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.38%) Fortinet
11 2 (2.38%) Polycom
11 2 (2.38%) Sonus
11 2 (2.38%) Symantec
12 1 (1.19%) 3PAR
12 1 (1.19%) Juniper
12 1 (1.19%) Kaspersky
12 1 (1.19%) Verint
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