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

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 165 158 174
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 44 65 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.25% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.91% 7.38% 5.77%
Number of salaries quoted 42 52 48
Median salary £38,500 £41,250 £35,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +17.02%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,100 £26,025
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
745 881 1109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 17.43% 16.94% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 634 722 793
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 £32,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 September 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 27 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
Reading +5 26 £31,750 -15.33% 1
Slough +13 5 £42,500 +63.46%
Newbury +7 3 £27,500 -42.10%
Bracknell -3 2 £22,500 -30.76%
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 27 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 52 (53.06%) Windows
3 47 (47.96%) Cisco
3 47 (47.96%) Skype
4 43 (43.88%) LAN
5 42 (42.86%) WAN
6 41 (41.84%) Office 365
7 38 (38.78%) Active Directory
8 36 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
9 35 (35.71%) SQL
10 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
11 31 (31.63%) PBX
11 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
12 30 (30.61%) Avaya
13 29 (29.59%) CCNA
13 29 (29.59%) VoIP
14 24 (24.49%) Mitel
15 23 (23.47%) ITIL
16 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
16 22 (22.45%) NEC
16 22 (22.45%) VMware
16 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
17 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
17 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
17 20 (20.41%) Hyper-V
18 18 (18.37%) Windows 7
18 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
18 18 (18.37%) MCSE
18 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
18 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange

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 18 (18.37%) MS Exchange
1 18 (18.37%) SharePoint
2 7 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (4.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (4.08%) IIS
4 3 (3.06%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (2.04%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.02%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 22 (22.45%) MS Excel
2 11 (11.22%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 8 (8.16%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (41.84%) Office 365
2 8 (8.16%) Yammer
3 6 (6.12%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (5.10%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.10%) SaaS
5 2 (2.04%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (2.04%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (47.96%) Skype
2 43 (43.88%) LAN
3 42 (42.86%) WAN
4 31 (31.63%) PBX
4 31 (31.63%) TCP/IP
5 29 (29.59%) VoIP
6 17 (17.35%) VPN
7 15 (15.31%) Unified Communications
8 12 (12.24%) CTI
8 12 (12.24%) MPLS
9 10 (10.20%) DNS
10 9 (9.18%) DHCP
10 9 (9.18%) IP Telephony
11 8 (8.16%) Firewall
11 8 (8.16%) H.323
12 6 (6.12%) PSTN
13 5 (5.10%) Cisco IPT
14 4 (4.08%) Cisco ICM
14 4 (4.08%) OSPF
14 4 (4.08%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (33.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.08%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 2 (2.04%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.02%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 13 (13.27%) Telecoms
2 5 (5.10%) Finance
3 3 (3.06%) Legal
4 2 (2.04%) Billing
5 1 (1.02%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 27 (27.55%) Technical Support
2 25 (25.51%) Support Engineer
3 15 (15.31%) Technical Engineer
4 13 (13.27%) Consultant
5 11 (11.22%) Desktop Support
5 11 (11.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.20%) Technical Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Analyst
7 8 (8.16%) CRM Consultant
7 8 (8.16%) Desktop Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 8 (8.16%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.12%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (6.12%) Network Engineer
9 5 (5.10%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 4 (4.08%) Lync Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Service Analyst
10 4 (4.08%) Technical Consultant
10 4 (4.08%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.22%) .NET
2 5 (5.10%) XMPP
3 4 (4.08%) VXML
4 3 (3.06%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.24%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (11.22%) IVR
3 10 (10.20%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (9.18%) Computer Science
5 8 (8.16%) Driving Licence
6 7 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (7.14%) Replication
7 4 (4.08%) Mathematics
8 3 (3.06%) Blackberry
8 3 (3.06%) iPhone
9 2 (2.04%) Data Centre
9 2 (2.04%) iPad
10 1 (1.02%) Management Information System
10 1 (1.02%) Smartphone
10 1 (1.02%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 52 (53.06%) Windows
2 22 (22.45%) Windows Server
3 20 (20.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 18 (18.37%) Windows 7
4 18 (18.37%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (9.18%) Linux
6 8 (8.16%) Apple iOS
7 7 (7.14%) Windows 10
8 6 (6.12%) Android
8 6 (6.12%) Windows 8
9 5 (5.10%) Windows Server 2003
10 3 (3.06%) Mac OS X
11 2 (2.04%) CentOS
11 2 (2.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (2.04%) Windows Vista
12 1 (1.02%) Debian
12 1 (1.02%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (23.47%) ITIL
2 9 (9.18%) CRM
2 9 (9.18%) Mentoring
3 8 (8.16%) Product Management
4 7 (7.14%) Presales
5 5 (5.10%) Change Control
5 5 (5.10%) Change Management
5 5 (5.10%) Migration
5 5 (5.10%) Network Monitoring
5 5 (5.10%) Project Management
6 4 (4.08%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 4 (4.08%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.06%) Asset Management
8 2 (2.04%) Data Management
8 2 (2.04%) Line Management
8 2 (2.04%) Logistics
8 2 (2.04%) Stakeholder Management
9 1 (1.02%) E-Commerce
9 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.02%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 35 (35.71%) SQL
2 8 (8.16%) JavaScript
3 7 (7.14%) C#
4 1 (1.02%) C
Qualifications
1 36 (36.73%) Cisco Certification
2 29 (29.59%) CCNA
3 20 (20.41%) Microsoft Certification
4 18 (18.37%) MCSE
5 15 (15.31%) Degree
6 8 (8.16%) CCNP
6 8 (8.16%) MCSA
7 7 (7.14%) MCP
8 5 (5.10%) CCNP Voice
9 3 (3.06%) CCVP
10 2 (2.04%) MCITP
11 1 (1.02%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.16%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (38.78%) Active Directory
2 20 (20.41%) Hyper-V
3 16 (16.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.08%) Firmware
5 2 (2.04%) vSphere
6 1 (1.02%) iptables
6 1 (1.02%) UAG
6 1 (1.02%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.02%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (8.16%) Cisco CUCM
2 5 (5.10%) Cisco IPCC
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco UCCE
3 4 (4.08%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (2.04%) Backup Exec
4 2 (2.04%) DameWare
4 2 (2.04%) EMC NetWorker
4 2 (2.04%) Legato
4 2 (2.04%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (2.04%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.02%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.02%) HP Data Protector
5 1 (1.02%) SCCM
5 1 (1.02%) WSUS
Vendors
1 58 (59.18%) Microsoft
2 47 (47.96%) Cisco
3 30 (30.61%) Avaya
4 24 (24.49%) Mitel
5 22 (22.45%) NEC
5 22 (22.45%) VMware
6 14 (14.29%) Polycom
7 8 (8.16%) Dell
7 8 (8.16%) NetApp
8 5 (5.10%) Apple
8 5 (5.10%) HP
9 3 (3.06%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.06%) EMC
9 3 (3.06%) Juniper
9 3 (3.06%) Zeacom
10 2 (2.04%) Bomgar
10 2 (2.04%) CommVault
10 2 (2.04%) Dell KACE
10 2 (2.04%) ServiceNow
10 2 (2.04%) Veeam
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