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

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 169 152 146
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 46 71 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 1.03% 1.42% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.60% 8.65% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 37 55 64
Median salary £35,000 £36,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.10% -14.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,800 £24,500 £24,925
10% offered a salary of more than £49,700 £64,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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
821 821 1085
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Berkshire 18.43% 16.45% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 708 649 818
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 £35,000 £31,500 £25,900
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £60,000
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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +26 35 £35,000 -
Bracknell -26 5 £27,000 -46.00%
Slough +1 2 £35,750 +37.50%
Maidenhead -9 1 £65,000 +136.36%
Wokingham - 1 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 74 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 67 (50.76%) Skype
3 62 (46.97%) Cisco
3 62 (46.97%) Windows
4 50 (37.88%) WAN
5 49 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
6 43 (32.58%) Active Directory
6 43 (32.58%) LAN
7 40 (30.30%) MS Excel
7 40 (30.30%) SQL Server
7 40 (30.30%) Office 365
8 38 (28.79%) SQL
9 33 (25.00%) PBX
9 33 (25.00%) TCP/IP
9 33 (25.00%) Avaya
10 32 (24.24%) VoIP
10 32 (24.24%) Unified Communications
11 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
11 31 (23.48%) CCNA
12 30 (22.73%) MCSE
12 30 (22.73%) VMware
12 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
13 29 (21.97%) ITIL
13 29 (21.97%) Mitel
14 27 (20.45%) MS Exchange
15 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
16 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
17 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
18 22 (16.67%) NEC
19 21 (15.91%) CCNP

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 27 (20.45%) MS Exchange
2 25 (18.94%) SharePoint
3 13 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (9.85%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (4.55%) IIS
5 2 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 40 (30.30%) MS Excel
2 16 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 10 (7.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (2.27%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.76%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 40 (30.30%) Office 365
2 10 (7.58%) Yammer
3 5 (3.79%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (1.52%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (50.76%) Skype
2 50 (37.88%) WAN
3 43 (32.58%) LAN
4 33 (25.00%) PBX
4 33 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 32 (24.24%) Unified Communications
5 32 (24.24%) VoIP
6 19 (14.39%) VPN
7 18 (13.64%) Firewall
8 12 (9.09%) CTI
9 11 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
9 11 (8.33%) DHCP
9 11 (8.33%) DNS
9 11 (8.33%) H.323
9 11 (8.33%) MPLS
9 11 (8.33%) SAN
10 6 (4.55%) IP Telephony
10 6 (4.55%) PSTN
10 6 (4.55%) VPLS
11 4 (3.03%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (30.30%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.27%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (1.52%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 20 (15.15%) Telecoms
2 9 (6.82%) Finance
3 6 (4.55%) Legal
4 5 (3.79%) Billing
4 5 (3.79%) Marketing
5 4 (3.03%) Brand Awareness
6 3 (2.27%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Electronics
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 38 (28.79%) Support Engineer
2 27 (20.45%) Technical Support
3 17 (12.88%) Desktop Support
4 16 (12.12%) Consultant
4 16 (12.12%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 16 (12.12%) Technical Engineer
5 12 (9.09%) Technical Support Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
6 11 (8.33%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) CRM Consultant
7 10 (7.58%) Microsoft Engineer
7 10 (7.58%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (6.06%) Lync Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) 3rd Line Support
9 7 (5.30%) IT Support
9 7 (5.30%) LAN Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) LAN/WAN Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 7 (5.30%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (9.85%) .NET
2 8 (6.06%) XMPP
3 4 (3.03%) VXML
4 2 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (10.61%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (10.61%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (8.33%) Driving Licence
2 11 (8.33%) IVR
3 10 (7.58%) Computer Science
3 10 (7.58%) Replication
4 7 (5.30%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (3.03%) Data Centre
5 4 (3.03%) Mathematics
6 3 (2.27%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.27%) iPhone
7 2 (1.52%) Clustering
7 2 (1.52%) iPad
7 2 (1.52%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.76%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.76%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 62 (46.97%) Windows
2 30 (22.73%) Windows Server
3 26 (19.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 23 (17.42%) Windows Server 2008
5 15 (11.36%) Windows 7
6 11 (8.33%) Apple iOS
6 11 (8.33%) Linux
7 9 (6.82%) Android
8 6 (4.55%) Mac OS X
8 6 (4.55%) Windows 8
9 5 (3.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (3.03%) Windows 10
11 3 (2.27%) CentOS
11 3 (2.27%) Debian
11 3 (2.27%) Ubuntu
12 2 (1.52%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (21.97%) ITIL
2 12 (9.09%) Presales
2 12 (9.09%) Product Management
3 11 (8.33%) CRM
4 7 (5.30%) Migration
5 6 (4.55%) Asset Management
5 6 (4.55%) Network Architecture
5 6 (4.55%) Project Management
5 6 (4.55%) Service Management
6 5 (3.79%) Business Development
6 5 (3.79%) Service Delivery
7 4 (3.03%) Cisco ICM Scripting
7 4 (3.03%) Incident Management
7 4 (3.03%) Patch Management
8 3 (2.27%) Change Control
8 3 (2.27%) ERP
8 3 (2.27%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (1.52%) Data Management
9 2 (1.52%) Logistics
9 2 (1.52%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 38 (28.79%) SQL
2 10 (7.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (5.30%) C#
4 1 (0.76%) C
4 1 (0.76%) VB
4 1 (0.76%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 49 (37.12%) Cisco Certification
2 31 (23.48%) CCNA
2 31 (23.48%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (22.73%) MCSE
4 21 (15.91%) CCNP
5 17 (12.88%) Degree
6 15 (11.36%) CCNP Voice
7 6 (4.55%) CCVP
8 5 (3.79%) MCP
9 3 (2.27%) MCSA
10 1 (0.76%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.76%) MCITP
10 1 (0.76%) MCTS
10 1 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.76%) VCP5
10 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (32.58%) Active Directory
2 15 (11.36%) Hyper-V
2 15 (11.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (3.79%) vSphere
4 4 (3.03%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (2.27%) XenApp
6 2 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (1.52%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.76%) UAG
Systems Management
1 8 (6.06%) Cisco CUCM
1 8 (6.06%) Cisco UCCX
2 7 (5.30%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (4.55%) SCCM
4 5 (3.79%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (2.27%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.52%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.52%) DameWare
6 2 (1.52%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (1.52%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.52%) Legato
6 2 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 2 (1.52%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.76%) MOM
7 1 (0.76%) SCOM
7 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 74 (56.06%) Microsoft
2 62 (46.97%) Cisco
3 33 (25.00%) Avaya
4 30 (22.73%) VMware
5 29 (21.97%) Mitel
6 22 (16.67%) NEC
7 20 (15.15%) Polycom
8 11 (8.33%) Apple
9 10 (7.58%) Sonus
10 7 (5.30%) HP
11 6 (4.55%) Citrix
11 6 (4.55%) Dell
11 6 (4.55%) Veeam
12 5 (3.79%) 3PAR
12 5 (3.79%) EMC
12 5 (3.79%) NetApp
12 5 (3.79%) Samsung
12 5 (3.79%) Siebel
13 3 (2.27%) Red Hat
13 3 (2.27%) Zeacom
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