The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 119 99 127
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 24 28 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 1.48% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 8.36% 3.47%
Number of salaries quoted 22 21 12
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% +6.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £18,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
379 335 404
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.58% 17.76% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 281 284 337
Median salary £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% -8.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £67,500 £71,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham 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 Birmingham

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 25 September 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 51 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
3 28 (42.42%) VMware
3 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
4 20 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
5 19 (28.79%) SQL
5 19 (28.79%) Windows
5 19 (28.79%) Skype
6 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
7 17 (25.76%) ITIL
7 17 (25.76%) LAN
7 17 (25.76%) WAN
8 16 (24.24%) Cisco
8 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
8 16 (24.24%) NetApp
9 15 (22.73%) Citrix
9 15 (22.73%) SCCM
9 15 (22.73%) Office 365
10 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
11 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (18.18%) 3PAR
11 12 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
11 12 (18.18%) EMC
12 11 (16.67%) Firewall
12 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
12 11 (16.67%) French Language
12 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
13 10 (15.15%) IaaS

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 20 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (15.15%) IIS
4 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
5 5 (7.58%) JBoss
5 5 (7.58%) Tomcat
5 5 (7.58%) WebSphere
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2003
6 4 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.55%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 16 (24.24%) MS Excel
2 8 (12.12%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.52%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (42.42%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (22.73%) Office 365
3 10 (15.15%) IaaS
4 7 (10.61%) OneDrive
5 6 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
6 5 (7.58%) Azure Active Directory
7 3 (4.55%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (28.79%) Skype
2 17 (25.76%) LAN
2 17 (25.76%) WAN
3 11 (16.67%) Firewall
4 8 (12.12%) Wireless
5 7 (10.61%) VoIP
6 6 (9.09%) SAN
7 5 (7.58%) DHCP
7 5 (7.58%) DNS
7 5 (7.58%) MPLS
8 4 (6.06%) NAS
8 4 (6.06%) NetScaler
8 4 (6.06%) Remote Desktop
8 4 (6.06%) WLAN
8 4 (6.06%) xDSL
9 3 (4.55%) Network Security
9 3 (4.55%) SMTP
10 1 (1.52%) H.323
10 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
10 1 (1.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (16.67%) French Language
2 9 (13.64%) Telecoms
3 8 (12.12%) German Language
4 4 (6.06%) Retail
5 3 (4.55%) Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Finance
5 3 (4.55%) Investment Banking
5 3 (4.55%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 19 (28.79%) Architect
2 12 (18.18%) Support Engineer
3 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architect
4 10 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 10 (15.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (12.12%) Technical Architect
6 7 (10.61%) IT Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support
6 7 (10.61%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (10.61%) Technical Leader
7 6 (9.09%) Consultant
7 6 (9.09%) Network Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Analyst
8 4 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
9 3 (4.55%) Infrastructure Architect
9 3 (4.55%) Network Support
9 3 (4.55%) Network Support Engineer
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Specialist
9 3 (4.55%) Technical Support
9 3 (4.55%) Wireless Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.06%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.55%) Blackberry
3 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.03%) Clustering
4 2 (3.03%) Handset
5 1 (1.52%) Replication
5 1 (1.52%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 19 (28.79%) Windows
2 11 (16.67%) Windows Server
3 8 (12.12%) Windows 7
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (7.58%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (6.06%) Linux
5 4 (6.06%) Unix
5 4 (6.06%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.76%) ITIL
2 11 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 10 (15.15%) Incident Management
3 10 (15.15%) TOGAF
4 9 (13.64%) Information Security
5 6 (9.09%) Migration
6 5 (7.58%) Validation
7 4 (6.06%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 4 (6.06%) Presales
7 4 (6.06%) Time Management
7 4 (6.06%) Two-Factor Authentication
8 3 (4.55%) Coaching
8 3 (4.55%) ITIL V3
8 3 (4.55%) Load Balancing
8 3 (4.55%) Network Monitoring
8 3 (4.55%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.55%) Service Delivery
8 3 (4.55%) Virtual Team Management
8 3 (4.55%) Wealth Management
8 3 (4.55%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 19 (28.79%) SQL
2 3 (4.55%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (13.64%) MCSE
1 9 (13.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (9.09%) MCSA
3 4 (6.06%) SC Cleared
3 4 (6.06%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.55%) CCNA
4 3 (4.55%) CCNP
4 3 (4.55%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.55%) MCITP
5 2 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.52%) Degree
6 1 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) SLA
2 2 (3.03%) COBIT
System Software
1 41 (62.12%) Active Directory
2 20 (30.30%) Hyper-V
3 18 (27.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (18.18%) VMware Workstation
5 5 (7.58%) XenApp
6 4 (6.06%) vSphere
6 4 (6.06%) XenDesktop
6 4 (6.06%) XenServer
7 3 (4.55%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.52%) vCloud
8 1 (1.52%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 15 (22.73%) SCCM
2 9 (13.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (7.58%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (4.55%) SCOM
5 1 (1.52%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 51 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 28 (42.42%) VMware
3 16 (24.24%) Cisco
3 16 (24.24%) NetApp
4 15 (22.73%) Citrix
5 12 (18.18%) 3PAR
5 12 (18.18%) EMC
6 7 (10.61%) HP
7 4 (6.06%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (6.06%) Dell
7 4 (6.06%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (6.06%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.55%) F5
8 3 (4.55%) Lotus
8 3 (4.55%) Palo Alto
8 3 (4.55%) SolarWinds
9 2 (3.03%) BT
9 2 (3.03%) Casewise
9 2 (3.03%) IBM
10 1 (1.52%) Blue Coat