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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 103 106 94
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -12
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 45 23 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 1.25% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.11% 5.52% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 38 20 26
Median salary £62,500 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,984 £46,150 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £58,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
445 417 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.09% 22.70% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 385 328 297
Median salary £39,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.22% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,119 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £62,500
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 2 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 May 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 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
3 33 (50.77%) VMware
4 28 (43.08%) SQL
5 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (36.92%) Windows
7 21 (32.31%) ITIL
7 21 (32.31%) SCCM
8 20 (30.77%) NetApp
8 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
9 18 (27.69%) Cisco
9 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
10 17 (26.15%) VMware Workstation
10 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
11 16 (24.62%) EMC
11 16 (24.62%) Incident Management
11 16 (24.62%) 3PAR
11 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
12 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
13 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
13 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
14 12 (18.46%) MCSE
14 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (18.46%) Information Security
14 12 (18.46%) Unified Communications
14 12 (18.46%) Office 365
14 12 (18.46%) SCOM
14 12 (18.46%) IaaS
14 12 (18.46%) Forefront Identity Manager

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 13 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (9.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (9.23%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (7.69%) IIS
3 5 (7.69%) SharePoint
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (6.15%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (3.08%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (3.08%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (30.77%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 27 (41.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (18.46%) IaaS
2 12 (18.46%) Office 365
3 5 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (6.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.15%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (18.46%) Unified Communications
2 11 (16.92%) Skype
3 10 (15.38%) DHCP
3 10 (15.38%) DNS
4 9 (13.85%) LAN
4 9 (13.85%) VoIP
4 9 (13.85%) WAN
5 8 (12.31%) SAN
6 7 (10.77%) Firewall
7 6 (9.23%) Cisco IPT
7 6 (9.23%) WebEx
8 5 (7.69%) MPLS
8 5 (7.69%) Wireless
9 4 (6.15%) NAS
9 4 (6.15%) NetScaler
9 4 (6.15%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (6.15%) WLAN
9 4 (6.15%) xDSL
10 2 (3.08%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (3.08%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.77%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (26.15%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.62%) French Language
2 3 (4.62%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (32.31%) Architect
2 16 (24.62%) Technical Leader
3 12 (18.46%) Support Engineer
4 10 (15.38%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (12.31%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (10.77%) Consultant
6 7 (10.77%) Infrastructure Architect
7 6 (9.23%) Communications Support Engineer
7 6 (9.23%) Lync Engineer
8 5 (7.69%) Technical Architect
9 4 (6.15%) Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Support Analyst
9 4 (6.15%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
10 3 (4.62%) Senior Support Engineer
10 3 (4.62%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.62%) Unified Communications Consultant
11 2 (3.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 2 (3.08%) Senior Messaging Engineer
11 2 (3.08%) Windows Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.54%) Data Centre
2 6 (9.23%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.62%) Replication
4 2 (3.08%) Client/Server
4 2 (3.08%) Clustering
4 2 (3.08%) Handset
4 2 (3.08%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.54%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 24 (36.92%) Windows
2 18 (27.69%) Windows Server
3 13 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (16.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.15%) Linux
5 4 (6.15%) Unix
6 3 (4.62%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.08%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.31%) ITIL
2 16 (24.62%) Incident Management
3 12 (18.46%) Information Security
4 11 (16.92%) Enterprise Architecture
4 11 (16.92%) TOGAF
5 8 (12.31%) Migration
5 8 (12.31%) Presales
6 7 (10.77%) ITIL V3
7 6 (9.23%) Network Monitoring
7 6 (9.23%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (3.08%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (3.08%) Mentoring
8 2 (3.08%) Service Delivery
9 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2
9 1 (1.54%) Programme Management
9 1 (1.54%) Project Management
9 1 (1.54%) Technical Architecture
9 1 (1.54%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 28 (43.08%) SQL
2 4 (6.15%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (18.46%) MCSE
1 12 (18.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (15.38%) MCITP
3 5 (7.69%) SC Cleared
3 5 (7.69%) Security Cleared
4 2 (3.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (1.54%) Degree
5 1 (1.54%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (61.54%) Active Directory
2 27 (41.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (26.15%) VMware Workstation
4 16 (24.62%) Hyper-V
5 6 (9.23%) vSphere
6 5 (7.69%) XenApp
7 4 (6.15%) XenDesktop
7 4 (6.15%) XenServer
8 1 (1.54%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.54%) vCloud
8 1 (1.54%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 21 (32.31%) SCCM
2 12 (18.46%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 12 (18.46%) SCOM
3 3 (4.62%) Cisco CUCM
4 2 (3.08%) WSUS
5 1 (1.54%) NetBackup
5 1 (1.54%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 50 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 33 (50.77%) VMware
3 20 (30.77%) NetApp
4 18 (27.69%) Cisco
5 16 (24.62%) 3PAR
5 16 (24.62%) EMC
6 9 (13.85%) Avaya
6 9 (13.85%) Citrix
7 4 (6.15%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (6.15%) Dell
7 4 (6.15%) HP
7 4 (6.15%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (6.15%) SonicWALL
8 2 (3.08%) Lotus
8 2 (3.08%) SolarWinds
8 2 (3.08%) Veeam
9 1 (1.54%) Autodesk
9 1 (1.54%) Blue Coat
9 1 (1.54%) BT
9 1 (1.54%) IBM
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