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

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 122 112 115
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 23 17 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.00% 0.90% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.52% 4.78% 7.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 10 30
Median salary £52,500 £62,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.00% +28.20%
90% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £61,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £63,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
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
353 356 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 15.38% 18.87% 19.02%
Number of salaries quoted 284 284 372
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -14.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £62,450
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 49 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
3 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
4 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
5 20 (35.71%) SQL
6 19 (33.93%) Skype
7 18 (32.14%) VMware Workstation
7 18 (32.14%) Windows
7 18 (32.14%) EMC
7 18 (32.14%) NetApp
7 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (32.14%) 3PAR
8 15 (26.79%) Office 365
9 13 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
10 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
10 12 (21.43%) ITIL
11 11 (19.64%) MCSE
11 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
12 10 (17.86%) Citrix
12 10 (17.86%) Cisco
12 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
12 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
13 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
13 9 (16.07%) SCCM
14 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
14 8 (14.29%) MS Office
14 8 (14.29%) Firewall

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 (23.21%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (17.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (14.29%) SharePoint
4 5 (8.93%) IIS
4 5 (8.93%) JBoss
4 5 (8.93%) Tomcat
4 5 (8.93%) WebSphere
5 3 (5.36%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 23 (41.07%) MS Excel
2 8 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 21 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (26.79%) Office 365
3 5 (8.93%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (7.14%) IaaS
5 3 (5.36%) OneDrive
5 3 (5.36%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (33.93%) Skype
2 8 (14.29%) Firewall
3 7 (12.50%) WAN
4 6 (10.71%) LAN
5 3 (5.36%) SMTP
5 3 (5.36%) VoIP
5 3 (5.36%) Wireless
6 2 (3.57%) BGP
6 2 (3.57%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (3.57%) OSPF
6 2 (3.57%) RIP
6 2 (3.57%) SAN
6 2 (3.57%) VLAN
6 2 (3.57%) VPN
7 1 (1.79%) DHCP
7 1 (1.79%) DNS
7 1 (1.79%) Network Security
7 1 (1.79%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.71%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (12.50%) Retail
2 6 (10.71%) Finance
3 5 (8.93%) French Language
3 5 (8.93%) German Language
4 3 (5.36%) Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Investment Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Retail Banking
4 3 (5.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (33.93%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 18 (32.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (19.64%) Architect
4 6 (10.71%) IT Engineer
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Architect
4 6 (10.71%) Technical Leader
5 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architect
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support
5 5 (8.93%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (8.93%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Consultant
6 3 (5.36%) Network Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Technical Specialist
7 2 (3.57%) IT Manager
7 2 (3.57%) IT Systems Administrator
7 2 (3.57%) Network Manager
7 2 (3.57%) Systems Administrator
8 1 (1.79%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 1 (1.79%) Wireless Network Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 10 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 3 (5.36%) Blackberry
2 3 (5.36%) Fintech
2 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team
3 2 (3.57%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.57%) Clustering
3 2 (3.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (3.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (32.14%) Windows
2 10 (17.86%) Windows Server
3 5 (8.93%) Windows 7
4 4 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.36%) Linux
5 3 (5.36%) Ubuntu
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (5.36%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (21.43%) ITIL
2 9 (16.07%) Incident Management
3 5 (8.93%) Enterprise Architecture
3 5 (8.93%) TOGAF
3 5 (8.93%) Validation
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL V3
4 4 (7.14%) Time Management
5 3 (5.36%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (5.36%) Change Management
5 3 (5.36%) Coaching
5 3 (5.36%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (5.36%) Information Security
5 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Service Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery
5 3 (5.36%) Virtual Team Management
5 3 (5.36%) Wealth Management
5 3 (5.36%) Workflow
6 2 (3.57%) Migration
6 2 (3.57%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 20 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (5.36%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) MCSE
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (10.71%) MCSA
3 5 (8.93%) SC Cleared
3 5 (8.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (5.36%) MCITP
5 2 (3.57%) CCNP
5 2 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.79%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) COBIT
System Software
1 23 (41.07%) Active Directory
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (32.14%) VMware Workstation
3 12 (21.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.14%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.57%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.79%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (16.07%) SCCM
2 5 (8.93%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (7.14%) SCOM
4 3 (5.36%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 49 (87.50%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.00%) VMware
3 18 (32.14%) 3PAR
3 18 (32.14%) EMC
3 18 (32.14%) NetApp
4 10 (17.86%) Cisco
4 10 (17.86%) Citrix
5 5 (8.93%) HP
6 3 (5.36%) Lotus
6 3 (5.36%) Red Hat
7 1 (1.79%) BT
7 1 (1.79%) Casewise
7 1 (1.79%) F5
7 1 (1.79%) IBM
7 1 (1.79%) JD Edwards
7 1 (1.79%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.79%) Polycom
7 1 (1.79%) SolarWinds