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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 106 97 92
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 25 28 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.23% 1.54% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.56% 7.22% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 19 26 14
Average salary £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £45,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £67,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
381 388 268
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.73% 21.39% 17.82%
Number of salaries quoted 338 349 231
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 9 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
3 25 (55.56%) VMware
4 18 (40.00%) SCCM
5 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 17 (37.78%) ITIL
6 16 (35.56%) Windows
6 16 (35.56%) SQL
7 15 (33.33%) SCOM
7 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
8 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
9 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
10 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 11 (24.44%) MCSE
11 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
11 11 (24.44%) Cisco
11 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
12 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
12 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
13 9 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
13 9 (20.00%) NetApp
14 8 (17.78%) Avaya
14 8 (17.78%) EMC
14 8 (17.78%) DHCP
14 8 (17.78%) DNS
14 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
14 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
14 8 (17.78%) MCITP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 11 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 6 (13.33%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (8.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (6.67%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
6 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (28.89%) MS Excel
2 5 (11.11%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 15 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (15.56%) IaaS
3 6 (13.33%) Office 365
4 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.22%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 10 (22.22%) Unified Communications
2 8 (17.78%) DHCP
2 8 (17.78%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (13.33%) WebEx
4 5 (11.11%) SAN
4 5 (11.11%) Skype
5 4 (8.89%) Firewall
5 4 (8.89%) VoIP
6 2 (4.44%) NetScreen
6 2 (4.44%) Structured Cabling
6 2 (4.44%) TCP/IP
6 2 (4.44%) Wireless
7 1 (2.22%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (2.22%) Network Security
7 1 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.22%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MSI
General
1 10 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Architect
2 11 (24.44%) Support Engineer
3 8 (17.78%) Infrastructure Architect
3 8 (17.78%) Technical Leader
3 8 (17.78%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architect
4 7 (15.56%) Lync Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Technical Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Communications Support Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
7 4 (8.89%) Senior Support Engineer
8 3 (6.67%) Analyst
8 3 (6.67%) Consultant
8 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Infrastructure Architect
8 3 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Messaging Support Engineer
9 2 (4.44%) Support Analyst
9 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.44%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (31.11%) Data Centre
2 6 (13.33%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.67%) Replication
4 2 (4.44%) Client/Server
4 2 (4.44%) Visualisation
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 16 (35.56%) Windows
2 15 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
5 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
5 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
6 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 10 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 7 (15.56%) Enterprise Architecture
3 7 (15.56%) Information Security
3 7 (15.56%) ITIL V3
3 7 (15.56%) TOGAF
4 6 (13.33%) Network Monitoring
4 6 (13.33%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.44%) Presales
5 2 (4.44%) Service Delivery
6 1 (2.22%) Business Continuity
6 1 (2.22%) Change Management
6 1 (2.22%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.22%) High Availability
6 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (35.56%) SQL
2 3 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCSE
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.78%) MCITP
3 4 (8.89%) MCSA
4 3 (6.67%) SC Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.44%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 32 (71.11%) Active Directory
2 17 (37.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
4 9 (20.00%) VMware Workstation
5 4 (8.89%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.22%) UAG
7 1 (2.22%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 18 (40.00%) SCCM
2 15 (33.33%) SCOM
3 7 (15.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.22%) SCVMM
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.22%) Windows Intune
5 1 (2.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (84.44%) Microsoft
2 25 (55.56%) VMware
3 11 (24.44%) Cisco
4 9 (20.00%) NetApp
5 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
5 8 (17.78%) Avaya
5 8 (17.78%) EMC
6 3 (6.67%) HP
7 2 (4.44%) Cyberoam
7 2 (4.44%) Intel Security
7 2 (4.44%) Lotus
7 2 (4.44%) Open-E
8 1 (2.22%) Citrix
8 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.22%) Symantec
8 1 (2.22%) Veeam
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 19 days ago