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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 93 109 96
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -13
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 42 23 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.78% 1.30% 1.32%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.91% 5.48% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 37 20 23
Median salary £60,000 £62,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,198 £34,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £59,500
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
424 420 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 18.00% 23.72% 19.37%
Number of salaries quoted 355 321 322
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,375 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
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 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Birmingham

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 25 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 57 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 45 (62.50%) Active Directory
3 34 (47.22%) VMware
4 29 (40.28%) SQL
5 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
6 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
7 26 (36.11%) Windows
8 22 (30.56%) ITIL
9 20 (27.78%) NetApp
9 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
9 20 (27.78%) Cisco
9 20 (27.78%) SCCM
10 19 (26.39%) Windows Server
11 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
12 17 (23.61%) VMware Workstation
12 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
13 16 (22.22%) EMC
13 16 (22.22%) Incident Management
13 16 (22.22%) Data Centre
13 16 (22.22%) 3PAR
14 14 (19.44%) Office 365
14 14 (19.44%) Skype
15 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
15 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
15 13 (18.06%) WAN
15 13 (18.06%) LAN
15 13 (18.06%) MCSE
16 12 (16.67%) Information Security
16 12 (16.67%) 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 17 (23.61%) MS Exchange
2 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (8.33%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (6.94%) IIS
3 5 (6.94%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
4 4 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (2.78%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.78%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 20 (27.78%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (1.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (19.44%) Office 365
3 12 (16.67%) IaaS
4 5 (6.94%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (6.94%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (5.56%) OneDrive
6 2 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 14 (19.44%) Skype
2 13 (18.06%) LAN
2 13 (18.06%) WAN
3 12 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 11 (15.28%) VoIP
5 10 (13.89%) DHCP
5 10 (13.89%) DNS
6 9 (12.50%) Firewall
7 8 (11.11%) SAN
8 6 (8.33%) Cisco IPT
8 6 (8.33%) WebEx
8 6 (8.33%) Wireless
9 5 (6.94%) MPLS
10 4 (5.56%) NAS
10 4 (5.56%) NetScaler
10 4 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
10 4 (5.56%) WLAN
10 4 (5.56%) xDSL
11 3 (4.17%) Network Security
12 2 (2.78%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.78%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 17 (23.61%) Telecoms
2 7 (9.72%) French Language
3 4 (5.56%) German Language
Job Titles
1 21 (29.17%) Architect
2 17 (23.61%) Support Engineer
3 16 (22.22%) Technical Leader
4 10 (13.89%) Enterprise Architect
5 8 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (9.72%) Consultant
7 6 (8.33%) Communications Support Engineer
7 6 (8.33%) Lync Engineer
8 5 (6.94%) Technical Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Infrastructure Architect
9 4 (5.56%) Network Engineer
9 4 (5.56%) Support Analyst
9 4 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
10 3 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) IT Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Network Support
10 3 (4.17%) Network Support Engineer
10 3 (4.17%) Solutions Architect
10 3 (4.17%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.17%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (22.22%) Data Centre
2 7 (9.72%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.17%) Client/Server
3 3 (4.17%) Handset
3 3 (4.17%) Replication
4 2 (2.78%) Clustering
4 2 (2.78%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.39%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (36.11%) Windows
2 19 (26.39%) Windows Server
3 13 (18.06%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (15.28%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.56%) Linux
5 4 (5.56%) Unix
5 4 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 3 (4.17%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.39%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.56%) ITIL
2 16 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 12 (16.67%) Information Security
4 11 (15.28%) Enterprise Architecture
5 10 (13.89%) TOGAF
6 9 (12.50%) Migration
7 8 (11.11%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.11%) Presales
8 7 (9.72%) Network Monitoring
9 6 (8.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 6 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (8.33%) Two-Factor Authentication
10 2 (2.78%) Disaster Recovery
10 2 (2.78%) Mentoring
10 2 (2.78%) Service Delivery
11 1 (1.39%) CRM
11 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2
11 1 (1.39%) Programme Management
11 1 (1.39%) Project Management
11 1 (1.39%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 29 (40.28%) SQL
2 4 (5.56%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (18.06%) MCSE
1 13 (18.06%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (13.89%) MCITP
3 6 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (8.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.17%) MCSA
5 2 (2.78%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.39%) CCNA
6 1 (1.39%) CCNP
6 1 (1.39%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.39%) Degree
6 1 (1.39%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) SLA
2 1 (1.39%) COBIT
System Software
1 45 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 28 (38.89%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (25.00%) Hyper-V
4 17 (23.61%) VMware Workstation
5 6 (8.33%) vSphere
6 5 (6.94%) XenApp
7 4 (5.56%) XenDesktop
7 4 (5.56%) XenServer
8 2 (2.78%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.39%) vCloud
9 1 (1.39%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (27.78%) SCCM
2 12 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 11 (15.28%) SCOM
4 3 (4.17%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (2.78%) Windows Intune
5 2 (2.78%) WSUS
6 1 (1.39%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 57 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 34 (47.22%) VMware
3 20 (27.78%) Cisco
3 20 (27.78%) NetApp
4 16 (22.22%) 3PAR
4 16 (22.22%) EMC
5 10 (13.89%) Citrix
6 9 (12.50%) Avaya
7 4 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
7 4 (5.56%) Dell
7 4 (5.56%) HP
7 4 (5.56%) Ruckus Wireless
7 4 (5.56%) SonicWALL
8 3 (4.17%) SolarWinds
9 2 (2.78%) BT
9 2 (2.78%) IBM
9 2 (2.78%) Lotus
9 2 (2.78%) Veeam
10 1 (1.39%) Autodesk
10 1 (1.39%) Juniper
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