The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Manchester / Bolton
Rank 26 15 -
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 4.41% 5.48% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 42.86% 14.81% -
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 0
Median salary £24,000 £25,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% -
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
14 27 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 10.29% 36.99% 5.78%
Number of salaries quoted 9 26 10
Median salary £24,000 £32,500 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-26.15% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £35,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

The demand trend of job ads across the Bolton 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 Bolton

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Bolton

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Bolton

Skype for Business
Top 11 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 25 February 2017, 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 Bolton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) HP
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) SCOrch
1 6 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton 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:

Applications
1 6 (100.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) IT Operations Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Operations Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 6 (100.00%) Service Operations Analyst
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Problem Management
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 6 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (100.00%) SCCM
1 6 (100.00%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) HP