The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 53 71 55
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 2.32% 0.18% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.22% 0.72% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 1 4
Average salary £32,500 £50,000 £48,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-35.00% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £50,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
98 139 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 20.68% 25.41% 13.11%
Number of salaries quoted 96 65 29
Average salary £43,000 £45,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.44% -18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bracknell region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Bracknell

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bracknell region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Bracknell

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) Skype
2 6 (42.86%) Presales
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
3 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Marketing
3 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
4 4 (28.57%) Product Management
4 4 (28.57%) Brand Awareness
4 4 (28.57%) Business Development
4 4 (28.57%) VPLS
4 4 (28.57%) Legal
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) Siebel
5 3 (21.43%) ITIL
5 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
5 3 (21.43%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Apple
5 3 (21.43%) Polycom
5 3 (21.43%) Android
5 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
5 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
5 3 (21.43%) Office 365
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (14.29%) VMware Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bracknell 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 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) MS Exchange
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
3 1 (7.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
3 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) OneDrive
3 1 (7.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) Skype
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 5 (35.71%) Firewall
3 5 (35.71%) Unified Communications
4 4 (28.57%) Ethernet
4 4 (28.57%) MPLS
4 4 (28.57%) VPLS
4 4 (28.57%) VPN
5 2 (14.29%) iSCSI
5 2 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (14.29%) SAN
6 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
6 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 5 (35.71%) Marketing
2 4 (28.57%) Brand Awareness
2 4 (28.57%) Legal
3 1 (7.14%) Billing
3 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Business Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Hardware Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) LAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) LAN/WAN Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Driving Licence
2 2 (14.29%) Clustering
3 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
3 1 (7.14%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Android
2 3 (21.43%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Presales
2 4 (28.57%) Business Development
2 4 (28.57%) Product Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) ERP
5 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (7.14%) CRM
5 1 (7.14%) Direct Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) Migration
5 1 (7.14%) Project Planning
5 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) CCNP
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Server
2 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCE
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 4 (28.57%) Siebel
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) Polycom
3 3 (21.43%) VMware
4 2 (14.29%) Cisco
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix