The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 99 105 102
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.44% 0.14% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.62% 0.84% 3.27%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Median salary £40,000 £44,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.61% +11.87%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -2.94%

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
138 239 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 12.28% 16.60% 15.30%
Number of salaries quoted 123 177 197
Median salary £41,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,400 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

The demand trend of job ads across the Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Cambridge

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 18 January 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
2 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (50.00%) SAN
3 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 5 (50.00%) Linux
3 5 (50.00%) Apache
3 5 (50.00%) Python
3 5 (50.00%) LDAP
3 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (50.00%) Perl
3 5 (50.00%) MySQL
3 5 (50.00%) XML
3 5 (50.00%) NFS
3 5 (50.00%) SSL
3 5 (50.00%) Firewall
3 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (50.00%) WPA
3 5 (50.00%) LAMP
3 5 (50.00%) Samba
3 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (50.00%) Subversion
3 5 (50.00%) Ruby
3 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 5 (50.00%) CentOS
3 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 5 (50.00%) nginx

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge 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 5 (50.00%) Apache
1 5 (50.00%) nginx
1 5 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (20.00%) Drupal
2 2 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (20.00%) WordPress
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Firewall
1 5 (50.00%) LDAP
1 5 (50.00%) SAN
1 5 (50.00%) SSL
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 5 (50.00%) WPA
2 3 (30.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications
3 2 (20.00%) DHCP
3 2 (20.00%) DNS
3 2 (20.00%) VLAN
3 2 (20.00%) VPN
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (50.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Buildbot
1 5 (50.00%) Git (software)
1 5 (50.00%) Jenkins
1 5 (50.00%) JIRA
1 5 (50.00%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) Administrator
1 5 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Systems Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Senior Systems Administrator
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (50.00%) JSON
1 5 (50.00%) LAMP
1 5 (50.00%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (50.00%) XML
2 3 (30.00%) SAML
3 2 (20.00%) Apache Flex
3 2 (20.00%) ELK Stack
3 2 (20.00%) REST
3 2 (20.00%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Private Cloud
2 2 (20.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 7 (70.00%) Windows
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server
1 7 (70.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (50.00%) CentOS
2 5 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (50.00%) Ubuntu
3 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Mac OS X
5 1 (10.00%) Windows 10
5 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
1 5 (50.00%) DevOps
2 4 (40.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Configuration Management
3 3 (30.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 3 (30.00%) Open Source
4 2 (20.00%) Performance Analysis
4 2 (20.00%) Server Virtualisation
4 2 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) Bash Shell
1 5 (50.00%) Perl
1 5 (50.00%) Python
1 5 (50.00%) Ruby
2 3 (30.00%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (10.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) NFS
1 5 (50.00%) Samba
1 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) VMware ESX
3 1 (10.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 3 (30.00%) Ansible
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (30.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (30.00%) Opscode Chef
2 3 (30.00%) Puppet
3 2 (20.00%) Kibana
3 2 (20.00%) logstash
4 1 (10.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (60.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) CheckPoint
3 3 (30.00%) Cisco
4 2 (20.00%) Atlassian
4 2 (20.00%) Sun
5 1 (10.00%) Citrix