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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 111 105 101
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.067% 0.43% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.37% 2.73% 4.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 9
Average salary £41,000 £41,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -13.68%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Cambridgeshire

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
269 256 241
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 18.03% 15.86% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 196 204 207
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £53,800 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
3 5 (41.67%) Cisco
4 4 (33.33%) ITIL
4 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (16.67%) HP
6 2 (16.67%) CCA
6 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (16.67%) MCSE
6 2 (16.67%) MCSA
6 2 (16.67%) PSTN
6 2 (16.67%) Migration
6 2 (16.67%) VMware
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
6 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (16.67%) vSphere
6 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (16.67%) Yammer
6 2 (16.67%) Skype

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 4 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (41.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (16.67%) PSTN
2 2 (16.67%) Skype
2 2 (16.67%) WebEx
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (33.33%) Lync Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Desktop Support
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Desktop Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Junior Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 3 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Cisco Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) SharePoint Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 3 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (50.00%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (16.67%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Degree
2 2 (16.67%) CCA
2 2 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (16.67%) MCSA
2 2 (16.67%) MCSE
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (16.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (16.67%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (41.67%) Cisco
3 2 (16.67%) HP
3 2 (16.67%) VMware