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

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 96 94 110
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 12 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.41% 0.88% 0.61%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.81% 5.56% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5 12 6
Median salary £45,000 £34,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+32.35% -28.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £32,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £48,750 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
178 216 346
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 14.61% 15.84% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 158 195 273
Median salary £47,500 £43,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.20% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,250 £29,514
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 August 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
2 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (62.50%) SharePoint
3 4 (50.00%) DHCP
3 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 4 (50.00%) DNS
4 3 (37.50%) SSL
4 3 (37.50%) SLA
4 3 (37.50%) NFS
4 3 (37.50%) Linux
4 3 (37.50%) Apache
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) LDAP
4 3 (37.50%) Perl
4 3 (37.50%) MySQL
4 3 (37.50%) XML
4 3 (37.50%) Project Management
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification

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 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (37.50%) Apache
2 3 (37.50%) nginx
3 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (12.50%) Drupal
4 1 (12.50%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (12.50%) WordPress
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 3 (37.50%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) Firewall
1 6 (75.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (50.00%) DHCP
2 4 (50.00%) DNS
2 4 (50.00%) VPN
3 3 (37.50%) LDAP
3 3 (37.50%) SAN
3 3 (37.50%) SSL
3 3 (37.50%) WPA
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (37.50%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Git (software)
1 3 (37.50%) Jenkins
1 3 (37.50%) JIRA
1 3 (37.50%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) Administrator
1 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Infrastructure Tester
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (25.00%) Linux Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Tester
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Buildbot
1 3 (37.50%) JSON
1 3 (37.50%) LAMP
1 3 (37.50%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (37.50%) XML
2 2 (25.00%) SAML
3 1 (12.50%) Apache Flex
3 1 (12.50%) ELK Stack
3 1 (12.50%) REST
3 1 (12.50%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Physics
1 2 (25.00%) Private Cloud
2 1 (12.50%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Windows
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server
1 6 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 5 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) CentOS
3 3 (37.50%) Linux
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS X
3 3 (37.50%) Ubuntu
3 3 (37.50%) Windows 7
4 2 (25.00%) Apple iOS
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) ITIL
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) DevOps
2 3 (37.50%) Project Management
3 2 (25.00%) Configuration Management
3 2 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 2 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 2 (25.00%) Open Source
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
4 1 (12.50%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (12.50%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
1 3 (37.50%) Perl
1 3 (37.50%) Python
1 3 (37.50%) Ruby
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) Degree
2 2 (25.00%) DV Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) NFS
2 3 (37.50%) Samba
3 1 (12.50%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (37.50%) Red Hat Spacewalk
1 3 (37.50%) SCOrch
2 2 (25.00%) Ansible
2 2 (25.00%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (25.00%) Puppet
2 2 (25.00%) SCCM
2 2 (25.00%) SCOM
3 1 (12.50%) Kibana
3 1 (12.50%) logstash
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) CheckPoint
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) Atlassian
4 1 (12.50%) Sun