The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 91 114 112
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 10 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.33% 0.58% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% 3.52% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 3 9 13
Average salary £37,500 £44,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.77% +17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
211 284 368
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.58% 16.51% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 173 202 298
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Cheshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +17 2 £19,000 -7.31%
Runcorn +1 2 £37,500 -16.66%
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
3 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenServer
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (40.00%) vSphere
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (40.00%) Ruby
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
4 1 (20.00%) SAS
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) T-SQL

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 1 (20.00%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (20.00%) MS Office
2 1 (20.00%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (20.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (20.00%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (20.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (20.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Junior
2 2 (40.00%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Insight Analyst
3 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (20.00%) Statistics
1 1 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
1 2 (40.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) CHAID
2 1 (20.00%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (20.00%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (20.00%) Project Management
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (20.00%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (40.00%) Python
1 2 (40.00%) Ruby
2 1 (20.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 2 (40.00%) vSphere
1 2 (40.00%) XenApp
1 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
1 2 (40.00%) XenServer
2 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) SCCM
2 1 (20.00%) SCDPM
2 1 (20.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Cisco
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) AppSense
3 2 (40.00%) EMC
3 2 (40.00%) HP
3 2 (40.00%) NetApp
3 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 1 (20.00%) Minitab
4 1 (20.00%) Polycom
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