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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 87 105 114
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 11 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.68% 0.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.30% 3.96% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 14
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.88%
UK excluding London median 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
174 278 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.11% 17.26% 21.79%
Number of salaries quoted 147 199 308
Median salary £35,000 £35,750 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.09% -3.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £52,500 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire 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 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
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Runcorn -1 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Warrington +1 1 - -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 May 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
3 3 (50.00%) Presales
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) vSphere
3 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
3 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
3 3 (50.00%) XenApp
3 3 (50.00%) XenServer
3 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) Ruby
3 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
5 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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 1 (16.67%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (16.67%) MS Office
2 1 (16.67%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (16.67%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) NetScaler
2 1 (16.67%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
2 3 (50.00%) Citrix Consultant
3 2 (33.33%) Citrix Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Junior
3 2 (33.33%) Junior Consultant
4 1 (16.67%) Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
1 3 (50.00%) Presales
1 3 (50.00%) Web Application Development
2 1 (16.67%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (16.67%) CHAID
2 1 (16.67%) Cluster Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Exploratory Data Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Portfolio Management
2 1 (16.67%) Predictive Modelling
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
2 1 (16.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Statistical Modelling
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 3 (50.00%) Python
1 3 (50.00%) Ruby
2 1 (16.67%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) CCA
1 1 (16.67%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
1 3 (50.00%) XenApp
1 3 (50.00%) XenDesktop
1 3 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 1 (16.67%) SCDPM
2 1 (16.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) AppSense
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Minitab
4 1 (16.67%) Polycom