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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West / Cheshire
Rank 84 101 117
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 2 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.15% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.91% 0.76% 1.77%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 5
Median salary £40,750 £34,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+18.11% -21.59%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,350 £22,100 £43,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,150 £46,900 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
157 262 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 15.76% 20.18% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 129 218 233
Median salary £40,000 £32,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £45,000
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
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 25 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 25 February 2017. 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 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
Warrington +7 1 £52,500 +176.31%
Knutsford - 1 - -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (90.00%) Office 365
3 8 (80.00%) Windows
4 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
4 6 (60.00%) MS Office
4 6 (60.00%) Skype
4 6 (60.00%) Power BI
5 5 (50.00%) OneDrive
5 5 (50.00%) PaperCut
5 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
5 5 (50.00%) Sage X3
5 5 (50.00%) VoIP
5 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 5 (50.00%) Siemens
5 5 (50.00%) Sage
5 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
5 5 (50.00%) Line 50
5 5 (50.00%) Android
5 5 (50.00%) SLA
5 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
6 3 (30.00%) Finance
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
6 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) EMC
7 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (10.00%) SQL
7 1 (10.00%) CRM

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 9 (90.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (60.00%) MS Excel
1 6 (60.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (50.00%) Line 50
1 5 (50.00%) Sage X3
2 1 (10.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Office 365
2 5 (50.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (10.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 5 (50.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (60.00%) Power BI
General
1 3 (30.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
1 5 (50.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Technician
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 5 (50.00%) 3rd Line Support Technician
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support
1 5 (50.00%) IT Support Technician
1 5 (50.00%) IT Technician
1 5 (50.00%) Support Technician
2 3 (30.00%) Help Desk Support
3 2 (20.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (20.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Help Desk Support
4 1 (10.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (10.00%) Technical Leader
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Android
2 5 (50.00%) Apple iOS
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 8
3 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) PaperCut
Vendors
1 10 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Sage
2 5 (50.00%) Siemens
3 1 (10.00%) 3PAR
3 1 (10.00%) EMC
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) VMware