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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 100 123 115
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.16% 0.22% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.70% 1.24% 1.89%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Average salary £34,500 £44,000 £38,875
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.59% +13.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,100 £42,800 £35,875
10% offered a salary of more than £46,900 £44,800 £39,125
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
285 323 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 22.20% 17.53% 19.88%
Number of salaries quoted 242 275 257
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £51,500 £65,000
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 12 February 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 12 February 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
Runcorn - 1 £50,000 -
Warrington - 1 £19,000 -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 7 (50.00%) Office 365
3 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 6 (42.86%) Skype
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) MCSD
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) IIS
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) MCSA
6 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) SPSS
8 2 (14.29%) CHAID
8 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 2 (14.29%) Back Office
8 2 (14.29%) MS Office
8 2 (14.29%) SQL
8 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
8 2 (14.29%) SAS
8 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
8 2 (14.29%) VMware

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 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 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 4 (28.57%) IIS
2 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (14.29%) SAS
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
1 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
1 2 (14.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (14.29%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.14%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Data Mining
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (14.29%) Back Office
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 4 (28.57%) Analyst
1 4 (28.57%) Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Cloud Solutions Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (28.57%) Solutions Architect
1 4 (28.57%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Mining Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Help Desk Support
3 1 (7.14%) IT Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Network Support
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
1 2 (14.29%) CHAID
1 2 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (14.29%) Exploratory Data Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) High Availability
1 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
1 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
1 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
1 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) Analytics
2 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (7.14%) E-Commerce
2 1 (7.14%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
1 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
2 1 (7.14%) MATLAB
2 1 (7.14%) Python
2 1 (7.14%) R
Qualifications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (28.57%) MCSA
2 4 (28.57%) MCSD
2 4 (28.57%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) VMware ESX
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 3 (21.43%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Minitab
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
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