The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 68 75 44
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -31
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 4 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.70% 0.50% 2.91%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.91% 2.01% 14.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 16
Median salary £33,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% -6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
172 199 113
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 24.16% 24.84% 20.55%
Number of salaries quoted 126 168 100
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

The demand trend of job ads across the Coventry 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 Coventry

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Coventry

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 4 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 Coventry region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 6 (75.00%) DHCP
2 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 6 (75.00%) DNS
2 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 6 (75.00%) AirWatch
3 5 (62.50%) Skype
3 5 (62.50%) NICE Systems
3 5 (62.50%) Aruba
3 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
3 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (62.50%) Avaya
3 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
3 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
3 5 (62.50%) Firewall
3 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 5 (62.50%) LAN
3 5 (62.50%) WAN
3 5 (62.50%) Cisco
4 4 (50.00%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) Windows
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
6 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (25.00%) SAN
6 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry 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 7 (87.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (25.00%) SharePoint
4 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DHCP
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 5 (62.50%) Firewall
2 5 (62.50%) LAN
2 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 5 (62.50%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) SAN
4 1 (12.50%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (12.50%) iSCSI
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2014
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Network Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) Network Communications Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Azure Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
1 3 (37.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Mobile Device Management
1 5 (62.50%) Network Load Balancing
2 1 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (12.50%) CRM
2 1 (12.50%) DevOps
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 1 (12.50%) SQL
1 1 (12.50%) VB
1 1 (12.50%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (12.50%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (12.50%) MCITP
3 1 (12.50%) MCSA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (12.50%) vSphere
3 1 (12.50%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (75.00%) AirWatch
2 5 (62.50%) FortiGate
3 1 (12.50%) NetBackup
3 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (12.50%) SCCM
3 1 (12.50%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Citrix
2 5 (62.50%) Aruba
2 5 (62.50%) Avaya
2 5 (62.50%) CheckPoint
2 5 (62.50%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) NICE Systems
3 4 (50.00%) HP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 1 (12.50%) EMC
5 1 (12.50%) NetApp
5 1 (12.50%) Sophos
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) VMware