The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Croydon 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 22 19 50
Rank change year-on-year
-3 +31
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 23 23 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 8.65% 11.33% 1.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 30.67% 46.00% 5.05%
Number of salaries quoted 22 23 5
Average salary £55,000 £24,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+129.16% -49.47%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
London

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

Application Platforms Category
Croydon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
75 50 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Croydon 28.20% 24.63% 34.26%
Number of salaries quoted 74 47 74
Average salary £45,000 £24,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+87.50% -49.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Croydon

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Croydon

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Croydon

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Croydon region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Croydon

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Croydon

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (96.43%) MS Exchange
3 20 (71.43%) ITIL
4 16 (57.14%) Office 365
5 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
5 14 (50.00%) Windows
5 14 (50.00%) MS Office
5 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 14 (50.00%) Service Management
6 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
6 13 (46.43%) LAN
6 13 (46.43%) WAN
6 13 (46.43%) SLA
6 13 (46.43%) Resource Management
7 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
7 12 (42.86%) Network Management
7 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
7 12 (42.86%) Supplier Management
7 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
8 10 (35.71%) Citrix
9 7 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
9 7 (25.00%) Analytics
10 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
11 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
11 3 (10.71%) Change Management
11 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
12 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
12 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Croydon by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Croydon 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 27 (96.43%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 14 (50.00%) MS Office
2 3 (10.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 16 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (46.43%) LAN
1 13 (46.43%) WAN
2 12 (42.86%) Unified Communications
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 11 (39.29%) Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Service Analyst
1 11 (39.29%) Service Desk Analyst
2 9 (32.14%) Unified Communications Manager
3 8 (28.57%) Network Manager
4 7 (25.00%) Network Communications Manager
4 7 (25.00%) Service Desk Team Leader
4 7 (25.00%) Team Leader
5 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Network Manager
5 4 (14.29%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (10.71%) Active Directory Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support
6 3 (10.71%) Help Desk Support Analyst
6 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support
6 3 (10.71%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 14 (50.00%) Windows
1 14 (50.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (71.43%) ITIL
2 14 (50.00%) Service Management
3 13 (46.43%) Resource Management
3 13 (46.43%) Service Delivery
4 12 (42.86%) Incident Management
4 12 (42.86%) Network Management
4 12 (42.86%) Problem Management
4 12 (42.86%) Supplier Management
5 7 (25.00%) Analytics
5 7 (25.00%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (10.71%) Change Management
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) Process Improvement
Qualifications
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (46.43%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 28 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (35.71%) Citrix
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco
3 1 (3.57%) Juniper