The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 114 112 165
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +53
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 56 61 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.77% 1.91% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.83% 9.43% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 41 48 29
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -36.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £22,500 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £54,500 £51,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
England

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

Application Platforms Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
634 647 676
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 19.99% 20.27% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 465 566 547
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 9 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
Nottinghamshire -8 24 £35,000 +45.83% 2
Leicestershire +9 19 £43,835 +1.78%
Derbyshire +4 10 £45,000 - 1
Northamptonshire -4 6 £38,500 -3.75%
Lincolnshire +2 5 £23,500 -21.66%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
2 43 (58.11%) Windows
3 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
5 26 (35.14%) Office 365
6 25 (33.78%) Unified Communications
7 24 (32.43%) Skype
8 21 (28.38%) Cisco
8 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
9 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
10 18 (24.32%) HTML
10 18 (24.32%) .NET
11 17 (22.97%) Presales
12 16 (21.62%) Citrix
13 15 (20.27%) VB
13 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
14 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
14 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
15 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
16 12 (16.22%) MCSE
16 12 (16.22%) MCSA
16 12 (16.22%) Linux
16 12 (16.22%) LAN
16 12 (16.22%) WAN
16 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (16.22%) Firewall
16 12 (16.22%) VMware
16 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (14.86%) Mobile Device Management
18 10 (13.51%) Red Hat

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 21 (28.38%) MS Exchange
2 19 (25.68%) SharePoint
3 5 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (5.41%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (4.05%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (4.05%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.70%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 13 (17.57%) MS Excel
2 10 (13.51%) MS Office
3 2 (2.70%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (6.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (35.14%) Office 365
2 8 (10.81%) IaaS
2 8 (10.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (10.81%) Yammer
3 6 (8.11%) IBM PureFlex
4 4 (5.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (4.05%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (33.78%) Unified Communications
2 24 (32.43%) Skype
3 12 (16.22%) Firewall
3 12 (16.22%) LAN
3 12 (16.22%) WAN
4 6 (8.11%) Wireless
5 5 (6.76%) BGP
5 5 (6.76%) EIGRP
5 5 (6.76%) Ethernet
5 5 (6.76%) MPLS
5 5 (6.76%) OSPF
5 5 (6.76%) SAN
5 5 (6.76%) Spanning Tree
5 5 (6.76%) VLAN
5 5 (6.76%) WAAS
5 5 (6.76%) xDSL
6 4 (5.41%) NAS
6 4 (5.41%) SSL
6 4 (5.41%) VPN
6 4 (5.41%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.16%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.41%) Oracle Reports
3 3 (4.05%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 4 (5.41%) SpecFlow
1 4 (5.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.11%) Finance
2 4 (5.41%) Retail
3 3 (4.05%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.70%) Legal
4 2 (2.70%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 18 (24.32%) Consultant
2 13 (17.57%) ICT Technician
3 11 (14.86%) Architect
4 9 (12.16%) Office 365 Consultant
5 7 (9.46%) Support Engineer
6 5 (6.76%) Infrastructure Architect
6 5 (6.76%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) 3rd Line Support
7 4 (5.41%) IBM Storage Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Infrastructure Manager
7 4 (5.41%) IT Support
7 4 (5.41%) Storage Architect
7 4 (5.41%) Support Technician
7 4 (5.41%) Test Manager
7 4 (5.41%) VMware Architect
7 4 (5.41%) WAN Consultant
7 4 (5.41%) Wintel Support
8 3 (4.05%) Analyst
8 3 (4.05%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.32%) .NET
1 18 (24.32%) HTML
2 15 (20.27%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.76%) XMPP
4 4 (5.41%) COM
5 3 (4.05%) CSS
5 3 (4.05%) jQuery
5 3 (4.05%) REST
5 3 (4.05%) RESTful
5 3 (4.05%) Web Services
5 3 (4.05%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.81%) Data Centre
2 6 (8.11%) IVR
3 4 (5.41%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.05%) Computer Science
5 2 (2.70%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.70%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.35%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 43 (58.11%) Windows
2 34 (45.95%) Windows Server
3 12 (16.22%) Linux
4 6 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 5 (6.76%) Windows 10
6 4 (5.41%) Solaris
6 4 (5.41%) Unix
6 4 (5.41%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (4.05%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (2.70%) Apple iOS
9 1 (1.35%) Android
9 1 (1.35%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (22.97%) Presales
2 11 (14.86%) Mobile Device Management
3 10 (13.51%) SDLC
4 7 (9.46%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (8.11%) CRM
5 6 (8.11%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (8.11%) Load Balancing
5 6 (8.11%) Web Filtering
6 5 (6.76%) Change Management
6 5 (6.76%) Continuous Improvement
6 5 (6.76%) Enterprise Architecture
6 5 (6.76%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (5.41%) Automated Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (5.41%) Data Management
7 4 (5.41%) Document Management
7 4 (5.41%) Performance Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Quality Management
7 4 (5.41%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.41%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 15 (20.27%) VB
2 9 (12.16%) SQL
3 3 (4.05%) C#
3 3 (4.05%) JavaScript
3 3 (4.05%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 14 (18.92%) SC Cleared
1 14 (18.92%) Security Cleared
2 12 (16.22%) MCSA
2 12 (16.22%) MCSE
2 12 (16.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.76%) CCNP
3 5 (6.76%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.41%) QA
2 3 (4.05%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 12 (16.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (10.81%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.11%) vSphere
5 3 (4.05%) Firmware
6 1 (1.35%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 3 (4.05%) SCCM
1 3 (4.05%) SCOM
2 1 (1.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (1.35%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 59 (79.73%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.38%) Cisco
3 16 (21.62%) Citrix
4 12 (16.22%) VMware
5 10 (13.51%) Red Hat
6 9 (12.16%) MobileIron
7 8 (10.81%) Oracle
8 7 (9.46%) Avaya
8 7 (9.46%) NetApp
9 6 (8.11%) F5
9 6 (8.11%) Fortinet
9 6 (8.11%) IBM
10 5 (6.76%) Ipanema Technologies
10 5 (6.76%) Juniper
10 5 (6.76%) Riverbed
11 4 (5.41%) Infor
11 4 (5.41%) Salesforce.com
11 4 (5.41%) SAP
12 3 (4.05%) Apple
12 3 (4.05%) Mitel
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + + Bonus + Benefits - 25%
Posted: 6 days ago