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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 2 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 144 136 143
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 33 57 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 1.04% 1.53% 1.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 8.62% 6.86%
Number of salaries quoted 26 34 50
Median salary £40,000 £28,428 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.70% -33.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,805 £23,100 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
574 661 758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 18.10% 17.79% 19.58%
Number of salaries quoted 443 523 648
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the East Midlands 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 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 2 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Nottinghamshire -1 15 £40,000 +66.66% 1
Derbyshire +10 14 £42,500 +54.54% 3
Leicestershire +7 3 £22,000 -22.61%
Northamptonshire -2 3 £35,000 -26.31%
Lincolnshire +2 1 £40,000 +70.21%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 49 (56.32%) Windows
3 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
4 30 (34.48%) Windows Server
5 28 (32.18%) Unified Communications
5 28 (32.18%) Office 365
6 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
7 25 (28.74%) Skype
8 21 (24.14%) Cisco
9 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
10 19 (21.84%) Citrix
11 18 (20.69%) VMware
12 17 (19.54%) Presales
12 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (17.24%) Firewall
14 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
14 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
14 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
15 12 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
15 12 (13.79%) Linux
15 12 (13.79%) HTML
15 12 (13.79%) .NET
16 11 (12.64%) MS Office
16 11 (12.64%) WAN
16 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
17 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
17 10 (11.49%) LAN
17 10 (11.49%) SQL
18 9 (10.34%) VB
18 9 (10.34%) SQL Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 27 (31.03%) MS Exchange
2 20 (22.99%) SharePoint
3 8 (9.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (4.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (2.30%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 13 (14.94%) MS Excel
2 11 (12.64%) MS Office
3 2 (2.30%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (3.45%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (32.18%) Office 365
2 9 (10.34%) IaaS
2 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.05%) Yammer
4 6 (6.90%) IBM PureFlex
5 4 (4.60%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (3.45%) PaaS
7 1 (1.15%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (32.18%) Unified Communications
2 25 (28.74%) Skype
3 15 (17.24%) Firewall
4 11 (12.64%) WAN
5 10 (11.49%) LAN
6 8 (9.20%) Wireless
7 7 (8.05%) VPN
8 6 (6.90%) MPLS
8 6 (6.90%) SAN
9 5 (5.75%) BGP
9 5 (5.75%) EIGRP
9 5 (5.75%) Ethernet
9 5 (5.75%) NAS
9 5 (5.75%) OSPF
9 5 (5.75%) Spanning Tree
9 5 (5.75%) VLAN
9 5 (5.75%) WAAS
9 5 (5.75%) xDSL
10 4 (4.60%) PBX
10 4 (4.60%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.60%) Oracle Database
3 3 (3.45%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (3.45%) SpecFlow
1 3 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 9 (10.34%) Manufacturing
2 8 (9.20%) Finance
3 5 (5.75%) Retail
3 5 (5.75%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.30%) Legal
4 2 (2.30%) Spanish Language
5 1 (1.15%) Games
Job Titles
1 14 (16.09%) Consultant
2 12 (13.79%) Architect
3 11 (12.64%) Support Engineer
4 9 (10.34%) Administrator
5 8 (9.20%) ICT Technician
6 6 (6.90%) Analyst
6 6 (6.90%) Infrastructure Architect
6 6 (6.90%) IT Support
7 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Avaya Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Avaya Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) IBM Storage Architect
8 4 (4.60%) IT Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Office 365 Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Storage Architect
8 4 (4.60%) VMware Architect
8 4 (4.60%) Voice Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) Voice Support Engineer
8 4 (4.60%) WAN Consultant
8 4 (4.60%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (13.79%) .NET
1 12 (13.79%) HTML
2 9 (10.34%) ASP.NET
3 5 (5.75%) XMPP
4 3 (3.45%) COM
4 3 (3.45%) CSS
4 3 (3.45%) jQuery
4 3 (3.45%) REST
4 3 (3.45%) RESTful
4 3 (3.45%) Web Services
4 3 (3.45%) XML
5 2 (2.30%) LINQ to SQL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.90%) IVR
3 4 (4.60%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.30%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.30%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.15%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 49 (56.32%) Windows
2 30 (34.48%) Windows Server
3 12 (13.79%) Linux
4 7 (8.05%) Windows 10
5 6 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.75%) Solaris
6 5 (5.75%) Unix
6 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.60%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.45%) Windows 8
9 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
9 2 (2.30%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (1.15%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.54%) Presales
2 12 (13.79%) Mobile Device Management
3 9 (10.34%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (10.34%) SDLC
4 7 (8.05%) ITIL
5 6 (6.90%) Change Management
5 6 (6.90%) Enterprise Architecture
5 6 (6.90%) Kalman Filter
5 6 (6.90%) Load Balancing
5 6 (6.90%) Web Filtering
6 5 (5.75%) Migration
6 5 (5.75%) Project Management
6 5 (5.75%) WAN Optimisation
7 4 (4.60%) Change Control
7 4 (4.60%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (4.60%) CRM
8 3 (3.45%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.45%) Configuration Management
8 3 (3.45%) Performance Management
8 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 10 (11.49%) SQL
2 9 (10.34%) VB
3 3 (3.45%) C#
3 3 (3.45%) JavaScript
3 3 (3.45%) VB.NET
4 2 (2.30%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 13 (14.94%) SC Cleared
1 13 (14.94%) Security Cleared
2 10 (11.49%) Microsoft Certification
3 9 (10.34%) MCSA
3 9 (10.34%) MCSE
4 6 (6.90%) Degree
5 5 (5.75%) CCNP
5 5 (5.75%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.15%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) MCTS
6 1 (1.15%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.45%) QA
1 3 (3.45%) SLA
System Software
1 42 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.05%) vSphere
5 5 (5.75%) Firmware
6 1 (1.15%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (8.05%) SCCM
2 3 (3.45%) SCOM
3 2 (2.30%) AirWatch
3 2 (2.30%) Windows Intune
4 1 (1.15%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 63 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 21 (24.14%) Cisco
3 19 (21.84%) Citrix
4 18 (20.69%) VMware
5 11 (12.64%) Red Hat
6 9 (10.34%) MobileIron
7 8 (9.20%) Oracle
8 7 (8.05%) NetApp
9 6 (6.90%) Apple
9 6 (6.90%) Avaya
9 6 (6.90%) F5
9 6 (6.90%) Fortinet
9 6 (6.90%) IBM
10 5 (5.75%) Ipanema Technologies
10 5 (5.75%) Juniper
10 5 (5.75%) Polycom
10 5 (5.75%) Riverbed
11 3 (3.45%) Infor
11 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (3.45%) SAP
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