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 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 147 159 146
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -13
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 31 24 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.98% 0.68% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.54% 3.59% 6.23%
Number of salaries quoted 24 16 32
Median salary £46,250 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,100 £20,400 £22,900
10% offered a salary of more than £54,025 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
474 669 626
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 14.93% 19.07% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 348 505 531
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £24,850 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,150 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 9 December 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 9 December 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 -2 13 £52,500 +110.00% 1
Northamptonshire +11 8 £35,490 +47.87% 2
Derbyshire +17 7 £35,000 -15.15%
Lincolnshire -13 1 £32,500 -18.75%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 40 (74.07%) Windows
1 40 (74.07%) Skype
2 37 (68.52%) Office 365
3 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
3 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
4 33 (61.11%) VMware
5 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
6 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
7 27 (50.00%) Firewall
8 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
9 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
10 22 (40.74%) SCCM
10 22 (40.74%) Cisco
11 21 (38.89%) Data Centre
12 19 (35.19%) SharePoint
13 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
14 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
14 15 (27.78%) Presales
15 14 (25.93%) SQL
15 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
16 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
16 12 (22.22%) Meraki
17 11 (20.37%) WAN
17 11 (20.37%) ITIL
17 11 (20.37%) MCSE
17 11 (20.37%) MPLS
18 10 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
18 10 (18.52%) LAN
18 10 (18.52%) VoIP
18 10 (18.52%) PowerShell

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 19 (35.19%) SharePoint
2 10 (18.52%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (9.26%) MS Exchange
4 2 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.85%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.85%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (68.52%) Office 365
2 15 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (9.26%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (7.41%) Yammer
5 2 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.85%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 40 (74.07%) Skype
2 27 (50.00%) Firewall
3 11 (20.37%) MPLS
3 11 (20.37%) WAN
4 10 (18.52%) LAN
4 10 (18.52%) VoIP
4 10 (18.52%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (14.81%) Internet
5 8 (14.81%) Unified Communications
6 5 (9.26%) DHCP
6 5 (9.26%) DNS
6 5 (9.26%) SAN
6 5 (9.26%) VPN
7 3 (5.56%) GSM
7 3 (5.56%) NAS
8 2 (3.70%) Remote Desktop
8 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
8 2 (3.70%) VLAN
9 1 (1.85%) Ethernet
9 1 (1.85%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (29.63%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Power BI
3 1 (1.85%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 2 (3.70%) Back Office
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
3 1 (1.85%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (18.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 8 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
4 7 (12.96%) Network Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Project Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (7.41%) Cloud Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Office 365 Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Senior SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Server Support
6 4 (7.41%) SharePoint Developer
6 4 (7.41%) Support Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Systems Engineer
6 4 (7.41%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (5.56%) Windows Server Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.41%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 21 (38.89%) Data Centre
2 8 (14.81%) Client/Server
3 2 (3.70%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (3.70%) Private Cloud
3 2 (3.70%) Public Cloud
4 1 (1.85%) Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Driving Licence
4 1 (1.85%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 40 (74.07%) Windows
2 35 (64.81%) Windows Server
3 25 (46.30%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 7
5 7 (12.96%) Windows 8
6 5 (9.26%) Linux
7 4 (7.41%) Unix
8 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (1.85%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (27.78%) Presales
2 11 (20.37%) ITIL
3 10 (18.52%) High Availability
4 8 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (11.11%) Project Management
6 5 (9.26%) Scrum
6 5 (9.26%) Service Delivery
6 5 (9.26%) Service Design
7 4 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 4 (7.41%) Waterfall
8 3 (5.56%) Application Packaging
8 3 (5.56%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.56%) Line Management
8 3 (5.56%) Process Improvement
9 2 (3.70%) Product Management
10 1 (1.85%) Asset Management
10 1 (1.85%) Business Development
10 1 (1.85%) CRM
10 1 (1.85%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.93%) SQL
2 10 (18.52%) PowerShell
3 4 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (25.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (20.37%) MCSE
3 8 (14.81%) CCNA
3 8 (14.81%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (9.26%) MCP
5 3 (5.56%) MCSA
6 2 (3.70%) MCITP
6 2 (3.70%) SC Cleared
6 2 (3.70%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.85%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.85%) ITIL Certification
System Software
1 35 (64.81%) Active Directory
2 31 (57.41%) Hyper-V
3 23 (42.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (14.81%) VMware ESX
5 7 (12.96%) VMware Workstation
6 3 (5.56%) Firmware
7 1 (1.85%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.85%) VMware Server
7 1 (1.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 22 (40.74%) SCCM
2 8 (14.81%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (14.81%) SCOM
3 3 (5.56%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.85%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.85%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 33 (61.11%) VMware
2 30 (55.56%) Microsoft
3 22 (40.74%) Cisco
4 12 (22.22%) Meraki
5 8 (14.81%) NetApp
6 7 (12.96%) 3PAR
6 7 (12.96%) EMC
7 6 (11.11%) Apple
8 3 (5.56%) Cognizant
8 3 (5.56%) Polycom
9 2 (3.70%) Citrix
9 2 (3.70%) HP
10 1 (1.85%) arcserve
10 1 (1.85%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (1.85%) QNAP
10 1 (1.85%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.85%) Samsung
10 1 (1.85%) Siebel
10 1 (1.85%) Symantec
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