The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 212 192 237
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +45
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 52 79 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.76% 1.03% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.47% 4.78% 3.31%
Number of salaries quoted 48 76 49
Median salary £42,750 £43,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-0.58% -14.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,250 £52,500
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1163 1652 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.94% 21.44% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1317 1521
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £56,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

The demand trend of job ads across the East of England 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 of England

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the East of England

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the East of England region over the 3 months to 5 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the East of England

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 3 months to 5 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
Cambridgeshire -5 22 £41,500 -7.77% 1
Hertfordshire +1 18 £53,750 +26.47% 3
Suffolk +9 10 £40,000 -1.84%
Norfolk +17 1 £40,000 +26.98%
Essex +1 1 £50,000 +11.11%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 5 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 of England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
2 59 (67.82%) Windows
3 57 (65.52%) Active Directory
4 47 (54.02%) Office 365
4 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 45 (51.72%) MS Exchange
6 44 (50.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
7 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2008
8 35 (40.23%) MCSE
9 29 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
10 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
10 27 (31.03%) Skype
11 25 (28.74%) Firewall
11 25 (28.74%) SharePoint
12 24 (27.59%) Hyper-V
13 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2013
14 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
14 20 (22.99%) VMware
15 19 (21.84%) Cisco
15 19 (21.84%) MCITP
16 18 (20.69%) VoIP
17 17 (19.54%) MS Office
18 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
18 16 (18.39%) DHCP
18 16 (18.39%) DNS
18 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
19 14 (16.09%) Citrix
19 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
20 13 (14.94%) VPN

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England 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 45 (51.72%) MS Exchange
2 29 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 25 (28.74%) SharePoint
4 22 (25.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 11 (12.64%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (8.05%) SharePoint Server
7 4 (4.60%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.45%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.30%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.30%) IBM Domino
9 2 (2.30%) IIS
10 1 (1.15%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.15%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (19.54%) MS Office
2 16 (18.39%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.15%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.15%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 47 (54.02%) Office 365
2 27 (31.03%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (12.64%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (2.30%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.15%) PaaS
5 1 (1.15%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (31.03%) Skype
2 25 (28.74%) Firewall
3 18 (20.69%) VoIP
4 16 (18.39%) DHCP
4 16 (18.39%) DNS
5 13 (14.94%) VPN
5 13 (14.94%) WAN
6 10 (11.49%) LAN
7 9 (10.34%) Unified Communications
8 8 (9.20%) Intranet
9 7 (8.05%) IPsec
9 7 (8.05%) SAN
9 7 (8.05%) SSL
10 6 (6.90%) MPLS
10 6 (6.90%) PBX
11 5 (5.75%) PSTN
11 5 (5.75%) TCP/IP
11 5 (5.75%) VLAN
12 4 (4.60%) iSCSI
12 4 (4.60%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.60%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.15%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (3.45%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Advertising
2 1 (1.15%) Law
2 1 (1.15%) Legal
2 1 (1.15%) Local Government
2 1 (1.15%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Consultant
2 16 (18.39%) Cloud Consultant
2 16 (18.39%) Office 365 Consultant
3 13 (14.94%) Azure Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Consultant
5 10 (11.49%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Systems Engineer
6 8 (9.20%) Technical Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Azure Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Cloud Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Lync Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Engineer
7 7 (8.05%) Office 365 Engineer
8 6 (6.90%) Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Business Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 5 (5.75%) IT Engineer
10 4 (4.60%) Lync Specialist
10 4 (4.60%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
1 7 (8.05%) Private Cloud
2 6 (6.90%) Handset
3 5 (5.75%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.75%) Driving Licence
4 3 (3.45%) PKI
4 3 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.30%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.30%) Physics
6 1 (1.15%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.15%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 59 (67.82%) Windows
2 47 (54.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 38 (43.68%) Windows Server
3 38 (43.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (5.75%) Windows 7
6 4 (4.60%) Linux
7 2 (2.30%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.30%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.30%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (14.94%) ITIL
2 9 (10.34%) Presales
3 4 (4.60%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (4.60%) High Availability
3 4 (4.60%) Mentoring
3 4 (4.60%) Migration
3 4 (4.60%) PRINCE2
3 4 (4.60%) Project Management
3 4 (4.60%) Trend Analysis
4 3 (3.45%) Business Continuity
4 3 (3.45%) Change Management
4 3 (3.45%) Incident Management
4 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (3.45%) Load Balancing
4 3 (3.45%) Network Architecture
4 3 (3.45%) Network Design
4 3 (3.45%) Network Management
4 3 (3.45%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (3.45%) Service Delivery
4 3 (3.45%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (12.64%) SQL
2 6 (6.90%) PowerShell
3 3 (3.45%) C
4 1 (1.15%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (50.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 35 (40.23%) MCSE
3 19 (21.84%) MCITP
4 14 (16.09%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (13.79%) CCNA
6 11 (12.64%) MCTS
7 5 (5.75%) CCNP
8 4 (4.60%) SC Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) Security Cleared
8 4 (4.60%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 3 (3.45%) CCDA
9 3 (3.45%) CCDP
9 3 (3.45%) CCIE
9 3 (3.45%) CCSA
9 3 (3.45%) CCSE
9 3 (3.45%) Degree
9 3 (3.45%) JNCIE
9 3 (3.45%) JNCIP
9 3 (3.45%) MCSA
9 3 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.49%) SLA
System Software
1 57 (65.52%) Active Directory
2 24 (27.59%) Hyper-V
3 16 (18.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.60%) VMware Server
4 4 (4.60%) vSphere
5 2 (2.30%) XenApp
5 2 (2.30%) XenDesktop
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 11 (12.64%) SCOM
2 5 (5.75%) SCCM
3 3 (3.45%) FortiGate
3 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (3.45%) SCOrch
4 2 (2.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 68 (78.16%) Microsoft
2 20 (22.99%) VMware
3 19 (21.84%) Cisco
4 14 (16.09%) Citrix
5 8 (9.20%) HP
6 7 (8.05%) Avaya
7 6 (6.90%) F5
7 6 (6.90%) Sonus
8 5 (5.75%) Apple
8 5 (5.75%) Dell
8 5 (5.75%) Mitel
9 4 (4.60%) Juniper
9 4 (4.60%) Oracle
9 4 (4.60%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.45%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.45%) Lotus
11 1 (1.15%) Adobe
11 1 (1.15%) Aruba
11 1 (1.15%) BT
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