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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 193 209 215
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 52 69 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.79% 0.91% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.67% 4.91% 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 39 61 40
Median salary £41,500 £40,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £35,250 £37,750
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £54,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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
1114 1405 1738
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.92% 18.48% 21.78%
Number of salaries quoted 941 1150 1458
Median salary £47,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.81% +3.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
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 27 July 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 27 July 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
Hertfordshire +24 28 £39,250 -7.64% 2
Cambridgeshire -5 15 £41,500 +7.79%
Suffolk +3 4 £48,125 +8.14% 2
Bedfordshire +19 2 £52,500 +40.00%
Norfolk - 2 £28,250 -
Essex +1 1 £47,500 -32.14%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 81 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 72 (68.57%) Windows
3 62 (59.05%) Active Directory
4 57 (54.29%) Office 365
5 51 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
7 47 (44.76%) Skype
8 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
9 39 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
10 36 (34.29%) Windows Server
11 32 (30.48%) MCSE
12 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
13 28 (26.67%) VMware
14 27 (25.71%) Firewall
14 27 (25.71%) VPN
14 27 (25.71%) DNS
14 27 (25.71%) MCITP
15 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2010
15 26 (24.76%) VoIP
16 25 (23.81%) DHCP
17 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
17 24 (22.86%) Hyper-V
18 23 (21.90%) SharePoint
19 22 (20.95%) WAN
19 22 (20.95%) Cisco
20 21 (20.00%) MS Excel
21 19 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2013
21 19 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
21 19 (18.10%) ITIL
22 18 (17.14%) LAN

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 43 (40.95%) MS Exchange
2 26 (24.76%) Exchange Server 2010
3 23 (21.90%) SharePoint
4 19 (18.10%) Exchange Server 2013
5 16 (15.24%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (7.62%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (1.90%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.90%) IIS
8 1 (0.95%) Apache
8 1 (0.95%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.95%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.95%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 21 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 9 (8.57%) MS Office
3 6 (5.71%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.71%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 57 (54.29%) Office 365
2 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (15.24%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (7.62%) PaaS
5 3 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (1.90%) OneDrive
6 2 (1.90%) Yammer
7 1 (0.95%) IaaS
7 1 (0.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (44.76%) Skype
2 27 (25.71%) DNS
2 27 (25.71%) Firewall
2 27 (25.71%) VPN
3 26 (24.76%) VoIP
4 25 (23.81%) DHCP
5 22 (20.95%) WAN
6 18 (17.14%) LAN
6 18 (17.14%) MPLS
7 17 (16.19%) PBX
8 12 (11.43%) Unified Communications
9 11 (10.48%) VLAN
10 10 (9.52%) ISDN
11 8 (7.62%) IPsec
11 8 (7.62%) SSL
12 7 (6.67%) Network Security
12 7 (6.67%) PSTN
12 7 (6.67%) Remote Desktop
13 6 (5.71%) TCP/IP
14 5 (4.76%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.95%) MySQL
2 1 (0.95%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (6.67%) Retail
2 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.86%) Manufacturing
4 2 (1.90%) Finance
5 1 (0.95%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 41 (39.05%) Consultant
2 26 (24.76%) Office 365 Consultant
3 23 (21.90%) Azure Consultant
4 20 (19.05%) Cloud Consultant
5 18 (17.14%) Support Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Microsoft Consultant
7 12 (11.43%) 3rd Line Support
7 12 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Analyst
8 8 (7.62%) Business Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Desktop Support
8 8 (7.62%) SharePoint Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
9 7 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
9 7 (6.67%) Hyper-V Consultant
9 7 (6.67%) Windows Support Engineer
10 6 (5.71%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.90%) COM
2 1 (0.95%) .NET
2 1 (0.95%) J2EE
2 1 (0.95%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (9.52%) Data Centre
2 8 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (7.62%) Handset
3 7 (6.67%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.67%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.90%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.90%) Physics
6 1 (0.95%) CESG
6 1 (0.95%) iPad
6 1 (0.95%) iPhone
6 1 (0.95%) Private Cloud
6 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
6 1 (0.95%) Tandem
6 1 (0.95%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 72 (68.57%) Windows
2 51 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 48 (45.71%) Windows Server 2008
4 36 (34.29%) Windows Server
5 24 (22.86%) Windows Server 2003
6 13 (12.38%) Windows 7
7 9 (8.57%) Linux
8 7 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.71%) Windows 8
10 2 (1.90%) Apple iOS
10 2 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.95%) Android
11 1 (0.95%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.95%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (18.10%) ITIL
2 15 (14.29%) Mentoring
2 15 (14.29%) Presales
3 7 (6.67%) Coaching
3 7 (6.67%) E-Commerce
4 6 (5.71%) Migration
4 6 (5.71%) Multi-Factor Authentication
4 6 (5.71%) Project Management
4 6 (5.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
5 5 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 5 (4.76%) PRINCE2
5 5 (4.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (3.81%) High Availability
6 4 (3.81%) Network Architecture
6 4 (3.81%) Service Delivery
6 4 (3.81%) Trend Analysis
6 4 (3.81%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (2.86%) Change Management
7 3 (2.86%) Network Management
7 3 (2.86%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (6.67%) C
2 5 (4.76%) SQL
3 2 (1.90%) PowerShell
4 1 (0.95%) Java
4 1 (0.95%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 39 (37.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (30.48%) MCSE
3 27 (25.71%) MCITP
4 16 (15.24%) Cisco Certification
5 15 (14.29%) MCTS
6 14 (13.33%) CCNA
7 11 (10.48%) Degree
8 7 (6.67%) MCSA
8 7 (6.67%) SC Cleared
8 7 (6.67%) Security Cleared
9 6 (5.71%) CCNP
10 4 (3.81%) CCDA
10 4 (3.81%) CCDP
10 4 (3.81%) CCIE
10 4 (3.81%) CCSA
10 4 (3.81%) CCSE
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIE
10 4 (3.81%) JNCIP
10 4 (3.81%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 3 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.71%) SLA
2 1 (0.95%) SAS 70
System Software
1 62 (59.05%) Active Directory
2 24 (22.86%) Hyper-V
3 19 (18.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.67%) Terminal Services
4 7 (6.67%) VMware ESX
5 4 (3.81%) vSphere
6 2 (1.90%) VMware Server
7 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (0.95%) UAG
7 1 (0.95%) XenApp
7 1 (0.95%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 17 (16.19%) SCOM
2 4 (3.81%) SCCM
3 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (2.86%) SCOrch
4 1 (0.95%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 81 (77.14%) Microsoft
2 28 (26.67%) VMware
3 22 (20.95%) Cisco
4 15 (14.29%) Citrix
5 12 (11.43%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.52%) HP
7 9 (8.57%) Avaya
8 8 (7.62%) Sonus
9 7 (6.67%) Juniper
10 5 (4.76%) Mitel
10 5 (4.76%) Oracle
10 5 (4.76%) Palo Alto
11 4 (3.81%) Apple
11 4 (3.81%) F5
12 3 (2.86%) Aruba
12 3 (2.86%) BT
12 3 (2.86%) Dell
13 1 (0.95%) Altiris
13 1 (0.95%) Computacenter
13 1 (0.95%) Proofpoint
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