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 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 198 199 221
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +22
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 53 79 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.81% 1.06% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 5.00% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 46 73 52
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,200 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £55,000 £57,500
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
1126 1581 1824
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.26% 21.29% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 957 1265 1518
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% +3.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £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 24 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 24 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 -8 25 £44,000 -2.22% 4
Hertfordshire -5 19 £46,250 +8.82% 3
Suffolk +15 7 £32,500 -29.34%
Essex +3 1 £47,500 +18.75% 1
Bedfordshire -1 1 - - 1
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 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 73 (76.04%) Microsoft
2 67 (69.79%) Windows
3 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
4 55 (57.29%) Office 365
5 51 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (48.96%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (48.96%) MS Exchange
7 46 (47.92%) Microsoft Certification
8 39 (40.63%) Windows Server
9 37 (38.54%) MCSE
10 34 (35.42%) Skype
11 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
12 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
13 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
14 26 (27.08%) VMware
15 25 (26.04%) Hyper-V
15 25 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2013
16 24 (25.00%) MCITP
16 24 (25.00%) Firewall
17 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
18 21 (21.88%) Cisco
19 19 (19.79%) DNS
19 19 (19.79%) DHCP
20 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 17 (17.71%) VoIP
21 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
22 16 (16.67%) VPN
22 16 (16.67%) Citrix
23 15 (15.63%) MS Office
23 15 (15.63%) ITIL

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 47 (48.96%) MS Exchange
2 33 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2010
3 27 (28.13%) SharePoint
4 25 (26.04%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
7 5 (5.21%) SharePoint Server
8 3 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (3.13%) Exchange Server 2003
8 3 (3.13%) IBM Notes
9 2 (2.08%) IBM Domino
9 2 (2.08%) IIS
10 1 (1.04%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (1.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (17.71%) MS Excel
2 15 (15.63%) MS Office
3 2 (2.08%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (2.08%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 55 (57.29%) Office 365
2 32 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (14.58%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (3.13%) PaaS
6 1 (1.04%) IaaS
6 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 34 (35.42%) Skype
2 24 (25.00%) Firewall
3 19 (19.79%) DHCP
3 19 (19.79%) DNS
4 17 (17.71%) VoIP
5 16 (16.67%) VPN
6 13 (13.54%) WAN
7 10 (10.42%) LAN
7 10 (10.42%) Unified Communications
8 9 (9.38%) PBX
9 8 (8.33%) MPLS
10 7 (7.29%) IPsec
10 7 (7.29%) SAN
10 7 (7.29%) SSL
10 7 (7.29%) VLAN
11 6 (6.25%) Intranet
11 6 (6.25%) TCP/IP
12 5 (5.21%) PSTN
13 4 (4.17%) LDAP
13 4 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.17%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (4.17%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.08%) Retail
3 1 (1.04%) Advertising
3 1 (1.04%) Finance
3 1 (1.04%) Law
3 1 (1.04%) Legal
3 1 (1.04%) Local Government
3 1 (1.04%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 36 (37.50%) Consultant
2 23 (23.96%) Office 365 Consultant
3 20 (20.83%) Azure Consultant
4 18 (18.75%) Cloud Consultant
5 15 (15.63%) Support Engineer
6 14 (14.58%) Microsoft Consultant
7 10 (10.42%) Technical Consultant
8 7 (7.29%) Analyst
8 7 (7.29%) Azure Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Lync Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (7.29%) Office 365 Engineer
9 6 (6.25%) Business Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) SharePoint Consultant
9 6 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) 3rd Line Support
10 5 (5.21%) Cloud Engineer
10 5 (5.21%) Infrastructure Specialist
10 5 (5.21%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.04%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 9 (9.38%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.25%) Handset
3 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (5.21%) Driving Licence
3 5 (5.21%) Private Cloud
4 3 (3.13%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.13%) PKI
4 3 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (2.08%) Mathematics
5 2 (2.08%) Physics
5 2 (2.08%) Smartphone
6 1 (1.04%) iPad
6 1 (1.04%) iPhone
6 1 (1.04%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (1.04%) Replication
6 1 (1.04%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 67 (69.79%) Windows
2 51 (53.13%) Windows Server 2012
3 47 (48.96%) Windows Server 2008
4 39 (40.63%) Windows Server
5 22 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (6.25%) Linux
6 6 (6.25%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.08%) Apple iOS
7 2 (2.08%) Mac OS
7 2 (2.08%) Mac OS X
7 2 (2.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 10
7 2 (2.08%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.04%) Android
8 1 (1.04%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.04%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (15.63%) ITIL
2 11 (11.46%) Presales
3 8 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 4 (4.17%) High Availability
4 4 (4.17%) Load Balancing
4 4 (4.17%) Migration
4 4 (4.17%) PRINCE2
4 4 (4.17%) Project Management
4 4 (4.17%) Trend Analysis
5 3 (3.13%) Change Management
5 3 (3.13%) Coaching
5 3 (3.13%) Incident Management
5 3 (3.13%) Infrastructure Management
5 3 (3.13%) Network Architecture
5 3 (3.13%) Network Design
5 3 (3.13%) Network Management
5 3 (3.13%) Service Delivery
5 3 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (2.08%) Identity Management
6 2 (2.08%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.46%) SQL
2 6 (6.25%) PowerShell
3 2 (2.08%) C
4 1 (1.04%) VBA
Qualifications
1 46 (47.92%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (38.54%) MCSE
3 24 (25.00%) MCITP
4 14 (14.58%) MCTS
5 13 (13.54%) Cisco Certification
6 11 (11.46%) CCNA
7 6 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 5 (5.21%) CCNP
8 5 (5.21%) Degree
8 5 (5.21%) MCSA
9 4 (4.17%) SC Cleared
9 4 (4.17%) Security Cleared
10 3 (3.13%) CCDA
10 3 (3.13%) CCDP
10 3 (3.13%) CCIE
10 3 (3.13%) CCSA
10 3 (3.13%) CCSE
10 3 (3.13%) JNCIE
10 3 (3.13%) JNCIP
10 3 (3.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (10.42%) SLA
2 1 (1.04%) SAS 70
System Software
1 63 (65.63%) Active Directory
2 25 (26.04%) Hyper-V
3 18 (18.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (6.25%) vSphere
5 4 (4.17%) VMware Server
6 2 (2.08%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.08%) VMware ESX
6 2 (2.08%) XenApp
6 2 (2.08%) XenDesktop
7 1 (1.04%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (14.58%) SCOM
2 3 (3.13%) FortiGate
2 3 (3.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (3.13%) SCOrch
3 2 (2.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 2 (2.08%) SCCM
Vendors
1 73 (76.04%) Microsoft
2 26 (27.08%) VMware
3 21 (21.88%) Cisco
4 16 (16.67%) Citrix
5 9 (9.38%) HP
6 8 (8.33%) Avaya
7 6 (6.25%) Apple
7 6 (6.25%) F5
7 6 (6.25%) Sonus
8 5 (5.21%) CheckPoint
8 5 (5.21%) Dell
8 5 (5.21%) Mitel
9 4 (4.17%) Juniper
9 4 (4.17%) Oracle
9 4 (4.17%) Palo Alto
10 3 (3.13%) Lotus
11 1 (1.04%) Adobe
11 1 (1.04%) BT
11 1 (1.04%) Clearswift
11 1 (1.04%) Nokia
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