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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 200 218 211
Rank change year-on-year
+18 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 47 44 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.75% 0.60% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 3.70% 3.61%
Number of salaries quoted 34 41 34
Median salary £44,500 £34,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+30.88% -24.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £28,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £52,500 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
- -4.76%
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
1047 1189 1607
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 16.79% 16.26% 20.98%
Number of salaries quoted 876 1015 1281
Median salary £45,000 £43,900 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +3.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,500 £27,550
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £65,000
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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +23 22 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Cambridgeshire +14 12 £44,500 +30.88% 1
Norfolk -11 4 £27,500 -17.91%
Suffolk - 4 £50,000 -
Essex +5 3 £45,000 +14.64% 1
Bedfordshire +16 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 82 (81.19%) Microsoft
2 73 (72.28%) Windows
3 63 (62.38%) Office 365
4 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
5 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (40.59%) Windows Server
7 40 (39.60%) DNS
7 40 (39.60%) MS Exchange
8 39 (38.61%) VMware
9 38 (37.62%) Skype
10 35 (34.65%) Firewall
10 35 (34.65%) DHCP
10 35 (34.65%) VPN
10 35 (34.65%) Microsoft Azure
11 30 (29.70%) Microsoft Certification
12 26 (25.74%) VoIP
12 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
12 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
13 25 (24.75%) ITIL
14 24 (23.76%) WAN
14 24 (23.76%) PBX
15 23 (22.77%) LAN
15 23 (22.77%) Linux
16 22 (21.78%) MCSE
17 21 (20.79%) CheckPoint
17 21 (20.79%) Mentoring
18 20 (19.80%) MPLS
18 20 (19.80%) MCITP
19 19 (18.81%) VLAN

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 40 (39.60%) MS Exchange
2 19 (18.81%) SharePoint
3 18 (17.82%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (14.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.93%) Apache
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint 2010
6 5 (4.95%) nginx
7 3 (2.97%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.97%) IIS
8 2 (1.98%) Drupal
8 2 (1.98%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.98%) WordPress
9 1 (0.99%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
9 1 (0.99%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.99%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (17.82%) MS Excel
2 7 (6.93%) MS Office
3 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.98%) assyst
2 1 (0.99%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 63 (62.38%) Office 365
2 35 (34.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.86%) Cloud Computing
3 14 (13.86%) PaaS
4 7 (6.93%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (3.96%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.97%) Yammer
7 2 (1.98%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (1.98%) iTunes
7 2 (1.98%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 40 (39.60%) DNS
2 38 (37.62%) Skype
3 35 (34.65%) DHCP
3 35 (34.65%) Firewall
3 35 (34.65%) VPN
4 26 (25.74%) VoIP
5 24 (23.76%) PBX
5 24 (23.76%) WAN
6 23 (22.77%) LAN
7 20 (19.80%) MPLS
8 19 (18.81%) VLAN
9 16 (15.84%) ISDN
10 14 (13.86%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (12.87%) Unified Communications
12 9 (8.91%) SAN
12 9 (8.91%) SSL
13 8 (7.92%) LDAP
13 8 (7.92%) Wi-Fi
14 6 (5.94%) PSTN
15 5 (4.95%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.93%) MySQL
2 4 (3.96%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 5 (4.95%) Git (software)
1 5 (4.95%) Jenkins
1 5 (4.95%) JIRA
1 5 (4.95%) Subversion
General
1 14 (13.86%) Retail
2 4 (3.96%) Finance
3 3 (2.97%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.97%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (31.68%) Consultant
2 23 (22.77%) Support Engineer
3 21 (20.79%) Azure Consultant
3 21 (20.79%) Office 365 Consultant
4 20 (19.80%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (14.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (14.85%) Linux Engineer
6 13 (12.87%) Cloud Consultant
7 12 (11.88%) Linux Support
7 12 (11.88%) Linux Support Engineer
7 12 (11.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 11 (10.89%) Office 365 Engineer
9 8 (7.92%) Analyst
9 8 (7.92%) Desktop Support
9 8 (7.92%) Technical Consultant
9 8 (7.92%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 7 (6.93%) SharePoint Consultant
10 7 (6.93%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) Buildbot
1 5 (4.95%) JSON
1 5 (4.95%) LAMP
1 5 (4.95%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (4.95%) XML
2 3 (2.97%) SAML
3 2 (1.98%) .NET
3 2 (1.98%) Apache Flex
3 2 (1.98%) COM
3 2 (1.98%) ELK Stack
3 2 (1.98%) J2EE
3 2 (1.98%) REST
3 2 (1.98%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.98%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (13.86%) Data Centre
1 14 (13.86%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.92%) Driving Licence
3 7 (6.93%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (5.94%) Handset
4 6 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
5 4 (3.96%) Blackberry
6 3 (2.97%) Private Cloud
6 3 (2.97%) Smartphone
7 2 (1.98%) CMDB
7 2 (1.98%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.98%) Physics
7 2 (1.98%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.99%) CESG
8 1 (0.99%) iPad
8 1 (0.99%) iPhone
8 1 (0.99%) Tandem
8 1 (0.99%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 73 (72.28%) Windows
2 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2008
2 46 (45.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 41 (40.59%) Windows Server
4 26 (25.74%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (22.77%) Linux
6 14 (13.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (12.87%) Windows 7
8 8 (7.92%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.94%) Windows 10
9 6 (5.94%) Windows 8
10 5 (4.95%) CentOS
10 5 (4.95%) Ubuntu
11 3 (2.97%) Android
12 2 (1.98%) Apple iOS
12 2 (1.98%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.99%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.99%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (24.75%) ITIL
2 21 (20.79%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.86%) Coaching
3 14 (13.86%) E-Commerce
4 13 (12.87%) Presales
5 6 (5.94%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 6 (5.94%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 5 (4.95%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (4.95%) Configuration Management
6 5 (4.95%) Continuous Integration
6 5 (4.95%) DevOps
6 5 (4.95%) Load Balancing
6 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2
6 5 (4.95%) Project Management
6 5 (4.95%) Stakeholder Management
7 4 (3.96%) Business Continuity
7 4 (3.96%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (3.96%) Migration
7 4 (3.96%) Web Filtering
8 3 (2.97%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) C
2 5 (4.95%) Bash Shell
2 5 (4.95%) Perl
2 5 (4.95%) Python
2 5 (4.95%) Ruby
3 4 (3.96%) PowerShell
4 2 (1.98%) Java
4 2 (1.98%) SQL
5 1 (0.99%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 30 (29.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (21.78%) MCSE
3 20 (19.80%) MCITP
4 19 (18.81%) Degree
5 12 (11.88%) MCTS
6 9 (8.91%) CCNA
6 9 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (6.93%) MCSA
8 5 (4.95%) SC Cleared
8 5 (4.95%) Security Cleared
9 3 (2.97%) A+ Certification
9 3 (2.97%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (2.97%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 2 (1.98%) APMP
10 2 (1.98%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 2 (1.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.99%) CCSE
11 1 (0.99%) JNCIE
11 1 (0.99%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.96%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) SAS 70
System Software
1 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 26 (25.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (18.81%) Hyper-V
4 16 (15.84%) VMware ESX
5 14 (13.86%) Terminal Services
6 5 (4.95%) NFS
6 5 (4.95%) Samba
7 4 (3.96%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (1.98%) vSphere
9 1 (0.99%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.99%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.99%) UAG
9 1 (0.99%) XenApp
9 1 (0.99%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.86%) SCOM
2 5 (4.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 5 (4.95%) Red Hat Spacewalk
2 5 (4.95%) SCCM
3 4 (3.96%) Backup Exec
4 3 (2.97%) Ansible
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (2.97%) Puppet
4 3 (2.97%) SCOrch
5 2 (1.98%) Kibana
5 2 (1.98%) logstash
5 2 (1.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.99%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 82 (81.19%) Microsoft
2 39 (38.61%) VMware
3 21 (20.79%) CheckPoint
4 17 (16.83%) Cisco
5 15 (14.85%) Citrix
6 14 (13.86%) HP
7 7 (6.93%) Dell
8 6 (5.94%) Apple
8 6 (5.94%) Avaya
8 6 (5.94%) NetApp
8 6 (5.94%) Sonus
9 5 (4.95%) Oracle
10 4 (3.96%) Veeam
11 3 (2.97%) Clearswift
11 3 (2.97%) F5
11 3 (2.97%) Juniper
11 3 (2.97%) Mitel
11 3 (2.97%) Proofpoint
11 3 (2.97%) Symantec
12 2 (1.98%) Kofax
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