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

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 223 202 220
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 34 59 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.54% 0.83% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.07% 4.84% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 22 53 46
Median salary £43,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,250 £52,500 £60,000
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 of England region.

Application Platforms Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1106 1220 1628
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 17.41% 17.09% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 898 1010 1298
Median salary £46,924 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.40% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
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 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 8 December 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 8 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
Hertfordshire -16 13 £42,500 +29.77% 4
Cambridgeshire +4 9 £44,500 +4.70%
Essex +19 8 £56,250 +73.07%
Norfolk -21 2 £29,250 -12.68%
Suffolk - 2 £28,000 -
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 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 of England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 50 (60.98%) Windows
3 46 (56.10%) Office 365
4 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
6 32 (39.02%) DNS
6 32 (39.02%) Skype
6 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
7 29 (35.37%) Firewall
7 29 (35.37%) VMware
8 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
8 27 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 26 (31.71%) DHCP
10 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
11 24 (29.27%) VoIP
11 24 (29.27%) VPN
11 24 (29.27%) Linux
12 23 (28.05%) ITIL
13 20 (24.39%) Cisco
13 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (23.17%) MPLS
14 19 (23.17%) WAN
14 19 (23.17%) Unified Communications
15 18 (21.95%) LAN
15 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
16 17 (20.73%) PBX
16 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
17 16 (19.51%) ISDN
17 16 (19.51%) Degree

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 34 (41.46%) MS Exchange
2 13 (15.85%) SharePoint
3 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.54%) Apache
6 5 (6.10%) nginx
7 2 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (2.44%) Drupal
7 2 (2.44%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (2.44%) IIS
7 2 (2.44%) WordPress
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Domino
8 1 (1.22%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 17 (20.73%) MS Excel
2 8 (9.76%) MS Office
3 3 (3.66%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.44%) assyst
2 1 (1.22%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 46 (56.10%) Office 365
2 27 (32.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (14.63%) PaaS
4 10 (12.20%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (9.76%) Amazon AWS
6 7 (8.54%) Mimecast
7 4 (4.88%) OneDrive
8 3 (3.66%) Yammer
9 2 (2.44%) iTunes
10 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 32 (39.02%) DNS
1 32 (39.02%) Skype
2 29 (35.37%) Firewall
3 26 (31.71%) DHCP
4 24 (29.27%) VoIP
4 24 (29.27%) VPN
5 19 (23.17%) MPLS
5 19 (23.17%) Unified Communications
5 19 (23.17%) WAN
6 18 (21.95%) LAN
7 17 (20.73%) PBX
8 16 (19.51%) ISDN
9 14 (17.07%) VLAN
10 12 (14.63%) Remote Desktop
10 12 (14.63%) SAN
11 6 (7.32%) SSL
12 5 (6.10%) LDAP
12 5 (6.10%) Wi-Fi
12 5 (6.10%) WPA
13 3 (3.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.54%) Amazon RDS
1 7 (8.54%) MySQL
2 2 (2.44%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.22%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Buildbot
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.10%) Jenkins
1 5 (6.10%) JIRA
1 5 (6.10%) Subversion
2 1 (1.22%) Ant
General
1 14 (17.07%) Retail
2 3 (3.66%) Banking
2 3 (3.66%) Finance
2 3 (3.66%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (23.17%) 3rd Line Support
2 16 (19.51%) Consultant
2 16 (19.51%) Support Engineer
3 14 (17.07%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 13 (15.85%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Linux Support
5 11 (13.41%) Linux Support Engineer
5 11 (13.41%) Office 365 Engineer
6 9 (10.98%) Azure Consultant
6 9 (10.98%) Office 365 Consultant
7 8 (9.76%) Microsoft Consultant
8 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Support
9 6 (7.32%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.10%) Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Systems Administrator
10 5 (6.10%) Technical Support
10 5 (6.10%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Support Technician
11 4 (4.88%) Installations Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (6.10%) JSON
1 5 (6.10%) LAMP
1 5 (6.10%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (6.10%) XML
2 3 (3.66%) SAML
3 2 (2.44%) .NET
3 2 (2.44%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.44%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.44%) J2EE
3 2 (2.44%) REST
3 2 (2.44%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.44%) Web Services
4 1 (1.22%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.07%) Data Centre
2 12 (14.63%) Mathematics
3 6 (7.32%) Driving Licence
3 6 (7.32%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (3.66%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.66%) Blackberry
4 3 (3.66%) Private Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) CESG
5 2 (2.44%) CMDB
5 2 (2.44%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (2.44%) Handset
5 2 (2.44%) Public Cloud
5 2 (2.44%) Smartphone
5 2 (2.44%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 50 (60.98%) Windows
2 32 (39.02%) Windows Server
3 27 (32.93%) Windows Server 2008
4 26 (31.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 24 (29.27%) Linux
6 20 (24.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (14.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 9 (10.98%) Mac OS X
9 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
10 5 (6.10%) CentOS
10 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.88%) Windows 10
11 4 (4.88%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.44%) Android
12 2 (2.44%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (28.05%) ITIL
2 13 (15.85%) Mentoring
3 12 (14.63%) Coaching
3 12 (14.63%) E-Commerce
4 7 (8.54%) Business Continuity
4 7 (8.54%) Kalman Filter
4 7 (8.54%) Web Filtering
5 5 (6.10%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (6.10%) Configuration Management
5 5 (6.10%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (6.10%) DevOps
5 5 (6.10%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (4.88%) Disk Encryption
6 4 (4.88%) Load Balancing
6 4 (4.88%) Migration
7 3 (3.66%) Change Management
7 3 (3.66%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (3.66%) ERP
7 3 (3.66%) Presales
7 3 (3.66%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 12 (14.63%) C
2 5 (6.10%) Bash Shell
2 5 (6.10%) Perl
2 5 (6.10%) PowerShell
2 5 (6.10%) Python
2 5 (6.10%) Ruby
3 2 (2.44%) Java
3 2 (2.44%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 16 (19.51%) Degree
2 14 (17.07%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (9.76%) MCITP
3 8 (9.76%) MCSE
3 8 (9.76%) MCTS
4 7 (8.54%) CCNA
4 7 (8.54%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (6.10%) CCNP
5 5 (6.10%) SC Cleared
5 5 (6.10%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.88%) A+ Certification
6 4 (4.88%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (2.44%) APMP
7 2 (2.44%) CCNP Voice
7 2 (2.44%) DV Cleared
7 2 (2.44%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.22%) CCIE
8 1 (1.22%) CCSE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIE
8 1 (1.22%) JNCIP
System Software
1 41 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (17.07%) VMware ESX
4 12 (14.63%) Terminal Services
5 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
6 7 (8.54%) VMware ESXi
7 5 (6.10%) NFS
7 5 (6.10%) Samba
8 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
8 2 (2.44%) Microsoft App-V
8 2 (2.44%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (2.44%) XenApp
8 2 (2.44%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 11 (13.41%) SCOM
2 7 (8.54%) Backup Exec
3 6 (7.32%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (7.32%) SCCM
4 5 (6.10%) Red Hat Spacewalk
5 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.66%) Ansible
6 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (3.66%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.66%) Puppet
7 2 (2.44%) Kibana
7 2 (2.44%) logstash
7 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.44%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 68 (82.93%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) VMware
3 20 (24.39%) Cisco
4 18 (21.95%) CheckPoint
5 11 (13.41%) HP
6 9 (10.98%) Citrix
6 9 (10.98%) NetApp
7 7 (8.54%) Dell
7 7 (8.54%) Veeam
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) F5
9 3 (3.66%) Juniper
9 3 (3.66%) Sonus
9 3 (3.66%) Verint
10 2 (2.44%) Altiris
10 2 (2.44%) Aruba
10 2 (2.44%) Computacenter
10 2 (2.44%) Infoblox
10 2 (2.44%) LANDesk
10 2 (2.44%) Proofpoint
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