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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / East of England
Rank 188 228 209
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -19
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 52 33 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.88% 0.49% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.82% 2.79% 3.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 29 49
Median salary £44,500 £40,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £48,150 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%

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
1079 1182 1446
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.35% 17.40% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 887 962 1144
Median salary £45,500 £42,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 +28 27 £50,000 +60.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +14 15 £44,000 +3.52%
Essex +27 4 £67,500 +3.84%
Suffolk +7 3 £28,000 -30.00%
Norfolk -20 3 £32,000 -4.47%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
2 69 (73.40%) Windows
3 55 (58.51%) Office 365
4 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
5 52 (55.32%) Windows Server
6 41 (43.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 41 (43.62%) Skype
7 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
7 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
8 38 (40.43%) DNS
8 38 (40.43%) VMware
9 34 (36.17%) ITIL
10 33 (35.11%) DHCP
11 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
12 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
13 29 (30.85%) Firewall
14 27 (28.72%) Linux
15 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
16 24 (25.53%) VPN
17 22 (23.40%) Cisco
18 21 (22.34%) VoIP
18 21 (22.34%) Unified Communications
19 19 (20.21%) Degree
19 19 (20.21%) CheckPoint
20 18 (19.15%) PBX
20 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
20 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
21 17 (18.09%) WAN
21 17 (18.09%) Citrix
21 17 (18.09%) ISDN

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 39 (41.49%) MS Exchange
2 15 (15.96%) Exchange Server 2013
2 15 (15.96%) SharePoint
3 14 (14.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (12.77%) Exchange Server 2007
5 6 (6.38%) Apache
6 5 (5.32%) nginx
7 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (3.19%) IIS
8 2 (2.13%) Drupal
8 2 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (2.13%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.13%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (2.13%) WordPress
9 1 (1.06%) IBM Domino
9 1 (1.06%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 15 (15.96%) MS Excel
2 6 (6.38%) MS Office
3 1 (1.06%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.13%) assyst
2 1 (1.06%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 55 (58.51%) Office 365
2 32 (34.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (17.02%) PaaS
4 10 (10.64%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (10.64%) Cloud Computing
5 8 (8.51%) Mimecast
6 5 (5.32%) OneDrive
7 2 (2.13%) IaaS
7 2 (2.13%) iTunes
7 2 (2.13%) Yammer
8 1 (1.06%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 41 (43.62%) Skype
2 38 (40.43%) DNS
3 33 (35.11%) DHCP
4 29 (30.85%) Firewall
5 24 (25.53%) VPN
6 21 (22.34%) Unified Communications
6 21 (22.34%) VoIP
7 18 (19.15%) PBX
8 17 (18.09%) ISDN
8 17 (18.09%) LAN
8 17 (18.09%) MPLS
8 17 (18.09%) WAN
9 16 (17.02%) VLAN
10 15 (15.96%) Remote Desktop
11 13 (13.83%) SAN
12 7 (7.45%) LDAP
13 5 (5.32%) SSL
13 5 (5.32%) Wi-Fi
13 5 (5.32%) WPA
14 3 (3.19%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.51%) Amazon RDS
2 6 (6.38%) MySQL
3 4 (4.26%) SQL Server
4 2 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.06%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (5.32%) Buildbot
1 5 (5.32%) Git (software)
1 5 (5.32%) Jenkins
1 5 (5.32%) JIRA
1 5 (5.32%) Subversion
2 2 (2.13%) Ant
General
1 16 (17.02%) Retail
2 5 (5.32%) Finance
3 4 (4.26%) Multimedia
3 4 (4.26%) Telecoms
4 3 (3.19%) Banking
5 2 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 25 (26.60%) 3rd Line Support
2 23 (24.47%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 21 (22.34%) Support Engineer
4 19 (20.21%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (15.96%) Consultant
6 14 (14.89%) Office 365 Engineer
7 12 (12.77%) Linux Engineer
8 10 (10.64%) Azure Consultant
8 10 (10.64%) Office 365 Consultant
9 9 (9.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Linux Support
9 9 (9.57%) Linux Support Engineer
9 9 (9.57%) Microsoft Consultant
10 8 (8.51%) Infrastructure Support
11 7 (7.45%) Active Directory Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Exchange Engineer
11 7 (7.45%) Windows Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) Systems Engineer
12 6 (6.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.32%) JSON
1 5 (5.32%) LAMP
1 5 (5.32%) LEMP Stack
1 5 (5.32%) XML
2 3 (3.19%) .NET
2 3 (3.19%) SAML
3 2 (2.13%) Apache Flex
3 2 (2.13%) ASP.NET
3 2 (2.13%) ELK Stack
3 2 (2.13%) REST
3 2 (2.13%) Ruby on Rails
4 1 (1.06%) COM
4 1 (1.06%) J2EE
4 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 18 (19.15%) Data Centre
2 14 (14.89%) Mathematics
3 10 (10.64%) Blackberry
4 6 (6.38%) Driving Licence
5 5 (5.32%) Private Cloud
6 4 (4.26%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.19%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (2.13%) CMDB
8 2 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (2.13%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.13%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.06%) CESG
9 1 (1.06%) PKI
9 1 (1.06%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (73.40%) Windows
2 52 (55.32%) Windows Server
3 41 (43.62%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (41.49%) Windows Server 2008
5 27 (28.72%) Linux
6 25 (26.60%) Windows Server 2003
7 14 (14.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 10 (10.64%) Mac OS X
9 5 (5.32%) CentOS
9 5 (5.32%) Ubuntu
9 5 (5.32%) Windows 10
10 4 (4.26%) Windows 7
11 3 (3.19%) Windows 8
12 2 (2.13%) Android
12 2 (2.13%) Embedded Linux
12 2 (2.13%) Mac OS
13 1 (1.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (36.17%) ITIL
2 18 (19.15%) Mentoring
3 16 (17.02%) Coaching
4 14 (14.89%) E-Commerce
5 9 (9.57%) Incident Management
6 8 (8.51%) Business Continuity
6 8 (8.51%) Kalman Filter
6 8 (8.51%) Web Filtering
7 6 (6.38%) Time Management
8 5 (5.32%) Agile Software Development
8 5 (5.32%) Configuration Management
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Improvement
8 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (5.32%) DevOps
8 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (3.19%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.19%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (3.19%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.19%) Open Source
9 3 (3.19%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (14.89%) C
2 11 (11.70%) PowerShell
3 7 (7.45%) VBScript
4 6 (6.38%) VB
5 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
5 5 (5.32%) Perl
5 5 (5.32%) Python
5 5 (5.32%) Ruby
6 3 (3.19%) SQL
7 1 (1.06%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (20.21%) Degree
2 16 (17.02%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (10.64%) MCSE
4 9 (9.57%) MCITP
4 9 (9.57%) MCTS
5 8 (8.51%) SC Cleared
5 8 (8.51%) Security Cleared
6 7 (7.45%) Network+ Certification
7 4 (4.26%) CCNA
7 4 (4.26%) CCNP
7 4 (4.26%) Cisco Certification
8 3 (3.19%) A+ Certification
9 2 (2.13%) CCNP Voice
10 1 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 1 (1.06%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.38%) SLA
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 14000
2 2 (2.13%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 54 (57.45%) Active Directory
2 31 (32.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (18.09%) VMware ESX
4 14 (14.89%) Terminal Services
5 10 (10.64%) Hyper-V
6 8 (8.51%) VMware ESXi
6 8 (8.51%) XenApp
7 7 (7.45%) XenDesktop
8 6 (6.38%) Forefront TMG
8 6 (6.38%) vSphere
9 5 (5.32%) NFS
9 5 (5.32%) Samba
10 2 (2.13%) Virtual Machines
11 1 (1.06%) BitLocker
11 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 15 (15.96%) SCOM
2 11 (11.70%) SCCM
3 8 (8.51%) Backup Exec
4 6 (6.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (5.32%) Red Hat Spacewalk
6 3 (3.19%) Ansible
6 3 (3.19%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (3.19%) Microsoft Intune
6 3 (3.19%) Opscode Chef
6 3 (3.19%) Puppet
7 2 (2.13%) Kibana
7 2 (2.13%) logstash
7 2 (2.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.06%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 77 (81.91%) Microsoft
2 38 (40.43%) VMware
3 22 (23.40%) Cisco
4 19 (20.21%) CheckPoint
5 17 (18.09%) Citrix
6 10 (10.64%) HP
6 10 (10.64%) NetApp
7 8 (8.51%) Dell
7 8 (8.51%) Veeam
8 5 (5.32%) Sonus
9 4 (4.26%) ServiceNow
9 4 (4.26%) Zeacom
10 3 (3.19%) Symantec
10 3 (3.19%) Verint
11 2 (2.13%) Clearswift
11 2 (2.13%) F5
11 2 (2.13%) Infoblox
11 2 (2.13%) Kofax
11 2 (2.13%) Proofpoint
11 2 (2.13%) Sun
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