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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / East of England
Rank 173 219 212
Rank change year-on-year
+46 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 66 44 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 1.14% 0.62% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 3.62% 3.84%
Number of salaries quoted 42 38 53
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 £29,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
1107 1214 1483
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 19.12% 17.07% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 912 976 1159
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 19 February 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 19 February 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 +35 35 £47,500 +21.01% 3
Cambridgeshire +22 22 £43,500 +6.09% 1
Essex +23 4 £68,500 +5.38%
Suffolk +13 4 £22,750 -43.12%
Norfolk -18 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 84 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 78 (74.29%) Windows
3 58 (55.24%) Active Directory
4 57 (54.29%) Office 365
5 56 (53.33%) Windows Server
6 48 (45.71%) Skype
7 46 (43.81%) Windows Server 2012
8 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
9 42 (40.00%) ITIL
10 40 (38.10%) VMware
11 38 (36.19%) DNS
12 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
13 35 (33.33%) DHCP
14 33 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
15 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
16 27 (25.71%) Cisco
17 26 (24.76%) Firewall
18 25 (23.81%) Linux
19 24 (22.86%) VPN
19 24 (22.86%) Unified Communications
20 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
21 21 (20.00%) Citrix
21 21 (20.00%) SharePoint
22 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
22 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
23 17 (16.19%) Hyper-V
23 17 (16.19%) VoIP
23 17 (16.19%) Data Centre
24 15 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
24 15 (14.29%) WAN

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 36 (34.29%) MS Exchange
2 21 (20.00%) SharePoint
3 15 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 11 (10.48%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (4.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 3 (2.86%) Apache
7 3 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (2.86%) nginx
7 3 (2.86%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (1.90%) Drupal
8 2 (1.90%) Elasticsearch
8 2 (1.90%) IIS
8 2 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.90%) WordPress
Applications
1 15 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 6 (5.71%) MS Office
3 1 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.95%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 57 (54.29%) Office 365
2 33 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (12.38%) PaaS
4 11 (10.48%) Cloud Computing
5 9 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (8.57%) Mimecast
6 5 (4.76%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.90%) IaaS
8 1 (0.95%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (0.95%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 48 (45.71%) Skype
2 38 (36.19%) DNS
3 35 (33.33%) DHCP
4 26 (24.76%) Firewall
5 24 (22.86%) Unified Communications
5 24 (22.86%) VPN
6 17 (16.19%) VoIP
7 15 (14.29%) ISDN
7 15 (14.29%) LAN
7 15 (14.29%) PBX
7 15 (14.29%) Remote Desktop
7 15 (14.29%) WAN
8 13 (12.38%) MPLS
8 13 (12.38%) VLAN
9 12 (11.43%) SAN
10 5 (4.76%) LDAP
11 4 (3.81%) Wireless
12 3 (2.86%) Telepresence
12 3 (2.86%) WebEx
12 3 (2.86%) WPA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 3 (2.86%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.90%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.95%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 3 (2.86%) Buildbot
1 3 (2.86%) Git (software)
1 3 (2.86%) Jenkins
1 3 (2.86%) JIRA
1 3 (2.86%) Subversion
2 2 (1.90%) Ant
General
1 13 (12.38%) Retail
2 5 (4.76%) Multimedia
3 4 (3.81%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.86%) Banking
4 3 (2.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 23 (21.90%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 23 (21.90%) 3rd Line Support
2 22 (20.95%) Support Engineer
3 17 (16.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 14 (13.33%) Consultant
5 12 (11.43%) Office 365 Engineer
6 11 (10.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 9 (8.57%) Azure Consultant
7 9 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support
7 9 (8.57%) Office 365 Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Active Directory Support
8 8 (7.62%) Exchange Support
8 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Consultant
8 8 (7.62%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 8 (7.62%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Analyst
9 7 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
9 7 (6.67%) Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) JSON
1 3 (2.86%) LAMP
1 3 (2.86%) LEMP Stack
1 3 (2.86%) XML
2 2 (1.90%) .NET
2 2 (1.90%) Apache Flex
2 2 (1.90%) ASP.NET
2 2 (1.90%) Elastic Stack
2 2 (1.90%) REST
2 2 (1.90%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.95%) COM
3 1 (0.95%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 17 (16.19%) Data Centre
2 11 (10.48%) Blackberry
2 11 (10.48%) Mathematics
3 7 (6.67%) Driving Licence
4 5 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 4 (3.81%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.86%) Private Cloud
7 2 (1.90%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (1.90%) Handset
7 2 (1.90%) Public Cloud
8 1 (0.95%) CESG
8 1 (0.95%) CMDB
8 1 (0.95%) PKI
8 1 (0.95%) Smartphone
8 1 (0.95%) User Experience
8 1 (0.95%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 78 (74.29%) Windows
2 56 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 46 (43.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 44 (41.90%) Windows Server 2008
5 25 (23.81%) Linux
6 22 (20.95%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (12.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 11 (10.48%) Mac OS X
9 6 (5.71%) Windows 10
10 5 (4.76%) Windows 7
11 4 (3.81%) Mac OS
12 3 (2.86%) CentOS
12 3 (2.86%) Ubuntu
12 3 (2.86%) Windows 8
13 2 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
13 2 (1.90%) Windows 2000 Server
14 1 (0.95%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) ITIL
2 18 (17.14%) Mentoring
3 13 (12.38%) Coaching
4 12 (11.43%) Incident Management
5 11 (10.48%) E-Commerce
6 9 (8.57%) Business Continuity
6 9 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
6 9 (8.57%) Web Filtering
7 8 (7.62%) Time Management
8 6 (5.71%) Presales
9 5 (4.76%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
9 5 (4.76%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 3 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
10 3 (2.86%) Capacity Management
10 3 (2.86%) Continuous Integration
10 3 (2.86%) DevOps
10 3 (2.86%) Disaster Recovery
10 3 (2.86%) Performance Management
11 2 (1.90%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (10.48%) C
1 11 (10.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (8.57%) VBScript
3 8 (7.62%) VB
4 3 (2.86%) Bash Shell
4 3 (2.86%) Perl
4 3 (2.86%) Python
4 3 (2.86%) Ruby
4 3 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (14.29%) Degree
3 14 (13.33%) MCSE
4 13 (12.38%) MCITP
5 12 (11.43%) SC Cleared
5 12 (11.43%) Security Cleared
6 8 (7.62%) MCTS
7 7 (6.67%) Network+ Certification
8 6 (5.71%) CCNA
8 6 (5.71%) CCNP
8 6 (5.71%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (2.86%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 2 (1.90%) A+ Certification
10 2 (1.90%) CCNP Voice
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.52%) SLA
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 14000
2 2 (1.90%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 58 (55.24%) Active Directory
2 32 (30.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (16.19%) Hyper-V
4 14 (13.33%) VMware ESX
5 13 (12.38%) Terminal Services
6 11 (10.48%) VMware ESXi
7 10 (9.52%) vSphere
7 10 (9.52%) XenApp
8 9 (8.57%) XenDesktop
9 8 (7.62%) Forefront TMG
10 3 (2.86%) NFS
10 3 (2.86%) Samba
11 2 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.95%) BitLocker
12 1 (0.95%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) SCOM
2 13 (12.38%) SCCM
3 9 (8.57%) Backup Exec
4 8 (7.62%) Cisco CUCM
5 5 (4.76%) Cisco UCCX
6 3 (2.86%) Red Hat Spacewalk
7 2 (1.90%) Kibana
7 2 (1.90%) logstash
7 2 (1.90%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.95%) Ansible
8 1 (0.95%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (0.95%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.95%) Puppet
8 1 (0.95%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (0.95%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 84 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 40 (38.10%) VMware
3 27 (25.71%) Cisco
4 21 (20.00%) Citrix
5 14 (13.33%) CheckPoint
6 10 (9.52%) HP
6 10 (9.52%) NetApp
7 9 (8.57%) Dell
7 9 (8.57%) Veeam
8 6 (5.71%) Sonus
9 5 (4.76%) ServiceNow
9 5 (4.76%) Zeacom
10 3 (2.86%) SolarWinds
10 3 (2.86%) Verint
11 2 (1.90%) Aruba
11 2 (1.90%) Atlassian
11 2 (1.90%) Sun
11 2 (1.90%) Symantec
12 1 (0.95%) Clearswift
12 1 (0.95%) Kofax
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