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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 227 199 222
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +23
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 37 64 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.53% 0.87% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.86% 4.26% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 32 60 23
Average salary £40,000 £47,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.78% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £62,750 £52,200
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
1292 1501 1342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 18.39% 20.49% 19.81%
Number of salaries quoted 1060 1188 1123
Average salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.77% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the East of England region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the East of England region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire -9 10 £32,000 -30.81% 4
Cambridgeshire +6 8 £41,000 +2.50% 4
Bedfordshire +3 7 £40,000 -33.33%
Norfolk +16 6 £36,750 +16.66% 1
Suffolk -15 4 £40,000 -6.97% 1
Essex -24 2 £66,250 +20.45% 2
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 82 (81.19%) Microsoft
2 66 (65.35%) Windows
3 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
4 51 (50.50%) MS Exchange
5 46 (45.54%) Windows Server
6 34 (33.66%) MS Excel
6 34 (33.66%) SharePoint
6 34 (33.66%) Microsoft Certification
6 34 (33.66%) VMware
7 33 (32.67%) Firewall
8 30 (29.70%) DNS
8 30 (29.70%) DHCP
8 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
9 28 (27.72%) Office 365
9 28 (27.72%) Hyper-V
9 28 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (27.72%) Cisco
10 27 (26.73%) MCSE
11 26 (25.74%) Citrix
12 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
13 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2010
14 22 (21.78%) Skype
14 22 (21.78%) ITIL
15 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2013
15 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
16 19 (18.81%) MS Office
16 19 (18.81%) WAN
17 18 (17.82%) HP
18 16 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
18 16 (15.84%) LAN

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the East of England region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 51 (50.50%) MS Exchange
2 34 (33.66%) SharePoint
3 24 (23.76%) Exchange Server 2010
4 20 (19.80%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (6.93%) SharePoint Server
6 6 (5.94%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (4.95%) IIS
7 5 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (3.96%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.98%) IBM Notes
10 1 (0.99%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (0.99%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 34 (33.66%) MS Excel
2 19 (18.81%) MS Office
3 6 (5.94%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (5.94%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.99%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 28 (27.72%) Office 365
2 11 (10.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (4.95%) Yammer
4 1 (0.99%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.99%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 33 (32.67%) Firewall
2 30 (29.70%) DHCP
2 30 (29.70%) DNS
3 22 (21.78%) Skype
4 19 (18.81%) WAN
5 16 (15.84%) LAN
5 16 (15.84%) Unified Communications
5 16 (15.84%) VoIP
6 13 (12.87%) VPN
7 9 (8.91%) SAN
8 8 (7.92%) TCP/IP
9 7 (6.93%) Intranet
9 7 (6.93%) Wireless
10 6 (5.94%) WebEx
11 5 (4.95%) Cisco ASA
12 3 (2.97%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (2.97%) iSCSI
12 3 (2.97%) MPLS
12 3 (2.97%) Network Security
12 3 (2.97%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (9.90%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.92%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (5.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (3.96%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.97%) Legal
3 1 (0.99%) Law
3 1 (0.99%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 12 (11.88%) Lync Engineer
1 12 (11.88%) Support Engineer
2 11 (10.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 9 (8.91%) Analyst
3 9 (8.91%) Desktop Support
3 9 (8.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) IT Engineer
4 8 (7.92%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (6.93%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Consultant
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Microsoft Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Office 365 Engineer
5 7 (6.93%) Support Analyst
5 7 (6.93%) Support Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Help Desk Support
6 6 (5.94%) IT Manager
6 6 (5.94%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.95%) SAP Business Workflow
Miscellaneous
1 7 (6.93%) Private Cloud
2 6 (5.94%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.94%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (4.95%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.95%) Driving Licence
4 3 (2.97%) Management Information System
4 3 (2.97%) Microsoft Licensing
4 3 (2.97%) PKI
5 2 (1.98%) Statistics
6 1 (0.99%) Client/Server
6 1 (0.99%) Computer Science
6 1 (0.99%) Performance Metrics
6 1 (0.99%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 66 (65.35%) Windows
2 46 (45.54%) Windows Server
3 30 (29.70%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (24.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 20 (19.80%) Windows Server 2008
6 9 (8.91%) Mac OS
7 7 (6.93%) Windows 8
8 6 (5.94%) Windows Mobile
8 6 (5.94%) Windows XP
9 4 (3.96%) Linux
10 3 (2.97%) Unix
11 2 (1.98%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (21.78%) ITIL
2 13 (12.87%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (9.90%) PRINCE2
4 9 (8.91%) Business Continuity
4 9 (8.91%) Network Monitoring
5 7 (6.93%) Change Control
5 7 (6.93%) Workflow
6 6 (5.94%) Coaching
6 6 (5.94%) CRM
6 6 (5.94%) Line Management
6 6 (5.94%) Service Delivery
6 6 (5.94%) Software Deployment
7 5 (4.95%) ERP
7 5 (4.95%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (4.95%) Performance Management
7 5 (4.95%) Project Governance
7 5 (4.95%) QMS
7 5 (4.95%) Records Management
7 5 (4.95%) Service Management
7 5 (4.95%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.86%) SQL
2 5 (4.95%) C
2 5 (4.95%) PowerShell
3 1 (0.99%) VBA
Qualifications
1 34 (33.66%) Microsoft Certification
2 27 (26.73%) MCSE
3 16 (15.84%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (14.85%) CCNA
5 14 (13.86%) Degree
6 10 (9.90%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 7 (6.93%) MCP
8 5 (4.95%) CCNP
8 5 (4.95%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
9 4 (3.96%) MCITP
9 4 (3.96%) SC Cleared
9 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
10 3 (2.97%) CCDA
10 3 (2.97%) CCDP
10 3 (2.97%) CCSE
10 3 (2.97%) JNCIE
10 3 (2.97%) JNCIP
10 3 (2.97%) MCTS
10 3 (2.97%) VCP4
10 3 (2.97%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) SLA
2 1 (0.99%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (60.40%) Active Directory
2 28 (27.72%) Hyper-V
2 28 (27.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (10.89%) XenApp
4 10 (9.90%) Terminal Services
4 10 (9.90%) XenDesktop
5 5 (4.95%) vSphere
6 3 (2.97%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (2.97%) VMware Server
7 2 (1.98%) Forefront TMG
7 2 (1.98%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.99%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (9.90%) SCCM
2 3 (2.97%) FortiGate
2 3 (2.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 2 (1.98%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (1.98%) SCOM
4 1 (0.99%) Forefront Identity Manager
Vendors
1 82 (81.19%) Microsoft
2 34 (33.66%) VMware
3 28 (27.72%) Cisco
4 26 (25.74%) Citrix
5 18 (17.82%) HP
6 10 (9.90%) Apple
7 9 (8.91%) Dell
8 7 (6.93%) Adobe
9 6 (5.94%) F5
10 5 (4.95%) iManage
10 5 (4.95%) SAP
11 4 (3.96%) Palo Alto
12 3 (2.97%) Avaya
12 3 (2.97%) CheckPoint
12 3 (2.97%) IBM
12 3 (2.97%) Juniper
12 3 (2.97%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.98%) Lotus
13 2 (1.98%) NetApp
13 2 (1.98%) Sonus
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