The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Edinburgh region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland / Edinburgh
Rank 88 89 89
Rank change year-on-year
+1 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 8 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.19% 0.62% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.06% 2.78% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 6
Median salary £50,000 £32,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.84% -22.61%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -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 Edinburgh region.

Application Platforms Category
Edinburgh
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
188 288 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 17.74% 22.43% 20.25%
Number of salaries quoted 113 199 206
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £26,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

The demand trend of job ads across the Edinburgh 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 Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Edinburgh region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 21 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) CCNP
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) LAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) WAN
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (50.00%) MPLS
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
2 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh 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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Firewall
1 1 (50.00%) Internet
1 1 (50.00%) LAN
1 1 (50.00%) MPLS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
1 1 (50.00%) VoIP
1 1 (50.00%) VPN
1 1 (50.00%) WAN
1 1 (50.00%) Wireshark
1 1 (50.00%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Azure Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Architect
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (50.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (50.00%) Change Management
2 1 (50.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (50.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (50.00%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) CCNP
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (50.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 1 (50.00%) JNCIP
1 1 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 1 (50.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) BitLocker
2 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Iperf
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) VMware