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

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 90 100 99
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 9 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.093% 0.62% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.60% 2.82% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 4
Median salary - £32,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.24%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Skype for Business
Scotland

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
166 319 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 15.50% 22.06% 22.19%
Number of salaries quoted 121 230 247
Median salary £44,750 £43,500 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.87% +22.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,500
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 3 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (60.00%) MCITP
3 3 (60.00%) MCSE
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (40.00%) VMware
4 2 (40.00%) Linux
4 2 (40.00%) VoIP
4 2 (40.00%) WAN
4 2 (40.00%) VPN
4 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (40.00%) MPLS
4 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard
5 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
5 1 (20.00%) VLAN
5 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
5 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (20.00%) xDSL
5 1 (20.00%) Network Management

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:

Application Platforms
1 4 (80.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) DNS
1 2 (40.00%) MPLS
1 2 (40.00%) VoIP
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
1 2 (40.00%) WAN
2 1 (20.00%) DHCP
2 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
2 1 (20.00%) Internet
2 1 (20.00%) LAN
2 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (20.00%) VLAN
2 1 (20.00%) Wireshark
2 1 (20.00%) xDSL
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Architect
1 3 (60.00%) Azure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (20.00%) Clustering
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (20.00%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (40.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) VMS
3 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Load Balancing
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) DevOps
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Migration
2 1 (20.00%) Network Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) MCITP
1 3 (60.00%) MCSE
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (20.00%) CCNP
2 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (20.00%) JNCIP
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (20.00%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Iperf
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Cisco
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
3 1 (20.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (20.00%) HP
3 1 (20.00%) Juniper
3 1 (20.00%) SonicWALL
3 1 (20.00%) WatchGuard