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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 88 87 104
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 13 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.71% 0.94% 0.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.14% 4.51% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 0
Average salary £43,500 £47,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.42% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
287 288 341
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 22.53% 20.79% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 199 207 234
Average salary £43,500 £40,000 £39,450
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.75% +1.39%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Edinburgh region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Edinburgh region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (61.11%) Windows
1 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (44.44%) XenApp
3 8 (44.44%) ITIL
3 8 (44.44%) Symantec
3 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (33.33%) Office 365
5 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 6 (33.33%) VMware
6 5 (27.78%) Finance
6 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
6 5 (27.78%) DNS
6 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
6 5 (27.78%) SCCM
6 5 (27.78%) SCOM
6 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
6 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
6 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (22.22%) Proofpoint
7 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (22.22%) Degree

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Edinburgh by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Edinburgh 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 11 (61.11%) MS Exchange
2 7 (38.89%) Exchange Server 2010
3 6 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 3 (16.67%) IIS
4 3 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (5.56%) IBM Notes
5 1 (5.56%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (5.56%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (33.33%) Office 365
2 5 (27.78%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (16.67%) SaaS
4 1 (5.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 5 (27.78%) DNS
2 4 (22.22%) DHCP
2 4 (22.22%) Firewall
2 4 (22.22%) VPN
3 3 (16.67%) Skype
3 3 (16.67%) SSL
3 3 (16.67%) VoIP
4 1 (5.56%) Intranet
4 1 (5.56%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.56%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (16.67%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (11.11%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 2 (11.11%) WinDbg
2 1 (5.56%) Jenkins
2 1 (5.56%) TeamCity
General
1 5 (27.78%) Finance
2 3 (16.67%) Legal
3 2 (11.11%) Banking
3 2 (11.11%) Law
3 2 (11.11%) Retail
4 1 (5.56%) Investment Banking
4 1 (5.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 3 (16.67%) Applications Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Applications Support
1 3 (16.67%) Applications Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) IT Trainer
1 3 (16.67%) Support Engineer
1 3 (16.67%) Technical Leader
1 3 (16.67%) Trainer
2 2 (11.11%) Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Applications Manager
2 2 (11.11%) IT Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Legal IT Trainer
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Senior Systems Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Service Manager
2 2 (11.11%) Systems Analyst
2 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 1 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (27.78%) Blackberry
2 4 (22.22%) Data Centre
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) Computer Science
3 1 (5.56%) e-Learning
3 1 (5.56%) Mainframe
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 9 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (27.78%) Windows 7
5 4 (22.22%) Android
5 4 (22.22%) Windows 10
5 4 (22.22%) Windows Server
6 1 (5.56%) Linux
6 1 (5.56%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (27.78%) Asset Management
3 4 (22.22%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (16.67%) Change Management
4 3 (16.67%) High Availability
4 3 (16.67%) ITIL V3
5 2 (11.11%) Line Management
5 2 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 2 (11.11%) People Management
5 2 (11.11%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (11.11%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (5.56%) DevOps
6 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) PowerShell
2 4 (22.22%) SQL
3 1 (5.56%) Perl
3 1 (5.56%) Ruby
3 1 (5.56%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (22.22%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (61.11%) Active Directory
2 8 (44.44%) XenApp
3 7 (38.89%) XenDesktop
4 6 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (27.78%) Hyper-V
6 4 (22.22%) Microsoft App-V
6 4 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (11.11%) VMware ESX
8 1 (5.56%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (27.78%) SCCM
1 5 (27.78%) SCOM
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 4 (22.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (5.56%) Ansible
3 1 (5.56%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (5.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 9 (50.00%) Citrix
3 8 (44.44%) Symantec
4 6 (33.33%) VMware
5 4 (22.22%) CA
5 4 (22.22%) Cisco
5 4 (22.22%) Proofpoint
5 4 (22.22%) Varonis
6 3 (16.67%) iManage
7 2 (11.11%) IronPort
8 1 (5.56%) Lotus
Edinburgh, Midlothian
Experis Ltd
Salary: £30000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago