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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 89 95 100
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 0.087% 0.57% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.61% 3.16% 3.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 2
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £29,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +18.64%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
165 285 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Edinburgh 14.44% 18.08% 19.75%
Number of salaries quoted 128 201 221
Median salary £45,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+16.88% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 30 September 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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
3 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (57.14%) Office 365
3 4 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 4 (57.14%) Windows
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
5 2 (28.57%) CRM
6 1 (14.29%) Linux
6 1 (14.29%) PMP
6 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
6 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
6 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
6 1 (14.29%) MPLS
6 1 (14.29%) Project Management
6 1 (14.29%) VoIP
6 1 (14.29%) WAN
6 1 (14.29%) VMS
6 1 (14.29%) DHCP
6 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
6 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
6 1 (14.29%) VPN
6 1 (14.29%) DNS
6 1 (14.29%) Cisco
6 1 (14.29%) Billing

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 6 (85.71%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (57.14%) Azure Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (57.14%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) DHCP
1 1 (14.29%) DNS
1 1 (14.29%) Ethernet
1 1 (14.29%) MPLS
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VLAN
1 1 (14.29%) VoIP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
General
1 1 (14.29%) Billing
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Azure Architect
1 3 (42.86%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (14.29%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 4 (57.14%) Windows
1 4 (57.14%) Windows Server
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) VMS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) CRM
2 1 (14.29%) Business Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) DevOps
2 1 (14.29%) Document Management
2 1 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (14.29%) Load Balancing
2 1 (14.29%) Migration
2 1 (14.29%) Presales
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
2 1 (14.29%) Project Management
2 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Resource Management
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCITP
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMI Certification
2 1 (14.29%) PMP
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
1 4 (57.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (14.29%) Terminal Server
2 1 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
2 1 (14.29%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) HP
2 1 (14.29%) iManage
2 1 (14.29%) SonicWALL
2 1 (14.29%) VMware
2 1 (14.29%) WatchGuard