The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the England 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 388 347 318
Rank change year-on-year
-41 -29
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 619 880 1051
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.74% 0.88% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 4.64% 4.73%
Number of salaries quoted 519 763 913
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,400 £27,000 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Skype for Business
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region.

Application Platforms Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
15179 18972 22215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.10% 18.87% 20.59%
Number of salaries quoted 12771 15964 18713
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England 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 England

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in England

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in England

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in England

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

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in England

Skype for Business
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the England region over the 3 months to 3 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London +31 301 £45,000 -5.26% 23
South East -9 122 £47,500 +5.55% 12
West Midlands -7 39 £52,500 -4.54%
North West -42 36 £32,500 -13.33% 3
East of England -1 35 £44,500 +11.25% 1
East Midlands +17 28 £47,500 +26.66% 3
Yorkshire -30 19 £35,000 -12.50% 4
North East - 18 £38,500 - 2
South West -61 16 £42,500 +13.33% 6
Midlands +8 1 - -
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

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 England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 908 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 793 (62.94%) Windows
3 718 (56.98%) Active Directory
4 632 (50.16%) Skype
5 496 (39.37%) Office 365
6 450 (35.71%) VMware
7 435 (34.52%) MS Exchange
8 430 (34.13%) Windows Server
9 370 (29.37%) ITIL
10 357 (28.33%) SharePoint
11 353 (28.02%) Cisco
12 332 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
13 308 (24.44%) MS Excel
14 278 (22.06%) Hyper-V
15 274 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 272 (21.59%) Citrix
17 263 (20.87%) Firewall
18 243 (19.29%) SCCM
19 240 (19.05%) DNS
20 239 (18.97%) MS Office
20 239 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
21 235 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
22 222 (17.62%) Windows 7
23 220 (17.46%) SQL
24 210 (16.67%) SQL Server
25 199 (15.79%) VoIP
26 198 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
27 197 (15.63%) DHCP
28 195 (15.48%) MCSE
28 195 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in England 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
1 435 (34.52%) MS Exchange
2 357 (28.33%) SharePoint
3 198 (15.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 184 (14.60%) Exchange Server 2010
5 64 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2007
6 55 (4.37%) IIS
7 47 (3.73%) SharePoint 2013
8 26 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
9 25 (1.98%) Exchange Server 2003
10 19 (1.51%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 17 (1.35%) Apache
12 15 (1.19%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.79%) Tomcat
14 5 (0.40%) BizTalk Server
14 5 (0.40%) JBoss
14 5 (0.40%) nginx
14 5 (0.40%) WebSphere
15 4 (0.32%) GroupWise
15 4 (0.32%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.32%) SAS
Applications
1 308 (24.44%) MS Excel
2 239 (18.97%) MS Office
3 35 (2.78%) MS PowerPoint
4 20 (1.59%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.40%) MS Project
6 4 (0.32%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 4 (0.32%) Final Cut Pro
7 3 (0.24%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.079%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.079%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 29 (2.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.87%) Eikon
3 6 (0.48%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.40%) Line 50
4 5 (0.40%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.079%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.079%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 496 (39.37%) Office 365
2 235 (18.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (5.32%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (3.25%) Azure Active Directory
4 41 (3.25%) OneDrive
5 31 (2.46%) Mimecast
6 25 (1.98%) Yammer
7 20 (1.59%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.35%) PaaS
8 17 (1.35%) SaaS
9 13 (1.03%) IaaS
10 8 (0.63%) GitHub
11 6 (0.48%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.24%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.24%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.16%) iTunes
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 1 (0.079%) Amazon EC2
14 1 (0.079%) AWS CloudFormation
14 1 (0.079%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 632 (50.16%) Skype
2 263 (20.87%) Firewall
3 240 (19.05%) DNS
4 199 (15.79%) VoIP
5 197 (15.63%) DHCP
6 189 (15.00%) LAN
7 184 (14.60%) WAN
8 163 (12.94%) VPN
9 141 (11.19%) TCP/IP
10 127 (10.08%) SAN
11 110 (8.73%) Unified Communications
12 82 (6.51%) Cisco ASA
13 71 (5.63%) MPLS
14 69 (5.48%) PBX
14 69 (5.48%) Wireless
15 68 (5.40%) VLAN
16 42 (3.33%) ISDN
17 38 (3.02%) LDAP
18 37 (2.94%) Internet
19 34 (2.70%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 210 (16.67%) SQL Server
2 42 (3.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 25 (1.98%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.11%) MySQL
4 14 (1.11%) SQL Server 2005
5 11 (0.87%) Amazon RDS
6 9 (0.71%) Big Data
6 9 (0.71%) Power BI
7 7 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.079%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.079%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.079%) DB2
9 1 (0.079%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.079%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.079%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.079%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.079%) Redis
9 1 (0.079%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 28 (2.22%) JIRA
2 9 (0.71%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.48%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.48%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.48%) Subversion
4 5 (0.40%) Buildbot
5 4 (0.32%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.079%) Ant
6 1 (0.079%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.079%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.079%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 167 (13.25%) Finance
2 91 (7.22%) Telecoms
3 49 (3.89%) Back Office
4 44 (3.49%) Law
5 41 (3.25%) Retail
6 29 (2.30%) Legal
7 26 (2.06%) Banking
8 15 (1.19%) Marketing
9 14 (1.11%) Advertising
10 12 (0.95%) Publishing
11 10 (0.79%) German Language
12 9 (0.71%) Billing
12 9 (0.71%) Spanish Language
13 8 (0.63%) Manufacturing
14 6 (0.48%) Aerospace
14 6 (0.48%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.48%) French Language
14 6 (0.48%) Investment Banking
15 5 (0.40%) Retail Banking
16 2 (0.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 172 (13.65%) Analyst
1 172 (13.65%) Support Engineer
2 164 (13.02%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 129 (10.24%) IT Support
4 118 (9.37%) Consultant
5 91 (7.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 85 (6.75%) IT Engineer
7 79 (6.27%) 3rd Line Support
8 68 (5.40%) 2nd Line Support
9 66 (5.24%) Support Analyst
10 65 (5.16%) Windows Engineer
11 63 (5.00%) Technical Support
12 62 (4.92%) Architect
13 59 (4.68%) IT Support Engineer
14 50 (3.97%) Desktop Support
15 49 (3.89%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 45 (3.57%) 2nd Line Engineer
16 45 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
17 42 (3.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
18 41 (3.25%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (3.10%) .NET
2 32 (2.54%) Web Services
3 30 (2.38%) XMPP
4 15 (1.19%) REST
5 12 (0.95%) XML
6 9 (0.71%) SOAP
7 8 (0.63%) 802.1X
7 8 (0.63%) Apache Cordova
8 7 (0.56%) CSS
9 6 (0.48%) ASP.NET
9 6 (0.48%) XSLT
10 5 (0.40%) COM
10 5 (0.40%) JSON
10 5 (0.40%) LAMP
10 5 (0.40%) LEMP Stack
10 5 (0.40%) Software Packaging
11 4 (0.32%) ASP.NET MVC
11 4 (0.32%) J2EE
11 4 (0.32%) SAML
12 3 (0.24%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 114 (9.05%) Data Centre
2 100 (7.94%) Video Conferencing
3 96 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
4 94 (7.46%) Blackberry
5 59 (4.68%) Clustering
6 49 (3.89%) Driving Licence
7 44 (3.49%) Management Information System
8 35 (2.78%) Computer Science
9 28 (2.22%) PKI
10 26 (2.06%) Replication
11 25 (1.98%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.90%) IVR
13 23 (1.83%) e-Learning
13 23 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
13 23 (1.83%) User Experience
14 22 (1.75%) Statistics
15 20 (1.59%) Hybrid Cloud
16 16 (1.27%) iPad
17 14 (1.11%) Mathematics
17 14 (1.11%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 793 (62.94%) Windows
2 430 (34.13%) Windows Server
3 239 (18.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 222 (17.62%) Windows 7
5 195 (15.48%) Windows Server 2008
6 134 (10.63%) Linux
6 134 (10.63%) Windows 10
7 103 (8.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 90 (7.14%) Windows 8
9 60 (4.76%) Android
10 58 (4.60%) Mac OS X
11 53 (4.21%) Apple iOS
12 27 (2.14%) Solaris
13 22 (1.75%) Windows Phone
14 19 (1.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 19 (1.51%) Unix
15 17 (1.35%) Windows XP
16 16 (1.27%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.63%) Ubuntu
18 7 (0.56%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 370 (29.37%) ITIL
2 110 (8.73%) Service Delivery
3 94 (7.46%) Mentoring
4 89 (7.06%) Migration
5 86 (6.83%) Project Management
6 78 (6.19%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (5.95%) Incident Management
8 57 (4.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 54 (4.29%) Service Management
10 53 (4.21%) CRM
11 52 (4.13%) High Availability
12 51 (4.05%) Change Management
13 49 (3.89%) Presales
14 48 (3.81%) Mobile Device Management
15 45 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
16 40 (3.17%) Coaching
17 38 (3.02%) Problem Management
18 37 (2.94%) Change Control
18 37 (2.94%) PRINCE2
19 32 (2.54%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 220 (17.46%) SQL
2 175 (13.89%) PowerShell
3 33 (2.62%) C#
4 22 (1.75%) C
4 22 (1.75%) JavaScript
5 11 (0.87%) VBScript
6 9 (0.71%) Python
7 8 (0.63%) Java
8 7 (0.56%) Bash Shell
8 7 (0.56%) Ruby
9 6 (0.48%) VB
10 5 (0.40%) Perl
10 5 (0.40%) T-SQL
11 1 (0.079%) C++
11 1 (0.079%) Go
11 1 (0.079%) LINC
11 1 (0.079%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 274 (21.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 195 (15.48%) MCSE
3 145 (11.51%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (8.89%) CCNA
4 112 (8.89%) Degree
5 83 (6.59%) Security Cleared
6 72 (5.71%) MCSA
7 59 (4.68%) MCITP
8 52 (4.13%) SC Cleared
9 45 (3.57%) CCNP
10 39 (3.10%) DV Cleared
11 31 (2.46%) ITIL Certification
11 31 (2.46%) MCP
12 21 (1.67%) CCIE
13 19 (1.51%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 17 (1.35%) MCTS
15 11 (0.87%) A+ Certification
15 11 (0.87%) ISTQB
16 10 (0.79%) PhD
16 10 (0.79%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 94 (7.46%) SLA
2 9 (0.71%) QA
3 7 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (0.48%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.16%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.079%) COBIT
7 1 (0.079%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 718 (56.98%) Active Directory
2 332 (26.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 278 (22.06%) Hyper-V
4 93 (7.38%) XenApp
5 60 (4.76%) VMware Workstation
6 54 (4.29%) vSphere
7 53 (4.21%) VMware ESX
8 39 (3.10%) Terminal Services
9 37 (2.94%) XenDesktop
10 33 (2.62%) Firmware
10 33 (2.62%) Forefront TMG
11 28 (2.22%) Virtual Machines
12 26 (2.06%) ISA Server
13 22 (1.75%) VMware ESXi
13 22 (1.75%) XenServer
14 19 (1.51%) Microsoft App-V
15 15 (1.19%) Virtual Servers
16 13 (1.03%) BitLocker
16 13 (1.03%) Xen
17 8 (0.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 243 (19.29%) SCCM
2 154 (12.22%) SCOM
3 52 (4.13%) WSUS
4 42 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 42 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 37 (2.94%) Cisco CUCM
6 32 (2.54%) Failover Clustering
7 28 (2.22%) Microsoft Clustering
7 28 (2.22%) NetBackup
8 27 (2.14%) Microsoft Intune
8 27 (2.14%) SCVMM
9 25 (1.98%) MOM
10 22 (1.75%) Norton AntiVirus
11 21 (1.67%) FortiGate
11 21 (1.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 20 (1.59%) Nagios
13 18 (1.43%) AirWatch
14 15 (1.19%) McAfee ePO
15 13 (1.03%) Cisco UCCE
16 12 (0.95%) SCSM
Vendors
1 908 (72.06%) Microsoft
2 450 (35.71%) VMware
3 353 (28.02%) Cisco
4 272 (21.59%) Citrix
5 153 (12.14%) HP
6 98 (7.78%) Avaya
7 81 (6.43%) Apple
7 81 (6.43%) Polycom
8 79 (6.27%) NetApp
9 73 (5.79%) CheckPoint
10 67 (5.32%) EMC
11 54 (4.29%) Dell
12 51 (4.05%) Symantec
13 50 (3.97%) 3PAR
14 48 (3.81%) Intel Security
15 47 (3.73%) F5
16 41 (3.25%) SolarWinds
17 40 (3.17%) Veeam
18 39 (3.10%) Mitel
19 34 (2.70%) Juniper
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