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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK / England
Rank 341 324 276
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -48
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 672 944 1209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.86% 0.98% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 5.22% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 542 798 1056
Median salary £44,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.52% -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £63,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%

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
13827 18101 20081
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.72% 18.86% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 11612 15325 16970
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 +10 315 £42,500 -10.52% 40
South East +9 137 £50,000 +11.11% 7
East of England +57 69 £45,000 +12.50% 5
South West -3 32 £40,000 +40.35% 5
East Midlands -15 30 £43,596 +8.98% 1
North West -17 30 £32,500 - 9
Yorkshire -14 28 £43,000 +1.17%
West Midlands +1 14 £52,500 +16.66% 3
North East +15 11 £32,500 +44.44% 2
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 956 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 827 (63.96%) Windows
3 761 (58.86%) Skype
4 705 (54.52%) Active Directory
5 509 (39.37%) Office 365
6 490 (37.90%) Windows Server
7 436 (33.72%) MS Exchange
8 422 (32.64%) VMware
9 331 (25.60%) ITIL
10 322 (24.90%) SharePoint
11 321 (24.83%) MS Excel
12 314 (24.28%) Cisco
13 300 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
14 288 (22.27%) Citrix
15 277 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
16 272 (21.04%) Hyper-V
17 249 (19.26%) DNS
18 247 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
19 245 (18.95%) Microsoft Certification
20 235 (18.17%) MS Office
21 229 (17.71%) Firewall
21 229 (17.71%) SCCM
22 226 (17.48%) DHCP
23 225 (17.40%) Windows Server 2008
24 204 (15.78%) Windows 7
25 202 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2013
26 182 (14.08%) Finance
27 176 (13.61%) SQL Server
28 175 (13.53%) MCSE
29 173 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010

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
1 436 (33.72%) MS Exchange
2 322 (24.90%) SharePoint
3 202 (15.62%) Exchange Server 2013
4 173 (13.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 92 (7.12%) IIS
6 66 (5.10%) SharePoint 2013
7 52 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2003
7 52 (4.02%) Exchange Server 2007
8 42 (3.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (2.24%) SharePoint 2010
10 14 (1.08%) Office Communications Server
11 11 (0.85%) Apache
12 10 (0.77%) CMS
12 10 (0.77%) Confluence
13 8 (0.62%) SAS
13 8 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 5 (0.39%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.31%) GroupWise
16 3 (0.23%) nginx
Applications
1 321 (24.83%) MS Excel
2 235 (18.17%) MS Office
3 38 (2.94%) MS PowerPoint
4 24 (1.86%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.70%) Final Cut Pro
6 8 (0.62%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 4 (0.31%) MS Project
8 1 (0.077%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 32 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (0.85%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.46%) Eikon
4 5 (0.39%) Line 50
4 5 (0.39%) Sage X3
5 3 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.23%) SAP ERP
6 2 (0.15%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.077%) assyst
7 1 (0.077%) Salesforce.com CRM
7 1 (0.077%) thinkFolio
7 1 (0.077%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 509 (39.37%) Office 365
2 247 (19.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (7.12%) Amazon AWS
4 35 (2.71%) Mimecast
5 33 (2.55%) Azure Active Directory
6 31 (2.40%) OneDrive
7 30 (2.32%) IaaS
8 28 (2.17%) PaaS
9 23 (1.78%) Yammer
10 21 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
11 18 (1.39%) SaaS
12 8 (0.62%) Google Cloud Platform
13 6 (0.46%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 5 (0.39%) Amazon S3
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon CloudWatch
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
15 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudFormation
15 3 (0.23%) AWS CloudTrail
15 3 (0.23%) CloudFront
15 3 (0.23%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 761 (58.86%) Skype
2 249 (19.26%) DNS
3 229 (17.71%) Firewall
4 226 (17.48%) DHCP
5 170 (13.15%) Unified Communications
5 170 (13.15%) VPN
6 168 (12.99%) LAN
7 163 (12.61%) WAN
8 147 (11.37%) VoIP
9 109 (8.43%) TCP/IP
10 108 (8.35%) SAN
11 82 (6.34%) Cisco ASA
12 78 (6.03%) Wireless
13 68 (5.26%) MPLS
14 53 (4.10%) VLAN
15 52 (4.02%) ISDN
15 52 (4.02%) PBX
16 51 (3.94%) Internet
17 37 (2.86%) SMTP
18 35 (2.71%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 176 (13.61%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.02%) SQL Server 2008
3 37 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 21 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
5 16 (1.24%) Amazon RDS
6 11 (0.85%) SQL Server 2014
7 10 (0.77%) MySQL
8 7 (0.54%) Power BI
9 6 (0.46%) Big Data
10 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 3 (0.23%) Data Warehouse
12 3 (0.23%) Oracle Database
12 3 (0.23%) PostgreSQL
13 2 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
13 2 (0.15%) Hadoop
13 2 (0.15%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.15%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.15%) Redis
14 1 (0.077%) Pentaho
Development Applications
1 18 (1.39%) JIRA
2 11 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (0.39%) Git (software)
3 5 (0.39%) Jenkins
3 5 (0.39%) Subversion
4 3 (0.23%) Buildbot
5 2 (0.15%) Ant
6 1 (0.077%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.077%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio
6 1 (0.077%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 182 (14.08%) Finance
2 75 (5.80%) Telecoms
3 56 (4.33%) Law
4 38 (2.94%) Back Office
4 38 (2.94%) Retail
5 25 (1.93%) Marketing
6 22 (1.70%) Legal
7 21 (1.62%) Banking
8 14 (1.08%) Advertising
9 13 (1.01%) Publishing
10 10 (0.77%) Financial Institution
11 9 (0.70%) Billing
12 6 (0.46%) Aerospace
12 6 (0.46%) German Language
12 6 (0.46%) Multimedia
12 6 (0.46%) Spanish Language
13 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 3 (0.23%) French Language
14 3 (0.23%) Pharmaceutical
15 2 (0.15%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 171 (13.23%) Analyst
2 170 (13.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 159 (12.30%) Support Engineer
4 108 (8.35%) Consultant
5 93 (7.19%) IT Support
6 86 (6.65%) IT Engineer
7 80 (6.19%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 78 (6.03%) 3rd Line Support
9 76 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
9 76 (5.88%) Windows Engineer
10 68 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
11 67 (5.18%) Support Analyst
12 55 (4.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
13 53 (4.10%) Architect
14 52 (4.02%) 2nd Line Engineer
14 52 (4.02%) IT Support Engineer
15 51 (3.94%) Systems Engineer
16 49 (3.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
17 47 (3.63%) Lync Engineer
18 44 (3.40%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (3.63%) .NET
2 33 (2.55%) Web Services
3 24 (1.86%) XML
4 22 (1.70%) Software Packaging
5 18 (1.39%) REST
6 14 (1.08%) JSON
7 12 (0.93%) .NET Framework
8 11 (0.85%) RESTful
9 9 (0.70%) COM
9 9 (0.70%) CSS
9 9 (0.70%) XMPP
10 8 (0.62%) J2EE
10 8 (0.62%) XSLT
11 7 (0.54%) ASP.NET
12 5 (0.39%) 802.1X
12 5 (0.39%) HTML
12 5 (0.39%) Middleware
12 5 (0.39%) SOAP
13 3 (0.23%) LAMP
13 3 (0.23%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 115 (8.89%) Data Centre
2 97 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 97 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 84 (6.50%) Blackberry
4 66 (5.10%) Clustering
5 59 (4.56%) Management Information System
6 58 (4.49%) Driving Licence
7 47 (3.63%) PKI
7 47 (3.63%) Public Cloud
8 38 (2.94%) Computer Science
9 35 (2.71%) User Experience
10 26 (2.01%) e-Learning
11 25 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 24 (1.86%) Client/Server
13 22 (1.70%) Enterprise Software
13 22 (1.70%) Virtual Team
14 17 (1.31%) Fintech
15 11 (0.85%) Mobile Payment
15 11 (0.85%) Private Cloud
15 11 (0.85%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 827 (63.96%) Windows
2 490 (37.90%) Windows Server
3 277 (21.42%) Windows Server 2012
4 225 (17.40%) Windows Server 2008
5 204 (15.78%) Windows 7
6 123 (9.51%) Windows 10
7 103 (7.97%) Windows Server 2003
8 100 (7.73%) Linux
9 96 (7.42%) Windows 8
10 46 (3.56%) Android
11 42 (3.25%) Mac OS X
12 40 (3.09%) Apple iOS
13 32 (2.47%) Unix
14 30 (2.32%) Windows Phone
15 26 (2.01%) Mac OS
16 19 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 18 (1.39%) Windows XP
18 15 (1.16%) Solaris
19 8 (0.62%) Windows 2000 Server
20 7 (0.54%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 331 (25.60%) ITIL
2 115 (8.89%) Mentoring
3 90 (6.96%) Service Delivery
4 88 (6.81%) Migration
5 81 (6.26%) High Availability
6 78 (6.03%) Project Management
7 75 (5.80%) Agile Software Development
8 71 (5.49%) Presales
9 62 (4.80%) Disaster Recovery
10 58 (4.49%) CRM
11 55 (4.25%) Incident Management
12 53 (4.10%) Service Management
13 49 (3.79%) Identity Management
14 48 (3.71%) Continuous Improvement
15 47 (3.63%) Change Control
16 42 (3.25%) Time Management
17 37 (2.86%) Workflow
18 35 (2.71%) Change Management
18 35 (2.71%) Document Management
19 34 (2.63%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 167 (12.92%) PowerShell
2 146 (11.29%) SQL
3 31 (2.40%) C#
4 20 (1.55%) VB
5 18 (1.39%) VBScript
6 13 (1.01%) C
7 12 (0.93%) JavaScript
8 10 (0.77%) Java
9 8 (0.62%) Python
10 6 (0.46%) Ruby
11 5 (0.39%) Bash Shell
12 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
13 3 (0.23%) Perl
13 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
14 2 (0.15%) C++
14 2 (0.15%) Go
Qualifications
1 245 (18.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 175 (13.53%) MCSE
3 101 (7.81%) Cisco Certification
4 100 (7.73%) Degree
5 65 (5.03%) CCNA
6 62 (4.80%) MCSA
7 56 (4.33%) Security Cleared
8 47 (3.63%) CCNP
9 43 (3.33%) SC Cleared
10 36 (2.78%) MCP
11 35 (2.71%) MCITP
12 24 (1.86%) CCIE
13 18 (1.39%) ITIL Certification
14 16 (1.24%) MCTS
15 14 (1.08%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.85%) DV Cleared
17 10 (0.77%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.77%) PhD
18 9 (0.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
19 8 (0.62%) OCMJEA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 90 (6.96%) SLA
2 16 (1.24%) QA
3 9 (0.70%) PCI DSS
4 8 (0.62%) ISO 9001
5 7 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.15%) Dodd-Frank
7 2 (0.15%) EMIR
7 2 (0.15%) ISO 14000
7 2 (0.15%) MiFID
7 2 (0.15%) PMO
8 1 (0.077%) HMG Security Policy Framework
8 1 (0.077%) ISO22301
8 1 (0.077%) PMBOK
System Software
1 705 (54.52%) Active Directory
2 300 (23.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 272 (21.04%) Hyper-V
4 134 (10.36%) XenApp
5 74 (5.72%) vSphere
6 54 (4.18%) XenDesktop
7 48 (3.71%) VMware Workstation
8 33 (2.55%) VMware ESX
9 32 (2.47%) Firmware
10 27 (2.09%) Forefront TMG
11 26 (2.01%) Terminal Services
12 22 (1.70%) Virtual Machines
13 21 (1.62%) VMware ESXi
14 19 (1.47%) XenServer
15 12 (0.93%) ISA Server
15 12 (0.93%) Virtual Servers
16 9 (0.70%) Microsoft App-V
16 9 (0.70%) Xen
17 8 (0.62%) BitLocker
18 6 (0.46%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 229 (17.71%) SCCM
2 136 (10.52%) SCOM
3 43 (3.33%) WSUS
4 41 (3.17%) Backup Exec
5 37 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
6 21 (1.62%) Failover Clustering
6 21 (1.62%) Nagios
7 19 (1.47%) NetBackup
8 18 (1.39%) Microsoft Clustering
9 17 (1.31%) Microsoft Intune
9 17 (1.31%) SCVMM
10 16 (1.24%) McAfee ePO
10 16 (1.24%) Norton AntiVirus
11 11 (0.85%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 11 (0.85%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 11 (0.85%) MOM
12 10 (0.77%) AirWatch
12 10 (0.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 10 (0.77%) XenMobile
13 9 (0.70%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 956 (73.94%) Microsoft
2 422 (32.64%) VMware
3 314 (24.28%) Cisco
4 288 (22.27%) Citrix
5 130 (10.05%) HP
6 101 (7.81%) Polycom
7 93 (7.19%) NetApp
8 82 (6.34%) Apple
9 77 (5.96%) Avaya
10 60 (4.64%) Dell
11 58 (4.49%) EMC
12 56 (4.33%) CheckPoint
13 45 (3.48%) 3PAR
14 42 (3.25%) SolarWinds
14 42 (3.25%) Symantec
15 40 (3.09%) F5
15 40 (3.09%) Juniper
15 40 (3.09%) Sonus
16 39 (3.02%) Mitel
17 33 (2.55%) Veeam
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Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum
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Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
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I4 Recruitment
Salary: £30k - 40k per year + package
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EMBS Ltd
Salary: £30k - 50k per year + Car,Pension
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Salary: £32000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
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Salary: £45000 per annum + Overtime + On-call paid
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Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
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Brighton, East Sussex
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Salary: £40,000 - 45,750 per year + Benefits
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