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 27 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 407 349 323
Rank change year-on-year
-58 -26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 642 897 1011
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.70% 0.87% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.86% 4.60% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 545 742 855
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,850 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
Skype for Business
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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
16630 19481 22183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.13% 18.96% 20.37%
Number of salaries quoted 14287 16295 18387
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £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 27 July 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 27 July 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 -8 284 £45,000 -5.26% 22
South East -102 115 £38,000 -1.29% 13
West Midlands +19 59 £47,500 -9.52% 3
East of England +16 52 £41,500 +3.75% 4
South West -1 40 £40,000 +17.64% 7
East Midlands +14 31 £40,000 +66.66% 4
Yorkshire -12 28 £41,750 +19.28% 2
North East +23 22 £40,000 +46.78% 2
North West -12 13 £52,500 +40.00% 3
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Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 1062 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 939 (62.60%) Windows
3 852 (56.80%) Active Directory
4 550 (36.67%) VMware
5 546 (36.40%) Windows Server
6 545 (36.33%) MS Exchange
7 536 (35.73%) Skype
8 473 (31.53%) Cisco
9 464 (30.93%) Office 365
10 418 (27.87%) ITIL
11 363 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
12 360 (24.00%) MS Excel
13 357 (23.80%) SharePoint
14 343 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
15 329 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
16 314 (20.93%) Firewall
17 301 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
18 290 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
19 287 (19.13%) Hyper-V
19 287 (19.13%) Citrix
20 283 (18.87%) SQL Server
21 270 (18.00%) SCCM
22 268 (17.87%) SQL
23 266 (17.73%) Windows 7
24 255 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2013
25 245 (16.33%) MCSE
26 239 (15.93%) MS Office
27 228 (15.20%) DNS
28 222 (14.80%) WAN
29 209 (13.93%) LAN

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
1 545 (36.33%) MS Exchange
2 357 (23.80%) SharePoint
3 290 (19.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 255 (17.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 107 (7.13%) Exchange Server 2007
6 63 (4.20%) IIS
7 53 (3.53%) Office Communications Server
8 49 (3.27%) SharePoint 2010
9 44 (2.93%) SharePoint 2013
10 43 (2.87%) Exchange Server 2003
11 34 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 8 (0.53%) Exchange Server 2000
13 7 (0.47%) Tomcat
14 6 (0.40%) IBM Notes
15 4 (0.27%) Apache
15 4 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
15 4 (0.27%) JBoss
15 4 (0.27%) SharePoint Server
15 4 (0.27%) WebSphere
16 2 (0.13%) CMS
Applications
1 360 (24.00%) MS Excel
2 239 (15.93%) MS Office
3 21 (1.40%) MS PowerPoint
4 16 (1.07%) MS Project
5 12 (0.80%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.13%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.067%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.067%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 30 (2.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 20 (1.33%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.33%) thinkFolio
4 4 (0.27%) Eikon
5 3 (0.20%) Oracle Applications
6 2 (0.13%) Maximo
7 1 (0.067%) FastStats
7 1 (0.067%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 464 (30.93%) Office 365
2 197 (13.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 77 (5.13%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (2.73%) IaaS
5 33 (2.20%) Mimecast
6 32 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (2.00%) OneDrive
7 30 (2.00%) Yammer
8 26 (1.73%) Azure Active Directory
9 18 (1.20%) SaaS
10 16 (1.07%) GitHub
11 12 (0.80%) PaaS
12 7 (0.47%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 3 (0.20%) Google Cloud Platform
14 1 (0.067%) Amazon Kinesis
14 1 (0.067%) Google Apps
14 1 (0.067%) IBM PureFlex
14 1 (0.067%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 536 (35.73%) Skype
2 314 (20.93%) Firewall
3 228 (15.20%) DNS
4 222 (14.80%) WAN
5 209 (13.93%) LAN
6 201 (13.40%) Unified Communications
7 192 (12.80%) VoIP
8 190 (12.67%) TCP/IP
9 185 (12.33%) DHCP
10 168 (11.20%) VPN
11 149 (9.93%) SAN
12 102 (6.80%) MPLS
13 91 (6.07%) PBX
14 85 (5.67%) Wireless
15 77 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
16 73 (4.87%) VLAN
17 42 (2.80%) NAS
17 42 (2.80%) NetScaler
18 41 (2.73%) Network Security
19 33 (2.20%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 283 (18.87%) SQL Server
2 80 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 65 (4.33%) SQL Server 2012
4 11 (0.73%) SQL Server 2014
5 9 (0.60%) Relational Database
5 9 (0.60%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.33%) MS Access
6 5 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
6 5 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 4 (0.27%) Data Mining
7 4 (0.27%) Oracle Database
8 3 (0.20%) MySQL
8 3 (0.20%) Power BI
8 3 (0.20%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.13%) DB2
10 1 (0.067%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 24 (1.60%) Visual Studio
2 23 (1.53%) JIRA
3 4 (0.27%) Subversion
3 4 (0.27%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (0.20%) ClearCase
4 3 (0.20%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 181 (12.07%) Finance
2 114 (7.60%) Telecoms
3 57 (3.80%) Law
4 47 (3.13%) Retail
5 41 (2.73%) Legal
6 33 (2.20%) Manufacturing
7 21 (1.40%) Banking
8 20 (1.33%) Back Office
9 14 (0.93%) Marketing
10 13 (0.87%) French Language
10 13 (0.87%) German Language
11 12 (0.80%) Billing
11 12 (0.80%) Pharmaceutical
12 11 (0.73%) Spanish Language
13 7 (0.47%) Advertising
13 7 (0.47%) Financial Institution
14 6 (0.40%) Games
14 6 (0.40%) Investment Banking
14 6 (0.40%) Retail Banking
15 4 (0.27%) Brand Awareness
Job Titles
1 232 (15.47%) Support Engineer
2 187 (12.47%) Analyst
3 169 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 164 (10.93%) Consultant
5 119 (7.93%) IT Support
6 100 (6.67%) Architect
7 95 (6.33%) IT Engineer
8 94 (6.27%) Windows Engineer
9 92 (6.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 84 (5.60%) 2nd Line Support
10 84 (5.60%) Support Analyst
11 81 (5.40%) Lync Engineer
12 76 (5.07%) 3rd Line Support
13 75 (5.00%) Administrator
14 70 (4.67%) IT Support Engineer
15 65 (4.33%) Desktop Support
16 61 (4.07%) Unified Communications Engineer
17 56 (3.73%) Windows Support Engineer
18 55 (3.67%) Desktop Engineer
19 52 (3.47%) Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (3.00%) .NET
2 43 (2.87%) XMPP
3 24 (1.60%) Web Services
4 18 (1.20%) REST
5 17 (1.13%) Middleware
6 16 (1.07%) Apache Cordova
6 16 (1.07%) SOAP
7 6 (0.40%) 802.1X
7 6 (0.40%) COM
7 6 (0.40%) LINQ to SQL
8 5 (0.33%) ASP.NET
9 4 (0.27%) VXML
9 4 (0.27%) X-Windows
10 3 (0.20%) ASP.NET MVC
10 3 (0.20%) SAP Basis
11 2 (0.13%) HTML
11 2 (0.13%) Software Packaging
12 1 (0.067%) CGI
12 1 (0.067%) J2EE
12 1 (0.067%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 135 (9.00%) Blackberry
2 114 (7.60%) Data Centre
3 108 (7.20%) Video Conferencing
4 103 (6.87%) Analytical Skills
5 80 (5.33%) Clustering
6 47 (3.13%) Driving Licence
7 40 (2.67%) e-Learning
8 28 (1.87%) Computer Science
8 28 (1.87%) Replication
9 26 (1.73%) IVR
10 24 (1.60%) Statistics
11 22 (1.47%) iPhone
11 22 (1.47%) Virtual Team
12 21 (1.40%) Enterprise Software
12 21 (1.40%) iPad
13 17 (1.13%) Mobile App
13 17 (1.13%) PKI
14 15 (1.00%) Fat Client
14 15 (1.00%) Smartphone
14 15 (1.00%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 939 (62.60%) Windows
2 546 (36.40%) Windows Server
3 343 (22.87%) Windows Server 2012
4 329 (21.93%) Windows Server 2008
5 266 (17.73%) Windows 7
6 160 (10.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 123 (8.20%) Linux
8 115 (7.67%) Windows 8
9 90 (6.00%) Windows 10
10 75 (5.00%) Android
11 68 (4.53%) Apple iOS
12 52 (3.47%) Windows XP
13 48 (3.20%) Mac OS X
14 35 (2.33%) Unix
15 32 (2.13%) Mac OS
16 23 (1.53%) Windows Phone
17 21 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 18 (1.20%) Solaris
19 17 (1.13%) Windows Vista
20 16 (1.07%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 418 (27.87%) ITIL
2 122 (8.13%) Migration
3 104 (6.93%) Presales
4 103 (6.87%) Service Delivery
5 100 (6.67%) Change Management
6 97 (6.47%) Project Management
7 77 (5.13%) Mentoring
8 76 (5.07%) Service Management
9 70 (4.67%) PRINCE2
10 68 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
11 65 (4.33%) Incident Management
12 61 (4.07%) Agile Software Development
13 59 (3.93%) Problem Management
14 53 (3.53%) High Availability
15 52 (3.47%) Mobile Device Management
16 50 (3.33%) Information Security
17 49 (3.27%) ITIL V3
18 48 (3.20%) CRM
19 43 (2.87%) Capacity Planning
19 43 (2.87%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 268 (17.87%) SQL
2 187 (12.47%) PowerShell
3 34 (2.27%) C#
4 31 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 23 (1.53%) C
6 13 (0.87%) VB
7 9 (0.60%) Python
8 7 (0.47%) Ruby
9 5 (0.33%) T-SQL
9 5 (0.33%) VBScript
10 4 (0.27%) Java
11 3 (0.20%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.067%) LINC
Qualifications
1 301 (20.07%) Microsoft Certification
2 245 (16.33%) MCSE
3 192 (12.80%) Cisco Certification
4 137 (9.13%) CCNA
5 124 (8.27%) Security Cleared
6 113 (7.53%) Degree
7 105 (7.00%) MCSA
8 104 (6.93%) MCITP
9 95 (6.33%) SC Cleared
10 74 (4.93%) CCNP
11 41 (2.73%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 31 (2.07%) MCP
13 28 (1.87%) DV Cleared
13 28 (1.87%) ITIL Certification
14 23 (1.53%) MCTS
15 19 (1.27%) CCNP Voice
16 18 (1.20%) PRINCE2 Certification
17 17 (1.13%) PhD
18 16 (1.07%) CCSA
19 14 (0.93%) CCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 98 (6.53%) SLA
2 8 (0.53%) QA
3 7 (0.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.33%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.13%) COBIT
6 1 (0.067%) PCI DSS
6 1 (0.067%) SAS 70
System Software
1 852 (56.80%) Active Directory
2 363 (24.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 287 (19.13%) Hyper-V
4 145 (9.67%) XenApp
5 96 (6.40%) vSphere
6 58 (3.87%) XenDesktop
7 50 (3.33%) VMware ESX
8 45 (3.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 43 (2.87%) Terminal Services
10 41 (2.73%) XenServer
11 38 (2.53%) Virtual Machines
12 32 (2.13%) Firmware
12 32 (2.13%) VMware Workstation
13 25 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
14 24 (1.60%) Forefront TMG
15 23 (1.53%) Virtual Servers
16 18 (1.20%) ISA Server
16 18 (1.20%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 14 (0.93%) Postfix
18 11 (0.73%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 270 (18.00%) SCCM
2 168 (11.20%) SCOM
3 50 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 47 (3.13%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 38 (2.53%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 37 (2.47%) Backup Exec
7 34 (2.27%) SCVMM
8 32 (2.13%) WSUS
9 31 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
10 29 (1.93%) NetBackup
11 26 (1.73%) SCOrch
12 22 (1.47%) FortiGate
12 22 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
12 22 (1.47%) Nagios
13 21 (1.40%) XenMobile
14 20 (1.33%) AirWatch
15 19 (1.27%) McAfee ePO
16 18 (1.20%) MOM
17 15 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
18 14 (0.93%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 1062 (70.80%) Microsoft
2 550 (36.67%) VMware
3 473 (31.53%) Cisco
4 287 (19.13%) Citrix
5 184 (12.27%) HP
6 131 (8.73%) Avaya
7 107 (7.13%) NetApp
8 90 (6.00%) Polycom
9 86 (5.73%) EMC
10 81 (5.40%) Veeam
11 73 (4.87%) Apple
12 71 (4.73%) CheckPoint
13 61 (4.07%) Mitel
14 56 (3.73%) F5
14 56 (3.73%) Palo Alto
15 55 (3.67%) SolarWinds
16 52 (3.47%) Symantec
17 50 (3.33%) Dell
17 50 (3.33%) Juniper
18 48 (3.20%) Intel Security
Horsham, West Sussex
Global Technology Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £32000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bath, Avon
Reed Technology
Salary: £31000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Berkshire
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Networkers
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa- 25,000-30,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Gloucester, Gloucestershire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 18 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £32000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Search Consultancy
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + excellent benefits.
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Southern Lights Recruitment
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
Senitor Associates
Salary: £26000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
D4 Digital Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £36000 Per Annum On call allowance
Posted: 2 days ago
Winchester, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £17000 - £25000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Berkshire
APM Resources
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £32000 - £35000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire
Cognizant
Posted: Yesterday
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £36000 - £40000 per annum + comprehensive corporate benefits!
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Opus IT Consulting
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35K + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cirencester, Gloucestershire
ComputerWorld Personnel Ltd
Salary: £25000.0000 - £40000.0000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Up to £38,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Newbury, Berkshire
Sovereign Housing Association
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago