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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK / England
Rank 323 336 274
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -62
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 692 846 1124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.89% 0.90% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.04% 4.82% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 574 695 995
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%

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
13727 17563 19992
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.64% 18.74% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11594 14815 17022
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £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 22 January 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 22 January 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 +28 337 £42,500 -5.55% 35
South East +31 135 £45,000 - 12
East of England +34 51 £44,500 +11.25% 2
North West -23 37 £32,500 - 7
East Midlands -6 33 £44,658 +8.26% 1
West Midlands +2 28 £52,500 +16.66% 2
South West -17 28 £42,500 +39.34% 13
Yorkshire -10 25 £33,000 -22.35% 2
North East - 15 £33,750 - 5
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 January 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.

1 938 (73.28%) Microsoft
2 806 (62.97%) Windows
3 716 (55.94%) Skype
4 715 (55.86%) Active Directory
5 512 (40.00%) Office 365
6 453 (35.39%) Windows Server
7 435 (33.98%) VMware
8 420 (32.81%) MS Exchange
9 349 (27.27%) ITIL
10 338 (26.41%) SharePoint
11 326 (25.47%) Cisco
12 317 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
13 315 (24.61%) MS Excel
14 290 (22.66%) Citrix
15 270 (21.09%) Hyper-V
16 257 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
17 250 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 249 (19.45%) DNS
19 247 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
20 240 (18.75%) MS Office
21 235 (18.36%) SCCM
22 232 (18.13%) Firewall
23 224 (17.50%) DHCP
24 208 (16.25%) Windows 7
25 206 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
26 204 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
27 178 (13.91%) MCSE
28 177 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
29 175 (13.67%) SQL Server
30 174 (13.59%) Finance

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
1 420 (32.81%) MS Exchange
2 338 (26.41%) SharePoint
3 206 (16.09%) Exchange Server 2013
4 177 (13.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 80 (6.25%) IIS
6 65 (5.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 59 (4.61%) Exchange Server 2007
8 44 (3.44%) Exchange Server 2003
9 36 (2.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 24 (1.88%) SharePoint 2010
11 17 (1.33%) Apache
12 13 (1.02%) Office Communications Server
13 10 (0.78%) CMS
14 9 (0.70%) Confluence
15 8 (0.63%) SAS
15 8 (0.63%) Sitecore CMS
16 7 (0.55%) Tomcat
17 5 (0.39%) BizTalk Server
17 5 (0.39%) nginx
18 4 (0.31%) GroupWise
Applications
1 315 (24.61%) MS Excel
2 240 (18.75%) MS Office
3 37 (2.89%) MS PowerPoint
4 25 (1.95%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.70%) Final Cut Pro
6 8 (0.63%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 5 (0.39%) MS Project
8 1 (0.078%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 33 (2.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.70%) Dynamics AX
3 8 (0.63%) Eikon
4 5 (0.39%) Line 50
4 5 (0.39%) Sage X3
5 2 (0.16%) assyst
5 2 (0.16%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 1 (0.078%) Remedy ITSM
6 1 (0.078%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.078%) SAP ERP
6 1 (0.078%) Unit4 Business World
6 1 (0.078%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 512 (40.00%) Office 365
2 247 (19.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 91 (7.11%) Amazon AWS
4 41 (3.20%) OneDrive
5 35 (2.73%) Mimecast
6 34 (2.66%) Azure Active Directory
7 29 (2.27%) PaaS
8 25 (1.95%) Yammer
9 20 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
10 19 (1.48%) IaaS
11 18 (1.41%) SaaS
12 6 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
13 5 (0.39%) GitHub
14 4 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 3 (0.23%) Amazon S3
16 2 (0.16%) iTunes
17 1 (0.078%) Amazon CloudWatch
17 1 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
17 1 (0.078%) AWS CloudTrail
17 1 (0.078%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
Communications & Networking
1 716 (55.94%) Skype
2 249 (19.45%) DNS
3 232 (18.13%) Firewall
4 224 (17.50%) DHCP
5 169 (13.20%) VPN
6 167 (13.05%) LAN
6 167 (13.05%) VoIP
7 161 (12.58%) WAN
8 137 (10.70%) Unified Communications
9 109 (8.52%) SAN
10 101 (7.89%) TCP/IP
11 83 (6.48%) Cisco ASA
12 76 (5.94%) MPLS
13 71 (5.55%) Wireless
14 59 (4.61%) VLAN
15 49 (3.83%) Internet
15 49 (3.83%) PBX
16 48 (3.75%) ISDN
16 48 (3.75%) LDAP
17 34 (2.66%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 175 (13.67%) SQL Server
2 39 (3.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 29 (2.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 17 (1.33%) SQL Server 2005
5 15 (1.17%) MySQL
6 13 (1.02%) Amazon RDS
7 9 (0.70%) Big Data
7 9 (0.70%) Power BI
8 8 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
9 5 (0.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 4 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
11 1 (0.078%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.078%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.078%) DB2
11 1 (0.078%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.078%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.078%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.078%) Pentaho
11 1 (0.078%) PostgreSQL
11 1 (0.078%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (1.88%) JIRA
2 8 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
3 6 (0.47%) Git (software)
3 6 (0.47%) Jenkins
3 6 (0.47%) Subversion
4 5 (0.39%) Buildbot
4 5 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 2 (0.16%) Ant
6 1 (0.078%) ClearCase
6 1 (0.078%) CruiseControl
6 1 (0.078%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.078%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 174 (13.59%) Finance
2 87 (6.80%) Telecoms
3 50 (3.91%) Law
4 46 (3.59%) Back Office
5 42 (3.28%) Retail
6 27 (2.11%) Legal
7 25 (1.95%) Marketing
8 20 (1.56%) Banking
9 15 (1.17%) Publishing
10 13 (1.02%) Advertising
11 7 (0.55%) Spanish Language
12 6 (0.47%) Billing
12 6 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.47%) German Language
13 5 (0.39%) Aerospace
13 5 (0.39%) Manufacturing
14 4 (0.31%) French Language
14 4 (0.31%) Multimedia
15 2 (0.16%) Electronics
15 2 (0.16%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 169 (13.20%) Support Engineer
2 162 (12.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 156 (12.19%) Analyst
4 121 (9.45%) Consultant
5 102 (7.97%) IT Support
6 93 (7.27%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 87 (6.80%) IT Engineer
8 85 (6.64%) 3rd Line Support
9 71 (5.55%) Windows Engineer
10 70 (5.47%) Architect
11 64 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
12 61 (4.77%) Exchange Engineer
13 59 (4.61%) Support Analyst
14 56 (4.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 51 (3.98%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
16 50 (3.91%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 50 (3.91%) IT Support Engineer
17 48 (3.75%) Systems Engineer
18 46 (3.59%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
19 44 (3.44%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (3.98%) .NET
2 41 (3.20%) Web Services
3 23 (1.80%) XMPP
4 22 (1.72%) Software Packaging
4 22 (1.72%) XML
5 20 (1.56%) REST
6 13 (1.02%) JSON
7 11 (0.86%) .NET Framework
8 9 (0.70%) ASP.NET
8 9 (0.70%) COM
8 9 (0.70%) J2EE
8 9 (0.70%) RESTful
9 8 (0.63%) 802.1X
9 8 (0.63%) CSS
9 8 (0.63%) SOAP
9 8 (0.63%) XSLT
10 5 (0.39%) Apache Cordova
10 5 (0.39%) LAMP
10 5 (0.39%) LEMP Stack
11 4 (0.31%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 118 (9.22%) Data Centre
2 96 (7.50%) Analytical Skills
2 96 (7.50%) Video Conferencing
3 88 (6.88%) Blackberry
4 69 (5.39%) Clustering
5 57 (4.45%) Driving Licence
5 57 (4.45%) Management Information System
6 43 (3.36%) Computer Science
7 42 (3.28%) PKI
8 33 (2.58%) Public Cloud
9 30 (2.34%) Statistics
10 29 (2.27%) Hybrid Cloud
11 26 (2.03%) e-Learning
12 24 (1.88%) Client/Server
12 24 (1.88%) User Experience
13 20 (1.56%) Enterprise Software
14 17 (1.33%) IVR
15 15 (1.17%) Enterprise Storage
15 15 (1.17%) Mathematics
15 15 (1.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 806 (62.97%) Windows
2 453 (35.39%) Windows Server
3 250 (19.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 208 (16.25%) Windows 7
5 204 (15.94%) Windows Server 2008
6 132 (10.31%) Windows 10
7 119 (9.30%) Linux
8 99 (7.73%) Windows Server 2003
9 96 (7.50%) Windows 8
10 54 (4.22%) Android
10 54 (4.22%) Mac OS X
11 48 (3.75%) Apple iOS
12 31 (2.42%) Windows Phone
13 27 (2.11%) Unix
14 25 (1.95%) Mac OS
15 21 (1.64%) Solaris
16 20 (1.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 15 (1.17%) Windows XP
18 9 (0.70%) Ubuntu
19 5 (0.39%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 349 (27.27%) ITIL
2 101 (7.89%) Service Delivery
3 98 (7.66%) Mentoring
4 91 (7.11%) Migration
5 89 (6.95%) Agile Software Development
6 88 (6.88%) Project Management
7 73 (5.70%) High Availability
8 68 (5.31%) Presales
9 64 (5.00%) Incident Management
10 60 (4.69%) Disaster Recovery
11 59 (4.61%) CRM
12 53 (4.14%) Service Management
13 50 (3.91%) Continuous Improvement
14 45 (3.52%) Change Control
15 40 (3.13%) Change Management
16 38 (2.97%) Identity Management
17 36 (2.81%) Coaching
18 34 (2.66%) Document Management
19 32 (2.50%) Problem Management
19 32 (2.50%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 170 (13.28%) PowerShell
2 164 (12.81%) SQL
3 37 (2.89%) C#
4 18 (1.41%) C
5 16 (1.25%) JavaScript
5 16 (1.25%) VBScript
6 14 (1.09%) VB
7 10 (0.78%) Java
8 9 (0.70%) Python
9 7 (0.55%) Bash Shell
9 7 (0.55%) Ruby
10 5 (0.39%) Perl
11 4 (0.31%) T-SQL
12 3 (0.23%) Shell Script
13 1 (0.078%) C++
13 1 (0.078%) Go
Qualifications
1 257 (20.08%) Microsoft Certification
2 178 (13.91%) MCSE
3 122 (9.53%) Cisco Certification
4 112 (8.75%) Degree
5 82 (6.41%) CCNA
6 70 (5.47%) MCSA
7 59 (4.61%) Security Cleared
8 45 (3.52%) CCNP
9 41 (3.20%) MCITP
10 38 (2.97%) SC Cleared
11 33 (2.58%) MCP
12 23 (1.80%) CCIE
12 23 (1.80%) ITIL Certification
13 22 (1.72%) DV Cleared
14 18 (1.41%) MCTS
15 16 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 11 (0.86%) A+ Certification
17 10 (0.78%) PhD
18 8 (0.63%) MOS
18 8 (0.63%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 88 (6.88%) SLA
2 15 (1.17%) QA
3 8 (0.63%) ISO 9001
4 6 (0.47%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 4 (0.31%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 2 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
6 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 2 (0.16%) ISO 14000
6 2 (0.16%) MiFID
7 1 (0.078%) HMG Security Policy Framework
7 1 (0.078%) PMBOK
System Software
1 715 (55.86%) Active Directory
2 317 (24.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 270 (21.09%) Hyper-V
4 127 (9.92%) XenApp
5 66 (5.16%) vSphere
6 54 (4.22%) VMware Workstation
7 51 (3.98%) XenDesktop
8 39 (3.05%) VMware ESX
9 37 (2.89%) Firmware
10 33 (2.58%) Terminal Services
11 32 (2.50%) Forefront TMG
12 24 (1.88%) Virtual Machines
13 20 (1.56%) XenServer
14 19 (1.48%) ISA Server
14 19 (1.48%) VMware ESXi
15 17 (1.33%) Virtual Servers
16 14 (1.09%) Microsoft App-V
17 11 (0.86%) Xen
18 10 (0.78%) BitLocker
19 9 (0.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 235 (18.36%) SCCM
2 143 (11.17%) SCOM
3 52 (4.06%) WSUS
4 43 (3.36%) Backup Exec
5 34 (2.66%) Cisco CUCM
6 25 (1.95%) Microsoft Clustering
6 25 (1.95%) NetBackup
7 22 (1.72%) Failover Clustering
8 21 (1.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 21 (1.64%) SCVMM
9 20 (1.56%) Microsoft Intune
9 20 (1.56%) Norton AntiVirus
10 18 (1.41%) MOM
10 18 (1.41%) Nagios
11 16 (1.25%) McAfee ePO
12 14 (1.09%) AirWatch
13 13 (1.02%) Cisco UCCE
13 13 (1.02%) FortiGate
14 12 (0.94%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 11 (0.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 938 (73.28%) Microsoft
2 435 (33.98%) VMware
3 326 (25.47%) Cisco
4 290 (22.66%) Citrix
5 134 (10.47%) HP
6 92 (7.19%) Polycom
7 91 (7.11%) NetApp
8 89 (6.95%) Apple
9 74 (5.78%) Avaya
10 67 (5.23%) EMC
11 62 (4.84%) Dell
12 60 (4.69%) CheckPoint
13 55 (4.30%) 3PAR
14 50 (3.91%) Symantec
15 45 (3.52%) F5
16 39 (3.05%) Intel Security
17 37 (2.89%) SolarWinds
18 34 (2.66%) Juniper
19 33 (2.58%) Veeam
20 28 (2.19%) Mitel
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