The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Essex region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 81 108 82
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 1 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.45% 0.080% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 0.40% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 14
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,500 £65,000 £43,250
10% offered a salary of more than £68,300 £65,000 £67,750
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 Essex region.

Application Platforms Category
Essex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
198 248 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.12% 19.79% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 159 203 142
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £26,500 £26,600
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

The demand trend of job ads across the Essex 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 Essex

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Essex

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Essex

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 Essex region over the 3 months to 23 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
Thurrock - 2 £57,500 -
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 23 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 Essex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (75.00%) Skype
2 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
3 4 (33.33%) Windows
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 3 (25.00%) CCNP
4 3 (25.00%) CCNA
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (25.00%) H.323
4 3 (25.00%) ISDN
4 3 (25.00%) VoIP
4 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 3 (25.00%) Banking
4 3 (25.00%) WebEx
4 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
4 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (16.67%) iTunes
5 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
5 2 (16.67%) Coaching
5 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Essex 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 5 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (16.67%) iTunes
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (75.00%) Skype
2 3 (25.00%) H.323
2 3 (25.00%) ISDN
2 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
2 3 (25.00%) VoIP
2 3 (25.00%) WebEx
3 2 (16.67%) DNS
4 1 (8.33%) PBX
4 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (25.00%) Banking
1 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (16.67%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (25.00%) Voice Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Applications Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Personal Assistant
3 1 (8.33%) Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) SCCM Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
3 1 (8.33%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) .NET
1 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (16.67%) Blackberry
1 2 (16.67%) CMDB
1 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
1 2 (16.67%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Android
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Change Control
1 2 (16.67%) Coaching
1 2 (16.67%) Configuration Management
1 2 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (16.67%) CRM
1 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (16.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (16.67%) Project Management
1 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) CCNA
1 3 (25.00%) CCNP
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (16.67%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 14000
1 2 (16.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (16.67%) SCCM
2 2 (16.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 2 (16.67%) Apple
4 2 (16.67%) Clearswift
4 2 (16.67%) F5
4 2 (16.67%) HP
4 2 (16.67%) Infoblox
4 2 (16.67%) Kofax
4 2 (16.67%) NetApp
4 2 (16.67%) Proofpoint
4 2 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (8.33%) Avaya
5 1 (8.33%) Polycom
5 1 (8.33%) VMware