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

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 80 99 83
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.43% 0.26% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.96% 1.40% 8.42%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 17
Median salary £68,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.38% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £59,700 £53,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,700 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
204 214 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 21.68% 18.42% 15.74%
Number of salaries quoted 164 179 146
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £20,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in Essex

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Essex region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram 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 24 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
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 24 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 Essex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (83.33%) Skype
2 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 4 (33.33%) ISDN
4 4 (33.33%) Cisco
5 3 (25.00%) Verint
5 3 (25.00%) WebEx
5 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (25.00%) VoIP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNP
5 3 (25.00%) CCNA
5 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (25.00%) Windows
5 3 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (25.00%) H.323
5 3 (25.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (25.00%) Banking
6 2 (16.67%) Incident Management
6 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
6 2 (16.67%) Retail
6 2 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (16.67%) Quality Management
6 2 (16.67%) ISO 14000
6 2 (16.67%) Finance
6 2 (16.67%) ASP.NET
6 2 (16.67%) SLA
6 2 (16.67%) Project Management
6 2 (16.67%) MS Excel

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 6 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (16.67%) IIS
2 2 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
3 1 (8.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (8.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (8.33%) MS Office
2 1 (8.33%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (8.33%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 2 (16.67%) Office 365
1 2 (16.67%) OneDrive
2 1 (8.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (8.33%) iTunes
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) Skype
2 4 (33.33%) ISDN
3 3 (25.00%) H.323
3 3 (25.00%) Telepresence
3 3 (25.00%) VoIP
3 3 (25.00%) WebEx
4 1 (8.33%) 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%) Applications Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Business Manager
2 2 (16.67%) IT Manager
2 2 (16.67%) Technical Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Active Directory Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Business Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Exchange Engineer
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%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Leader
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Project Manager
3 1 (8.33%) Unified Communications Manager
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%) Data Centre
1 2 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 1 (8.33%) Blackberry
2 1 (8.33%) CMDB
2 1 (8.33%) Smartphone
2 1 (8.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (25.00%) Windows
2 2 (16.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (8.33%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (16.67%) Coaching
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
2 1 (8.33%) Change Control
2 1 (8.33%) Configuration Management
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 3 (25.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 3 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (8.33%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Cisco
3 3 (25.00%) Verint
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Avaya
4 1 (8.33%) Clearswift
4 1 (8.33%) F5
4 1 (8.33%) HP
4 1 (8.33%) Infoblox
4 1 (8.33%) Kofax
4 1 (8.33%) NetApp
4 1 (8.33%) Polycom
4 1 (8.33%) Proofpoint
4 1 (8.33%) Symantec