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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 85 95 81
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.096% 0.24% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.47% 1.48% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 2
Median salary £36,000 £70,000 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-48.57% +43.58%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Skype for Business
East of England

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
213 203 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 20.54% 16.46% 17.68%
Number of salaries quoted 164 151 158
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £72,000
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
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 30 August 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
Colchester - 1 £36,000 -
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Essex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Proofpoint
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) Change Control
2 1 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 1 (50.00%) iTunes
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007

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 2 (100.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 2 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Business Applications
1 1 (50.00%) assyst
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (50.00%) iTunes
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (50.00%) DNS
1 1 (50.00%) Skype
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Desktop Support
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Support
1 1 (50.00%) Systems Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (100.00%) Smartphone
2 1 (50.00%) CMDB
2 1 (50.00%) iPad
2 1 (50.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Android
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Change Control
1 1 (50.00%) Configuration Management
1 1 (50.00%) Problem Management
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Apple
1 2 (100.00%) Clearswift
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Proofpoint
2 1 (50.00%) F5
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Infoblox
2 1 (50.00%) Kofax
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Nokia
2 1 (50.00%) Symantec
2 1 (50.00%) VMware