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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 103 79 84
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 22 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.17% 1.73% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.88% 10.23% 0.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2 21 2
Average salary £66,250 £55,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.45% +69.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £45,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,250 £62,500 £36,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
228 215 212
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.16% 16.86% 21.22%
Number of salaries quoted 186 156 172
Average salary £47,500 £47,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,150 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Essex

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Essex region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Essex region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Colchester -16 1 £65,000 -10.34%
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
2 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Essex region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (25.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Wireless
3 1 (25.00%) IPsec
3 1 (25.00%) MPLS
3 1 (25.00%) Network Security
3 1 (25.00%) OSPF
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) SSL
3 1 (25.00%) VPN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 1 (25.00%) Law
1 1 (25.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Application Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support
2 1 (25.00%) Server Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (25.00%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Statistics
2 1 (25.00%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (25.00%) Coaching
3 1 (25.00%) Load Balancing
3 1 (25.00%) Network Architecture
3 1 (25.00%) Network Design
3 1 (25.00%) Security Patching
3 1 (25.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCNA
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (50.00%) Degree
2 2 (50.00%) MCITP
2 2 (50.00%) MCP
2 2 (50.00%) MCSE
2 2 (50.00%) MCTS
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (50.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (25.00%) CCDA
3 1 (25.00%) CCDP
3 1 (25.00%) CCIE
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCSA
3 1 (25.00%) CCSE
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIE
3 1 (25.00%) JNCIP
3 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Forefront TMG
1 2 (50.00%) ISA Server
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) HP
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) SolarWinds
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Adobe
3 1 (25.00%) Avaya
3 1 (25.00%) CheckPoint
3 1 (25.00%) F5
3 1 (25.00%) Juniper
3 1 (25.00%) Palo Alto
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