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 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 95 102 -
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.20% 0.46% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.03% 2.80% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 0
Average salary £58,750 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.55% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
195 214 285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 19.36% 16.40% 20.13%
Number of salaries quoted 161 150 215
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,500 £26,500 £25,000
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
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 29 April 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Essex

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (33.33%) VBA
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCDA
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
1 1 (33.33%) VMware

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Essex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (33.33%) Firewall
1 1 (33.33%) IPsec
1 1 (33.33%) MPLS
1 1 (33.33%) Network Security
1 1 (33.33%) OSPF
1 1 (33.33%) SAN
1 1 (33.33%) Skype
1 1 (33.33%) SSL
1 1 (33.33%) VPN
1 1 (33.33%) WAN
1 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Law
1 1 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Application Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Applications Support
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) IT Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365 Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Support Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Team Leader
1 1 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Performance Metrics
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Coaching
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Security Patching
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Service Management
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) VBA
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CCDA
1 1 (33.33%) CCDP
1 1 (33.33%) CCIE
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
1 1 (33.33%) CCSA
1 1 (33.33%) CCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIE
1 1 (33.33%) JNCIP
1 1 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Adobe
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) VMware