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 29 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 95 96 98
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 3 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 0.091% 0.25% 0.083%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.40% 1.57% 0.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 1
Median salary £47,500 £70,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-32.14% +86.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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
248 191 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Essex 22.65% 15.71% 16.81%
Number of salaries quoted 200 134 182
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 £26,500 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £69,500
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Essex

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
2 1 (33.33%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
2 1 (33.33%) SSL
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CCIE
2 1 (33.33%) CCNP
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDA
2 1 (33.33%) CCDP
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) Juniper
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Nokia
2 1 (33.33%) Apple
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) MPLS
2 1 (33.33%) OSPF
2 1 (33.33%) Blackberry

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 1 (33.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) 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
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Architect
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Desktop Support
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Support
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%) Technical Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Blackberry
1 1 (33.33%) iPad
1 1 (33.33%) iPhone
1 1 (33.33%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Android
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
1 1 (33.33%) Network Architecture
1 1 (33.33%) Network Design
1 1 (33.33%) Problem Management
1 1 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
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 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 1 (33.33%) Apple
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya
1 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco
1 1 (33.33%) Clearswift
1 1 (33.33%) F5
1 1 (33.33%) Juniper
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
1 1 (33.33%) Nokia
1 1 (33.33%) Palo Alto
1 1 (33.33%) Proofpoint
1 1 (33.33%) VMware