The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East of England / Hertfordshire
Rank 100 128 113
Rank change year-on-year
+28 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 27 10 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.33% 0.49% 1.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.57% 2.71% 5.37%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 26
Median salary £50,000 £31,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+60.00% -34.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £29,250 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £54,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Hertfordshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
411 369 559
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 20.19% 18.11% 27.16%
Number of salaries quoted 320 304 418
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £72,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Hertfordshire 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 Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Hertfordshire region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

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 Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Watford +6 10 £42,500 -21.29% 1
St Albans 0 8 £50,000 +66.66%
Hemel Hempstead - 6 - - 1
Skype for Business
East of England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 37 (86.05%) Windows
3 36 (83.72%) Windows Server
4 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
5 31 (72.09%) DNS
5 31 (72.09%) DHCP
5 31 (72.09%) Office 365
6 29 (67.44%) VMware
7 28 (65.12%) ITIL
8 25 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (55.81%) Firewall
10 22 (51.16%) VPN
10 22 (51.16%) Linux
11 21 (48.84%) MS Exchange
11 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
12 20 (46.51%) Skype
13 17 (39.53%) PBX
14 16 (37.21%) Degree
14 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
14 16 (37.21%) PaaS
15 15 (34.88%) Unified Communications
15 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
15 15 (34.88%) VoIP
15 15 (34.88%) Cisco
15 15 (34.88%) Citrix
15 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
16 14 (32.56%) Remote Desktop
16 14 (32.56%) Terminal Services
16 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
16 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 21 (48.84%) MS Exchange
2 2 (4.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (2.33%) Apache
3 1 (2.33%) IIS
3 1 (2.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 5 (11.63%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 31 (72.09%) Office 365
2 16 (37.21%) PaaS
3 10 (23.26%) Microsoft Azure
4 8 (18.60%) Mimecast
5 2 (4.65%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (4.65%) IaaS
6 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (2.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (72.09%) DHCP
1 31 (72.09%) DNS
2 24 (55.81%) Firewall
3 22 (51.16%) VPN
4 20 (46.51%) Skype
5 17 (39.53%) PBX
6 15 (34.88%) Unified Communications
6 15 (34.88%) VoIP
7 14 (32.56%) ISDN
7 14 (32.56%) LAN
7 14 (32.56%) MPLS
7 14 (32.56%) Remote Desktop
7 14 (32.56%) VLAN
7 14 (32.56%) WAN
8 8 (18.60%) SAN
9 2 (4.65%) Kerberos
9 2 (4.65%) LDAP
9 2 (4.65%) PSTN
10 1 (2.33%) Reverse Proxy
10 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (4.65%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.33%) MySQL
General
1 14 (32.56%) Retail
2 4 (9.30%) Multimedia
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
3 1 (2.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 22 (51.16%) 3rd Line Support
2 18 (41.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 18 (41.86%) Support Engineer
3 14 (32.56%) Office 365 Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Support
4 9 (20.93%) Linux Support Engineer
5 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (16.28%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (13.95%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 5 (11.63%) Active Directory Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Server Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Server Support
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (11.63%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.33%) .NET
1 1 (2.33%) COM
1 1 (2.33%) J2EE
1 1 (2.33%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.88%) Data Centre
2 14 (32.56%) Mathematics
3 6 (13.95%) Blackberry
4 4 (9.30%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.33%) CESG
5 1 (2.33%) PKI
5 1 (2.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 37 (86.05%) Windows
2 36 (83.72%) Windows Server
3 22 (51.16%) Linux
4 21 (48.84%) Windows Server 2012
5 15 (34.88%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (32.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 14 (32.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (18.60%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (65.12%) ITIL
2 16 (37.21%) Mentoring
3 14 (32.56%) Coaching
3 14 (32.56%) E-Commerce
4 8 (18.60%) Business Continuity
4 8 (18.60%) Kalman Filter
4 8 (18.60%) Web Filtering
5 6 (13.95%) Time Management
6 4 (9.30%) Incident Management
7 3 (6.98%) Capacity Management
7 3 (6.98%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (6.98%) Migration
7 3 (6.98%) Performance Management
8 2 (4.65%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.33%) Change Management
9 1 (2.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (2.33%) Disk Encryption
9 1 (2.33%) Email Migration
9 1 (2.33%) ERP
9 1 (2.33%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 14 (32.56%) C
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
3 7 (16.28%) VBScript
4 6 (13.95%) VB
5 1 (2.33%) Java
5 1 (2.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 16 (37.21%) Degree
2 7 (16.28%) SC Cleared
2 7 (16.28%) Security Cleared
3 4 (9.30%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (2.33%) CCNA
5 1 (2.33%) CCNP
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.33%) MCSE
System Software
1 33 (76.74%) Active Directory
2 25 (58.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (32.56%) Terminal Services
3 14 (32.56%) VMware ESX
4 10 (23.26%) Hyper-V
5 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (16.28%) XenApp
6 7 (16.28%) XenDesktop
7 6 (13.95%) Forefront TMG
7 6 (13.95%) vSphere
8 1 (2.33%) BitLocker
8 1 (2.33%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) Backup Exec
2 7 (16.28%) SCCM
3 6 (13.95%) SCOM
4 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (2.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 40 (93.02%) Microsoft
2 29 (67.44%) VMware
3 15 (34.88%) Cisco
3 15 (34.88%) Citrix
4 14 (32.56%) CheckPoint
5 8 (18.60%) Dell
5 8 (18.60%) HP
5 8 (18.60%) NetApp
5 8 (18.60%) Veeam
6 5 (11.63%) Sonus
7 4 (9.30%) ServiceNow
7 4 (9.30%) Zeacom
8 1 (2.33%) Altiris
8 1 (2.33%) AppSense
8 1 (2.33%) Computacenter
8 1 (2.33%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.33%) Oracle
8 1 (2.33%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.33%) Symantec
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