The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Kent region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Kent
Rank 83 95 102
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.24% 0.81% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.64% 3.32% 2.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 8 5
Median salary £25,000 £45,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -28.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
Kent
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
122 271 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 14.91% 24.37% 22.24%
Number of salaries quoted 87 240 211
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.64% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Kent

The demand trend of job ads across the Kent 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 Kent

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Kent

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 3 months to 25 February 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
Sevenoaks - 2 £25,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Kent region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 8 (53.33%) Skype
3 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
4 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
4 6 (40.00%) CSS
4 6 (40.00%) XML
4 6 (40.00%) XSLT
4 6 (40.00%) .NET
4 6 (40.00%) CRM
4 6 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 5 (33.33%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (33.33%) Cisco
6 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
6 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
6 4 (26.67%) SAN
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) WAN
6 4 (26.67%) MS Office
6 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (26.67%) Change Control
6 4 (26.67%) Office 365
6 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (26.67%) TDD
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
6 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
6 4 (26.67%) Finance
6 4 (26.67%) Data Centre

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Kent 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 8 (53.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 4 (26.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (26.67%) Office 365
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (53.33%) Skype
2 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 4 (26.67%) SAN
2 4 (26.67%) WAN
3 3 (20.00%) DNS
3 3 (20.00%) Firewall
3 3 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) Ethernet
5 1 (6.67%) HTTP
5 1 (6.67%) SMTP
5 1 (6.67%) Unified Communications
5 1 (6.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (46.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (26.67%) Finance
2 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Developer
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Developer
2 4 (26.67%) .NET Developer
2 4 (26.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (26.67%) IT Manager
3 2 (13.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (13.33%) Network Support
3 2 (13.33%) Server Support
4 1 (6.67%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
1 6 (40.00%) CSS
1 6 (40.00%) XML
1 6 (40.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 4 (26.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 2 (13.33%) Graphic Design
3 1 (6.67%) PKI
3 1 (6.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 14 (93.33%) Windows
2 6 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) CRM
1 6 (40.00%) Systems Analysis
2 4 (26.67%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (26.67%) Change Control
2 4 (26.67%) Risk Management
2 4 (26.67%) SDLC
2 4 (26.67%) TDD
3 2 (13.33%) Capacity Planning
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) Mathematics
3 2 (13.33%) Migration
3 2 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (6.67%) Capacity Management
4 1 (6.67%) Information Security
Programming Languages
1 6 (40.00%) JavaScript
2 3 (20.00%) SQL
3 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) HND
2 2 (13.33%) MCP
2 2 (13.33%) MCSA
2 2 (13.33%) MCSE
2 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (26.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Cisco
1 5 (33.33%) VMware
2 4 (26.67%) Microsoft
3 2 (13.33%) MobileIron
3 2 (13.33%) SonicWALL