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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 72 90 108
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +18
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 12 10 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 1.51% 0.90% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.09% 4.26% 2.54%
Number of salaries quoted 11 10 6
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £43,650 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
Skype for Business
South East

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
132 235 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 16.56% 21.21% 19.72%
Number of salaries quoted 116 212 203
Median salary £42,500 £39,750 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.91% +6.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Salary Histogram in Kent

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Kent region over the 3 months to 5 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram 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 5 December 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
Dartford - 4 £72,500 -
Maidstone - 2 £34,250 -
Tonbridge - 1 £50,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 Kent region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 8 (47.06%) Skype
3 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 7 (41.18%) .NET
4 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) CSS
4 6 (35.29%) XML
4 6 (35.29%) XSLT
4 6 (35.29%) CRM
4 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
4 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
4 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
5 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
5 5 (29.41%) Change Control
5 5 (29.41%) Finance
5 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
5 5 (29.41%) SAN
5 5 (29.41%) LAN
5 5 (29.41%) WAN
6 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
6 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
6 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (23.53%) TDD
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013

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 6 (35.29%) SharePoint
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
3 2 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Office
2 1 (5.88%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (17.65%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) Skype
2 5 (29.41%) LAN
2 5 (29.41%) SAN
2 5 (29.41%) WAN
3 3 (17.65%) TCP/IP
4 2 (11.76%) DNS
4 2 (11.76%) HTTP
4 2 (11.76%) SMTP
4 2 (11.76%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.88%) Ethernet
5 1 (5.88%) Firewall
5 1 (5.88%) ISDN
5 1 (5.88%) MPLS
5 1 (5.88%) PBX
5 1 (5.88%) QSIG
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
5 1 (5.88%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (11.76%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 5 (29.41%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) French Language
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Developer
2 4 (23.53%) .NET Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (23.53%) IT Manager
3 2 (11.76%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Head of Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Head of IT Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (5.88%) Office 365 Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Architect
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Voice Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (41.18%) .NET
2 6 (35.29%) CSS
2 6 (35.29%) XML
2 6 (35.29%) XSLT
3 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (29.41%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Graphic Design
2 2 (11.76%) PKI
2 2 (11.76%) Virtual Team
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.88%) Clustering
3 1 (5.88%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) CRM
1 6 (35.29%) Systems Analysis
2 5 (29.41%) Change Control
2 5 (29.41%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (23.53%) SDLC
3 4 (23.53%) TDD
4 3 (17.65%) Change Management
4 3 (17.65%) Migration
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Management
5 2 (11.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (11.76%) Information Security
5 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
6 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
6 1 (5.88%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (5.88%) ERP
6 1 (5.88%) Mentoring
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
2 4 (23.53%) SQL
3 3 (17.65%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
1 2 (11.76%) HND
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (41.18%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (23.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (5.88%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) ISA Server
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
3 1 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (5.88%) XenApp
3 1 (5.88%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Backup Exec
1 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
1 1 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 8 (47.06%) VMware
2 7 (41.18%) Cisco
3 6 (35.29%) Microsoft
4 3 (17.65%) MobileIron
5 1 (5.88%) Avaya
5 1 (5.88%) Citrix
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) IBM
5 1 (5.88%) Intel
5 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
5 1 (5.88%) Symantec
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam