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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 82 92 85
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 12 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 0.54% 1.11% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.59% 6.19% 4.23%
Number of salaries quoted 4 12 8
Median salary £51,250 £36,250 £38,640
Median salary % change year-on-year
+41.37% -6.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,800 £30,950 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £51,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
109 194 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Kent 11.85% 17.90% 18.48%
Number of salaries quoted 92 189 151
Median salary £29,000 £38,500 £42,781
Median salary % change year-on-year
-24.67% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £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
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 - 2 £63,750 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Kent

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
3 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
4 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (56.25%) VMware
4 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (50.00%) Office 365
5 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (50.00%) DNS
6 7 (43.75%) Cisco
6 7 (43.75%) SAN
6 7 (43.75%) Migration
6 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (43.75%) Skype
7 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
8 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
9 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
9 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
9 4 (25.00%) Change Control
9 4 (25.00%) Clustering
9 4 (25.00%) SCOM
9 4 (25.00%) WAN
9 4 (25.00%) LAN
9 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
9 4 (25.00%) ISA Server
9 4 (25.00%) Risk Management

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 9 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
1 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 7 (43.75%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (18.75%) IIS
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2010
3 3 (18.75%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) MS Excel
1 3 (18.75%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (6.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (50.00%) DNS
2 7 (43.75%) SAN
2 7 (43.75%) Skype
3 6 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 4 (25.00%) Firewall
4 4 (25.00%) LAN
4 4 (25.00%) WAN
5 3 (18.75%) DHCP
5 3 (18.75%) SMTP
6 2 (12.50%) HTTP
7 1 (6.25%) ADSL
7 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (6.25%) Ethernet
7 1 (6.25%) FWSM
7 1 (6.25%) ISDN
7 1 (6.25%) PBX
7 1 (6.25%) SSL
7 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
7 1 (6.25%) VLAN
7 1 (6.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2014
3 2 (12.50%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (6.25%) French Language
2 1 (6.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (25.00%) IT Support
1 4 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Manager
2 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Senior IT Support
2 3 (18.75%) Senior Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Support Engineer
2 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Analyst
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Senior Messaging Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) Architect
4 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (6.25%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) .NET
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Data Centre
2 4 (25.00%) Clustering
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
4 2 (12.50%) PKI
4 2 (12.50%) Virtual Team
5 1 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (6.25%) iPad
5 1 (6.25%) Smartphone
5 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (81.25%) Windows
2 8 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
4 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
4 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (6.25%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) Migration
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
2 4 (25.00%) Data Protection
2 4 (25.00%) Risk Management
3 3 (18.75%) Change Management
3 3 (18.75%) Disaster Recovery
4 2 (12.50%) Asset Management
4 2 (12.50%) Capacity Management
4 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Information Security
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) SOA
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) ERP
5 1 (6.25%) Line Management
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
5 1 (6.25%) Security Management
5 1 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
1 2 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (12.50%) MCSE
3 1 (6.25%) CCNA
3 1 (6.25%) MCITP
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) MCTS
3 1 (6.25%) MOS
3 1 (6.25%) Network+ Certification
3 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (62.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (25.00%) ISA Server
4 3 (18.75%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
6 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
6 1 (6.25%) vCloud
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (6.25%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (6.25%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (6.25%) XenApp
6 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (6.25%) Backup Exec
3 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
3 1 (6.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Monitoring
3 1 (6.25%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 11 (68.75%) Microsoft
2 9 (56.25%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco
4 4 (25.00%) MobileIron
5 3 (18.75%) HP
5 3 (18.75%) WatchGuard
6 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 1 (6.25%) Avaya
7 1 (6.25%) BMC
7 1 (6.25%) BT
7 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
7 1 (6.25%) Citrix
7 1 (6.25%) F5
7 1 (6.25%) Forcepoint
7 1 (6.25%) Intel
7 1 (6.25%) JD Edwards
7 1 (6.25%) Juniper
7 1 (6.25%) SAP
7 1 (6.25%) Symantec
7 1 (6.25%) Veeam