The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West / Lancashire
Rank - 51 61
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - 0.28% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.49% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Median salary - £26,500 £23,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +15.21%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -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 Lancashire region.

Application Platforms Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
78 67 145
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 15.79% 19.03% 28.94%
Number of salaries quoted 70 51 130
Median salary £33,250 £35,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £18,000 £26,500 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire 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 Lancashire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Lancashire