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 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 55 - 56
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 0.49% - 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.33% - 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 3
Median salary £56,250 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
Skype for Business
North West

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
86 125 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 21.23% 22.40% 24.62%
Number of salaries quoted 75 110 95
Median salary £37,500 £33,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -6.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 3 months to 26 July 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
Chorley - 2 £56,250 -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 6 (75.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) Remedy
3 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
3 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
4 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
4 4 (50.00%) BPR
4 4 (50.00%) Service Management
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
4 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) WAN
5 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 3 (37.50%) Office 365
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
6 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
6 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (25.00%) SMTP
6 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire 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 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) DNS
1 3 (37.50%) WAN
2 2 (25.00%) Firewall
2 2 (25.00%) IMAP
2 2 (25.00%) SMTP
3 1 (12.50%) DHCP
3 1 (12.50%) LAN
3 1 (12.50%) MPLS
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (62.50%) SQL Server
2 4 (50.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (50.00%) Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support
1 4 (50.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (50.00%) Support Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) IT Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Pensions Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (62.50%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 1 (12.50%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
1 5 (62.50%) Windows Server
2 1 (12.50%) Windows 7
2 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Service Delivery
2 4 (50.00%) BPR
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
2 4 (50.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (50.00%) Service Management
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Capacity Management
4 2 (25.00%) Migration
4 2 (25.00%) Problem Management
5 1 (12.50%) Performance Optimisation
5 1 (12.50%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (12.50%) SC Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (62.50%) Hyper-V
1 5 (62.50%) Terminal Services
2 4 (50.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Remedy
3 1 (12.50%) Rackspace