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

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 65
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire - - 0.77%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,781
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.34%
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
99 132 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 25.06% 26.35% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 88 119 103
Median salary £35,000 £34,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -5.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,950
10% offered a salary of more than £50,300 £42,500 £43,596
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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

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

1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
3 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (50.00%) High Availability
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
4 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Service Management
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (33.33%) Firewall
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 2 (33.33%) BPR
4 2 (33.33%) Degree
4 2 (33.33%) IMAP
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science

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 4 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) Firewall
2 2 (33.33%) IMAP
2 2 (33.33%) SMTP
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) MPLS
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (33.33%) IT Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support
1 2 (33.33%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Support Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Lync Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Pensions Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (16.67%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Windows
1 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 7
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) High Availability
1 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (33.33%) BPR
2 2 (33.33%) Capacity Management
2 2 (33.33%) ITIL
2 2 (33.33%) Migration
2 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
2 2 (33.33%) Process Improvement
2 2 (33.33%) Service Management
3 1 (16.67%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (16.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Remedy
3 1 (16.67%) Rackspace