The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
9 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 154 152 172
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +20
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 10 35 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.37% 1.04% 0.56%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.23% 4.87% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 9 33 10
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £49,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -18.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,500 £37,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
Skype for Business
West Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leeds region.

Application Platforms Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
449 718 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 16.65% 21.26% 21.42%
Number of salaries quoted 389 571 570
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £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 Leeds

The demand trend of job ads across the Leeds 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 Leeds

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Leeds

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Leeds

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leeds region over the 3 months to 9 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
3 18 (78.26%) Windows
4 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
5 15 (65.22%) ITIL
6 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
6 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 13 (56.52%) DNS
8 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
8 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
9 11 (47.83%) Skype
9 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
9 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
10 10 (43.48%) PKI
11 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
11 8 (34.78%) Office 365
11 8 (34.78%) LAN
11 8 (34.78%) VoIP
11 8 (34.78%) DHCP
11 8 (34.78%) Cisco
12 7 (30.43%) ISDN
12 7 (30.43%) Linux
12 7 (30.43%) Unix
12 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
12 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
12 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
12 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
12 7 (30.43%) Mentoring

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds 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 16 (69.57%) MS Exchange
2 12 (52.17%) SharePoint
3 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2007
4 5 (21.74%) IIS
5 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (8.70%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (60.87%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (34.78%) Office 365
2 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (56.52%) DNS
2 11 (47.83%) Skype
3 8 (34.78%) DHCP
3 8 (34.78%) LAN
3 8 (34.78%) VoIP
4 7 (30.43%) ISDN
5 5 (21.74%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (21.74%) Firewall
5 5 (21.74%) Internet
5 5 (21.74%) SMTP
5 5 (21.74%) Wireless
6 4 (17.39%) VPN
7 3 (13.04%) EIGRP
7 3 (13.04%) HSRP
7 3 (13.04%) OSPF
7 3 (13.04%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (13.04%) VLAN
7 3 (13.04%) WAN
8 2 (8.70%) MPLS
8 2 (8.70%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (47.83%) SQL Server
2 7 (30.43%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (8.70%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2005
3 2 (8.70%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (8.70%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Back Office
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
2 5 (21.74%) IT Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Server Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (21.74%) Windows Server Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support
3 4 (17.39%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Desktop Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Support Engineer
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) Technical Leader
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (13.04%) Consultant
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support
4 3 (13.04%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.35%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (43.48%) PKI
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
2 6 (26.09%) Data Centre
3 5 (21.74%) Management Information System
3 5 (21.74%) Replication
4 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
4 2 (8.70%) Clustering
5 1 (4.35%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) Windows Server 2012
3 12 (52.17%) Windows Server
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Linux
5 7 (30.43%) Unix
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 10
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
7 3 (13.04%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.70%) Android
8 2 (8.70%) Apple iOS
8 2 (8.70%) Mac OS X
8 2 (8.70%) Windows Vista
8 2 (8.70%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.35%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (65.22%) ITIL
2 7 (30.43%) Disaster Recovery
2 7 (30.43%) Mentoring
3 6 (26.09%) Change Management
3 6 (26.09%) ITIL V3
4 5 (21.74%) Configuration Management
4 5 (21.74%) Knowledge Management
5 4 (17.39%) Change Control
5 4 (17.39%) Mobile Device Management
6 3 (13.04%) Network Load Balancing
7 2 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
7 2 (8.70%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
7 2 (8.70%) Presales
7 2 (8.70%) Problem Management
7 2 (8.70%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (8.70%) Service Delivery
7 2 (8.70%) Supplier Management
7 2 (8.70%) Technical Architecture
8 1 (4.35%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 6 (26.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (34.78%) SC Cleared
1 8 (34.78%) Security Cleared
2 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (8.70%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) MCSE
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (86.96%) Active Directory
2 11 (47.83%) Hyper-V
3 6 (26.09%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (8.70%) vSphere
4 2 (8.70%) XenApp
4 2 (8.70%) XenServer
5 1 (4.35%) BitLocker
5 1 (4.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (21.74%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 4 (17.39%) SCOM
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (8.70%) Nagios
3 2 (8.70%) Opsview
3 2 (8.70%) SmoothWall
4 1 (4.35%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 22 (95.65%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 6 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (21.74%) Apple
5 4 (17.39%) CommVault
6 3 (13.04%) Avaya
6 3 (13.04%) Citrix
7 2 (8.70%) Civica
7 2 (8.70%) Dell Compellent
7 2 (8.70%) NetApp
7 2 (8.70%) Nimble Storage
7 2 (8.70%) SolarWinds
7 2 (8.70%) Veeam
8 1 (4.35%) Dell
8 1 (4.35%) Intel Security
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