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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 149 157 132
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -25
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 35 27 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.05% 0.77% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.89% 3.46% 6.60%
Number of salaries quoted 31 15 49
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +21.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,385 £36,600 £33,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £59,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
716 781 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 21.49% 22.32% 22.35%
Number of salaries quoted 564 615 558
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,100 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leeds region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 75 (91.46%) Active Directory
2 69 (84.15%) Windows
3 67 (81.71%) Microsoft
4 64 (78.05%) MS Exchange
5 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 53 (64.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 47 (57.32%) ITIL
7 47 (57.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 46 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
9 44 (53.66%) PowerShell
10 42 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2010
10 42 (51.22%) VMware
11 40 (48.78%) MCSE
12 39 (47.56%) DNS
13 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
14 34 (41.46%) MCITP
15 33 (40.24%) Cisco
15 33 (40.24%) Blackberry
15 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2013
16 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
16 31 (37.80%) Load Balancing
16 31 (37.80%) Unified Communications
17 30 (36.59%) Symantec
18 29 (35.37%) Office 365
19 27 (32.93%) Cisco CUCM
19 27 (32.93%) VPN
19 27 (32.93%) SAN
19 27 (32.93%) Video Conferencing
20 26 (31.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
20 26 (31.71%) Data Centre

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leeds region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 64 (78.05%) MS Exchange
2 42 (51.22%) Exchange Server 2010
3 33 (40.24%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (28.05%) SharePoint
5 10 (12.20%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (6.10%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (1.22%) IIS
Applications
1 18 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.44%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (35.37%) Office 365
2 16 (19.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.22%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 39 (47.56%) DNS
2 31 (37.80%) Unified Communications
3 27 (32.93%) SAN
3 27 (32.93%) VPN
4 24 (29.27%) TCP/IP
5 21 (25.61%) Telepresence
6 13 (15.85%) VLAN
7 11 (13.41%) Firewall
8 10 (12.20%) DMZ
8 10 (12.20%) Internet
9 8 (9.76%) Remote Desktop
10 7 (8.54%) Skype
11 5 (6.10%) DHCP
12 3 (3.66%) NAS
13 1 (1.22%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.41%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MySQL
General
1 13 (15.85%) Finance
2 9 (10.98%) Law
3 3 (3.66%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (3.66%) Retail
4 2 (2.44%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 31 (37.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (30.49%) Messaging Engineer
3 23 (28.05%) Microsoft Engineer
4 22 (26.83%) Lync Engineer
5 9 (10.98%) Support Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 8 (9.76%) Windows Engineer
7 7 (8.54%) Applications Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Exchange Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) VMware Engineer
8 6 (7.32%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (6.10%) Consultant
10 4 (4.88%) Applications Specialist
10 4 (4.88%) Architect
10 4 (4.88%) Desktop Support
10 4 (4.88%) Exchange Specialist
10 4 (4.88%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Messaging Specialist
10 4 (4.88%) Senior Support Engineer
10 4 (4.88%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) Web Services
2 2 (2.44%) COM
2 2 (2.44%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 33 (40.24%) Blackberry
2 27 (32.93%) Video Conferencing
3 26 (31.71%) Data Centre
4 21 (25.61%) Clustering
5 12 (14.63%) HP Storage
6 10 (12.20%) SecurID
7 6 (7.32%) PKI
8 4 (4.88%) e-Learning
8 4 (4.88%) Management Information System
9 3 (3.66%) Replication
10 2 (2.44%) Analytical Skills
11 1 (1.22%) Private Cloud
11 1 (1.22%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 69 (84.15%) Windows
2 56 (68.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 53 (64.63%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (56.10%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (37.80%) Windows Server
6 17 (20.73%) Linux
7 10 (12.20%) Debian
8 4 (4.88%) Windows 7
9 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (2.44%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.44%) Windows 8
11 1 (1.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (57.32%) ITIL
2 31 (37.80%) Load Balancing
3 18 (21.95%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (20.73%) Change Management
5 8 (9.76%) Service Management
6 7 (8.54%) Project Management
7 6 (7.32%) Migration
7 6 (7.32%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (6.10%) ITSM
9 4 (4.88%) Configuration Management
9 4 (4.88%) E-Discovery
10 3 (3.66%) Capacity Planning
11 2 (2.44%) Coaching
11 2 (2.44%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.44%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.22%) Email Filtering
12 1 (1.22%) ITIL V3
12 1 (1.22%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (1.22%) Mobile Device Management
12 1 (1.22%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 44 (53.66%) PowerShell
2 1 (1.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 47 (57.32%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (48.78%) MCSE
3 34 (41.46%) MCITP
4 12 (14.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 8 (9.76%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.22%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.22%) ISO22301
System Software
1 75 (91.46%) Active Directory
2 36 (43.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (28.05%) vSphere
4 7 (8.54%) Hyper-V
5 5 (6.10%) VMware ESX
6 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.22%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 27 (32.93%) Cisco CUCM
2 26 (31.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 16 (19.51%) SCCM
4 15 (18.29%) SCOM
5 4 (4.88%) WSUS
6 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (1.22%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 67 (81.71%) Microsoft
2 42 (51.22%) VMware
3 33 (40.24%) Cisco
4 30 (36.59%) Symantec
5 16 (19.51%) NetApp
6 15 (18.29%) HP
7 12 (14.63%) Citrix
7 12 (14.63%) CommVault
7 12 (14.63%) SolarWinds
7 12 (14.63%) Veeam
8 10 (12.20%) MobileIron
8 10 (12.20%) Red Hat
9 3 (3.66%) BMC
9 3 (3.66%) Remedy
10 2 (2.44%) Apple
10 2 (2.44%) Sage
11 1 (1.22%) Oracle
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Competitve benefits package
Posted: 22 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 25 days ago