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

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 127 126 132
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 46 50 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 1.45% 1.45% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.53% 6.60% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 32 41 51
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
704 758 859
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 22.24% 21.91% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 577 568 677
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 70 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 64 (82.05%) Microsoft
3 50 (64.10%) MS Exchange
4 48 (61.54%) Windows
5 46 (58.97%) VMware
5 46 (58.97%) PowerShell
6 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 37 (47.44%) Exchange Server 2010
7 37 (47.44%) Exchange Server 2013
8 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 32 (41.03%) ITIL
9 32 (41.03%) Cisco
10 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
11 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
11 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 26 (33.33%) MCITP
12 24 (30.77%) MCSE
13 23 (29.49%) Citrix
13 23 (29.49%) Cisco CUCM
13 23 (29.49%) Video Conferencing
14 22 (28.21%) Unified Communications
15 21 (26.92%) DNS
16 20 (25.64%) Symantec
16 20 (25.64%) Law
17 19 (24.36%) Migration
17 19 (24.36%) VPN
17 19 (24.36%) Office Communications Server
17 19 (24.36%) E-Discovery
17 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
17 19 (24.36%) e-Learning

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 50 (64.10%) MS Exchange
2 37 (47.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 37 (47.44%) Exchange Server 2013
3 19 (24.36%) Office Communications Server
4 8 (10.26%) SharePoint
5 4 (5.13%) IIS
6 2 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 6 (7.69%) MS Office
2 5 (6.41%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.85%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.26%) Office 365
2 4 (5.13%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 22 (28.21%) Unified Communications
2 21 (26.92%) DNS
3 19 (24.36%) VPN
4 17 (21.79%) Skype
5 16 (20.51%) SAN
5 16 (20.51%) TCP/IP
5 16 (20.51%) Telepresence
6 13 (16.67%) NAS
7 5 (6.41%) DHCP
8 4 (5.13%) Cisco IPT
8 4 (5.13%) IP Telephony
8 4 (5.13%) LAN
9 2 (2.56%) Firewall
9 2 (2.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.56%) MySQL
3 2 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 20 (25.64%) Law
2 14 (17.95%) Finance
2 14 (17.95%) Retail
3 13 (16.67%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.56%) Back Office
4 2 (2.56%) Legal
5 1 (1.28%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 19 (24.36%) Exchange Specialist
1 19 (24.36%) Messaging Specialist
2 16 (20.51%) Lync Engineer
3 15 (19.23%) Consultant
3 15 (19.23%) Support Specialist
4 14 (17.95%) Messaging Engineer
5 13 (16.67%) Exchange Support
5 13 (16.67%) Messaging Support
5 13 (16.67%) Wintel Consultant
6 12 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 10 (12.82%) Microsoft Engineer
8 9 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (7.69%) Architect
9 6 (7.69%) IT Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Project Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Support Consultant
9 6 (7.69%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (7.69%) Wintel Support
10 4 (5.13%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (5.13%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.49%) Video Conferencing
2 19 (24.36%) e-Learning
3 17 (21.79%) Blackberry
3 17 (21.79%) Data Centre
4 13 (16.67%) Clustering
5 7 (8.97%) PKI
6 3 (3.85%) Replication
7 2 (2.56%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 48 (61.54%) Windows
2 39 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 28 (35.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 26 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (23.08%) Windows Server
6 13 (16.67%) Windows 2000 Server
7 8 (10.26%) Windows 7
8 4 (5.13%) Linux
9 2 (2.56%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.28%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (41.03%) ITIL
2 19 (24.36%) E-Discovery
2 19 (24.36%) Migration
3 17 (21.79%) Change Management
4 16 (20.51%) Load Balancing
5 13 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
6 12 (15.38%) Project Management
7 11 (14.10%) Service Management
8 9 (11.54%) Cybersecurity
9 4 (5.13%) ITSM
9 4 (5.13%) PRINCE2
9 4 (5.13%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (3.85%) Coaching
10 3 (3.85%) Mentoring
10 3 (3.85%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.85%) Service Design
11 2 (2.56%) Application Packaging
11 2 (2.56%) Mobile Device Management
11 2 (2.56%) Project Planning
11 2 (2.56%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (58.97%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.13%) SQL
3 2 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 26 (33.33%) MCITP
1 26 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (30.77%) MCSE
3 3 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 1 (1.28%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 70 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 36 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (24.36%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 7 (8.97%) Hyper-V
5 6 (7.69%) VMware ESX
5 6 (7.69%) vSphere
6 4 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.56%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.28%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (29.49%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (20.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 10 (12.82%) SCOM
4 9 (11.54%) SCCM
5 4 (5.13%) WSUS
6 2 (2.56%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.28%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.28%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 64 (82.05%) Microsoft
2 46 (58.97%) VMware
3 32 (41.03%) Cisco
4 23 (29.49%) Citrix
5 20 (25.64%) Symantec
6 4 (5.13%) NetApp
7 3 (3.85%) BMC
7 3 (3.85%) HP
7 3 (3.85%) Remedy
8 2 (2.56%) Apple
8 2 (2.56%) Oracle
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