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 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 141 140 163
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 19 42 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.72% 1.25% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.11% 7.01% 3.19%
Number of salaries quoted 16 36 17
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
462 599 814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.63% 17.83% 22.67%
Number of salaries quoted 405 487 635
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £57,500
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 20 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
4 20 (76.92%) SharePoint
5 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
5 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
5 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
5 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
6 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
6 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
6 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
6 17 (65.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 17 (65.38%) Linux
6 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
6 17 (65.38%) Unix
6 17 (65.38%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (61.54%) VMware
8 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
9 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
9 14 (53.85%) VoIP
9 14 (53.85%) Citrix
10 13 (50.00%) SAN
10 13 (50.00%) CommVault
10 13 (50.00%) NetApp
10 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
10 13 (50.00%) ISDN
10 13 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
10 13 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
10 13 (50.00%) Technical Architecture

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 20 (76.92%) SharePoint
2 18 (69.23%) MS Exchange
3 17 (65.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (53.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (30.77%) IIS
7 3 (11.54%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (65.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (42.31%) Office 365
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (53.85%) VoIP
2 13 (50.00%) ISDN
2 13 (50.00%) SAN
3 10 (38.46%) DHCP
3 10 (38.46%) DNS
3 10 (38.46%) VPN
4 9 (34.62%) NAS
5 5 (19.23%) LAN
6 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (15.38%) Firewall
6 4 (15.38%) Skype
6 4 (15.38%) Wireless
7 3 (11.54%) MPLS
8 2 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 2 (7.69%) HSRP
8 2 (7.69%) OSPF
8 2 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (7.69%) VLAN
9 1 (3.85%) WAN
9 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (69.23%) SQL Server
2 17 (65.38%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (34.62%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (11.54%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
2 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) SAN Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (34.62%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (19.23%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) IT Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.85%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Data Centre
2 9 (34.62%) Clustering
3 4 (15.38%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Management Information System
3 4 (15.38%) PKI
3 4 (15.38%) Private Cloud
3 4 (15.38%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 24 (92.31%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 18 (69.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (65.38%) Linux
4 17 (65.38%) Unix
5 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 10
6 6 (23.08%) Windows 7
7 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
8 2 (7.69%) Windows Vista
8 2 (7.69%) Windows XP
9 1 (3.85%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (50.00%) Presales
2 13 (50.00%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (38.46%) ITIL
4 9 (34.62%) Change Control
4 9 (34.62%) Service Delivery
5 7 (26.92%) Change Management
6 4 (15.38%) Configuration Management
6 4 (15.38%) High Availability
6 4 (15.38%) Information Security
6 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (15.38%) Knowledge Management
6 4 (15.38%) Mentoring
7 3 (11.54%) Service Management
8 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
9 1 (3.85%) Application Packaging
9 1 (3.85%) ITIL V3
9 1 (3.85%) Migration
9 1 (3.85%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
1 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.85%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 17 (65.38%) Hyper-V
3 15 (57.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (34.62%) XenApp
5 2 (7.69%) Firmware
5 2 (7.69%) vSphere
6 1 (3.85%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (3.85%) SCCM
1 1 (3.85%) SCOM
Vendors
1 22 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 16 (61.54%) VMware
3 14 (53.85%) Citrix
4 13 (50.00%) CommVault
4 13 (50.00%) Dell Compellent
4 13 (50.00%) NetApp
4 13 (50.00%) Nimble Storage
5 9 (34.62%) Civica
6 6 (23.08%) Avaya
7 5 (19.23%) Cisco
8 1 (3.85%) Apple
8 1 (3.85%) Dell
8 1 (3.85%) Intel Security