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

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 145 156 147
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 35 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.52% 0.99% 1.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 5.14% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 13 30 45
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -16.66%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
374 681 875
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 13.90% 19.29% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 320 505 589
Median salary £38,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £60,000 £56,500
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 28 August 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 41 (87.23%) Active Directory
3 30 (63.83%) Windows
4 26 (55.32%) VMware
5 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
6 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
7 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 19 (40.43%) ITIL
7 19 (40.43%) Skype
8 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
9 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
10 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
11 12 (25.53%) Change Management
11 12 (25.53%) MS Office
12 11 (23.40%) MCSE
12 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
12 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
12 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (21.28%) E-Discovery
13 10 (21.28%) Office 365
13 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
13 10 (21.28%) Virtual Servers
13 10 (21.28%) Migration
13 10 (21.28%) e-Learning
13 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 10 (21.28%) Citrix
13 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
13 10 (21.28%) Cisco

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 25 (53.19%) MS Exchange
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2010
2 11 (23.40%) Exchange Server 2013
3 8 (17.02%) Office Communications Server
4 5 (10.64%) IIS
4 5 (10.64%) SharePoint
5 2 (4.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (2.13%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 12 (25.53%) MS Office
2 11 (23.40%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.13%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (21.28%) Office 365
2 1 (2.13%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (40.43%) Skype
2 10 (21.28%) LAN
3 9 (19.15%) DNS
4 7 (14.89%) NAS
4 7 (14.89%) SAN
4 7 (14.89%) WAN
5 5 (10.64%) Internet
5 5 (10.64%) SMTP
6 4 (8.51%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (8.51%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.51%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.51%) VPN
7 3 (6.38%) DHCP
7 3 (6.38%) Firewall
8 1 (2.13%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.13%) ISDN
8 1 (2.13%) OSPF
8 1 (2.13%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.13%) VoIP
8 1 (2.13%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.26%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.13%) MySQL
General
1 8 (17.02%) Finance
1 8 (17.02%) Law
1 8 (17.02%) Retail
2 7 (14.89%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.26%) Back Office
3 2 (4.26%) Legal
4 1 (2.13%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.40%) Consultant
1 11 (23.40%) Messaging Specialist
2 10 (21.28%) Exchange Specialist
3 8 (17.02%) Support Specialist
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 7 (14.89%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Desktop Support
4 7 (14.89%) Support Engineer
4 7 (14.89%) Wintel Consultant
5 6 (12.77%) Desktop Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Exchange Support
5 6 (12.77%) IT Engineer
5 6 (12.77%) Messaging Support
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
6 5 (10.64%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 5 (10.64%) Project Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Cisco Engineer
7 4 (8.51%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.13%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (21.28%) Data Centre
1 10 (21.28%) e-Learning
2 8 (17.02%) Blackberry
3 7 (14.89%) Clustering
3 7 (14.89%) PKI
4 5 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.64%) Replication
5 2 (4.26%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.13%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.13%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.13%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 30 (63.83%) Windows
2 19 (40.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 14 (29.79%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server
4 13 (27.66%) Windows Server 2003
5 9 (19.15%) Windows 7
6 7 (14.89%) Windows 2000 Server
7 6 (12.77%) Windows XP
8 5 (10.64%) Android
8 5 (10.64%) Apple iOS
8 5 (10.64%) Mac OS X
8 5 (10.64%) Windows Vista
9 2 (4.26%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.13%) Linux
10 1 (2.13%) Unix
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.13%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (40.43%) ITIL
2 12 (25.53%) Change Management
3 10 (21.28%) E-Discovery
3 10 (21.28%) Migration
4 8 (17.02%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (14.89%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.89%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.64%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.64%) Project Management
7 4 (8.51%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.51%) Service Management
8 3 (6.38%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.26%) Application Packaging
9 2 (4.26%) Change Control
9 2 (4.26%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.26%) Project Planning
9 2 (4.26%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.26%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (34.04%) PowerShell
2 8 (17.02%) SQL
3 2 (4.26%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (23.40%) MCSE
1 11 (23.40%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (17.02%) MCITP
3 5 (10.64%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.38%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.38%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.26%) Degree
5 2 (4.26%) MCP
6 1 (2.13%) CCNA
6 1 (2.13%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.38%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (87.23%) Active Directory
2 21 (44.68%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (21.28%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (21.28%) Virtual Servers
4 4 (8.51%) Hyper-V
5 2 (4.26%) XenDesktop
5 2 (4.26%) XenServer
6 1 (2.13%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.13%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (19.15%) SCCM
2 5 (10.64%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (10.64%) SCOM
3 2 (4.26%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.26%) Nagios
3 2 (4.26%) Opsview
3 2 (4.26%) SmoothWall
3 2 (4.26%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 44 (93.62%) Microsoft
2 26 (55.32%) VMware
3 10 (21.28%) Cisco
3 10 (21.28%) Citrix
4 9 (19.15%) Apple
5 3 (6.38%) Veeam
6 2 (4.26%) CommVault
6 2 (4.26%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.13%) Dell
7 1 (2.13%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.13%) Oracle
7 1 (2.13%) Symantec
7 1 (2.13%) Synology
7 1 (2.13%) Zeacom