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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 137 154 158
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.62% 0.88% 0.66%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.61% 4.82% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 15 29 10
Median salary £37,500 £42,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% -19.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £31,308 £47,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £58,250
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%

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
443 602 741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.13% 18.30% 22.23%
Number of salaries quoted 391 479 573
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £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 22 January 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 22 January 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 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
3 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (72.73%) SharePoint
5 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
5 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
6 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
6 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
6 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
7 12 (54.55%) DNS
7 12 (54.55%) Linux
7 12 (54.55%) ITIL
7 12 (54.55%) Unix
7 12 (54.55%) VoIP
7 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (50.00%) DHCP
8 11 (50.00%) ISDN
9 9 (40.91%) VMware
9 9 (40.91%) Office 365
9 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (36.36%) Change Management
10 8 (36.36%) Citrix
11 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
11 7 (31.82%) SAN

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 (72.73%) SharePoint
2 13 (59.09%) MS Exchange
3 12 (54.55%) Exchange Server 2007
4 11 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (27.27%) IIS
6 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.55%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (59.09%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (40.91%) Office 365
3 2 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (54.55%) DNS
1 12 (54.55%) VoIP
2 11 (50.00%) DHCP
2 11 (50.00%) ISDN
3 7 (31.82%) SAN
3 7 (31.82%) VPN
4 6 (27.27%) LAN
4 6 (27.27%) NAS
4 6 (27.27%) Skype
5 5 (22.73%) Cisco ASA
5 5 (22.73%) Firewall
5 5 (22.73%) Wireless
6 3 (13.64%) EIGRP
6 3 (13.64%) HSRP
6 3 (13.64%) MPLS
6 3 (13.64%) OSPF
6 3 (13.64%) Spanning Tree
6 3 (13.64%) VLAN
7 1 (4.55%) Unified Communications
7 1 (4.55%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (59.09%) SQL Server
2 12 (54.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (27.27%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (9.09%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (13.64%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.55%) Back Office
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Exchange Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) SAN Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Senior Technical Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (27.27%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (22.73%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.55%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (31.82%) Data Centre
2 6 (27.27%) Clustering
2 6 (27.27%) PKI
3 5 (22.73%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.55%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.55%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.55%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 21 (95.45%) Windows
2 18 (81.82%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (68.18%) Windows Server
4 12 (54.55%) Linux
4 12 (54.55%) Unix
4 12 (54.55%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 10
6 6 (27.27%) Windows 7
7 5 (22.73%) Windows 8
8 2 (9.09%) Windows Vista
8 2 (9.09%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.55%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (54.55%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (54.55%) ITIL
2 8 (36.36%) Change Management
3 7 (31.82%) Presales
3 7 (31.82%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (27.27%) Change Control
4 6 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 5 (22.73%) Configuration Management
5 5 (22.73%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (13.64%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (13.64%) Service Management
7 2 (9.09%) ITIL V3
7 2 (9.09%) Mentoring
8 1 (4.55%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.55%) Data Loss Prevention
8 1 (4.55%) Disk Encryption
8 1 (4.55%) High Availability
8 1 (4.55%) Information Security
8 1 (4.55%) Migration
8 1 (4.55%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 7 (31.82%) SC Cleared
1 7 (31.82%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (86.36%) Active Directory
2 15 (68.18%) Hyper-V
3 9 (40.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (27.27%) XenApp
5 2 (9.09%) Firmware
5 2 (9.09%) vSphere
6 1 (4.55%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (4.55%) SCCM
1 1 (4.55%) SCOM
Vendors
1 18 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 9 (40.91%) VMware
3 8 (36.36%) Citrix
4 7 (31.82%) CommVault
4 7 (31.82%) Dell Compellent
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
4 7 (31.82%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (27.27%) Avaya
5 6 (27.27%) Cisco
5 6 (27.27%) Civica
6 1 (4.55%) Apple
6 1 (4.55%) Dell
6 1 (4.55%) Intel Security