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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 155 141 169
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 44 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.34% 1.24% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.41% 6.25% 3.51%
Number of salaries quoted 9 37 23
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £45,000 £49,700
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
373 704 882
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 14.23% 19.83% 23.02%
Number of salaries quoted 322 529 583
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £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 26 September 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
3 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
4 22 (62.86%) Windows
5 18 (51.43%) ITIL
5 18 (51.43%) Skype
6 16 (45.71%) VMware
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
8 12 (34.29%) Change Management
8 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
8 12 (34.29%) LAN
8 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
9 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
9 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
9 11 (31.43%) MS Office
9 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
10 10 (28.57%) Cisco
10 10 (28.57%) Office 365
11 9 (25.71%) DNS
12 8 (22.86%) e-Learning
12 8 (22.86%) PKI
12 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 8 (22.86%) SCCM
12 8 (22.86%) E-Discovery
12 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
12 8 (22.86%) Migration
12 8 (22.86%) Apple
12 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (22.86%) Virtual Servers

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 23 (65.71%) MS Exchange
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) IIS
3 7 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 12 (34.29%) MS Excel
2 11 (31.43%) MS Office
3 1 (2.86%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 10 (28.57%) Office 365
2 2 (5.71%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (51.43%) Skype
2 12 (34.29%) LAN
3 9 (25.71%) DNS
4 7 (20.00%) WAN
5 5 (14.29%) Firewall
5 5 (14.29%) Internet
5 5 (14.29%) SMTP
6 4 (11.43%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (11.43%) DHCP
6 4 (11.43%) IP Telephony
7 3 (8.57%) Cisco ASA
7 3 (8.57%) EIGRP
7 3 (8.57%) HSRP
7 3 (8.57%) ISDN
7 3 (8.57%) OSPF
7 3 (8.57%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
7 3 (8.57%) VLAN
7 3 (8.57%) VoIP
7 3 (8.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.71%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.71%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Messaging Specialist
2 8 (22.86%) Exchange Specialist
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (17.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Desktop Support
3 6 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) IT Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (14.29%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Support Specialist
4 5 (14.29%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Project Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Server Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (22.86%) e-Learning
1 8 (22.86%) PKI
2 6 (17.14%) Blackberry
3 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (14.29%) Replication
4 4 (11.43%) Data Centre
5 3 (8.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server
2 14 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Windows XP
6 5 (14.29%) Android
6 5 (14.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (14.29%) Windows Vista
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Unix
8 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
9 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
9 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 12 (34.29%) Change Management
3 8 (22.86%) E-Discovery
3 8 (22.86%) Migration
4 7 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (17.14%) ITIL V3
6 4 (11.43%) PRINCE2
6 4 (11.43%) Project Management
6 4 (11.43%) Service Management
7 3 (8.57%) Configuration Management
7 3 (8.57%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (8.57%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (8.57%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.71%) Change Control
8 2 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (5.71%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.71%) Project Planning
8 2 (5.71%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (31.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (20.00%) SQL
3 1 (2.86%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (17.14%) SC Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (8.57%) MCSE
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.71%) Degree
4 2 (5.71%) MCP
5 1 (2.86%) CCNA
5 1 (2.86%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.71%) SLA
System Software
1 32 (91.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (34.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (22.86%) Virtual Servers
4 6 (17.14%) Hyper-V
5 2 (5.71%) XenDesktop
5 2 (5.71%) XenServer
6 1 (2.86%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 8 (22.86%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (14.29%) SCOM
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.71%) Nagios
3 2 (5.71%) Opsview
3 2 (5.71%) SmoothWall
3 2 (5.71%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 34 (97.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (45.71%) VMware
3 10 (28.57%) Cisco
4 8 (22.86%) Apple
5 3 (8.57%) Citrix
5 3 (8.57%) Veeam
6 2 (5.71%) CommVault
6 2 (5.71%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.86%) Dell
7 1 (2.86%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (2.86%) EqualLogic
7 1 (2.86%) Synology
7 1 (2.86%) Zeacom