The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 46 59 76
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.32% 1.38% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.56% 6.90% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 2
Median salary £23,006 £28,428 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-19.07% -31.08%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
Leicestershire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Leicester region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
64 87 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 20.19% 20.00% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 56 75 91
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

The demand trend of job ads across the Leicester 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 Leicester

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leicester region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Leicester

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 4 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
4 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (40.00%) Citrix
6 8 (40.00%) VMware
6 8 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 7 (35.00%) Presales
7 7 (35.00%) NetApp
7 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
8 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 6 (30.00%) Linux
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
8 6 (30.00%) IBM
8 6 (30.00%) IVR
8 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (30.00%) Firewall
8 6 (30.00%) SDLC
8 6 (30.00%) IBM PureFlex
8 6 (30.00%) Web Filtering
8 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
8 6 (30.00%) Yammer
8 6 (30.00%) MobileIron
8 6 (30.00%) vSphere
8 6 (30.00%) Office 365
8 6 (30.00%) F5
8 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester 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 9 (45.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (30.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (15.00%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
2 1 (5.00%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) IBM PureFlex
1 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
1 6 (30.00%) Yammer
2 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) Skype
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) WebEx
5 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
5 1 (5.00%) SAN
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
5 1 (5.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (15.00%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (15.00%) SpecFlow
1 3 (15.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (15.00%) Retail
2 2 (10.00%) Spanish Language
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Architect
2 4 (20.00%) IBM Storage Architect
2 4 (20.00%) Storage Architect
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Architect
3 3 (15.00%) Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Office 365 Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.00%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (15.00%) Test Manager
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) COM
1 3 (15.00%) CSS
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
1 3 (15.00%) jQuery
1 3 (15.00%) REST
1 3 (15.00%) RESTful
1 3 (15.00%) Web Services
1 3 (15.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (30.00%) IVR
2 3 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Blackberry
3 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Linux
3 6 (30.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (35.00%) Presales
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (30.00%) Load Balancing
3 6 (30.00%) SDLC
3 6 (30.00%) Web Filtering
4 3 (15.00%) Automated Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (15.00%) CRM
4 3 (15.00%) Data Management
4 3 (15.00%) Document Management
4 3 (15.00%) Matrix Management
4 3 (15.00%) MVC
4 3 (15.00%) Performance Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Quality Management
4 3 (15.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (15.00%) Software Testing
4 3 (15.00%) Test Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
1 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
1 3 (15.00%) SQL
1 3 (15.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (5.00%) MCSA
1 1 (5.00%) MCSE
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
2 1 (5.00%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (55.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (30.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (50.00%) Cisco
3 8 (40.00%) Citrix
3 8 (40.00%) VMware
4 7 (35.00%) NetApp
5 6 (30.00%) F5
5 6 (30.00%) Fortinet
5 6 (30.00%) IBM
5 6 (30.00%) MobileIron
5 6 (30.00%) Red Hat
6 3 (15.00%) Infor
6 3 (15.00%) Oracle
6 3 (15.00%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (15.00%) SAP
7 2 (10.00%) Avaya
7 2 (10.00%) Symantec
8 1 (5.00%) Apple
8 1 (5.00%) IronPort
8 1 (5.00%) RightFax