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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 37 46 75
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +29
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 18 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 4.63% 2.28% 1.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.22% 8.41% 6.31%
Number of salaries quoted 14 3 7
Average salary £44,417 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.29% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £41,905 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
111 107 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 28.53% 27.09% 20.11%
Number of salaries quoted 99 96 98
Average salary £45,000 £42,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,750 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leicester region as a proportion of the total demand within 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
Salary Histogram in Leicester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leicester region over the 3 months to 10 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leicester

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicester

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 14 (63.64%) Windows
3 12 (54.55%) Cisco
4 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 10 (45.45%) Citrix
5 10 (45.45%) VMware
5 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
6 9 (40.91%) Presales
7 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
7 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
8 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
8 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
8 7 (31.82%) NetApp
8 7 (31.82%) SDLC
8 7 (31.82%) Yammer
8 7 (31.82%) Skype
8 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (31.82%) Office 365
8 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
9 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (27.27%) F5
9 6 (27.27%) vSphere
9 6 (27.27%) IBM PureFlex
9 6 (27.27%) MobileIron
9 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (27.27%) Red Hat

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leicester by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the Leicester region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 8 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 7 (31.82%) SharePoint
3 4 (18.18%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.55%) MS Office
2 1 (4.55%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (18.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (31.82%) Office 365
1 7 (31.82%) Yammer
2 6 (27.27%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (13.64%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (31.82%) Skype
2 6 (27.27%) Firewall
3 5 (22.73%) LAN
3 5 (22.73%) WAN
4 4 (18.18%) WebEx
5 1 (4.55%) SAN
5 1 (4.55%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.55%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (31.82%) SQL Server
2 4 (18.18%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (18.18%) SpecFlow
1 4 (18.18%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (18.18%) Retail
2 2 (9.09%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.55%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (27.27%) Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) IBM Storage Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (18.18%) Storage Architect
2 4 (18.18%) Test Manager
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Architect
3 3 (13.64%) Analyst
3 3 (13.64%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Infrastructure Manager
3 3 (13.64%) Office 365 Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (9.09%) IT Analyst
4 2 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (18.18%) COM
2 3 (13.64%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) CSS
2 3 (13.64%) HTML
2 3 (13.64%) jQuery
2 3 (13.64%) REST
2 3 (13.64%) RESTful
2 3 (13.64%) Web Services
2 3 (13.64%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (27.27%) IVR
2 4 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (18.18%) Data Centre
3 2 (9.09%) Blackberry
3 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 14 (63.64%) Windows
2 10 (45.45%) Windows Server
3 6 (27.27%) Linux
3 6 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (40.91%) Presales
2 8 (36.36%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (31.82%) SDLC
4 6 (27.27%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (27.27%) Load Balancing
4 6 (27.27%) Web Filtering
5 4 (18.18%) Automated Testing
5 4 (18.18%) BDD
5 4 (18.18%) Case Management
5 4 (18.18%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (18.18%) CRM
5 4 (18.18%) Data Management
5 4 (18.18%) Document Management
5 4 (18.18%) Performance Testing
5 4 (18.18%) PRINCE2
5 4 (18.18%) Software Testing
5 4 (18.18%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (18.18%) Test Planning
5 4 (18.18%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.64%) C#
1 3 (13.64%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.64%) SQL
1 3 (13.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (4.55%) MCSA
1 1 (4.55%) MCSE
1 1 (4.55%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (18.18%) QA
2 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (45.45%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (27.27%) vSphere
4 5 (22.73%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 17 (77.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (54.55%) Cisco
3 10 (45.45%) Citrix
3 10 (45.45%) VMware
4 7 (31.82%) NetApp
5 6 (27.27%) F5
5 6 (27.27%) Fortinet
5 6 (27.27%) IBM
5 6 (27.27%) MobileIron
5 6 (27.27%) Red Hat
6 4 (18.18%) Avaya
6 4 (18.18%) Infor
6 4 (18.18%) Oracle
6 4 (18.18%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (18.18%) SAP
7 2 (9.09%) Symantec
8 1 (4.55%) Apple
8 1 (4.55%) IronPort
8 1 (4.55%) RightFax