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

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Leicestershire / Leicester
Rank 59 39 48
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 16 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 0.74% 3.97% 2.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.95% 13.68% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 3
Median salary £44,317 £43,835 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.09% -2.59%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -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 Leicester region.

Application Platforms Category
Leicester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
76 117 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicester 18.63% 29.03% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 76 107 80
Median salary £35,000 £44,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-20.45% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,259 £28,900 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 20 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
2 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 5 (83.33%) REST
2 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Skype
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
4 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
4 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) Power BI
4 3 (50.00%) Yammer
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Scrum
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) C#
5 2 (33.33%) HTML
5 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 2 (33.33%) .NET
5 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
5 2 (33.33%) MS Office
5 2 (33.33%) SOAP
5 2 (33.33%) Web Services
5 2 (33.33%) XML
5 2 (33.33%) XSLT
5 2 (33.33%) VoIP

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 6 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) CMS
3 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (83.33%) Office 365
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (50.00%) Yammer
4 1 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (83.33%) Skype
2 3 (50.00%) LAN
2 3 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (50.00%) WAN
3 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (50.00%) Power BI
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Office 365 Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior SharePoint Developer
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint Developer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (83.33%) REST
2 2 (33.33%) .NET
2 2 (33.33%) .NET Framework
2 2 (33.33%) HTML
2 2 (33.33%) SOAP
2 2 (33.33%) Web Services
2 2 (33.33%) XML
2 2 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Data Integration
1 2 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (33.33%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (83.33%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (83.33%) Waterfall
2 3 (50.00%) Scrum
2 3 (50.00%) Systems Analysis
3 2 (33.33%) Content Management
3 2 (33.33%) CRM
3 2 (33.33%) Data Modelling
3 2 (33.33%) ERP
3 2 (33.33%) Performance Optimisation
3 2 (33.33%) Project Management
4 1 (16.67%) Business Continuity
4 1 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C#
1 3 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) CCNA
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) CheckPoint
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco
2 1 (16.67%) Google
2 1 (16.67%) VMware