The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leicestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 67 71 97
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 0.74% 1.10% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.97% 6.30% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 4
Average salary £22,000 £28,428 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.61% -5.24%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £26,649 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,702 £36,383 £44,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
East Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Leicestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
126 127 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 18.67% 17.40% 17.79%
Number of salaries quoted 111 109 156
Average salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leicestershire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Leicestershire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Leicestershire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Leicestershire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Leicestershire region over the 3 months to 29 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +16 3 £23,006 -19.07%
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 16 (69.57%) Windows
3 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
4 12 (52.17%) Cisco
4 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
7 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
7 8 (34.78%) Citrix
7 8 (34.78%) VMware
7 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
7 8 (34.78%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (30.43%) NetApp
8 7 (30.43%) Presales
9 6 (26.09%) SDLC
9 6 (26.09%) IBM PureFlex
9 6 (26.09%) Web Filtering
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
9 6 (26.09%) IVR
9 6 (26.09%) Firewall
9 6 (26.09%) IBM
9 6 (26.09%) Linux
9 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
9 6 (26.09%) MobileIron
9 6 (26.09%) Office 365
9 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
9 6 (26.09%) Yammer
9 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (26.09%) vSphere

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Leicestershire 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 12 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (39.13%) SharePoint
3 3 (13.04%) BizTalk Server
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.04%) MS Office
3 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (13.04%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) IBM PureFlex
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
1 6 (26.09%) Office 365
1 6 (26.09%) Yammer
2 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 5 (21.74%) Skype
3 4 (17.39%) LAN
3 4 (17.39%) WAN
4 3 (13.04%) IP Telephony
5 2 (8.70%) WebEx
6 1 (4.35%) SAN
6 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
6 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications
6 1 (4.35%) VoIP
6 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (26.09%) SQL Server
2 3 (13.04%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (13.04%) SpecFlow
1 3 (13.04%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 3 (13.04%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 5 (21.74%) Analyst
3 4 (17.39%) IBM Storage Architect
3 4 (17.39%) Storage Architect
3 4 (17.39%) VMware Architect
4 3 (13.04%) Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Infrastructure Manager
4 3 (13.04%) Office 365 Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Senior SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
4 3 (13.04%) Test Manager
5 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (8.70%) Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (8.70%) Technical Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) COM
1 3 (13.04%) CSS
1 3 (13.04%) HTML
1 3 (13.04%) jQuery
1 3 (13.04%) REST
1 3 (13.04%) RESTful
1 3 (13.04%) Web Services
1 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) IVR
2 3 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 1 (4.35%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
5 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
6 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) Mobile Device Management
2 7 (30.43%) Presales
3 6 (26.09%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
3 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
3 6 (26.09%) SDLC
3 6 (26.09%) Web Filtering
4 3 (13.04%) Automated Testing
4 3 (13.04%) BDD
4 3 (13.04%) Business Intelligence
4 3 (13.04%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (13.04%) CRM
4 3 (13.04%) Data Management
4 3 (13.04%) Document Management
4 3 (13.04%) Matrix Management
4 3 (13.04%) Performance Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Software Testing
4 3 (13.04%) Technical Analysis
4 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) JavaScript
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
1 3 (13.04%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.35%) Degree
2 1 (4.35%) MCP
2 1 (4.35%) MCSA
2 1 (4.35%) MCSE
2 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (60.87%) Active Directory
2 8 (34.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 3 (13.04%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 19 (82.61%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 8 (34.78%) Citrix
3 8 (34.78%) VMware
4 7 (30.43%) NetApp
5 6 (26.09%) F5
5 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
5 6 (26.09%) IBM
5 6 (26.09%) MobileIron
5 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
6 3 (13.04%) Infor
6 3 (13.04%) Oracle
6 3 (13.04%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (13.04%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Avaya
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) IronPort
8 1 (4.35%) RightFax