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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 56 65 93
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 19 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 2.65% 1.41% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.05% 7.14% 4.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 8
Average salary £43,835 £43,066 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.78% +1.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £30,889 £30,850
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
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
172 140 175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leicestershire 24.02% 19.75% 20.61%
Number of salaries quoted 154 124 157
Average salary £42,500 £41,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.40% +9.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £27,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
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 9 February 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 9 February 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 +10 18 £44,417 -1.29%
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Leicestershire

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 15 (65.22%) Windows
3 13 (56.52%) Cisco
4 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
5 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
6 10 (43.48%) Citrix
6 10 (43.48%) VMware
6 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
7 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
7 9 (39.13%) Presales
8 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
8 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
8 8 (34.78%) Mobile Device Management
9 7 (30.43%) Office 365
9 7 (30.43%) Yammer
9 7 (30.43%) Skype
9 7 (30.43%) SDLC
9 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (30.43%) NetApp
9 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
10 6 (26.09%) Linux
10 6 (26.09%) LAN
10 6 (26.09%) WAN
10 6 (26.09%) IBM
10 6 (26.09%) Red Hat
10 6 (26.09%) Firewall
10 6 (26.09%) IVR
10 6 (26.09%) Fortinet
10 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Leicestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 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 9 (39.13%) MS Exchange
2 8 (34.78%) SharePoint
3 4 (17.39%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.35%) MS Office
2 1 (4.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 4 (17.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
1 7 (30.43%) Yammer
2 6 (26.09%) IBM PureFlex
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 7 (30.43%) Skype
2 6 (26.09%) Firewall
2 6 (26.09%) LAN
2 6 (26.09%) WAN
3 4 (17.39%) WebEx
4 1 (4.35%) SAN
4 1 (4.35%) TCP/IP
4 1 (4.35%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 4 (17.39%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (17.39%) SpecFlow
1 4 (17.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (17.39%) Retail
2 2 (8.70%) Spanish Language
3 1 (4.35%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) IBM Storage Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Manager
2 4 (17.39%) Storage Architect
2 4 (17.39%) Test Manager
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Architect
3 3 (13.04%) Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Office 365 Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Senior SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) SharePoint Developer
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (13.04%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (8.70%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (8.70%) IT Analyst
4 2 (8.70%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (17.39%) COM
2 3 (13.04%) .NET
2 3 (13.04%) CSS
2 3 (13.04%) HTML
2 3 (13.04%) jQuery
2 3 (13.04%) REST
2 3 (13.04%) RESTful
2 3 (13.04%) Web Services
2 3 (13.04%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (26.09%) IVR
2 4 (17.39%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (17.39%) Data Centre
3 2 (8.70%) Blackberry
3 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (65.22%) Windows
2 11 (47.83%) Windows Server
3 6 (26.09%) Linux
3 6 (26.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.35%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) Presales
2 8 (34.78%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (30.43%) SDLC
4 6 (26.09%) Kalman Filter
4 6 (26.09%) Load Balancing
4 6 (26.09%) Web Filtering
5 4 (17.39%) Automated Testing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Case Management
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (17.39%) CRM
5 4 (17.39%) Data Management
5 4 (17.39%) Document Management
5 4 (17.39%) Performance Testing
5 4 (17.39%) PRINCE2
5 4 (17.39%) Software Testing
5 4 (17.39%) Technical Analysis
5 4 (17.39%) Test Planning
5 4 (17.39%) 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 1 (4.35%) MCSA
1 1 (4.35%) MCSE
1 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (17.39%) QA
2 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (52.17%) Active Directory
2 10 (43.48%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (26.09%) vSphere
4 5 (21.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (4.35%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 18 (78.26%) Microsoft
2 13 (56.52%) Cisco
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
3 10 (43.48%) 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 4 (17.39%) Avaya
6 4 (17.39%) Infor
6 4 (17.39%) Oracle
6 4 (17.39%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (17.39%) SAP
7 2 (8.70%) Symantec
8 1 (4.35%) Apple
8 1 (4.35%) IronPort
8 1 (4.35%) RightFax