The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 56 - 64
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.47% - 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.80% - 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 4
Average salary £38,500 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Merseyside

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

Application Platforms Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
111 100 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 26.30% 24.15% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 91 96 68
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Liverpool

Skype for Business
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (100.00%) IIS
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2013
2 10 (90.91%) Public Cloud
3 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
3 6 (54.55%) Citrix
4 5 (45.45%) Fortinet
4 5 (45.45%) Dell
4 5 (45.45%) Cisco
4 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (45.45%) EqualLogic
4 5 (45.45%) Dell Compellent
5 1 (9.09%) XenApp
5 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
5 1 (9.09%) Service Management
5 1 (9.09%) SAN
5 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 11 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 11 (100.00%) IIS
1 11 (100.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (90.91%) Exchange Server 2013
3 6 (54.55%) SharePoint
4 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 5 (45.45%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 6 (54.55%) 3rd Line Support
2 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (27.27%) Service Analyst
4 3 (27.27%) Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (9.09%) Server Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 10 (90.91%) Public Cloud
2 5 (45.45%) EqualLogic
3 1 (9.09%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Windows
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL V3
3 1 (9.09%) Service Management
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 6 (54.55%) Hyper-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) VMware
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Cisco
3 5 (45.45%) Dell
3 5 (45.45%) Dell Compellent
3 5 (45.45%) Fortinet