The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West / Manchester
Rank 177 140 162
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +22
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 23 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.61% 1.12% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.78% 6.29% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 20 35 25
Median salary £32,500 £32,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -10.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £30,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £46,400 £55,900
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
608 588 692
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 16.11% 17.72% 17.48%
Number of salaries quoted 527 472 600
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,800
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

The demand trend of job ads across the Manchester 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 Manchester

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Manchester

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Manchester

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 19 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bolton -13 5 £24,000 -4.00% 1
Salford - 3 £44,250 -
Altrincham - 2 £32,500 -
Wigan - 1 - -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 28 (80.00%) Skype
2 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
3 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
3 22 (62.86%) Windows
4 17 (48.57%) Office 365
5 15 (42.86%) MS Office
6 14 (40.00%) SCCM
7 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
8 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
9 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
10 10 (28.57%) HP
11 9 (25.71%) VMware
12 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
12 8 (22.86%) Citrix
13 7 (20.00%) ITIL
13 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
13 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
14 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
14 6 (17.14%) Symantec
14 6 (17.14%) MCSE
14 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (17.14%) VPN
15 5 (14.29%) SLA
15 5 (14.29%) Dell
15 5 (14.29%) Internet
15 5 (14.29%) SQL
15 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
15 5 (14.29%) LAN

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester 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 13 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 11 (31.43%) SharePoint
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (17.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 15 (42.86%) MS Office
2 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Veritas eDiscovery
Cloud Services
1 17 (48.57%) Office 365
2 8 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (5.71%) IaaS
4 1 (2.86%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (80.00%) Skype
2 6 (17.14%) VPN
3 5 (14.29%) Internet
3 5 (14.29%) LAN
4 4 (11.43%) Firewall
4 4 (11.43%) VoIP
4 4 (11.43%) WAN
5 3 (8.57%) MPLS
5 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications
6 2 (5.71%) WLAN
7 1 (2.86%) Extranet
7 1 (2.86%) Intranet
7 1 (2.86%) LDAP
7 1 (2.86%) Network Security
7 1 (2.86%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.86%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (14.29%) Back Office
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Law
4 1 (2.86%) Advertising
4 1 (2.86%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Finance
4 1 (2.86%) Games
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Service Analyst
2 7 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 5 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) IT Operations Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) IT Support
3 5 (14.29%) Operations Analyst
3 5 (14.29%) Service Operations Analyst
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support
4 4 (11.43%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Active Directory Support
5 3 (8.57%) Consultant
5 3 (8.57%) Project Manager
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (8.57%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.43%) Management Information System
2 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.71%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 12 (34.29%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 7 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (11.43%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Unix
4 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (5.71%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
6 1 (2.86%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (20.00%) ITIL
2 5 (14.29%) Problem Management
3 4 (11.43%) Data Management
3 4 (11.43%) Information Security
3 4 (11.43%) Master Data Management
3 4 (11.43%) Performance Monitoring
4 3 (8.57%) Migration
4 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2
4 3 (8.57%) Project Management
4 3 (8.57%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (8.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
5 2 (5.71%) Contingency Planning
5 2 (5.71%) Data Loss Prevention
5 2 (5.71%) Practice Management
5 2 (5.71%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (5.71%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (2.86%) Coaching
6 1 (2.86%) Security Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (17.14%) MCSE
1 6 (17.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 5 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 3 (8.57%) MCSA
3 3 (8.57%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (5.71%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 1 (2.86%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 22 (62.86%) Active Directory
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 14 (40.00%) SCCM
2 5 (14.29%) Backup Exec
2 5 (14.29%) HP SIM
2 5 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (14.29%) SCOrch
2 5 (14.29%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (2.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (2.86%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 23 (65.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) HP
3 9 (25.71%) VMware
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
5 6 (17.14%) Symantec
6 5 (14.29%) Dell
6 5 (14.29%) Sophos
7 4 (11.43%) GFI Software
7 4 (11.43%) Red Hat
7 4 (11.43%) SolarWinds
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) iManage
8 2 (5.71%) Intel Security
8 2 (5.71%) Interwoven
9 1 (2.86%) Cisco
9 1 (2.86%) Proofpoint
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