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 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 194 160 156
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 30 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.055% 0.78% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.31% 4.67% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1 18 32
Median salary £32,750 £37,500 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
Skype for Business
North West

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
643 642 788
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.66% 16.77% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 549 513 646
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £50,200
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
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 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 1 - -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, 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 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
2 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 4 (36.36%) Skype
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Office 365
3 3 (27.27%) SCCM
3 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 3 (27.27%) vSphere
3 3 (27.27%) LAN
3 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) Firewall
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) Finance
4 2 (18.18%) Legal
4 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
4 2 (18.18%) VoIP
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) ITIL
4 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement

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 4 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MS Excel
1 1 (9.09%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (27.27%) Office 365
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Skype
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) LAN
2 3 (27.27%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) NetScaler
3 2 (18.18%) VoIP
3 2 (18.18%) Wireless
4 1 (9.09%) DECT
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) Ethernet
4 1 (9.09%) LDAP
4 1 (9.09%) MPLS
4 1 (9.09%) Spanning Tree
4 1 (9.09%) SSL
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
4 1 (9.09%) WAAS
4 1 (9.09%) xDSL
General
1 2 (18.18%) Finance
1 2 (18.18%) Legal
2 1 (9.09%) Law
2 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Security Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) iPad
2 1 (9.09%) BYOD
2 1 (9.09%) Fat Client
2 1 (9.09%) IVR
2 1 (9.09%) Life Science
2 1 (9.09%) Thin Client
2 1 (9.09%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 4 (36.36%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (18.18%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (18.18%) Customer Engagement
1 2 (18.18%) ITIL
1 2 (18.18%) Presales
1 2 (18.18%) Web Application Development
2 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (9.09%) Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) Capacity Management
2 1 (9.09%) Change Management
2 1 (9.09%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (9.09%) ITIL V3
2 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
2 1 (9.09%) Migration
2 1 (9.09%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2
2 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
2 1 (9.09%) Project Management
2 1 (9.09%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (9.09%) Server Patching
2 1 (9.09%) Time Management
2 1 (9.09%) WAN Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
1 2 (18.18%) Python
1 2 (18.18%) Ruby
2 1 (9.09%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNP
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (9.09%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 4 (36.36%) Active Directory
2 3 (27.27%) vSphere
2 3 (27.27%) XenApp
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft App-V
3 2 (18.18%) XenDesktop
3 2 (18.18%) XenServer
4 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) AirWatch
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (54.55%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Citrix
3 3 (27.27%) AppSense
3 3 (27.27%) Cisco
3 3 (27.27%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Avaya
4 2 (18.18%) EMC
4 2 (18.18%) HP
4 2 (18.18%) Mitel
4 2 (18.18%) NetApp
5 1 (9.09%) F5
5 1 (9.09%) iManage
5 1 (9.09%) Ipanema Technologies
5 1 (9.09%) Juniper
5 1 (9.09%) MobileIron
5 1 (9.09%) Polycom
5 1 (9.09%) Riverbed
5 1 (9.09%) Sonus
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