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 4 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 183 149 183
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +34
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 37 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.43% 1.03% 0.49%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.10% 5.82% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 14 37 15
Median salary £32,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,900 £27,900 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,750 £45,000 £53,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
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
763 636 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 20.42% 17.69% 21.07%
Number of salaries quoted 698 516 772
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 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 4 December 2016.

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 4 December 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
Altrincham - 3 £32,500 -
Wigan - 2 - -
Oldham - 1 £30,000 -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 13 (72.22%) Skype
2 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 11 (61.11%) Windows
4 10 (55.56%) Office 365
5 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
7 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
7 7 (38.89%) Citrix
7 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
8 6 (33.33%) SCCM
8 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
8 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
8 6 (33.33%) ITIL
9 5 (27.78%) SQL
9 5 (27.78%) VoIP
9 5 (27.78%) HP
9 5 (27.78%) Dell
9 5 (27.78%) Symantec
9 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
9 5 (27.78%) Sophos
9 5 (27.78%) Back Office
9 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
9 5 (27.78%) HP SIM
9 5 (27.78%) WSUS
9 5 (27.78%) VMware
9 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
10 4 (22.22%) GFI Software
10 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
10 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring

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 8 (44.44%) SharePoint
2 7 (38.89%) MS Exchange
3 5 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (16.67%) MS Office
2 2 (11.11%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (55.56%) Office 365
2 6 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (72.22%) Skype
2 5 (27.78%) VoIP
3 4 (22.22%) VPN
4 2 (11.11%) MPLS
5 1 (5.56%) Extranet
5 1 (5.56%) Internet
5 1 (5.56%) Intranet
5 1 (5.56%) LAN
5 1 (5.56%) SNMP
5 1 (5.56%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.56%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (27.78%) Back Office
2 1 (5.56%) Advertising
2 1 (5.56%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Games
2 1 (5.56%) Legal
2 1 (5.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (27.78%) IT Support
2 4 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
2 4 (22.22%) IT Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) IT Support Engineer
2 4 (22.22%) Support Engineer
3 3 (16.67%) Analyst
3 3 (16.67%) Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Deployment Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 2 (11.11%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.56%) Consultant
5 1 (5.56%) Exchange Architect
5 1 (5.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.56%) Technical Architect
Miscellaneous
1 4 (22.22%) Management Information System
2 2 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.11%) Driving Licence
2 2 (11.11%) Public Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Client/Server
3 1 (5.56%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 11 (61.11%) Windows
2 7 (38.89%) Windows Server
3 6 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (22.22%) Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 4 (22.22%) Unix
4 4 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 7
6 1 (5.56%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (33.33%) ITIL
2 4 (22.22%) Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Information Security
2 4 (22.22%) Master Data Management
2 4 (22.22%) Performance Monitoring
3 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2
4 2 (11.11%) Capacity Management
4 2 (11.11%) Contingency Planning
4 2 (11.11%) Data Loss Prevention
4 2 (11.11%) Migration
4 2 (11.11%) Project Management
4 2 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (11.11%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
4 2 (11.11%) Strategic Planning
5 1 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (5.56%) Vulnerability Scanning
Programming Languages
1 5 (27.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 2 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (11.11%) MCSA
2 2 (11.11%) MCSE
2 2 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) SLA
2 1 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 9 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (33.33%) SCCM
2 5 (27.78%) Backup Exec
2 5 (27.78%) HP SIM
2 5 (27.78%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (27.78%) WSUS
3 2 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (5.56%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (38.89%) Citrix
3 5 (27.78%) Dell
3 5 (27.78%) HP
3 5 (27.78%) Sophos
3 5 (27.78%) Symantec
3 5 (27.78%) VMware
4 4 (22.22%) GFI Software
4 4 (22.22%) Red Hat
4 4 (22.22%) SolarWinds
5 3 (16.67%) Avaya
6 2 (11.11%) Intel Security
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