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 5 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 167 162 163
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 24 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.40% 0.68% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.24% 3.29% 3.90%
Number of salaries quoted 10 13 23
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +16.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,100 £25,300 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £56,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
625 730 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 17.94% 20.62% 19.54%
Number of salaries quoted 535 609 621
Median salary £40,000 £35,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +1.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,182 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £53,550
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 5 May 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 5 May 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
Oldham - 2 £25,615 -
Bury - 1 £46,250 -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 5 May 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 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 29 (52.73%) Windows
3 28 (50.91%) HP
4 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
5 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 22 (40.00%) Dell
6 22 (40.00%) Cisco
6 22 (40.00%) MCSE
7 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
7 20 (36.36%) VMware
8 18 (32.73%) IBM
8 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
8 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
9 17 (30.91%) DNS
10 16 (29.09%) DHCP
11 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
11 15 (27.27%) CCNA
11 15 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
12 13 (23.64%) SQL
12 13 (23.64%) ITIL
12 13 (23.64%) LAN
12 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 12 (21.82%) Office 365
13 12 (21.82%) CCNP
13 12 (21.82%) Symantec
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
14 11 (20.00%) Oracle

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 20 (36.36%) MS Exchange
2 15 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2010
2 15 (27.27%) SharePoint
3 13 (23.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 11 (20.00%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
5 10 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (1.82%) CMS
6 1 (1.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (14.55%) MS Excel
2 3 (5.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.82%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (1.82%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 12 (21.82%) Office 365
2 5 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (5.45%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (5.45%) IaaS
4 1 (1.82%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.82%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.82%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 17 (30.91%) DNS
2 16 (29.09%) DHCP
3 13 (23.64%) LAN
4 11 (20.00%) Skype
5 10 (18.18%) Unified Communications
6 8 (14.55%) Firewall
7 7 (12.73%) Network Security
8 6 (10.91%) WAN
9 5 (9.09%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (9.09%) VLAN
9 5 (9.09%) Wireless
10 4 (7.27%) BGP
10 4 (7.27%) EIGRP
10 4 (7.27%) NAS
10 4 (7.27%) OSPF
10 4 (7.27%) SAN
11 3 (5.45%) Ethernet
11 3 (5.45%) IPsec
11 3 (5.45%) SSL
11 3 (5.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (18.18%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (18.18%) Back Office
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
2 4 (7.27%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Legal
4 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.82%) Billing
5 1 (1.82%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (25.45%) 2nd Line Support
2 13 (23.64%) Infrastructure Support
3 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 11 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
3 11 (20.00%) Support Specialist
4 10 (18.18%) Server Specialist
4 10 (18.18%) Server Support
4 10 (18.18%) Storage Specialist
5 8 (14.55%) Consultant
6 7 (12.73%) Network Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
8 5 (9.09%) Analyst
8 5 (9.09%) Support Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) IT Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) IT Support
9 4 (7.27%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 4 (7.27%) Support Analyst
9 4 (7.27%) VMware Engineer
10 3 (5.45%) Lync Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (7.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Clustering
2 4 (7.27%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
3 2 (3.64%) Fat Client
3 2 (3.64%) Thin Client
4 1 (1.82%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.82%) Blackberry
4 1 (1.82%) BYOD
4 1 (1.82%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.82%) e-Learning
4 1 (1.82%) Enterprise Storage
4 1 (1.82%) iPad
4 1 (1.82%) IVR
4 1 (1.82%) Learning Management System
4 1 (1.82%) Life Science
4 1 (1.82%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.82%) NHS
4 1 (1.82%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 29 (52.73%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Windows Server 2008
3 18 (32.73%) Windows Server
4 7 (12.73%) AIX
4 7 (12.73%) CentOS
4 7 (12.73%) Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (12.73%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.91%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (23.64%) ITIL
2 10 (18.18%) Vulnerability Scanning
3 7 (12.73%) ITIL V2
3 7 (12.73%) Patch Management
4 6 (10.91%) Presales
5 5 (9.09%) ITIL V3
5 5 (9.09%) Load Balancing
6 4 (7.27%) Incident Management
7 3 (5.45%) Strategic Planning
7 3 (5.45%) WAN Optimisation
8 2 (3.64%) Capacity Planning
8 2 (3.64%) Customer Engagement
8 2 (3.64%) Identity Management
8 2 (3.64%) Migration
8 2 (3.64%) Problem Management
8 2 (3.64%) Web Application Development
9 1 (1.82%) Coaching
9 1 (1.82%) Kalman Filter
9 1 (1.82%) Mentoring
9 1 (1.82%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (23.64%) SQL
2 7 (12.73%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.64%) Python
3 2 (3.64%) Ruby
4 1 (1.82%) C
Qualifications
1 25 (45.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (40.00%) MCSE
3 18 (32.73%) Cisco Certification
4 15 (27.27%) CCNA
4 15 (27.27%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 12 (21.82%) CCNP
6 8 (14.55%) MCITP
7 7 (12.73%) A+ Certification
7 7 (12.73%) CISSP
7 7 (12.73%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (12.73%) HP ASE
7 7 (12.73%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (12.73%) RHCE
7 7 (12.73%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (1.82%) CIPD
8 1 (1.82%) CITP
8 1 (1.82%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (1.82%) Degree
8 1 (1.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 1 (1.82%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (52.73%) Active Directory
2 13 (23.64%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (20.00%) vSphere
4 6 (10.91%) XenApp
5 4 (7.27%) Hyper-V
5 4 (7.27%) Terminal Services
5 4 (7.27%) VMware ESX
6 3 (5.45%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.45%) XenDesktop
6 3 (5.45%) XenServer
7 1 (1.82%) BitLocker
7 1 (1.82%) NDS
7 1 (1.82%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 11 (20.00%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 10 (18.18%) Backup Exec
2 10 (18.18%) HP SIM
2 10 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
2 10 (18.18%) SCCM
2 10 (18.18%) WSUS
3 4 (7.27%) SCOM
4 3 (5.45%) WhatsUp Gold
5 2 (3.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (1.82%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.82%) AppDNA
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.82%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.82%) EdgeSight
6 1 (1.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.82%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (1.82%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.82%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 32 (58.18%) Microsoft
2 28 (50.91%) HP
3 22 (40.00%) Cisco
3 22 (40.00%) Dell
4 20 (36.36%) VMware
5 18 (32.73%) IBM
6 12 (21.82%) Symantec
7 11 (20.00%) Oracle
7 11 (20.00%) SolarWinds
8 10 (18.18%) Sophos
9 7 (12.73%) Citrix
9 7 (12.73%) GFI Software
9 7 (12.73%) ProCurve
9 7 (12.73%) Red Hat
10 6 (10.91%) NetApp
11 4 (7.27%) AppSense
11 4 (7.27%) SAP
11 4 (7.27%) Sun
11 4 (7.27%) Veeam
12 3 (5.45%) Riverbed
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