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

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 164 162 156
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 17 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.27% 0.52% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.46% 2.41% 5.24%
Number of salaries quoted 8 11 34
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,861 £26,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,625 £56,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
616 704 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 18.17% 21.53% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 535 593 648
Median salary £41,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,836 £22,750 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
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 31 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 31 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 - 1
Bury - 1 £46,250 -
Skype for Business
North West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 31 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 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) HP
3 22 (52.38%) Windows
4 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
5 18 (42.86%) Dell
5 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (40.48%) MCSE
6 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
7 16 (38.10%) Cisco
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
8 15 (35.71%) VMware
9 14 (33.33%) IBM
10 13 (30.95%) LAN
10 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
10 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
11 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
11 12 (28.57%) DNS
11 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
11 12 (28.57%) CCNP
11 12 (28.57%) CCNA
12 11 (26.19%) SQL
12 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
12 11 (26.19%) DHCP
12 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 10 (23.81%) WSUS
13 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
13 10 (23.81%) HP SIM
13 10 (23.81%) vSphere
13 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008

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 17 (40.48%) MS Exchange
2 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2010
2 13 (30.95%) Exchange Server 2013
3 12 (28.57%) SharePoint
4 10 (23.81%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (16.67%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
6 1 (2.38%) CMS
6 1 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (9.52%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.76%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (2.38%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 8 (19.05%) Office 365
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.14%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (7.14%) IaaS
4 1 (2.38%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (2.38%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) LAN
2 12 (28.57%) DNS
3 11 (26.19%) DHCP
4 10 (23.81%) Skype
5 9 (21.43%) Unified Communications
6 8 (19.05%) Firewall
7 7 (16.67%) Network Security
8 6 (14.29%) WAN
9 5 (11.90%) Wireless
10 4 (9.52%) BGP
10 4 (9.52%) EIGRP
10 4 (9.52%) OSPF
11 3 (7.14%) Ethernet
11 3 (7.14%) IPsec
11 3 (7.14%) MPLS
11 3 (7.14%) NAS
11 3 (7.14%) SAN
11 3 (7.14%) SNMP
11 3 (7.14%) SSL
11 3 (7.14%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (26.19%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 10 (23.81%) Back Office
2 4 (9.52%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Legal
3 3 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.38%) Billing
5 1 (2.38%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 8 (19.05%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (16.67%) 2nd Line Support
2 7 (16.67%) Consultant
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
2 7 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 7 (16.67%) Support Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Server Specialist
3 6 (14.29%) Server Support
3 6 (14.29%) Storage Specialist
4 4 (9.52%) Support Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Analyst
5 3 (7.14%) IT Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Lync Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Solutions Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) WAN Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (9.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (4.76%) Data Centre
2 2 (4.76%) Fat Client
2 2 (4.76%) Thin Client
3 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.38%) BYOD
3 1 (2.38%) Clustering
3 1 (2.38%) e-Learning
3 1 (2.38%) iPad
3 1 (2.38%) IVR
3 1 (2.38%) Learning Management System
3 1 (2.38%) Life Science
3 1 (2.38%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.38%) NHS
3 1 (2.38%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 22 (52.38%) Windows
2 18 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (28.57%) Windows Server
4 7 (16.67%) AIX
4 7 (16.67%) CentOS
4 7 (16.67%) Linux
4 7 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) ITIL
1 10 (23.81%) Vulnerability Scanning
2 7 (16.67%) ITIL V2
2 7 (16.67%) Patch Management
3 5 (11.90%) Presales
4 3 (7.14%) Strategic Planning
4 3 (7.14%) WAN Optimisation
5 2 (4.76%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (4.76%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (4.76%) Identity Management
5 2 (4.76%) ITIL V3
5 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Web Application Development
6 1 (2.38%) CAD
6 1 (2.38%) Change Management
6 1 (2.38%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (2.38%) Project Management
6 1 (2.38%) Risk Management
6 1 (2.38%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (26.19%) SQL
2 3 (7.14%) PowerShell
3 2 (4.76%) Python
3 2 (4.76%) Ruby
4 1 (2.38%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (47.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (40.48%) MCSE
3 15 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
4 12 (28.57%) CCNA
4 12 (28.57%) CCNP
5 11 (26.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 8 (19.05%) MCITP
7 7 (16.67%) A+ Certification
7 7 (16.67%) CISSP
7 7 (16.67%) CompTIA Security+
7 7 (16.67%) HP ASE
7 7 (16.67%) Network+ Certification
7 7 (16.67%) RHCE
7 7 (16.67%) Security+ Certification
8 1 (2.38%) CCIE
8 1 (2.38%) CITP
8 1 (2.38%) Citrix Certification
8 1 (2.38%) MCT
8 1 (2.38%) SC Cleared
8 1 (2.38%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 18 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 10 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
2 10 (23.81%) vSphere
3 3 (7.14%) Terminal Services
3 3 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 3 (7.14%) XenApp
4 2 (4.76%) Hyper-V
4 2 (4.76%) Microsoft App-V
4 2 (4.76%) XenDesktop
4 2 (4.76%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) BitLocker
5 1 (2.38%) NDS
5 1 (2.38%) NetIQ eDirectory
Systems Management
1 10 (23.81%) Backup Exec
1 10 (23.81%) HP SIM
1 10 (23.81%) Norton AntiVirus
1 10 (23.81%) WSUS
2 7 (16.67%) Oracle Enterprise Manager
2 7 (16.67%) SCCM
3 3 (7.14%) WhatsUp Gold
4 2 (4.76%) SCOM
5 1 (2.38%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Prime
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 1 (2.38%) NetIQ Identity Manager
5 1 (2.38%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 24 (57.14%) Microsoft
2 23 (54.76%) HP
3 18 (42.86%) Dell
4 16 (38.10%) Cisco
5 15 (35.71%) VMware
6 14 (33.33%) IBM
7 10 (23.81%) Sophos
7 10 (23.81%) Symantec
8 8 (19.05%) SolarWinds
9 7 (16.67%) GFI Software
9 7 (16.67%) Oracle
9 7 (16.67%) ProCurve
9 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
10 4 (9.52%) Citrix
11 3 (7.14%) AppSense
11 3 (7.14%) Ipanema Technologies
11 3 (7.14%) Juniper
11 3 (7.14%) NetApp
11 3 (7.14%) SAP
11 3 (7.14%) Sun
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