The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 66
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside - - 0.46%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Median salary - - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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 Merseyside region.

Application Platforms Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
100 125 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 17.83% 25.10% 14.64%
Number of salaries quoted 67 74 75
Median salary £32,500 £36,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-10.95% -8.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £28,400
10% offered a salary of more than £61,500 £46,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Merseyside

Skype for Business
Top 19 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 26 July 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) SQL
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 4 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 4 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 4 (100.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (100.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Avaya
1 4 (100.00%) Cisco
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft