The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Midlands region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 19 28 23
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 1 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 0.94% 0.85% 2.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 33.33% 16.67% 19.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 3
Median salary £57,500 £70,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-17.85% +141.37%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands region.

Application Platforms Category
Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
3 6 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the Midlands 2.83% 5.13% 12.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 16
Median salary £55,000 £70,000 £29,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-21.42% +141.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £50,800 £21,900
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £50,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the Midlands 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 the Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 15 Related IT Skills in the Midlands

For the 6 months to 24 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the Midlands 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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) ADSL
1 1 (100.00%) Firewall
1 1 (100.00%) ISDN
1 1 (100.00%) LAN
1 1 (100.00%) MPLS
1 1 (100.00%) Network Security
1 1 (100.00%) Skype
1 1 (100.00%) WAN
1 1 (100.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Consultant
1 1 (100.00%) Network Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Video Conferencing
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Requirements Management
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Aruba
1 1 (100.00%) BT
1 1 (100.00%) Cisco
1 1 (100.00%) Juniper