The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Milton Keynes region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 78 108 57
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -51
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 7 7 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 0.77% 0.49% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.80% 2.40% 15.45%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 26
Median salary £46,750 £26,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+79.80% -41.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £26,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,550 £26,000 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Skype for Business
Buckinghamshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Milton Keynes
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
184 292 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Milton Keynes 20.11% 20.26% 19.40%
Number of salaries quoted 156 250 190
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £57,500 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Milton Keynes

The demand trend of job ads across the Milton Keynes 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 Milton Keynes

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Milton Keynes

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes

For the 6 months to 27 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 Milton Keynes region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Change Management
2 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
3 11 (55.00%) Blackberry
4 9 (45.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 9 (45.00%) Cisco
4 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
4 9 (45.00%) Office Communications Server
4 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
4 9 (45.00%) iPhone
4 9 (45.00%) iPad
4 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (45.00%) Office 365
4 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
4 9 (45.00%) FireEye
5 8 (40.00%) Finance
6 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
6 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (35.00%) Avaya
6 7 (35.00%) NetApp
6 7 (35.00%) Skype
7 5 (25.00%) H.323
7 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 5 (25.00%) Oracle
7 5 (25.00%) Softphone

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Milton Keynes 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 9 (45.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (45.00%) Office Communications Server
2 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (60.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
2 2 (10.00%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 9 (45.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (35.00%) Skype
1 7 (35.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (25.00%) H.323
2 5 (25.00%) Softphone
3 3 (15.00%) LAN
3 3 (15.00%) PBX
3 3 (15.00%) WAN
4 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) DPNSS
5 1 (5.00%) QSIG
5 1 (5.00%) VoIP
General
1 8 (40.00%) Finance
2 7 (35.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (15.00%) Banking
3 3 (15.00%) Spanish Language
4 2 (10.00%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 15 (75.00%) Analyst
2 9 (45.00%) Messaging Analyst
3 5 (25.00%) Voice Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Communications Specialist
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Trainee
4 3 (15.00%) Trainee Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Call Centre Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Telecoms Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Telecoms Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Avaya Specialist
6 1 (5.00%) Email Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) IT Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Trainee Support Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Voice Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 11 (55.00%) Blackberry
2 9 (45.00%) iPad
2 9 (45.00%) iPhone
3 4 (20.00%) Biometrics
4 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
5 2 (10.00%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
1 12 (60.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (75.00%) ITIL
2 12 (60.00%) Change Management
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 4 (20.00%) Analytics
5 3 (15.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
7 1 (5.00%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 9 (45.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Security Cleared
2 9 (45.00%) DV Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) ISO 9001
1 1 (5.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 2 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (5.00%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (45.00%) Cisco
2 9 (45.00%) FireEye
3 7 (35.00%) Avaya
3 7 (35.00%) NetApp
4 5 (25.00%) Oracle
5 4 (20.00%) Genesys
6 3 (15.00%) Symantec
7 2 (10.00%) EMC
7 2 (10.00%) F5
7 2 (10.00%) Intel Security
7 2 (10.00%) IronPort
7 2 (10.00%) RightFax
8 1 (5.00%) Mitel