The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newcastle upon Tyne region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 27 45
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 32 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne - 7.58% 0.34%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 24.62% 1.72%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 1
Average salary - £32,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -18.75%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Tyne and Wear

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

Application Platforms Category
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
93 130 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newcastle upon Tyne 24.54% 30.81% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 49
Average salary £37,500 £39,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.45% +12.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Newcastle upon Tyne region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne