The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the North East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 53 - 73
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 19 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 2.66% - 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.08% - 3.97%
Number of salaries quoted 14 0 1
Median salary £38,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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 North East region.

Application Platforms Category
North East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
126 139 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 17.62% 18.94% 19.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 118 129
Median salary £38,000 £34,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.76% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,050 £21,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the North East

The demand trend of job ads across the North East 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 North East

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the North East

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the North East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the North East

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 3 months to 8 December 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
Tyne and Wear - 10 £42,500 - 3
Durham - 9 £38,500 - 1
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North East

For the 6 months to 8 December 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
1 41 (89.13%) Skype
2 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 39 (84.78%) MS Exchange
3 25 (54.35%) Windows
3 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
4 24 (52.17%) Office 365
5 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2013
6 20 (43.48%) ITIL
6 20 (43.48%) VMware
7 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 19 (41.30%) Citrix
7 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
8 18 (39.13%) MCSE
8 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
9 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
10 16 (34.78%) SCCM
11 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
11 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
12 14 (30.43%) DHCP
12 14 (30.43%) DNS
13 13 (28.26%) SCOM
13 13 (28.26%) Mobile Device Management
14 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
15 11 (23.91%) Blackberry
16 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
16 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
17 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the North East 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 39 (84.78%) MS Exchange
2 21 (45.65%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 5 (10.87%) Office Communications Server
7 4 (8.70%) IIS
8 3 (6.52%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 1 (2.17%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.35%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (52.17%) Office 365
2 4 (8.70%) Yammer
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 41 (89.13%) Skype
2 14 (30.43%) DHCP
2 14 (30.43%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 4 (8.70%) LAN
4 4 (8.70%) PBX
4 4 (8.70%) VPN
4 4 (8.70%) WAN
5 1 (2.17%) Firewall
5 1 (2.17%) Network Security
5 1 (2.17%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (30.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 18 (39.13%) Consultant
2 15 (32.61%) Wintel Engineer
3 13 (28.26%) Senior Consultant
4 12 (26.09%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 12 (26.09%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 9 (19.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) IT Consultant
6 4 (8.70%) Messaging Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Support Engineer
6 4 (8.70%) Wintel Support
6 4 (8.70%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (6.52%) Messaging Consultant
7 3 (6.52%) Messaging Support
7 3 (6.52%) Senior IT Consultant
8 2 (4.35%) Help Desk Team Lead
8 2 (4.35%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (4.35%) Office 365 Engineer
8 2 (4.35%) Support Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 11 (23.91%) Blackberry
2 9 (19.57%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (19.57%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (10.87%) Driving Licence
4 4 (8.70%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.35%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 25 (54.35%) Windows
1 25 (54.35%) Windows Server
2 18 (39.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 17 (36.96%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (30.43%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (10.87%) Linux
6 2 (4.35%) Android
6 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) ITIL
2 13 (28.26%) Mobile Device Management
3 12 (26.09%) Service Delivery
4 10 (21.74%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 9 (19.57%) Problem Management
6 6 (13.04%) Project Management
7 5 (10.87%) Migration
7 5 (10.87%) Service Management
8 4 (8.70%) Asset Management
8 4 (8.70%) Change Management
8 4 (8.70%) CRM
9 3 (6.52%) Service Design
10 2 (4.35%) Capacity Planning
10 2 (4.35%) Content Management
10 2 (4.35%) Continuous Improvement
10 2 (4.35%) Incident Management
10 2 (4.35%) Mentoring
11 1 (2.17%) High Availability
11 1 (2.17%) Information Security
11 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (32.61%) PowerShell
2 6 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (41.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (39.13%) MCSE
3 2 (4.35%) Degree
3 2 (4.35%) Security Cleared
4 1 (2.17%) CCNA
4 1 (2.17%) CISA
4 1 (2.17%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.17%) CISM
4 1 (2.17%) CISSP
4 1 (2.17%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) SLA
2 1 (2.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
2 19 (41.30%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (13.04%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
4 5 (10.87%) vSphere
5 1 (2.17%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCCM
2 13 (28.26%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (8.70%) Nagios
Vendors
1 39 (84.78%) Microsoft
2 20 (43.48%) VMware
3 19 (41.30%) Citrix
4 9 (19.57%) MobileIron
5 8 (17.39%) SolarWinds
6 5 (10.87%) Cisco
6 5 (10.87%) Juniper
6 5 (10.87%) Veeam
7 4 (8.70%) Mitel
8 2 (4.35%) Trend Micro
9 1 (2.17%) Fortinet
9 1 (2.17%) IronPort
9 1 (2.17%) Palo Alto
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