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 27 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 56 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 22 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 3.06% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 15.07% - -
Number of salaries quoted 19 0 0
Median salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
- -3.61%
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
146 114 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North East 20.33% 15.10% 12.61%
Number of salaries quoted 133 91 75
Median salary £37,000 £36,250 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.06% -0.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,700 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £75,000 £51,459
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 September 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 27 September 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 - 18 £35,000 - 5
Durham - 4 £38,500 - 2
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 September 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 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
1 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 33 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 33 (84.62%) Skype
3 30 (76.92%) Windows
4 29 (74.36%) Windows Server
5 27 (69.23%) Office 365
6 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
6 21 (53.85%) VMware
7 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
7 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2013
8 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
8 19 (48.72%) ITIL
9 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
10 16 (41.03%) MCSE
10 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
11 15 (38.46%) SCOM
11 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
12 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
12 14 (35.90%) SCCM
12 14 (35.90%) DHCP
12 14 (35.90%) DNS
13 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
13 12 (30.77%) Citrix
13 12 (30.77%) Blackberry
13 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
14 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
14 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
14 11 (28.21%) Video Conferencing
14 11 (28.21%) Mobile Device Management

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 33 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 20 (51.28%) Exchange Server 2013
3 15 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 10 (25.64%) SharePoint
5 6 (15.38%) IIS
6 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (7.69%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (2.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.56%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (5.13%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 27 (69.23%) Office 365
2 1 (2.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 33 (84.62%) Skype
2 14 (35.90%) DHCP
2 14 (35.90%) DNS
3 7 (17.95%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.56%) Firewall
4 1 (2.56%) Network Security
4 1 (2.56%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 14 (35.90%) Consultant
1 14 (35.90%) Wintel Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 10 (25.64%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 9 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 7 (17.95%) IT Consultant
5 5 (12.82%) Senior IT Consultant
6 4 (10.26%) Lync Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support
7 3 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Active Directory Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Exchange Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Messaging Specialist
8 2 (5.13%) Migration Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Service Desk Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (30.77%) Blackberry
2 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
2 11 (28.21%) Video Conferencing
3 8 (20.51%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 30 (76.92%) Windows
2 29 (74.36%) Windows Server
3 21 (53.85%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (51.28%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (35.90%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (17.95%) Linux
7 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (48.72%) ITIL
2 12 (30.77%) Problem Management
3 11 (28.21%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 11 (28.21%) Mobile Device Management
3 11 (28.21%) Service Delivery
4 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 7 (17.95%) Service Management
6 6 (15.38%) Change Management
6 6 (15.38%) CRM
6 6 (15.38%) Migration
7 3 (7.69%) Service Design
8 2 (5.13%) Presales
9 1 (2.56%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (2.56%) Information Security
9 1 (2.56%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) PowerShell
2 8 (20.51%) SQL
3 1 (2.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 17 (43.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (41.03%) MCSE
3 1 (2.56%) CCNA
3 1 (2.56%) CISA
3 1 (2.56%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.56%) CISM
3 1 (2.56%) CISSP
3 1 (2.56%) MCSA
3 1 (2.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (2.56%) SLA
System Software
1 35 (89.74%) Active Directory
2 19 (48.72%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (17.95%) VMware ESX
3 7 (17.95%) vSphere
4 1 (2.56%) Brightmail
Systems Management
1 15 (38.46%) SCOM
2 14 (35.90%) SCCM
3 6 (15.38%) Nagios
Vendors
1 35 (89.74%) Microsoft
2 21 (53.85%) VMware
3 12 (30.77%) Citrix
4 11 (28.21%) MobileIron
4 11 (28.21%) SolarWinds
5 8 (20.51%) Cisco
6 7 (17.95%) Juniper
6 7 (17.95%) Veeam
7 1 (2.56%) Fortinet
7 1 (2.56%) IronPort
7 1 (2.56%) Palo Alto
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