The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 22 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.50% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.22% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £37,500 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 33.94% 20.90% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 21 17 19
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £26,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +50.94%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland 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 Northern Ireland

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

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 Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 1 May 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
County Antrim - 6 £37,500 -
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 1 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
2 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
2 6 (85.71%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) IaaS
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (71.43%) Yammer
3 5 (71.43%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (71.43%) OneDrive
3 5 (71.43%) Presales
3 5 (71.43%) SCCM
3 5 (71.43%) SCOM
3 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) XenApp
3 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (71.43%) SaaS
3 5 (71.43%) PaaS
3 5 (71.43%) MS Office
3 5 (71.43%) Back Office
4 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) Sun

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2007
1 6 (85.71%) Exchange Server 2010
1 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 5 (71.43%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (85.71%) Office 365
2 5 (71.43%) Cloud Computing
2 5 (71.43%) IaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (71.43%) OneDrive
2 5 (71.43%) PaaS
2 5 (71.43%) SaaS
2 5 (71.43%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Wireless
1 1 (14.29%) DMZ
1 1 (14.29%) Firewall
1 1 (14.29%) Internet
1 1 (14.29%) LAN
1 1 (14.29%) NetScaler
1 1 (14.29%) SAN
1 1 (14.29%) TCP/IP
1 1 (14.29%) VPN
1 1 (14.29%) WAN
1 1 (14.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (71.43%) Back Office
2 1 (14.29%) Banking
2 1 (14.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Consultant
2 5 (71.43%) Technical Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) Cloud Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Consultant
3 4 (57.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (14.29%) Network Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
4 1 (14.29%) Web Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (14.29%) Data Centre
2 1 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) NetWare
1 1 (14.29%) Unix
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 5 (71.43%) Presales
3 1 (14.29%) Computer Security
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) CCNA
1 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (14.29%) Citrix Certification
1 1 (14.29%) EMC Certification
1 1 (14.29%) MCSE
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) XenApp
2 5 (71.43%) XenDesktop
3 1 (14.29%) Forefront TMG
3 1 (14.29%) ISA Server
3 1 (14.29%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 5 (71.43%) SCCM
1 5 (71.43%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) MOM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Citrix
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) CheckPoint
4 1 (14.29%) Dell
4 1 (14.29%) EMC
4 1 (14.29%) HP
4 1 (14.29%) Novell
4 1 (14.29%) Sun
4 1 (14.29%) Tandberg