The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Peterborough region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 37 45 45
Rank change year-on-year
+8 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 2.33% 0.30% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.54% 2.04% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 0
Average salary £41,000 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.14% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Cambridgeshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Peterborough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
52 49 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Peterborough 20.16% 14.54% 13.70%
Number of salaries quoted 49 42 29
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,600 £23,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Peterborough

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Peterborough

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Peterborough

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Peterborough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Peterborough region over the 3 months to 11 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Peterborough

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Peterborough

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
4 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) Windows
6 3 (33.33%) SQL
6 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
6 3 (33.33%) Firewall
6 3 (33.33%) VMware
6 3 (33.33%) PKI
6 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
6 3 (33.33%) F5
6 3 (33.33%) Office 365
6 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
6 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (22.22%) vSphere
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
7 2 (22.22%) SLA
7 2 (22.22%) HP
7 2 (22.22%) CCA

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Peterborough by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, IT jobs across the Peterborough region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 1 (11.11%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (11.11%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
2 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (11.11%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 3 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Lync Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Support Technician
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Leader
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
1 4 (44.44%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL
2 1 (11.11%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (33.33%) PowerShell
1 3 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (22.22%) CCA
2 2 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (22.22%) MCSA
2 2 (22.22%) MCSE
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
3 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 1 (11.11%) Hyper-V
3 1 (11.11%) Terminal Services
3 1 (11.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) FortiGate
2 1 (11.11%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) F5
2 3 (33.33%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Lotus