The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Preston region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 28 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.15% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.53% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Median salary £22,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Skype for Business
Lancashire

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

Application Platforms Category
Preston
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
19 32 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 20.43% 24.81% 21.62%
Number of salaries quoted 18 21 20
Median salary £30,500 £30,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.66% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £37,311 £46,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

The demand trend of job ads across the Preston 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 Preston

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Preston

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Preston

Skype for Business
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 31 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 Preston region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
2 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Rackspace
3 1 (20.00%) SaaS
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
3 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Preston 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 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (80.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 4 (80.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) IT Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support
1 4 (80.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 4 (80.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) IT Systems Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Network Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Pensions Administrator
2 1 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (20.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (80.00%) BPR
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL
2 4 (80.00%) Process Improvement
2 4 (80.00%) Service Management
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Performance Optimisation
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 5 (100.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (20.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Remedy
2 1 (20.00%) Rackspace