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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 20 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 2.70% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.11% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £19,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
18 30 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Preston 24.32% 24.19% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15 26 26
Average salary £28,000 £31,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.81% -20.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £48,050 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Preston

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Preston region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 18 Related IT Skills in Preston

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy
1 2 (100.00%) BPR
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Preston by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Preston 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 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Relational Database
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support
1 2 (100.00%) IT Support Analyst
1 2 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (100.00%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) BPR
1 2 (100.00%) ITIL
1 2 (100.00%) Process Improvement
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Remedy