The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Reading region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 94 126 122
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 26 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.93% 1.18% 0.86%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.98% 8.33% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 11 22 20
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £36,500 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £51,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -2.94%

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

Application Platforms Category
Reading
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
261 312 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 18.75% 14.14% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 207 258 281
Median salary £44,500 £42,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.95% -11.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,150 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Reading

The demand trend of job ads across the Reading 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 Reading

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Reading

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Reading

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Reading region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Reading

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 19 January 2017, 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 Reading region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 20 (62.50%) Skype
3 19 (59.38%) Office 365
4 17 (53.13%) Cisco
5 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 14 (43.75%) WAN
6 14 (43.75%) LAN
7 13 (40.63%) VMware
7 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
8 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
9 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
9 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
10 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
10 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
11 9 (28.13%) Avaya
12 8 (25.00%) VPN
12 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
13 7 (21.88%) NetApp
13 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
13 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
13 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
13 7 (21.88%) Mitel
13 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
14 6 (18.75%) CCNA
14 6 (18.75%) Firewall
15 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
15 5 (15.63%) HP
15 5 (15.63%) SQL
15 5 (15.63%) MCSE
15 5 (15.63%) MCP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Reading 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 10 (31.25%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (3.13%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (21.88%) MS Excel
2 4 (12.50%) MS Office
3 1 (3.13%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 19 (59.38%) Office 365
2 7 (21.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.25%) IaaS
4 1 (3.13%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (62.50%) Skype
2 14 (43.75%) LAN
2 14 (43.75%) WAN
3 8 (25.00%) VPN
4 6 (18.75%) Firewall
5 5 (15.63%) PBX
5 5 (15.63%) TCP/IP
5 5 (15.63%) Unified Communications
5 5 (15.63%) VoIP
6 3 (9.38%) CTI
7 2 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
7 2 (6.25%) IP Telephony
7 2 (6.25%) VLAN
8 1 (3.13%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (3.13%) Fibre Channel
8 1 (3.13%) iSCSI
8 1 (3.13%) Network Security
8 1 (3.13%) Remote Desktop
8 1 (3.13%) Software-Defined Networking
8 1 (3.13%) WinSCP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (21.88%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 2 (6.25%) Advertising
3 1 (3.13%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 7 (21.88%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Analyst
3 5 (15.63%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Help Desk Support
5 3 (9.38%) IT Support
5 3 (9.38%) Network Analyst
5 3 (9.38%) Team Leader
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Technical Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 2 (6.25%) LAN Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Lync Consultant
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support
6 2 (6.25%) Service Desk Support Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (3.13%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.38%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (6.25%) HP StoreVirtual
2 2 (6.25%) IVR
2 2 (6.25%) Replication
3 1 (3.13%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.13%) Driving Licence
3 1 (3.13%) iPhone
3 1 (3.13%) PKI
3 1 (3.13%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 11 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 10 (31.25%) Windows Server
4 4 (12.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (9.38%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 10
6 2 (6.25%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.13%) Android
7 1 (3.13%) Windows Phone
7 1 (3.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
2 3 (9.38%) ITIL
2 3 (9.38%) Presales
3 2 (6.25%) Business Development
3 2 (6.25%) Product Management
4 1 (3.13%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (3.13%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.13%) Coaching
4 1 (3.13%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.13%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.13%) Document Management
4 1 (3.13%) Migration
4 1 (3.13%) People Management
4 1 (3.13%) Performance Management
4 1 (3.13%) Resource Management
4 1 (3.13%) Security Patching
4 1 (3.13%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.13%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 2 (6.25%) C#
3 1 (3.13%) C
3 1 (3.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 8 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.88%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (18.75%) CCNA
4 5 (15.63%) MCP
4 5 (15.63%) MCSE
5 3 (9.38%) Degree
6 2 (6.25%) MCITP
6 2 (6.25%) NCDA
7 1 (3.13%) CCNP
7 1 (3.13%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (3.13%) MCSA
7 1 (3.13%) VCP5
7 1 (3.13%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (40.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (37.50%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (3.13%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (15.63%) SCCM
2 2 (6.25%) SCOM
3 1 (3.13%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 17 (53.13%) Cisco
2 13 (40.63%) VMware
3 11 (34.38%) Microsoft
4 9 (28.13%) Avaya
5 7 (21.88%) Mitel
5 7 (21.88%) NetApp
6 5 (15.63%) HP
7 4 (12.50%) Dell
7 4 (12.50%) NEC
8 3 (9.38%) Citrix
9 2 (6.25%) EqualLogic
9 2 (6.25%) Fortinet
9 2 (6.25%) Polycom
9 2 (6.25%) Sonus
9 2 (6.25%) Synology
10 1 (3.13%) 3PAR
10 1 (3.13%) CheckPoint
10 1 (3.13%) Juniper
10 1 (3.13%) Verint
10 1 (3.13%) Zeacom
Reading, Berkshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Excellent plus outstanding benefits
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