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 4 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
4 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 131 106 102
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 15 45 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.79% 1.86% 1.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.08% 11.84% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 15 41 38
Median salary £47,500 £38,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -36.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
Berkshire

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
368 380 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.40% 15.72% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 345 309 337
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 4 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Reading

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 4 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 Reading region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 25 (55.56%) Cisco
4 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
5 21 (46.67%) MS Exchange
5 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 18 (40.00%) ITIL
8 17 (37.78%) DNS
8 17 (37.78%) DHCP
9 16 (35.56%) MCSE
10 15 (33.33%) Skype
11 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
11 14 (31.11%) VMware
12 13 (28.89%) Migration
12 13 (28.89%) Office 365
13 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
13 12 (26.67%) Veeam
14 11 (24.44%) SCCM
14 11 (24.44%) Avaya
14 11 (24.44%) SAN
14 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
14 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
15 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
15 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
15 10 (22.22%) SCOM
16 9 (20.00%) MCITP
16 9 (20.00%) Office Communications Server

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 21 (46.67%) MS Exchange
2 11 (24.44%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 7 (15.56%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 5 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.44%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.44%) IIS
6 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2000
7 1 (2.22%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.44%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 13 (28.89%) Office 365
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.22%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (37.78%) DHCP
1 17 (37.78%) DNS
2 15 (33.33%) Skype
3 12 (26.67%) Unified Communications
4 11 (24.44%) SAN
5 8 (17.78%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (17.78%) Firewall
5 8 (17.78%) Wireless
6 7 (15.56%) LAN
6 7 (15.56%) WAN
7 6 (13.33%) PBX
7 6 (13.33%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.11%) WebEx
9 4 (8.89%) PABX
10 3 (6.67%) Cisco ICM
10 3 (6.67%) CTI
10 3 (6.67%) IP Telephony
10 3 (6.67%) MGCP
10 3 (6.67%) PSTN
10 3 (6.67%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (22.22%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.22%) Big Data
General
1 1 (2.22%) Advertising
1 1 (2.22%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (31.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (26.67%) Lync Engineer
3 9 (20.00%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Communications Support Engineer
5 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Avaya Support Engineer
6 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Technician
7 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Support
7 3 (6.67%) Technical Support Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Engineer
7 3 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (4.44%) Telephony Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (24.44%) Data Centre
2 8 (17.78%) Replication
3 7 (15.56%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.67%) IVR
4 3 (6.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.22%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.22%) Clustering
5 1 (2.22%) Taxonomies
Operating Systems
1 31 (68.89%) Windows
2 28 (62.22%) Windows Server
3 22 (48.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 21 (46.67%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.67%) Debian
6 3 (6.67%) Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.67%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.44%) CentOS
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.00%) ITIL
2 13 (28.89%) Migration
3 9 (20.00%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (11.11%) Project Management
4 5 (11.11%) Root Cause Analysis
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco ICM Scripting
5 3 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 3 (6.67%) Knowledge Management
6 2 (4.44%) Asset Management
6 2 (4.44%) Business Continuity
6 2 (4.44%) Data Management
6 2 (4.44%) Presales
7 1 (2.22%) CRM
7 1 (2.22%) Desktop Virtualisation
7 1 (2.22%) Information Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Mentoring
7 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
7 1 (2.22%) Network Management
7 1 (2.22%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.00%) SQL
2 4 (8.89%) VB
2 4 (8.89%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 18 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (35.56%) MCSE
3 10 (22.22%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.00%) MCITP
5 4 (8.89%) CCNP
5 4 (8.89%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (8.89%) MCTS
6 3 (6.67%) CCNA
6 3 (6.67%) Degree
6 3 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 2 (4.44%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.44%) MCSA
7 2 (4.44%) VCP5
8 1 (2.22%) DV Cleared
8 1 (2.22%) MCP
8 1 (2.22%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 14 (31.11%) Hyper-V
3 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.67%) Terminal Services
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESX
5 2 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (4.44%) vSphere
6 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (24.44%) SCCM
2 10 (22.22%) SCOM
3 8 (17.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (8.89%) Cisco UCCX
4 4 (8.89%) MOM
5 3 (6.67%) Backup Exec
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco IPCC
5 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (6.67%) NetBackup
6 2 (4.44%) EMC NetWorker
6 2 (4.44%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (4.44%) Simpana
7 1 (2.22%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (2.22%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (55.56%) Cisco
2 20 (44.44%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.11%) VMware
4 12 (26.67%) Veeam
5 11 (24.44%) Avaya
6 8 (17.78%) 3PAR
7 7 (15.56%) EMC
7 7 (15.56%) Mitel
8 6 (13.33%) HP
9 5 (11.11%) Polycom
10 4 (8.89%) Symantec
11 3 (6.67%) arcserve
11 3 (6.67%) NEC
12 2 (4.44%) Citrix
12 2 (4.44%) Dell
12 2 (4.44%) Lotus
12 2 (4.44%) Red Hat
13 1 (2.22%) Altiris
13 1 (2.22%) Apple
13 1 (2.22%) Sonus
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