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

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 116 117 115
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 36 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 0.98% 1.58% 1.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.86% 10.14% 7.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 32 23
Median salary £48,750 £38,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+27.45% -27.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,550 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £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
350 355 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 20.11% 15.61% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 318 288 285
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 25 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Reading

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 25 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 (70.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 25 (56.82%) Cisco
4 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
7 18 (40.91%) ITIL
8 17 (38.64%) DHCP
8 17 (38.64%) DNS
8 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
9 15 (34.09%) MCSE
10 14 (31.82%) Veeam
10 14 (31.82%) Skype
11 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
11 12 (27.27%) VMware
12 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
12 11 (25.00%) Avaya
12 11 (25.00%) Migration
12 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
12 11 (25.00%) Unified Communications
13 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
13 10 (22.73%) Office 365
13 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (22.73%) SAN
13 10 (22.73%) SQL
14 9 (20.45%) MCITP
14 9 (20.45%) SCCM
14 9 (20.45%) SCOM

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 22 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (22.73%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (20.45%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (13.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (13.64%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.82%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.55%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.55%) IIS
6 2 (4.55%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (11.36%) MS Excel
2 2 (4.55%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (22.73%) Office 365
2 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) DHCP
1 17 (38.64%) DNS
2 14 (31.82%) Skype
3 11 (25.00%) Unified Communications
4 10 (22.73%) SAN
5 8 (18.18%) Cisco IPT
5 8 (18.18%) Firewall
5 8 (18.18%) Wireless
6 7 (15.91%) LAN
6 7 (15.91%) WAN
7 6 (13.64%) PBX
7 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
8 5 (11.36%) WebEx
9 4 (9.09%) PABX
10 3 (6.82%) CTI
10 3 (6.82%) H.323
10 3 (6.82%) MGCP
10 3 (6.82%) PSTN
10 3 (6.82%) SCCP
10 3 (6.82%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.27%) Big Data
General
1 1 (2.27%) Advertising
1 1 (2.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 12 (27.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 12 (27.27%) Lync Engineer
2 10 (22.73%) Support Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Communications Support Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Microsoft Engineer
4 5 (11.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Avaya Support Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (9.09%) Technical Support
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) 3rd Line Support
6 3 (6.82%) Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Technician
6 3 (6.82%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.82%) Technical Support Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) VMware Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.82%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 8 (18.18%) Replication
3 6 (13.64%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (6.82%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.82%) Computer Science
4 3 (6.82%) IVR
4 3 (6.82%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.27%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 31 (70.45%) Windows
2 28 (63.64%) Windows Server
3 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (9.09%) Windows 7
6 3 (6.82%) Debian
6 3 (6.82%) Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (6.82%) Ubuntu
7 2 (4.55%) CentOS
7 2 (4.55%) Windows Server 2003
8 1 (2.27%) Android
8 1 (2.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
8 1 (2.27%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.27%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (40.91%) ITIL
2 11 (25.00%) Migration
3 9 (20.45%) ITIL V3
4 5 (11.36%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (11.36%) Project Management
4 5 (11.36%) Root Cause Analysis
5 4 (9.09%) Data Management
6 3 (6.82%) Cisco ICM Scripting
6 3 (6.82%) Knowledge Management
7 2 (4.55%) Asset Management
7 2 (4.55%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (4.55%) Presales
8 1 (2.27%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 1 (2.27%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.27%) Network Architecture
8 1 (2.27%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) SQL
2 4 (9.09%) VB
2 4 (9.09%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (34.09%) MCSE
3 10 (22.73%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (20.45%) MCITP
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP
5 4 (9.09%) CCNP Voice
5 4 (9.09%) MCTS
6 3 (6.82%) CCNA
6 3 (6.82%) Degree
7 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (4.55%) MCSA
7 2 (4.55%) VCP5
7 2 (4.55%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 28 (63.64%) Active Directory
2 12 (27.27%) Hyper-V
3 8 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.55%) Terminal Services
4 2 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (4.55%) vSphere
5 1 (2.27%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 9 (20.45%) SCCM
1 9 (20.45%) SCOM
2 8 (18.18%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 4 (9.09%) Cisco UCCX
3 4 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
3 4 (9.09%) MOM
3 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco IPCC
4 3 (6.82%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (4.55%) HP Data Protector
5 2 (4.55%) Legato
5 2 (4.55%) Simpana
6 1 (2.27%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 25 (56.82%) Cisco
2 20 (45.45%) Microsoft
3 14 (31.82%) Veeam
4 12 (27.27%) VMware
5 11 (25.00%) Avaya
6 8 (18.18%) 3PAR
6 8 (18.18%) EMC
6 8 (18.18%) HP
7 7 (15.91%) Mitel
8 5 (11.36%) Polycom
9 3 (6.82%) NEC
9 3 (6.82%) Symantec
10 2 (4.55%) arcserve
10 2 (4.55%) CommVault
10 2 (4.55%) Dell
10 2 (4.55%) Lotus
10 2 (4.55%) NetApp
10 2 (4.55%) Red Hat
10 2 (4.55%) Veritas
11 1 (2.27%) Citrix