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 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Reading
Rank 87 117 111
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 28 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 1.29% 1.35% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.67% 8.67% 9.43%
Number of salaries quoted 15 28 30
Median salary £45,000 £41,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% -8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £36,500 £31,350
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,600 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
240 323 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Reading 19.28% 15.61% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 176 289 294
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £70,000 £63,250
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 21 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Reading

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Reading

For the 6 months to 21 February 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 24 (72.73%) Skype
2 17 (51.52%) Office 365
3 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 16 (48.48%) Cisco
4 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
5 12 (36.36%) Avaya
5 12 (36.36%) Unified Communications
6 11 (33.33%) VMware
6 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
7 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (30.30%) MS Exchange
8 9 (27.27%) LAN
8 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
8 9 (27.27%) WAN
8 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
8 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
9 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (21.21%) MCSE
9 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
9 7 (21.21%) Finance
10 6 (18.18%) Firewall
10 6 (18.18%) VPN
10 6 (18.18%) CCNA
10 6 (18.18%) Polycom
10 6 (18.18%) Sonus
11 5 (15.15%) SCCM
11 5 (15.15%) NetApp
11 5 (15.15%) 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 (30.30%) MS Exchange
2 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.03%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (27.27%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 17 (51.52%) Office 365
2 7 (21.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.06%) IaaS
4 1 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.03%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (72.73%) Skype
2 12 (36.36%) Unified Communications
3 9 (27.27%) LAN
3 9 (27.27%) WAN
4 6 (18.18%) Firewall
4 6 (18.18%) VPN
5 3 (9.09%) IP Telephony
5 3 (9.09%) TCP/IP
6 2 (6.06%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.06%) PABX
6 2 (6.06%) PBX
6 2 (6.06%) VLAN
6 2 (6.06%) VoIP
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (3.03%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (3.03%) iSCSI
7 1 (3.03%) Network Security
7 1 (3.03%) SAN
7 1 (3.03%) Software-Defined Networking
7 1 (3.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (15.15%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (21.21%) Finance
2 2 (6.06%) Advertising
3 1 (3.03%) Law
Job Titles
1 7 (21.21%) Team Leader
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
2 6 (18.18%) Technical Support
3 4 (12.12%) Analyst
3 4 (12.12%) Support Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 3 (9.09%) Help Desk Support
4 3 (9.09%) IT Support
4 3 (9.09%) Network Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) Business Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Help Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Support
5 2 (6.06%) Lync Consultant
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support
5 2 (6.06%) Service Desk Support Analyst
5 2 (6.06%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.03%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
1 2 (6.06%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
2 1 (3.03%) Driving Licence
2 1 (3.03%) iPhone
2 1 (3.03%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (48.48%) Windows
2 9 (27.27%) Windows 7
2 9 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 4 (12.12%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (9.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 10
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.03%) Android
6 1 (3.03%) Windows Phone
6 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (12.12%) Mentoring
1 4 (12.12%) Resource Management
2 3 (9.09%) ITIL
2 3 (9.09%) Presales
3 2 (6.06%) Business Development
3 2 (6.06%) Coaching
3 2 (6.06%) People Management
3 2 (6.06%) Performance Management
3 2 (6.06%) QMS
4 1 (3.03%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (3.03%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (3.03%) Data Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Document Management
4 1 (3.03%) Migration
4 1 (3.03%) Project Management
4 1 (3.03%) Server Virtualisation
4 1 (3.03%) Software Distribution
4 1 (3.03%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (3.03%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 3 (9.09%) SQL
2 1 (3.03%) C
2 1 (3.03%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (30.30%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (21.21%) Cisco Certification
2 7 (21.21%) MCSE
3 6 (18.18%) CCNA
4 5 (15.15%) MCP
5 2 (6.06%) Degree
5 2 (6.06%) MCITP
5 2 (6.06%) NCDA
6 1 (3.03%) CCNP
6 1 (3.03%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.03%) MCSA
6 1 (3.03%) VCP5
6 1 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 14 (42.42%) Active Directory
2 11 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (30.30%) Hyper-V
4 1 (3.03%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 5 (15.15%) SCCM
2 4 (12.12%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (6.06%) SCOM
4 1 (3.03%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 16 (48.48%) Cisco
2 12 (36.36%) Avaya
3 11 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 11 (33.33%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Polycom
4 6 (18.18%) Sonus
5 5 (15.15%) HP
5 5 (15.15%) NetApp
6 4 (12.12%) Dell
6 4 (12.12%) Mitel
7 3 (9.09%) Citrix
8 2 (6.06%) EqualLogic
8 2 (6.06%) Fortinet
8 2 (6.06%) NEC
8 2 (6.06%) Synology
9 1 (3.03%) 3PAR
9 1 (3.03%) CheckPoint
9 1 (3.03%) Juniper
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