The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Scotland 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)
UK / Scotland
Rank 125 141 145
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 22 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.48% 0.75% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.17% 3.19% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 11 14 10
Median salary £50,000 £47,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.38% -1.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,600 £34,750 £37,900
10% offered a salary of more than £55,900 £53,254 £52,750
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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
347 690 544
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.10% 23.53% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 221 437 359
Median salary £45,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.75% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,150 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,750 £52,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Scotland

The demand trend of job ads across the Scotland 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 Scotland

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Scotland

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Scotland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Scotland

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Scotland region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Glasgow +18 8 £45,500 -3.19%
Edinburgh 0 4 £56,250 +29.31%
Aberdeen - 4 £50,000 -
South Ayrshire - 1 £39,000 -
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

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 Scotland region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
3 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
4 19 (73.08%) Skype
5 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
6 16 (61.54%) Office 365
6 16 (61.54%) Hyper-V
6 16 (61.54%) ITIL
7 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
7 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (53.85%) SCCM
8 13 (50.00%) SCOM
9 12 (46.15%) VMware
9 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
10 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
10 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
11 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
11 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
11 10 (38.46%) BitLocker
12 8 (30.77%) DNS
12 8 (30.77%) Cisco
13 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
13 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
13 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
14 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (26.92%) Exchange Server 2013
1 7 (26.92%) MS Exchange
2 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
3 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (7.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
5 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 16 (61.54%) Office 365
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (15.38%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (73.08%) Skype
2 8 (30.77%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) DHCP
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) LAN
4 5 (19.23%) WAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (7.69%) Internet
6 2 (7.69%) MPLS
6 2 (7.69%) VPN
6 2 (7.69%) Wireshark
6 2 (7.69%) xDSL
7 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (7.69%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (11.54%) Finance
2 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (26.92%) Support Engineer
4 4 (15.38%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Consultant
5 3 (11.54%) Messaging Specialist
5 3 (11.54%) Wintel Support
5 3 (11.54%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) IT Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (7.69%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
2 3 (11.54%) Blackberry
3 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
3 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.85%) Clustering
4 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
4 1 (3.85%) Replication
4 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
4 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 20 (76.92%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (26.92%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Linux
7 2 (7.69%) Ubuntu
7 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (61.54%) ITIL
2 10 (38.46%) ITIL V3
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 3 (11.54%) Change Management
4 3 (11.54%) Migration
4 3 (11.54%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Asset Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Investment Management
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Translating Business Requirements
Programming Languages
1 7 (26.92%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 11 (42.31%) SC Cleared
1 11 (42.31%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MCSE
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
4 2 (7.69%) CCNA
4 2 (7.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.85%) HND
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.85%) JNCIS
System Software
1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 16 (61.54%) Hyper-V
3 10 (38.46%) BitLocker
4 6 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (11.54%) XenApp
6 2 (7.69%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (7.69%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (7.69%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 13 (50.00%) SCOM
3 10 (38.46%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (7.69%) Ansible
4 2 (7.69%) Iperf
4 2 (7.69%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (7.69%) Puppet
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (88.46%) Microsoft
2 12 (46.15%) VMware
3 8 (30.77%) Cisco
4 3 (11.54%) Citrix
5 2 (7.69%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) CA
5 2 (7.69%) Juniper
5 2 (7.69%) Sage
5 2 (7.69%) Symantec
5 2 (7.69%) Varonis
6 1 (3.85%) CommVault
6 1 (3.85%) EMC
6 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
6 1 (3.85%) NetApp
Scotland
Hewlett Packard Enterprise
Posted: 26 days ago