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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK / Scotland
Rank 121 130 136
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 19 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.49% 0.66% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 2.84% 4.33%
Number of salaries quoted 9 13 13
Median salary £49,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.25% +4.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £32,500 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,780 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,317 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -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 Scotland region.

Application Platforms Category
Scotland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 669 554
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.35% 23.14% 18.87%
Number of salaries quoted 231 438 386
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +13 9 £49,000 +4.25%
Aberdeen - 2 £50,250 -
Edinburgh -4 1 - -
South Ayrshire - 1 £39,000 -
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 17 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (96.15%) Active Directory
2 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
3 23 (88.46%) Windows
4 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
5 20 (76.92%) Skype
6 17 (65.38%) ITIL
6 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
7 16 (61.54%) Office 365
7 16 (61.54%) Hyper-V
8 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
8 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (53.85%) SCCM
8 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
9 13 (50.00%) SCOM
9 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
9 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
10 12 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
10 12 (46.15%) BitLocker
10 12 (46.15%) ITIL V3
10 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Intune
11 10 (38.46%) VMware
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
11 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
12 7 (26.92%) DNS
13 6 (23.08%) Cisco
13 6 (23.08%) MS Excel
13 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
13 6 (23.08%) Firewall
13 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
13 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013

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 6 (23.08%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) MS Exchange
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (11.54%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (11.54%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (3.85%) IIS
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 12 (46.15%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (76.92%) Skype
2 7 (26.92%) DNS
3 6 (23.08%) Firewall
4 5 (19.23%) DHCP
5 3 (11.54%) LAN
5 3 (11.54%) VoIP
5 3 (11.54%) WAN
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%) SAN
7 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.85%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (53.85%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.69%) Back Office
1 2 (7.69%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (46.15%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Support Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support
5 2 (7.69%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support
5 2 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support
6 1 (3.85%) Network Support Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Senior Network Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Server Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 17 (65.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Clustering
2 2 (7.69%) Driving Licence
2 2 (7.69%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (3.85%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) FlexPod
3 1 (3.85%) Replication
3 1 (3.85%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 21 (80.77%) Windows Server
3 14 (53.85%) Windows 10
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (38.46%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (23.08%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (7.69%) Linux
6 2 (7.69%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) ITIL
2 12 (46.15%) 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
5 2 (7.69%) High Availability
5 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
5 2 (7.69%) Network Management
6 1 (3.85%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
6 1 (3.85%) Performance Monitoring
6 1 (3.85%) Problem Management
6 1 (3.85%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
6 1 (3.85%) Software Deployment
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (23.08%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 13 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (15.38%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (11.54%) CCNP
3 3 (11.54%) MCSE
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
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 12 (46.15%) BitLocker
4 5 (19.23%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (3.85%) ISA Server
5 1 (3.85%) vSphere
5 1 (3.85%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 14 (53.85%) SCCM
2 13 (50.00%) SCOM
3 12 (46.15%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (7.69%) Iperf
4 2 (7.69%) WSUS
5 1 (3.85%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.85%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (92.31%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) VMware
3 6 (23.08%) Cisco
4 2 (7.69%) Avaya
4 2 (7.69%) EMC
4 2 (7.69%) Juniper
4 2 (7.69%) Sage
5 1 (3.85%) CommVault
5 1 (3.85%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.85%) NetApp