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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 118 152 145
Rank change year-on-year
+34 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 11 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.60% 0.36% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.65% 1.75% 2.95%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 9
Median salary £49,000 £36,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+35.17% -19.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £29,250 £29,200
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £67,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Skype for Business
UK

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
384 629 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 16.38% 20.36% 21.88%
Number of salaries quoted 254 457 479
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 3 December 2016.

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 3 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +27 11 £49,000 +9.89% 1
Renfrewshire - 2 - -
Edinburgh +10 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £51,500 -
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 3 December 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 27 (93.10%) Windows
3 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
4 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
5 21 (72.41%) Office 365
6 20 (68.97%) Skype
7 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
7 19 (65.52%) ITIL
8 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
9 17 (58.62%) Azure Active Directory
10 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
11 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
11 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
11 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
11 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
11 14 (48.28%) SCCM
11 14 (48.28%) SCOM
12 13 (44.83%) ITIL V3
12 13 (44.83%) BitLocker
12 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Intune
13 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
14 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
14 9 (31.03%) VMware
15 7 (24.14%) DNS
16 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
16 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
16 6 (20.69%) MCSE
16 6 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
16 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
16 6 (20.69%) PowerShell

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 (20.69%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (17.24%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (13.79%) SharePoint
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.34%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (6.90%) IIS
6 1 (3.45%) OpenStack
Applications
1 4 (13.79%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 21 (72.41%) Office 365
2 18 (62.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (58.62%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 20 (68.97%) Skype
2 7 (24.14%) DNS
3 5 (17.24%) DHCP
4 4 (13.79%) WAN
5 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 3 (10.34%) LAN
5 3 (10.34%) MPLS
5 3 (10.34%) VoIP
5 3 (10.34%) VPN
6 2 (6.90%) Internet
6 2 (6.90%) SAN
6 2 (6.90%) Wireshark
6 2 (6.90%) xDSL
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.45%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (48.28%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (51.72%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (44.83%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.34%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Azure Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (10.34%) Wintel Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support
5 2 (6.90%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 1 (3.45%) 2nd Line Technical Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Support
6 1 (3.45%) Windows Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 16 (55.17%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 2 (6.90%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.90%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (3.45%) Replication
4 1 (3.45%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Windows
2 24 (82.76%) Windows Server
3 14 (48.28%) Windows 10
4 10 (34.48%) Windows Server 2008
5 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (20.69%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (10.34%) Linux
8 1 (3.45%) VMS
8 1 (3.45%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (65.52%) ITIL
2 13 (44.83%) ITIL V3
3 5 (17.24%) Service Delivery
4 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 4 (13.79%) Migration
5 3 (10.34%) Change Management
5 3 (10.34%) Load Balancing
6 2 (6.90%) High Availability
6 2 (6.90%) Network Management
6 2 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
7 1 (3.45%) DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Mentoring
7 1 (3.45%) Presales
7 1 (3.45%) Problem Management
7 1 (3.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Security Patching
7 1 (3.45%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.69%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.45%) VB
2 1 (3.45%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 14 (48.28%) SC Cleared
1 14 (48.28%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) MCSE
2 6 (20.69%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (10.34%) MCITP
4 2 (6.90%) CCNP
4 2 (6.90%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (6.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 1 (3.45%) CCNA
5 1 (3.45%) HND
5 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIA
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIP
5 1 (3.45%) JNCIS
System Software
1 29 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (65.52%) Hyper-V
3 13 (44.83%) BitLocker
4 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.90%) ISA Server
5 2 (6.90%) vSphere
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (48.28%) SCCM
1 14 (48.28%) SCOM
2 13 (44.83%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.90%) Iperf
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.45%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (89.66%) Microsoft
2 9 (31.03%) VMware
3 4 (13.79%) Cisco
4 2 (6.90%) EMC
4 2 (6.90%) Juniper
5 1 (3.45%) Avaya
5 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.45%) Dell
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.45%) Sage
5 1 (3.45%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.45%) WatchGuard
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