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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 128 151 160
Rank change year-on-year
+23 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 12 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 0.67% 0.36% 0.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.44% 2.09% 2.76%
Number of salaries quoted 13 10 9
Median salary £49,000 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+40.00% -17.64%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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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
383 574 762
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Scotland 15.19% 17.33% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 269 396 471
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,500 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 +29 11 £49,000 -5.18% 1
Renfrewshire - 3 - -
Edinburgh +6 1 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Aberdeen - 1 £49,000 -
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Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Scotland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
3 21 (70.00%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
5 17 (56.67%) ITIL
5 17 (56.67%) Office 365
6 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
7 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 13 (43.33%) Skype
7 13 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
8 9 (30.00%) SCOM
8 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
8 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
8 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
9 8 (26.67%) SCCM
9 8 (26.67%) BitLocker
9 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
9 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
9 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
9 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
10 7 (23.33%) MCSE
10 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
10 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
11 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
11 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
11 6 (20.00%) DNS
11 6 (20.00%) HND
11 6 (20.00%) VMware

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 8 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (6.67%) IIS
6 1 (3.33%) OpenStack
Applications
1 3 (10.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Office 365
2 13 (43.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 13 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.67%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (43.33%) Skype
2 6 (20.00%) DNS
3 5 (16.67%) DHCP
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
5 3 (10.00%) LAN
6 2 (6.67%) MPLS
6 2 (6.67%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.33%) Firewall
7 1 (3.33%) Internet
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
7 1 (3.33%) VLAN
7 1 (3.33%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
7 1 (3.33%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (30.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (6.67%) Back Office
2 1 (3.33%) Billing
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (26.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Azure Architect
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 3 (10.00%) Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
5 2 (6.67%) IT Project Manager
5 2 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (6.67%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Architect
6 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Security Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (30.00%) Data Centre
2 3 (10.00%) Clustering
3 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Driving Licence
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (70.00%) Windows
2 19 (63.33%) Windows Server
3 9 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (26.67%) Windows 10
5 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (3.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) ITIL
2 8 (26.67%) ITIL V3
3 6 (20.00%) Change Management
3 6 (20.00%) Problem Management
4 5 (16.67%) Incident Management
4 5 (16.67%) Service Management
5 4 (13.33%) Migration
5 4 (13.33%) Service Delivery
6 3 (10.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
7 2 (6.67%) CRM
7 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Environments
8 1 (3.33%) Business Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Document Management
8 1 (3.33%) High Availability
8 1 (3.33%) Knowledge Management
8 1 (3.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.33%) Requirements Analysis
8 1 (3.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (3.33%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 6 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) VB
2 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) MCSE
2 7 (23.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (20.00%) HND
4 4 (13.33%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) CCNA
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (3.33%) CCNP
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (3.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIA
6 1 (3.33%) JNCIS
6 1 (3.33%) PMI Certification
6 1 (3.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.33%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (73.33%) Active Directory
2 14 (46.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (26.67%) BitLocker
4 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (10.00%) XenApp
6 2 (6.67%) ISA Server
6 2 (6.67%) vSphere
7 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) SCOM
2 8 (26.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 8 (26.67%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (3.33%) Iperf
4 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 26 (86.67%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco
4 2 (6.67%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) CheckPoint
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
5 1 (3.33%) CommVault
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) iManage
5 1 (3.33%) Intel Security
5 1 (3.33%) Juniper
5 1 (3.33%) MobileIron
5 1 (3.33%) SonicWALL
5 1 (3.33%) WatchGuard
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