The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 65 66 67
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 12 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.32% 1.70% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.69% 6.70% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 3
Average salary £43,125 £47,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.21% +11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,625 £47,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,625 £47,500 £48,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
South Yorkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Sheffield region.

Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 179 143
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 19.12% 25.32% 20.78%
Number of salaries quoted 98 139 118
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Sheffield region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Sheffield

Skype for Business
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) WebEx
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
2 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
2 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (25.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, IT jobs across the Sheffield region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) LAN
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
1 3 (75.00%) WebEx
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Consultant
1 3 (75.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) IT Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Infrastructure Management
1 3 (75.00%) Presales
1 3 (75.00%) PRINCE2
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Avaya
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft