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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 22 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 55 71 63
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.87% 0.31% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.71% 1.83% 6.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 1
Median salary £48,750 £43,125 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.04% -9.21%
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 Sheffield region.

Application Platforms Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
70 109 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 15.15% 17.08% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 54 91 123
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £44,700 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

The demand trend of job ads across the Sheffield 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 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
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Sheffield region over the 3 months to 22 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Sheffield

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (50.00%) Skype
4 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
4 3 (50.00%) IIS
4 3 (50.00%) SLA
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) MCSE
4 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (50.00%) LAN
4 3 (50.00%) WAN
4 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (50.00%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
5 2 (33.33%) SCOM
5 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
5 2 (33.33%) DHCP
5 2 (33.33%) DNS
5 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) IIS
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) LAN
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
1 3 (50.00%) WAN
2 2 (33.33%) DHCP
2 2 (33.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (33.33%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Operations Manager
1 3 (50.00%) Support Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Support
1 3 (50.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Support
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Support
2 2 (33.33%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) Blackberry
2 2 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (50.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (33.33%) High Availability
3 2 (33.33%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (33.33%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (16.67%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) VMware
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) MobileIron
3 1 (16.67%) Citrix