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

3 months to
10 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 54 60 77
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 3 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.64% 0.54% 1.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.48% 2.80% 7.01%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 6
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -19.51%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+4.70% -
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
67 107 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 14.32% 19.24% 20.03%
Number of salaries quoted 66 91 127
Median salary £31,500 £36,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.69% +8.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £30,000 £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £43,200 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 10 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 5 (71.43%) Office 365
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
4 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
4 4 (57.14%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) SCOM
4 4 (57.14%) Skype
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (42.86%) High Availability
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 3 (42.86%) SharePoint
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
6 2 (28.57%) DHCP
6 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 2 (28.57%) IIS
6 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
6 2 (28.57%) DNS
6 2 (28.57%) SLA
6 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010

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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
2 2 (28.57%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (71.43%) Office 365
2 1 (14.29%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) Skype
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
3 1 (14.29%) LAN
3 1 (14.29%) SAN
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
3 1 (14.29%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (42.86%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Support Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
3 1 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
1 2 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (28.57%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 10
5 1 (14.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
3 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
4 1 (14.29%) Change Management
4 1 (14.29%) Line Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
2 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
2 2 (28.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (14.29%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (28.57%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
1 4 (57.14%) SCOM
2 1 (14.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 4 (57.14%) VMware
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix
4 1 (14.29%) CommVault