The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Shropshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - - 29
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire - - 0.89%
As % of the Application Platforms category - - 2.78%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 1
Average salary - - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +0.58%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Shropshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
53 34 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Shropshire 14.97% 14.72% 32.14%
Number of salaries quoted 47 27 35
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -17.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,200 £21,000 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £37,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Shropshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Shropshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Shropshire

Skype for Business
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Shropshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Shropshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Shropshire 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Nexus
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Wireless
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) MPLS
1 3 (100.00%) Network Security
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Consultant
1 3 (100.00%) Network Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) Load Balancing
1 3 (100.00%) Network Architecture
1 3 (100.00%) Network Design
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) CCDA
1 3 (100.00%) CCDP
1 3 (100.00%) CCIE
1 3 (100.00%) CCNA
1 3 (100.00%) CCNP
1 3 (100.00%) CCSA
1 3 (100.00%) CCSE
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIE
1 3 (100.00%) JNCIP
1 3 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (100.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Avaya
1 3 (100.00%) CheckPoint
1 3 (100.00%) Cisco
1 3 (100.00%) F5
1 3 (100.00%) Juniper
1 3 (100.00%) Palo Alto