The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Slough 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 45 55 41
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.32% 1.60% 4.40%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.87% 12.35% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 3 19
Median salary £42,500 £26,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+63.46% -25.71%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Skype for Business
Berkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Slough
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
46 81 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 12.14% 12.94% 23.00%
Number of salaries quoted 35 66 107
Median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Slough

The demand trend of job ads across the Slough 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 Slough

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Slough

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

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 Slough region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
2 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 7 (77.78%) Dell
3 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 6 (66.67%) LAN
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Change Control
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (55.56%) SaaS
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
4 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
4 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
4 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) DHCP
4 5 (55.56%) MCSE
4 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) Avaya
4 5 (55.56%) DNS
4 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 5 (55.56%) Change Management
4 5 (55.56%) MPLS
4 5 (55.56%) Migration

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Slough 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 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (22.22%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
2 1 (11.11%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 7 (77.78%) Office 365
2 5 (55.56%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (55.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (66.67%) LAN
2 5 (55.56%) DHCP
2 5 (55.56%) DNS
2 5 (55.56%) MPLS
3 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 2 (22.22%) Firewall
5 2 (22.22%) Internet
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (11.11%) Broadband
6 1 (11.11%) H.323
6 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
6 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
6 1 (11.11%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 8 (88.89%) Telecoms
2 3 (33.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (55.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support
3 2 (22.22%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Customer Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support
4 1 (11.11%) Network Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Project Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) VoIP Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (22.22%) Blackberry
2 2 (22.22%) iPad
2 2 (22.22%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
1 8 (88.89%) Windows 7
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 8
5 4 (44.44%) Windows 10
6 2 (22.22%) Apple iOS
6 2 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 1 (11.11%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (77.78%) ITIL
2 5 (55.56%) Change Control
2 5 (55.56%) Change Management
2 5 (55.56%) Mentoring
2 5 (55.56%) Migration
2 5 (55.56%) Network Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Asset Management
3 2 (22.22%) Incident Management
3 2 (22.22%) Line Management
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) MCSE
1 5 (55.56%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNA
3 1 (11.11%) CCNP
3 1 (11.11%) CCVP
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) Firmware
4 1 (11.11%) UAG
4 1 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (22.22%) DameWare
1 2 (22.22%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 7 (77.78%) Dell
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) Cisco
3 5 (55.56%) Avaya
4 2 (22.22%) Apple
4 2 (22.22%) Bomgar
4 2 (22.22%) Dell KACE
4 2 (22.22%) Intel Security
4 2 (22.22%) Juniper
4 2 (22.22%) ServiceNow
5 1 (11.11%) CheckPoint
5 1 (11.11%) HP
5 1 (11.11%) Kaspersky
5 1 (11.11%) VMware