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 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 50 57 64
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 7 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 1.35% 0.74% 0.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.54% 7.84% 4.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 3
Median salary £50,000 £23,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+112.76% -60.83%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
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
82 51 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 15.77% 9.46% 23.37%
Number of salaries quoted 68 42 102
Median salary £45,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% -2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,750 £28,500 £34,920
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £70,000 £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
Salary Histogram in Slough

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Slough region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Slough

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Slough

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 9 (64.29%) Skype
3 8 (57.14%) Office 365
3 8 (57.14%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (42.86%) Avaya
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
7 4 (28.57%) Service Management
7 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
7 4 (28.57%) Billing
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (28.57%) CCNP
7 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (28.57%) ITIL
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) MCSE
8 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
8 3 (21.43%) MS Office
8 3 (21.43%) VPN
8 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
8 3 (21.43%) Dell
8 3 (21.43%) Apple
8 3 (21.43%) Mitel
8 3 (21.43%) Retail
8 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
8 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008

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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (14.29%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (64.29%) Skype
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications
3 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) MPLS
4 2 (14.29%) PBX
4 2 (14.29%) TCP/IP
4 2 (14.29%) WAN
4 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) DHCP
5 1 (7.14%) DNS
5 1 (7.14%) Firewall
5 1 (7.14%) H.323
5 1 (7.14%) LAN
5 1 (7.14%) VoIP
General
1 8 (57.14%) Finance
2 4 (28.57%) Billing
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 3 (21.43%) Retail
4 1 (7.14%) Electronics
4 1 (7.14%) Manufacturing
4 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Specialist
1 7 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Cisco IPT Specialist
2 4 (28.57%) Service Manager
3 3 (21.43%) Cisco Network Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
3 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Network Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Telephony Specialist
3 3 (21.43%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 2 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) VMware Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Voice Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
2 2 (14.29%) iPad
2 2 (14.29%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows 7
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Mac OS X
4 1 (7.14%) Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
1 4 (28.57%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Change Control
2 3 (21.43%) Network Architecture
3 2 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 2 (14.29%) Fault Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Line Management
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Change Management
4 1 (7.14%) Digital Marketing
4 1 (7.14%) Programme Management
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) CCNP
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP Voice
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) CCVP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (14.29%) DameWare
3 2 (14.29%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
2 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (42.86%) Avaya
4 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 3 (21.43%) Apple
5 3 (21.43%) Dell
5 3 (21.43%) Mitel
5 3 (21.43%) Sonus
6 2 (14.29%) Bomgar
6 2 (14.29%) Dell KACE
6 2 (14.29%) Intel Security
6 2 (14.29%) Juniper
6 2 (14.29%) ServiceNow
7 1 (7.14%) Polycom
7 1 (7.14%) SAP