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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Slough
Rank 45 72 52
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -20
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 3 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 0.33% 0.46% 3.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.79% 2.80% 20.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 13
Median salary £75,000 £45,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -30.76%
UK excluding London median salary £44,317 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.94%

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
56 107 106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Slough 18.54% 16.31% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48 93 80
Median salary £55,000 £42,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.41% -4.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 17 January 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 Slough region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Migration
2 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
2 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 5 (83.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) Change Control
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) SaaS
2 5 (83.33%) SLA
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
2 5 (83.33%) Change Management
2 5 (83.33%) Dell
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) ITIL
3 4 (66.67%) MCSE
3 4 (66.67%) MCSA

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 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (50.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 5 (83.33%) Azure Active Directory
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (83.33%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) DHCP
1 6 (100.00%) DNS
2 5 (83.33%) LAN
2 5 (83.33%) MPLS
3 2 (33.33%) WAN
4 1 (16.67%) Firewall
4 1 (16.67%) Skype
4 1 (16.67%) SMTP
4 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
4 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 1 (16.67%) VPN
General
1 5 (83.33%) Telecoms
2 3 (50.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (83.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Management Information System
1 1 (16.67%) Performance Metrics
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 7
1 6 (100.00%) Windows 8
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 5 (83.33%) Windows Server
3 4 (66.67%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (83.33%) Change Control
1 5 (83.33%) Change Management
1 5 (83.33%) ITIL
1 5 (83.33%) Mentoring
1 5 (83.33%) Migration
1 5 (83.33%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (16.67%) Knowledge Management
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) MCSA
1 4 (66.67%) MCSE
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (83.33%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (66.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (83.33%) Avaya
2 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 5 (83.33%) Dell