The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / South East
Rank 262 254 220
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -34
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 137 199 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.92% 1.04% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 5.28% 6.88%
Number of salaries quoted 120 162 255
Median salary £50,000 £44,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.73% +5.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,950 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,500 £62,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2648 3770 4245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.86% 19.62% 20.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2228 3286 3625
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

The demand trend of job ads across the South East 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 the South East

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the South East

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the South East

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +16 55 £52,500 +16.66% 1
Oxfordshire +58 47 £57,500 +50.32% 1
Surrey +2 15 £37,500 -16.66%
West Sussex +14 13 £43,750 -12.50% 1
Hampshire +7 9 £55,000 +37.50% 3
Kent +10 2 £25,000 -44.44%
Buckinghamshire +4 1 £20,500 -52.87%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 South East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 178 (67.68%) Microsoft
2 167 (63.50%) Windows
3 154 (58.56%) Skype
4 141 (53.61%) Active Directory
5 138 (52.47%) Office 365
6 98 (37.26%) Cisco
7 92 (34.98%) Windows Server
8 78 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
9 72 (27.38%) MS Exchange
10 67 (25.48%) Hyper-V
11 58 (22.05%) MS Excel
11 58 (22.05%) SharePoint
12 57 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
13 56 (21.29%) VMware
14 53 (20.15%) ITIL
15 48 (18.25%) DNS
15 48 (18.25%) Firewall
16 46 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
16 46 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
17 43 (16.35%) DHCP
17 43 (16.35%) VPN
18 41 (15.59%) SCCM
19 39 (14.83%) SCOM
19 39 (14.83%) PowerShell
19 39 (14.83%) Windows 7
20 38 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
20 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
21 33 (12.55%) LAN
21 33 (12.55%) SQL Server
22 32 (12.17%) Cisco Certification

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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 72 (27.38%) MS Exchange
2 58 (22.05%) SharePoint
3 25 (9.51%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (8.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.52%) Exchange Server 2003
6 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2010
6 3 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (0.76%) IIS
8 1 (0.38%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 58 (22.05%) MS Excel
2 29 (11.03%) MS Office
3 6 (2.28%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.38%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.38%) MS Project
5 1 (0.38%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
1 1 (0.38%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 138 (52.47%) Office 365
2 78 (29.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (17.49%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (5.32%) IaaS
5 11 (4.18%) OneDrive
6 10 (3.80%) Azure Active Directory
7 8 (3.04%) PaaS
7 8 (3.04%) Yammer
8 6 (2.28%) SaaS
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (0.38%) Amazon S3
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (0.38%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (0.38%) CloudFront
9 1 (0.38%) G Suite
9 1 (0.38%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (0.38%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 154 (58.56%) Skype
2 48 (18.25%) DNS
2 48 (18.25%) Firewall
3 43 (16.35%) DHCP
3 43 (16.35%) VPN
4 33 (12.55%) LAN
5 30 (11.41%) WAN
6 28 (10.65%) Wireless
7 26 (9.89%) Cisco Wireless
7 26 (9.89%) Unified Communications
7 26 (9.89%) VoIP
8 25 (9.51%) Cisco ASA
8 25 (9.51%) Kerberos
8 25 (9.51%) LDAP
8 25 (9.51%) PBX
9 23 (8.75%) PSTN
10 22 (8.37%) MPLS
11 19 (7.22%) Cisco IOS
12 17 (6.46%) SAN
12 17 (6.46%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.55%) SQL Server
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (1.90%) SQL Server 2014
3 4 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (1.14%) Big Data
5 1 (0.38%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.38%) MySQL
5 1 (0.38%) Pentaho
5 1 (0.38%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 31 (11.79%) Finance
2 15 (5.70%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.66%) Legal
4 6 (2.28%) Retail
5 5 (1.90%) Back Office
6 4 (1.52%) Advertising
7 2 (0.76%) Billing
7 2 (0.76%) German Language
8 1 (0.38%) Law
8 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 40 (15.21%) Analyst
2 37 (14.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 22 (8.37%) Windows Engineer
4 20 (7.60%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (6.46%) Consultant
6 16 (6.08%) Network Analyst
7 15 (5.70%) IT Support
7 15 (5.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 15 (5.70%) Support Analyst
8 12 (4.56%) Cisco Analyst
8 12 (4.56%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 12 (4.56%) Senior Systems Engineer
9 11 (4.18%) Engineering Manager
9 11 (4.18%) Network Engineering Manager
9 11 (4.18%) Network Manager
9 11 (4.18%) Support Engineer
10 10 (3.80%) Server Analyst
10 10 (3.80%) Team Leader
10 10 (3.80%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
10 10 (3.80%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (6.08%) Web Services
2 7 (2.66%) .NET
3 6 (2.28%) CSS
3 6 (2.28%) XML
3 6 (2.28%) XSLT
4 2 (0.76%) Velocity
5 1 (0.38%) ASP.NET
5 1 (0.38%) WAP
5 1 (0.38%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (10.27%) Data Centre
2 19 (7.22%) Computer Science
3 15 (5.70%) Video Conferencing
4 11 (4.18%) Management Information System
5 8 (3.04%) Clustering
6 5 (1.90%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.52%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.52%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (1.52%) PKI
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.14%) Private Cloud
8 3 (1.14%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.76%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.76%) Driving Licence
9 2 (0.76%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.76%) HP StoreVirtual
10 1 (0.38%) CMDB
10 1 (0.38%) iPad
10 1 (0.38%) iPhone
10 1 (0.38%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 167 (63.50%) Windows
2 92 (34.98%) Windows Server
3 57 (21.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 39 (14.83%) Windows 7
5 38 (14.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (7.60%) Windows 10
7 16 (6.08%) Windows 8
8 8 (3.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (2.66%) Linux
10 4 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (1.52%) Windows Phone
11 2 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.76%) Unix
12 1 (0.38%) Android
12 1 (0.38%) Mac OS X
12 1 (0.38%) Solaris
12 1 (0.38%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (20.15%) ITIL
2 26 (9.89%) Migration
3 22 (8.37%) Mentoring
4 21 (7.98%) Identity Management
5 20 (7.60%) Network Monitoring
6 18 (6.84%) Continuous Improvement
7 16 (6.08%) Security Patching
8 15 (5.70%) Threat Detection
9 14 (5.32%) High Availability
10 13 (4.94%) Disaster Recovery
10 13 (4.94%) Project Management
11 11 (4.18%) Incident Management
11 11 (4.18%) Presales
12 10 (3.80%) Change Control
12 10 (3.80%) Change Management
13 8 (3.04%) CRM
13 8 (3.04%) Load Balancing
13 8 (3.04%) Performance Management
14 7 (2.66%) Problem Management
14 7 (2.66%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (14.83%) PowerShell
2 21 (7.98%) SQL
3 6 (2.28%) JavaScript
4 4 (1.52%) VBScript
5 1 (0.38%) C
Qualifications
1 38 (14.45%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.17%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (11.79%) Degree
4 29 (11.03%) MCSE
5 16 (6.08%) CCIE
5 16 (6.08%) CCNP
6 15 (5.70%) MCSA
7 13 (4.94%) CCNA
8 11 (4.18%) MCP
9 7 (2.66%) Security Cleared
10 6 (2.28%) SC Cleared
11 5 (1.90%) MCITP
12 3 (1.14%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.76%) HND
13 2 (0.76%) NCDA
13 2 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.38%) AWS Certification
14 1 (0.38%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.38%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (5.32%) SLA
2 4 (1.52%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.38%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (53.61%) Active Directory
2 67 (25.48%) Hyper-V
3 46 (17.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (3.80%) Firmware
5 9 (3.42%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (3.42%) ISA Server
6 5 (1.90%) VMware Workstation
6 5 (1.90%) XenApp
7 4 (1.52%) Terminal Server
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Machines
7 4 (1.52%) Virtual Servers
7 4 (1.52%) vSphere
8 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (0.76%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.38%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.38%) Xen
Systems Management
1 41 (15.59%) SCCM
2 39 (14.83%) SCOM
3 20 (7.60%) Cisco CUCM
4 12 (4.56%) Nagios
5 7 (2.66%) SCSM
6 4 (1.52%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (1.52%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (1.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 4 (1.52%) NetBackup
7 2 (0.76%) AirWatch
8 1 (0.38%) Ansible
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.38%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (0.38%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.38%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.38%) Puppet
8 1 (0.38%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.38%) WSUS
Vendors
1 178 (67.68%) Microsoft
2 98 (37.26%) Cisco
3 56 (21.29%) VMware
4 32 (12.17%) Avaya
5 29 (11.03%) Citrix
6 28 (10.65%) HP
7 27 (10.27%) SolarWinds
8 23 (8.75%) Polycom
9 20 (7.60%) F5
10 16 (6.08%) Forcepoint
11 15 (5.70%) Juniper
12 13 (4.94%) Dell
13 12 (4.56%) CheckPoint
14 11 (4.18%) 3PAR
14 11 (4.18%) Blue Coat
14 11 (4.18%) Palo Alto
15 10 (3.80%) Mitel
16 9 (3.42%) Sophos
17 7 (2.66%) NetApp
18 6 (2.28%) Sonus
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