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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 296 274 273
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 123 218 215
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.75% 1.01% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 5.21% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 91 180 189
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £36,500 £26,260
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
Skype for Business
England

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
3003 4182 4537
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.32% 19.45% 20.42%
Number of salaries quoted 2570 3551 3739
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 December 2016.

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 5 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 +28 37 £58,500 +21.87% 4
Oxfordshire +48 29 £47,500 +26.66% 4
West Sussex +9 14 £41,250 -2.94% 1
Hampshire -11 13 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Kent +18 12 £50,000 +17.64%
Surrey -30 12 £30,000 -45.45% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 3 £70,000 +70.73% 1
East Sussex +19 1 - - 1
Home Counties - 1 - -
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 South East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 138 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 134 (61.47%) Windows
3 107 (49.08%) Active Directory
4 103 (47.25%) Skype
5 95 (43.58%) Office 365
6 82 (37.61%) Cisco
7 63 (28.90%) Windows Server
8 56 (25.69%) MS Exchange
8 56 (25.69%) LAN
8 56 (25.69%) MS Excel
8 56 (25.69%) VMware
9 55 (25.23%) SharePoint
10 54 (24.77%) SQL Server
11 53 (24.31%) WAN
12 48 (22.02%) Hyper-V
13 47 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
14 46 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
15 45 (20.64%) ITIL
16 42 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
17 40 (18.35%) Avaya
18 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
18 39 (17.89%) VoIP
19 38 (17.43%) TCP/IP
19 38 (17.43%) SQL
20 32 (14.68%) HP
20 32 (14.68%) Firewall
20 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
21 31 (14.22%) MCSE
22 30 (13.76%) MS Office
23 29 (13.30%) CCNA

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 56 (25.69%) MS Exchange
2 55 (25.23%) SharePoint
3 16 (7.34%) Exchange Server 2013
4 15 (6.88%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (1.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (1.83%) IIS
5 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2010
5 4 (1.83%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 56 (25.69%) MS Excel
2 30 (13.76%) MS Office
3 9 (4.13%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.38%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.46%) MS Project
5 1 (0.46%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.46%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 95 (43.58%) Office 365
2 46 (21.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 20 (9.17%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.59%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (3.21%) SaaS
6 5 (2.29%) OneDrive
7 4 (1.83%) IaaS
8 2 (0.92%) PaaS
9 1 (0.46%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 103 (47.25%) Skype
2 56 (25.69%) LAN
3 53 (24.31%) WAN
4 39 (17.89%) VoIP
5 38 (17.43%) TCP/IP
6 32 (14.68%) Firewall
7 27 (12.39%) VPN
8 24 (11.01%) DNS
9 23 (10.55%) PBX
9 23 (10.55%) SAN
10 21 (9.63%) DHCP
11 18 (8.26%) MPLS
12 17 (7.80%) Unified Communications
13 16 (7.34%) Cisco ASA
14 12 (5.50%) Cisco Wireless
14 12 (5.50%) Wireless
15 11 (5.05%) OSPF
16 10 (4.59%) BGP
17 9 (4.13%) Network Security
18 8 (3.67%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (24.77%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.05%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.13%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (1.83%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.38%) Big Data
5 3 (1.38%) SQL Server 2012
6 2 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 27 (12.39%) Finance
2 15 (6.88%) Telecoms
3 4 (1.83%) Advertising
3 4 (1.83%) Back Office
3 4 (1.83%) Legal
3 4 (1.83%) Retail
4 2 (0.92%) Law
5 1 (0.46%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.46%) Banking
5 1 (0.46%) Billing
5 1 (0.46%) French Language
5 1 (0.46%) German Language
5 1 (0.46%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.46%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 38 (17.43%) Analyst
2 26 (11.93%) Technical Support
3 22 (10.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 17 (7.80%) IT Support
4 17 (7.80%) Support Engineer
5 16 (7.34%) Support Analyst
6 13 (5.96%) Architect
7 12 (5.50%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (5.50%) Windows Engineer
8 11 (5.05%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Service Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Service Desk Analyst
9 10 (4.59%) Technical Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) 3rd Line Support
10 9 (4.13%) Consultant
10 9 (4.13%) Exchange Engineer
10 9 (4.13%) Infrastructure Support
10 9 (4.13%) IT Analyst
11 8 (3.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
11 8 (3.67%) Office 365 Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (6.42%) .NET
2 10 (4.59%) Web Services
3 6 (2.75%) CSS
3 6 (2.75%) XML
3 6 (2.75%) XSLT
4 3 (1.38%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.92%) Velocity
5 2 (0.92%) XMPP
6 1 (0.46%) COM
6 1 (0.46%) WAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (10.09%) Data Centre
2 14 (6.42%) Clustering
3 12 (5.50%) Computer Science
4 9 (4.13%) Analytical Skills
5 8 (3.67%) Video Conferencing
5 8 (3.67%) Virtual Team
6 7 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
6 7 (3.21%) IVR
6 7 (3.21%) Management Information System
6 7 (3.21%) Replication
7 4 (1.83%) Enterprise Storage
7 4 (1.83%) Hybrid Cloud
8 3 (1.38%) Driving Licence
8 3 (1.38%) PKI
8 3 (1.38%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.92%) Blackberry
9 2 (0.92%) Fat Client
9 2 (0.92%) Graphic Design
9 2 (0.92%) Thin Client
10 1 (0.46%) e-Learning
Operating Systems
1 134 (61.47%) Windows
2 63 (28.90%) Windows Server
3 32 (14.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 25 (11.47%) Windows 7
4 25 (11.47%) Windows Server 2008
5 19 (8.72%) Windows 10
6 16 (7.34%) Windows 8
7 12 (5.50%) Linux
8 10 (4.59%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (1.38%) Android
9 3 (1.38%) Apple iOS
10 2 (0.92%) Unix
10 2 (0.92%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.46%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.46%) Solaris
11 1 (0.46%) Windows 2000
11 1 (0.46%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (20.64%) ITIL
2 16 (7.34%) Migration
3 15 (6.88%) Continuous Improvement
4 14 (6.42%) Mentoring
5 12 (5.50%) Incident Management
6 11 (5.05%) Coaching
6 11 (5.05%) Network Monitoring
6 11 (5.05%) Security Patching
7 10 (4.59%) Change Control
7 10 (4.59%) Change Management
7 10 (4.59%) Disaster Recovery
7 10 (4.59%) Threat Detection
8 9 (4.13%) High Availability
8 9 (4.13%) PRINCE2
8 9 (4.13%) Project Management
9 8 (3.67%) CRM
9 8 (3.67%) Presales
9 8 (3.67%) Product Management
9 8 (3.67%) Service Delivery
10 7 (3.21%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 38 (17.43%) SQL
2 27 (12.39%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.21%) C#
4 6 (2.75%) JavaScript
5 5 (2.29%) C
6 2 (0.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (19.27%) Cisco Certification
2 39 (17.89%) Microsoft Certification
3 31 (14.22%) MCSE
4 29 (13.30%) CCNA
5 24 (11.01%) Degree
6 15 (6.88%) Security Cleared
7 14 (6.42%) SC Cleared
8 13 (5.96%) MCSA
9 12 (5.50%) CCIE
9 12 (5.50%) CCNP
10 11 (5.05%) MCP
11 10 (4.59%) MCITP
12 4 (1.83%) PRINCE2 Certification
13 3 (1.38%) A+ Certification
14 2 (0.92%) HND
15 1 (0.46%) CCSA
15 1 (0.46%) CCSE
15 1 (0.46%) CCVP
15 1 (0.46%) JNCIE
15 1 (0.46%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.17%) SLA
2 2 (0.92%) QA
3 1 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 107 (49.08%) Active Directory
2 48 (22.02%) Hyper-V
3 47 (21.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.59%) ISA Server
4 10 (4.59%) XenApp
5 9 (4.13%) Forefront TMG
6 7 (3.21%) Firmware
7 3 (1.38%) Virtual Machines
7 3 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (0.92%) BitLocker
8 2 (0.92%) Terminal Server
8 2 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 2 (0.92%) XenServer
9 1 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
9 1 (0.46%) iptables
9 1 (0.46%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.46%) UAG
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.46%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.46%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (9.17%) SCCM
2 15 (6.88%) Cisco CUCM
2 15 (6.88%) SCOM
3 9 (4.13%) Microsoft Clustering
4 7 (3.21%) SCSM
5 6 (2.75%) Failover Clustering
5 6 (2.75%) Nagios
5 6 (2.75%) NetBackup
6 4 (1.83%) AirWatch
6 4 (1.83%) McAfee ePO
7 2 (0.92%) Backup Exec
7 2 (0.92%) DatAdvantage
7 2 (0.92%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.46%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.46%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.46%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.46%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.46%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.46%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (0.46%) WSUS
Vendors
1 138 (63.30%) Microsoft
2 82 (37.61%) Cisco
3 56 (25.69%) VMware
4 40 (18.35%) Avaya
5 32 (14.68%) HP
6 26 (11.93%) Mitel
7 25 (11.47%) Citrix
8 20 (9.17%) NEC
9 15 (6.88%) F5
10 14 (6.42%) 3PAR
11 13 (5.96%) Dell
11 13 (5.96%) Polycom
11 13 (5.96%) SolarWinds
12 11 (5.05%) Juniper
13 10 (4.59%) CheckPoint
13 10 (4.59%) NetApp
14 8 (3.67%) Palo Alto
15 7 (3.21%) EMC
15 7 (3.21%) Forcepoint
16 6 (2.75%) Symantec
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