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 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)
England / South East
Rank 252 294 218
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -76
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 136 165 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.91% 0.86% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.02% 4.38% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 108 131 224
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,400 £29,900 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,750 £62,500 £70,000
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 South East region.

Application Platforms Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
2709 3771 4171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 18.22% 19.62% 20.71%
Number of salaries quoted 2289 3209 3517
Median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 17 January 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 17 January 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 +41 43 £37,858 -20.29% 4
Oxfordshire +70 42 £55,000 +46.66% 1
West Sussex +16 19 £41,250 -17.50% 1
Surrey -2 14 £27,500 -45.00% 2
Kent +14 9 £54,000 +27.05%
Hampshire -1 8 £66,250 +65.62%
Buckinghamshire +15 3 £70,000 +70.73% 1
Skype for Business
England

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

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 South East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 149 (63.14%) Windows
3 133 (56.36%) Skype
4 121 (51.27%) Office 365
5 120 (50.85%) Active Directory
6 93 (39.41%) Cisco
7 72 (30.51%) Windows Server
8 64 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
9 60 (25.42%) SharePoint
10 58 (24.58%) MS Excel
11 57 (24.15%) Hyper-V
12 56 (23.73%) MS Exchange
13 54 (22.88%) ITIL
14 53 (22.46%) VMware
15 44 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
16 41 (17.37%) Firewall
16 41 (17.37%) LAN
17 39 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
18 38 (16.10%) VPN
18 38 (16.10%) DNS
19 37 (15.68%) WAN
20 34 (14.41%) DHCP
20 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
21 33 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
22 32 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
22 32 (13.56%) PowerShell
22 32 (13.56%) SCCM
22 32 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
23 31 (13.14%) Windows 7
24 30 (12.71%) Avaya

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 60 (25.42%) SharePoint
2 56 (23.73%) MS Exchange
3 18 (7.63%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (5.51%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (1.27%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (1.27%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.85%) IIS
7 1 (0.42%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 58 (24.58%) MS Excel
2 28 (11.86%) MS Office
3 7 (2.97%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (1.27%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.42%) Final Cut Pro
5 1 (0.42%) MS Project
5 1 (0.42%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.42%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 121 (51.27%) Office 365
2 64 (27.12%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (13.56%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (4.24%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (4.24%) OneDrive
5 7 (2.97%) IaaS
6 6 (2.54%) SaaS
7 5 (2.12%) PaaS
7 5 (2.12%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 133 (56.36%) Skype
2 41 (17.37%) Firewall
2 41 (17.37%) LAN
3 38 (16.10%) DNS
3 38 (16.10%) VPN
4 37 (15.68%) WAN
5 34 (14.41%) DHCP
6 30 (12.71%) VoIP
7 26 (11.02%) MPLS
8 22 (9.32%) TCP/IP
8 22 (9.32%) Wireless
9 21 (8.90%) Cisco ASA
9 21 (8.90%) Cisco Wireless
10 19 (8.05%) Kerberos
10 19 (8.05%) LDAP
10 19 (8.05%) Unified Communications
11 17 (7.20%) BGP
11 17 (7.20%) OSPF
12 16 (6.78%) PBX
12 16 (6.78%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (14.41%) SQL Server
2 7 (2.97%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (2.54%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (2.12%) SQL Server 2014
5 3 (1.27%) Big Data
5 3 (1.27%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.42%) Pentaho
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (0.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 28 (11.86%) Finance
2 15 (6.36%) Telecoms
3 7 (2.97%) Legal
4 5 (2.12%) Advertising
5 4 (1.69%) Back Office
5 4 (1.69%) Retail
6 2 (0.85%) Billing
7 1 (0.42%) Banking
7 1 (0.42%) Law
7 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 36 (15.25%) Analyst
2 31 (13.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (7.63%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (6.78%) IT Support
5 15 (6.36%) Support Analyst
6 14 (5.93%) Support Engineer
7 13 (5.51%) Consultant
7 13 (5.51%) Network Analyst
7 13 (5.51%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 13 (5.51%) Technical Support
8 10 (4.24%) Engineering Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Network Engineering Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Network Manager
8 10 (4.24%) Systems Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 9 (3.81%) Architect
9 9 (3.81%) Cisco Network Analyst
9 9 (3.81%) Service Analyst
9 9 (3.81%) Service Desk Analyst
9 9 (3.81%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (5.93%) Web Services
2 9 (3.81%) .NET
3 6 (2.54%) CSS
3 6 (2.54%) XML
3 6 (2.54%) XSLT
4 3 (1.27%) 802.1X
5 2 (0.85%) Velocity
6 1 (0.42%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.42%) WAP
6 1 (0.42%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 24 (10.17%) Data Centre
2 19 (8.05%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.66%) Management Information System
3 11 (4.66%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (3.39%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.39%) Clustering
5 5 (2.12%) Virtual Team
6 4 (1.69%) Enterprise Storage
6 4 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 3 (1.27%) PKI
7 3 (1.27%) Private Cloud
8 2 (0.85%) Blackberry
8 2 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
8 2 (0.85%) Graphic Design
8 2 (0.85%) HP StoreVirtual
8 2 (0.85%) IVR
8 2 (0.85%) Replication
9 1 (0.42%) CMDB
9 1 (0.42%) Data Integration
9 1 (0.42%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 149 (63.14%) Windows
2 72 (30.51%) Windows Server
3 39 (16.53%) Windows Server 2012
4 31 (13.14%) Windows 7
5 27 (11.44%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (8.90%) Windows 10
7 16 (6.78%) Windows 8
8 12 (5.08%) Linux
9 5 (2.12%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (1.69%) Windows Phone
11 3 (1.27%) Android
12 2 (0.85%) Apple iOS
12 2 (0.85%) Unix
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.42%) Mac OS X
13 1 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 1 (0.42%) Solaris
13 1 (0.42%) Windows 2000 Server
13 1 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (22.88%) ITIL
2 19 (8.05%) Mentoring
3 18 (7.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 17 (7.20%) Migration
4 17 (7.20%) Network Monitoring
5 16 (6.78%) Security Patching
6 15 (6.36%) Threat Detection
7 13 (5.51%) High Availability
7 13 (5.51%) Incident Management
7 13 (5.51%) Project Management
8 12 (5.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 10 (4.24%) Change Control
9 10 (4.24%) Change Management
9 10 (4.24%) Presales
10 9 (3.81%) Coaching
10 9 (3.81%) Identity Management
11 8 (3.39%) CRM
12 7 (2.97%) Load Balancing
12 7 (2.97%) Service Delivery
12 7 (2.97%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (13.56%) PowerShell
2 23 (9.75%) SQL
3 6 (2.54%) JavaScript
4 3 (1.27%) C
5 2 (0.85%) C#
5 2 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 33 (13.98%) Cisco Certification
2 32 (13.56%) Microsoft Certification
3 28 (11.86%) Degree
4 22 (9.32%) MCSE
5 15 (6.36%) CCIE
6 14 (5.93%) CCNA
6 14 (5.93%) CCNP
7 12 (5.08%) MCSA
8 9 (3.81%) MCP
9 7 (2.97%) MCITP
10 6 (2.54%) Security Cleared
11 5 (2.12%) SC Cleared
12 3 (1.27%) A+ Certification
13 2 (0.85%) HND
13 2 (0.85%) NCDA
13 2 (0.85%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 1 (0.42%) DV Cleared
14 1 (0.42%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 1 (0.42%) VCP5
14 1 (0.42%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.36%) SLA
2 4 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 120 (50.85%) Active Directory
2 57 (24.15%) Hyper-V
3 44 (18.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (4.24%) Firmware
5 9 (3.81%) Forefront TMG
5 9 (3.81%) ISA Server
6 6 (2.54%) XenApp
7 4 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
8 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 3 (1.27%) Virtual Machines
8 3 (1.27%) VMware Workstation
9 2 (0.85%) BitLocker
9 2 (0.85%) Terminal Server
9 2 (0.85%) vSphere
10 1 (0.42%) iptables
10 1 (0.42%) Terminal Services
10 1 (0.42%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.42%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 32 (13.56%) SCCM
2 27 (11.44%) SCOM
3 16 (6.78%) Cisco CUCM
4 10 (4.24%) Nagios
5 7 (2.97%) SCSM
6 5 (2.12%) NetBackup
7 4 (1.69%) AirWatch
7 4 (1.69%) Failover Clustering
7 4 (1.69%) McAfee ePO
7 4 (1.69%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.42%) Cisco UCCE
8 1 (0.42%) EMC NetWorker
8 1 (0.42%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 1 (0.42%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
8 1 (0.42%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (0.42%) ServiceCenter
8 1 (0.42%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (0.42%) vRealize
8 1 (0.42%) WSUS
Vendors
1 151 (63.98%) Microsoft
2 93 (39.41%) Cisco
3 53 (22.46%) VMware
4 30 (12.71%) Avaya
5 29 (12.29%) HP
6 25 (10.59%) Citrix
7 22 (9.32%) SolarWinds
8 18 (7.63%) Polycom
9 16 (6.78%) F5
10 15 (6.36%) Juniper
10 15 (6.36%) Mitel
11 13 (5.51%) Dell
12 12 (5.08%) 3PAR
12 12 (5.08%) Forcepoint
13 11 (4.66%) CheckPoint
14 10 (4.24%) Blue Coat
14 10 (4.24%) NetApp
14 10 (4.24%) Palo Alto
15 9 (3.81%) Sophos
16 6 (2.54%) NEC
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