The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the St Albans region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 13 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
13 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 43 - 25
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 1.42% - 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.51% - 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £30,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
Hertfordshire

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

Application Platforms Category
St Albans
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 52 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in St Albans 40.43% 34.67% 23.40%
Number of salaries quoted 56 51 21
Average salary £47,500 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.63% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the St Albans region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in St Albans

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in St Albans

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in St Albans

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Apple
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
1 9 (100.00%) VMware
1 9 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 5 (55.56%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 5 (55.56%) MS Office
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
3 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (55.56%) Office 365
4 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (44.44%) VPN
4 4 (44.44%) LAN

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in St Albans by Category

For the 6 months to 13 February 2016, IT jobs across the St Albans region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 9 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 9 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (55.56%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (55.56%) IIS
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 5 (55.56%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 5 (55.56%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) DHCP
1 9 (100.00%) DNS
1 9 (100.00%) Firewall
2 4 (44.44%) LAN
2 4 (44.44%) VPN
2 4 (44.44%) WAN
3 1 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
Job Titles
1 9 (100.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 5 (55.56%) IT Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (22.22%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support
3 2 (22.22%) Network Support Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 9 (100.00%) Mac OS
1 9 (100.00%) Windows
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 9 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) SQL
System Software
1 9 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 9 (100.00%) XenApp
1 9 (100.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 4 (44.44%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Apple
1 9 (100.00%) Cisco
1 9 (100.00%) Citrix
1 9 (100.00%) Dell
1 9 (100.00%) HP
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 9 (100.00%) VMware