The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Staffordshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 67 65 71
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 0.82% 0.73% 0.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.10% 5.13% 3.39%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 4
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £26,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +17.75%
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
Skype for Business
West Midlands

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

Application Platforms Category
Staffordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
122 78 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Staffordshire 19.93% 14.18% 17.59%
Number of salaries quoted 102 76 101
Median salary £42,750 £32,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+31.53% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £21,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £45,000 £52,400
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Staffordshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Staffordshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Staffordshire

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 Staffordshire region over the 3 months to 7 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
Stoke-on-Trent - 4 £35,000 -
Stafford -5 1 - -
Skype for Business
West Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 7 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (80.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) MCSE
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 5 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
4 4 (40.00%) Office 365
4 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (40.00%) Project Management
5 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
6 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (10.00%) SAN
6 1 (10.00%) Remedy
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) SQL
6 1 (10.00%) MS Office
6 1 (10.00%) ITIL
6 1 (10.00%) Service Management
6 1 (10.00%) Change Management
6 1 (10.00%) Firewall

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 1 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (80.00%) Skype
2 1 (10.00%) Firewall
2 1 (10.00%) SAN
General
1 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Exchange Support
2 2 (20.00%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco Support
3 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Clustering
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 5 (50.00%) Windows
1 5 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Project Management
2 1 (10.00%) Change Management
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL V3
2 1 (10.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (10.00%) Service Management
2 1 (10.00%) Ticket Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (60.00%) MCSE
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCITP
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
System Software
1 5 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (40.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) LANDesk
3 1 (10.00%) Remedy
3 1 (10.00%) VMware