The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Surrey region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 21 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Surrey
Rank 146 147 171
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +24
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 15 62 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 0.56% 1.59% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.71% 7.20% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 49 32
Median salary £37,500 £45,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +18.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £60,000 £53,750
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 Surrey region.

Application Platforms Category
Surrey
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
554 861 1004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Surrey 20.80% 22.12% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 469 773 898
Median salary £40,000 £42,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.32% -0.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £27,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Surrey

The demand trend of job ads across the Surrey 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 Surrey

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Surrey

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Surrey

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Surrey

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 21 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
Staines - 4 £37,500 -
Weybridge - 4 £26,000 -
Woking +5 2 £26,000 -38.82%
Redhill - 2 - -
Guildford +12 1 £27,500 -5.17%
Cobham - 1 £45,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Surrey

For the 6 months to 21 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 18 (69.23%) Windows
3 15 (57.69%) Skype
4 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
5 12 (46.15%) Office 365
6 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
6 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
6 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
6 10 (38.46%) Cisco
7 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
8 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
8 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (30.77%) MS Office
8 8 (30.77%) Citrix
8 8 (30.77%) VMware
9 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
9 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
10 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
10 5 (19.23%) DNS
10 5 (19.23%) VoIP
11 4 (15.38%) Service Management
11 4 (15.38%) Firewall
11 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (15.38%) Workflow
11 4 (15.38%) Finance
11 4 (15.38%) Legal
11 4 (15.38%) Migration
11 4 (15.38%) Retail
11 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Surrey 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 10 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 10 (38.46%) SharePoint
2 9 (34.62%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2003
4 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 10 (38.46%) MS Excel
2 8 (30.77%) MS Office
3 4 (15.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (3.85%) Final Cut Pro
4 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 12 (46.15%) Office 365
2 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (7.69%) IaaS
3 2 (7.69%) PaaS
4 1 (3.85%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) Skype
2 5 (19.23%) DNS
2 5 (19.23%) VoIP
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (15.38%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) Firewall
3 4 (15.38%) Internet
3 4 (15.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (15.38%) VPN
4 2 (7.69%) SAN
5 1 (3.85%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (3.85%) Telepresence
5 1 (3.85%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (15.38%) Finance
1 4 (15.38%) Legal
1 4 (15.38%) Retail
2 2 (7.69%) German Language
2 2 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 7 (26.92%) Analyst
1 7 (26.92%) IT Support
2 5 (19.23%) Desktop Support
2 5 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 5 (19.23%) Systems Support
3 4 (15.38%) Active Directory Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Citrix Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Desktop Support Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 4 (15.38%) IT Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) IT Systems Administrator
3 4 (15.38%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) IT Trainer
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Technical Support Specialist
4 3 (11.54%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (15.38%) Data Centre
2 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
2 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (7.69%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.85%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.85%) iPad
3 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 18 (69.23%) Windows
2 14 (53.85%) Windows 7
3 8 (30.77%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (23.08%) Windows Server
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 10
6 4 (15.38%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (15.38%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (15.38%) Data Protection
1 4 (15.38%) ITIL
1 4 (15.38%) Migration
1 4 (15.38%) Performance Management
1 4 (15.38%) Server Building
1 4 (15.38%) Service Management
1 4 (15.38%) Workflow
2 3 (11.54%) Coaching
3 1 (3.85%) Customer Engagement
3 1 (3.85%) Mentoring
3 1 (3.85%) Patch Management
3 1 (3.85%) Security Patching
3 1 (3.85%) Server Virtualisation
3 1 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
1 4 (15.38%) VBScript
2 3 (11.54%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Degree
1 4 (15.38%) MCSE
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 18 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 8 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (15.38%) Firmware
3 4 (15.38%) Terminal Server
3 4 (15.38%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (15.38%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (15.38%) SCCM
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (38.46%) Cisco
3 8 (30.77%) Citrix
3 8 (30.77%) VMware
4 3 (11.54%) Avaya
5 2 (7.69%) Bomgar
6 1 (3.85%) Apple
6 1 (3.85%) Dell
6 1 (3.85%) Dell KACE
6 1 (3.85%) Google
6 1 (3.85%) Polycom
6 1 (3.85%) Veeam