The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Tyne and Wear region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 53 - 36
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 8 0 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 1.72% - 6.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 10.81% - 24.46%
Number of salaries quoted 8 0 14
Median salary £32,500 - £30,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 - £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,225 - £47,500
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 Tyne and Wear region.

Application Platforms Category
Tyne and Wear
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
74 98 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Tyne and Wear 15.95% 21.40% 24.51%
Number of salaries quoted 70 86 104
Median salary £32,500 £37,288 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.84% -1.87%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Tyne and Wear

The demand trend of job ads across the Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 February 2017.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear region over the 3 months to 24 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
Newcastle upon Tyne - 8 £32,500 - 2
Skype for Business
North East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 24 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 18 (90.00%) Skype
2 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
3 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
4 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
5 10 (50.00%) Windows
5 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 9 (45.00%) MCSE
6 9 (45.00%) ITIL
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 8 (40.00%) Office 365
8 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
9 6 (30.00%) VMware
9 6 (30.00%) Citrix
10 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
10 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
10 5 (25.00%) DHCP
10 5 (25.00%) DNS
10 5 (25.00%) SCCM
10 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
11 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
11 4 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
12 3 (15.00%) SQL Server

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 11 (55.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (20.00%) Office Communications Server
4 4 (20.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (10.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 18 (90.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) DHCP
2 5 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (15.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Consultant
3 3 (15.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Messaging Support
4 2 (10.00%) Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Collaboration Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Messaging Specialist
4 2 (10.00%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Citrix Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 5 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (15.00%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
1 10 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.00%) Android
4 2 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 7 (35.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.00%) Capacity Planning
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Content Management
5 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.00%) Migration
5 2 (10.00%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.00%) BPR
6 1 (5.00%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.00%) Coaching
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) ERP
6 1 (5.00%) High Availability
6 1 (5.00%) Project Management
6 1 (5.00%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.00%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (35.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (45.00%) MCSE
3 2 (10.00%) Degree
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.00%) CCNA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 15 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 14 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Citrix
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (15.00%) MobileIron
4 2 (10.00%) SolarWinds
4 2 (10.00%) Trend Micro
5 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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