The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Sussex region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 110 69 97
Rank change year-on-year
-41 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 34 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 0.32% 2.74% 1.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 8.72% 5.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1 26 17
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
South East

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

Application Platforms Category
West Sussex
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
287 390 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Sussex 23.09% 31.43% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 272 349 282
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

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

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Job Locations in West Sussex

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the West Sussex region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Gatwick - 3 - -
Crawley -16 1 £32,500 -23.52%
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
3 13 (76.47%) SQL
4 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
4 12 (70.59%) SAN
4 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
5 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
5 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
6 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
6 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
6 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
6 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
6 9 (52.94%) VoIP
6 9 (52.94%) Windows
6 9 (52.94%) Linux
6 9 (52.94%) MCSE
6 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 8 (47.06%) Office 365
7 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
8 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (41.18%) Clustering
8 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
8 7 (41.18%) 3PAR
8 7 (41.18%) High Availability
8 7 (41.18%) F5
8 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
8 7 (41.18%) Skype

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the West Sussex 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 12 (70.59%) Exchange Server 2010
1 12 (70.59%) MS Exchange
2 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (41.18%) SharePoint 2013
4 5 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (29.41%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (58.82%) MS Excel
2 2 (11.76%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (47.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) SAN
2 9 (52.94%) VoIP
3 7 (41.18%) BGP
3 7 (41.18%) Cisco ASA
3 7 (41.18%) Skype
4 5 (29.41%) Cisco IOS
4 5 (29.41%) Wireless
5 4 (23.53%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (11.76%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (11.76%) Firewall
6 2 (11.76%) IPsec
6 2 (11.76%) OSPF
6 2 (11.76%) VLAN
6 2 (11.76%) VPN
6 2 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (5.88%) PABX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (76.47%) SQL Server
2 12 (70.59%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 7 (41.18%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 7 (41.18%) Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Enterprise Architect
1 7 (41.18%) Virtualisation Architect
2 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) IT Support
3 2 (11.76%) Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Senior Network Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support
4 1 (5.88%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support
4 1 (5.88%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Analyst
4 1 (5.88%) IT Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Project Manager
4 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (11.76%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 9 (52.94%) Linux
1 9 (52.94%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) Debian
2 7 (41.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
2 7 (41.18%) Windows Server
3 5 (29.41%) Ubuntu
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Mentoring
2 7 (41.18%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
2 7 (41.18%) Data Management
2 7 (41.18%) High Availability
2 7 (41.18%) Network Load Balancing
2 7 (41.18%) PRINCE2
2 7 (41.18%) TOGAF
2 7 (41.18%) Translating Business Requirements
3 4 (23.53%) Coaching
4 2 (11.76%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (11.76%) CRM
5 1 (5.88%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 13 (76.47%) SQL
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Python
3 1 (5.88%) C#
3 1 (5.88%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Cisco Certification
1 9 (52.94%) MCSE
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (41.18%) CCNA
3 2 (11.76%) CCIE
3 2 (11.76%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (52.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) Hyper-V
3 4 (23.53%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (23.53%) Terminal Services
4 1 (5.88%) VMware ESX
4 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) Nagios
1 5 (29.41%) Opsview
1 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds Orion
Vendors
1 15 (88.24%) Microsoft
2 14 (82.35%) Cisco
3 9 (52.94%) CheckPoint
4 7 (41.18%) 3PAR
4 7 (41.18%) F5
4 7 (41.18%) HP
4 7 (41.18%) Juniper
4 7 (41.18%) Red Hat
5 6 (35.29%) VMware
6 5 (29.41%) SolarWinds
6 5 (29.41%) Veeam
7 2 (11.76%) Avaya