The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the West Yorkshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 187 163 175
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +12
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 52 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.23% 1.12% 0.95%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.61% 5.99% 4.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 45 32
Median salary £45,000 £30,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+50.00% -28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £30,000 £24,405
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
West Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
560 868 1135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.49% 18.71% 22.12%
Number of salaries quoted 483 653 781
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% -3.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,300 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the West Yorkshire 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 West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 26 September 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
Leeds -14 9 £45,000 +50.00%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) MS Exchange
4 19 (50.00%) Skype
5 18 (47.37%) ITIL
5 18 (47.37%) VMware
6 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
7 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
8 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
9 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
10 12 (31.58%) MS Office
10 12 (31.58%) LAN
10 12 (31.58%) Change Management
10 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
11 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) Office 365
12 10 (26.32%) DNS
12 10 (26.32%) Cisco
13 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
14 8 (21.05%) E-Discovery
14 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
14 8 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
14 8 (21.05%) PKI
14 8 (21.05%) e-Learning
14 8 (21.05%) SCCM
14 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
14 8 (21.05%) Migration

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 25 (65.79%) MS Exchange
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (18.42%) IIS
4 7 (18.42%) SharePoint
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (2.63%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 13 (34.21%) MS Excel
2 12 (31.58%) MS Office
3 1 (2.63%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (28.95%) Office 365
2 2 (5.26%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (50.00%) Skype
2 12 (31.58%) LAN
3 10 (26.32%) DNS
4 7 (18.42%) WAN
5 6 (15.79%) Firewall
6 5 (13.16%) Internet
6 5 (13.16%) SMTP
7 4 (10.53%) Cisco IPT
7 4 (10.53%) DHCP
7 4 (10.53%) IP Telephony
8 3 (7.89%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (7.89%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.89%) HSRP
8 3 (7.89%) ISDN
8 3 (7.89%) OSPF
8 3 (7.89%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (7.89%) VLAN
8 3 (7.89%) VoIP
8 3 (7.89%) VPN
8 3 (7.89%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (28.95%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (5.26%) Legal
2 1 (2.63%) Back Office
2 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Exchange Specialist
1 9 (23.68%) Messaging Specialist
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Engineer
2 7 (18.42%) Desktop Support
2 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Support Specialist
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Exchange Support
4 5 (13.16%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Windows Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Cisco Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Project Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 8 (21.05%) e-Learning
1 8 (21.05%) PKI
2 6 (15.79%) Blackberry
3 5 (13.16%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (13.16%) Replication
4 4 (10.53%) Data Centre
5 3 (7.89%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.63%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server
4 12 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (21.05%) Windows 7
6 6 (15.79%) Android
6 6 (15.79%) Windows XP
7 5 (13.16%) Apple iOS
7 5 (13.16%) Mac OS X
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (13.16%) Windows Vista
8 3 (7.89%) Linux
8 3 (7.89%) Unix
9 2 (5.26%) Windows 10
10 1 (2.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (2.63%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) ITIL
2 12 (31.58%) Change Management
3 8 (21.05%) E-Discovery
3 8 (21.05%) Migration
4 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
4 7 (18.42%) Mobile Device Management
5 6 (15.79%) ITIL V3
6 4 (10.53%) PRINCE2
6 4 (10.53%) Project Management
6 4 (10.53%) Service Management
7 3 (7.89%) Change Control
7 3 (7.89%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.89%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (7.89%) Knowledge Management
7 3 (7.89%) Network Load Balancing
8 2 (5.26%) Desktop Virtualisation
8 2 (5.26%) Kalman Filter
8 2 (5.26%) Presales
8 2 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.95%) PowerShell
2 7 (18.42%) SQL
3 1 (2.63%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 6 (15.79%) SC Cleared
3 4 (10.53%) MCSE
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.89%) MCP
5 2 (5.26%) Degree
5 2 (5.26%) MCSA
6 1 (2.63%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.63%) CCA
6 1 (2.63%) CCNA
6 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (21.05%) Virtual Servers
4 7 (18.42%) Hyper-V
5 3 (7.89%) XenServer
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) BitLocker
7 1 (2.63%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 8 (21.05%) SCCM
2 5 (13.16%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (13.16%) SCOM
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.26%) Nagios
3 2 (5.26%) Opsview
3 2 (5.26%) SmoothWall
3 2 (5.26%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 35 (92.11%) Microsoft
2 18 (47.37%) VMware
3 10 (26.32%) Cisco
4 8 (21.05%) Apple
5 5 (13.16%) Citrix
6 3 (7.89%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) CommVault
7 2 (5.26%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.63%) Dell
8 1 (2.63%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.63%) EqualLogic
8 1 (2.63%) Synology
8 1 (2.63%) Zeacom