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 28 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 168 155 176
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +21
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 19 52 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.53% 1.19% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.18% 6.64% 4.34%
Number of salaries quoted 16 43 36
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% +6.25%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -6.97%

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
597 783 1059
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.72% 17.85% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 531 645 854
Median salary £40,000 £42,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.76% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
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 28 February 2017.

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 28 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
Leeds -8 18 £50,000 +17.64%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
4 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
5 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
6 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
6 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
6 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2008
7 17 (60.71%) Hyper-V
7 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
7 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (60.71%) Linux
7 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
7 17 (60.71%) Unix
7 17 (60.71%) Disaster Recovery
8 16 (57.14%) VMware
9 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2013
10 14 (50.00%) VoIP
10 14 (50.00%) Citrix
11 13 (46.43%) SAN
11 13 (46.43%) CommVault
11 13 (46.43%) NetApp
11 13 (46.43%) ISDN
11 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
11 13 (46.43%) Technical Architecture
11 13 (46.43%) Dell Compellent
11 13 (46.43%) Nimble Storage

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 20 (71.43%) SharePoint
2 18 (64.29%) MS Exchange
3 17 (60.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 15 (53.57%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (32.14%) Exchange Server 2010
6 8 (28.57%) IIS
7 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 17 (60.71%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (60.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (39.29%) Office 365
3 2 (7.14%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 14 (50.00%) VoIP
2 13 (46.43%) ISDN
2 13 (46.43%) SAN
3 11 (39.29%) VPN
4 10 (35.71%) DHCP
4 10 (35.71%) DNS
5 9 (32.14%) NAS
6 6 (21.43%) LAN
7 5 (17.86%) Firewall
7 5 (17.86%) Skype
8 4 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
8 4 (14.29%) MPLS
8 4 (14.29%) Wireless
9 3 (10.71%) OSPF
10 2 (7.14%) EIGRP
10 2 (7.14%) HSRP
10 2 (7.14%) Spanning Tree
10 2 (7.14%) VLAN
10 2 (7.14%) WAN
10 2 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (64.29%) SQL Server
2 17 (60.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (32.14%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (10.71%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.57%) Back Office
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) SAN Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (32.14%) VMware Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support
4 5 (17.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 5 (17.86%) Support Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) Cloud Architect
5 4 (14.29%) IT Engineer
5 4 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) 802.1X
2 1 (3.57%) COM
2 1 (3.57%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (39.29%) Data Centre
2 9 (32.14%) Clustering
3 4 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) Management Information System
3 4 (14.29%) PKI
3 4 (14.29%) Private Cloud
3 4 (14.29%) Public Cloud
4 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (3.57%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 27 (96.43%) Windows
2 25 (89.29%) Windows Server 2012
3 19 (67.86%) Windows Server
4 18 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 17 (60.71%) Linux
5 17 (60.71%) Unix
6 13 (46.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 10
7 6 (21.43%) Windows 7
8 5 (17.86%) Windows 8
9 2 (7.14%) Windows Vista
9 2 (7.14%) Windows XP
10 1 (3.57%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (60.71%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (46.43%) Presales
2 13 (46.43%) Technical Architecture
3 10 (35.71%) ITIL
4 9 (32.14%) Change Control
4 9 (32.14%) Service Delivery
5 7 (25.00%) Change Management
6 5 (17.86%) Mentoring
7 4 (14.29%) Configuration Management
7 4 (14.29%) High Availability
7 4 (14.29%) Information Security
7 4 (14.29%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
8 3 (10.71%) Service Management
9 2 (7.14%) Migration
9 2 (7.14%) Network Load Balancing
10 1 (3.57%) Application Packaging
10 1 (3.57%) ITIL V3
10 1 (3.57%) Network Design
10 1 (3.57%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (17.86%) SC Cleared
1 5 (17.86%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.57%) CCNP
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.57%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
2 1 (3.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (89.29%) Active Directory
2 17 (60.71%) Hyper-V
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (32.14%) XenApp
5 2 (7.14%) Firmware
5 2 (7.14%) vSphere
6 1 (3.57%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (7.14%) SCCM
2 1 (3.57%) FortiGate
2 1 (3.57%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 23 (82.14%) Microsoft
2 16 (57.14%) VMware
3 14 (50.00%) Citrix
4 13 (46.43%) CommVault
4 13 (46.43%) Dell Compellent
4 13 (46.43%) NetApp
4 13 (46.43%) Nimble Storage
5 9 (32.14%) Civica
6 6 (21.43%) Avaya
6 6 (21.43%) Cisco
7 1 (3.57%) Apple
7 1 (3.57%) BT
7 1 (3.57%) Dell
7 1 (3.57%) Intel Security
7 1 (3.57%) Palo Alto