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 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 167 130 166
Rank change year-on-year
-37 +36
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 36 74 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.90% 1.66% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.91% 7.92% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 63 56
Median salary £39,000 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
920 934 1105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.89% 20.89% 22.33%
Number of salaries quoted 754 709 883
Median salary £38,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,000 £55,000
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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -24 33 £39,000 -2.50% 5
Huddersfield - 1 £24,000 -
Wakefield - 1 £34,000 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 78 (87.64%) Active Directory
2 74 (83.15%) Microsoft
3 59 (66.29%) Windows
4 57 (64.04%) MS Exchange
5 53 (59.55%) VMware
6 46 (51.69%) PowerShell
6 46 (51.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 44 (49.44%) VMware Infrastructure
8 41 (46.07%) Exchange Server 2010
9 37 (41.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 37 (41.57%) ITIL
10 34 (38.20%) Cisco
10 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
11 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2003
12 28 (31.46%) Microsoft Certification
13 26 (29.21%) MCSE
13 26 (29.21%) MCITP
14 25 (28.09%) Citrix
15 23 (25.84%) Symantec
15 23 (25.84%) DNS
15 23 (25.84%) Unified Communications
15 23 (25.84%) Cisco CUCM
15 23 (25.84%) Video Conferencing
16 21 (23.60%) Skype
16 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
17 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
17 20 (22.47%) VPN
17 20 (22.47%) Law
18 19 (21.35%) Migration
18 19 (21.35%) e-Learning

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 57 (64.04%) MS Exchange
2 41 (46.07%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (41.57%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (21.35%) Office Communications Server
5 9 (10.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.74%) IIS
7 2 (2.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (11.24%) MS Office
2 8 (8.99%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.12%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 3 (3.37%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.36%) Office 365
2 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.12%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.84%) DNS
1 23 (25.84%) Unified Communications
2 21 (23.60%) Skype
3 20 (22.47%) VPN
4 18 (20.22%) SAN
5 16 (17.98%) TCP/IP
5 16 (17.98%) Telepresence
6 13 (14.61%) NAS
7 6 (6.74%) DHCP
8 5 (5.62%) Cisco IPT
8 5 (5.62%) IP Telephony
8 5 (5.62%) LAN
9 3 (3.37%) Firewall
9 3 (3.37%) WAN
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.12%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.12%) NetScaler
10 1 (1.12%) Network Security
10 1 (1.12%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (19.10%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.49%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (2.25%) MySQL
3 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (1.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (22.47%) Law
2 14 (15.73%) Finance
2 14 (15.73%) Retail
3 13 (14.61%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.25%) Back Office
4 2 (2.25%) Legal
4 2 (2.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.47%) Exchange Specialist
2 19 (21.35%) Messaging Specialist
3 16 (17.98%) Consultant
3 16 (17.98%) Lync Engineer
3 16 (17.98%) Support Specialist
4 14 (15.73%) Exchange Support
4 14 (15.73%) Messaging Engineer
4 14 (15.73%) Wintel Consultant
5 13 (14.61%) Messaging Support
6 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 12 (13.48%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 11 (12.36%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.74%) Architect
9 6 (6.74%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Project Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Support Consultant
9 6 (6.74%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (6.74%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.49%) Web Services
2 3 (3.37%) MSMQ
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.84%) Video Conferencing
2 20 (22.47%) Data Centre
3 19 (21.35%) e-Learning
4 18 (20.22%) Blackberry
5 13 (14.61%) Clustering
6 7 (7.87%) PKI
7 3 (3.37%) EMC VNX
7 3 (3.37%) Replication
8 2 (2.25%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) EqualLogic
9 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 59 (66.29%) Windows
2 46 (51.69%) Windows Server 2008
3 34 (38.20%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (32.58%) Windows Server 2003
5 21 (23.60%) Windows Server
6 13 (14.61%) Windows 2000 Server
7 11 (12.36%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.37%) Linux
8 3 (3.37%) Mac OS
9 2 (2.25%) Android
9 2 (2.25%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.12%) Apple iOS
10 1 (1.12%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.12%) Windows 10
10 1 (1.12%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (41.57%) ITIL
2 19 (21.35%) E-Discovery
2 19 (21.35%) Migration
3 18 (20.22%) Change Management
4 17 (19.10%) Load Balancing
5 15 (16.85%) Project Management
6 13 (14.61%) Capacity Planning
7 10 (11.24%) Service Management
8 9 (10.11%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.62%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.49%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.37%) Coaching
11 3 (3.37%) ITSM
11 3 (3.37%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.37%) Service Design
12 2 (2.25%) ITIL V3
12 2 (2.25%) Presales
12 2 (2.25%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 46 (51.69%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.74%) SQL
3 2 (2.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (31.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (29.21%) MCITP
2 26 (29.21%) MCSE
3 3 (3.37%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.25%) MCSA
5 1 (1.12%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.12%) CCA
5 1 (1.12%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.12%) MCP
5 1 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.12%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.49%) SLA
System Software
1 78 (87.64%) Active Directory
2 44 (49.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.35%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 9 (10.11%) VMware ESX
5 8 (8.99%) Hyper-V
5 8 (8.99%) vSphere
6 4 (4.49%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.25%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.12%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.12%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.12%) VMware Server
8 1 (1.12%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (25.84%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (17.98%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (15.73%) SCOM
4 13 (14.61%) SCCM
5 4 (4.49%) WSUS
6 3 (3.37%) NetBackup
7 2 (2.25%) XenMobile
8 1 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
8 1 (1.12%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 74 (83.15%) Microsoft
2 53 (59.55%) VMware
3 34 (38.20%) Cisco
4 25 (28.09%) Citrix
5 23 (25.84%) Symantec
6 8 (8.99%) HP
7 4 (4.49%) Dell
7 4 (4.49%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (4.49%) NetApp
8 3 (3.37%) Apple
8 3 (3.37%) BMC
8 3 (3.37%) EMC
8 3 (3.37%) Remedy
9 2 (2.25%) Oracle
10 1 (1.12%) Avaya
10 1 (1.12%) Brocade
10 1 (1.12%) Genesys
10 1 (1.12%) Veeam
10 1 (1.12%) Verint
10 1 (1.12%) Zeacom
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: excellent benefits and bonus
Posted: 29 minutes ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Connected IT
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Car + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £24000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
Mirfield, West Yorkshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £27000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Leeds
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + car allowance
Posted: 12 days ago