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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 154 154 154
Rank change year-on-year
0 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 54 64 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 1.26% 1.32% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.60% 6.36% 6.15%
Number of salaries quoted 38 54 63
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,450 £30,150 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average 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
965 1006 1106
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 22.55% 20.78% 21.94%
Number of salaries quoted 803 775 864
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in West Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the West Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 1 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the West Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 1 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
(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
Leeds +10 51 £40,000 - 3
Huddersfield +6 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 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 79 (87.78%) Active Directory
2 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
3 60 (66.67%) Windows
4 58 (64.44%) MS Exchange
5 56 (62.22%) VMware
6 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
6 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
7 45 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 43 (47.78%) Exchange Server 2010
9 38 (42.22%) ITIL
10 37 (41.11%) Exchange Server 2013
11 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 33 (36.67%) Cisco
13 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2003
14 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
15 26 (28.89%) MCSE
15 26 (28.89%) MCITP
16 25 (27.78%) Citrix
17 24 (26.67%) Symantec
18 23 (25.56%) DNS
18 23 (25.56%) Video Conferencing
18 23 (25.56%) Unified Communications
18 23 (25.56%) Cisco CUCM
18 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
19 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
20 20 (22.22%) Skype
20 20 (22.22%) Law
20 20 (22.22%) VPN
21 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
21 19 (21.11%) SAN

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

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the West Yorkshire 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 58 (64.44%) MS Exchange
2 43 (47.78%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (41.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (21.11%) Office Communications Server
5 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
6 6 (6.67%) IIS
7 2 (2.22%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 8 (8.89%) MS Excel
1 8 (8.89%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.33%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (12.22%) Office 365
2 5 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.11%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 23 (25.56%) DNS
1 23 (25.56%) Unified Communications
2 20 (22.22%) Skype
2 20 (22.22%) VPN
3 19 (21.11%) SAN
4 16 (17.78%) TCP/IP
4 16 (17.78%) Telepresence
5 13 (14.44%) NAS
6 6 (6.67%) DHCP
7 5 (5.56%) Cisco IPT
7 5 (5.56%) IP Telephony
8 4 (4.44%) Firewall
8 4 (4.44%) LAN
9 2 (2.22%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (2.22%) WAN
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco ISE
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco Nexus
10 1 (1.11%) Cisco Wireless
10 1 (1.11%) GoToMeeting
10 1 (1.11%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (21.11%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) MySQL
4 2 (2.22%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (1.11%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 20 (22.22%) Law
2 14 (15.56%) Finance
2 14 (15.56%) Retail
3 13 (14.44%) Pharmaceutical
4 2 (2.22%) Back Office
4 2 (2.22%) Legal
4 2 (2.22%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 20 (22.22%) Exchange Specialist
2 19 (21.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 16 (17.78%) Consultant
3 16 (17.78%) Lync Engineer
3 16 (17.78%) Support Specialist
4 14 (15.56%) Exchange Support
4 14 (15.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Messaging Engineer
4 14 (15.56%) Wintel Consultant
5 13 (14.44%) Messaging Support
6 12 (13.33%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Engineer
8 7 (7.78%) Project Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
9 6 (6.67%) Architect
9 6 (6.67%) IT Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Support Consultant
9 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) VMware Engineer
9 6 (6.67%) Wintel Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.44%) MSMQ
1 4 (4.44%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (24.44%) Data Centre
3 19 (21.11%) e-Learning
4 17 (18.89%) Blackberry
5 14 (15.56%) Clustering
6 7 (7.78%) PKI
7 4 (4.44%) EMC VNX
8 3 (3.33%) Private Cloud
8 3 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 60 (66.67%) Windows
2 47 (52.22%) Windows Server 2008
3 35 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (32.22%) Windows Server 2003
5 23 (25.56%) Windows Server
6 13 (14.44%) Windows 2000 Server
7 10 (11.11%) Windows 7
8 4 (4.44%) Linux
9 3 (3.33%) Mac OS
10 1 (1.11%) Android
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (42.22%) ITIL
2 19 (21.11%) E-Discovery
2 19 (21.11%) Migration
3 18 (20.00%) Load Balancing
4 17 (18.89%) Change Management
5 16 (17.78%) Project Management
6 13 (14.44%) Capacity Planning
7 11 (12.22%) Service Management
8 9 (10.00%) Cybersecurity
9 5 (5.56%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (4.44%) ITSM
10 4 (4.44%) PRINCE2
10 4 (4.44%) Problem Management
11 3 (3.33%) Coaching
11 3 (3.33%) Mentoring
11 3 (3.33%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.33%) Service Design
12 2 (2.22%) Application Packaging
12 2 (2.22%) Project Planning
12 2 (2.22%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 47 (52.22%) PowerShell
2 5 (5.56%) SQL
3 2 (2.22%) VB
Qualifications
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (28.89%) MCITP
2 26 (28.89%) MCSE
3 3 (3.33%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.22%) MCSA
5 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
5 1 (1.11%) CCA
5 1 (1.11%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.11%) MCP
5 1 (1.11%) SC Cleared
5 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 79 (87.78%) Active Directory
2 45 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 19 (21.11%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 11 (12.22%) VMware ESX
5 10 (11.11%) vSphere
6 9 (10.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (4.44%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (2.22%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
9 1 (1.11%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.11%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.11%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 23 (25.56%) Cisco CUCM
2 16 (17.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 14 (15.56%) SCOM
4 13 (14.44%) SCCM
5 4 (4.44%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.44%) WSUS
6 2 (2.22%) XenMobile
7 1 (1.11%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.11%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 74 (82.22%) Microsoft
2 56 (62.22%) VMware
3 33 (36.67%) Cisco
4 25 (27.78%) Citrix
5 24 (26.67%) Symantec
6 9 (10.00%) HP
7 4 (4.44%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) Dell Compellent
7 4 (4.44%) EMC
7 4 (4.44%) NetApp
8 3 (3.33%) BMC
8 3 (3.33%) Oracle
8 3 (3.33%) Remedy
9 2 (2.22%) Apple
10 1 (1.11%) Avaya
10 1 (1.11%) Brocade
10 1 (1.11%) Genesys
10 1 (1.11%) SolarWinds
10 1 (1.11%) Verint
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