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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 161 165 164
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 44 50 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.99% 1.04% 1.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.79% 4.77% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 39 39 49
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,308 £34,800 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
918 1049 1022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 20.76% 21.79% 23.57%
Number of salaries quoted 741 868 772
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £57,500
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 14 February 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 14 February 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 +16 38 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Halifax -16 3 £45,000 +12.50%
Wakefield +10 1 £32,500 -
Keighley - 1 £27,000 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 93 (93.00%) Active Directory
2 85 (85.00%) Windows
3 80 (80.00%) Microsoft
4 74 (74.00%) MS Exchange
5 69 (69.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 66 (66.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (58.00%) VMware
8 55 (55.00%) ITIL
9 51 (51.00%) Exchange Server 2010
10 49 (49.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 48 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
12 47 (47.00%) PowerShell
13 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2003
14 42 (42.00%) MCSE
15 40 (40.00%) DNS
16 37 (37.00%) Cisco
16 37 (37.00%) Symantec
16 37 (37.00%) Exchange Server 2013
17 36 (36.00%) Data Centre
18 35 (35.00%) MCITP
19 33 (33.00%) Blackberry
20 32 (32.00%) Unified Communications
21 31 (31.00%) Windows Server
21 31 (31.00%) Load Balancing
22 29 (29.00%) Office 365
23 28 (28.00%) VPN
24 27 (27.00%) SAN
24 27 (27.00%) SCOM
24 27 (27.00%) Video Conferencing
24 27 (27.00%) Cisco CUCM

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 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 74 (74.00%) MS Exchange
2 51 (51.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (37.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 23 (23.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2003
6 7 (7.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 7 (7.00%) Office Communications Server
7 3 (3.00%) IIS
Applications
1 19 (19.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (3.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (2.00%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 29 (29.00%) Office 365
2 17 (17.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (1.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.00%) DNS
2 32 (32.00%) Unified Communications
3 28 (28.00%) VPN
4 27 (27.00%) SAN
5 24 (24.00%) TCP/IP
6 21 (21.00%) Telepresence
7 12 (12.00%) VLAN
8 10 (10.00%) DMZ
8 10 (10.00%) Internet
8 10 (10.00%) Skype
9 9 (9.00%) Firewall
10 7 (7.00%) Remote Desktop
11 6 (6.00%) DHCP
12 4 (4.00%) NAS
13 1 (1.00%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.00%) Cisco ISE
13 1 (1.00%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (1.00%) GoToMeeting
13 1 (1.00%) NetScaler
13 1 (1.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) MySQL
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 16 (16.00%) Finance
2 10 (10.00%) Law
3 4 (4.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 4 (4.00%) Retail
4 2 (2.00%) Back Office
5 1 (1.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (38.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 23 (23.00%) Lync Engineer
3 23 (23.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 12 (12.00%) Analyst
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Senior Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (9.00%) Support Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Consultant
8 8 (8.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 8 (8.00%) Windows Engineer
9 7 (7.00%) Senior Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Infrastructure Analyst
9 7 (7.00%) Technical Infrastructure Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Applications Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) Exchange Engineer
10 6 (6.00%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (11.00%) MSMQ
2 4 (4.00%) Web Services
3 2 (2.00%) COM
3 2 (2.00%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (36.00%) Data Centre
2 33 (33.00%) Blackberry
3 27 (27.00%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (21.00%) Clustering
5 12 (12.00%) HP Storage
6 10 (10.00%) SecurID
7 9 (9.00%) EMC VNX
8 6 (6.00%) PKI
9 5 (5.00%) e-Learning
10 4 (4.00%) Management Information System
11 3 (3.00%) Replication
12 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (2.00%) Driving Licence
13 1 (1.00%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (85.00%) Windows
2 69 (69.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 66 (66.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (46.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 31 (31.00%) Windows Server
6 17 (17.00%) Linux
7 10 (10.00%) Debian
8 6 (6.00%) Windows 7
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 2000 Server
10 3 (3.00%) Mac OS
11 2 (2.00%) Windows 8
12 1 (1.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) ITIL
2 31 (31.00%) Load Balancing
3 18 (18.00%) Cybersecurity
4 17 (17.00%) Change Management
5 14 (14.00%) Project Management
6 9 (9.00%) Migration
7 8 (8.00%) Service Management
8 6 (6.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (5.00%) E-Discovery
9 5 (5.00%) ITSM
10 4 (4.00%) Capacity Planning
10 4 (4.00%) Configuration Management
10 4 (4.00%) Mentoring
11 2 (2.00%) Coaching
11 2 (2.00%) ITIL V3
11 2 (2.00%) Line Management
11 2 (2.00%) Performance Monitoring
12 1 (1.00%) Email Filtering
12 1 (1.00%) Kalman Filter
12 1 (1.00%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (47.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 49 (49.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 42 (42.00%) MCSE
3 35 (35.00%) MCITP
4 12 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 7 (7.00%) MCSA
6 1 (1.00%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 93 (93.00%) Active Directory
2 48 (48.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (24.00%) vSphere
4 12 (12.00%) VMware ESX
5 7 (7.00%) Hyper-V
6 5 (5.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 4 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
8 3 (3.00%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 27 (27.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 27 (27.00%) SCOM
2 26 (26.00%) SCCM
2 26 (26.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (7.00%) NetBackup
4 4 (4.00%) WSUS
5 1 (1.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.00%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 80 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 58 (58.00%) VMware
3 37 (37.00%) Cisco
3 37 (37.00%) Symantec
4 26 (26.00%) HP
5 16 (16.00%) Citrix
5 16 (16.00%) NetApp
6 12 (12.00%) CommVault
6 12 (12.00%) Veeam
7 11 (11.00%) Dell
7 11 (11.00%) EMC
7 11 (11.00%) SolarWinds
8 10 (10.00%) MobileIron
8 10 (10.00%) Red Hat
9 9 (9.00%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (3.00%) BMC
10 3 (3.00%) Remedy
11 2 (2.00%) Apple
11 2 (2.00%) Sage
12 1 (1.00%) Avaya
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Very competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Leeds, West Yorkshire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitve benefits package
Posted: 26 days ago