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 21 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
21 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Yorkshire / West Yorkshire
Rank 160 175 172
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 35 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.49% 0.82% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.05% 4.40% 4.48%
Number of salaries quoted 16 35 32
Median salary £40,250 £42,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.29% +16.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,750 £30,400 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £54,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%

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
557 796 1005
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 16.18% 18.68% 21.74%
Number of salaries quoted 492 643 812
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 21 January 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 21 January 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 +20 16 £37,500 -11.76%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 January 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 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
3 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
3 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 16 (66.67%) SharePoint
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
6 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
6 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
6 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
7 12 (50.00%) VoIP
7 12 (50.00%) DNS
7 12 (50.00%) Linux
7 12 (50.00%) ITIL
7 12 (50.00%) Unix
7 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (45.83%) ISDN
8 11 (45.83%) DHCP
9 9 (37.50%) VMware
9 9 (37.50%) Office 365
9 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
10 8 (33.33%) Change Management
10 8 (33.33%) VPN
10 8 (33.33%) Citrix
10 8 (33.33%) Data Centre

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 16 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 13 (54.17%) MS Exchange
3 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 12 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 6 (25.00%) IIS
5 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 13 (54.17%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (45.83%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (37.50%) Office 365
3 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 12 (50.00%) DNS
1 12 (50.00%) VoIP
2 11 (45.83%) DHCP
2 11 (45.83%) ISDN
3 8 (33.33%) VPN
4 7 (29.17%) LAN
4 7 (29.17%) SAN
4 7 (29.17%) Skype
5 6 (25.00%) Firewall
5 6 (25.00%) NAS
6 5 (20.83%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (20.83%) Wireless
7 4 (16.67%) MPLS
7 4 (16.67%) OSPF
8 3 (12.50%) EIGRP
8 3 (12.50%) HSRP
8 3 (12.50%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (12.50%) VLAN
9 2 (8.33%) WAN
10 1 (4.17%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (54.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (50.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 6 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (25.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Citrix Server Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) SAN Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Citrix Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Exchange Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Senior VMware Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) Technical Engineer
1 6 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
2 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Server Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (20.83%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (12.50%) 802.1X
2 1 (4.17%) COM
2 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (25.00%) Clustering
2 6 (25.00%) PKI
3 5 (20.83%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
5 1 (4.17%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Private Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.17%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 22 (91.67%) Windows
2 19 (79.17%) Windows Server 2012
3 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 12 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (50.00%) Unix
4 12 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (29.17%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
6 6 (25.00%) Windows 7
7 5 (20.83%) Windows 8
8 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
8 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
9 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
1 12 (50.00%) ITIL
2 8 (33.33%) Change Management
3 7 (29.17%) Presales
3 7 (29.17%) Technical Architecture
4 6 (25.00%) Change Control
4 6 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 5 (20.83%) Configuration Management
5 5 (20.83%) Knowledge Management
6 3 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 3 (12.50%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (12.50%) Service Management
7 2 (8.33%) ITIL V3
7 2 (8.33%) Migration
8 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
8 1 (4.17%) High Availability
8 1 (4.17%) Information Security
8 1 (4.17%) Network Design
8 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
8 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) SC Cleared
1 7 (29.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) CCNP
2 1 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
2 1 (4.17%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (25.00%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
6 1 (4.17%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) FortiGate
2 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
2 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (4.17%) SCOM
Vendors
1 19 (79.17%) Microsoft
2 9 (37.50%) VMware
3 8 (33.33%) Citrix
4 7 (29.17%) Cisco
4 7 (29.17%) CommVault
4 7 (29.17%) Dell Compellent
4 7 (29.17%) NetApp
4 7 (29.17%) Nimble Storage
5 6 (25.00%) Avaya
5 6 (25.00%) Civica
6 1 (4.17%) Apple
6 1 (4.17%) BT
6 1 (4.17%) Dell
6 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
6 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto