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 27 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 184 175 152
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -23
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 43 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 0.36% 0.91% 1.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.50% 4.93% 6.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 38 53
Median salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
561 873 1087
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in West Yorkshire 14.34% 18.52% 22.00%
Number of salaries quoted 477 651 747
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,300 £25,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £56,500
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 27 August 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 27 August 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 +7 14 £45,000 +28.57% 1
Bradford - 1 - -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 45 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (86.00%) Active Directory
3 33 (66.00%) Windows
4 28 (56.00%) VMware
5 27 (54.00%) MS Exchange
6 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
7 20 (40.00%) Skype
8 19 (38.00%) ITIL
9 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
10 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (26.00%) MS Office
11 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
12 12 (24.00%) Citrix
12 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (24.00%) Change Management
12 12 (24.00%) MCSE
12 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
12 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (22.00%) Office 365
13 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
14 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 10 (20.00%) Migration
14 10 (20.00%) e-Learning
14 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 10 (20.00%) Cisco
14 10 (20.00%) LAN
14 10 (20.00%) DNS
14 10 (20.00%) 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 27 (54.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (16.00%) Office Communications Server
5 5 (10.00%) IIS
5 5 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 2 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (2.00%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 13 (26.00%) MS Office
2 12 (24.00%) MS Excel
3 1 (2.00%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (22.00%) Office 365
2 1 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 20 (40.00%) Skype
2 10 (20.00%) DNS
2 10 (20.00%) LAN
3 8 (16.00%) SAN
4 7 (14.00%) NAS
4 7 (14.00%) WAN
5 5 (10.00%) Internet
5 5 (10.00%) SMTP
5 5 (10.00%) VPN
6 4 (8.00%) Cisco IPT
6 4 (8.00%) Firewall
6 4 (8.00%) IP Telephony
6 4 (8.00%) Unified Communications
7 3 (6.00%) DHCP
8 1 (2.00%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.00%) EIGRP
8 1 (2.00%) Network Security
8 1 (2.00%) OSPF
8 1 (2.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (2.00%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (2.00%) MySQL
General
1 8 (16.00%) Finance
1 8 (16.00%) Law
1 8 (16.00%) Retail
2 7 (14.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.00%) Back Office
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 12 (24.00%) Consultant
2 11 (22.00%) Exchange Specialist
2 11 (22.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 9 (18.00%) Support Specialist
4 8 (16.00%) Desktop Support
4 8 (16.00%) Support Engineer
4 8 (16.00%) Wintel Consultant
5 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support
5 7 (14.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (14.00%) Exchange Support
6 6 (12.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) IT Engineer
6 6 (12.00%) Messaging Support
7 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 5 (10.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
7 5 (10.00%) Project Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Cisco Engineer
8 4 (8.00%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.00%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 10 (20.00%) Data Centre
1 10 (20.00%) e-Learning
2 8 (16.00%) Blackberry
3 7 (14.00%) Clustering
3 7 (14.00%) PKI
4 5 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (10.00%) Replication
5 2 (4.00%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.00%) EqualLogic
6 1 (2.00%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.00%) Private Cloud
6 1 (2.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 33 (66.00%) Windows
2 20 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (32.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (28.00%) Windows Server
5 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 10 (20.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (14.00%) Windows 2000 Server
8 6 (12.00%) Android
8 6 (12.00%) Windows XP
9 5 (10.00%) Apple iOS
9 5 (10.00%) Mac OS X
9 5 (10.00%) Windows Vista
10 2 (4.00%) Mac OS
11 1 (2.00%) Linux
11 1 (2.00%) Unix
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 10
11 1 (2.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (38.00%) ITIL
2 12 (24.00%) Change Management
3 10 (20.00%) E-Discovery
3 10 (20.00%) Migration
4 8 (16.00%) Mobile Device Management
5 7 (14.00%) Capacity Planning
5 7 (14.00%) Mentoring
6 5 (10.00%) ITIL V3
6 5 (10.00%) Project Management
7 4 (8.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (8.00%) Service Management
8 3 (6.00%) Change Control
8 3 (6.00%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.00%) Customer Engagement
9 2 (4.00%) Data Loss Prevention
9 2 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 2 (4.00%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (4.00%) Presales
9 2 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 2 (4.00%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 16 (32.00%) PowerShell
2 8 (16.00%) SQL
3 2 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) MCSE
1 12 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (16.00%) MCITP
3 5 (10.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.00%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (6.00%) MCP
4 3 (6.00%) SC Cleared
5 2 (4.00%) Degree
5 2 (4.00%) MCSA
6 1 (2.00%) A+ Certification
6 1 (2.00%) CCA
6 1 (2.00%) CCNA
6 1 (2.00%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (2.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (86.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (46.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 10 (20.00%) Virtual Servers
4 5 (10.00%) Hyper-V
5 3 (6.00%) XenServer
6 2 (4.00%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.00%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (18.00%) SCCM
2 5 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 5 (10.00%) SCOM
3 2 (4.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (4.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (4.00%) Nagios
3 2 (4.00%) Opsview
3 2 (4.00%) SmoothWall
3 2 (4.00%) XenMobile
4 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 45 (90.00%) Microsoft
2 28 (56.00%) VMware
3 12 (24.00%) Citrix
4 10 (20.00%) Cisco
5 9 (18.00%) Apple
6 3 (6.00%) Veeam
7 2 (4.00%) CommVault
7 2 (4.00%) HP
7 2 (4.00%) SolarWinds
8 1 (2.00%) Dell
8 1 (2.00%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.00%) Oracle
8 1 (2.00%) Symantec
8 1 (2.00%) Synology
8 1 (2.00%) Zeacom