The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the 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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 185 199 192
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 66 71 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 1.05% 0.99% 0.90%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.45% 4.69% 3.75%
Number of salaries quoted 54 45 53
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,116 £32,500 £33,200
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £56,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Skype for Business
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Yorkshire region.

Application Platforms Category
Yorkshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1212 1515 1601
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 19.32% 21.20% 24.02%
Number of salaries quoted 973 1252 1215
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Yorkshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Yorkshire region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 9 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
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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
West Yorkshire -4 41 £42,500 +6.25% 4
North Yorkshire +23 15 £55,000 +62.96% 4
East Yorkshire +1 5 - - 1
South Yorkshire +1 4 £30,625 -10.28%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 109 (81.34%) Microsoft
2 107 (79.85%) Active Directory
3 93 (69.40%) Windows
4 87 (64.93%) MS Exchange
5 72 (53.73%) Windows Server 2008
6 70 (52.24%) Windows Server 2012
7 67 (50.00%) VMware
8 66 (49.25%) ITIL
9 57 (42.54%) Cisco
10 55 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2010
11 53 (39.55%) DNS
12 52 (38.81%) Microsoft Certification
13 51 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
13 51 (38.06%) PowerShell
14 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
15 45 (33.58%) MCSE
15 45 (33.58%) Unified Communications
16 38 (28.36%) SCCM
16 38 (28.36%) Data Centre
16 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
17 37 (27.61%) SCOM
17 37 (27.61%) Exchange Server 2013
17 37 (27.61%) Symantec
18 35 (26.12%) SAN
18 35 (26.12%) MCITP
19 33 (24.63%) Load Balancing
19 33 (24.63%) Blackberry
20 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
20 32 (23.88%) Office 365
20 32 (23.88%) Cisco CUCM

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Yorkshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, IT jobs across the 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 87 (64.93%) MS Exchange
2 55 (41.04%) Exchange Server 2010
3 37 (27.61%) Exchange Server 2013
4 28 (20.90%) SharePoint
5 10 (7.46%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2003
6 8 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2007
7 6 (4.48%) IIS
8 5 (3.73%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 27 (20.15%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.99%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (1.49%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.75%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.75%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 32 (23.88%) Office 365
2 17 (12.69%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (2.24%) SaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.75%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (0.75%) IaaS
4 1 (0.75%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 53 (39.55%) DNS
2 45 (33.58%) Unified Communications
3 35 (26.12%) SAN
4 32 (23.88%) TCP/IP
5 29 (21.64%) VPN
6 21 (15.67%) Telepresence
7 16 (11.94%) WAN
8 14 (10.45%) Internet
9 13 (9.70%) Firewall
9 13 (9.70%) MPLS
9 13 (9.70%) Skype
9 13 (9.70%) VLAN
10 11 (8.21%) LAN
11 10 (7.46%) DMZ
11 10 (7.46%) NAS
12 8 (5.97%) 4G
12 8 (5.97%) LTE
12 8 (5.97%) PBX
12 8 (5.97%) Remote Desktop
13 7 (5.22%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (10.45%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.75%) MySQL
3 1 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 20 (14.93%) Finance
2 9 (6.72%) Law
2 9 (6.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.24%) Pharmaceutical
3 3 (2.24%) Retail
4 2 (1.49%) Back Office
4 2 (1.49%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Electronics
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (32.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 25 (18.66%) Messaging Engineer
3 23 (17.16%) Microsoft Engineer
4 22 (16.42%) Lync Engineer
5 17 (12.69%) Consultant
6 13 (9.70%) Analyst
6 13 (9.70%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 12 (8.96%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.46%) Applications Support
8 10 (7.46%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Application Support Team Leader
9 9 (6.72%) Product Manager
9 9 (6.72%) Senior Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (6.72%) Support Team Leader
9 9 (6.72%) Team Leader
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Manager
10 8 (5.97%) Senior Product Manager
10 8 (5.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 8 (5.97%) Windows Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (8.21%) MSMQ
2 5 (3.73%) VXML
2 5 (3.73%) XMPP
3 4 (2.99%) Web Services
4 3 (2.24%) .NET
5 2 (1.49%) COM
5 2 (1.49%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 38 (28.36%) Data Centre
2 33 (24.63%) Blackberry
3 27 (20.15%) Video Conferencing
4 21 (15.67%) Clustering
5 12 (8.96%) HP Storage
6 10 (7.46%) SecurID
7 9 (6.72%) EMC VNX
8 8 (5.97%) Management Information System
9 7 (5.22%) Enterprise Storage
10 6 (4.48%) PKI
11 4 (2.99%) e-Learning
12 3 (2.24%) Fintech
12 3 (2.24%) Replication
13 2 (1.49%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (1.49%) Driving Licence
14 1 (0.75%) Private Cloud
14 1 (0.75%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 93 (69.40%) Windows
2 72 (53.73%) Windows Server 2008
3 70 (52.24%) Windows Server 2012
4 46 (34.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 38 (28.36%) Windows Server
6 17 (12.69%) Linux
7 10 (7.46%) Debian
8 7 (5.22%) Windows 7
9 3 (2.24%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.24%) Windows 2000 Server
10 2 (1.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.75%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (49.25%) ITIL
2 33 (24.63%) Load Balancing
3 21 (15.67%) Change Management
4 19 (14.18%) Project Management
5 18 (13.43%) Cybersecurity
6 14 (10.45%) Migration
7 11 (8.21%) Presales
7 11 (8.21%) Service Management
8 10 (7.46%) Capacity Planning
9 8 (5.97%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.22%) BCP
11 6 (4.48%) Root Cause Analysis
12 5 (3.73%) Cisco ICM Scripting
12 5 (3.73%) ITIL V3
12 5 (3.73%) ITSM
12 5 (3.73%) Problem Management
13 4 (2.99%) Configuration Management
13 4 (2.99%) E-Discovery
13 4 (2.99%) Ticket Management
13 4 (2.99%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 51 (38.06%) PowerShell
2 13 (9.70%) SQL
3 5 (3.73%) C
4 1 (0.75%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 52 (38.81%) Microsoft Certification
2 45 (33.58%) MCSE
3 35 (26.12%) MCITP
4 12 (8.96%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 10 (7.46%) MCSA
6 1 (0.75%) SC Cleared
6 1 (0.75%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (5.22%) SLA
2 1 (0.75%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.75%) ISO22301
System Software
1 107 (79.85%) Active Directory
2 51 (38.06%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (23.13%) vSphere
4 16 (11.94%) Hyper-V
5 12 (8.96%) VMware ESX
6 4 (2.99%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 4 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (2.99%) XenApp
6 4 (2.99%) XenDesktop
7 3 (2.24%) Terminal Services
7 3 (2.24%) VMware Server
8 1 (0.75%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 38 (28.36%) SCCM
2 37 (27.61%) SCOM
3 32 (23.88%) Cisco CUCM
4 26 (19.40%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 7 (5.22%) NetBackup
6 4 (2.99%) WSUS
7 1 (0.75%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.75%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (0.75%) Windows Intune
Vendors
1 109 (81.34%) Microsoft
2 67 (50.00%) VMware
3 57 (42.54%) Cisco
4 37 (27.61%) Symantec
5 27 (20.15%) HP
6 24 (17.91%) Citrix
7 16 (11.94%) NetApp
8 12 (8.96%) CommVault
8 12 (8.96%) SolarWinds
8 12 (8.96%) Veeam
9 11 (8.21%) Dell
9 11 (8.21%) EMC
10 10 (7.46%) MobileIron
10 10 (7.46%) Red Hat
11 9 (6.72%) Dell Compellent
11 9 (6.72%) Polycom
12 8 (5.97%) BroadSoft
13 6 (4.48%) Apple
14 4 (2.99%) Avaya
15 3 (2.24%) BMC
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