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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 209 178 205
Rank change year-on-year
-31 +27
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 20 65 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.38% 1.04% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.37% 5.47% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 19 58 52
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £30,000 £29,910
10% offered a salary of more than £43,800 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
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
845 1189 1547
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 15.86% 18.97% 20.77%
Number of salaries quoted 741 943 1231
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £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 Yorkshire

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 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 7 December 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
West Yorkshire -9 11 £37,500 -6.25% 3
North Yorkshire 0 6 £32,500 -7.14% 1
South Yorkshire +2 2 £42,500 +3.03% 1
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England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 32 (82.05%) Windows
3 27 (69.23%) MS Exchange
4 23 (58.97%) ITIL
5 22 (56.41%) SharePoint
5 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
6 19 (48.72%) DNS
7 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (41.03%) Skype
8 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
8 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
9 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
10 12 (30.77%) Office 365
11 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
11 11 (28.21%) SQL
11 11 (28.21%) DHCP
11 11 (28.21%) PKI
12 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
12 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
12 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
13 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
13 9 (23.08%) SCOM
13 9 (23.08%) VMware
13 9 (23.08%) IIS
14 8 (20.51%) LAN
14 8 (20.51%) VoIP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in 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 (69.23%) MS Exchange
2 22 (56.41%) SharePoint
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2007
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (23.08%) IIS
5 8 (20.51%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (12.82%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (10.26%) BizTalk Server
8 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 4 (10.26%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics AX
1 4 (10.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (30.77%) Office 365
2 6 (15.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 19 (48.72%) DNS
2 16 (41.03%) Skype
3 11 (28.21%) DHCP
4 8 (20.51%) LAN
4 8 (20.51%) VoIP
5 6 (15.38%) ISDN
5 6 (15.38%) SMTP
6 5 (12.82%) Cisco ASA
6 5 (12.82%) Firewall
6 5 (12.82%) Internet
6 5 (12.82%) Wireless
7 4 (10.26%) WAN
8 3 (7.69%) EIGRP
8 3 (7.69%) HSRP
8 3 (7.69%) Intranet
8 3 (7.69%) OSPF
8 3 (7.69%) Spanning Tree
8 3 (7.69%) VLAN
8 3 (7.69%) VPN
9 2 (5.13%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 10 (25.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (12.82%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (5.13%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (12.82%) Finance
2 3 (7.69%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 8 (20.51%) Support Engineer
1 8 (20.51%) Windows Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Server Engineer
2 7 (17.95%) Windows Server Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Analyst
3 6 (15.38%) IT Engineer
3 6 (15.38%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (12.82%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 4 (10.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Consultant
5 4 (10.26%) Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Desktop Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Exchange Engineer
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Analyst
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Delivery Manager
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Leader
5 4 (10.26%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.69%) 802.1X
2 2 (5.13%) Web Services
3 1 (2.56%) .NET
3 1 (2.56%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Analytical Skills
1 11 (28.21%) PKI
2 6 (15.38%) Data Centre
3 5 (12.82%) Management Information System
3 5 (12.82%) Replication
4 4 (10.26%) Blackberry
4 4 (10.26%) Social Network
5 3 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 2 (5.13%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (2.56%) Clustering
7 1 (2.56%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 32 (82.05%) Windows
2 22 (56.41%) Windows Server
3 18 (46.15%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (15.38%) Linux
5 6 (15.38%) Unix
5 6 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 6 (15.38%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.69%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.13%) Android
8 2 (5.13%) Apple iOS
8 2 (5.13%) Mac OS X
8 2 (5.13%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.13%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.56%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (58.97%) ITIL
2 7 (17.95%) Change Management
2 7 (17.95%) Mentoring
2 7 (17.95%) Mobile Device Management
3 6 (15.38%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (15.38%) ITIL V3
4 5 (12.82%) Application Packaging
4 5 (12.82%) Configuration Management
4 5 (12.82%) Knowledge Management
4 5 (12.82%) Process Improvement
4 5 (12.82%) Service Management
5 4 (10.26%) Business Analysis
5 4 (10.26%) CRM
5 4 (10.26%) Document Management
5 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
6 3 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (7.69%) Change Control
6 3 (7.69%) High Availability
6 3 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
6 3 (7.69%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 11 (28.21%) SQL
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (25.64%) SC Cleared
1 10 (25.64%) Security Cleared
2 5 (12.82%) MCSE
2 5 (12.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) Degree
3 2 (5.13%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCP
4 1 (2.56%) MCSA
4 1 (2.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.13%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (84.62%) Active Directory
2 16 (41.03%) Hyper-V
3 9 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.69%) vSphere
5 2 (5.13%) XenServer
6 1 (2.56%) BitLocker
6 1 (2.56%) Firmware
6 1 (2.56%) VMware ESX
6 1 (2.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 9 (23.08%) SCOM
2 7 (17.95%) SCCM
3 5 (12.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (10.26%) Backup Exec
4 4 (10.26%) NetBackup
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (5.13%) Nagios
5 2 (5.13%) Opsview
5 2 (5.13%) SmoothWall
6 1 (2.56%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (2.56%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 33 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 9 (23.08%) VMware
3 8 (20.51%) Cisco
4 5 (12.82%) Apple
5 4 (10.26%) Citrix
5 4 (10.26%) CommVault
5 4 (10.26%) IBM
5 4 (10.26%) Vignette
6 3 (7.69%) Avaya
7 2 (5.13%) MobileIron
7 2 (5.13%) SolarWinds
7 2 (5.13%) Veeam
8 1 (2.56%) Civica
8 1 (2.56%) Dell
8 1 (2.56%) Dell Compellent
8 1 (2.56%) Intel Security
8 1 (2.56%) LANDesk
8 1 (2.56%) NetApp
8 1 (2.56%) Nimble Storage
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