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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / Yorkshire
Rank 197 183 201
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +18
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 28 75 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 0.54% 1.17% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.29% 6.71% 4.63%
Number of salaries quoted 23 61 45
Median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £31,385 £34,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
852 1118 1469
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Yorkshire 16.42% 17.46% 20.28%
Number of salaries quoted 733 910 1185
Median salary £38,250 £41,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.83% +12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 2017.

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 25 February 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
West Yorkshire -16 19 £50,000 +17.64%
South Yorkshire +13 4 £48,750 +143.75%
North Yorkshire -5 4 £31,000 -43.63%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
3 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
4 30 (68.18%) SharePoint
5 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
5 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
7 24 (54.55%) VMware
8 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
9 20 (45.45%) Linux
9 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
9 20 (45.45%) ITIL
10 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
10 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (40.91%) Hyper-V
11 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
11 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
11 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
12 17 (38.64%) DNS
12 17 (38.64%) Unix
12 17 (38.64%) IIS
12 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
12 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
12 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
13 16 (36.36%) Citrix
14 15 (34.09%) VoIP
14 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
15 14 (31.82%) DHCP
16 13 (29.55%) ISDN

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 30 (68.18%) SharePoint
2 29 (65.91%) MS Exchange
3 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (40.91%) Exchange Server 2013
4 17 (38.64%) Exchange Server 2007
4 17 (38.64%) IIS
5 5 (11.36%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (6.82%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 18 (40.91%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (38.64%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (29.55%) Office 365
3 2 (4.55%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 17 (38.64%) DNS
2 15 (34.09%) VoIP
3 14 (31.82%) DHCP
4 13 (29.55%) ISDN
4 13 (29.55%) SAN
5 11 (25.00%) VPN
6 9 (20.45%) LAN
6 9 (20.45%) NAS
6 9 (20.45%) Skype
7 6 (13.64%) WAN
8 5 (11.36%) Firewall
9 4 (9.09%) Cisco ASA
9 4 (9.09%) MPLS
9 4 (9.09%) Wireless
10 3 (6.82%) Intranet
10 3 (6.82%) OSPF
11 2 (4.55%) EIGRP
11 2 (4.55%) Spanning Tree
11 2 (4.55%) VLAN
11 2 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (45.45%) SQL Server
2 17 (38.64%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2005
3 9 (20.45%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.55%) Amazon RDS
General
1 5 (11.36%) Finance
2 4 (9.09%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 13 (29.55%) Exchange Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 11 (25.00%) VMware Engineer
3 10 (22.73%) Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Citrix Server Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) SAN Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Citrix Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Exchange Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior Technical Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Support Engineer
4 9 (20.45%) Technical Engineer
5 8 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Server Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Windows Server Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support
8 5 (11.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 5 (11.36%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.55%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.27%) .NET
2 1 (2.27%) COM
2 1 (2.27%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (34.09%) Data Centre
2 9 (20.45%) Clustering
3 6 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (11.36%) PKI
5 4 (9.09%) Hybrid Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.09%) Private Cloud
5 4 (9.09%) Public Cloud
6 3 (6.82%) Client/Server
7 2 (4.55%) Blackberry
7 2 (4.55%) Driving Licence
7 2 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (88.64%) Windows
2 29 (65.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 26 (59.09%) Windows Server
4 23 (52.27%) Windows Server 2008
5 20 (45.45%) Linux
6 19 (43.18%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (38.64%) Unix
8 9 (20.45%) Windows 7
9 6 (13.64%) Windows 10
10 5 (11.36%) Windows 8
11 2 (4.55%) Windows Vista
11 2 (4.55%) Windows XP
12 1 (2.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (45.45%) ITIL
2 17 (38.64%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (29.55%) Presales
3 13 (29.55%) Technical Architecture
4 12 (27.27%) Service Delivery
5 9 (20.45%) Change Control
6 7 (15.91%) Change Management
6 7 (15.91%) Process Improvement
7 6 (13.64%) High Availability
8 5 (11.36%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 4 (9.09%) Document Management
9 4 (9.09%) Information Security
9 4 (9.09%) Infrastructure Management
9 4 (9.09%) Knowledge Management
10 3 (6.82%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (6.82%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (6.82%) Mobile Device Management
10 3 (6.82%) Service Management
11 2 (4.55%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 10 (22.73%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (13.64%) SC Cleared
1 6 (13.64%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) MCSE
2 3 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
4 1 (2.27%) CCNP
4 1 (2.27%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (2.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (15.91%) SLA
2 1 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 37 (84.09%) Active Directory
2 19 (43.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (40.91%) Hyper-V
4 10 (22.73%) XenApp
5 4 (9.09%) vSphere
6 2 (4.55%) Firmware
6 2 (4.55%) VMware ESX
7 1 (2.27%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (15.91%) SCOM
2 5 (11.36%) SCCM
3 4 (9.09%) Backup Exec
3 4 (9.09%) NetBackup
4 1 (2.27%) FortiGate
4 1 (2.27%) McAfee ePO
4 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 31 (70.45%) Microsoft
2 24 (54.55%) VMware
3 16 (36.36%) Citrix
4 13 (29.55%) CommVault
4 13 (29.55%) Dell Compellent
4 13 (29.55%) NetApp
4 13 (29.55%) Nimble Storage
5 9 (20.45%) Civica
6 7 (15.91%) Cisco
7 6 (13.64%) Avaya
8 4 (9.09%) Vignette
9 2 (4.55%) MobileIron
10 1 (2.27%) Apple
10 1 (2.27%) BT
10 1 (2.27%) Dell
10 1 (2.27%) Intel Security
10 1 (2.27%) Juniper
10 1 (2.27%) LANDesk
10 1 (2.27%) Palo Alto