The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland / Aberdeen
Rank 5 - 25
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Aberdeen 14.29% - 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 75.00% - 12.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 0
Median salary £50,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Aberdeen
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 4 2 8
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Aberdeen 19.05% 5.00% 6.67%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 6
Median salary £48,750 - £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 - £26,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,500 -
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Aberdeen

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Aberdeen citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Aberdeen

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Aberdeen

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Aberdeen

Skype for Business
Top 20 Related IT Skills in Aberdeen

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Aberdeen region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
2 4 (80.00%) ITIL

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Aberdeen 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:

Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (100.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (60.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Azure Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Consultant
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Architect
2 2 (40.00%) Office 365 Consultant
3 1 (20.00%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL
1 4 (80.00%) ITIL V3
Qualifications
1 5 (100.00%) SC Cleared
1 5 (100.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (80.00%) BitLocker
2 4 (80.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (80.00%) SCCM
2 4 (80.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft