Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 6 months to 19 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 214 193 228
Rank change year-on-year -21 +35 -13
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 45 89 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.69% 1.13% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.98% 6.03% 6.20%
Number of salaries quoted 41 87 122
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,500 £63,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +5.88%

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

All Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,130 1,476 1,855
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.27% 18.80% 16.96%
Number of salaries quoted 967 1,260 1,584
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £27,900 £29,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,600 £70,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Berkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Berkshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Berkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Berkshire over the 6 months to 19 January 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Berkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +7 30 £57,500 +53.33% 4
Slough +3 5 £19,500 -54.12%
Wokingham -7 4 £41,250 +13.01% 1
Newbury -17 3 £35,000 +27.27%
Maidenhead 0 2 £30,000 -52.00%
Bracknell -2 1 £42,500 +61.90%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 35 (77.78%) Skype
2 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
4 21 (46.67%) Windows
5 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
5 20 (44.44%) Office 365
6 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
7 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
7 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
8 14 (31.11%) Presales
8 14 (31.11%) Cisco
9 13 (28.89%) Firewall
10 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
11 11 (24.44%) VMware
12 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
13 8 (17.78%) WAN
13 8 (17.78%) ITIL
13 8 (17.78%) Wireless
13 8 (17.78%) Time Management
13 8 (17.78%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (15.56%) MPLS
14 7 (15.56%) Avaya
15 6 (13.33%) HP
15 6 (13.33%) SQL
15 6 (13.33%) CRM
15 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
15 6 (13.33%) SCCM
15 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
15 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 19 (42.22%) SharePoint
2 10 (22.22%) MS Exchange
3 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (11.11%) IIS
4 2 (4.44%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (4.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 6 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (44.44%) Office 365
2 16 (35.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (17.78%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (11.11%) IaaS
5 4 (8.89%) Yammer
6 2 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (77.78%) Skype
2 13 (28.89%) Firewall
3 8 (17.78%) WAN
3 8 (17.78%) Wireless
4 7 (15.56%) MPLS
5 5 (11.11%) Cisco Wireless
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco ASA
6 4 (8.89%) Cisco Nexus
6 4 (8.89%) IPsec
6 4 (8.89%) Network Security
6 4 (8.89%) OSPF
6 4 (8.89%) SSL
6 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications
6 4 (8.89%) VPN
7 3 (6.67%) LAN
7 3 (6.67%) SMS
7 3 (6.67%) VoIP
8 1 (2.22%) DHCP
8 1 (2.22%) DNS
8 1 (2.22%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (35.56%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.22%) DB2
3 1 (2.22%) MySQL
General
1 4 (8.89%) Marketing
2 2 (4.44%) Finance
2 2 (4.44%) Law
2 2 (4.44%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 9 (20.00%) Consultant
3 8 (17.78%) Support Engineer
4 7 (15.56%) Architect
5 6 (13.33%) Administrator
5 6 (13.33%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (11.11%) Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Firewall Architect
6 5 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Network Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Network Design Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Network Technical Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (11.11%) Software Designer
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Design Architect
6 5 (11.11%) Technical Support
7 4 (8.89%) IT Support
7 4 (8.89%) Technical Administrator
7 4 (8.89%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.89%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.67%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.44%) Clustering
3 2 (4.44%) Virtual Team
4 1 (2.22%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.22%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 21 (46.67%) Windows
2 20 (44.44%) Windows Server
3 6 (13.33%) Windows 7
4 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (8.89%) Windows 10
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (4.44%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.44%) Windows Vista
7 2 (4.44%) Windows XP
8 1 (2.22%) Linux
8 1 (2.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (31.11%) Presales
2 8 (17.78%) ITIL
2 8 (17.78%) Time Management
3 6 (13.33%) CRM
4 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
4 5 (11.11%) Load Balancing
4 5 (11.11%) Network Design
4 5 (11.11%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (8.89%) Business Development
5 4 (8.89%) Migration
5 4 (8.89%) Service Management
6 3 (6.67%) Coaching
6 3 (6.67%) ITIL V3
6 3 (6.67%) Trend Analysis
7 2 (4.44%) Analytics
7 2 (4.44%) Change Management
7 2 (4.44%) Hardware Maintenance
8 1 (2.22%) Data Management
8 1 (2.22%) Test Management
8 1 (2.22%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 6 (13.33%) PowerShell
1 6 (13.33%) SQL
2 1 (2.22%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (11.11%) CCDA
1 5 (11.11%) CCDP
1 5 (11.11%) CCIE
1 5 (11.11%) CCNA
1 5 (11.11%) CCNP
1 5 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (11.11%) DV Cleared
1 5 (11.11%) JNCIE
1 5 (11.11%) JNCIP
1 5 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.67%) MCSA
2 3 (6.67%) MCSE
2 3 (6.67%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (4.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.22%) HND
4 1 (2.22%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) SLA
System Software
1 28 (62.22%) Active Directory
2 12 (26.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.22%) Firmware
4 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (2.22%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (2.22%) vSphere
4 1 (2.22%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (6.67%) Cisco UCCX
4 2 (4.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (4.44%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 1 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (2.22%) NetBackup
5 1 (2.22%) SCOM
Vendors
1 30 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 14 (31.11%) Cisco
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 7 (15.56%) Avaya
5 6 (13.33%) HP
6 5 (11.11%) F5
6 5 (11.11%) Juniper
6 5 (11.11%) Palo Alto
7 4 (8.89%) Apple
7 4 (8.89%) CheckPoint
7 4 (8.89%) Dell
8 3 (6.67%) BroadSoft
8 3 (6.67%) Meraki
8 3 (6.67%) NetApp
8 3 (6.67%) Zeacom
9 2 (4.44%) Citrix
9 2 (4.44%) Proofpoint
9 2 (4.44%) Symantec
9 2 (4.44%) Synology
10 1 (2.22%) arcserve