Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 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
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 214 203
Rank change year-on-year +21 -11 -26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 69 54 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.06% 0.85% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.84% 5.08% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 61 49 94
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +20.00% -1.96%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,500 £56,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% +5.26% -10.59%

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 1,182 1,062 1,688
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.09% 16.69% 18.74%
Number of salaries quoted 937 864 1,446
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% +2.15%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £68,750 £68,750
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -

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 21 August 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 21 August 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 +33 42 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Maidenhead - 13 £37,000 - 1
Newbury +2 4 £60,000 +71.43%
Wokingham -25 2 £34,500 -6.76% 1
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 58 (84.06%) Skype
2 51 (73.91%) Windows
3 45 (65.22%) Active Directory
4 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
5 32 (46.38%) Office 365
6 23 (33.33%) ITIL
7 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
8 21 (30.43%) Citrix
9 20 (28.99%) Windows 10
9 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
10 19 (27.54%) VPN
11 18 (26.09%) SharePoint
11 18 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
12 16 (23.19%) Presales
12 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
12 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
13 15 (21.74%) LAN
13 15 (21.74%) SCCM
14 14 (20.29%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Excel
14 14 (20.29%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (18.84%) Wireless
16 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
16 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
16 12 (17.39%) Bluetooth
16 12 (17.39%) WLAN
16 12 (17.39%) IaaS
17 11 (15.94%) SQL
17 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
17 11 (15.94%) VMware

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 18 (26.09%) SharePoint
2 16 (23.19%) MS Exchange
3 5 (7.25%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (4.35%) GroupWise
5 1 (1.45%) IIS
Applications
1 14 (20.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (17.39%) MS Visio
3 4 (5.80%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (2.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.45%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.35%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 32 (46.38%) Office 365
2 22 (31.88%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (17.39%) IaaS
4 9 (13.04%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (10.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (2.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.45%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 58 (84.06%) Skype
2 19 (27.54%) VPN
3 15 (21.74%) LAN
4 14 (20.29%) Wi-Fi
5 13 (18.84%) Wireless
6 12 (17.39%) Bluetooth
6 12 (17.39%) WLAN
7 10 (14.49%) VoIP
8 8 (11.59%) TCP/IP
9 7 (10.14%) DHCP
9 7 (10.14%) DNS
10 5 (7.25%) Firewall
11 3 (4.35%) SMS
11 3 (4.35%) WAN
12 2 (2.90%) Cisco IOS
13 1 (1.45%) Cisco ASA
13 1 (1.45%) Cisco Nexus
13 1 (1.45%) Internet
13 1 (1.45%) SAN
13 1 (1.45%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.80%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (4.35%) MSI
General
1 4 (5.80%) Multimedia
2 2 (2.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.90%) Law
2 2 (2.90%) Legal
3 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 15 (21.74%) IT Support
2 13 (18.84%) Support Engineer
3 12 (17.39%) Consultant
3 12 (17.39%) IT Support Technician
3 12 (17.39%) IT Technician
3 12 (17.39%) Support Technician
4 6 (8.70%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Consultant
4 6 (8.70%) Senior Support Engineer
4 6 (8.70%) Service Manager
4 6 (8.70%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (7.25%) Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Exchange Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Microsoft Consultant
5 5 (7.25%) Systems Administrator
5 5 (7.25%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Active Directory Consultant
6 4 (5.80%) Multimedia Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
7 3 (4.35%) Messaging Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.45%) .NET
1 1 (1.45%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.45%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (20.29%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (11.59%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (10.14%) Data Centre
3 7 (10.14%) Hybrid Cloud
4 6 (8.70%) Clustering
5 3 (4.35%) iPhone
6 2 (2.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.90%) Virtual Team
7 1 (1.45%) EPoS
7 1 (1.45%) Fat Client
7 1 (1.45%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.45%) Thin Client
7 1 (1.45%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 51 (73.91%) Windows
2 20 (28.99%) Windows 10
2 20 (28.99%) Windows Server
3 8 (11.59%) Android
3 8 (11.59%) Windows 7
4 7 (10.14%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.14%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Phone
5 5 (7.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.45%) Linux
7 1 (1.45%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (33.33%) ITIL
2 18 (26.09%) Problem-Solving
3 16 (23.19%) Presales
4 12 (17.39%) Asset Management
5 11 (15.94%) Service Delivery
6 9 (13.04%) ITIL V3
7 8 (11.59%) ITSM
7 8 (11.59%) Risk Management
7 8 (11.59%) Service Management
8 6 (8.70%) Customer Engagement
8 6 (8.70%) Migration
8 6 (8.70%) PRINCE2
9 5 (7.25%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.25%) Server Patching
10 4 (5.80%) Software Distribution
11 3 (4.35%) Business Development
11 3 (4.35%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.35%) DevOps
11 3 (4.35%) Problem Management
11 3 (4.35%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 11 (15.94%) SQL
2 7 (10.14%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.80%) VBScript
4 1 (1.45%) C
4 1 (1.45%) C#
4 1 (1.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (4.35%) MCP
2 3 (4.35%) MCSE
3 2 (2.90%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (2.90%) Degree
3 2 (2.90%) MCSA
4 1 (1.45%) CCIE
4 1 (1.45%) CCIE Service Provider
4 1 (1.45%) CCNA
4 1 (1.45%) CCNP
4 1 (1.45%) JNCIE
4 1 (1.45%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.45%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 45 (65.22%) Active Directory
2 16 (23.19%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.59%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
4 3 (4.35%) NDS
4 3 (4.35%) NetIQ eDirectory
4 3 (4.35%) XenApp
5 2 (2.90%) Firmware
6 1 (1.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.45%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 15 (21.74%) SCCM
2 8 (11.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (8.70%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 4 (5.80%) SCOM
5 3 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.45%) Cisco Prime
6 1 (1.45%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 42 (60.87%) Microsoft
2 21 (30.43%) Citrix
3 11 (15.94%) VMware
4 10 (14.49%) Apple
5 9 (13.04%) Polycom
6 6 (8.70%) Symantec
7 5 (7.25%) ServiceNow
8 4 (5.80%) Cisco
8 4 (5.80%) Tandberg
9 3 (4.35%) Remedy
10 2 (2.90%) Avaya
10 2 (2.90%) Dell
11 1 (1.45%) Capita
11 1 (1.45%) Fortinet
11 1 (1.45%) HP
11 1 (1.45%) Juniper
11 1 (1.45%) Mitel
11 1 (1.45%) Nintex
11 1 (1.45%) Proofpoint
11 1 (1.45%) SolarWinds