Period
to 26 May 2019

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 26 May 2019 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
26 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 200 214 178
Rank change year-on-year +14 -36 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 43 56 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.76% 0.80% 1.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.91% 4.43% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 27 49 89
Berkshire median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.52% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £31,800 £26,850 £29,650
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,250 £70,000
South East median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% +5.88% -5.56%

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 875 1,264 1,240
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 15.54% 18.15% 18.50%
Number of salaries quoted 744 1,005 1,018
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £28,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £73,025 £73,750 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +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 26 May 2019.

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 26 May 2019. 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 -9 18 £40,000 -27.27% 4
Bracknell - 18 £60,000 -
Maidenhead +19 6 - -
Slough - 1 £36,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 26 May 2019, 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 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 35 (81.40%) Skype
3 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 28 (65.12%) Office 365
4 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
5 25 (58.14%) Presales
6 19 (44.19%) IaaS
6 19 (44.19%) SaaS
6 19 (44.19%) PaaS
7 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
8 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
8 17 (39.53%) Windows
8 17 (39.53%) VMware
9 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
10 15 (34.88%) Project Management
11 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
12 13 (30.23%) LDAP
12 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
12 13 (30.23%) VoIP
12 13 (30.23%) DNS
12 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
14 11 (25.58%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (25.58%) SCCM
14 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
15 10 (23.26%) GDPR
15 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
15 10 (23.26%) PQQ
15 10 (23.26%) Creative Thinking

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 14 (32.56%) SharePoint
2 13 (30.23%) MS Exchange
3 8 (18.60%) Apache
3 8 (18.60%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (18.60%) IIS
3 8 (18.60%) nginx
4 3 (6.98%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.33%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 31 (72.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 28 (65.12%) Office 365
3 19 (44.19%) IaaS
3 19 (44.19%) PaaS
3 19 (44.19%) SaaS
4 18 (41.86%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (25.58%) Azure Active Directory
6 10 (23.26%) OneDrive
6 10 (23.26%) Power Platform
6 10 (23.26%) PowerApps
7 8 (18.60%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 35 (81.40%) Skype
2 13 (30.23%) DNS
2 13 (30.23%) VoIP
3 9 (20.93%) VPN
4 8 (18.60%) DHCP
4 8 (18.60%) Firewall
5 1 (2.33%) Bluetooth
5 1 (2.33%) Cisco IOS
5 1 (2.33%) LAN
5 1 (2.33%) SAN
5 1 (2.33%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.33%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (2.33%) Wireless
5 1 (2.33%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (27.91%) SQL Server
2 10 (23.26%) Power BI
3 2 (4.65%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (11.63%) Marketing
2 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (23.26%) Analyst
1 10 (23.26%) Business Analyst
1 10 (23.26%) Consultant
1 10 (23.26%) Office 365 Business Analyst
2 8 (18.60%) Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Cloud Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate Systems Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Graduate Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Administrator
2 8 (18.60%) Systems Engineer
2 8 (18.60%) Windows Consultant
3 5 (11.63%) Architect
3 5 (11.63%) Solutions Architect
4 3 (6.98%) Coordinator
4 3 (6.98%) Incident Coordinator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.23%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (30.23%) Analytical Skills
2 3 (6.98%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.33%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (2.33%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Windows Server
3 8 (18.60%) Linux
3 8 (18.60%) VMS
3 8 (18.60%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.33%) Android
4 1 (2.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (58.14%) Presales
2 15 (34.88%) Project Management
3 11 (25.58%) Problem-Solving
4 10 (23.26%) Analytics
4 10 (23.26%) Business Intelligence
4 10 (23.26%) Business Process Improvement
4 10 (23.26%) Creative Thinking
4 10 (23.26%) Customer Requirements
4 10 (23.26%) Data Analytics
4 10 (23.26%) Data Protection
4 10 (23.26%) PQQ
4 10 (23.26%) Process Improvement
4 10 (23.26%) Software Testing
4 10 (23.26%) Stakeholder Management
4 10 (23.26%) Strategic Thinking
5 8 (18.60%) DevOps
5 8 (18.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 8 (18.60%) Migration
5 8 (18.60%) Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (13.95%) Commercial Awareness
Programming Languages
1 10 (23.26%) SQL
2 8 (18.60%) Go
2 8 (18.60%) PowerShell
2 8 (18.60%) Python
2 8 (18.60%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (23.26%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) Master's Degree
3 1 (2.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (23.26%) GDPR
System Software
1 28 (65.12%) Active Directory
2 17 (39.53%) Hyper-V
3 16 (37.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (18.60%) Docker
4 8 (18.60%) iptables
4 8 (18.60%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (18.60%) VirtualBox
4 8 (18.60%) VMware ESXi
4 8 (18.60%) Xen
Systems Management
1 11 (25.58%) SCCM
2 8 (18.60%) Graphite
2 8 (18.60%) Kibana
2 8 (18.60%) Nagios
2 8 (18.60%) SCVMM
2 8 (18.60%) Single Sign-On
2 8 (18.60%) ZABBIX
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 42 (97.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (39.53%) VMware
3 8 (18.60%) Centreon
3 8 (18.60%) Google
3 8 (18.60%) Symantec
3 8 (18.60%) Veeam
4 7 (16.28%) Cisco
5 5 (11.63%) Polycom
5 5 (11.63%) Siebel
6 1 (2.33%) Apple
6 1 (2.33%) Citrix