Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 212 191 172
Rank change year-on-year -21 -19 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 59 81 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.87% 1.22% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.75% 6.89% 8.54%
Number of salaries quoted 50 79 142
Berkshire median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% +25.00% -13.64%
10th Percentile £26,925 £29,650 £26,825
90th Percentile £71,500 £70,000 £59,975
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25% -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 1,242 1,176 1,687
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.32% 17.69% 17.93%
Number of salaries quoted 982 958 1,459
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £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 23 June 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 23 June 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 +29 31 £55,000 +12.82% 3
Newbury -13 10 £53,750 +53.57%
Maidenhead -39 7 £30,000 -42.86% 2
Wokingham -26 3 £37,500 +1.35% 1
Thatcham - 1 £24,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 49 (83.05%) Skype
2 41 (69.49%) Windows
3 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
4 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
5 30 (50.85%) Office 365
6 22 (37.29%) SCCM
6 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
7 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
7 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
8 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
9 16 (27.12%) ITIL
10 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
11 14 (23.73%) VMware
11 14 (23.73%) Presales
12 13 (22.03%) Windows 10
12 13 (22.03%) IaaS
12 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
13 12 (20.34%) SQL
14 10 (16.95%) Cisco
14 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
14 10 (16.95%) SCOM
15 9 (15.25%) Polycom
15 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Intune
15 9 (15.25%) Citrix
16 8 (13.56%) LAN
16 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
16 8 (13.56%) Wireless
16 8 (13.56%) Video Conferencing
17 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
17 7 (11.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault

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 15 (25.42%) MS Exchange
2 13 (22.03%) SharePoint
3 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (5.08%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (5.08%) GroupWise
4 3 (5.08%) IIS
5 1 (1.69%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 6 (10.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 6 (10.17%) MS Visio
2 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (1.69%) InfoPath
Cloud Services
1 30 (50.85%) Office 365
2 21 (35.59%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (22.03%) IaaS
4 10 (16.95%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (8.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (3.39%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.69%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 49 (83.05%) Skype
2 8 (13.56%) LAN
2 8 (13.56%) Wi-Fi
2 8 (13.56%) Wireless
3 7 (11.86%) Firewall
4 6 (10.17%) Bluetooth
4 6 (10.17%) VPN
4 6 (10.17%) WLAN
5 4 (6.78%) SMS
5 4 (6.78%) VoIP
5 4 (6.78%) WAN
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (3.39%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (3.39%) MPLS
6 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco IPT
7 1 (1.69%) Cisco Nexus
7 1 (1.69%) Telepresence
7 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
7 1 (1.69%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.08%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.69%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (5.08%) MSI
General
1 4 (6.78%) Multimedia
2 3 (5.08%) Marketing
3 2 (3.39%) Finance
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Consultant
2 10 (16.95%) IT Support
3 9 (15.25%) Exchange Engineer
4 8 (13.56%) Support Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Active Directory Engineer
5 6 (10.17%) Administrator
5 6 (10.17%) IT Support Technician
5 6 (10.17%) IT Technician
5 6 (10.17%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (10.17%) Support Technician
5 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
6 5 (8.47%) Exchange Consultant
6 5 (8.47%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (6.78%) 2nd Line Support
7 4 (6.78%) Active Directory Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.78%) Multimedia Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Windows Support Engineer
8 3 (5.08%) Wintel Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
1 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.69%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.56%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (11.86%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (11.86%) Clustering
2 7 (11.86%) Data Centre
2 7 (11.86%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (11.86%) Self-Motivation
3 3 (5.08%) Virtual Team
4 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.69%) EPoS
5 1 (1.69%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) Thin Client
5 1 (1.69%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 41 (69.49%) Windows
2 22 (37.29%) Windows Server
3 13 (22.03%) Windows 10
4 6 (10.17%) Windows 7
5 5 (8.47%) Android
6 4 (6.78%) Apple iOS
6 4 (6.78%) Windows Server 2008
7 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (1.69%) Linux
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.59%) Problem-Solving
2 16 (27.12%) ITIL
3 14 (23.73%) Presales
4 7 (11.86%) ITIL V3
4 7 (11.86%) Migration
5 6 (10.17%) Asset Management
5 6 (10.17%) Service Delivery
5 6 (10.17%) Service Management
6 5 (8.47%) ITSM
6 5 (8.47%) Risk Management
7 4 (6.78%) Business Development
7 4 (6.78%) Customer Engagement
7 4 (6.78%) Trend Analysis
8 3 (5.08%) Analytical Thinking
8 3 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (5.08%) DevOps
8 3 (5.08%) Incident Management
8 3 (5.08%) Problem Management
8 3 (5.08%) Security Monitoring
8 3 (5.08%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (20.34%) SQL
2 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
3 3 (5.08%) VBScript
4 1 (1.69%) C
4 1 (1.69%) C#
4 1 (1.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (6.78%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (5.08%) CCNA
3 3 (5.08%) CCNP
3 3 (5.08%) Degree
3 3 (5.08%) MCP
3 3 (5.08%) MCSE
4 2 (3.39%) CCDA
4 2 (3.39%) CCDP
4 2 (3.39%) CCIE
4 2 (3.39%) JNCIE
4 2 (3.39%) JNCIP
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP Voice
5 1 (1.69%) MCSA
System Software
1 39 (66.10%) Active Directory
2 17 (28.81%) Hyper-V
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft App-V
3 3 (5.08%) NDS
3 3 (5.08%) NetIQ eDirectory
3 3 (5.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (5.08%) XenApp
4 2 (3.39%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (37.29%) SCCM
2 10 (16.95%) SCOM
3 9 (15.25%) Microsoft Intune
4 7 (11.86%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 3 (5.08%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (5.08%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco CUCM
6 1 (1.69%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 37 (62.71%) Microsoft
2 14 (23.73%) VMware
3 10 (16.95%) Cisco
4 9 (15.25%) Citrix
4 9 (15.25%) Polycom
5 7 (11.86%) Apple
5 7 (11.86%) Symantec
6 5 (8.47%) ServiceNow
7 4 (6.78%) Dell
7 4 (6.78%) Tandberg
8 3 (5.08%) Avaya
8 3 (5.08%) HP
9 2 (3.39%) F5
9 2 (3.39%) Juniper
9 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
10 1 (1.69%) Fortinet
10 1 (1.69%) Mitel
10 1 (1.69%) Nintex
10 1 (1.69%) Proofpoint
10 1 (1.69%) Salesforce.com