Period
to 27 July 2017

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 27 July 2017 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
27 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 198 178 173
Rank change year-on-year -20 -5 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 61 134 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.93% 1.44% 1.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.46% 7.79% 8.91%
Number of salaries quoted 57 115 142
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -9.41% -15.00%
10th Percentile £28,250 £26,750 £24,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,250 £67,500
South East median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% -10.59% -5.56%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1118 1721 1807
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.01% 18.46% 17.20%
Number of salaries quoted 904 1489 1431
Berkshire median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% - +10.47%
10th Percentile £28,575 £30,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £69,625 £67,500 £68,750
South East median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £42,500

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 27 July 2017.

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 27 July 2017. 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 +14 23 £47,500 +23.38% 2
Wokingham +41 16 £37,250 +6.43%
Maidenhead +20 3 £52,500 +15.38%
Slough -2 3 £27,500 -45.00%
Bracknell -6 3 £47,500 +39.71%
Windsor -8 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Newbury - 1 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 27 July 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 41 (67.21%) Skype
3 39 (63.93%) Office 365
4 37 (60.66%) Windows
5 30 (49.18%) Windows Server
6 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
7 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
7 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Azure
8 18 (29.51%) VMware
9 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
10 16 (26.23%) IaaS
11 15 (24.59%) ITIL
11 15 (24.59%) Cisco
11 15 (24.59%) Unified Communications
12 14 (22.95%) MS Exchange
13 13 (21.31%) SCCM
14 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
15 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
15 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
15 11 (18.03%) SQL
16 9 (14.75%) WAN
16 9 (14.75%) CCNA
16 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
16 9 (14.75%) Presales
17 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
17 8 (13.11%) Avaya
17 8 (13.11%) DNS
17 8 (13.11%) Finance
18 7 (11.48%) Telecoms

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 (22.95%) MS Exchange
2 11 (18.03%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (8.20%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.28%) IIS
6 1 (1.64%) Apache
6 1 (1.64%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (1.64%) IBM Domino
6 1 (1.64%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.64%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.64%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.64%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 39 (63.93%) Office 365
2 23 (37.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (26.23%) IaaS
4 8 (13.11%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (4.92%) Yammer
6 2 (3.28%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.28%) PaaS
6 2 (3.28%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon CloudWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (1.64%) Amazon S3
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudFormation
7 1 (1.64%) AWS CloudTrail
7 1 (1.64%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.64%) CloudFront
7 1 (1.64%) G Suite
7 1 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (67.21%) Skype
2 15 (24.59%) Unified Communications
3 9 (14.75%) WAN
4 8 (13.11%) DNS
5 6 (9.84%) DHCP
5 6 (9.84%) LAN
5 6 (9.84%) PBX
6 5 (8.20%) Firewall
6 5 (8.20%) VoIP
6 5 (8.20%) VPN
7 4 (6.56%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.92%) Ethernet
8 3 (4.92%) Kerberos
8 3 (4.92%) LDAP
8 3 (4.92%) MPLS
8 3 (4.92%) PSTN
9 2 (3.28%) IPsec
9 2 (3.28%) OSPF
9 2 (3.28%) SSL
9 2 (3.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (37.70%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (3.28%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.64%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.64%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.64%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.64%) Relational Database
General
1 8 (13.11%) Finance
2 7 (11.48%) Telecoms
3 3 (4.92%) Banking
3 3 (4.92%) Marketing
3 3 (4.92%) Retail
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (26.23%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 13 (21.31%) Consultant
3 8 (13.11%) Cloud Engineer
4 7 (11.48%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.84%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 6 (9.84%) Voice Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Presales Consultant
6 5 (8.20%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Cloud Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 4 (6.56%) Microsoft Consultant
7 4 (6.56%) Support Engineer
7 4 (6.56%) Team Leader
7 4 (6.56%) Technical Support
8 3 (4.92%) AWS Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Data Consultant
8 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.64%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.92%) Data Centre
1 3 (4.92%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (3.28%) Blackberry
2 2 (3.28%) Clustering
2 2 (3.28%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.64%) CESG
3 1 (1.64%) Driving Licence
3 1 (1.64%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (1.64%) Greenfield Project
3 1 (1.64%) HP StoreVirtual
3 1 (1.64%) iPhone
3 1 (1.64%) PKI
3 1 (1.64%) User Experience
3 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 37 (60.66%) Windows
2 30 (49.18%) Windows Server
3 12 (19.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (18.03%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
6 2 (3.28%) Windows 10
6 2 (3.28%) Windows Phone
7 1 (1.64%) Android
7 1 (1.64%) CentOS
7 1 (1.64%) Debian
7 1 (1.64%) Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (1.64%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (24.59%) ITIL
2 9 (14.75%) Presales
3 7 (11.48%) Technical Architecture
4 5 (8.20%) Identity Management
4 5 (8.20%) Migration
5 4 (6.56%) Change Management
5 4 (6.56%) Project Management
6 3 (4.92%) E-Commerce
6 3 (4.92%) Incident Management
6 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2
6 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
6 3 (4.92%) Programme Management
6 3 (4.92%) Resource Management
6 3 (4.92%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (3.28%) Business Continuity
7 2 (3.28%) Business Development
7 2 (3.28%) Capacity Planning
7 2 (3.28%) Disaster Recovery
7 2 (3.28%) QMS
7 2 (3.28%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (18.03%) SQL
2 5 (8.20%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.64%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 9 (14.75%) CCNA
1 9 (14.75%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (9.84%) MCSE
2 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (4.92%) Degree
3 3 (4.92%) HND
3 3 (4.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
4 2 (3.28%) MCP
4 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
5 1 (1.64%) AWS Certification
5 1 (1.64%) CCNP
5 1 (1.64%) CISA
5 1 (1.64%) CISM
5 1 (1.64%) CISSP
5 1 (1.64%) MCSA
5 1 (1.64%) NCDA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.64%) PCI DSS
1 1 (1.64%) QA
1 1 (1.64%) SLA
System Software
1 27 (44.26%) Active Directory
2 17 (27.87%) Hyper-V
3 11 (18.03%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (4.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 3 (4.92%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (3.28%) BitLocker
5 2 (3.28%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.64%) vCloud
6 1 (1.64%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) Xen
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (21.31%) SCCM
2 7 (11.48%) SCOM
3 6 (9.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (6.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (4.92%) WSUS
6 2 (3.28%) Backup Exec
6 2 (3.28%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (3.28%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (1.64%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.64%) Ansible
7 1 (1.64%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (1.64%) cPanel
7 1 (1.64%) Nagios
7 1 (1.64%) Norton AntiVirus
7 1 (1.64%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (1.64%) Plesk
7 1 (1.64%) Puppet
7 1 (1.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.64%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 47 (77.05%) Microsoft
2 18 (29.51%) VMware
3 15 (24.59%) Cisco
4 8 (13.11%) Avaya
5 7 (11.48%) Mitel
6 4 (6.56%) Citrix
6 4 (6.56%) NetApp
6 4 (6.56%) Polycom
6 4 (6.56%) Sonus
7 3 (4.92%) CheckPoint
7 3 (4.92%) EMC
7 3 (4.92%) HP
7 3 (4.92%) Symantec
8 2 (3.28%) NEC
8 2 (3.28%) SAP
8 2 (3.28%) Veritas
9 1 (1.64%) Altiris
9 1 (1.64%) AppSense
9 1 (1.64%) Lotus
9 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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