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 3 months to 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 143 130 146
Rank change year-on-year -13 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 44 86 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.29% 1.77% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.19% 10.01% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 40 74 76
Median salary £43,250 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.88% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,800 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,500 £58,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -3.48%  

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 612 859 970
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 17.99% 17.69% 17.61%
Number of salaries quoted 477 753 773
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 28 April 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 3 months to 28 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Reading +18 14 £45,000 -5.26% 3
Wokingham +21 13 £37,000 +18.40% 1
Maidenhead +9 3 £52,500 +101.92%
Slough +7 3 £27,500 -50.00%
Bracknell -8 3 £47,500 +39.70%
Windsor -20 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 60 (66.67%) Office 365
2 59 (65.56%) Skype
3 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
4 51 (56.67%) Windows
5 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
6 34 (37.78%) Windows Server
7 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
8 26 (28.89%) VMware
8 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
8 26 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
9 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
10 21 (23.33%) Unified Communications
11 20 (22.22%) ITIL
11 20 (22.22%) Cisco
12 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (16.67%) SCCM
13 15 (16.67%) IaaS
14 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (14.44%) SQL
16 12 (13.33%) WAN
16 12 (13.33%) DNS
16 12 (13.33%) CCNA
16 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
16 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
17 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
17 11 (12.22%) Mitel
17 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
18 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
18 10 (11.11%) SharePoint

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 22 (24.44%) MS Exchange
2 11 (12.22%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (11.11%) SharePoint
4 9 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.33%) IIS
6 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (1.11%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 10 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (1.11%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) SAP Business One
1 1 (1.11%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 60 (66.67%) Office 365
2 26 (28.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 15 (16.67%) IaaS
4 10 (11.11%) OneDrive
5 9 (10.00%) Yammer
6 8 (8.89%) Amazon AWS
7 5 (5.56%) PaaS
8 2 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon CloudWatch
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon EC2
9 1 (1.11%) Amazon S3
9 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudFormation
9 1 (1.11%) AWS CloudTrail
9 1 (1.11%) CloudFront
9 1 (1.11%) G Suite
9 1 (1.11%) Google Cloud Platform
9 1 (1.11%) SaaS
9 1 (1.11%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 59 (65.56%) Skype
2 21 (23.33%) Unified Communications
3 12 (13.33%) DNS
3 12 (13.33%) WAN
4 9 (10.00%) LAN
4 9 (10.00%) VPN
5 8 (8.89%) DHCP
6 7 (7.78%) PBX
6 7 (7.78%) PSTN
7 6 (6.67%) Firewall
7 6 (6.67%) VoIP
8 5 (5.56%) Kerberos
8 5 (5.56%) LDAP
9 4 (4.44%) MPLS
10 3 (3.33%) Ethernet
10 3 (3.33%) IP Telephony
10 3 (3.33%) Wireless
11 2 (2.22%) PABX
11 2 (2.22%) SAN
11 2 (2.22%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (32.22%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.78%) SQL Server 2012
3 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
4 1 (1.11%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
4 1 (1.11%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.11%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (5.56%) Finance
1 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
2 2 (2.22%) Advertising
3 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Cloud Engineer
2 12 (13.33%) Consultant
2 12 (13.33%) Windows Engineer
3 9 (10.00%) Analyst
4 8 (8.89%) Support Analyst
5 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 6 (6.67%) Technical Support
6 6 (6.67%) Voice Consultant
6 6 (6.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) 3rd Line Support
7 5 (5.56%) Azure Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Exchange Specialist
7 5 (5.56%) Office 365 Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Presales Consultant
7 5 (5.56%) Server Engineer
7 5 (5.56%) Team Leader
7 5 (5.56%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.11%) WAP
1 1 (1.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (8.89%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (3.33%) HP StoreVirtual
3 2 (2.22%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.22%) Blackberry
3 2 (2.22%) Data Centre
3 2 (2.22%) Driving Licence
3 2 (2.22%) iPhone
4 1 (1.11%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (1.11%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (1.11%) Management Information System
4 1 (1.11%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 17 (18.89%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (15.56%) Windows Server 2008
5 12 (13.33%) Windows 7
6 5 (5.56%) Windows Phone
7 3 (3.33%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.22%) Android
9 1 (1.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (22.22%) ITIL
2 10 (11.11%) Presales
3 8 (8.89%) Incident Management
3 8 (8.89%) Problem Management
4 7 (7.78%) Change Management
5 6 (6.67%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (6.67%) Technical Architecture
6 5 (5.56%) Identity Management
6 5 (5.56%) Migration
6 5 (5.56%) Patch Management
7 4 (4.44%) Resource Management
7 4 (4.44%) Supplier Management
8 3 (3.33%) Business Continuity
8 3 (3.33%) Content Management
8 3 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (3.33%) Load Balancing
9 2 (2.22%) Email Filtering
9 2 (2.22%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (2.22%) Mentoring
9 2 (2.22%) QMS
Programming Languages
1 13 (14.44%) SQL
2 3 (3.33%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.11%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (13.33%) CCNA
1 12 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (8.89%) MCSE
4 5 (5.56%) Degree
5 4 (4.44%) MCP
6 3 (3.33%) HND
6 3 (3.33%) NCDA
7 2 (2.22%) CCNP
8 1 (1.11%) A+ Certification
8 1 (1.11%) AWS Certification
8 1 (1.11%) CISA
8 1 (1.11%) CISM
8 1 (1.11%) CISSP
8 1 (1.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
8 1 (1.11%) MCSA
8 1 (1.11%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (1.11%) VCP5
8 1 (1.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) SLA
2 1 (1.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.11%) PCI DSS
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 41 (45.56%) Active Directory
2 26 (28.89%) Hyper-V
3 17 (18.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (7.78%) Virtual Servers
5 6 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.11%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.11%) vSphere
6 1 (1.11%) Xen
6 1 (1.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (16.67%) SCCM
2 10 (11.11%) SCOM
3 4 (4.44%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.33%) WSUS
5 2 (2.22%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (1.11%) Ansible
6 1 (1.11%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (1.11%) HP Data Protector
6 1 (1.11%) Nagios
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 57 (63.33%) Microsoft
2 26 (28.89%) VMware
3 20 (22.22%) Cisco
4 11 (12.22%) Mitel
5 9 (10.00%) Avaya
6 8 (8.89%) NetApp
7 7 (7.78%) Citrix
8 5 (5.56%) HP
8 5 (5.56%) Polycom
8 5 (5.56%) Sonus
9 3 (3.33%) CheckPoint
9 3 (3.33%) Dell
9 3 (3.33%) EMC
9 3 (3.33%) EqualLogic
9 3 (3.33%) Synology
10 2 (2.22%) 3PAR
10 2 (2.22%) NEC
10 2 (2.22%) SAP
10 2 (2.22%) Veritas
11 1 (1.11%) Zeacom
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