Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 205 215 217
Rank change year-on-year +10 +2 +8
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 49 39 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.61% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.74% 3.62% 5.30%
Number of salaries quoted 45 35 81
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +29.87% -13.48%
10th Percentile £25,050 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% -11.11%

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 1,033 1,076 1,584
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 17.30% 16.76% 18.78%
Number of salaries quoted 816 925 1,351
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £47,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +10.59% -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 15 December 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 15 December 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 +5 28 £42,000 -30.00% 5
Bracknell -1 10 £60,000 +41.18% 4
Maidenhead -22 8 £37,000 +23.33%
Wokingham +15 1 £47,500 +2.70%
Slough -12 1 £60,000 +207.69%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 15 December 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 41 (83.67%) Skype
2 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
3 31 (63.27%) Windows
4 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
4 25 (51.02%) Office 365
5 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
6 18 (36.73%) SharePoint
7 17 (34.69%) VPN
7 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
8 16 (32.65%) VMware
8 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
9 15 (30.61%) Presales
10 13 (26.53%) Citrix
11 10 (20.41%) VoIP
11 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
11 10 (20.41%) SaaS
11 10 (20.41%) PaaS
11 10 (20.41%) IaaS
12 9 (18.37%) Azure Active Directory
12 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
12 9 (18.37%) DHCP
12 9 (18.37%) DNS
12 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
12 9 (18.37%) ITIL
13 8 (16.33%) LAN
13 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
13 8 (16.33%) Wireless

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 (36.73%) SharePoint
2 15 (30.61%) MS Exchange
3 6 (12.24%) Exchange Server 2003
4 3 (6.12%) Apache
4 3 (6.12%) IIS
4 3 (6.12%) nginx
5 1 (2.04%) CMS
5 1 (2.04%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 9 (18.37%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (14.29%) MS Visio
3 3 (6.12%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (4.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (6.12%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 25 (51.02%) Office 365
2 20 (40.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (20.41%) IaaS
3 10 (20.41%) PaaS
3 10 (20.41%) SaaS
4 9 (18.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (8.16%) OneDrive
7 3 (6.12%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 41 (83.67%) Skype
2 17 (34.69%) VPN
3 10 (20.41%) VoIP
4 9 (18.37%) DHCP
4 9 (18.37%) DNS
5 8 (16.33%) LAN
5 8 (16.33%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (16.33%) Wireless
6 7 (14.29%) Bluetooth
6 7 (14.29%) Firewall
6 7 (14.29%) WLAN
7 6 (12.24%) TCP/IP
8 3 (6.12%) Unified Communications
9 1 (2.04%) Cisco Wireless
9 1 (2.04%) FTP
9 1 (2.04%) H.323
9 1 (2.04%) Internet
9 1 (2.04%) SAN
9 1 (2.04%) SMS
9 1 (2.04%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 4 (8.16%) Power BI
General
1 2 (4.08%) Law
1 2 (4.08%) Legal
2 1 (2.04%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (20.41%) Consultant
2 8 (16.33%) Analyst
2 8 (16.33%) IT Support
3 7 (14.29%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (14.29%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (14.29%) IT Technician
3 7 (14.29%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.29%) Support Technician
4 6 (12.24%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Consultant
5 5 (10.20%) Administrator
5 5 (10.20%) Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (10.20%) Service Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (10.20%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.16%) Business Analyst
6 4 (8.16%) Microsoft Consultant
6 4 (8.16%) Office 365 Business Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (6.12%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (14.29%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.12%) iPhone
3 3 (6.12%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (2.04%) Data Centre
4 1 (2.04%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 31 (63.27%) Windows
2 17 (34.69%) Windows Server
3 10 (20.41%) Windows 10
4 6 (12.24%) Windows Server 2003
5 5 (10.20%) Windows Phone
6 4 (8.16%) Linux
6 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
7 3 (6.12%) Android
7 3 (6.12%) Apple iOS
7 3 (6.12%) VMS
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (6.12%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (2.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (2.04%) Unix
8 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (30.61%) Presales
2 9 (18.37%) ITIL
2 9 (18.37%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (14.29%) Asset Management
3 7 (14.29%) Service Delivery
4 6 (12.24%) Migration
4 6 (12.24%) PRINCE2
4 6 (12.24%) Procure-to-Pay
5 5 (10.20%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (10.20%) Customer Requirements
5 5 (10.20%) Incident Management
5 5 (10.20%) Project Management
6 4 (8.16%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (8.16%) Creative Thinking
6 4 (8.16%) Data Protection
6 4 (8.16%) Decision-Making
6 4 (8.16%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (8.16%) Software Testing
6 4 (8.16%) Stakeholder Management
6 4 (8.16%) Strategic Thinking
Programming Languages
1 6 (12.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.12%) Go
2 3 (6.12%) Python
2 3 (6.12%) Ruby
2 3 (6.12%) SQL
3 1 (2.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 3 (6.12%) Degree
2 2 (4.08%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE
3 1 (2.04%) CCIE Service Provider
3 1 (2.04%) CCNP
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (2.04%) JNCIE
3 1 (2.04%) JNCIP
3 1 (2.04%) MCSA
3 1 (2.04%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) GDPR
2 1 (2.04%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.04%) PMO
System Software
1 25 (51.02%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.73%) Hyper-V
3 16 (32.65%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.12%) Docker
4 3 (6.12%) iptables
4 3 (6.12%) VirtualBox
4 3 (6.12%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (6.12%) Xen
5 1 (2.04%) Firmware
5 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.04%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 6 (12.24%) SCCM
1 6 (12.24%) SCVMM
1 6 (12.24%) Single Sign-On
2 3 (6.12%) Graphite
2 3 (6.12%) Kibana
2 3 (6.12%) Nagios
3 1 (2.04%) Cisco Prime
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.04%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 36 (73.47%) Microsoft
2 16 (32.65%) VMware
3 13 (26.53%) Citrix
4 6 (12.24%) Symantec
4 6 (12.24%) Veeam
5 5 (10.20%) Apple
6 3 (6.12%) Centreon
6 3 (6.12%) Google
6 3 (6.12%) Remedy
7 2 (4.08%) Cisco
8 1 (2.04%) Avaya
8 1 (2.04%) Juniper
8 1 (2.04%) Palo Alto
8 1 (2.04%) Polycom
8 1 (2.04%) SolarWinds