Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 209 209 220
Rank change year-on-year 0 +11 -17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 52 49 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.82% 0.80% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.49% 4.86% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 50 42 80
Berkshire median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +26.62% -9.41%
10th Percentile £24,225 £26,400 £25,725
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,375 £63,750
South East median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +18.75% +3.90% -9.41%

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 1,158 1,008 1,619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.27% 16.44% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 910 856 1,371
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.09% -3.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £29,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £70,000 £70,000
South East median annual salary £45,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +7.06% -3.41% +3.53%

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 0 36 £44,000 -12.00% 4
Maidenhead - 8 £37,000 -
Bracknell -12 3 £65,000 +52.94% 1
Wokingham -1 2 £34,500 -13.75%
Slough -7 1 £60,000 +207.69%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 42 (80.77%) Skype
2 35 (67.31%) Windows
3 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
4 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
5 26 (50.00%) Office 365
6 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
7 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
8 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
8 15 (28.85%) VPN
9 14 (26.92%) ITIL
9 14 (26.92%) Windows 10
10 13 (25.00%) Presales
10 13 (25.00%) Citrix
11 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
11 12 (23.08%) VMware
11 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
12 11 (21.15%) VoIP
13 10 (19.23%) LAN
14 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
14 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
14 9 (17.31%) SCCM
15 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
15 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
15 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
15 8 (15.38%) DHCP
15 8 (15.38%) DNS
15 8 (15.38%) Wireless
15 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
16 7 (13.46%) Asset Management

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 17 (32.69%) SharePoint
2 12 (23.08%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.77%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (3.85%) IIS
5 1 (1.92%) Apache
5 1 (1.92%) CMS
5 1 (1.92%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.92%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (17.31%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (13.46%) MS Visio
3 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (3.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (1.92%) InfoPath
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 3 (5.77%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 26 (50.00%) Office 365
2 16 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (11.54%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (11.54%) IaaS
4 3 (5.77%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.77%) PaaS
4 3 (5.77%) SaaS
5 1 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.92%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.92%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 42 (80.77%) Skype
2 15 (28.85%) VPN
3 11 (21.15%) VoIP
4 10 (19.23%) LAN
5 9 (17.31%) Wi-Fi
6 8 (15.38%) DHCP
6 8 (15.38%) DNS
6 8 (15.38%) TCP/IP
6 8 (15.38%) Wireless
7 7 (13.46%) Bluetooth
7 7 (13.46%) WLAN
8 5 (9.62%) Firewall
9 4 (7.69%) Unified Communications
10 3 (5.77%) WAN
11 2 (3.85%) SMS
12 1 (1.92%) Cisco Wireless
12 1 (1.92%) FTP
12 1 (1.92%) H.323
12 1 (1.92%) Internet
12 1 (1.92%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.77%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (3.85%) Law
1 2 (3.85%) Legal
2 1 (1.92%) Marketing
2 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (19.23%) Consultant
1 10 (19.23%) Support Engineer
2 9 (17.31%) IT Support
3 7 (13.46%) IT Support Technician
3 7 (13.46%) IT Technician
3 7 (13.46%) Support Technician
4 6 (11.54%) Delivery Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Service Manager
4 6 (11.54%) Services Delivery Manager
5 5 (9.62%) Analyst
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Support Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Technical Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Cloud Consultant
6 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Architect
7 3 (5.77%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (5.77%) Systems Administrator
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.92%) .NET
1 1 (1.92%) ASP.NET
1 1 (1.92%) HTML
1 1 (1.92%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (13.46%) Video Conferencing
2 6 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.62%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
4 3 (5.77%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (5.77%) iPhone
5 2 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (1.92%) EPoS
6 1 (1.92%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.92%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.92%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.92%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (67.31%) Windows
2 16 (30.77%) Windows Server
3 14 (26.92%) Windows 10
4 8 (15.38%) Windows 7
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Phone
5 5 (9.62%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (5.77%) Android
7 3 (5.77%) Apple iOS
7 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (3.85%) Linux
8 2 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.92%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.92%) Unix
9 1 (1.92%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (26.92%) ITIL
2 13 (25.00%) Presales
3 8 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (15.38%) Service Delivery
4 7 (13.46%) Asset Management
4 7 (13.46%) PRINCE2
5 5 (9.62%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (9.62%) Incident Management
5 5 (9.62%) Migration
6 4 (7.69%) ITIL V3
6 4 (7.69%) Server Patching
7 3 (5.77%) Customer Engagement
7 3 (5.77%) Decision-Making
7 3 (5.77%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (5.77%) ITSM
7 3 (5.77%) Logistics
7 3 (5.77%) Procure-to-Pay
7 3 (5.77%) Risk Management
7 3 (5.77%) Service Management
7 3 (5.77%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 5 (9.62%) PowerShell
2 4 (7.69%) SQL
3 1 (1.92%) C
3 1 (1.92%) C#
3 1 (1.92%) Go
3 1 (1.92%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.92%) Python
3 1 (1.92%) Ruby
3 1 (1.92%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 4 (7.69%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (3.85%) MCSA
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE
3 1 (1.92%) CCIE Service Provider
3 1 (1.92%) CCNP
3 1 (1.92%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.92%) Degree
3 1 (1.92%) JNCIE
3 1 (1.92%) JNCIP
3 1 (1.92%) MCSE
3 1 (1.92%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.92%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 1 (1.92%) PMO
System Software
1 30 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 15 (28.85%) Hyper-V
3 12 (23.08%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (3.85%) Firmware
5 1 (1.92%) Docker
5 1 (1.92%) iptables
5 1 (1.92%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.92%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (1.92%) VirtualBox
5 1 (1.92%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (1.92%) Xen
Systems Management
1 9 (17.31%) SCCM
2 3 (5.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 3 (5.77%) SCVMM
2 3 (5.77%) Single Sign-On
3 2 (3.85%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.92%) Cisco Prime
4 1 (1.92%) Graphite
4 1 (1.92%) Kibana
4 1 (1.92%) Nagios
4 1 (1.92%) SCOM
4 1 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 31 (59.62%) Microsoft
2 13 (25.00%) Citrix
3 12 (23.08%) VMware
4 5 (9.62%) Apple
4 5 (9.62%) Symantec
5 3 (5.77%) Cisco
5 3 (5.77%) Remedy
5 3 (5.77%) Veeam
6 2 (3.85%) Polycom
7 1 (1.92%) Avaya
7 1 (1.92%) Centreon
7 1 (1.92%) Dell
7 1 (1.92%) Google
7 1 (1.92%) Juniper
7 1 (1.92%) Nintex
7 1 (1.92%) Palo Alto
7 1 (1.92%) ServiceNow
7 1 (1.92%) SolarWinds