The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 116 107 103
Rank change year-on-year -9 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 4 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.44% 0.34% 0.76%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.90% 2.58% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 11
Median salary £43,500 £33,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +28.88% -25.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 Cambridge with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cambridge
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 154 155 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 11.39% 13.11% 16.71%
Number of salaries quoted 113 134 211
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +13.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £52,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cambridge 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 Cambridge

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Cambridge.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Cambridge region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
1 13 (76.47%) Skype
2 11 (64.71%) Unified Communications
2 11 (64.71%) Windows
3 10 (58.82%) ITIL
3 10 (58.82%) Cisco
4 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Citrix
5 8 (47.06%) Linux
6 7 (41.18%) Customer Engagement
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
6 7 (41.18%) Office 365
6 7 (41.18%) Cisco CUCM
7 6 (35.29%) XenApp
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
8 5 (29.41%) Migration
8 5 (29.41%) VoIP
8 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
8 5 (29.41%) Degree
8 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
9 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) SLA
10 3 (17.65%) Unix
10 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
10 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
10 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
10 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
11 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 4 (23.53%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 7 (41.18%) Office 365
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Skype
2 11 (64.71%) Unified Communications
3 5 (29.41%) VoIP
4 2 (11.76%) Internet
4 2 (11.76%) LAN
4 2 (11.76%) WAN
Job Titles
1 9 (52.94%) Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) IT Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) IT Support
2 7 (41.18%) IT Support Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior IT Engineer
2 7 (41.18%) Senior IT Support
2 7 (41.18%) Senior Support Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) Unified Communications Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (11.76%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Architect
4 2 (11.76%) Network Architect
5 1 (5.88%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows Server
3 8 (47.06%) Linux
4 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (17.65%) Unix
5 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
5 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ITIL
2 7 (41.18%) Customer Engagement
3 5 (29.41%) Migration
4 1 (5.88%) Problem Management
4 1 (5.88%) Service Management
4 1 (5.88%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) CCNA
2 2 (11.76%) CCNP
2 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (11.76%) MCSE
2 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (23.53%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) XenApp
2 5 (29.41%) XenDesktop
3 3 (17.65%) Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) Virtual Desktop
4 2 (11.76%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.88%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (41.18%) Cisco UCCX
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 5 (29.41%) AirWatch
4 1 (5.88%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (5.88%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (76.47%) Microsoft
2 10 (58.82%) Cisco
3 8 (47.06%) Citrix
4 2 (11.76%) VMware
5 1 (5.88%) 3PAR
5 1 (5.88%) CA
5 1 (5.88%) HP
5 1 (5.88%) Veeam