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 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Cambridgeshire / Cambridge
Rank 94 114 101
Rank change year-on-year +20 -13  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 1 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 0.92% 0.068% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.85% 0.42% 5.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7 1 14
Median salary £43,500 £41,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.09% -8.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,600 £41,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £41,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -1.16%  

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 227 237 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge 18.90% 16.11% 16.90%
Number of salaries quoted 177 179 198
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £34,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £56,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 10 (71.43%) Skype
3 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
5 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
5 6 (42.86%) Windows
6 4 (28.57%) Linux
6 4 (28.57%) SLA
6 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) XenApp
7 3 (21.43%) SCCM
7 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
7 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
7 3 (21.43%) Citrix
8 2 (14.29%) Unix
8 2 (14.29%) VoIP
8 2 (14.29%) Degree
8 2 (14.29%) Migration
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
8 2 (14.29%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) AirWatch

Skype for Business
Top Related 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 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
1 4 (28.57%) MS Exchange
2 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (21.43%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Skype
1 10 (71.43%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior IT Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
4 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Windows
1 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
2 4 (28.57%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (14.29%) Unix
5 1 (7.14%) Windows 10
5 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (71.43%) ITIL
2 7 (50.00%) Customer Engagement
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Problem Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
4 1 (7.14%) Virtual Environments
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
1 3 (21.43%) XenApp
2 2 (14.29%) XenDesktop
3 1 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESX
3 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (7.14%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco UCCX
2 3 (21.43%) SCCM
3 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 1 (7.14%) HP Data Protector
4 1 (7.14%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 3 (21.43%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) VMware
5 1 (7.14%) 3PAR
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) HP
5 1 (7.14%) Veeam
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