The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East of England / Cambridgeshire
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 131 108 97
Rank change year-on-year -23 -11  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 22 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.31% 1.18% 1.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 7.17% 9.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2 20 39
Median salary £39,250 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.42% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,475 £34,625 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,025 £53,750 £48,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 Cambridgeshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 230 307 382
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 11.96% 16.45% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 287 413 679
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £27,750
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Cambridgeshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 29 June 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
Cambridge -14 5 £43,500 +28.88%
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 29 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 Cambridgeshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (48.57%) Skype
4 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
5 15 (42.86%) Office 365
6 14 (40.00%) ITIL
7 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
7 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
7 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications
7 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (28.57%) Citrix
8 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
8 10 (28.57%) MCSE
8 10 (28.57%) Cisco
9 9 (25.71%) SLA
9 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
9 9 (25.71%) SCCM
10 8 (22.86%) VMware
10 8 (22.86%) MCITP
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
10 8 (22.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 8 (22.86%) Presales
10 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
11 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
11 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
11 7 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 9 (25.71%) SharePoint
2 8 (22.86%) SharePoint 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (5.71%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (5.71%) Office Communications Server
Cloud Services
1 15 (42.86%) Office 365
2 11 (31.43%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (48.57%) Skype
2 11 (31.43%) Unified Communications
3 5 (14.29%) VoIP
4 3 (8.57%) LAN
4 3 (8.57%) WAN
5 2 (5.71%) Firewall
5 2 (5.71%) Internet
6 1 (2.86%) BGP
6 1 (2.86%) IPsec
6 1 (2.86%) Network Security
6 1 (2.86%) OSPF
6 1 (2.86%) SSL
6 1 (2.86%) VPN
Job Titles
1 9 (25.71%) Support Engineer
2 8 (22.86%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) IT Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support
3 7 (20.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 7 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
3 7 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Analyst
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Architect
6 2 (5.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Network Architect
6 2 (5.71%) NOC Engineer
6 2 (5.71%) Support Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (2.86%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.71%) Blackberry
1 2 (5.71%) HP Storage
2 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
2 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (80.00%) Windows
2 20 (57.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (22.86%) Linux
5 3 (8.57%) Unix
5 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
5 3 (8.57%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.71%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (40.00%) ITIL
2 8 (22.86%) Customer Requirements
2 8 (22.86%) Presales
2 8 (22.86%) Virtual Infrastructure
3 7 (20.00%) Customer Engagement
4 5 (14.29%) Incident Management
4 5 (14.29%) Migration
5 2 (5.71%) Change Management
5 2 (5.71%) Problem Management
5 2 (5.71%) Service Delivery
5 2 (5.71%) Virtual Environments
6 1 (2.86%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (2.86%) Penetration Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Service Management
Qualifications
1 10 (28.57%) MCSE
1 10 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (22.86%) MCITP
3 6 (17.14%) Degree
4 3 (8.57%) CCNA
4 3 (8.57%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (8.57%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
4 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.71%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (25.71%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (31.43%) Active Directory
1 11 (31.43%) Hyper-V
2 6 (17.14%) XenApp
3 5 (14.29%) XenDesktop
4 4 (11.43%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (8.57%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.71%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (5.71%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (25.71%) SCCM
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco CUCM
2 7 (20.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 5 (14.29%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.71%) HP Data Protector
4 2 (5.71%) SCOM
5 1 (2.86%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 25 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 10 (28.57%) Cisco
2 10 (28.57%) Citrix
3 8 (22.86%) VMware
4 2 (5.71%) 3PAR
4 2 (5.71%) CA
4 2 (5.71%) HP
4 2 (5.71%) Veeam