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

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / Croydon
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 33 25 27
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Croydon 2.25% 7.20% 3.64%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.39% 23.75% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 19 6
Median salary - £28,000 £24,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +16.66%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -3.40%  

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 Croydon with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Croydon
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 23 80 33
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Croydon 12.92% 30.30% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 73 32
Median salary £32,500 £55,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.90% +120.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,600 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Croydon

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Croydon 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 Croydon

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Croydon

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Croydon

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

1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Croydon 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (100.00%) MS Office
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) ITSM
1 4 (100.00%) Service Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft