The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East Midlands / Derbyshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 44 55
Rank change year-on-year +7 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Derbyshire 3.18% 3.02% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 16.87% 21.74% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 2
Median salary £30,000 £46,250 £25,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -35.13% +83.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -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 Derbyshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Derbyshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 83 69 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Derbyshire 18.86% 13.88% 12.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 39 40
Median salary £41,500 £30,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +38.33% -7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £42,000 £49,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Derbyshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Derbyshire 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 Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Derbyshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Derbyshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Derbyshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Derbyshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Derbyshire

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 Derbyshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 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
Derby +1 6 £42,875 -14.25%
Chesterfield 0 1 - -
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 30 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 Derbyshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 15 (71.43%) Office 365
2 15 (71.43%) Skype
3 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
4 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
4 11 (52.38%) VoIP
4 11 (52.38%) Cisco
4 11 (52.38%) Firewall
5 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
6 9 (42.86%) SharePoint
7 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
7 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
8 7 (33.33%) High Availability
8 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
8 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
8 7 (33.33%) MCSE
9 6 (28.57%) SQL
9 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
9 6 (28.57%) VLAN
9 6 (28.57%) VPN
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
9 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
9 6 (28.57%) Meraki
9 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
10 5 (23.81%) LAN
10 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
10 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Derbyshire 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 (42.86%) SharePoint
2 6 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (4.76%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 15 (71.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) Skype
2 11 (52.38%) Firewall
2 11 (52.38%) VoIP
3 8 (38.10%) Unified Communications
4 6 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
4 6 (28.57%) VLAN
4 6 (28.57%) VPN
5 5 (23.81%) Internet
5 5 (23.81%) LAN
5 5 (23.81%) MPLS
5 5 (23.81%) WAN
5 5 (23.81%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (9.52%) SAN
7 1 (4.76%) IP Telephony
7 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (52.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (28.57%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 5 (23.81%) Telecoms
2 2 (9.52%) Aerospace
3 1 (4.76%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 7 (33.33%) Consultant
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Support Technician
2 6 (28.57%) Senior Technician
2 6 (28.57%) Server Support
2 6 (28.57%) Server Support Technician
2 6 (28.57%) Server Technician
2 6 (28.57%) Support Technician
2 6 (28.57%) Windows Server Support
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Network Engineer
3 5 (23.81%) Office 365 Consultant
4 3 (14.29%) Architect
4 3 (14.29%) Business Consultant
5 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (9.52%) Technical Specialist
5 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (4.76%) Systems Architect
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Client/Server
1 5 (23.81%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Windows
2 14 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 6 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (9.52%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) High Availability
2 2 (9.52%) Migration
2 2 (9.52%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (28.57%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (33.33%) MCSE
1 7 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 7 (33.33%) SC Cleared
1 7 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 5 (23.81%) CCNA
2 5 (23.81%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (9.52%) MCP
3 2 (9.52%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (38.10%) Active Directory
2 3 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 11 (52.38%) Cisco
2 10 (47.62%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Meraki
4 1 (4.76%) VMware