The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / East Midlands
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 137 143 152
Rank change year-on-year +6 +9  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 18 34 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.67% 1.05% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.09% 6.56% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14 31 19
Median salary £47,000 £40,000 £33,131
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.50% +20.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £45,000 £51,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 the East Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 440 518 589
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East Midlands 16.46% 16.00% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 356 425 465
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.38% -3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,006 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £51,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the East Midlands 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 the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the East Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in the East Midlands over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the East Midlands

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the East Midlands

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 East Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 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
Nottinghamshire +1 12 £47,500 +66.66%
Northamptonshire +6 3 - - 1
Leicestershire +7 2 £25,250 +14.77%
Derbyshire -4 1 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 East Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 29 (69.05%) Windows
3 25 (59.52%) Skype
4 24 (57.14%) Office 365
5 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
6 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
7 18 (42.86%) Hyper-V
8 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (35.71%) VMware
8 15 (35.71%) Cisco
9 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 14 (33.33%) SCCM
10 13 (30.95%) SQL
10 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
10 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
11 11 (26.19%) MCSE
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
11 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
12 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
12 10 (23.81%) High Availability
12 10 (23.81%) VoIP
13 9 (21.43%) Firewall
13 9 (21.43%) MCSA
14 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications
15 7 (16.67%) IaaS
15 7 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
15 7 (16.67%) Meraki
15 7 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
16 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
16 6 (14.29%) Presales

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East Midlands 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 13 (30.95%) SharePoint
2 6 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (11.90%) MS Exchange
4 2 (4.76%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (57.14%) Office 365
2 10 (23.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (16.67%) IaaS
4 2 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (2.38%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (59.52%) Skype
2 10 (23.81%) VoIP
3 9 (21.43%) Firewall
4 8 (19.05%) Unified Communications
5 6 (14.29%) Cisco ASA
5 6 (14.29%) VLAN
5 6 (14.29%) VPN
6 5 (11.90%) LAN
6 5 (11.90%) SAN
6 5 (11.90%) WAN
7 4 (9.52%) Internet
8 3 (7.14%) NAS
8 3 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
9 2 (4.76%) MPLS
9 2 (4.76%) PBX
9 2 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (2.38%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
2 6 (14.29%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (7.14%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Aerospace
2 2 (4.76%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 10 (23.81%) Consultant
1 10 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Support Technician
2 6 (14.29%) Senior Technician
2 6 (14.29%) Server Support
2 6 (14.29%) Server Support Technician
2 6 (14.29%) Server Technician
2 6 (14.29%) Support Technician
2 6 (14.29%) Windows Server Support
3 5 (11.90%) Architect
3 5 (11.90%) Office 365 Consultant
4 4 (9.52%) Analyst
4 4 (9.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (7.14%) Business Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 3 (7.14%) Network Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Desktop Support
6 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.76%) Systems Engineer
6 2 (4.76%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.76%) .NET
1 2 (4.76%) .NET Framework
1 2 (4.76%) HTML
1 2 (4.76%) REST
1 2 (4.76%) SOAP
1 2 (4.76%) Web Services
1 2 (4.76%) XML
1 2 (4.76%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 7 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (11.90%) Data Centre
3 4 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 3 (7.14%) Management Information System
4 3 (7.14%) Thin Client
5 2 (4.76%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.76%) Client/Server
5 2 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (4.76%) N-Tier
5 2 (4.76%) Smartphone
6 1 (2.38%) Clustering
6 1 (2.38%) Enterprise Storage
Operating Systems
1 29 (69.05%) Windows
2 23 (54.76%) Windows Server
3 15 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 11 (26.19%) Windows 10
5 4 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.38%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) High Availability
2 6 (14.29%) Presales
3 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (7.14%) Infrastructure Management
4 3 (7.14%) ITIL
4 3 (7.14%) Project Management
5 2 (4.76%) Business Intelligence
5 2 (4.76%) Content Management
5 2 (4.76%) CRM
5 2 (4.76%) Data Integration
5 2 (4.76%) Data Modelling
5 2 (4.76%) ERP
5 2 (4.76%) Integration Testing
5 2 (4.76%) Migration
5 2 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (4.76%) Problem Management
5 2 (4.76%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (4.76%) Service Management
5 2 (4.76%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 13 (30.95%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (30.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (26.19%) MCSE
3 9 (21.43%) MCSA
4 4 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 4 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 3 (7.14%) CCNA
5 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (7.14%) MCP
6 2 (4.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.76%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 18 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.14%) Virtual Machines
4 3 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 14 (33.33%) SCCM
2 2 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (2.38%) SCSM
Vendors
1 30 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (35.71%) Cisco
2 15 (35.71%) VMware
3 7 (16.67%) Meraki
4 3 (7.14%) 3PAR
4 3 (7.14%) EMC
4 3 (7.14%) NetApp
5 1 (2.38%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.38%) Google
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