Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > East Midlands
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 185 214 240
Rank change year-on-year +29 +26 -29
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 41 53 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.79% 0.81% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.98% 5.27% 2.99%
Number of salaries quoted 32 42 33
East Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £40,000 £25,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% +60.00% -40.48%
10th Percentile £31,324 £29,225 £19,950
90th Percentile £61,000 £54,425 £58,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
East Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 824 1005 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 15.93% 15.27% 17.03%
Number of salaries quoted 654 767 1012
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,475 £22,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £61,000 £55,000 £56,225
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% +5.88%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

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

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 6 months to 18 November 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 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Nottinghamshire +16 28 £52,500 +31.25%
Northamptonshire +21 7 £40,000 +23.08% 1
Derbyshire -6 3 £35,000 -12.50%
Leicestershire +24 2 £29,000 -33.84%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 28 (68.29%) Skype
3 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
4 19 (46.34%) Office 365
4 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (39.02%) Presales
6 12 (29.27%) Project Management
6 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
6 12 (29.27%) SCCM
7 11 (26.83%) VMware
7 11 (26.83%) MPLS
8 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
9 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
9 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
10 8 (19.51%) Windows
11 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
11 7 (17.07%) Cisco
11 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
11 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
11 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
12 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
12 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (14.63%) IaaS
12 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
12 6 (14.63%) NAS
12 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
12 6 (14.63%) Fat Client
12 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing

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 9 (21.95%) MS Exchange
1 9 (21.95%) SharePoint
2 4 (9.76%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.44%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 19 (46.34%) Microsoft Azure
1 19 (46.34%) Office 365
2 10 (24.39%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (14.63%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (14.63%) IaaS
4 1 (2.44%) PaaS
4 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (68.29%) Skype
2 11 (26.83%) MPLS
3 7 (17.07%) Unified Communications
4 6 (14.63%) DNS
4 6 (14.63%) NAS
4 6 (14.63%) PBX
4 6 (14.63%) SAN
5 5 (12.20%) BIG-IP
6 3 (7.32%) Internet
7 2 (4.88%) Firewall
7 2 (4.88%) LAN
7 2 (4.88%) TCP/IP
7 2 (4.88%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (2.44%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.44%) SMS
8 1 (2.44%) VPN
8 1 (2.44%) WAN
8 1 (2.44%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (17.07%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (12.20%) Law
2 1 (2.44%) Local Government
2 1 (2.44%) Retail
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (34.15%) Consultant
2 11 (26.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.07%) Applications Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Active Directory Consultant
4 6 (14.63%) Exchange Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Business Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (9.76%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Applications Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 3 (7.32%) IT Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Service Manager
6 3 (7.32%) Unified Communications Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Analyst
7 2 (4.88%) Cloud Engineer
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Management Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Lync Consultant
7 2 (4.88%) Microsoft Consultant
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Leader
8 1 (2.44%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (14.63%) Analytical Skills
1 6 (14.63%) Data Centre
1 6 (14.63%) Fat Client
1 6 (14.63%) Thin Client
2 5 (12.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 5 (12.20%) Management Information System
3 2 (4.88%) Replication
4 1 (2.44%) Blackberry
4 1 (2.44%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 8 (19.51%) Windows
2 7 (17.07%) Windows 10
3 5 (12.20%) Windows Server
4 4 (9.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.32%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.44%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (39.02%) Presales
2 12 (29.27%) Project Management
3 7 (17.07%) Performance Tuning
4 6 (14.63%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (14.63%) Infrastructure Management
4 6 (14.63%) Load Balancing
5 4 (9.76%) High Availability
5 4 (9.76%) ITIL
5 4 (9.76%) PRINCE2
5 4 (9.76%) Service Delivery
6 3 (7.32%) Line Management
6 3 (7.32%) Virtual Environments
7 2 (4.88%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.88%) Mobile Device Management
7 2 (4.88%) Problem Management
7 2 (4.88%) Root Cause Analysis
8 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
8 1 (2.44%) Integration Testing
8 1 (2.44%) Operations Management
8 1 (2.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (14.63%) PowerShell
2 3 (7.32%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) MCSE
1 5 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (9.76%) MCSA
3 1 (2.44%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.88%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (60.98%) Active Directory
2 12 (29.27%) Hyper-V
3 10 (24.39%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (14.63%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.44%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
2 1 (2.44%) Cisco Prime
2 1 (2.44%) SCOrch
2 1 (2.44%) SCSM
Vendors
1 32 (78.05%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.83%) VMware
3 7 (17.07%) Cisco
4 2 (4.88%) 3PAR
4 2 (4.88%) Apple
4 2 (4.88%) EMC
4 2 (4.88%) Mitel
4 2 (4.88%) NetApp
4 2 (4.88%) Virgin Media
5 1 (2.44%) CheckPoint
5 1 (2.44%) HP
5 1 (2.44%) IBM
5 1 (2.44%) Meraki
5 1 (2.44%) Palo Alto