Period
to 29 March 2020

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 29 March 2020 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
29 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 156 161 187
Rank change year-on-year +5 +26 -4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 27 46 50
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East Midlands 0.80% 1.10% 0.94%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.00% 6.44% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 24 43 49
Median annual salary £48,750 £47,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.63% +11.76% -5.56%
10th Percentile £29,950 £33,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £67,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +3.16% - +7.95%

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 450 714 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East Midlands 13.27% 17.11% 16.77%
Number of salaries quoted 400 509 737
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £26,475 £24,750 £24,800
90th Percentile £77,500 £65,000 £60,500
England median annual salary £52,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% - +6.38%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East Midlands

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the East Midlands over the 6 months to 29 March 2020.

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 29 March 2020. 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
Northamptonshire -2 21 £50,000 +2.56% 3
Leicestershire +42 4 £40,000 -12.99%
Nottinghamshire +1 2 £21,500 -54.74% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 2020, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the East Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 22 (81.48%) SharePoint
3 21 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 20 (74.07%) Disaster Recovery
5 19 (70.37%) Management Information System
5 19 (70.37%) SCCM
5 19 (70.37%) Hyper-V
6 18 (66.67%) NAS
6 18 (66.67%) SAN
6 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
6 18 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
6 18 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
7 16 (59.26%) Fat Client
7 16 (59.26%) Thin Client
8 15 (55.56%) Azure
9 13 (48.15%) BCP
9 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
10 10 (37.04%) Windows
11 7 (25.93%) Law
11 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
11 7 (25.93%) Skype
12 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
12 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
13 5 (18.52%) Cisco
14 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
14 4 (14.81%) ITIL
14 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
15 3 (11.11%) DevOps
15 3 (11.11%) Office 365

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 22 (81.48%) SharePoint
2 4 (14.81%) MS Exchange
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (7.41%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (3.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 15 (55.56%) Azure
2 3 (11.11%) Office 365
3 2 (7.41%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (66.67%) NAS
1 18 (66.67%) SAN
2 7 (25.93%) Skype
3 3 (11.11%) Firewall
3 3 (11.11%) WAN
4 2 (7.41%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) DNS
4 2 (7.41%) Network Security
4 2 (7.41%) PBX
4 2 (7.41%) SSL
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
4 2 (7.41%) VLAN
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
4 2 (7.41%) VPN
5 1 (3.70%) LAN
5 1 (3.70%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (66.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Jenkins
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 7 (25.93%) Law
2 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 2 (7.41%) Retail
3 1 (3.70%) Legal
Job Titles
1 21 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (14.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) SCCM Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Hyper-V Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior SCCM Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Server Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Senior Windows Server Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Server Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (3.70%) Desktop Analyst
5 1 (3.70%) Network Security Administrator
5 1 (3.70%) Security Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 19 (70.37%) Management Information System
2 16 (59.26%) Fat Client
2 16 (59.26%) Thin Client
3 13 (48.15%) Data Centre
4 6 (22.22%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (14.81%) Mobile App
6 2 (7.41%) iPhone
7 1 (3.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 7 (25.93%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Windows 10
4 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2012
6 1 (3.70%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (77.78%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 20 (74.07%) Disaster Recovery
3 18 (66.67%) Infrastructure Management
4 13 (48.15%) BCP
5 4 (14.81%) ITIL
6 3 (11.11%) DevOps
7 2 (7.41%) Business Intelligence
7 2 (7.41%) Logistics
7 2 (7.41%) Network Architecture
7 2 (7.41%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (7.41%) Release Management
7 2 (7.41%) Server Management
7 2 (7.41%) Sprint Review
8 1 (3.70%) Document Management
8 1 (3.70%) High Availability
8 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure as Code
8 1 (3.70%) Mentoring
8 1 (3.70%) Performance Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.41%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.41%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (70.37%) Hyper-V
2 18 (66.67%) Virtual Machines
3 6 (22.22%) Active Directory
4 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 19 (70.37%) SCCM
2 2 (7.41%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.70%) Ansible
3 1 (3.70%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (3.70%) Puppet
3 1 (3.70%) Terraform
Vendors
1 25 (92.59%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Cisco
3 1 (3.70%) iManage
3 1 (3.70%) MobileIron
3 1 (3.70%) VMware