Period
to 26 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 26 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > East of England
6 months to
26 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 283 229 282
Rank change year-on-year -54 +53 -14
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 82 139 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.66% 1.14% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.39% 6.08% 4.04%
Number of salaries quoted 54 98 86
East of England median annual salary £33,750 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.59% +3.66% -8.89%
10th Percentile £22,000 £27,275 £30,625
90th Percentile £53,500 £56,250 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 of England with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,869 2,286 2,399
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.00% 18.71% 16.80%
Number of salaries quoted 1,487 1,833 1,970
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +8.43%
10th Percentile £26,750 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the East of England

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the East of England

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in the East of England over the 6 months to 26 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the East of England

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the East of England

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 of England region over the 6 months to 26 May 2018. 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
Cambridgeshire -23 37 £40,000 -8.05% 3
Hertfordshire -75 22 £32,500 -23.53%
Norfolk +35 20 £28,500 -10.24% 1
Suffolk +14 3 £38,500 +69.23% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 26 May 2018, 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 of England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 61 (74.39%) Skype
2 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
3 45 (54.88%) Windows
4 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
5 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
6 27 (32.93%) Office 365
7 25 (30.49%) C
8 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
9 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
9 20 (24.39%) Unified Communications
9 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
10 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
10 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
10 19 (23.17%) Degree
11 18 (21.95%) VMware
11 18 (21.95%) Cisco
11 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
12 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
13 14 (17.07%) Polycom
13 14 (17.07%) VoIP
14 13 (15.85%) A+ Certification
14 13 (15.85%) Apple
14 13 (15.85%) MPLS
14 13 (15.85%) Network+ Certification
14 13 (15.85%) Mathematics
14 13 (15.85%) SCCM
14 13 (15.85%) Video Conferencing
15 12 (14.63%) Product Management
15 12 (14.63%) Presales
15 12 (14.63%) Marketing

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 20 (24.39%) MS Exchange
2 10 (12.20%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.98%) Exchange Server 2007
4 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (8.54%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (3.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.66%) SharePoint
7 2 (2.44%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 27 (32.93%) Office 365
2 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (6.10%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.22%) IaaS
4 1 (1.22%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 61 (74.39%) Skype
2 20 (24.39%) Unified Communications
3 14 (17.07%) VoIP
4 13 (15.85%) MPLS
5 12 (14.63%) Firewall
6 9 (10.98%) LAN
6 9 (10.98%) WAN
7 6 (7.32%) DNS
7 6 (7.32%) SAN
8 5 (6.10%) IPsec
9 4 (4.88%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.66%) DHCP
10 3 (3.66%) Telepresence
11 2 (2.44%) VPN
11 2 (2.44%) Wireless
11 2 (2.44%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.22%) DMZ
12 1 (1.22%) SMTP
12 1 (1.22%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (9.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.44%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 5 (6.10%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio
1 5 (6.10%) Visual Studio Team System
2 3 (3.66%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (2.44%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.44%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (14.63%) Marketing
2 4 (4.88%) Retail
3 2 (2.44%) Billing
3 2 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (14.63%) Analyst
1 12 (14.63%) Presales Engineer
2 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 7 (8.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Applications Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Desktop Support
3 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (7.32%) IT Support
3 6 (7.32%) Microsoft Engineer
3 6 (7.32%) Sales Executive
3 6 (7.32%) Telesales Executive
4 5 (6.10%) Infrastructure Technician
5 4 (4.88%) Software Engineer
5 4 (4.88%) Support Analyst
5 4 (4.88%) Support Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) Operations Analyst
6 3 (3.66%) QA Engineer
6 3 (3.66%) QA Tester
6 3 (3.66%) Software Tester
6 3 (3.66%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (4.88%) .NET
1 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET
1 4 (4.88%) ASP.NET MVC
1 4 (4.88%) WPF
2 2 (2.44%) .NET Core
2 2 (2.44%) .NET Framework
2 2 (2.44%) AngularJS
2 2 (2.44%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (2.44%) D3.js
2 2 (2.44%) HTML
2 2 (2.44%) HTML5
2 2 (2.44%) Silverlight
2 2 (2.44%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (23.17%) Data Centre
2 13 (15.85%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (8.54%) Blackberry
4 6 (7.32%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.66%) NHS
5 3 (3.66%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.44%) Apple TV
6 2 (2.44%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (1.22%) Clustering
7 1 (1.22%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 45 (54.88%) Windows
2 29 (35.37%) Windows Server
3 18 (21.95%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (20.73%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (12.20%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.98%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (8.54%) Windows 7
8 3 (3.66%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.66%) Windows 2000 Server
9 2 (2.44%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (23.17%) Software Engineering
2 13 (15.85%) Mathematics
3 12 (14.63%) Presales
3 12 (14.63%) Product Management
4 9 (10.98%) ITIL
5 8 (9.76%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (8.54%) Time Management
7 6 (7.32%) Mentoring
7 6 (7.32%) Problem-Solving
7 6 (7.32%) Telesales
8 5 (6.10%) BDD
8 5 (6.10%) TDD
8 5 (6.10%) User Stories
9 4 (4.88%) Incident Management
9 4 (4.88%) MVC
10 3 (3.66%) Agile Testing
10 3 (3.66%) Break/Fix
10 3 (3.66%) Business Intelligence
10 3 (3.66%) Cybersecurity
10 3 (3.66%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.49%) C
2 10 (12.20%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.88%) C#
4 2 (2.44%) JavaScript
4 2 (2.44%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 21 (25.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 19 (23.17%) Degree
3 13 (15.85%) A+ Certification
3 13 (15.85%) Network+ Certification
4 8 (9.76%) MCSA
5 6 (7.32%) MCSE
6 5 (6.10%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 4 (4.88%) SC Cleared
7 4 (4.88%) Security Cleared
8 3 (3.66%) CCNP
8 3 (3.66%) CCVP
9 2 (2.44%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.54%) SLA
2 3 (3.66%) PMO
2 3 (3.66%) QA
System Software
1 34 (41.46%) Active Directory
2 9 (10.98%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.10%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (4.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (2.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 13 (15.85%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) SCOM
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCE
3 3 (3.66%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (3.66%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (2.44%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.22%) Jamf Pro
5 1 (1.22%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (1.22%) WSUS
Vendors
1 52 (63.41%) Microsoft
2 18 (21.95%) Cisco
2 18 (21.95%) VMware
3 14 (17.07%) Polycom
4 13 (15.85%) Apple
5 11 (13.41%) Citrix
6 9 (10.98%) CommVault
6 9 (10.98%) IBM
7 6 (7.32%) Dell
8 4 (4.88%) HP
8 4 (4.88%) Symantec
9 3 (3.66%) Sonus
10 2 (2.44%) Meru Networks
10 2 (2.44%) NEC
11 1 (1.22%) 3PAR
11 1 (1.22%) Altiris
11 1 (1.22%) ServiceNow
11 1 (1.22%) Veeam