Period
to 20 July 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 20 July 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
20 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 282 241 275
Rank change year-on-year -41 +34 -10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 81 132 107
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.67% 1.06% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.55% 5.93% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 46 88 92
East of England median annual salary £30,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.41% +2.41% -3.49%
10th Percentile £22,000 £26,525 £28,775
90th Percentile £43,750 £52,500 £62,250
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 1,782 2,226 2,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.71% 17.91% 16.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,409 1,755 1,967
East of England median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.44% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £25,922
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £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 20 July 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 20 July 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 +10 44 £35,000 -20.90% 5
Hertfordshire -69 20 £35,000 -17.65% 3
Norfolk +26 13 £26,000 -14.75%
Suffolk +2 3 £38,500 +120.00% 1
Bedfordshire +14 1 £57,500 +75.57%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 52 (64.20%) Skype
2 50 (61.73%) Microsoft
3 45 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 40 (49.38%) Windows
5 33 (40.74%) Office 365
6 26 (32.10%) Windows Server
7 25 (30.86%) C
8 24 (29.63%) Firewall
9 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
10 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
11 17 (20.99%) ITIL
12 16 (19.75%) VoIP
12 16 (19.75%) Citrix
12 16 (19.75%) Cisco
12 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 15 (18.52%) VMware
13 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
13 15 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
14 14 (17.28%) Polycom
14 14 (17.28%) Network+ Certification
14 14 (17.28%) A+ Certification
14 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
14 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
15 13 (16.05%) MPLS
15 13 (16.05%) Degree
16 12 (14.81%) Marketing
16 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
16 12 (14.81%) SCCM
16 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
16 12 (14.81%) Presales

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 23 (28.40%) MS Exchange
2 8 (9.88%) Office Communications Server
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2007
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (6.17%) Exchange Server 2013
3 5 (6.17%) IIS
4 3 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 2 (2.47%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (2.47%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.23%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.23%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 2 (2.47%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 33 (40.74%) Office 365
2 16 (19.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.94%) Mimecast
4 2 (2.47%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.23%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.23%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 52 (64.20%) Skype
2 24 (29.63%) Firewall
3 16 (19.75%) VoIP
4 13 (16.05%) MPLS
5 11 (13.58%) DNS
6 10 (12.35%) LAN
6 10 (12.35%) WAN
7 9 (11.11%) Unified Communications
8 8 (9.88%) DHCP
9 6 (7.41%) IPsec
9 6 (7.41%) Wireless
10 5 (6.17%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.94%) VPN
12 3 (3.70%) SAN
13 2 (2.47%) Cisco IOS
13 2 (2.47%) Network Security
13 2 (2.47%) Wireshark
14 1 (1.23%) DMZ
14 1 (1.23%) SMTP
14 1 (1.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (8.64%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.70%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.23%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 1 (1.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (14.81%) Marketing
2 3 (3.70%) Retail
3 2 (2.47%) Billing
3 2 (2.47%) Finance
3 2 (2.47%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 14 (17.28%) Analyst
2 12 (14.81%) Presales Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (9.88%) IT Support
4 7 (8.64%) Consultant
4 7 (8.64%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support
5 6 (7.41%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.41%) Service Analyst
5 6 (7.41%) Service Desk Analyst
6 5 (6.17%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.17%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Active Directory Support
6 5 (6.17%) Infrastructure Technician
6 5 (6.17%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.17%) Support Engineer
7 4 (4.94%) Applications Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) 3rd Line Support
8 3 (3.70%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (3.70%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 15 (18.52%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (17.28%) Data Centre
3 8 (9.88%) Analytical Skills
4 7 (8.64%) Management Information System
5 5 (6.17%) Apple TV
5 5 (6.17%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.70%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.70%) NHS
7 2 (2.47%) Driving Licence
8 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 40 (49.38%) Windows
2 26 (32.10%) Windows Server
3 12 (14.81%) Windows 7
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 12 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (9.88%) Mac OS X
5 6 (7.41%) Apple iOS
6 5 (6.17%) Android
6 5 (6.17%) Linux
6 5 (6.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 10
7 3 (3.70%) Windows 2000 Server
8 2 (2.47%) Windows 8
8 2 (2.47%) Windows Vista
8 2 (2.47%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (20.99%) ITIL
2 15 (18.52%) Mathematics
3 12 (14.81%) Presales
3 12 (14.81%) Product Management
3 12 (14.81%) Software Engineering
4 8 (9.88%) Time Management
5 7 (8.64%) ITSM
5 7 (8.64%) Problem-Solving
6 5 (6.17%) Break/Fix
6 5 (6.17%) Line Management
6 5 (6.17%) Server Monitoring
7 4 (4.94%) Incident Management
7 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 3 (3.70%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (3.70%) People Management
8 3 (3.70%) Service Management
9 2 (2.47%) Collaborative Working
9 2 (2.47%) Customer-Centricity
9 2 (2.47%) Cybersecurity
9 2 (2.47%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 25 (30.86%) C
2 12 (14.81%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 19 (23.46%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (17.28%) A+ Certification
2 14 (17.28%) Network+ Certification
3 13 (16.05%) Degree
4 5 (6.17%) MCSA
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (4.94%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
5 4 (4.94%) SC Cleared
5 4 (4.94%) Security Cleared
6 3 (3.70%) CCNA
6 3 (3.70%) Cisco Certification
6 3 (3.70%) MCSE
7 1 (1.23%) CCA
7 1 (1.23%) CCNP
7 1 (1.23%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.23%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) SLA
2 3 (3.70%) PMO
System Software
1 45 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.28%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.41%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (6.17%) Terminal Services
5 3 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (14.81%) SCCM
2 7 (8.64%) FortiGate
3 6 (7.41%) SCOM
4 3 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 2 (2.47%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.47%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.47%) SCSM
6 1 (1.23%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.23%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.23%) Nagios
6 1 (1.23%) Simpana
6 1 (1.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (61.73%) Microsoft
2 16 (19.75%) Cisco
2 16 (19.75%) Citrix
3 15 (18.52%) VMware
4 14 (17.28%) Polycom
5 10 (12.35%) Dell
6 9 (11.11%) Apple
7 7 (8.64%) HP
8 6 (7.41%) CommVault
9 5 (6.17%) IBM
9 5 (6.17%) Meru Networks
10 3 (3.70%) Sonus
10 3 (3.70%) Symantec
10 3 (3.70%) Veeam
11 2 (2.47%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.47%) NEC
12 1 (1.23%) Adobe
12 1 (1.23%) Fortinet
12 1 (1.23%) NetApp
12 1 (1.23%) Veritas