Period
to 25 February 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 25 February 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
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 266 251 284
Rank change year-on-year -15 +33 +5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 97 107 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.78% 0.85% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.37% 4.64% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 62 74 97
East of England median annual salary £36,250 £44,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.54% +11.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £57,250 £54,650
England median annual salary £47,500 £43,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +10.47% +1.18% -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 1,807 2,305 2,576
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.53% 18.34% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,456 1,895 2,090
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £47,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.06% +8.67% +1.76%
10th Percentile £26,406 £27,500 £25,975
90th Percentile £72,500 £68,750 £69,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.53% +3.33% +5.88%

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 25 February 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 25 February 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
Hertfordshire -14 38 £46,500 +3.33% 7
Norfolk +45 28 £35,000 +17.65% 4
Cambridgeshire -52 26 £37,500 -15.73% 8
Suffolk +18 2 £40,000 +75.82% 1
Essex +6 2 £27,500 -54.17%
Bedfordshire - 1 £32,500 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 67 (69.07%) Skype
2 63 (64.95%) Windows
3 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
4 40 (41.24%) Unified Communications
5 38 (39.18%) Windows Server
6 30 (30.93%) Microsoft Azure
6 30 (30.93%) Active Directory
7 28 (28.87%) Apple
8 26 (26.80%) VMware
8 26 (26.80%) Apple iOS
9 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
10 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
11 20 (20.62%) Office 365
12 19 (19.59%) ITIL
13 17 (17.53%) Citrix
13 17 (17.53%) Data Centre
14 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
15 15 (15.46%) Cisco
15 15 (15.46%) DNS
15 15 (15.46%) SAN
16 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
16 14 (14.43%) Degree
16 14 (14.43%) Firewall
17 13 (13.40%) VPN
17 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
17 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
18 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
18 12 (12.37%) DHCP
18 12 (12.37%) HP
18 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering

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 10 (10.31%) Exchange Server 2013
2 9 (9.28%) Exchange Server 2010
2 9 (9.28%) MS Exchange
3 8 (8.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (6.19%) Office Communications Server
4 6 (6.19%) SharePoint
5 5 (5.15%) IIS
6 2 (2.06%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 30 (30.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 20 (20.62%) Office 365
3 9 (9.28%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (9.28%) Mimecast
4 4 (4.12%) Cloud Computing
4 4 (4.12%) Yammer
5 1 (1.03%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 67 (69.07%) Skype
2 40 (41.24%) Unified Communications
3 15 (15.46%) DNS
3 15 (15.46%) SAN
4 14 (14.43%) Firewall
5 13 (13.40%) VPN
6 12 (12.37%) DHCP
7 9 (9.28%) Telepresence
8 8 (8.25%) MPLS
8 8 (8.25%) VoIP
9 6 (6.19%) LAN
9 6 (6.19%) WAN
10 5 (5.15%) TCP/IP
11 4 (4.12%) IPsec
11 4 (4.12%) Remote Desktop
11 4 (4.12%) WebEx
12 3 (3.09%) Wi-Fi
13 2 (2.06%) Cisco ASA
13 2 (2.06%) Network Security
14 1 (1.03%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.31%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (5.15%) Power BI
4 2 (2.06%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (9.28%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (5.15%) Git (software)
2 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
2 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio Team System
3 4 (4.12%) JIRA
4 2 (2.06%) ReSharper
4 2 (2.06%) TestComplete
General
1 8 (8.25%) Marketing
2 5 (5.15%) Retail
3 1 (1.03%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 18 (18.56%) Analyst
2 12 (12.37%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 12 (12.37%) Support Engineer
3 10 (10.31%) Support Analyst
4 9 (9.28%) 3rd Line Support
4 9 (9.28%) Cisco Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Consultant
4 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) QA Engineer
4 9 (9.28%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 8 (8.25%) Cisco Voice Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Collaboration Consultant
5 8 (8.25%) Voice Consultant
6 7 (7.22%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.22%) QA Test Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) QA Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Software QA Engineer
6 7 (7.22%) Software QA Tester
6 7 (7.22%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (6.19%) .NET
1 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET
1 6 (6.19%) ASP.NET MVC
1 6 (6.19%) WPF
2 4 (4.12%) Silverlight
3 2 (2.06%) .NET Core
3 2 (2.06%) .NET Framework
3 2 (2.06%) AngularJS
3 2 (2.06%) ASP.NET Web API
3 2 (2.06%) D3.js
3 2 (2.06%) HTML
3 2 (2.06%) HTML5
3 2 (2.06%) WCF
4 1 (1.03%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 17 (17.53%) Data Centre
2 6 (6.19%) Blackberry
3 4 (4.12%) Handset
3 4 (4.12%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (2.06%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.06%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.03%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 63 (64.95%) Windows
2 38 (39.18%) Windows Server
3 26 (26.80%) Apple iOS
4 22 (22.68%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2008
6 11 (11.34%) Linux
7 8 (8.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 7 (7.22%) Mac OS X
8 7 (7.22%) Windows 10
8 7 (7.22%) Windows 7
8 7 (7.22%) Windows 8
9 4 (4.12%) CentOS
9 4 (4.12%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (4.12%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.06%) Android
10 2 (2.06%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (19.59%) ITIL
2 16 (16.49%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (12.37%) Software Engineering
3 12 (12.37%) Test Automation
4 9 (9.28%) Mentoring
4 9 (9.28%) Presales
5 8 (8.25%) Mathematics
5 8 (8.25%) Security Architecture
6 7 (7.22%) Business Continuity
6 7 (7.22%) Kalman Filter
6 7 (7.22%) Web Filtering
7 6 (6.19%) Case Management
7 6 (6.19%) Configuration Management
7 6 (6.19%) DevOps
7 6 (6.19%) MVC
7 6 (6.19%) Telesales
7 6 (6.19%) Time Management
7 6 (6.19%) Unit Testing
8 5 (5.15%) BDD
8 5 (5.15%) Product Marketing
Programming Languages
1 11 (11.34%) C
2 10 (10.31%) PowerShell
3 6 (6.19%) C#
4 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
5 2 (2.06%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 14 (14.43%) Degree
1 14 (14.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (11.34%) CCNP
2 11 (11.34%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.25%) A+ Certification
3 8 (8.25%) CCVP
3 8 (8.25%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (6.19%) MCSA
4 6 (6.19%) MCSE
5 3 (3.09%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (2.06%) CCNA
7 1 (1.03%) SC Cleared
7 1 (1.03%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.28%) QA
1 9 (9.28%) SLA
System Software
1 30 (30.93%) Active Directory
2 13 (13.40%) VMware ESXi
2 13 (13.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (9.28%) Hyper-V
4 4 (4.12%) Terminal Services
4 4 (4.12%) VMware Workstation
4 4 (4.12%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 9 (9.28%) Cisco CUCM
1 9 (9.28%) Cisco UCCE
1 9 (9.28%) Cisco UCCX
1 9 (9.28%) SCCM
2 8 (8.25%) SCOM
3 7 (7.22%) Backup Exec
4 5 (5.15%) Ansible
5 4 (4.12%) HP ALM
5 4 (4.12%) vCenter Server
6 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds Orion
6 2 (2.06%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 1 (1.03%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 62 (63.92%) Microsoft
2 28 (28.87%) Apple
3 26 (26.80%) VMware
4 17 (17.53%) Citrix
5 15 (15.46%) Cisco
6 12 (12.37%) HP
7 8 (8.25%) CommVault
7 8 (8.25%) IBM
8 7 (7.22%) Dell
8 7 (7.22%) NetApp
8 7 (7.22%) Veeam
9 4 (4.12%) Red Hat
10 3 (3.09%) Polycom
10 3 (3.09%) Symantec
11 2 (2.06%) CheckPoint
11 2 (2.06%) SolarWinds
12 1 (1.03%) Altiris