Period
to 23 November 2017

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 23 November 2017 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
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 276 275
Rank change year-on-year +21 -1 -2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 105 90 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.87% 0.68% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.87% 3.98% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 57 61 113
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £44,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +15.58% -18.95%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £56,250 £62,500 £56,000
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 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 1789 2264 2671
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.84% 17.14% 17.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1421 1887 2220
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,900
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.51% +3.29%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,225
90th Percentile £71,250 £68,750 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +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 23 November 2017.

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 23 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
Hertfordshire +20 69 £48,750 +14.71% 3
Cambridgeshire -31 15 £37,500 -15.73% 2
Norfolk +24 14 £35,000 +27.27% 2
Bedfordshire +25 4 £53,750 +22.86%
Essex +20 3 £27,500 -47.62%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 23 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 of England region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 72 (68.57%) Windows
2 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 71 (67.62%) Skype
3 56 (53.33%) Windows Server
4 51 (48.57%) Office 365
5 46 (43.81%) Active Directory
5 46 (43.81%) VMware
6 40 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
7 39 (37.14%) ITIL
8 37 (35.24%) DNS
9 36 (34.29%) DHCP
10 34 (32.38%) Microsoft Office
11 33 (31.43%) Citrix
12 32 (30.48%) Firewall
12 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 31 (29.52%) VPN
14 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
15 29 (27.62%) VMware ESXi
15 29 (27.62%) Linux
16 28 (26.67%) Unified Communications
16 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
17 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
18 22 (20.95%) Apple
19 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 20 (19.05%) Mentoring
19 20 (19.05%) Terminal Services
19 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
19 20 (19.05%) HP
19 20 (19.05%) LAN
19 20 (19.05%) WAN

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 27 (25.71%) MS Exchange
2 14 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 10 (9.52%) IIS
4 6 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (1.90%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (0.95%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.95%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (32.38%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.86%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 51 (48.57%) Office 365
2 30 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (13.33%) PaaS
4 12 (11.43%) Amazon AWS
5 11 (10.48%) Mimecast
6 7 (6.67%) Cloud Computing
7 4 (3.81%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 71 (67.62%) Skype
2 37 (35.24%) DNS
3 36 (34.29%) DHCP
4 32 (30.48%) Firewall
5 31 (29.52%) VPN
6 28 (26.67%) Unified Communications
7 20 (19.05%) LAN
7 20 (19.05%) Remote Desktop
7 20 (19.05%) WAN
8 17 (16.19%) SAN
9 16 (15.24%) MPLS
9 16 (15.24%) VoIP
10 15 (14.29%) PBX
11 14 (13.33%) ISDN
11 14 (13.33%) VLAN
12 8 (7.62%) TCP/IP
13 6 (5.71%) Telepresence
14 4 (3.81%) Cisco ASA
14 4 (3.81%) Network Security
14 4 (3.81%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
2 5 (4.76%) SQL Server
3 4 (3.81%) Power BI
4 1 (0.95%) Big Data
4 1 (0.95%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 7 (6.67%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (3.81%) JIRA
3 1 (0.95%) Fiddler
General
1 20 (19.05%) Retail
2 13 (12.38%) Games
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
3 5 (4.76%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Local Government
4 1 (0.95%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (28.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 24 (22.86%) 3rd Line Support
2 24 (22.86%) Support Engineer
3 21 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 18 (17.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 16 (15.24%) Analyst
6 15 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 15 (14.29%) Office 365 Engineer
7 14 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 14 (13.33%) Infrastructure Support
8 13 (12.38%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
9 11 (10.48%) IT Engineer
10 9 (8.57%) Support Analyst
11 8 (7.62%) Active Directory Engineer
11 8 (7.62%) Active Directory Support
11 8 (7.62%) Active Directory Support Engineer
11 8 (7.62%) Consultant
12 7 (6.67%) Cisco Consultant
13 6 (5.71%) Desktop Support
13 6 (5.71%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (2.86%) .NET
1 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET
1 3 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
1 3 (2.86%) WPF
2 2 (1.90%) Silverlight
2 2 (1.90%) XMPP
3 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
3 1 (0.95%) ADO.NET
3 1 (0.95%) AngularJS
3 1 (0.95%) ASP.NET MVC 4
3 1 (0.95%) Backbone.js
3 1 (0.95%) Entity Framework
3 1 (0.95%) HTML
3 1 (0.95%) HTML5
3 1 (0.95%) jQuery
3 1 (0.95%) JSON
3 1 (0.95%) SOAP
3 1 (0.95%) WCF
3 1 (0.95%) WF
3 1 (0.95%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.10%) Data Centre
2 6 (5.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (5.71%) Handset
3 3 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.90%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (0.95%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (0.95%) Blackberry
5 1 (0.95%) Blog
5 1 (0.95%) iSeries
5 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.95%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 72 (68.57%) Windows
2 56 (53.33%) Windows Server
3 32 (30.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (27.62%) Linux
5 28 (26.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (19.05%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (19.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 18 (17.14%) Apple iOS
8 12 (11.43%) Windows 10
9 11 (10.48%) Mac OS
10 10 (9.52%) Windows 7
11 9 (8.57%) Mac OS X
11 9 (8.57%) Windows 8
12 6 (5.71%) CentOS
12 6 (5.71%) Ubuntu
13 2 (1.90%) Android
14 1 (0.95%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (37.14%) ITIL
2 20 (19.05%) Mentoring
3 14 (13.33%) Coaching
3 14 (13.33%) E-Commerce
4 10 (9.52%) Kalman Filter
4 10 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 9 (8.57%) Agile Software Development
5 9 (8.57%) Business Continuity
5 9 (8.57%) Web Filtering
6 8 (7.62%) Information Security
7 7 (6.67%) Presales
8 6 (5.71%) Case Management
8 6 (5.71%) Proactive Management
8 6 (5.71%) Problem Management
8 6 (5.71%) Unit Testing
9 5 (4.76%) Configuration Management
9 5 (4.76%) Data Management
9 5 (4.76%) DevOps
9 5 (4.76%) DNA
9 5 (4.76%) Security Architecture
Programming Languages
1 10 (9.52%) PowerShell
2 6 (5.71%) SQL
3 3 (2.86%) C#
3 3 (2.86%) JavaScript
4 2 (1.90%) C
5 1 (0.95%) ES6
Qualifications
1 12 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
2 11 (10.48%) CCNP
3 8 (7.62%) MCSE
3 8 (7.62%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (6.67%) Degree
5 6 (5.71%) CCNA
5 6 (5.71%) MCSA
6 5 (4.76%) CCVP
6 5 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
7 2 (1.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 2 (1.90%) MCP
8 1 (0.95%) MBA
8 1 (0.95%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.95%) PMP
8 1 (0.95%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (7.62%) SLA
2 7 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 46 (43.81%) Active Directory
2 40 (38.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (27.62%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (19.05%) Terminal Services
5 16 (15.24%) Hyper-V
6 6 (5.71%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (5.71%) vSphere
6 6 (5.71%) XenApp
7 5 (4.76%) XenDesktop
8 2 (1.90%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (13.33%) WSUS
2 10 (9.52%) Backup Exec
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (5.71%) SCOM
3 6 (5.71%) vCenter Server
4 5 (4.76%) Ansible
5 2 (1.90%) SCCM
5 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds Orion
6 1 (0.95%) XenMobile
6 1 (0.95%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 71 (67.62%) Microsoft
2 46 (43.81%) VMware
3 33 (31.43%) Citrix
4 22 (20.95%) Apple
5 20 (19.05%) HP
6 18 (17.14%) Cisco
7 14 (13.33%) Dell
8 10 (9.52%) NetApp
8 10 (9.52%) Veeam
9 6 (5.71%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.86%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
11 2 (1.90%) EMC
11 2 (1.90%) SolarWinds
12 1 (0.95%) Blue Coat
12 1 (0.95%) IBM
12 1 (0.95%) Meraki
12 1 (0.95%) Polycom
12 1 (0.95%) Symantec
12 1 (0.95%) Tandberg