Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 248 254 270
Rank change year-on-year +6 +16 +13
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 82 103 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.81% 0.86% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.36% 5.64% 4.10%
Number of salaries quoted 44 58 64
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +4.49% +15.58%
10th Percentile £25,900 £29,975 £26,075
90th Percentile £65,000 £56,250 £61,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 1,530 1,827 2,295
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.08% 15.18% 17.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,135 1,461 1,907
East of England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -2.17% +8.24%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £71,250 £68,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -18 41 £50,000 - 7
Cambridgeshire +37 27 £27,500 -26.67% 2
Bedfordshire +7 6 £52,500 -2.33%
Essex +20 3 £59,500 +116.36% 1
Norfolk +2 3 £50,000 +42.86% 2
Suffolk - 2 - -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 62 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 59 (71.95%) Windows
3 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
4 49 (59.76%) Skype
5 47 (57.32%) Office 365
6 35 (42.68%) ITIL
7 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
8 29 (35.37%) VMware
8 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
9 26 (31.71%) Firewall
10 25 (30.49%) Hyper-V
11 22 (26.83%) DHCP
12 21 (25.61%) DNS
13 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
13 20 (24.39%) Citrix
13 20 (24.39%) SCCM
14 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
14 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
15 18 (21.95%) ITSM
15 18 (21.95%) Service Management
16 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (18.29%) Linux
17 15 (18.29%) HP
18 14 (17.07%) Apple
18 14 (17.07%) LAN
18 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
18 14 (17.07%) Time Management
18 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
19 13 (15.85%) PowerShell

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 19 (23.17%) MS Exchange
2 9 (10.98%) IIS
3 8 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2003
3 8 (9.76%) SharePoint
4 7 (8.54%) Office Communications Server
5 4 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (3.66%) OpenStack
7 1 (1.22%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 20 (24.39%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.88%) Microsoft Project
3 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (2.44%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.22%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.22%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (4.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (3.66%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 47 (57.32%) Office 365
2 29 (35.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (20.73%) Amazon AWS
4 12 (14.63%) Mimecast
5 8 (9.76%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (4.88%) IaaS
6 4 (4.88%) PaaS
6 4 (4.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 49 (59.76%) Skype
2 26 (31.71%) Firewall
3 22 (26.83%) DHCP
4 21 (25.61%) DNS
5 14 (17.07%) LAN
6 11 (13.41%) WAN
7 10 (12.20%) Wireless
8 9 (10.98%) VPN
9 7 (8.54%) Unified Communications
10 6 (7.32%) SAN
11 4 (4.88%) Network Security
11 4 (4.88%) VLAN
11 4 (4.88%) VoIP
12 3 (3.66%) Cisco Nexus
12 3 (3.66%) FabricPath
12 3 (3.66%) NAS
12 3 (3.66%) TCP/IP
13 2 (2.44%) Cisco IOS
14 1 (1.22%) Kerberos
14 1 (1.22%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.20%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.66%) Power BI
3 2 (2.44%) Amazon RDS
3 2 (2.44%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.66%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (3.66%) Vagrant
General
1 5 (6.10%) Finance
2 2 (2.44%) Automotive
2 2 (2.44%) Back Office
2 2 (2.44%) Marketing
3 1 (1.22%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (21.95%) Analyst
2 17 (20.73%) 2nd Line Support
3 12 (14.63%) Consultant
4 11 (13.41%) Support Engineer
5 10 (12.20%) Service Analyst
5 10 (12.20%) Service Desk Analyst
6 7 (8.54%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 7 (8.54%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (8.54%) Active Directory Support
6 7 (8.54%) Implementation Consultant
6 7 (8.54%) IT Support
6 7 (8.54%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) IT Engineer
7 6 (7.32%) Support Analyst
8 5 (6.10%) Team Leader
9 4 (4.88%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 4 (4.88%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.22%) ADSI
1 1 (1.22%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.85%) Management Information System
2 11 (13.41%) Analytical Skills
3 9 (10.98%) Video Conferencing
4 6 (7.32%) Self-Motivation
5 5 (6.10%) Apple TV
5 5 (6.10%) Data Centre
6 4 (4.88%) Smartphone
7 3 (3.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 2 (2.44%) BYOD
8 2 (2.44%) Driving Licence
8 2 (2.44%) EMC VNX
8 2 (2.44%) Handset
9 1 (1.22%) Clustering
9 1 (1.22%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 59 (71.95%) Windows
2 30 (36.59%) Windows Server
3 19 (23.17%) Windows 7
4 15 (18.29%) Linux
5 14 (17.07%) Apple iOS
6 13 (15.85%) Windows 10
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (15.85%) Windows Server 2012
7 10 (12.20%) Mac OS X
8 8 (9.76%) Windows 8
8 8 (9.76%) Windows Server 2003
9 7 (8.54%) Android
10 5 (6.10%) Ubuntu
11 4 (4.88%) Windows Vista
11 4 (4.88%) Windows XP
12 3 (3.66%) CentOS
13 1 (1.22%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (42.68%) ITIL
2 18 (21.95%) ITSM
2 18 (21.95%) Service Management
3 14 (17.07%) Incident Management
3 14 (17.07%) Time Management
4 10 (12.20%) Change Management
5 9 (10.98%) Disaster Recovery
5 9 (10.98%) ITIL V3
6 7 (8.54%) Information Security
6 7 (8.54%) Line Management
6 7 (8.54%) Server Monitoring
6 7 (8.54%) Service Delivery
7 6 (7.32%) Decision-Making
7 6 (7.32%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 6 (7.32%) Mobile Device Management
7 6 (7.32%) Organisational Learning
8 5 (6.10%) Business Continuity
8 5 (6.10%) Process Improvement
8 5 (6.10%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 4 (4.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (15.85%) PowerShell
2 4 (4.88%) SQL
3 2 (2.44%) Bash Shell
3 2 (2.44%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (12.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (7.32%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (4.88%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (4.88%) Degree
3 4 (4.88%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (4.88%) MOS
4 3 (3.66%) CCNP
4 3 (3.66%) SC Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (2.44%) CCIE
6 1 (1.22%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.22%) CCA
6 1 (1.22%) CCNA
6 1 (1.22%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.22%) MCP
6 1 (1.22%) MCSA
6 1 (1.22%) MCSE
6 1 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (14.63%) SLA
2 6 (7.32%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (3.66%) PCI DSS
4 2 (2.44%) PMO
System Software
1 56 (68.29%) Active Directory
2 25 (30.49%) Hyper-V
3 19 (23.17%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (9.76%) VMware ESXi
5 7 (8.54%) Terminal Services
6 5 (6.10%) vSphere
7 4 (4.88%) Firmware
8 3 (3.66%) NFS
8 3 (3.66%) VMware NSX
9 2 (2.44%) BitLocker
9 2 (2.44%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 2 (2.44%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.22%) Docker
10 1 (1.22%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.22%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.22%) XenApp
10 1 (1.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (24.39%) SCCM
2 9 (10.98%) FortiGate
3 8 (9.76%) Backup Exec
4 7 (8.54%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (6.10%) SCOM
5 5 (6.10%) SCOrch
5 5 (6.10%) vRealize
5 5 (6.10%) vRealize Orchestrator
6 4 (4.88%) SCVMM
6 4 (4.88%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (3.66%) AirWatch
7 3 (3.66%) Grafana
7 3 (3.66%) Terraform
8 2 (2.44%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.44%) SCSM
8 2 (2.44%) SolarWinds Orion
9 1 (1.22%) Kubernetes
9 1 (1.22%) Nagios
9 1 (1.22%) Simpana
Vendors
1 62 (75.61%) Microsoft
2 29 (35.37%) VMware
3 20 (24.39%) Citrix
4 15 (18.29%) HP
5 14 (17.07%) Apple
6 12 (14.63%) Veeam
7 10 (12.20%) Dell
7 10 (12.20%) ServiceNow
8 8 (9.76%) Asigra
8 8 (9.76%) Cisco
8 8 (9.76%) NetApp
9 7 (8.54%) Meru Networks
9 7 (8.54%) Sonus
10 6 (7.32%) SolarWinds
11 5 (6.10%) Fortinet
12 4 (4.88%) CommVault
12 4 (4.88%) Symantec
13 3 (3.66%) Juniper
13 3 (3.66%) McAfee
13 3 (3.66%) Remedy