Period
to 31 March 2020

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 31 March 2020 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
31 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 220 218 268
Rank change year-on-year -2 +50 -21
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 31 76 102
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the East of England 0.54% 0.90% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 6.45% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 31 67 73
Median annual salary £43,500 £55,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.91% +46.67% -13.79%
10th Percentile £37,000 £30,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +9.20%

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 848 1,179 1,863
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.88% 13.93% 14.58%
Number of salaries quoted 594 857 1,484
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% -10.00% +9.89%
10th Percentile £27,325 £26,650 £26,825
90th Percentile £77,500 £70,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +6.38%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the East of England over the 6 months to 31 March 2020.

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 31 March 2020. 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 +52 22 £43,500 +2.35% 3
Hertfordshire -8 7 £50,000 -9.09% 2
Norfolk -9 2 £37,750 -24.50%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 31 March 2020, 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 31 (100.00%) Skype
2 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
3 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
4 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
5 24 (77.42%) Office 365
6 23 (74.19%) DHCP
6 23 (74.19%) DNS
7 22 (70.97%) Hyper-V
8 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2013
9 20 (64.52%) Azure
10 17 (54.84%) VMware
11 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
12 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
12 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
13 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
13 13 (41.94%) Citrix
13 13 (41.94%) CommVault
13 13 (41.94%) Symantec
13 13 (41.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 13 (41.94%) NetScaler
13 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
13 13 (41.94%) XenApp
13 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
13 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
13 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2016
14 12 (38.71%) SLA
15 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
16 9 (29.03%) Replication
16 9 (29.03%) Google

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 21 (67.74%) Exchange Server 2013
2 14 (45.16%) MS Exchange
3 13 (41.94%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Office 365
2 20 (64.52%) Azure
3 9 (29.03%) AWS
3 9 (29.03%) GCP
3 9 (29.03%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 31 (100.00%) Skype
2 23 (74.19%) DHCP
2 23 (74.19%) DNS
3 13 (41.94%) NetScaler
3 13 (41.94%) TCP/IP
4 4 (12.90%) Firewall
5 2 (6.45%) Network Security
5 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (3.23%) LAN
6 1 (3.23%) SAN
6 1 (3.23%) VoIP
6 1 (3.23%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (32.26%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.23%) MySQL
General
1 1 (3.23%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 16 (51.61%) Analyst
2 14 (45.16%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (19.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (12.90%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Wintel Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Firewall Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) IT Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Project Manager
7 2 (6.45%) Storage Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) 3rd Line Support
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Cisco Network Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) IT Graduate
8 1 (3.23%) Network Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 1 (3.23%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (51.61%) Data Centre
2 9 (29.03%) Replication
3 2 (6.45%) Blackberry
3 2 (6.45%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.45%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.23%) Handset
4 1 (3.23%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Windows
2 25 (80.65%) Windows Server
3 14 (45.16%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (41.94%) Windows Server 2016
5 9 (29.03%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (3.23%) Android
6 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 1 (3.23%) Linux
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.23%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (16.13%) Change Management
1 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 5 (16.13%) ITIL
1 5 (16.13%) Mentoring
2 4 (12.90%) Network Management
2 4 (12.90%) PRINCE2
3 3 (9.68%) Incident Management
3 3 (9.68%) Project Planning
3 3 (9.68%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (9.68%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.45%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (6.45%) Antivirus Management
4 2 (6.45%) Proactive Maintenance
4 2 (6.45%) Proactive Monitoring
4 2 (6.45%) Problem Management
4 2 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (6.45%) Remediation Plan
4 2 (6.45%) Time Management
5 1 (3.23%) ITIL V3
5 1 (3.23%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 13 (41.94%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.23%) Bash Shell
2 1 (3.23%) SQL
2 1 (3.23%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (19.35%) MCSE
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (12.90%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (12.90%) MCSA
3 2 (6.45%) Degree
3 2 (6.45%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (3.23%) MOS
4 1 (3.23%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (38.71%) SLA
2 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials
2 2 (6.45%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
3 1 (3.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 27 (87.10%) Active Directory
2 22 (70.97%) Hyper-V
3 13 (41.94%) XenApp
4 3 (9.68%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (6.45%) Firmware
6 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (3.23%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (41.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 2 (6.45%) SCCM
2 2 (6.45%) Tivoli Storage Manager
3 1 (3.23%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.23%) WSUS
Vendors
1 28 (90.32%) Microsoft
2 17 (54.84%) VMware
3 13 (41.94%) Citrix
3 13 (41.94%) CommVault
3 13 (41.94%) Symantec
4 9 (29.03%) Google
5 4 (12.90%) Ivanti
5 4 (12.90%) Zscaler
6 2 (6.45%) Cisco
6 2 (6.45%) SolarWinds
7 1 (3.23%) Apple
7 1 (3.23%) Aruba
7 1 (3.23%) Fortinet
7 1 (3.23%) Mitel