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 3 months to 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / East of England
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 194 197 200
Rank change year-on-year +3 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 66 55 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 1.07% 0.81% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.33% 4.82% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 40 46 79
Median salary £42,500 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.40% -2.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,250 £61,875 £56,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
East of England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1042 1141 1571
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the East of England 16.90% 16.74% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1710 2372
Median salary £45,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.21% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 3 months to 28 June 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 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Hertfordshire +32 55 £42,500 +0.29% 1
Cambridgeshire -27 7 £39,250 -5.42%
Bedfordshire +20 2 £27,000 -
Norfolk - 2 £30,500 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 98 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 85 (60.71%) Windows
2 85 (60.71%) Skype
3 68 (48.57%) Office 365
4 66 (47.14%) Windows Server
5 62 (44.29%) ITIL
6 61 (43.57%) Active Directory
7 53 (37.86%) VMware
8 50 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 47 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
10 45 (32.14%) DNS
11 44 (31.43%) DHCP
12 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
13 39 (27.86%) Cisco
14 37 (26.43%) MS Exchange
15 36 (25.71%) Citrix
16 35 (25.00%) SharePoint
17 34 (24.29%) Microsoft Office
18 31 (22.14%) Firewall
19 29 (20.71%) Linux
19 29 (20.71%) LAN
19 29 (20.71%) WAN
20 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
21 26 (18.57%) VoIP
22 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
23 24 (17.14%) VPN
23 24 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
24 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
25 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
25 22 (15.71%) MCSE

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 37 (26.43%) MS Exchange
2 35 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 10 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (5.71%) Exchange Server 2013
4 8 (5.71%) SharePoint 2010
5 5 (3.57%) IIS
6 3 (2.14%) Office Communications Server
7 2 (1.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (1.43%) IBM Domino
8 1 (0.71%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.71%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 34 (24.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (6.43%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.43%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 68 (48.57%) Office 365
2 28 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (12.14%) PaaS
4 14 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (3.57%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (3.57%) Mimecast
6 4 (2.86%) OneDrive
7 2 (1.43%) IaaS
8 1 (0.71%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 85 (60.71%) Skype
2 45 (32.14%) DNS
3 44 (31.43%) DHCP
4 31 (22.14%) Firewall
5 29 (20.71%) LAN
5 29 (20.71%) WAN
6 26 (18.57%) VoIP
7 24 (17.14%) VPN
8 21 (15.00%) Unified Communications
9 19 (13.57%) PBX
9 19 (13.57%) Remote Desktop
10 18 (12.86%) MPLS
11 16 (11.43%) ISDN
12 15 (10.71%) VLAN
12 15 (10.71%) Wireless
13 13 (9.29%) TCP/IP
14 9 (6.43%) SAN
15 3 (2.14%) BGP
15 3 (2.14%) Network Security
15 3 (2.14%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (1.43%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.71%) Big Data
3 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (0.71%) Ant
General
1 15 (10.71%) Retail
2 12 (8.57%) Games
3 8 (5.71%) Advertising
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 3 (2.14%) Multimedia
6 2 (1.43%) Finance
6 2 (1.43%) Local Government
6 2 (1.43%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 33 (23.57%) Support Engineer
2 29 (20.71%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 23 (16.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 23 (16.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 19 (13.57%) Analyst
5 18 (12.86%) Office 365 Engineer
6 17 (12.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 17 (12.14%) Active Directory Engineer
6 17 (12.14%) Active Directory Support
7 16 (11.43%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 16 (11.43%) Infrastructure Support
8 15 (10.71%) Active Directory Support Engineer
9 14 (10.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 14 (10.00%) IT Engineer
9 14 (10.00%) Support Analyst
10 12 (8.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
10 12 (8.57%) Network Analyst
11 10 (7.14%) Network Support
11 10 (7.14%) Network Support Analyst
12 9 (6.43%) 2nd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.43%) XMPP
2 1 (0.71%) .NET
2 1 (0.71%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 25 (17.86%) Data Centre
2 8 (5.71%) Computer Science
3 7 (5.00%) Blackberry
4 4 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 4 (2.86%) Management Information System
5 3 (2.14%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.43%) Blog
6 2 (1.43%) Handset
6 2 (1.43%) HP Storage
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.43%) Private Cloud
6 2 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
7 1 (0.71%) iSeries
7 1 (0.71%) PKI
7 1 (0.71%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 85 (60.71%) Windows
2 66 (47.14%) Windows Server
3 50 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 41 (29.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 29 (20.71%) Linux
6 22 (15.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (12.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 7 (5.00%) Mac OS
8 7 (5.00%) Windows 10
9 4 (2.86%) Mac OS X
9 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
10 3 (2.14%) Unix
11 2 (1.43%) Android
11 2 (1.43%) Windows 2000 Server
11 2 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.71%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 62 (44.29%) ITIL
2 21 (15.00%) Mentoring
3 18 (12.86%) Coaching
4 15 (10.71%) E-Commerce
5 13 (9.29%) Presales
6 11 (7.86%) Network Monitoring
7 10 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 10 (7.14%) Data Management
7 10 (7.14%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 9 (6.43%) Incident Management
8 9 (6.43%) Service Delivery
9 8 (5.71%) Asset Management
9 8 (5.71%) Customer Engagement
9 8 (5.71%) Migration
9 8 (5.71%) Service Management
10 7 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 7 (5.00%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (4.29%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.29%) Time Management
12 5 (3.57%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.43%) PowerShell
2 7 (5.00%) SQL
3 6 (4.29%) C
4 5 (3.57%) VB
4 5 (3.57%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 23 (16.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 22 (15.71%) MCSE
3 19 (13.57%) Degree
4 16 (11.43%) CCNA
4 16 (11.43%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (10.00%) CCNP
6 10 (7.14%) MCSA
7 9 (6.43%) MCITP
7 9 (6.43%) SC Cleared
7 9 (6.43%) Security Cleared
8 8 (5.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (2.86%) Network+ Certification
10 3 (2.14%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
10 3 (2.14%) MCP
11 2 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 1 (0.71%) A+ Certification
12 1 (0.71%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (12.86%) SLA
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 14000
2 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 61 (43.57%) Active Directory
2 47 (33.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 24 (17.14%) VMware ESXi
4 22 (15.71%) Hyper-V
5 17 (12.14%) Terminal Services
5 17 (12.14%) XenApp
6 14 (10.00%) XenDesktop
7 9 (6.43%) vSphere
8 5 (3.57%) Forefront TMG
9 2 (1.43%) Virtual Desktop
9 2 (1.43%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.71%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 14 (10.00%) SCCM
2 13 (9.29%) WSUS
3 7 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (5.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 6 (4.29%) AirWatch
4 6 (4.29%) SCOM
5 5 (3.57%) Backup Exec
6 2 (1.43%) HP Data Protector
6 2 (1.43%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (1.43%) vCenter Server
6 2 (1.43%) XenMobile
7 1 (0.71%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.71%) Puppet
7 1 (0.71%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 98 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 53 (37.86%) VMware
3 39 (27.86%) Cisco
4 36 (25.71%) Citrix
5 14 (10.00%) HP
6 10 (7.14%) Aruba
6 10 (7.14%) SolarWinds
7 8 (5.71%) Dell
8 7 (5.00%) Veeam
9 4 (2.86%) Apple
9 4 (2.86%) NetApp
10 3 (2.14%) CheckPoint
10 3 (2.14%) EMC
10 3 (2.14%) Lotus
10 3 (2.14%) Meraki
10 3 (2.14%) ServiceNow
10 3 (2.14%) Sonus
10 3 (2.14%) Zeacom
11 2 (1.43%) 3PAR
11 2 (1.43%) Blue Coat
Hertfordshire
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