Period
to 22 September 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 22 September 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
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 246 258
Rank change year-on-year -25 +12 +17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 71 109 108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.64% 0.93% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.26% 5.67% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 64 84
East of England median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.65% -1.73% +10.90%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,375 £26,075
90th Percentile £52,500 £58,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +14.46% -2.35%

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 1,667 1,922 2,239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 15.09% 16.46% 16.97%
Number of salaries quoted 1,271 1,527 1,874
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -2.70% +8.82%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £72,000 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 22 September 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 22 September 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
Cambridgeshire +34 37 £27,500 -29.94% 6
Hertfordshire -55 29 £43,750 - 7
Suffolk - 3 £38,500 - 1
Essex +25 1 £55,000 +100.00% 3
Bedfordshire 0 1 £57,500 -23.33%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 50 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 48 (67.61%) Skype
3 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
4 45 (63.38%) Windows
5 37 (52.11%) Office 365
6 26 (36.62%) ITIL
7 25 (35.21%) Firewall
8 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
9 21 (29.58%) MS Exchange
10 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
10 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
11 16 (22.54%) Windows 7
11 16 (22.54%) DNS
11 16 (22.54%) Citrix
12 14 (19.72%) VMware
12 14 (19.72%) Time Management
12 14 (19.72%) DHCP
12 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
13 13 (18.31%) Dell
13 13 (18.31%) Cisco
13 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
14 12 (16.90%) HP
15 11 (15.49%) LAN
15 11 (15.49%) Mac OS X
15 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
15 11 (15.49%) Service Management
15 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
16 10 (14.08%) Unified Communications
16 10 (14.08%) FortiGate
16 10 (14.08%) Apple

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 (29.58%) MS Exchange
2 8 (11.27%) IIS
2 8 (11.27%) Office Communications Server
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2003
3 4 (5.63%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.63%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.82%) OpenStack
Applications
1 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.41%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.41%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 4 (5.63%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.41%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (52.11%) Office 365
2 18 (25.35%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (11.27%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (11.27%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (1.41%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 48 (67.61%) Skype
2 25 (35.21%) Firewall
3 16 (22.54%) DNS
4 14 (19.72%) DHCP
5 11 (15.49%) LAN
6 10 (14.08%) Unified Communications
6 10 (14.08%) WAN
7 9 (12.68%) Wireless
8 7 (9.86%) VPN
9 4 (5.63%) TCP/IP
10 3 (4.23%) VLAN
10 3 (4.23%) VoIP
11 2 (2.82%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (2.82%) Cisco Nexus
11 2 (2.82%) FabricPath
11 2 (2.82%) Network Security
11 2 (2.82%) Wireshark
12 1 (1.41%) DMARC
12 1 (1.41%) IPsec
12 1 (1.41%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.23%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 2 (2.82%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (2.82%) Vagrant
2 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 6 (8.45%) Marketing
2 4 (5.63%) Finance
3 3 (4.23%) Retail
4 2 (2.82%) Billing
4 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (21.13%) 2nd Line Support
2 10 (14.08%) Support Engineer
3 9 (12.68%) IT Support
4 8 (11.27%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 8 (11.27%) Active Directory Support
4 8 (11.27%) Analyst
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Implementation Consultant
5 7 (9.86%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) 3rd Line Support
6 6 (8.45%) Presales Engineer
6 6 (8.45%) Service Analyst
6 6 (8.45%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (7.04%) Team Leader
8 4 (5.63%) Desktop Support
9 3 (4.23%) Service Desk Team Leader
9 3 (4.23%) Technical Leader
Miscellaneous
1 11 (15.49%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (12.68%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (9.86%) Management Information System
4 6 (8.45%) Apple TV
5 3 (4.23%) NHS
5 3 (4.23%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.82%) Data Centre
6 2 (2.82%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.82%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.41%) Clustering
7 1 (1.41%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 45 (63.38%) Windows
2 22 (30.99%) Windows Server
3 16 (22.54%) Windows 7
4 11 (15.49%) Mac OS X
5 9 (12.68%) Apple iOS
5 9 (12.68%) Linux
5 9 (12.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (11.27%) Windows Server 2012
7 5 (7.04%) Windows 10
8 4 (5.63%) Windows 8
8 4 (5.63%) Windows Vista
8 4 (5.63%) Windows XP
9 3 (4.23%) Android
10 2 (2.82%) CentOS
10 2 (2.82%) Ubuntu
10 2 (2.82%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (36.62%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Time Management
3 11 (15.49%) Incident Management
3 11 (15.49%) Service Management
4 8 (11.27%) ITSM
4 8 (11.27%) Server Monitoring
5 6 (8.45%) Presales
5 6 (8.45%) Product Management
5 6 (8.45%) Project Management
5 6 (8.45%) Software Engineering
6 5 (7.04%) Line Management
7 4 (5.63%) Break/Fix
7 4 (5.63%) CRM
7 4 (5.63%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (5.63%) Process Improvement
7 4 (5.63%) Stakeholder Engagement
8 3 (4.23%) Business Intelligence
8 3 (4.23%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (4.23%) People Management
9 2 (2.82%) Network Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (19.72%) PowerShell
2 6 (8.45%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (9.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.45%) ITIL Certification
3 4 (5.63%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (5.63%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.63%) Security Cleared
4 3 (4.23%) CCNA
4 3 (4.23%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.23%) MCSA
5 2 (2.82%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.41%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.41%) CCA
6 1 (1.41%) CCNP
6 1 (1.41%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.41%) MCSE
6 1 (1.41%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) PMO
1 5 (7.04%) SLA
2 2 (2.82%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 46 (64.79%) Active Directory
2 18 (25.35%) Hyper-V
3 8 (11.27%) Terminal Services
4 5 (7.04%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (5.63%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.82%) NFS
6 2 (2.82%) VMware NSX
6 2 (2.82%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (14.08%) FortiGate
2 9 (12.68%) SCCM
3 5 (7.04%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.23%) SCOM
4 3 (4.23%) SCOrch
4 3 (4.23%) vRealize
4 3 (4.23%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 2 (2.82%) Grafana
5 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.82%) SCSM
5 2 (2.82%) Terraform
6 1 (1.41%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.41%) Jamf Pro
6 1 (1.41%) Nagios
6 1 (1.41%) Simpana
6 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 50 (70.42%) Microsoft
2 16 (22.54%) Citrix
3 14 (19.72%) VMware
4 13 (18.31%) Cisco
4 13 (18.31%) Dell
5 12 (16.90%) HP
6 10 (14.08%) Apple
7 9 (12.68%) Sonus
8 8 (11.27%) Meru Networks
8 8 (11.27%) Polycom
8 8 (11.27%) ServiceNow
9 5 (7.04%) Asigra
9 5 (7.04%) Veeam
10 4 (5.63%) NetApp
11 3 (4.23%) CommVault
11 3 (4.23%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.82%) CheckPoint
12 2 (2.82%) NEC
13 1 (1.41%) Fortinet
13 1 (1.41%) Veritas