Period
to 22 August 2019

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 August 2019 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 Aug 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 232 278 247
Rank change year-on-year +46 -31 +12
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 45 73 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.64% 0.98%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.24% 4.36% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 35 38 73
East of England median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% -20.59% -
10th Percentile £28,200 £23,850 £26,800
90th Percentile £53,250 £47,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 1,062 1,675 2,056
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 14.80% 14.68% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 791 1,280 1,616
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £47,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.26% +4.44% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £26,250 £26,375
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 August 2019.

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 August 2019. 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 +42 31 £39,500 +37.39% 7
Hertfordshire +40 9 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Norfolk +7 5 £36,250 +27.19% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 22 August 2019, 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 44 (97.78%) Skype
2 40 (88.89%) Windows
3 39 (86.67%) Active Directory
3 39 (86.67%) Office 365
4 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
5 35 (77.78%) VMware
6 31 (68.89%) DHCP
6 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
7 30 (66.67%) Azure
8 29 (64.44%) DNS
9 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 27 (60.00%) PowerShell
11 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2013
12 25 (55.56%) Hyper-V
12 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
13 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
13 22 (48.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 21 (46.67%) Citrix
15 20 (44.44%) CommVault
15 20 (44.44%) NetScaler
15 20 (44.44%) XenApp
15 20 (44.44%) Ivanti
16 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
16 19 (42.22%) Symantec
16 19 (42.22%) Zscaler
16 19 (42.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
17 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
17 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
18 14 (31.11%) SCCM
19 12 (26.67%) ITIL

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 26 (57.78%) Exchange Server 2013
2 19 (42.22%) MS Exchange
3 18 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 4 (8.89%) SharePoint
5 1 (2.22%) IIS
5 1 (2.22%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 39 (86.67%) Office 365
2 30 (66.67%) Azure
3 12 (26.67%) OneDrive
4 11 (24.44%) AWS
5 4 (8.89%) Azure Active Directory
6 3 (6.67%) GCP
7 2 (4.44%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 44 (97.78%) Skype
2 31 (68.89%) DHCP
3 29 (64.44%) DNS
4 22 (48.89%) TCP/IP
5 20 (44.44%) NetScaler
6 5 (11.11%) Unified Communications
7 4 (8.89%) Firewall
7 4 (8.89%) VLAN
8 3 (6.67%) LAN
9 2 (4.44%) SAN
9 2 (4.44%) VoIP
9 2 (4.44%) WAN
10 1 (2.22%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (2.22%) HTTP
10 1 (2.22%) MPLS
10 1 (2.22%) NAS
10 1 (2.22%) Network Security
10 1 (2.22%) VPN
10 1 (2.22%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (2.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.56%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.44%) Power BI
3 1 (2.22%) MongoDB
General
1 1 (2.22%) Finance
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 18 (40.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 12 (26.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 8 (17.78%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (8.89%) Architect
5 4 (8.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) IT Support
6 3 (6.67%) Server Analyst
6 3 (6.67%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (6.67%) Support Engineer
6 3 (6.67%) Windows Server Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Applications Support Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) IT Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (4.44%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (4.44%) Support Officer
Miscellaneous
1 18 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (22.22%) Self-Motivation
3 9 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (6.67%) Hybrid Cloud
5 2 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (4.44%) Replication
5 2 (4.44%) SCADA
5 2 (4.44%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.22%) BYOD
6 1 (2.22%) Renewable Energy
6 1 (2.22%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 40 (88.89%) Windows
2 31 (68.89%) Windows Server
3 28 (62.22%) Windows Server 2008
4 25 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (13.33%) Windows 10
7 3 (6.67%) Windows 7
8 1 (2.22%) Android
8 1 (2.22%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (48.89%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (26.67%) ITIL
3 10 (22.22%) Network Management
3 10 (22.22%) Problem-Solving
4 9 (20.00%) Break/Fix
5 8 (17.78%) Incident Management
6 6 (13.33%) Change Management
7 4 (8.89%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.89%) Service Delivery
8 3 (6.67%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.67%) Mentoring
8 3 (6.67%) Presales
9 2 (4.44%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (4.44%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (4.44%) Coaching
9 2 (4.44%) Disaster Recovery
9 2 (4.44%) Migration
9 2 (4.44%) Service Management
9 2 (4.44%) Software Engineering
9 2 (4.44%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 27 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (6.67%) VBScript
3 1 (2.22%) Shell Script
3 1 (2.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (24.44%) MCSE
1 11 (24.44%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (22.22%) Citrix Certification
2 10 (22.22%) MCSA
3 6 (13.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (13.33%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.67%) Degree
5 2 (4.44%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 1 (2.22%) CCNA
6 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (2.22%) MCP
6 1 (2.22%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (22.22%) SLA
2 1 (2.22%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 39 (86.67%) Active Directory
2 25 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 20 (44.44%) XenApp
4 8 (17.78%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (6.67%) vSphere
6 2 (4.44%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (2.22%) Firmware
7 1 (2.22%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 19 (42.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 14 (31.11%) SCCM
3 4 (8.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.67%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (4.44%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.44%) FortiGate
6 1 (2.22%) SCOM
6 1 (2.22%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 36 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (77.78%) VMware
3 21 (46.67%) Citrix
4 20 (44.44%) CommVault
4 20 (44.44%) Ivanti
5 19 (42.22%) Symantec
5 19 (42.22%) Zscaler
6 5 (11.11%) HP
7 4 (8.89%) Cisco
7 4 (8.89%) Meraki
8 3 (6.67%) Google
9 2 (4.44%) SolarWinds
9 2 (4.44%) Zoho
10 1 (2.22%) Apple
10 1 (2.22%) Brocade
10 1 (2.22%) Dell Compellent
10 1 (2.22%) Polycom
10 1 (2.22%) ProCurve
10 1 (2.22%) ServiceNow
10 1 (2.22%) SonicWALL