The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland / Edinburgh
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 83 86 94
Rank change year-on-year +3 +8  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 7 10 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 0.63% 0.75% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.70% 3.32% 2.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7 8 4
Median salary £72,500 £43,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +66.66% -17.14%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 189 301 279
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 16.91% 22.45% 20.64%
Number of salaries quoted 118 193 176
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £32,500 £26,915
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £50,000 £66,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Edinburgh citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Edinburgh.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Edinburgh over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

Skype for Business
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) SCCM
2 7 (87.50%) SCOM
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
2 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (87.50%) Office 365
3 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 6 (75.00%) LAN
3 6 (75.00%) WAN
3 6 (75.00%) DNS
3 6 (75.00%) Cisco
4 5 (62.50%) Citrix
4 5 (62.50%) DHCP
4 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
4 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
4 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 5 (62.50%) CA
4 5 (62.50%) Symantec
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
4 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
4 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
4 5 (62.50%) SQL
4 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 5 (62.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 5 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2010
1 5 (62.50%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 7 (87.50%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (87.50%) Office 365
2 5 (62.50%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (25.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 6 (75.00%) DNS
1 6 (75.00%) LAN
1 6 (75.00%) WAN
2 5 (62.50%) DHCP
3 2 (25.00%) Skype
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) Internet
4 1 (12.50%) MPLS
4 1 (12.50%) VoIP
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
4 1 (12.50%) Wireshark
4 1 (12.50%) xDSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (87.50%) SQL Server
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 5 (62.50%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 1 (12.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Azure Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Consultant
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Architect
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (100.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (62.50%) Blackberry
3 1 (12.50%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Ubuntu
4 2 (25.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Root Cause Analysis
2 4 (50.00%) Asset Management
2 4 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 4 (50.00%) IT Strategy
2 4 (50.00%) Translating Business Requirements
3 3 (37.50%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (12.50%) Change Management
5 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
5 1 (12.50%) Network Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) PowerShell
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (25.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (12.50%) CCNP
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 1 (12.50%) JNCIP
System Software
1 8 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 7 (87.50%) Hyper-V
3 6 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (62.50%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (62.50%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (62.50%) XenApp
4 5 (62.50%) XenDesktop
5 2 (25.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 7 (87.50%) SCCM
1 7 (87.50%) SCOM
2 5 (62.50%) Ansible
2 5 (62.50%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (62.50%) Puppet
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 5 (62.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (12.50%) Iperf
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 6 (75.00%) VMware
3 5 (62.50%) CA
3 5 (62.50%) Citrix
3 5 (62.50%) Symantec
3 5 (62.50%) Varonis
4 1 (12.50%) Juniper
Edinburgh
Nigel Frank International
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