Period
to 25 February 2020

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 6 months to 25 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
25 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 101 137 139
Rank change year-on-year +36 +2 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 30 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.60% 0.28% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.76% 2.08% 2.24%
Number of salaries quoted 22 7 8
Edinburgh median annual salary £31,000 £42,439 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.95% +8.82% -22.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £39,750 £35,300
90th Percentile £34,500 £58,750 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £31,000 £42,439 £45,000
% change year-on-year -26.95% -5.69% -9.09%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 255 336 447
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 13.64% 13.61% 16.88%
Number of salaries quoted 148 200 285
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,250 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% - -5.26%
10th Percentile £27,425 £29,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £68,450
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

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 6 months to 25 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 29 (96.67%) Skype
2 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
3 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 17 (56.67%) Windows
4 17 (56.67%) Office 365
5 13 (43.33%) Cisco
5 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
6 10 (33.33%) DNS
7 9 (30.00%) Firewall
7 9 (30.00%) ITIL
7 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
8 8 (26.67%) SLA
8 8 (26.67%) C
9 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
9 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (20.00%) Finance
11 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
11 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
11 5 (16.67%) WSUS
11 5 (16.67%) VBScript
11 5 (16.67%) VMS
11 5 (16.67%) Server Management
11 5 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
11 5 (16.67%) vCenter Server
11 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
11 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
11 5 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager

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 9 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (13.33%) SharePoint
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Domino
3 1 (3.33%) IBM Notes
3 1 (3.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 17 (56.67%) Office 365
2 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 29 (96.67%) Skype
2 10 (33.33%) DNS
3 9 (30.00%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) MPLS
4 4 (13.33%) WAN
4 4 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications
6 1 (3.33%) DHCP
6 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (20.00%) Finance
2 1 (3.33%) Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Investment Banking
2 1 (3.33%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 15 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (36.67%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
3 10 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (13.33%) Analyst
6 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Delivery Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support
8 2 (6.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) IT Manager
8 2 (6.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (6.67%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (13.33%) Driving Licence
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Licensing
3 2 (6.67%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (3.33%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (56.67%) Windows
2 7 (23.33%) Windows 10
3 5 (16.67%) VMS
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (30.00%) ITIL
2 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (16.67%) Resource Allocation
3 5 (16.67%) Server Management
3 5 (16.67%) Server Patching
4 4 (13.33%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (13.33%) IT Strategy
4 4 (13.33%) Migration
4 4 (13.33%) Project Management
5 2 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
5 2 (6.67%) Software Licensing
6 1 (3.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
6 1 (3.33%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (43.33%) PowerShell
2 8 (26.67%) C
3 5 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 5 (16.67%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) SC Cleared
1 5 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (26.67%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Hyper-V
2 5 (16.67%) vCloud
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (16.67%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (16.67%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (16.67%) vCenter Server
1 5 (16.67%) WSUS
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) SCOM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 18 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (43.33%) Cisco
3 5 (16.67%) Palo Alto
4 4 (13.33%) Aruba
4 4 (13.33%) HP
5 3 (10.00%) BT
6 1 (3.33%) Dell
6 1 (3.33%) Lotus
6 1 (3.33%) Sonus
6 1 (3.33%) Veritas
6 1 (3.33%) Webroot
6 1 (3.33%) Zscaler