Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 113 133 139
Rank change year-on-year +20 +6 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 37 5 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.37% 0.22% 0.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.92% 1.37% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 28 4 16
Edinburgh median annual salary £52,500 £66,250 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.75% +89.29% +17.65%
10th Percentile £36,500 £40,250 £30,500
90th Percentile £73,750 £73,375 £66,750
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.04% +40.00% -24.32%

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 467 364 599
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 17.32% 15.72% 19.61%
Number of salaries quoted 264 249 427
Edinburgh median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £59,850
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% +7.14% +5.00%

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 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 26 (70.27%) ITIL
2 26 (70.27%) MS Exchange
2 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
3 25 (67.57%) Windows
4 24 (64.86%) Symantec
4 24 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2010
4 24 (64.86%) Skype
5 22 (59.46%) Blackberry
6 21 (56.76%) VMware
7 20 (54.05%) Unified Communications
7 20 (54.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 19 (51.35%) VMware ESXi
9 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
9 18 (48.65%) SCOM
9 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
9 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
10 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
10 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (43.24%) Performance Analysis
11 16 (43.24%) Lotus
11 16 (43.24%) IBM Domino
11 16 (43.24%) Mimecast
12 15 (40.54%) MCSA
12 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
13 13 (35.14%) SAN
13 13 (35.14%) ServiceNow
13 13 (35.14%) ITIL V3
14 12 (32.43%) Cisco CUCM
14 12 (32.43%) EMC

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 26 (70.27%) MS Exchange
2 24 (64.86%) Exchange Server 2010
3 16 (43.24%) IBM Domino
4 4 (10.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (10.81%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 3 (8.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (43.24%) Mimecast
2 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (24.32%) Office 365
3 6 (16.22%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.41%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 24 (64.86%) Skype
2 20 (54.05%) Unified Communications
3 13 (35.14%) SAN
4 7 (18.92%) DNS
5 6 (16.22%) LAN
5 6 (16.22%) WAN
6 5 (13.51%) DHCP
7 3 (8.11%) Firewall
8 2 (5.41%) Internet
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) VoIP
8 2 (5.41%) VPN
8 2 (5.41%) Wireshark
8 2 (5.41%) xDSL
9 1 (2.70%) iSCSI
9 1 (2.70%) NAS
9 1 (2.70%) Network Security
9 1 (2.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (10.81%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (8.11%) Billing
2 1 (2.70%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (59.46%) Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) IT Analyst
2 20 (54.05%) Systems Analyst
3 8 (21.62%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (18.92%) IT Manager
4 7 (18.92%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 4 (10.81%) Senior IT Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Senior Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Systems Manager
5 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Architect
6 3 (8.11%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (8.11%) IT Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Project Manager
6 3 (8.11%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Delivery Manager
7 2 (5.41%) ITIL Manager
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Network Support Engineer
7 2 (5.41%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 22 (59.46%) Blackberry
2 12 (32.43%) EMC VNX
2 12 (32.43%) Virtual Team
3 9 (24.32%) Data Centre
4 3 (8.11%) Driving Licence
4 3 (8.11%) PMI
5 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 25 (67.57%) Windows
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server
2 18 (48.65%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (21.62%) Linux
4 4 (10.81%) Ubuntu
4 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (70.27%) ITIL
2 18 (48.65%) Service Delivery
3 17 (45.95%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (43.24%) Performance Analysis
5 13 (35.14%) ITIL V3
6 6 (16.22%) IT Strategy
7 5 (13.51%) Scrum
8 4 (10.81%) Asset Management
8 4 (10.81%) Investment Management
8 4 (10.81%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (10.81%) Translating Business Requirements
9 3 (8.11%) Business Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Document Management
9 3 (8.11%) Kanban
9 3 (8.11%) Knowledge Management
9 3 (8.11%) Project Management
9 3 (8.11%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (8.11%) Resource Management
9 3 (8.11%) User Acceptance Testing
9 3 (8.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 26 (70.27%) PowerShell
2 5 (13.51%) SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (40.54%) MCSA
1 15 (40.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (32.43%) MCSE
3 3 (8.11%) Degree
3 3 (8.11%) PMI Certification
3 3 (8.11%) PMP
4 2 (5.41%) CCNP
4 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (5.41%) CISSP
4 2 (5.41%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 2 (5.41%) JNCIP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.11%) PMBOK
1 3 (8.11%) PMO
2 1 (2.70%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (83.78%) Active Directory
2 19 (51.35%) VMware ESXi
3 7 (18.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (16.22%) Hyper-V
4 6 (16.22%) XenApp
5 4 (10.81%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (10.81%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (54.05%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 18 (48.65%) SCOM
3 12 (32.43%) Cisco CUCM
4 6 (16.22%) Ansible
4 6 (16.22%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (16.22%) Puppet
4 6 (16.22%) SCCM
5 4 (10.81%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (5.41%) Iperf
Vendors
1 24 (64.86%) Symantec
2 21 (56.76%) VMware
3 17 (45.95%) Microsoft
4 16 (43.24%) Lotus
5 13 (35.14%) ServiceNow
6 12 (32.43%) EMC
7 9 (24.32%) Cisco
8 6 (16.22%) CA
8 6 (16.22%) Citrix
8 6 (16.22%) Varonis
9 3 (8.11%) iManage
10 2 (5.41%) Google
10 2 (5.41%) Juniper