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 23 June 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
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 87 91 96
Rank change year-on-year +4 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.05% 0.42% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.96% 2.26% 2.03%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 6
Median salary £65,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,100 £40,000 £47,250
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 218 221 296
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 17.59% 18.36% 21.45%
Number of salaries quoted 115 131 207
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +4.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £29,284 £27,500 £28,150
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £60,000 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (85.00%) Windows
3 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
4 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
5 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
5 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (65.00%) Office 365
6 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
6 12 (60.00%) Symantec
7 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
7 11 (55.00%) SCOM
7 11 (55.00%) VMware
7 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
7 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
7 11 (55.00%) Skype
8 10 (50.00%) Cisco
8 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
9 9 (45.00%) Citrix
9 9 (45.00%) CA
9 9 (45.00%) DNS
9 9 (45.00%) SQL
9 9 (45.00%) ITIL
9 9 (45.00%) Linux
9 9 (45.00%) SCCM
9 9 (45.00%) Varonis
9 9 (45.00%) Ansible
9 9 (45.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
9 9 (45.00%) XenApp

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 14 (70.00%) MS Exchange
2 12 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 2 (10.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (5.00%) IIS
5 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (65.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 13 (65.00%) Office 365
2 9 (45.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (10.00%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (55.00%) Skype
2 9 (45.00%) DNS
3 8 (40.00%) DHCP
4 7 (35.00%) LAN
4 7 (35.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
6 2 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (5.00%) Firewall
7 1 (5.00%) FTP
7 1 (5.00%) Internet
7 1 (5.00%) iSCSI
7 1 (5.00%) NAS
7 1 (5.00%) Network Security
7 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (55.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (35.00%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (30.00%) Analyst
2 5 (25.00%) Architect
2 5 (25.00%) IT Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Systems Analyst
4 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Consultant
5 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Lead Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Architect
5 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Consultant
6 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Communications Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Communications Analyst
6 1 (5.00%) Senior Windows Systems Administrator
6 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Manager
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Data Centre
2 10 (50.00%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.00%) EMC VNX
3 1 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 17 (85.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Linux
3 7 (35.00%) Ubuntu
3 7 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 5 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (10.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (45.00%) ITIL
2 8 (40.00%) IT Strategy
3 7 (35.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 6 (30.00%) Asset Management
4 6 (30.00%) Investment Management
4 6 (30.00%) Translating Business Requirements
5 4 (20.00%) ITIL V3
6 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (10.00%) Performance Analysis
7 2 (10.00%) Scrum
7 2 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 2 (10.00%) TOGAF
8 1 (5.00%) BCP
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
8 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity Planning
8 1 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 1 (5.00%) High Availability
8 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
8 1 (5.00%) Performance Monitoring
8 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 13 (65.00%) PowerShell
2 9 (45.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) MCSA
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CISSP
2 2 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) MCSE
System Software
1 18 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (55.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (55.00%) VMware ESXi
3 9 (45.00%) XenApp
4 8 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (35.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 7 (35.00%) XenDesktop
6 2 (10.00%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (55.00%) SCOM
2 9 (45.00%) Ansible
2 9 (45.00%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (45.00%) Puppet
2 9 (45.00%) SCCM
2 9 (45.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 7 (35.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Symantec
3 11 (55.00%) VMware
4 10 (50.00%) Cisco
5 9 (45.00%) CA
5 9 (45.00%) Citrix
5 9 (45.00%) Varonis
6 2 (10.00%) Google
6 2 (10.00%) Lotus
6 2 (10.00%) ServiceNow
7 1 (5.00%) EMC
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