The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Essex 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)
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 92 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Essex - 0.10% -
As % of the Application Platforms category - 0.45% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Median salary - £47,500 -
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 Essex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Essex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 176 223 177
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Essex 18.26% 22.32% 13.99%
Number of salaries quoted 142 190 111
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +7.95%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £53,800 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Essex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Essex 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 Essex

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Essex

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Essex

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 Essex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
2 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
2 2 (66.67%) SLA
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
2 2 (66.67%) ISO 14000
2 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
2 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
2 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Essex 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (66.67%) IIS
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
1 2 (66.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
1 2 (66.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Applications Manager
1 2 (66.67%) IT Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (66.67%) Data Centre
1 2 (66.67%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Mac OS
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Coaching
1 2 (66.67%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Incident Management
1 2 (66.67%) IT Strategy
1 2 (66.67%) Mentoring
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Quality Management
1 2 (66.67%) Strategic Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 14000
1 2 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 2 (66.67%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft