The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 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.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Scotland / Glasgow
Rank 77 105 99
Rank change year-on-year +28 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Glasgow 0.54% 0.23% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.94% 1.04% 0.93%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 2
Median salary £48,750 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.87% +15.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £43,650 £40,000 £32,900
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £40,000 £36,100
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 Glasgow with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Glasgow
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 127 289 215
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Glasgow 13.71% 22.28% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 68 172 144
Median salary £45,000 £42,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Glasgow

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Glasgow 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 Glasgow

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Glasgow

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

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 Glasgow region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 18 (100.00%) Windows
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 15 (83.33%) Skype
3 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 13 (72.22%) ITIL
4 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
5 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
5 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
6 11 (61.11%) SCCM
7 10 (55.56%) SCOM
7 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
7 10 (55.56%) Office 365
8 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
8 9 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
8 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
9 8 (44.44%) VMware
9 8 (44.44%) BitLocker
9 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
10 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
11 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (27.78%) DHCP
11 5 (27.78%) DNS
12 4 (22.22%) Cisco
12 4 (22.22%) MCSE
12 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
12 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow 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 4 (22.22%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (11.11%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (5.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 4 (22.22%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (11.11%) Dynamics GP
Cloud Services
1 12 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (55.56%) Office 365
3 9 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (16.67%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (16.67%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (83.33%) Skype
2 5 (27.78%) DHCP
2 5 (27.78%) DNS
3 4 (22.22%) Firewall
4 1 (5.56%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.56%) SAN
4 1 (5.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (66.67%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (11.11%) Finance
2 1 (5.56%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 11 (61.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Support Engineer
4 4 (22.22%) Wintel Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
5 3 (16.67%) Consultant
5 3 (16.67%) Wintel Support
5 3 (16.67%) Wintel Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) IT Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support
6 2 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Architect
6 2 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (11.11%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (5.56%) Hyper-V Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 12 (66.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.56%) Blackberry
3 1 (5.56%) Clustering
3 1 (5.56%) PKI
3 1 (5.56%) Replication
3 1 (5.56%) RSA SecurID
3 1 (5.56%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 18 (100.00%) Windows
2 17 (94.44%) Windows Server
3 10 (55.56%) Windows 10
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (38.89%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (27.78%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (11.11%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) ITIL
2 8 (44.44%) ITIL V3
3 4 (22.22%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (22.22%) Service Delivery
4 2 (11.11%) High Availability
5 1 (5.56%) Change Control
5 1 (5.56%) Change Management
5 1 (5.56%) Converged Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) Load Balancing
5 1 (5.56%) Problem Management
5 1 (5.56%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.11%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.56%) Python
2 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 9 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (22.22%) MCSE
2 4 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.56%) CCNA
3 1 (5.56%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 18 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 13 (72.22%) Hyper-V
3 8 (44.44%) BitLocker
4 2 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (5.56%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 11 (61.11%) SCCM
2 10 (55.56%) SCOM
3 9 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (5.56%) Failover Clustering
4 1 (5.56%) WSUS
Vendors
1 15 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 8 (44.44%) VMware
3 4 (22.22%) Cisco
4 2 (11.11%) Avaya
4 2 (11.11%) Sage
5 1 (5.56%) Citrix
5 1 (5.56%) EMC
5 1 (5.56%) MobileIron
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Nigel Frank International
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