Period
to 16 September 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 16 September 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
16 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 149 177 126
Rank change year-on-year +28 -51 +38
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 10 27 89
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.39% 0.65% 2.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.72% 4.66% 10.02%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 53
Hertfordshire median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.67% +2.86% -5.41%
10th Percentile £28,000 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,000 £72,000 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £39,000 £35,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.43% -17.65% -

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 367 580 888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 14.21% 14.07% 21.76%
Number of salaries quoted 241 440 751
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £54,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -10.00%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,900 £28,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £73,875 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £44,000 £45,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.83% +1.67% -2.17%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 16 September 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 16 September 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford +4 3 £30,000 -33.33%
Hemel Hempstead +1 3 £65,000 -
Kings Langley - 2 - -
Letchworth - 1 - -
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 16 September 2019, 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Skype
2 9 (90.00%) Azure
2 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
3 8 (80.00%) Office 365
4 7 (70.00%) DHCP
5 6 (60.00%) DNS
5 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
5 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
6 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (50.00%) Change Management
6 5 (50.00%) VMware
6 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
6 5 (50.00%) HP
7 4 (40.00%) VBScript
7 4 (40.00%) VLAN
7 4 (40.00%) Firewall
7 4 (40.00%) Cisco
7 4 (40.00%) Meraki
7 4 (40.00%) SCCM
8 3 (30.00%) Time Management
8 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
8 3 (30.00%) Presales
8 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
8 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
8 3 (30.00%) Identity Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 2 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (30.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (90.00%) Azure
2 8 (80.00%) Office 365
3 3 (30.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (30.00%) OneDrive
4 2 (20.00%) Power Platform
5 1 (10.00%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (100.00%) Skype
2 7 (70.00%) DHCP
3 6 (60.00%) DNS
4 4 (40.00%) Firewall
4 4 (40.00%) VLAN
5 3 (30.00%) LAN
5 3 (30.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (20.00%) VoIP
6 2 (20.00%) WAN
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco ASA
7 1 (10.00%) HTTP
7 1 (10.00%) MPLS
7 1 (10.00%) Network Security
7 1 (10.00%) SAN
7 1 (10.00%) VPN
7 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (10.00%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) Power BI
2 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (10.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) Analyst
1 3 (30.00%) Architect
1 3 (30.00%) IT Support
1 3 (30.00%) Solutions Architect
2 2 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Analyst
3 1 (10.00%) Operations Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Storage Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Manager
3 1 (10.00%) Technical Operations Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (20.00%) SCADA
1 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) BYOD
2 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 1 (10.00%) Renewable Energy
2 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (10.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (60.00%) Windows 10
3 2 (20.00%) Windows 7
3 2 (20.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (10.00%) Android
4 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 1 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Change Management
1 5 (50.00%) Problem Management
2 3 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
2 3 (30.00%) Identity Management
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Presales
2 3 (30.00%) Time Management
3 2 (20.00%) Incident Management
3 2 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 2 (20.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (20.00%) Patch Management
3 2 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (20.00%) Server Management
3 2 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 2 (20.00%) Service Management
3 2 (20.00%) Ticket Management
4 1 (10.00%) Migration
4 1 (10.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (10.00%) Security Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (40.00%) VBScript
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
3 1 (10.00%) Shell Script
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) CCNA
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MCSE
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (10.00%) MOS
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (10.00%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
2 1 (10.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 9 (90.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (20.00%) Firmware
3 2 (20.00%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
4 1 (10.00%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 5 (50.00%) Microsoft Intune
2 4 (40.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (20.00%) AirWatch
4 2 (20.00%) FortiGate
5 1 (10.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
5 1 (10.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 5 (50.00%) HP
2 5 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (40.00%) Cisco
3 4 (40.00%) Meraki
4 3 (30.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (20.00%) Zoho
6 1 (10.00%) Apple
6 1 (10.00%) Brocade
6 1 (10.00%) Citrix
6 1 (10.00%) Dell
6 1 (10.00%) Dell Compellent
6 1 (10.00%) Polycom
6 1 (10.00%) ProCurve
6 1 (10.00%) SonicWALL