Period
to 6 June 2020

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 6 June 2020 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
6 Jun 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 114 146 200
Rank change year-on-year +32 +54 -73
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 23 20
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.29% 0.77% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.83% 5.61% 2.74%
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 23
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +57.14% -17.65%
10th Percentile £33,125 £30,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £61,250
East of England median annual salary £43,125 £50,000 £32,500
% change year-on-year -13.75% +53.85% -23.53%

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 218 410 731
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 15.85% 13.68% 15.78%
Number of salaries quoted 151 285 627
Median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% -9.52% +10.53%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,200 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £68,750 £72,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00% +11.11%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Hertfordshire.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Hertfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 6 June 2020.

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 6 June 2020. 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
St Albans - 2 £55,000 -
Watford +23 1 £22,500 -47.06%
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 6 June 2020, 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 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
3 2 (50.00%) Windows
3 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 2 (50.00%) ITIL
3 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
4 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
4 1 (25.00%) Handset
4 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
4 1 (25.00%) Information Security
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Mitel
4 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
4 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
4 1 (25.00%) Aruba
4 1 (25.00%) High Availability

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:

Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) DHCP
3 1 (25.00%) DNS
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) MySQL
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (25.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Project Manager
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Graduate Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Graduate
2 1 (25.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Support
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (25.00%) Handset
1 1 (25.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
1 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) ITIL
1 2 (50.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (25.00%) B2B
2 1 (25.00%) Business Continuity
2 1 (25.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 1 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (25.00%) High Availability
2 1 (25.00%) Information Security
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 1 (25.00%) Project Delivery
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Project Planning
2 1 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) Aruba
3 1 (25.00%) Fortinet
3 1 (25.00%) Mitel