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 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East of England / Hertfordshire
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 119 137
Rank change year-on-year +26 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 53 29 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 2.53% 1.25% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.32% 7.20% 5.16%
Number of salaries quoted 36 22 34
Median salary £42,500 £48,125 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.68% +13.23%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £31,300
10% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £64,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 468 403 717
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 22.30% 17.43% 25.02%
Number of salaries quoted 400 343 558
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 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 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 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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 3 months to 22 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Watford -10 15 £53,750 +106.73%
Rickmansworth - 13 £42,500 -
Hatfield - 7 £50,000 - 1
St Albans +3 3 - - 1
Letchworth - 2 - -
Cheshunt - 2 £25,000 -
Hemel Hempstead -6 1 £32,500 -48.00%
Berkhamsted - 1 £36,500 -
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 22 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 60 (66.67%) Skype
3 51 (56.67%) Windows
4 50 (55.56%) Windows Server
5 48 (53.33%) Office 365
6 46 (51.11%) ITIL
7 43 (47.78%) Active Directory
7 43 (47.78%) VMware
8 41 (45.56%) DHCP
8 41 (45.56%) DNS
8 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
9 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
10 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
11 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Office
11 28 (31.11%) Cisco
11 28 (31.11%) Firewall
12 25 (27.78%) LAN
12 25 (27.78%) WAN
13 24 (26.67%) Citrix
14 23 (25.56%) VPN
14 23 (25.56%) Data Centre
15 21 (23.33%) Linux
15 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
15 21 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
16 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
16 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
16 20 (22.22%) VoIP
16 20 (22.22%) PBX
17 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
17 18 (20.00%) PaaS

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 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
2 21 (23.33%) SharePoint
3 3 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (3.33%) IIS
4 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
4 1 (1.11%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 28 (31.11%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (8.89%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (7.78%) Microsoft Project
4 1 (1.11%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 48 (53.33%) Office 365
2 18 (20.00%) PaaS
3 17 (18.89%) Microsoft Azure
4 14 (15.56%) Amazon AWS
5 5 (5.56%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (5.56%) Mimecast
6 3 (3.33%) IaaS
7 2 (2.22%) OneDrive
8 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 60 (66.67%) Skype
2 41 (45.56%) DHCP
2 41 (45.56%) DNS
3 28 (31.11%) Firewall
4 25 (27.78%) LAN
4 25 (27.78%) WAN
5 23 (25.56%) VPN
6 20 (22.22%) PBX
6 20 (22.22%) VoIP
7 18 (20.00%) Remote Desktop
8 17 (18.89%) MPLS
9 15 (16.67%) ISDN
9 15 (16.67%) VLAN
10 14 (15.56%) Wireless
11 13 (14.44%) TCP/IP
12 11 (12.22%) Unified Communications
13 8 (8.89%) SAN
14 2 (2.22%) ADSL
14 2 (2.22%) BGP
14 2 (2.22%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.56%) Amazon RDS
2 1 (1.11%) Big Data
2 1 (1.11%) SQL Server
General
1 15 (16.67%) Retail
2 11 (12.22%) Games
3 7 (7.78%) Advertising
4 5 (5.56%) Telecoms
5 4 (4.44%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.22%) Marketing
7 1 (1.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (24.44%) 3rd Line Support
2 21 (23.33%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 21 (23.33%) Support Engineer
3 20 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (20.00%) Office 365 Engineer
5 17 (18.89%) Active Directory Support
6 16 (17.78%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 15 (16.67%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 15 (16.67%) Active Directory Engineer
7 15 (16.67%) Active Directory Support Engineer
7 15 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
8 14 (15.56%) Analyst
9 12 (13.33%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 12 (13.33%) Network Analyst
9 12 (13.33%) Support Analyst
10 11 (12.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
11 10 (11.11%) Network Support
11 10 (11.11%) Network Support Analyst
12 8 (8.89%) Exchange Support
13 7 (7.78%) Office 365 Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.22%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 23 (25.56%) Data Centre
2 7 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 6 (6.67%) Blackberry
4 4 (4.44%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.22%) Blog
5 2 (2.22%) Handset
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.11%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.11%) Enterprise Software
6 1 (1.11%) PKI
6 1 (1.11%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.11%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 51 (56.67%) Windows
2 50 (55.56%) Windows Server
3 33 (36.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 21 (23.33%) Linux
5 20 (22.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 17 (18.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 5 (5.56%) Mac OS
9 4 (4.44%) Mac OS X
10 2 (2.22%) Android
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 10
10 2 (2.22%) Windows 7
10 2 (2.22%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 46 (51.11%) ITIL
2 20 (22.22%) Mentoring
3 15 (16.67%) Coaching
3 15 (16.67%) E-Commerce
4 10 (11.11%) Network Monitoring
5 9 (10.00%) Data Management
6 8 (8.89%) Asset Management
7 7 (7.78%) ITIL V3
7 7 (7.78%) Kalman Filter
7 7 (7.78%) Service Delivery
7 7 (7.78%) Service Management
8 6 (6.67%) Capacity Management
9 5 (5.56%) Presales
9 5 (5.56%) Time Management
9 5 (5.56%) Web Filtering
10 4 (4.44%) BCP
10 4 (4.44%) Business Continuity
10 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
10 4 (4.44%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (3.33%) Operations Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (17.78%) PowerShell
2 6 (6.67%) C
2 6 (6.67%) VB
2 6 (6.67%) VBScript
3 5 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (14.44%) CCNA
1 13 (14.44%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (13.33%) CCNP
2 12 (13.33%) Degree
3 11 (12.22%) MCSE
3 11 (12.22%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (10.00%) MCSA
5 7 (7.78%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (7.78%) SC Cleared
5 7 (7.78%) Security Cleared
6 4 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (3.33%) MCP
8 2 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.11%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.78%) SLA
System Software
1 43 (47.78%) Active Directory
2 41 (45.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (23.33%) VMware ESXi
4 17 (18.89%) Terminal Services
5 11 (12.22%) XenApp
6 10 (11.11%) Hyper-V
7 9 (10.00%) XenDesktop
8 8 (8.89%) vSphere
9 6 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
10 2 (2.22%) VMware Workstation
11 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 12 (13.33%) WSUS
2 7 (7.78%) SCCM
3 5 (5.56%) SCOM
4 4 (4.44%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.22%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (2.22%) vCenter Server
5 2 (2.22%) XenMobile
6 1 (1.11%) AirWatch
6 1 (1.11%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.11%) Puppet
Vendors
1 65 (72.22%) Microsoft
2 43 (47.78%) VMware
3 28 (31.11%) Cisco
4 24 (26.67%) Citrix
5 10 (11.11%) Aruba
5 10 (11.11%) HP
5 10 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 7 (7.78%) Dell
7 4 (4.44%) CheckPoint
7 4 (4.44%) NetApp
7 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
7 4 (4.44%) Sonus
7 4 (4.44%) Veeam
7 4 (4.44%) Zeacom
8 3 (3.33%) Apple
8 3 (3.33%) Meraki
9 2 (2.22%) Blue Coat
9 2 (2.22%) EMC
9 2 (2.22%) Polycom
9 2 (2.22%) Tandberg
Hatfield, Hertfordshire
JM
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Modality Systems
Salary: Competitive pay and pension scheme
Posted: 8 days ago
Hertfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + plus bonus
Posted: 20 days ago