Period
to 20 November 2017

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 20 November 2017 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
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 144 172 183
Rank change year-on-year +28 +11 -34
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 70 43 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.59% 0.97% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.48% 5.36% 5.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 24 48
Hertfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +9.68% -31.11%
10th Percentile £36,800 £26,000 £24,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £65,675 £56,250
East of England median annual salary £46,500 £44,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +4.49% +15.58% -18.95%

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 936 802 1039
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.28% 18.10% 19.27%
Number of salaries quoted 779 673 821
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.29% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,000 £70,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

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 20 November 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 6 months to 20 November 2017. 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 -6 27 £45,750 +7.65%
St Albans +8 9 - - 1
Hatfield +8 6 £50,000 -
Hemel Hempstead +2 6 £50,000 -21.57%
Cheshunt +1 1 £25,000 -58.33%
Letchworth - 1 - -
Berkhamsted - 1 £36,500 -
Skype for Business
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 48 (68.57%) Windows
3 47 (67.14%) Office 365
4 43 (61.43%) Skype
4 43 (61.43%) Windows Server
5 42 (60.00%) VMware
6 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
7 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
8 36 (51.43%) DHCP
8 36 (51.43%) DNS
9 32 (45.71%) ITIL
9 32 (45.71%) Microsoft Office
9 32 (45.71%) Citrix
10 30 (42.86%) VPN
11 29 (41.43%) Linux
11 29 (41.43%) Firewall
11 29 (41.43%) VMware ESXi
12 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
13 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
14 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
15 20 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
15 20 (28.57%) Terminal Services
16 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
16 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
17 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
17 16 (22.86%) SAN
17 16 (22.86%) VoIP
18 15 (21.43%) PBX

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 26 (37.14%) MS Exchange
2 7 (10.00%) SharePoint
3 5 (7.14%) IIS
4 2 (2.86%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 32 (45.71%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (4.29%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (4.29%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 47 (67.14%) Office 365
2 16 (22.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (20.00%) PaaS
4 13 (18.57%) Amazon AWS
5 9 (12.86%) Mimecast
6 7 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 43 (61.43%) Skype
2 36 (51.43%) DHCP
2 36 (51.43%) DNS
3 30 (42.86%) VPN
4 29 (41.43%) Firewall
5 20 (28.57%) Remote Desktop
6 16 (22.86%) SAN
6 16 (22.86%) VoIP
7 15 (21.43%) MPLS
7 15 (21.43%) PBX
8 14 (20.00%) ISDN
8 14 (20.00%) LAN
8 14 (20.00%) Unified Communications
8 14 (20.00%) VLAN
8 14 (20.00%) WAN
9 8 (11.43%) TCP/IP
10 6 (8.57%) Telepresence
11 2 (2.86%) Wireless
12 1 (1.43%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (1.43%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.86%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.71%) Power BI
3 1 (1.43%) Big Data
3 1 (1.43%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 1 (1.43%) Fiddler
General
1 14 (20.00%) Retail
2 13 (18.57%) Games
3 6 (8.57%) Advertising
4 5 (7.14%) Marketing
5 1 (1.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 27 (38.57%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 22 (31.43%) 3rd Line Support
3 21 (30.00%) Support Engineer
4 20 (28.57%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (21.43%) Office 365 Engineer
6 14 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 14 (20.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 14 (20.00%) Analyst
6 14 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
7 13 (18.57%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Active Directory Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Active Directory Support
8 8 (11.43%) Active Directory Support Engineer
8 8 (11.43%) Consultant
8 8 (11.43%) Support Analyst
9 7 (10.00%) Cisco Consultant
9 7 (10.00%) IT Engineer
10 6 (8.57%) Desktop Analyst
10 6 (8.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.86%) XMPP
2 1 (1.43%) .NET
2 1 (1.43%) .NET Framework
2 1 (1.43%) ADO.NET
2 1 (1.43%) AngularJS
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
2 1 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 1 (1.43%) Backbone.js
2 1 (1.43%) Entity Framework
2 1 (1.43%) HTML
2 1 (1.43%) HTML5
2 1 (1.43%) jQuery
2 1 (1.43%) JSON
2 1 (1.43%) SOAP
2 1 (1.43%) WCF
2 1 (1.43%) WF
2 1 (1.43%) WPF
2 1 (1.43%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 19 (27.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 6 (8.57%) Handset
4 1 (1.43%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.43%) Blog
4 1 (1.43%) PMI
4 1 (1.43%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 48 (68.57%) Windows
2 43 (61.43%) Windows Server
3 29 (41.43%) Linux
4 27 (38.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 20 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (27.14%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (15.71%) Mac OS
9 10 (14.29%) Windows 10
9 10 (14.29%) Windows 7
10 9 (12.86%) Mac OS X
10 9 (12.86%) Windows 8
11 6 (8.57%) CentOS
11 6 (8.57%) Ubuntu
12 5 (7.14%) Apple iOS
13 2 (2.86%) Android
14 1 (1.43%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (45.71%) ITIL
2 20 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 14 (20.00%) Coaching
3 14 (20.00%) E-Commerce
4 10 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
5 9 (12.86%) Business Continuity
5 9 (12.86%) Web Filtering
6 7 (10.00%) Presales
7 6 (8.57%) Data Management
7 6 (8.57%) Information Security
7 6 (8.57%) Proactive Management
7 6 (8.57%) Problem Management
8 5 (7.14%) DNA
8 5 (7.14%) Security Architecture
9 4 (5.71%) Proactive Monitoring
9 4 (5.71%) Product Marketing
10 3 (4.29%) CRM
10 3 (4.29%) Dashboard Development
11 2 (2.86%) PRINCE2
12 1 (1.43%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.57%) PowerShell
1 6 (8.57%) SQL
2 2 (2.86%) C
3 1 (1.43%) C#
3 1 (1.43%) ES6
3 1 (1.43%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 7 (10.00%) CCNP
1 7 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 7 (10.00%) Degree
1 7 (10.00%) MCSA
1 7 (10.00%) MCSE
1 7 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 5 (7.14%) CCVP
4 2 (2.86%) MCP
5 1 (1.43%) CCNA
5 1 (1.43%) MBA
5 1 (1.43%) PMI Certification
5 1 (1.43%) PMP
5 1 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.43%) QA
1 1 (1.43%) SLA
System Software
1 40 (57.14%) VMware Infrastructure
2 37 (52.86%) Active Directory
3 29 (41.43%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (28.57%) Terminal Services
5 14 (20.00%) Hyper-V
6 6 (8.57%) VMware Workstation
6 6 (8.57%) vSphere
6 6 (8.57%) XenApp
7 5 (7.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 14 (20.00%) WSUS
2 9 (12.86%) Backup Exec
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (8.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (8.57%) SCOM
3 6 (8.57%) vCenter Server
4 1 (1.43%) SCCM
4 1 (1.43%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 49 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 42 (60.00%) VMware
3 32 (45.71%) Citrix
4 15 (21.43%) HP
5 14 (20.00%) Cisco
5 14 (20.00%) Dell
6 10 (14.29%) NetApp
7 9 (12.86%) Apple
7 9 (12.86%) Veeam
8 6 (8.57%) Red Hat
9 3 (4.29%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (1.43%) Blue Coat
10 1 (1.43%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.43%) EMC
10 1 (1.43%) Meraki
10 1 (1.43%) Polycom
10 1 (1.43%) Tandberg