Period
to 19 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Kent 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 19 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East > Kent
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 95 109 129
Rank change year-on-year +14 +20 +10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 19 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 0.99% 1.11% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.18% 8.05% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 12 18 26
Kent median annual salary £26,500 £46,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -42.70% +23.33% -12.34%
10th Percentile £21,550 £32,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £49,875 £73,750 £45,500
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £42,750
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.43% -5.00%

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 Kent with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Kent
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 159 236 432
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Kent 12.13% 13.84% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 140 206 409
Kent median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% -9.41%
10th Percentile £22,450 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £62,250 £58,750 £60,000
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Kent

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Kent

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Kent

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Kent

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Kent

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Kent over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Kent

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Kent

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 Kent region over the 6 months to 19 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
Dartford -3 8 £26,500 -63.45%
West Malling - 3 £50,000 -
Sittingbourne +1 1 £32,500 -4.41%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 19 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 Kent region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 10 (76.92%) Windows
3 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 9 (69.23%) WAN
3 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
3 9 (69.23%) MPLS
3 9 (69.23%) Office 365
3 9 (69.23%) Skype
3 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
4 8 (61.54%) LAN
5 7 (53.85%) ITIL
5 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
6 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
6 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
6 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 6 (46.15%) DSL
6 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (46.15%) SCCM
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) Firewall
7 3 (23.08%) Wireless
7 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
7 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
7 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (23.08%) Avaya
7 3 (23.08%) Juniper
7 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
7 3 (23.08%) CCIE

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Kent 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 6 (46.15%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 2 (15.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (69.23%) Office 365
2 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (7.69%) IaaS
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) MPLS
1 9 (69.23%) Skype
1 9 (69.23%) WAN
2 8 (61.54%) LAN
3 6 (46.15%) DSL
4 3 (23.08%) Cisco Nexus
4 3 (23.08%) Firewall
4 3 (23.08%) Wireless
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco ASA
5 2 (15.38%) VoIP
6 1 (7.69%) Cisco Wireless
6 1 (7.69%) IPsec
6 1 (7.69%) Network Security
6 1 (7.69%) OSPF
6 1 (7.69%) SSL
6 1 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Field Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) IT Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Support Engineer
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support
3 4 (30.77%) IT Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support
4 3 (23.08%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 3 (23.08%) Field Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support
5 2 (15.38%) Active Directory Support Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Cisco Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Firewall Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Network Engineer
5 2 (15.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Lead Network Engineer
6 1 (7.69%) Technical Design Authority
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.69%) .NET
1 1 (7.69%) CSS
1 1 (7.69%) XML
1 1 (7.69%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 6 (46.15%) Blackberry
2 2 (15.38%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 10 (76.92%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Windows Server
3 7 (53.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 10
5 2 (15.38%) Windows 7
6 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (53.85%) ITIL
2 6 (46.15%) Patch Management
3 3 (23.08%) Load Balancing
3 3 (23.08%) Network Architecture
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Change Control
4 2 (15.38%) Change Management
4 2 (15.38%) Configuration Management
4 2 (15.38%) Office Automation
5 1 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.69%) CRM
5 1 (7.69%) SDLC
5 1 (7.69%) Systems Analysis
5 1 (7.69%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (23.08%) CCIE
1 3 (23.08%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (23.08%) SC Cleared
1 3 (23.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (15.38%) HNC
2 2 (15.38%) HND
3 1 (7.69%) CCDA
3 1 (7.69%) CCDP
3 1 (7.69%) CCNA
3 1 (7.69%) CCNP
3 1 (7.69%) CCSA
3 1 (7.69%) CCSE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIE
3 1 (7.69%) JNCIP
System Software
1 9 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) Hyper-V
2 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Cisco
2 9 (69.23%) Microsoft
3 3 (23.08%) Avaya
3 3 (23.08%) CheckPoint
3 3 (23.08%) F5
3 3 (23.08%) Juniper
3 3 (23.08%) Palo Alto
4 2 (15.38%) Aruba
4 2 (15.38%) HP
4 2 (15.38%) Oracle
5 1 (7.69%) Mitel
5 1 (7.69%) VMware