Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West > Lancashire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 - 92
Rank change year-on-year - +92 -2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.23% - 0.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.90% - 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 1
Lancashire median annual salary £19,000 - £27,500
10th Percentile £18,500 - £26,250
90th Percentile £19,500 - £28,750
North West median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% -

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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 105 185 235
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 11.85% 20.15% 23.55%
Number of salaries quoted 83 162 194
Lancashire median annual salary £33,000 £35,000 £33,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.71% +5.26% -5.00%
10th Percentile £23,350 £26,250 £22,150
90th Percentile £40,850 £47,250 £45,577
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Lancashire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Lancashire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Lancashire

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 Lancashire region over the 6 months to 24 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
Blackpool - 1 - -
Skype for Business
North West

For the 6 months to 24 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) High Availability
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) WSUS

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (50.00%) IaaS
2 1 (50.00%) OneDrive
2 1 (50.00%) PaaS
2 1 (50.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) DNS
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Cloud Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support
1 1 (50.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) High Availability
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Citrix
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft