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 3 months to 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 46 48
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire - 1.79% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.00% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £19,000 £47,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - -59.78%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16%  

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 Lancashire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 67 60 100
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 16.03% 17.86% 23.09%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 85
Median salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £19,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,750 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 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