Period
to 27 May 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leeds 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 175 214 182
Rank change year-on-year +39 -32 -3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 41 23 79
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.87% 0.45% 1.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.61% 2.64% 6.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35 18 62
Leeds median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +21.95% +2.50%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £30,294
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,625 £50,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% -

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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 731 872 1,180
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.43% 17.15% 18.59%
Number of salaries quoted 616 746 954
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% -1.27%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Leeds

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Leeds

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Leeds

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Leeds over the 6 months to 27 May 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 27 May 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Leeds region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
3 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
3 30 (73.17%) VMware
3 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
4 28 (68.29%) Hyper-V
5 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (65.85%) SharePoint
5 27 (65.85%) DNS
5 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (63.41%) DHCP
7 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
9 21 (51.22%) Coaching
10 20 (48.78%) Amazon RDS
10 20 (48.78%) IIS
11 19 (46.34%) Disaster Recovery
12 16 (39.02%) XenApp
12 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
12 16 (39.02%) SLA
12 16 (39.02%) HP
13 15 (36.59%) Dell
14 14 (34.15%) PKI
14 14 (34.15%) Backup Exec
14 14 (34.15%) Data Centre
15 13 (31.71%) Skype
16 12 (29.27%) SCCM
16 12 (29.27%) SAN
16 12 (29.27%) Symantec
17 11 (26.83%) CommVault

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds 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 27 (65.85%) SharePoint
2 20 (48.78%) IIS
3 16 (39.02%) MS Exchange
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2007
4 9 (21.95%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.76%) IBM Domino
5 4 (9.76%) IBM Notes
6 2 (4.88%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (7.32%) MS Visio
2 2 (4.88%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (4.88%) Camtasia
2 2 (4.88%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.44%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.44%) Elite 3E
1 1 (2.44%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (65.85%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (14.63%) IaaS
3 3 (7.32%) Office 365
4 2 (4.88%) OneDrive
5 1 (2.44%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.44%) Mimecast
5 1 (2.44%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 27 (65.85%) DNS
2 26 (63.41%) DHCP
3 13 (31.71%) Skype
4 12 (29.27%) SAN
5 10 (24.39%) LAN
6 7 (17.07%) TCP/IP
7 6 (14.63%) SMTP
7 6 (14.63%) VPN
7 6 (14.63%) WAN
8 5 (12.20%) FTP
8 5 (12.20%) HTTP
8 5 (12.20%) HTTPS
8 5 (12.20%) ICMP
8 5 (12.20%) ISDN
8 5 (12.20%) SNMP
8 5 (12.20%) VoIP
9 3 (7.32%) Remote Desktop
10 2 (4.88%) WebEx
11 1 (2.44%) DSL
11 1 (2.44%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (53.66%) SQL Server
2 20 (48.78%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (21.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.44%) MySQL
General
1 4 (9.76%) Finance
2 3 (7.32%) Law
2 3 (7.32%) Legal
3 1 (2.44%) Back Office
3 1 (2.44%) Retail
3 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (26.83%) Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Support Analyst
1 11 (26.83%) Systems Support Analyst
2 10 (24.39%) Project Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) Azure Engineer
3 8 (19.51%) IT Support
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Support Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Senior Systems Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (17.07%) Systems Support
5 4 (9.76%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support
5 4 (9.76%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 4 (9.76%) Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) IT Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Support Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support
5 4 (9.76%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.44%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (34.15%) Data Centre
1 14 (34.15%) PKI
2 11 (26.83%) Clustering
3 3 (7.32%) HP Storage
3 3 (7.32%) Replication
4 2 (4.88%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.44%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.44%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.44%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.44%) Management Information System
5 1 (2.44%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 38 (92.68%) Windows
2 30 (73.17%) Windows Server
3 24 (58.54%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (19.51%) Windows 7
5 7 (17.07%) Linux
6 5 (12.20%) Unix
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2003
6 5 (12.20%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (7.32%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (51.22%) Coaching
2 19 (46.34%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (26.83%) DevOps
4 10 (24.39%) Mentoring
5 6 (14.63%) High Availability
6 5 (12.20%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (12.20%) Data Security
6 5 (12.20%) ITSM
7 4 (9.76%) Patch Management
7 4 (9.76%) Problem-Solving
8 2 (4.88%) Business Development
8 2 (4.88%) ITIL
9 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
9 1 (2.44%) Change Management
9 1 (2.44%) Identity Management
9 1 (2.44%) Information Security
9 1 (2.44%) IT Strategy
9 1 (2.44%) People Management
9 1 (2.44%) Problem Management
9 1 (2.44%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.32%) SQL
2 2 (4.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (12.20%) SC Cleared
1 5 (12.20%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (4.88%) MCSA
4 1 (2.44%) Degree
4 1 (2.44%) MCDST
4 1 (2.44%) MCITP
4 1 (2.44%) MCP
4 1 (2.44%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (39.02%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (90.24%) Active Directory
2 28 (68.29%) Hyper-V
3 27 (65.85%) VMware Infrastructure
4 16 (39.02%) XenApp
5 11 (26.83%) vSphere
5 11 (26.83%) XenDesktop
5 11 (26.83%) XenServer
6 5 (12.20%) Firmware
7 1 (2.44%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (34.15%) Backup Exec
2 12 (29.27%) SCCM
3 11 (26.83%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (26.83%) SCOM
3 11 (26.83%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (14.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (12.20%) NetBackup
6 1 (2.44%) AirWatch
6 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Intune
6 1 (2.44%) MIMEsweeper
6 1 (2.44%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 30 (73.17%) Microsoft
1 30 (73.17%) VMware
2 16 (39.02%) HP
3 15 (36.59%) Dell
4 12 (29.27%) Symantec
5 11 (26.83%) CommVault
5 11 (26.83%) Veeam
6 7 (17.07%) Citrix
7 6 (14.63%) Cisco
8 5 (12.20%) Huawei
9 4 (9.76%) Altiris
9 4 (9.76%) Lotus
9 4 (9.76%) Veritas
10 2 (4.88%) Adobe
10 2 (4.88%) EMC
11 1 (2.44%) Brocade
11 1 (2.44%) Kaspersky
11 1 (2.44%) NetApp
11 1 (2.44%) Oracle
11 1 (2.44%) ProCurve