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 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)
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 145 129 147
Rank change year-on-year -16 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 50 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.50% 1.51% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.98% 8.18% 5.09%
Number of salaries quoted 10 34 36
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £31,420 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
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 Leeds with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Leeds
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 436 611 806
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leeds 16.84% 18.48% 21.59%
Number of salaries quoted 381 500 637
Median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Leeds

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leeds 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 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 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

Skype for Business
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 28 March 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 Leeds region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
4 18 (75.00%) SharePoint
4 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
5 16 (66.67%) VMware
5 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
6 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
6 15 (62.50%) Linux
6 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
6 15 (62.50%) Unix
6 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
6 15 (62.50%) Citrix
6 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
6 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
7 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
7 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
8 13 (54.17%) Dell Compellent
8 13 (54.17%) Nimble Storage
8 13 (54.17%) Presales
8 13 (54.17%) Technical Architecture
8 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
8 13 (54.17%) SAN
8 13 (54.17%) CommVault
8 13 (54.17%) NetApp
9 12 (50.00%) VoIP

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 18 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 16 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 15 (62.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 14 (58.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (37.50%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (25.00%) IIS
7 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 2 (8.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (45.83%) Office 365
3 1 (4.17%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 13 (54.17%) SAN
2 12 (50.00%) VoIP
3 11 (45.83%) ISDN
4 10 (41.67%) VPN
5 9 (37.50%) NAS
6 8 (33.33%) DHCP
6 8 (33.33%) DNS
7 4 (16.67%) Skype
8 3 (12.50%) LAN
8 3 (12.50%) MPLS
9 2 (8.33%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (8.33%) Firewall
9 2 (8.33%) Wireless
10 1 (4.17%) IP Telephony
10 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
10 1 (4.17%) WAN
10 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server
1 15 (62.50%) SQL Server 2008
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2005
2 9 (37.50%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (8.33%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.17%) Back Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Exchange Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Citrix Server Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) SAN Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Citrix Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Exchange Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior Technical Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Senior VMware Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) Technical Engineer
2 9 (37.50%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support
3 5 (20.83%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Support Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (16.67%) Cloud Architect
5 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (12.50%) IT Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (4.17%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Clustering
1 9 (37.50%) Data Centre
2 4 (16.67%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) Private Cloud
2 4 (16.67%) Public Cloud
3 3 (12.50%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.33%) PKI
5 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.17%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (66.67%) Windows Server
5 15 (62.50%) Linux
5 15 (62.50%) Unix
6 13 (54.17%) Windows Server 2003
7 7 (29.17%) Windows 7
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 10
8 6 (25.00%) Windows 8
9 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
9 2 (8.33%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.17%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (62.50%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (54.17%) Presales
2 13 (54.17%) Technical Architecture
3 9 (37.50%) Change Control
3 9 (37.50%) Service Delivery
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 5 (20.83%) Change Management
6 4 (16.67%) High Availability
6 4 (16.67%) Information Security
6 4 (16.67%) Infrastructure Management
6 4 (16.67%) IT Strategy
6 4 (16.67%) Mentoring
7 3 (12.50%) Service Management
8 2 (8.33%) Configuration Management
8 2 (8.33%) Knowledge Management
9 1 (4.17%) Application Packaging
9 1 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 1 (4.17%) Migration
9 1 (4.17%) Network Monitoring
9 1 (4.17%) Software Deployment
Qualifications
1 2 (8.33%) SC Cleared
1 2 (8.33%) Security Cleared
2 1 (4.17%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (16.67%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (91.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (62.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (58.33%) Hyper-V
4 9 (37.50%) XenApp
5 2 (8.33%) Firmware
5 2 (8.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 20 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 16 (66.67%) VMware
3 15 (62.50%) Citrix
4 13 (54.17%) CommVault
4 13 (54.17%) Dell Compellent
4 13 (54.17%) NetApp
4 13 (54.17%) Nimble Storage
5 9 (37.50%) Civica
6 6 (25.00%) Avaya
7 4 (16.67%) Cisco
8 1 (4.17%) Apple
8 1 (4.17%) Dell
8 1 (4.17%) Intel Security
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