Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 187 210
Rank change year-on-year +28 +23 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 34 28 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.93% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.67% 3.81% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 33 29 19
Leeds median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £32,600 £21,850 £24,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £71,250 £50,900
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £41,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -4.19% +11.33% -6.25%

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 600 735 834
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.38% 14.93% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 479 650 715
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.84% -1.30%
10th Percentile £26,490 £26,750 £24,350
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +1.27% +2.60%

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 13 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 31 (91.18%) Active Directory
2 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
3 26 (76.47%) VMware
4 21 (61.76%) Windows
5 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 18 (52.94%) DNS
7 17 (50.00%) Citrix
7 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
8 16 (47.06%) SQL
8 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
9 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
10 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
11 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
11 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 12 (35.29%) IaaS
12 12 (35.29%) Cisco
13 11 (32.35%) Finance
14 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
14 10 (29.41%) DHCP
14 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
15 9 (26.47%) PMO
15 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
15 9 (26.47%) Dell
15 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
15 9 (26.47%) NHS
15 9 (26.47%) DevOps
15 9 (26.47%) PaaS
15 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
15 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared

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 17 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 7 (20.59%) IIS
2 7 (20.59%) MS Exchange
3 6 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (11.76%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.94%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) Adobe Captivate
1 1 (2.94%) Camtasia
1 1 (2.94%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.94%) MS Visio
1 1 (2.94%) Snagit
Cloud Services
1 20 (58.82%) Microsoft Azure
2 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
3 12 (35.29%) IaaS
4 9 (26.47%) PaaS
5 8 (23.53%) Office 365
6 1 (2.94%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 18 (52.94%) DNS
2 10 (29.41%) DHCP
3 8 (23.53%) Fibre Channel
3 8 (23.53%) Firewall
3 8 (23.53%) Skype
4 4 (11.76%) WAN
5 3 (8.82%) BGP
5 3 (8.82%) Cisco IOS
5 3 (8.82%) MPLS
5 3 (8.82%) OSPF
5 3 (8.82%) Spanning Tree
5 3 (8.82%) VLAN
5 3 (8.82%) VoIP
5 3 (8.82%) VPN
6 2 (5.88%) NAS
6 2 (5.88%) NetScaler
6 2 (5.88%) SAN
6 2 (5.88%) Wireless
7 1 (2.94%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (2.94%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (47.06%) SQL Server
2 9 (26.47%) Data Warehouse
3 8 (23.53%) Azure SQL Database
3 8 (23.53%) Big Data
4 4 (11.76%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (8.82%) Amazon RDS
General
1 11 (32.35%) Finance
2 9 (26.47%) Retail
3 7 (20.59%) Legal
4 2 (5.88%) Back Office
5 1 (2.94%) Law
5 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.94%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Operations Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) PowerShell Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Site Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (20.59%) Security Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Project Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Network Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Exchange Administrator
6 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Support Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Technical Operations Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (26.47%) NHS
2 8 (23.53%) Data Centre
3 2 (5.88%) PKI
3 2 (5.88%) Public Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.94%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 21 (61.76%) Windows
2 10 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 7 (20.59%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (17.65%) Kali Linux
5 3 (8.82%) Windows 10
6 1 (2.94%) Linux
6 1 (2.94%) VMS
6 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (2.94%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (38.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 10 (29.41%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (26.47%) Business Intelligence
3 9 (26.47%) DevOps
4 8 (23.53%) Capacity Management
4 8 (23.53%) Identity Management
4 8 (23.53%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 7 (20.59%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (20.59%) Remediation Plan
5 7 (20.59%) SIEM
6 6 (17.65%) OWASP
6 6 (17.65%) Security Operations
7 3 (8.82%) High Availability
7 3 (8.82%) Migration
7 3 (8.82%) Proactive Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) Change Control
8 2 (5.88%) Infrastructure Monitoring
8 2 (5.88%) ITIL
8 2 (5.88%) Problem Management
8 2 (5.88%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) SQL
2 13 (38.24%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (26.47%) SC Cleared
1 9 (26.47%) Security Cleared
2 7 (20.59%) DBS Check
3 3 (8.82%) CCNA
3 3 (8.82%) CCNP
3 3 (8.82%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (26.47%) PMO
2 6 (17.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 6 (17.65%) PCI DSS
3 1 (2.94%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (91.18%) Active Directory
2 15 (44.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (41.18%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.82%) vSphere
4 3 (8.82%) XenApp
5 2 (5.88%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (5.88%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (20.59%) Nessus
2 3 (8.82%) NetBackup
3 2 (5.88%) SCCM
3 2 (5.88%) SCOM
3 2 (5.88%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (5.88%) vCenter Server
4 1 (2.94%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.94%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 27 (79.41%) Microsoft
2 26 (76.47%) VMware
3 17 (50.00%) Citrix
4 12 (35.29%) Cisco
5 9 (26.47%) Dell
6 8 (23.53%) Brocade
7 6 (17.65%) Symantec
8 2 (5.88%) Apple
8 2 (5.88%) F5
8 2 (5.88%) RightFax
9 1 (2.94%) Adobe
9 1 (2.94%) Altiris
9 1 (2.94%) HP
9 1 (2.94%) Lotus
9 1 (2.94%) Meraki
9 1 (2.94%) Spiceworks
9 1 (2.94%) Veritas