Period
to 21 October 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 21 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
21 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 161 197 221
Rank change year-on-year +36 +24 -45
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 28 23 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.72% 0.48% 0.42%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.40% 2.99% 2.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 25 22
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +10.67% -2.60%
10th Percentile £33,500 £18,350 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £68,750 £47,250
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £46,750 £37,500
% change year-on-year -14.44% +24.67% -

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 637 770 879
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.48% 16.22% 16.09%
Number of salaries quoted 505 671 735
Leeds median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +13.33% -1.96%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,750 £23,000
90th Percentile £63,500 £62,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

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 21 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 23 (82.14%) Windows
3 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 22 (78.57%) VMware
4 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
5 17 (60.71%) DNS
6 16 (57.14%) Citrix
7 14 (50.00%) SQL
7 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
7 14 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 14 (50.00%) IaaS
8 13 (46.43%) DevOps
8 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
8 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
9 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
10 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
10 11 (39.29%) Dell
11 10 (35.71%) Finance
11 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
11 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
12 9 (32.14%) DHCP
12 9 (32.14%) Cisco
13 8 (28.57%) Retail
13 8 (28.57%) Identity Management
13 8 (28.57%) Symantec
13 8 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
13 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
13 8 (28.57%) Capacity Management

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 14 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 8 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.29%) IIS
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (50.00%) IaaS
3 11 (39.29%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (28.57%) PaaS
5 4 (14.29%) Office 365
6 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (3.57%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (60.71%) DNS
2 9 (32.14%) DHCP
3 8 (28.57%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (21.43%) Firewall
5 5 (17.86%) FTP
5 5 (17.86%) HTTP
5 5 (17.86%) HTTPS
5 5 (17.86%) ICMP
5 5 (17.86%) SMTP
5 5 (17.86%) SNMP
5 5 (17.86%) TCP/IP
6 4 (14.29%) Skype
7 3 (10.71%) BGP
7 3 (10.71%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (10.71%) MPLS
7 3 (10.71%) OSPF
7 3 (10.71%) Spanning Tree
7 3 (10.71%) VLAN
7 3 (10.71%) VoIP
7 3 (10.71%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (46.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (28.57%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (28.57%) Big Data
3 7 (25.00%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
5 1 (3.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 10 (35.71%) Finance
2 8 (28.57%) Retail
3 3 (10.71%) Back Office
3 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) PowerShell Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Site Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (28.57%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Project Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Security Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Exchange Administrator
4 3 (10.71%) Network Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Consultant
5 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) IT Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Operations Support Specialist
5 2 (7.14%) Support Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 9 (32.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (25.00%) NHS
3 3 (10.71%) HP Storage
3 3 (10.71%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (82.14%) Windows
2 10 (35.71%) Windows Server
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.29%) Kali Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Linux
5 2 (7.14%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (50.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (46.43%) DevOps
3 10 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (28.57%) Capacity Management
4 8 (28.57%) High Availability
4 8 (28.57%) Identity Management
4 8 (28.57%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 7 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (17.86%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (14.29%) OWASP
7 4 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
7 4 (14.29%) Remediation Plan
7 4 (14.29%) Security Operations
7 4 (14.29%) SIEM
8 3 (10.71%) Problem Management
8 3 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
9 2 (7.14%) Business Development
9 2 (7.14%) Coaching
9 2 (7.14%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (50.00%) SQL
2 13 (46.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (14.29%) DBS Check
1 4 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 4 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.71%) CCNA
2 3 (10.71%) CCNP
2 3 (10.71%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) MCSA
3 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.00%) PMO
2 5 (17.86%) SLA
3 4 (14.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (14.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 28 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 5 (17.86%) Firmware
4 5 (17.86%) XenApp
5 3 (10.71%) vSphere
6 2 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (17.86%) NetBackup
2 4 (14.29%) Nessus
3 3 (10.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (7.14%) SCCM
4 2 (7.14%) vCenter Server
5 1 (3.57%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
1 22 (78.57%) VMware
2 16 (57.14%) Citrix
3 11 (39.29%) Dell
4 9 (32.14%) Cisco
5 8 (28.57%) Brocade
5 8 (28.57%) Symantec
6 3 (10.71%) HP
6 3 (10.71%) RightFax
7 2 (7.14%) Apple
7 2 (7.14%) F5