Period
to 19 July 2019

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 19 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
19 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 152 176 208
Rank change year-on-year +24 +32 -33
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 21 31 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.68% 0.65% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 4.19% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 20 28 17
Leeds median annual salary £49,744 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +32.65% -25.00% +25.00%
10th Percentile £27,775 £26,025 £30,869
90th Percentile £59,090 £49,375 £65,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £46,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +24.00% -25.00% +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 414 739 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 13.32% 15.59% 16.41%
Number of salaries quoted 348 610 715
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.43% +7.79%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,425 £24,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,500 £62,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.29% +6.25% +5.26%

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 19 July 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 July 2019, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
5 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
6 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
6 10 (47.62%) Skype
7 9 (42.86%) Symantec
8 8 (38.10%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
9 7 (33.33%) VMware
10 6 (28.57%) Finance
10 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
10 6 (28.57%) High Availability
10 6 (28.57%) Business Development
10 6 (28.57%) DevOps
10 6 (28.57%) IaaS
10 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
11 5 (23.81%) Office 365
11 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
11 5 (23.81%) Coaching
11 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
11 5 (23.81%) Linux
11 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
11 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
12 4 (19.05%) HTTPS

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 12 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (47.62%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (19.05%) MS Exchange
4 2 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (9.52%) IIS
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 3 (14.29%) MS Visio
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (4.76%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 13 (61.90%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (28.57%) IaaS
3 5 (23.81%) Office 365
4 4 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (19.05%) PaaS
5 2 (9.52%) OneDrive
6 1 (4.76%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (4.76%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (47.62%) Skype
2 8 (38.10%) DHCP
2 8 (38.10%) DNS
3 4 (19.05%) Firewall
3 4 (19.05%) FTP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTP
3 4 (19.05%) HTTPS
3 4 (19.05%) ICMP
3 4 (19.05%) Intranet
3 4 (19.05%) SMTP
3 4 (19.05%) SNMP
3 4 (19.05%) TCP/IP
4 3 (14.29%) LAN
5 2 (9.52%) SAN
5 2 (9.52%) VoIP
5 2 (9.52%) VPN
5 2 (9.52%) WAN
6 1 (4.76%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (4.76%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 2 (9.52%) Amazon RDS
2 2 (9.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (4.76%) Power BI
General
1 6 (28.57%) Finance
2 2 (9.52%) Legal
3 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (19.05%) IT Support
2 3 (14.29%) Product Owner
3 2 (9.52%) Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Specialist
3 2 (9.52%) Infrastructure Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Project Engineer
3 2 (9.52%) Senior Product Owner
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Architect
3 2 (9.52%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
4 1 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (4.76%) Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) IT Trainer
4 1 (4.76%) Support Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Support Engineer
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (4.76%) Technical Support
4 1 (4.76%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
2 4 (19.05%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (14.29%) Management Information System
4 2 (9.52%) Clustering
4 2 (9.52%) HP Storage
4 2 (9.52%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 5 (23.81%) Linux
3 4 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 10
4 3 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 3 (14.29%) Windows Server
5 2 (9.52%) VMS
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (9.52%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (4.76%) Unix
6 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (47.62%) Problem-Solving
2 6 (28.57%) Business Development
2 6 (28.57%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (28.57%) DevOps
2 6 (28.57%) High Availability
3 5 (23.81%) Coaching
3 5 (23.81%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (23.81%) Mentoring
4 4 (19.05%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (19.05%) Disaster Recovery
4 4 (19.05%) Migration
4 4 (19.05%) Network Virtualisation
5 3 (14.29%) PRINCE2
6 2 (9.52%) Change Management
6 2 (9.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (9.52%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 2 (9.52%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 2 (9.52%) Document Management
6 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
6 2 (9.52%) TOGAF
Qualifications
1 2 (9.52%) CCNA
1 2 (9.52%) Cisco Certification
1 2 (9.52%) MCSE
1 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (4.76%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.76%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 8 (38.10%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) Virtual Machines
4 5 (23.81%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (19.05%) XenApp
6 2 (9.52%) Firmware
6 2 (9.52%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (19.05%) NetBackup
2 2 (9.52%) Microsoft Clustering
3 1 (4.76%) Backup Exec
3 1 (4.76%) Nessus
3 1 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 9 (42.86%) Symantec
3 7 (33.33%) VMware
4 4 (19.05%) Citrix
4 4 (19.05%) HP
5 2 (9.52%) Cisco
5 2 (9.52%) Dell
6 1 (4.76%) Adobe
6 1 (4.76%) Altiris
6 1 (4.76%) Lotus
6 1 (4.76%) Micro Focus
6 1 (4.76%) Veritas