Period
to 20 August 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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 180 214 193
Rank change year-on-year +34 -21 -17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 30 15 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.67% 0.30% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 1.86% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 15 41
Leeds median annual salary £38,750 £65,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.38% +66.67% -2.50%
10th Percentile £28,475 £26,679 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £70,250 £47,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £38,750 £50,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -22.50% +28.21% +4.00%

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 713 805 998
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 16.01% 16.28% 17.32%
Number of salaries quoted 591 684 818
Leeds median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £38,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +11.11% +2.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £24,513
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £57,500
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%

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 20 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (86.67%) Windows
3 25 (83.33%) VMware
4 23 (76.67%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
6 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
7 18 (60.00%) DNS
8 17 (56.67%) SharePoint
9 16 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
9 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
10 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
10 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (43.33%) DHCP
11 13 (43.33%) Citrix
12 12 (40.00%) IaaS
13 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
14 10 (33.33%) Skype
14 10 (33.33%) DevOps
14 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (33.33%) Dell
14 10 (33.33%) SQL
15 9 (30.00%) Symantec
15 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
15 9 (30.00%) Coaching
16 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
16 8 (26.67%) vSphere
16 8 (26.67%) Finance
16 8 (26.67%) IIS
16 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
17 7 (23.33%) SLA

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 (56.67%) SharePoint
2 8 (26.67%) IIS
2 8 (26.67%) MS Exchange
3 7 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
Business Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (3.33%) Elite 3E
1 1 (3.33%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (40.00%) IaaS
3 8 (26.67%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (20.00%) PaaS
5 5 (16.67%) Office 365
6 2 (6.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (3.33%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (60.00%) DNS
2 13 (43.33%) DHCP
3 10 (33.33%) Skype
4 5 (16.67%) Fibre Channel
4 5 (16.67%) FTP
4 5 (16.67%) HTTP
4 5 (16.67%) HTTPS
4 5 (16.67%) ICMP
4 5 (16.67%) SMTP
4 5 (16.67%) SNMP
4 5 (16.67%) TCP/IP
5 4 (13.33%) Firewall
5 4 (13.33%) SAN
6 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 2 (6.67%) NetScaler
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
6 2 (6.67%) WAN
6 2 (6.67%) Wireless
7 1 (3.33%) MPLS
7 1 (3.33%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 7 (23.33%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (16.67%) Azure SQL Database
4 5 (16.67%) Big Data
5 3 (10.00%) Data Warehouse
General
1 8 (26.67%) Finance
2 5 (16.67%) Retail
3 2 (6.67%) Back Office
3 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 1 (3.33%) Law
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) PowerShell Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Site Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) Azure Engineer
4 4 (13.33%) IT Support
4 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.67%) Administrator
5 2 (6.67%) Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Consultant
5 2 (6.67%) Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Support Analyst
5 2 (6.67%) Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (36.67%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) PKI
3 3 (10.00%) HP Storage
3 3 (10.00%) NHS
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 2 (6.67%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (86.67%) Windows
2 15 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 10 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (6.67%) Kali Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 10
4 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (53.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 10 (33.33%) DevOps
3 9 (30.00%) Coaching
4 7 (23.33%) High Availability
4 7 (23.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) Mentoring
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Management
5 5 (16.67%) Capacity Planning
5 5 (16.67%) Identity Management
5 5 (16.67%) Site Reliability Engineering
6 3 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 3 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
7 2 (6.67%) Business Development
7 2 (6.67%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.67%) Penetration Testing
7 2 (6.67%) Remediation Plan
7 2 (6.67%) Security Operations
7 2 (6.67%) Service Management
7 2 (6.67%) SIEM
7 2 (6.67%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 10 (33.33%) SQL
2 9 (30.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 4 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.67%) DBS Check
2 2 (6.67%) MCSA
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.33%) CCNA
3 1 (3.33%) CCNP
3 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (23.33%) SLA
2 3 (10.00%) PMO
3 2 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (6.67%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 30 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (63.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (53.33%) Hyper-V
4 8 (26.67%) vSphere
5 7 (23.33%) XenApp
6 5 (16.67%) Firmware
7 2 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (6.67%) XenDesktop
7 2 (6.67%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) NetBackup
2 4 (13.33%) SCCM
3 2 (6.67%) AirWatch
3 2 (6.67%) Backup Exec
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.67%) Nessus
3 2 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (6.67%) SCOM
3 2 (6.67%) ServiceCenter
3 2 (6.67%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 2 (6.67%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) VMware
2 21 (70.00%) Microsoft
3 13 (43.33%) Citrix
4 10 (33.33%) Dell
5 9 (30.00%) Symantec
6 6 (20.00%) HP
7 5 (16.67%) Brocade
7 5 (16.67%) Cisco
8 2 (6.67%) Apple
8 2 (6.67%) CommVault
8 2 (6.67%) RightFax
8 2 (6.67%) Veeam
9 1 (3.33%) EMC
9 1 (3.33%) Intapp
9 1 (3.33%) Mitel
9 1 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (3.33%) ProCurve