Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 193 206 195
Rank change year-on-year +13 -11 0
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 28 23 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 0.57% 0.43% 1.12%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 2.78% 5.45%
Number of salaries quoted 28 21 70
Leeds median annual salary £41,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.67% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £21,425 £21,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £47,500 £45,350
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -8.05%

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 766 826 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leeds 15.67% 15.33% 20.60%
Number of salaries quoted 670 712 1086
Leeds median annual salary £42,500 £38,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.84% -1.30% -3.75%
10th Percentile £26,750 £23,800 £25,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £56,250 £60,000
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +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 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Leeds

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 18 (64.29%) Windows
4 15 (53.57%) SharePoint
4 15 (53.57%) Cisco
5 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 13 (46.43%) Citrix
6 13 (46.43%) ITIL
7 12 (42.86%) IIS
7 12 (42.86%) SAN
7 12 (42.86%) VMware
7 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
8 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
8 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
9 10 (35.71%) DNS
9 10 (35.71%) DHCP
9 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
9 10 (35.71%) Clustering
10 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
10 9 (32.14%) HP
10 9 (32.14%) CommVault
10 9 (32.14%) Skype
11 8 (28.57%) SCCM
11 8 (28.57%) Office 365
11 8 (28.57%) PKI
12 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
12 7 (25.00%) SCOM

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 15 (53.57%) SharePoint
2 12 (42.86%) IIS
3 10 (35.71%) MS Exchange
4 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (10.71%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.57%) CMS
7 1 (3.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (10.71%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (28.57%) Office 365
3 4 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (3.57%) Azure Active Directory
4 1 (3.57%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 12 (42.86%) SAN
2 10 (35.71%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) DNS
3 9 (32.14%) Skype
4 7 (25.00%) Unified Communications
5 6 (21.43%) LAN
5 6 (21.43%) VPN
6 5 (17.86%) MPLS
7 4 (14.29%) VoIP
8 3 (10.71%) ISDN
8 3 (10.71%) WAN
9 2 (7.14%) DSL
9 2 (7.14%) PBX
10 1 (3.57%) BGP
10 1 (3.57%) DMVPN
10 1 (3.57%) EIGRP
10 1 (3.57%) H.323
10 1 (3.57%) IPsec
10 1 (3.57%) OSPF
10 1 (3.57%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) Amazon RDS
3 4 (14.29%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (21.43%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (17.86%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Analyst
3 4 (14.29%) Architect
3 4 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
4 3 (10.71%) Cloud Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Junior
4 3 (10.71%) Junior Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Azure Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Field Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Senior Cisco Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) LAN/WAN Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) PBX Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Unified Communications Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) WAN Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.57%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (35.71%) Clustering
2 8 (28.57%) PKI
3 7 (25.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (10.71%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Private Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Public Cloud
4 3 (10.71%) Replication
5 2 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 18 (64.29%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 11 (39.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (21.43%) Linux
5 6 (21.43%) Unix
5 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 10
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.57%) Windows 8
6 1 (3.57%) Windows Vista
6 1 (3.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) ITIL
2 11 (39.29%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (21.43%) Change Control
4 5 (17.86%) Server Virtualisation
5 4 (14.29%) Mentoring
5 4 (14.29%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
5 4 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (10.71%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (10.71%) DevOps
6 3 (10.71%) High Availability
6 3 (10.71%) Information Security
6 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Management
6 3 (10.71%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.71%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.71%) ITSM
6 3 (10.71%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (10.71%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (10.71%) Two-Factor Authentication
6 3 (10.71%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.57%) C
1 1 (3.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) Security Cleared
3 5 (17.86%) MCSE
3 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (14.29%) MCP
5 3 (10.71%) CCNP
6 2 (7.14%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (3.57%) CCIE
7 1 (3.57%) CCNA
7 1 (3.57%) CCVP
7 1 (3.57%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 12 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (32.14%) Hyper-V
4 7 (25.00%) XenDesktop
5 6 (21.43%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (14.29%) vSphere
7 3 (10.71%) XenApp
7 3 (10.71%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (28.57%) SCCM
2 7 (25.00%) SCOM
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco CUCM
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco UCCE
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco UCCX
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 4 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
5 3 (10.71%) Backup Exec
5 3 (10.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 3 (10.71%) WSUS
Vendors
1 22 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) Cisco
3 13 (46.43%) Citrix
4 12 (42.86%) VMware
5 9 (32.14%) CommVault
5 9 (32.14%) HP
6 6 (21.43%) Dell
6 6 (21.43%) NetApp
6 6 (21.43%) Veeam
7 3 (10.71%) BMC
7 3 (10.71%) Dell Compellent
7 3 (10.71%) Huawei
7 3 (10.71%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (10.71%) Remedy
7 3 (10.71%) Symantec
8 2 (7.14%) Avaya
9 1 (3.57%) Mitel
9 1 (3.57%) NICE Systems
9 1 (3.57%) ServiceNow
9 1 (3.57%) SolarWinds