The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester 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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Leicestershire / Leicester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 39 56
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicester 0.25% 2.56% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.15% 14.55% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 4
Median salary £44,317 £72,500 £28,428
Median salary % change year-on-year -38.87% +155.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -3.40%  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicester with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Leicester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 87 55 89
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicester 21.97% 17.63% 20.94%
Number of salaries quoted 77 42 79
Median salary £30,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -33.33% +12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Leicester citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Leicester

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leicester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Leicester.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Leicester

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 Leicester region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Project Management
2 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) Content Management
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
2 2 (66.67%) CRM
2 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
2 2 (66.67%) HTML
2 2 (66.67%) SQL
2 2 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) MS Office
2 2 (66.67%) SOAP
2 2 (66.67%) Web Services
2 2 (66.67%) XML
2 2 (66.67%) XSLT
2 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
2 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
2 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 2 (66.67%) REST
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicester 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) CMS
3 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) LAN
1 3 (100.00%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) VoIP
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Architect
1 2 (66.67%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (66.67%) .NET
1 2 (66.67%) .NET Framework
1 2 (66.67%) HTML
1 2 (66.67%) REST
1 2 (66.67%) SOAP
1 2 (66.67%) Web Services
1 2 (66.67%) XML
1 2 (66.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Enterprise Software
1 2 (66.67%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (33.33%) Windows
1 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) Content Management
1 2 (66.67%) CRM
1 2 (66.67%) Data Integration
1 2 (66.67%) Data Modelling
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Optimisation
1 2 (66.67%) Project Management
1 2 (66.67%) Waterfall
2 1 (33.33%) Business Continuity
2 1 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) CheckPoint
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Google
2 1 (33.33%) VMware