Period
to 19 January 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 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 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East Midlands > Leicestershire
6 months to
19 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 80 108 92
Rank change year-on-year +28 -16 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.43% 0.44% 1.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.25% 3.05% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4 6 31
Leicestershire median annual salary £28,500 £43,835 £43,835
Median salary % change year-on-year -34.98% - -2.59%
10th Percentile £25,100 £39,772 £32,500
90th Percentile £28,750 £45,620 £70,000
East Midlands median annual salary £48,000 £42,500 £39,250
% change year-on-year +12.94% +8.28% -12.78%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 123 197 318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 13.14% 14.52% 23.59%
Number of salaries quoted 98 174 285
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.89% -10.63% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,500 £24,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £52,800
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -2.56% +4.00%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Leicestershire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Leicestershire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Leicestershire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Leicestershire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Leicestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Leicestershire region over the 6 months to 19 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Leicester +21 4 £28,500 -34.98%
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 19 January 2018, 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (75.00%) SLA
2 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (25.00%) MCP
3 1 (25.00%) MCSE
3 1 (25.00%) MCSA
3 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 1 (25.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) CCNP
3 1 (25.00%) CCNA
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (25.00%) Retail

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Leicestershire 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 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (75.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (75.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Senior Support Analyst
1 3 (75.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Engineer
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
2 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) CCNP
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (25.00%) MCP
1 1 (25.00%) MCSA
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) VMware