Period
to 22 July 2017

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 22 July 2017 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
22 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 99 98 100
Rank change year-on-year -1 +2 +31
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 12 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Leicestershire 0.33% 0.86% 0.84%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.31% 5.63% 5.22%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 8
Leicestershire median annual salary £29,000 £23,006 £28,428
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.05% -19.07% -43.15%
10th Percentile £22,075 £21,000 £25,404
90th Percentile £31,600 £73,750 £39,843
East Midlands median annual salary £42,688 £40,000 £33,131
% change year-on-year +6.72% +20.73% -26.38%

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 Leicestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Leicestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 305 213 230
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Leicestershire 25.33% 15.23% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 243 191 182
Leicestershire median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -10.26% +8.33%
10th Percentile £22,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £56,125
East Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +1.32% +1.33%

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 22 July 2017. 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 +1 2 £25,250 -42.40%
Wigston - 1 £29,000 -
Skype for Business
East Midlands

For the 6 months to 22 July 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 Leicestershire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
2 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
2 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
3 1 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
3 1 (25.00%) Office 365
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) SCCM

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Internet
2 1 (25.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (25.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Analyst
2 2 (50.00%) Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 1 (25.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Senior Desktop Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Leader
3 1 (25.00%) Technical Services Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (50.00%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 10
1 3 (75.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Problem Management
1 3 (75.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (50.00%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (25.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (75.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (25.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft