The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 57 -
Rank change year-on-year -2 -  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 0.71% 0.82% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 3.70% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £42,500 £52,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.26% -  
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -1.16%  

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 Merseyside with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 85 108 119
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 15.02% 22.09% 24.09%
Number of salaries quoted 60 82 87
Median salary £35,000 £42,500 £49,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -17.64% -14.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £52,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 Merseyside

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Merseyside

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Merseyside

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 Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool - 4 £42,500 - 1
Skype for Business
North West

For the 6 months to 28 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
3 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
4 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
5 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 9 (45.00%) Skype
6 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
7 8 (40.00%) SCCM
8 6 (30.00%) SLA
8 6 (30.00%) ITIL
9 5 (25.00%) WAN
9 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (25.00%) LAN
9 5 (25.00%) SAN
9 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
9 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
9 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (25.00%) Office 365
10 4 (20.00%) SCDPM
10 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
10 4 (20.00%) NAS
10 4 (20.00%) SCOM
10 4 (20.00%) SCVMM
10 4 (20.00%) Network Security
10 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 4 (20.00%) Service Management
10 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
10 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 13 (65.00%) MS Exchange
2 10 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 10 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 9 (45.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (20.00%) GroupWise
6 2 (10.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (20.00%) MS Office
2 3 (15.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
2 2 (10.00%) Amazon S3
2 2 (10.00%) Mimecast
3 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (5.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Skype
2 5 (25.00%) LAN
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) WAN
3 4 (20.00%) NAS
3 4 (20.00%) Network Security
3 4 (20.00%) VoIP
4 3 (15.00%) DNS
5 2 (10.00%) DHCP
5 2 (10.00%) IMAP
5 2 (10.00%) POP3
5 2 (10.00%) SMTP
6 1 (5.00%) Firewall
6 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 5 (25.00%) Administrator
2 4 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) IT Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Service Desk Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Trainer
3 2 (10.00%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 1st Line Technical Support
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Active Directory Support
4 1 (5.00%) ICT Support
4 1 (5.00%) IT Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Wintel Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Service Desk Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Management Information System
2 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
2 2 (10.00%) Replication
3 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 15 (75.00%) Windows
2 9 (45.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (15.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (10.00%) Windows 8
5 1 (5.00%) AIX
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Solaris
5 1 (5.00%) Unix
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (20.00%) Knowledge Management
3 4 (20.00%) Migration
3 4 (20.00%) Service Delivery
3 4 (20.00%) Service Management
4 3 (15.00%) Incident Management
4 3 (15.00%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 2 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 2 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
5 2 (10.00%) Statistics
5 2 (10.00%) Supplier Management
6 1 (5.00%) Business Continuity
6 1 (5.00%) CRM
6 1 (5.00%) Logistics
6 1 (5.00%) Mobile Device Management
6 1 (5.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 1 (5.00%) Server Virtualisation
6 1 (5.00%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (20.00%) VB
3 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) MOS
3 1 (5.00%) BPSS Clearance
3 1 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (30.00%) SLA
2 3 (15.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (20.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (20.00%) NDS
2 4 (20.00%) NetIQ eDirectory
2 4 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.00%) vSphere
4 1 (5.00%) pfSense
4 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (5.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (40.00%) SCCM
2 4 (20.00%) SCDPM
2 4 (20.00%) SCOM
2 4 (20.00%) SCVMM
3 1 (5.00%) ZENworks
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (20.00%) Citrix
2 4 (20.00%) Remedy
2 4 (20.00%) VMware
3 1 (5.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) NetApp
Liverpool
Robert Walters UK
Salary: £25000 - £39000 per annum + Additional Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago