Period
to 27 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 27 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 326 196 261
Rank change year-on-year -130 +65 +49
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 14 9 83
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.13% 0.22% 0.74%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.13% 1.91% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 8 8 63
10th Percentile " £18,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £26,750 £18,688 £35,625
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £29,250 £23,000 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +27.17% -42.50% -11.11%
75th Percentile £42,188 £32,125 £48,750
90th Percentile £52,875 £55,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £51,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -21.57% +13.33% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,235 472 1,475
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 11.53% 11.53% 13.23%
Number of salaries quoted 938 360 1,239
10th Percentile £26,500 £25,000 £25,500
25th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
75th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £54,299
90th Percentile £68,750 £66,250 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the Midlands

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the Midlands over the 6 months to 27 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the Midlands

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the Midlands

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 Midlands region over the 6 months to 27 October 2021. 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
East Midlands -54 11 £28,500 -59.29% 2
West Midlands -102 3 £50,000 +150.00% 3
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 27 October 2021, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Midlands region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (92.86%) Skype
3 11 (78.57%) SCCM
3 11 (78.57%) Windows
4 10 (71.43%) Citrix
4 10 (71.43%) VMware
5 9 (64.29%) SQL
6 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
6 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
7 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
7 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
7 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
8 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
8 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
9 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
9 5 (35.71%) Siemens NX
9 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
9 5 (35.71%) Data Validation
9 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
9 5 (35.71%) Azure
9 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
9 5 (35.71%) Solid Edge
9 5 (35.71%) SAP
9 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
9 5 (35.71%) WAN
9 5 (35.71%) Dell
9 5 (35.71%) Cisco

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 8 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (35.71%) Siemens NX
2 5 (35.71%) Solid Edge
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 5 (35.71%) Teamcenter
2 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Azure
2 4 (28.57%) Microsoft 365
3 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) Yammer
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.14%) Slack
4 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) Wireless
3 4 (28.57%) SD-WAN
4 1 (7.14%) ADSL
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) LAN
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
4 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (7.14%) SAN
4 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (35.71%) JIRA
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
2 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (7.14%) Law
4 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
4 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 8 (57.14%) IT Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) 2nd Line Support
2 4 (28.57%) IT Support
3 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Analyst
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) 1st Line Support Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support
5 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Technical Support Analyst
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (35.71%) CCTV
2 5 (35.71%) Management Information System
3 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
4 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
4 1 (7.14%) Fat Client
4 1 (7.14%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Windows
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 7 (50.00%) Windows 7
3 6 (42.86%) Windows Server
4 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2019
6 1 (7.14%) Android
6 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
6 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) CAD
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science
1 5 (35.71%) Data Validation
1 5 (35.71%) PLM
1 5 (35.71%) Problem-Solving
1 5 (35.71%) Validation
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Project Delivery
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.14%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) Computer Science Degree
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
3 1 (7.14%) MCP
3 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (35.71%) Hyper-V
4 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 11 (78.57%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 14 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (71.43%) Citrix
2 10 (71.43%) VMware
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) Dell
3 5 (35.71%) NetApp
3 5 (35.71%) SAP
3 5 (35.71%) Siemens
4 4 (28.57%) Dell KACE
4 4 (28.57%) Huawei
4 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
4 4 (28.57%) Veeam
5 1 (7.14%) Apple
5 1 (7.14%) BMC
5 1 (7.14%) CA
5 1 (7.14%) IBM
5 1 (7.14%) Remedy
5 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow