The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Tyne and Wear / Newcastle upon Tyne
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 46 59 55
Rank change year-on-year +13 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 8 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 2.04% 1.70% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.64% 7.53% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 6
Median salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% -0.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,150 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,350 £32,350 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -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 Newcastle upon Tyne with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Newcastle upon Tyne
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 83 93 107
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 21.17% 22.63% 23.41%
Number of salaries quoted 79 80 82
Median salary £32,500 £35,250 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -15.06%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 Newcastle upon Tyne

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Newcastle upon Tyne

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Newcastle upon Tyne

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Newcastle upon Tyne

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Newcastle upon Tyne over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Newcastle upon Tyne

For the 6 months to 29 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 Newcastle upon Tyne region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
3 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
4 8 (57.14%) Citrix
5 7 (50.00%) SCCM
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (28.57%) ITIL
6 4 (28.57%) MCSE
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
7 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
7 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (21.43%) Office 365
8 2 (14.29%) Android
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
8 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (14.29%) Trend Micro
8 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
8 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
8 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
8 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Newcastle upon Tyne 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 10 (71.43%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) DHCP
2 2 (14.29%) DNS
3 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Collaboration Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Messaging Support
3 2 (14.29%) Support Consultant
3 2 (14.29%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Exchange Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Blackberry
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
1 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (14.29%) Android
2 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (14.29%) Content Management
3 2 (14.29%) Incident Management
3 2 (14.29%) Visualisation
4 1 (7.14%) BPR
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Coaching
4 1 (7.14%) CRM
4 1 (7.14%) ERP
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (7.14%) IT Strategy
4 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
4 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
4 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) MCSE
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) Trend Micro
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) VMware