Period
to 24 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > North East
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 69 122
Rank change year-on-year -32 +53 -10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 48 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.79% 3.17% 0.065%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.68% 16.55% 0.36%
Number of salaries quoted 7 41 1
North East median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% +40.00% -42.11%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £45,950 £45,000 £28,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

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 North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 235 290 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.77% 19.15% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 212 256 216
North East median annual salary £36,000 £37,500 £36,018
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.00% +4.11% -1.32%
10th Percentile £23,525 £26,125 £24,500
90th Percentile £59,875 £50,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the North East

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the North East

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in the North East over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the North East

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the North East

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 North East region over the 6 months to 24 November 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
Tyne and Wear -10 10 £32,500 -10.34%
Durham -23 1 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Northumberland - 1 £27,500 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 9 (81.82%) Office 365
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
4 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
4 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
4 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
5 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (36.36%) ITIL
5 4 (36.36%) Migration
5 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
6 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
6 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
7 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 2 (18.18%) MCP
7 2 (18.18%) MCSE
7 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
7 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
7 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
7 2 (18.18%) Citrix
7 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (18.18%) SCCM
7 2 (18.18%) Time Management
7 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) SharePoint
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (18.18%) OpenStack
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2010
2 2 (18.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (81.82%) Office 365
2 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (9.09%) IaaS
3 1 (9.09%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (9.09%) Internet
2 1 (9.09%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (9.09%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Analyst
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Collaboration Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Messaging Specialist
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) 1st Line Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Azure Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) ITIL Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (9.09%) .NET
1 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (27.27%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Social Media
2 1 (9.09%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 8 (72.73%) Windows
2 4 (36.36%) Windows Server
3 3 (27.27%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
4 1 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ITIL
1 4 (36.36%) Migration
2 2 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (18.18%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (18.18%) Time Management
3 1 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (9.09%) Coaching
3 1 (9.09%) CRM
3 1 (9.09%) ERP
3 1 (9.09%) Incident Management
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (9.09%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
3 1 (9.09%) Presales
3 1 (9.09%) Problem Management
3 1 (9.09%) Release Management
3 1 (9.09%) Service Delivery
3 1 (9.09%) Supplier Management
3 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
3 1 (9.09%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) PowerShell
2 1 (9.09%) C#
2 1 (9.09%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (36.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (18.18%) A+ Certification
2 2 (18.18%) MCP
2 2 (18.18%) MCSE
3 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
3 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (45.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (9.09%) Brightmail
2 1 (9.09%) Hyper-V
2 1 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) SCCM
1 2 (18.18%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Citrix
3 1 (9.09%) HP
3 1 (9.09%) IronPort
3 1 (9.09%) VMware