Period
to 16 August 2018

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 16 August 2018 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
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 113 88 86
Rank change year-on-year -25 -2 +33
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 10 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.83% 0.88% 2.59%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.86% 5.75% 13.45%
Number of salaries quoted 13 9 31
North East median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% +29.63%
10th Percentile £17,725 £18,125 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £35,650 £43,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -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 222 174 290
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 14.15% 15.26% 19.29%
Number of salaries quoted 176 152 253
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -5.41% +5.71%
10th Percentile £23,875 £22,500 £26,800
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 16 August 2018.

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 16 August 2018. 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 -31 10 £37,500 +36.36% 1
Durham - 3 £37,500 - 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (69.23%) Skype
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
3 7 (53.85%) Office 365
4 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
4 6 (46.15%) Windows
4 6 (46.15%) VMware
5 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
5 5 (38.46%) MS Exchange
5 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 5 (38.46%) SCCM
6 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
6 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
6 4 (30.77%) ERP
6 4 (30.77%) CRM
6 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
7 3 (23.08%) SLA
7 3 (23.08%) NetApp
7 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (23.08%) SQL
7 3 (23.08%) ITIL
7 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
7 3 (23.08%) EMC
7 3 (23.08%) 3PAR

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 (38.46%) MS Exchange
1 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (53.85%) Office 365
3 4 (30.77%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (69.23%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
3 1 (7.69%) LAN
3 1 (7.69%) VoIP
3 1 (7.69%) WAN
3 1 (7.69%) WLAN
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (38.46%) Consultant
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (30.77%) Recruitment Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) IT Manager
3 3 (23.08%) IT Operations Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Operations Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Trainee
4 2 (15.38%) Trainee Consultant
4 2 (15.38%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (46.15%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (38.46%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (30.77%) Coaching
2 4 (30.77%) CRM
2 4 (30.77%) ERP
3 3 (23.08%) ITIL
3 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
4 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
5 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 3 (23.08%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Hyper-V
2 4 (30.77%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (23.08%) Active Directory
3 3 (23.08%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 5 (38.46%) SCCM
2 3 (23.08%) SCOM
3 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 8 (61.54%) Microsoft
2 6 (46.15%) VMware
3 3 (23.08%) 3PAR
3 3 (23.08%) EMC
3 3 (23.08%) NetApp
3 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
4 2 (15.38%) Citrix
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Google