Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 101 95 74
Rank change year-on-year -6 -21 +46
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 13 11 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.93% 0.97% 2.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.75% 5.64% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 38
North East median annual salary £37,500 £18,750 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +100.00% -50.66% +40.74%
10th Percentile £17,725 £18,125 £31,775
90th Percentile £44,250 £34,550 £45,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 226 195 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.12% 17.15% 19.14%
Number of salaries quoted 179 171 247
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +4.14%
10th Percentile £23,100 £22,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £64,063 £53,942
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 15 October 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 15 October 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 -20 9 £37,500 +100.00% 4
Durham - 4 £35,000 - 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 12 (92.31%) Skype
2 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 8 (61.54%) Windows
3 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
3 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
3 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
4 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
4 5 (38.46%) VMware
5 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
5 4 (30.77%) Project Management
5 4 (30.77%) ERP
5 4 (30.77%) CRM
5 4 (30.77%) Citrix
5 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
5 4 (30.77%) Finance
5 4 (30.77%) SCCM
5 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
5 4 (30.77%) Coaching
6 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (23.08%) ITIL
6 3 (23.08%) SLA
6 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
7 2 (15.38%) SMS
8 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
8 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
8 1 (7.69%) Migration
8 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure

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 6 (46.15%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (61.54%) Office 365
2 6 (46.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (7.69%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (7.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (7.69%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Skype
2 2 (15.38%) SMS
3 1 (7.69%) Firewall
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 7 (53.85%) Consultant
2 4 (30.77%) Recruitment Consultant
3 3 (23.08%) 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%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Office 365 Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (7.69%) Technology Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 8 (61.54%) Windows
2 4 (30.77%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
1 4 (30.77%) Project Management
2 3 (23.08%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 3 (23.08%) ITIL
2 3 (23.08%) Service Delivery
3 1 (7.69%) Business Continuity
3 1 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (7.69%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 1 (7.69%) PowerShell
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (23.08%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (46.15%) Active Directory
2 5 (38.46%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.69%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (30.77%) SCCM
2 1 (7.69%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (7.69%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (46.15%) Microsoft
2 5 (38.46%) VMware
3 4 (30.77%) Citrix
4 3 (23.08%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (7.69%) Google