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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / North East
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 67 85
Rank change year-on-year +1 +18  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 17 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.89% 2.12% 0.39%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.88% 11.81% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5 15 3
Median salary £18,750 £37,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.32% +37.03%  
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 the North East with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
North East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 85 144 135
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North East 15.07% 17.93% 17.56%
Number of salaries quoted 80 126 75
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £19,450 £30,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £50,000 £59,700
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North East 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 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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Tyne and Wear +16 5 £18,750 -49.32% 2
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 8 (57.14%) Citrix
4 6 (42.86%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
6 4 (28.57%) ERP
6 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
6 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
6 4 (28.57%) Finance
6 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
6 4 (28.57%) Coaching
6 4 (28.57%) Office 365
6 4 (28.57%) CRM
7 3 (21.43%) Windows
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
8 2 (14.29%) VMware
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Juniper
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.14%) BPR
9 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
9 1 (7.14%) vSphere
9 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
9 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (7.14%) XenApp
9 1 (7.14%) Presales

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 12 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (35.71%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (28.57%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 1 (7.14%) DHCP
2 1 (7.14%) DNS
2 1 (7.14%) Firewall
2 1 (7.14%) LAN
2 1 (7.14%) Wireless
2 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (28.57%) Finance
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (35.71%) Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
3 4 (28.57%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.14%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Technical Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (21.43%) Windows
2 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 1 (7.14%) Windows 8
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (28.57%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (28.57%) Coaching
1 4 (28.57%) CRM
1 4 (28.57%) ERP
2 1 (7.14%) BPR
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (7.14%) ITIL
2 1 (7.14%) Presales
2 1 (7.14%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.14%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) MCSE
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (7.14%) vSphere
2 1 (7.14%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (42.86%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 8 (57.14%) Citrix
3 2 (14.29%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Cisco
4 1 (7.14%) HP
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) Oracle
4 1 (7.14%) Palo Alto
4 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless
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