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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 20 May 2022 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
20 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 107 - 86
Rank change year-on-year - - -6
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 0 5
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.33% - 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.94% - 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 0 5
10th Percentile £20,800 - £34,297
25th Percentile £23,500 - £35,755
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £26,500 - £53,053
Median % change year-on-year - - -10.43%
75th Percentile £29,750 - £68,366
90th Percentile £32,900 - -
England median annual salary £55,000 £46,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +18.28% +3.33% -2.17%

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 170 82 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 11.21% 7.27% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 119 70 86
10th Percentile £30,200 £25,500 £24,750
25th Percentile £35,750 £28,375 £29,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £42,500 £36,781
Median % change year-on-year -5.88% +15.55% -1.03%
75th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £48,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £72,500 £57,551
England median annual salary £55,200 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.36% +4.76% +5.00%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the North East over the 6 months to 20 May 2022.

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 20 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Durham - 3 £26,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 2 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 2022, 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 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
1 5 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 4 (80.00%) SQL
3 3 (60.00%) Service Management
3 3 (60.00%) ITSM
3 3 (60.00%) AWS
3 3 (60.00%) Mitel
3 3 (60.00%) Google
3 3 (60.00%) ITIL
3 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
3 3 (60.00%) GCP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (40.00%) Personalization
4 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
4 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
4 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
4 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) WSUS
4 2 (40.00%) Ivanti
4 2 (40.00%) SCCM
4 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
4 2 (40.00%) XenApp

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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 5 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 5 (100.00%) Azure
2 3 (60.00%) AWS
2 3 (60.00%) GCP
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (40.00%) DHCP
3 2 (40.00%) DNS
4 1 (20.00%) WAAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (60.00%) Amazon RDS
General
1 2 (40.00%) Social Skills
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support
1 2 (40.00%) IT Support Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Service Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Service Desk Analyst
1 2 (40.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (60.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) ITIL
1 3 (60.00%) ITSM
1 3 (60.00%) Service Management
2 2 (40.00%) Personalization
2 2 (40.00%) Software Delivery
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
2 1 (20.00%) VB
2 1 (20.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) SC Cleared
1 2 (40.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (20.00%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft App-V
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (20.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) OpenView Configuration Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
1 2 (40.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Citrix
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Google
2 3 (60.00%) Mitel
3 2 (40.00%) Ivanti