Period
to 9 December 2021

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 9 December 2021 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
9 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 94 - 78
Rank change year-on-year - +78 +19
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 11 0 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North East 0.85% - 1.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.46% - 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 14
10th Percentile £26,000 " £36,754
25th Percentile £33,125 " £40,701
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £37,500 - £53,769
75th Percentile £77,500 " £68,366
90th Percentile £80,000 " "
England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £42,497
% change year-on-year -23.81% +23.54% -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 130 86 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 10.09% 10.68% 10.79%
Number of salaries quoted 93 66 90
10th Percentile £23,650 £27,500 £25,500
25th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £40,000 £45,000 £39,849
Median % change year-on-year -11.11% +12.93% +6.26%
75th Percentile £53,750 £57,500 £57,173
90th Percentile £56,750 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 9 December 2021.

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 9 December 2021. 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
Durham - 6 £36,250 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 5 £75,000 - 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2021, 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 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
2 10 (90.91%) Skype
3 9 (81.82%) Microsoft 365
4 7 (63.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (63.64%) Windows
4 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
4 7 (63.64%) SQL
4 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
5 6 (54.55%) Citrix
5 6 (54.55%) Unified Communications
5 6 (54.55%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) SCCM
6 5 (45.45%) Service Management
6 5 (45.45%) VMware
6 5 (45.45%) Mitel
7 4 (36.36%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
8 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
8 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
8 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
9 2 (18.18%) Google
9 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
9 2 (18.18%) ITSM
9 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
9 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
9 2 (18.18%) AWS
9 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
9 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
9 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop

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 7 (63.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (9.09%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (100.00%) Azure
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft 365
3 7 (63.64%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (18.18%) AWS
4 2 (18.18%) GCP
Communications & Networking
1 10 (90.91%) Skype
2 6 (54.55%) Unified Communications
3 2 (18.18%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (9.09%) DHCP
4 1 (9.09%) DNS
4 1 (9.09%) SAN
4 1 (9.09%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (27.27%) SQL Server
2 2 (18.18%) Amazon RDS
Job Titles
1 3 (27.27%) Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (18.18%) Platform Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Senior Service Manager
2 2 (18.18%) Service Manager
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (9.09%) IT Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) IT Consultant
3 1 (9.09%) IT Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support
3 1 (9.09%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (9.09%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Replication
1 1 (9.09%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Windows
2 3 (27.27%) Windows Server
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 10
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 7
3 1 (9.09%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) ITIL
2 5 (45.45%) Service Management
3 2 (18.18%) ITSM
3 2 (18.18%) Problem Management
3 2 (18.18%) Service Delivery
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) CCNA
1 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 11 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (18.18%) Hyper-V
2 2 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (9.09%) Citrix Hypervisor
3 1 (9.09%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (9.09%) XenApp
3 1 (9.09%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (45.45%) SCCM
2 4 (36.36%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (27.27%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 7 (63.64%) Microsoft
2 6 (54.55%) Citrix
3 5 (45.45%) Mitel
3 5 (45.45%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Google
5 1 (9.09%) Ivanti
5 1 (9.09%) Veeam