The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
East Midlands / Northamptonshire
Rank 56 75 70
Rank change year-on-year +19 -5  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 6 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 0.72% 0.81% 1.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 4.26% 5.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 5 7
Median salary £36,000 £38,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.49% -30.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,550 £35,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £44,400 £38,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

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 Northamptonshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Northamptonshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 141 142
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northamptonshire 12.70% 18.95% 19.03%
Number of salaries quoted 56 83 131
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Northamptonshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northamptonshire 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 Northamptonshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Northamptonshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Northamptonshire.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Northamptonshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Northamptonshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Northamptonshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Northamptonshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Northamptonshire

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 Northamptonshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Northampton +20 3 £36,000 -6.49%
Brackley - 1 £32,500 -
Skype for Business
East Midlands

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Northamptonshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 11 (78.57%) Office 365
3 11 (78.57%) ITIL
4 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
5 8 (57.14%) Service Design
5 8 (57.14%) MCP
5 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
6 7 (50.00%) SCCM
7 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
8 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (28.57%) Project Management
9 4 (28.57%) MCSA
9 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 3 (21.43%) Unix
10 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
10 3 (21.43%) Linux
10 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
10 3 (21.43%) Line Management
10 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (14.29%) Meraki
11 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
11 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
11 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
11 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Northamptonshire 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 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 11 (78.57%) Office 365
2 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) Skype
2 3 (21.43%) Remote Desktop
3 2 (14.29%) SAN
3 2 (14.29%) VLAN
3 2 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (7.14%) DHCP
4 1 (7.14%) DNS
4 1 (7.14%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (21.43%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Amazon RDS
General
1 1 (7.14%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Systems Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Engineer
3 3 (21.43%) Technical Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) IT Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Storage Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Clustering
1 2 (14.29%) Enterprise Storage
1 2 (14.29%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Windows
1 13 (92.86%) Windows Server
2 12 (85.71%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 3 (21.43%) Unix
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (7.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) ITIL
2 8 (57.14%) Service Design
3 6 (42.86%) Service Delivery
4 4 (28.57%) Project Management
5 3 (21.43%) Line Management
6 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (7.14%) Coaching
6 1 (7.14%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (14.29%) PowerShell
1 2 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) MCP
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (28.57%) MCSA
4 1 (7.14%) MCITP
4 1 (7.14%) MCSE
System Software
1 10 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 8 (57.14%) Active Directory
3 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (7.14%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (7.14%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 7 (50.00%) SCCM
2 1 (7.14%) Failover Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 13 (92.86%) VMware
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Meraki