The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxford 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 28 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Oxfordshire / Oxford
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 49 70 64
Rank change year-on-year +21 -6  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 28 8 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.02% 1.24% 1.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 22.58% 8.89% 9.68%
Number of salaries quoted 28 8 7
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -21.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £45,000 £63,100
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.94% -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 Oxford with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Oxford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 124 90 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford 17.82% 13.91% 17.54%
Number of salaries quoted 117 71 111
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £36,320
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +17.01%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxford 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 Oxford

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Oxford

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Oxford over the 3 months to 28 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 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 Oxford region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 35 (85.37%) Windows
2 35 (85.37%) Windows Server
3 24 (58.54%) Skype
3 24 (58.54%) Office 365
4 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
4 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
5 18 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
6 17 (41.46%) WAAS
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco ISE
6 17 (41.46%) Network Monitoring
6 17 (41.46%) F5
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco Wireless
6 17 (41.46%) Forcepoint
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco
6 17 (41.46%) VPN
6 17 (41.46%) Firewall
6 17 (41.46%) Wireless
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco IOS
6 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
6 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
7 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
7 15 (36.59%) Identity Management
7 15 (36.59%) PBX
7 15 (36.59%) PSTN
7 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
8 12 (29.27%) SCCM
8 12 (29.27%) SCOM
9 9 (21.95%) MS Excel

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford 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 (17.07%) MS Exchange
2 4 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (2.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 9 (21.95%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.32%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 24 (58.54%) Office 365
2 22 (53.66%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (43.90%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (17.07%) IaaS
5 1 (2.44%) MailChimp
5 1 (2.44%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (58.54%) Skype
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco ASA
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco IOS
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco ISE
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco Wireless
2 17 (41.46%) Firewall
2 17 (41.46%) VPN
2 17 (41.46%) WAAS
2 17 (41.46%) Wireless
3 15 (36.59%) PBX
3 15 (36.59%) PSTN
4 5 (12.20%) DHCP
4 5 (12.20%) DNS
4 5 (12.20%) Kerberos
4 5 (12.20%) LDAP
5 1 (2.44%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.32%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (4.88%) Marketing
2 1 (2.44%) Back Office
2 1 (2.44%) Billing
2 1 (2.44%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (41.46%) Analyst
1 17 (41.46%) Network Analyst
2 15 (36.59%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco Analyst
3 14 (34.15%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (31.71%) Server Analyst
4 13 (31.71%) Windows Server Analyst
5 9 (21.95%) Senior Systems Engineer
6 3 (7.32%) Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Cloud Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Exchange Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Office 365 Consultant
6 3 (7.32%) Solutions Architect
6 3 (7.32%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.44%) Office 365 Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.32%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (9.76%) Public Cloud
2 3 (7.32%) Clustering
2 3 (7.32%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (7.32%) Hybrid Cloud
3 1 (2.44%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 35 (85.37%) Windows
1 35 (85.37%) Windows Server
2 17 (41.46%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (36.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (41.46%) Network Monitoring
2 15 (36.59%) Identity Management
3 8 (19.51%) Mentoring
4 5 (12.20%) Migration
5 3 (7.32%) Critical Success Factor
5 3 (7.32%) Load Balancing
5 3 (7.32%) Presales
5 3 (7.32%) Time Management
6 1 (2.44%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.44%) Business Analysis
6 1 (2.44%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (2.44%) CRM
6 1 (2.44%) Product Management
6 1 (2.44%) Product Marketing
6 1 (2.44%) Project Management
6 1 (2.44%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 7 (17.07%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (9.76%) MCSA
1 4 (9.76%) MCSE
1 4 (9.76%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (2.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.44%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (53.66%) Active Directory
2 15 (36.59%) Hyper-V
3 4 (9.76%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (9.76%) ISA Server
4 3 (7.32%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (7.32%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (29.27%) SCCM
1 12 (29.27%) SCOM
2 4 (9.76%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (7.32%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 40 (97.56%) Microsoft
2 17 (41.46%) Cisco
2 17 (41.46%) F5
2 17 (41.46%) Forcepoint
2 17 (41.46%) SolarWinds
3 3 (7.32%) 3PAR
3 3 (7.32%) Citrix
3 3 (7.32%) HP
3 3 (7.32%) VMware
4 1 (2.44%) Salesforce.com
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