The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 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)
South East / Oxfordshire
3 months to
28 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 76 98 98
Rank change year-on-year +22 0  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 38 19 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 2.68% 1.33% 1.29%
As % of the Application Platforms category 13.33% 10.16% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 37 19 10
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £61,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -26.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £50,000 £64,100
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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 285 187 253
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.08% 13.07% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 270 153 207
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £27,000 £28,250
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 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 Oxfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Oxfordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

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

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Oxfordshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

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 Oxfordshire region over the 3 months to 28 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
Oxford +21 28 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Abingdon - 1 - -
Kidlington - 1 £67,500 -
Skype for Business
South East

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 Oxfordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 63 (81.82%) Windows
3 47 (61.04%) Windows Server
4 45 (58.44%) Microsoft Azure
5 44 (57.14%) Office 365
5 44 (57.14%) Skype
6 41 (53.25%) Amazon AWS
7 40 (51.95%) Active Directory
8 37 (48.05%) Cisco
9 35 (45.45%) SCOM
10 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2012
11 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
11 30 (38.96%) Firewall
12 29 (37.66%) VPN
13 27 (35.06%) Wireless
13 27 (35.06%) SolarWinds
13 27 (35.06%) Cisco Wireless
14 25 (32.47%) SCCM
14 25 (32.47%) Identity Management
14 25 (32.47%) DNS
14 25 (32.47%) DHCP
14 25 (32.47%) PBX
14 25 (32.47%) PSTN
15 24 (31.17%) Kerberos
15 24 (31.17%) LDAP
16 22 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
16 22 (28.57%) F5
17 18 (23.38%) Cisco IOS
17 18 (23.38%) Network Monitoring
18 17 (22.08%) Cisco ISE

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 8 (10.39%) MS Exchange
2 5 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (5.19%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (20.78%) MS Excel
2 5 (6.49%) MS Office
3 1 (1.30%) MS Project
3 1 (1.30%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 45 (58.44%) Microsoft Azure
2 44 (57.14%) Office 365
3 41 (53.25%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (18.18%) IaaS
5 7 (9.09%) PaaS
6 2 (2.60%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (1.30%) MailChimp
7 1 (1.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 44 (57.14%) Skype
2 30 (38.96%) Firewall
3 29 (37.66%) VPN
4 27 (35.06%) Cisco Wireless
4 27 (35.06%) Wireless
5 25 (32.47%) DHCP
5 25 (32.47%) DNS
5 25 (32.47%) PBX
5 25 (32.47%) PSTN
6 24 (31.17%) Kerberos
6 24 (31.17%) LDAP
7 22 (28.57%) Cisco ASA
8 18 (23.38%) Cisco IOS
9 17 (22.08%) Cisco ISE
9 17 (22.08%) WAAS
10 14 (18.18%) MPLS
11 13 (16.88%) VoIP
12 12 (15.58%) BGP
12 12 (15.58%) OSPF
13 9 (11.69%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (9.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2005
2 4 (5.19%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 3 (3.90%) Back Office
1 3 (3.90%) Finance
2 2 (2.60%) Marketing
2 2 (2.60%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 20 (25.97%) Systems Engineer
2 17 (22.08%) Analyst
2 17 (22.08%) Network Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco Analyst
3 14 (18.18%) Cisco Network Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Senior Systems Engineer
4 13 (16.88%) Server Analyst
4 13 (16.88%) Windows Server Analyst
5 9 (11.69%) Engineering Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Network Engineering Manager
5 9 (11.69%) Network Manager
6 6 (7.79%) Cloud Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Engineer
6 6 (7.79%) Senior Cloud Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 5 (6.49%) Windows Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Project Engineer
8 4 (5.19%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
9 3 (3.90%) Infrastructure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.58%) Web Services
2 1 (1.30%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Computer Science
2 11 (14.29%) Data Centre
3 7 (9.09%) Clustering
3 7 (9.09%) Management Information System
4 4 (5.19%) Public Cloud
5 3 (3.90%) Enterprise Storage
5 3 (3.90%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.30%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Licensing
6 1 (1.30%) PKI
6 1 (1.30%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 63 (81.82%) Windows
2 47 (61.04%) Windows Server
3 31 (40.26%) Windows Server 2012
4 17 (22.08%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (5.19%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (3.90%) Linux
6 3 (3.90%) Windows 10
7 1 (1.30%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.30%) Unix
7 1 (1.30%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (32.47%) Identity Management
2 18 (23.38%) Network Monitoring
3 12 (15.58%) High Availability
4 11 (14.29%) Mentoring
4 11 (14.29%) Project Management
5 9 (11.69%) Migration
6 4 (5.19%) Desktop Virtualisation
6 4 (5.19%) Load Balancing
6 4 (5.19%) Risk Analysis
6 4 (5.19%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (3.90%) Critical Success Factor
7 3 (3.90%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (3.90%) Incident Management
7 3 (3.90%) Network Management
7 3 (3.90%) Presales
7 3 (3.90%) PRINCE2
7 3 (3.90%) Time Management
8 2 (2.60%) Application Packaging
8 2 (2.60%) Coaching
8 2 (2.60%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 12 (15.58%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (22.08%) Degree
2 12 (15.58%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (11.69%) CCIE
3 9 (11.69%) CCNP
4 6 (7.79%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (6.49%) MCSA
5 5 (6.49%) MCSE
6 1 (1.30%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.30%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) SLA
2 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 40 (51.95%) Active Directory
2 30 (38.96%) Hyper-V
3 12 (15.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (10.39%) Forefront TMG
4 8 (10.39%) ISA Server
5 3 (3.90%) XenApp
6 2 (2.60%) Firmware
7 1 (1.30%) BitLocker
Systems Management
1 35 (45.45%) SCOM
2 25 (32.47%) SCCM
3 9 (11.69%) Nagios
4 5 (6.49%) Cisco CUCM
5 4 (5.19%) Failover Clustering
5 4 (5.19%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (5.19%) NetBackup
6 3 (3.90%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.60%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 69 (89.61%) Microsoft
2 37 (48.05%) Cisco
3 27 (35.06%) SolarWinds
4 22 (28.57%) F5
5 17 (22.08%) Forcepoint
6 13 (16.88%) VMware
7 12 (15.58%) Juniper
7 12 (15.58%) Polycom
8 9 (11.69%) Avaya
8 9 (11.69%) Blue Coat
8 9 (11.69%) CheckPoint
8 9 (11.69%) Palo Alto
9 8 (10.39%) Sophos
10 7 (9.09%) 3PAR
10 7 (9.09%) Citrix
10 7 (9.09%) HP
11 4 (5.19%) Intel Security
12 2 (2.60%) Cognizant
12 2 (2.60%) Salesforce.com
13 1 (1.30%) Apple
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