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 25 June 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
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 126 102
Rank change year-on-year +59 -24  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 48 6 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.57% 0.37% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.78% 2.47% 6.57%
Number of salaries quoted 37 6 16
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £64,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% -29.68%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 270 243 289
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire 20.10% 14.88% 18.16%
Number of salaries quoted 223 215 265
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +9.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £84,000 £57,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 25 June 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 25 June 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 +31 27 £47,500 +90.00% 1
Witney - 9 £32,500 -
Banbury - 1 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 77 (88.51%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Windows Server
3 73 (83.91%) Office 365
4 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
5 71 (81.61%) Skype
6 67 (77.01%) Active Directory
7 62 (71.26%) Hyper-V
8 55 (63.22%) SCCM
9 51 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
10 50 (57.47%) Amazon AWS
11 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
11 48 (55.17%) PBX
11 48 (55.17%) PSTN
12 47 (54.02%) DNS
12 47 (54.02%) DHCP
12 47 (54.02%) SCOM
13 45 (51.72%) Identity Management
14 39 (44.83%) IaaS
15 33 (37.93%) LDAP
16 30 (34.48%) PowerShell
17 29 (33.33%) Kerberos
18 27 (31.03%) PaaS
19 22 (25.29%) Migration
20 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
20 20 (22.99%) Kalman Filter
21 18 (20.69%) VMware
22 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
22 17 (19.54%) Cisco
23 16 (18.39%) Patch Management
24 15 (17.24%) Mentoring

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 13 (14.94%) MS Exchange
2 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2003
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
3 9 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2010
3 9 (10.34%) SAS
3 9 (10.34%) SharePoint
4 5 (5.75%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (5.75%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (8.05%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (5.75%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 73 (83.91%) Office 365
2 51 (58.62%) Microsoft Azure
3 50 (57.47%) Amazon AWS
4 39 (44.83%) IaaS
5 27 (31.03%) PaaS
6 10 (11.49%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 9 (10.34%) SaaS
8 6 (6.90%) AWS CloudFormation
9 3 (3.45%) MailChimp
10 1 (1.15%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 71 (81.61%) Skype
2 48 (55.17%) PBX
2 48 (55.17%) PSTN
3 47 (54.02%) DHCP
3 47 (54.02%) DNS
4 33 (37.93%) LDAP
5 29 (33.33%) Kerberos
6 14 (16.09%) VPN
7 13 (14.94%) Cisco Wireless
7 13 (14.94%) Firewall
7 13 (14.94%) Unified Communications
7 13 (14.94%) Wireless
8 11 (12.64%) Cisco ASA
8 11 (12.64%) Cisco IOS
8 11 (12.64%) Cisco ISE
8 11 (12.64%) WAAS
9 9 (10.34%) iSCSI
9 9 (10.34%) SAN
10 6 (6.90%) MPLS
10 6 (6.90%) Remote Desktop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (6.90%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (3.45%) Marketing
2 2 (2.30%) Finance
Job Titles
1 29 (33.33%) Systems Engineer
2 21 (24.14%) Analyst
3 17 (19.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 17 (19.54%) Cloud Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) 3rd Line Support
4 16 (18.39%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Engineer
4 16 (18.39%) Support Engineer
5 14 (16.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) AWS Engineer
6 13 (14.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 11 (12.64%) Cisco Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Cisco Network Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Support
7 11 (12.64%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 11 (12.64%) Network Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Server Analyst
7 11 (12.64%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.05%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.64%) PKI
2 10 (11.49%) BYOD
2 10 (11.49%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (8.05%) Data Centre
4 6 (6.90%) Clustering
5 3 (3.45%) Computer Science
5 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Enterprise Storage
6 1 (1.15%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 77 (88.51%) Windows
2 74 (85.06%) Windows Server
3 48 (55.17%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (22.99%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.49%) Windows 10
6 9 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 9 (10.34%) Windows 7
6 9 (10.34%) Windows 8
7 5 (5.75%) Mac OS X
8 3 (3.45%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (51.72%) Identity Management
2 22 (25.29%) Migration
3 20 (22.99%) Kalman Filter
4 16 (18.39%) Patch Management
5 15 (17.24%) Mentoring
6 12 (13.79%) Task Automation
7 11 (12.64%) Email Filtering
7 11 (12.64%) ITIL
7 11 (12.64%) Network Monitoring
8 10 (11.49%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (11.49%) Presales
8 10 (11.49%) Service Design
9 9 (10.34%) Customer Requirements
9 9 (10.34%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 9 (10.34%) Web Filtering
10 6 (6.90%) Configuration Management
10 6 (6.90%) Problem Management
11 5 (5.75%) Incident Management
11 5 (5.75%) Release Management
11 5 (5.75%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 30 (34.48%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.34%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) MCSE
1 8 (9.20%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (3.45%) Degree
2 3 (3.45%) MCSA
3 2 (2.30%) CCIE
3 2 (2.30%) CCNP
4 1 (1.15%) APMP
4 1 (1.15%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.30%) QA
System Software
1 67 (77.01%) Active Directory
2 62 (71.26%) Hyper-V
3 17 (19.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (11.49%) XenApp
5 9 (10.34%) vSphere
5 9 (10.34%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 55 (63.22%) SCCM
2 47 (54.02%) SCOM
3 14 (16.09%) WSUS
4 9 (10.34%) Backup Exec
4 9 (10.34%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (10.34%) Norton AntiVirus
4 9 (10.34%) SmoothWall
5 6 (6.90%) Puppet
5 6 (6.90%) Terraform
6 2 (2.30%) Nagios
7 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 72 (82.76%) Microsoft
2 18 (20.69%) VMware
3 17 (19.54%) Cisco
4 13 (14.94%) SolarWinds
5 11 (12.64%) F5
5 11 (12.64%) Forcepoint
5 11 (12.64%) HP
6 10 (11.49%) Citrix
6 10 (11.49%) Sophos
7 9 (10.34%) Apple
7 9 (10.34%) Dell
7 9 (10.34%) Symantec
7 9 (10.34%) Veeam
8 5 (5.75%) CA
8 5 (5.75%) Juniper
9 3 (3.45%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (2.30%) Avaya
10 2 (2.30%) Blue Coat
10 2 (2.30%) CheckPoint
10 2 (2.30%) Polycom
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + 7.5%
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