Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 144 171
Rank change year-on-year -7 +27 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 26 27 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 0.86% 0.92% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.93% 6.67% 2.89%
Number of salaries quoted 18 23 14
Oxfordshire median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +15.15% -2.94%
10th Percentile £30,875 £36,250 £33,625
90th Percentile £62,650 £78,750 £58,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -6.98% -4.44%

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 Oxfordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 527 405 588
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 17.37% 13.74% 17.66%
Number of salaries quoted 436 335 471
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +4.58%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,000 £67,500 £60,250
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Oxford +3 15 £57,500 -8.00% 4
Witney - 5 £32,500 -
Thame -21 1 £45,000 +12.50%
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 26 (100.00%) Windows
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 25 (96.15%) Skype
3 24 (92.31%) Office 365
4 23 (88.46%) DNS
5 22 (84.62%) DHCP
5 22 (84.62%) SCCM
5 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
6 20 (76.92%) Hyper-V
6 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
7 17 (65.38%) Kalman Filter
8 15 (57.69%) Kerberos
8 15 (57.69%) LDAP
8 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
9 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
9 14 (53.85%) Migration
9 14 (53.85%) Patch Management
9 14 (53.85%) Task Automation
10 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
10 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
10 13 (50.00%) SCOM
11 12 (46.15%) PKI
11 12 (46.15%) Email Filtering
11 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
12 11 (42.31%) Service Design
12 11 (42.31%) ITIL
13 10 (38.46%) PBX
13 10 (38.46%) PSTN
13 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
14 9 (34.62%) PaaS

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 6 (23.08%) MS Exchange
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2003
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2007
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (19.23%) Exchange Server 2013
2 5 (19.23%) SAS
3 4 (15.38%) SharePoint
4 2 (7.69%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (7.69%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) Office 365
2 14 (53.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (34.62%) IaaS
4 9 (34.62%) PaaS
5 7 (26.92%) OneDrive
6 6 (23.08%) AWS CloudFormation
6 6 (23.08%) SaaS
6 6 (23.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Skype
2 23 (88.46%) DNS
3 22 (84.62%) DHCP
4 15 (57.69%) Kerberos
4 15 (57.69%) LDAP
5 10 (38.46%) PBX
5 10 (38.46%) PSTN
6 6 (23.08%) SAN
7 5 (19.23%) iSCSI
8 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (7.69%) Cisco ASA
9 2 (7.69%) Firewall
9 2 (7.69%) Unified Communications
10 1 (3.85%) LAN
10 1 (3.85%) TCP/IP
10 1 (3.85%) VoIP
10 1 (3.85%) VPN
10 1 (3.85%) WAN
10 1 (3.85%) Wi-Fi
10 1 (3.85%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) MSI
General
1 1 (3.85%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (50.00%) Support Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support
2 11 (42.31%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Support
2 11 (42.31%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) AWS Engineer
3 9 (34.62%) Systems Engineer
4 8 (30.77%) Project Engineer
5 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Project Analyst
5 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
6 5 (19.23%) Cloud Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 12 (46.15%) PKI
2 9 (34.62%) BYOD
3 6 (23.08%) Greenfield Project
4 4 (15.38%) Computer Science
5 3 (11.54%) Private Cloud
6 2 (7.69%) Clustering
6 2 (7.69%) Data Centre
6 2 (7.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.85%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (100.00%) Windows
2 22 (84.62%) Windows Server
3 13 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 12 (46.15%) Windows 10
5 6 (23.08%) Mac OS X
6 5 (19.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 5 (19.23%) Windows 8
6 5 (19.23%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (3.85%) Debian
7 1 (3.85%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (65.38%) Kalman Filter
2 14 (53.85%) Migration
2 14 (53.85%) Patch Management
2 14 (53.85%) Task Automation
3 12 (46.15%) Email Filtering
4 11 (42.31%) ITIL
4 11 (42.31%) Service Design
5 10 (38.46%) Problem Management
6 9 (34.62%) Identity Management
7 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (30.77%) Mentoring
8 6 (23.08%) Configuration Management
9 5 (19.23%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (19.23%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 5 (19.23%) Presales
9 5 (19.23%) Web Filtering
10 4 (15.38%) Mobile Device Management
11 3 (11.54%) Application Packaging
12 2 (7.69%) Incident Management
12 2 (7.69%) Network Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) PowerShell
2 5 (19.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.69%) MCSE
3 1 (3.85%) CCNP
3 1 (3.85%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.85%) MCP
3 1 (3.85%) MCSA
System Software
1 26 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 20 (76.92%) Hyper-V
3 7 (26.92%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (23.08%) Virtual Desktop
5 5 (19.23%) vSphere
5 5 (19.23%) XenApp
5 5 (19.23%) XenDesktop
6 4 (15.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 22 (84.62%) SCCM
2 13 (50.00%) SCOM
3 7 (26.92%) WSUS
4 6 (23.08%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (23.08%) Puppet
4 6 (23.08%) Terraform
5 5 (19.23%) Backup Exec
5 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 5 (19.23%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (19.23%) SmoothWall
6 3 (11.54%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 20 (76.92%) Microsoft
2 8 (30.77%) Apple
2 8 (30.77%) VMware
3 5 (19.23%) Citrix
3 5 (19.23%) Dell
3 5 (19.23%) HP
3 5 (19.23%) Sophos
3 5 (19.23%) Symantec
3 5 (19.23%) Veeam
4 2 (7.69%) CA
4 2 (7.69%) Cisco
5 1 (3.85%) F5
5 1 (3.85%) Forcepoint
5 1 (3.85%) SolarWinds