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

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Reading
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 97 114 117
Rank change year-on-year +17 +3  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 22 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 0.69% 1.23% 1.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.35% 5.96% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 7 17 26
Median salary £47,500 £38,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.37% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,400 £28,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £50,000 £50,500
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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Reading
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 207 369 395
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Reading 15.96% 20.67% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 155 322 306
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £37,500 £32,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £63,250 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Reading 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 Reading

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Reading

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Reading

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Reading

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

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Reading

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

1 17 (68.00%) Skype
2 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 11 (44.00%) Windows
4 10 (40.00%) Unified Communications
5 9 (36.00%) Cisco
5 9 (36.00%) Avaya
6 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
6 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
6 8 (32.00%) MS Exchange
6 8 (32.00%) Office 365
6 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
7 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 6 (24.00%) SQL
7 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
7 6 (24.00%) Finance
7 6 (24.00%) VMware
8 5 (20.00%) MCSE
8 5 (20.00%) Polycom
8 5 (20.00%) Sonus
8 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
9 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
9 4 (16.00%) SCCM
9 4 (16.00%) CCNA
9 4 (16.00%) Citrix
9 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (16.00%) NetApp
9 4 (16.00%) Presales

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Reading 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 (32.00%) MS Exchange
2 6 (24.00%) SharePoint
3 3 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (8.00%) IIS
5 1 (4.00%) Apache
5 1 (4.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 1 (4.00%) IBM Domino
5 1 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (32.00%) Office 365
2 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (4.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (4.00%) IaaS
3 1 (4.00%) OneDrive
3 1 (4.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 17 (68.00%) Skype
2 10 (40.00%) Unified Communications
3 3 (12.00%) LAN
3 3 (12.00%) PBX
3 3 (12.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (12.00%) WAN
4 2 (8.00%) IP Telephony
4 2 (8.00%) PABX
4 2 (8.00%) VoIP
5 1 (4.00%) BGP
5 1 (4.00%) DNS
5 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
5 1 (4.00%) FTP
5 1 (4.00%) Internet
5 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.00%) OSPF
5 1 (4.00%) SAN
5 1 (4.00%) Software-Defined Networking
5 1 (4.00%) SSH
5 1 (4.00%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (8.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.00%) MySQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
General
1 6 (24.00%) Finance
2 1 (4.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (24.00%) Consultant
2 5 (20.00%) Team Leader
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Technical Support
4 2 (8.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Infrastructure Support
4 2 (8.00%) IT Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Lync Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (8.00%) Microsoft Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Software Designer
4 2 (8.00%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.00%) Voice Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Collaboration Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Exchange Support
5 1 (4.00%) First Line Help Desk Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Blackberry
1 2 (8.00%) Data Centre
1 2 (8.00%) HP StoreVirtual
2 1 (4.00%) CESG
2 1 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (4.00%) iPhone
2 1 (4.00%) PKI
2 1 (4.00%) User Experience
2 1 (4.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Windows
2 8 (32.00%) Windows Server
3 4 (16.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (12.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (8.00%) Windows 7
6 1 (4.00%) Android
6 1 (4.00%) CentOS
6 1 (4.00%) Debian
6 1 (4.00%) Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (4.00%) Ubuntu
6 1 (4.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (16.00%) Presales
1 4 (16.00%) Resource Management
2 3 (12.00%) Migration
3 2 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
3 2 (8.00%) Identity Management
3 2 (8.00%) QMS
4 1 (4.00%) Business Development
4 1 (4.00%) Coaching
4 1 (4.00%) Cybersecurity
4 1 (4.00%) Desktop Virtualisation
4 1 (4.00%) Disk Encryption
4 1 (4.00%) Mentoring
4 1 (4.00%) People Management
4 1 (4.00%) Performance Management
4 1 (4.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (24.00%) SQL
2 3 (12.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (4.00%) C
3 1 (4.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 6 (24.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (20.00%) MCSE
3 4 (16.00%) CCNA
3 4 (16.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (8.00%) MCP
4 2 (8.00%) NCDA
4 2 (8.00%) Security Cleared
5 1 (4.00%) MCSA
System Software
1 8 (32.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
3 4 (16.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (4.00%) BitLocker
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (4.00%) vCloud
4 1 (4.00%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.00%) vSphere
4 1 (4.00%) XenApp
4 1 (4.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (16.00%) Cisco CUCM
1 4 (16.00%) SCCM
2 2 (8.00%) Backup Exec
2 2 (8.00%) WSUS
3 1 (4.00%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.00%) cPanel
3 1 (4.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (4.00%) Plesk
3 1 (4.00%) SCOM
3 1 (4.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 9 (36.00%) Avaya
2 9 (36.00%) Cisco
3 6 (24.00%) VMware
4 5 (20.00%) Polycom
4 5 (20.00%) Sonus
5 4 (16.00%) Citrix
5 4 (16.00%) NetApp
6 3 (12.00%) HP
7 2 (8.00%) CheckPoint
7 2 (8.00%) Dell
7 2 (8.00%) EMC
7 2 (8.00%) EqualLogic
7 2 (8.00%) Mitel
7 2 (8.00%) NEC
7 2 (8.00%) Synology
7 2 (8.00%) Veritas
8 1 (4.00%) Altiris
8 1 (4.00%) IronPort
8 1 (4.00%) LANDesk
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