Period
to 18 November 2017

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 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire > Reading
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 121 143 146
Rank change year-on-year +22 +3 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 30 52 70
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 1.28% 1.49% 1.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.04% 7.77% 8.77%
Number of salaries quoted 28 46 66
Reading median annual salary £53,750 £36,250 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +48.28% -3.33% -21.05%
10th Percentile £41,700 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £68,000 £52,500 £52,000
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £38,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +29.87% -9.41% -10.53%

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 Reading with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Reading
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 373 669 798
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Reading 15.95% 19.21% 17.24%
Number of salaries quoted 322 576 649
Reading median annual salary £48,250 £47,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.05% +6.11% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Reading

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

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 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Reading

For the 6 months to 18 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 Reading region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 24 (80.00%) Skype
3 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
4 16 (53.33%) Windows
5 15 (50.00%) Office 365
6 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
6 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
7 13 (43.33%) Presales
8 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
10 8 (26.67%) Time Management
10 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
11 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
11 7 (23.33%) SCCM
11 7 (23.33%) Identity Management
11 7 (23.33%) SQL
12 6 (20.00%) ITIL
12 6 (20.00%) WAN
12 6 (20.00%) Cisco
12 6 (20.00%) VMware
12 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (20.00%) IaaS
13 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
13 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
13 5 (16.67%) Migration
13 5 (16.67%) Wireless
13 5 (16.67%) Business Development
13 5 (16.67%) HP
13 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange

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 14 (46.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (16.67%) MS Exchange
3 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (6.67%) IIS
4 1 (3.33%) Apache
4 1 (3.33%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (50.00%) Office 365
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (20.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (20.00%) IaaS
4 4 (13.33%) Yammer
5 3 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (3.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 24 (80.00%) Skype
2 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 5 (16.67%) Wireless
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) LAN
5 3 (10.00%) OSPF
5 3 (10.00%) SSL
5 3 (10.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (10.00%) VoIP
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Nexus
6 2 (6.67%) Cisco Wireless
6 2 (6.67%) IPsec
6 2 (6.67%) MPLS
6 2 (6.67%) Network Security
6 2 (6.67%) SMS
6 2 (6.67%) VPN
7 1 (3.33%) BGP
7 1 (3.33%) PBX
7 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) MySQL
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.33%) DB2
General
1 1 (3.33%) Advertising
1 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (33.33%) Consultant
2 7 (23.33%) Designer
2 7 (23.33%) Software Designer
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Consultant
4 4 (13.33%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Presales Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) SCCM Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 2 (6.67%) 2nd Line Technical Support
6 2 (6.67%) Firewall Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Lead Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Network Design Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Network Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.67%) Technical Design Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (10.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (10.00%) Clustering
1 3 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 3 (10.00%) Hybrid Cloud
2 2 (6.67%) Data Centre
2 2 (6.67%) Virtual Team
3 1 (3.33%) CESG
3 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
3 1 (3.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (53.33%) Windows
2 14 (46.67%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.67%) Linux
4 1 (3.33%) CentOS
4 1 (3.33%) Debian
4 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
4 1 (3.33%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (43.33%) Presales
2 8 (26.67%) Time Management
3 7 (23.33%) Identity Management
4 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 5 (16.67%) Business Development
5 5 (16.67%) Migration
6 4 (13.33%) CRM
7 3 (10.00%) Coaching
7 3 (10.00%) ITIL V3
7 3 (10.00%) Service Management
7 3 (10.00%) Trend Analysis
8 2 (6.67%) Load Balancing
8 2 (6.67%) Network Design
8 2 (6.67%) Translating Business Requirements
9 1 (3.33%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (3.33%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (3.33%) Data Management
9 1 (3.33%) Desktop Virtualisation
9 1 (3.33%) Disk Encryption
9 1 (3.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (26.67%) PowerShell
2 7 (23.33%) SQL
3 1 (3.33%) C
3 1 (3.33%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (23.33%) DV Cleared
1 7 (23.33%) Security Cleared
2 3 (10.00%) Six Sigma Black Belt
3 2 (6.67%) CCDA
3 2 (6.67%) CCDP
3 2 (6.67%) CCIE
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) CCNP
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) JNCIE
3 2 (6.67%) JNCIP
4 1 (3.33%) HND
4 1 (3.33%) MCP
4 1 (3.33%) MCSA
4 1 (3.33%) MCSE
4 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) SLA
System Software
1 21 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.67%) vSphere
4 2 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
5 1 (3.33%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (3.33%) vCloud
5 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.33%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 7 (23.33%) SCCM
2 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.00%) Cisco UCCX
3 3 (10.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (3.33%) Backup Exec
4 1 (3.33%) cPanel
4 1 (3.33%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.33%) NetBackup
4 1 (3.33%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (3.33%) Plesk
4 1 (3.33%) SCOM
4 1 (3.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 25 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.00%) Cisco
2 6 (20.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) HP
4 4 (13.33%) Symantec
5 3 (10.00%) BroadSoft
5 3 (10.00%) F5
5 3 (10.00%) Meraki
5 3 (10.00%) NetApp
5 3 (10.00%) Zeacom
6 2 (6.67%) Avaya
6 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) Dell
6 2 (6.67%) Juniper
6 2 (6.67%) Palo Alto
6 2 (6.67%) Synology
7 1 (3.33%) arcserve
7 1 (3.33%) EMC
7 1 (3.33%) IBM