Period
to 17 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 189 176 216
Rank change year-on-year -13 +40 -3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 38 43 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.69% 0.81% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.41% 4.88% 2.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 35 24
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +22.09% -8.20%
10th Percentile £28,000 £28,550 £28,201
90th Percentile £51,875 £73,750 £69,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%

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 Scotland with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 861 881 1,082
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 15.60% 16.54% 19.06%
Number of salaries quoted 565 502 638
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +8.43%
10th Percentile £30,000 £28,025 £26,175
90th Percentile £67,500 £72,500 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Scotland

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Scotland

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Scotland over the 6 months to 17 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Scotland

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Scotland

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 Scotland region over the 6 months to 17 August 2018. 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
Glasgow +7 35 £50,000 +19.05% 1
Edinburgh -35 3 £60,000 +9.09% 1
Skype for Business
UK

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 35 (92.11%) Skype
3 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
5 19 (50.00%) Office 365
5 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
6 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
7 16 (42.11%) ITIL
8 15 (39.47%) Driving Licence
8 15 (39.47%) ITIL V3
9 14 (36.84%) SQL
10 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
11 11 (28.95%) Yammer
12 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
12 10 (26.32%) Windows
12 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
12 10 (26.32%) Migration
13 9 (23.68%) Intranet
13 9 (23.68%) CSS
13 9 (23.68%) HTML
13 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
13 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
13 9 (23.68%) Web Services
13 9 (23.68%) CRM
13 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
13 9 (23.68%) HTML5
13 9 (23.68%) Hybrid Cloud
13 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
13 9 (23.68%) Coaching

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 19 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) MS Exchange
3 5 (13.16%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (5.26%) IIS
5 1 (2.63%) Apache
5 1 (2.63%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (2.63%) JBoss
5 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (26.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (23.68%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Microsoft Azure
2 19 (50.00%) Office 365
3 11 (28.95%) Yammer
4 9 (23.68%) Azure Functions
4 9 (23.68%) Serverless
5 6 (15.79%) Azure Active Directory
6 2 (5.26%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (5.26%) IaaS
6 2 (5.26%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.63%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (2.63%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 35 (92.11%) Skype
2 9 (23.68%) Intranet
3 3 (7.89%) Firewall
3 3 (7.89%) VPN
4 2 (5.26%) DNS
4 2 (5.26%) LAN
4 2 (5.26%) WAN
4 2 (5.26%) WLAN
5 1 (2.63%) DHCP
5 1 (2.63%) iSCSI
5 1 (2.63%) SSH
5 1 (2.63%) TCP/IP
5 1 (2.63%) VLAN
5 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (31.58%) SQL Server
2 10 (26.32%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (5.26%) Retail
2 1 (2.63%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (44.74%) Consultant
2 15 (39.47%) Senior Consultant
3 13 (34.21%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 13 (34.21%) IT Consultant
3 13 (34.21%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 13 (34.21%) Senior IT Consultant
4 9 (23.68%) Developer
4 9 (23.68%) SharePoint Developer
5 7 (18.42%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (5.26%) Senior IT Engineer
8 2 (5.26%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
9 1 (2.63%) Analyst
9 1 (2.63%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) AngularJS
1 9 (23.68%) CSS
1 9 (23.68%) CSS3
1 9 (23.68%) HTML
1 9 (23.68%) HTML5
1 9 (23.68%) jQuery
1 9 (23.68%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (23.68%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) JSP
2 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 15 (39.47%) Driving Licence
2 9 (23.68%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (23.68%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.63%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Windows
2 3 (7.89%) Windows Server
3 2 (5.26%) Unix
4 1 (2.63%) Linux
4 1 (2.63%) Solaris
4 1 (2.63%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Phone
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (47.37%) Service Delivery
2 16 (42.11%) ITIL
3 15 (39.47%) ITIL V3
4 10 (26.32%) Migration
5 9 (23.68%) Coaching
5 9 (23.68%) Content Management
5 9 (23.68%) CRM
5 9 (23.68%) Data Migration
5 9 (23.68%) SDLC
5 9 (23.68%) Test Scripting
5 9 (23.68%) Web Development
5 9 (23.68%) Webhook
6 7 (18.42%) Continuous Improvement
6 7 (18.42%) Task Automation
7 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
8 2 (5.26%) Data Modelling
9 1 (2.63%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.63%) Patch Management
9 1 (2.63%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 14 (36.84%) SQL
2 9 (23.68%) JavaScript
2 9 (23.68%) TypeScript
3 8 (21.05%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.63%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.63%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.63%) Korn
4 1 (2.63%) sed
4 1 (2.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Degree
2 2 (5.26%) MCSE
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 24 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.16%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (5.26%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (2.63%) NFS
5 1 (2.63%) Samba
5 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (2.63%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (10.53%) SCCM
2 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (5.26%) SCOM
3 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
3 1 (2.63%) Host Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.63%) Malwarebytes
3 1 (2.63%) Network Intrusion Detection System
3 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (13.16%) VMware
3 2 (5.26%) 3PAR
3 2 (5.26%) EMC
3 2 (5.26%) NetApp
4 1 (2.63%) Apple
4 1 (2.63%) Avaya
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco
4 1 (2.63%) Dell
4 1 (2.63%) Palo Alto
4 1 (2.63%) Sophos
4 1 (2.63%) Symantec