Period
to 15 October 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 15 October 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
15 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 203 174 195
Rank change year-on-year -29 +21 +29
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 24 50 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.45% 0.91% 0.53%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.00% 5.56% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 13 39 24
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +2.97%
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 799 899 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 14.85% 16.42% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 508 518 550
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +11.11%
10th Percentile £29,391 £30,000 £25,725
90th Percentile £67,500 £70,000 £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 15 October 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 15 October 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 21 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Edinburgh -31 3 £60,000 +14.29%
Skype for Business
UK

For the 6 months to 15 October 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 23 (95.83%) Skype
2 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (66.67%) Office 365
4 15 (62.50%) SharePoint
5 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
6 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
6 12 (50.00%) SQL
7 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
7 11 (45.83%) Yammer
8 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
8 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
8 10 (41.67%) Migration
9 9 (37.50%) Content Management
9 9 (37.50%) Intranet
9 9 (37.50%) CRM
9 9 (37.50%) CSS
9 9 (37.50%) HTML
9 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
9 9 (37.50%) Web Services
9 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
9 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 9 (37.50%) HTML5
9 9 (37.50%) CSS3
9 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (37.50%) Web Development
9 9 (37.50%) Degree
9 9 (37.50%) jQuery
9 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
9 9 (37.50%) Data Migration

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 15 (62.50%) SharePoint
2 5 (20.83%) MS Exchange
3 2 (8.33%) SharePoint Server
4 1 (4.17%) Apache
4 1 (4.17%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (4.17%) IIS
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (41.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (37.50%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 16 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
1 16 (66.67%) Office 365
2 11 (45.83%) Yammer
3 9 (37.50%) Azure Functions
3 9 (37.50%) Serverless
4 2 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.33%) IaaS
4 2 (8.33%) OneDrive
5 1 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (4.17%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 23 (95.83%) Skype
2 9 (37.50%) Intranet
3 3 (12.50%) Firewall
3 3 (12.50%) VPN
4 2 (8.33%) DNS
4 2 (8.33%) LAN
4 2 (8.33%) WAN
4 2 (8.33%) WLAN
5 1 (4.17%) DHCP
5 1 (4.17%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.17%) SSH
5 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
5 1 (4.17%) VLAN
5 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (45.83%) SQL Server
2 10 (41.67%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (4.17%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 2 (8.33%) Retail
2 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 9 (37.50%) Consultant
1 9 (37.50%) Developer
1 9 (37.50%) SharePoint Developer
2 7 (29.17%) Senior Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) IT Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 5 (20.83%) Senior IT Consultant
4 3 (12.50%) Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Applications Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) AngularJS
1 9 (37.50%) CSS
1 9 (37.50%) CSS3
1 9 (37.50%) HTML
1 9 (37.50%) HTML5
1 9 (37.50%) jQuery
1 9 (37.50%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (37.50%) Web Services
2 1 (4.17%) JSP
2 1 (4.17%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (37.50%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (37.50%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (29.17%) Driving Licence
3 1 (4.17%) iPhone
3 1 (4.17%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (25.00%) Windows
2 3 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 2 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (4.17%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Solaris
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Phone
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Service Delivery
2 10 (41.67%) Migration
3 9 (37.50%) Coaching
3 9 (37.50%) Content Management
3 9 (37.50%) CRM
3 9 (37.50%) Data Migration
3 9 (37.50%) SDLC
3 9 (37.50%) Test Scripting
3 9 (37.50%) Web Development
3 9 (37.50%) Webhook
4 8 (33.33%) ITIL
5 7 (29.17%) ITIL V3
6 4 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (12.50%) Task Automation
8 2 (8.33%) Root Cause Analysis
9 1 (4.17%) Analytics
9 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (4.17%) Innovative Thinking
9 1 (4.17%) Patch Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (37.50%) JavaScript
2 9 (37.50%) TypeScript
3 4 (16.67%) PowerShell
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) Bourne shell
4 1 (4.17%) Korn
4 1 (4.17%) sed
4 1 (4.17%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) MCSE
2 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.17%) NFS
4 1 (4.17%) Samba
4 1 (4.17%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.17%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
1 2 (8.33%) SCCM
2 1 (4.17%) Backup Exec
2 1 (4.17%) Host Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.17%) Malwarebytes
2 1 (4.17%) Network Intrusion Detection System
2 1 (4.17%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 22 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (12.50%) VMware
3 1 (4.17%) Apple
3 1 (4.17%) Avaya
3 1 (4.17%) Cisco
3 1 (4.17%) Dell
3 1 (4.17%) Palo Alto
3 1 (4.17%) Sophos
3 1 (4.17%) Symantec