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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 25 June 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK > Scotland
6 months to
25 Jun 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 247 182 117
Rank change year-on-year -65 -65 +106
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 7 16 34
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Scotland 0.11% 0.38% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.84% 3.46% 9.69%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 25
10th Percentile £43,500 £49,000 £29,500
25th Percentile - £79,375 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,000 £97,500 £38,428
Median % change year-on-year -53.85% +153.72% -14.61%
75th Percentile - £100,625 £45,000
90th Percentile £48,000 £104,000 £50,250
UK median annual salary £50,200 £47,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.13% +6.11% -2.18%

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 837 462 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.70% 10.99% 13.21%
Number of salaries quoted 365 348 203
10th Percentile £31,133 £31,250 £28,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £34,125
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,500 £42,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.53% +11.76% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,563 £57,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,250 £67,000
UK median annual salary £56,325 £54,250 £52,500
% change year-on-year +3.82% +3.33% +5.00%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Scotland

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Scotland

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Scotland.

Salary trend 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 25 June 2022. 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
Jobs
Edinburgh -32 6 £45,000 -53.85%
Glasgow - 1 £45,000 -
Skype for Business
UK

For the 6 months to 25 June 2022, 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
2 6 (85.71%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (57.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
3 4 (57.14%) SLA
4 1 (14.29%) Mitel
4 1 (14.29%) Finance
4 1 (14.29%) Migration
4 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
4 1 (14.29%) Skype

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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 1 (14.29%) Skype
1 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (85.71%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Inclusion and Diversity
2 1 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Delivery Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery Manager
1 6 (85.71%) Service Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Services Delivery Manager
2 2 (28.57%) IT Services Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Telephony Engineer
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
1 6 (85.71%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 6 (85.71%) Data Protection
2 6 (85.71%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Migration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (57.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Virtual Machines
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 1 (14.29%) Mitel