The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 51 67
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield - 1.38% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 6.36% 4.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 2
Median salary - £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 Sheffield with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Sheffield
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 69 110 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 14.17% 21.70% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 58 93 117
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +1.91%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,800 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £68,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Sheffield

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Sheffield 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 Sheffield

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 22 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 Sheffield region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) IIS
2 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) SCCM
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (50.00%) SLA
3 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) MCSE
4 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
4 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 1 (25.00%) Cisco
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 1 (25.00%) Citrix
4 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
4 1 (25.00%) Project Management
4 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
4 1 (25.00%) Firewall
4 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
4 1 (25.00%) Skype

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Sheffield 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 3 (75.00%) IIS
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) WAN
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) Skype
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 2 (50.00%) Operations Manager
2 1 (25.00%) Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Network Architect
2 1 (25.00%) Support Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support
2 1 (25.00%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (50.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
2 1 (25.00%) Asset Management
2 1 (25.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (25.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (25.00%) Project Management
2 1 (25.00%) Service Delivery
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (50.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft