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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Yorkshire / Sheffield
Rank 59 69 69
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 2 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Sheffield 0.86% 0.32% 1.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.80% 1.61% 8.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 0
Median salary £50,000 £41,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.95% -  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

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 69 124 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Sheffield 14.90% 19.68% 19.39%
Number of salaries quoted 53 106 107
Median salary £47,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £22,300 £33,550 £24,700
10% offered a salary of more than £59,750 £42,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Sheffield

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Sheffield over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Sheffield

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 7 (100.00%) ITIL
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) VMware
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
4 4 (57.14%) SCCM
4 4 (57.14%) WAN
4 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
5 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
5 3 (42.86%) LAN
5 3 (42.86%) Linux
5 3 (42.86%) MCSE
5 3 (42.86%) SLA
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
5 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
5 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
5 3 (42.86%) Skype
5 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
5 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
5 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (28.57%) Office 365
6 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
6 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure

Skype for Business
Top Related 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 4 (57.14%) IIS
1 4 (57.14%) SharePoint
2 3 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 2 (28.57%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) WAN
2 3 (42.86%) LAN
2 3 (42.86%) Skype
3 2 (28.57%) DHCP
3 2 (28.57%) DNS
4 1 (14.29%) Firewall
4 1 (14.29%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Operations Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Operations Manager
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Support
1 3 (42.86%) Wintel Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Support
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support
2 2 (28.57%) Messaging Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Server Support
2 2 (28.57%) Windows Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Wintel Server Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 2 (28.57%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
2 2 (28.57%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2003
2 5 (71.43%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (42.86%) Linux
3 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) ITIL
2 3 (42.86%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 3 (42.86%) Service Delivery
3 2 (28.57%) High Availability
3 2 (28.57%) Mobile Device Management
3 2 (28.57%) Problem Management
4 1 (14.29%) Asset Management
4 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) MCSE
1 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (57.14%) SCCM
2 2 (28.57%) SCOM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) VMware
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft
3 2 (28.57%) MobileIron
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix