The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Slough 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 28 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire / Slough
3 months to
28 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 49 54
Rank change year-on-year +7 +5  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 11 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.88% 1.99% 1.57%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.36% 11.46% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 9
Median salary £27,500 £55,000 £23,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -50.00% +134.04%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% -3.48%  

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 Slough with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Slough
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 56 96 64
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Slough 16.42% 17.36% 11.17%
Number of salaries quoted 52 70 58
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.46%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £63,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Slough 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 Slough

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Slough

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Slough

For the 6 months to 28 April 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 Slough region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) Analytics
2 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) SLA
2 1 (33.33%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (33.33%) SAP
2 1 (33.33%) ITIL
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) Change Management
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
2 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
2 1 (33.33%) SCCM
2 1 (33.33%) SCOM
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Slough 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (33.33%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) Wireless
General
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Deskside Support
1 1 (33.33%) Presales Consultant
1 1 (33.33%) Support Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Analytics
1 1 (33.33%) Capacity Management
1 1 (33.33%) Change Management
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Presales
1 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) BitLocker
1 1 (33.33%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Citrix
2 1 (33.33%) SAP