Period
to 16 January 2018

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 6 months to 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Berkshire > Slough
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 61 64 101
Rank change year-on-year +3 +37 -39
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 6 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 0.88% 0.87% 0.45%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.46% 5.50% 3.14%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 6
Slough median annual salary £19,500 £42,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -54.12% +14.86% +5.71%
10th Percentile £18,650 £38,750 £25,500
90th Percentile £19,950 £61,875 £47,500
Berkshire median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +17.65% -5.56% -

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 Slough with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Slough
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 112 109 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Slough 19.72% 15.80% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 98 92 168
Slough median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.32% +13.89% +7.14%
10th Percentile £33,150 £28,050 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,750 £72,500 £70,000
Berkshire median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26% +11.76%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Slough

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Slough.

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 16 January 2018, 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 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
3 2 (40.00%) Presales
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
3 2 (40.00%) Hardware Maintenance
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Avaya
3 2 (40.00%) SLA
3 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 2 (40.00%) ITIL
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) CRM
3 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
3 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
3 2 (40.00%) Change Management
3 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V

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 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 2 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (40.00%) SharePoint 2013
Business Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 2 (40.00%) MPLS
3 1 (20.00%) PBX
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
2 1 (20.00%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Presales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Technical Design Authority
2 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 8
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Vista
1 2 (40.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Analytics
1 2 (40.00%) Change Management
1 2 (40.00%) CRM
1 2 (40.00%) Hardware Maintenance
1 2 (40.00%) ITIL
1 2 (40.00%) Presales
2 1 (20.00%) OpenUP
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 1 (20.00%) MCP
3 1 (20.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (40.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) Hyper-V
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya