Period
to 23 January 2022

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 23 January 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 430 294 367
Rank change year-on-year -136 +73 +65
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 38 115
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.096% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.72% 2.42% 3.35%
Number of salaries quoted 11 26 108
10th Percentile £25,750 £28,000 £24,380
25th Percentile £26,375 £30,625 £25,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £28,250 £39,250 £43,750
Median % change year-on-year -28.03% -10.29% -12.50%
75th Percentile £37,500 £58,750 £65,000
90th Percentile £40,000 £67,500 £70,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +20.69% -8.42%

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 the South East with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 2,367 1,569 3,434
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.33% 15.67% 14.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1,585 1,315 2,782
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,000 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £36,250 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% +1.06%
75th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £62,500
90th Percentile £78,750 £72,500 £77,500
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the South East

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in the South East.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the South East

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the South East over the 6 months to 23 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the South East

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 6 months to 23 January 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
Berkshire -36 10 £28,092 -6.36% 1
Thames Valley -75 10 £28,092 -12.21% 2
Hampshire -95 4 £35,000 -12.50% 1
Surrey -76 3 £33,500 -42.61% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 South East region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 13 (76.47%) Skype
3 11 (64.71%) Microsoft 365
3 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
4 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
4 9 (52.94%) LAN
4 9 (52.94%) Windows 10
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
6 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
6 7 (41.18%) Azure
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
7 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
7 6 (35.29%) ITIL
8 5 (29.41%) DNS
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (29.41%) Android
8 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
8 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
8 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
9 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
9 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
9 4 (23.53%) VMware
9 4 (23.53%) Mitel
9 4 (23.53%) Firmware
9 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
9 4 (23.53%) CCNA
9 4 (23.53%) MCSE
9 4 (23.53%) WLAN

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 9 (52.94%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (35.29%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 11 (64.71%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (41.18%) Azure
3 5 (29.41%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (11.76%) IaaS
4 2 (11.76%) OneDrive
4 2 (11.76%) PaaS
5 1 (5.88%) AWS
5 1 (5.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (76.47%) Skype
2 9 (52.94%) LAN
3 8 (47.06%) VPN
4 5 (29.41%) DNS
4 5 (29.41%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
5 4 (23.53%) WAN
5 4 (23.53%) WLAN
6 3 (17.65%) NAS
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) Firewall
7 2 (11.76%) PBX
8 1 (5.88%) Cisco Firepower
8 1 (5.88%) DHCP
8 1 (5.88%) Intranet
8 1 (5.88%) MPLS
8 1 (5.88%) Network Security
8 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications
8 1 (5.88%) VLAN
8 1 (5.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) MS Access
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (23.53%) Social Skills
2 3 (17.65%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Aerospace
4 1 (5.88%) Finance
4 1 (5.88%) Organisational Skills
4 1 (5.88%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 3 (17.65%) 2nd Line Support
1 3 (17.65%) Analyst
1 3 (17.65%) Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) IT Support
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Support Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Senior Technician
2 2 (11.76%) Server Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
2 2 (11.76%) Windows Server Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Technician
3 1 (5.88%) Help Desk Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) IT Analyst
3 1 (5.88%) IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (5.88%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (5.88%) Solutions Consultant
3 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Data Centre
1 3 (17.65%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (5.88%) Device Driver
2 1 (5.88%) EPoS
2 1 (5.88%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 14 (82.35%) Windows
2 9 (52.94%) Windows 10
3 5 (29.41%) Android
3 5 (29.41%) Apple iOS
3 5 (29.41%) Windows Server
4 2 (11.76%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (5.88%) CentOS
5 1 (5.88%) Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Mac OS X
5 1 (5.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (5.88%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.88%) Windows 2000
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2016
5 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2019
5 1 (5.88%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) ITIL
2 5 (29.41%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (23.53%) Service Delivery
3 4 (23.53%) Technical Leadership
4 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
4 3 (17.65%) Mentoring
4 3 (17.65%) Process Management
4 3 (17.65%) Root Cause Analysis
5 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 1 (5.88%) Application Packaging
6 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
6 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
6 1 (5.88%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (5.88%) Incident Management
6 1 (5.88%) Migration
6 1 (5.88%) Network Design
6 1 (5.88%) Project Management
6 1 (5.88%) Service Management
6 1 (5.88%) Time Management
6 1 (5.88%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (23.53%) CCNA
2 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (23.53%) MCSE
3 3 (17.65%) Degree
4 1 (5.88%) A+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) CompTIA Security+
4 1 (5.88%) DV Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) JNCIA
4 1 (5.88%) MCITP
4 1 (5.88%) MCP
4 1 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (5.88%) Network+ Certification
4 1 (5.88%) SC Cleared
4 1 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (17.65%) Accessibility
1 3 (17.65%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (64.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (23.53%) Firmware
2 4 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) NLBS
3 1 (5.88%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
1 1 (5.88%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (5.88%) SCCM
1 1 (5.88%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 7 (41.18%) Microsoft
2 6 (35.29%) Cisco
3 4 (23.53%) Mitel
3 4 (23.53%) VMware
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) Citrix
4 3 (17.65%) NetApp
5 2 (11.76%) Apple
6 1 (5.88%) Aruba
6 1 (5.88%) Dell
6 1 (5.88%) Fortinet
6 1 (5.88%) Juniper
6 1 (5.88%) Oracle
6 1 (5.88%) Ruckus Wireless