Period
to 7 May 2021

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 7 May 2021 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
7 May 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 346 336 377
Rank change year-on-year -10 +41 +35
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 27 82 145
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.21% 0.45% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 3.21% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 75 105
10th Percentile £27,600 £25,000 £28,000
25th Percentile £30,000 £28,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -17.65% -15.00% -
75th Percentile £46,250 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £62,750 £70,000 £71,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,986
% change year-on-year +5.56% -2.14% +2.19%

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 1,958 2,556 3,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 14.91% 13.91% 14.98%
Number of salaries quoted 1,527 2,057 3,223
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,173 £27,500
25th Percentile £36,250 £35,750 £34,643
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £47,500 £47,500
75th Percentile £60,000 £62,500 £62,500
90th Percentile £75,000 £77,500 £73,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -

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 7 May 2021.

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 7 May 2021. 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
Job
Vacancies
Surrey -6 13 £42,500 -5.56% 1
Thames Valley +21 10 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Berkshire +8 8 £30,000 -14.29% 3
Hampshire +35 2 - - 1
Buckinghamshire +30 2 £24,250 -62.69%
West Sussex +22 2 £35,125 +0.36% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 7 May 2021, 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 27 (100.00%) Skype
2 22 (81.48%) Microsoft 365
3 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
4 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
5 18 (66.67%) Windows
6 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Intune
7 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
8 9 (33.33%) MS Exchange
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco
10 7 (25.93%) Firewall
10 7 (25.93%) ITSM
10 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
10 7 (25.93%) Wireless
10 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
10 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
11 6 (22.22%) Android
11 6 (22.22%) ITIL
11 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
11 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
12 5 (18.52%) Service Management
12 5 (18.52%) SAN
12 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
12 5 (18.52%) SCCM
12 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
12 5 (18.52%) Azure
12 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
13 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
13 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016
13 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
13 4 (14.81%) Data Centre

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 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 3 (11.11%) IIS
2 3 (11.11%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (7.41%) OpenStack
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (3.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (3.70%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 22 (81.48%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (18.52%) Azure
3 3 (11.11%) AWS
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 3 (11.11%) IaaS
3 3 (11.11%) PaaS
4 2 (7.41%) SaaS
5 1 (3.70%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 27 (100.00%) Skype
2 7 (25.93%) Firewall
2 7 (25.93%) Wireless
3 6 (22.22%) TCP/IP
4 5 (18.52%) SAN
5 4 (14.81%) DNS
6 3 (11.11%) Cisco ASA
6 3 (11.11%) IPv6
6 3 (11.11%) WebEx
7 2 (7.41%) DHCP
7 2 (7.41%) PBX
7 2 (7.41%) Unified Communications
8 1 (3.70%) DKIM
8 1 (3.70%) FTP
8 1 (3.70%) ICMP
8 1 (3.70%) Internet
8 1 (3.70%) MPLS
8 1 (3.70%) RTP
8 1 (3.70%) VLAN
8 1 (3.70%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (3.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) JIRA
General
1 4 (14.81%) Finance
1 4 (14.81%) Social Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Aerospace
2 1 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (3.70%) Banking
2 1 (3.70%) Military
2 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (33.33%) IT Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (18.52%) Support Engineer
3 4 (14.81%) Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (11.11%) Analyst
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco Network Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support
4 3 (11.11%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support
4 3 (11.11%) IT Support Engineer
5 2 (7.41%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Support Analyst
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.70%) Consultant
6 1 (3.70%) Senior Analyst
6 1 (3.70%) Support Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Management Information System
2 4 (14.81%) Data Centre
3 3 (11.11%) Public Cloud
4 2 (7.41%) Clustering
4 2 (7.41%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.70%) iPhone
5 1 (3.70%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 18 (66.67%) Windows
2 10 (37.04%) Windows Server
3 6 (22.22%) Android
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (14.81%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 10
6 2 (7.41%) Linux
6 2 (7.41%) Windows 7
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (7.41%) Windows Server 2019
7 1 (3.70%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (25.93%) ITSM
2 6 (22.22%) ITIL
2 6 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 5 (18.52%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (18.52%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Information Security
4 4 (14.81%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (11.11%) Business Continuity
5 3 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
5 3 (11.11%) Performance Analysis
6 2 (7.41%) DevOps
6 2 (7.41%) Load Balancing
6 2 (7.41%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (7.41%) Project Delivery
6 2 (7.41%) Project Management
6 2 (7.41%) Server Monitoring
6 2 (7.41%) Ticket Management
7 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (3.70%) Migration
7 1 (3.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (25.93%) PowerShell
2 4 (14.81%) SQL
3 1 (3.70%) Python
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (11.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (7.41%) BPSS Clearance
2 2 (7.41%) CCA
2 2 (7.41%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (7.41%) MCP
3 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) PMO
1 1 (3.70%) SLA
System Software
1 20 (74.07%) Active Directory
2 4 (14.81%) Hyper-V
2 4 (14.81%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (11.11%) XenApp
4 2 (7.41%) vSphere
5 1 (3.70%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (3.70%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (48.15%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (18.52%) SCCM
3 3 (11.11%) SCVMM
4 2 (7.41%) SCOM
5 1 (3.70%) AirWatch
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (3.70%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (3.70%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (3.70%) Nagios
5 1 (3.70%) SCSM
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (29.63%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) ServiceNow
4 4 (14.81%) Citrix
4 4 (14.81%) SolarWinds
4 4 (14.81%) VMware
5 3 (11.11%) Dell
5 3 (11.11%) Dell Compellent
5 3 (11.11%) Palo Alto
5 3 (11.11%) SAP
5 3 (11.11%) Sun
6 2 (7.41%) Juniper
6 2 (7.41%) Sophos
6 2 (7.41%) Veeam
7 1 (3.70%) Apple
7 1 (3.70%) Aruba
7 1 (3.70%) Bloomberg
7 1 (3.70%) Ivanti
7 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
7 1 (3.70%) Remedy