Period
to 17 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Yorkshire > South Yorkshire
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 86 87 99
Rank change year-on-year +1 +12 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 12 15 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 1.01% 1.30% 0.73%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.77% 7.89% 4.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11 17 8
South Yorkshire median annual salary £29,900 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.20% +17.65% -
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £46,750 £40,000
% change year-on-year -25.13% +16.88% +6.67%

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 South Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 208 190 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 17.57% 16.48% 18.21%
Number of salaries quoted 153 163 208
South Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +13.64%
10th Percentile £22,750 £23,900 £25,375
90th Percentile £60,200 £57,500 £53,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in South Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in South Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. 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
Sheffield +2 12 £29,900 -40.20% 2
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
1 12 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (91.67%) SLA
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
2 11 (91.67%) SCOM
2 11 (91.67%) SCVMM
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 11 (91.67%) CommVault
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) SQL
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 11 (91.67%) MCSE
2 11 (91.67%) MCSA
3 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Firewall
4 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
4 1 (8.33%) Skype

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 12 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) SAN
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
2 1 (8.33%) Internet
2 1 (8.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (8.33%) LAN
2 1 (8.33%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) WAN
2 1 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Support Engineer
3 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 11 (91.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (100.00%) Problem-Solving
2 11 (91.67%) High Availability
3 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 1 (8.33%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 11 (91.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (91.67%) MCSA
1 11 (91.67%) MCSE
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (91.67%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 11 (91.67%) Hyper-V
2 11 (91.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
2 11 (91.67%) SCOM
2 11 (91.67%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) CommVault
2 11 (91.67%) VMware