The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in St Albans 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 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hertfordshire / St Albans
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 - 44
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 0 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 2.26% - 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% - 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 1
Median salary £48,750 - £25,000
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -3.40%  

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 St Albans with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
St Albans
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 71 22 55
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 40.11% 23.16% 35.48%
Number of salaries quoted 57 21 54
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -9.09%  
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,500 £32,550
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in St Albans

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in St Albans 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 St Albans

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in St Albans

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in St Albans

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 St Albans region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 9 (81.82%) Time Management
3 7 (63.64%) Sonus
3 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
4 6 (54.55%) ITIL
4 6 (54.55%) Windows
4 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
4 6 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
4 6 (54.55%) Multimedia
4 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
4 6 (54.55%) SCCM
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
4 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (54.55%) Zeacom
4 6 (54.55%) ServiceNow
5 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
6 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
7 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds
7 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
7 1 (9.09%) SCOM
7 1 (9.09%) Degree
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco
7 1 (9.09%) CCNP
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in St Albans 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:

Applications
1 7 (63.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (36.36%) Unified Communications
General
1 6 (54.55%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Support Engineer
2 5 (45.45%) 3rd Line Support
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 4 (36.36%) Lync Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Support Specialist
4 1 (9.09%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Management Information System
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 6 (54.55%) Windows
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server
1 6 (54.55%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (81.82%) Time Management
2 6 (54.55%) Incident Management
2 6 (54.55%) ITIL
3 3 (27.27%) Mentoring
Qualifications
1 6 (54.55%) Network+ Certification
2 1 (9.09%) CCNA
2 1 (9.09%) CCNP
2 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (9.09%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Certification
Systems Management
1 6 (54.55%) SCCM
2 1 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (63.64%) Sonus
3 6 (54.55%) ServiceNow
3 6 (54.55%) Zeacom
4 1 (9.09%) Cisco
4 1 (9.09%) SolarWinds