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 24 June 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
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 37 39 56
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in St Albans 2.16% 0.85% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 3.57% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £29,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -10.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 58 28 76
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in St Albans 41.73% 23.93% 36.36%
Number of salaries quoted 51 28 69
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.55% -18.18%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £31,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 24 June 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 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (87.50%) Windows
2 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
3 5 (62.50%) Skype
3 5 (62.50%) Time Management
4 4 (50.00%) Sonus
4 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (50.00%) Zeacom
4 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
4 4 (50.00%) Multimedia
4 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
4 4 (50.00%) SCCM
4 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 4 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
4 4 (50.00%) ITIL
5 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 3 (37.50%) SQL
5 3 (37.50%) IIS
5 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
5 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
5 3 (37.50%) DHCP
5 3 (37.50%) DNS
5 3 (37.50%) Cisco
5 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
5 3 (37.50%) HP
5 3 (37.50%) Dell
5 3 (37.50%) Citrix
5 3 (37.50%) Apple
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003

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:

Application Platforms
1 3 (37.50%) IIS
1 3 (37.50%) MS Exchange
1 3 (37.50%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (37.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (37.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Skype
2 3 (37.50%) DHCP
2 3 (37.50%) DNS
2 3 (37.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications
General
1 4 (50.00%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 4 (50.00%) Support Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) Help Desk Engineer
3 3 (37.50%) IT Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 2 (25.00%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support Specialist
5 1 (12.50%) Support Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Windows
1 7 (87.50%) Windows Server
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (37.50%) Mac OS
3 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Time Management
2 4 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 4 (50.00%) ITIL
3 1 (12.50%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 3 (37.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Network+ Certification
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) Hyper-V
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (37.50%) XenApp
1 3 (37.50%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 4 (50.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) ServiceNow
2 4 (50.00%) Sonus
2 4 (50.00%) Zeacom
3 3 (37.50%) Apple
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Citrix
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) VMware
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Modality Systems
Salary: Competitive pay and pension scheme
Posted: 10 days ago