The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 25 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
West Midlands / Staffordshire
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 73 71
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire - 0.58% 0.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 3.92% 1.54%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 1
Median salary - £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -1.40%  
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 Staffordshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 62 102 65
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 11.99% 14.89% 10.38%
Number of salaries quoted 53 95 57
Median salary £40,000 £34,000 £31,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +7.93%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,997 £21,700 £22,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,100 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Staffordshire 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 Staffordshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Staffordshire

For the 6 months to 25 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 1 (100.00%) SQL
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 (100.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (100.00%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (100.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (100.00%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (100.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Senior Windows Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Virtualisation Administrator
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Windows
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 1 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) SQL
System Software
1 1 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (100.00%) Terminal Services
1 1 (100.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (100.00%) XenApp
1 1 (100.00%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 1 (100.00%) Failover Clustering
1 1 (100.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 1 (100.00%) Citrix
1 1 (100.00%) Dell
1 1 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (100.00%) VMware
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £50K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £52K basic + Superb Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
bet365
Salary: Competitive base salary + bonus + benefits.
Posted: 24 days ago