The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Surrey 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Surrey
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 151 161 177
Rank change year-on-year +10 +16  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 12 34 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.44% 0.93% 1.06%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.09% 4.66% 4.69%
Number of salaries quoted 10 21 46
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,050 £24,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £70,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 Surrey with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Surrey
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 574 730 1045
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Surrey 20.99% 19.89% 22.69%
Number of salaries quoted 482 607 962
Median salary £47,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £59,250 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Surrey 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 Surrey

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Surrey over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Surrey

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Woking - 5 £40,000 -
Reigate - 3 £55,000 -
Camberley - 1 £18,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 26 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 Surrey region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 16 (69.57%) Windows
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) Skype
4 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
5 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
6 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (34.78%) Citrix
6 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
6 8 (34.78%) ITIL
6 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
7 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
7 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
8 6 (26.09%) MCSE
8 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (21.74%) Service Management
9 5 (21.74%) DNS
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
9 5 (21.74%) Migration
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
10 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
10 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
10 4 (17.39%) Polycom
10 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
10 4 (17.39%) Degree
10 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (17.39%) SCCM

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Surrey 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 8 (34.78%) MS Exchange
2 7 (30.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (8.70%) SharePoint
5 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 8 (34.78%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (17.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 4 (17.39%) Office 365
2 1 (4.35%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 11 (47.83%) Skype
2 5 (21.74%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) Cisco IOS
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
3 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 4 (17.39%) VoIP
4 2 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (8.70%) Ethernet
4 2 (8.70%) Firewall
4 2 (8.70%) TCP/IP
4 2 (8.70%) Unified Communications
4 2 (8.70%) VPN
5 1 (4.35%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) Telepresence
5 1 (4.35%) WAN
5 1 (4.35%) Wireless
General
1 4 (17.39%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
3 2 (8.70%) German Language
3 2 (8.70%) Retail
4 1 (4.35%) Back Office
4 1 (4.35%) Legal
Job Titles
1 6 (26.09%) Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Active Directory Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Citrix Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 4 (17.39%) Systems Support
3 3 (13.04%) Administrator
3 3 (13.04%) Project Manager
3 3 (13.04%) Support Analyst
3 3 (13.04%) Systems Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Applications Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support
4 2 (8.70%) Desktop Support Administrator
4 2 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) IT Support
4 2 (8.70%) Office 365 Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Project Leader
4 2 (8.70%) Support Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Windows Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 4 (17.39%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (8.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
3 1 (4.35%) Management Information System
3 1 (4.35%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Windows
2 10 (43.48%) Windows Server 2012
3 9 (39.13%) Windows 7
4 8 (34.78%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (30.43%) Windows Server
6 4 (17.39%) Windows 2000 Server
6 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (4.35%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (34.78%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Migration
2 5 (21.74%) Service Management
3 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 4 (17.39%) Server Building
4 3 (13.04%) Coaching
4 3 (13.04%) Mentoring
5 2 (8.70%) Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Data Protection
5 2 (8.70%) Kalman Filter
5 2 (8.70%) Performance Management
5 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.70%) Software Asset Management
5 2 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.70%) Workflow
6 1 (4.35%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (4.35%) High Availability
6 1 (4.35%) Information Security
6 1 (4.35%) Line Management
6 1 (4.35%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
2 2 (8.70%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) VBScript
3 1 (4.35%) C
Qualifications
1 6 (26.09%) MCSE
1 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (17.39%) Degree
3 3 (13.04%) CCNA
3 3 (13.04%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (8.70%) MCSA
4 2 (8.70%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (4.35%) MCP
5 1 (4.35%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) ISO 9001
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 20000
1 1 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 10 (43.48%) Active Directory
2 9 (39.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.70%) Terminal Server
3 2 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (8.70%) VMware Workstation
4 1 (4.35%) Firmware
4 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
4 1 (4.35%) Virtual Desktop
4 1 (4.35%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (4.35%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (17.39%) SCCM
2 2 (8.70%) Nagios
2 2 (8.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 16 (69.57%) Microsoft
2 12 (52.17%) Cisco
3 11 (47.83%) VMware
4 8 (34.78%) Citrix
5 4 (17.39%) Polycom
6 2 (8.70%) Avaya
6 2 (8.70%) Mitel
7 1 (4.35%) arcserve
7 1 (4.35%) McAfee
7 1 (4.35%) NetApp
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle
7 1 (4.35%) ServiceNow
7 1 (4.35%) SolarWinds
7 1 (4.35%) WatchGuard