The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 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)
North East / Tyne and Wear
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 53 63 74
Rank change year-on-year +10 +11  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.45% 2.56% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.80% 13.16% 2.94%
Number of salaries quoted 5 13 3
Median salary £18,750 £37,000 £27,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -49.32% +37.03%  
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 Tyne and Wear with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 51 114 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 14.83% 19.42% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 47 99 52
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £32,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.50% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £18,750 £32,500 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £49,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 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 Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Tyne and Wear

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

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Tyne and Wear

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Tyne and Wear

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 Tyne and Wear 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
Newcastle upon Tyne +9 4 £18,750 -49.32% 2
Gateshead - 1 £41,500 - 1
Skype for Business
North 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 12 (92.31%) Skype
2 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
3 8 (61.54%) Citrix
4 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
5 6 (46.15%) SCCM
6 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
7 4 (30.77%) ERP
7 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (30.77%) Finance
7 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
7 4 (30.77%) Office 365
7 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
7 4 (30.77%) Coaching
7 4 (30.77%) CRM
8 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (15.38%) Windows
8 2 (15.38%) MCSE
9 1 (7.69%) Oracle
9 1 (7.69%) ITIL
9 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
9 1 (7.69%) BPR
9 1 (7.69%) VMware
9 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
9 1 (7.69%) Presales
9 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
9 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
9 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (7.69%) Resource Management

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Tyne and Wear 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 11 (84.62%) MS Exchange
2 5 (38.46%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2013
Business Applications
1 4 (30.77%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (30.77%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (30.77%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (92.31%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.69%) Oracle Database
General
1 4 (30.77%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (46.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (38.46%) Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
3 4 (30.77%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (7.69%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support
4 1 (7.69%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Citrix Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Support
4 1 (7.69%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.69%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Wintel Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 2 (15.38%) Windows
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (7.69%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (30.77%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (30.77%) Coaching
1 4 (30.77%) CRM
1 4 (30.77%) ERP
2 1 (7.69%) BPR
2 1 (7.69%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (7.69%) Infrastructure Monitoring
2 1 (7.69%) ITIL
2 1 (7.69%) Presales
2 1 (7.69%) Resource Management
2 1 (7.69%) Service Delivery
2 1 (7.69%) Supplier Management
Qualifications
1 2 (15.38%) MCSE
1 2 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 7 (53.85%) Active Directory
2 1 (7.69%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 6 (46.15%) SCCM
Vendors
1 11 (84.62%) Microsoft
2 8 (61.54%) Citrix
3 1 (7.69%) Oracle
3 1 (7.69%) VMware
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £17500 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Salary: Salary negotiable depending on experience and suitability
Posted: 17 days ago
Newcastle upon Tyne
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Car
Posted: 18 days ago