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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North East / Tyne and Wear
Rank 53 64 52
Rank change year-on-year +11 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 7 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.98% 1.41% 3.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.89% 6.31% 13.71%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 11
Median salary £32,500 £29,750 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.24% -0.83%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,150 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,350 £35,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

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 91 111 124
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Tyne and Wear 20.00% 22.38% 21.91%
Number of salaries quoted 86 92 92
Median salary £32,500 £35,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.80% -11.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £23,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £70,000 £50,100
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 March 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 25 March 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 +10 9 £32,500 +9.24% 1
Skype for Business
North East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Tyne and Wear

For the 6 months to 25 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 Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 17 (89.47%) Skype
2 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
3 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
3 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
4 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
5 8 (42.11%) Citrix
5 8 (42.11%) ITIL
5 8 (42.11%) MCSE
5 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
6 7 (36.84%) SCCM
6 7 (36.84%) Windows
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
8 5 (26.32%) Office 365
8 5 (26.32%) VMware
9 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
9 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
9 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
9 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
9 4 (21.05%) DHCP
9 4 (21.05%) DNS
9 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
10 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
10 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
11 2 (10.53%) Computer Science

Skype for Business
Top Related 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 13 (68.42%) MS Exchange
2 8 (42.11%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (21.05%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 2 (10.53%) Office Communications Server
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2010
4 2 (10.53%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 5 (26.32%) Office 365
2 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (89.47%) Skype
2 4 (21.05%) DHCP
2 4 (21.05%) DNS
3 1 (5.26%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.26%) Oracle Database
General
1 1 (5.26%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 6 (31.58%) Wintel Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
3 3 (15.79%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (15.79%) Messaging Support
4 2 (10.53%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Analyst
4 2 (10.53%) Collaboration Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Messaging Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Consultant
4 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support
4 2 (10.53%) Wintel Support Engineer
5 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support
5 1 (5.26%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Graduate
5 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (5.26%) Service Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (21.05%) Blackberry
2 3 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
3 2 (10.53%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 7 (36.84%) Windows
1 7 (36.84%) Windows Server
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2003
2 6 (31.58%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (10.53%) Android
4 2 (10.53%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (42.11%) ITIL
2 6 (31.58%) Mobile Device Management
3 4 (21.05%) Infrastructure Monitoring
3 4 (21.05%) Service Delivery
4 3 (15.79%) Capacity Planning
5 2 (10.53%) Content Management
5 2 (10.53%) Incident Management
5 2 (10.53%) Problem Management
5 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
6 1 (5.26%) BPR
6 1 (5.26%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (5.26%) Coaching
6 1 (5.26%) CRM
6 1 (5.26%) ERP
6 1 (5.26%) High Availability
6 1 (5.26%) IT Strategy
6 1 (5.26%) Project Management
6 1 (5.26%) Resource Management
6 1 (5.26%) Supplier Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (21.05%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (42.11%) MCSE
3 2 (10.53%) Degree
3 2 (10.53%) Security Cleared
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCSA
System Software
1 14 (73.68%) Active Directory
2 3 (15.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (10.53%) Hyper-V
4 1 (5.26%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 7 (36.84%) SCCM
2 2 (10.53%) SCOM
Vendors
1 13 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Citrix
3 5 (26.32%) VMware
4 2 (10.53%) MobileIron
4 2 (10.53%) Trend Micro
5 1 (5.26%) Oracle
5 1 (5.26%) SolarWinds
Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear
Northern Recruitment Group
Salary: From £24,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Gateshead, Tyne and Wear
Aspire Technology
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago