Period
to 14 November 2018

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 6 months to 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
North East > Tyne and Wear
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 83 68
Rank change year-on-year -10 -15 +30
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 12 9 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 1.05% 1.00% 3.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.11% 5.59% 16.16%
Number of salaries quoted 7 5 31
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +36.36% -21.43% +28.44%
10th Percentile £17,925 £18,125 £31,250
90th Percentile £48,000 £37,450 £45,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -28.57% +41.28%

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Tyne and Wear
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 148 161 229
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 12.91% 17.81% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 131 138 198
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,626
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.98% +7.50%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,350 £26,250
90th Percentile £64,000 £65,488 £51,250
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.63% -5.33% +4.11%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Tyne and Wear

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018.

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 6 months to 14 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Newcastle upon Tyne -20 10 £37,500 +62.16% 6
Sunderland - 2 £45,000 -
Skype for Business
North East

For the 6 months to 14 November 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Tyne and Wear region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 11 (91.67%) Skype
2 10 (83.33%) Office 365
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
5 5 (41.67%) Migration
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 5 (41.67%) OneDrive
6 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
6 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (33.33%) MCSA
6 4 (33.33%) COM
6 4 (33.33%) MCP
7 3 (25.00%) ITIL
7 3 (25.00%) CRM
7 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
7 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
7 3 (25.00%) SLA
7 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
7 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
7 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
8 2 (16.67%) Finance
8 2 (16.67%) Coaching
8 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
8 2 (16.67%) ERP
9 1 (8.33%) Citrix
9 1 (8.33%) C#
9 1 (8.33%) .NET

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 7 (58.33%) SharePoint
2 3 (25.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (8.33%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 10 (83.33%) Office 365
2 5 (41.67%) OneDrive
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 11 (91.67%) Skype
2 1 (8.33%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (8.33%) Git (software)
1 1 (8.33%) Subversion
1 1 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Office 365 Engineer
2 3 (25.00%) Consultant
2 3 (25.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (25.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (25.00%) Operations Manager
3 2 (16.67%) Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) .NET Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Developer
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Consultant
4 1 (8.33%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (33.33%) COM
2 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Windows
2 3 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) Migration
2 4 (33.33%) Systems Engineering
3 3 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
3 3 (25.00%) CRM
3 3 (25.00%) ITIL
3 3 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (16.67%) Coaching
4 2 (16.67%) ERP
5 1 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 1 (8.33%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (8.33%) C#
1 1 (8.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) MCP
1 4 (33.33%) MCSA
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (25.00%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (16.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (8.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (8.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 8 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (25.00%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (8.33%) Citrix
3 1 (8.33%) VMware