Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 95 75 79
Rank change year-on-year -20 +4 +23
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 10 12 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.74% 1.56% 2.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.62% 9.16% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 19
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -13.33% +38.89%
10th Percentile £17,625 £18,125 £30,150
90th Percentile £53,750 £42,000 £44,600
North East median annual salary £37,500 £31,250 £37,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -15.54% +37.04%

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 151 131 236
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.18% 16.99% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 127 121 202
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £22,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,394
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.40% -1.59%

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 18 July 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 18 July 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 -32 10 £37,500 +25.00%
Skype for Business
North East

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 4 (40.00%) Coaching
2 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (40.00%) CRM
2 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (40.00%) Finance
3 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (30.00%) SLA
3 3 (30.00%) EMC
3 3 (30.00%) NetApp
3 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
3 3 (30.00%) SCCM
3 3 (30.00%) SCOM
3 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (30.00%) SQL
3 3 (30.00%) ITIL
3 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (30.00%) Windows

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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (40.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 7 (70.00%) Office 365
2 3 (30.00%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
General
1 4 (40.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (40.00%) Consultant
1 4 (40.00%) Recruitment Consultant
2 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (30.00%) IT Manager
2 3 (30.00%) IT Operations Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Operations Manager
2 3 (30.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Graduate Recruitment Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Trainee
3 2 (20.00%) Trainee Consultant
3 2 (20.00%) Trainee Recruitment Consultant
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Windows
1 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (40.00%) Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) Coaching
1 4 (40.00%) CRM
1 4 (40.00%) ERP
2 3 (30.00%) ITIL
2 3 (30.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (30.00%) SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 3 (30.00%) SCCM
1 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 7 (70.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (30.00%) 3PAR
2 3 (30.00%) EMC
2 3 (30.00%) NetApp
2 3 (30.00%) Salesforce.com
2 3 (30.00%) VMware