Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 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
19 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 112 76 88
Rank change year-on-year -36 +12 -16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 14 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.41% 1.45% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.43% 8.75% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 6 12 4
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £51,250 £32,500 £29,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +57.69% +9.24% -0.83%
10th Percentile £30,500 £25,738 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £41,988 £36,600
North East median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £29,000
% change year-on-year +15.38% +12.07% -3.33%

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 175 160 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 11.87% 16.56% 20.33%
Number of salaries quoted 149 144 171
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -13.33% -2.91%
10th Percentile £23,500 £22,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £53,750 £47,500 £60,000
North East median annual salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,018
% change year-on-year - -2.83% -5.22%

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 19 April 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 19 April 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 4 £52,500 +61.54% 1
Sunderland - 1 £50,000 -
Skype for Business
North East

For the 6 months to 19 April 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 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
3 3 (50.00%) SQL
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
4 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 1 (16.67%) C
5 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
5 1 (16.67%) Social Media
5 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
5 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
5 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
5 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (16.67%) Windows 8

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 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (50.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (50.00%) Office 365
3 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
1 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
1 1 (16.67%) Social Media
1 1 (16.67%) Tandem
1 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Migration
1 2 (33.33%) Problem-Solving
1 2 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 1 (16.67%) Change Management
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
2 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
2 1 (16.67%) ITIL
2 1 (16.67%) Release Management
2 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) C
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Workstation
2 1 (16.67%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (66.67%) SCCM
2 3 (50.00%) SCOM
3 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) 3PAR
3 3 (50.00%) EMC
3 3 (50.00%) NetApp