Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 105 72 -
Rank change year-on-year -33 - +73
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 20 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 0.46% 1.97% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.02% 11.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 16 0
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £37,500 £34,375 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% - -
North East median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 £22,500
% change year-on-year -15.58% +71.11% -25.00%

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 199 174 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 15.23% 17.18% 20.32%
Number of salaries quoted 168 154 166
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £34,000 £35,000 £36,644
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.86% -4.49% -3.57%
10th Percentile £23,125 £22,500 £22,875
90th Percentile £55,000 £48,750 £53,237
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 20 February 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 20 February 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 -30 4 £25,500 -25.82% 1
Sunderland - 1 £50,000 -
Skype for Business
North East

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 6 (100.00%) Office 365
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
3 3 (50.00%) Migration
3 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (50.00%) ITIL
3 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Time Management
4 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
4 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
5 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
5 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (16.67%) Release Management
5 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
5 1 (16.67%) SCCM
5 1 (16.67%) Tandem
5 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
5 1 (16.67%) DHCP
5 1 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
5 1 (16.67%) Change 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 2 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
2 1 (16.67%) OpenStack
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (100.00%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
2 1 (16.67%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
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%) Messaging Specialist
2 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Analyst
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%) Senior Technical Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (16.67%) Data Centre
2 1 (16.67%) Fat Client
2 1 (16.67%) Social Media
2 1 (16.67%) Tandem
2 1 (16.67%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 1 (16.67%) Windows 8
3 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (16.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (50.00%) ITIL
1 3 (50.00%) Migration
1 3 (50.00%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (16.67%) Change Management
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (16.67%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (16.67%) Problem Management
3 1 (16.67%) Release Management
3 1 (16.67%) Supplier Management
3 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
3 1 (16.67%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) A+ Certification
1 2 (33.33%) MCP
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Intune
1 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) VMware