Period
to 23 February 2019

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 23 February 2019 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
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 77 102 71
Rank change year-on-year +25 -31 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 26 6 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 2.39% 0.46% 1.99%
As % of the Application Platforms category 17.57% 3.11% 11.83%
Number of salaries quoted 8 3 16
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £54,612 £37,500 £34,375
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.63% +9.09% -
10th Percentile £43,750 £27,050 £26,188
90th Percentile £59,233 £47,750 £45,000
North East median annual salary £48,889 £32,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year +50.43% -15.58% +71.11%

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 148 193 169
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Tyne and Wear 13.58% 14.88% 16.78%
Number of salaries quoted 113 165 149
Tyne and Wear median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -2.86% -6.14%
10th Percentile £24,700 £23,125 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,800 £55,000 £48,750
North East median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - -2.83%

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 23 February 2019.

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 23 February 2019. 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 +28 24 £59,228 +132.27%
Sunderland +4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Skype for Business
North East

For the 6 months to 23 February 2019, 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 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
1 25 (96.15%) Skype
2 24 (92.31%) Office 365
3 18 (69.23%) SharePoint
4 17 (65.38%) Windows
4 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
5 16 (61.54%) MCSA
5 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
6 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
7 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
7 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
8 12 (46.15%) Validation
8 12 (46.15%) CMS
8 12 (46.15%) SLA
9 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
10 6 (23.08%) Coaching
10 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
10 6 (23.08%) OneDrive
10 6 (23.08%) Migration
10 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (19.23%) Analytics
11 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Intune
12 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
12 4 (15.38%) DHCP
12 4 (15.38%) DNS
12 4 (15.38%) COM
12 4 (15.38%) MCP
13 3 (11.54%) Cisco

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 18 (69.23%) SharePoint
2 12 (46.15%) CMS
3 1 (3.85%) MS Exchange
3 1 (3.85%) WordPress
Applications
1 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (3.85%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (3.85%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (3.85%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 24 (92.31%) Office 365
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (23.08%) OneDrive
4 2 (7.69%) SaaS
5 1 (3.85%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (96.15%) Skype
2 6 (23.08%) Unified Communications
3 4 (15.38%) DHCP
3 4 (15.38%) DNS
4 1 (3.85%) Extranet
4 1 (3.85%) Firewall
4 1 (3.85%) Intranet
4 1 (3.85%) PBX
4 1 (3.85%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.85%) MySQL
1 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Git (software)
1 1 (3.85%) Subversion
1 1 (3.85%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 12 (46.15%) Analyst
1 12 (46.15%) Senior Analyst
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support
3 6 (23.08%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Support Analyst
3 6 (23.08%) Support Analyst
4 5 (19.23%) Office 365 Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Audio Engineer
6 2 (7.69%) Consultant
6 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) .NET Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (15.38%) COM
2 1 (3.85%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.85%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (65.38%) Windows
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server
2 16 (61.54%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
3 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Validation
2 7 (26.92%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 6 (23.08%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (23.08%) Coaching
3 6 (23.08%) Mentoring
3 6 (23.08%) Migration
4 5 (19.23%) Analytics
5 4 (15.38%) Systems Engineering
6 1 (3.85%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.85%) CRM
6 1 (3.85%) Data Management
6 1 (3.85%) Data Migration
6 1 (3.85%) Problem-Solving
6 1 (3.85%) Project Management
6 1 (3.85%) Thought Leadership
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 17 (65.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (61.54%) MCSA
3 4 (15.38%) MCP
4 1 (3.85%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (46.15%) SLA
System Software
1 15 (57.69%) Active Directory
2 1 (3.85%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Intune
2 1 (3.85%) SCCM
Vendors
1 25 (96.15%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) Cisco
3 2 (7.69%) Polycom
4 1 (3.85%) Adobe
4 1 (3.85%) Citrix
4 1 (3.85%) Dell
4 1 (3.85%) HP
4 1 (3.85%) VMware