The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / West Sussex
Rank 89 101 92
Rank change year-on-year +12 -9  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.57% 0.35% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.66% 1.75% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 2 1 13
Median salary £47,500 £32,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.15% -23.52%  
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 164 228 330
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 15.57% 20.09% 29.65%
Number of salaries quoted 151 213 290
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in West Sussex citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in West Sussex

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in West Sussex.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in West Sussex

Skype for Business
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 West Sussex region over the 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Horsham - 3 - -
Worthing - 3 £47,500 -
Skype for Business
South East

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Sussex region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 26 (96.30%) Skype
3 23 (85.19%) ITIL
4 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
5 21 (77.78%) Windows
6 19 (70.37%) PowerShell
7 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
7 15 (55.56%) Security Patching
7 15 (55.56%) Threat Detection
8 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
9 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
10 12 (44.44%) HP
11 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
12 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
13 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
14 7 (25.93%) SCSM
14 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
15 6 (22.22%) SCCM
16 5 (18.52%) VMware
17 3 (11.11%) Mitel
17 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
17 3 (11.11%) Linux
17 3 (11.11%) Cisco
17 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
18 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
18 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
18 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 1 (3.70%) NHS
19 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
19 1 (3.70%) Finance

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 22 (81.48%) MS Exchange
2 15 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 2 (7.41%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 11 (40.74%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 26 (96.30%) Skype
2 1 (3.70%) TCP/IP
General
1 1 (3.70%) Finance
1 1 (3.70%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (55.56%) Windows Engineer
2 11 (40.74%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (33.33%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 7 (25.93%) Exchange Engineer
5 6 (22.22%) SharePoint Engineer
6 5 (18.52%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Lync Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Senior Windows Engineer
7 3 (11.11%) Service Analyst
7 3 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (7.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior Exchange Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Senior VMware Engineer
9 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support
9 1 (3.70%) Service Desk Support Analyst
9 1 (3.70%) VMware Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (3.70%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 21 (77.78%) Windows
2 9 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 3 (11.11%) Linux
3 3 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (85.19%) ITIL
2 15 (55.56%) Security Patching
2 15 (55.56%) Threat Detection
3 13 (48.15%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (25.93%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Change Control
Programming Languages
1 19 (70.37%) PowerShell
System Software
1 27 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (37.04%) Hyper-V
3 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (3.70%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 7 (25.93%) SCSM
2 6 (22.22%) SCCM
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 12 (44.44%) HP
3 5 (18.52%) VMware
4 3 (11.11%) Cisco
4 3 (11.11%) Mitel
5 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
6 1 (3.70%) 3PAR