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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
25 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 101 110 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -37  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 4 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 0.56% 0.31% 3.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 1.83% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 33
Median salary £37,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.50% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 201 219 347
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 18.68% 17.11% 28.96%
Number of salaries quoted 180 207 314
Median salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £23,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 June 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
Billingshurst - 2 £26,000 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 25 June 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 12 (100.00%) Windows
1 12 (100.00%) Skype
2 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 9 (75.00%) Cisco
4 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
4 8 (66.67%) VMware
4 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (58.33%) ITIL
6 6 (50.00%) HP
6 6 (50.00%) Office 365
6 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
7 4 (33.33%) MPLS
7 4 (33.33%) Service Management
7 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
7 4 (33.33%) SCCM
7 4 (33.33%) Polycom
7 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
8 3 (25.00%) Mitel
8 3 (25.00%) Avaya
8 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
9 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
9 2 (16.67%) Linux
9 2 (16.67%) MCSE
9 2 (16.67%) CRM
9 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
2 4 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (25.00%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 12 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (33.33%) MPLS
3 2 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 2 (16.67%) VLAN
General
1 4 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 5 (41.67%) Analyst
3 4 (33.33%) Cisco Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (33.33%) Telephony Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Service Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Service Desk Analyst
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) IT Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) IT Support
5 2 (16.67%) IT Support Analyst
5 2 (16.67%) Linux Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Senior Windows Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (33.33%) Video Conferencing
2 2 (16.67%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (100.00%) Windows
2 7 (58.33%) Windows Server
3 6 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 2 (16.67%) Linux
5 2 (16.67%) Windows 10
6 1 (8.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) ITIL
2 4 (33.33%) Service Management
3 2 (16.67%) CRM
3 2 (16.67%) Information Security
3 2 (16.67%) Time Management
4 1 (8.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (8.33%) Security Patching
4 1 (8.33%) Threat Detection
Programming Languages
1 2 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) MCSE
1 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 8 (66.67%) Active Directory
1 8 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (25.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (75.00%) Cisco
2 8 (66.67%) VMware
3 6 (50.00%) HP
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 4 (33.33%) Polycom
5 3 (25.00%) Avaya
5 3 (25.00%) Mitel
6 2 (16.67%) Aruba
7 1 (8.33%) Red Hat