Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 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 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Yorkshire > West Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 234 255
Rank change year-on-year +24 +21 -68
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 39 37 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.67% 0.54% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.52% 3.30% 3.13%
Number of salaries quoted 37 34 38
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% +28.21% +4.00%
10th Percentile £25,950 £30,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £45,375
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year -20.00% +23.46% +15.71%

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 West Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 863 1,122 1,343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.76% 16.28% 17.15%
Number of salaries quoted 720 947 1,117
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £60,125 £61,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in West Yorkshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in West Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in West Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in West Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in West Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in West Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 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
Leeds +45 34 £40,000 -11.11% 4
Bradford +19 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 31 (79.49%) Windows
3 26 (66.67%) VMware
4 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
5 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (53.85%) DNS
7 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
8 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
9 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
9 16 (41.03%) Citrix
9 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
10 15 (38.46%) SQL
10 15 (38.46%) IaaS
11 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
12 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
12 13 (33.33%) DHCP
12 13 (33.33%) Symantec
12 13 (33.33%) DevOps
12 13 (33.33%) Skype
12 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
13 12 (30.77%) Finance
14 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
14 11 (28.21%) Dell
14 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
14 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
15 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
15 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 10 (25.64%) Cisco
16 9 (23.08%) Retail

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in West Yorkshire 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 19 (48.72%) SharePoint
2 11 (28.21%) MS Exchange
3 10 (25.64%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (15.38%) Exchange Server 2007
4 6 (15.38%) IIS
5 3 (7.69%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (5.13%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.56%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.56%) Elite 3E
1 1 (2.56%) Sage 200
1 1 (2.56%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 24 (61.54%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (38.46%) IaaS
3 11 (28.21%) Amazon AWS
4 9 (23.08%) PaaS
5 5 (12.82%) Office 365
6 4 (10.26%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (5.13%) OneDrive
7 2 (5.13%) SaaS
8 1 (2.56%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 21 (53.85%) DNS
2 13 (33.33%) DHCP
2 13 (33.33%) Skype
3 8 (20.51%) Fibre Channel
4 6 (15.38%) Firewall
5 5 (12.82%) FTP
5 5 (12.82%) HTTP
5 5 (12.82%) HTTPS
5 5 (12.82%) ICMP
5 5 (12.82%) SMTP
5 5 (12.82%) SNMP
5 5 (12.82%) TCP/IP
6 4 (10.26%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.26%) VoIP
6 4 (10.26%) WAN
7 3 (7.69%) BGP
7 3 (7.69%) MPLS
7 3 (7.69%) OSPF
7 3 (7.69%) VLAN
7 3 (7.69%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (41.03%) SQL Server
2 8 (20.51%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (20.51%) Big Data
3 7 (17.95%) Data Warehouse
4 6 (15.38%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (7.69%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (2.56%) Power BI
General
1 12 (30.77%) Finance
2 9 (23.08%) Retail
3 4 (10.26%) Legal
4 3 (7.69%) Back Office
5 1 (2.56%) Law
5 1 (2.56%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) PowerShell Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Site Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (20.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (17.95%) IT Support
4 6 (15.38%) Project Engineer
5 5 (12.82%) Administrator
6 4 (10.26%) Operations Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.26%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.69%) Exchange Administrator
7 3 (7.69%) Network Engineer
8 2 (5.13%) Analyst
8 2 (5.13%) Consultant
8 2 (5.13%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.13%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.56%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (28.21%) Data Centre
2 7 (17.95%) NHS
3 3 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.69%) HP Storage
3 3 (7.69%) Replication
3 3 (7.69%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (5.13%) PKI
5 1 (2.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (79.49%) Windows
2 13 (33.33%) Windows Server
3 10 (25.64%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (10.26%) Kali Linux
4 4 (10.26%) Windows 7
5 2 (5.13%) Linux
5 2 (5.13%) Windows 10
5 2 (5.13%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (41.03%) Disaster Recovery
2 13 (33.33%) DevOps
3 10 (25.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 8 (20.51%) Capacity Management
4 8 (20.51%) High Availability
4 8 (20.51%) Identity Management
4 8 (20.51%) Site Reliability Engineering
5 7 (17.95%) Business Intelligence
6 6 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (12.82%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (12.82%) Coaching
7 5 (12.82%) Mentoring
8 4 (10.26%) OWASP
8 4 (10.26%) Penetration Testing
8 4 (10.26%) Problem Management
8 4 (10.26%) Remediation Plan
8 4 (10.26%) Security Operations
8 4 (10.26%) SIEM
9 3 (7.69%) ITIL
10 2 (5.13%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (38.46%) SQL
2 13 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (10.26%) DBS Check
1 4 (10.26%) SC Cleared
1 4 (10.26%) Security Cleared
2 3 (7.69%) CCNA
2 3 (7.69%) CCNP
2 3 (7.69%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.13%) MCSA
3 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (17.95%) PMO
2 5 (12.82%) SLA
3 4 (10.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (10.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (92.31%) Active Directory
2 18 (46.15%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (35.90%) Hyper-V
4 6 (15.38%) vSphere
5 5 (12.82%) Firmware
5 5 (12.82%) XenApp
6 2 (5.13%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (12.82%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.26%) Nessus
3 3 (7.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.13%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.13%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.13%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (5.13%) SCCM
4 2 (5.13%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.13%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.56%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 26 (66.67%) VMware
2 25 (64.10%) Microsoft
3 16 (41.03%) Citrix
4 13 (33.33%) Symantec
5 11 (28.21%) Dell
6 10 (25.64%) Cisco
7 8 (20.51%) Brocade
8 4 (10.26%) HP
9 3 (7.69%) RightFax
10 2 (5.13%) Apple
10 2 (5.13%) Avaya
10 2 (5.13%) F5
10 2 (5.13%) Genesys
10 2 (5.13%) Veeam
10 2 (5.13%) Verint
11 1 (2.56%) EMC
11 1 (2.56%) Google
11 1 (2.56%) NetApp
11 1 (2.56%) ProCurve
11 1 (2.56%) Sage