Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 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
21 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 220 254 210
Rank change year-on-year +34 -44 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 35 21 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.54% 0.29% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.81% 1.85% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 32 17 58
West Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,075
90th Percentile £48,625 £65,000 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £41,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -12.65% -2.35% +13.33%

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 919 1,133 1,546
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.08% 15.88% 18.73%
Number of salaries quoted 770 968 1,272
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £61,250 £61,250 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%

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 21 July 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 21 July 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 +30 31 £37,500 -25.00% 4
Bradford - 2 £45,000 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 21 July 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 31 (88.57%) Windows
1 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Azure
3 21 (60.00%) VMware
4 20 (57.14%) DNS
4 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
5 19 (54.29%) SharePoint
5 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
5 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
6 18 (51.43%) DHCP
7 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
7 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
7 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (42.86%) Symantec
8 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
9 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
9 14 (40.00%) Skype
10 12 (34.29%) Coaching
10 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
10 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
11 10 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
11 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
11 10 (28.57%) IIS
12 9 (25.71%) IaaS
12 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
13 8 (22.86%) DevOps
13 8 (22.86%) vSphere
13 8 (22.86%) XenApp
13 8 (22.86%) SLA
13 8 (22.86%) HP

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 (54.29%) SharePoint
2 16 (45.71%) MS Exchange
3 12 (34.29%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (28.57%) IIS
5 7 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (11.43%) IBM Domino
6 4 (11.43%) IBM Notes
7 3 (8.57%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (5.71%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (8.57%) MS Visio
3 2 (5.71%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (5.71%) Camtasia
3 2 (5.71%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.86%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.86%) Elite 3E
1 1 (2.86%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 22 (62.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (25.71%) IaaS
3 4 (11.43%) Azure Active Directory
4 3 (8.57%) PaaS
5 2 (5.71%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (5.71%) Office 365
5 2 (5.71%) OneDrive
5 2 (5.71%) SaaS
6 1 (2.86%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 20 (57.14%) DNS
2 18 (51.43%) DHCP
3 14 (40.00%) Skype
4 7 (20.00%) TCP/IP
5 6 (17.14%) SMTP
5 6 (17.14%) VPN
6 5 (14.29%) FTP
6 5 (14.29%) HTTP
6 5 (14.29%) HTTPS
6 5 (14.29%) ICMP
6 5 (14.29%) LAN
6 5 (14.29%) SNMP
6 5 (14.29%) WAN
7 4 (11.43%) SAN
8 3 (8.57%) Remote Desktop
9 2 (5.71%) Fibre Channel
9 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
9 2 (5.71%) VoIP
9 2 (5.71%) WebEx
10 1 (2.86%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (28.57%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (20.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.71%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (5.71%) Big Data
General
1 6 (17.14%) Finance
2 3 (8.57%) Law
2 3 (8.57%) Legal
3 2 (5.71%) Back Office
3 2 (5.71%) Retail
4 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (28.57%) IT Support
2 7 (20.00%) Project Engineer
3 6 (17.14%) Azure Engineer
4 5 (14.29%) Administrator
4 5 (14.29%) Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) IT Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Support Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Support
5 4 (11.43%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.71%) Desktop Support
7 2 (5.71%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Support Specialist
7 2 (5.71%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (5.71%) Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.86%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Data Centre
2 8 (22.86%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) HP Storage
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 2 (5.71%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (5.71%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.86%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.86%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) e-Learning
5 1 (2.86%) Learning Management System
5 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 31 (88.57%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
4 10 (28.57%) Windows 7
5 6 (17.14%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (11.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (8.57%) Linux
7 3 (8.57%) Windows 10
8 1 (2.86%) Unix
8 1 (2.86%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (42.86%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (34.29%) Coaching
3 9 (25.71%) Mentoring
4 8 (22.86%) DevOps
5 7 (20.00%) High Availability
6 6 (17.14%) Problem-Solving
7 5 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
8 3 (8.57%) Patch Management
8 3 (8.57%) Problem Management
9 2 (5.71%) Business Development
9 2 (5.71%) Capacity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Identity Management
9 2 (5.71%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (5.71%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (5.71%) Virtual Infrastructure
10 1 (2.86%) Data Security
10 1 (2.86%) Fault Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) IT Strategy
10 1 (2.86%) People Management
10 1 (2.86%) Portfolio Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
2 4 (11.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (8.57%) MCSA
1 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Certification
1 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.86%) Degree
2 1 (2.86%) MCDST
2 1 (2.86%) MCITP
2 1 (2.86%) MCP
2 1 (2.86%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 31 (88.57%) Active Directory
2 19 (54.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (45.71%) Hyper-V
4 8 (22.86%) vSphere
4 8 (22.86%) XenApp
5 5 (14.29%) Firmware
6 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
6 3 (8.57%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) Backup Exec
1 6 (17.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 5 (14.29%) NetBackup
3 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 3 (8.57%) SCCM
3 3 (8.57%) SCOM
3 3 (8.57%) ServiceCenter
4 2 (5.71%) AirWatch
4 2 (5.71%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
4 2 (5.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (2.86%) MIMEsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (60.00%) VMware
2 20 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 15 (42.86%) Symantec
4 8 (22.86%) Citrix
4 8 (22.86%) Dell
4 8 (22.86%) HP
5 5 (14.29%) Veeam
6 4 (11.43%) Altiris
6 4 (11.43%) Lotus
6 4 (11.43%) Veritas
7 3 (8.57%) CommVault
8 2 (5.71%) Adobe
8 2 (5.71%) Avaya
8 2 (5.71%) Brocade
8 2 (5.71%) Cisco
8 2 (5.71%) EMC
8 2 (5.71%) Genesys
8 2 (5.71%) RightFax
8 2 (5.71%) Verint
9 1 (2.86%) ProCurve