Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 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
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 199 217 260
Rank change year-on-year +18 +43 -43
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 38 47 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.70% 0.69% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.71% 4.36% 2.00%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 22
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00% -6.25%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,450 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £47,250
Yorkshire median annual salary £34,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -23.33% +20.00% -4.46%

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 806 1,077 1,198
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.84% 15.86% 15.58%
Number of salaries quoted 649 933 1,021
West Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +5.26% -
10th Percentile £26,490 £26,250 £24,250
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,000 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +13.33% - -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 +32 34 £41,250 -0.60% 3
Bradford +16 2 £34,000 -32.00%
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 27 (71.05%) Windows
3 26 (68.42%) VMware
4 23 (60.53%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (55.26%) DNS
6 19 (50.00%) Citrix
7 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
8 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
9 15 (39.47%) SQL
9 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
9 15 (39.47%) IaaS
10 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
11 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
11 13 (34.21%) Skype
11 13 (34.21%) DHCP
11 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
12 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (28.95%) Finance
13 11 (28.95%) Dell
13 11 (28.95%) DevOps
13 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
13 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 10 (26.32%) Office 365
14 10 (26.32%) Symantec
14 10 (26.32%) Cisco
15 9 (23.68%) Retail
15 9 (23.68%) PaaS
15 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
15 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013

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 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (18.42%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.16%) IIS
5 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
7 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
7 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.63%) Adobe Captivate
2 1 (2.63%) Camtasia
2 1 (2.63%) MS Visio
2 1 (2.63%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (39.47%) IaaS
3 13 (34.21%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (26.32%) Office 365
5 9 (23.68%) PaaS
6 3 (7.89%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (2.63%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 21 (55.26%) DNS
2 13 (34.21%) DHCP
2 13 (34.21%) Skype
3 8 (21.05%) Fibre Channel
4 7 (18.42%) Firewall
5 4 (10.53%) VPN
5 4 (10.53%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) BGP
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.89%) FTP
6 3 (7.89%) HTTP
6 3 (7.89%) HTTPS
6 3 (7.89%) ICMP
6 3 (7.89%) MPLS
6 3 (7.89%) OSPF
6 3 (7.89%) SMTP
6 3 (7.89%) SNMP
6 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
6 3 (7.89%) VLAN
6 3 (7.89%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (39.47%) SQL Server
2 8 (21.05%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (21.05%) Big Data
2 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
3 3 (7.89%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (5.26%) Amazon RDS
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
General
1 11 (28.95%) Finance
2 9 (23.68%) Retail
3 6 (15.79%) Legal
4 2 (5.26%) Back Office
5 1 (2.63%) Law
5 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
5 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Cloud Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) PowerShell Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Site Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Site Reliability Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Engineer
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
3 7 (18.42%) Operations Engineer
4 6 (15.79%) IT Support
5 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
6 4 (10.53%) Analyst
6 4 (10.53%) Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Administrator
7 3 (7.89%) Consultant
7 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (7.89%) Network Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Project Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
7 3 (7.89%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) NHS
3 2 (5.26%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.26%) HP Storage
3 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
3 2 (5.26%) Replication
3 2 (5.26%) Self-Motivation
3 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
4 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
4 1 (2.63%) PKI
4 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 27 (71.05%) Windows
2 11 (28.95%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2012
4 5 (13.16%) Kali Linux
4 5 (13.16%) Windows 10
5 4 (10.53%) Windows 7
5 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (5.26%) Android
7 2 (5.26%) Linux
8 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (31.58%) Disaster Recovery
2 11 (28.95%) DevOps
2 11 (28.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
3 8 (21.05%) Capacity Management
3 8 (21.05%) Identity Management
3 8 (21.05%) Site Reliability Engineering
4 6 (15.79%) High Availability
5 5 (13.16%) OWASP
5 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
5 5 (13.16%) Problem-Solving
5 5 (13.16%) Remediation Plan
5 5 (13.16%) Security Operations
5 5 (13.16%) SIEM
6 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
7 3 (7.89%) ITIL
7 3 (7.89%) Patch Management
7 3 (7.89%) Service Delivery
8 2 (5.26%) Migration
8 2 (5.26%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (39.47%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 7 (18.42%) SC Cleared
1 7 (18.42%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DBS Check
3 3 (7.89%) CCNA
3 3 (7.89%) CCNP
3 3 (7.89%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (5.26%) MCP
5 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (2.63%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PMO
2 6 (15.79%) SLA
3 5 (13.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (13.16%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (44.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (36.84%) Hyper-V
4 5 (13.16%) XenApp
5 3 (7.89%) Firmware
6 2 (5.26%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (5.26%) vSphere
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) Nessus
1 5 (13.16%) NetBackup
2 4 (10.53%) SCCM
3 3 (7.89%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (5.26%) vCenter Server
5 1 (2.63%) AirWatch
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
2 26 (68.42%) VMware
3 19 (50.00%) Citrix
4 11 (28.95%) Dell
5 10 (26.32%) Cisco
5 10 (26.32%) Symantec
6 8 (21.05%) Brocade
7 4 (10.53%) Apple
8 3 (7.89%) HP
9 2 (5.26%) F5
9 2 (5.26%) McAfee
9 2 (5.26%) Polycom
9 2 (5.26%) RightFax
10 1 (2.63%) Altiris
10 1 (2.63%) Google
10 1 (2.63%) Meraki
10 1 (2.63%) Sage
10 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
10 1 (2.63%) Veeam
10 1 (2.63%) Veritas