Period
to 15 February 2019

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 15 February 2019 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
15 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 175 200 243
Rank change year-on-year +25 +43 -36
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 38 59 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.81% 0.86% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.74% 6.15% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 37 52 23
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £33,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.52% -20.59% +3.66%
10th Percentile £32,000 £22,850 £25,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £55,175 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -12.50% +6.67% -9.09%

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 662 960 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.18% 13.97% 16.23%
Number of salaries quoted 536 845 1,032
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% -2.50%
10th Percentile £26,324 £27,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £57,500 £60,000 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -6.25%

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 15 February 2019.

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 15 February 2019. 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 +25 35 £40,000 +14.29% 3
Bradford +22 2 £34,000 -32.00% 1
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 15 February 2019, 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%) VMware
3 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Azure
3 25 (65.79%) DNS
3 25 (65.79%) Windows
3 25 (65.79%) SharePoint
4 23 (60.53%) Hyper-V
5 22 (57.89%) DHCP
6 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
7 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
7 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
7 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
8 15 (39.47%) Cisco
9 14 (36.84%) Citrix
9 14 (36.84%) IIS
9 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
10 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
11 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
11 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
11 12 (31.58%) Legal
12 11 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
12 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2007
12 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
12 11 (28.95%) Amazon RDS
12 11 (28.95%) Office 365
13 10 (26.32%) IaaS
13 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
13 10 (26.32%) Symantec

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 25 (65.79%) SharePoint
2 14 (36.84%) IIS
3 13 (34.21%) MS Exchange
4 11 (28.95%) Exchange Server 2007
5 9 (23.68%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Domino
6 1 (2.63%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) 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 25 (65.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (28.95%) Office 365
3 10 (26.32%) IaaS
4 6 (15.79%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (10.53%) PaaS
6 1 (2.63%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 25 (65.79%) DNS
2 22 (57.89%) DHCP
3 9 (23.68%) Skype
4 6 (15.79%) LAN
5 5 (13.16%) Firewall
5 5 (13.16%) WAN
6 4 (10.53%) Cisco IOS
6 4 (10.53%) MPLS
6 4 (10.53%) VoIP
6 4 (10.53%) VPN
7 3 (7.89%) Fibre Channel
8 2 (5.26%) BGP
8 2 (5.26%) OSPF
8 2 (5.26%) Spanning Tree
8 2 (5.26%) VLAN
9 1 (2.63%) ICMP
9 1 (2.63%) NAS
9 1 (2.63%) SAN
9 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (2.63%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (47.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (28.95%) Amazon RDS
2 11 (28.95%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (21.05%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (7.89%) Azure SQL Database
4 3 (7.89%) Big Data
5 1 (2.63%) Power BI
General
1 12 (31.58%) Legal
2 9 (23.68%) Finance
3 8 (21.05%) Retail
4 1 (2.63%) Back Office
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (28.95%) Project Engineer
2 10 (26.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (15.79%) Operations Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Security Engineer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Support
5 4 (10.53%) Network Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) PowerShell Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Site Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Site Reliability Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Engineer
6 3 (7.89%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support
7 2 (5.26%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) IT Support Analyst
7 2 (5.26%) Support Engineer
7 2 (5.26%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 16 (42.11%) Data Centre
2 8 (21.05%) NHS
3 5 (13.16%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) PKI
4 2 (5.26%) Public Cloud
4 2 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.63%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Replication
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (65.79%) Windows
2 16 (42.11%) Windows Server
3 15 (39.47%) Windows Server 2012
4 6 (15.79%) Linux
5 5 (13.16%) Unix
6 4 (10.53%) Kali Linux
6 4 (10.53%) Windows 10
7 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (7.89%) Windows Server 2008
8 2 (5.26%) Android
9 1 (2.63%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (42.11%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 11 (28.95%) Disaster Recovery
3 10 (26.32%) Problem-Solving
4 8 (21.05%) Business Intelligence
5 7 (18.42%) Change Control
5 7 (18.42%) Coaching
5 7 (18.42%) ITIL
5 7 (18.42%) Mentoring
6 6 (15.79%) Change Management
6 6 (15.79%) Continuous Improvement
6 6 (15.79%) Migration
7 5 (13.16%) Knowledge Management
7 5 (13.16%) Penetration Testing
7 5 (13.16%) PRINCE2
7 5 (13.16%) Remediation Plan
7 5 (13.16%) SIEM
8 4 (10.53%) DevOps
8 4 (10.53%) OWASP
8 4 (10.53%) Security Operations
9 3 (7.89%) Identity Management
Programming Languages
1 8 (21.05%) SQL
2 6 (15.79%) PowerShell
3 2 (5.26%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) SC Cleared
1 12 (31.58%) Security Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) DBS Check
3 2 (5.26%) CCNA
3 2 (5.26%) CCNP
3 2 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (2.63%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (21.05%) PMO
2 4 (10.53%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (10.53%) PCI DSS
3 3 (7.89%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 23 (60.53%) Hyper-V
3 14 (36.84%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (21.05%) vSphere
5 7 (18.42%) XenApp
6 2 (5.26%) XenDesktop
7 1 (2.63%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 7 (18.42%) NetBackup
2 5 (13.16%) Nessus
3 3 (7.89%) SCCM
4 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (5.26%) SCOM
5 1 (2.63%) Backup Exec
5 1 (2.63%) Norton AntiVirus
5 1 (2.63%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (2.63%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 27 (71.05%) Microsoft
1 27 (71.05%) VMware
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
3 14 (36.84%) Citrix
4 10 (26.32%) Symantec
5 4 (10.53%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) Brocade
7 2 (5.26%) F5
7 2 (5.26%) McAfee
7 2 (5.26%) Polycom
8 1 (2.63%) Adobe
8 1 (2.63%) Altiris
8 1 (2.63%) HP
8 1 (2.63%) Lotus
8 1 (2.63%) Meraki
8 1 (2.63%) RightFax
8 1 (2.63%) Sage
8 1 (2.63%) Spiceworks
8 1 (2.63%) Veritas