Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 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
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 246 217
Rank change year-on-year +42 -29 -35
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 51 24 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.77% 0.34% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.49% 2.08% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 45 19 71
West Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -30.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £29,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £53,750 £50,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £41,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year -16.17% -1.76% +6.25%

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 929 1,153 1,613
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 13.98% 16.31% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 798 997 1,320
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £24,975
90th Percentile £60,000 £61,250 £58,750
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 27 May 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 27 May 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 +39 41 £35,000 -30.00% 1
Huddersfield - 5 £27,500 -
Bradford - 3 £47,500 - 1
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 44 (86.27%) Active Directory
3 34 (66.67%) SharePoint
3 34 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
4 33 (64.71%) DNS
4 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
5 32 (62.75%) DHCP
6 31 (60.78%) VMware
6 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
7 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (54.90%) Hyper-V
8 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
9 24 (47.06%) Coaching
10 23 (45.10%) Skype
10 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
11 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
12 20 (39.22%) IIS
12 20 (39.22%) Amazon RDS
13 19 (37.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 17 (33.33%) Symantec
15 16 (31.37%) SLA
15 16 (31.37%) HP
15 16 (31.37%) XenApp
16 15 (29.41%) Veeam
16 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
16 15 (29.41%) Dell
17 14 (27.45%) Backup Exec
17 14 (27.45%) PKI
17 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
17 14 (27.45%) Data Centre

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 34 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 22 (43.14%) MS Exchange
3 20 (39.22%) IIS
4 15 (29.41%) Exchange Server 2013
5 9 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
6 6 (11.76%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (7.84%) IBM Domino
7 4 (7.84%) IBM Notes
8 2 (3.92%) Exchange Server 2010
9 1 (1.96%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 10 (19.61%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.88%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.92%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.92%) Camtasia
3 2 (3.92%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (1.96%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (1.96%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.96%) Sage 200
1 1 (1.96%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 34 (66.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (15.69%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (13.73%) IaaS
4 4 (7.84%) Office 365
5 3 (5.88%) OneDrive
6 2 (3.92%) SaaS
7 1 (1.96%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.96%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (64.71%) DNS
2 32 (62.75%) DHCP
3 23 (45.10%) Skype
4 12 (23.53%) SAN
5 10 (19.61%) LAN
6 8 (15.69%) VoIP
7 7 (13.73%) TCP/IP
7 7 (13.73%) VPN
8 6 (11.76%) SMTP
8 6 (11.76%) WAN
9 5 (9.80%) FTP
9 5 (9.80%) HTTP
9 5 (9.80%) HTTPS
9 5 (9.80%) ICMP
9 5 (9.80%) ISDN
9 5 (9.80%) SNMP
10 3 (5.88%) Remote Desktop
11 2 (3.92%) Unified Communications
11 2 (3.92%) WebEx
12 1 (1.96%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (45.10%) SQL Server
2 20 (39.22%) Amazon RDS
3 9 (17.65%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.96%) MySQL
4 1 (1.96%) Power BI
General
1 5 (9.80%) Finance
2 3 (5.88%) Law
2 3 (5.88%) Legal
3 1 (1.96%) Back Office
3 1 (1.96%) Retail
3 1 (1.96%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (21.57%) Analyst
1 11 (21.57%) Support Analyst
1 11 (21.57%) Systems Support Analyst
2 10 (19.61%) IT Support
2 10 (19.61%) Project Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) Systems Support
4 8 (15.69%) Azure Engineer
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Support Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 7 (13.73%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (11.76%) Administrator
7 5 (9.80%) Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (7.84%) IT Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Support Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Consultant
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Support
8 4 (7.84%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.96%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (27.45%) Data Centre
1 14 (27.45%) PKI
2 11 (21.57%) Clustering
3 5 (9.80%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (9.80%) Self-Motivation
4 3 (5.88%) HP Storage
4 3 (5.88%) Replication
5 2 (3.92%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.96%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.96%) e-Learning
6 1 (1.96%) Learning Management System
6 1 (1.96%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.96%) Private Cloud
Operating Systems
1 46 (90.20%) Windows
2 31 (60.78%) Windows Server
3 30 (58.82%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (27.45%) Windows 7
5 11 (21.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (13.73%) Linux
7 5 (9.80%) Unix
7 5 (9.80%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (5.88%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.96%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (47.06%) Coaching
2 19 (37.25%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (25.49%) Mentoring
4 11 (21.57%) DevOps
5 9 (17.65%) Problem-Solving
6 6 (11.76%) High Availability
6 6 (11.76%) Patch Management
7 5 (9.80%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (9.80%) Data Security
7 5 (9.80%) ITSM
8 3 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (3.92%) Business Analysis
9 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity
9 2 (3.92%) Business Continuity Planning
9 2 (3.92%) Business Development
9 2 (3.92%) CRM
9 2 (3.92%) Kalman Filter
9 2 (3.92%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.92%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (3.92%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (5.88%) SQL
2 2 (3.92%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (9.80%) SC Cleared
1 5 (9.80%) Security Cleared
2 4 (7.84%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.88%) MCSA
4 1 (1.96%) Degree
4 1 (1.96%) MCDST
4 1 (1.96%) MCITP
4 1 (1.96%) MCP
4 1 (1.96%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (31.37%) SLA
System Software
1 44 (86.27%) Active Directory
2 28 (54.90%) Hyper-V
2 28 (54.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (31.37%) XenApp
4 11 (21.57%) vSphere
4 11 (21.57%) XenDesktop
4 11 (21.57%) XenServer
5 5 (9.80%) Firmware
6 1 (1.96%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (27.45%) Backup Exec
2 12 (23.53%) SCCM
3 11 (21.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 11 (21.57%) SCOM
3 11 (21.57%) ServiceCenter
4 6 (11.76%) Norton AntiVirus
5 5 (9.80%) NetBackup
6 4 (7.84%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (3.92%) AirWatch
7 2 (3.92%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (1.96%) Cisco UCCX
8 1 (1.96%) MIMEsweeper
8 1 (1.96%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 33 (64.71%) Microsoft
2 31 (60.78%) VMware
3 17 (33.33%) Symantec
4 16 (31.37%) HP
5 15 (29.41%) Dell
5 15 (29.41%) Veeam
6 11 (21.57%) CommVault
7 7 (13.73%) Cisco
7 7 (13.73%) Citrix
8 5 (9.80%) Huawei
9 4 (7.84%) Altiris
9 4 (7.84%) Lotus
9 4 (7.84%) Veritas
10 2 (3.92%) Adobe
10 2 (3.92%) Avaya
10 2 (3.92%) EMC
10 2 (3.92%) Genesys
10 2 (3.92%) Meraki
10 2 (3.92%) Verint
11 1 (1.96%) RightFax