Period
to 20 January 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 January 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 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 193 242 215
Rank change year-on-year +49 -27 +11
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 60 24 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.90% 0.33% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.28% 2.08% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 53 23 87
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £22,950 £25,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,250 £53,600 £45,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.67% -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 956 1,156 1,698
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 14.41% 15.80% 19.09%
Number of salaries quoted 842 1,007 1,330
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.90% -3.75% +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,300 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +4.00% -3.23% +3.33%

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 20 January 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 January 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 +26 35 £35,000 -6.67% 2
Bradford - 13 £50,000 -
Huddersfield - 5 £27,500 -
Batley - 1 - -
Brighouse - 1 - -
Liversedge - 1 £23,500 -
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 20 January 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 37 (61.67%) Windows
1 37 (61.67%) Skype
2 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
4 29 (48.33%) SharePoint
5 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 22 (36.67%) DNS
8 21 (35.00%) DHCP
8 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
9 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 20 (33.33%) ITIL
10 19 (31.67%) VoIP
10 19 (31.67%) VMware
11 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
11 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
11 18 (30.00%) Unified Communications
12 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
13 16 (26.67%) IIS
13 16 (26.67%) Veeam
14 15 (25.00%) Coaching
14 15 (25.00%) Cisco
14 15 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
15 14 (23.33%) SCCM
15 14 (23.33%) SAN
15 14 (23.33%) CommVault
15 14 (23.33%) Avaya
15 14 (23.33%) Office 365
16 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office

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 29 (48.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (28.33%) MS Exchange
3 16 (26.67%) IIS
4 9 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (11.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 6 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 1 (1.67%) CMS
8 1 (1.67%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (1.67%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 13 (21.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 26 (43.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (23.33%) Office 365
3 9 (15.00%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (6.67%) SaaS
5 3 (5.00%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.67%) IaaS
6 1 (1.67%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 37 (61.67%) Skype
2 22 (36.67%) DNS
3 21 (35.00%) DHCP
4 19 (31.67%) VoIP
5 18 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 14 (23.33%) SAN
7 10 (16.67%) LAN
8 6 (10.00%) MPLS
8 6 (10.00%) WAN
9 4 (6.67%) ISDN
9 4 (6.67%) VPN
10 3 (5.00%) DSL
11 2 (3.33%) Cisco IOS
11 2 (3.33%) GoToMeeting
11 2 (3.33%) IP Telephony
11 2 (3.33%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.33%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.67%) Cisco Nexus
12 1 (1.67%) DMVPN
12 1 (1.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 12 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (1.67%) MySQL
General
1 7 (11.67%) Finance
2 6 (10.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (25.00%) Analyst
2 13 (21.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 10 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 10 (16.67%) Systems Support
4 9 (15.00%) Systems Support Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Support Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Senior Systems Analyst
5 7 (11.67%) Systems Analyst
6 6 (10.00%) Administrator
6 6 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
7 5 (8.33%) Cisco Engineer
7 5 (8.33%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
7 5 (8.33%) Support Technician
7 5 (8.33%) Unified Communications Specialist
8 4 (6.67%) Azure Engineer
8 4 (6.67%) IT Support
8 4 (6.67%) IT Technician
8 4 (6.67%) Junior
8 4 (6.67%) Junior Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (20.00%) Clustering
2 11 (18.33%) PKI
3 7 (11.67%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (6.67%) Private Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Blackberry
5 3 (5.00%) Data Centre
5 3 (5.00%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (5.00%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.67%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 37 (61.67%) Windows
2 27 (45.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (35.00%) Windows Server
4 17 (28.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (16.67%) Windows 7
6 7 (11.67%) Linux
6 7 (11.67%) Unix
6 7 (11.67%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (5.00%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.67%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (33.33%) ITIL
2 15 (25.00%) Coaching
2 15 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 9 (15.00%) Mentoring
4 7 (11.67%) ITSM
4 7 (11.67%) Problem Management
4 7 (11.67%) Technical Architecture
5 6 (10.00%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (8.33%) DevOps
6 5 (8.33%) Fault Analysis
6 5 (8.33%) Patch Management
7 4 (6.67%) Data Security
7 4 (6.67%) Project Management
7 4 (6.67%) Time Management
8 3 (5.00%) Change Control
8 3 (5.00%) High Availability
8 3 (5.00%) Information Security
8 3 (5.00%) Infrastructure Management
8 3 (5.00%) ITIL V3
8 3 (5.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 1 (1.67%) C
1 1 (1.67%) PowerShell
1 1 (1.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (11.67%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
3 4 (6.67%) MCSA
4 3 (5.00%) CCNP
5 2 (3.33%) CCNP Voice
6 1 (1.67%) CCIE
6 1 (1.67%) CCNA
6 1 (1.67%) CCVP
6 1 (1.67%) MCP
6 1 (1.67%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
System Software
1 36 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 18 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (20.00%) XenDesktop
4 11 (18.33%) XenApp
4 11 (18.33%) XenServer
5 4 (6.67%) vSphere
6 1 (1.67%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (23.33%) SCCM
2 12 (20.00%) SCOM
3 11 (18.33%) Backup Exec
3 11 (18.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (15.00%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (11.67%) AirWatch
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (11.67%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (8.33%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.67%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 34 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 19 (31.67%) VMware
3 16 (26.67%) Veeam
4 15 (25.00%) Cisco
5 14 (23.33%) Avaya
5 14 (23.33%) CommVault
6 12 (20.00%) Dell
7 11 (18.33%) Genesys
7 11 (18.33%) HP
7 11 (18.33%) Verint
8 10 (16.67%) Citrix
9 7 (11.67%) Symantec
10 4 (6.67%) Huawei
11 3 (5.00%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (5.00%) NetApp
11 3 (5.00%) Nimble Storage
12 2 (3.33%) Google
12 2 (3.33%) Meraki
12 2 (3.33%) Mitel
12 2 (3.33%) Sage