Period
to 27 July 2017

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 July 2017 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 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 244 217 197
Rank change year-on-year -27 -20 -18
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 21 72 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Yorkshire 0.30% 0.88% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.88% 4.70% 6.44%
Number of salaries quoted 17 55 106
West Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.96% -16.11%
10th Percentile £30,000 £24,400 £28,375
90th Percentile £65,000 £50,000 £52,500
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33% -16.67%

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
West Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1115 1531 1911
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Yorkshire 15.83% 18.67% 19.86%
Number of salaries quoted 956 1259 1462
West Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £57,500 £60,000
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 27 July 2017.

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 July 2017. 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 -42 17 £45,750 +14.38%
Bradford +12 2 £45,000 - 2
Wakefield +13 1 £30,000 -11.76% 1
Skype for Business
Yorkshire

For the 6 months to 27 July 2017, 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 16 (76.19%) Windows
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
3 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
5 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
5 11 (52.38%) ITIL
5 11 (52.38%) SAN
6 10 (47.62%) VoIP
7 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
7 9 (42.86%) VPN
7 9 (42.86%) Clustering
7 9 (42.86%) Cisco
7 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
7 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (38.10%) Skype
8 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (38.10%) DNS
8 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
8 8 (38.10%) IIS
8 8 (38.10%) Linux
8 8 (38.10%) DHCP
8 8 (38.10%) Unix
8 8 (38.10%) CommVault
8 8 (38.10%) NetApp
9 7 (33.33%) Office 365

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 13 (61.90%) SharePoint
2 9 (42.86%) MS Exchange
3 8 (38.10%) IIS
4 5 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (14.29%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
5 3 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 9 (42.86%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (33.33%) Office 365
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (9.52%) SaaS
4 2 (9.52%) Yammer
5 1 (4.76%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (4.76%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 11 (52.38%) SAN
2 10 (47.62%) VoIP
3 9 (42.86%) VPN
4 8 (38.10%) DHCP
4 8 (38.10%) DNS
4 8 (38.10%) Skype
5 6 (28.57%) ISDN
6 4 (19.05%) Unified Communications
7 3 (14.29%) LAN
7 3 (14.29%) NAS
7 3 (14.29%) TCP/IP
8 2 (9.52%) IP Telephony
8 2 (9.52%) SMTP
9 1 (4.76%) Cisco IOS
9 1 (4.76%) PBX
9 1 (4.76%) SNMP
9 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (38.10%) SQL Server
2 5 (23.81%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (14.29%) Amazon RDS
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 3 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (14.29%) Legal
2 1 (4.76%) Marketing
2 1 (4.76%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (28.57%) Technical Engineer
2 4 (19.05%) Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Operations Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) Technical Operations Engineer
3 3 (14.29%) VMware Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Cloud Solutions Architect
4 2 (9.52%) IT Architect
4 2 (9.52%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Desktop Support
Miscellaneous
1 11 (52.38%) Data Centre
2 9 (42.86%) Clustering
3 3 (14.29%) PKI
3 3 (14.29%) Replication
4 2 (9.52%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Private Cloud
4 2 (9.52%) Public Cloud
5 1 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (4.76%) Management Information System
5 1 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 16 (76.19%) Windows
2 12 (57.14%) Windows Server
3 9 (42.86%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (38.10%) Linux
4 8 (38.10%) Unix
4 8 (38.10%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (9.52%) Windows 7
7 1 (4.76%) Mac OS
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 10
7 1 (4.76%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (52.38%) ITIL
2 8 (38.10%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (28.57%) Change Control
4 5 (23.81%) Presales
4 5 (23.81%) Technical Architecture
5 4 (19.05%) Multi-Factor Authentication
5 4 (19.05%) Virtual Environments
6 3 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
6 3 (14.29%) DevOps
6 3 (14.29%) Email Filtering
6 3 (14.29%) Information Security
6 3 (14.29%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Kalman Filter
6 3 (14.29%) Proactive Monitoring
6 3 (14.29%) Server Virtualisation
6 3 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 3 (14.29%) Service Management
6 3 (14.29%) Two-Factor Authentication
7 2 (9.52%) Load Balancing
7 2 (9.52%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.52%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) MCSE
1 4 (19.05%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (14.29%) MCP
2 3 (14.29%) SC Cleared
2 3 (14.29%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Active Directory
2 13 (61.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 6 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (14.29%) vSphere
4 3 (14.29%) XenApp
4 3 (14.29%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (14.29%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 3 (14.29%) Norton AntiVirus
1 3 (14.29%) SCCM
1 3 (14.29%) SCOM
1 3 (14.29%) ServiceCenter
1 3 (14.29%) WSUS
2 2 (9.52%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (4.76%) AirWatch
3 1 (4.76%) Cisco UCCE
Vendors
1 16 (76.19%) Microsoft
2 14 (66.67%) Citrix
2 14 (66.67%) VMware
3 9 (42.86%) Cisco
4 8 (38.10%) CommVault
4 8 (38.10%) NetApp
5 6 (28.57%) HP
6 5 (23.81%) Dell Compellent
6 5 (23.81%) Nimble Storage
7 4 (19.05%) Avaya
8 3 (14.29%) BMC
8 3 (14.29%) Civica
8 3 (14.29%) Dell
8 3 (14.29%) Huawei
8 3 (14.29%) Remedy
8 3 (14.29%) Symantec
8 3 (14.29%) Veeam
9 2 (9.52%) Genesys
9 2 (9.52%) Verint
10 1 (4.76%) Google
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum plus excellent additional benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Bradford, West Yorkshire
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wakefield
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Salary: £30000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago