Period
to 28 October 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 28 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 241 159 232
Rank change year-on-year -82 +73 -10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 20 6 61
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.29% 0.21% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.95% 1.94% 6.81%
Number of salaries quoted 19 4 46
10th Percentile £33,696 " £24,875
25th Percentile £35,750 £30,684 £32,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,500 £36,684 £44,861
Median % change year-on-year +26.76% -18.23% +24.62%
75th Percentile £57,500 £50,250 £56,250
90th Percentile " £65,100 £58,750
England median annual salary £40,000 £51,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year -22.71% +15.00% -

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 678 310 896
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 9.99% 10.94% 12.88%
Number of salaries quoted 530 266 773
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £24,375
25th Percentile £33,375 £33,750 £31,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £43,000 £40,500
Median % change year-on-year -1.16% +6.17% -4.71%
75th Percentile £56,250 £55,563 £55,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £62,120
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 October 2021.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in 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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 October 2021. 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
South Yorkshire - 10 £55,000 -
North Yorkshire - 7 £36,500 - 1
West Yorkshire -101 3 £25,481 -30.54% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 28 October 2021, 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 20 (100.00%) Azure
2 19 (95.00%) Skype
3 17 (85.00%) Cloud Computing
3 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 17 (85.00%) VMware
4 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
5 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
6 10 (50.00%) OneDrive
6 10 (50.00%) Presales
6 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 10 (50.00%) Finance
6 10 (50.00%) SCCM
6 10 (50.00%) Back Office
6 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
6 10 (50.00%) Windows
6 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
7 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
7 9 (45.00%) Self-Motivation
7 9 (45.00%) Social Skills
8 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 8 (40.00%) HP
9 7 (35.00%) Dell
9 7 (35.00%) EMC
9 7 (35.00%) Linux
9 7 (35.00%) EMC Certification
9 7 (35.00%) Network Management
9 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Intune
9 7 (35.00%) VSAN

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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 5 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 20 (100.00%) Azure
2 17 (85.00%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (60.00%) Microsoft 365
4 10 (50.00%) OneDrive
5 2 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (10.00%) IaaS
5 2 (10.00%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (95.00%) Skype
2 7 (35.00%) VSAN
3 3 (15.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) SAN
4 1 (5.00%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
General
1 10 (50.00%) Back Office
1 10 (50.00%) Finance
2 9 (45.00%) Social Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Local Government
3 2 (10.00%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Consultant
1 7 (35.00%) Server Engineer
1 7 (35.00%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (25.00%) Storage Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Technical Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Junior
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Senior Technical Consultant
4 2 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Implementation Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support
5 1 (5.00%) Network Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Server Support Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Storage Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (45.00%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (15.00%) Data Centre
3 2 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (5.00%) CMDB
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 10 (50.00%) Windows
2 8 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (35.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Unix
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Presales
1 10 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 9 (45.00%) Risk Management
3 7 (35.00%) Network Management
3 7 (35.00%) Network Virtualisation
3 7 (35.00%) Server Management
3 7 (35.00%) Virtual Environments
4 4 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 3 (15.00%) ITIL
6 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (10.00%) Information Governance
6 2 (10.00%) Infrastructure Management
6 2 (10.00%) Service Management
6 2 (10.00%) WFM
7 1 (5.00%) Application Packaging
7 1 (5.00%) Capacity Planning
7 1 (5.00%) Change Control
7 1 (5.00%) High Availability
7 1 (5.00%) Incident Management
7 1 (5.00%) Performance Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
2 1 (5.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) EMC Certification
2 2 (10.00%) A+ Certification
2 2 (10.00%) CompTIA Security+
2 2 (10.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (10.00%) MCSA
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 17 (85.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 12 (60.00%) Hyper-V
4 10 (50.00%) XenDesktop
5 7 (35.00%) Virtual Desktop
6 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (5.00%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 10 (50.00%) SCCM
2 7 (35.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (15.00%) SCOM
4 2 (10.00%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 20 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 17 (85.00%) VMware
3 8 (40.00%) HP
4 7 (35.00%) Dell
4 7 (35.00%) EMC
5 1 (5.00%) Cisco
5 1 (5.00%) Remedy