Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 232 293 243
Rank change year-on-year +61 -50 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 75 39 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.76% 0.35% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.98% 2.22% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 70 32 118
Yorkshire median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -6.25% -11.11%
10th Percentile £24,500 £21,150 £27,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £46,125 £46,075
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

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 1507 1755 2551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 15.29% 15.70% 19.35%
Number of salaries quoted 1298 1493 2034
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
10th Percentile £25,000 £22,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Yorkshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

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 24 November 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
West Yorkshire +46 47 £45,000 +20.00% 4
South Yorkshire +27 17 £50,000 +17.65% 4
North Yorkshire +9 10 £34,750 +6.92%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 24 November 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 54 (72.00%) Skype
2 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
3 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
4 30 (40.00%) Office 365
5 28 (37.33%) ITIL
6 26 (34.67%) Windows
6 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
7 21 (28.00%) Cisco
8 20 (26.67%) Unified Communications
9 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
10 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
11 17 (22.67%) VoIP
12 16 (21.33%) Avaya
12 16 (21.33%) Citrix
13 15 (20.00%) VMware
13 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
13 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
14 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
14 14 (18.67%) IIS
15 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
16 12 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
16 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
16 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
16 12 (16.00%) VPN
17 11 (14.67%) DNS
17 11 (14.67%) Genesys
17 11 (14.67%) SAN
17 11 (14.67%) DHCP
17 11 (14.67%) Verint

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 26 (34.67%) SharePoint
2 18 (24.00%) MS Exchange
3 14 (18.67%) IIS
4 12 (16.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 7 (9.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (9.33%) SharePoint 2010
6 4 (5.33%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2010
8 2 (2.67%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 2 (2.67%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (1.33%) CMS
Applications
1 12 (16.00%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.67%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 3 (4.00%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (1.33%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 30 (40.00%) Office 365
2 19 (25.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (9.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 4 (5.33%) SaaS
5 3 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (1.33%) G Suite
6 1 (1.33%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.33%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 54 (72.00%) Skype
2 20 (26.67%) Unified Communications
3 17 (22.67%) VoIP
4 12 (16.00%) VPN
5 11 (14.67%) DHCP
5 11 (14.67%) DNS
5 11 (14.67%) SAN
6 10 (13.33%) WAN
7 9 (12.00%) LAN
8 6 (8.00%) MPLS
9 5 (6.67%) PBX
10 4 (5.33%) Wi-Fi
11 3 (4.00%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.00%) Firewall
11 3 (4.00%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.00%) TCP/IP
12 2 (2.67%) DSL
12 2 (2.67%) ISDN
13 1 (1.33%) BGP
13 1 (1.33%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.33%) Amazon RDS
2 4 (5.33%) Relational Database
2 4 (5.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (2.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (9.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (8.00%) Finance
3 2 (2.67%) Legal
3 2 (2.67%) Multimedia
4 1 (1.33%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 14 (18.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 12 (16.00%) Analyst
3 11 (14.67%) Consultant
4 6 (8.00%) Messaging Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Cisco Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (6.67%) Lync Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
5 5 (6.67%) Technical Consultant
5 5 (6.67%) Unified Communications Specialist
6 4 (5.33%) Architect
6 4 (5.33%) IT Support
6 4 (5.33%) Junior
6 4 (5.33%) Junior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Office 365 Consultant
6 4 (5.33%) Senior Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.33%) Technical Engineer
7 3 (4.00%) Active Directory Consultant
7 3 (4.00%) IT Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.00%) WCF
2 2 (2.67%) .NET
2 2 (2.67%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.67%) CAML
2 2 (2.67%) CSS
2 2 (2.67%) DHTML
2 2 (2.67%) HTML
2 2 (2.67%) Web Services
2 2 (2.67%) XML
2 2 (2.67%) XSLT
3 1 (1.33%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 9 (12.00%) Clustering
2 7 (9.33%) PKI
3 6 (8.00%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Private Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Public Cloud
4 3 (4.00%) Replication
5 2 (2.67%) Blackberry
5 2 (2.67%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (1.33%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.33%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 26 (34.67%) Windows
2 15 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (18.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (17.33%) Windows Server
5 7 (9.33%) Windows 7
6 6 (8.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 5 (6.67%) Linux
7 5 (6.67%) Unix
8 4 (5.33%) Windows 10
9 1 (1.33%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.33%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.33%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.33%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (37.33%) ITIL
2 11 (14.67%) Presales
3 10 (13.33%) Disaster Recovery
4 9 (12.00%) Migration
4 9 (12.00%) Project Management
4 9 (12.00%) Technical Architecture
5 7 (9.33%) Problem Management
6 6 (8.00%) Customer Requirements
6 6 (8.00%) Stakeholder Management
7 5 (6.67%) Change Control
7 5 (6.67%) Fault Analysis
7 5 (6.67%) Server Virtualisation
7 5 (6.67%) Service Management
7 5 (6.67%) Time Management
8 4 (5.33%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
9 3 (4.00%) Email Filtering
9 3 (4.00%) IT Strategy
9 3 (4.00%) Proactive Monitoring
9 3 (4.00%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 6 (8.00%) PowerShell
2 4 (5.33%) SQL
3 2 (2.67%) C#
3 2 (2.67%) JavaScript
3 2 (2.67%) VB.NET
4 1 (1.33%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco Certification
2 6 (8.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (6.67%) SC Cleared
3 5 (6.67%) Security Cleared
4 4 (5.33%) MCP
4 4 (5.33%) MCSE
5 3 (4.00%) CCNP
5 3 (4.00%) MCSA
6 2 (2.67%) CCNA
6 2 (2.67%) CCNP Voice
7 1 (1.33%) CCIE
7 1 (1.33%) CCVP
7 1 (1.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) SLA
System Software
1 38 (50.67%) Active Directory
2 15 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (16.00%) Hyper-V
4 6 (8.00%) XenDesktop
5 5 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (4.00%) vSphere
6 3 (4.00%) XenApp
6 3 (4.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco UCCE
1 8 (10.67%) Cisco UCCX
1 8 (10.67%) SCCM
1 8 (10.67%) SCOM
2 6 (8.00%) AirWatch
2 6 (8.00%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 3 (4.00%) Backup Exec
4 3 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (4.00%) ServiceCenter
4 3 (4.00%) WSUS
5 2 (2.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
Vendors
1 41 (54.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (28.00%) Cisco
3 16 (21.33%) Avaya
3 16 (21.33%) Citrix
4 15 (20.00%) VMware
5 11 (14.67%) Genesys
5 11 (14.67%) Verint
6 8 (10.67%) CommVault
6 8 (10.67%) HP
7 7 (9.33%) Mitel
7 7 (9.33%) Veeam
8 6 (8.00%) NetApp
8 6 (8.00%) Symantec
9 5 (6.67%) Dell
10 3 (4.00%) BMC
10 3 (4.00%) Dell Compellent
10 3 (4.00%) Nimble Storage
10 3 (4.00%) Remedy
10 3 (4.00%) Siemens
11 2 (2.67%) Huawei