Period
to 21 January 2018

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 21 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
21 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 210 280 248
Rank change year-on-year +70 -32 +12
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 87 40 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.91% 0.37% 1.01%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.43% 2.35% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 78 36 130
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,750 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.67% -6.25% -
10th Percentile £24,500 £26,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,250 £45,325
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 1,352 1,705 2,294
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.13% 15.81% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,171 1,476 1,820
Yorkshire median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.23% +3.33%
10th Percentile £25,750 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £48,000 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +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 21 January 2018.

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 21 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
West Yorkshire +44 60 £40,000 -5.88% 2
South Yorkshire +25 19 £50,000 +17.65% 1
North Yorkshire +9 8 £37,000 +16.54% 2
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 21 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 Yorkshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 63 (72.41%) Skype
2 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
3 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
4 39 (44.83%) Windows
5 37 (42.53%) SharePoint
6 33 (37.93%) Office 365
6 33 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
7 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
8 24 (27.59%) ITIL
8 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
9 23 (26.44%) VMware
10 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
10 22 (25.29%) DNS
10 22 (25.29%) Hyper-V
10 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
11 21 (24.14%) Windows Server
11 21 (24.14%) DHCP
12 20 (22.99%) Cisco
12 20 (22.99%) VoIP
13 18 (20.69%) IIS
13 18 (20.69%) Unified Communications
14 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
15 16 (18.39%) Veeam
15 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Office
16 15 (17.24%) Avaya
16 15 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
16 15 (17.24%) Coaching
17 14 (16.09%) SharePoint 2013
17 14 (16.09%) SCCM
17 14 (16.09%) SAN

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 37 (42.53%) SharePoint
2 22 (25.29%) MS Exchange
3 18 (20.69%) IIS
4 14 (16.09%) SharePoint 2013
5 12 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.75%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (2.30%) Exchange Server 2010
10 1 (1.15%) CMS
Applications
1 16 (18.39%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.30%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 33 (37.93%) Microsoft Azure
1 33 (37.93%) Office 365
2 12 (13.79%) Azure Active Directory
3 4 (4.60%) SaaS
4 3 (3.45%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.15%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.15%) IaaS
5 1 (1.15%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 63 (72.41%) Skype
2 22 (25.29%) DNS
3 21 (24.14%) DHCP
4 20 (22.99%) VoIP
5 18 (20.69%) Unified Communications
6 14 (16.09%) SAN
7 11 (12.64%) LAN
8 10 (11.49%) WAN
9 8 (9.20%) VPN
10 7 (8.05%) MPLS
11 5 (5.75%) Wi-Fi
12 4 (4.60%) ISDN
12 4 (4.60%) PBX
13 3 (3.45%) DSL
13 3 (3.45%) Firewall
14 2 (2.30%) Cisco IOS
14 2 (2.30%) GoToMeeting
14 2 (2.30%) IP Telephony
14 2 (2.30%) TCP/IP
15 1 (1.15%) Cisco Nexus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 12 (13.79%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (4.60%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.30%) Power BI
6 1 (1.15%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (2.30%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (8.05%) Finance
1 7 (8.05%) Telecoms
2 1 (1.15%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 19 (21.84%) Analyst
2 13 (14.94%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 12 (13.79%) Consultant
4 11 (12.64%) Support Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Senior Analyst
5 10 (11.49%) Systems Support
6 9 (10.34%) Systems Support Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Messaging Consultant
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Support Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Senior Systems Analyst
7 7 (8.05%) Systems Analyst
8 6 (6.90%) Administrator
8 6 (6.90%) Lync Consultant
8 6 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
9 5 (5.75%) Cisco Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (5.75%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
9 5 (5.75%) Support Technician
9 5 (5.75%) Technical Consultant
9 5 (5.75%) Unified Communications Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.45%) WCF
2 2 (2.30%) .NET
2 2 (2.30%) ASP.NET
2 2 (2.30%) CAML
2 2 (2.30%) CSS
2 2 (2.30%) DHTML
2 2 (2.30%) HTML
2 2 (2.30%) Web Services
2 2 (2.30%) XML
2 2 (2.30%) XSLT
3 1 (1.15%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 12 (13.79%) Clustering
2 11 (12.64%) PKI
3 7 (8.05%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.60%) Private Cloud
5 3 (3.45%) Blackberry
5 3 (3.45%) Data Centre
5 3 (3.45%) Hybrid Cloud
5 3 (3.45%) Public Cloud
6 1 (1.15%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.15%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 39 (44.83%) Windows
2 27 (31.03%) Windows Server 2012
3 21 (24.14%) Windows Server
4 17 (19.54%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (11.49%) Windows 7
6 7 (8.05%) Linux
6 7 (8.05%) Unix
6 7 (8.05%) Windows Server 2003
7 3 (3.45%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.15%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.15%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.15%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (27.59%) ITIL
2 15 (17.24%) Coaching
2 15 (17.24%) Disaster Recovery
3 13 (14.94%) Presales
4 9 (10.34%) Mentoring
4 9 (10.34%) Migration
4 9 (10.34%) Technical Architecture
5 8 (9.20%) Project Management
6 7 (8.05%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (8.05%) ITSM
6 7 (8.05%) Problem Management
6 7 (8.05%) Time Management
7 6 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (5.75%) DevOps
8 5 (5.75%) Fault Analysis
8 5 (5.75%) Patch Management
9 4 (4.60%) Business Analysis
9 4 (4.60%) Data Security
10 3 (3.45%) Information Security
10 3 (3.45%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.75%) PowerShell
1 5 (5.75%) SQL
2 2 (2.30%) C#
2 2 (2.30%) JavaScript
2 2 (2.30%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.15%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (9.20%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.75%) SC Cleared
2 5 (5.75%) Security Cleared
3 4 (4.60%) MCSA
4 3 (3.45%) CCNP
5 2 (2.30%) CCNA
5 2 (2.30%) CCNP Voice
5 2 (2.30%) MCP
6 1 (1.15%) CCIE
6 1 (1.15%) CCVP
6 1 (1.15%) MCSE
6 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Certified Architect
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (14.94%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (56.32%) Active Directory
2 22 (25.29%) Hyper-V
2 22 (25.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 12 (13.79%) XenDesktop
4 11 (12.64%) XenApp
4 11 (12.64%) XenServer
5 4 (4.60%) vSphere
6 1 (1.15%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 14 (16.09%) SCCM
2 13 (14.94%) SCOM
3 11 (12.64%) Backup Exec
3 11 (12.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 9 (10.34%) ServiceCenter
5 7 (8.05%) AirWatch
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco UCCE
5 7 (8.05%) Cisco UCCX
6 6 (6.90%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (5.75%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 1 (1.15%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 47 (54.02%) Microsoft
2 23 (26.44%) VMware
3 20 (22.99%) Cisco
4 16 (18.39%) Veeam
5 15 (17.24%) Avaya
6 14 (16.09%) CommVault
7 12 (13.79%) Citrix
7 12 (13.79%) Dell
8 11 (12.64%) Genesys
8 11 (12.64%) HP
8 11 (12.64%) Verint
9 7 (8.05%) Symantec
10 5 (5.75%) Mitel
11 4 (4.60%) Huawei
12 3 (3.45%) Capita
12 3 (3.45%) Dell Compellent
12 3 (3.45%) NetApp
12 3 (3.45%) Nimble Storage
12 3 (3.45%) Siemens
13 2 (2.30%) Meraki