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 3 months to 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / Yorkshire
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 218 193 185
Rank change year-on-year -25 -8  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 41 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.30% 0.73% 1.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.84% 3.74% 6.25%
Number of salaries quoted 12 38 71
Median salary £39,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.25% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,200 £22,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £64,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.75% -  

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 Yorkshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 869 1095 1327
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 16.18% 19.41% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 717 888 1047
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,300
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Yorkshire citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
West Yorkshire -6 11 £41,500 +6.41%
North Yorkshire +2 4 £35,250 -21.66%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 26 (74.29%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) SharePoint
4 21 (60.00%) VMware
5 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
6 18 (51.43%) ITIL
6 18 (51.43%) Citrix
7 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
7 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
7 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
8 16 (45.71%) IIS
8 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
9 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
10 14 (40.00%) SAN
11 13 (37.14%) Linux
12 12 (34.29%) VoIP
12 12 (34.29%) DNS
12 12 (34.29%) DHCP
12 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (31.43%) VPN
13 11 (31.43%) Cisco
13 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
13 11 (31.43%) Unix
13 11 (31.43%) Clustering
13 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
13 11 (31.43%) CommVault
13 11 (31.43%) NetApp
13 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
13 11 (31.43%) Office 365

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 23 (65.71%) SharePoint
2 17 (48.57%) MS Exchange
3 16 (45.71%) IIS
4 9 (25.71%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (22.86%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (11.43%) SharePoint 2010
8 3 (8.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (8.57%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 12 (34.29%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (31.43%) Office 365
3 3 (8.57%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (5.71%) Yammer
5 1 (2.86%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (2.86%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (40.00%) SAN
2 12 (34.29%) DHCP
2 12 (34.29%) DNS
2 12 (34.29%) VoIP
3 11 (31.43%) VPN
4 10 (28.57%) Skype
5 8 (22.86%) ISDN
6 6 (17.14%) LAN
7 5 (14.29%) NAS
8 4 (11.43%) WAN
9 3 (8.57%) TCP/IP
10 2 (5.71%) IP Telephony
10 2 (5.71%) SMTP
10 2 (5.71%) Unified Communications
10 2 (5.71%) Wi-Fi
10 2 (5.71%) Wireless
11 1 (2.86%) Cisco IOS
11 1 (2.86%) Firewall
11 1 (2.86%) MPLS
11 1 (2.86%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (31.43%) SQL Server
2 8 (22.86%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (14.29%) SQL Server 2012
4 3 (8.57%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (8.57%) Legal
2 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
2 1 (2.86%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (22.86%) Technical Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Citrix Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Exchange Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) Support Engineer
2 6 (17.14%) VMware Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Citrix Server Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) SAN Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Active Directory Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Citrix Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Exchange Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior Technical Engineer
3 5 (14.29%) Senior VMware Engineer
4 4 (11.43%) Architect
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (8.57%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Analyst
5 3 (8.57%) IT Architect
5 3 (8.57%) Operations Engineer
5 3 (8.57%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 15 (42.86%) Data Centre
2 11 (31.43%) Clustering
3 3 (8.57%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) PKI
3 3 (8.57%) Private Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Public Cloud
3 3 (8.57%) Replication
4 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (2.86%) Driving Licence
4 1 (2.86%) Management Information System
4 1 (2.86%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 26 (74.29%) Windows
2 19 (54.29%) Windows Server
3 17 (48.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (45.71%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (37.14%) Linux
6 11 (31.43%) Unix
6 11 (31.43%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 10
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 7
7 4 (11.43%) Windows 8
8 2 (5.71%) Windows Vista
8 2 (5.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (51.43%) ITIL
2 11 (31.43%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (22.86%) Change Control
3 8 (22.86%) Presales
3 8 (22.86%) Technical Architecture
4 7 (20.00%) Service Management
5 6 (17.14%) Service Delivery
6 4 (11.43%) Information Security
6 4 (11.43%) Infrastructure Monitoring
6 4 (11.43%) Multi-Factor Authentication
6 4 (11.43%) Virtual Environments
7 3 (8.57%) DevOps
7 3 (8.57%) Email Filtering
7 3 (8.57%) Infrastructure Management
7 3 (8.57%) IT Strategy
7 3 (8.57%) Kalman Filter
7 3 (8.57%) Mentoring
7 3 (8.57%) Proactive Monitoring
7 3 (8.57%) Server Virtualisation
7 3 (8.57%) Two-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 5 (14.29%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (14.29%) MCSE
1 5 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (8.57%) MCP
2 3 (8.57%) SC Cleared
2 3 (8.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (22.86%) SLA
System Software
1 29 (82.86%) Active Directory
2 17 (48.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (25.71%) Hyper-V
4 7 (20.00%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (17.14%) XenApp
6 4 (11.43%) vSphere
7 3 (8.57%) XenDesktop
8 2 (5.71%) Terminal Services
9 1 (2.86%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.14%) SCCM
1 6 (17.14%) SCOM
2 3 (8.57%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
2 3 (8.57%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (8.57%) ServiceCenter
2 3 (8.57%) WSUS
3 2 (5.71%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.86%) Cisco UCCE
4 1 (2.86%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 26 (74.29%) Microsoft
2 21 (60.00%) VMware
3 18 (51.43%) Citrix
4 11 (31.43%) Cisco
4 11 (31.43%) CommVault
4 11 (31.43%) NetApp
5 8 (22.86%) Dell Compellent
5 8 (22.86%) Nimble Storage
6 6 (17.14%) HP
7 5 (14.29%) Avaya
7 5 (14.29%) Civica
8 3 (8.57%) BMC
8 3 (8.57%) Dell
8 3 (8.57%) Huawei
8 3 (8.57%) Remedy
8 3 (8.57%) Symantec
8 3 (8.57%) Veeam
9 2 (5.71%) Mitel
10 1 (2.86%) Juniper
10 1 (2.86%) Proofpoint