Period
to 9 December 2019

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 9 December 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > Yorkshire
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 191 222 235
Rank change year-on-year +31 +13 +67
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 63 61 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.97% 0.77% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.00% 4.79% 5.46%
Number of salaries quoted 47 56 77
Yorkshire median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -16.67% +12.00%
10th Percentile £25,450 £29,750 £24,200
90th Percentile £57,597 £53,750 £64,250
England median annual salary £40,701 £45,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year -9.55% -4.26% +10.59%

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 900 1,274 1,465
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 13.81% 16.06% 15.05%
Number of salaries quoted 766 1,020 1,269
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,000 £42,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.18% +8.97% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £66,250 £57,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% +3.26%

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 9 December 2019.

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 9 December 2019. 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 +13 24 £49,487 +23.72% 4
South Yorkshire +17 18 £33,500 +12.04%
North Yorkshire +4 13 £43,750 +28.68%
East Yorkshire +15 6 £47,500 +18.75%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, 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 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 50 (79.37%) Skype
3 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
4 44 (69.84%) Windows Server
5 39 (61.90%) Office 365
6 38 (60.32%) Active Directory
7 34 (53.97%) VMware
8 33 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
9 31 (49.21%) Azure
10 29 (46.03%) Hyper-V
11 27 (42.86%) ITIL
12 26 (41.27%) VPN
13 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
14 22 (34.92%) LAN
14 22 (34.92%) Change Management
14 22 (34.92%) vSphere
14 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (33.33%) WAN
15 21 (33.33%) Cisco
16 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
16 20 (31.75%) MCSE
16 20 (31.75%) SCCM
17 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
18 17 (26.98%) Windows 10
18 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
18 17 (26.98%) IIS
18 17 (26.98%) DHCP
18 17 (26.98%) DNS
19 15 (23.81%) SAN
19 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development

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 17 (26.98%) IIS
2 12 (19.05%) SharePoint
3 6 (9.52%) MS Exchange
4 5 (7.94%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (4.76%) IBM Domino
5 3 (4.76%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (7.94%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 39 (61.90%) Office 365
2 31 (49.21%) Azure
3 10 (15.87%) AWS
3 10 (15.87%) Azure Active Directory
4 9 (14.29%) SaaS
5 2 (3.17%) OneDrive
5 2 (3.17%) PaaS
5 2 (3.17%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 50 (79.37%) Skype
2 26 (41.27%) VPN
3 22 (34.92%) LAN
4 21 (33.33%) WAN
5 17 (26.98%) DHCP
5 17 (26.98%) DNS
6 15 (23.81%) SAN
7 14 (22.22%) Firewall
7 14 (22.22%) MPLS
8 11 (17.46%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (15.87%) Intranet
10 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.70%) Wireless
12 7 (11.11%) Asterisk PBX
12 7 (11.11%) ISDN
12 7 (11.11%) VLAN
13 6 (9.52%) NGN
13 6 (9.52%) PBX
13 6 (9.52%) VSAN
14 4 (6.35%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (26.98%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Amazon RDS
General
1 12 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
2 3 (4.76%) Manufacturing
2 3 (4.76%) Public Sector
3 2 (3.17%) Electronics
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 1 (1.59%) Local Government
4 1 (1.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (15.87%) Service Manager
3 8 (12.70%) IT Support
4 7 (11.11%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 7 (11.11%) Operations Manager
4 7 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Azure Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Operations Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Operations Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Senior Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Architect
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Engineer
5 6 (9.52%) Technical Operations Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Active Directory Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Server Engineer
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (6.35%) Support Consultant
7 4 (6.35%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (9.52%) Web Services
2 1 (1.59%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (15.87%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (11.11%) e-Learning
3 7 (11.11%) IVR
3 7 (11.11%) Self-Motivation
4 6 (9.52%) User Experience
5 5 (7.94%) CMDB
6 3 (4.76%) Clustering
7 2 (3.17%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.17%) PKI
8 1 (1.59%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.59%) Data Centre
8 1 (1.59%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 52 (82.54%) Windows
2 44 (69.84%) Windows Server
3 24 (38.10%) Windows Server 2003
4 22 (34.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (26.98%) Windows 10
7 9 (14.29%) Windows 8
8 8 (12.70%) Linux
9 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (42.86%) ITIL
2 22 (34.92%) Change Management
3 15 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
4 13 (20.63%) Continuous Improvement
4 13 (20.63%) Virtual Infrastructure
5 12 (19.05%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 11 (17.46%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (15.87%) Coaching
7 10 (15.87%) Digital Transformation Programme
7 10 (15.87%) Mentoring
7 10 (15.87%) Security Patching
7 10 (15.87%) Service Delivery
8 8 (12.70%) Tech Ops
9 7 (11.11%) Cloud Operations
9 7 (11.11%) Compliance Management
9 7 (11.11%) Configuration Management
9 7 (11.11%) Proactive Maintenance
9 7 (11.11%) Proactive Monitoring
9 7 (11.11%) Process Improvement
10 6 (9.52%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) PowerShell
1 10 (15.87%) SQL
2 3 (4.76%) VB
Qualifications
1 20 (31.75%) MCSE
1 20 (31.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (14.29%) CCNA
2 9 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (12.70%) SC Cleared
3 8 (12.70%) Security Cleared
4 7 (11.11%) Avaya Certification
4 7 (11.11%) CCNP
4 7 (11.11%) MCP
5 4 (6.35%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (15.87%) SLA
2 8 (12.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 7 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
4 6 (9.52%) Actionable Recommendations
5 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 1 (1.59%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 38 (60.32%) Active Directory
2 33 (52.38%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (46.03%) Hyper-V
4 22 (34.92%) vSphere
5 7 (11.11%) XenApp
6 3 (4.76%) BitLocker
6 3 (4.76%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.59%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.59%) Postfix
7 1 (1.59%) Squid
7 1 (1.59%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) SCCM
2 9 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
3 8 (12.70%) WSUS
4 5 (7.94%) Nessus
5 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 4 (6.35%) SCOM
5 4 (6.35%) SCVMM
6 3 (4.76%) Backup Exec
6 3 (4.76%) Norton AntiVirus
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) Microsoft
2 34 (53.97%) VMware
3 21 (33.33%) Cisco
4 13 (20.63%) Citrix
5 12 (19.05%) Veeam
6 10 (15.87%) HP
7 8 (12.70%) Dell
8 7 (11.11%) Avaya
8 7 (11.11%) BT
8 7 (11.11%) Genesys
8 7 (11.11%) Mitel
8 7 (11.11%) Siemens
8 7 (11.11%) Verint
9 4 (6.35%) CommVault
10 3 (4.76%) Altiris
10 3 (4.76%) Lotus
10 3 (4.76%) Symantec
10 3 (4.76%) Veritas
11 2 (3.17%) SAP
11 2 (3.17%) SOTI