Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 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
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 225 249 303
Rank change year-on-year +24 +54 -63
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 63 66 42
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.75% 0.69% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.66% 4.24% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 57 64 36
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £45,000 £39,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -22.22% +14.65% +4.67%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,475 £21,000
90th Percentile £53,750 £65,000 £48,125
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +11.76% -

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 1,556 1,892
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 16.12% 16.33% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 1,081 1,320 1,588
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £58,750 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +36 35 £40,000 -17.53% 5
South Yorkshire -2 13 £29,900 -40.20% 3
North Yorkshire -7 10 £32,000 -12.33%
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, 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 58 (92.06%) Active Directory
2 47 (74.60%) VMware
3 45 (71.43%) Windows
4 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
5 40 (63.49%) Microsoft Azure
6 36 (57.14%) Citrix
7 31 (49.21%) VMware Infrastructure
8 30 (47.62%) Hyper-V
8 30 (47.62%) Office 365
9 27 (42.86%) Skype
10 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
10 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
10 26 (41.27%) DNS
10 26 (41.27%) SQL
11 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
12 21 (33.33%) High Availability
13 20 (31.75%) SCCM
13 20 (31.75%) SLA
14 18 (28.57%) DHCP
14 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
14 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
14 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
16 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
17 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
17 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
18 14 (22.22%) MCSE
18 14 (22.22%) SAN
18 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
18 14 (22.22%) IaaS

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 18 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 10 (15.87%) Exchange Server 2013
3 9 (14.29%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.35%) Exchange Server 2007
4 4 (6.35%) IIS
5 3 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 40 (63.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 30 (47.62%) Office 365
3 16 (25.40%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (22.22%) IaaS
5 8 (12.70%) PaaS
6 5 (7.94%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (3.17%) SaaS
8 1 (1.59%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 27 (42.86%) Skype
2 26 (41.27%) DNS
3 18 (28.57%) DHCP
4 14 (22.22%) SAN
5 12 (19.05%) TCP/IP
6 10 (15.87%) Firewall
7 8 (12.70%) Fibre Channel
7 8 (12.70%) WAN
8 7 (11.11%) LAN
8 7 (11.11%) VoIP
9 5 (7.94%) FTP
9 5 (7.94%) HTTP
9 5 (7.94%) HTTPS
9 5 (7.94%) ICMP
9 5 (7.94%) SMTP
9 5 (7.94%) SNMP
10 4 (6.35%) Cisco IOS
11 3 (4.76%) Spanning Tree
11 3 (4.76%) Unified Communications
11 3 (4.76%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (23.81%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.70%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (12.70%) Big Data
3 7 (11.11%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (6.35%) SQL Server 2008
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.17%) SQL Server 2016
6 1 (1.59%) Amazon RDS
6 1 (1.59%) Power BI
General
1 11 (17.46%) Finance
2 8 (12.70%) Retail
3 3 (4.76%) Back Office
3 3 (4.76%) Legal
4 1 (1.59%) Billing
Job Titles
1 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) IT Support
3 8 (12.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Cloud Infrastructure Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) PowerShell Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Site Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Site Reliability Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Support Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Engineer
3 8 (12.70%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (7.94%) Administrator
4 5 (7.94%) Analyst
4 5 (7.94%) Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Consultant
5 4 (6.35%) IT Support Analyst
5 4 (6.35%) Operations Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Project Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.35%) Technical Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 11 (17.46%) Data Centre
2 8 (12.70%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.11%) NHS
4 4 (6.35%) Driving Licence
5 3 (4.76%) HP Storage
5 3 (4.76%) Replication
5 3 (4.76%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.17%) PKI
6 2 (3.17%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (1.59%) IVR
7 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 45 (71.43%) Windows
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server
2 26 (41.27%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.11%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.35%) Kali Linux
5 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2003
6 3 (4.76%) Linux
7 2 (3.17%) Android
7 2 (3.17%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.59%) Debian
8 1 (1.59%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Problem-Solving
2 21 (33.33%) High Availability
3 18 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 14 (22.22%) Disaster Recovery
5 13 (20.63%) DevOps
6 8 (12.70%) Capacity Management
6 8 (12.70%) Identity Management
6 8 (12.70%) Site Reliability Engineering
7 7 (11.11%) Business Intelligence
7 7 (11.11%) ITIL
8 5 (7.94%) Capacity Planning
8 5 (7.94%) Patch Management
9 4 (6.35%) ITIL V3
9 4 (6.35%) OWASP
9 4 (6.35%) Penetration Testing
9 4 (6.35%) Problem Management
9 4 (6.35%) Remediation Plan
9 4 (6.35%) Security Operations
9 4 (6.35%) Service Delivery
9 4 (6.35%) SIEM
Programming Languages
1 26 (41.27%) SQL
2 13 (20.63%) PowerShell
3 2 (3.17%) C
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (22.22%) MCSE
3 13 (20.63%) MCSA
4 6 (9.52%) SC Cleared
4 6 (9.52%) Security Cleared
5 5 (7.94%) CCNA
5 5 (7.94%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (6.35%) DBS Check
7 3 (4.76%) CCNP
8 2 (3.17%) A+ Certification
8 2 (3.17%) CCENT
8 2 (3.17%) MCITP
8 2 (3.17%) MCP
8 2 (3.17%) Network+ Certification
8 2 (3.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 1 (1.59%) Degree
9 1 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) SLA
2 7 (11.11%) PMO
3 4 (6.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (6.35%) PCI DSS
4 2 (3.17%) QA
5 1 (1.59%) GDPR
System Software
1 58 (92.06%) Active Directory
2 31 (49.21%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (47.62%) Hyper-V
4 5 (7.94%) Firmware
4 5 (7.94%) XenApp
5 3 (4.76%) vSphere
6 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 20 (31.75%) SCCM
2 12 (19.05%) SCOM
2 12 (19.05%) SCVMM
3 5 (7.94%) NetBackup
4 4 (6.35%) Nessus
5 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Intune
5 3 (4.76%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (3.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 2 (3.17%) vCenter Server
7 1 (1.59%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco CUCM
7 1 (1.59%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 47 (74.60%) VMware
2 43 (68.25%) Microsoft
3 36 (57.14%) Citrix
4 13 (20.63%) Cisco
5 12 (19.05%) CommVault
6 11 (17.46%) Dell
6 11 (17.46%) Symantec
7 8 (12.70%) Brocade
8 4 (6.35%) Apple
9 3 (4.76%) HP
9 3 (4.76%) RightFax
10 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 2 (3.17%) F5
10 2 (3.17%) Genesys
10 2 (3.17%) McAfee
10 2 (3.17%) Polycom
10 2 (3.17%) Veeam
10 2 (3.17%) Verint
11 1 (1.59%) Red Hat
11 1 (1.59%) Sage