Period
to 23 April 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 23 April 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
23 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 260 290 223
Rank change year-on-year +30 -67 +4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 59 40 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.57% 0.38% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.43% 2.41% 6.22%
Number of salaries quoted 51 32 130
Yorkshire median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% -10.71% +12.00%
10th Percentile £25,500 £25,750 £30,523
90th Percentile £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - -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 1,331 1,658 2,284
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 12.88% 15.62% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,148 1,417 1,855
Yorkshire median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +6.97%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £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 23 April 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 23 April 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 +27 53 £32,500 -30.11% 1
South Yorkshire +4 4 £60,000 +20.00% 2
North Yorkshire +6 2 £35,000 +12.90%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 51 (86.44%) Active Directory
2 50 (84.75%) Windows
3 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
4 38 (64.41%) Microsoft Azure
5 36 (61.02%) Windows Server 2012
5 36 (61.02%) SharePoint
6 33 (55.93%) DNS
7 32 (54.24%) DHCP
7 32 (54.24%) Windows Server
8 31 (52.54%) Skype
8 31 (52.54%) VMware
9 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
9 28 (47.46%) Hyper-V
10 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
10 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
11 25 (42.37%) Coaching
12 23 (38.98%) IIS
13 21 (35.59%) Disaster Recovery
13 21 (35.59%) Amazon RDS
14 19 (32.20%) Veeam
15 18 (30.51%) PKI
16 17 (28.81%) Windows 7
17 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
17 16 (27.12%) Backup Exec
17 16 (27.12%) HP
17 16 (27.12%) SAN
18 15 (25.42%) Symantec
19 14 (23.73%) CommVault
19 14 (23.73%) Dell
19 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office

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 36 (61.02%) SharePoint
2 27 (45.76%) MS Exchange
3 23 (38.98%) IIS
4 13 (22.03%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (16.95%) Exchange Server 2007
6 8 (13.56%) SharePoint 2013
7 4 (6.78%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (6.78%) IBM Domino
7 4 (6.78%) IBM Notes
8 1 (1.69%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (23.73%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (5.08%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.39%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (3.39%) Camtasia
3 2 (3.39%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.39%) Sage 200
2 1 (1.69%) Carpe Diem
2 1 (1.69%) Elite 3E
2 1 (1.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 38 (64.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 12 (20.34%) Azure Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) Office 365
3 4 (6.78%) OneDrive
4 2 (3.39%) IaaS
4 2 (3.39%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (1.69%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (55.93%) DNS
2 32 (54.24%) DHCP
3 31 (52.54%) Skype
4 16 (27.12%) SAN
5 10 (16.95%) LAN
6 9 (15.25%) VPN
7 7 (11.86%) VoIP
8 6 (10.17%) WAN
9 5 (8.47%) ISDN
10 3 (5.08%) Remote Desktop
10 3 (5.08%) TCP/IP
11 2 (3.39%) GoToMeeting
11 2 (3.39%) SMTP
11 2 (3.39%) WebEx
11 2 (3.39%) Wi-Fi
12 1 (1.69%) DSL
12 1 (1.69%) Fibre Channel
12 1 (1.69%) MPLS
12 1 (1.69%) Unified Communications
12 1 (1.69%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 21 (35.59%) Amazon RDS
3 10 (16.95%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.39%) Power BI
5 1 (1.69%) MySQL
General
1 3 (5.08%) Law
1 3 (5.08%) Legal
2 2 (3.39%) Finance
3 1 (1.69%) Back Office
3 1 (1.69%) Retail
3 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (22.03%) Analyst
1 13 (22.03%) Support Analyst
2 12 (20.34%) Systems Support
2 12 (20.34%) Systems Support Analyst
3 11 (18.64%) IT Support
4 10 (16.95%) Azure Engineer
4 10 (16.95%) Project Engineer
5 9 (15.25%) Administrator
5 9 (15.25%) Consultant
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Support Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 8 (13.56%) Systems Analyst
7 6 (10.17%) Support Technician
7 6 (10.17%) Systems Administrator
7 6 (10.17%) Technical Consultant
8 5 (8.47%) IT Support Technician
8 5 (8.47%) IT Technician
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Administrator
9 4 (6.78%) Desktop Support Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.69%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (30.51%) PKI
2 13 (22.03%) Clustering
3 9 (15.25%) Data Centre
3 9 (15.25%) Self-Motivation
4 8 (13.56%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.08%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.39%) Computer Science
6 2 (3.39%) Private Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.69%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.69%) Learning Management System
7 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.69%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 50 (84.75%) Windows
2 36 (61.02%) Windows Server 2012
3 32 (54.24%) Windows Server
4 17 (28.81%) Windows 7
5 16 (27.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 8 (13.56%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (10.17%) Linux
7 6 (10.17%) Unix
8 3 (5.08%) Windows 10
9 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (42.37%) Coaching
2 21 (35.59%) Disaster Recovery
3 14 (23.73%) Mentoring
4 10 (16.95%) Problem-Solving
5 7 (11.86%) ITSM
6 6 (10.17%) DevOps
6 6 (10.17%) Patch Management
7 5 (8.47%) Data Security
7 5 (8.47%) Presales
8 4 (6.78%) Time Management
9 3 (5.08%) ITIL
10 2 (3.39%) Business Analysis
10 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity
10 2 (3.39%) Business Continuity Planning
10 2 (3.39%) CRM
10 2 (3.39%) High Availability
10 2 (3.39%) Information Security
10 2 (3.39%) Kalman Filter
10 2 (3.39%) Migration
10 2 (3.39%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 4 (6.78%) PowerShell
1 4 (6.78%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.56%) SC Cleared
1 8 (13.56%) Security Cleared
2 4 (6.78%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (5.08%) MCSA
4 2 (3.39%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) MCDST
5 1 (1.69%) MCITP
5 1 (1.69%) MCP
5 1 (1.69%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (20.34%) SLA
System Software
1 51 (86.44%) Active Directory
2 28 (47.46%) Hyper-V
2 28 (47.46%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (23.73%) XenDesktop
4 13 (22.03%) XenApp
4 13 (22.03%) XenServer
5 11 (18.64%) vSphere
6 1 (1.69%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 16 (27.12%) Backup Exec
2 14 (23.73%) SCCM
2 14 (23.73%) SCOM
3 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 12 (20.34%) ServiceCenter
5 6 (10.17%) Norton AntiVirus
5 6 (10.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 2 (3.39%) AirWatch
6 2 (3.39%) Microsoft Intune
6 2 (3.39%) MIMEsweeper
7 1 (1.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 40 (67.80%) Microsoft
2 31 (52.54%) VMware
3 19 (32.20%) Veeam
4 16 (27.12%) HP
5 15 (25.42%) Symantec
6 14 (23.73%) CommVault
6 14 (23.73%) Dell
7 7 (11.86%) Cisco
7 7 (11.86%) Citrix
8 5 (8.47%) Huawei
9 4 (6.78%) Altiris
9 4 (6.78%) Lotus
9 4 (6.78%) Veritas
10 3 (5.08%) EMC
11 2 (3.39%) Adobe
11 2 (3.39%) Capita
11 2 (3.39%) Google
11 2 (3.39%) Meraki
11 2 (3.39%) NetApp
11 2 (3.39%) Sage