Period
to 18 July 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 18 July 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
18 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 262 303 249
Rank change year-on-year +41 -54 -23
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 48 32 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.50% 0.30% 0.92%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.52% 1.88% 4.88%
Number of salaries quoted 42 28 87
Yorkshire median annual salary £36,250 £41,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -13.17% -1.76% +12.58%
10th Percentile £23,000 £29,250 £30,550
90th Percentile £47,500 £65,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £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 1,365 1,703 2,276
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 14.18% 15.95% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 1,139 1,427 1,862
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,750 £24,750
90th Percentile £58,750 £61,250 £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 18 July 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 18 July 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 +40 35 £37,500 -25.00% 6
North Yorkshire +12 7 £30,000 -6.25%
South Yorkshire +13 4 £24,000 -52.00% 1
East Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 43 (89.58%) Active Directory
2 41 (85.42%) Windows
3 32 (66.67%) VMware
4 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 27 (56.25%) Windows Server
6 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2012
7 23 (47.92%) DNS
8 22 (45.83%) Skype
9 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
9 21 (43.75%) DHCP
10 20 (41.67%) SharePoint
11 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
12 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
13 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
13 15 (31.25%) Citrix
13 15 (31.25%) Symantec
13 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
14 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
15 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
15 13 (27.08%) SLA
16 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
16 12 (25.00%) Coaching
16 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
17 11 (22.92%) Office 365
17 11 (22.92%) High Availability
18 10 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
18 10 (20.83%) SCCM

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 20 (41.67%) SharePoint
2 17 (35.42%) MS Exchange
3 12 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (20.83%) IIS
5 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2010
6 4 (8.33%) IBM Domino
6 4 (8.33%) IBM Notes
7 2 (4.17%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (6.25%) MS Visio
3 2 (4.17%) Adobe Captivate
3 2 (4.17%) Camtasia
3 2 (4.17%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 1 (2.08%) Carpe Diem
1 1 (2.08%) Elite 3E
1 1 (2.08%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 27 (56.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (22.92%) Office 365
3 9 (18.75%) IaaS
4 5 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (6.25%) PaaS
6 2 (4.17%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (4.17%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.17%) SaaS
7 1 (2.08%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 23 (47.92%) DNS
2 22 (45.83%) Skype
3 21 (43.75%) DHCP
4 15 (31.25%) TCP/IP
5 9 (18.75%) LAN
5 9 (18.75%) SAN
6 7 (14.58%) SMTP
6 7 (14.58%) WAN
7 6 (12.50%) VPN
8 5 (10.42%) FTP
8 5 (10.42%) HTTP
8 5 (10.42%) HTTPS
8 5 (10.42%) ICMP
8 5 (10.42%) SNMP
9 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
9 3 (6.25%) Unified Communications
10 2 (4.17%) Fibre Channel
10 2 (4.17%) Firewall
10 2 (4.17%) VoIP
10 2 (4.17%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 10 (20.83%) Amazon RDS
3 7 (14.58%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (4.17%) Azure SQL Database
4 2 (4.17%) Big Data
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2012
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2014
4 2 (4.17%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 6 (12.50%) Finance
2 3 (6.25%) Law
2 3 (6.25%) Legal
3 2 (4.17%) Back Office
3 2 (4.17%) Retail
4 1 (2.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (27.08%) IT Support
2 7 (14.58%) Project Engineer
2 7 (14.58%) Support Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Administrator
3 6 (12.50%) Azure Engineer
3 6 (12.50%) Technical Support
4 5 (10.42%) Analyst
4 5 (10.42%) Consultant
4 5 (10.42%) Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) IT Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Support Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Systems Support Analyst
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Consultant
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Engineer
5 4 (8.33%) Technical Support Consultant
6 3 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 3 (6.25%) Infrastructure Manager
7 2 (4.17%) IT Trainer
7 2 (4.17%) Technical Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.08%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 14 (29.17%) Data Centre
2 10 (20.83%) PKI
3 6 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (8.33%) Driving Licence
5 3 (6.25%) Clustering
5 3 (6.25%) HP Storage
5 3 (6.25%) Replication
6 2 (4.17%) Blackberry
6 2 (4.17%) Computer Science
6 2 (4.17%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (2.08%) e-Learning
7 1 (2.08%) Learning Management System
7 1 (2.08%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 41 (85.42%) Windows
2 27 (56.25%) Windows Server
3 25 (52.08%) Windows Server 2012
4 14 (29.17%) Windows 7
5 13 (27.08%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (14.58%) Windows Server 2003
7 6 (12.50%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.25%) Linux
9 2 (4.17%) Windows 8
9 2 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (2.08%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (31.25%) Disaster Recovery
2 12 (25.00%) Coaching
2 12 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 11 (22.92%) High Availability
4 9 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 8 (16.67%) DevOps
6 5 (10.42%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (8.33%) ITIL
7 4 (8.33%) Patch Management
8 3 (6.25%) Problem Management
9 2 (4.17%) Business Development
9 2 (4.17%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.17%) Cryptography
9 2 (4.17%) Identity Management
9 2 (4.17%) IT Strategy
9 2 (4.17%) ITIL V3
9 2 (4.17%) Site Reliability Engineering
9 2 (4.17%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.17%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (4.17%) Virtual Infrastructure
Programming Languages
1 9 (18.75%) SQL
2 6 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (18.75%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (14.58%) MCSA
2 7 (14.58%) MCSE
3 6 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 6 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 3 (6.25%) MCITP
5 2 (4.17%) A+ Certification
5 2 (4.17%) CCENT
5 2 (4.17%) CCNA
5 2 (4.17%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (4.17%) Degree
5 2 (4.17%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (4.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (2.08%) MCDST
6 1 (2.08%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (27.08%) SLA
2 2 (4.17%) QA
3 1 (2.08%) GDPR
System Software
1 43 (89.58%) Active Directory
2 27 (56.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 21 (43.75%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.67%) vSphere
4 8 (16.67%) XenApp
5 5 (10.42%) Firmware
6 3 (6.25%) XenDesktop
6 3 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 10 (20.83%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) SCOM
3 6 (12.50%) Backup Exec
3 6 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
4 5 (10.42%) NetBackup
5 4 (8.33%) SCVMM
6 3 (6.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 3 (6.25%) ServiceCenter
7 2 (4.17%) AirWatch
7 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (4.17%) MIMEsweeper
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
7 2 (4.17%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 2 (4.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco CUCM
8 1 (2.08%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 32 (66.67%) VMware
2 30 (62.50%) Microsoft
3 15 (31.25%) Citrix
3 15 (31.25%) Symantec
4 9 (18.75%) HP
5 8 (16.67%) Dell
6 7 (14.58%) CommVault
7 5 (10.42%) Cisco
7 5 (10.42%) Veeam
8 4 (8.33%) Altiris
8 4 (8.33%) Lotus
8 4 (8.33%) Veritas
9 3 (6.25%) EMC
10 2 (4.17%) Adobe
10 2 (4.17%) Avaya
10 2 (4.17%) Brocade
10 2 (4.17%) Genesys
10 2 (4.17%) RightFax
10 2 (4.17%) Verint
11 1 (2.08%) Intapp