The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 28 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 116 106 116
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +10
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.53% 1.37% 0.55%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.85% 6.72% 2.57%
Number of salaries quoted 8 26 10
Median salary £33,750 £39,000 £40,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
-13.46% -3.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,300 £43,750 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
Skype for Business
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
316 387 389
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 18.45% 20.41% 21.52%
Number of salaries quoted 271 338 336
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bristol region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Bristol

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 28 September 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Bristol

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 September 2016, 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 Bristol region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (60.00%) Windows
3 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
4 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
4 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (40.00%) Skype
5 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
5 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
5 7 (35.00%) VoIP
5 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
5 7 (35.00%) ITIL
5 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
5 7 (35.00%) VMware
6 6 (30.00%) Firewall
6 6 (30.00%) DNS
6 6 (30.00%) DHCP
6 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (30.00%) Unified Communications
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 5 (25.00%) Line Management
7 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
7 5 (25.00%) Office 365
7 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
7 5 (25.00%) WAN

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol 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 11 (55.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (35.00%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (25.00%) SharePoint
5 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (15.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (15.00%) Office Communications Server
5 3 (15.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (35.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (10.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (25.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (40.00%) Skype
2 7 (35.00%) TCP/IP
2 7 (35.00%) VoIP
3 6 (30.00%) DHCP
3 6 (30.00%) DNS
3 6 (30.00%) Firewall
3 6 (30.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (25.00%) LAN
4 5 (25.00%) WAN
5 4 (20.00%) VLAN
6 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (5.00%) IP Telephony
6 1 (5.00%) PBX
6 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (5.00%) SAN
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (15.00%) Legal
2 1 (5.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 7 (35.00%) Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) IT Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Support Analyst
2 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support
3 3 (15.00%) IT Support Analyst
3 3 (15.00%) Junior
3 3 (15.00%) Junior Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support
4 2 (10.00%) Active Directory Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior IT Support
4 2 (10.00%) Junior IT Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Junior Support Analyst
4 2 (10.00%) Virtualisation Engineer
4 2 (10.00%) Windows Support Analyst
5 1 (5.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (5.00%) Lync Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Blackberry
2 6 (30.00%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (20.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (10.00%) Data Centre
5 1 (5.00%) BYOD
5 1 (5.00%) Clustering
5 1 (5.00%) Cryptography
5 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
5 1 (5.00%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 12 (60.00%) Windows
2 7 (35.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 2000
4 3 (15.00%) Windows 8
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (15.00%) Windows Vista
4 3 (15.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (5.00%) Linux
5 1 (5.00%) Ubuntu
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (35.00%) ITIL
2 5 (25.00%) Line Management
3 3 (15.00%) Business Transformation
3 3 (15.00%) Change Management
3 3 (15.00%) Identity Management
3 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 3 (15.00%) Server Monitoring
3 3 (15.00%) Service Design
3 3 (15.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Incident Management
4 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Change Control
5 1 (5.00%) Data Protection
5 1 (5.00%) ITIL V3
5 1 (5.00%) Network Management
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
5 1 (5.00%) V-Model
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Security Cleared
2 6 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (30.00%) SC Cleared
3 3 (15.00%) MCSA
4 2 (10.00%) CCNA
4 2 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
4 2 (10.00%) MCP
4 2 (10.00%) MCSE
5 1 (5.00%) CCNP
5 1 (5.00%) Degree
5 1 (5.00%) ISEB
5 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
5 1 (5.00%) MCITP
5 1 (5.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 8 (40.00%) Active Directory
2 5 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (20.00%) vSphere
4 3 (15.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (15.00%) VMware ESX
5 2 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (5.00%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 3 (15.00%) Backup Exec
2 3 (15.00%) McAfee ePO
2 3 (15.00%) NetBackup
2 3 (15.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (15.00%) SCOM
3 2 (10.00%) SCVMM
3 2 (10.00%) WSUS
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
4 1 (5.00%) SCDPM
4 1 (5.00%) SCOrch
4 1 (5.00%) SCSM
Vendors
1 17 (85.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (35.00%) VMware
3 4 (20.00%) Avaya
3 4 (20.00%) Cisco
3 4 (20.00%) Intel Security
4 3 (15.00%) Symantec
5 2 (10.00%) HP
6 1 (5.00%) Barracuda Networks
6 1 (5.00%) Citrix
6 1 (5.00%) CommVault
6 1 (5.00%) Dell
6 1 (5.00%) F5
6 1 (5.00%) IBM
6 1 (5.00%) Juniper
6 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
6 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds