The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Wales / Cardiff
Rank 59 72 64
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 2 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.70% 0.31% 0.47%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.23% 1.72% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 4 2 3
Median salary £43,750 £28,434 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+53.86% -24.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £23,687 £34,700
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £33,181 £61,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,317 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -2.94%

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

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
124 116 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 21.72% 17.74% 18.33%
Number of salaries quoted 122 108 108
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,600 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

The demand trend of job ads across the Cardiff 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 Cardiff

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Cardiff

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 4 (66.67%) Windows
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
4 2 (33.33%) IaaS
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Skype
4 2 (33.33%) WebEx
4 2 (33.33%) Billing
4 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) QA
4 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (33.33%) nginx
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (33.33%) HTML5
4 2 (33.33%) HTML
4 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (33.33%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 2 (33.33%) Dell
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (33.33%) Avaya

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff 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 2 (33.33%) nginx
2 1 (16.67%) IIS
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (33.33%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (33.33%) IaaS
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) Firewall
1 2 (33.33%) Internet
1 2 (33.33%) Reverse Proxy
1 2 (33.33%) Skype
1 2 (33.33%) Unified Communications
1 2 (33.33%) VoIP
1 2 (33.33%) WebEx
2 1 (16.67%) DHCP
2 1 (16.67%) DNS
General
1 2 (33.33%) Billing
1 2 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) Senior Network Analyst
1 2 (33.33%) UAT Manager
2 1 (16.67%) Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) IT Analyst
2 1 (16.67%) IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Junior Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Cloud Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior IT Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Network Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (16.67%) AIX
3 1 (16.67%) CentOS
3 1 (16.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Automated Testing
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
1 2 (33.33%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (16.67%) Automation Testing
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) JavaScript
1 2 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) CCNA
1 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (16.67%) MCP
2 1 (16.67%) MCSA
2 1 (16.67%) MCTS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) QA
System Software
1 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 2 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Cisco
2 2 (33.33%) Avaya
2 2 (33.33%) Dell
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (33.33%) VMware
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) Red Hat