The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Dorset region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 20 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Dorset
Rank - 63 61
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 28 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.56% 3.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 12.67% 11.81%
Number of salaries quoted 0 28 28
Median salary - £28,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -43.00%
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -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 Dorset region.

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
99 221 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 21.81% 28.08% 32.38%
Number of salaries quoted 85 176 220
Median salary £32,500 £32,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £21,500 £22,200
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Dorset

The demand trend of job ads across the Dorset 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 Dorset

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Dorset