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 30 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank - 55 85
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 24 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset - 3.52% 0.24%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 15.48% 1.26%
Number of salaries quoted 0 20 2
Median salary - £31,000 £39,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -22.01%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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 Dorset region.

Application Platforms Category
Dorset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
133 155 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.09% 22.76% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 113 119 132
Median salary £35,000 £31,500 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,125 £22,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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

Skype for Business
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 30 August 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 1 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Project Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Telephony Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Telephony Project Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Consultant
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
1 2 (66.67%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Avaya
1 2 (66.67%) Mitel
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft