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 25 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 70 59 87
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +28
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 1 24 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 0.17% 3.63% 0.33%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 17.27% 1.68%
Number of salaries quoted 1 15 3
Median salary £46,250 £31,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+49.19% -24.39%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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
135 139 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Dorset 23.16% 21.00% 19.71%
Number of salaries quoted 115 99 147
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,750 £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
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 25 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Poole -16 1 £46,250 +2.77%
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (40.00%) MS Office
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
2 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
2 2 (40.00%) Mitel
2 2 (40.00%) VLAN
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
2 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
2 2 (40.00%) Citrix
2 2 (40.00%) Avaya
2 2 (40.00%) OSPF
2 2 (40.00%) BGP
2 2 (40.00%) LAN
2 2 (40.00%) VPN
2 2 (40.00%) Firewall
2 2 (40.00%) IPsec
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
3 1 (20.00%) Presales
3 1 (20.00%) Microsoft

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 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 2 (40.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (20.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (40.00%) BGP
1 2 (40.00%) Firewall
1 2 (40.00%) IPsec
1 2 (40.00%) LAN
1 2 (40.00%) OSPF
1 2 (40.00%) VLAN
1 2 (40.00%) VPN
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (40.00%) Project Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Telephony Manager
1 2 (40.00%) Telephony Project Manager
2 1 (20.00%) Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 2 (40.00%) Mac OS
1 2 (40.00%) Windows
1 2 (40.00%) Windows 7
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Migration
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2
1 2 (40.00%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (20.00%) Presales
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
System Software
1 3 (60.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (40.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 2 (40.00%) Avaya
1 2 (40.00%) Citrix
1 2 (40.00%) Mitel
1 2 (40.00%) VMware
2 1 (20.00%) Microsoft