The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Portsmouth region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
Rank - 58 65
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 1 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth - 0.30% 0.26%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 1.04% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 1
Median salary - £36,000 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+9.09% -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 Portsmouth region.

Application Platforms Category
Portsmouth
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
57 96 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Portsmouth 21.43% 28.83% 19.74%
Number of salaries quoted 49 89 60
Median salary £41,255 £41,674 £43,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.00% -4.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £32,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £48,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Portsmouth

The demand trend of job ads across the Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 23 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 1 (50.00%) vRealize
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
2 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
2 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
2 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam
2 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (50.00%) Banking
2 1 (50.00%) SCCM

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Portsmouth 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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 1 (50.00%) Banking
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 1 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (50.00%) FlexPod
1 1 (50.00%) VCE vBlock
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Windows
1 2 (100.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (50.00%) Converged Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) CRM
2 1 (50.00%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (50.00%) XenApp
2 1 (50.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (50.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) NetBackup
1 1 (50.00%) SCCM
1 1 (50.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
1 1 (50.00%) vRealize
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Cisco
1 2 (100.00%) EMC
1 2 (100.00%) IBM
1 2 (100.00%) NetApp
1 2 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (50.00%) 3PAR
2 1 (50.00%) Citrix
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Juniper
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Veeam