The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Somerset region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 55 64 65
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 15 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 2.45% 0.20% 1.16%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.72% 0.74% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 2
Average salary £34,712 £22,500 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+54.27% -45.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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 Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
128 135 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 20.88% 27.11% 25.50%
Number of salaries quoted 104 127 131
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Somerset region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in Somerset

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Somerset

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the Somerset region over the 3 months to 8 February 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bath - 13 £34,712 -
Frome - 1 £22,000 -
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 15 (100.00%) Skype
2 13 (86.67%) SharePoint
3 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
4 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
4 7 (46.67%) CRM
4 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
4 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
4 7 (46.67%) Finance
4 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
4 7 (46.67%) User Experience
4 7 (46.67%) UX Design
5 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
5 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
5 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 6 (40.00%) Service Management
5 6 (40.00%) Linux
6 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
7 3 (20.00%) C#
8 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) Windows
8 2 (13.33%) MCSA
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco
8 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
8 2 (13.33%) Dell
8 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the Somerset region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 13 (86.67%) SharePoint
2 5 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (46.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (13.33%) SAN
2 2 (13.33%) Wireless
3 1 (6.67%) Firewall
General
1 7 (46.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Analyst
1 4 (26.67%) Business Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Developer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Communications Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Network Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Administrator
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Developer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support
3 2 (13.33%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior IT Support
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Management Information System
1 7 (46.67%) User Experience
2 2 (13.33%) EqualLogic
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (13.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (46.67%) CRM
1 7 (46.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 7 (46.67%) UX Design
2 6 (40.00%) Capacity Management
2 6 (40.00%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (40.00%) Service Management
3 1 (6.67%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) C#
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) MCSA
1 2 (13.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 9 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (40.00%) VMware
3 2 (13.33%) Aerohive Networks
3 2 (13.33%) Cisco
3 2 (13.33%) Dell
4 1 (6.67%) Meraki