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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 24 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Somerset
Rank - 55 57
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 0 15 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset - 2.48% 0.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category - 10.07% 0.88%
Number of salaries quoted 0 8 1
Median salary - £34,712 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +54.27%
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -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 Somerset region.

Application Platforms Category
Somerset
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
154 149 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Somerset 27.75% 24.67% 22.71%
Number of salaries quoted 139 124 109
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,300 £50,000 £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 Somerset

The demand trend of job ads across the Somerset 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 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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 24 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Linux
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
1 3 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (33.33%) Firewall
3 1 (33.33%) Migration
3 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 1 (33.33%) Squid
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
3 1 (33.33%) Time Management
3 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Postfix
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) CCNA
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Somerset 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 (100.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 3 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) SharePoint Server
3 1 (33.33%) Apache
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) VLAN
2 1 (33.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
2 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Capacity Management
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (66.67%) Performance Monitoring
2 1 (33.33%) Migration
2 1 (33.33%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (33.33%) CCNA
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (33.33%) MCSA
2 1 (33.33%) MCSE
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
1 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (33.33%) Postfix
1 1 (33.33%) Squid
1 1 (33.33%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (33.33%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco
2 1 (33.33%) Dell
2 1 (33.33%) EMC
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) NetApp
2 1 (33.33%) Red Hat
2 1 (33.33%) Veritas