The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 19 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 76 91 93
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +2
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.67% 0.46% 0.69%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 2.46% 4.08%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Median salary £44,500 £36,500 £35,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+21.91% +2.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £27,247 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £38,600 £68,750
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 South Wales region.

Application Platforms Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
149 203 196
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 16.70% 18.69% 16.87%
Number of salaries quoted 144 183 181
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £24,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £45,600
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales 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 South Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in South Wales

Skype for Business
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 19 January 2017. 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 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
Cardiff +13 5 £45,000 +58.26%
Newport -10 1 £44,000 +20.54%
Skype for Business
Wales

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 19 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (50.00%) Skype
3 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
3 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
4 3 (37.50%) WebEx
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Billing
4 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
4 3 (37.50%) QA
4 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
4 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (37.50%) VoIP
4 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
4 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
4 3 (37.50%) VMware
5 2 (25.00%) Internet
5 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
5 2 (25.00%) Avaya
5 2 (25.00%) Dell
5 2 (25.00%) CCNA
5 2 (25.00%) HTML
5 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 2 (25.00%) PHP
5 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 2 (25.00%) Firewall
5 2 (25.00%) HTML5
5 2 (25.00%) nginx

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (25.00%) nginx
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (25.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (25.00%) IaaS
1 2 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Skype
1 4 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 3 (37.50%) VoIP
2 3 (37.50%) WebEx
3 2 (25.00%) Firewall
3 2 (25.00%) Internet
3 2 (25.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 1 (12.50%) DHCP
4 1 (12.50%) DNS
General
1 3 (37.50%) Billing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (12.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) UAT Manager
2 2 (25.00%) Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Junior
2 2 (25.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (12.50%) Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) IT Analyst
3 1 (12.50%) IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 4 (50.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (12.50%) Blackberry
2 1 (12.50%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (12.50%) AIX
3 1 (12.50%) CentOS
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (37.50%) Automated Testing
1 3 (37.50%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Automation Testing
2 2 (25.00%) Service Delivery
3 1 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (25.00%) PHP
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) CCNA
1 2 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (12.50%) MCP
2 1 (12.50%) MCSA
2 1 (12.50%) MCTS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (37.50%) QA
System Software
1 3 (37.50%) Active Directory
1 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) WSUS
2 1 (12.50%) SCCM
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Cisco
2 3 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 3 (37.50%) VMware
3 2 (25.00%) Avaya
3 2 (25.00%) Dell
4 1 (12.50%) EMC
4 1 (12.50%) IBM
4 1 (12.50%) Red Hat