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 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 89 78 83
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 18 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 0.35% 1.51% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.02% 8.53% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 4 13 13
Median salary £34,439 £30,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.79% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £25,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,413 £54,700 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-4.76% -1.17%
Skype for Business
Wales

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
198 211 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 17.43% 17.72% 18.18%
Number of salaries quoted 179 195 179
Median salary £38,250 £32,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,300 £25,000 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 31 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram 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 31 May 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
Newport - 2 £43,750 -
Cardiff -6 1 £36,378 +31.09% 1
Bridgend -13 1 £20,000 -33.33%
Skype for Business
Wales

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 31 May 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (50.00%) Skype
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (50.00%) MCSE
3 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (33.33%) MCSA
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) Windows
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) CCNA
4 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
4 2 (33.33%) XenApp
4 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
4 2 (33.33%) XenMobile
4 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
4 2 (33.33%) CCA
4 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (33.33%) CCEA
4 2 (33.33%) Office 365
4 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
4 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent

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 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2000
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (16.67%) IIS
1 1 (16.67%) MS Exchange
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Office 365
2 1 (16.67%) IaaS
2 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) PaaS
2 1 (16.67%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Skype
2 2 (33.33%) NetScaler
3 1 (16.67%) DHCP
3 1 (16.67%) DNS
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
3 1 (16.67%) LAN
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) WAN
3 1 (16.67%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Architect
1 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Project Manager
1 1 (16.67%) Rollout Engineer
1 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support
1 1 (16.67%) Technical Support Analyst
1 1 (16.67%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (16.67%) BYOD
1 1 (16.67%) Clustering
1 1 (16.67%) Informatics
1 1 (16.67%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (33.33%) Windows
2 1 (16.67%) Windows 2000
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (16.67%) ITIL
1 1 (16.67%) PRINCE2
1 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (33.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) MCSE
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (33.33%) CCA
2 2 (33.33%) CCEA
2 2 (33.33%) CCNA
2 2 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (33.33%) Citrix Certification
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCSA
2 2 (33.33%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 2 (33.33%) XenApp
3 2 (33.33%) XenDesktop
4 1 (16.67%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) FortiGate
1 2 (33.33%) XenMobile
2 1 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 1 (16.67%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 1 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (16.67%) OpenView
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) HP
3 3 (50.00%) VMware
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (33.33%) Veeam
5 1 (16.67%) arcserve
5 1 (16.67%) BMC
5 1 (16.67%) Compaq
5 1 (16.67%) Intel Security
5 1 (16.67%) Remedy
5 1 (16.67%) Symantec
5 1 (16.67%) Veritas