The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 7 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 221 166 173
Rank change year-on-year
-55 +7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 15 88 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.29% 1.53% 1.30%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.32% 7.31% 6.52%
Number of salaries quoted 10 81 77
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,250 £21,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,750 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
Skype for Business
England

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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1136 1204 1289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 21.95% 20.89% 19.93%
Number of salaries quoted 963 1050 1141
Median salary £38,500 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.31% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the South West

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the South West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the South West region over the 3 months to 7 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the South West

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 3 months to 7 December 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
Bristol -5 7 £42,500 +0.59% 6
Wiltshire +18 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Cornwall - 3 - - 1
Somerset 0 1 £27,500 +19.56%
Skype for Business
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Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 7 December 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 West region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (58.00%) VMware
3 26 (52.00%) MS Exchange
4 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
4 24 (48.00%) Skype
5 23 (46.00%) Windows
6 22 (44.00%) MS Excel
6 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
7 21 (42.00%) ITIL
7 21 (42.00%) Office 365
8 20 (40.00%) SCCM
9 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 18 (36.00%) Windows Server
9 18 (36.00%) SQL
10 15 (30.00%) DNS
10 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
11 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
11 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
11 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
12 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
12 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 13 (26.00%) Degree
13 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
13 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
13 11 (22.00%) SCOM
13 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
13 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
14 10 (20.00%) DHCP
14 10 (20.00%) Firewall
14 10 (20.00%) ISTQB

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the South West 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 26 (52.00%) MS Exchange
2 24 (48.00%) SharePoint
3 11 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (18.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (4.00%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (4.00%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
5 2 (4.00%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.00%) Apache
6 1 (2.00%) CMS
6 1 (2.00%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 22 (44.00%) MS Excel
2 5 (10.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 21 (42.00%) Office 365
2 4 (8.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 24 (48.00%) Skype
2 15 (30.00%) DNS
3 11 (22.00%) TCP/IP
4 10 (20.00%) DHCP
4 10 (20.00%) Firewall
5 8 (16.00%) SAN
5 8 (16.00%) VoIP
6 7 (14.00%) LAN
6 7 (14.00%) Unified Communications
6 7 (14.00%) VLAN
6 7 (14.00%) WAN
6 7 (14.00%) Wireless
7 6 (12.00%) VPN
8 4 (8.00%) Internet
8 4 (8.00%) Intranet
8 4 (8.00%) NAS
9 2 (4.00%) IP Telephony
9 2 (4.00%) ISDN
9 2 (4.00%) PBX
9 2 (4.00%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
3 1 (2.00%) MySQL
3 1 (2.00%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 4 (8.00%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 7 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.00%) Billing
2 3 (6.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Law
3 2 (4.00%) Electronics
3 2 (4.00%) Legal
3 2 (4.00%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.00%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (34.00%) Analyst
2 10 (20.00%) Test Analyst
3 7 (14.00%) Tester
4 6 (12.00%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
5 5 (10.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) Administrator
5 5 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (10.00%) IT Support
5 5 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
6 4 (8.00%) 3rd Line Support
6 4 (8.00%) Exchange Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Integration Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Integration Test Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Network Engineer
6 4 (8.00%) Support Analyst
6 4 (8.00%) Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
7 3 (6.00%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (6.00%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.00%) Driving Licence
2 4 (8.00%) Blackberry
2 4 (8.00%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (8.00%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (6.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (6.00%) Data Protection Act
4 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
4 2 (4.00%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.00%) Hybrid Cloud
4 2 (4.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.00%) User Experience
5 1 (2.00%) BYOD
5 1 (2.00%) Clustering
5 1 (2.00%) CMDB
5 1 (2.00%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.00%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (2.00%) PKI
5 1 (2.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 23 (46.00%) Windows
2 18 (36.00%) Windows Server
3 14 (28.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 13 (26.00%) Windows 7
4 13 (26.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (14.00%) Linux
5 7 (14.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 6 (12.00%) Windows 8
7 4 (8.00%) Apple iOS
7 4 (8.00%) Mac OS X
8 3 (6.00%) Windows 10
8 3 (6.00%) Windows XP
9 1 (2.00%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (42.00%) ITIL
2 11 (22.00%) Test Scripting
3 8 (16.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 8 (16.00%) Migration
4 7 (14.00%) Service Management
5 6 (12.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (10.00%) Capacity Management
6 5 (10.00%) Performance Monitoring
6 5 (10.00%) Problem Management
7 4 (8.00%) Change Management
7 4 (8.00%) Data Protection
7 4 (8.00%) Defect Management
7 4 (8.00%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (8.00%) Kalman Filter
7 4 (8.00%) Line Management
7 4 (8.00%) SDLC
7 4 (8.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (8.00%) Software Testing
7 4 (8.00%) Test Strategy
7 4 (8.00%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 18 (36.00%) SQL
2 7 (14.00%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.00%) LINC
Qualifications
1 15 (30.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (28.00%) Security Cleared
3 13 (26.00%) Degree
4 11 (22.00%) DV Cleared
5 10 (20.00%) ISTQB
6 8 (16.00%) MCSA
6 8 (16.00%) SC Cleared
7 6 (12.00%) CCNA
7 6 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
7 6 (12.00%) ISEB
7 6 (12.00%) MCSE
7 6 (12.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (8.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (6.00%) DBS Check
9 3 (6.00%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (4.00%) MCITP
10 2 (4.00%) MCP
11 1 (2.00%) CCNP
11 1 (2.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (10.00%) SLA
2 4 (8.00%) ISO 9001
2 4 (8.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 22 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 18 (36.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (28.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (16.00%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.00%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (4.00%) DFS Replication
7 1 (2.00%) Firmware
7 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.00%) Postfix
7 1 (2.00%) Squid
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.00%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.00%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.00%) vSphere
7 1 (2.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 20 (40.00%) SCCM
2 11 (22.00%) SCOM
3 5 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
3 5 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
4 4 (8.00%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.00%) NetBackup
5 2 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (4.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.00%) WSUS
6 1 (2.00%) Backup Exec
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.00%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 1 (2.00%) SCDPM
6 1 (2.00%) SCOrch
6 1 (2.00%) SCSM
6 1 (2.00%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 38 (76.00%) Microsoft
2 29 (58.00%) VMware
3 8 (16.00%) Cisco
4 6 (12.00%) Citrix
5 5 (10.00%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (10.00%) Veritas
6 4 (8.00%) Altiris
6 4 (8.00%) Apple
6 4 (8.00%) HP
6 4 (8.00%) Huawei
6 4 (8.00%) Meru Networks
6 4 (8.00%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.00%) Avaya
7 3 (6.00%) NEC
8 2 (4.00%) Dell
8 2 (4.00%) EMC
8 2 (4.00%) Ericsson
8 2 (4.00%) NetApp
8 2 (4.00%) Red Hat
8 2 (4.00%) Symantec
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