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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 207 191 174
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 39 60 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.69% 1.02% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.06% 4.96% 5.34%
Number of salaries quoted 32 52 62
Median salary £40,000 £31,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+29.03% -11.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £18,800 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,781
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -12.34%
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
1274 1209 1218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 22.64% 20.45% 19.64%
Number of salaries quoted 1083 1012 1025
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £24,099
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 26 August 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 26 August 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
Gloucestershire -1 15 £42,500 +46.55% 4
Bristol +3 10 £41,500 +7.09% 2
Somerset -9 6 £34,712 +61.45%
Cornwall - 5 £27,500 -
Wiltshire +9 3 £41,250 -22.89%
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 26 August 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 55 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
3 39 (54.93%) VMware
4 38 (53.52%) Windows
5 30 (42.25%) SharePoint
6 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
7 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
7 26 (36.62%) Skype
7 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
7 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
8 24 (33.80%) DNS
9 22 (30.99%) ITIL
9 22 (30.99%) SCCM
10 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 21 (29.58%) Office 365
11 20 (28.17%) Hyper-V
11 20 (28.17%) SQL
11 20 (28.17%) TCP/IP
12 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
12 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
13 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
13 17 (23.94%) DHCP
13 17 (23.94%) Firewall
14 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
15 15 (21.13%) SCOM
16 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
16 14 (19.72%) VMware ESX
17 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
17 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
17 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared

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 40 (56.34%) MS Exchange
2 30 (42.25%) SharePoint
3 17 (23.94%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (18.31%) Exchange Server 2003
5 12 (16.90%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (9.86%) Exchange Server 2000
7 5 (7.04%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (5.63%) Office Communications Server
9 3 (4.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 2 (2.82%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 2 (2.82%) SharePoint Server
11 1 (1.41%) CMS
Applications
1 19 (26.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (9.86%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (29.58%) Office 365
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.23%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.82%) SaaS
5 1 (1.41%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.41%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 26 (36.62%) Skype
2 24 (33.80%) DNS
3 20 (28.17%) TCP/IP
4 17 (23.94%) DHCP
4 17 (23.94%) Firewall
5 10 (14.08%) VoIP
6 8 (11.27%) LAN
6 8 (11.27%) SAN
6 8 (11.27%) Unified Communications
6 8 (11.27%) WAN
7 7 (9.86%) VLAN
8 6 (8.45%) Wireless
9 5 (7.04%) Intranet
9 5 (7.04%) VPN
10 4 (5.63%) Internet
10 4 (5.63%) NAS
11 3 (4.23%) IP Telephony
11 3 (4.23%) PBX
12 2 (2.82%) ISDN
12 2 (2.82%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.63%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.82%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.41%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 4 (5.63%) ClearCase
2 2 (2.82%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (7.04%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.23%) Billing
2 3 (4.23%) Law
2 3 (4.23%) Legal
3 2 (2.82%) Finance
Job Titles
1 22 (30.99%) Analyst
2 12 (16.90%) Test Analyst
3 10 (14.08%) Tester
4 9 (12.68%) Administrator
4 9 (12.68%) Systems Administrator
5 8 (11.27%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 8 (11.27%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
6 7 (9.86%) 3rd Line Support
6 7 (9.86%) IT Support
7 6 (8.45%) Support Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Exchange Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) IT Analyst
8 5 (7.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 5 (7.04%) Virtualisation Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
9 4 (5.63%) 3rd Line Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Integration Test Analyst
9 4 (5.63%) Lync Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Messaging Engineer
9 4 (5.63%) Telephony Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.41%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 10 (14.08%) Blackberry
2 4 (5.63%) Clustering
2 4 (5.63%) Hybrid Cloud
2 4 (5.63%) Mobile Computing
2 4 (5.63%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (4.23%) Data Centre
3 3 (4.23%) Data Protection Act
3 3 (4.23%) Driving Licence
4 2 (2.82%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.82%) BYOD
4 2 (2.82%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (2.82%) Management Information System
4 2 (2.82%) PKI
4 2 (2.82%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.41%) CMDB
5 1 (1.41%) Cryptography
5 1 (1.41%) Performance Metrics
5 1 (1.41%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 38 (53.52%) Windows
2 26 (36.62%) Windows Server
3 21 (29.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 16 (22.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 13 (18.31%) Windows 8
5 13 (18.31%) Windows Server 2003
6 11 (15.49%) Windows XP
7 10 (14.08%) Windows 7
8 9 (12.68%) Linux
9 7 (9.86%) Windows 2000
9 7 (9.86%) Windows Vista
10 4 (5.63%) Apple iOS
11 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
11 3 (4.23%) Solaris
11 3 (4.23%) Windows 10
12 2 (2.82%) Unix
13 1 (1.41%) CentOS
13 1 (1.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.99%) ITIL
2 14 (19.72%) Test Scripting
3 8 (11.27%) Migration
4 7 (9.86%) Identity Management
4 7 (9.86%) Service Management
5 6 (8.45%) Change Management
6 5 (7.04%) Capacity Management
6 5 (7.04%) Data Protection
6 5 (7.04%) Disaster Recovery
6 5 (7.04%) Performance Monitoring
7 4 (5.63%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (5.63%) Defect Management
7 4 (5.63%) Infrastructure Management
7 4 (5.63%) SDLC
7 4 (5.63%) Software Testing
7 4 (5.63%) Test Strategy
8 3 (4.23%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (4.23%) Problem Management
8 3 (4.23%) Service Design
8 3 (4.23%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 20 (28.17%) SQL
2 6 (8.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.41%) LINC
Qualifications
1 27 (38.03%) Security Cleared
2 19 (26.76%) SC Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) DV Cleared
3 13 (18.31%) ISTQB
3 13 (18.31%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (14.08%) Degree
5 9 (12.68%) ISEB
6 7 (9.86%) MCSA
7 5 (7.04%) CCNA
7 5 (7.04%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (7.04%) MCSE
7 5 (7.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 4 (5.63%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 3 (4.23%) DBS Check
10 2 (2.82%) MCITP
10 2 (2.82%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 1 (1.41%) CCNP
11 1 (1.41%) Dell Certification
11 1 (1.41%) MCP
11 1 (1.41%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.63%) SLA
2 3 (4.23%) ISO 9001
2 3 (4.23%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.41%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 26 (36.62%) Active Directory
1 26 (36.62%) VMware Infrastructure
2 20 (28.17%) Hyper-V
3 14 (19.72%) VMware ESX
4 8 (11.27%) vSphere
5 4 (5.63%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (2.82%) Terminal Services
6 2 (2.82%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.41%) DFS Replication
7 1 (1.41%) Firmware
7 1 (1.41%) ISA Server
7 1 (1.41%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 22 (30.99%) SCCM
2 15 (21.13%) SCOM
3 8 (11.27%) NetBackup
3 8 (11.27%) Norton AntiVirus
4 7 (9.86%) Backup Exec
4 7 (9.86%) McAfee ePO
5 5 (7.04%) AirWatch
5 5 (7.04%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 4 (5.63%) Microsoft Intune
7 2 (2.82%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.41%) MOM
8 1 (1.41%) SCDPM
8 1 (1.41%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.41%) SCSM
8 1 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.41%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 1 (1.41%) Tivoli
8 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Monitoring
8 1 (1.41%) Tivoli Storage Manager
8 1 (1.41%) WSUS
Vendors
1 55 (77.46%) Microsoft
2 39 (54.93%) VMware
3 10 (14.08%) Avaya
4 9 (12.68%) Cisco
5 8 (11.27%) Symantec
6 7 (9.86%) Intel Security
7 5 (7.04%) Citrix
7 5 (7.04%) Red Hat
8 4 (5.63%) Altiris
8 4 (5.63%) Barracuda Networks
8 4 (5.63%) Mitel
8 4 (5.63%) Veritas
9 3 (4.23%) Apple
9 3 (4.23%) Dell
9 3 (4.23%) HP
9 3 (4.23%) Huawei
9 3 (4.23%) Meru Networks
9 3 (4.23%) NEC
9 3 (4.23%) Remedy
9 3 (4.23%) Riverbed
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