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 18 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
18 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / South West
Rank 204 179 174
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 28 72 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.57% 1.29% 1.35%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.77% 5.86% 6.30%
Number of salaries quoted 17 60 80
Median salary £42,500 £30,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+39.34% -23.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £21,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.87% -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 West region.

Application Platforms Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
1011 1229 1270
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 20.41% 22.03% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 869 1080 1143
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £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 18 January 2017.

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 18 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
Bristol +8 15 £42,500 +13.33% 7
Cornwall - 7 - -
Wiltshire +29 6 £37,500 -25.00%
Skype for Business
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 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 West region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) Skype
3 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
4 23 (50.00%) VMware
5 22 (47.83%) ITIL
6 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
6 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
6 18 (39.13%) Office 365
7 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
7 17 (36.96%) Windows
8 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
8 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
9 14 (30.43%) Cisco
10 13 (28.26%) SCCM
10 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
11 12 (26.09%) Unified Communications
11 12 (26.09%) SQL
12 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
12 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
13 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
13 10 (21.74%) Degree
14 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (17.39%) MCSE
15 8 (17.39%) CCNA
15 8 (17.39%) Migration
15 8 (17.39%) Service Management
15 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
15 8 (17.39%) Firewall
15 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013

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 24 (52.17%) MS Exchange
2 17 (36.96%) SharePoint
3 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (8.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (4.35%) SharePoint Server
7 1 (2.17%) Apache
Applications
1 18 (39.13%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.17%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (4.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 18 (39.13%) Office 365
2 3 (6.52%) Azure Active Directory
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 28 (60.87%) Skype
2 12 (26.09%) Unified Communications
3 8 (17.39%) Firewall
4 7 (15.22%) DNS
4 7 (15.22%) LAN
4 7 (15.22%) WAN
5 6 (13.04%) SAN
6 5 (10.87%) DHCP
6 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
7 4 (8.70%) Cisco ASA
7 4 (8.70%) VLAN
7 4 (8.70%) VoIP
7 4 (8.70%) VPN
7 4 (8.70%) Wireless
8 3 (6.52%) SMTP
9 2 (4.35%) Internet
9 2 (4.35%) Intranet
9 2 (4.35%) MPLS
9 2 (4.35%) NAS
10 1 (2.17%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.87%) SQL Server
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (6.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (2.17%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 2 (4.35%) ClearCase
2 1 (2.17%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (8.70%) Finance
2 3 (6.52%) Telecoms
3 2 (4.35%) Back Office
3 2 (4.35%) Electronics
3 2 (4.35%) Legal
3 2 (4.35%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.35%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 11 (23.91%) Analyst
2 5 (10.87%) Network Engineer
2 5 (10.87%) Test Analyst
3 4 (8.70%) Consultant
3 4 (8.70%) Exchange Engineer
3 4 (8.70%) Tester
4 3 (6.52%) Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Cisco Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Exchange Support
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 3 (6.52%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (6.52%) Network Support
4 3 (6.52%) SC Cleared Test Analyst
4 3 (6.52%) Systems Administrator
4 3 (6.52%) Team Leader
5 2 (4.35%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) Exchange Migration Engineer
5 2 (4.35%) IT Analyst
5 2 (4.35%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (15.22%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (13.04%) Data Centre
3 4 (8.70%) Clustering
4 3 (6.52%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 2 (4.35%) Driving Licence
5 2 (4.35%) Mobile Computing
5 2 (4.35%) Performance Metrics
5 2 (4.35%) Replication
5 2 (4.35%) User Experience
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Computer Science
6 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 17 (36.96%) Windows
2 11 (23.91%) Windows Server 2012
3 10 (21.74%) Windows Server
4 8 (17.39%) Windows 7
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (8.70%) Linux
6 3 (6.52%) Mac OS X
6 3 (6.52%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.35%) Apple iOS
8 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.17%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (47.83%) ITIL
2 8 (17.39%) Migration
2 8 (17.39%) Service Delivery
2 8 (17.39%) Service Management
3 6 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 6 (13.04%) Line Management
3 6 (13.04%) Test Scripting
4 5 (10.87%) Problem Management
5 4 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (8.70%) Load Balancing
5 4 (8.70%) Network Design
5 4 (8.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 3 (6.52%) B2B
6 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
6 3 (6.52%) Information Security
6 3 (6.52%) ITSM
6 3 (6.52%) Network Management
6 3 (6.52%) Open Source
6 3 (6.52%) Project Management
6 3 (6.52%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 12 (26.09%) SQL
2 6 (13.04%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (32.61%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (21.74%) Degree
3 9 (19.57%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (17.39%) CCNA
4 8 (17.39%) MCSE
4 8 (17.39%) Security Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) DV Cleared
5 6 (13.04%) ISTQB
5 6 (13.04%) MCSA
5 6 (13.04%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 4 (8.70%) ISEB
6 4 (8.70%) SC Cleared
7 3 (6.52%) CCNP
7 3 (6.52%) ITIL Certification
8 2 (4.35%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 2 (4.35%) MCITP
9 1 (2.17%) CCDP
9 1 (2.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.70%) SLA
2 3 (6.52%) ISO 9001
2 3 (6.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (4.35%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 18 (39.13%) Active Directory
2 13 (28.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (23.91%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
5 3 (6.52%) vSphere
6 2 (4.35%) DFS Replication
6 2 (4.35%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (2.17%) KVM
7 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (2.17%) Postfix
7 1 (2.17%) Squid
7 1 (2.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Server
7 1 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (2.17%) XenApp
7 1 (2.17%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (28.26%) SCCM
2 7 (15.22%) SCOM
3 4 (8.70%) NetBackup
4 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (6.52%) Norton AntiVirus
4 3 (6.52%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 2 (4.35%) AirWatch
5 2 (4.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (4.35%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (2.17%) OpenNebula
6 1 (2.17%) WSUS
Vendors
1 35 (76.09%) Microsoft
2 23 (50.00%) VMware
3 14 (30.43%) Cisco
4 6 (13.04%) Barracuda Networks
5 5 (10.87%) Avaya
6 4 (8.70%) Citrix
6 4 (8.70%) Juniper
7 3 (6.52%) 3PAR
7 3 (6.52%) Apple
7 3 (6.52%) CheckPoint
7 3 (6.52%) F5
7 3 (6.52%) HP
7 3 (6.52%) Huawei
7 3 (6.52%) IronPort
7 3 (6.52%) Meru Networks
7 3 (6.52%) RightFax
7 3 (6.52%) Riverbed
7 3 (6.52%) Symantec
7 3 (6.52%) Veritas
8 2 (4.35%) Altiris
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