The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Southampton region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 64 77 69
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 12 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 1.93% 1.00% 1.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.92% 5.65% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 12
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £18,250
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +146.57%
UK excluding London median salary £44,250 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.11% +1.19%
Skype for Business
Hampshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
121 124 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 19.42% 17.69% 20.35%
Number of salaries quoted 100 117 141
Median salary £35,000 £40,000 £31,976
Median salary % change year-on-year
-12.50% +25.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £30,600 £18,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Southampton

The demand trend of job ads across the Southampton 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 Southampton

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Southampton

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 5 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
3 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
4 8 (36.36%) Finance
4 8 (36.36%) Citrix
5 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
6 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
7 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
8 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (18.18%) VMware
9 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
9 3 (13.64%) MS Office
10 2 (9.09%) ITIL
10 2 (9.09%) C
10 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
10 2 (9.09%) SAN
10 2 (9.09%) NetApp
10 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
10 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (9.09%) Symantec
10 2 (9.09%) Remedy
10 2 (9.09%) HP
10 2 (9.09%) Dell
10 2 (9.09%) EMC
10 2 (9.09%) Change Management
10 2 (9.09%) Wyse

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 12 (54.55%) SharePoint
2 6 (27.27%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 5 (22.73%) MS Excel
2 3 (13.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (54.55%) Office 365
2 2 (9.09%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (9.09%) NAS
1 2 (9.09%) NetScaler
1 2 (9.09%) SAN
1 2 (9.09%) Skype
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.09%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (36.36%) Finance
2 2 (9.09%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (36.36%) Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Applications Manager
1 8 (36.36%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 8 (36.36%) Office 365 Manager
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support
2 7 (31.82%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 7 (31.82%) Support Analyst
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Support
3 5 (22.73%) Applications Support Analyst
4 4 (18.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support
5 2 (9.09%) Citrix Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (9.09%) Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Fat Client
1 2 (9.09%) Thin Client
1 2 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 10 (45.45%) Windows
2 7 (31.82%) Windows Server
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (9.09%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (13.64%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (9.09%) Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) Change Management
2 2 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (9.09%) Data Analytics
2 2 (9.09%) ITIL
2 2 (9.09%) Resource Management
3 1 (4.55%) Incident Management
3 1 (4.55%) Performance Management
3 1 (4.55%) Software Distribution
Programming Languages
1 2 (9.09%) C
1 2 (9.09%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 10 (45.45%) SC Cleared
1 10 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 2 (9.09%) DatAdvantage
1 2 (9.09%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (9.09%) Failover Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (9.09%) SCOM
Vendors
1 11 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (36.36%) Citrix
3 4 (18.18%) VMware
4 2 (9.09%) Dell
4 2 (9.09%) EMC
4 2 (9.09%) HP
4 2 (9.09%) NetApp
4 2 (9.09%) Remedy
4 2 (9.09%) SolarWinds
4 2 (9.09%) Symantec
4 2 (9.09%) Varonis
4 2 (9.09%) Wyse
5 1 (4.55%) Cisco