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

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 73 75 76
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 5 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 0.63% 0.70% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 3.45% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 8
Median salary - £40,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -23.80%
UK excluding London median salary £44,317 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+7.43% -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 Southampton region.

Application Platforms Category
Southampton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
116 145 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Southampton 18.18% 20.37% 20.67%
Number of salaries quoted 105 133 150
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £20,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,250 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.62% -

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 22 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
2 8 (53.33%) Finance
3 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
4 4 (26.67%) Citrix
4 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
4 4 (26.67%) Windows
4 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
4 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
5 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
5 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
6 2 (13.33%) Retail
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
6 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
7 1 (6.67%) MS Office
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
7 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
7 1 (6.67%) Skype
7 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
7 1 (6.67%) Firewall
7 1 (6.67%) Cisco

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 10 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 4 (26.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (6.67%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 10 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Firewall
1 1 (6.67%) Skype
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 2 (13.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Applications Manager
1 8 (53.33%) Office 365 Manager
2 3 (20.00%) Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support
2 3 (20.00%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (20.00%) Support Analyst
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support
3 1 (6.67%) IT Support Technician
3 1 (6.67%) IT Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Lync Specialist
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Support
3 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Technician
3 1 (6.67%) Support Technician
Operating Systems
1 4 (26.67%) Windows
2 3 (20.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (13.33%) Resource Management
2 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
2 1 (6.67%) Software Distribution
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) SC Cleared
1 4 (26.67%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Citrix
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco