The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 98 77 91
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +14
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 29 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 0.39% 2.10% 1.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.28% 11.42% 7.76%
Number of salaries quoted 5 24 16
Median salary £36,378 £44,750 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-18.70% +27.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £55,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
Skype for Business
UK

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

Application Platforms Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
219 254 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 16.98% 18.43% 16.53%
Number of salaries quoted 192 237 194
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,783
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £52,500 £44,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the Wales 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 Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Skype for Business Salary Trend in Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the Wales region over the 3 months to 23 May 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in Wales

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Wales

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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 May 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
South Wales -8 4 £34,439 +14.79%
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
2 4 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (37.50%) Skype
3 3 (37.50%) HP
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (37.50%) CCNA
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Windows
3 3 (37.50%) MCSE
4 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 2 (25.00%) LAN
4 2 (25.00%) ITIL
4 2 (25.00%) MCP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
4 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
4 2 (25.00%) DNS
4 2 (25.00%) WAN
4 2 (25.00%) DHCP
4 2 (25.00%) CCA
4 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
4 2 (25.00%) CCEA
4 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Wales 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 2 (25.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 2 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2000
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2003
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
2 1 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (12.50%) IIS
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 1 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (12.50%) WebSphere
Applications
1 1 (12.50%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 2 (25.00%) Office 365
2 1 (12.50%) IaaS
2 1 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (12.50%) PaaS
2 1 (12.50%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Skype
2 2 (25.00%) DHCP
2 2 (25.00%) DNS
2 2 (25.00%) LAN
2 2 (25.00%) NetScaler
2 2 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (12.50%) DPNSS
3 1 (12.50%) Firewall
3 1 (12.50%) PBX
3 1 (12.50%) PSTN
3 1 (12.50%) QSIG
3 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
3 1 (12.50%) VoIP
3 1 (12.50%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (12.50%) Retail
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Technical Support
2 1 (12.50%) 3rd Line Support
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Cisco Voice Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
2 1 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Project Manager
2 1 (12.50%) Rollout Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Technical Support Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Voice Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) Web Services
1 1 (12.50%) WSH
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (12.50%) AS400
1 1 (12.50%) BYOD
1 1 (12.50%) Clustering
1 1 (12.50%) Informatics
1 1 (12.50%) NHS
1 1 (12.50%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (37.50%) Windows
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (25.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (12.50%) Linux
3 1 (12.50%) OS/400
3 1 (12.50%) Windows 2000
3 1 (12.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (25.00%) ITIL
2 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (12.50%) Operations Management
2 1 (12.50%) PRINCE2
2 1 (12.50%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (25.00%) SQL
2 1 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (12.50%) Python
2 1 (12.50%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (37.50%) CCNA
2 3 (37.50%) Cisco Certification
2 3 (37.50%) MCSE
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (25.00%) CCA
3 2 (25.00%) CCEA
3 2 (25.00%) Citrix Certification
3 2 (25.00%) MCP
3 2 (25.00%) MCSA
4 1 (12.50%) CCVP
4 1 (12.50%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) ISO 9001
1 1 (12.50%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 2 (25.00%) XenApp
3 2 (25.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (12.50%) DFS Replication
4 1 (12.50%) MetaFrame
Systems Management
1 2 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 2 (25.00%) XenMobile
2 1 (12.50%) Backup Exec
2 1 (12.50%) BMC PATROL
2 1 (12.50%) HP SIM
2 1 (12.50%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (12.50%) OpenView
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 6 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) Citrix
2 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 3 (37.50%) Cisco
3 3 (37.50%) Dell
3 3 (37.50%) HP
4 2 (25.00%) Dell Compellent
4 2 (25.00%) Veeam
5 1 (12.50%) arcserve
5 1 (12.50%) BMC
5 1 (12.50%) Compaq
5 1 (12.50%) IBM
5 1 (12.50%) Intel Security
5 1 (12.50%) Remedy
5 1 (12.50%) Sonus
5 1 (12.50%) Splunk
5 1 (12.50%) Symantec
5 1 (12.50%) Veritas