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 19 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
19 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK / Wales
Rank 81 105 100
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 1.50% 0.29% 0.87%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.12% 1.69% 4.55%
Number of salaries quoted 7 3 7
Median salary £45,000 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -2.66%
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
197 236 264
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 18.41% 17.34% 19.13%
Number of salaries quoted 165 218 227
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £22,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,050
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
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 19 February 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
Mid Wales - 10 £37,500 -
South Wales +22 6 £45,000 +23.28% 2
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 19 February 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 Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 19 (82.61%) Skype
2 16 (69.57%) Unified Communications
3 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
4 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
5 10 (43.48%) ITIL
5 10 (43.48%) Office 365
6 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
7 8 (34.78%) Cisco
7 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
7 8 (34.78%) Billing
8 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
8 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (21.74%) WebEx
9 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (21.74%) Windows
9 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
9 5 (21.74%) QA
9 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
10 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
10 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
10 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
11 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (13.04%) PABX
11 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
11 3 (13.04%) CTI
11 3 (13.04%) VoIP
11 3 (13.04%) MCSE
11 3 (13.04%) ITSM
11 3 (13.04%) Ericsson

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 (8.70%) nginx
2 1 (4.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (4.35%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 11 (47.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 10 (43.48%) Office 365
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (8.70%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (8.70%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 19 (82.61%) Skype
2 16 (69.57%) Unified Communications
3 5 (21.74%) WebEx
4 3 (13.04%) CTI
4 3 (13.04%) MD110
4 3 (13.04%) PABX
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
5 2 (8.70%) Firewall
5 2 (8.70%) Internet
5 2 (8.70%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (4.35%) DHCP
6 1 (4.35%) DNS
General
1 8 (34.78%) Billing
1 8 (34.78%) Telecoms
2 1 (4.35%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (21.74%) UAT Manager
2 3 (13.04%) Telephony Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Junior
3 2 (8.70%) Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) QA Manager
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Senior Network Analyst
3 2 (8.70%) Test Automation Manager
4 1 (4.35%) Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) IT Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Junior Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Cloud Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior IT Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (4.35%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (8.70%) HTML
1 2 (8.70%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (26.09%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (13.04%) Statistics
4 2 (8.70%) Management Information System
4 2 (8.70%) User Experience
5 1 (4.35%) Blackberry
5 1 (4.35%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (21.74%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server
3 1 (4.35%) AIX
3 1 (4.35%) CentOS
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (43.48%) ITIL
2 5 (21.74%) Automated Testing
2 5 (21.74%) User Acceptance Testing
3 4 (17.39%) Service Delivery
4 3 (13.04%) ITSM
4 3 (13.04%) Problem Management
4 3 (13.04%) Service Management
4 3 (13.04%) Stakeholder Management
4 3 (13.04%) TOGAF
5 2 (8.70%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (8.70%) Automation Testing
5 2 (8.70%) Business Continuity
5 2 (8.70%) Coaching
5 2 (8.70%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (8.70%) Mentoring
6 1 (4.35%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (17.39%) PowerShell
2 2 (8.70%) JavaScript
2 2 (8.70%) PHP
Qualifications
1 4 (17.39%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (13.04%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (13.04%) MCSE
3 2 (8.70%) CCNA
3 2 (8.70%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (4.35%) MCP
4 1 (4.35%) MCSA
4 1 (4.35%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (21.74%) QA
2 2 (8.70%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 3 (13.04%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (4.35%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (8.70%) WSUS
2 1 (4.35%) SCCM
Vendors
1 13 (56.52%) Microsoft
2 8 (34.78%) Cisco
3 3 (13.04%) Ericsson
3 3 (13.04%) Mitel
3 3 (13.04%) VMware
4 2 (8.70%) Avaya
4 2 (8.70%) Dell
5 1 (4.35%) EMC
5 1 (4.35%) IBM
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
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