The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for Skype for Business skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 69 67
Rank change year-on-year +11 -2  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 0.40% 0.15% 1.19%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.53% 0.80% 8.82%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 5
Median salary £23,000 £36,378 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -36.77% +32.28%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 79 125 102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 15.80% 18.27% 13.49%
Number of salaries quoted 68 115 89
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £28,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +28.57%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,942 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Cardiff

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 Cardiff region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 6 (85.71%) Cisco
3 5 (71.43%) Billing
3 5 (71.43%) QA
3 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (57.14%) WebEx
4 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
4 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
4 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
4 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
5 2 (28.57%) Coaching
6 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
6 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
6 1 (14.29%) Document Management
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
6 1 (14.29%) Finance
6 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
6 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
6 1 (14.29%) Line Management
6 1 (14.29%) Social Media
6 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft
6 1 (14.29%) Adobe
6 1 (14.29%) Citrix
6 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
6 1 (14.29%) Service Management
6 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff 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 1 (14.29%) SharePoint
1 1 (14.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (14.29%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) Skype
2 4 (57.14%) Unified Communications
2 4 (57.14%) WebEx
3 1 (14.29%) VPN
General
1 5 (71.43%) Billing
2 4 (57.14%) Telecoms
3 1 (14.29%) Finance
3 1 (14.29%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) UAT Manager
2 2 (28.57%) QA Manager
2 2 (28.57%) Team Leader
2 2 (28.57%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (14.29%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (14.29%) Trainer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (71.43%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) e-Learning
2 1 (14.29%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Mac OS X
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
1 1 (14.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Test Automation
1 4 (57.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (28.57%) Coaching
2 2 (28.57%) Mentoring
3 1 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (14.29%) CRM
3 1 (14.29%) Document Management
3 1 (14.29%) ITIL
3 1 (14.29%) Line Management
3 1 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Service Management
3 1 (14.29%) Translating Business Requirements
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (71.43%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Cisco
2 1 (14.29%) Adobe
2 1 (14.29%) Citrix
2 1 (14.29%) Microsoft