The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Dorset 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Dorset
Rank 50 75 88
Rank change year-on-year +25 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Dorset 0.53% 0.98% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 3.21% 4.02%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 6
Median salary £51,500 £36,000 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +43.05% -12.19%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -1.16%  

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 Dorset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Dorset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 55 218 199
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Dorset 14.67% 30.66% 25.55%
Number of salaries quoted 45 153 173
Median salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.16% +2.85%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £24,000 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £45,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Dorset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Dorset 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 Dorset

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Dorset

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Dorset

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Dorset

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 Dorset region over the 3 months to 23 March 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
Poole - 2 £51,500 -
Skype for Business
South West

Skype for Business
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Dorset

For the 6 months to 23 March 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 Dorset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
1 2 (100.00%) OneDrive
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Presales

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Dorset 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 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (100.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365
1 2 (100.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
General
1 2 (100.00%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Consultant
1 2 (100.00%) Office 365 Consultant
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Presales
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft