The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Gloucestershire
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 100 94 -
Rank change year-on-year -6 -  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 0.32% 0.51% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 2.14% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 0
Median salary £31,000 £41,250 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -24.84% -  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 Gloucestershire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Gloucestershire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 216 234 241
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Gloucestershire 22.93% 24.07% 22.89%
Number of salaries quoted 192 162 189
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £29,400 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Gloucestershire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Gloucestershire 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 Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Gloucestershire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Gloucestershire over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Gloucestershire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

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 Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 26 June 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
Cheltenham +15 2 £31,000 -
Gloucester -1 1 £52,500 +23.52%
Skype for Business
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Gloucestershire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) MCP
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) Advertising
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) MCSE
2 2 (66.67%) MCSA
3 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Gloucestershire 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 3 (100.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2013
Cloud Services
1 2 (66.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) Remote Desktop
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) NAS
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
3 1 (33.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (100.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2000
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 2 (66.67%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support
1 2 (66.67%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Support Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Support
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Client/Server
1 1 (33.33%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Windows XP
3 1 (33.33%) CentOS
3 1 (33.33%) Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 10
3 1 (33.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
1 1 (33.33%) Logistics
1 1 (33.33%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Qualifications
1 2 (66.67%) MCP
1 2 (66.67%) MCSA
1 2 (66.67%) MCSE
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (33.33%) DV Cleared
2 1 (33.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Hyper-V
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (33.33%) DFS Replication
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft App-V
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Desktop
3 1 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCDPM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOrch
1 1 (33.33%) SCSM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) ArcSight
3 1 (33.33%) Dell
3 1 (33.33%) Lumension
3 1 (33.33%) Red Hat