The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South East / Hampshire
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 160 165 127
Rank change year-on-year +5 -38  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 28 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hampshire 0.55% 0.80% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 3.92% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 15 27 43
Median salary £42,500 £35,500 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +19.71% -7.79%  
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 Hampshire with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Hampshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 536 715 714
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Hampshire 18.38% 20.51% 19.21%
Number of salaries quoted 495 660 573
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,500 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Hampshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Hampshire 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 Hampshire

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Hampshire

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Hampshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Hampshire over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Hampshire

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Hampshire

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 Hampshire region over the 3 months to 24 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
Southampton +3 5 £42,500 +11.84%
Portsmouth -18 4 £42,500 +30.76% 1
Eastleigh - 4 £42,500 -
Winchester - 1 £22,500 -
Skype for Business
South East

For the 6 months to 24 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 Hampshire region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 24 (77.42%) Office 365
2 19 (61.29%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
3 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
3 17 (54.84%) Skype
4 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
5 11 (35.48%) VMware
6 10 (32.26%) Citrix
6 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
7 9 (29.03%) SLA
8 8 (25.81%) Dell
8 8 (25.81%) SCCM
8 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
9 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
10 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
10 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
10 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
10 6 (19.35%) EMC
10 6 (19.35%) NetApp
10 6 (19.35%) SQL
10 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
11 5 (16.13%) Cisco
11 5 (16.13%) IBM
11 5 (16.13%) DHCP
11 5 (16.13%) DNS
11 5 (16.13%) Retail
11 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
11 5 (16.13%) Presales
11 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
11 5 (16.13%) Windows 7

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hampshire 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 10 (32.26%) MS Exchange
2 6 (19.35%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (16.13%) Exchange Server 2013
4 4 (12.90%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.45%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 6 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (6.45%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (3.23%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 24 (77.42%) Office 365
2 8 (25.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (6.45%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (6.45%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 17 (54.84%) Skype
2 5 (16.13%) DHCP
2 5 (16.13%) DNS
2 5 (16.13%) Unified Communications
3 3 (9.68%) PBX
4 2 (6.45%) LAN
4 2 (6.45%) SAN
4 2 (6.45%) VLAN
4 2 (6.45%) VoIP
4 2 (6.45%) WAN
4 2 (6.45%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (3.23%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (9.68%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2005
2 2 (6.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.23%) Pentaho
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (3.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 5 (16.13%) Retail
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 2 (6.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (32.26%) Consultant
2 8 (25.81%) Technical Consultant
3 6 (19.35%) Office 365 Specialist
3 6 (19.35%) Technical Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Analyst
4 5 (16.13%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 5 (16.13%) Messaging Specialist
4 5 (16.13%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (12.90%) IT Support
5 4 (12.90%) Support Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 3 (9.68%) Lync Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Support Analyst
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support
7 2 (6.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Field Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Field Support Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Support Consultant
7 2 (6.45%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.23%) .NET
1 1 (3.23%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (9.68%) Client/Server
2 2 (6.45%) Data Centre
3 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.23%) CMDB
3 1 (3.23%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 12 (38.71%) Windows Server
3 7 (22.58%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (16.13%) Windows 7
5 4 (12.90%) Windows 8
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (6.45%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.45%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (19.35%) Service Delivery
2 5 (16.13%) Presales
3 4 (12.90%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (12.90%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.68%) ITIL
4 3 (9.68%) Security Operations
5 2 (6.45%) Document Management
5 2 (6.45%) Incident Management
5 2 (6.45%) Migration
5 2 (6.45%) Performance Management
5 2 (6.45%) Time Management
6 1 (3.23%) Application Packaging
6 1 (3.23%) Capacity Management
6 1 (3.23%) CRM
6 1 (3.23%) Data Integration
6 1 (3.23%) Database Security
6 1 (3.23%) Database Tuning
6 1 (3.23%) DevOps
6 1 (3.23%) ITSM
6 1 (3.23%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 6 (19.35%) SQL
2 5 (16.13%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (12.90%) MCITP
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (12.90%) SC Cleared
1 4 (12.90%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.45%) MCP
2 2 (6.45%) MCSE
2 2 (6.45%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (29.03%) SLA
System Software
1 17 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 6 (19.35%) Hyper-V
3 4 (12.90%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (9.68%) vSphere
5 2 (6.45%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 8 (25.81%) SCCM
2 3 (9.68%) SCOM
3 1 (3.23%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 17 (54.84%) Microsoft
2 11 (35.48%) VMware
3 10 (32.26%) Citrix
4 8 (25.81%) Dell
5 6 (19.35%) EMC
5 6 (19.35%) NetApp
6 5 (16.13%) Cisco
6 5 (16.13%) IBM
7 4 (12.90%) Polycom
8 1 (3.23%) HP
8 1 (3.23%) Remedy
8 1 (3.23%) SolarWinds
8 1 (3.23%) Symantec
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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