The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 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)
Hampshire / Portsmouth
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 35 48
Rank change year-on-year -21 +13  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 11 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.12% 4.44% 0.68%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.65% 20.00% 3.85%
Number of salaries quoted 4 11 1
Median salary £42,500 £32,500 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.76% -30.85%  
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 Portsmouth with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 86 55 52
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 24.09% 22.18% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 83 52 38
Median salary £40,000 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.07% -7.14%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Portsmouth 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 Portsmouth

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Portsmouth

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Portsmouth

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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 9 (90.00%) VMware
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
3 6 (60.00%) Skype
3 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
3 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
4 5 (50.00%) Presales
4 5 (50.00%) Office 365
4 5 (50.00%) NetApp
4 5 (50.00%) Dell
4 5 (50.00%) EMC
4 5 (50.00%) Cisco
4 5 (50.00%) IBM
4 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
5 4 (40.00%) Citrix
6 3 (30.00%) PBX
6 3 (30.00%) SQL
6 3 (30.00%) SCOM
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
6 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows 7

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Portsmouth 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 4 (40.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Cloud Services
1 6 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (30.00%) PBX
3 1 (10.00%) SAN
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Consultant
1 6 (60.00%) Technical Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 5 (50.00%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
3 3 (30.00%) Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (30.00%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Applications Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (20.00%) SQL Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support
5 1 (10.00%) Applications Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support
5 1 (10.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
5 1 (10.00%) Support Analyst
Operating Systems
1 10 (100.00%) Windows
1 10 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (30.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Presales
1 5 (50.00%) Service Delivery
2 2 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (20.00%) Performance Management
2 2 (20.00%) Time Management
3 1 (10.00%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 5 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 3 (30.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (30.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (20.00%) MCITP
2 2 (20.00%) MCP
2 2 (20.00%) MCTS
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (30.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
2 3 (30.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) VMware
2 5 (50.00%) Cisco
2 5 (50.00%) Dell
2 5 (50.00%) EMC
2 5 (50.00%) IBM
2 5 (50.00%) NetApp
3 4 (40.00%) Citrix
3 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
Portsmouth, Hampshire
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