Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire > Portsmouth
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 71 68 88
Rank change year-on-year -3 +20 +25
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 2.44% 0.90% 0.37%
As % of the Application Platforms category 12.32% 5.00% 1.76%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 3
Portsmouth median annual salary £42,500 £34,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -20.00% +41.67%
10th Percentile £34,500 £26,875 £37,050
90th Percentile £63,750 £45,375 £43,750
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £31,250 £45,000
% change year-on-year +28.00% -30.56% +16.13%

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following 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.

All Application Platform Skills
Portsmouth
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 138 120 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 19.77% 18.02% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 133 114 146
Portsmouth median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,674
Median salary % change year-on-year - -4.02% -4.75%
10th Percentile £22,750 £29,325 £25,000
90th Percentile £50,750 £52,500 £55,000
Hampshire median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year - -2.44% +9.33%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Portsmouth

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth.

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

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Portsmouth over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 12 (70.59%) Windows
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) Performance Management
3 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
4 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (47.06%) vSphere
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
5 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
5 8 (47.06%) VPN
5 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 7 (41.18%) Skype
6 7 (41.18%) SCOM
7 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
7 6 (35.29%) SCCM
7 6 (35.29%) Retail
7 6 (35.29%) Cisco
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
9 4 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
9 4 (23.53%) Security Patching
9 4 (23.53%) Office 365

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 10 (58.82%) MS Exchange
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (47.06%) Exchange Server 2013
3 4 (23.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Infor M3
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (23.53%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (47.06%) VPN
2 7 (41.18%) Skype
3 4 (23.53%) BGP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco ASA
3 4 (23.53%) EIGRP
3 4 (23.53%) Ethernet
3 4 (23.53%) Firewall
3 4 (23.53%) LAN
3 4 (23.53%) MPLS
3 4 (23.53%) OSPF
3 4 (23.53%) PBX
3 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 4 (23.53%) Unified Communications
3 4 (23.53%) WAN
3 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
4 2 (11.76%) ISDN
4 2 (11.76%) SAN
5 1 (5.88%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) SQL Server
General
1 6 (35.29%) Retail
2 4 (23.53%) Manufacturing
3 2 (11.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (29.41%) Consultant
1 5 (29.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Head of Networks
2 4 (23.53%) Server Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) Technical Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Lync Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Microsoft Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Messaging Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Senior Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Server Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.88%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Blackberry
1 4 (23.53%) Clustering
2 2 (11.76%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 12 (70.59%) Windows
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server
2 8 (47.06%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (23.53%) Windows 7
3 4 (23.53%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) Performance Management
2 8 (47.06%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (23.53%) Business Continuity
3 4 (23.53%) Capacity Management
3 4 (23.53%) Collaborative Working
3 4 (23.53%) Demand Management
3 4 (23.53%) Incident Management
3 4 (23.53%) ITIL
3 4 (23.53%) ITSM
3 4 (23.53%) Migration
3 4 (23.53%) Network Design
3 4 (23.53%) Network Management
3 4 (23.53%) Procure-to-Pay
3 4 (23.53%) Risk Management
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (23.53%) Security Patching
4 3 (17.65%) Presales
5 2 (11.76%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 9 (52.94%) PowerShell
2 2 (11.76%) Bash Shell
2 2 (11.76%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (52.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (35.29%) SC Cleared
2 6 (35.29%) Security Cleared
3 4 (23.53%) CCDP
3 4 (23.53%) CCNP
3 4 (23.53%) Cisco Certification
3 4 (23.53%) Degree
3 4 (23.53%) MCSA
3 4 (23.53%) MCSE
4 3 (17.65%) MCITP
4 3 (17.65%) MCP
4 3 (17.65%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (52.94%) VMware Infrastructure
2 8 (47.06%) Active Directory
2 8 (47.06%) vSphere
3 5 (29.41%) Hyper-V
4 3 (17.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (41.18%) SCOM
2 6 (35.29%) SCCM
3 4 (23.53%) DatAdvantage
3 4 (23.53%) Failover Clustering
3 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Clustering
3 4 (23.53%) WSUS
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) VMware
2 11 (64.71%) Microsoft
3 6 (35.29%) Cisco
4 4 (23.53%) Aerohive Networks
4 4 (23.53%) Avaya
4 4 (23.53%) F5
4 4 (23.53%) Trend Micro
4 4 (23.53%) Varonis
5 2 (11.76%) Citrix
5 2 (11.76%) Dell
5 2 (11.76%) EMC
5 2 (11.76%) IBM
5 2 (11.76%) NetApp