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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 48 - 54
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 6 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Portsmouth 1.80% - 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 8.96% - 3.92%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 2
Median salary £55,000 - £45,500
90% offered a salary of more than £45,400 - £44,300
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 - £46,700
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £44,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -3.40%  

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 67 75 51
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Portsmouth 20.12% 28.30% 17.17%
Number of salaries quoted 60 70 44
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.64% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £29,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.25% -  

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

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Portsmouth

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Portsmouth over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Portsmouth

For the 6 months to 29 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 Portsmouth region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 5 (83.33%) VMware
3 4 (66.67%) MS Exchange
3 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 4 (66.67%) Citrix
4 3 (50.00%) PBX
4 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (50.00%) SCOM
4 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
4 3 (50.00%) vSphere
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (33.33%) Skype
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 2 (33.33%) Time Management
5 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
5 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 2 (33.33%) MCTS
5 2 (33.33%) MCITP
5 2 (33.33%) SCCM
5 2 (33.33%) MCP
5 2 (33.33%) SLA
5 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification

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 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 3 (50.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) PBX
2 2 (33.33%) Skype
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 3 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Applications Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Consultant
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) SQL Analyst
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support
3 1 (16.67%) Applications Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support
3 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (16.67%) Technical Infrastructure Consultant
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Windows
1 6 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 3 (50.00%) Windows 7
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
1 2 (33.33%) Performance Management
1 2 (33.33%) Time Management
2 1 (16.67%) CRM
2 1 (16.67%) Presales
2 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (50.00%) SC Cleared
1 3 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) MCITP
2 2 (33.33%) MCP
2 2 (33.33%) MCTS
2 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 3 (50.00%) vSphere
2 2 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 2 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (33.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 5 (83.33%) VMware
2 4 (66.67%) Citrix
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (16.67%) Cisco
3 1 (16.67%) Dell
3 1 (16.67%) EMC
3 1 (16.67%) IBM
3 1 (16.67%) NetApp