Period
to 24 June 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 24 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West > Somerset
6 months to
24 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 93 117 99
Rank change year-on-year +24 -18 +4
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 3 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.30% 0.15% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.67% 0.84% 3.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 3 8
Somerset median annual salary £34,966 £40,000 £34,712
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.59% +15.23% +67.29%
10th Percentile £27,500 £29,500 £32,829
90th Percentile £40,982 £42,500 £36,500
South West median annual salary £38,750 £37,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% +4.17% -10.00%

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 180 238 278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 17.80% 17.87% 21.55%
Number of salaries quoted 150 178 237
Somerset median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -6.25% +14.29%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £25,798
90th Percentile £52,500 £48,750 £67,500
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in Somerset

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Somerset

Skype for Business
Job Locations in Somerset

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 Somerset region over the 6 months to 24 June 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Portishead - 2 £39,931 -
Street +3 1 £30,000 -25.00%
Skype for Business
South West

For the 6 months to 24 June 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (100.00%) Windows
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
2 2 (66.67%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
2 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
2 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 2 (66.67%) Finance
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
2 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
2 2 (66.67%) ITIL
3 1 (33.33%) MCP
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) IIS
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 1 (33.33%) Confluence
1 1 (33.33%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (66.67%) MS Visio
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (100.00%) Office 365
2 2 (66.67%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (33.33%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 3 (100.00%) DHCP
1 3 (100.00%) DNS
1 3 (100.00%) Firewall
1 3 (100.00%) Skype
1 3 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) SAN
2 2 (66.67%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (66.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Infrastructure Manager
1 2 (66.67%) ICT Manager
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Manager
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Support Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Technician
2 1 (33.33%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Licensing
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server
3 1 (33.33%) Mac OS X
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 7
3 1 (33.33%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
1 2 (66.67%) Digital Transformation Programme
1 2 (66.67%) ITIL
1 2 (66.67%) PRINCE2
2 1 (33.33%) Asset Management
2 1 (33.33%) Software Licensing
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) MCP
1 1 (33.33%) MCSE
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 2 (66.67%) Virtual Servers
1 2 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) NetApp
2 2 (66.67%) Nimble Storage
2 2 (66.67%) VMware
3 1 (33.33%) Atlassian
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) HP
3 1 (33.33%) Sophos