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 3 months to 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
South West / Somerset
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 71 67
Rank change year-on-year -6 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 2 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.29% 0.77% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.67% 3.33% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £35,000 £34,856 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.41% +62.12%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 Somerset with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Somerset
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 120 150 141
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset 17.14% 23.15% 22.49%
Number of salaries quoted 74 122 129
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.31% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,597 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £55,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Somerset 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 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 3 months to 26 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
Bath -15 1 £30,000 -12.67%
Street - 1 £40,000 -
Skype for Business
South West

For the 6 months to 26 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
2 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) MySQL
2 1 (50.00%) MCP
2 1 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (50.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) MCSE
2 1 (50.00%) Apache
2 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
2 1 (50.00%) Cisco
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (50.00%) HP
2 1 (50.00%) Dell
2 1 (50.00%) EMC
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (50.00%) Avaya
2 1 (50.00%) NetApp
2 1 (50.00%) Veritas
2 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
2 1 (50.00%) Project Management
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) Migration
2 1 (50.00%) CMS
2 1 (50.00%) VMware

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 (50.00%) Apache
1 1 (50.00%) CMS
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2013
1 1 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 1 (50.00%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 2 (100.00%) Skype
2 1 (50.00%) Firewall
2 1 (50.00%) IP Telephony
2 1 (50.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (50.00%) VLAN
2 1 (50.00%) VoIP
2 1 (50.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) MySQL
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) 2nd Line Support
1 1 (50.00%) Voice Engineer
Operating Systems
1 1 (50.00%) Linux
1 1 (50.00%) Windows
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 10
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 7
1 1 (50.00%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Migration
1 1 (50.00%) Project Management
1 1 (50.00%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) MCP
1 1 (50.00%) MCSE
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (50.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (50.00%) Hyper-V
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Virtual Server
1 1 (50.00%) Postfix
1 1 (50.00%) Squid
1 1 (50.00%) Virtual Servers
1 1 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 1 (50.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (50.00%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Avaya
1 1 (50.00%) Cisco
1 1 (50.00%) Dell
1 1 (50.00%) EMC
1 1 (50.00%) HP
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 1 (50.00%) NetApp
1 1 (50.00%) Red Hat
1 1 (50.00%) Verint
1 1 (50.00%) Veritas
1 1 (50.00%) VMware