Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 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
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 112 98
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 +12
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 20 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.48% 0.53% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 9.43% 2.13% 3.18%
Number of salaries quoted 17 6 4
Somerset median annual salary £24,500 £34,606 £21,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -29.20% +60.96% -14.00%
10th Percentile £21,250 £29,500 £19,875
90th Percentile £26,750 £36,250 £22,250
South West median annual salary £25,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year -36.25% +6.67% -6.25%

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 212 329 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.74% 24.74% 22.73%
Number of salaries quoted 164 288 234
Somerset median annual salary £36,250 £37,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.97% -5.63% +14.29%
10th Percentile £24,000 £23,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £57,500 £63,375
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% -1.32% +8.57%

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 21 November 2017. 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
Bath -2 17 £25,000 -27.76%
Clevedon - 3 £22,500 -
Skype for Business
South West

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 Somerset region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
4 16 (80.00%) VMware
5 14 (70.00%) Firewall
5 14 (70.00%) DHCP
5 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
5 14 (70.00%) DNS
5 14 (70.00%) Veeam
6 12 (60.00%) Skype
7 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 9 (45.00%) Legal
8 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
8 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
9 8 (40.00%) VLAN
9 8 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
9 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
10 6 (30.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
10 6 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
10 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
10 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
11 3 (15.00%) vSphere
11 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
11 3 (15.00%) vCenter Server
11 3 (15.00%) Office 365
11 3 (15.00%) Degree
11 3 (15.00%) Replication
11 3 (15.00%) Information Security

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 9 (45.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (70.00%) DHCP
1 14 (70.00%) DNS
1 14 (70.00%) Firewall
1 14 (70.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (60.00%) Skype
3 8 (40.00%) VLAN
4 1 (5.00%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (5.00%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (45.00%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (45.00%) Legal
2 3 (15.00%) Finance
2 3 (15.00%) Law
Job Titles
1 16 (80.00%) IT Support
2 13 (65.00%) Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) IT Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) IT Support Analyst
2 13 (65.00%) Support Analyst
3 4 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 4 (20.00%) IT Technician
4 3 (15.00%) 1st Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
4 3 (15.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Support Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Desktop Technician
4 3 (15.00%) IT Assistant
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support Assistant
4 3 (15.00%) IT Support Technician
4 3 (15.00%) Support Assistant
4 3 (15.00%) Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 3 (15.00%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 20 (100.00%) Windows
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 19 (95.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 18 (90.00%) Windows 7
4 8 (40.00%) Windows Server
5 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Business Intelligence
1 6 (30.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
1 6 (30.00%) Customer-Centricity
2 3 (15.00%) Information Security
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL
3 2 (10.00%) ITIL V3
4 1 (5.00%) Data Loss Prevention
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) Degree
System Software
1 19 (95.00%) Active Directory
2 10 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.00%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.00%) vSphere
4 2 (10.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (15.00%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 16 (80.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Veeam
3 6 (30.00%) Microsoft
4 2 (10.00%) Citrix