The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Wales / South Wales
Rank 83 98 86
Rank change year-on-year +15 -12  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.58% 0.081% 1.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.99% 0.57% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Median salary £45,000 - £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,125 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.82% -1.16%  

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 167 176 223
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 19.42% 14.27% 18.93%
Number of salaries quoted 159 154 199
Median salary £40,000 £38,240 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.60% +1.97%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,900 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 South Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in South Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in South Wales over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in South Wales

Skype for Business
Job Locations in South Wales

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 South Wales region over the 3 months to 26 March 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
Cardiff - 5 £45,000 - 1
Skype for Business
Wales

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

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

1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 7 (70.00%) Skype
3 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
4 5 (50.00%) WebEx
4 5 (50.00%) Billing
4 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
4 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
4 5 (50.00%) QA
4 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
5 4 (40.00%) Windows
6 3 (30.00%) VMware
6 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
7 2 (20.00%) HTML5
7 2 (20.00%) IaaS
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
7 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
7 2 (20.00%) nginx
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
7 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
7 2 (20.00%) VoIP
7 2 (20.00%) Firewall
7 2 (20.00%) Internet
7 2 (20.00%) HTML
7 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (20.00%) PHP
7 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (20.00%) Avaya

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales 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 2 (20.00%) nginx
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (10.00%) IIS
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon ELB
1 2 (20.00%) IaaS
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (70.00%) Skype
2 6 (60.00%) Unified Communications
3 5 (50.00%) WebEx
4 2 (20.00%) Firewall
4 2 (20.00%) Internet
4 2 (20.00%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (20.00%) VoIP
General
1 5 (50.00%) Billing
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (10.00%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (50.00%) UAT Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) QA Manager
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (20.00%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (10.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Junior
3 1 (10.00%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior IT Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Team Leader
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (20.00%) HTML
1 2 (20.00%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 7 (70.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Windows
2 3 (30.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (10.00%) AIX
3 1 (10.00%) CentOS
3 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Automated Testing
1 5 (50.00%) User Acceptance Testing
2 2 (20.00%) Automation Testing
3 1 (10.00%) Coaching
3 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (10.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 2 (20.00%) JavaScript
1 2 (20.00%) PHP
2 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) CCNA
1 2 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (50.00%) QA
System Software
1 3 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (10.00%) SCCM
1 1 (10.00%) WSUS
Vendors
1 9 (90.00%) Cisco
2 3 (30.00%) VMware
3 2 (20.00%) Avaya
3 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (10.00%) Dell
4 1 (10.00%) EMC
4 1 (10.00%) IBM
4 1 (10.00%) Red Hat
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