Period
to 18 January 2019

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 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 104 90 127
Rank change year-on-year -14 +37 +14
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 17 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.32% 1.25% 0.41%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.74% 5.92% 2.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5 17 8
South Wales median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.67% -30.64% +18.49%
10th Percentile £31,925 £25,750 £22,300
90th Percentile £38,150 £41,900 £47,500
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £30,000 £43,250
% change year-on-year +21.67% -30.64% +18.49%

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 South Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 287 287 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 18.41% 21.12% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 261 264 338
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £28,750 £23,500 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £48,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% -9.09% +2.67%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

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
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 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Cardiff -10 5 £36,500 +0.69% 1
Skype for Business
Wales

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (80.00%) DHCP
2 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (80.00%) DNS
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 3 (60.00%) Dell
3 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 3 (60.00%) Avaya
3 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
3 3 (60.00%) Apple
3 3 (60.00%) Nagios
3 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
3 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 4 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (80.00%) Office 365
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (60.00%) Amazon CloudWatch
2 3 (60.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) DHCP
1 4 (80.00%) DNS
1 4 (80.00%) TCP/IP
2 3 (60.00%) Skype
2 3 (60.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) SAN
3 1 (20.00%) WLAN
Job Titles
1 1 (20.00%) Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Network Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Senior Systems Engineer
1 1 (20.00%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 5 (100.00%) Windows
1 5 (100.00%) Windows Server
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
3 3 (60.00%) CentOS
3 3 (60.00%) Ubuntu
3 3 (60.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (60.00%) Application Packaging
1 3 (60.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 3 (60.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 3 (60.00%) Root Cause Analysis
1 3 (60.00%) Technical Architecture
1 3 (60.00%) Workload Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) ITIL
2 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
2 1 (20.00%) Network Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Proactive Monitoring
2 1 (20.00%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) PowerShell
System Software
1 5 (100.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 1 (20.00%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Nagios
2 1 (20.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Apple
2 3 (60.00%) Avaya
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) Dell
2 3 (60.00%) Dell Compellent
2 3 (60.00%) EqualLogic
2 3 (60.00%) Freshdesk
2 3 (60.00%) Nexenta
3 1 (20.00%) Aruba
3 1 (20.00%) HP