Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 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
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 137 146
Rank change year-on-year +44 +9 -25
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 4 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 1.18% 0.18% 0.21%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.47% 0.99% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 17 4 5
South Wales median annual salary £30,000 £33,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -9.59% -2.67%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,700 £27,050
90th Percentile £41,900 £43,925 £46,250
Wales median annual salary £30,000 £33,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year -9.09% -9.59% +7.35%

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 311 403 334
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 21.67% 18.43% 13.72%
Number of salaries quoted 294 373 278
South Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.86%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £47,500 £55,000 £45,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £34,000
% change year-on-year -6.67% +10.29% -2.86%

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
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in South Wales over the 6 months to 24 November 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 6 months to 24 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
Cardiff +41 8 £36,250 +54.26%
Newport +6 8 £28,500 -35.23%
Torfaen - 1 £35,000 -
Skype for Business
Wales

For the 6 months to 24 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 South Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 17 (100.00%) Skype
2 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
3 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
4 12 (70.59%) LAN
4 12 (70.59%) WAN
4 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
4 12 (70.59%) VMware
5 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 9 (52.94%) DHCP
6 9 (52.94%) DNS
7 8 (47.06%) ITIL
7 8 (47.06%) Windows
7 8 (47.06%) Project Management
7 8 (47.06%) Network Virtualisation
8 6 (35.29%) Office 365
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
9 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
9 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
10 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
10 4 (23.53%) PBX
10 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
10 4 (23.53%) SAN
10 4 (23.53%) DMZ
10 4 (23.53%) Retail
10 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
10 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
11 3 (17.65%) Yealink
11 3 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
11 3 (17.65%) SCCM
11 3 (17.65%) Polycom

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 5 (29.41%) MS Exchange
2 3 (17.65%) SharePoint
3 1 (5.88%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (17.65%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 6 (35.29%) Office 365
2 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Skype
2 12 (70.59%) LAN
2 12 (70.59%) WAN
3 9 (52.94%) DHCP
3 9 (52.94%) DNS
4 4 (23.53%) DMZ
4 4 (23.53%) PBX
4 4 (23.53%) SAN
5 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 1 (5.88%) PSTN
6 1 (5.88%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (5.88%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 3 (17.65%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Engineer
2 5 (29.41%) IT Support
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Desktop Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) IT Supervisor
3 4 (23.53%) Support Supervisor
3 4 (23.53%) Support Team Leader
3 4 (23.53%) Team Leader
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
4 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Supervisor
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Handset
1 3 (17.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) Windows
2 4 (23.53%) Windows Server
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 10
3 3 (17.65%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Network Virtualisation
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) E-Commerce
2 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) Asset Management
3 3 (17.65%) Mathematics
3 3 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
4 1 (5.88%) Change Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) Data Transformation
4 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (17.65%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (5.88%) MCSA
1 1 (5.88%) MCSE
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) SLA
System Software
1 16 (94.12%) Active Directory
2 12 (70.59%) Hyper-V
3 11 (64.71%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (17.65%) SCCM
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 12 (70.59%) VMware
3 3 (17.65%) Avaya
3 3 (17.65%) BT
3 3 (17.65%) Mitel
3 3 (17.65%) Panasonic
3 3 (17.65%) Polycom
3 3 (17.65%) Sonus
3 3 (17.65%) Yealink