Period
to 25 July 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South West 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 25 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > South West
6 months to
25 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 283 277 233
Rank change year-on-year -6 -44 +27
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 53 76 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.51% 0.68% 1.09%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.89% 2.88% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 48 70 104
South West median annual salary £35,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.89% -5.00% -
10th Percentile £23,249 £25,000 £25,725
90th Percentile £53,625 £48,850 £52,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -

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 the South West with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1834 2636 2596
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 17.54% 23.64% 21.37%
Number of salaries quoted 1536 2224 2193
South West median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +4.17%
10th Percentile £25,375 £24,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £60,000 £60,700 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in the South West

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the South West

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in the South West over the 6 months to 25 July 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the South West

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 25 July 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
Bristol -26 22 £28,500 -28.75% 2
Cornwall -1 9 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Wiltshire +13 7 £37,500 +50.00% 4
Devon -1 5 £30,000 -14.29%
Dorset +19 4 £40,250 -12.97%
Gloucestershire 0 4 £31,000 -22.50%
Somerset -11 2 £40,000 +15.23%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 25 July 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 West region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 35 (66.04%) Windows
3 32 (60.38%) Office 365
3 32 (60.38%) Skype
4 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
5 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
6 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
6 21 (39.62%) VMware
7 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
8 17 (32.08%) SAN
9 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (26.42%) Cisco
11 13 (24.53%) SCCM
11 13 (24.53%) ITIL
11 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
12 12 (22.64%) DNS
12 12 (22.64%) HP
12 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
13 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
13 11 (20.75%) Unified Communications
13 11 (20.75%) Firewall
13 11 (20.75%) DHCP
14 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
14 10 (18.87%) Migration
14 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
14 10 (18.87%) iSCSI
15 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
15 9 (16.98%) SQL
15 9 (16.98%) VPN

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 19 (35.85%) MS Exchange
2 13 (24.53%) SharePoint
3 5 (9.43%) SAS
4 4 (7.55%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (5.66%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (3.77%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (1.89%) Apache
7 1 (1.89%) CMS
7 1 (1.89%) IIS
7 1 (1.89%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 10 (18.87%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (7.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.89%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 32 (60.38%) Office 365
2 11 (20.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (3.77%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 32 (60.38%) Skype
2 17 (32.08%) SAN
3 12 (22.64%) DNS
4 11 (20.75%) DHCP
4 11 (20.75%) Firewall
4 11 (20.75%) Unified Communications
5 10 (18.87%) iSCSI
6 9 (16.98%) VPN
7 8 (15.09%) LAN
8 6 (11.32%) VLAN
8 6 (11.32%) WAN
9 5 (9.43%) CTI
9 5 (9.43%) Fibre Channel
9 5 (9.43%) Internet
9 5 (9.43%) NAS
9 5 (9.43%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (9.43%) VoIP
10 4 (7.55%) IPsec
10 4 (7.55%) PABX
10 4 (7.55%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.43%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2000
2 3 (5.66%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
3 1 (1.89%) SQL Server 2005
General
1 5 (9.43%) Finance
1 5 (9.43%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Billing
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Marketing
5 1 (1.89%) Law
Job Titles
1 14 (26.42%) Support Engineer
2 12 (22.64%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (16.98%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) IT Support
5 5 (9.43%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) 3rd Line Support
5 5 (9.43%) Analyst
5 5 (9.43%) IT Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) IT Support Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) Support Technician
6 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support
6 4 (7.55%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Telephony Manager
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.89%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.55%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (5.66%) Blackberry
3 3 (5.66%) BYOD
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) iPhone
3 3 (5.66%) Management Information System
3 3 (5.66%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.77%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.77%) PKI
5 1 (1.89%) Client/Server
5 1 (1.89%) Data Protection Act
5 1 (1.89%) Hybrid Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.89%) Replication
5 1 (1.89%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 35 (66.04%) Windows
2 21 (39.62%) Windows Server
3 15 (28.30%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (13.21%) Windows 10
5 6 (11.32%) Windows 7
5 6 (11.32%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (7.55%) Windows XP
7 3 (5.66%) Linux
8 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.89%) CentOS
9 1 (1.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.89%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 10 (18.87%) Data Protection
2 10 (18.87%) Migration
3 5 (9.43%) Mentoring
4 4 (7.55%) Statistics
5 3 (5.66%) Mobile Device Management
6 2 (3.77%) Document Management
6 2 (3.77%) Presales
6 2 (3.77%) Problem Management
6 2 (3.77%) Stakeholder Engagement
7 1 (1.89%) ITSM
7 1 (1.89%) Logistics
7 1 (1.89%) Multi-Factor Authentication
7 1 (1.89%) Network Design
7 1 (1.89%) Project Management
7 1 (1.89%) Service Management
7 1 (1.89%) Software Deployment
7 1 (1.89%) Stakeholder Management
7 1 (1.89%) Time Management
7 1 (1.89%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) PowerShell
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (26.42%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (15.09%) Degree
2 8 (15.09%) MCSA
2 8 (15.09%) MCSE
3 5 (9.43%) MCITP
4 4 (7.55%) MCP
4 4 (7.55%) NVQ Level 3
5 3 (5.66%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) CCNA
7 1 (1.89%) CCNP
7 1 (1.89%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (1.89%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.89%) DV Cleared
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (1.89%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (1.89%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.43%) SLA
System Software
1 37 (69.81%) Active Directory
2 24 (45.28%) Hyper-V
3 12 (22.64%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (5.66%) vSphere
5 2 (3.77%) XenApp
6 1 (1.89%) DFS Replication
6 1 (1.89%) ISA Server
6 1 (1.89%) KVM
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (1.89%) Postfix
6 1 (1.89%) Squid
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (1.89%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 13 (24.53%) SCCM
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 5 (9.43%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
4 4 (7.55%) SCOM
5 3 (5.66%) SCOrch
5 3 (5.66%) SCVMM
6 2 (3.77%) AirWatch
7 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.89%) OpenNebula
7 1 (1.89%) SCDPM
7 1 (1.89%) SCSM
7 1 (1.89%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (1.89%) WSUS
Vendors
1 30 (56.60%) Microsoft
2 21 (39.62%) VMware
3 14 (26.42%) Cisco
4 12 (22.64%) HP
5 8 (15.09%) Dell
6 7 (13.21%) Avaya
7 6 (11.32%) IBM
7 6 (11.32%) NetApp
8 5 (9.43%) EqualLogic
9 4 (7.55%) Ericsson
9 4 (7.55%) Mitel
10 3 (5.66%) Apple
10 3 (5.66%) SolarWinds
10 3 (5.66%) Sonus
10 3 (5.66%) Veeam
11 2 (3.77%) Citrix
11 2 (3.77%) F5
11 2 (3.77%) jetNEXUS
11 2 (3.77%) Red Hat
11 2 (3.77%) Veritas
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