The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Southampton 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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire / Southampton
Rank 67 77 87
Rank change year-on-year +10 +10  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 5 8 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.82% 1.02% 0.52%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 4.88% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 4
Median salary £36,500 £40,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.75% -33.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £38,000 £44,550
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,283 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +4.19% -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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 141 164 147
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Southampton 23.11% 20.92% 15.39%
Number of salaries quoted 137 153 125
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +14.28%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £31,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £78,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Southampton 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 Southampton

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Southampton

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Southampton

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Southampton

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Southampton over the 3 months to 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Southampton

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Southampton

For the 6 months to 22 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
2 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
3 6 (42.86%) Citrix
3 6 (42.86%) Finance
4 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
4 5 (35.71%) Windows
4 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
4 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 3 (21.43%) DHCP
5 3 (21.43%) DNS
5 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
5 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
6 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
6 2 (14.29%) Skype
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (14.29%) Polycom
6 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
6 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (14.29%) VLAN
6 2 (14.29%) Dell
6 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
6 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (14.29%) VoIP
6 2 (14.29%) MS Office
6 2 (14.29%) Windows XP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in Southampton 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 7 (50.00%) SharePoint
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (64.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) DHCP
1 3 (21.43%) DNS
2 2 (14.29%) Skype
2 2 (14.29%) Unified Communications
2 2 (14.29%) VLAN
2 2 (14.29%) VoIP
General
1 6 (42.86%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Applications Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Office 365 Manager
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support
2 3 (21.43%) Applications Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Field Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Field Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Cloud Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Manager
4 1 (7.14%) Lync Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
4 1 (7.14%) Office 365 Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 8
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (14.29%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (14.29%) Security Operations
2 1 (7.14%) Application Packaging
2 1 (7.14%) Capacity Management
Qualifications
1 3 (21.43%) SC Cleared
1 3 (21.43%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 6 (42.86%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft
3 2 (14.29%) Dell
3 2 (14.29%) Polycom
Southampton
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Southampton
greywood
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago