Period
to 21 August 2018

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 6 months to 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 104 94 102
Rank change year-on-year -10 +8 -7
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 10 11 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.73% 0.99% 1.60%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.59% 5.31% 6.49%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 21
Southampton median annual salary £80,000 £42,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +88.24% +11.84% +1.33%
10th Percentile £43,398 £27,850 £21,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £52,500 £45,000
Hampshire median annual salary £45,250 £42,500 £33,000
% change year-on-year +6.47% +28.79% -15.38%

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 Southampton with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Southampton
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 179 207 370
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 13.02% 18.60% 24.70%
Number of salaries quoted 163 184 352
Southampton median annual salary £42,500 £35,000 £37,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.43% -7.28% -3.21%
10th Percentile £28,000 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £55,875 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% -5.00%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Southampton

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

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 6 months to 21 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Southampton

For the 6 months to 21 August 2018, 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 7 (70.00%) SharePoint
3 6 (60.00%) Finance
3 6 (60.00%) SCCM
3 6 (60.00%) SCOM
3 6 (60.00%) Windows
4 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 5 (50.00%) User Experience
4 5 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
4 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
4 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
4 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
5 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
5 4 (40.00%) Skype
6 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (20.00%) SLA
6 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
6 2 (20.00%) Citrix
7 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (10.00%) NetApp
7 1 (10.00%) Intranet
7 1 (10.00%) Symantec
7 1 (10.00%) H.323
7 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
7 1 (10.00%) Firewall
7 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
7 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
7 1 (10.00%) VoIP
7 1 (10.00%) DHCP

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 (70.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (10.00%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 8 (80.00%) Office 365
2 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (10.00%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 5 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (40.00%) Skype
3 1 (10.00%) DHCP
3 1 (10.00%) DNS
3 1 (10.00%) Firewall
3 1 (10.00%) H.323
3 1 (10.00%) Intranet
3 1 (10.00%) Telepresence
3 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (10.00%) VoIP
3 1 (10.00%) WebEx
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 1 (10.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 1 (10.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Coordinator
1 1 (10.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) IT Manager
1 1 (10.00%) Lync Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) Office 365 Engineer
1 1 (10.00%) PMO Coordinator
1 1 (10.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 5 (50.00%) Management Information System
1 5 (50.00%) User Experience
2 2 (20.00%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (10.00%) Client/Server
3 1 (10.00%) PKI
3 1 (10.00%) Self-Motivation
3 1 (10.00%) Video\Live Streaming
3 1 (10.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 6 (60.00%) Windows
2 5 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (50.00%) Asset Management
1 5 (50.00%) IT Asset Management
2 1 (10.00%) Application Packaging
2 1 (10.00%) Budgeting and Forecasting
2 1 (10.00%) Conflict Management
2 1 (10.00%) Critical Thinking
2 1 (10.00%) Customer Requirements
2 1 (10.00%) Incident Management
2 1 (10.00%) Investment Management
2 1 (10.00%) ITIL
2 1 (10.00%) Kalman Filter
2 1 (10.00%) Migration
2 1 (10.00%) People Management
2 1 (10.00%) PRINCE2
2 1 (10.00%) Problem-Solving
2 1 (10.00%) Service Delivery
2 1 (10.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 1 (10.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (10.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) CCNA
1 1 (10.00%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (10.00%) HNC
1 1 (10.00%) NVQ Level 3
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (20.00%) SLA
2 1 (10.00%) PMO
System Software
1 2 (20.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (10.00%) Hyper-V
2 1 (10.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (60.00%) SCCM
1 6 (60.00%) SCOM
2 1 (10.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (20.00%) Citrix
3 1 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (10.00%) HP
3 1 (10.00%) IBM
3 1 (10.00%) NetApp
3 1 (10.00%) Symantec
3 1 (10.00%) Veeam
3 1 (10.00%) VMware