Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Hampshire > Southampton
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 113 125 98
Rank change year-on-year +12 -27 +9
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 4 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 0.31% 0.46% 1.20%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.97% 2.55% 5.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 3
Southampton median annual salary £65,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +30.00% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £36,875 £39,250 £24,100
90th Percentile £80,000 £69,250 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £47,500 £41,250 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.15% -13.16% +5.56%

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 203 314 266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Southampton 15.60% 18.18% 21.23%
Number of salaries quoted 177 286 239
Southampton median annual salary £35,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +2.67% -
10th Percentile £27,800 £28,625 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £55,000 £52,500
Hampshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -3.61%

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Southampton

For the 6 months to 17 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 Southampton region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
2 2 (50.00%) Migration
2 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
2 2 (50.00%) Use Case
2 2 (50.00%) SCCM
2 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (25.00%) SAN
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) H.323
3 1 (25.00%) Firewall
3 1 (25.00%) LAN
3 1 (25.00%) VoIP
3 1 (25.00%) WLAN
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (25.00%) Windows
3 1 (25.00%) Linux

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 2 (50.00%) MS Exchange
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Azure Active Directory
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) Skype
2 1 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (25.00%) H.323
2 1 (25.00%) LAN
2 1 (25.00%) NAS
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Telepresence
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VoIP
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (25.00%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Exchange Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Lync Engineer
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365 Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Support Analyst
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (25.00%) Data Centre
2 1 (25.00%) Video\Live Streaming
2 1 (25.00%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (50.00%) Incident Management
1 2 (50.00%) Investment Management
1 2 (50.00%) Migration
1 2 (50.00%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
1 2 (50.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) CCNA
1 1 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 2 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (25.00%) vSphere
2 1 (25.00%) XenApp
2 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
2 1 (25.00%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 2 (50.00%) SCCM
1 2 (50.00%) SCOM
2 1 (25.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Cisco
3 1 (25.00%) Citrix
3 1 (25.00%) NetApp
3 1 (25.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (25.00%) VMware