The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 3 months to 23 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK / Wales
Rank 84 101 84
Rank change year-on-year +17 -17  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 15 2 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 1.38% 0.14% 1.36%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.14% 0.96% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 12
Median salary £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +4.16%  
UK excluding London median salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +2.35% -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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

Application Platform Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 210 209 246
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 19.34% 14.96% 18.65%
Number of salaries quoted 177 184 218
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £24,200 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,269 £50,000 £47,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales 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 Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in Wales

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in Wales over the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in Wales

Skype for Business
Job Locations in 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 Wales region over the 3 months to 23 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Mid Wales - 10 £37,500 -
South Wales +16 5 £45,000 - 1
Skype for Business
UK

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 23 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 Wales region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 24 (88.89%) Skype
2 18 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
4 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
5 12 (44.44%) ITIL
5 12 (44.44%) Office 365
6 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Software
7 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
7 10 (37.04%) Billing
8 9 (33.33%) Cisco
9 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
10 5 (18.52%) WebEx
10 5 (18.52%) PABX
10 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
10 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
10 5 (18.52%) Ericsson
10 5 (18.52%) CTI
10 5 (18.52%) QA
10 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Mitel
10 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
10 5 (18.52%) Statistics
10 5 (18.52%) MD110
11 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
11 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
11 4 (14.81%) Windows
12 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
12 3 (11.11%) MCSE
12 3 (11.11%) Problem Management

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in 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 2 (7.41%) nginx
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
2 1 (3.70%) IIS
2 1 (3.70%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 13 (48.15%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (7.41%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (7.41%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (88.89%) Skype
2 18 (66.67%) Unified Communications
3 5 (18.52%) CTI
3 5 (18.52%) MD110
3 5 (18.52%) PABX
3 5 (18.52%) WebEx
4 2 (7.41%) Firewall
4 2 (7.41%) Internet
4 2 (7.41%) Reverse Proxy
4 2 (7.41%) VoIP
General
1 10 (37.04%) Billing
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 5 (18.52%) Telephony Manager
1 5 (18.52%) UAT Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Network Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) QA Manager
2 2 (7.41%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Senior Network Analyst
2 2 (7.41%) Test Automation Manager
3 1 (3.70%) 1st Line Support
3 1 (3.70%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) IT Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Junior
3 1 (3.70%) Junior Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Network Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
3 1 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
3 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.41%) HTML
1 2 (7.41%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 11 (40.74%) Enterprise Software
2 7 (25.93%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (14.81%) Management Information System
4 2 (7.41%) User Experience
5 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
5 1 (3.70%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 4 (14.81%) Windows
2 3 (11.11%) Windows Server
3 1 (3.70%) AIX
3 1 (3.70%) CentOS
3 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) ITIL
2 5 (18.52%) Automated Testing
2 5 (18.52%) Statistics
2 5 (18.52%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (11.11%) Coaching
3 3 (11.11%) ITSM
3 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
3 3 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 3 (11.11%) Service Delivery
3 3 (11.11%) Service Management
3 3 (11.11%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (11.11%) TOGAF
4 2 (7.41%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (7.41%) Automation Testing
4 2 (7.41%) Business Continuity
4 2 (7.41%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (3.70%) Customer Requirements
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 4 (14.81%) PowerShell
2 2 (7.41%) JavaScript
2 2 (7.41%) PHP
Qualifications
1 3 (11.11%) Degree
1 3 (11.11%) ITIL Certification
1 3 (11.11%) MCSE
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (7.41%) CCNA
2 2 (7.41%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (18.52%) QA
2 2 (7.41%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (18.52%) Active Directory
2 3 (11.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) SCCM
1 1 (3.70%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (51.85%) Microsoft
2 9 (33.33%) Cisco
3 5 (18.52%) Ericsson
3 5 (18.52%) Mitel
4 3 (11.11%) VMware
5 2 (7.41%) Avaya
6 1 (3.70%) Dell
6 1 (3.70%) EMC
6 1 (3.70%) IBM
6 1 (3.70%) Red Hat
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Experis Ltd
Salary: £22000 - £24000 per annum
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