Period
to 17 November 2017

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 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
UK > Wales
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 123 152 149
Rank change year-on-year +29 -3 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 17 9 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.83% 0.34% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.90% 1.88% 0.80%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 3
Wales median annual salary £32,500 £29,939 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.55% -20.16% +10.29%
10th Percentile £25,750 £21,700 £24,250
90th Percentile £42,100 £42,288 £48,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -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 Wales with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 347 479 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.97% 17.96% 13.59%
Number of salaries quoted 321 421 311
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £33,173
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.67% +13.04% -5.22%
10th Percentile £22,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £50,000 £52,500 £45,750
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

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 6 months to 17 November 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 6 months to 17 November 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
South Wales +39 15 £32,500 +8.55%
Mid Wales -2 2 - -
Skype for Business
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 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 17 (100.00%) Skype
2 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
3 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
4 11 (64.71%) LAN
4 11 (64.71%) WAN
4 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
4 11 (64.71%) VMware
5 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
6 8 (47.06%) DHCP
6 8 (47.06%) DNS
6 8 (47.06%) ITIL
6 8 (47.06%) Project Management
6 8 (47.06%) Network Virtualisation
7 6 (35.29%) Windows
7 6 (35.29%) PBX
8 5 (29.41%) Mitel
8 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
8 5 (29.41%) Office 365
9 4 (23.53%) DMZ
9 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
9 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
10 3 (17.65%) Yealink
10 3 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
10 3 (17.65%) Avaya
10 3 (17.65%) SAN
10 3 (17.65%) BT
10 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
10 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
10 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
10 3 (17.65%) Sonus

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 4 (23.53%) MS Exchange
2 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (17.65%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (11.76%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 5 (29.41%) Microsoft Azure
1 5 (29.41%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 17 (100.00%) Skype
2 11 (64.71%) LAN
2 11 (64.71%) WAN
3 8 (47.06%) DHCP
3 8 (47.06%) DNS
4 6 (35.29%) PBX
5 4 (23.53%) DMZ
6 3 (17.65%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (17.65%) SAN
7 2 (11.76%) VoIP
8 1 (5.88%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (17.65%) Retail
2 2 (11.76%) Advertising
2 2 (11.76%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Project Engineer
2 4 (23.53%) IT Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Support Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Desktop Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) IT Supervisor
3 3 (17.65%) Support Supervisor
3 3 (17.65%) Support Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Team Leader
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support
3 3 (17.65%) Technical Support Supervisor
4 2 (11.76%) Telephony Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (5.88%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Lync Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Support Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Handset
2 2 (11.76%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 6 (35.29%) Windows
2 3 (17.65%) Windows Server
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 10
3 2 (11.76%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) ITIL
1 8 (47.06%) Network Virtualisation
1 8 (47.06%) Project Management
2 4 (23.53%) Server Virtualisation
3 3 (17.65%) E-Commerce
3 3 (17.65%) Multichannel Retail
4 2 (11.76%) Asset Management
4 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (11.76%) Statistics
5 1 (5.88%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (11.76%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) CCNA
1 2 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.88%) MCSA
2 1 (5.88%) MCSE
2 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) SLA
System Software
1 14 (82.35%) Active Directory
2 11 (64.71%) Hyper-V
3 10 (58.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (11.76%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (70.59%) Microsoft
2 11 (64.71%) VMware
3 5 (29.41%) Mitel
4 3 (17.65%) Avaya
4 3 (17.65%) BT
4 3 (17.65%) Panasonic
4 3 (17.65%) Polycom
4 3 (17.65%) Sonus
4 3 (17.65%) Yealink