The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 2 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
2 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 178 214 203
Rank change year-on-year
+36 -11
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 52 55 128
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.96% 0.79% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 4.08% 5.44%
Number of salaries quoted 48 50 112
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £68,250 £73,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £44,500 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year
+4.70% +1.19%
Skype for Business
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Application Platforms Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
945 1347 2351
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.44% 19.26% 21.09%
Number of salaries quoted 875 1221 2047
Median salary £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.27% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

Skype for Business Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the City of London region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in the City of London

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the City of London region over the 3 months to 2 December 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in the City of London

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 December 2016, 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 City of London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 68 (72.34%) Windows
2 63 (67.02%) Skype
3 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
4 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
5 46 (48.94%) Office 365
6 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
7 34 (36.17%) VMware
8 33 (35.11%) Cisco
9 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
9 32 (34.04%) Windows 10
10 29 (30.85%) ITIL
10 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
11 28 (29.79%) MS Office
11 28 (29.79%) SharePoint
12 25 (26.60%) Windows 7
12 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
13 24 (25.53%) DNS
13 24 (25.53%) Firewall
13 24 (25.53%) Finance
14 23 (24.47%) VoIP
14 23 (24.47%) DHCP
14 23 (24.47%) Citrix
14 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
15 22 (23.40%) VPN
16 21 (22.34%) MCSE
16 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
16 21 (22.34%) SCCM
17 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
18 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 32 (34.04%) MS Exchange
2 28 (29.79%) SharePoint
3 11 (11.70%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (10.64%) IIS
5 8 (8.51%) Exchange Server 2013
6 7 (7.45%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.32%) Apache
7 5 (5.32%) Tomcat
8 4 (4.26%) SharePoint 2013
9 3 (3.19%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.19%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.19%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 28 (29.79%) MS Office
2 19 (20.21%) MS Excel
3 7 (7.45%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (3.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (4.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 46 (48.94%) Office 365
2 25 (26.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.70%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.32%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (4.26%) SaaS
6 3 (3.19%) Amazon AWS
6 3 (3.19%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.06%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.06%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (67.02%) Skype
2 24 (25.53%) DNS
2 24 (25.53%) Firewall
3 23 (24.47%) DHCP
3 23 (24.47%) VoIP
4 22 (23.40%) VPN
5 17 (18.09%) WAN
6 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
7 15 (15.96%) LAN
8 13 (13.83%) SAN
9 11 (11.70%) Cisco ASA
10 10 (10.64%) LDAP
11 9 (9.57%) Unified Communications
12 8 (8.51%) VLAN
13 6 (6.38%) PBX
13 6 (6.38%) SNMP
14 5 (5.32%) ADSL
14 5 (5.32%) FTP
14 5 (5.32%) ISDN
14 5 (5.32%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (12.77%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 10 (10.64%) JIRA
General
1 24 (25.53%) Finance
2 9 (9.57%) Law
3 8 (8.51%) Telecoms
4 6 (6.38%) Legal
5 2 (2.13%) Advertising
5 2 (2.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.13%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 22 (23.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 19 (20.21%) Support Engineer
3 18 (19.15%) Windows Engineer
4 16 (17.02%) Azure Engineer
5 14 (14.89%) Analyst
5 14 (14.89%) IT Support
6 12 (12.77%) IT Engineer
7 9 (9.57%) IT Support Engineer
8 8 (8.51%) Desktop Support
8 8 (8.51%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Desktop Engineer
9 7 (7.45%) Desktop Support Engineer
10 6 (6.38%) IT Analyst
10 6 (6.38%) Windows Support Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Consultant
11 5 (5.32%) IT Support Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Office 365 Engineer
11 5 (5.32%) Service Analyst
11 5 (5.32%) Service Desk Analyst
12 4 (4.26%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (9.57%) XMPP
2 2 (2.13%) .NET
2 2 (2.13%) 802.1X
3 1 (1.06%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.83%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (10.64%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.51%) Driving Licence
4 7 (7.45%) Blackberry
5 6 (6.38%) Computer Science
5 6 (6.38%) IVR
6 5 (5.32%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.32%) User Experience
7 3 (3.19%) Management Information System
7 3 (3.19%) PKI
7 3 (3.19%) Public Cloud
8 2 (2.13%) Clustering
8 2 (2.13%) e-Learning
8 2 (2.13%) Performance Metrics
8 2 (2.13%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.06%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.06%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.06%) iPhone
9 1 (1.06%) Replication
9 1 (1.06%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 68 (72.34%) Windows
2 43 (45.74%) Windows Server
3 32 (34.04%) Windows 10
4 25 (26.60%) Windows 7
5 23 (24.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (13.83%) Windows Server 2012
7 11 (11.70%) Windows Server 2003
8 8 (8.51%) Windows 8
9 7 (7.45%) Mac OS X
10 6 (6.38%) Android
10 6 (6.38%) Linux
11 5 (5.32%) Windows XP
12 1 (1.06%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (1.06%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (30.85%) ITIL
2 17 (18.09%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (14.89%) Mentoring
3 14 (14.89%) Project Management
4 10 (10.64%) DevOps
5 8 (8.51%) Migration
6 6 (6.38%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.32%) Change Management
7 5 (5.32%) CRM
7 5 (5.32%) Disaster Recovery
7 5 (5.32%) Incident Management
7 5 (5.32%) ITSM
7 5 (5.32%) Performance Management
7 5 (5.32%) Service Management
8 4 (4.26%) Capacity Planning
8 4 (4.26%) Coaching
8 4 (4.26%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.19%) Service Design
9 3 (3.19%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.19%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (22.34%) PowerShell
2 14 (14.89%) SQL
3 5 (5.32%) C#
4 4 (4.26%) T-SQL
5 3 (3.19%) C
5 3 (3.19%) Java
5 3 (3.19%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.13%) Python
7 1 (1.06%) VB
7 1 (1.06%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 29 (30.85%) Microsoft Certification
2 21 (22.34%) MCSE
3 10 (10.64%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (8.51%) CCNP
5 7 (7.45%) Degree
5 7 (7.45%) MCSA
6 6 (6.38%) MCITP
6 6 (6.38%) MCTS
7 5 (5.32%) PhD
8 4 (4.26%) MOS
9 3 (3.19%) CCNA
10 2 (2.13%) CCIE
10 2 (2.13%) MCP
11 1 (1.06%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (1.06%) CCSA
11 1 (1.06%) CCSE
11 1 (1.06%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.06%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.06%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (9.57%) SLA
2 1 (1.06%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 62 (65.96%) Active Directory
2 22 (23.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (10.64%) XenServer
4 9 (9.57%) Hyper-V
5 7 (7.45%) XenApp
6 5 (5.32%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (4.26%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.19%) vSphere
8 3 (3.19%) XenDesktop
9 2 (2.13%) Virtual Servers
10 1 (1.06%) Firmware
10 1 (1.06%) Microsoft App-V
10 1 (1.06%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 21 (22.34%) SCCM
2 10 (10.64%) Backup Exec
3 6 (6.38%) SCOM
4 5 (5.32%) Cisco UCCE
4 5 (5.32%) WSUS
4 5 (5.32%) XenMobile
5 4 (4.26%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (4.26%) Nagios
5 4 (4.26%) NetBackup
5 4 (4.26%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.19%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.13%) Failover Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) DameWare
8 1 (1.06%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.06%) SCOrch
8 1 (1.06%) vMotion
Vendors
1 59 (62.77%) Microsoft
2 34 (36.17%) VMware
3 33 (35.11%) Cisco
4 23 (24.47%) Citrix
5 13 (13.83%) Polycom
6 12 (12.77%) HP
7 11 (11.70%) Avaya
8 10 (10.64%) Apple
9 7 (7.45%) CheckPoint
9 7 (7.45%) Veeam
10 6 (6.38%) EMC
11 5 (5.32%) Google
11 5 (5.32%) IronPort
11 5 (5.32%) Palo Alto
11 5 (5.32%) Sybase
11 5 (5.32%) Symantec
12 4 (4.26%) BT
12 4 (4.26%) CA
12 4 (4.26%) Dell
12 4 (4.26%) Intel Security
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Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits and Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
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IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
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