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 22 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / City of London
Rank 152 228 206
Rank change year-on-year
+76 -22
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 68 36 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.37% 0.56% 1.03%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.83% 3.08% 5.12%
Number of salaries quoted 66 33 100
Median salary £42,500 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-22.72% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £38,500 £37,950
10% offered a salary of more than £66,250 £94,400 £68,750
UK excluding London median salary £44,750 £41,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+8.48% -2.94%

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
868 1169 2049
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.51% 18.08% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 804 1065 1763
Median salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £31,500
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 22 January 2017.

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 22 January 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 City of London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 82 (73.87%) Windows
2 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
3 68 (61.26%) Skype
4 63 (56.76%) Windows Server
4 63 (56.76%) Active Directory
5 52 (46.85%) MS Exchange
6 47 (42.34%) DNS
7 46 (41.44%) DHCP
8 45 (40.54%) Citrix
9 44 (39.64%) Windows 10
10 42 (37.84%) MS Office
10 42 (37.84%) Office 365
11 41 (36.94%) VMware
12 35 (31.53%) Firewall
12 35 (31.53%) SharePoint
12 35 (31.53%) Windows 7
13 34 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 33 (29.73%) ITIL
14 33 (29.73%) IIS
14 33 (29.73%) Finance
15 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
16 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
17 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
17 29 (26.13%) XenApp
18 28 (25.23%) Cisco
18 28 (25.23%) Microsoft Certification
19 27 (24.32%) WAN
20 26 (23.42%) Driving Licence
21 25 (22.52%) LAN
22 24 (21.62%) MCSE

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 52 (46.85%) MS Exchange
2 35 (31.53%) SharePoint
3 33 (29.73%) IIS
4 19 (17.12%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (15.32%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 16 (14.41%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (11.71%) SharePoint 2013
8 12 (10.81%) Exchange Server 2007
9 9 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
10 5 (4.50%) Apache
10 5 (4.50%) Tomcat
11 2 (1.80%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (0.90%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 42 (37.84%) MS Office
2 29 (26.13%) MS Excel
3 6 (5.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.70%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.60%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 42 (37.84%) Office 365
2 21 (18.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.91%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.50%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.70%) Amazon AWS
6 2 (1.80%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.90%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 68 (61.26%) Skype
2 47 (42.34%) DNS
3 46 (41.44%) DHCP
4 35 (31.53%) Firewall
5 31 (27.93%) TCP/IP
6 27 (24.32%) WAN
7 25 (22.52%) LAN
8 24 (21.62%) VPN
9 19 (17.12%) VoIP
10 18 (16.22%) SMTP
10 18 (16.22%) SNMP
11 16 (14.41%) SAN
11 16 (14.41%) Telnet
12 12 (10.81%) Cisco ASA
13 10 (9.01%) ADSL
13 10 (9.01%) DSL
13 10 (9.01%) Unified Communications
14 7 (6.31%) VLAN
15 6 (5.41%) LDAP
16 5 (4.50%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.31%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.90%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (9.01%) JIRA
General
1 33 (29.73%) Finance
2 9 (8.11%) Law
3 7 (6.31%) Legal
3 7 (6.31%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.70%) Banking
5 2 (1.80%) Advertising
5 2 (1.80%) Marketing
6 1 (0.90%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 26 (23.42%) IT Engineer
2 24 (21.62%) Support Engineer
3 20 (18.02%) Analyst
4 19 (17.12%) IT Support
5 17 (15.32%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 16 (14.41%) Azure Engineer
6 16 (14.41%) Windows Engineer
7 14 (12.61%) IT Support Engineer
8 11 (9.91%) Field Engineer
9 10 (9.01%) Infrastructure Analyst
10 8 (7.21%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.41%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support
11 6 (5.41%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Consultant
11 6 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
11 6 (5.41%) Desktop Support
11 6 (5.41%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (4.50%) XMPP
2 2 (1.80%) .NET
2 2 (1.80%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 26 (23.42%) Driving Licence
2 19 (17.12%) Blackberry
3 16 (14.41%) Public Cloud
4 15 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (12.61%) Video Conferencing
6 13 (11.71%) PKI
7 12 (10.81%) Clustering
8 5 (4.50%) User Experience
9 3 (2.70%) Data Centre
9 3 (2.70%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.80%) Computer Science
10 2 (1.80%) e-Learning
10 2 (1.80%) Performance Metrics
11 1 (0.90%) BYOD
11 1 (0.90%) Digital Media
11 1 (0.90%) IVR
11 1 (0.90%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 82 (73.87%) Windows
2 63 (56.76%) Windows Server
3 44 (39.64%) Windows 10
4 35 (31.53%) Windows 7
5 32 (28.83%) Windows Server 2008
6 21 (18.92%) Windows 8
7 20 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
8 16 (14.41%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (9.01%) Windows XP
10 6 (5.41%) Mac OS X
11 2 (1.80%) Android
11 2 (1.80%) Linux
12 1 (0.90%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.90%) Solaris
12 1 (0.90%) Unix
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Mobile
12 1 (0.90%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 33 (29.73%) ITIL
2 19 (17.12%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (11.71%) Project Management
4 11 (9.91%) Release Management
5 10 (9.01%) DevOps
6 9 (8.11%) Mentoring
7 8 (7.21%) Migration
7 8 (7.21%) Virtual Infrastructure
8 6 (5.41%) CRM
8 6 (5.41%) Performance Management
8 6 (5.41%) Service Delivery
9 4 (3.60%) Capacity Planning
9 4 (3.60%) Coaching
9 4 (3.60%) Incident Management
9 4 (3.60%) ITSM
9 4 (3.60%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.60%) Problem Management
9 4 (3.60%) Service Design
9 4 (3.60%) Service Management
9 4 (3.60%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 17 (15.32%) PowerShell
2 10 (9.01%) SQL
3 2 (1.80%) Bash Shell
3 2 (1.80%) C#
3 2 (1.80%) Python
4 1 (0.90%) VB
4 1 (0.90%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 28 (25.23%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.62%) MCSE
3 10 (9.01%) PhD
4 9 (8.11%) Cisco Certification
4 9 (8.11%) MCSA
5 7 (6.31%) CCNP
6 5 (4.50%) MCITP
6 5 (4.50%) MCTS
7 4 (3.60%) Degree
8 3 (2.70%) MOS
9 2 (1.80%) CCIE
9 2 (1.80%) CCNA
9 2 (1.80%) MCP
10 1 (0.90%) APMP
10 1 (0.90%) Avaya Certification
10 1 (0.90%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.90%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.11%) SLA
2 1 (0.90%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.90%) PMBOK
System Software
1 63 (56.76%) Active Directory
2 34 (30.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (26.13%) XenApp
4 22 (19.82%) Hyper-V
5 16 (14.41%) XenServer
6 14 (12.61%) vSphere
7 10 (9.01%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.70%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.90%) Firmware
9 1 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.90%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.90%) vCloud
9 1 (0.90%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.90%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 22 (19.82%) SCCM
2 14 (12.61%) Backup Exec
2 14 (12.61%) SCOM
2 14 (12.61%) WSUS
3 10 (9.01%) XenMobile
4 5 (4.50%) Cisco UCCE
5 3 (2.70%) CA Spectrum
5 3 (2.70%) FortiGate
5 3 (2.70%) Nagios
5 3 (2.70%) NetBackup
5 3 (2.70%) Norton AntiVirus
6 1 (0.90%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.90%) Microsoft Clustering
6 1 (0.90%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 77 (69.37%) Microsoft
2 45 (40.54%) Citrix
3 41 (36.94%) VMware
4 28 (25.23%) Cisco
5 22 (19.82%) Apple
6 21 (18.92%) Polycom
7 15 (13.51%) HP
8 12 (10.81%) Veeam
9 11 (9.91%) IronPort
10 10 (9.01%) EMC
10 10 (9.01%) Palo Alto
11 6 (5.41%) Avaya
12 5 (4.50%) CheckPoint
12 5 (4.50%) Google
12 5 (4.50%) Sybase
12 5 (4.50%) Symantec
13 4 (3.60%) Dell
14 3 (2.70%) CA
14 3 (2.70%) IBM
14 3 (2.70%) Intel Security
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