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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
London / City of London
Rank 158 217 201
Rank change year-on-year
+59 -16
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 61 47 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 1.23% 0.69% 1.14%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.02% 4.00% 5.60%
Number of salaries quoted 60 43 112
Median salary £38,500 £55,000 £52,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-30.00% +5.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £32,500 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £65,250 £89,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% -5.88%

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
869 1175 2107
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.59% 17.19% 20.40%
Number of salaries quoted 792 1027 1807
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +3.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £72,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 25 February 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 25 February 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 87 (76.99%) Windows
2 81 (71.68%) Microsoft
3 76 (67.26%) Windows Server
4 64 (56.64%) MS Exchange
5 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
5 63 (55.75%) Skype
6 56 (49.56%) Citrix
7 53 (46.90%) DNS
8 50 (44.25%) DHCP
9 45 (39.82%) VMware
9 45 (39.82%) Windows 10
10 43 (38.05%) IIS
11 41 (36.28%) MS Office
12 40 (35.40%) Firewall
13 39 (34.51%) XenApp
14 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
14 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
15 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (32.74%) Office 365
16 36 (31.86%) Finance
17 34 (30.09%) Windows 7
18 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
19 32 (28.32%) SharePoint
19 32 (28.32%) WAN
20 31 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
21 30 (26.55%) Driving Licence
21 30 (26.55%) LAN
21 30 (26.55%) ITIL
22 29 (25.66%) Hyper-V
23 27 (23.89%) Windows 8

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 64 (56.64%) MS Exchange
2 43 (38.05%) IIS
3 32 (28.32%) SharePoint
4 27 (23.89%) Exchange Server 2010
5 24 (21.24%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 24 (21.24%) Exchange Server 2003
6 16 (14.16%) SharePoint 2013
7 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2007
7 12 (10.62%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (4.42%) Apache
8 5 (4.42%) Tomcat
9 2 (1.77%) IBM Domino
9 2 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 41 (36.28%) MS Office
2 33 (29.20%) MS Excel
3 5 (4.42%) MS PowerPoint
4 3 (2.65%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 4 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (32.74%) Office 365
2 21 (18.58%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (9.73%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (4.42%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (2.65%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.88%) Mimecast
6 1 (0.88%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 63 (55.75%) Skype
2 53 (46.90%) DNS
3 50 (44.25%) DHCP
4 40 (35.40%) Firewall
5 38 (33.63%) TCP/IP
6 32 (28.32%) WAN
7 30 (26.55%) LAN
8 25 (22.12%) SNMP
9 24 (21.24%) SMTP
10 21 (18.58%) Telnet
11 19 (16.81%) VPN
12 15 (13.27%) SAN
13 14 (12.39%) VoIP
14 12 (10.62%) Cisco ASA
15 10 (8.85%) ADSL
15 10 (8.85%) DSL
16 9 (7.96%) Unified Communications
17 6 (5.31%) VLAN
18 5 (4.42%) FTP
19 2 (1.77%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (6.19%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 10 (8.85%) JIRA
General
1 36 (31.86%) Finance
2 5 (4.42%) Law
3 4 (3.54%) Banking
4 3 (2.65%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.77%) Advertising
5 2 (1.77%) Legal
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
5 2 (1.77%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 31 (27.43%) IT Engineer
2 25 (22.12%) Support Engineer
3 19 (16.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 18 (15.93%) Analyst
4 18 (15.93%) IT Support
5 16 (14.16%) Azure Engineer
5 16 (14.16%) IT Support Engineer
6 15 (13.27%) Field Engineer
7 12 (10.62%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 12 (10.62%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.08%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (7.08%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (7.08%) Windows Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Office 365 Engineer
9 5 (4.42%) Senior Analyst
10 4 (3.54%) Consultant
10 4 (3.54%) Wintel Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.77%) .NET
1 2 (1.77%) 802.1X
2 1 (0.88%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 30 (26.55%) Driving Licence
2 27 (23.89%) Blackberry
3 23 (20.35%) Public Cloud
4 16 (14.16%) Clustering
4 16 (14.16%) PKI
5 14 (12.39%) Analytical Skills
6 5 (4.42%) Video Conferencing
7 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
8 3 (2.65%) Computer Science
8 3 (2.65%) Data Centre
8 3 (2.65%) User Experience
9 2 (1.77%) e-Learning
10 1 (0.88%) BYOD
10 1 (0.88%) iPhone
10 1 (0.88%) NHS
10 1 (0.88%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 87 (76.99%) Windows
2 76 (67.26%) Windows Server
3 45 (39.82%) Windows 10
4 37 (32.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 34 (30.09%) Windows 7
6 27 (23.89%) Windows 8
7 24 (21.24%) Windows Server 2012
8 17 (15.04%) Windows Server 2003
9 10 (8.85%) Windows XP
10 2 (1.77%) Linux
10 2 (1.77%) Solaris
10 2 (1.77%) Unix
11 1 (0.88%) Android
11 1 (0.88%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.88%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (26.55%) ITIL
2 17 (15.04%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (14.16%) Release Management
4 11 (9.73%) Project Management
5 10 (8.85%) DevOps
5 10 (8.85%) Migration
5 10 (8.85%) Virtual Infrastructure
6 8 (7.08%) Mentoring
7 6 (5.31%) CRM
8 5 (4.42%) Service Delivery
8 5 (4.42%) Virtual Environments
9 4 (3.54%) Coaching
9 4 (3.54%) Performance Management
9 4 (3.54%) PRINCE2
9 4 (3.54%) Service Design
10 3 (2.65%) Change Control
10 3 (2.65%) ITIL V3
10 3 (2.65%) Performance Monitoring
10 3 (2.65%) Problem Management
10 3 (2.65%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 19 (16.81%) PowerShell
2 9 (7.96%) SQL
3 3 (2.65%) VB
3 3 (2.65%) VBScript
4 2 (1.77%) Bash Shell
4 2 (1.77%) C#
4 2 (1.77%) Python
Qualifications
1 31 (27.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (21.24%) MCSE
3 10 (8.85%) PhD
4 8 (7.08%) MCSA
5 5 (4.42%) Cisco Certification
6 4 (3.54%) Degree
6 4 (3.54%) MCITP
6 4 (3.54%) MCTS
7 3 (2.65%) CCNP
7 3 (2.65%) MCP
8 2 (1.77%) CCIE
8 2 (1.77%) CCNA
9 1 (0.88%) APMP
9 1 (0.88%) MOS
9 1 (0.88%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.88%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.31%) SLA
2 1 (0.88%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (0.88%) PMBOK
2 1 (0.88%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (55.75%) Active Directory
2 39 (34.51%) XenApp
3 38 (33.63%) VMware Infrastructure
4 29 (25.66%) Hyper-V
5 17 (15.04%) vSphere
6 16 (14.16%) XenServer
7 13 (11.50%) XenDesktop
8 3 (2.65%) VMware ESX
8 3 (2.65%) VMware ESXi
9 1 (0.88%) Firmware
9 1 (0.88%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.88%) Terminal Services
9 1 (0.88%) vCloud
9 1 (0.88%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 19 (16.81%) SCCM
2 16 (14.16%) SCOM
3 15 (13.27%) WSUS
4 14 (12.39%) Backup Exec
5 10 (8.85%) XenMobile
6 2 (1.77%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.77%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.77%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (1.77%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 1 (0.88%) CA Spectrum
7 1 (0.88%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.88%) Nagios
7 1 (0.88%) NetBackup
7 1 (0.88%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 81 (71.68%) Microsoft
2 56 (49.56%) Citrix
3 45 (39.82%) VMware
4 24 (21.24%) Apple
5 21 (18.58%) Cisco
6 16 (14.16%) HP
6 16 (14.16%) Polycom
7 12 (10.62%) IronPort
7 12 (10.62%) Veeam
8 10 (8.85%) EMC
8 10 (8.85%) Palo Alto
9 5 (4.42%) Google
9 5 (4.42%) Sybase
10 4 (3.54%) Avaya
10 4 (3.54%) Dell
10 4 (3.54%) iManage
10 4 (3.54%) Symantec
11 3 (2.65%) CheckPoint
11 3 (2.65%) NetApp
12 2 (1.77%) Lotus
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