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 31 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 204 227 226
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 42 91 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.67% 0.87% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.38% 4.84% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 83 105
Median salary £52,500 £50,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.96% +1.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £33,800 £30,600
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £69,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
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
1243 1879 2533
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.88% 18.01% 20.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1126 1604 2159
Median salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
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 31 July 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 31 July 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 77 (86.52%) Windows
2 66 (74.16%) Active Directory
3 59 (66.29%) Windows Server
4 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
5 42 (47.19%) Skype
6 40 (44.94%) VMware
7 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
8 31 (34.83%) Cisco
8 31 (34.83%) SCCM
9 29 (32.58%) SharePoint
10 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
10 28 (31.46%) Office 365
11 26 (29.21%) ITIL
12 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2013
13 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
13 21 (23.60%) Citrix
13 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
13 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
14 20 (22.47%) PowerShell
14 20 (22.47%) Finance
14 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
15 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
16 18 (20.22%) Firewall
16 18 (20.22%) SQL
16 18 (20.22%) VoIP
16 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
17 15 (16.85%) XenApp
18 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
18 14 (15.73%) MS Office
18 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification

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 35 (39.33%) MS Exchange
2 29 (32.58%) SharePoint
3 23 (25.84%) Exchange Server 2013
4 19 (21.35%) Exchange Server 2010
5 13 (14.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 8 (8.99%) SharePoint 2010
7 7 (7.87%) Exchange Server 2007
8 4 (4.49%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 3 (3.37%) IIS
10 2 (2.25%) Apache
10 2 (2.25%) Tomcat
11 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 21 (23.60%) MS Excel
2 14 (15.73%) MS Office
3 4 (4.49%) MS Project
4 3 (3.37%) MS PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 28 (31.46%) Office 365
2 8 (8.99%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (8.99%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.49%) SaaS
4 3 (3.37%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (2.25%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.12%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.12%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 42 (47.19%) Skype
2 18 (20.22%) Firewall
2 18 (20.22%) VoIP
3 13 (14.61%) WAN
4 12 (13.48%) LAN
5 11 (12.36%) LDAP
5 11 (12.36%) PBX
6 10 (11.24%) Unified Communications
7 9 (10.11%) CTI
7 9 (10.11%) DNS
7 9 (10.11%) H.323
7 9 (10.11%) VPN
8 8 (8.99%) DHCP
9 7 (7.87%) TCP/IP
10 6 (6.74%) SAN
11 5 (5.62%) Cisco IOS
11 5 (5.62%) Internet
12 4 (4.49%) Cisco ASA
12 4 (4.49%) MPLS
12 4 (4.49%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (31.46%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.99%) SQL Server 2012
3 7 (7.87%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 20 (22.47%) Finance
2 6 (6.74%) Law
3 5 (5.62%) Legal
4 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.25%) Banking
5 2 (2.25%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.25%) Retail
5 2 (2.25%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 17 (19.10%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 16 (17.98%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.36%) Analyst
4 10 (11.24%) Windows Engineer
5 9 (10.11%) Server Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 7 (7.87%) Infrastructure Support
6 7 (7.87%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 7 (7.87%) VMware Specialist
7 6 (6.74%) Active Directory Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) 3rd Line Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Desktop Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Desktop Support
8 5 (5.62%) Field Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.62%) Office 365 Specialist
8 5 (5.62%) VMware Engineer
9 4 (4.49%) Desktop Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.62%) XMPP
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (11.24%) Blackberry
1 10 (11.24%) IVR
1 10 (11.24%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (10.11%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (8.99%) Clustering
4 7 (7.87%) Data Centre
5 4 (4.49%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.37%) BYOD
7 2 (2.25%) iPhone
7 2 (2.25%) RSA SecurID
7 2 (2.25%) User Experience
8 1 (1.12%) CMDB
8 1 (1.12%) Digital Media
8 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
8 1 (1.12%) iPad
8 1 (1.12%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.12%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.12%) VCE vBlock
8 1 (1.12%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.12%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 77 (86.52%) Windows
2 59 (66.29%) Windows Server
3 21 (23.60%) Windows 7
4 20 (22.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (20.22%) Windows Server 2008
6 13 (14.61%) Windows 10
7 7 (7.87%) Windows 8
8 6 (6.74%) Android
8 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (4.49%) Linux
10 3 (3.37%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.12%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.12%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (29.21%) ITIL
2 13 (14.61%) Disaster Recovery
3 12 (13.48%) Project Management
4 11 (12.36%) Change Management
4 11 (12.36%) Mentoring
5 8 (8.99%) Migration
6 6 (6.74%) High Availability
7 5 (5.62%) Service Delivery
8 4 (4.49%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.49%) Information Security
8 4 (4.49%) ITIL V3
8 4 (4.49%) Load Balancing
8 4 (4.49%) PRINCE2
8 4 (4.49%) Service Management
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Management
9 3 (3.37%) Capacity Planning
9 3 (3.37%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.37%) Problem Management
9 3 (3.37%) Software Engineering
9 3 (3.37%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (22.47%) PowerShell
2 18 (20.22%) SQL
3 4 (4.49%) C
3 4 (4.49%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.37%) C#
4 3 (3.37%) Java
4 3 (3.37%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (10.11%) MCSE
3 7 (7.87%) MCSA
4 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
4 5 (5.62%) Degree
5 4 (4.49%) MCITP
6 3 (3.37%) CCNA
6 3 (3.37%) CCNP
6 3 (3.37%) MCP
7 2 (2.25%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (2.25%) MCTS
7 2 (2.25%) MOS
7 2 (2.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.12%) CCSA
8 1 (1.12%) CCSE
8 1 (1.12%) MCDST
8 1 (1.12%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.62%) SLA
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 66 (74.16%) Active Directory
2 21 (23.60%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (16.85%) XenApp
4 14 (15.73%) Hyper-V
5 11 (12.36%) XenDesktop
6 9 (10.11%) Microsoft App-V
7 4 (4.49%) VMware ESX
8 3 (3.37%) Firmware
8 3 (3.37%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (2.25%) vSphere
9 2 (2.25%) XenServer
10 1 (1.12%) Citrix Presentation Server
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Server
10 1 (1.12%) Terminal Services
10 1 (1.12%) UAG
10 1 (1.12%) Virtual Machines
10 1 (1.12%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (34.83%) SCCM
2 11 (12.36%) SCOM
3 9 (10.11%) SCOrch
4 6 (6.74%) NetBackup
5 3 (3.37%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.37%) Microsoft Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) CA Spectrum
6 2 (2.25%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (2.25%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (2.25%) Nagios
6 2 (2.25%) Norton AntiVirus
6 2 (2.25%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.25%) WSUS
7 1 (1.12%) DameWare
7 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
7 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Intune
7 1 (1.12%) Puppet
7 1 (1.12%) SCVMM
7 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
Vendors
1 57 (64.04%) Microsoft
2 40 (44.94%) VMware
3 31 (34.83%) Cisco
4 21 (23.60%) Citrix
5 10 (11.24%) Avaya
6 9 (10.11%) NetApp
7 8 (8.99%) CommVault
7 8 (8.99%) Nimble Storage
7 8 (8.99%) Symantec
8 5 (5.62%) LANDesk
8 5 (5.62%) Polycom
9 4 (4.49%) arcserve
9 4 (4.49%) HP
9 4 (4.49%) Veritas
10 3 (3.37%) Apple
10 3 (3.37%) CheckPoint
10 3 (3.37%) Google
10 3 (3.37%) Intel Security
10 3 (3.37%) SolarWinds
11 2 (2.25%) Sybase
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