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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 204 205 204
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -1
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 43 91 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.72% 1.07% 1.02%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.93% 5.85% 5.06%
Number of salaries quoted 43 88 95
Median salary £47,500 £44,430 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.90% -6.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £68,250 £65,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,750
% change year-on-year
- -4.19%
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
1095 1556 2314
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 18.41% 18.23% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 998 1317 1976
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 30 September 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 30 September 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 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 63 (74.12%) Microsoft
3 60 (70.59%) Active Directory
4 55 (64.71%) Skype
5 39 (45.88%) Windows Server
6 35 (41.18%) ITIL
7 32 (37.65%) SharePoint
7 32 (37.65%) Cisco
8 31 (36.47%) Office 365
9 30 (35.29%) Windows 7
10 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
11 28 (32.94%) VMware
12 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
13 24 (28.24%) SCCM
14 22 (25.88%) VoIP
14 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
15 21 (24.71%) Finance
16 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
17 19 (22.35%) SQL
17 19 (22.35%) MS Office
17 19 (22.35%) Citrix
17 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
17 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
17 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
18 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
18 17 (20.00%) Windows 10
19 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
19 16 (18.82%) Hyper-V
20 15 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
20 15 (17.65%) WAN

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 (37.65%) SharePoint
2 29 (34.12%) MS Exchange
3 19 (22.35%) Exchange Server 2013
4 13 (15.29%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (10.59%) SharePoint 2013
6 3 (3.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.53%) IIS
7 2 (2.35%) Apache
7 2 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (2.35%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
Applications
1 20 (23.53%) MS Excel
2 19 (22.35%) MS Office
3 5 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.35%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (36.47%) Office 365
2 10 (11.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (4.71%) Mimecast
3 4 (4.71%) SaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 55 (64.71%) Skype
2 22 (25.88%) VoIP
3 15 (17.65%) Firewall
3 15 (17.65%) LDAP
3 15 (17.65%) VPN
3 15 (17.65%) WAN
4 14 (16.47%) DHCP
4 14 (16.47%) DNS
4 14 (16.47%) LAN
5 12 (14.12%) PBX
5 12 (14.12%) Unified Communications
6 10 (11.76%) CTI
6 10 (11.76%) H.323
6 10 (11.76%) SAN
7 9 (10.59%) TCP/IP
8 8 (9.41%) VLAN
9 5 (5.88%) Cisco IOS
9 5 (5.88%) ISDN
9 5 (5.88%) NAS
9 5 (5.88%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (31.76%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.71%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.53%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 8 (9.41%) Law
2 8 (9.41%) Legal
3 7 (8.24%) Telecoms
4 2 (2.35%) Banking
4 2 (2.35%) Retail
4 2 (2.35%) Retail Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 18 (21.18%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 17 (20.00%) Analyst
2 17 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 13 (15.29%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (9.41%) Desktop Support
4 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Support
4 8 (9.41%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) IT Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) IT Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) IT Support
5 7 (8.24%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Support Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Windows Support Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Service Desk Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) Technical Support
7 5 (5.88%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (10.59%) XMPP
2 1 (1.18%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (12.94%) IVR
3 8 (9.41%) Blackberry
4 7 (8.24%) Clustering
5 6 (7.06%) Data Centre
6 5 (5.88%) Computer Science
7 4 (4.71%) User Experience
8 3 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (2.35%) RSA SecurID
10 1 (1.18%) Client/Server
10 1 (1.18%) CMDB
10 1 (1.18%) Digital Media
10 1 (1.18%) EMC VNX
10 1 (1.18%) Handset
10 1 (1.18%) iPhone
10 1 (1.18%) PKI
10 1 (1.18%) VCE vBlock
Operating Systems
1 65 (76.47%) Windows
2 39 (45.88%) Windows Server
3 30 (35.29%) Windows 7
4 22 (25.88%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (22.35%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (20.00%) Windows 10
7 9 (10.59%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.24%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.06%) Android
10 5 (5.88%) Windows Server 2003
11 4 (4.71%) Linux
12 1 (1.18%) Apple iOS
12 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (41.18%) ITIL
2 16 (18.82%) Mentoring
3 15 (17.65%) Project Management
4 12 (14.12%) Change Management
5 7 (8.24%) Migration
6 6 (7.06%) Disaster Recovery
6 6 (7.06%) Service Delivery
7 5 (5.88%) Capacity Planning
7 5 (5.88%) PRINCE2
7 5 (5.88%) Problem Management
7 5 (5.88%) Service Management
7 5 (5.88%) Time Management
8 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) ITSM
8 4 (4.71%) Project Planning
9 3 (3.53%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (3.53%) Information Security
9 3 (3.53%) Load Balancing
9 3 (3.53%) Performance Management
9 3 (3.53%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 19 (22.35%) SQL
2 13 (15.29%) PowerShell
3 4 (4.71%) C
3 4 (4.71%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.53%) C#
4 3 (3.53%) Java
4 3 (3.53%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 17 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (14.12%) MCSE
3 11 (12.94%) MCSA
4 10 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
5 8 (9.41%) MCITP
6 7 (8.24%) Degree
7 6 (7.06%) CCNP
8 5 (5.88%) CCNA
8 5 (5.88%) MCP
9 4 (4.71%) MCTS
9 4 (4.71%) MOS
10 2 (2.35%) ITIL Certification
11 1 (1.18%) Avaya Certification
11 1 (1.18%) CCSA
11 1 (1.18%) CCSE
11 1 (1.18%) MCDST
11 1 (1.18%) PMI Certification
11 1 (1.18%) PMP
11 1 (1.18%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (11.76%) SLA
2 1 (1.18%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 1 (1.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 60 (70.59%) Active Directory
2 19 (22.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (18.82%) Hyper-V
4 7 (8.24%) XenApp
5 4 (4.71%) VMware ESX
6 3 (3.53%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (3.53%) XenDesktop
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) XenServer
8 1 (1.18%) Firmware
8 1 (1.18%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (1.18%) vCloud
8 1 (1.18%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (28.24%) SCCM
2 11 (12.94%) SCOM
3 8 (9.41%) NetBackup
4 5 (5.88%) Cisco UCCE
5 4 (4.71%) Backup Exec
5 4 (4.71%) CA Spectrum
5 4 (4.71%) Nagios
5 4 (4.71%) Norton AntiVirus
5 4 (4.71%) SCOrch
5 4 (4.71%) WSUS
6 3 (3.53%) FortiGate
7 2 (2.35%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Clustering
7 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 1 (1.18%) DameWare
8 1 (1.18%) Puppet
8 1 (1.18%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.18%) vMotion
Vendors
1 63 (74.12%) Microsoft
2 32 (37.65%) Cisco
3 28 (32.94%) VMware
4 19 (22.35%) Citrix
5 13 (15.29%) Avaya
6 9 (10.59%) Symantec
7 7 (8.24%) HP
7 7 (8.24%) Polycom
8 6 (7.06%) Apple
9 5 (5.88%) CheckPoint
10 4 (4.71%) BT
10 4 (4.71%) CA
10 4 (4.71%) Intel Security
10 4 (4.71%) Veritas
11 3 (3.53%) arcserve
11 3 (3.53%) IBM
11 3 (3.53%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.35%) EMC
12 2 (2.35%) Google
12 2 (2.35%) Mitel
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