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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 231 210 207
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 34 112 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.51% 1.08% 1.08%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.64% 5.19% 5.11%
Number of salaries quoted 32 106 109
Average salary £51,250 £50,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.98% -7.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £37,750 £39,100
10% offered a salary of more than £94,950 £70,000 £63,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
1287 2160 2229
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.28% 20.80% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1158 1859 1922
Average salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 10 February 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 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business.

1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 65 (65.00%) Active Directory
3 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
4 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
5 44 (44.00%) VMware
6 38 (38.00%) MS Exchange
7 36 (36.00%) Citrix
8 33 (33.00%) SharePoint
9 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
9 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
10 29 (29.00%) Windows 7
11 26 (26.00%) SCCM
12 25 (25.00%) Office 365
13 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
13 24 (24.00%) ITIL
14 23 (23.00%) Finance
15 22 (22.00%) DNS
15 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
15 22 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
16 20 (20.00%) HP
17 19 (19.00%) Cisco
17 19 (19.00%) MS Office
18 18 (18.00%) Firewall
18 18 (18.00%) Symantec
18 18 (18.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
19 17 (17.00%) DHCP
19 17 (17.00%) SAN
20 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
20 16 (16.00%) Windows 8
21 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Skype for Business. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 38 (38.00%) MS Exchange
2 33 (33.00%) SharePoint
3 24 (24.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 22 (22.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (18.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 12 (12.00%) Exchange Server 2007
7 5 (5.00%) IIS
7 5 (5.00%) MS Project Server
7 5 (5.00%) SharePoint 2013
8 4 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
9 3 (3.00%) Exchange Server 2003
9 3 (3.00%) SharePoint Server
10 2 (2.00%) Office Communications Server
11 1 (1.00%) CMS
11 1 (1.00%) IBM Domino
11 1 (1.00%) IBM Notes
11 1 (1.00%) Joomla!
11 1 (1.00%) Tomcat
Applications
1 32 (32.00%) MS Excel
2 19 (19.00%) MS Office
3 3 (3.00%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (1.00%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.00%) MS Project
4 1 (1.00%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Business One
1 2 (2.00%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.00%) Eikon
2 1 (1.00%) Faxination
Cloud Services
1 25 (25.00%) Office 365
2 8 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (2.00%) Azure Active Directory
3 2 (2.00%) IaaS
4 1 (1.00%) Mimecast
4 1 (1.00%) Virtual Private Cloud
4 1 (1.00%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (22.00%) DNS
2 18 (18.00%) Firewall
3 17 (17.00%) DHCP
3 17 (17.00%) SAN
4 13 (13.00%) NAS
5 12 (12.00%) LAN
6 10 (10.00%) VoIP
6 10 (10.00%) WAN
7 9 (9.00%) TCP/IP
7 9 (9.00%) Wireless
8 8 (8.00%) Skype
8 8 (8.00%) Unified Communications
8 8 (8.00%) VPN
9 7 (7.00%) Remote Desktop
10 6 (6.00%) Network Security
11 5 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
11 5 (5.00%) MPLS
11 5 (5.00%) WebEx
12 4 (4.00%) Packet Switching
13 3 (3.00%) Avaya Modular Messaging
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.00%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (1.00%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.00%) WinDbg
General
1 23 (23.00%) Finance
2 8 (8.00%) Legal
3 7 (7.00%) Banking
3 7 (7.00%) Telecoms
4 4 (4.00%) Law
5 3 (3.00%) Back Office
6 2 (2.00%) Electronics
6 2 (2.00%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.00%) Games
6 2 (2.00%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.00%) Marketing
7 1 (1.00%) Front Office
7 1 (1.00%) Investment Banking
7 1 (1.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 26 (26.00%) Support Engineer
2 10 (10.00%) Desktop Engineer
2 10 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) 2nd Line Support
3 9 (9.00%) Analyst
3 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support
3 9 (9.00%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) IT Engineer
3 9 (9.00%) Lync Specialist
3 9 (9.00%) Messaging Specialist
3 9 (9.00%) Project Manager
4 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (8.00%) IT Support
5 7 (7.00%) IT Support Engineer
5 7 (7.00%) Server Engineer
6 6 (6.00%) Active Directory Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) Consultant
6 6 (6.00%) Exchange Specialist
6 6 (6.00%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.00%) XMPP
2 1 (1.00%) CSS
2 1 (1.00%) FIX Protocol
2 1 (1.00%) HTML
2 1 (1.00%) HTML5
2 1 (1.00%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 15 (15.00%) Blackberry
2 14 (14.00%) Data Centre
3 7 (7.00%) Clustering
4 4 (4.00%) PMI
5 3 (3.00%) Data Protection Act
5 3 (3.00%) Fat Client
5 3 (3.00%) Hedge funds
5 3 (3.00%) Thin Client
5 3 (3.00%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.00%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.00%) BYOD
6 2 (2.00%) CLARiiON
6 2 (2.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.00%) Equities
6 2 (2.00%) Fixed Income
6 2 (2.00%) iPad
6 2 (2.00%) Online Games
6 2 (2.00%) Replication
6 2 (2.00%) SecurID
6 2 (2.00%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 80 (80.00%) Windows
2 53 (53.00%) Windows Server
3 29 (29.00%) Windows 7
4 22 (22.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 16 (16.00%) Windows 8
6 10 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
7 8 (8.00%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.00%) Linux
9 4 (4.00%) Mac OS X
9 4 (4.00%) Windows 10
10 3 (3.00%) Android
10 3 (3.00%) Windows XP
11 2 (2.00%) Apple iOS
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Mobile
11 2 (2.00%) Windows Phone
12 1 (1.00%) CentOS
12 1 (1.00%) Mac OS
12 1 (1.00%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (1.00%) Solaris
12 1 (1.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (24.00%) ITIL
2 10 (10.00%) PRINCE2
3 7 (7.00%) Data Protection
3 7 (7.00%) Project Management
4 5 (5.00%) Change Management
4 5 (5.00%) Disaster Recovery
4 5 (5.00%) Incident Management
4 5 (5.00%) Line Management
4 5 (5.00%) Service Delivery
4 5 (5.00%) Service Management
4 5 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (4.00%) Business Continuity
5 4 (4.00%) Problem Management
5 4 (4.00%) Release Management
6 3 (3.00%) Configuration Management
6 3 (3.00%) Data Management
6 3 (3.00%) Fund Management
6 3 (3.00%) Information Security
6 3 (3.00%) Performance Management
6 3 (3.00%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (16.00%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.00%) SQL
3 2 (2.00%) C
3 2 (2.00%) VB
4 1 (1.00%) Ruby
4 1 (1.00%) VBA
4 1 (1.00%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (15.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 12 (12.00%) Cisco Certification
3 8 (8.00%) CCNP
3 8 (8.00%) MCSE
4 7 (7.00%) CCNA
4 7 (7.00%) MCSA
5 5 (5.00%) Degree
5 5 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 4 (4.00%) MCITP
6 4 (4.00%) PMI Certification
6 4 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 3 (3.00%) CISA
7 3 (3.00%) CISM
7 3 (3.00%) CISSP
8 2 (2.00%) CCDP
8 2 (2.00%) CCIE
8 2 (2.00%) CCNP Voice
8 2 (2.00%) MCDST
8 2 (2.00%) MCP
8 2 (2.00%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 65 (65.00%) Active Directory
2 32 (32.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (13.00%) Hyper-V
4 11 (11.00%) XenApp
5 9 (9.00%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (5.00%) VMware ESX
7 3 (3.00%) Terminal Services
7 3 (3.00%) vSphere
7 3 (3.00%) XenDesktop
8 2 (2.00%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 2 (2.00%) Xen
8 2 (2.00%) XenServer
9 1 (1.00%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (1.00%) UAG
9 1 (1.00%) vCloud
9 1 (1.00%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 26 (26.00%) SCCM
2 12 (12.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 11 (11.00%) SCOM
4 6 (6.00%) Backup Exec
5 5 (5.00%) WSUS
6 4 (4.00%) NetBackup
7 3 (3.00%) SCOrch
7 3 (3.00%) SCVMM
8 2 (2.00%) McAfee ePO
8 2 (2.00%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (2.00%) Puppet
8 2 (2.00%) SCSM
8 2 (2.00%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
8 2 (2.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (2.00%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco CUCM
9 1 (1.00%) Cisco UCCX
9 1 (1.00%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (1.00%) Tivoli
9 1 (1.00%) WMI
Vendors
1 64 (64.00%) Microsoft
2 44 (44.00%) VMware
3 36 (36.00%) Citrix
4 20 (20.00%) HP
5 19 (19.00%) Cisco
6 18 (18.00%) Symantec
7 12 (12.00%) Dell
8 7 (7.00%) NetApp
9 6 (6.00%) EMC
10 5 (5.00%) Avaya
11 4 (4.00%) Intel Security
11 4 (4.00%) SAP
11 4 (4.00%) Veeam
12 3 (3.00%) Bloomberg
12 3 (3.00%) CommVault
12 3 (3.00%) Google
12 3 (3.00%) iManage
12 3 (3.00%) Wyse
13 2 (2.00%) IronPort
13 2 (2.00%) Polycom
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: Generous management base + bonus
Posted: 20 days ago
City of London
People Source Consulting
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + package + bonus
Posted: 27 days ago
City of London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago