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 29 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 210 209 230
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +21
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 42 91 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.68% 0.95% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.55% 5.25% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 42 85 99
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £69,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £37,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -11.76%
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
1184 1734 2397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 19.12% 18.16% 20.15%
Number of salaries quoted 1070 1440 2043
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 £36,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £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 29 August 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 29 August 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 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 55 (70.51%) Microsoft
3 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
4 48 (61.54%) Skype
5 41 (52.56%) Windows Server
6 31 (39.74%) ITIL
7 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
8 27 (34.62%) Cisco
8 27 (34.62%) Office 365
9 26 (33.33%) SharePoint
9 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
10 24 (30.77%) VMware
10 24 (30.77%) SCCM
11 22 (28.21%) Finance
12 21 (26.92%) VoIP
12 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
13 20 (25.64%) Citrix
14 19 (24.36%) MS Office
14 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
15 18 (23.08%) SQL
16 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2013
16 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
17 15 (19.23%) Firewall
17 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
18 14 (17.95%) LDAP
18 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
18 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
18 14 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
18 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure

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 26 (33.33%) MS Exchange
1 26 (33.33%) SharePoint
2 17 (21.79%) Exchange Server 2013
3 13 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (11.54%) SharePoint 2013
5 4 (5.13%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (3.85%) IIS
6 3 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
7 2 (2.56%) Apache
7 2 (2.56%) Tomcat
8 1 (1.28%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 19 (24.36%) MS Office
2 15 (19.23%) MS Excel
3 3 (3.85%) MS PowerPoint
4 2 (2.56%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 27 (34.62%) Office 365
2 7 (8.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (5.13%) Mimecast
3 4 (5.13%) SaaS
4 2 (2.56%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.56%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 48 (61.54%) Skype
2 21 (26.92%) VoIP
3 15 (19.23%) Firewall
4 14 (17.95%) LDAP
5 12 (15.38%) PBX
5 12 (15.38%) VPN
6 11 (14.10%) DHCP
6 11 (14.10%) DNS
6 11 (14.10%) Unified Communications
6 11 (14.10%) WAN
7 10 (12.82%) CTI
7 10 (12.82%) H.323
7 10 (12.82%) LAN
8 7 (8.97%) TCP/IP
9 6 (7.69%) SAN
10 5 (6.41%) Cisco IOS
10 5 (6.41%) Internet
11 4 (5.13%) Cisco ASA
11 4 (5.13%) MPLS
11 4 (5.13%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (30.77%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 22 (28.21%) Finance
2 8 (10.26%) Legal
3 7 (8.97%) Law
4 6 (7.69%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.56%) Banking
5 2 (2.56%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.56%) Retail
5 2 (2.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (20.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 16 (20.51%) Support Engineer
2 14 (17.95%) Analyst
3 13 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 8 (10.26%) Desktop Support
5 7 (8.97%) Desktop Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Infrastructure Support
5 7 (8.97%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 7 (8.97%) Windows Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Services Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 5 (6.41%) VMware Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.13%) Service Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Service Desk Analyst
7 4 (5.13%) Service Manager
7 4 (5.13%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (10.26%) XMPP
2 1 (1.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 14 (17.95%) Video Conferencing
2 11 (14.10%) IVR
3 10 (12.82%) Blackberry
4 8 (10.26%) Clustering
5 5 (6.41%) Computer Science
5 5 (6.41%) Data Centre
6 4 (5.13%) Analytical Skills
7 3 (3.85%) User Experience
8 2 (2.56%) BYOD
8 2 (2.56%) iPhone
8 2 (2.56%) RSA SecurID
9 1 (1.28%) CMDB
9 1 (1.28%) Digital Media
9 1 (1.28%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.28%) Handset
9 1 (1.28%) iPad
9 1 (1.28%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.28%) VCE vBlock
9 1 (1.28%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.28%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 64 (82.05%) Windows
2 41 (52.56%) Windows Server
3 28 (35.90%) Windows 7
4 21 (26.92%) Windows Server 2012
5 19 (24.36%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (21.79%) Windows 10
7 9 (11.54%) Windows 8
8 7 (8.97%) Android
9 6 (7.69%) Mac OS X
9 6 (7.69%) Windows Server 2003
10 4 (5.13%) Linux
11 1 (1.28%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (1.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (39.74%) ITIL
2 12 (15.38%) Change Management
2 12 (15.38%) Project Management
3 11 (14.10%) Mentoring
4 7 (8.97%) Migration
5 6 (7.69%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (7.69%) Service Delivery
6 5 (6.41%) Capacity Planning
6 5 (6.41%) Incident Management
6 5 (6.41%) Service Management
6 5 (6.41%) Time Management
7 4 (5.13%) Problem Management
8 3 (3.85%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (3.85%) ITIL V3
8 3 (3.85%) ITSM
8 3 (3.85%) Load Balancing
8 3 (3.85%) Performance Analysis
8 3 (3.85%) Project Planning
8 3 (3.85%) Software Engineering
8 3 (3.85%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 18 (23.08%) SQL
2 13 (16.67%) PowerShell
3 4 (5.13%) C
3 4 (5.13%) T-SQL
4 3 (3.85%) C#
4 3 (3.85%) Java
4 3 (3.85%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 14 (17.95%) Microsoft Certification
2 9 (11.54%) MCSE
3 8 (10.26%) MCSA
4 7 (8.97%) Cisco Certification
4 7 (8.97%) Degree
5 5 (6.41%) CCNP
5 5 (6.41%) MCITP
6 3 (3.85%) CCNA
6 3 (3.85%) MCP
6 3 (3.85%) MCTS
6 3 (3.85%) MOS
7 2 (2.56%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (1.28%) Avaya Certification
8 1 (1.28%) CCSA
8 1 (1.28%) CCSE
8 1 (1.28%) MCDST
8 1 (1.28%) VERITAS Certified Professional (VCP)
8 1 (1.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.97%) SLA
2 1 (1.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 54 (69.23%) Active Directory
2 14 (17.95%) Hyper-V
2 14 (17.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.69%) XenApp
4 4 (5.13%) VMware ESX
5 3 (3.85%) XenDesktop
6 2 (2.56%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (2.56%) vSphere
6 2 (2.56%) XenServer
7 1 (1.28%) Microsoft App-V
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Server
7 1 (1.28%) Terminal Services
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (1.28%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (30.77%) SCCM
2 11 (14.10%) SCOM
3 7 (8.97%) NetBackup
4 5 (6.41%) SCOrch
5 4 (5.13%) Cisco UCCE
6 3 (3.85%) Backup Exec
6 3 (3.85%) CA Spectrum
6 3 (3.85%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (3.85%) Nagios
6 3 (3.85%) Norton AntiVirus
6 3 (3.85%) WSUS
7 2 (2.56%) Failover Clustering
7 2 (2.56%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
7 2 (2.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 1 (1.28%) DameWare
8 1 (1.28%) McAfee ePO
8 1 (1.28%) Microsoft Intune
8 1 (1.28%) Puppet
8 1 (1.28%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.28%) vMotion
Vendors
1 55 (70.51%) Microsoft
2 27 (34.62%) Cisco
3 24 (30.77%) VMware
4 20 (25.64%) Citrix
5 12 (15.38%) Avaya
6 8 (10.26%) Symantec
7 7 (8.97%) Polycom
8 6 (7.69%) Apple
9 5 (6.41%) HP
10 4 (5.13%) arcserve
10 4 (5.13%) CheckPoint
10 4 (5.13%) Intel Security
10 4 (5.13%) Veritas
11 3 (3.85%) BT
11 3 (3.85%) CA
11 3 (3.85%) Google
11 3 (3.85%) SolarWinds
12 2 (2.56%) EMC
12 2 (2.56%) Sonus
12 2 (2.56%) Sybase
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