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

3 months to
2 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 220 196 216
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +20
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 49 125 139
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.70% 1.18% 1.10%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.40% 5.89% 5.17%
Number of salaries quoted 45 109 131
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,900 £35,286 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £69,000 £70,300 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -
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
1443 2123 2690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 20.66% 20.01% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 1284 1807 2299
Median salary £55,000 £54,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+0.91% +9.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 2 May 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 2 May 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 69 (81.18%) Windows
2 56 (65.88%) Windows Server
3 54 (63.53%) Active Directory
4 49 (57.65%) Microsoft
5 40 (47.06%) VMware
6 33 (38.82%) SharePoint
6 33 (38.82%) MS Exchange
7 30 (35.29%) SCCM
8 29 (34.12%) Office 365
9 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
10 26 (30.59%) Exchange Server 2013
11 22 (25.88%) Skype
12 21 (24.71%) Finance
13 20 (23.53%) ITIL
13 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
14 19 (22.35%) Cisco
14 19 (22.35%) Citrix
15 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
16 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
16 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
17 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
17 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
18 14 (16.47%) SharePoint 2013
18 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
18 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
18 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
18 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
19 13 (15.29%) LAN
19 13 (15.29%) WAN
19 13 (15.29%) Project Management

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 33 (38.82%) MS Exchange
1 33 (38.82%) SharePoint
2 26 (30.59%) Exchange Server 2013
3 18 (21.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (17.65%) Exchange Server 2007
5 14 (16.47%) SharePoint 2013
6 10 (11.76%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 7 (8.24%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (2.35%) Apache
8 2 (2.35%) IIS
8 2 (2.35%) Office Communications Server
8 2 (2.35%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (2.35%) Tomcat
9 1 (1.18%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 27 (31.76%) MS Excel
2 7 (8.24%) MS Office
3 4 (4.71%) MS Project
4 2 (2.35%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (2.35%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (1.18%) Eikon
2 1 (1.18%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 29 (34.12%) Office 365
2 9 (10.59%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (8.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (2.35%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (2.35%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (2.35%) IaaS
4 2 (2.35%) Mimecast
5 1 (1.18%) OneDrive
5 1 (1.18%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.18%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 22 (25.88%) Skype
2 13 (15.29%) LAN
2 13 (15.29%) WAN
3 10 (11.76%) Firewall
4 7 (8.24%) DNS
4 7 (8.24%) MPLS
4 7 (8.24%) Unified Communications
4 7 (8.24%) VPN
5 6 (7.06%) Network Security
5 6 (7.06%) VoIP
6 5 (5.88%) DHCP
7 4 (4.71%) NAS
7 4 (4.71%) Packet Switching
7 4 (4.71%) SAN
7 4 (4.71%) TCP/IP
7 4 (4.71%) WebEx
8 3 (3.53%) Avaya Modular Messaging
8 3 (3.53%) iSCSI
8 3 (3.53%) Wireless
9 2 (2.35%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (18.82%) SQL Server
2 8 (9.41%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (7.06%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (1.18%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.18%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.18%) WinDbg
General
1 21 (24.71%) Finance
2 5 (5.88%) Banking
3 3 (3.53%) Financial Institution
3 3 (3.53%) Law
3 3 (3.53%) Legal
4 2 (2.35%) Electronics
4 2 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.35%) Marketing
4 2 (2.35%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.18%) Back Office
5 1 (1.18%) Front Office
5 1 (1.18%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.18%) Retail
5 1 (1.18%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 11 (12.94%) Active Directory Specialist
1 11 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (11.76%) Lync Specialist
2 10 (11.76%) Office 365 Specialist
2 10 (11.76%) Support Engineer
3 9 (10.59%) Messaging Specialist
4 8 (9.41%) Exchange Specialist
4 8 (9.41%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 7 (8.24%) Analyst
5 7 (8.24%) Server Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) Systems Engineer
5 7 (8.24%) VMware Specialist
6 6 (7.06%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 6 (7.06%) IT Engineer
7 5 (5.88%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 5 (5.88%) IT Support
7 5 (5.88%) Project Manager
8 4 (4.71%) 3rd Line Support
8 4 (4.71%) Hardware Engineer
8 4 (4.71%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.18%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (17.65%) Data Centre
2 11 (12.94%) Blackberry
3 9 (10.59%) Clustering
4 8 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.71%) BYOD
5 4 (4.71%) PMI
6 3 (3.53%) Video Conferencing
7 2 (2.35%) iPad
7 2 (2.35%) Statistics
8 1 (1.18%) Handset
8 1 (1.18%) iPhone
8 1 (1.18%) IVR
8 1 (1.18%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.18%) PKI
8 1 (1.18%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 69 (81.18%) Windows
2 56 (65.88%) Windows Server
3 16 (18.82%) Windows 7
4 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (16.47%) Windows Server 2012
5 11 (12.94%) Windows 8
6 6 (7.06%) Windows 10
7 4 (4.71%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (3.53%) Android
9 2 (2.35%) Windows XP
10 1 (1.18%) Linux
10 1 (1.18%) Unix
10 1 (1.18%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (23.53%) ITIL
2 13 (15.29%) Project Management
3 9 (10.59%) Change Management
3 9 (10.59%) Disaster Recovery
4 8 (9.41%) Migration
4 8 (9.41%) PRINCE2
5 7 (8.24%) Mentoring
6 6 (7.06%) High Availability
6 6 (7.06%) Line Management
7 5 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 5 (5.88%) Data Protection
8 4 (4.71%) Incident Management
8 4 (4.71%) Problem Management
8 4 (4.71%) Service Management
9 3 (3.53%) Business Intelligence
9 3 (3.53%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.53%) Time Management
10 2 (2.35%) Converged Infrastructure
10 2 (2.35%) Infrastructure Transformation
10 2 (2.35%) Server Virtualisation
Programming Languages
1 14 (16.47%) PowerShell
2 12 (14.12%) SQL
3 1 (1.18%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 11 (12.94%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (9.41%) MCSE
3 5 (5.88%) CCNA
3 5 (5.88%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (5.88%) MCITP
3 5 (5.88%) MCSA
4 4 (4.71%) PMI Certification
5 3 (3.53%) ITIL Certification
5 3 (3.53%) MCP
6 2 (2.35%) Degree
6 2 (2.35%) MCDST
7 1 (1.18%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.35%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (63.53%) Active Directory
2 20 (23.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 14 (16.47%) Hyper-V
4 12 (14.12%) XenApp
5 9 (10.59%) Microsoft App-V
5 9 (10.59%) XenDesktop
6 3 (3.53%) Firmware
7 2 (2.35%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (2.35%) vSphere
7 2 (2.35%) XenServer
8 1 (1.18%) Citrix Presentation Server
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.18%) Terminal Services
8 1 (1.18%) UAG
8 1 (1.18%) VMware ESX
8 1 (1.18%) Xen
Systems Management
1 30 (35.29%) SCCM
2 5 (5.88%) SCOM
2 5 (5.88%) SCOrch
3 4 (4.71%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 3 (3.53%) NetBackup
5 2 (2.35%) Backup Exec
5 2 (2.35%) McAfee ePO
5 2 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 2 (2.35%) Puppet
6 1 (1.18%) Ansible
6 1 (1.18%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (1.18%) IBM BigFix
6 1 (1.18%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (1.18%) SCVMM
6 1 (1.18%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
6 1 (1.18%) Tivoli Endpoint Manager
6 1 (1.18%) Windows Intune
6 1 (1.18%) WSUS
Vendors
1 49 (57.65%) Microsoft
2 40 (47.06%) VMware
3 19 (22.35%) Cisco
3 19 (22.35%) Citrix
4 9 (10.59%) Symantec
5 8 (9.41%) CommVault
5 8 (9.41%) NetApp
5 8 (9.41%) Nimble Storage
6 7 (8.24%) HP
7 6 (7.06%) Avaya
8 5 (5.88%) LANDesk
9 3 (3.53%) arcserve
9 3 (3.53%) Google
9 3 (3.53%) Intel Security
9 3 (3.53%) Polycom
9 3 (3.53%) SAP
9 3 (3.53%) Veritas
10 2 (2.35%) Bloomberg
10 2 (2.35%) iManage
10 2 (2.35%) Reuters
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