The table below looks at the statistics for Skype for Business skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 23 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 368 363 346
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -17
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 284 352 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.72% 0.79% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.85% 4.04% 3.95%
Number of salaries quoted 250 319 355
Median salary £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £73,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -14.44%
Skype for Business
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Application Platforms Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
7386 8706 10053
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 18.72% 19.53% 20.90%
Number of salaries quoted 6484 7353 8569
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 £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in London

The demand trend of job ads across the 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 London

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the London region.

Skype for Business Salary Trend in London

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016.

Skype for Business Salary Histogram in London

Skype for Business
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the London region over the 3 months to 23 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +20 40 £52,500 +3.96% 13
Croydon - 6 £60,000 -
Surbiton - 3 £55,000 -
Coulsdon -2 2 £22,250 -3.26%
Hammersmith - 2 £32,000 -
Uxbridge +3 1 £32,500 -
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 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 London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 448 (70.11%) Windows
2 434 (67.92%) Microsoft
3 388 (60.72%) Active Directory
4 260 (40.69%) Windows Server
5 251 (39.28%) MS Exchange
6 228 (35.68%) VMware
7 210 (32.86%) Skype
8 204 (31.92%) Cisco
9 178 (27.86%) Firewall
10 177 (27.70%) ITIL
11 175 (27.39%) Office 365
12 173 (27.07%) SharePoint
13 157 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
14 154 (24.10%) MS Excel
15 138 (21.60%) Citrix
16 137 (21.44%) Windows 7
17 136 (21.28%) SQL Server
18 135 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
19 130 (20.34%) MS Office
20 129 (20.19%) SCCM
21 128 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2010
22 119 (18.62%) Hyper-V
23 114 (17.84%) SQL
23 114 (17.84%) Finance
24 111 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2013
25 110 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
26 108 (16.90%) DNS
27 103 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
28 100 (15.65%) PowerShell
29 96 (15.02%) HP

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in 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
1 251 (39.28%) MS Exchange
2 173 (27.07%) SharePoint
3 128 (20.03%) Exchange Server 2010
4 111 (17.37%) Exchange Server 2013
5 60 (9.39%) Exchange Server 2007
6 28 (4.38%) SharePoint 2013
7 27 (4.23%) SharePoint 2010
8 20 (3.13%) IIS
9 17 (2.66%) Office Communications Server
10 16 (2.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 15 (2.35%) Exchange Server 2003
12 3 (0.47%) Apache
12 3 (0.47%) Tomcat
13 1 (0.16%) CMS
Applications
1 154 (24.10%) MS Excel
2 130 (20.34%) MS Office
3 8 (1.25%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.78%) MS Project
5 3 (0.47%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 2 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.16%) InfoPath
Business Applications
1 12 (1.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.78%) thinkFolio
3 4 (0.63%) Eikon
4 3 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
4 3 (0.47%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 175 (27.39%) Office 365
2 56 (8.76%) Microsoft Azure
3 40 (6.26%) Amazon AWS
4 30 (4.69%) Mimecast
5 19 (2.97%) OneDrive
6 17 (2.66%) GitHub
7 13 (2.03%) Yammer
8 10 (1.56%) IaaS
9 9 (1.41%) Virtual Private Cloud
10 5 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.78%) SaaS
11 3 (0.47%) Azure Active Directory
11 3 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
12 2 (0.31%) PaaS
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 210 (32.86%) Skype
2 178 (27.86%) Firewall
3 108 (16.90%) DNS
4 95 (14.87%) TCP/IP
5 91 (14.24%) VoIP
6 90 (14.08%) DHCP
7 84 (13.15%) VPN
8 78 (12.21%) Unified Communications
9 70 (10.95%) WAN
10 65 (10.17%) LAN
11 62 (9.70%) SAN
12 55 (8.61%) Cisco ASA
13 47 (7.36%) Wireless
14 45 (7.04%) MPLS
15 28 (4.38%) VLAN
16 27 (4.23%) Network Security
17 26 (4.07%) PBX
18 22 (3.44%) OSPF
19 19 (2.97%) LDAP
20 18 (2.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (21.28%) SQL Server
2 40 (6.26%) SQL Server 2012
3 37 (5.79%) SQL Server 2008
4 5 (0.78%) MS Access
5 4 (0.63%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.47%) Oracle Database
7 2 (0.31%) DB2
8 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.16%) MySQL
8 1 (0.16%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.16%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 24 (3.76%) JIRA
2 17 (2.66%) Visual Studio
3 4 (0.63%) Subversion
3 4 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.16%) WinDbg
General
1 114 (17.84%) Finance
2 33 (5.16%) Law
2 33 (5.16%) Telecoms
3 27 (4.23%) Legal
4 19 (2.97%) Back Office
5 18 (2.82%) Retail
6 16 (2.50%) Banking
7 9 (1.41%) Spanish Language
8 7 (1.10%) Marketing
9 6 (0.94%) Advertising
10 5 (0.78%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.63%) Games
11 4 (0.63%) Retail Banking
12 3 (0.47%) Billing
12 3 (0.47%) German Language
12 3 (0.47%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.16%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.16%) French Language
13 1 (0.16%) Front Office
13 1 (0.16%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 104 (16.28%) Support Engineer
2 82 (12.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 76 (11.89%) Analyst
4 68 (10.64%) IT Support
5 55 (8.61%) 2nd Line Support
6 51 (7.98%) IT Engineer
7 43 (6.73%) Windows Engineer
8 42 (6.57%) Consultant
9 40 (6.26%) 3rd Line Engineer
10 38 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
11 34 (5.32%) Service Analyst
12 32 (5.01%) Service Desk Analyst
13 31 (4.85%) Support Analyst
14 30 (4.69%) Server Engineer
15 29 (4.54%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 29 (4.54%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 28 (4.38%) Service Desk Support
17 27 (4.23%) 1st Line Support
17 27 (4.23%) Lync Engineer
17 27 (4.23%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (3.44%) .NET
1 22 (3.44%) XMPP
2 17 (2.66%) Apache Cordova
2 17 (2.66%) REST
2 17 (2.66%) SOAP
3 6 (0.94%) 802.1X
3 6 (0.94%) Web Services
4 4 (0.63%) LINQ to SQL
4 4 (0.63%) SAP Basis
5 3 (0.47%) Middleware
6 2 (0.31%) COM
6 2 (0.31%) Software Packaging
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET
7 1 (0.16%) ASP.NET MVC
7 1 (0.16%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 93 (14.55%) Blackberry
2 52 (8.14%) Analytical Skills
3 50 (7.82%) Video Conferencing
4 43 (6.73%) Data Centre
5 33 (5.16%) Clustering
6 21 (3.29%) Statistics
7 19 (2.97%) e-Learning
8 18 (2.82%) Mobile App
9 16 (2.50%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.35%) iPhone
11 14 (2.19%) IVR
11 14 (2.19%) Virtual Team
12 11 (1.72%) Driving Licence
13 10 (1.56%) iPad
14 9 (1.41%) RSA SecurID
15 8 (1.25%) Smartphone
16 6 (0.94%) Hedge funds
16 6 (0.94%) PKI
16 6 (0.94%) User Experience
17 5 (0.78%) EMC VNX
Operating Systems
1 448 (70.11%) Windows
2 260 (40.69%) Windows Server
3 137 (21.44%) Windows 7
4 135 (21.13%) Windows Server 2012
5 103 (16.12%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (12.21%) Linux
7 60 (9.39%) Android
8 54 (8.45%) Windows Server 2003
9 52 (8.14%) Windows 8
10 45 (7.04%) Apple iOS
11 40 (6.26%) Windows 10
12 29 (4.54%) Unix
13 28 (4.38%) Windows XP
14 27 (4.23%) Mac OS X
15 26 (4.07%) Mac OS
16 21 (3.29%) Windows Phone
17 16 (2.50%) Solaris
18 6 (0.94%) SUSE
19 5 (0.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
20 3 (0.47%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (27.70%) ITIL
2 50 (7.82%) Project Management
3 48 (7.51%) Service Delivery
4 46 (7.20%) Migration
5 43 (6.73%) Change Management
6 40 (6.26%) Mentoring
7 38 (5.95%) High Availability
8 35 (5.48%) Incident Management
9 32 (5.01%) Disaster Recovery
9 32 (5.01%) Presales
10 30 (4.69%) Problem Management
11 29 (4.54%) Service Management
12 28 (4.38%) Agile Software Development
12 28 (4.38%) Patch Management
13 27 (4.23%) PRINCE2
14 26 (4.07%) Kalman Filter
15 25 (3.91%) Capacity Planning
16 24 (3.76%) Information Security
17 21 (3.29%) CRM
18 20 (3.13%) Business Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (17.84%) SQL
2 100 (15.65%) PowerShell
3 25 (3.91%) C#
4 21 (3.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (0.94%) VB
6 5 (0.78%) C
7 4 (0.63%) Java
7 4 (0.63%) Python
7 4 (0.63%) T-SQL
8 3 (0.47%) Ruby
8 3 (0.47%) Shell Script
8 3 (0.47%) VBScript
9 1 (0.16%) Perl
Qualifications
1 110 (17.21%) Microsoft Certification
2 81 (12.68%) MCSE
3 69 (10.80%) Cisco Certification
4 59 (9.23%) CCNA
5 57 (8.92%) Degree
6 43 (6.73%) MCSA
7 27 (4.23%) CCNP
8 25 (3.91%) ITIL Certification
8 25 (3.91%) MCITP
9 22 (3.44%) Security Cleared
10 17 (2.66%) MCP
10 17 (2.66%) PhD
11 14 (2.19%) DV Cleared
12 9 (1.41%) CCSA
13 8 (1.25%) SC Cleared
13 8 (1.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 7 (1.10%) CCDA
15 6 (0.94%) CCDP
15 6 (0.94%) CCSE
16 5 (0.78%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (8.29%) SLA
2 2 (0.31%) QA
3 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 388 (60.72%) Active Directory
2 157 (24.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 119 (18.62%) Hyper-V
4 85 (13.30%) XenApp
5 43 (6.73%) vSphere
6 38 (5.95%) XenDesktop
7 34 (5.32%) Microsoft App-V
8 28 (4.38%) Virtual Machines
9 25 (3.91%) XenServer
10 23 (3.60%) Firmware
11 22 (3.44%) Terminal Services
12 18 (2.82%) VMware ESX
13 17 (2.66%) Forefront TMG
13 17 (2.66%) VMware Workstation
14 14 (2.19%) Postfix
15 10 (1.56%) ISA Server
15 10 (1.56%) VMware ESXi
16 9 (1.41%) vCloud
17 6 (0.94%) BitLocker
18 4 (0.63%) Squid
Systems Management
1 129 (20.19%) SCCM
2 78 (12.21%) SCOM
3 29 (4.54%) WSUS
4 28 (4.38%) SCVMM
5 23 (3.60%) Backup Exec
6 22 (3.44%) SCOrch
7 21 (3.29%) Failover Clustering
8 18 (2.82%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 17 (2.66%) MOM
10 16 (2.50%) FortiGate
10 16 (2.50%) XenMobile
11 15 (2.35%) Cisco CUCM
11 15 (2.35%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 14 (2.19%) NetBackup
13 10 (1.56%) Nagios
14 9 (1.41%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
15 7 (1.10%) AirWatch
15 7 (1.10%) Microsoft Clustering
16 6 (0.94%) McAfee ePO
16 6 (0.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 434 (67.92%) Microsoft
2 228 (35.68%) VMware
3 204 (31.92%) Cisco
4 138 (21.60%) Citrix
5 96 (15.02%) HP
6 55 (8.61%) Avaya
7 48 (7.51%) NetApp
8 44 (6.89%) Polycom
9 40 (6.26%) CheckPoint
10 39 (6.10%) Veeam
11 35 (5.48%) EMC
12 32 (5.01%) IBM
12 32 (5.01%) Symantec
13 30 (4.69%) Apple
14 27 (4.23%) Intel Security
15 25 (3.91%) CommVault
16 24 (3.76%) Palo Alto
17 23 (3.60%) F5
17 23 (3.60%) Nimble Storage
18 21 (3.29%) Mitel
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Posted: Yesterday
London
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