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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype for Business over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 361 294 392
Rank change year-on-year
-67 +98
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 340 462 356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.81% 1.03% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.74% 4.81% 3.22%
Number of salaries quoted 308 426 325
Average salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,750 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-6.43% +0.58%
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
9095 9609 11073
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 21.54% 21.53% 22.51%
Number of salaries quoted 7960 8174 9251
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,280
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Skype for Business across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 30 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the London region over the 3 months to 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -27 47 £52,500 - 10
Croydon - 11 £60,000 -
Surbiton - 4 £50,000 -
Brentford - 3 £47,500 -
Chiswick -8 2 £51,250 +13.88%
Sidcup -9 2 £47,250 +4.41%
Coulsdon -8 1 £22,500 -2.17%
Ruislip - 1 £38,000 -
Uxbridge - 1 £45,000 -
Hammersmith - 1 £32,000 -
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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.

1 498 (68.31%) Windows
2 494 (67.76%) Microsoft
3 404 (55.42%) Active Directory
4 299 (41.02%) Windows Server
5 288 (39.51%) MS Exchange
6 238 (32.65%) VMware
7 211 (28.94%) Office 365
8 204 (27.98%) SharePoint
8 204 (27.98%) Cisco
9 197 (27.02%) ITIL
10 170 (23.32%) Citrix
11 166 (22.77%) MS Excel
12 165 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
13 162 (22.22%) Windows 7
14 161 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
15 155 (21.26%) Skype
15 155 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 154 (21.12%) Hyper-V
17 153 (20.99%) Firewall
18 151 (20.71%) SQL Server
19 145 (19.89%) MS Office
20 143 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
21 134 (18.38%) Finance
21 134 (18.38%) SCCM
22 132 (18.11%) SQL
23 130 (17.83%) HP
24 127 (17.42%) LAN
24 127 (17.42%) WAN
25 123 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
25 123 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the 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
1 288 (39.51%) MS Exchange
2 204 (27.98%) SharePoint
3 165 (22.63%) Exchange Server 2010
4 123 (16.87%) Exchange Server 2013
5 75 (10.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 35 (4.80%) IIS
7 34 (4.66%) SharePoint 2010
8 31 (4.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 29 (3.98%) SharePoint 2013
10 21 (2.88%) Office Communications Server
11 12 (1.65%) BizTalk Server
11 12 (1.65%) Exchange Server 2003
12 9 (1.23%) SharePoint Server
13 6 (0.82%) CMS
14 3 (0.41%) Apache
14 3 (0.41%) Kentico
14 3 (0.41%) Tomcat
15 2 (0.27%) Oracle Collaboration Suite
15 2 (0.27%) Totara
15 2 (0.27%) WebSphere
Applications
1 166 (22.77%) MS Excel
2 145 (19.89%) MS Office
3 12 (1.65%) MS PowerPoint
4 7 (0.96%) MS Project
5 5 (0.69%) Spreadsheet
6 4 (0.55%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 3 (0.41%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 21 (2.88%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.69%) thinkFolio
3 3 (0.41%) Oracle Applications
4 2 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
4 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.14%) Eikon
5 1 (0.14%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 211 (28.94%) Office 365
2 74 (10.15%) Microsoft Azure
3 54 (7.41%) Amazon AWS
4 43 (5.90%) Yammer
5 35 (4.80%) Mimecast
6 24 (3.29%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 23 (3.16%) IaaS
8 18 (2.47%) GitHub
9 12 (1.65%) OneDrive
10 8 (1.10%) Cloud Computing
11 7 (0.96%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (0.82%) PaaS
13 3 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
14 2 (0.27%) SaaS
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
15 1 (0.14%) Amazon S3
15 1 (0.14%) Force.com
15 1 (0.14%) Google Analytics
15 1 (0.14%) Google Apps
15 1 (0.14%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 155 (21.26%) Skype
2 153 (20.99%) Firewall
3 127 (17.42%) LAN
3 127 (17.42%) WAN
4 119 (16.32%) Unified Communications
5 110 (15.09%) DNS
6 98 (13.44%) VPN
7 93 (12.76%) DHCP
8 85 (11.66%) TCP/IP
9 84 (11.52%) VoIP
10 67 (9.19%) MPLS
11 66 (9.05%) SAN
12 63 (8.64%) Wireless
13 49 (6.72%) Cisco ASA
14 47 (6.45%) Network Security
15 40 (5.49%) NAS
16 39 (5.35%) Internet
17 38 (5.21%) OSPF
18 33 (4.53%) VLAN
19 32 (4.39%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 151 (20.71%) SQL Server
2 40 (5.49%) SQL Server 2012
3 38 (5.21%) SQL Server 2008
4 12 (1.65%) Oracle Reports
4 12 (1.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 7 (0.96%) SQL Server 2005
6 5 (0.69%) MS Access
7 3 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 3 (0.41%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.27%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.27%) Sybase ASE
9 1 (0.14%) Big Data
9 1 (0.14%) DB2
9 1 (0.14%) MySQL
9 1 (0.14%) Power BI
9 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 21 (2.88%) JIRA
2 20 (2.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.82%) Subversion
3 6 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (0.27%) Eclipse
4 2 (0.27%) Xcode
5 1 (0.14%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.14%) MSI
5 1 (0.14%) TeamCity
5 1 (0.14%) WinDbg
General
1 134 (18.38%) Finance
2 44 (6.04%) Retail
3 27 (3.70%) Telecoms
4 26 (3.57%) Legal
5 23 (3.16%) Law
6 22 (3.02%) Back Office
7 20 (2.74%) Banking
8 9 (1.23%) Marketing
9 8 (1.10%) Games
10 6 (0.82%) Advertising
10 6 (0.82%) Billing
10 6 (0.82%) Financial Institution
10 6 (0.82%) Spanish Language
11 3 (0.41%) Electronics
11 3 (0.41%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.27%) Front Office
12 2 (0.27%) Manufacturing
12 2 (0.27%) Retail Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.14%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 97 (13.31%) Support Engineer
2 86 (11.80%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 70 (9.60%) Analyst
4 58 (7.96%) IT Support
5 56 (7.68%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 55 (7.54%) IT Engineer
7 51 (7.00%) 2nd Line Support
8 42 (5.76%) Architect
8 42 (5.76%) Consultant
9 40 (5.49%) Server Engineer
10 38 (5.21%) Support Analyst
11 36 (4.94%) Windows Engineer
12 35 (4.80%) Lync Engineer
13 34 (4.66%) IT Support Engineer
14 31 (4.25%) Desktop Support
15 29 (3.98%) Infrastructure Specialist
15 29 (3.98%) Network Engineer
15 29 (3.98%) Service Analyst
15 29 (3.98%) Service Desk Analyst
16 26 (3.57%) Exchange Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (5.76%) XMPP
2 40 (5.49%) .NET
3 18 (2.47%) Apache Cordova
3 18 (2.47%) REST
3 18 (2.47%) SOAP
4 15 (2.06%) COM
5 8 (1.10%) Web Services
6 5 (0.69%) 802.1X
6 5 (0.69%) Middleware
7 4 (0.55%) SAP Basis
8 3 (0.41%) LINQ to SQL
9 2 (0.27%) CSS
9 2 (0.27%) HTML
9 2 (0.27%) HTML5
9 2 (0.27%) Software Packaging
10 1 (0.14%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 99 (13.58%) Blackberry
2 81 (11.11%) Data Centre
3 64 (8.78%) Analytical Skills
4 47 (6.45%) Clustering
5 46 (6.31%) Video Conferencing
6 25 (3.43%) iPhone
7 24 (3.29%) Statistics
8 20 (2.74%) e-Learning
8 20 (2.74%) iPad
9 19 (2.61%) Fat Client
9 19 (2.61%) Mobile App
9 19 (2.61%) Thin Client
10 13 (1.78%) Computer Science
11 11 (1.51%) Hedge funds
12 10 (1.37%) Driving Licence
13 8 (1.10%) EMC VNX
13 8 (1.10%) Fintech
13 8 (1.10%) FMCG
13 8 (1.10%) Online Games
13 8 (1.10%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 498 (68.31%) Windows
2 299 (41.02%) Windows Server
3 162 (22.22%) Windows 7
4 161 (22.09%) Windows Server 2012
5 143 (19.62%) Windows Server 2008
6 74 (10.15%) Android
7 71 (9.74%) Linux
8 66 (9.05%) Windows 8
9 48 (6.58%) Apple iOS
10 47 (6.45%) Windows Server 2003
11 35 (4.80%) Windows 10
12 34 (4.66%) Mac OS
13 32 (4.39%) Unix
14 29 (3.98%) Mac OS X
15 28 (3.84%) Windows XP
16 26 (3.57%) Windows Phone
17 14 (1.92%) Solaris
18 6 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
19 5 (0.69%) SUSE
19 5 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 197 (27.02%) ITIL
2 63 (8.64%) Presales
3 56 (7.68%) Service Management
4 50 (6.86%) Migration
5 46 (6.31%) Service Delivery
6 44 (6.04%) Project Management
7 43 (5.90%) Problem Management
8 42 (5.76%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (4.94%) CRM
9 36 (4.94%) High Availability
10 33 (4.53%) Change Management
10 33 (4.53%) Disaster Recovery
10 33 (4.53%) Patch Management
11 30 (4.12%) Mentoring
11 30 (4.12%) PRINCE2
12 27 (3.70%) E-Commerce
13 26 (3.57%) Incident Management
14 25 (3.43%) Kalman Filter
15 24 (3.29%) Network Management
16 23 (3.16%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 132 (18.11%) SQL
2 97 (13.31%) PowerShell
3 38 (5.21%) C#
4 20 (2.74%) JavaScript
5 9 (1.23%) VB
6 8 (1.10%) Shell Script
7 3 (0.41%) Python
8 2 (0.27%) Ruby
8 2 (0.27%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.14%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.14%) C
9 1 (0.14%) Java
9 1 (0.14%) Perl
Qualifications
1 123 (16.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (13.31%) MCSE
3 96 (13.17%) Cisco Certification
4 71 (9.74%) CCNA
5 64 (8.78%) Degree
6 52 (7.13%) MCSA
7 39 (5.35%) CCNP
8 35 (4.80%) ITIL Certification
9 30 (4.12%) MCITP
10 23 (3.16%) MCP
11 18 (2.47%) Security Cleared
12 13 (1.78%) CCIE
13 12 (1.65%) PhD
14 9 (1.23%) DV Cleared
15 8 (1.10%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.96%) CCDA
16 7 (0.96%) CCDP
16 7 (0.96%) CCNP Voice
16 7 (0.96%) SC Cleared
17 6 (0.82%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (7.68%) SLA
2 4 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.27%) QA
System Software
1 404 (55.42%) Active Directory
2 155 (21.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 154 (21.12%) Hyper-V
4 76 (10.43%) XenApp
5 46 (6.31%) XenDesktop
6 36 (4.94%) vSphere
7 31 (4.25%) Microsoft App-V
8 22 (3.02%) XenServer
9 21 (2.88%) Firmware
10 19 (2.61%) Terminal Services
11 15 (2.06%) Forefront TMG
11 15 (2.06%) VMware Workstation
12 14 (1.92%) Postfix
13 13 (1.78%) VMware ESX
14 10 (1.37%) vCloud
15 7 (0.96%) VMware ESXi
16 5 (0.69%) Squid
17 4 (0.55%) ISA Server
17 4 (0.55%) VMware Server
17 4 (0.55%) Xen
Systems Management
1 134 (18.38%) SCCM
2 67 (9.19%) SCOM
3 37 (5.08%) SCVMM
4 22 (3.02%) McAfee ePO
4 22 (3.02%) WSUS
5 17 (2.33%) Cisco CUCM
6 16 (2.19%) Backup Exec
6 16 (2.19%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 16 (2.19%) SCOrch
7 15 (2.06%) MOM
8 13 (1.78%) XenMobile
9 12 (1.65%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
10 10 (1.37%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 10 (1.37%) Windows Intune
11 9 (1.23%) NetBackup
11 9 (1.23%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 7 (0.96%) Nagios
13 4 (0.55%) Puppet
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCE
14 3 (0.41%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 494 (67.76%) Microsoft
2 238 (32.65%) VMware
3 204 (27.98%) Cisco
4 170 (23.32%) Citrix
5 130 (17.83%) HP
6 50 (6.86%) NetApp
7 49 (6.72%) Avaya
8 45 (6.17%) Polycom
9 41 (5.62%) Veeam
10 40 (5.49%) Intel Security
11 36 (4.94%) Dell
12 34 (4.66%) Symantec
13 31 (4.25%) Apple
14 27 (3.70%) EMC
15 24 (3.29%) IBM
15 24 (3.29%) Oracle
16 23 (3.16%) SAP
17 22 (3.02%) CheckPoint
17 22 (3.02%) CommVault
17 22 (3.02%) Nimble Storage
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
VIT
Salary: From £32,000 to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: Yesterday
London
CDI Anders Elite Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: Yesterday
London
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Connectus
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Centric Resource
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Clear Edge Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £55,000 per annum Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Advantage XPO
Salary: Negotiable + Car/Car Allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Refreshing Recruitment
Salary: £27000 - £28000 per annum + bens, £3k training budget
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 5 days ago
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Twenty Recruitment Group
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £32000 per annum, Benefits 8% Bonus, Overtime
Posted: 6 days ago
London
MillsHill
Salary: £0 - £35,000 per year
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
London
TDA Group
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £50000 per annum + Benefits and Car Allowance of £4200
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 14 days ago
City, London
Schroders plc
Posted: 14 days ago
Central London / West End
Waterstons
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary plus strong benefits and bonus package
Posted: 24 days ago
London
Recruitment Revolution Limited
Salary: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience + £6,000 car allowance
Posted: 25 days ago