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 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Rank 313 262 339
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +77
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 402 501 348
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.98% 1.20% 0.82%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.69% 5.46% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 341 465 313
Average salary £45,000 £49,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.16% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
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
8575 9179 9488
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 20.90% 22.04% 22.37%
Number of salaries quoted 7469 7859 7884
Average salary £53,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £72,500
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 8 February 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 8 February 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 -16 35 £51,250 +0.98% 7
Croydon -1 24 £55,000 +129.16%
Coulsdon - 5 £22,500 -
Chiswick -11 4 £50,000 +11.11%
Canary Wharf -1 3 £24,000 -66.89%
Brentford - 3 £47,500 -
Sidcup -1 2 £47,500 +4.97%
Mitcham - 2 £34,500 -
Kingston Upon Thames -5 1 - -
Surbiton - 1 £40,000 - 1
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 8 February 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.

1 576 (75.99%) Windows
2 502 (66.23%) Microsoft
3 435 (57.39%) Active Directory
4 312 (41.16%) Windows Server
5 310 (40.90%) MS Exchange
6 253 (33.38%) VMware
7 234 (30.87%) SharePoint
8 230 (30.34%) Cisco
9 223 (29.42%) ITIL
10 222 (29.29%) Office 365
11 216 (28.50%) Citrix
12 206 (27.18%) Exchange Server 2010
13 195 (25.73%) Windows 7
14 192 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
15 182 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
15 182 (24.01%) Windows Server 2012
16 171 (22.56%) MS Excel
17 160 (21.11%) MS Office
17 160 (21.11%) Firewall
18 154 (20.32%) SCCM
19 153 (20.18%) Hyper-V
20 147 (19.39%) DNS
21 143 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
22 140 (18.47%) HP
23 137 (18.07%) LAN
24 134 (17.68%) SQL Server
24 134 (17.68%) Finance
25 133 (17.55%) WAN
26 125 (16.49%) Skype
27 123 (16.23%) SQL

Skype for Business
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 8 February 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
1 310 (40.90%) MS Exchange
2 234 (30.87%) SharePoint
3 206 (27.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 117 (15.44%) Exchange Server 2013
5 74 (9.76%) Exchange Server 2007
6 60 (7.92%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 35 (4.62%) IIS
8 27 (3.56%) SharePoint 2010
9 18 (2.37%) MS Project Server
10 17 (2.24%) Office Communications Server
11 16 (2.11%) Exchange Server 2003
12 13 (1.72%) BizTalk Server
12 13 (1.72%) SharePoint 2013
13 10 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
14 7 (0.92%) CMS
15 4 (0.53%) IBM Domino
16 3 (0.40%) Kentico
17 2 (0.26%) Confluence
17 2 (0.26%) Tomcat
17 2 (0.26%) Totara
Applications
1 171 (22.56%) MS Excel
2 160 (21.11%) MS Office
3 11 (1.45%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (1.45%) MS Project
4 5 (0.66%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 17 (2.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 13 (1.72%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.26%) Faxination
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Business One
3 2 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.13%) Eikon
4 1 (0.13%) SAP CCM
4 1 (0.13%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 222 (29.29%) Office 365
2 75 (9.89%) Microsoft Azure
3 41 (5.41%) Yammer
4 34 (4.49%) Mimecast
5 32 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
6 20 (2.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
7 19 (2.51%) IaaS
8 10 (1.32%) GitHub
9 7 (0.92%) Azure Active Directory
9 7 (0.92%) Cloud Computing
9 7 (0.92%) OneDrive
10 6 (0.79%) PaaS
11 3 (0.40%) Symantec.cloud
12 2 (0.26%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
13 1 (0.13%) Amazon S3
13 1 (0.13%) Force.com
13 1 (0.13%) Google Apps
13 1 (0.13%) Heroku
13 1 (0.13%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 160 (21.11%) Firewall
2 147 (19.39%) DNS
3 137 (18.07%) LAN
4 133 (17.55%) WAN
5 125 (16.49%) Skype
6 114 (15.04%) DHCP
7 109 (14.38%) Unified Communications
8 102 (13.46%) VPN
9 99 (13.06%) SAN
10 74 (9.76%) VoIP
11 72 (9.50%) TCP/IP
12 70 (9.23%) NAS
13 62 (8.18%) Wireless
14 53 (6.99%) MPLS
15 51 (6.73%) Cisco ASA
16 45 (5.94%) Internet
16 45 (5.94%) Network Security
17 40 (5.28%) LDAP
18 38 (5.01%) IPsec
19 35 (4.62%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 134 (17.68%) SQL Server
2 22 (2.90%) SQL Server 2008
3 20 (2.64%) SQL Server 2012
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server 2005
4 14 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 13 (1.72%) Oracle Reports
6 7 (0.92%) SQL Server 2000
7 2 (0.26%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.26%) MySQL
7 2 (0.26%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.26%) Sybase ASE
8 1 (0.13%) Big Data
8 1 (0.13%) DB2
8 1 (0.13%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 15 (1.98%) Visual Studio
2 14 (1.85%) JIRA
3 6 (0.79%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.53%) Subversion
5 2 (0.26%) Eclipse
5 2 (0.26%) Xcode
6 1 (0.13%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.13%) MSI
6 1 (0.13%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.13%) WinDbg
General
1 134 (17.68%) Finance
2 47 (6.20%) Retail
3 42 (5.54%) Legal
4 37 (4.88%) Telecoms
5 35 (4.62%) Banking
6 22 (2.90%) Back Office
6 22 (2.90%) Law
7 15 (1.98%) Marketing
8 11 (1.45%) Games
8 11 (1.45%) Investment Banking
9 8 (1.06%) Front Office
10 7 (0.92%) Financial Institution
11 6 (0.79%) Private Banking
12 5 (0.66%) Advertising
12 5 (0.66%) Spanish Language
13 4 (0.53%) Billing
14 3 (0.40%) Electronics
14 3 (0.40%) Publishing
15 2 (0.26%) Local Government
15 2 (0.26%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 122 (16.09%) Support Engineer
2 102 (13.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 77 (10.16%) Analyst
4 69 (9.10%) 2nd Line Support
5 57 (7.52%) IT Engineer
6 55 (7.26%) Consultant
7 50 (6.60%) IT Support
8 48 (6.33%) Desktop Support
9 40 (5.28%) Architect
10 35 (4.62%) Network Engineer
11 34 (4.49%) Lync Engineer
11 34 (4.49%) Windows Engineer
12 33 (4.35%) Exchange Engineer
13 32 (4.22%) Support Analyst
14 31 (4.09%) 3rd Line Support
14 31 (4.09%) IT Support Engineer
15 29 (3.83%) Desktop Engineer
15 29 (3.83%) Infrastructure Manager
15 29 (3.83%) Service Analyst
15 29 (3.83%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (5.80%) .NET
2 42 (5.54%) XMPP
3 15 (1.98%) COM
4 10 (1.32%) Apache Cordova
4 10 (1.32%) REST
4 10 (1.32%) SOAP
5 6 (0.79%) SAP Basis
5 6 (0.79%) Web Services
6 5 (0.66%) CSS
7 4 (0.53%) 802.1X
7 4 (0.53%) HTML
8 3 (0.40%) HTML5
9 2 (0.26%) Middleware
10 1 (0.13%) FIX Protocol
10 1 (0.13%) Silverlight
10 1 (0.13%) VXML
Miscellaneous
1 89 (11.74%) Data Centre
2 84 (11.08%) Blackberry
3 59 (7.78%) Video Conferencing
4 52 (6.86%) Analytical Skills
4 52 (6.86%) Clustering
5 24 (3.17%) Fat Client
5 24 (3.17%) Thin Client
6 20 (2.64%) iPad
7 19 (2.51%) e-Learning
7 19 (2.51%) iPhone
7 19 (2.51%) Statistics
8 18 (2.37%) BYOD
9 13 (1.72%) Computer Science
9 13 (1.72%) Hedge funds
9 13 (1.72%) Management Information System
10 12 (1.58%) Client/Server
10 12 (1.58%) HP Storage
11 11 (1.45%) PKI
12 10 (1.32%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (1.32%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 576 (75.99%) Windows
2 312 (41.16%) Windows Server
3 195 (25.73%) Windows 7
4 182 (24.01%) Windows Server 2008
4 182 (24.01%) Windows Server 2012
5 77 (10.16%) Linux
6 66 (8.71%) Windows Server 2003
7 63 (8.31%) Android
7 63 (8.31%) Windows 8
8 41 (5.41%) Apple iOS
9 38 (5.01%) Windows 10
10 36 (4.75%) Mac OS X
11 32 (4.22%) Mac OS
12 29 (3.83%) Windows Phone
13 27 (3.56%) Windows XP
14 19 (2.51%) Solaris
15 14 (1.85%) Unix
16 11 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (1.06%) Windows Mobile
18 7 (0.92%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 223 (29.42%) ITIL
2 58 (7.65%) Presales
3 55 (7.26%) Service Management
4 48 (6.33%) Migration
5 47 (6.20%) Service Delivery
6 39 (5.15%) Project Management
7 36 (4.75%) Asset Management
8 34 (4.49%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (4.35%) Change Management
9 33 (4.35%) Data Management
10 32 (4.22%) CRM
10 32 (4.22%) Problem Management
11 31 (4.09%) Patch Management
11 31 (4.09%) PRINCE2
12 30 (3.96%) Disaster Recovery
12 30 (3.96%) Incident Management
13 28 (3.69%) E-Commerce
13 28 (3.69%) Mentoring
14 24 (3.17%) Server Building
15 22 (2.90%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 123 (16.23%) SQL
2 88 (11.61%) PowerShell
3 30 (3.96%) C#
4 12 (1.58%) C
4 12 (1.58%) JavaScript
5 10 (1.32%) VB
6 5 (0.66%) Shell Script
7 4 (0.53%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.53%) Python
8 2 (0.26%) Java
8 2 (0.26%) T-SQL
8 2 (0.26%) VBA
8 2 (0.26%) VBScript
9 1 (0.13%) Perl
9 1 (0.13%) PHP
9 1 (0.13%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 143 (18.87%) Microsoft Certification
2 97 (12.80%) MCSE
3 96 (12.66%) Cisco Certification
4 64 (8.44%) CCNA
5 60 (7.92%) MCSA
6 55 (7.26%) Degree
7 44 (5.80%) CCNP
8 38 (5.01%) ITIL Certification
9 35 (4.62%) MCITP
10 26 (3.43%) MCP
11 20 (2.64%) CCIE
12 12 (1.58%) CCNP Voice
13 11 (1.45%) Security Cleared
14 10 (1.32%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 8 (1.06%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
15 8 (1.06%) PMI Certification
16 7 (0.92%) A+ Certification
16 7 (0.92%) CCDP
16 7 (0.92%) DV Cleared
16 7 (0.92%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 49 (6.46%) SLA
2 8 (1.06%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.26%) QA
System Software
1 435 (57.39%) Active Directory
2 192 (25.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 153 (20.18%) Hyper-V
4 66 (8.71%) XenApp
5 27 (3.56%) vSphere
5 27 (3.56%) XenDesktop
6 23 (3.03%) VMware ESXi
7 20 (2.64%) Terminal Services
8 17 (2.24%) VMware Workstation
9 14 (1.85%) Microsoft App-V
10 13 (1.72%) Forefront TMG
10 13 (1.72%) vCloud
10 13 (1.72%) VMware ESX
10 13 (1.72%) XenServer
11 8 (1.06%) BitLocker
12 6 (0.79%) Firmware
12 6 (0.79%) Xen
13 5 (0.66%) Squid
13 5 (0.66%) UAG
14 4 (0.53%) Postfix
Systems Management
1 154 (20.32%) SCCM
2 71 (9.37%) SCOM
3 32 (4.22%) WSUS
4 29 (3.83%) SCVMM
5 27 (3.56%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 24 (3.17%) McAfee ePO
7 17 (2.24%) Backup Exec
8 16 (2.11%) Cisco CUCM
9 15 (1.98%) NetBackup
10 13 (1.72%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 13 (1.72%) MOM
11 12 (1.58%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 9 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
12 9 (1.19%) Puppet
12 9 (1.19%) Windows Intune
13 8 (1.06%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 7 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
15 6 (0.79%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
15 6 (0.79%) SCOrch
16 5 (0.66%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 502 (66.23%) Microsoft
2 253 (33.38%) VMware
3 230 (30.34%) Cisco
4 216 (28.50%) Citrix
5 140 (18.47%) HP
6 78 (10.29%) Dell
7 67 (8.84%) Symantec
8 55 (7.26%) Avaya
9 49 (6.46%) Veeam
10 44 (5.80%) NetApp
11 43 (5.67%) Intel Security
12 37 (4.88%) Polycom
13 35 (4.62%) Apple
14 33 (4.35%) EMC
15 31 (4.09%) IBM
16 30 (3.96%) SAP
17 21 (2.77%) Juniper
18 20 (2.64%) Remedy
19 19 (2.51%) Altiris
19 19 (2.51%) Oracle
Bromley, Kent
CF Appointments
Salary: £38,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Polar Recruitment
Salary: £21000 - £23000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Ashdown IT
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum Up to £40,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £90,000
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Jenrick IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum, Benefits pension, health insurance, 25 days
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £28000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Oncall (not immediate), Overtime
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Technology People UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Central London / West End
Latcom Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
West London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + Car Allowance, Bonus, Benfits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Networking People
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 6 days ago
East London
VIT
Salary: Up to £42,000 per annum Normal business hours 37.5 hrs/week
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
London
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Car
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + lucrative pension package
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Commission
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benfits
Posted: 13 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £80000.00 - £90000.00 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 18 days ago