Period
to 19 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 19 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
London > Central London
6 months to
19 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 244 308
Rank change year-on-year -17 +64 +129
Permanent jobs citing Skype 131 146 87
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 0.93% 1.06% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.17% 7.06% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 125 145 84
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +11.76%
10th Percentile £30,200 £34,400 £31,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £72,500
London median annual salary £51,250 £52,500 £47,750
% change year-on-year -2.38% +9.95% -13.18%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,826 2,067 2,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 13.01% 15.07% 15.48%
Number of salaries quoted 1,616 1,823 1,901
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,500 £30,258 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £79,750 £78,750
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +1.85% +2.86% +5.00%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Central London

Skype
Salary Trend in Central London

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

Salary trend for Skype in Central London

Skype
Salary Histogram in Central London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Central London over the 6 months to 19 November 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in Central London

Skype
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Central London region over the 6 months to 19 November 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -7 104 £55,000 +10.00% 8
Camden - 6 £45,000 -
Southwark +78 1 £30,000 -53.85%
Skype
London

For the 6 months to 19 November 2018, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for Skype.

1 87 (66.41%) Skype for Business
2 81 (61.83%) Windows
3 79 (60.31%) Office 365
4 76 (58.02%) Microsoft
5 63 (48.09%) Active Directory
6 62 (47.33%) VMware
7 49 (37.40%) Windows Server
8 47 (35.88%) DNS
9 44 (33.59%) Finance
10 41 (31.30%) MS Exchange
11 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
12 37 (28.24%) DHCP
12 37 (28.24%) Cisco
13 36 (27.48%) PowerShell
14 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
15 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
15 32 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
16 29 (22.14%) Firewall
17 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
17 28 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (20.61%) SCCM
18 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
19 26 (19.85%) Citrix
20 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
21 24 (18.32%) ITIL
22 23 (17.56%) TCP/IP
22 23 (17.56%) Legal
23 22 (16.79%) Law
23 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
23 22 (16.79%) Windows 10

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central 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 87 (66.41%) Skype for Business
2 41 (31.30%) MS Exchange
3 22 (16.79%) SharePoint
4 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 12 (9.16%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (3.05%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (1.53%) IIS
7 1 (0.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.76%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.76%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 28 (21.37%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.76%) Acrobat
3 1 (0.76%) Camtasia
3 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 4 (3.05%) Elite 3E
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.76%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.76%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 79 (60.31%) Office 365
2 38 (29.01%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (8.40%) Amazon AWS
4 6 (4.58%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (3.05%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (3.05%) SaaS
6 3 (2.29%) GitHub
6 3 (2.29%) Heroku
6 3 (2.29%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.76%) iTunes
7 1 (0.76%) Slack
7 1 (0.76%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 47 (35.88%) DNS
2 37 (28.24%) DHCP
3 29 (22.14%) Firewall
4 23 (17.56%) TCP/IP
5 18 (13.74%) WAN
6 17 (12.98%) LAN
7 13 (9.92%) SAN
8 12 (9.16%) Wireless
9 11 (8.40%) Unified Communications
9 11 (8.40%) VoIP
10 10 (7.63%) VLAN
10 10 (7.63%) VPN
11 9 (6.87%) IP Telephony
11 9 (6.87%) MPLS
12 7 (5.34%) BGP
12 7 (5.34%) OSPF
13 5 (3.82%) Wi-Fi
14 4 (3.05%) Internet
15 3 (2.29%) Cisco IOS
15 3 (2.29%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (15.27%) SQL Server
2 6 (4.58%) SQL Server 2008
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2005
3 4 (3.05%) SQL Server 2016
4 3 (2.29%) PostgreSQL
4 3 (2.29%) Redis
5 2 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.76%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (2.29%) CircleCI
2 1 (0.76%) Selenium
General
1 44 (33.59%) Finance
2 23 (17.56%) Legal
3 22 (16.79%) Law
4 8 (6.11%) Telecoms
5 4 (3.05%) Games
6 2 (1.53%) Advertising
6 2 (1.53%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.53%) Marketing
6 2 (1.53%) Retail
7 1 (0.76%) Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Billing
7 1 (0.76%) Manufacturing
7 1 (0.76%) Private Banking
7 1 (0.76%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 26 (19.85%) Analyst
2 23 (17.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 20 (15.27%) IT Engineer
4 18 (13.74%) Exchange Engineer
5 13 (9.92%) Systems Engineer
6 12 (9.16%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 11 (8.40%) Support Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Network Engineer
8 10 (7.63%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (6.87%) Developer
10 8 (6.11%) IT Support
10 8 (6.11%) Linux Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Linux Systems Engineer
10 8 (6.11%) Windows Systems Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) IT Support Engineer
11 7 (5.34%) Salesforce Developer
11 7 (5.34%) Telephony Engineer
12 6 (4.58%) Consultant
12 6 (4.58%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 5 (3.82%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (5.34%) REST
1 7 (5.34%) SOAP
1 7 (5.34%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.29%) XMPP
3 2 (1.53%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.53%) Sass
3 2 (1.53%) Sidekiq
4 1 (0.76%) .NET
4 1 (0.76%) AngularJS
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET
4 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (0.76%) CSS
4 1 (0.76%) Enzyme
4 1 (0.76%) HTML
4 1 (0.76%) Jest
4 1 (0.76%) React
Miscellaneous
1 20 (15.27%) Data Centre
2 18 (13.74%) PKI
3 14 (10.69%) Video Conferencing
4 9 (6.87%) Enterprise Storage
5 8 (6.11%) Self-Motivation
6 7 (5.34%) Enterprise Software
7 6 (4.58%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (4.58%) Replication
8 4 (3.05%) Computer Science
8 4 (3.05%) Driving Licence
8 4 (3.05%) Fintech
9 3 (2.29%) Social Media
10 2 (1.53%) iPad
10 2 (1.53%) iPhone
10 2 (1.53%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.53%) Public Cloud
11 1 (0.76%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.76%) Clustering
11 1 (0.76%) e-Learning
11 1 (0.76%) Hybrid Cloud
Operating Systems
1 81 (61.83%) Windows
2 49 (37.40%) Windows Server
3 35 (26.72%) Windows Server 2008
4 27 (20.61%) Windows Server 2012
5 22 (16.79%) Windows 10
6 20 (15.27%) Windows 7
7 17 (12.98%) Linux
8 9 (6.87%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 6 (4.58%) Android
10 4 (3.05%) Windows 2000 Server
11 3 (2.29%) Mac OS X
11 3 (2.29%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.76%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.76%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
12 1 (0.76%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (24.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 25 (19.08%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (18.32%) ITIL
4 17 (12.98%) DevOps
4 17 (12.98%) Scrum
5 16 (12.21%) Systems Engineering
6 15 (11.45%) Project Management
7 14 (10.69%) Migration
8 12 (9.16%) Disaster Recovery
9 11 (8.40%) Mobile Device Management
10 9 (6.87%) Service Delivery
11 8 (6.11%) Problem-Solving
11 8 (6.11%) Ticket Management
12 7 (5.34%) API Integration
12 7 (5.34%) ITSM
12 7 (5.34%) Mentoring
12 7 (5.34%) Service Management
13 6 (4.58%) Change Management
13 6 (4.58%) PRINCE2
13 6 (4.58%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (27.48%) PowerShell
2 20 (15.27%) SQL
3 7 (5.34%) Apex Code
4 4 (3.05%) C
5 3 (2.29%) Ruby
6 2 (1.53%) TypeScript
7 1 (0.76%) C#
7 1 (0.76%) ES6
7 1 (0.76%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (9.92%) Cisco Certification
2 12 (9.16%) CCNP
3 7 (5.34%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (4.58%) CCNA
5 5 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (3.05%) Computer Science Degree
6 4 (3.05%) Degree
7 2 (1.53%) A+ Certification
7 2 (1.53%) MCITP
7 2 (1.53%) MCP
7 2 (1.53%) MCSE
8 1 (0.76%) MCSA
8 1 (0.76%) SANS
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (3.82%) Cyber Essentials
1 5 (3.82%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 5 (3.82%) GDPR
1 5 (3.82%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (0.76%) PCI DSS
2 1 (0.76%) QA
2 1 (0.76%) SLA
System Software
1 63 (48.09%) Active Directory
2 32 (24.43%) Hyper-V
3 28 (21.37%) VMware Infrastructure
4 18 (13.74%) VMware ESXi
5 9 (6.87%) XenApp
6 5 (3.82%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (1.53%) DFS Replication
7 2 (1.53%) vSphere
8 1 (0.76%) Firmware
8 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.76%) Terminal Server
8 1 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 27 (20.61%) SCCM
2 17 (12.98%) SCOM
3 8 (6.11%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (0.76%) Backup Exec
4 1 (0.76%) Clonezilla
4 1 (0.76%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (0.76%) Nagios
4 1 (0.76%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (0.76%) WSUS
Vendors
1 76 (58.02%) Microsoft
2 62 (47.33%) VMware
3 37 (28.24%) Cisco
4 26 (19.85%) Citrix
5 13 (9.92%) Google
6 9 (6.87%) Red Hat
7 8 (6.11%) Nortel
8 7 (5.34%) Aerohive Networks
8 7 (5.34%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (5.34%) Veeam
9 6 (4.58%) iManage
10 5 (3.82%) ServiceNow
11 4 (3.05%) Apple
11 4 (3.05%) Meraki
12 3 (2.29%) HP
12 3 (2.29%) Intapp
12 3 (2.29%) Riverbed
13 2 (1.53%) Polycom
13 2 (1.53%) SolarWinds
13 2 (1.53%) Verint