Period
to 19 October 2018

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

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 261 224 268
Rank change year-on-year -37 +44 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 88 103 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.79% 1.03% 0.70%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.51% 5.49% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 83 93 78
City of London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £30,550 £36,300 £29,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +5.26%

Skype for Business is in the Application Platforms category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 1,950 1,877 2,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.53% 18.86% 19.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1,781 1,723 2,128
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% +2.80%
10th Percentile £35,625 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +4.76%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business 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 in the City of London.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in the City of London

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

Skype for Business
Job Locations in the City of 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 City of London region over the 6 months to 19 October 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
London Bridge - 1 £50,000 -
Skype for Business
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 October 2018, IT jobs citing Skype for Business 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 City of London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 78 (88.64%) Skype
2 71 (80.68%) Windows
3 63 (71.59%) Office 365
4 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
4 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
5 42 (47.73%) VMware
6 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
7 30 (34.09%) Citrix
8 29 (32.95%) Windows 7
9 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
9 28 (31.82%) Cisco
9 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
9 28 (31.82%) DNS
10 27 (30.68%) Linux
10 27 (30.68%) PowerShell
11 25 (28.41%) Finance
12 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
13 23 (26.14%) ITIL
13 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
13 23 (26.14%) Law
13 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
13 23 (26.14%) Windows 10
14 22 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
15 20 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
15 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
15 20 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
16 18 (20.45%) VPN
16 18 (20.45%) SharePoint
17 17 (19.32%) Migration
17 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2013

Skype for Business
Co-occurring 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 28 (31.82%) MS Exchange
2 18 (20.45%) SharePoint
3 17 (19.32%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (7.95%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (3.41%) IBM Domino
5 3 (3.41%) IBM Notes
6 2 (2.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.27%) IIS
7 1 (1.14%) CMS
7 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (1.14%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.14%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 24 (27.27%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (6.82%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 4 (4.55%) MS Visio
4 1 (1.14%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.14%) Elite 3E
1 1 (1.14%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 63 (71.59%) Office 365
2 28 (31.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 14 (15.91%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (12.50%) Azure Active Directory
5 4 (4.55%) Mimecast
5 4 (4.55%) Slack
6 3 (3.41%) Google Cloud Platform
6 3 (3.41%) SaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (1.14%) IaaS
7 1 (1.14%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.14%) PaaS
7 1 (1.14%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 78 (88.64%) Skype
2 28 (31.82%) DNS
3 23 (26.14%) TCP/IP
4 18 (20.45%) VPN
5 16 (18.18%) LAN
5 16 (18.18%) WAN
6 14 (15.91%) DHCP
6 14 (15.91%) Firewall
7 13 (14.77%) IP Telephony
7 13 (14.77%) MPLS
8 12 (13.64%) Wireless
9 11 (12.50%) SAN
10 8 (9.09%) Internet
10 8 (9.09%) VLAN
10 8 (9.09%) VoIP
11 7 (7.95%) BGP
11 7 (7.95%) OSPF
12 6 (6.82%) Cisco IOS
12 6 (6.82%) SSL
13 5 (5.68%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 25 (28.41%) Finance
2 23 (26.14%) Law
3 11 (12.50%) Legal
4 8 (9.09%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.27%) Banking
5 2 (2.27%) Billing
5 2 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.14%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.14%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (25.00%) Analyst
2 16 (18.18%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) IT Engineer
2 16 (18.18%) Systems Engineer
3 14 (15.91%) Windows Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Linux Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 12 (13.64%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 10 (11.36%) Support Engineer
6 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) IT Support
7 7 (7.95%) Desktop Support
7 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
7 7 (7.95%) Telephony Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) 2nd Line Support
8 6 (6.82%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 6 (6.82%) IT Support Engineer
8 6 (6.82%) Messaging Specialist
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.27%) LDAP
1 2 (2.27%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 13 (14.77%) Enterprise Storage
2 9 (10.23%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.95%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.68%) Computer Science
5 4 (4.55%) IVR
5 4 (4.55%) Replication
5 4 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.41%) Blackberry
6 3 (3.41%) Driving Licence
6 3 (3.41%) Public Cloud
7 2 (2.27%) HP StoreVirtual
7 2 (2.27%) Management Information System
8 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.14%) Clustering
8 1 (1.14%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.14%) Hybrid Cloud
8 1 (1.14%) PKI
8 1 (1.14%) RSA SecurID
8 1 (1.14%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 71 (80.68%) Windows
2 36 (40.91%) Windows Server
3 29 (32.95%) Windows 7
4 27 (30.68%) Linux
5 23 (26.14%) Windows 10
6 20 (22.73%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (14.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (14.77%) Windows Server 2012
8 7 (7.95%) Android
9 3 (3.41%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS
10 2 (2.27%) Mac OS X
11 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
11 1 (1.14%) VMS
11 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (26.14%) ITIL
2 20 (22.73%) Mobile Device Management
3 17 (19.32%) Migration
4 9 (10.23%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 9 (10.23%) Service Management
5 8 (9.09%) ITSM
5 8 (9.09%) Project Management
6 7 (7.95%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (7.95%) PRINCE2
6 7 (7.95%) Service Delivery
7 6 (6.82%) Change Management
7 6 (6.82%) Disaster Recovery
7 6 (6.82%) Kalman Filter
7 6 (6.82%) Mentoring
7 6 (6.82%) Presales
7 6 (6.82%) Ticket Management
8 5 (5.68%) Customer Requirements
8 5 (5.68%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.68%) Document Management
8 5 (5.68%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 27 (30.68%) PowerShell
2 10 (11.36%) SQL
3 8 (9.09%) C
4 1 (1.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.05%) Cisco Certification
2 13 (14.77%) CCNP
3 8 (9.09%) CCNA
4 6 (6.82%) ITIL Certification
4 6 (6.82%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (5.68%) Computer Science Degree
5 5 (5.68%) Degree
6 4 (4.55%) CCVP
7 2 (2.27%) A+ Certification
7 2 (2.27%) MCITP
7 2 (2.27%) MCP
7 2 (2.27%) MCSE
8 1 (1.14%) MOS
8 1 (1.14%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (1.14%) SLA
System Software
1 58 (65.91%) Active Directory
2 23 (26.14%) Hyper-V
3 22 (25.00%) VMware ESXi
4 20 (22.73%) VMware Infrastructure
5 7 (7.95%) XenApp
6 4 (4.55%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (2.27%) Firmware
8 1 (1.14%) DFS Replication
8 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.14%) Terminal Server
8 1 (1.14%) VMware Workstation
8 1 (1.14%) vSphere
8 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
8 1 (1.14%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 7 (7.95%) SCCM
2 4 (4.55%) Backup Exec
3 3 (3.41%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (2.27%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) Clonezilla
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (1.14%) Nagios
5 1 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 58 (65.91%) Microsoft
2 42 (47.73%) VMware
3 30 (34.09%) Citrix
4 28 (31.82%) Cisco
5 13 (14.77%) Red Hat
6 8 (9.09%) ServiceNow
7 7 (7.95%) Aerohive Networks
8 6 (6.82%) Apple
8 6 (6.82%) Nortel
9 5 (5.68%) Avaya
9 5 (5.68%) HP
10 4 (4.55%) Google
10 4 (4.55%) iManage
10 4 (4.55%) Symantec
10 4 (4.55%) Veeam
10 4 (4.55%) Veritas
11 3 (3.41%) Altiris
11 3 (3.41%) Lotus
12 2 (2.27%) BT
12 2 (2.27%) Mitel