Period
to 18 January 2022

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 18 January 2022 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
18 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 245 206 242
Rank change year-on-year -39 +36 +46
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 9 10 65
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.15% 0.24% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 1.68% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 42
10th Percentile £38,500 £41,375 £35,000
25th Percentile £41,875 £44,000 £55,873
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £49,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.04% -24.62% +8.33%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,125 £77,500
90th Percentile £76,500 £66,875 -
Central London median annual salary £50,000 £52,878 £58,957
% change year-on-year -5.44% -10.31% +3.43%

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 709 596 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 11.49% 14.05% 14.44%
Number of salaries quoted 616 519 1,168
10th Percentile £38,000 £46,250 £36,250
25th Percentile £50,500 £55,000 £46,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +8.33%
75th Percentile £87,500 £87,500 £81,250
90th Percentile £103,750 £104,000 £97,500
Central London median annual salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69% +8.33%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the City of London over the 6 months to 18 January 2022.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 18 January 2022, 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 9 (100.00%) Skype
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
3 7 (77.78%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
3 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
4 6 (66.67%) HP
4 6 (66.67%) DHCP
4 6 (66.67%) DNS
4 6 (66.67%) VMware
4 6 (66.67%) SCCM
5 5 (55.56%) Legal
5 5 (55.56%) Replication
5 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
5 5 (55.56%) Service Management
5 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 5 (55.56%) Degree
5 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 5 (55.56%) vSphere
6 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
6 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
6 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
6 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 4 (44.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 4 (44.44%) OfficeScan
6 4 (44.44%) GDPR
6 4 (44.44%) Server Management
6 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
6 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
6 4 (44.44%) SLA

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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (22.22%) Azure
1 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (11.11%) AWS
2 1 (11.11%) GCP
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft 365
2 1 (11.11%) Nutanix
2 1 (11.11%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Skype
2 6 (66.67%) DHCP
2 6 (66.67%) DNS
3 2 (22.22%) LAN
3 2 (22.22%) WAN
4 1 (11.11%) SAN
4 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
4 1 (11.11%) VPN
4 1 (11.11%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Relational Database
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (55.56%) Legal
2 4 (44.44%) Banking
2 4 (44.44%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Financial Institution
3 2 (22.22%) Social Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Back Office
4 1 (11.11%) Law
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Wintel Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Wintel Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Audio Visual Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Azure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Network Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Desktop Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
2 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications Specialist
2 1 (11.11%) VMware Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) WebRTC
1 1 (11.11%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Replication
2 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
2 4 (44.44%) Hedge funds
2 4 (44.44%) PKI
3 1 (11.11%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Windows
1 7 (77.78%) Windows Server
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2012
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (11.11%) Linux
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Service Management
2 4 (44.44%) Data Protection
2 4 (44.44%) Migration
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Management
2 4 (44.44%) Server Management
2 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
3 3 (33.33%) ITIL
4 1 (11.11%) Business Continuity
4 1 (11.11%) Change Control
4 1 (11.11%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (11.11%) Insurtech
4 1 (11.11%) Investment Management
4 1 (11.11%) ISMS
4 1 (11.11%) Project Management
4 1 (11.11%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Software Deployment
4 1 (11.11%) Vulnerability Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) PowerShell
2 1 (11.11%) Python
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
2 1 (11.11%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) GDPR
1 4 (44.44%) SLA
2 1 (11.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 7 (77.78%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (55.56%) vSphere
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas Cluster Server
Systems Management
1 6 (66.67%) SCCM
2 5 (55.56%) NetBackup
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee ePO
3 4 (44.44%) OfficeScan
3 4 (44.44%) SCOM
3 4 (44.44%) Trend Micro Deep Security
4 2 (22.22%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 2 (22.22%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (11.11%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) HP
2 6 (66.67%) VMware
3 4 (44.44%) Altiris
3 4 (44.44%) Huawei
3 4 (44.44%) McAfee
3 4 (44.44%) Veritas
4 3 (33.33%) Citrix
5 2 (22.22%) Cisco
5 2 (22.22%) Dell
6 1 (11.11%) 3PAR
6 1 (11.11%) EMC
6 1 (11.11%) Google
6 1 (11.11%) SolarWinds
6 1 (11.11%) Zerto