Period
to 23 May 2019

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 23 May 2019 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
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 236 254 220
Rank change year-on-year +18 -34 +80
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 84 86 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.83% 0.81% 1.15%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.50% 4.73% 6.78%
Number of salaries quoted 76 78 106
City of London median annual salary £45,000 £53,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.09% +11.58% -9.52%
10th Percentile £25,375 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,875 £65,000 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -14.29% +5.00% -4.76%

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 1,527 1,820 1,725
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 15.17% 17.18% 16.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,341 1,620 1,541
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £31,250 £37,500 £32,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -

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 23 May 2019.

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 23 May 2019. 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
Moorgate - 3 £60,000 -
Skype for Business
Central London

For the 6 months to 23 May 2019, 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 80 (95.24%) Skype
2 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
3 52 (61.90%) Office 365
4 43 (51.19%) Windows
5 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
6 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
7 30 (35.71%) Windows 10
8 26 (30.95%) Cisco
9 24 (28.57%) SharePoint
10 23 (27.38%) ITIL
11 22 (26.19%) DNS
11 22 (26.19%) Video Conferencing
12 20 (23.81%) DHCP
12 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
13 18 (21.43%) VMware
13 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
14 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
14 17 (20.24%) Finance
15 16 (19.05%) Avaya
15 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
15 16 (19.05%) Unified Communications
16 15 (17.86%) VoIP
16 15 (17.86%) Migration
17 14 (16.67%) VPN
17 14 (16.67%) HP
17 14 (16.67%) SCCM
18 13 (15.48%) Apple
19 12 (14.29%) Citrix
19 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
20 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008

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 24 (28.57%) SharePoint
2 20 (23.81%) MS Exchange
3 9 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2010
4 7 (8.33%) Exchange Server 2003
5 4 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (2.38%) IIS
6 2 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
6 2 (2.38%) WordPress
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Domino
7 1 (1.19%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 32 (38.10%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.19%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (7.14%) Eikon
2 1 (1.19%) Aareon QL
2 1 (1.19%) Academy Housing
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics GP
2 1 (1.19%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (1.19%) Lawson
2 1 (1.19%) MIS ActiveH
2 1 (1.19%) Northgate Housing
2 1 (1.19%) OPENHousing
2 1 (1.19%) Oracle Financials
2 1 (1.19%) Orchard Housing
2 1 (1.19%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 52 (61.90%) Office 365
2 17 (20.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
4 5 (5.95%) IaaS
5 2 (2.38%) Mimecast
5 2 (2.38%) PaaS
6 1 (1.19%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (1.19%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.19%) Power Platform
6 1 (1.19%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 80 (95.24%) Skype
2 22 (26.19%) DNS
3 20 (23.81%) DHCP
4 16 (19.05%) Unified Communications
5 15 (17.86%) VoIP
6 14 (16.67%) VPN
7 11 (13.10%) LAN
7 11 (13.10%) WAN
8 9 (10.71%) TCP/IP
9 7 (8.33%) Wireless
10 5 (5.95%) MPLS
10 5 (5.95%) Telepresence
11 4 (4.76%) Internet
11 4 (4.76%) SAN
12 3 (3.57%) Asterisk PBX
12 3 (3.57%) Firewall
12 3 (3.57%) H.323
12 3 (3.57%) iSCSI
12 3 (3.57%) WebEx
12 3 (3.57%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (5.95%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.19%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.19%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.19%) Power BI
General
1 17 (20.24%) Finance
2 10 (11.90%) Telecoms
3 6 (7.14%) Back Office
3 6 (7.14%) Banking
4 5 (5.95%) Law
5 4 (4.76%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.38%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Legal
7 1 (1.19%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 17 (20.24%) Analyst
2 16 (19.05%) IT Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Account Manager
3 11 (13.10%) Desktop Support
4 10 (11.90%) Support Analyst
5 8 (9.52%) 2nd Line Support
5 8 (9.52%) IT Support
6 7 (8.33%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
7 6 (7.14%) Architect
7 6 (7.14%) Operational Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Operations Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Operations Support Analyst
7 6 (7.14%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Support Engineer
7 6 (7.14%) Telecoms Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) IT Analyst
8 5 (5.95%) IT Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) IT Support Engineer
8 5 (5.95%) Service Manager
9 4 (4.76%) Avaya Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (8.33%) Software Packaging
2 3 (3.57%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 22 (26.19%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (11.90%) iPad
2 10 (11.90%) Self-Motivation
3 6 (7.14%) iPhone
3 6 (7.14%) iSeries
3 6 (7.14%) Smartphone
4 5 (5.95%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.76%) Data Centre
6 3 (3.57%) Blackberry
7 2 (2.38%) Clustering
7 2 (2.38%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.19%) Enterprise Storage
8 1 (1.19%) Fat Client
8 1 (1.19%) Thin Client
8 1 (1.19%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 43 (51.19%) Windows
2 30 (35.71%) Windows 10
3 18 (21.43%) Windows Server
4 16 (19.05%) Windows 7
5 11 (13.10%) Windows Server 2008
6 10 (11.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 9 (10.71%) Apple iOS
8 2 (2.38%) Android
8 2 (2.38%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (27.38%) ITIL
2 15 (17.86%) Migration
3 9 (10.71%) Problem-Solving
4 7 (8.33%) Patch Management
4 7 (8.33%) Problem Management
4 7 (8.33%) Project Management
4 7 (8.33%) Service Delivery
5 6 (7.14%) Document Management
6 4 (4.76%) Computer Science
6 4 (4.76%) Line Management
6 4 (4.76%) Mobile Device Management
6 4 (4.76%) Service Management
6 4 (4.76%) Ticket Management
7 3 (3.57%) Asset Management
7 3 (3.57%) Change Management
7 3 (3.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (3.57%) DevOps
7 3 (3.57%) IT Strategy
7 3 (3.57%) Open Source
7 3 (3.57%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 5 (5.95%) SQL
2 3 (3.57%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.19%) C#
3 1 (1.19%) Java
3 1 (1.19%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (11.90%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
1 10 (11.90%) MCP
2 6 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (5.95%) Degree
4 4 (4.76%) Avaya Certification
4 4 (4.76%) Computer Science Degree
5 3 (3.57%) MCSE
6 2 (2.38%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.38%) MCSA
7 1 (1.19%) CCA
7 1 (1.19%) CCAA
7 1 (1.19%) Citrix Certification
7 1 (1.19%) MCITP
7 1 (1.19%) MOS
7 1 (1.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.95%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (48.81%) Active Directory
2 12 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (7.14%) Hyper-V
3 6 (7.14%) VMware Workstation
3 6 (7.14%) XenDesktop
4 5 (5.95%) XenApp
5 3 (3.57%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.19%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 14 (16.67%) SCCM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.57%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.38%) Microsoft Clustering
4 1 (1.19%) AirWatch
4 1 (1.19%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.19%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (1.19%) Terraform
Vendors
1 62 (73.81%) Microsoft
2 26 (30.95%) Cisco
3 18 (21.43%) VMware
4 16 (19.05%) Avaya
5 14 (16.67%) HP
6 13 (15.48%) Apple
7 12 (14.29%) Citrix
8 6 (7.14%) Bloomberg
8 6 (7.14%) BT
8 6 (7.14%) IBM
8 6 (7.14%) Misys
8 6 (7.14%) Reuters
9 3 (3.57%) Mitel
9 3 (3.57%) NetApp
9 3 (3.57%) Nortel
9 3 (3.57%) Yealink
10 2 (2.38%) Oracle
10 2 (2.38%) Polycom
11 1 (1.19%) Cognos
11 1 (1.19%) SAP