Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 244 224 294
Rank change year-on-year -20 +70 -31
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 106 105 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.97% 1.03% 0.67%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.58% 5.79% 3.49%
Number of salaries quoted 98 91 82
City of London median annual salary £53,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.95% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £71,500 £77,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -4.76% +5.00%

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 1,898 1,813 2,525
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 17.35% 17.79% 19.31%
Number of salaries quoted 1,710 1,634 2,294
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £33,500 £31,650
90th Percentile £90,000 £85,000 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +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 14 August 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 14 August 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 - 2 £57,500 -
Skype for Business
Central London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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.

1 101 (95.28%) Skype
2 86 (81.13%) Windows
3 85 (80.19%) Office 365
4 71 (66.98%) Microsoft
5 60 (56.60%) Active Directory
6 49 (46.23%) VMware
7 42 (39.62%) Cisco
8 41 (38.68%) Windows 7
9 37 (34.91%) Microsoft Office
9 37 (34.91%) Windows 10
10 36 (33.96%) Citrix
11 35 (33.02%) Linux
12 34 (32.08%) PowerShell
13 32 (30.19%) Finance
14 30 (28.30%) Mobile Device Management
15 29 (27.36%) Windows Server
16 28 (26.42%) Law
16 28 (26.42%) MS Exchange
17 27 (25.47%) VMware ESXi
18 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
18 26 (24.53%) DNS
19 23 (21.70%) ITIL
20 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
20 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
20 22 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
21 21 (19.81%) VPN
22 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
22 20 (18.87%) Hyper-V
22 20 (18.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 19 (17.92%) LAN

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 (26.42%) MS Exchange
2 22 (20.75%) SharePoint
3 17 (16.04%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (3.77%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (0.94%) CMS
6 1 (0.94%) Exchange Server 2007
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) MindAlign
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 37 (34.91%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (18.87%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (9.43%) Adobe Captivate
3 10 (9.43%) Camtasia
3 10 (9.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (9.43%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (1.89%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.94%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.94%) Maximo
3 1 (0.94%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 85 (80.19%) Office 365
2 26 (24.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (16.98%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (10.38%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (9.43%) Slack
6 5 (4.72%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.94%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.94%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 101 (95.28%) Skype
2 26 (24.53%) DNS
3 22 (20.75%) TCP/IP
4 21 (19.81%) VPN
5 19 (17.92%) Firewall
5 19 (17.92%) LAN
5 19 (17.92%) WAN
6 15 (14.15%) IP Telephony
7 13 (12.26%) WebEx
8 12 (11.32%) VoIP
8 12 (11.32%) Wireless
9 10 (9.43%) DHCP
9 10 (9.43%) SAN
10 9 (8.49%) MPLS
10 9 (8.49%) Unified Communications
11 8 (7.55%) Cisco IOS
11 8 (7.55%) FTP
12 7 (6.60%) SSL
13 6 (5.66%) PBX
14 5 (4.72%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.49%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (1.89%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
General
1 32 (30.19%) Finance
2 28 (26.42%) Law
3 11 (10.38%) Legal
4 4 (3.77%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.89%) Billing
6 1 (0.94%) Banking
6 1 (0.94%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.94%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 31 (29.25%) Analyst
2 18 (16.98%) Windows Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 16 (15.09%) Systems Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Linux Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 15 (14.15%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 13 (12.26%) Desktop Support
6 10 (9.43%) Desktop Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) IT Trainer
6 10 (9.43%) Support Analyst
6 10 (9.43%) Trainer
7 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 9 (8.49%) Support Engineer
8 8 (7.55%) IT Engineer
9 7 (6.60%) Cloud Specialist
9 7 (6.60%) Infrastructure Specialist
9 7 (6.60%) Messaging Specialist
9 7 (6.60%) Senior Data Warehouse Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (1.89%) LDAP
2 1 (0.94%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.09%) Enterprise Storage
2 12 (11.32%) Video Conferencing
3 10 (9.43%) e-Learning
3 10 (9.43%) Learning Management System
4 6 (5.66%) Computer Science
4 6 (5.66%) Data Centre
5 5 (4.72%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (3.77%) Blackberry
6 4 (3.77%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.77%) Self-Motivation
7 3 (2.83%) HP StoreVirtual
7 3 (2.83%) IVR
8 2 (1.89%) RSA SecurID
8 2 (1.89%) User Experience
9 1 (0.94%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.94%) Hybrid Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) PKI
9 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
9 1 (0.94%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 86 (81.13%) Windows
2 41 (38.68%) Windows 7
3 37 (34.91%) Windows 10
4 35 (33.02%) Linux
5 29 (27.36%) Windows Server
6 16 (15.09%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2008
8 13 (12.26%) Android
9 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
10 7 (6.60%) Apple iOS
10 7 (6.60%) Mac OS
11 2 (1.89%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (28.30%) Mobile Device Management
2 23 (21.70%) ITIL
3 18 (16.98%) Migration
4 14 (13.21%) ITSM
5 11 (10.38%) Coaching
6 10 (9.43%) Kalman Filter
6 10 (9.43%) Service Management
7 9 (8.49%) Incident Management
8 8 (7.55%) Disaster Recovery
8 8 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 8 (7.55%) Project Management
9 7 (6.60%) PRINCE2
10 6 (5.66%) Capacity Management
10 6 (5.66%) Mentoring
10 6 (5.66%) Service Delivery
11 5 (4.72%) Agile Software Development
11 5 (4.72%) Data Protection
11 5 (4.72%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (3.77%) Presales
12 4 (3.77%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (32.08%) PowerShell
2 8 (7.55%) C
3 6 (5.66%) SQL
4 1 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 10 (9.43%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (7.55%) CCNP
2 8 (7.55%) Microsoft Certification
3 6 (5.66%) CCNA
3 6 (5.66%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (5.66%) Degree
4 5 (4.72%) ITIL Certification
5 4 (3.77%) A+ Certification
5 4 (3.77%) MCP
6 3 (2.83%) CCVP
6 3 (2.83%) MCSA
6 3 (2.83%) MCSE
7 1 (0.94%) MOS
7 1 (0.94%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (5.66%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 6 (5.66%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (3.77%) GDPR
3 1 (0.94%) SLA
System Software
1 60 (56.60%) Active Directory
2 27 (25.47%) VMware ESXi
3 22 (20.75%) VMware Infrastructure
4 20 (18.87%) Hyper-V
5 9 (8.49%) XenApp
6 4 (3.77%) vSphere
7 3 (2.83%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.83%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.89%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.89%) Firmware
9 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.94%) VMware Server
9 1 (0.94%) XenDesktop
9 1 (0.94%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 11 (10.38%) SCCM
2 7 (6.60%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (2.83%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (0.94%) AirWatch
4 1 (0.94%) Clonezilla
4 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 71 (66.98%) Microsoft
2 49 (46.23%) VMware
3 42 (39.62%) Cisco
4 36 (33.96%) Citrix
5 16 (15.09%) Red Hat
6 14 (13.21%) ServiceNow
7 13 (12.26%) iManage
8 12 (11.32%) Apple
9 10 (9.43%) Aderant
9 10 (9.43%) Adobe
9 10 (9.43%) Equitrac
9 10 (9.43%) LexisNexis
10 6 (5.66%) Avaya
11 5 (4.72%) HP
12 4 (3.77%) Aerohive Networks
13 3 (2.83%) Dell
13 3 (2.83%) NetApp
13 3 (2.83%) SolarWinds
13 3 (2.83%) Sonus
13 3 (2.83%) Symantec