Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 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
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 254 209 299
Rank change year-on-year -45 +90 -51
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 96 125 85
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 1.23% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.17% 7.19% 3.40%
Number of salaries quoted 89 111 78
City of London median annual salary £53,000 £47,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.58% -9.52% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £25,000 £29,600
90th Percentile £64,000 £75,000 £74,000
Central London median annual salary £53,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +6.00% -4.76% +4.48%

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 1,857 1,739 2,503
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.84% 17.17% 18.69%
Number of salaries quoted 1,652 1,552 2,245
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 £31,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £90,000 £82,500 £82,500
Central London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.55% - +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 18 June 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 18 June 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 18 June 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 92 (95.83%) Skype
2 77 (80.21%) Windows
3 74 (77.08%) Office 365
4 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
5 53 (55.21%) Active Directory
6 39 (40.63%) Cisco
6 39 (40.63%) VMware
7 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
8 33 (34.38%) Windows 7
8 33 (34.38%) Windows 10
8 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Office
9 32 (33.33%) MS Exchange
10 29 (30.21%) Citrix
10 29 (30.21%) Linux
10 29 (30.21%) Windows Server
11 25 (26.04%) Mobile Device Management
12 24 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
12 24 (25.00%) SharePoint
13 23 (23.96%) DNS
13 23 (23.96%) Law
14 22 (22.92%) Finance
14 22 (22.92%) Hyper-V
15 20 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
15 20 (20.83%) VPN
15 20 (20.83%) ITIL
15 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
16 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
16 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
17 18 (18.75%) Migration
17 18 (18.75%) Firewall

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 32 (33.33%) MS Exchange
2 24 (25.00%) SharePoint
3 19 (19.79%) Exchange Server 2013
4 9 (9.38%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (6.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (2.08%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (1.04%) CMS
7 1 (1.04%) IIS
7 1 (1.04%) MindAlign
7 1 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 33 (34.38%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (20.83%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (10.42%) Adobe Captivate
3 10 (10.42%) Camtasia
3 10 (10.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (10.42%) Carpe Diem
2 2 (2.08%) Elite 3E
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (1.04%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (1.04%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 74 (77.08%) Office 365
2 24 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (11.46%) Amazon AWS
4 10 (10.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 10 (10.42%) Slack
5 7 (7.29%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.04%) OneDrive
6 1 (1.04%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 92 (95.83%) Skype
2 23 (23.96%) DNS
3 20 (20.83%) VPN
4 18 (18.75%) Firewall
5 17 (17.71%) TCP/IP
6 16 (16.67%) LAN
6 16 (16.67%) WAN
7 13 (13.54%) WebEx
8 12 (12.50%) SAN
9 11 (11.46%) DHCP
10 10 (10.42%) Unified Communications
11 9 (9.38%) IP Telephony
11 9 (9.38%) VoIP
12 8 (8.33%) FTP
13 7 (7.29%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (7.29%) SSL
13 7 (7.29%) Wireless
14 6 (6.25%) PBX
15 4 (4.17%) MPLS
16 3 (3.13%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (2.08%) SQL Server 2014
3 1 (1.04%) PostgreSQL
General
1 23 (23.96%) Law
2 22 (22.92%) Finance
3 9 (9.38%) Legal
4 5 (5.21%) Billing
5 2 (2.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.04%) Banking
Job Titles
1 30 (31.25%) Analyst
2 13 (13.54%) Desktop Support
3 11 (11.46%) Windows Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Desktop Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) IT Trainer
4 10 (10.42%) Support Analyst
4 10 (10.42%) Systems Engineer
4 10 (10.42%) Trainer
5 9 (9.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 9 (9.38%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 6 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 5 (5.21%) Administrator
7 5 (5.21%) Office 365 Engineer
8 4 (4.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
8 4 (4.17%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (1.04%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (14.58%) Video Conferencing
2 10 (10.42%) e-Learning
2 10 (10.42%) Enterprise Storage
2 10 (10.42%) Learning Management System
3 6 (6.25%) Blackberry
4 5 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.21%) Computer Science
4 5 (5.21%) Data Centre
4 5 (5.21%) HP StoreVirtual
5 3 (3.13%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.13%) Replication
5 3 (3.13%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (2.08%) Digital Media
6 2 (2.08%) Driving Licence
6 2 (2.08%) IVR
6 2 (2.08%) RSA SecurID
6 2 (2.08%) User Experience
7 1 (1.04%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (1.04%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 77 (80.21%) Windows
2 33 (34.38%) Windows 10
2 33 (34.38%) Windows 7
3 29 (30.21%) Linux
3 29 (30.21%) Windows Server
4 11 (11.46%) Android
4 11 (11.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 10 (10.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 10 (10.42%) Windows Server 2012
6 8 (8.33%) Apple iOS
7 7 (7.29%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.04%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (26.04%) Mobile Device Management
2 20 (20.83%) ITIL
3 18 (18.75%) Migration
4 14 (14.58%) ITSM
5 12 (12.50%) Service Management
6 11 (11.46%) Coaching
7 10 (10.42%) Kalman Filter
7 10 (10.42%) PRINCE2
8 9 (9.38%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (9.38%) Incident Management
9 6 (6.25%) Capacity Management
9 6 (6.25%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (6.25%) Project Management
10 5 (5.21%) Document Management
10 5 (5.21%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.17%) Data Protection
11 4 (4.17%) IT Strategy
11 4 (4.17%) Problem Management
11 4 (4.17%) Service Delivery
12 3 (3.13%) Hardware Maintenance
Programming Languages
1 34 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 8 (8.33%) C
2 8 (8.33%) SQL
3 1 (1.04%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 8 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (5.21%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (5.21%) Computer Science Degree
2 5 (5.21%) Degree
3 4 (4.17%) CCNA
4 3 (3.13%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.13%) CCNP
4 3 (3.13%) CCVP
4 3 (3.13%) MCP
4 3 (3.13%) MCSA
4 3 (3.13%) MCSE
5 2 (2.08%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.04%) MCTS
6 1 (1.04%) MOS
6 1 (1.04%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (6.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 6 (6.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 3 (3.13%) GDPR
3 2 (2.08%) SLA
System Software
1 53 (55.21%) Active Directory
2 22 (22.92%) Hyper-V
3 19 (19.79%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (17.71%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (6.25%) XenApp
6 4 (4.17%) vSphere
7 3 (3.13%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (3.13%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (2.08%) DFS Replication
8 2 (2.08%) Firmware
9 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (1.04%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (1.04%) VMware Server
9 1 (1.04%) XenDesktop
9 1 (1.04%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 13 (13.54%) SCCM
2 7 (7.29%) Cisco CUCM
3 3 (3.13%) AirWatch
3 3 (3.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco CME
4 1 (1.04%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (1.04%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (1.04%) SCOM
Vendors
1 72 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 39 (40.63%) Cisco
2 39 (40.63%) VMware
3 29 (30.21%) Citrix
4 13 (13.54%) iManage
5 12 (12.50%) ServiceNow
6 11 (11.46%) Apple
7 10 (10.42%) Aderant
7 10 (10.42%) Adobe
7 10 (10.42%) Equitrac
7 10 (10.42%) LexisNexis
7 10 (10.42%) Red Hat
8 6 (6.25%) HP
9 5 (5.21%) Avaya
10 3 (3.13%) 3PAR
10 3 (3.13%) Dell
10 3 (3.13%) SolarWinds
10 3 (3.13%) Sonus
10 3 (3.13%) Symantec
10 3 (3.13%) Veeam