Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 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
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 289 266 224
Rank change year-on-year -23 -42 +53
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 53 67 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.52% 0.65% 1.04%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.19% 3.59% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 51 65 108
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £27,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £84,250 £67,500
Central London median annual salary £57,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% +5.56% -

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 1,664 1,864 1,885
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 16.25% 18.00% 17.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,508 1,702 1,740
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £32,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £87,500 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.11% +0.91% -

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 17 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 44 (83.02%) Skype
2 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
3 29 (54.72%) Windows
3 29 (54.72%) Office 365
4 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
5 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
6 18 (33.96%) DNS
7 17 (32.08%) Cisco
8 16 (30.19%) VMware
9 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
10 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
11 13 (24.53%) ITIL
11 13 (24.53%) MPLS
11 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
11 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
12 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
12 11 (20.75%) VLAN
12 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
12 11 (20.75%) Finance
12 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
13 10 (18.87%) CCNP
13 10 (18.87%) Nortel
13 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
13 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
14 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
14 9 (16.98%) LAN
14 9 (16.98%) WAN
14 9 (16.98%) SQL
14 9 (16.98%) Law
14 9 (16.98%) Legal

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 15 (28.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (16.98%) MS Exchange
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (5.66%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (5.66%) IBM Domino
3 3 (5.66%) IBM Notes
3 3 (5.66%) IIS
3 3 (5.66%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 20 (37.74%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (7.55%) MS Visio
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (1.89%) Acrobat
4 1 (1.89%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.89%) Aareon QL
1 1 (1.89%) Academy Housing
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics GP
1 1 (1.89%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.89%) Lawson
1 1 (1.89%) Maximo
1 1 (1.89%) MIS ActiveH
1 1 (1.89%) Northgate Housing
1 1 (1.89%) OPENHousing
1 1 (1.89%) Oracle Financials
1 1 (1.89%) Orchard Housing
1 1 (1.89%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 29 (54.72%) Office 365
2 8 (15.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (7.55%) Google Cloud Platform
3 4 (7.55%) SaaS
4 3 (5.66%) Amazon AWS
4 3 (5.66%) IaaS
4 3 (5.66%) PaaS
5 1 (1.89%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 44 (83.02%) Skype
2 18 (33.96%) DNS
3 14 (26.42%) TCP/IP
4 13 (24.53%) MPLS
5 11 (20.75%) VLAN
6 10 (18.87%) IP Telephony
7 9 (16.98%) LAN
7 9 (16.98%) WAN
8 8 (15.09%) DHCP
8 8 (15.09%) VPN
9 7 (13.21%) VoIP
10 6 (11.32%) BGP
10 6 (11.32%) Firewall
10 6 (11.32%) OSPF
10 6 (11.32%) Wireless
11 5 (9.43%) Internet
12 4 (7.55%) SAN
12 4 (7.55%) SSL
12 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications
13 3 (5.66%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (15.09%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.89%) BusinessObjects
3 1 (1.89%) Crystal Reports
3 1 (1.89%) MySQL
General
1 11 (20.75%) Finance
2 9 (16.98%) Law
2 9 (16.98%) Legal
3 7 (13.21%) Telecoms
4 2 (3.77%) Advertising
4 2 (3.77%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.89%) Banking
5 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.89%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (28.30%) IT Engineer
2 8 (15.09%) IT Manager
2 8 (15.09%) IT Support
3 7 (13.21%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (13.21%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 7 (13.21%) Account Manager
3 7 (13.21%) Analyst
3 7 (13.21%) Systems Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Network Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Support Engineer
4 6 (11.32%) Telephony Engineer
5 5 (9.43%) IT Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 4 (7.55%) Architect
6 4 (7.55%) Service Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Service Desk Analyst
6 4 (7.55%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 3 (5.66%) Consultant
7 3 (5.66%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (5.66%) LDAP
2 2 (3.77%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 5 (9.43%) Data Centre
2 4 (7.55%) Driving Licence
2 4 (7.55%) Public Cloud
2 4 (7.55%) Replication
2 4 (7.55%) Video Conferencing
3 3 (5.66%) Clustering
3 3 (5.66%) Enterprise Storage
4 2 (3.77%) IVR
4 2 (3.77%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.89%) Fat Client
5 1 (1.89%) Hedge funds
5 1 (1.89%) Smartphone
5 1 (1.89%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 29 (54.72%) Windows
2 13 (24.53%) Windows 7
3 11 (20.75%) Windows 10
3 11 (20.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (18.87%) Windows Server
5 4 (7.55%) Linux
5 4 (7.55%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (5.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (5.66%) Windows Server 2003
7 2 (3.77%) Android
8 1 (1.89%) VMS
8 1 (1.89%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (24.53%) ITIL
2 8 (15.09%) Ticket Management
3 6 (11.32%) Change Management
3 6 (11.32%) Stakeholder Management
4 5 (9.43%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (9.43%) ITIL V3
4 5 (9.43%) Presales
4 5 (9.43%) Project Management
5 4 (7.55%) Antivirus Management
5 4 (7.55%) Asset Management
5 4 (7.55%) DevOps
5 4 (7.55%) Incident Management
5 4 (7.55%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (7.55%) Mobile Device Management
5 4 (7.55%) Service Management
6 3 (5.66%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (5.66%) Load Balancing
6 3 (5.66%) Migration
6 3 (5.66%) Patch Management
6 3 (5.66%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 9 (16.98%) SQL
2 5 (9.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (1.89%) C#
3 1 (1.89%) Java
3 1 (1.89%) JavaScript
3 1 (1.89%) T-SQL
3 1 (1.89%) VB
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Cisco Certification
2 10 (18.87%) CCNP
3 5 (9.43%) CCNA
4 3 (5.66%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (5.66%) MCITP
4 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (3.77%) Avaya Certification
5 2 (3.77%) CCVP
6 1 (1.89%) A+ Certification
6 1 (1.89%) CCA
6 1 (1.89%) CCAA
6 1 (1.89%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.89%) MCP
6 1 (1.89%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.89%) SLA
System Software
1 22 (41.51%) Active Directory
2 13 (24.53%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (9.43%) Hyper-V
4 4 (7.55%) Virtual Servers
5 3 (5.66%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.89%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.89%) VMware Workstation
6 1 (1.89%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (7.55%) Backup Exec
2 3 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
2 3 (5.66%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (3.77%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.89%) Nagios
4 1 (1.89%) SCCM
Vendors
1 37 (69.81%) Microsoft
2 17 (32.08%) Cisco
3 16 (30.19%) VMware
4 10 (18.87%) Nortel
5 6 (11.32%) Aerohive Networks
6 5 (9.43%) Avaya
7 4 (7.55%) Citrix
7 4 (7.55%) Google
7 4 (7.55%) HP
7 4 (7.55%) Veeam
7 4 (7.55%) Veritas
8 3 (5.66%) Altiris
8 3 (5.66%) iManage
8 3 (5.66%) Lotus
8 3 (5.66%) Red Hat
8 3 (5.66%) Symantec
9 2 (3.77%) BT
9 2 (3.77%) Oracle
9 2 (3.77%) Sage
9 2 (3.77%) Verint