Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 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
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 235 257 271
Rank change year-on-year +22 +14 -20
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 89 93 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.87% 0.80% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.68% 4.28% 4.65%
Number of salaries quoted 83 90 139
City of London median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% - -5.00%
10th Percentile £31,800 £24,950 £25,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £72,500 £71,250
Central London median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 1901 2175 3206
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 18.57% 18.61% 19.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1748 1998 2763
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £56,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +1.82% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £81,250
Central London median annual salary £55,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +0.91% +4.76% +3.96%

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 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 November 2017, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 82 (92.13%) Skype
2 56 (62.92%) Office 365
3 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
4 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
5 40 (44.94%) Windows
6 36 (40.45%) Microsoft Azure
7 29 (32.58%) Cisco
8 28 (31.46%) VMware
8 28 (31.46%) Windows Server
9 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
9 26 (29.21%) Unified Communications
10 21 (23.60%) Citrix
11 20 (22.47%) VoIP
11 20 (22.47%) WAN
12 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
12 17 (19.10%) ITIL
12 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
12 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
12 17 (19.10%) Presales
13 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
14 13 (14.61%) Migration
14 13 (14.61%) Service Management
15 12 (13.48%) Finance
15 12 (13.48%) LAN
15 12 (13.48%) AirWatch
15 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
16 11 (12.36%) ITIL V3
16 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
16 11 (12.36%) Video Conferencing
16 11 (12.36%) Linux

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 26 (29.21%) MS Exchange
2 17 (19.10%) SharePoint
3 12 (13.48%) Exchange Server 2013
4 10 (11.24%) IIS
5 7 (7.87%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 5 (5.62%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.12%) Confluence
7 1 (1.12%) IBM Notes
7 1 (1.12%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (1.12%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 14 (15.73%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (5.62%) MS Visio
3 4 (4.49%) Adobe Captivate
3 4 (4.49%) Camtasia
4 2 (2.25%) Microsoft Project
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
5 1 (1.12%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.12%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (1.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 56 (62.92%) Office 365
2 36 (40.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 17 (19.10%) Amazon AWS
4 7 (7.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 6 (6.74%) Yammer
6 4 (4.49%) OneDrive
7 1 (1.12%) Dropbox
7 1 (1.12%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (1.12%) GitHub
7 1 (1.12%) Mimecast
7 1 (1.12%) Slack
7 1 (1.12%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 82 (92.13%) Skype
2 26 (29.21%) Unified Communications
3 20 (22.47%) VoIP
3 20 (22.47%) WAN
4 12 (13.48%) LAN
5 11 (12.36%) Wireless
6 10 (11.24%) DHCP
6 10 (11.24%) DNS
6 10 (11.24%) VPN
7 8 (8.99%) Firewall
7 8 (8.99%) MPLS
7 8 (8.99%) SAN
8 7 (7.87%) DSL
8 7 (7.87%) FTP
8 7 (7.87%) Internet
9 4 (4.49%) ISDN
9 4 (4.49%) TCP/IP
10 3 (3.37%) Cisco IOS
10 3 (3.37%) Telepresence
11 2 (2.25%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (7.87%) SQL Server
2 2 (2.25%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.12%) OLAP
3 1 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.12%) CircleCI
1 1 (1.12%) Cucumber
1 1 (1.12%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.12%) JIRA
General
1 12 (13.48%) Finance
2 10 (11.24%) French Language
3 9 (10.11%) Law
4 6 (6.74%) Dutch Language
4 6 (6.74%) Legal
4 6 (6.74%) Publishing
4 6 (6.74%) Spanish Language
5 4 (4.49%) Banking
5 4 (4.49%) Retail
6 3 (3.37%) Telecoms
7 2 (2.25%) Investment Banking
8 1 (1.12%) Back Office
8 1 (1.12%) Financial Institution
8 1 (1.12%) Marketing
8 1 (1.12%) Multimedia
8 1 (1.12%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (13.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 11 (12.36%) Office 365 Engineer
3 8 (8.99%) Consultant
4 7 (7.87%) Exchange Engineer
4 7 (7.87%) Support Engineer
5 6 (6.74%) Analyst
5 6 (6.74%) Architect
5 6 (6.74%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 5 (5.62%) IT Trainer
6 5 (5.62%) Trainer
7 4 (4.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Design Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Infrastructure Team Leader
7 4 (4.49%) IT Manager
7 4 (4.49%) Lync Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Presales Engineer
7 4 (4.49%) Team Leader
7 4 (4.49%) Technology Consultant
8 3 (3.37%) IT Infrastructure Manager
8 3 (3.37%) VMware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (3.37%) XMPP
2 1 (1.12%) COM
2 1 (1.12%) Middleware
2 1 (1.12%) SOAP
2 1 (1.12%) Web Services
2 1 (1.12%) XML
2 1 (1.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 11 (12.36%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (10.11%) Data Centre
3 8 (8.99%) Blackberry
3 8 (8.99%) Public Cloud
4 7 (7.87%) Driving Licence
5 6 (6.74%) Replication
6 5 (5.62%) e-Learning
7 4 (4.49%) Podcast
8 2 (2.25%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (2.25%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.12%) BYOD
9 1 (1.12%) Cyber Attack
9 1 (1.12%) EMC VNX
9 1 (1.12%) Private Cloud
9 1 (1.12%) Renewable Energy
9 1 (1.12%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 40 (44.94%) Windows
2 28 (31.46%) Windows Server
3 11 (12.36%) Linux
4 7 (7.87%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (6.74%) Unix
5 6 (6.74%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (5.62%) Windows 7
7 4 (4.49%) Windows 10
8 3 (3.37%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.12%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.12%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (19.10%) ITIL
1 17 (19.10%) Presales
2 13 (14.61%) Migration
2 13 (14.61%) Service Management
3 11 (12.36%) Customer Requirements
3 11 (12.36%) ITIL V3
4 8 (8.99%) IT Strategy
4 8 (8.99%) Service Design
5 7 (7.87%) PRINCE2
6 6 (6.74%) DevOps
6 6 (6.74%) People Management
7 5 (5.62%) Performance Testing
8 4 (4.49%) Business Intelligence
8 4 (4.49%) Network Virtualisation
9 3 (3.37%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (3.37%) DRM
9 3 (3.37%) Mobile Device Management
9 3 (3.37%) Stakeholder Management
9 3 (3.37%) Vulnerability Scanning
10 2 (2.25%) Collaborative Working
Programming Languages
1 17 (19.10%) PowerShell
2 7 (7.87%) SQL
3 1 (1.12%) C#
3 1 (1.12%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.62%) CCNP
1 5 (5.62%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (5.62%) MCSE
1 5 (5.62%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (3.37%) CCIE
2 3 (3.37%) CCIE Collaboration
2 3 (3.37%) CCNP Voice
2 3 (3.37%) CCVP
2 3 (3.37%) MCITP
3 2 (2.25%) A+ Certification
3 2 (2.25%) Degree
3 2 (2.25%) MCSA
4 1 (1.12%) Master's Degree
4 1 (1.12%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (8.99%) SLA
2 2 (2.25%) PMO
3 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.12%) QA
System Software
1 47 (52.81%) Active Directory
2 11 (12.36%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (8.99%) vSphere
4 5 (5.62%) Hyper-V
5 2 (2.25%) BitLocker
6 1 (1.12%) Firmware
6 1 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (1.12%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (13.48%) AirWatch
2 9 (10.11%) SCCM
3 4 (4.49%) Microsoft Intune
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (3.37%) Cisco UCCX
5 2 (2.25%) SCOM
6 1 (1.12%) Backup Exec
6 1 (1.12%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (1.12%) Puppet
6 1 (1.12%) SCSM
6 1 (1.12%) Tivoli Storage Manager
6 1 (1.12%) WSUS
Vendors
1 51 (57.30%) Microsoft
2 29 (32.58%) Cisco
3 28 (31.46%) VMware
4 21 (23.60%) Citrix
5 6 (6.74%) Veeam
6 5 (5.62%) iManage
7 4 (4.49%) Adobe
7 4 (4.49%) Juniper
8 3 (3.37%) Avaya
8 3 (3.37%) Barracuda Networks
8 3 (3.37%) BT
8 3 (3.37%) HP
8 3 (3.37%) Meraki
8 3 (3.37%) MobileIron
8 3 (3.37%) Palo Alto
8 3 (3.37%) Qualys
8 3 (3.37%) Red Box
9 2 (2.25%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.25%) Polycom
9 2 (2.25%) Riverbed