Period
to 23 January 2020

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 January 2020 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 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 245 285 262
Rank change year-on-year +40 -23 -25
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 67 52 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.73% 0.50% 0.65%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.09% 3.09% 3.69%
Number of salaries quoted 43 51 67
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +26.32% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £29,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £85,000 £79,000
Central London median annual salary £56,457 £55,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.65% +15.79% -

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 1,316 1,682 1,870
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.36% 16.27% 17.72%
Number of salaries quoted 1,155 1,521 1,695
City of London median annual salary £63,500 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.83% - +4.35%
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £91,250 £87,800
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 January 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 January 2020, 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 62 (92.54%) Skype
2 58 (86.57%) Office 365
3 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
4 44 (65.67%) Windows
5 33 (49.25%) Windows 10
6 32 (47.76%) SharePoint
7 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
7 31 (46.27%) Azure
8 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
9 22 (32.84%) SCCM
10 19 (28.36%) Cisco
10 19 (28.36%) Video Conferencing
11 18 (26.87%) Presales
12 17 (25.37%) Polycom
12 17 (25.37%) Azure Active Directory
13 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Intune
14 15 (22.39%) Migration
15 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
15 14 (20.90%) SLA
15 14 (20.90%) Hybrid Cloud
15 14 (20.90%) Customer Requirements
16 13 (19.40%) WebEx
17 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
18 11 (16.42%) Finance
18 11 (16.42%) Mitel
19 10 (14.93%) VMware
19 10 (14.93%) Unified Communications
20 9 (13.43%) Line Management
20 9 (13.43%) WAN
20 9 (13.43%) 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 32 (47.76%) SharePoint
2 25 (37.31%) MS Exchange
3 4 (5.97%) Exchange Server 2010
4 2 (2.99%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Domino
4 2 (2.99%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 14 (20.90%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.99%) Adobe Captivate
2 2 (2.99%) Camtasia
2 2 (2.99%) MS Visio
2 2 (2.99%) Snagit
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (1.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.49%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 58 (86.57%) Office 365
2 31 (46.27%) Azure
3 17 (25.37%) Azure Active Directory
4 6 (8.96%) OneDrive
5 4 (5.97%) Mimecast
6 3 (4.48%) AWS
7 2 (2.99%) IaaS
7 2 (2.99%) PaaS
7 2 (2.99%) Yammer
8 1 (1.49%) Power Platform
8 1 (1.49%) SaaS
8 1 (1.49%) Serverless
8 1 (1.49%) WhatsApp
Communications & Networking
1 62 (92.54%) Skype
2 13 (19.40%) WebEx
3 10 (14.93%) Unified Communications
4 9 (13.43%) LAN
4 9 (13.43%) WAN
5 6 (8.96%) SAN
5 6 (8.96%) VPN
6 5 (7.46%) Intranet
7 4 (5.97%) Telepresence
8 3 (4.48%) DNS
8 3 (4.48%) TCP/IP
8 3 (4.48%) VoIP
9 2 (2.99%) DHCP
9 2 (2.99%) Firewall
9 2 (2.99%) Network Security
9 2 (2.99%) Remote Desktop
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco ASA
10 1 (1.49%) Cisco IOS
10 1 (1.49%) IP Telephony
10 1 (1.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.49%) Power BI
General
1 11 (16.42%) Finance
2 2 (2.99%) Law
2 2 (2.99%) Legal
2 2 (2.99%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.49%) Billing
3 1 (1.49%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 21 (31.34%) Architect
2 18 (26.87%) Solutions Architect
3 7 (10.45%) Analyst
4 6 (8.96%) Consultant
5 5 (7.46%) Communications Manager
5 5 (7.46%) IT Support
6 4 (5.97%) Audio Visual Engineer
6 4 (5.97%) Infrastructure Manager
6 4 (5.97%) Support Analyst
6 4 (5.97%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.48%) Desktop Support
7 3 (4.48%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 3 (4.48%) Technical Architect
8 2 (2.99%) Azure Architect
8 2 (2.99%) IT Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) IT Trainer
8 2 (2.99%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (2.99%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 2 (2.99%) VMware Architect
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Video Conferencing
2 14 (20.90%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (7.46%) Smartphone
4 2 (2.99%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.99%) Blackberry
4 2 (2.99%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.99%) e-Learning
4 2 (2.99%) iPad
4 2 (2.99%) iPhone
4 2 (2.99%) Self-Motivation
4 2 (2.99%) User Experience
5 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.49%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 44 (65.67%) Windows
2 33 (49.25%) Windows 10
3 12 (17.91%) Windows Server
4 8 (11.94%) Windows 7
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 5 (7.46%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (2.99%) Android
6 2 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.99%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (1.49%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (26.87%) Presales
2 15 (22.39%) Migration
3 14 (20.90%) Customer Requirements
4 9 (13.43%) Line Management
5 8 (11.94%) Change Management
5 8 (11.94%) ITIL
6 6 (8.96%) Service Management
7 5 (7.46%) Document Management
7 5 (7.46%) Mobile Device Management
7 5 (7.46%) Problem-Solving
8 4 (5.97%) Coaching
8 4 (5.97%) Collaborative Working
9 3 (4.48%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (4.48%) Customer Engagement
9 3 (4.48%) Digital Transformation Programme
9 3 (4.48%) Mentoring
9 3 (4.48%) Project Delivery
9 3 (4.48%) Validation
10 2 (2.99%) Asset Management
10 2 (2.99%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (10.45%) PowerShell
2 2 (2.99%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (13.43%) MCSE
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (8.96%) Degree
3 4 (5.97%) MCSA
4 3 (4.48%) MCITP
5 2 (2.99%) MCDST
5 2 (2.99%) MCP
6 1 (1.49%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (1.49%) SC Cleared
6 1 (1.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (20.90%) SLA
2 2 (2.99%) COBIT
3 1 (1.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 31 (46.27%) Active Directory
2 5 (7.46%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.97%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (5.97%) XenDesktop
4 2 (2.99%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (2.99%) VMware Workstation
4 2 (2.99%) vSphere
4 2 (2.99%) XenApp
5 1 (1.49%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (1.49%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 22 (32.84%) SCCM
2 16 (23.88%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (2.99%) Backup Exec
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco CUCM
3 2 (2.99%) Cisco UCCX
3 2 (2.99%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (2.99%) WSUS
4 1 (1.49%) SCOM
4 1 (1.49%) Sysprep
4 1 (1.49%) Terraform
4 1 (1.49%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 48 (71.64%) Microsoft
2 19 (28.36%) Cisco
3 17 (25.37%) Polycom
4 11 (16.42%) Mitel
5 10 (14.93%) VMware
6 9 (13.43%) Citrix
7 3 (4.48%) Apple
7 3 (4.48%) HP
8 2 (2.99%) Adobe
8 2 (2.99%) Altiris
8 2 (2.99%) Avaya
8 2 (2.99%) CheckPoint
8 2 (2.99%) iManage
8 2 (2.99%) Intapp
8 2 (2.99%) Lotus
8 2 (2.99%) Symantec
8 2 (2.99%) Veritas
8 2 (2.99%) Workday
9 1 (1.49%) MobileIron
9 1 (1.49%) SolarWinds