Period
to 14 August 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 14 August 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
14 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 198 238 248
Rank change year-on-year +40 +10 -21
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 29 94 106
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.60% 0.93% 0.97%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.56% 6.06% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 30 77 99
Median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -15.09% +0.95%
10th Percentile £46,250 £25,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £77,625 £71,250 £71,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% -18.18% +10.00%

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 636 1,552 1,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.17% 15.31% 17.35%
Number of salaries quoted 552 1,387 1,710
Median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £41,250 £32,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £93,750 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in the City of London over the 6 months to 14 August 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 August 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 29 (100.00%) Skype
2 26 (89.66%) Office 365
3 25 (86.21%) Windows
4 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
5 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
6 13 (44.83%) Azure
7 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
7 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
7 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
7 11 (37.93%) Migration
8 10 (34.48%) Cisco
8 10 (34.48%) SCCM
9 9 (31.03%) WebEx
9 9 (31.03%) ITIL
9 9 (31.03%) Finance
10 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
10 8 (27.59%) Unified Communications
11 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
11 7 (24.14%) Video Conferencing
11 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Intune
11 7 (24.14%) VMware
12 6 (20.69%) Mitel
12 6 (20.69%) Line Management
12 6 (20.69%) Azure Active Directory
12 6 (20.69%) Presales
12 6 (20.69%) Polycom
13 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
13 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
13 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud

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 11 (37.93%) MS Exchange
1 11 (37.93%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.90%) IIS
3 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 26 (89.66%) Office 365
2 13 (44.83%) Azure
3 6 (20.69%) Azure Active Directory
4 2 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (6.90%) IaaS
4 2 (6.90%) Mimecast
4 2 (6.90%) PaaS
4 2 (6.90%) WhatsApp
5 1 (3.45%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (100.00%) Skype
2 9 (31.03%) WebEx
3 8 (27.59%) Unified Communications
4 3 (10.34%) Firewall
5 2 (6.90%) DHCP
5 2 (6.90%) DNS
5 2 (6.90%) Network Security
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.45%) NetScaler
6 1 (3.45%) SAN
6 1 (3.45%) Softphone
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Visual Studio
General
1 9 (31.03%) Finance
2 2 (6.90%) Back Office
2 2 (6.90%) Financial Institution
3 1 (3.45%) Law
3 1 (3.45%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 5 (17.24%) Analyst
2 4 (13.79%) Architect
3 3 (10.34%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (6.90%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
4 2 (6.90%) Consultant
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support
4 2 (6.90%) Desktop Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
4 2 (6.90%) IT Manager
4 2 (6.90%) Messaging Engineer
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Support Analyst
4 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
5 1 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) CSS
1 1 (3.45%) HTML
1 1 (3.45%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (17.24%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Clustering
3 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
3 3 (10.34%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.34%) Reinsurance
4 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
4 2 (6.90%) Data Centre
4 2 (6.90%) Private Cloud
4 2 (6.90%) Smartphone
5 1 (3.45%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 25 (86.21%) Windows
2 11 (37.93%) Windows 10
3 8 (27.59%) Windows Server
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2016
5 4 (13.79%) Windows 7
5 4 (13.79%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (6.90%) Android
6 2 (6.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Migration
2 9 (31.03%) ITIL
3 6 (20.69%) Line Management
3 6 (20.69%) Presales
4 5 (17.24%) BCP
4 5 (17.24%) Customer Requirements
4 5 (17.24%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
6 3 (10.34%) IT Strategy
6 3 (10.34%) Mentoring
6 3 (10.34%) Strategic Roadmap
6 3 (10.34%) Technical Leadership
7 2 (6.90%) Forensic Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) ITIL V3
7 2 (6.90%) ITSM
7 2 (6.90%) Process Improvement
7 2 (6.90%) Project Management
7 2 (6.90%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (6.90%) Server Management
7 2 (6.90%) Virtual Environments
Programming Languages
1 5 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 3 (10.34%) SQL
3 2 (6.90%) C
4 1 (3.45%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (10.34%) Cisco Certification
1 3 (10.34%) Degree
1 3 (10.34%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (6.90%) CCNA
2 2 (6.90%) MCSE
2 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNP
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (13.79%) SLA
2 3 (10.34%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 14 (48.28%) Active Directory
2 7 (24.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (10.34%) Hyper-V
4 2 (6.90%) vSphere
4 2 (6.90%) XenApp
4 2 (6.90%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 10 (34.48%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (6.90%) MaaS360
5 1 (3.45%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 10 (34.48%) Cisco
3 7 (24.14%) VMware
4 6 (20.69%) Mitel
4 6 (20.69%) Polycom
5 4 (13.79%) Citrix
6 2 (6.90%) Apple
6 2 (6.90%) Bloomberg
6 2 (6.90%) Darktrace
7 1 (3.45%) CheckPoint
7 1 (3.45%) HP
7 1 (3.45%) Juniper
7 1 (3.45%) MobileIron
7 1 (3.45%) Nintex
7 1 (3.45%) Nokia
7 1 (3.45%) Okta
7 1 (3.45%) Sophos