Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 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
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 173 253 261
Rank change year-on-year +80 +8 -34
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 16 70 89
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.44% 0.70% 0.80%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.16% 4.87% 4.53%
Number of salaries quoted 12 53 85
Median annual salary £51,750 £49,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.61% -7.55% +0.95%
10th Percentile £43,100 £25,500 £30,600
90th Percentile £64,925 £77,500 £75,000
Central London median annual salary £56,757 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +26.13% -18.18% +10.94%

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 506 1,436 1,965
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.95% 14.36% 17.67%
Number of salaries quoted 422 1,274 1,794
Median annual salary £65,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.77% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £33,000 £35,500
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £90,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +8.11%

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 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 16 (100.00%) Office 365
1 16 (100.00%) Skype
2 10 (62.50%) Azure
2 10 (62.50%) Windows
3 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
4 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (37.50%) ITIL
5 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
6 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
6 5 (31.25%) Cisco
6 5 (31.25%) Migration
6 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 5 (31.25%) SCCM
6 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
7 4 (25.00%) VMware
7 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
7 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
7 4 (25.00%) SQL
7 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
7 4 (25.00%) MCSE
7 4 (25.00%) CCNA
7 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
7 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
7 4 (25.00%) BCP
7 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
7 4 (25.00%) PaaS
7 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
7 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
7 4 (25.00%) IaaS

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 3 (18.75%) MS Exchange
2 1 (6.25%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 16 (100.00%) Office 365
2 10 (62.50%) Azure
3 4 (25.00%) IaaS
3 4 (25.00%) PaaS
4 2 (12.50%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (6.25%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (100.00%) Skype
2 3 (18.75%) Firewall
2 3 (18.75%) VPN
3 2 (12.50%) Network Security
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (6.25%) DHCP
4 1 (6.25%) DNS
4 1 (6.25%) H.323
4 1 (6.25%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) SAN
4 1 (6.25%) Unified Communications
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (18.75%) Finance
2 2 (12.50%) Financial Institution
3 1 (6.25%) Law
Job Titles
1 3 (18.75%) Analyst
1 3 (18.75%) Azure Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Consultant
1 3 (18.75%) Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) Azure Infrastructure Lead
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) IT Infrastructure Team Leader
2 2 (12.50%) IT Manager
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Analyst
2 2 (12.50%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Azure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Cloud Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (6.25%) Service Analyst
3 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
3 1 (6.25%) Support Specialist
3 1 (6.25%) Technology Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
1 4 (25.00%) Private Cloud
1 4 (25.00%) Public Cloud
2 3 (18.75%) Management Information System
3 2 (12.50%) Reinsurance
4 1 (6.25%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (6.25%) Self-Motivation
4 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 10 (62.50%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 10
3 3 (18.75%) Windows Server 2016
4 1 (6.25%) Windows 7
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (37.50%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Migration
3 4 (25.00%) BCP
3 4 (25.00%) Customer Requirements
3 4 (25.00%) Disaster Recovery
3 4 (25.00%) Forensic Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) ITIL V3
3 4 (25.00%) Presales
3 4 (25.00%) PRINCE2
3 4 (25.00%) Service Delivery
4 2 (12.50%) Change Management
4 2 (12.50%) Incident Management
4 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 2 (12.50%) IT Strategy
4 2 (12.50%) Mentoring
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Process Improvement
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
5 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
5 1 (6.25%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) PowerShell
2 4 (25.00%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 5 (31.25%) Degree
2 4 (25.00%) CCNA
2 4 (25.00%) Cisco Certification
2 4 (25.00%) MCSE
2 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (12.50%) SC Cleared
3 2 (12.50%) Security Cleared
4 1 (6.25%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (12.50%) Cyber Essentials
2 1 (6.25%) SLA
System Software
1 8 (50.00%) Active Directory
2 4 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 4 (25.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) Microsoft Intune
2 5 (31.25%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) MaaS360
4 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
4 1 (6.25%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 9 (56.25%) Microsoft
2 5 (31.25%) Cisco
3 4 (25.00%) VMware
4 2 (12.50%) Bloomberg
4 2 (12.50%) Citrix
4 2 (12.50%) Darktrace
4 2 (12.50%) HP
4 2 (12.50%) MobileIron
5 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
5 1 (6.25%) Juniper
5 1 (6.25%) Nokia
5 1 (6.25%) Polycom
5 1 (6.25%) ServiceNow
5 1 (6.25%) Sophos
5 1 (6.25%) Yealink