Period
to 19 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 19 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
Central London > City of London
6 months to
19 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 216 250 322
Rank change year-on-year +34 +72 +117
Permanent jobs citing Skype 138 84 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 1.26% 0.82% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 8.53% 5.29% 2.61%
Number of salaries quoted 127 68 47
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,250 £40,500 £32,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £82,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £56,250 £50,000 £52,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -3.85% +22.35%

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,618 1,588 1,992
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 14.80% 15.56% 15.47%
Number of salaries quoted 1,433 1,427 1,741
City of London median annual salary £57,500 £53,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.48% -2.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £31,000
90th Percentile £84,750 £80,000 £77,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £50,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +8.91% -3.81% +5.00%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the City of London

Skype
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype in the City of London.

Salary trend for Skype in the City of London

Skype
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the City of London over the 6 months to 19 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in the City of London

Skype
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the City of London region over the 6 months to 19 August 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
London Bridge - 2 £57,500 -
Skype
Central London

For the 6 months to 19 August 2018, IT jobs citing Skype 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.

1 101 (73.19%) Skype for Business
2 95 (68.84%) Windows
3 92 (66.67%) Office 365
4 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
5 66 (47.83%) Active Directory
6 52 (37.68%) VMware
7 43 (31.16%) Microsoft Office
8 42 (30.43%) Finance
8 42 (30.43%) Windows 7
9 41 (29.71%) Cisco
10 40 (28.99%) Windows 10
11 39 (28.26%) PowerShell
12 36 (26.09%) Citrix
13 35 (25.36%) Linux
13 35 (25.36%) Windows Server
14 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
15 32 (23.19%) Law
16 31 (22.46%) DNS
17 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
17 30 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
18 26 (18.84%) VMware ESXi
19 24 (17.39%) Hyper-V
19 24 (17.39%) SharePoint
20 23 (16.67%) Firewall
21 22 (15.94%) ITIL
21 22 (15.94%) TCP/IP
22 21 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
23 20 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
23 20 (14.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
23 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel

Skype
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
1 101 (73.19%) Skype for Business
2 33 (23.91%) MS Exchange
3 24 (17.39%) SharePoint
4 17 (12.32%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2010
6 3 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (0.72%) CMS
7 1 (0.72%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.72%) IBM Notes
7 1 (0.72%) IIS
7 1 (0.72%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 43 (31.16%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (14.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 10 (7.25%) Adobe Captivate
3 10 (7.25%) Camtasia
3 10 (7.25%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 10 (7.25%) Carpe Diem
2 3 (2.17%) Elite 3E
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.72%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.72%) Maximo
3 1 (0.72%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 92 (66.67%) Office 365
2 30 (21.74%) Microsoft Azure
3 19 (13.77%) Amazon AWS
4 11 (7.97%) Azure Active Directory
4 11 (7.97%) Slack
5 5 (3.62%) Mimecast
6 3 (2.17%) GitHub
6 3 (2.17%) Heroku
7 1 (0.72%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.72%) iTunes
7 1 (0.72%) OneDrive
7 1 (0.72%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 31 (22.46%) DNS
2 23 (16.67%) Firewall
3 22 (15.94%) TCP/IP
4 20 (14.49%) WAN
5 19 (13.77%) LAN
6 18 (13.04%) VPN
7 17 (12.32%) WebEx
8 15 (10.87%) DHCP
9 12 (8.70%) IP Telephony
9 12 (8.70%) Wireless
10 10 (7.25%) SAN
11 9 (6.52%) Unified Communications
11 9 (6.52%) VoIP
12 8 (5.80%) Cisco IOS
12 8 (5.80%) FTP
13 7 (5.07%) SSL
14 6 (4.35%) MPLS
14 6 (4.35%) PBX
15 4 (2.90%) BGP
15 4 (2.90%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (7.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (2.17%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (2.17%) Redis
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2012
3 2 (1.45%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 3 (2.17%) CircleCI
2 2 (1.45%) Selenium
3 1 (0.72%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.72%) Octopus Deploy
3 1 (0.72%) TeamCity
General
1 42 (30.43%) Finance
2 32 (23.19%) Law
3 15 (10.87%) Legal
4 4 (2.90%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.45%) Advertising
5 2 (1.45%) Billing
5 2 (1.45%) Marketing
6 1 (0.72%) Financial Institution
6 1 (0.72%) Games
6 1 (0.72%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 34 (24.64%) Analyst
2 18 (13.04%) Windows Engineer
3 17 (12.32%) Developer
4 16 (11.59%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 16 (11.59%) Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Linux Systems Engineer
5 15 (10.87%) Windows Systems Engineer
6 14 (10.14%) Desktop Support
6 14 (10.14%) Salesforce Developer
7 13 (9.42%) IT Trainer
7 13 (9.42%) Trainer
8 10 (7.25%) Desktop Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Desktop Support Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Support Analyst
8 10 (7.25%) Support Engineer
9 9 (6.52%) Infrastructure Analyst
9 9 (6.52%) IT Engineer
10 7 (5.07%) Cloud Specialist
10 7 (5.07%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (10.14%) Mason
1 14 (10.14%) REST
1 14 (10.14%) SOAP
1 14 (10.14%) Visualforce
2 3 (2.17%) .NET
3 2 (1.45%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.45%) ASP.NET MVC
3 2 (1.45%) CSS
3 2 (1.45%) HTML
3 2 (1.45%) LDAP
3 2 (1.45%) React
3 2 (1.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (1.45%) Sass
3 2 (1.45%) Sidekiq
3 2 (1.45%) XMPP
4 1 (0.72%) .NET Core
4 1 (0.72%) Enzyme
4 1 (0.72%) Jest
4 1 (0.72%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 16 (11.59%) Enterprise Storage
2 14 (10.14%) Enterprise Software
2 14 (10.14%) Video Conferencing
3 13 (9.42%) e-Learning
4 10 (7.25%) Learning Management System
5 8 (5.80%) Data Centre
6 6 (4.35%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (4.35%) Computer Science
6 6 (4.35%) PKI
7 5 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (2.90%) Management Information System
9 3 (2.17%) Fintech
9 3 (2.17%) HP StoreVirtual
9 3 (2.17%) User Experience
10 2 (1.45%) Blackberry
10 2 (1.45%) iPhone
10 2 (1.45%) RSA SecurID
10 2 (1.45%) Social Media
11 1 (0.72%) iPad
11 1 (0.72%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 95 (68.84%) Windows
2 42 (30.43%) Windows 7
3 40 (28.99%) Windows 10
4 35 (25.36%) Linux
4 35 (25.36%) Windows Server
5 20 (14.49%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (11.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 16 (11.59%) Windows Server 2012
7 14 (10.14%) Android
8 7 (5.07%) Apple iOS
8 7 (5.07%) Mac OS
9 3 (2.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.72%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.72%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (21.74%) Mobile Device Management
2 22 (15.94%) ITIL
3 20 (14.49%) Migration
4 15 (10.87%) ITSM
5 14 (10.14%) API Integration
6 12 (8.70%) Coaching
6 12 (8.70%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 11 (7.97%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (7.97%) Service Management
8 10 (7.25%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (6.52%) Disaster Recovery
9 9 (6.52%) Incident Management
9 9 (6.52%) Project Management
10 7 (5.07%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.07%) PRINCE2
10 7 (5.07%) Service Delivery
11 6 (4.35%) Capacity Management
11 6 (4.35%) Document Management
11 6 (4.35%) Problem-Solving
12 5 (3.62%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 39 (28.26%) PowerShell
2 14 (10.14%) Apex Code
3 8 (5.80%) C
3 8 (5.80%) SQL
4 3 (2.17%) C#
4 3 (2.17%) Ruby
5 2 (1.45%) TypeScript
6 1 (0.72%) ES6
6 1 (0.72%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (5.07%) Cisco Certification
3 6 (4.35%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (4.35%) Degree
3 6 (4.35%) ITIL Certification
4 5 (3.62%) CCNP
5 4 (2.90%) A+ Certification
5 4 (2.90%) MCP
5 4 (2.90%) MCSA
5 4 (2.90%) MCSE
6 3 (2.17%) CCNA
7 1 (0.72%) MOS
7 1 (0.72%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials
1 6 (4.35%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
1 6 (4.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (2.90%) GDPR
3 2 (1.45%) QA
4 1 (0.72%) SLA
System Software
1 66 (47.83%) Active Directory
2 26 (18.84%) VMware ESXi
3 24 (17.39%) Hyper-V
4 21 (15.22%) VMware Infrastructure
5 9 (6.52%) XenApp
6 4 (2.90%) vSphere
7 3 (2.17%) Virtual Desktop
7 3 (2.17%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.45%) DFS Replication
8 2 (1.45%) Firmware
9 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Virtual Server
9 1 (0.72%) Virtual Servers
9 1 (0.72%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 16 (11.59%) SCCM
2 8 (5.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.62%) SCOM
4 2 (1.45%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
5 1 (0.72%) Clonezilla
5 1 (0.72%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 77 (55.80%) Microsoft
2 52 (37.68%) VMware
3 41 (29.71%) Cisco
4 36 (26.09%) Citrix
5 17 (12.32%) iManage
6 16 (11.59%) Red Hat
7 15 (10.87%) Google
7 15 (10.87%) ServiceNow
8 14 (10.14%) Salesforce.com
9 13 (9.42%) Aderant
9 13 (9.42%) Apple
10 11 (7.97%) Adobe
11 10 (7.25%) Equitrac
11 10 (7.25%) LexisNexis
12 6 (4.35%) HP
13 4 (2.90%) Aerohive Networks
13 4 (2.90%) Avaya
13 4 (2.90%) Dell
14 3 (2.17%) NetApp
14 3 (2.17%) Sonus