Period
to 5 July 2020

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 5 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
Central London > City of London
6 months to
5 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 192 229 241
Rank change year-on-year +37 +12 +10
Permanent jobs citing Skype 62 110 122
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 1.02% 1.05% 1.07%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.96% 8.09% 6.82%
Number of salaries quoted 64 92 114
Median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +44.44% -15.09% -3.64%
10th Percentile £35,000 £25,750 £31,250
90th Percentile £78,375 £74,875 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £45,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +44.44% -18.18% +4.76%

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 779 1,359 1,789
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 12.83% 13.00% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 686 1,226 1,591
Median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.35% +8.24%
10th Percentile £35,750 £29,000 £31,250
90th Percentile £88,750 £88,750 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +9.09% -4.35% +11.65%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in the City of London over the 6 months to 5 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in the City of London

For the 6 months to 5 July 2020, 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 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 47 (75.81%) Office 365
3 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
4 43 (69.35%) Skype for Business
5 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
6 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
7 25 (40.32%) Windows 10
8 24 (38.71%) SCCM
9 23 (37.10%) MS Exchange
9 23 (37.10%) Finance
10 22 (35.48%) Cisco
11 21 (33.87%) Azure
12 19 (30.65%) Unified Communications
13 16 (25.81%) Migration
13 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
13 16 (25.81%) WebEx
14 15 (24.19%) Azure Active Directory
14 15 (24.19%) ITIL
14 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
15 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
16 12 (19.35%) Polycom
16 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
17 11 (17.74%) Citrix
17 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
17 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
17 11 (17.74%) VMware
18 10 (16.13%) Mitel
18 10 (16.13%) Line Management
18 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
19 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery

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 43 (69.35%) Skype for Business
2 26 (41.94%) SharePoint
3 23 (37.10%) MS Exchange
4 6 (9.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (4.84%) IIS
6 2 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (1.61%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (3.23%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.61%) Adobe Captivate
3 1 (1.61%) Camtasia
3 1 (1.61%) Snagit
Business Applications
1 2 (3.23%) Eikon
1 2 (3.23%) thinkFolio
2 1 (1.61%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 47 (75.81%) Office 365
2 21 (33.87%) Azure
3 15 (24.19%) Azure Active Directory
4 7 (11.29%) Mimecast
5 6 (9.68%) OneDrive
6 5 (8.06%) WhatsApp
7 1 (1.61%) Power Platform
7 1 (1.61%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (30.65%) Unified Communications
2 16 (25.81%) WebEx
3 7 (11.29%) DNS
4 5 (8.06%) DHCP
5 4 (6.45%) VoIP
6 3 (4.84%) Firewall
7 2 (3.23%) Network Security
7 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
8 1 (1.61%) Intranet
8 1 (1.61%) NetScaler
8 1 (1.61%) PBX
8 1 (1.61%) Softphone
8 1 (1.61%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.61%) Power BI
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server
1 1 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 1 (1.61%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (37.10%) Finance
2 5 (8.06%) Back Office
3 3 (4.84%) Law
4 2 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (3.23%) Front Office
4 2 (3.23%) Public Sector
4 2 (3.23%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.61%) Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.61%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (25.81%) Analyst
2 8 (12.90%) Architect
3 7 (11.29%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.68%) Support Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Analyst
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support
5 5 (8.06%) Desktop Support Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 4 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (4.84%) IT Manager
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Analyst
7 3 (4.84%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Consultant
8 2 (3.23%) Exchange Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Messaging Engineer
8 2 (3.23%) Service Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Service Desk Analyst
8 2 (3.23%) Technical Leader
8 2 (3.23%) Technology Analyst
9 1 (1.61%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (3.23%) .NET
1 2 (3.23%) LDAP
2 1 (1.61%) CSS
2 1 (1.61%) HTML
2 1 (1.61%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Video Conferencing
2 7 (11.29%) Hybrid Cloud
3 5 (8.06%) Smartphone
4 4 (6.45%) Clustering
5 3 (4.84%) Blackberry
6 2 (3.23%) iPad
6 2 (3.23%) iPhone
6 2 (3.23%) Management Information System
6 2 (3.23%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (3.23%) User Experience
7 1 (1.61%) e-Learning
7 1 (1.61%) Public Cloud
7 1 (1.61%) Reinsurance
Operating Systems
1 48 (77.42%) Windows
2 25 (40.32%) Windows 10
3 16 (25.81%) Windows Server
4 11 (17.74%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (12.90%) Windows Server 2016
6 7 (11.29%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (9.68%) Windows 7
8 5 (8.06%) Android
8 5 (8.06%) Mac OS X
9 2 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (25.81%) Migration
2 15 (24.19%) ITIL
3 10 (16.13%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 10 (16.13%) Line Management
4 9 (14.52%) Service Delivery
5 8 (12.90%) Presales
6 7 (11.29%) Customer Requirements
6 7 (11.29%) ITSM
6 7 (11.29%) Service Management
7 5 (8.06%) Application Packaging
7 5 (8.06%) Mentoring
7 5 (8.06%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (6.45%) Document Management
8 4 (6.45%) Problem-Solving
9 3 (4.84%) BCP
9 3 (4.84%) Strategic Roadmap
9 3 (4.84%) Virtual Environments
10 2 (3.23%) Availability Management
10 2 (3.23%) Personalization
10 2 (3.23%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 7 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.23%) C
2 2 (3.23%) SQL
2 2 (3.23%) VB.NET
3 1 (1.61%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 4 (6.45%) ITIL Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (3.23%) Degree
3 1 (1.61%) CCNA
3 1 (1.61%) CCNP
3 1 (1.61%) MCSA
3 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) SLA
2 3 (4.84%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 34 (54.84%) Active Directory
2 11 (17.74%) VMware Infrastructure
3 6 (9.68%) XenApp
3 6 (9.68%) XenDesktop
4 3 (4.84%) vSphere
5 2 (3.23%) VMware Workstation
5 2 (3.23%) Xen
6 1 (1.61%) Hyper-V
6 1 (1.61%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 24 (38.71%) SCCM
2 14 (22.58%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (6.45%) Microsoft Clustering
4 2 (3.23%) MaaS360
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.61%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.61%) HP Data Protector
Vendors
1 46 (74.19%) Microsoft
2 22 (35.48%) Cisco
3 12 (19.35%) Polycom
4 11 (17.74%) Citrix
4 11 (17.74%) VMware
5 10 (16.13%) Mitel
6 7 (11.29%) Apple
7 4 (6.45%) Bloomberg
8 3 (4.84%) HP
9 2 (3.23%) Avaya
9 2 (3.23%) Darktrace
9 2 (3.23%) FactSet
9 2 (3.23%) iManage
9 2 (3.23%) Intapp
9 2 (3.23%) ServiceNow
10 1 (1.61%) CheckPoint
10 1 (1.61%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.61%) Nintex
10 1 (1.61%) Okta
10 1 (1.61%) Workday