Period
to 13 December 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 13 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
Central London > City of London
6 months to
13 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 255 256 272
Rank change year-on-year +1 +16 +133
Permanent jobs citing Skype 90 78 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.84% 0.75% 0.57%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 5.27% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 87 73 63
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +24.18%
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,550 £31,300
90th Percentile £83,000 £80,500 £72,500
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +18.75%

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 1,394 1,481 1,745
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 13.07% 14.28% 15.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1,240 1,330 1,536
City of London median annual salary £55,000 £53,125 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.53% -3.41% +4.76%
10th Percentile £30,750 £31,250 £30,625
90th Percentile £87,500 £81,250 £80,000
Central London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £54,250
% change year-on-year +4.76% -3.23% +6.37%

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 13 December 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 13 December 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 -1 1 £30,000 -
Skype
Central London

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 63 (70.00%) Office 365
2 58 (64.44%) Windows
3 56 (62.22%) Skype for Business
4 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
6 43 (47.78%) VMware
7 35 (38.89%) DNS
8 34 (37.78%) Finance
8 34 (37.78%) Windows Server
9 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
11 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
12 27 (30.00%) DHCP
12 27 (30.00%) Hyper-V
13 26 (28.89%) PowerShell
14 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
14 23 (25.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
15 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
15 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
16 21 (23.33%) Firewall
17 20 (22.22%) SCCM
18 18 (20.00%) ITIL
18 18 (20.00%) Cisco
19 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
19 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
19 17 (18.89%) Scrum
19 17 (18.89%) PKI
19 17 (18.89%) SCOM
19 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
19 17 (18.89%) Data Centre

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 56 (62.22%) Skype for Business
2 29 (32.22%) MS Exchange
3 17 (18.89%) SharePoint
4 6 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (1.11%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (1.11%) IBM Notes
5 1 (1.11%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 23 (25.56%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (4.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (1.11%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.11%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.11%) Maximo
Cloud Services
1 63 (70.00%) Office 365
2 30 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
4 4 (4.44%) Google Cloud Platform
4 4 (4.44%) SaaS
5 3 (3.33%) GitHub
5 3 (3.33%) Heroku
6 1 (1.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.11%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (1.11%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 35 (38.89%) DNS
2 27 (30.00%) DHCP
3 21 (23.33%) Firewall
4 17 (18.89%) TCP/IP
5 9 (10.00%) IP Telephony
5 9 (10.00%) MPLS
5 9 (10.00%) WAN
6 8 (8.89%) LAN
6 8 (8.89%) VLAN
6 8 (8.89%) Wireless
7 7 (7.78%) BGP
7 7 (7.78%) OSPF
7 7 (7.78%) SAN
7 7 (7.78%) VoIP
8 5 (5.56%) Unified Communications
9 3 (3.33%) Internet
9 3 (3.33%) Telepresence
9 3 (3.33%) VPN
9 3 (3.33%) WebEx
10 2 (2.22%) H.323
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.44%) SQL Server 2008
3 3 (3.33%) PostgreSQL
3 3 (3.33%) Redis
4 1 (1.11%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (3.33%) CircleCI
2 1 (1.11%) Selenium
General
1 34 (37.78%) Finance
2 11 (12.22%) Law
3 10 (11.11%) Legal
4 8 (8.89%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.22%) Advertising
5 2 (2.22%) Financial Institution
6 1 (1.11%) Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Games
6 1 (1.11%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.11%) Private Banking
6 1 (1.11%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (21.11%) IT Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Exchange Engineer
2 18 (20.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Analyst
3 11 (12.22%) Support Engineer
3 11 (12.22%) Systems Engineer
4 9 (10.00%) Windows Engineer
5 8 (8.89%) IT Support
6 7 (7.78%) IT Support Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Linux Systems Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Network Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Telephony Engineer
6 7 (7.78%) Windows Systems Engineer
7 6 (6.67%) Developer
8 5 (5.56%) IT Manager
8 5 (5.56%) Salesforce Developer
8 5 (5.56%) Service Analyst
8 5 (5.56%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.56%) REST
1 5 (5.56%) SOAP
1 5 (5.56%) Visualforce
2 3 (3.33%) XMPP
3 2 (2.22%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (2.22%) Sidekiq
4 1 (1.11%) Enzyme
4 1 (1.11%) Jest
4 1 (1.11%) React
4 1 (1.11%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 17 (18.89%) Data Centre
1 17 (18.89%) PKI
2 11 (12.22%) Video Conferencing
3 7 (7.78%) Enterprise Storage
4 5 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
5 4 (4.44%) Driving Licence
5 4 (4.44%) Replication
5 4 (4.44%) Self-Motivation
6 3 (3.33%) Fintech
7 2 (2.22%) iPad
7 2 (2.22%) iPhone
7 2 (2.22%) Management Information System
7 2 (2.22%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.11%) Algorithms
8 1 (1.11%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.11%) Hedge funds
8 1 (1.11%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.11%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 58 (64.44%) Windows
2 34 (37.78%) Windows Server
3 31 (34.44%) Windows Server 2008
4 22 (24.44%) Windows Server 2012
5 17 (18.89%) Windows 10
5 17 (18.89%) Windows 7
6 8 (8.89%) Linux
7 7 (7.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (4.44%) Android
9 3 (3.33%) Mac OS X
10 1 (1.11%) VMS
10 1 (1.11%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (25.56%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 22 (24.44%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (20.00%) ITIL
4 17 (18.89%) Scrum
5 16 (17.78%) DevOps
6 15 (16.67%) Systems Engineering
7 9 (10.00%) Migration
8 8 (8.89%) Mobile Device Management
8 8 (8.89%) Project Management
8 8 (8.89%) Ticket Management
9 6 (6.67%) Change Management
9 6 (6.67%) Service Delivery
9 6 (6.67%) Stakeholder Management
10 5 (5.56%) API Integration
10 5 (5.56%) ITIL V3
11 4 (4.44%) Asset Management
11 4 (4.44%) Incident Management
11 4 (4.44%) ITSM
11 4 (4.44%) Mentoring
11 4 (4.44%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (28.89%) PowerShell
2 9 (10.00%) SQL
3 5 (5.56%) Apex Code
4 3 (3.33%) Ruby
5 1 (1.11%) C#
5 1 (1.11%) ES6
5 1 (1.11%) T-SQL
5 1 (1.11%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 10 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
2 9 (10.00%) CCNP
3 5 (5.56%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (3.33%) CCNA
6 2 (2.22%) A+ Certification
6 2 (2.22%) Avaya Certification
6 2 (2.22%) Computer Science Degree
6 2 (2.22%) Degree
6 2 (2.22%) MCITP
6 2 (2.22%) MCP
6 2 (2.22%) MCSE
7 1 (1.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.22%) GDPR
2 1 (1.11%) QA
System Software
1 44 (48.89%) Active Directory
2 27 (30.00%) Hyper-V
3 14 (15.56%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (13.33%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (4.44%) Virtual Servers
5 4 (4.44%) XenApp
6 1 (1.11%) Terminal Server
6 1 (1.11%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 20 (22.22%) SCCM
2 17 (18.89%) SCOM
3 3 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (1.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (1.11%) Clonezilla
4 1 (1.11%) Nagios
Vendors
1 54 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (47.78%) VMware
3 18 (20.00%) Cisco
4 11 (12.22%) Citrix
4 11 (12.22%) Google
5 10 (11.11%) Nortel
6 7 (7.78%) Aerohive Networks
6 7 (7.78%) Red Hat
7 5 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
8 4 (4.44%) ServiceNow
8 4 (4.44%) Veeam
9 3 (3.33%) Apple
9 3 (3.33%) Avaya
9 3 (3.33%) HP
9 3 (3.33%) iManage
10 2 (2.22%) BT
10 2 (2.22%) Oracle
10 2 (2.22%) Verint
11 1 (1.11%) Polycom
11 1 (1.11%) Sophos