Period
to 27 February 2021

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 27 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
Central London > City of London
6 months to
27 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 216 217 263
Rank change year-on-year +1 +46 +21
Permanent jobs citing Skype 9 79 64
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 0.19% 0.87% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.05% 7.05% 4.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 75 62
Median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% +18.18% +15.79%
10th Percentile £31,100 £35,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £70,000
Central London median annual salary £46,500 £62,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -25.60% +13.64% +15.79%

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 440 1,120 1,318
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 9.45% 12.39% 12.65%
Number of salaries quoted 388 994 1,185
Median annual salary £65,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.04% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £40,513 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £96,250 £90,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £55,138 £55,000
% change year-on-year +13.35% +0.25% +4.76%

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 27 February 2021.

Salary histogram for Skype in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2021, 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
3 6 (66.67%) Windows
3 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) SCCM
4 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
5 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) Azure
6 3 (33.33%) PaaS
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) Presales
6 3 (33.33%) IaaS
7 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
7 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
7 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) SQL
7 2 (22.22%) VPN
7 2 (22.22%) DNS
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) DHCP
7 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) Citrix
7 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
7 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
7 2 (22.22%) PowerShell

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 7 (77.78%) Skype for Business
2 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft 365
2 4 (44.44%) Azure
3 3 (33.33%) IaaS
3 3 (33.33%) PaaS
4 2 (22.22%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (11.11%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (22.22%) DHCP
1 2 (22.22%) DNS
1 2 (22.22%) VPN
2 1 (11.11%) Cisco IOS
2 1 (11.11%) H.323
2 1 (11.11%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) VoIP
2 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (11.11%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support
2 2 (22.22%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Audio Visual Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Audio Visual Support
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
3 1 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Technology Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (11.11%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (22.22%) Data Centre
1 2 (22.22%) Private Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Public Cloud
1 2 (22.22%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (11.11%) Hybrid Cloud
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Licensing
2 1 (11.11%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 6 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows 10
3 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
4 1 (11.11%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Presales
2 2 (22.22%) Migration
2 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (11.11%) Customer Requirements
3 1 (11.11%) Forensic Analysis
3 1 (11.11%) Incident Management
3 1 (11.11%) ITIL V3
3 1 (11.11%) ITSM
3 1 (11.11%) Kalman Filter
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (11.11%) Software Licensing
3 1 (11.11%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) PowerShell
1 2 (22.22%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) CCNA
1 1 (11.11%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) MCP
1 1 (11.11%) MCSE
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Certification
1 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
1 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 2 (22.22%) Hyper-V
2 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (11.11%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 5 (55.56%) SCCM
2 4 (44.44%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (11.11%) AirWatch
Vendors
1 6 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
3 2 (22.22%) VMware
4 1 (11.11%) Apple
4 1 (11.11%) HP
4 1 (11.11%) Mitel
4 1 (11.11%) MobileIron
4 1 (11.11%) Polycom
4 1 (11.11%) ServiceNow
4 1 (11.11%) Xerox
4 1 (11.11%) Yealink