Period
to 21 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 21 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > London
6 months to
21 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 411 329 342
Rank change year-on-year -82 +13 +18
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 396 671 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.63% 0.97% 0.93%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.67% 5.28% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 347 561 593
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £27,750 £28,000 £26,300
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +11.76% -

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 London with a requirement for application platform skills.

All Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 10,792 12,704 12,971
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.21% 18.31% 18.45%
Number of salaries quoted 8,707 10,545 11,079
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £32,500 £33,750 £32,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £48,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +3.23% +3.33%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing Skype for Business as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in London

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Skype for Business in London

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype for Business in London over the 6 months to 21 January 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype for Business in London

Skype for Business
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype for Business within the London region over the 6 months to 21 January 2019. 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
Central London -38 72 £55,000 +15.79% 9
West London +19 27 £47,500 +2.15% 9
North London +9 8 £42,500 -39.29% 2
South London -10 6 £41,250 -25.00% 2
East London +7 4 £56,500 -13.08% 5
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 21 January 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 330 (83.33%) Skype
2 244 (61.62%) Microsoft
3 241 (60.86%) Office 365
4 239 (60.35%) Windows
5 193 (48.74%) Active Directory
6 110 (27.78%) MS Exchange
7 109 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
8 107 (27.02%) Windows 10
9 106 (26.77%) SharePoint
10 99 (25.00%) ITIL
10 99 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
10 99 (25.00%) Cisco
10 99 (25.00%) VMware
11 89 (22.47%) Windows Server
12 81 (20.45%) VoIP
13 80 (20.20%) DNS
14 78 (19.70%) Finance
14 78 (19.70%) Windows 7
15 76 (19.19%) Citrix
16 74 (18.69%) Legal
17 72 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
18 63 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
19 60 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
19 60 (15.15%) Hyper-V
20 59 (14.90%) DHCP
21 58 (14.65%) TCP/IP
22 57 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
23 55 (13.89%) SCCM
23 55 (13.89%) Firewall
24 53 (13.38%) LAN

Skype for Business
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 110 (27.78%) MS Exchange
2 106 (26.77%) SharePoint
3 57 (14.39%) Exchange Server 2010
4 34 (8.59%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (6.06%) CMS
6 20 (5.05%) Exchange Server 2003
7 13 (3.28%) IIS
8 12 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2007
9 8 (2.02%) WordPress
10 7 (1.77%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.52%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 6 (1.52%) Commerce Server
12 4 (1.01%) IBM Domino
12 4 (1.01%) IBM Notes
12 4 (1.01%) SharePoint Server
13 3 (0.76%) Office Communications Server
14 2 (0.51%) Confluence
Applications
1 99 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (7.07%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (2.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 7 (1.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.51%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.25%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (3.54%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.77%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.52%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.51%) Aareon QL
4 2 (0.51%) Academy Housing
4 2 (0.51%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.51%) Lawson
4 2 (0.51%) Maximo
4 2 (0.51%) MIS ActiveH
4 2 (0.51%) Northgate Housing
4 2 (0.51%) OPENHousing
4 2 (0.51%) Oracle Financials
4 2 (0.51%) Orchard Housing
4 2 (0.51%) Unit4 Business World
5 1 (0.25%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 241 (60.86%) Office 365
2 109 (27.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (7.07%) Mimecast
4 26 (6.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 24 (6.06%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (6.06%) OneDrive
6 19 (4.80%) IaaS
7 17 (4.29%) SaaS
8 16 (4.04%) PaaS
9 11 (2.78%) Yammer
10 6 (1.52%) Cloud Computing
11 5 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
11 5 (1.26%) Slack
12 3 (0.76%) Dynamics 365
12 3 (0.76%) G Suite
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Functions
13 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.25%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 330 (83.33%) Skype
2 81 (20.45%) VoIP
3 80 (20.20%) DNS
4 59 (14.90%) DHCP
5 58 (14.65%) TCP/IP
6 55 (13.89%) Firewall
7 53 (13.38%) LAN
8 44 (11.11%) Unified Communications
9 38 (9.60%) VPN
9 38 (9.60%) WAN
10 37 (9.34%) MPLS
10 37 (9.34%) Wireless
11 34 (8.59%) SAN
12 28 (7.07%) VLAN
13 23 (5.81%) OSPF
14 22 (5.56%) Cisco IOS
15 19 (4.80%) BGP
16 18 (4.55%) Internet
17 16 (4.04%) IP Telephony
18 14 (3.54%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (12.37%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.28%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (2.53%) Amazon RDS
4 6 (1.52%) SQL Server 2005
5 4 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
5 4 (1.01%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2012
5 4 (1.01%) SQL Server 2016
6 2 (0.51%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (0.51%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.25%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.25%) MySQL
7 1 (0.25%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 2 (0.51%) AdminStudio
1 2 (0.51%) InstallShield
1 2 (0.51%) JIRA
2 1 (0.25%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.25%) Jenkins
General
1 78 (19.70%) Finance
2 74 (18.69%) Legal
3 51 (12.88%) Law
4 35 (8.84%) Banking
5 22 (5.56%) Telecoms
6 18 (4.55%) Marketing
7 14 (3.54%) Retail
8 6 (1.52%) Advertising
8 6 (1.52%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.76%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 75 (18.94%) Analyst
2 58 (14.65%) Support Engineer
3 44 (11.11%) Service Analyst
4 43 (10.86%) Service Desk Analyst
5 36 (9.09%) IT Engineer
6 35 (8.84%) IT Analyst
7 32 (8.08%) IT Support
8 31 (7.83%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 30 (7.58%) Consultant
9 30 (7.58%) IT Manager
10 29 (7.32%) 2nd Line Support
10 29 (7.32%) Desktop Support
11 23 (5.81%) Architect
11 23 (5.81%) Telephony Engineer
11 23 (5.81%) Windows Engineer
12 21 (5.30%) Cisco Engineer
12 21 (5.30%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 21 (5.30%) Voice Engineer
13 20 (5.05%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 20 (5.05%) IT Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (4.80%) XMPP
2 13 (3.28%) .NET
3 5 (1.26%) LDAP
4 4 (1.01%) WSH
5 3 (0.76%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.25%) 802.1X
6 1 (0.25%) COM
6 1 (0.25%) JSON
6 1 (0.25%) SAML
6 1 (0.25%) Software Packaging
6 1 (0.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.87%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (7.07%) Management Information System
3 26 (6.57%) Hybrid Cloud
4 21 (5.30%) Data Centre
4 21 (5.30%) Video Conferencing
5 18 (4.55%) User Experience
6 15 (3.79%) Replication
7 14 (3.54%) Smartphone
8 13 (3.28%) Clustering
8 13 (3.28%) e-Learning
9 11 (2.78%) Public Cloud
10 10 (2.53%) Client/Server
11 8 (2.02%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.02%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.77%) HP Storage
13 6 (1.52%) iPhone
13 6 (1.52%) Private Cloud
13 6 (1.52%) Self-Motivation
13 6 (1.52%) Virtual Team
14 5 (1.26%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 239 (60.35%) Windows
2 107 (27.02%) Windows 10
3 89 (22.47%) Windows Server
4 78 (19.70%) Windows 7
5 60 (15.15%) Windows Server 2008
6 47 (11.87%) Windows Server 2012
7 33 (8.33%) Linux
8 26 (6.57%) Android
9 20 (5.05%) Mac OS X
9 20 (5.05%) Windows 8
10 13 (3.28%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.27%) Apple iOS
12 6 (1.52%) Windows 2000 Server
12 6 (1.52%) Windows Vista
12 6 (1.52%) Windows XP
13 3 (0.76%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.51%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Unix
15 1 (0.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (25.00%) ITIL
2 63 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
3 39 (9.85%) Migration
4 38 (9.60%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 38 (9.60%) Stakeholder Management
5 34 (8.59%) CRM
6 33 (8.33%) Disaster Recovery
7 32 (8.08%) Presales
8 31 (7.83%) Service Delivery
9 27 (6.82%) Service Management
10 26 (6.57%) Project Management
11 24 (6.06%) Document Management
12 21 (5.30%) PRINCE2
13 20 (5.05%) Agile Software Development
13 20 (5.05%) ITIL V3
14 19 (4.80%) Business Continuity
15 18 (4.55%) Change Management
16 17 (4.29%) Kalman Filter
17 16 (4.04%) TOGAF
17 16 (4.04%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 43 (10.86%) PowerShell
1 43 (10.86%) SQL
2 8 (2.02%) C
3 6 (1.52%) VB
4 5 (1.26%) C#
4 5 (1.26%) VBScript
5 3 (0.76%) C++
6 2 (0.51%) Java
6 2 (0.51%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.25%) Bash Shell
7 1 (0.25%) Python
7 1 (0.25%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 45 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 43 (10.86%) Cisco Certification
3 35 (8.84%) CCNP
4 33 (8.33%) MCSE
5 20 (5.05%) CCNA
5 20 (5.05%) Degree
6 15 (3.79%) CCVP
7 14 (3.54%) CCIE
7 14 (3.54%) MCP
8 13 (3.28%) CCNP Voice
9 12 (3.03%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 10 (2.53%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (2.27%) Security Cleared
12 7 (1.77%) A+ Certification
12 7 (1.77%) CCA
12 7 (1.77%) Citrix Certification
12 7 (1.77%) MCSA
13 6 (1.52%) MCITP
14 5 (1.26%) Avaya Certification
15 4 (1.01%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (5.05%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 17 (4.29%) SLA
3 14 (3.54%) COBIT
3 14 (3.54%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.26%) GDPR
5 3 (0.76%) PMO
6 1 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 193 (48.74%) Active Directory
2 72 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (15.15%) Hyper-V
4 32 (8.08%) XenApp
5 26 (6.57%) VMware ESXi
6 17 (4.29%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (3.54%) Virtual Machines
8 9 (2.27%) Terminal Services
8 9 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
9 8 (2.02%) Microsoft App-V
9 8 (2.02%) vSphere
10 7 (1.77%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 7 (1.77%) VMware Server
10 7 (1.77%) XenDesktop
11 4 (1.01%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.76%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.51%) Veritas Cluster Server
14 1 (0.25%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.25%) Terminal Server
14 1 (0.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 55 (13.89%) SCCM
2 19 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
3 17 (4.29%) Microsoft Intune
4 15 (3.79%) Cisco UCCE
4 15 (3.79%) Cisco UCCX
5 13 (3.28%) Single Sign-On
6 12 (3.03%) Backup Exec
7 8 (2.02%) SCVMM
8 6 (1.52%) Norton AntiVirus
8 6 (1.52%) SCOM
9 5 (1.26%) Microsoft Clustering
10 4 (1.01%) NetBackup
11 3 (0.76%) WSUS
12 2 (0.51%) Jamf Pro
12 2 (0.51%) MaaS360
12 2 (0.51%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.51%) OfficeScan
12 2 (0.51%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 2 (0.51%) ThinApp
13 1 (0.25%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 244 (61.62%) Microsoft
2 99 (25.00%) Cisco
2 99 (25.00%) VMware
3 76 (19.19%) Citrix
4 42 (10.61%) Avaya
5 32 (8.08%) iManage
6 28 (7.07%) HP
7 20 (5.05%) Veeam
8 19 (4.80%) Google
9 17 (4.29%) BT
9 17 (4.29%) Dell
10 14 (3.54%) Apple
10 14 (3.54%) Symantec
11 13 (3.28%) Red Box
11 13 (3.28%) Sage
11 13 (3.28%) Speakerbus
12 12 (3.03%) Meraki
12 12 (3.03%) Mitel
13 11 (2.78%) Barracuda Networks
13 11 (2.78%) NetApp