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 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / London
Rank 302 320 268
Rank change year-on-year +18 -52  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 318 395 499
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.95% 0.94% 1.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.07% 4.99% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 256 358 471
Median salary £41,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.63% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £28,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,500 £65,000 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £44,000 £42,500 £43,000
% change year-on-year +3.52% -1.16%  

Skype for Business is in the application platform skills category. The next 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.

Application Platform Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for application platform skills 6270 7912 8531
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 18.65% 18.88% 20.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5286 6888 7264
Median salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing Skype for Business as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Application Platforms category.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017.

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 3 months to 25 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +65 59 £32,000 -41.81% 6
Croydon -6 4 - -
Hounslow - 2 £37,500 -
West End of London +11 1 £40,500 +24.61% 1
Barnet - 1 £55,000 -
Lewisham - 1 £36,000 -
Heathrow - 1 £37,500 -
Skype for Business
England

Skype for Business
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, IT jobs citing Skype for Business also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Skype for Business.

1 484 (77.81%) Microsoft
2 432 (69.45%) Windows
3 371 (59.65%) Skype
4 344 (55.31%) Active Directory
5 241 (38.75%) Windows Server
6 229 (36.82%) MS Exchange
7 209 (33.60%) VMware
8 180 (28.94%) Citrix
9 172 (27.65%) MS Office
10 166 (26.69%) MS Excel
11 162 (26.05%) Office 365
12 135 (21.70%) ITIL
13 133 (21.38%) SharePoint
13 133 (21.38%) Windows 7
14 129 (20.74%) Cisco
15 126 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
16 125 (20.10%) Finance
17 120 (19.29%) DNS
18 114 (18.33%) Hyper-V
19 113 (18.17%) Firewall
20 112 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
21 110 (17.68%) XenApp
22 108 (17.36%) DHCP
23 106 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
24 103 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2013
25 95 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
26 93 (14.95%) PowerShell
27 91 (14.63%) SCCM
28 88 (14.15%) TCP/IP
29 87 (13.99%) Unified Communications

Skype for Business
Top Related 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
1 229 (36.82%) MS Exchange
2 133 (21.38%) SharePoint
3 103 (16.56%) Exchange Server 2013
4 87 (13.99%) Exchange Server 2010
5 82 (13.18%) IIS
6 46 (7.40%) SharePoint 2013
7 40 (6.43%) Exchange Server 2003
8 38 (6.11%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 18 (2.89%) Exchange Server 2007
10 10 (1.61%) Confluence
11 8 (1.29%) CMS
11 8 (1.29%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (1.29%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (1.13%) SAS
13 5 (0.80%) Apache
14 4 (0.64%) BizTalk Server
14 4 (0.64%) Office Communications Server
15 3 (0.48%) Tomcat
16 2 (0.32%) IBM Domino
16 2 (0.32%) OpenStack
Applications
1 172 (27.65%) MS Office
2 166 (26.69%) MS Excel
3 31 (4.98%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (2.89%) MS Visio
5 4 (0.64%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 4 (0.64%) Final Cut Pro
6 2 (0.32%) MS Project
6 2 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 20 (3.22%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (1.93%) Dynamics AX
3 4 (0.64%) Eikon
4 2 (0.32%) thinkFolio
5 1 (0.16%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 162 (26.05%) Office 365
2 79 (12.70%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (4.50%) Mimecast
4 26 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
5 16 (2.57%) Azure Active Directory
5 16 (2.57%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (1.93%) SaaS
7 11 (1.77%) IaaS
8 8 (1.29%) PaaS
8 8 (1.29%) Yammer
9 5 (0.80%) OneDrive
10 4 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
10 4 (0.64%) Virtual Private Cloud
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon EC2
11 3 (0.48%) Amazon S3
12 2 (0.32%) Akamai
13 1 (0.16%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 1 (0.16%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 1 (0.16%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.16%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 371 (59.65%) Skype
2 120 (19.29%) DNS
3 113 (18.17%) Firewall
4 108 (17.36%) DHCP
5 88 (14.15%) TCP/IP
6 87 (13.99%) Unified Communications
7 67 (10.77%) WAN
8 66 (10.61%) LAN
9 62 (9.97%) VPN
10 50 (8.04%) VoIP
11 46 (7.40%) SAN
12 41 (6.59%) Cisco ASA
13 35 (5.63%) NetScaler
14 34 (5.47%) Internet
15 32 (5.14%) SMTP
15 32 (5.14%) SNMP
16 24 (3.86%) Wireless
17 23 (3.70%) ISDN
18 22 (3.54%) Telnet
19 20 (3.22%) ADSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (13.50%) SQL Server
2 25 (4.02%) SQL Server 2012
3 13 (2.09%) SQL Server 2008
4 4 (0.64%) MySQL
4 4 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
4 4 (0.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (0.48%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.32%) MS Access
7 1 (0.16%) Amazon RDS
7 1 (0.16%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.16%) Big Data
7 1 (0.16%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.16%) DB2
7 1 (0.16%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.16%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.16%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.16%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.16%) Redis
7 1 (0.16%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 14 (2.25%) JIRA
2 12 (1.93%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.16%) CruiseControl
3 1 (0.16%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.16%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.16%) Subversion
3 1 (0.16%) TeamCity
3 1 (0.16%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 125 (20.10%) Finance
2 54 (8.68%) Law
3 36 (5.79%) Telecoms
4 20 (3.22%) Marketing
5 18 (2.89%) Back Office
6 15 (2.41%) Banking
6 15 (2.41%) Retail
7 13 (2.09%) Publishing
8 12 (1.93%) Financial Institution
9 9 (1.45%) Legal
10 7 (1.13%) Advertising
11 5 (0.80%) Aerospace
12 4 (0.64%) French Language
12 4 (0.64%) German Language
12 4 (0.64%) Manufacturing
12 4 (0.64%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.48%) Billing
14 2 (0.32%) Games
14 2 (0.32%) Investment Banking
14 2 (0.32%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 115 (18.49%) Support Engineer
2 89 (14.31%) Analyst
3 71 (11.41%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 67 (10.77%) IT Engineer
5 61 (9.81%) IT Support
6 46 (7.40%) 2nd Line Support
7 43 (6.91%) IT Support Engineer
8 41 (6.59%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 41 (6.59%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
9 40 (6.43%) Windows Engineer
10 38 (6.11%) Exchange Engineer
11 32 (5.14%) Support Analyst
11 32 (5.14%) Trainer
12 31 (4.98%) Lync Engineer
13 30 (4.82%) Consultant
13 30 (4.82%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 28 (4.50%) 3rd Line Support
15 27 (4.34%) 3rd Line Engineer
16 26 (4.18%) Messaging Engineer
17 24 (3.86%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (5.14%) .NET
2 21 (3.38%) Software Packaging
3 13 (2.09%) REST
3 13 (2.09%) XML
4 12 (1.93%) JSON
4 12 (1.93%) RESTful
5 11 (1.77%) Web Services
6 9 (1.45%) .NET Framework
7 8 (1.29%) J2EE
8 7 (1.13%) COM
9 6 (0.96%) XMPP
10 4 (0.64%) ASP.NET
10 4 (0.64%) Middleware
11 3 (0.48%) CSS
11 3 (0.48%) HTML
12 2 (0.32%) CSS3
12 2 (0.32%) HTML5
12 2 (0.32%) HTML5 Canvas
12 2 (0.32%) jQuery
12 2 (0.32%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 74 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
2 69 (11.09%) Video Conferencing
3 58 (9.32%) Blackberry
4 46 (7.40%) Driving Licence
5 40 (6.43%) PKI
6 33 (5.31%) Clustering
6 33 (5.31%) Public Cloud
7 27 (4.34%) e-Learning
7 27 (4.34%) User Experience
8 23 (3.70%) Data Centre
9 20 (3.22%) Management Information System
10 17 (2.73%) Virtual Team
11 15 (2.41%) Computer Science
11 15 (2.41%) Fintech
12 12 (1.93%) Hybrid Cloud
12 12 (1.93%) Mobile Payment
13 9 (1.45%) Client/Server
13 9 (1.45%) IVR
13 9 (1.45%) Social Media
14 8 (1.29%) HP Storage
Operating Systems
1 432 (69.45%) Windows
2 241 (38.75%) Windows Server
3 133 (21.38%) Windows 7
4 106 (17.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 95 (15.27%) Windows Server 2008
6 78 (12.54%) Windows 10
7 59 (9.49%) Windows 8
8 37 (5.95%) Android
9 36 (5.79%) Windows Server 2003
10 35 (5.63%) Linux
11 28 (4.50%) Mac OS X
11 28 (4.50%) Windows Phone
12 27 (4.34%) Apple iOS
13 19 (3.05%) Mac OS
14 15 (2.41%) Windows XP
15 11 (1.77%) Solaris
16 7 (1.13%) Unix
17 4 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 4 (0.64%) Windows Mobile
18 3 (0.48%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (21.70%) ITIL
2 59 (9.49%) Mentoring
3 54 (8.68%) Agile Software Development
4 47 (7.56%) High Availability
5 34 (5.47%) Workflow
6 31 (4.98%) CRM
6 31 (4.98%) Migration
6 31 (4.98%) Project Management
6 31 (4.98%) Service Management
7 30 (4.82%) Change Control
8 29 (4.66%) Document Management
8 29 (4.66%) Service Delivery
9 27 (4.34%) Continuous Improvement
9 27 (4.34%) Identity Management
9 27 (4.34%) Statistics
10 22 (3.54%) Scrum
10 22 (3.54%) Time Management
11 21 (3.38%) Disaster Recovery
12 20 (3.22%) Capacity Planning
12 20 (3.22%) Presales
Programming Languages
1 93 (14.95%) PowerShell
2 62 (9.97%) SQL
3 30 (4.82%) C#
4 10 (1.61%) VB
5 9 (1.45%) Java
6 4 (0.64%) T-SQL
6 4 (0.64%) VBScript
7 3 (0.48%) JavaScript
7 3 (0.48%) Python
7 3 (0.48%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.32%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.16%) C
9 1 (0.16%) C++
9 1 (0.16%) Go
9 1 (0.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 112 (18.01%) Microsoft Certification
2 75 (12.06%) MCSE
3 32 (5.14%) Degree
4 30 (4.82%) MCSA
5 29 (4.66%) Cisco Certification
6 21 (3.38%) CCNA
7 16 (2.57%) MCP
8 13 (2.09%) CCNP
9 10 (1.61%) PhD
10 8 (1.29%) MCITP
10 8 (1.29%) OCMJEA
10 8 (1.29%) Sun Certification
11 7 (1.13%) DV Cleared
11 7 (1.13%) ITIL Certification
11 7 (1.13%) Security Cleared
12 5 (0.80%) MCTS
12 5 (0.80%) MOS
12 5 (0.80%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 4 (0.64%) A+ Certification
13 4 (0.64%) CCIE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (5.95%) SLA
2 11 (1.77%) QA
3 4 (0.64%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 2 (0.32%) EMIR
4 2 (0.32%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.32%) MiFID
5 1 (0.16%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.16%) PMBOK
5 1 (0.16%) PMO
System Software
1 344 (55.31%) Active Directory
2 126 (20.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 114 (18.33%) Hyper-V
4 110 (17.68%) XenApp
5 53 (8.52%) vSphere
6 46 (7.40%) XenDesktop
7 16 (2.57%) XenServer
8 13 (2.09%) Firmware
8 13 (2.09%) Virtual Machines
8 13 (2.09%) VMware ESX
9 10 (1.61%) VMware Workstation
10 9 (1.45%) Terminal Services
10 9 (1.45%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (1.29%) Forefront TMG
12 6 (0.96%) Xen
13 5 (0.80%) Microsoft App-V
14 4 (0.64%) Virtual Servers
15 3 (0.48%) VMware Server
16 2 (0.32%) Citrix Presentation Server
16 2 (0.32%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 91 (14.63%) SCCM
2 51 (8.20%) SCOM
3 38 (6.11%) WSUS
4 24 (3.86%) Backup Exec
5 12 (1.93%) Failover Clustering
6 10 (1.61%) XenMobile
7 9 (1.45%) SCVMM
8 8 (1.29%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 8 (1.29%) McAfee ePO
8 8 (1.29%) MOM
9 7 (1.13%) FortiGate
9 7 (1.13%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 7 (1.13%) Nagios
9 7 (1.13%) NetBackup
9 7 (1.13%) Norton AntiVirus
9 7 (1.13%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 5 (0.80%) AirWatch
10 5 (0.80%) Puppet
11 4 (0.64%) Microsoft Clustering
11 4 (0.64%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 484 (77.81%) Microsoft
2 209 (33.60%) VMware
3 180 (28.94%) Citrix
4 129 (20.74%) Cisco
5 79 (12.70%) Apple
6 70 (11.25%) HP
7 69 (11.09%) Polycom
8 36 (5.79%) NetApp
9 29 (4.66%) CheckPoint
10 28 (4.50%) Dell
11 27 (4.34%) EMC
11 27 (4.34%) Mitel
12 25 (4.02%) iManage
12 25 (4.02%) Sonus
12 25 (4.02%) Symantec
13 24 (3.86%) Juniper
14 23 (3.70%) MobileIron
15 22 (3.54%) Avaya
16 19 (3.05%) Intel Security
16 19 (3.05%) Twitter
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
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Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
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Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
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East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Source Technology
Salary: From £55,000 to £65,000 per annum Bonus package and on call allowance
Posted: 4 days ago
Central London / West End
H&R Talent
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
City, London
Dataquest UK Ltd
Salary: From £0 to £30,000 per annum Depending on experience, plus travel
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
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London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
London
FRG Technology Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Double OTE
Posted: 17 days ago
City, London
IT Lab
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 9 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 15 days ago
City of London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 11 days ago
East London
Asthma UK
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
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London
Nigel Frank International
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Ciber UK
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London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
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London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 26 days ago