Period
to 22 November 2017

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 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > London
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 303 355 375
Rank change year-on-year +52 +20 -50
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 813 640 714
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 1.08% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.74% 4.49% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 598 594 645
London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - -10.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £28,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £74,475 £67,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +11.76% - -5.56%

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 14152 14262 17061
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 18.78% 18.72% 19.41%
Number of salaries quoted 11318 12344 14444
London median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,500 £30,500
90th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £46,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.26% +2.22% +5.88%

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 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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 +24 139 £47,500 - 5
West London +9 36 £45,750 +30.71% 6
North London -1 16 £53,750 +65.38%
East London +4 12 £62,500 +19.05% 5
South London 0 9 £55,000 +10.00%
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 22 November 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.

1 660 (81.18%) Skype
2 544 (66.91%) Microsoft
3 507 (62.36%) Active Directory
4 503 (61.87%) Windows
5 326 (40.10%) Office 365
6 309 (38.01%) MS Exchange
7 308 (37.88%) Finance
8 276 (33.95%) VMware
9 275 (33.83%) Citrix
10 242 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
11 241 (29.64%) ITIL
12 223 (27.43%) Cisco
13 219 (26.94%) Banking
14 211 (25.95%) SCCM
15 207 (25.46%) Blackberry
16 206 (25.34%) Windows 7
17 197 (24.23%) Windows Server
18 172 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
19 170 (20.91%) Asset Management
20 168 (20.66%) Investment Banking
21 167 (20.54%) Unified Communications
22 165 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
23 164 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
23 164 (20.17%) Retail Banking
24 163 (20.05%) Wealth Management
25 161 (19.80%) Service Management
26 156 (19.19%) MCSE
27 153 (18.82%) XenApp
28 151 (18.57%) Android
29 144 (17.71%) Apple iOS

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
1 309 (38.01%) MS Exchange
2 165 (20.30%) Exchange Server 2010
3 143 (17.59%) SharePoint
4 90 (11.07%) Exchange Server 2013
5 43 (5.29%) IIS
6 38 (4.67%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (3.44%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 28 (3.44%) CMS
8 19 (2.34%) Exchange Server 2007
9 10 (1.23%) SharePoint 2013
10 6 (0.74%) Office Communications Server
11 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
11 4 (0.49%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.25%) Confluence
12 2 (0.25%) SharePoint Server
13 1 (0.12%) Elasticsearch
13 1 (0.12%) IBM Notes
13 1 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 242 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
2 21 (2.58%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.48%) MS Visio
5 9 (1.11%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.62%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.49%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.49%) InCopy
7 4 (0.49%) InDesign
7 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 14 (1.72%) Eikon
2 4 (0.49%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.12%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.12%) Infor M3
4 1 (0.12%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.12%) Sage X3
4 1 (0.12%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.12%) SAP Business One
Cloud Services
1 326 (40.10%) Office 365
2 164 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 122 (15.01%) IaaS
4 54 (6.64%) Mimecast
5 45 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
6 38 (4.67%) OneDrive
7 35 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 19 (2.34%) Yammer
9 17 (2.09%) PaaS
10 10 (1.23%) G Suite
11 9 (1.11%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (0.98%) SaaS
13 5 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (0.62%) Dropbox
14 3 (0.37%) Slack
15 2 (0.25%) GitHub
15 2 (0.25%) Trello
16 1 (0.12%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 660 (81.18%) Skype
2 167 (20.54%) Unified Communications
3 108 (13.28%) VoIP
4 100 (12.30%) DNS
5 97 (11.93%) DHCP
6 92 (11.32%) Firewall
7 70 (8.61%) VPN
8 69 (8.49%) WAN
9 66 (8.12%) SAN
10 65 (8.00%) Wireless
11 58 (7.13%) LAN
12 56 (6.89%) TCP/IP
13 54 (6.64%) MPLS
14 34 (4.18%) IPsec
15 33 (4.06%) Cisco IOS
16 32 (3.94%) OSPF
17 31 (3.81%) BGP
18 29 (3.57%) Cisco Nexus
19 26 (3.20%) DMVPN
19 26 (3.20%) EIGRP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (8.73%) SQL Server
2 15 (1.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 12 (1.48%) SQL Server 2005
4 10 (1.23%) Big Data
5 9 (1.11%) Amazon RDS
5 9 (1.11%) OLAP
5 9 (1.11%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2014
6 8 (0.98%) SQL Server 2016
7 7 (0.86%) Hadoop
8 3 (0.37%) Power BI
9 2 (0.25%) MySQL
10 1 (0.12%) Azure SQL Database
10 1 (0.12%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.12%) Redis
10 1 (0.12%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 9 (1.11%) JIRA
2 7 (0.86%) Fiddler
3 4 (0.49%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.25%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.25%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.12%) MSI
5 1 (0.12%) TeamCity
General
1 308 (37.88%) Finance
2 219 (26.94%) Banking
3 168 (20.66%) Investment Banking
4 164 (20.17%) Retail Banking
5 79 (9.72%) Law
6 69 (8.49%) Legal
7 44 (5.41%) Telecoms
8 31 (3.81%) French Language
9 22 (2.71%) Marketing
10 19 (2.34%) Multimedia
11 17 (2.09%) Retail
12 16 (1.97%) Publishing
13 10 (1.23%) Back Office
13 10 (1.23%) German Language
13 10 (1.23%) Spanish Language
14 6 (0.74%) Dutch Language
15 5 (0.62%) Advertising
15 5 (0.62%) Financial Institution
16 2 (0.25%) Games
17 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 98 (12.05%) Analyst
2 89 (10.95%) Consultant
3 85 (10.46%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 61 (7.50%) IT Support
4 61 (7.50%) Support Engineer
5 54 (6.64%) Head of Support
6 49 (6.03%) Architect
7 39 (4.80%) Service Analyst
8 35 (4.31%) Exchange Engineer
8 35 (4.31%) IT Analyst
8 35 (4.31%) Support Analyst
9 34 (4.18%) 3rd Line Support
9 34 (4.18%) Unified Communications Engineer
10 29 (3.57%) 2nd Line Support
11 28 (3.44%) IT Support Analyst
11 28 (3.44%) Team Leader
12 27 (3.32%) Desktop Support
13 24 (2.95%) Messaging Engineer
14 22 (2.71%) IT Trainer
14 22 (2.71%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 36 (4.43%) XMPP
2 13 (1.60%) .NET
3 8 (0.98%) SOAP
3 8 (0.98%) XML
4 7 (0.86%) .NET Framework
4 7 (0.86%) ADO.NET
4 7 (0.86%) AngularJS
4 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET
4 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 7 (0.86%) ASP.NET MVC 4
4 7 (0.86%) Backbone.js
4 7 (0.86%) Entity Framework
4 7 (0.86%) HTML
4 7 (0.86%) HTML5
4 7 (0.86%) jQuery
4 7 (0.86%) JSON
4 7 (0.86%) WCF
4 7 (0.86%) WF
4 7 (0.86%) WPF
5 6 (0.74%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 207 (25.46%) Blackberry
2 114 (14.02%) Analytical Skills
3 113 (13.90%) User Experience
4 64 (7.87%) Video Conferencing
5 39 (4.80%) Data Centre
6 36 (4.43%) Clustering
7 24 (2.95%) Replication
8 22 (2.71%) Computer Science
9 18 (2.21%) Public Cloud
10 14 (1.72%) iPad
11 13 (1.60%) e-Learning
11 13 (1.60%) Enterprise Software
12 12 (1.48%) Mobile App
13 9 (1.11%) Cyber Attack
14 8 (0.98%) Driving Licence
15 7 (0.86%) Digital Media
15 7 (0.86%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.86%) Hedge funds
15 7 (0.86%) iPhone
15 7 (0.86%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 503 (61.87%) Windows
2 206 (25.34%) Windows 7
3 197 (24.23%) Windows Server
4 151 (18.57%) Android
5 144 (17.71%) Apple iOS
6 143 (17.59%) Mac OS X
7 103 (12.67%) Windows 10
8 82 (10.09%) Linux
9 73 (8.98%) Windows Server 2008
10 69 (8.49%) Windows Server 2012
11 32 (3.94%) Windows Server 2003
12 22 (2.71%) Windows 8
13 21 (2.58%) Windows XP
14 11 (1.35%) Mac OS
15 9 (1.11%) Unix
15 9 (1.11%) Windows Phone
16 7 (0.86%) Solaris
16 7 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
17 5 (0.62%) Windows Vista
18 1 (0.12%) Data ONTAP
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (29.64%) ITIL
2 170 (20.91%) Asset Management
3 163 (20.05%) Wealth Management
4 161 (19.80%) Service Management
5 80 (9.84%) Migration
6 57 (7.01%) Problem Management
7 55 (6.77%) Presales
8 51 (6.27%) Knowledge Management
9 48 (5.90%) Service Delivery
10 44 (5.41%) Business Continuity
11 40 (4.92%) Continuous Improvement
12 37 (4.55%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (4.55%) Project Management
13 33 (4.06%) Change Management
14 30 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
15 29 (3.57%) Collaborative Working
15 29 (3.57%) PRINCE2
15 29 (3.57%) Time Management
16 26 (3.20%) CRM
17 23 (2.83%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (11.56%) SQL
2 91 (11.19%) PowerShell
3 17 (2.09%) C#
4 8 (0.98%) JavaScript
5 7 (0.86%) ES6
6 4 (0.49%) C
7 3 (0.37%) Bash Shell
8 2 (0.25%) Python
8 2 (0.25%) Shell Script
8 2 (0.25%) VBScript
9 1 (0.12%) AppleScript
9 1 (0.12%) Perl
9 1 (0.12%) Tcl
9 1 (0.12%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 172 (21.16%) Microsoft Certification
2 156 (19.19%) MCSE
3 111 (13.65%) Citrix Certification
4 109 (13.41%) CCA
5 70 (8.61%) Cisco Certification
6 50 (6.15%) CCNP
7 38 (4.67%) CCVP
8 34 (4.18%) CCIE
8 34 (4.18%) Degree
9 30 (3.69%) CCNP Voice
10 25 (3.08%) CCNA
11 21 (2.58%) MCSA
12 18 (2.21%) MCITP
13 15 (1.85%) CCDE
13 15 (1.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 13 (1.60%) MCP
15 11 (1.35%) ITIL Certification
15 11 (1.35%) Security Cleared
16 10 (1.23%) PhD
17 8 (0.98%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (5.66%) SLA
2 15 (1.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 15 (1.85%) QA
3 7 (0.86%) PMO
4 5 (0.62%) GDPR
5 2 (0.25%) Cyber Essentials
6 1 (0.12%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 507 (62.36%) Active Directory
2 153 (18.82%) XenApp
3 125 (15.38%) XenDesktop
4 111 (13.65%) VMware Infrastructure
5 84 (10.33%) Hyper-V
6 29 (3.57%) vSphere
7 26 (3.20%) VMware ESXi
8 16 (1.97%) XenServer
9 10 (1.23%) Virtual Servers
10 7 (0.86%) Firmware
11 6 (0.74%) VMware Workstation
12 5 (0.62%) BitLocker
12 5 (0.62%) Terminal Services
13 4 (0.49%) Forefront TMG
13 4 (0.49%) ISA Server
14 3 (0.37%) DFS Replication
14 3 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
14 3 (0.37%) Virtual Machines
15 2 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
15 2 (0.25%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 211 (25.95%) SCCM
2 142 (17.47%) AirWatch
3 39 (4.80%) Cisco CUCM
4 36 (4.43%) Cisco UCCE
4 36 (4.43%) Cisco UCCX
5 30 (3.69%) SCOM
6 21 (2.58%) WSUS
7 19 (2.34%) Backup Exec
8 16 (1.97%) Microsoft Intune
9 13 (1.60%) XenMobile
10 10 (1.23%) SCOrch
11 8 (0.98%) vCenter Server
12 6 (0.74%) Nagios
13 5 (0.62%) Microsoft Clustering
14 4 (0.49%) Forefront Identity Manager
14 4 (0.49%) MOM
14 4 (0.49%) Puppet
15 3 (0.37%) NetBackup
15 3 (0.37%) SolarWinds Orion
15 3 (0.37%) WMI
Vendors
1 544 (66.91%) Microsoft
2 276 (33.95%) VMware
3 275 (33.83%) Citrix
4 223 (27.43%) Cisco
5 135 (16.61%) Apple
6 112 (13.78%) ServiceNow
7 110 (13.53%) McAfee
8 106 (13.04%) AppSense
9 75 (9.23%) Avaya
10 51 (6.27%) Veeam
11 50 (6.15%) HP
12 47 (5.78%) Remedy
13 32 (3.94%) Palo Alto
14 30 (3.69%) Polycom
15 29 (3.57%) Dell
16 28 (3.44%) iManage
16 28 (3.44%) NetApp
17 26 (3.20%) NICE Systems
18 21 (2.58%) Adobe
18 21 (2.58%) Bloomberg