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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England / London
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 322 372 368
Rank change year-on-year +50 -4  
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 334 290 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.91% 0.72% 0.78%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.80% 3.77% 3.83%
Number of salaries quoted 253 245 303
Median salary £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,100 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% -  

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 6963 7700 8990
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 19.00% 19.22% 20.31%
Number of salaries quoted 5551 6784 7601
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +4.76%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 28 June 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 28 June 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 +48 62 £59,000 +12.38% 12
Twickenham - 8 £55,000 -
Croydon -3 4 - - 1
Sidcup +9 2 £47,500 +1.06%
Surbiton -4 1 £19,000 -62.00%
Hillingdon - 1 £34,000 -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 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.

1 512 (79.13%) Microsoft
2 465 (71.87%) Skype
3 427 (66.00%) Windows
4 378 (58.42%) Active Directory
5 282 (43.59%) MS Exchange
6 233 (36.01%) VMware
7 230 (35.55%) Windows Server
8 195 (30.14%) Office 365
9 184 (28.44%) Microsoft Office
10 167 (25.81%) Citrix
11 166 (25.66%) Finance
12 158 (24.42%) SharePoint
13 145 (22.41%) ITIL
14 143 (22.10%) Windows 7
15 134 (20.71%) Cisco
16 131 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
17 128 (19.78%) SQL Server
17 128 (19.78%) Hyper-V
18 125 (19.32%) XenApp
19 124 (19.17%) DNS
20 123 (19.01%) PowerShell
21 115 (17.77%) DHCP
22 114 (17.62%) Firewall
23 111 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
24 107 (16.54%) Unified Communications
24 107 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
25 101 (15.61%) SCCM
26 97 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
27 95 (14.68%) TCP/IP
28 93 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure

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
1 282 (43.59%) MS Exchange
2 158 (24.42%) SharePoint
3 111 (17.16%) Exchange Server 2010
4 88 (13.60%) Exchange Server 2013
5 76 (11.75%) IIS
6 40 (6.18%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 38 (5.87%) Exchange Server 2003
8 32 (4.95%) SharePoint 2013
9 15 (2.32%) Exchange Server 2007
10 11 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
11 9 (1.39%) CMS
12 8 (1.24%) Confluence
13 4 (0.62%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.62%) SAS
13 4 (0.62%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.62%) Sitecore CMS
14 3 (0.46%) Apache
14 3 (0.46%) Office Communications Server
14 3 (0.46%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.31%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 184 (28.44%) Microsoft Office
2 20 (3.09%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.01%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (0.77%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Captivate
5 2 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.31%) Final Cut Pro
5 2 (0.31%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.15%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 12 (1.85%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.24%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (0.31%) thinkFolio
4 1 (0.15%) Infor SunSystems
4 1 (0.15%) SAP BPC
4 1 (0.15%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 195 (30.14%) Office 365
2 93 (14.37%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (7.11%) IaaS
4 29 (4.48%) Amazon AWS
5 24 (3.71%) Cloud Computing
6 20 (3.09%) Azure Active Directory
6 20 (3.09%) Mimecast
7 17 (2.63%) Yammer
8 15 (2.32%) PaaS
9 14 (2.16%) OneDrive
10 11 (1.70%) SaaS
11 10 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
12 8 (1.24%) Dropbox
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon EC2
13 3 (0.46%) Amazon S3
13 3 (0.46%) GitHub
13 3 (0.46%) Slack
13 3 (0.46%) Trello
14 2 (0.31%) Akamai
14 2 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 465 (71.87%) Skype
2 124 (19.17%) DNS
3 115 (17.77%) DHCP
4 114 (17.62%) Firewall
5 107 (16.54%) Unified Communications
6 95 (14.68%) TCP/IP
7 72 (11.13%) WAN
8 68 (10.51%) LAN
9 67 (10.36%) VoIP
10 48 (7.42%) SAN
11 40 (6.18%) NetScaler
12 35 (5.41%) VPN
13 30 (4.64%) ISDN
14 29 (4.48%) Wireless
15 28 (4.33%) Internet
16 27 (4.17%) SNMP
17 22 (3.40%) Cisco ASA
17 22 (3.40%) PBX
17 22 (3.40%) SMTP
18 21 (3.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 128 (19.78%) SQL Server
2 30 (4.64%) SQL Server 2012
3 23 (3.55%) SQL Server 2008
4 6 (0.93%) MySQL
5 5 (0.77%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (0.62%) Amazon RDS
7 3 (0.46%) Big Data
7 3 (0.46%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.31%) MS Access
8 2 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.15%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.15%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.15%) DB2
9 1 (0.15%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.15%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.15%) NoSQL
9 1 (0.15%) Oracle Reports
9 1 (0.15%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.15%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 8 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (1.08%) Jenkins
2 7 (1.08%) JIRA
3 3 (0.46%) CircleCI
3 3 (0.46%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.15%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.15%) Subversion
General
1 166 (25.66%) Finance
2 64 (9.89%) Banking
3 59 (9.12%) Retail
4 54 (8.35%) Investment Banking
5 48 (7.42%) Retail Banking
6 46 (7.11%) Law
7 37 (5.72%) Telecoms
8 20 (3.09%) Legal
9 14 (2.16%) Marketing
10 11 (1.70%) Back Office
11 7 (1.08%) Financial Institution
12 6 (0.93%) French Language
12 6 (0.93%) Manufacturing
13 5 (0.77%) Advertising
13 5 (0.77%) German Language
13 5 (0.77%) Publishing
14 3 (0.46%) Italian Language
15 2 (0.31%) Games
15 2 (0.31%) Spanish Language
16 1 (0.15%) Billing
Job Titles
1 96 (14.84%) Support Engineer
2 66 (10.20%) Analyst
3 64 (9.89%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 52 (8.04%) Lync Engineer
4 52 (8.04%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 46 (7.11%) IT Engineer
6 45 (6.96%) Exchange Engineer
7 43 (6.65%) 2nd Line Support
8 39 (6.03%) 2nd Line Engineer
8 39 (6.03%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
8 39 (6.03%) IT Support
9 37 (5.72%) Windows Engineer
10 33 (5.10%) Consultant
11 32 (4.95%) IT Support Engineer
12 28 (4.33%) Messaging Engineer
13 26 (4.02%) Administrator
14 24 (3.71%) Architect
14 24 (3.71%) Systems Engineer
14 24 (3.71%) Trainer
15 23 (3.55%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (4.33%) .NET
2 17 (2.63%) Software Packaging
3 11 (1.70%) XMPP
4 10 (1.55%) ASP.NET
5 9 (1.39%) REST
5 9 (1.39%) Web Services
5 9 (1.39%) XML
6 8 (1.24%) JSON
6 8 (1.24%) RESTful
7 5 (0.77%) .NET Framework
8 4 (0.62%) COM
8 4 (0.62%) CSS
8 4 (0.62%) HTML
8 4 (0.62%) J2EE
9 3 (0.46%) ASP.NET Web API
10 2 (0.31%) CSS3
10 2 (0.31%) HTML5
10 2 (0.31%) HTML5 Canvas
10 2 (0.31%) Middleware
10 2 (0.31%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 92 (14.22%) Blackberry
2 67 (10.36%) Analytical Skills
3 57 (8.81%) User Experience
4 54 (8.35%) Video Conferencing
5 35 (5.41%) Data Centre
6 33 (5.10%) Public Cloud
7 27 (4.17%) Driving Licence
8 26 (4.02%) Clustering
9 21 (3.25%) PKI
10 19 (2.94%) Virtual Team
11 18 (2.78%) e-Learning
12 14 (2.16%) Computer Science
12 14 (2.16%) HP Storage
13 11 (1.70%) Management Information System
14 10 (1.55%) Enterprise Storage
14 10 (1.55%) Social Media
15 8 (1.24%) Fintech
15 8 (1.24%) Hybrid Cloud
15 8 (1.24%) iPhone
15 8 (1.24%) Mobile Payment
Operating Systems
1 427 (66.00%) Windows
2 230 (35.55%) Windows Server
3 143 (22.10%) Windows 7
4 97 (14.99%) Windows Server 2012
5 84 (12.98%) Windows Server 2008
6 65 (10.05%) Windows 10
7 61 (9.43%) Linux
8 59 (9.12%) Android
9 51 (7.88%) Apple iOS
10 41 (6.34%) Mac OS X
11 40 (6.18%) Windows 8
12 27 (4.17%) Windows Server 2003
13 14 (2.16%) Mac OS
14 13 (2.01%) Windows Phone
15 12 (1.85%) Windows XP
16 11 (1.70%) Unix
17 8 (1.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
17 8 (1.24%) Solaris
18 5 (0.77%) Windows Vista
19 3 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 145 (22.41%) ITIL
2 55 (8.50%) Asset Management
3 53 (8.19%) Mentoring
4 48 (7.42%) Wealth Management
5 46 (7.11%) Service Management
6 40 (6.18%) Migration
7 36 (5.56%) Continuous Improvement
7 36 (5.56%) High Availability
8 34 (5.26%) Presales
9 30 (4.64%) Time Management
10 26 (4.02%) CRM
10 26 (4.02%) Project Management
10 26 (4.02%) Workflow
11 24 (3.71%) Patch Management
12 23 (3.55%) Performance Management
13 21 (3.25%) Disaster Recovery
14 20 (3.09%) Capacity Planning
15 19 (2.94%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (2.94%) Service Delivery
16 18 (2.78%) Data Protection
Programming Languages
1 123 (19.01%) PowerShell
2 89 (13.76%) SQL
3 20 (3.09%) C#
4 6 (0.93%) C
4 6 (0.93%) Java
4 6 (0.93%) VB
5 5 (0.77%) VBScript
6 4 (0.62%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.31%) T-SQL
8 1 (0.15%) C++
8 1 (0.15%) Go
8 1 (0.15%) Perl
8 1 (0.15%) Python
8 1 (0.15%) Ruby
8 1 (0.15%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 107 (16.54%) Microsoft Certification
2 89 (13.76%) MCSE
3 35 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
4 33 (5.10%) MCITP
5 31 (4.79%) Citrix Certification
5 31 (4.79%) Degree
6 26 (4.02%) CCA
7 24 (3.71%) MCSA
8 22 (3.40%) CCNA
9 20 (3.09%) CCNP
10 18 (2.78%) MCP
11 10 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.39%) MCTS
13 6 (0.93%) A+ Certification
13 6 (0.93%) DV Cleared
13 6 (0.93%) Security Cleared
13 6 (0.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 5 (0.77%) CCEA
15 4 (0.62%) ITIL Certification
15 4 (0.62%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (3.09%) SLA
2 5 (0.77%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 3 (0.46%) ISO/IEC 20000
3 3 (0.46%) PMO
4 2 (0.31%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.31%) QA
4 2 (0.31%) SSAE 16
5 1 (0.15%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 378 (58.42%) Active Directory
2 131 (20.25%) VMware Infrastructure
3 128 (19.78%) Hyper-V
4 125 (19.32%) XenApp
5 74 (11.44%) XenDesktop
6 55 (8.50%) vSphere
7 26 (4.02%) VMware ESXi
8 8 (1.24%) Terminal Services
8 8 (1.24%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (1.24%) XenServer
9 7 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
10 6 (0.93%) Forefront TMG
10 6 (0.93%) ISA Server
11 4 (0.62%) Microsoft App-V
12 3 (0.46%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.46%) Citrix Presentation Server
13 2 (0.31%) UAG
13 2 (0.31%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.31%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.31%) Xen
Systems Management
1 101 (15.61%) SCCM
2 39 (6.03%) AirWatch
2 39 (6.03%) SCOM
3 30 (4.64%) WSUS
4 18 (2.78%) vCenter Server
5 14 (2.16%) Backup Exec
5 14 (2.16%) Microsoft Intune
6 12 (1.85%) Failover Clustering
7 9 (1.39%) Nagios
7 9 (1.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 7 (1.08%) FortiGate
8 7 (1.08%) Microsoft Clustering
8 7 (1.08%) Puppet
9 6 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 6 (0.93%) HP SIM
9 6 (0.93%) MOM
9 6 (0.93%) Norton AntiVirus
9 6 (0.93%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
10 5 (0.77%) Cisco CUCM
10 5 (0.77%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 512 (79.13%) Microsoft
2 233 (36.01%) VMware
3 167 (25.81%) Citrix
4 134 (20.71%) Cisco
5 79 (12.21%) Apple
6 66 (10.20%) HP
7 39 (6.03%) NetApp
8 38 (5.87%) AppSense
9 35 (5.41%) Polycom
10 34 (5.26%) McAfee
11 30 (4.64%) Avaya
12 29 (4.48%) Juniper
12 29 (4.48%) ServiceNow
13 27 (4.17%) Mitel
13 27 (4.17%) Sonus
14 25 (3.86%) EMC
15 24 (3.71%) CheckPoint
15 24 (3.71%) MobileIron
16 23 (3.55%) Remedy
17 21 (3.25%) Symantec
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £37000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
South West London
Websense Recruit Ltd
Salary: £18,000 - £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ComputAppoint
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
NPL
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Perfect People
Posted: 2 days ago
London
UBS
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
Robert Half
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
West London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £33000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
The North Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + 20% commission
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Streamline Connections Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
London
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + 25-30% Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
East London
Millshill Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £39000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Brand Learning
Posted: 8 days ago
London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £37000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
London
Metapack
Posted: 9 days ago
City, London
Charles Taylor plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 12 days ago
London
Charles Taylor Plc
Salary: Market related
Posted: 13 days ago
City, London
IPsoft
Salary: Excellent salary with strong benefits package
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Information Technology Services
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Hays London City Cheapside
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
City of London
IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: 15 days ago
London
Hays Talent Solutions
Salary: £50000.00 - £65000.00 per annum + Benefits + Car
Posted: 18 days ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + bonus +Full bens
Posted: 6 days ago