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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > London
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 857 620 383
Rank change year-on-year -237 -237 -11
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 37 75 153
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.051% 0.16% 0.58%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.38% 1.27% 4.29%
Number of salaries quoted 33 52 116
10th Percentile £28,019 £30,125 £35,000
25th Percentile £35,000 £38,000 £47,188
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £47,000 £56,503
Median % change year-on-year +11.70% -16.82% +15.31%
75th Percentile £60,000 £68,750 £74,063
90th Percentile £76,500 £83,750 £84,375
England median annual salary £52,500 £44,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +19.32% -12.00% +9.92%

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 9,703 5,905 3,566
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.49% 12.93% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4,474 3,973 2,802
10th Percentile £40,000 £40,250 £41,250
25th Percentile £51,250 £48,750 £50,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £67,500 £65,000 £66,750
Median % change year-on-year +3.85% -2.62% +6.80%
75th Percentile £88,283 £85,000 £83,000
90th Percentile £105,000 £100,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £55,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +5.71% - +5.00%

Skype for Business
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype for Business in London

Skype for Business
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype for Business in London.

Salary trend for Skype for Business in London

Skype for Business
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype for Business in London over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London -56 11 £58,750 +26.34% 6
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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 36 (97.30%) Skype
2 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 29 (78.38%) Microsoft 365
3 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
4 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
5 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
6 12 (32.43%) Dell
6 12 (32.43%) SCCM
7 10 (27.03%) Software Deployment
7 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
8 9 (24.32%) Mobile Device Management
8 9 (24.32%) BYOD
8 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
8 9 (24.32%) Project Delivery
8 9 (24.32%) Azure
8 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
9 8 (21.62%) Cisco
9 8 (21.62%) Citrix
9 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
9 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
9 8 (21.62%) Social Skills
9 8 (21.62%) Disk Encryption
10 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
10 7 (18.92%) Video Conferencing
10 7 (18.92%) VPN
10 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
11 6 (16.22%) DNS
11 6 (16.22%) DHCP
11 6 (16.22%) Degree
11 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications

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 14 (37.84%) SharePoint
2 3 (8.11%) IIS
Applications
1 9 (24.32%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (13.51%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 29 (78.38%) Microsoft 365
2 9 (24.32%) Azure
3 1 (2.70%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.70%) Slack
3 1 (2.70%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 36 (97.30%) Skype
2 8 (21.62%) Wi-Fi
3 7 (18.92%) VPN
4 6 (16.22%) DHCP
4 6 (16.22%) DNS
4 6 (16.22%) Unified Communications
5 5 (13.51%) VoIP
5 5 (13.51%) WebEx
6 4 (10.81%) TCP/IP
7 3 (8.11%) LAN
7 3 (8.11%) SD-WAN
8 2 (5.41%) Cisco IOS
8 2 (5.41%) Firewall
8 2 (5.41%) MPLS
8 2 (5.41%) PBX
8 2 (5.41%) SAN
8 2 (5.41%) WAN
9 1 (2.70%) BGP
9 1 (2.70%) BIG-IP
9 1 (2.70%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.92%) SQL Server
General
1 8 (21.62%) Social Skills
2 6 (16.22%) Law
3 5 (13.51%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (8.11%) Public Sector
4 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
5 2 (5.41%) Organisational Skills
5 2 (5.41%) Publishing
5 2 (5.41%) Retail
6 1 (2.70%) Banking
6 1 (2.70%) Electronics
6 1 (2.70%) Finance
6 1 (2.70%) Legal
6 1 (2.70%) Manufacturing
6 1 (2.70%) Marketing
6 1 (2.70%) Presentation Skills
Job Titles
1 14 (37.84%) Support Engineer
2 6 (16.22%) Desktop Support
3 5 (13.51%) IT Support
3 5 (13.51%) Systems Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support
4 4 (10.81%) Deskside Support Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Engineer
4 4 (10.81%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (8.11%) Windows Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Desktop Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Consultant
6 2 (5.41%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Server Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Voice Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) VoIP Engineer
6 2 (5.41%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.70%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 9 (24.32%) BYOD
2 7 (18.92%) Video Conferencing
3 5 (13.51%) e-Learning
4 4 (10.81%) Data Centre
5 1 (2.70%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.70%) Clustering
5 1 (2.70%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (2.70%) Hedge funds
5 1 (2.70%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.70%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 29 (78.38%) Windows
2 9 (24.32%) Windows 10
3 7 (18.92%) Windows Server
4 2 (5.41%) Android
4 2 (5.41%) Mac OS X
4 2 (5.41%) Windows 7
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Phone
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2016
4 2 (5.41%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.03%) Software Deployment
2 9 (24.32%) Mobile Device Management
2 9 (24.32%) Project Delivery
3 8 (21.62%) Disk Encryption
4 5 (13.51%) Change Management
4 5 (13.51%) GAP Analysis
4 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 5 (13.51%) Mentoring
4 5 (13.51%) Stakeholder Management
5 4 (10.81%) Agile
5 4 (10.81%) Community of Practice
5 4 (10.81%) ITIL
5 4 (10.81%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (8.11%) Business Continuity
6 3 (8.11%) Time Management
7 2 (5.41%) Load Balancing
7 2 (5.41%) Migration
7 2 (5.41%) Platform Engineering
7 2 (5.41%) PRINCE2
7 2 (5.41%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (8.11%) PowerShell
1 3 (8.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (16.22%) Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (5.41%) MCP
2 2 (5.41%) MCSA
2 2 (5.41%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.70%) CCNA
3 1 (2.70%) CCNP
3 1 (2.70%) CCSA
3 1 (2.70%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.41%) QA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 24 (64.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.51%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (8.11%) Hyper-V
3 3 (8.11%) Virtual Servers
4 2 (5.41%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 12 (32.43%) SCCM
2 4 (10.81%) Active Directory Federation Services
3 3 (8.11%) Backup Exec
3 3 (8.11%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.41%) SCOM
5 1 (2.70%) Forum Sentry
5 1 (2.70%) McAfee ePO
Vendors
1 26 (70.27%) Microsoft
2 12 (32.43%) Dell
3 10 (27.03%) ServiceNow
4 8 (21.62%) Blue Coat
4 8 (21.62%) Cisco
4 8 (21.62%) Citrix
5 5 (13.51%) VMware
6 4 (10.81%) Aderant
6 4 (10.81%) iManage
6 4 (10.81%) Intapp
7 3 (8.11%) Apple
7 3 (8.11%) Commvault
7 3 (8.11%) EMC
7 3 (8.11%) Oracle
7 3 (8.11%) Symantec
8 2 (5.41%) Google
8 2 (5.41%) Polycom
8 2 (5.41%) Verint
9 1 (2.70%) Palo Alto
9 1 (2.70%) Yealink