Period
to 18 November 2018

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 18 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype for Business (formerly Microsoft Lync)
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 416 304 367
Rank change year-on-year -112 +63 +26
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 442 809 631
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.67% 1.08% 0.83%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.82% 5.70% 4.43%
Number of salaries quoted 396 589 587
London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
10th Percentile £29,000 £27,500 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,625 £73,750 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 11,581 14,186 14,254
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 17.44% 18.89% 18.76%
Number of salaries quoted 9,343 11,323 12,337
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 £32,500 £31,500
90th Percentile £92,500 £87,500 £83,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 18 November 2018.

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 18 November 2018. 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 -55 101 £57,500 +21.05% 13
West London +13 26 £44,500 -4.30% 7
North London +8 13 £42,500 -26.09% 1
East London -13 4 £56,500 -9.60% 1
South London -14 2 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2018, 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.

1 361 (81.67%) Skype
2 282 (63.80%) Windows
3 275 (62.22%) Microsoft
4 267 (60.41%) Office 365
5 239 (54.07%) Active Directory
6 156 (35.29%) MS Exchange
6 156 (35.29%) VMware
7 130 (29.41%) Windows Server
8 122 (27.60%) Cisco
8 122 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
9 117 (26.47%) ITIL
10 115 (26.02%) SharePoint
11 106 (23.98%) Citrix
11 106 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
12 102 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
13 100 (22.62%) DNS
14 94 (21.27%) Windows 10
15 91 (20.59%) Windows 7
16 86 (19.46%) Finance
17 83 (18.78%) Firewall
18 79 (17.87%) SCCM
19 77 (17.42%) Hyper-V
20 76 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
20 76 (17.19%) DHCP
21 74 (16.74%) VoIP
21 74 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
22 69 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
22 69 (15.61%) PowerShell
23 68 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 66 (14.93%) 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
1 156 (35.29%) MS Exchange
2 115 (26.02%) SharePoint
3 74 (16.74%) Exchange Server 2010
4 48 (10.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 29 (6.56%) Exchange Server 2003
6 18 (4.07%) Exchange Server 2007
7 17 (3.85%) CMS
8 9 (2.04%) IIS
9 8 (1.81%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 7 (1.58%) SharePoint 2010
11 6 (1.36%) BizTalk Server
11 6 (1.36%) Commerce Server
12 5 (1.13%) SharePoint Server
13 4 (0.90%) IBM Domino
13 4 (0.90%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.68%) Confluence
14 3 (0.68%) WordPress
15 2 (0.45%) Office Communications Server
15 2 (0.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 102 (23.08%) Microsoft Office
2 25 (5.66%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 9 (2.04%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.45%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (4.30%) Dynamics CRM
2 7 (1.58%) Remedy ITSM
3 6 (1.36%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (0.68%) Elite 3E
5 2 (0.45%) Maximo
6 1 (0.23%) Aareon QL
6 1 (0.23%) Academy Housing
6 1 (0.23%) Dynamics GP
6 1 (0.23%) Lawson
6 1 (0.23%) MIS ActiveH
6 1 (0.23%) Northgate Housing
6 1 (0.23%) OPENHousing
6 1 (0.23%) Oracle Financials
6 1 (0.23%) Orchard Housing
6 1 (0.23%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 267 (60.41%) Office 365
2 122 (27.60%) Microsoft Azure
3 47 (10.63%) Amazon AWS
4 46 (10.41%) Mimecast
5 27 (6.11%) Azure Active Directory
6 26 (5.88%) OneDrive
7 20 (4.52%) IaaS
8 14 (3.17%) SaaS
9 10 (2.26%) Slack
9 10 (2.26%) Yammer
10 9 (2.04%) PaaS
11 5 (1.13%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (1.13%) Google Cloud Platform
12 3 (0.68%) G Suite
13 2 (0.45%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 2 (0.45%) Azure Functions
13 2 (0.45%) Azure Machine Learning
13 2 (0.45%) Cloud Computing
13 2 (0.45%) Serverless
14 1 (0.23%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 361 (81.67%) Skype
2 100 (22.62%) DNS
3 83 (18.78%) Firewall
4 76 (17.19%) DHCP
5 74 (16.74%) VoIP
6 66 (14.93%) LAN
7 63 (14.25%) TCP/IP
8 58 (13.12%) WAN
9 55 (12.44%) VPN
10 52 (11.76%) Unified Communications
11 47 (10.63%) SAN
12 37 (8.37%) Wireless
13 32 (7.24%) MPLS
14 24 (5.43%) IP Telephony
15 21 (4.75%) Wi-Fi
16 19 (4.30%) Internet
16 19 (4.30%) VLAN
17 18 (4.07%) OSPF
18 15 (3.39%) BGP
18 15 (3.39%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (14.03%) SQL Server
2 17 (3.85%) SQL Server 2008
3 16 (3.62%) SQL Server 2005
4 13 (2.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 10 (2.26%) Amazon RDS
6 5 (1.13%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (0.90%) Data Warehouse
7 4 (0.90%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.45%) Azure SQL Database
9 1 (0.23%) Big Data
9 1 (0.23%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.23%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.23%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.23%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.23%) MySQL
9 1 (0.23%) Power BI
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 3 (0.68%) JIRA
2 2 (0.45%) AdminStudio
2 2 (0.45%) Git (software)
2 2 (0.45%) InstallShield
2 2 (0.45%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) AppScan
3 1 (0.23%) TeamCity
General
1 86 (19.46%) Finance
2 56 (12.67%) Legal
3 46 (10.41%) Law
4 28 (6.33%) Banking
5 23 (5.20%) Telecoms
6 14 (3.17%) Marketing
7 11 (2.49%) Retail
8 6 (1.36%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.90%) Publishing
10 3 (0.68%) Back Office
11 2 (0.45%) Advertising
11 2 (0.45%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.45%) Manufacturing
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Games
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (19.68%) Analyst
2 61 (13.80%) Support Engineer
3 53 (11.99%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 44 (9.95%) IT Engineer
5 39 (8.82%) Windows Engineer
6 37 (8.37%) Desktop Support
7 33 (7.47%) Service Analyst
8 32 (7.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 31 (7.01%) Consultant
10 25 (5.66%) Administrator
10 25 (5.66%) IT Support
10 25 (5.66%) Windows Support Engineer
11 23 (5.20%) Support Analyst
12 22 (4.98%) 2nd Line Support
12 22 (4.98%) Architect
13 20 (4.52%) 3rd Line Engineer
13 20 (4.52%) IT Analyst
14 19 (4.30%) Telephony Engineer
15 18 (4.07%) Citrix Engineer
15 18 (4.07%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (2.94%) .NET
1 13 (2.94%) XMPP
2 5 (1.13%) LDAP
3 3 (0.68%) ASP.NET
4 2 (0.45%) 802.1X
4 2 (0.45%) JSON
4 2 (0.45%) SAML
5 1 (0.23%) COM
5 1 (0.23%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 42 (9.50%) Analytical Skills
2 37 (8.37%) Data Centre
3 34 (7.69%) Video Conferencing
4 25 (5.66%) Management Information System
5 19 (4.30%) User Experience
6 14 (3.17%) Clustering
6 14 (3.17%) Hybrid Cloud
6 14 (3.17%) Self-Motivation
7 13 (2.94%) Blackberry
7 13 (2.94%) Public Cloud
8 11 (2.49%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.49%) Replication
9 10 (2.26%) Enterprise Storage
10 9 (2.04%) Client/Server
10 9 (2.04%) Virtual Team
11 8 (1.81%) Mobile Computing
12 7 (1.58%) HP Storage
12 7 (1.58%) iPhone
13 6 (1.36%) Private Cloud
14 5 (1.13%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 282 (63.80%) Windows
2 130 (29.41%) Windows Server
3 94 (21.27%) Windows 10
4 91 (20.59%) Windows 7
5 76 (17.19%) Windows Server 2008
6 69 (15.61%) Windows Server 2012
7 58 (13.12%) Linux
8 29 (6.56%) Android
9 24 (5.43%) Mac OS X
10 16 (3.62%) Windows 2000 Server
11 14 (3.17%) Windows Server 2003
12 13 (2.94%) Apple iOS
13 10 (2.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (2.26%) Windows 8
14 8 (1.81%) Windows Vista
14 8 (1.81%) Windows XP
15 6 (1.36%) Ubuntu
16 3 (0.68%) Mac OS
16 3 (0.68%) Solaris
16 3 (0.68%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (26.47%) ITIL
2 68 (15.38%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 50 (11.31%) Migration
4 46 (10.41%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (9.05%) Disaster Recovery
5 40 (9.05%) Project Management
6 35 (7.92%) CRM
7 34 (7.69%) Service Delivery
8 32 (7.24%) Kalman Filter
9 30 (6.79%) Agile Software Development
9 30 (6.79%) Presales
9 30 (6.79%) PRINCE2
10 27 (6.11%) Service Management
11 25 (5.66%) Stakeholder Management
12 23 (5.20%) Mentoring
13 22 (4.98%) ITIL V3
13 22 (4.98%) ITSM
14 20 (4.52%) Business Continuity
14 20 (4.52%) Mobile Device Management
15 19 (4.30%) Web Filtering
Programming Languages
1 69 (15.61%) PowerShell
2 51 (11.54%) SQL
3 8 (1.81%) C
4 7 (1.58%) VB
5 4 (0.90%) C#
5 4 (0.90%) VBScript
6 3 (0.68%) Bash Shell
6 3 (0.68%) C++
7 1 (0.23%) Java
7 1 (0.23%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.23%) Python
7 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 58 (13.12%) Microsoft Certification
2 52 (11.76%) Cisco Certification
3 44 (9.95%) MCSE
4 35 (7.92%) CCNP
5 28 (6.33%) CCNA
6 18 (4.07%) Degree
7 17 (3.85%) MCP
7 17 (3.85%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
8 12 (2.71%) ITIL Certification
8 12 (2.71%) MCSA
8 12 (2.71%) Security Cleared
9 11 (2.49%) CCVP
10 9 (2.04%) A+ Certification
10 9 (2.04%) CCA
10 9 (2.04%) CCIE
10 9 (2.04%) Citrix Certification
11 7 (1.58%) CCNP Voice
11 7 (1.58%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.13%) DBS Check
12 5 (1.13%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 18 (4.07%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 18 (4.07%) SLA
2 9 (2.04%) COBIT
2 9 (2.04%) GDPR
2 9 (2.04%) ISO 9001
3 7 (1.58%) Cyber Essentials
4 6 (1.36%) PMO
5 5 (1.13%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 5 (1.13%) PMBOK
6 3 (0.68%) QA
7 1 (0.23%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (54.07%) Active Directory
2 106 (23.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 77 (17.42%) Hyper-V
4 50 (11.31%) VMware ESXi
5 46 (10.41%) XenApp
6 16 (3.62%) Virtual Servers
7 14 (3.17%) XenDesktop
8 13 (2.94%) VMware Workstation
9 11 (2.49%) vSphere
10 10 (2.26%) Virtual Machines
11 9 (2.04%) Terminal Services
12 8 (1.81%) VMware Server
13 6 (1.36%) BitLocker
14 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Virtual Server
15 4 (0.90%) Microsoft App-V
15 4 (0.90%) Virtual Desktop
15 4 (0.90%) XenServer
16 3 (0.68%) DFS Replication
16 3 (0.68%) Forefront TMG
17 2 (0.45%) Docker
Systems Management
1 79 (17.87%) SCCM
2 21 (4.75%) Cisco CUCM
3 16 (3.62%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (2.94%) Backup Exec
5 11 (2.49%) SCOM
6 10 (2.26%) Single Sign-On
7 9 (2.04%) Norton AntiVirus
8 7 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
8 7 (1.58%) Cisco UCCX
8 7 (1.58%) FortiGate
9 6 (1.36%) WSUS
10 5 (1.13%) Microsoft Clustering
10 5 (1.13%) NetBackup
10 5 (1.13%) SCVMM
11 3 (0.68%) Forefront Identity Manager
11 3 (0.68%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
11 3 (0.68%) MOM
12 2 (0.45%) HP Data Protector
12 2 (0.45%) McAfee ePO
12 2 (0.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 275 (62.22%) Microsoft
2 156 (35.29%) VMware
3 122 (27.60%) Cisco
4 106 (23.98%) Citrix
5 30 (6.79%) HP
6 28 (6.33%) Dell
7 27 (6.11%) Avaya
8 23 (5.20%) Apple
8 23 (5.20%) Veeam
9 18 (4.07%) NetApp
10 17 (3.85%) EMC
10 17 (3.85%) iManage
11 16 (3.62%) Polycom
12 15 (3.39%) Symantec
13 14 (3.17%) Google
13 14 (3.17%) Mitel
13 14 (3.17%) Sonus
14 13 (2.94%) IBM
14 13 (2.94%) Ivanti
15 11 (2.49%) CommVault