Period
to 28 January 2022

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 28 January 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
28 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 664 437 380
Rank change year-on-year -227 -57 +60
Permanent jobs citing Skype for Business 63 91 385
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.12% 0.37% 0.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.89% 2.61% 5.07%
Number of salaries quoted 51 85 300
10th Percentile £30,000 £45,000 £24,000
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £31,238
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £60,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -29.17% +33.33% -10.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £67,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £85,000 £77,500
England median annual salary £40,000 £52,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year -23.81% +20.69% -7.94%

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 7,068 3,484 7,595
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.74% 14.23% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4,424 2,896 6,293
10th Percentile £37,500 £41,250 £33,000
25th Percentile £50,000 £51,250 £45,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median % change year-on-year - +8.33% -
75th Percentile £87,500 £83,750 £80,000
90th Percentile £102,500 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% -

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 28 January 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 28 January 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 -43 11 £50,000 -11.90% 1
West London -73 6 £26,500 -57.60% 3
South London -20 1 - -
Skype for Business
England

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 60 (95.24%) Skype
2 53 (84.13%) Microsoft
3 39 (61.90%) PowerShell
4 35 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 35 (55.56%) Windows
5 32 (50.79%) Microsoft 365
6 26 (41.27%) Azure
6 26 (41.27%) SCCM
7 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
8 23 (36.51%) LAN
9 22 (34.92%) ITIL
10 21 (33.33%) Migration
11 20 (31.75%) SLA
12 18 (28.57%) Degree
13 16 (25.40%) OneDrive
13 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
13 16 (25.40%) VoIP
13 16 (25.40%) Social Skills
14 15 (23.81%) DHCP
14 15 (23.81%) DNS
14 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Intune
15 14 (22.22%) SharePoint
16 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
16 13 (20.63%) Citrix
17 12 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
17 12 (19.05%) BroadSoft
17 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
17 12 (19.05%) PBX
17 12 (19.05%) Banking
18 11 (17.46%) VMware

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 (22.22%) SharePoint
2 12 (19.05%) MS Exchange
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (1.59%) IIS
Applications
1 6 (9.52%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (1.59%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 32 (50.79%) Microsoft 365
2 26 (41.27%) Azure
3 16 (25.40%) OneDrive
4 12 (19.05%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (11.11%) Google Workspace
6 4 (6.35%) AWS
6 4 (6.35%) PaaS
7 2 (3.17%) GCP
7 2 (3.17%) IaaS
7 2 (3.17%) Nutanix
7 2 (3.17%) Slack
8 1 (1.59%) IBM Cloud
8 1 (1.59%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 60 (95.24%) Skype
2 23 (36.51%) LAN
3 16 (25.40%) VoIP
4 15 (23.81%) DHCP
4 15 (23.81%) DNS
5 12 (19.05%) PBX
6 11 (17.46%) WAN
7 10 (15.87%) VPN
8 9 (14.29%) TCP/IP
9 8 (12.70%) Unified Communications
10 7 (11.11%) Firewall
11 5 (7.94%) Internet
12 3 (4.76%) Intranet
13 2 (3.17%) H.323
13 2 (3.17%) MPLS
13 2 (3.17%) SMTP
13 2 (3.17%) VLAN
13 2 (3.17%) WebEx
14 1 (1.59%) Cisco ASA
14 1 (1.59%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (20.63%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.59%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (1.59%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.59%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 16 (25.40%) Social Skills
2 12 (19.05%) Banking
3 9 (14.29%) Finance
4 8 (12.70%) Marketing
5 6 (9.52%) Investment Banking
5 6 (9.52%) Legal
6 5 (7.94%) Telecoms
7 4 (6.35%) Financial Institution
8 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.76%) Law
8 3 (4.76%) Retail
9 2 (3.17%) Back Office
9 2 (3.17%) Public Sector
10 1 (1.59%) Documentation Skills
10 1 (1.59%) Electronics
10 1 (1.59%) Fire and Rescue
10 1 (1.59%) Games
10 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
10 1 (1.59%) Police
Job Titles
1 13 (20.63%) Analyst
1 13 (20.63%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 9 (14.29%) Architect
2 9 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Service Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Service Desk Analyst
3 7 (11.11%) Solutions Architect
4 6 (9.52%) Support Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) VoIP Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Senior Wintel Engineer
5 5 (7.94%) Wintel Engineer
6 4 (6.35%) Consultant
6 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.35%) Technical Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) IT Support Analyst
7 3 (4.76%) Microsoft Infrastructure Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Network Engineer
7 3 (4.76%) Support Consultant
7 3 (4.76%) Technical Support Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (1.59%) WebRTC
1 1 (1.59%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (11.11%) Blog
1 7 (11.11%) User Experience
2 5 (7.94%) Replication
3 4 (6.35%) Blackberry
3 4 (6.35%) Hedge funds
3 4 (6.35%) PKI
4 3 (4.76%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.76%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (4.76%) Public Cloud
5 2 (3.17%) Clustering
5 2 (3.17%) Private Cloud
6 1 (1.59%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.59%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.59%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 35 (55.56%) Windows
2 16 (25.40%) Windows Server
3 11 (17.46%) Windows 10
4 7 (11.11%) Linux
5 6 (9.52%) Windows 7
6 5 (7.94%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (6.35%) Windows Server 2016
8 3 (4.76%) Mac OS X
8 3 (4.76%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (3.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (38.10%) Service Delivery
2 22 (34.92%) ITIL
3 21 (33.33%) Migration
4 9 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 8 (12.70%) Coaching
5 8 (12.70%) Service Management
5 8 (12.70%) Stakeholder Management
6 7 (11.11%) Customer Value Proposition
6 7 (11.11%) Decision-Making
6 7 (11.11%) Presales
6 7 (11.11%) Thought Leadership
6 7 (11.11%) Value Proposition
7 6 (9.52%) Computer Science
7 6 (9.52%) Wealth Management
8 5 (7.94%) Line Management
9 4 (6.35%) Change Management
9 4 (6.35%) Data Protection
9 4 (6.35%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 4 (6.35%) IT Strategy
9 4 (6.35%) Server Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (61.90%) PowerShell
2 2 (3.17%) Python
2 2 (3.17%) SQL
3 1 (1.59%) Ruby
3 1 (1.59%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 18 (28.57%) Degree
2 6 (9.52%) A+ Certification
2 6 (9.52%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (3.17%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (1.59%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (31.75%) SLA
2 4 (6.35%) GDPR
3 1 (1.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 35 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 8 (12.70%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (11.11%) vSphere
4 4 (6.35%) Veritas Cluster Server
4 4 (6.35%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (3.17%) Hyper-V
5 2 (3.17%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (1.59%) Terminal Services
6 1 (1.59%) XenApp
6 1 (1.59%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 26 (41.27%) SCCM
2 15 (23.81%) Microsoft Intune
3 7 (11.11%) AirWatch
4 6 (9.52%) NetBackup
5 4 (6.35%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (6.35%) OfficeScan
5 4 (6.35%) SCOM
5 4 (6.35%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (4.76%) Active Directory Federation Services
7 2 (3.17%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (3.17%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (1.59%) Ansible
8 1 (1.59%) Dell DRAC
8 1 (1.59%) Kubernetes
8 1 (1.59%) SCVMM
8 1 (1.59%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (1.59%) Terraform
8 1 (1.59%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 53 (84.13%) Microsoft
2 13 (20.63%) Citrix
3 12 (19.05%) BroadSoft
4 11 (17.46%) VMware
5 8 (12.70%) HP
6 7 (11.11%) Cisco
6 7 (11.11%) MobileIron
7 5 (7.94%) Dell
7 5 (7.94%) McAfee
7 5 (7.94%) Veritas
8 4 (6.35%) Altiris
8 4 (6.35%) Huawei
9 3 (4.76%) ServiceNow
10 2 (3.17%) Avaya
10 2 (3.17%) CheckPoint
10 2 (3.17%) Google
10 2 (3.17%) Mitel
10 2 (3.17%) Polycom
10 2 (3.17%) SolarWinds
11 1 (1.59%) CA