Period
to 27 July 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for Skype skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Skype over the 6 months to 27 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
27 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 554 316 332
Rank change year-on-year -238 +16 +87
Permanent jobs citing Skype 119 265 532
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.26% 0.91% 0.92%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 6.73% 7.39%
Number of salaries quoted 68 211 412
10th Percentile £29,925 £31,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £38,000 £46,250 £31,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £60,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year -16.67% +20.00% -5.66%
75th Percentile £69,063 £75,000 £66,750
90th Percentile £84,125 £86,250 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -9.52% +16.67% -

Skype is in the Communications and Computer Networking 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 communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 4,998 3,935 7,199
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.12% 13.53% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 3,293 3,194 5,919
10th Percentile £35,000 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £60,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.17% +9.09% -
75th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +8.70% -3.16%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in London

Skype
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Skype in London

Skype
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in London over the 6 months to 27 July 2021.

Salary histogram for Skype in London

Skype
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 within the London region over the 6 months to 27 July 2021. 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 -46 14 £43,250 -33.46% 4
West London -30 7 £55,000 +83.33% 3
South London -8 4 £46,500 -35.86%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 27 July 2021, IT jobs citing Skype 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.

1 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
2 60 (50.42%) Skype for Business
3 55 (46.22%) Microsoft 365
4 45 (37.82%) Windows
4 45 (37.82%) Finance
5 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
6 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
7 35 (29.41%) Social Skills
8 34 (28.57%) Fintech
8 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
9 33 (27.73%) Azure
10 32 (26.89%) React
11 31 (26.05%) Retail
12 30 (25.21%) Refactoring
12 30 (25.21%) PHP
12 30 (25.21%) WorldPay
12 30 (25.21%) TypeScript
12 30 (25.21%) Go
12 30 (25.21%) Retail Finance
13 28 (23.53%) SharePoint
14 23 (19.33%) SCCM
15 22 (18.49%) Migration
16 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
17 19 (15.97%) VMware
18 18 (15.13%) Degree
19 17 (14.29%) ITIL
19 17 (14.29%) DNS
19 17 (14.29%) Windows 10
20 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
21 15 (12.61%) DHCP

Skype
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 60 (50.42%) Skype for Business
2 28 (23.53%) SharePoint
3 14 (11.76%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.88%) IIS
5 5 (4.20%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (2.52%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 3 (2.52%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.68%) nginx
7 2 (1.68%) SharePoint 2013
8 1 (0.84%) Apache
8 1 (0.84%) Confluence
8 1 (0.84%) Site Server
Applications
1 16 (13.45%) Microsoft Office
2 12 (10.08%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (5.88%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 3 (2.52%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.84%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.84%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (3.36%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 55 (46.22%) Microsoft 365
2 33 (27.73%) Azure
3 15 (12.61%) OneDrive
4 10 (8.40%) AWS
5 5 (4.20%) Yammer
6 4 (3.36%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (3.36%) Dynamics 365
6 4 (3.36%) Slack
7 3 (2.52%) Power Platform
8 2 (1.68%) Asana
8 2 (1.68%) Azure Service Bus
8 2 (1.68%) GitHub
8 2 (1.68%) Google Workspace
8 2 (1.68%) IaaS
8 2 (1.68%) Mimecast
8 2 (1.68%) Power Automate
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Logic Apps
9 1 (0.84%) Azure Sentinel
9 1 (0.84%) SaaS
9 1 (0.84%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 17 (14.29%) DNS
2 15 (12.61%) DHCP
3 13 (10.92%) Unified Communications
4 12 (10.08%) Firewall
5 11 (9.24%) Internet
6 9 (7.56%) WAN
7 7 (5.88%) SAN
7 7 (5.88%) VPN
8 6 (5.04%) LAN
8 6 (5.04%) TCP/IP
8 6 (5.04%) WebEx
9 4 (3.36%) GoToMeeting
9 4 (3.36%) Modbus
9 4 (3.36%) MPLS
9 4 (3.36%) Remote Desktop
9 4 (3.36%) SNMP
9 4 (3.36%) SSL
10 3 (2.52%) FTP
10 3 (2.52%) Network Security
10 3 (2.52%) VPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (6.72%) SQL Server
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (3.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (2.52%) Redis
4 2 (1.68%) NoSQL
4 2 (1.68%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.84%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.84%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.84%) Power BI
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2014
5 1 (0.84%) SQL Server 2016
5 1 (0.84%) SSDT
5 1 (0.84%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 2 (1.68%) Octopus Deploy
1 2 (1.68%) TeamCity
2 1 (0.84%) Cucumber
2 1 (0.84%) JIRA
2 1 (0.84%) Postman
2 1 (0.84%) Selenium
2 1 (0.84%) Serenity BDD
2 1 (0.84%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
2 1 (0.84%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.84%) Visual Studio
General
1 45 (37.82%) Finance
2 35 (29.41%) Social Skills
3 31 (26.05%) Retail
4 30 (25.21%) Retail Finance
5 11 (9.24%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (8.40%) Telecoms
7 8 (6.72%) Banking
8 7 (5.88%) Marketing
9 5 (4.20%) Documentation Skills
9 5 (4.20%) Public Sector
10 4 (3.36%) Electronics
10 4 (3.36%) Manufacturing
10 4 (3.36%) Presentation Skills
11 3 (2.52%) Investment Banking
12 2 (1.68%) Publishing
13 1 (0.84%) Automotive
13 1 (0.84%) Front Office
13 1 (0.84%) Games
13 1 (0.84%) Law
13 1 (0.84%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 18 (15.13%) Support Engineer
2 14 (11.76%) Analyst
3 13 (10.92%) Architect
4 12 (10.08%) Consultant
5 11 (9.24%) Support Analyst
6 8 (6.72%) Desktop Support
6 8 (6.72%) Microsoft 365 Architect
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 7 (5.88%) 3rd Line Support
8 6 (5.04%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Desktop Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Desktop Support Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Infrastructure Engineer
9 5 (4.20%) Microsoft 365 Consultant
9 5 (4.20%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.20%) Service Desk Support
10 4 (3.36%) Developer
10 4 (3.36%) IT Support
10 4 (3.36%) Service Desk Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (26.89%) React
2 10 (8.40%) GraphQL
2 10 (8.40%) Next.js
2 10 (8.40%) Node.js
3 7 (5.88%) .NET
4 5 (4.20%) WCF
4 5 (4.20%) XML
5 4 (3.36%) AngularJS
6 3 (2.52%) RabbitMQ
6 3 (2.52%) Velocity
7 2 (1.68%) Apache Flex
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.68%) ASP.NET MVC
7 2 (1.68%) CSS
7 2 (1.68%) Django
7 2 (1.68%) HTML
7 2 (1.68%) HTML5
7 2 (1.68%) jQuery
7 2 (1.68%) REST
7 2 (1.68%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 10 (8.40%) Video Conferencing
2 9 (7.56%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.20%) Enterprise Software
3 5 (4.20%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (3.36%) Blackberry
4 4 (3.36%) Clustering
4 4 (3.36%) Management Information System
4 4 (3.36%) Replication
4 4 (3.36%) User Experience
5 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Licensing
5 3 (2.52%) Virtual Team
6 2 (1.68%) iPad
7 1 (0.84%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.84%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 1 (0.84%) Enterprise Storage
7 1 (0.84%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.84%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.84%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.84%) Mobile App
7 1 (0.84%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 45 (37.82%) Windows
2 17 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 13 (10.92%) Windows Server
4 9 (7.56%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2008
5 6 (5.04%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.20%) Android
6 5 (4.20%) Linux
7 4 (3.36%) Windows 8
8 3 (2.52%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.68%) Windows Server 2016
10 1 (0.84%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (30.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (28.57%) Fintech
3 30 (25.21%) Refactoring
4 22 (18.49%) Migration
5 17 (14.29%) ITIL
6 14 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 10 (8.40%) SDLC
7 10 (8.40%) Task-Oriented
8 8 (6.72%) Customer Requirements
8 8 (6.72%) Infrastructure Engineering
9 7 (5.88%) Mathematics
9 7 (5.88%) Presales
10 6 (5.04%) CRM
10 6 (5.04%) Service Delivery
10 6 (5.04%) Software Distribution
11 5 (4.20%) Content Development
11 5 (4.20%) Mentoring
11 5 (4.20%) Performance Management
11 5 (4.20%) Product Strategy
11 5 (4.20%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (28.57%) JavaScript
2 30 (25.21%) Go
2 30 (25.21%) PHP
2 30 (25.21%) TypeScript
3 14 (11.76%) PowerShell
4 7 (5.88%) SQL
5 3 (2.52%) C#
5 3 (2.52%) VBScript
6 2 (1.68%) C
6 2 (1.68%) ES6
6 2 (1.68%) F#
6 2 (1.68%) Java
6 2 (1.68%) Python
6 2 (1.68%) Ruby
7 1 (0.84%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 18 (15.13%) Degree
2 5 (4.20%) SC Cleared
2 5 (4.20%) Security Cleared
3 4 (3.36%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (3.36%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (2.52%) A+ Certification
4 3 (2.52%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (2.52%) ITIL Certification
4 3 (2.52%) MCSA
4 3 (2.52%) MCSE
5 2 (1.68%) BPSS Clearance
5 2 (1.68%) CCNA
5 2 (1.68%) MCITP
6 1 (0.84%) CCNP
6 1 (0.84%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.36%) SLA
2 2 (1.68%) COBIT
3 1 (0.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.84%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.84%) QA
System Software
1 44 (36.97%) Active Directory
2 13 (10.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (8.40%) Docker
4 7 (5.88%) Hyper-V
5 4 (3.36%) BitLocker
5 4 (3.36%) vSphere
5 4 (3.36%) XenApp
5 4 (3.36%) XenDesktop
6 3 (2.52%) DFS Replication
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.52%) Veritas Cluster Server
7 1 (0.84%) Microsoft Virtual Server
7 1 (0.84%) Terminal Services
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
7 1 (0.84%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 23 (19.33%) SCCM
2 21 (17.65%) Kubernetes
3 15 (12.61%) Active Directory Federation Services
4 13 (10.92%) Microsoft Intune
5 6 (5.04%) SCOM
6 3 (2.52%) McAfee ePO
6 3 (2.52%) Microsoft Clustering
6 3 (2.52%) NetBackup
6 3 (2.52%) OfficeScan
6 3 (2.52%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (2.52%) vCenter Server
6 3 (2.52%) WSUS
7 2 (1.68%) Ansible
7 2 (1.68%) Cacti
7 2 (1.68%) Cisco CUCM
7 2 (1.68%) SCSM
8 1 (0.84%) Backup Exec
8 1 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 1 (0.84%) Nagios
8 1 (0.84%) Terraform
Vendors
1 72 (60.50%) Microsoft
2 30 (25.21%) WorldPay
3 19 (15.97%) VMware
4 12 (10.08%) Cisco
5 9 (7.56%) HP
6 8 (6.72%) Dell
7 7 (5.88%) Citrix
7 7 (5.88%) Hitachi
8 4 (3.36%) BT
8 4 (3.36%) Canon
8 4 (3.36%) CheckPoint
8 4 (3.36%) SAP
8 4 (3.36%) SolarWinds
8 4 (3.36%) SonicWALL
8 4 (3.36%) Sophos
8 4 (3.36%) Xerox
9 3 (2.52%) Altiris
9 3 (2.52%) F5
9 3 (2.52%) Google
9 3 (2.52%) Huawei