Period
to 5 December 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 5 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
5 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 637 335 315
Rank change year-on-year -302 -20 +105
Permanent jobs citing Skype 103 165 542
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.20% 0.75% 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.70% 6.06% 7.48%
Number of salaries quoted 51 151 426
10th Percentile £32,500 £38,750 £25,375
25th Percentile £40,000 £47,500 £31,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £56,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year -24.11% +17.89% -6.17%
75th Percentile £68,750 £69,250 £72,828
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +27.78% -

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 6,046 2,724 7,244
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 11.89% 12.35% 13.32%
Number of salaries quoted 4,041 2,290 6,029
10th Percentile £31,250 £36,250 £28,750
25th Percentile £45,000 £47,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £65,000 £55,000
Median % change year-on-year -3.85% +18.18% -
75th Percentile £81,250 £80,000 £72,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -65 16 £52,500 - 7
West London -73 11 £55,000 -12.00%
South London -32 1 - - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 5 December 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 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
1 55 (53.40%) Skype for Business
2 49 (47.57%) Finance
3 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
5 32 (31.07%) Fintech
6 31 (30.10%) Go
6 31 (30.10%) TypeScript
6 31 (30.10%) React
6 31 (30.10%) WorldPay
6 31 (30.10%) Retail Finance
6 31 (30.10%) Microsoft 365
6 31 (30.10%) Retail
6 31 (30.10%) Refactoring
6 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
6 31 (30.10%) PHP
7 30 (29.13%) Windows
8 28 (27.18%) Active Directory
9 24 (23.30%) Service Delivery
10 23 (22.33%) Azure
11 22 (21.36%) Social Skills
11 22 (21.36%) Kubernetes
12 21 (20.39%) Full Stack Development
12 21 (20.39%) SCCM
13 20 (19.42%) LAN
14 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
15 17 (16.50%) ITIL
15 17 (16.50%) SLA
16 16 (15.53%) Migration
16 16 (15.53%) VoIP

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 55 (53.40%) Skype for Business
2 18 (17.48%) SharePoint
3 16 (15.53%) MS Exchange
4 4 (3.88%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 4 (3.88%) IIS
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.97%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.97%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 9 (8.74%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (5.83%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (4.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.94%) Open Workbench
5 1 (0.97%) Adobe After Effects
5 1 (0.97%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.97%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 31 (30.10%) Microsoft 365
2 23 (22.33%) Azure
3 12 (11.65%) OneDrive
4 8 (7.77%) Azure Active Directory
5 3 (2.91%) Google Workspace
6 2 (1.94%) AWS
6 2 (1.94%) GCP
6 2 (1.94%) Slack
6 2 (1.94%) Yammer
7 1 (0.97%) Azure Logic Apps
7 1 (0.97%) Dynamics 365
7 1 (0.97%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Mimecast
7 1 (0.97%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.97%) PaaS
7 1 (0.97%) Power Automate
7 1 (0.97%) Power Platform
7 1 (0.97%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 20 (19.42%) LAN
2 16 (15.53%) VoIP
3 15 (14.56%) DHCP
3 15 (14.56%) DNS
4 12 (11.65%) PBX
5 11 (10.68%) Unified Communications
5 11 (10.68%) VPN
6 9 (8.74%) TCP/IP
6 9 (8.74%) WAN
7 6 (5.83%) Firewall
7 6 (5.83%) WebEx
8 3 (2.91%) Internet
9 2 (1.94%) GoToMeeting
9 2 (1.94%) H.323
9 2 (1.94%) Modbus
9 2 (1.94%) MPLS
9 2 (1.94%) SMTP
9 2 (1.94%) SNMP
9 2 (1.94%) SSL
9 2 (1.94%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.94%) Azure SQL Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) Data Warehouse
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (1.94%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.97%) Power BI
3 1 (0.97%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.97%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.97%) SSDT
3 1 (0.97%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 1 (0.97%) JIRA
1 1 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (0.97%) Visual Studio
General
1 49 (47.57%) Finance
2 31 (30.10%) Retail
2 31 (30.10%) Retail Finance
3 22 (21.36%) Social Skills
4 14 (13.59%) Banking
5 8 (7.77%) Marketing
6 7 (6.80%) Investment Banking
7 6 (5.83%) Legal
8 5 (4.85%) Telecoms
9 4 (3.88%) Financial Institution
10 3 (2.91%) Analytical Skills
10 3 (2.91%) Law
11 2 (1.94%) Back Office
11 2 (1.94%) Organisational Skills
11 2 (1.94%) Public Sector
12 1 (0.97%) Billing
12 1 (0.97%) Front Office
12 1 (0.97%) Games
12 1 (0.97%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.97%) Police
Job Titles
1 17 (16.50%) Analyst
2 14 (13.59%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 10 (9.71%) IT Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Architect
4 7 (6.80%) Service Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Service Desk Analyst
4 7 (6.80%) Support Analyst
5 6 (5.83%) VoIP Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Desktop Support
6 5 (4.85%) IT Support
6 5 (4.85%) Senior Wintel Engineer
6 5 (4.85%) Wintel Engineer
7 4 (3.88%) Consultant
7 4 (3.88%) IT Support Analyst
7 4 (3.88%) Product Manager
7 4 (3.88%) Product Owner
8 3 (2.91%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Network Engineer
8 3 (2.91%) Solutions Architect
8 3 (2.91%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (30.10%) React
2 10 (9.71%) GraphQL
2 10 (9.71%) Next.js
2 10 (9.71%) Node.js
3 2 (1.94%) .NET
3 2 (1.94%) WCF
3 2 (1.94%) XML
4 1 (0.97%) Velocity
4 1 (0.97%) WebRTC
4 1 (0.97%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 8 (7.77%) User Experience
2 6 (5.83%) Data Centre
3 5 (4.85%) Blackberry
3 5 (4.85%) Replication
4 4 (3.88%) BBC
4 4 (3.88%) Hedge funds
4 4 (3.88%) PKI
5 3 (2.91%) Blog
5 3 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (2.91%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.94%) Clustering
6 2 (1.94%) Self-Motivation
6 2 (1.94%) Video Conferencing
7 1 (0.97%) Handset
7 1 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) iPhone
7 1 (0.97%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.97%) Reinsurance
7 1 (0.97%) Social Media
7 1 (0.97%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 30 (29.13%) Windows
2 13 (12.62%) Windows Server
3 10 (9.71%) Windows 10
4 8 (7.77%) Windows 7
5 7 (6.80%) Windows Server 2012
6 5 (4.85%) Windows Server 2016
7 4 (3.88%) Linux
7 4 (3.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (2.91%) Windows Server 2019
9 2 (1.94%) Android
10 1 (0.97%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.97%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (35.92%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (31.07%) Fintech
3 31 (30.10%) Refactoring
4 24 (23.30%) Service Delivery
5 21 (20.39%) Full Stack Development
6 17 (16.50%) ITIL
7 16 (15.53%) Migration
8 11 (10.68%) SDLC
9 10 (9.71%) Task-Oriented
10 7 (6.80%) Change Management
10 7 (6.80%) Service Management
11 6 (5.83%) Computer Science
11 6 (5.83%) Mobile Device Management
11 6 (5.83%) Product Management
11 6 (5.83%) Wealth Management
12 5 (4.85%) CRM
12 5 (4.85%) Infrastructure Engineering
12 5 (4.85%) Project Management
12 5 (4.85%) Server Management
13 4 (3.88%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (33.01%) PowerShell
2 31 (30.10%) Go
2 31 (30.10%) JavaScript
2 31 (30.10%) PHP
2 31 (30.10%) TypeScript
3 5 (4.85%) SQL
4 2 (1.94%) Python
5 1 (0.97%) Ruby
5 1 (0.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 15 (14.56%) Degree
2 6 (5.83%) A+ Certification
2 6 (5.83%) Network+ Certification
3 4 (3.88%) ISEB
3 4 (3.88%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (2.91%) ITIL Certification
5 1 (0.97%) CBAP
5 1 (0.97%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.97%) IIBA
5 1 (0.97%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.97%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (16.50%) SLA
2 4 (3.88%) GDPR
3 2 (1.94%) P3O
3 2 (1.94%) PMO
4 1 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.97%) QA
System Software
1 28 (27.18%) Active Directory
2 10 (9.71%) Docker
3 9 (8.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (6.80%) vSphere
5 4 (3.88%) Veritas Cluster Server
6 3 (2.91%) Hyper-V
7 2 (1.94%) Virtual Desktop
8 1 (0.97%) Terminal Services
8 1 (0.97%) Virtual Machines
8 1 (0.97%) XenApp
8 1 (0.97%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 22 (21.36%) Kubernetes
2 21 (20.39%) SCCM
3 14 (13.59%) Microsoft Intune
4 6 (5.83%) NetBackup
5 4 (3.88%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 4 (3.88%) McAfee ePO
5 4 (3.88%) OfficeScan
5 4 (3.88%) SCOM
5 4 (3.88%) Trend Micro Deep Security
6 3 (2.91%) AirWatch
7 2 (1.94%) EMC NetWorker
7 2 (1.94%) Microsoft Clustering
8 1 (0.97%) Ansible
8 1 (0.97%) SCVMM
8 1 (0.97%) Single Sign-On
8 1 (0.97%) Terraform
8 1 (0.97%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 55 (53.40%) Microsoft
2 31 (30.10%) WorldPay
3 12 (11.65%) BroadSoft
4 10 (9.71%) Citrix
4 10 (9.71%) VMware
5 9 (8.74%) HP
6 8 (7.77%) Cisco
7 6 (5.83%) Dell
7 6 (5.83%) Google
8 5 (4.85%) McAfee
8 5 (4.85%) Veritas
9 4 (3.88%) Altiris
9 4 (3.88%) Huawei
10 3 (2.91%) MobileIron
11 2 (1.94%) Avaya
11 2 (1.94%) CheckPoint
11 2 (1.94%) Mitel
11 2 (1.94%) Oracle
11 2 (1.94%) SAP
11 2 (1.94%) SolarWinds