Period
to 29 September 2020

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 29 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
29 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 275 305 393
Rank change year-on-year +30 +88 -53
Permanent jobs citing Skype 204 564 512
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 1.03% 1.03% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.52% 7.96% 5.51%
Number of salaries quoted 215 476 468
Median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £53,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -5.66% -3.64%
10th Percentile £41,250 £25,000 £31,175
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
England median annual salary £55,114 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.47% - -5.26%

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 2,711 7,086 9,287
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.65% 12.90% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,216 5,744 7,620
Median annual salary £65,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.18% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £28,750 £30,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +12.90% -2.11% +5.56%

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 29 September 2020.

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 29 September 2020. 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 +49 35 £57,128 +20.27% 3
South London +57 11 £72,500 +123.08%
West London +80 6 £70,000 +98.58% 2
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 29 September 2020, 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.

1 129 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 119 (58.33%) Office 365
3 116 (56.86%) Skype for Business
4 109 (53.43%) Azure
5 77 (37.75%) Active Directory
6 70 (34.31%) Windows
7 66 (32.35%) Cisco
8 60 (29.41%) ITIL
9 53 (25.98%) Finance
10 46 (22.55%) VPN
10 46 (22.55%) AWS
11 42 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
12 41 (20.10%) WAN
13 40 (19.61%) LAN
13 40 (19.61%) Azure Active Directory
14 39 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
14 39 (19.12%) Firewall
15 35 (17.16%) Unified Communications
16 34 (16.67%) SCCM
16 34 (16.67%) PowerShell
16 34 (16.67%) Windows 10
17 33 (16.18%) SharePoint
18 31 (15.20%) VoIP
19 30 (14.71%) Citrix
19 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
20 29 (14.22%) VMware
20 29 (14.22%) DNS
20 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Intune
20 29 (14.22%) Slack
21 28 (13.73%) Python

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
1 116 (56.86%) Skype for Business
2 33 (16.18%) SharePoint
3 22 (10.78%) MS Exchange
4 8 (3.92%) IIS
5 5 (2.45%) CMS
6 4 (1.96%) Confluence
6 4 (1.96%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.47%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.98%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.98%) Exchange Server 2013
9 1 (0.49%) Apache
9 1 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.49%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 42 (20.59%) Microsoft Office
2 22 (10.78%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.49%) Acrobat
4 1 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.98%) Elite 3E
1 2 (0.98%) Quorum
Cloud Services
1 119 (58.33%) Office 365
2 109 (53.43%) Azure
3 46 (22.55%) AWS
4 40 (19.61%) Azure Active Directory
5 29 (14.22%) Slack
6 22 (10.78%) Route 53
7 20 (9.80%) GCP
8 12 (5.88%) OneDrive
9 9 (4.41%) Cloud Computing
10 8 (3.92%) IaaS
11 6 (2.94%) PaaS
11 6 (2.94%) Power Platform
12 4 (1.96%) Amazon EC2
12 4 (1.96%) SaaS
13 3 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
13 3 (1.47%) Amazon Kinesis
14 2 (0.98%) Virtual Private Cloud
15 1 (0.49%) G Suite
15 1 (0.49%) GitHub
15 1 (0.49%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 46 (22.55%) VPN
2 41 (20.10%) WAN
3 40 (19.61%) LAN
4 39 (19.12%) Firewall
5 35 (17.16%) Unified Communications
6 31 (15.20%) VoIP
7 29 (14.22%) DNS
8 27 (13.24%) DHCP
9 26 (12.75%) MPLS
9 26 (12.75%) Wireless
10 24 (11.76%) Network Security
10 24 (11.76%) Wi-Fi
11 23 (11.27%) BGP
11 23 (11.27%) IPsec
11 23 (11.27%) OSPF
12 22 (10.78%) MRTG
12 22 (10.78%) RIP
12 22 (10.78%) SNMP
12 22 (10.78%) TACACS
12 22 (10.78%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (9.80%) SQL Server
2 8 (3.92%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (2.94%) NoSQL
4 5 (2.45%) Power BI
5 3 (1.47%) Amazon Aurora
5 3 (1.47%) MySQL
5 3 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.49%) BigQuery
6 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
6 1 (0.49%) EDRMS
6 1 (0.49%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.49%) Redis
6 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 10 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 6 (2.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (2.94%) JUnit
2 6 (2.94%) Maven
3 5 (2.45%) Cucumber
3 5 (2.45%) JIRA
3 5 (2.45%) Octopus Deploy
3 5 (2.45%) TeamCity
4 3 (1.47%) DbUnit
4 3 (1.47%) jMock
4 3 (1.47%) Mockito
4 3 (1.47%) SonarQube
4 3 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
5 2 (0.98%) Postman
5 2 (0.98%) Selenium
5 2 (0.98%) SoapUI
6 1 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 53 (25.98%) Finance
2 20 (9.80%) Telecoms
3 6 (2.94%) Law
3 6 (2.94%) Legal
4 5 (2.45%) Electronics
4 5 (2.45%) Marketing
4 5 (2.45%) Public Sector
5 4 (1.96%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.47%) Banking
6 3 (1.47%) Retail
7 2 (0.98%) Back Office
7 2 (0.98%) Financial Institution
7 2 (0.98%) Publishing
8 1 (0.49%) Games
8 1 (0.49%) Investment Banking
8 1 (0.49%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 23 (11.27%) Network Engineer
2 21 (10.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 17 (8.33%) Architect
4 16 (7.84%) Developer
4 16 (7.84%) Team Leader
5 14 (6.86%) Support Engineer
6 11 (5.39%) Analyst
6 11 (5.39%) Consultant
7 10 (4.90%) Office 365 Engineer
8 9 (4.41%) .NET Developer
8 9 (4.41%) Administrator
8 9 (4.41%) C# .NET Developer
8 9 (4.41%) C# Developer
8 9 (4.41%) Citrix Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Citrix Support
9 8 (3.92%) Citrix Support Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Implementation Engineer
9 8 (3.92%) Systems Administrator
10 7 (3.43%) IT Manager
10 7 (3.43%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (7.84%) .NET
2 11 (5.39%) REST
3 10 (4.90%) AngularJS
4 9 (4.41%) React
5 8 (3.92%) jQuery
6 7 (3.43%) .NET Core
6 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET
6 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET MVC
6 7 (3.43%) ASP.NET Web API
7 6 (2.94%) Hibernate
7 6 (2.94%) SOAP
7 6 (2.94%) Spring
8 5 (2.45%) Akka.NET
8 5 (2.45%) HATEOAS
8 5 (2.45%) RabbitMQ
9 4 (1.96%) Elastic Stack
9 4 (1.96%) Middleware
9 4 (1.96%) RESTful
10 3 (1.47%) Apache Camel
10 3 (1.47%) Ruby on Rails
Miscellaneous
1 28 (13.73%) Management Information System
2 10 (4.90%) Self-Motivation
2 10 (4.90%) User Experience
3 8 (3.92%) Video Conferencing
4 7 (3.43%) Clustering
5 6 (2.94%) Public Cloud
6 5 (2.45%) Hybrid Cloud
6 5 (2.45%) Replication
6 5 (2.45%) Smartphone
7 4 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
7 4 (1.96%) Data Centre
7 4 (1.96%) Private Cloud
7 4 (1.96%) Virtual Team
7 4 (1.96%) Wiki
8 3 (1.47%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.47%) NHS
8 3 (1.47%) Reinsurance
9 2 (0.98%) Enterprise Software
9 2 (0.98%) Photography
9 2 (0.98%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 70 (34.31%) Windows
2 34 (16.67%) Windows 10
3 27 (13.24%) Windows Server
3 27 (13.24%) Windows Server 2016
4 26 (12.75%) Linux
5 25 (12.25%) Windows Server 2012
6 22 (10.78%) Mac OS X
7 16 (7.84%) Windows Server 2019
8 12 (5.88%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (4.41%) Windows 7
10 4 (1.96%) Android
10 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (1.47%) Apple iOS
12 1 (0.49%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (29.41%) ITIL
2 30 (14.71%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (13.24%) Problem Management
3 27 (13.24%) Problem-Solving
4 26 (12.75%) Identity Management
4 26 (12.75%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 22 (10.78%) B2B
5 22 (10.78%) Migration
5 22 (10.78%) Network Monitoring
5 22 (10.78%) Performance Analysis
5 22 (10.78%) Security Monitoring
6 21 (10.29%) Mentoring
6 21 (10.29%) Service Delivery
7 20 (9.80%) DevOps
8 18 (8.82%) Customer Requirements
9 17 (8.33%) Incident Management
10 16 (7.84%) Continuous Improvement
10 16 (7.84%) Project Management
11 14 (6.86%) Technical Leadership
12 13 (6.37%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 34 (16.67%) PowerShell
2 28 (13.73%) Python
3 16 (7.84%) SQL
4 12 (5.88%) Java
5 11 (5.39%) C#
6 10 (4.90%) JavaScript
7 5 (2.45%) F#
7 5 (2.45%) Ruby
8 4 (1.96%) Bash Shell
9 3 (1.47%) C
9 3 (1.47%) Objective-C
9 3 (1.47%) PHP
10 2 (0.98%) VB.NET
11 1 (0.49%) C++
11 1 (0.49%) Scala
Qualifications
1 39 (19.12%) Cisco Certification
2 28 (13.73%) CCNA
3 22 (10.78%) Degree
4 15 (7.35%) Microsoft Certification
5 12 (5.88%) CCNP
5 12 (5.88%) SC Cleared
5 12 (5.88%) Security Cleared
6 10 (4.90%) Computer Science Degree
7 9 (4.41%) MCSE
8 7 (3.43%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
9 4 (1.96%) CCA
9 4 (1.96%) MCITP
9 4 (1.96%) RHCE
10 2 (0.98%) ITIL Certification
10 2 (0.98%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 1 (0.49%) MCP
11 1 (0.49%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.49%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (9.80%) SLA
2 3 (1.47%) Cyber Essentials
2 3 (1.47%) QA
3 2 (0.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.49%) GDPR
4 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 77 (37.75%) Active Directory
2 27 (13.24%) VMware Infrastructure
3 20 (9.80%) Hyper-V
4 15 (7.35%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (3.92%) Docker
5 8 (3.92%) VMware ESXi
6 7 (3.43%) Virtual Desktop
7 6 (2.94%) XenApp
8 5 (2.45%) vSphere
9 4 (1.96%) Terminal Server
10 2 (0.98%) Xen
10 2 (0.98%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 34 (16.67%) SCCM
2 29 (14.22%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (12.75%) Ansible
3 26 (12.75%) Puppet
4 22 (10.78%) Nagios
4 22 (10.78%) Opscode Chef
5 12 (5.88%) SCVMM
6 8 (3.92%) HP Data Protector
7 7 (3.43%) Kubernetes
8 5 (2.45%) CASB
8 5 (2.45%) Single Sign-On
9 4 (1.96%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.96%) Kibana
9 4 (1.96%) logstash
9 4 (1.96%) Red Hat Satellite
9 4 (1.96%) SCOM
10 3 (1.47%) Failover Clustering
10 3 (1.47%) Grafana
10 3 (1.47%) Microsoft Clustering
10 3 (1.47%) Terraform
Vendors
1 129 (63.24%) Microsoft
2 66 (32.35%) Cisco
3 30 (14.71%) Citrix
4 29 (14.22%) VMware
5 25 (12.25%) Avaya
6 24 (11.76%) Palo Alto
7 22 (10.78%) Riverbed
8 19 (9.31%) HP
9 15 (7.35%) Sophos
10 12 (5.88%) CheckPoint
11 11 (5.39%) Juniper
12 9 (4.41%) Polycom
13 8 (3.92%) Dell
13 8 (3.92%) Google
13 8 (3.92%) MobileIron
13 8 (3.92%) Nokia
14 7 (3.43%) Wyse
15 6 (2.94%) Mitel
16 5 (2.45%) Dialogic
16 5 (2.45%) Sonus