Period
to 18 August 2018

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

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
18 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 391 356 595
Rank change year-on-year -35 +239 +245
Permanent jobs citing Skype 515 683 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.74% 0.92% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.26% 6.10% 2.44%
Number of salaries quoted 453 478 272
London median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +17.65%
10th Percentile £31,000 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 9,785 11,195 12,618
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.05% 15.09% 15.60%
Number of salaries quoted 7,981 9,213 10,823
London median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% - +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in London

Skype
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype in London.

Salary trend for Skype in London

Skype
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in London over the 6 months to 18 August 2018.

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 18 August 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 +33 180 £56,250 +12.50% 21
West London +5 19 £33,500 -29.47% 12
North London +2 9 £42,500 +30.77% 3
South London -7 3 £27,500 -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 18 August 2018, 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.

1 425 (82.52%) Skype for Business
2 318 (61.75%) Windows
3 308 (59.81%) Office 365
4 294 (57.09%) Microsoft
5 249 (48.35%) Active Directory
6 168 (32.62%) VMware
7 158 (30.68%) MS Exchange
8 138 (26.80%) Windows Server
9 126 (24.47%) SharePoint
10 118 (22.91%) Cisco
11 111 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
12 108 (20.97%) Windows 10
13 105 (20.39%) Finance
14 104 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
15 102 (19.81%) ITIL
15 102 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
16 100 (19.42%) Citrix
16 100 (19.42%) PowerShell
17 94 (18.25%) DNS
18 88 (17.09%) Law
19 83 (16.12%) Windows 7
19 83 (16.12%) SCCM
20 78 (15.15%) Legal
21 75 (14.56%) Linux
22 73 (14.17%) SQL Server
22 73 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
22 73 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 70 (13.59%) WAN
23 70 (13.59%) Firewall
24 68 (13.20%) 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
1 425 (82.52%) Skype for Business
2 158 (30.68%) MS Exchange
3 126 (24.47%) SharePoint
4 60 (11.65%) Exchange Server 2013
5 55 (10.68%) Exchange Server 2010
6 11 (2.14%) Confluence
6 11 (2.14%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (1.55%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 5 (0.97%) CMS
9 4 (0.78%) BizTalk Server
10 3 (0.58%) Exchange Server 2007
10 3 (0.58%) IBM Notes
10 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.39%) IIS
12 1 (0.19%) Apache
12 1 (0.19%) MQSeries
12 1 (0.19%) nginx
12 1 (0.19%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 102 (19.81%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (6.41%) Microsoft Excel
3 27 (5.24%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (3.11%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.52%) Adobe Captivate
5 13 (2.52%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.19%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 16 (3.11%) Elite 3E
2 15 (2.91%) Dynamics CRM
3 11 (2.14%) Carpe Diem
4 9 (1.75%) Remedy ITSM
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 3 (0.58%) Dynamics NAV
6 2 (0.39%) Eikon
6 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.19%) Maximo
7 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 308 (59.81%) Office 365
2 111 (21.55%) Microsoft Azure
3 61 (11.84%) Mimecast
4 54 (10.49%) Amazon AWS
5 36 (6.99%) OneDrive
6 20 (3.88%) Slack
7 17 (3.30%) Azure Active Directory
7 17 (3.30%) IaaS
8 15 (2.91%) Yammer
9 9 (1.75%) GitHub
10 8 (1.55%) PaaS
11 7 (1.36%) Dynamics 365
11 7 (1.36%) Heroku
12 5 (0.97%) G Suite
13 3 (0.58%) Adobe Creative Cloud
13 3 (0.58%) SaaS
14 2 (0.39%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.39%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.39%) Serverless
15 1 (0.19%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 94 (18.25%) DNS
2 70 (13.59%) Firewall
2 70 (13.59%) WAN
3 68 (13.20%) DHCP
3 68 (13.20%) LAN
4 62 (12.04%) Unified Communications
4 62 (12.04%) VPN
5 61 (11.84%) SAN
6 57 (11.07%) VoIP
7 52 (10.10%) TCP/IP
8 31 (6.02%) WebEx
9 28 (5.44%) Wireless
10 27 (5.24%) Wi-Fi
11 22 (4.27%) IP Telephony
12 17 (3.30%) MPLS
13 15 (2.91%) VLAN
14 12 (2.33%) FTP
14 12 (2.33%) NAS
14 12 (2.33%) WLAN
15 10 (1.94%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (14.17%) SQL Server
2 12 (2.33%) SQL Server 2016
3 10 (1.94%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 9 (1.75%) Redis
4 9 (1.75%) SQL Server 2005
5 7 (1.36%) PostgreSQL
6 5 (0.97%) FileMaker
7 4 (0.78%) Azure SQL Database
7 4 (0.78%) Power BI
7 4 (0.78%) Relational Database
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server 2014
8 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.39%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.19%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.19%) Blockchain
10 1 (0.19%) NoSQL
10 1 (0.19%) phpMyAdmin
Development Applications
1 10 (1.94%) JIRA
2 7 (1.36%) CircleCI
2 7 (1.36%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.58%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) PyCharm
4 2 (0.39%) Selenium
4 2 (0.39%) TeamCity
4 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
4 2 (0.39%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (0.19%) JUnit
5 1 (0.19%) Maven
5 1 (0.19%) Mockito
5 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.19%) Subversion
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 105 (20.39%) Finance
2 88 (17.09%) Law
3 78 (15.15%) Legal
4 13 (2.52%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.14%) Marketing
6 10 (1.94%) Banking
7 8 (1.55%) Advertising
8 6 (1.17%) Billing
9 3 (0.58%) Financial Institution
9 3 (0.58%) Games
9 3 (0.58%) Retail
10 1 (0.19%) Greek Language
10 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.19%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 100 (19.42%) Analyst
2 61 (11.84%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 39 (7.57%) Desktop Support
3 39 (7.57%) Windows Engineer
4 31 (6.02%) IT Engineer
5 29 (5.63%) Developer
5 29 (5.63%) Support Engineer
6 28 (5.44%) Administrator
7 27 (5.24%) Consultant
7 27 (5.24%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 27 (5.24%) Support Analyst
8 25 (4.85%) Exchange Engineer
8 25 (4.85%) Trainer
9 24 (4.66%) Messaging Engineer
10 23 (4.47%) IT Support
11 22 (4.27%) Systems Engineer
12 21 (4.08%) IT Trainer
13 20 (3.88%) 3rd Line Engineer
14 18 (3.50%) Systems Administrator
15 17 (3.30%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (2.91%) .NET
2 14 (2.72%) Mason
2 14 (2.72%) REST
2 14 (2.72%) SOAP
2 14 (2.72%) Visualforce
3 7 (1.36%) Flash
3 7 (1.36%) HTML
3 7 (1.36%) Middleware
3 7 (1.36%) Ruby on Rails
4 6 (1.17%) AngularJS
4 6 (1.17%) LDAP
5 5 (0.97%) ASP.NET
6 4 (0.78%) JSON
6 4 (0.78%) React
6 4 (0.78%) Web Services
7 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET Web API
7 3 (0.58%) CSS
7 3 (0.58%) Sass
8 2 (0.39%) SAML
8 2 (0.39%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 51 (9.90%) Data Centre
2 48 (9.32%) Analytical Skills
3 42 (8.16%) Video Conferencing
4 19 (3.69%) Self-Motivation
5 18 (3.50%) Enterprise Storage
5 18 (3.50%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.30%) User Experience
7 15 (2.91%) e-Learning
7 15 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
8 13 (2.52%) Learning Management System
9 11 (2.14%) Fintech
9 11 (2.14%) Virtual Team
10 10 (1.94%) Client/Server
10 10 (1.94%) Computer Science
11 9 (1.75%) Replication
12 8 (1.55%) Clustering
12 8 (1.55%) HP Storage
13 7 (1.36%) Blackberry
13 7 (1.36%) HP StoreVirtual
13 7 (1.36%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 318 (61.75%) Windows
2 138 (26.80%) Windows Server
3 108 (20.97%) Windows 10
4 83 (16.12%) Windows 7
5 75 (14.56%) Linux
6 73 (14.17%) Windows Server 2008
7 63 (12.23%) Windows Server 2012
8 28 (5.44%) Android
9 21 (4.08%) Apple iOS
10 19 (3.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 13 (2.52%) Mac OS
12 12 (2.33%) Windows 8
13 9 (1.75%) Unix
13 9 (1.75%) Windows 2000 Server
14 8 (1.55%) Mac OS X
15 4 (0.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
15 4 (0.78%) Ubuntu
16 2 (0.39%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.39%) Windows XP
17 1 (0.19%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (19.81%) ITIL
2 73 (14.17%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 53 (10.29%) Migration
4 45 (8.74%) Problem-Solving
5 40 (7.77%) Mobile Device Management
5 40 (7.77%) Project Management
6 36 (6.99%) Disaster Recovery
7 33 (6.41%) Service Management
8 32 (6.21%) Agile Software Development
8 32 (6.21%) ITSM
8 32 (6.21%) Presales
9 24 (4.66%) Change Management
9 24 (4.66%) PRINCE2
10 23 (4.47%) CRM
11 22 (4.27%) Service Delivery
12 20 (3.88%) Capacity Management
13 19 (3.69%) Incident Management
13 19 (3.69%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (3.50%) Problem Management
15 17 (3.30%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 100 (19.42%) PowerShell
2 56 (10.87%) SQL
3 14 (2.72%) Apex Code
4 10 (1.94%) C
5 9 (1.75%) C#
6 8 (1.55%) Ruby
7 7 (1.36%) JavaScript
8 4 (0.78%) Bash Shell
9 3 (0.58%) Java
9 3 (0.58%) PHP
9 3 (0.58%) TypeScript
9 3 (0.58%) VBScript
10 1 (0.19%) CoffeeScript
10 1 (0.19%) ES6
10 1 (0.19%) Java 8
10 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.19%) VB
Qualifications
1 53 (10.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 37 (7.18%) MCSE
3 28 (5.44%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (4.08%) MCP
5 19 (3.69%) CCNA
6 17 (3.30%) MCSA
7 15 (2.91%) Degree
8 13 (2.52%) CCNP
9 9 (1.75%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.75%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
10 7 (1.36%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 6 (1.17%) A+ Certification
11 6 (1.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (0.97%) DBS Check
12 5 (0.97%) MOS
13 3 (0.58%) Security Cleared
14 2 (0.39%) CCA
14 2 (0.39%) CCIE
14 2 (0.39%) Citrix Certification
14 2 (0.39%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (5.83%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 28 (5.44%) SLA
3 21 (4.08%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (3.88%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 11 (2.14%) GDPR
6 7 (1.36%) PMO
7 6 (1.17%) QA
8 4 (0.78%) PCI DSS
9 2 (0.39%) COBIT
9 2 (0.39%) ISO 9001
9 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 249 (48.35%) Active Directory
2 104 (20.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 59 (11.46%) Hyper-V
4 46 (8.93%) VMware ESXi
5 43 (8.35%) XenApp
6 25 (4.85%) vSphere
7 16 (3.11%) Virtual Machines
8 14 (2.72%) XenDesktop
9 10 (1.94%) DFS Replication
9 10 (1.94%) VMware Server
10 9 (1.75%) Firmware
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Desktop
11 5 (0.97%) Virtual Servers
12 4 (0.78%) Docker
12 4 (0.78%) VMware Workstation
13 3 (0.58%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.39%) Microsoft App-V
15 1 (0.19%) VirtualBox
15 1 (0.19%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 83 (16.12%) SCCM
2 30 (5.83%) Cisco CUCM
3 14 (2.72%) Norton AntiVirus
4 13 (2.52%) Microsoft Intune
4 13 (2.52%) SCOM
5 5 (0.97%) Failover Clustering
6 4 (0.78%) Single Sign-On
7 3 (0.58%) AirWatch
7 3 (0.58%) FortiGate
7 3 (0.58%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
7 3 (0.58%) WSUS
8 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
8 2 (0.39%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.39%) HP Data Protector
8 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 2 (0.39%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.39%) Opscode Chef
8 2 (0.39%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
8 2 (0.39%) Terraform
Vendors
1 294 (57.09%) Microsoft
2 168 (32.62%) VMware
3 118 (22.91%) Cisco
4 100 (19.42%) Citrix
5 44 (8.54%) HP
6 39 (7.57%) Veeam
7 35 (6.80%) iManage
8 31 (6.02%) Apple
9 29 (5.63%) SolarWinds
10 24 (4.66%) Dell
11 21 (4.08%) EMC
12 20 (3.88%) Adobe
12 20 (3.88%) ServiceNow
13 19 (3.69%) Google
13 19 (3.69%) Sonus
14 18 (3.50%) Avaya
14 18 (3.50%) Red Hat
15 17 (3.30%) NetApp
15 17 (3.30%) Salesforce.com
15 17 (3.30%) Symantec