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

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
5 Mar 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 438 331 425
Rank change year-on-year -107 +94 -48
Permanent jobs citing Skype 106 472 404
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.37% 0.93% 0.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.66% 7.03% 4.92%
Number of salaries quoted 133 418 395
Median annual salary £60,000 £53,250 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.68% +6.50% -9.09%
10th Percentile £40,450 £26,250 £28,375
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £81,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - -5.00%

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 2,896 6,716 8,219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 10.17% 13.20% 13.10%
Number of salaries quoted 2,313 5,569 6,795
Median annual salary £62,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.64% - -
10th Percentile £36,750 £29,750 £29,750
90th Percentile £91,250 £86,250 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 5 March 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 March 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 +5 10 £46,500 -28.46% 5
West London +72 7 £62,500 +31.58% 3
South London - 6 £46,500 - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 5 March 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 87 (82.08%) Microsoft
2 78 (73.58%) Skype for Business
3 66 (62.26%) Microsoft 365
4 63 (59.43%) Active Directory
5 62 (58.49%) Azure
6 53 (50.00%) Windows
7 29 (27.36%) SharePoint
8 28 (26.42%) DNS
8 28 (26.42%) Azure Active Directory
9 27 (25.47%) DHCP
9 27 (25.47%) Microsoft Office
10 26 (24.53%) Cisco
11 25 (23.58%) ITIL
11 25 (23.58%) AWS
12 24 (22.64%) SCCM
13 22 (20.75%) Firewall
13 22 (20.75%) Slack
14 21 (19.81%) VoIP
15 20 (18.87%) Migration
16 19 (17.92%) Windows 10
17 18 (16.98%) VMware
17 18 (16.98%) WAN
17 18 (16.98%) Linux
17 18 (16.98%) VPN
18 17 (16.04%) LAN
18 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
18 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
18 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
18 17 (16.04%) Fintech
19 16 (15.09%) Network Monitoring

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 78 (73.58%) Skype for Business
2 29 (27.36%) SharePoint
3 17 (16.04%) MS Exchange
4 6 (5.66%) Ethereum
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (2.83%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (0.94%) IIS
6 1 (0.94%) nginx
6 1 (0.94%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (0.94%) Site Server
Applications
1 27 (25.47%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (13.21%) MS Visio
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (3.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 6 (5.66%) Quorum
2 2 (1.89%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 66 (62.26%) Microsoft 365
2 62 (58.49%) Azure
3 28 (26.42%) Azure Active Directory
4 25 (23.58%) AWS
5 22 (20.75%) Slack
6 13 (12.26%) OneDrive
7 12 (11.32%) Route 53
8 10 (9.43%) GCP
9 7 (6.60%) IaaS
10 6 (5.66%) Power Platform
10 6 (5.66%) SaaS
11 4 (3.77%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (2.83%) PaaS
13 2 (1.89%) Dynamics 365
13 2 (1.89%) GitHub
13 2 (1.89%) PowerApps
13 2 (1.89%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.94%) Asana
14 1 (0.94%) G Suite
Communications & Networking
1 28 (26.42%) DNS
2 27 (25.47%) DHCP
3 22 (20.75%) Firewall
4 21 (19.81%) VoIP
5 18 (16.98%) VPN
5 18 (16.98%) WAN
6 17 (16.04%) LAN
7 16 (15.09%) Wi-Fi
8 14 (13.21%) MPLS
8 14 (13.21%) Network Security
9 12 (11.32%) BGP
9 12 (11.32%) IPsec
9 12 (11.32%) MRTG
9 12 (11.32%) OSPF
9 12 (11.32%) RIP
9 12 (11.32%) SNMP
9 12 (11.32%) TACACS
9 12 (11.32%) Wireless
9 12 (11.32%) Wireshark
10 10 (9.43%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.04%) SQL Server
2 9 (8.49%) NoSQL
3 5 (4.72%) Power BI
4 4 (3.77%) SQL Server 2016
5 3 (2.83%) SQL Server 2005
6 1 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.94%) Redis
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 9 (8.49%) Octopus Deploy
1 9 (8.49%) TeamCity
2 2 (1.89%) Cucumber
2 2 (1.89%) InstallShield
2 2 (1.89%) MSI
2 2 (1.89%) Postman
2 2 (1.89%) Selenium
2 2 (1.89%) SoapUI
3 1 (0.94%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (15.09%) Finance
2 11 (10.38%) Marketing
3 9 (8.49%) Telecoms
4 8 (7.55%) Public Sector
5 7 (6.60%) Electronics
5 7 (6.60%) Manufacturing
6 3 (2.83%) Banking
7 2 (1.89%) Law
7 2 (1.89%) Legal
7 2 (1.89%) Publishing
8 1 (0.94%) Automotive
8 1 (0.94%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 18 (16.98%) Support Engineer
2 12 (11.32%) Network Engineer
3 11 (10.38%) Developer
4 10 (9.43%) Analyst
5 9 (8.49%) .NET Developer
5 9 (8.49%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 9 (8.49%) C# .NET Developer
5 9 (8.49%) C# Developer
5 9 (8.49%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (7.55%) Architect
6 8 (7.55%) F# Developer
6 8 (7.55%) Senior Network Engineer
7 7 (6.60%) 3rd Line Support
7 7 (6.60%) Consultant
7 7 (6.60%) Desktop Support
8 6 (5.66%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Desktop Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 6 (5.66%) Mid-Level .NET Developer
8 6 (5.66%) Mid-Level C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (9.43%) .NET
1 10 (9.43%) AngularJS
1 10 (9.43%) React
1 10 (9.43%) REST
2 9 (8.49%) .NET Core
2 9 (8.49%) Akka.NET
2 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET
2 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET MVC
2 9 (8.49%) ASP.NET Web API
2 9 (8.49%) HATEOAS
2 9 (8.49%) jQuery
2 9 (8.49%) RabbitMQ
3 2 (1.89%) Web Services
4 1 (0.94%) Apache Flex
4 1 (0.94%) Celery
4 1 (0.94%) CSS
4 1 (0.94%) Django
4 1 (0.94%) Electron Framework
4 1 (0.94%) HTML
4 1 (0.94%) OAuth
Miscellaneous
1 12 (11.32%) Management Information System
2 6 (5.66%) Clustering
2 6 (5.66%) Greenfield Project
3 5 (4.72%) User Experience
3 5 (4.72%) Video Conferencing
4 4 (3.77%) Smartphone
5 3 (2.83%) Data Centre
5 3 (2.83%) Microsoft Licensing
6 2 (1.89%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.89%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.89%) Wiki
7 1 (0.94%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.94%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.94%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.94%) iPad
7 1 (0.94%) PKI
7 1 (0.94%) Private Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Public Cloud
7 1 (0.94%) Replication
7 1 (0.94%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 53 (50.00%) Windows
2 19 (17.92%) Windows 10
3 18 (16.98%) Linux
4 16 (15.09%) Windows Server
5 14 (13.21%) Mac OS X
5 14 (13.21%) Windows Server 2016
6 11 (10.38%) Windows Server 2012
7 4 (3.77%) Android
7 4 (3.77%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.77%) Windows Server 2019
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (2.83%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (23.58%) ITIL
2 20 (18.87%) Migration
3 17 (16.04%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (16.04%) Fintech
4 16 (15.09%) Identity Management
4 16 (15.09%) Network Monitoring
5 14 (13.21%) Problem-Solving
6 13 (12.26%) DevOps
6 13 (12.26%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 12 (11.32%) B2B
7 12 (11.32%) Open Source
7 12 (11.32%) Performance Analysis
7 12 (11.32%) Scrum
7 12 (11.32%) Security Monitoring
8 10 (9.43%) Mathematics
8 10 (9.43%) MVC
8 10 (9.43%) Problem Management
8 10 (9.43%) TDD
9 9 (8.49%) Business Intelligence
9 9 (8.49%) Domain-Driven Design
Programming Languages
1 14 (13.21%) Python
2 12 (11.32%) C#
2 12 (11.32%) PowerShell
3 10 (9.43%) JavaScript
3 10 (9.43%) SQL
4 9 (8.49%) F#
5 3 (2.83%) VBScript
6 2 (1.89%) Java
6 2 (1.89%) Ruby
6 2 (1.89%) T-SQL
7 1 (0.94%) ES6
Qualifications
1 15 (14.15%) Degree
2 14 (13.21%) Cisco Certification
3 9 (8.49%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 9 (8.49%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (7.55%) CCNP
5 6 (5.66%) CCNA
6 5 (4.72%) MCP
7 4 (3.77%) MCSE
7 4 (3.77%) SC Cleared
7 4 (3.77%) Security Cleared
8 3 (2.83%) MCITP
9 2 (1.89%) Computer Science Degree
9 2 (1.89%) ITIL Certification
10 1 (0.94%) APMG
10 1 (0.94%) BPSS Clearance
10 1 (0.94%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.94%) MCSA
10 1 (0.94%) MCTS
10 1 (0.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.77%) SLA
2 3 (2.83%) QA
3 1 (0.94%) PMO
System Software
1 63 (59.43%) Active Directory
2 13 (12.26%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (6.60%) Hyper-V
4 6 (5.66%) Docker
4 6 (5.66%) Virtual Machines
4 6 (5.66%) vSphere
5 4 (3.77%) XenApp
6 3 (2.83%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (1.89%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (1.89%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.94%) BitLocker
8 1 (0.94%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.94%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 24 (22.64%) SCCM
2 13 (12.26%) Ansible
2 13 (12.26%) Microsoft Intune
2 13 (12.26%) Nagios
3 12 (11.32%) Opscode Chef
3 12 (11.32%) Puppet
4 6 (5.66%) Failover Clustering
4 6 (5.66%) Microsoft Clustering
5 3 (2.83%) AirWatch
5 3 (2.83%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (1.89%) CASB
6 2 (1.89%) SCOM
7 1 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 1 (0.94%) Cacti
7 1 (0.94%) Forefront Identity Manager
7 1 (0.94%) SCSM
Vendors
1 87 (82.08%) Microsoft
2 26 (24.53%) Cisco
3 18 (16.98%) VMware
4 14 (13.21%) Avaya
5 13 (12.26%) Citrix
6 12 (11.32%) Palo Alto
6 12 (11.32%) Riverbed
7 7 (6.60%) SAP
7 7 (6.60%) Sophos
8 5 (4.72%) Hitachi
9 4 (3.77%) CheckPoint
9 4 (3.77%) CommVault
9 4 (3.77%) Dell
9 4 (3.77%) Red Hat
10 3 (2.83%) Apple
10 3 (2.83%) BT
10 3 (2.83%) CA
10 3 (2.83%) Google
10 3 (2.83%) HP
10 3 (2.83%) Mitel