Period
to 30 March 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 30 March 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
30 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 331 417 382
Rank change year-on-year +86 -35 +58
Permanent jobs citing Skype 430 407 558
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 0.88% 0.66% 0.80%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.72% 5.09% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 364 382 548
Median annual salary £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £29,000 £28,038 £31,722
90th Percentile £80,000 £81,250 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 6,401 7,998 10,111
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.17% 13.01% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 5,193 6,517 8,465
Median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £30,000 £29,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £85,000 £86,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year - +3.26% +2.22%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +46 103 £65,000 +36.84% 14
West London +15 16 £30,000 +25.00% 6
East London +2 2 £42,500 -22.73% 3
South London +11 1 £47,500 +15.15% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 30 March 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.

1 316 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 308 (71.63%) Skype for Business
3 291 (67.67%) Office 365
4 231 (53.72%) Windows
5 186 (43.26%) Active Directory
6 148 (34.42%) Azure
7 133 (30.93%) SCCM
8 128 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
9 125 (29.07%) Windows 10
10 120 (27.91%) SharePoint
11 109 (25.35%) Video Conferencing
12 91 (21.16%) Finance
13 90 (20.93%) Windows Server
14 88 (20.47%) Cisco
15 87 (20.23%) Unified Communications
16 79 (18.37%) Microsoft Intune
17 74 (17.21%) ITIL
18 72 (16.74%) WAN
19 63 (14.65%) VoIP
19 63 (14.65%) PowerShell
20 62 (14.42%) LAN
21 61 (14.19%) MS Exchange
21 61 (14.19%) Internet
22 60 (13.95%) OneDrive
23 59 (13.72%) Firewall
23 59 (13.72%) Migration
23 59 (13.72%) AWS
24 58 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
25 57 (13.26%) Android
25 57 (13.26%) Presales

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
1 308 (71.63%) Skype for Business
2 120 (27.91%) SharePoint
3 61 (14.19%) MS Exchange
4 24 (5.58%) CMS
5 12 (2.79%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (1.40%) Confluence
7 5 (1.16%) IIS
8 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2013
9 2 (0.47%) Apache
10 1 (0.23%) Moodle
10 1 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 128 (29.77%) Microsoft Office
2 33 (7.67%) Microsoft Excel
3 30 (6.98%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.47%) Adobe Captivate
4 2 (0.47%) Camtasia
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.47%) Snagit
5 1 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Eikon
1 2 (0.47%) thinkFolio
2 1 (0.23%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP HCM
2 1 (0.23%) SAP HR
2 1 (0.23%) SAP Payroll
Cloud Services
1 291 (67.67%) Office 365
2 148 (34.42%) Azure
3 60 (13.95%) OneDrive
4 59 (13.72%) AWS
5 53 (12.33%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (4.42%) SaaS
7 17 (3.95%) Mimecast
7 17 (3.95%) PaaS
8 11 (2.56%) Power Platform
9 10 (2.33%) OpenShift
10 6 (1.40%) Yammer
11 5 (1.16%) PowerApps
11 5 (1.16%) WhatsApp
12 4 (0.93%) GCP
12 4 (0.93%) IaaS
13 3 (0.70%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.47%) Amazon ElastiCache
14 2 (0.47%) Slack
15 1 (0.23%) Asana
15 1 (0.23%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 87 (20.23%) Unified Communications
2 72 (16.74%) WAN
3 63 (14.65%) VoIP
4 62 (14.42%) LAN
5 61 (14.19%) Internet
6 59 (13.72%) Firewall
7 47 (10.93%) WebEx
8 39 (9.07%) VPN
9 38 (8.84%) DHCP
10 34 (7.91%) DNS
11 30 (6.98%) MPLS
12 27 (6.28%) SAN
12 27 (6.28%) Wireless
13 26 (6.05%) PSTN
14 22 (5.12%) Wi-Fi
15 21 (4.88%) Converged Networks
16 13 (3.02%) PBX
17 12 (2.79%) TCP/IP
18 11 (2.56%) NetScaler
18 11 (2.56%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (4.19%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.40%) Power BI
3 4 (0.93%) Data Warehouse
4 3 (0.70%) Amazon RDS
5 2 (0.47%) BigQuery
5 2 (0.47%) Data Lake
5 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.47%) Oracle ODI
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server 2012
6 1 (0.23%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.86%) JIRA
2 5 (1.16%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (0.23%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.23%) Visual Studio
General
1 91 (21.16%) Finance
2 22 (5.12%) Law
3 20 (4.65%) Marketing
4 18 (4.19%) Back Office
5 16 (3.72%) Legal
6 15 (3.49%) Advertising
7 13 (3.02%) Telecoms
8 10 (2.33%) Billing
9 8 (1.86%) Banking
10 7 (1.63%) Brand Awareness
10 7 (1.63%) Games
11 6 (1.40%) Japanese Language
12 5 (1.16%) Investment Banking
12 5 (1.16%) Local Government
12 5 (1.16%) Public Sector
12 5 (1.16%) Retail
13 2 (0.47%) Front Office
13 2 (0.47%) Police
14 1 (0.23%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 65 (15.12%) Consultant
2 61 (14.19%) Analyst
3 51 (11.86%) Architect
4 39 (9.07%) Solutions Architect
5 35 (8.14%) Support Engineer
6 30 (6.98%) Service Analyst
7 26 (6.05%) Service Desk Analyst
8 21 (4.88%) IT Support
9 18 (4.19%) 2nd Line Support
9 18 (4.19%) Technical Engineer
10 17 (3.95%) Project Manager
10 17 (3.95%) Support Analyst
11 16 (3.72%) IT Analyst
12 12 (2.79%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 12 (2.79%) Administrator
12 12 (2.79%) Desktop Support
12 12 (2.79%) Systems Administrator
13 11 (2.56%) 2nd Line Engineer
13 11 (2.56%) Team Leader
14 10 (2.33%) Infrastructure Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (0.93%) .NET
1 4 (0.93%) Ruby on Rails
2 3 (0.70%) .NET Core
3 2 (0.47%) Apache NiFi
3 2 (0.47%) HTML
3 2 (0.47%) JSON
3 2 (0.47%) Kafka
3 2 (0.47%) REST
3 2 (0.47%) SAML
4 1 (0.23%) CSS
4 1 (0.23%) Elastic Stack
4 1 (0.23%) HTML5
4 1 (0.23%) Middleware
4 1 (0.23%) SOAP
4 1 (0.23%) XMPP
4 1 (0.23%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 109 (25.35%) Video Conferencing
2 42 (9.77%) Data Centre
3 23 (5.35%) Hybrid Cloud
4 17 (3.95%) Analytical Skills
5 15 (3.49%) BYOD
6 14 (3.26%) iPad
7 13 (3.02%) iPhone
8 10 (2.33%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
8 10 (2.33%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.09%) Management Information System
10 8 (1.86%) Self-Motivation
10 8 (1.86%) Virtual Team
11 7 (1.63%) User Experience
12 6 (1.40%) Clustering
13 4 (0.93%) e-Learning
14 3 (0.70%) Blackberry
14 3 (0.70%) Mobile App
14 3 (0.70%) Replication
15 2 (0.47%) Social Media
15 2 (0.47%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 231 (53.72%) Windows
2 125 (29.07%) Windows 10
3 90 (20.93%) Windows Server
4 57 (13.26%) Android
5 42 (9.77%) Windows Server 2012
6 38 (8.84%) Apple iOS
7 25 (5.81%) Windows Server 2008
8 22 (5.12%) Windows 7
9 21 (4.88%) Windows Server 2016
10 10 (2.33%) Linux
10 10 (2.33%) Mac OS X
11 5 (1.16%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2019
13 3 (0.70%) Windows 8
14 1 (0.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 1 (0.23%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (17.21%) ITIL
2 59 (13.72%) Migration
3 57 (13.26%) Presales
4 54 (12.56%) Problem-Solving
5 50 (11.63%) Project Management
6 46 (10.70%) Service Management
7 39 (9.07%) Project Delivery
8 37 (8.60%) Customer Requirements
9 25 (5.81%) Mobile Device Management
9 25 (5.81%) Stakeholder Management
10 24 (5.58%) Load Balancing
11 23 (5.35%) Change Management
12 20 (4.65%) Service Delivery
12 20 (4.65%) TOGAF
13 19 (4.42%) ITSM
14 18 (4.19%) Agile Software Development
14 18 (4.19%) Data Protection
14 18 (4.19%) Line Management
15 17 (3.95%) Customer Engagement
15 17 (3.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
Programming Languages
1 63 (14.65%) PowerShell
2 19 (4.42%) SQL
3 10 (2.33%) C
4 6 (1.40%) Java
4 6 (1.40%) Python
5 5 (1.16%) C#
6 4 (0.93%) Objective-C
6 4 (0.93%) Ruby
7 2 (0.47%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.47%) Java 8
7 2 (0.47%) JavaScript
7 2 (0.47%) R
7 2 (0.47%) VBA
8 1 (0.23%) C++
8 1 (0.23%) VB
Qualifications
1 58 (13.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 24 (5.58%) Cisco Certification
2 24 (5.58%) MCSE
3 17 (3.95%) CCNP
4 15 (3.49%) CCNA
4 15 (3.49%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 14 (3.26%) Degree
5 14 (3.26%) MCITP
6 10 (2.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 10 (2.33%) MCP
7 6 (1.40%) CCIE
7 6 (1.40%) ITIL Certification
7 6 (1.40%) MCSA
8 5 (1.16%) CCDP
9 4 (0.93%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (0.93%) DBS Check
9 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
10 3 (0.70%) A+ Certification
11 2 (0.47%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.23%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (8.60%) SLA
2 3 (0.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.47%) COBIT
3 2 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
4 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
4 1 (0.23%) PMO
4 1 (0.23%) QA
System Software
1 186 (43.26%) Active Directory
2 38 (8.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 30 (6.98%) Hyper-V
4 22 (5.12%) XenDesktop
5 16 (3.72%) VMware ESXi
6 10 (2.33%) Docker
7 9 (2.09%) XenApp
8 6 (1.40%) vSphere
9 3 (0.70%) Virtual Servers
10 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.47%) vCloud
10 2 (0.47%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.47%) VMware NSX
10 2 (0.47%) VMware Workstation
10 2 (0.47%) Xen
11 1 (0.23%) Citrix Hypervisor
11 1 (0.23%) KVM
11 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
11 1 (0.23%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 133 (30.93%) SCCM
2 79 (18.37%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (3.02%) Backup Exec
4 12 (2.79%) Cisco CUCM
5 11 (2.56%) Kubernetes
6 10 (2.33%) AirWatch
7 8 (1.86%) Cisco UCCX
8 6 (1.40%) WSUS
9 4 (0.93%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 4 (0.93%) HP Data Protector
9 4 (0.93%) Microsoft Clustering
9 4 (0.93%) Single Sign-On
10 2 (0.47%) vCenter Server
10 2 (0.47%) XenMobile
11 1 (0.23%) Ansible
11 1 (0.23%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.23%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.23%) Kibana
11 1 (0.23%) logstash
11 1 (0.23%) Terraform
Vendors
1 316 (73.49%) Microsoft
2 88 (20.47%) Cisco
3 55 (12.79%) Polycom
4 53 (12.33%) VMware
5 46 (10.70%) Apple
6 38 (8.84%) Citrix
7 29 (6.74%) Mitel
8 26 (6.05%) BT
9 24 (5.58%) HP
10 22 (5.12%) Google
11 21 (4.88%) Avaya
12 19 (4.42%) Sophos
13 16 (3.72%) Veeam
14 15 (3.49%) ServiceNow
15 14 (3.26%) CommVault
16 13 (3.02%) Adobe
17 12 (2.79%) EqualLogic
17 12 (2.79%) Nimble Storage
17 12 (2.79%) ProCurve
18 9 (2.09%) Dell