Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 321 492 758
Rank change year-on-year +171 +266 +26
Permanent jobs citing Skype 737 369 151
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.50% 0.17%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.92% 3.13% 1.09%
Number of salaries quoted 551 339 122
London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -13.64% +22.22%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £73,750 £72,500 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 10648 11798 13893
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.34% 15.87% 15.87%
Number of salaries quoted 8725 10029 11794
London median annual salary £54,000 £54,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.00% +3.09%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +54 130 £47,500 - 2
West London +18 28 £47,000 +34.29% 6
South London - 14 £55,000 -
East London +3 5 £47,500 -5.00% 2
North London -15 2 £36,250 +11.54%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for Skype.

1 623 (84.53%) Skype for Business
2 429 (58.21%) Microsoft
3 420 (56.99%) Windows
4 392 (53.19%) Active Directory
5 317 (43.01%) Office 365
6 250 (33.92%) Finance
7 244 (33.11%) MS Exchange
8 226 (30.66%) ITIL
9 220 (29.85%) VMware
10 216 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
11 209 (28.36%) Citrix
12 188 (25.51%) Cisco
13 176 (23.88%) Windows 7
14 172 (23.34%) Banking
15 171 (23.20%) SCCM
16 166 (22.52%) Unified Communications
17 165 (22.39%) Blackberry
18 157 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
19 155 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
20 150 (20.35%) Asset Management
21 145 (19.67%) Investment Banking
21 145 (19.67%) Windows Server
22 142 (19.27%) Service Management
23 141 (19.13%) Retail Banking
23 141 (19.13%) Wealth Management
24 136 (18.45%) AirWatch
25 135 (18.32%) Android
26 134 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
27 133 (18.05%) MCSE
28 128 (17.37%) Mac OS X

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
1 623 (84.53%) Skype for Business
2 244 (33.11%) MS Exchange
3 134 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2010
4 121 (16.42%) SharePoint
5 83 (11.26%) Exchange Server 2013
6 32 (4.34%) Exchange Server 2003
7 31 (4.21%) IIS
8 19 (2.58%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 17 (2.31%) CMS
10 14 (1.90%) Exchange Server 2007
11 6 (0.81%) SharePoint 2013
12 4 (0.54%) Office Communications Server
13 2 (0.27%) Confluence
13 2 (0.27%) Elasticsearch
14 1 (0.14%) Drupal
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint 2010
14 1 (0.14%) SharePoint Server
14 1 (0.14%) WordPress
Applications
1 216 (29.31%) Microsoft Office
2 23 (3.12%) Microsoft Excel
3 19 (2.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 12 (1.63%) MS Visio
5 10 (1.36%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.68%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.54%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.54%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.54%) InCopy
7 4 (0.54%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 3 (0.41%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.27%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) Magento
3 1 (0.14%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 317 (43.01%) Office 365
2 157 (21.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 105 (14.25%) IaaS
4 49 (6.65%) Mimecast
5 45 (6.11%) Amazon AWS
6 43 (5.83%) OneDrive
7 35 (4.75%) Azure Active Directory
8 27 (3.66%) SaaS
9 16 (2.17%) Yammer
10 15 (2.04%) PaaS
11 9 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (0.81%) Dropbox
13 5 (0.68%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 3 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
14 3 (0.41%) npm
15 2 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
15 2 (0.27%) Amazon S3
15 2 (0.27%) AWS CloudFormation
15 2 (0.27%) CloudFront
15 2 (0.27%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 166 (22.52%) Unified Communications
2 82 (11.13%) VoIP
3 69 (9.36%) WAN
4 65 (8.82%) DNS
5 62 (8.41%) DHCP
6 57 (7.73%) Firewall
7 56 (7.60%) LAN
8 53 (7.19%) VPN
9 43 (5.83%) MPLS
10 40 (5.43%) TCP/IP
11 39 (5.29%) SAN
11 39 (5.29%) Wireless
12 25 (3.39%) IPsec
13 23 (3.12%) Cisco IOS
14 22 (2.99%) Internet
14 22 (2.99%) WebEx
15 19 (2.58%) BGP
15 19 (2.58%) OSPF
16 15 (2.04%) FTP
16 15 (2.04%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (6.24%) SQL Server
2 12 (1.63%) MySQL
3 9 (1.22%) SQL Server 2016
4 5 (0.68%) Big Data
4 5 (0.68%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.68%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.54%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.41%) Power BI
7 2 (0.27%) MongoDB
7 2 (0.27%) Redis
7 2 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.14%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.14%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.14%) Couchbase
8 1 (0.14%) Hazelcast
8 1 (0.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 12 (1.63%) JIRA
2 8 (1.09%) Git (software)
3 7 (0.95%) Jenkins
4 6 (0.81%) Grunt
4 6 (0.81%) webpack
5 4 (0.54%) GitLab
5 4 (0.54%) gulp
5 4 (0.54%) Jasmine
5 4 (0.54%) Mocha
6 3 (0.41%) JUnit
7 2 (0.27%) git-flow
7 2 (0.27%) Gradle
7 2 (0.27%) Maven
7 2 (0.27%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.14%) CircleCI
8 1 (0.14%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.14%) Selenium
8 1 (0.14%) SoapUI
8 1 (0.14%) TestNG
8 1 (0.14%) WebDriver
General
1 250 (33.92%) Finance
2 172 (23.34%) Banking
3 145 (19.67%) Investment Banking
4 141 (19.13%) Retail Banking
5 85 (11.53%) Law
6 80 (10.85%) Legal
7 43 (5.83%) Telecoms
8 33 (4.48%) French Language
9 19 (2.58%) Multimedia
10 18 (2.44%) Publishing
11 17 (2.31%) Marketing
12 15 (2.04%) Retail
13 10 (1.36%) Spanish Language
14 8 (1.09%) Advertising
15 6 (0.81%) Dutch Language
16 3 (0.41%) Electronics
16 3 (0.41%) Financial Institution
16 3 (0.41%) Games
16 3 (0.41%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 88 (11.94%) Analyst
2 85 (11.53%) Consultant
3 67 (9.09%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 48 (6.51%) Head of Support
4 48 (6.51%) IT Support
5 42 (5.70%) Developer
6 39 (5.29%) Architect
6 39 (5.29%) Support Engineer
7 32 (4.34%) Unified Communications Engineer
8 30 (4.07%) Desktop Support
9 29 (3.93%) 2nd Line Support
10 28 (3.80%) Exchange Engineer
11 27 (3.66%) Support Analyst
11 27 (3.66%) Trainer
12 25 (3.39%) IT Trainer
13 24 (3.26%) Messaging Engineer
14 23 (3.12%) 3rd Line Support
14 23 (3.12%) IT Manager
14 23 (3.12%) Team Leader
15 22 (2.99%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (3.39%) CSS
2 24 (3.26%) React
3 22 (2.99%) XMPP
4 21 (2.85%) HTML
5 14 (1.90%) AngularJS
6 12 (1.63%) Ruby on Rails
6 12 (1.63%) Web Services
7 11 (1.49%) .NET
7 11 (1.49%) CSS3
7 11 (1.49%) HTML5
8 10 (1.36%) jQuery
9 9 (1.22%) Node.js
9 9 (1.22%) Sass
10 7 (0.95%) REST
11 6 (0.81%) RESTful
11 6 (0.81%) Software Packaging
12 5 (0.68%) Laravel
13 4 (0.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
13 4 (0.54%) Express
13 4 (0.54%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 165 (22.39%) Blackberry
2 100 (13.57%) User Experience
3 82 (11.13%) Analytical Skills
4 71 (9.63%) Video Conferencing
5 49 (6.65%) Data Centre
6 23 (3.12%) Replication
7 21 (2.85%) e-Learning
8 19 (2.58%) Clustering
9 17 (2.31%) Computer Science
10 16 (2.17%) Public Cloud
11 15 (2.04%) Enterprise Software
12 14 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
13 12 (1.63%) iPhone
13 12 (1.63%) Mobile App
13 12 (1.63%) Mobile Computing
13 12 (1.63%) Podcast
14 8 (1.09%) Driving Licence
14 8 (1.09%) Management Information System
15 7 (0.95%) Fat Client
15 7 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 420 (56.99%) Windows
2 176 (23.88%) Windows 7
3 145 (19.67%) Windows Server
4 135 (18.32%) Android
5 128 (17.37%) Mac OS X
6 124 (16.82%) Apple iOS
7 87 (11.80%) Windows 10
8 63 (8.55%) Windows Server 2008
9 62 (8.41%) Linux
10 56 (7.60%) Windows Server 2012
11 16 (2.17%) Windows 8
12 15 (2.04%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.90%) Windows Phone
13 14 (1.90%) Windows Server 2003
14 7 (0.95%) Unix
14 7 (0.95%) Windows XP
15 5 (0.68%) Data ONTAP
16 4 (0.54%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.41%) Solaris
18 1 (0.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 226 (30.66%) ITIL
2 150 (20.35%) Asset Management
3 142 (19.27%) Service Management
4 141 (19.13%) Wealth Management
5 63 (8.55%) Migration
6 56 (7.60%) Problem Management
7 43 (5.83%) Knowledge Management
8 42 (5.70%) Presales
9 36 (4.88%) Service Delivery
10 35 (4.75%) Change Management
10 35 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
11 31 (4.21%) Agile Software Development
12 30 (4.07%) Business Continuity
13 29 (3.93%) Disaster Recovery
14 28 (3.80%) ITIL V3
15 25 (3.39%) DevOps
15 25 (3.39%) Project Management
16 23 (3.12%) People Management
16 23 (3.12%) PRINCE2
17 22 (2.99%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 66 (8.96%) PowerShell
2 52 (7.06%) SQL
3 28 (3.80%) JavaScript
4 17 (2.31%) Java
5 13 (1.76%) C#
6 12 (1.63%) CoffeeScript
6 12 (1.63%) PHP
6 12 (1.63%) Ruby
7 11 (1.49%) Python
8 7 (0.95%) ES6
9 6 (0.81%) C
9 6 (0.81%) VBScript
10 3 (0.41%) Apple Swift
10 3 (0.41%) Objective-C
11 2 (0.27%) R
11 2 (0.27%) Scala
11 2 (0.27%) Shell Script
12 1 (0.14%) Clojure
12 1 (0.14%) Tcl
12 1 (0.14%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 155 (21.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 133 (18.05%) MCSE
3 96 (13.03%) Citrix Certification
4 94 (12.75%) CCA
5 49 (6.65%) Cisco Certification
6 47 (6.38%) Degree
7 37 (5.02%) CCNP
8 25 (3.39%) CCVP
9 19 (2.58%) MCSA
10 18 (2.44%) CCIE
11 17 (2.31%) CCNA
12 16 (2.17%) CCNP Voice
12 16 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 14 (1.90%) Computer Science Degree
14 12 (1.63%) CCDE
15 9 (1.22%) MCITP
16 6 (0.81%) SANS
17 5 (0.68%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 4 (0.54%) PMI Certification
18 4 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (4.61%) SLA
2 10 (1.36%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 8 (1.09%) PMO
4 7 (0.95%) GDPR
5 3 (0.41%) QA
6 2 (0.27%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.14%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 392 (53.19%) Active Directory
2 121 (16.42%) XenApp
3 111 (15.06%) XenDesktop
4 75 (10.18%) VMware Infrastructure
5 58 (7.87%) Hyper-V
6 21 (2.85%) vSphere
7 16 (2.17%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (0.95%) Firmware
9 6 (0.81%) Microsoft App-V
10 5 (0.68%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.68%) DFS Replication
10 5 (0.68%) Docker
10 5 (0.68%) XenServer
11 3 (0.41%) Virtual Desktop
11 3 (0.41%) Virtual Servers
11 3 (0.41%) VMware Server
12 2 (0.27%) Terminal Server
12 2 (0.27%) Terminal Services
12 2 (0.27%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 171 (23.20%) SCCM
2 136 (18.45%) AirWatch
3 26 (3.53%) Cisco CUCM
4 25 (3.39%) Cisco UCCX
5 24 (3.26%) Cisco UCCE
5 24 (3.26%) SCOM
6 15 (2.04%) Microsoft Intune
7 13 (1.76%) WSUS
8 11 (1.49%) SCOrch
9 7 (0.95%) FortiGate
10 6 (0.81%) Nagios
11 4 (0.54%) Backup Exec
11 4 (0.54%) Jamf Pro
12 3 (0.41%) SolarWinds Orion
12 3 (0.41%) WMI
12 3 (0.41%) XenMobile
13 2 (0.27%) HP Data Protector
13 2 (0.27%) Norton AntiVirus
14 1 (0.14%) Ansible
14 1 (0.14%) ServiceCenter
Vendors
1 429 (58.21%) Microsoft
2 220 (29.85%) VMware
3 209 (28.36%) Citrix
4 188 (25.51%) Cisco
5 107 (14.52%) Apple
6 97 (13.16%) AppSense
6 97 (13.16%) ServiceNow
7 91 (12.35%) McAfee
8 59 (8.01%) Avaya
9 39 (5.29%) Remedy
10 36 (4.88%) iManage
11 31 (4.21%) Veeam
12 29 (3.93%) Polycom
13 24 (3.26%) Adobe
14 21 (2.85%) HP
15 19 (2.58%) Dell
16 16 (2.17%) CheckPoint
17 15 (2.04%) Meraki
17 15 (2.04%) Palo Alto
18 14 (1.90%) Sophos