Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 390 318 512
Rank change year-on-year -72 +194 +265
Permanent jobs citing Skype 479 782 360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.71% 1.03% 0.47%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.27% 7.18% 3.01%
Number of salaries quoted 423 565 328
London median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.53% -13.64%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,000 £74,050 £71,625
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 9,096 10,898 11,969
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.47% 14.37% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 7,444 8,935 10,242
London median annual salary £55,000 £54,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.38% +3.33% +5.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -8 139 £55,000 +15.79% 20
West London +6 17 £31,000 -34.74% 8
North London +25 15 £42,500 -12.82%
East London +2 7 £55,000 +15.79% 1
South London -9 2 £52,500 -4.55% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 375 (78.29%) Skype for Business
2 289 (60.33%) Windows
3 288 (60.13%) Office 365
4 276 (57.62%) Microsoft
5 239 (49.90%) Active Directory
6 146 (30.48%) Windows Server
7 144 (30.06%) VMware
8 143 (29.85%) MS Exchange
9 133 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
10 107 (22.34%) ITIL
10 107 (22.34%) Finance
11 104 (21.71%) Windows 10
12 101 (21.09%) DNS
13 100 (20.88%) SharePoint
14 98 (20.46%) Microsoft Office
15 96 (20.04%) Cisco
16 90 (18.79%) PowerShell
17 86 (17.95%) Citrix
18 84 (17.54%) SCCM
19 83 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
20 82 (17.12%) Hyper-V
21 78 (16.28%) DHCP
22 75 (15.66%) Firewall
22 75 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
22 75 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
23 73 (15.24%) Windows 7
24 70 (14.61%) VoIP
25 64 (13.36%) Legal
26 60 (12.53%) LAN
27 59 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012

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
1 375 (78.29%) Skype for Business
2 143 (29.85%) MS Exchange
3 100 (20.88%) SharePoint
4 54 (11.27%) Exchange Server 2010
5 41 (8.56%) Exchange Server 2013
6 18 (3.76%) Exchange Server 2003
7 6 (1.25%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 6 (1.25%) Confluence
7 6 (1.25%) IIS
8 5 (1.04%) CMS
8 5 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
9 4 (0.84%) Exchange Server 2007
9 4 (0.84%) WordPress
10 2 (0.42%) Apache
10 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
10 2 (0.42%) MQSeries
10 2 (0.42%) nginx
10 2 (0.42%) SharePoint 2013
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 98 (20.46%) Microsoft Office
2 28 (5.85%) Microsoft Excel
3 13 (2.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (1.67%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.21%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.21%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 16 (3.34%) Dynamics CRM
2 8 (1.67%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (1.04%) Elite 3E
4 2 (0.42%) Eikon
4 2 (0.42%) Maximo
5 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
5 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
5 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
5 1 (0.21%) Lawson
5 1 (0.21%) Magento
5 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
5 1 (0.21%) NetSuite
5 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
5 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
5 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
5 1 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
5 1 (0.21%) Unit4 Business World
Cloud Services
1 288 (60.13%) Office 365
2 133 (27.77%) Microsoft Azure
3 38 (7.93%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (7.52%) Mimecast
5 31 (6.47%) Azure Active Directory
6 23 (4.80%) OneDrive
7 18 (3.76%) IaaS
8 14 (2.92%) Slack
9 10 (2.09%) Yammer
10 8 (1.67%) SaaS
11 7 (1.46%) G Suite
11 7 (1.46%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.46%) PaaS
12 6 (1.25%) GitHub
13 3 (0.63%) Heroku
14 2 (0.42%) Adobe Creative Cloud
14 2 (0.42%) Azure Functions
14 2 (0.42%) Azure Machine Learning
14 2 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
14 2 (0.42%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 101 (21.09%) DNS
2 78 (16.28%) DHCP
3 75 (15.66%) Firewall
4 70 (14.61%) VoIP
5 60 (12.53%) LAN
6 55 (11.48%) TCP/IP
7 51 (10.65%) Unified Communications
7 51 (10.65%) WAN
8 36 (7.52%) VPN
9 35 (7.31%) Wireless
10 34 (7.10%) SAN
11 24 (5.01%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (3.97%) IP Telephony
12 19 (3.97%) MPLS
13 18 (3.76%) Internet
14 17 (3.55%) VLAN
15 14 (2.92%) WebEx
16 10 (2.09%) OSPF
16 10 (2.09%) WLAN
17 9 (1.88%) Cisco IOS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (10.86%) SQL Server
2 13 (2.71%) SQL Server 2016
3 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2005
3 11 (2.30%) SQL Server 2008
4 7 (1.46%) Amazon RDS
4 7 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
5 5 (1.04%) Redis
5 5 (1.04%) SQL Server 2012
6 4 (0.84%) Data Warehouse
7 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
7 3 (0.63%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.42%) MySQL
8 2 (0.42%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.42%) phpMyAdmin
9 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
9 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.21%) FileMaker
9 1 (0.21%) Hazelcast
9 1 (0.21%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 7 (1.46%) Git (software)
1 7 (1.46%) JIRA
2 3 (0.63%) CircleCI
2 3 (0.63%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.42%) AdminStudio
3 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
3 2 (0.42%) Maven
3 2 (0.42%) PyCharm
3 2 (0.42%) Subversion
3 2 (0.42%) TortoiseSVN
4 1 (0.21%) JUnit
4 1 (0.21%) Mockito
4 1 (0.21%) Selenium
4 1 (0.21%) TeamCity
General
1 107 (22.34%) Finance
2 64 (13.36%) Legal
3 57 (11.90%) Law
4 23 (4.80%) Telecoms
5 21 (4.38%) Marketing
6 15 (3.13%) Banking
7 13 (2.71%) Retail
8 9 (1.88%) Advertising
9 6 (1.25%) Games
10 5 (1.04%) Financial Institution
11 4 (0.84%) Publishing
12 3 (0.63%) Billing
13 2 (0.42%) Manufacturing
14 1 (0.21%) Greek Language
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.21%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 88 (18.37%) Analyst
2 62 (12.94%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 53 (11.06%) Support Engineer
4 44 (9.19%) IT Engineer
5 39 (8.14%) Desktop Support
6 31 (6.47%) Windows Engineer
7 30 (6.26%) Exchange Engineer
8 28 (5.85%) Service Analyst
9 27 (5.64%) Consultant
9 27 (5.64%) IT Support
9 27 (5.64%) Service Desk Analyst
10 25 (5.22%) Administrator
10 25 (5.22%) Architect
11 22 (4.59%) Support Analyst
12 21 (4.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
13 20 (4.18%) 2nd Line Support
14 19 (3.97%) IT Manager
14 19 (3.97%) IT Support Engineer
14 19 (3.97%) Systems Engineer
15 18 (3.76%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (1.88%) .NET
2 8 (1.67%) REST
2 8 (1.67%) SOAP
2 8 (1.67%) Visualforce
3 7 (1.46%) XMPP
4 5 (1.04%) ASP.NET
4 5 (1.04%) HTML
5 4 (0.84%) AngularJS
5 4 (0.84%) CSS
6 3 (0.63%) JSON
6 3 (0.63%) LDAP
6 3 (0.63%) Ruby on Rails
7 2 (0.42%) Gearman
7 2 (0.42%) JMS
7 2 (0.42%) jQuery
7 2 (0.42%) SAML
7 2 (0.42%) Spring
7 2 (0.42%) Spring MVC
7 2 (0.42%) Symfony
7 2 (0.42%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 48 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 44 (9.19%) Video Conferencing
3 41 (8.56%) Data Centre
4 21 (4.38%) Management Information System
4 21 (4.38%) PKI
4 21 (4.38%) Self-Motivation
5 17 (3.55%) User Experience
6 14 (2.92%) Hybrid Cloud
7 13 (2.71%) Replication
8 11 (2.30%) Clustering
8 11 (2.30%) Computer Science
8 11 (2.30%) Enterprise Storage
8 11 (2.30%) Fintech
8 11 (2.30%) iPhone
8 11 (2.30%) Public Cloud
9 9 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (1.88%) Virtual Team
10 8 (1.67%) Mobile Computing
11 7 (1.46%) Blackberry
11 7 (1.46%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 289 (60.33%) Windows
2 146 (30.48%) Windows Server
3 104 (21.71%) Windows 10
4 75 (15.66%) Windows Server 2008
5 73 (15.24%) Windows 7
6 59 (12.32%) Windows Server 2012
7 53 (11.06%) Linux
8 23 (4.80%) Android
9 15 (3.13%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.71%) Apple iOS
10 13 (2.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 11 (2.30%) Windows 2000 Server
12 7 (1.46%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.25%) Ubuntu
13 6 (1.25%) Windows Server 2003
14 4 (0.84%) Mac OS
15 3 (0.63%) Unix
16 2 (0.42%) CentOS
16 2 (0.42%) Windows Vista
16 2 (0.42%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (22.34%) ITIL
2 75 (15.66%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 52 (10.86%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (10.86%) Migration
3 52 (10.86%) Problem-Solving
4 38 (7.93%) Service Delivery
5 37 (7.72%) Project Management
6 32 (6.68%) CRM
6 32 (6.68%) Disaster Recovery
7 31 (6.47%) Stakeholder Management
8 30 (6.26%) Service Management
9 24 (5.01%) Mobile Device Management
9 24 (5.01%) Scrum
10 23 (4.80%) Presales
11 22 (4.59%) DevOps
11 22 (4.59%) ITIL V3
12 21 (4.38%) PRINCE2
12 21 (4.38%) Systems Engineering
13 20 (4.18%) Continuous Improvement
13 20 (4.18%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 90 (18.79%) PowerShell
2 51 (10.65%) SQL
3 12 (2.51%) C
4 8 (1.67%) Apex Code
4 8 (1.67%) C#
5 6 (1.25%) JavaScript
6 5 (1.04%) Bash Shell
6 5 (1.04%) Java
6 5 (1.04%) PHP
7 4 (0.84%) Ruby
7 4 (0.84%) VB
8 3 (0.63%) C++
8 3 (0.63%) VBScript
9 2 (0.42%) Java 8
9 2 (0.42%) TypeScript
10 1 (0.21%) ES6
10 1 (0.21%) Python
10 1 (0.21%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 46 (9.60%) Microsoft Certification
2 31 (6.47%) Cisco Certification
3 29 (6.05%) MCSE
4 20 (4.18%) CCNP
4 20 (4.18%) Degree
5 19 (3.97%) CCNA
6 17 (3.55%) MCP
7 14 (2.92%) MCSA
8 10 (2.09%) A+ Certification
9 9 (1.88%) ITIL Certification
9 9 (1.88%) Security Cleared
10 8 (1.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 7 (1.46%) Computer Science Degree
12 5 (1.04%) CCA
12 5 (1.04%) Citrix Certification
12 5 (1.04%) DBS Check
13 4 (0.84%) MCITP
13 4 (0.84%) SC Cleared
14 3 (0.63%) MCTS
14 3 (0.63%) MOS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (4.18%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 19 (3.97%) SLA
3 9 (1.88%) COBIT
3 9 (1.88%) ISO 9001
4 8 (1.67%) Cyber Essentials
4 8 (1.67%) GDPR
5 6 (1.25%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
6 5 (1.04%) QA
7 2 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.42%) PMO
8 1 (0.21%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 239 (49.90%) Active Directory
2 83 (17.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 82 (17.12%) Hyper-V
4 37 (7.72%) VMware ESXi
5 35 (7.31%) XenApp
6 11 (2.30%) Virtual Servers
6 11 (2.30%) XenDesktop
7 9 (1.88%) vSphere
8 8 (1.67%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (1.25%) BitLocker
9 6 (1.25%) Terminal Services
10 5 (1.04%) Docker
10 5 (1.04%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 5 (1.04%) VMware Workstation
11 4 (0.84%) DFS Replication
11 4 (0.84%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.84%) Virtual Desktop
12 2 (0.42%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
13 1 (0.21%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 84 (17.54%) SCCM
2 23 (4.80%) SCOM
3 18 (3.76%) Microsoft Intune
4 16 (3.34%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.46%) Norton AntiVirus
5 7 (1.46%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.25%) Backup Exec
7 5 (1.04%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.84%) Ansible
8 4 (0.84%) Kubernetes
9 3 (0.63%) AirWatch
9 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.63%) WSUS
10 2 (0.42%) FortiGate
10 2 (0.42%) HP Data Protector
10 2 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.42%) Puppet
10 2 (0.42%) SolarWinds Orion
10 2 (0.42%) Terraform
10 2 (0.42%) ThinApp
Vendors
1 276 (57.62%) Microsoft
2 144 (30.06%) VMware
3 96 (20.04%) Cisco
4 86 (17.95%) Citrix
5 26 (5.43%) Google
6 21 (4.38%) Polycom
7 20 (4.18%) iManage
8 19 (3.97%) Veeam
9 17 (3.55%) Avaya
9 17 (3.55%) Dell
10 14 (2.92%) Apple
10 14 (2.92%) Mitel
10 14 (2.92%) SolarWinds
10 14 (2.92%) Sonus
11 12 (2.51%) ServiceNow
12 11 (2.30%) Meraki
12 11 (2.30%) Red Hat
12 11 (2.30%) Symantec
13 10 (2.09%) NetApp
13 10 (2.09%) Salesforce.com