Period
to 18 January 2019

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 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 407 349 459
Rank change year-on-year -58 +110 +286
Permanent jobs citing Skype 427 634 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.68% 0.90% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.11% 6.36% 3.67%
Number of salaries quoted 379 516 369
London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +10.53% -5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £31,375 £28,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £72,100
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 8,351 9,968 11,143
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.27% 14.18% 15.73%
Number of salaries quoted 6,786 8,337 9,490
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.85% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £80,500
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 January 2019.

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 January 2019. 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 -11 96 £55,000 +15.79% 12
West London +23 17 £26,875 -45.33% 10
North London +25 10 £42,500 +70.00% 2
East London +24 9 £55,000 -8.33% 2
South London -14 6 £41,250 -25.00% 3
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, 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.

1 333 (77.99%) Skype for Business
2 265 (62.06%) Office 365
3 248 (58.08%) Windows
4 245 (57.38%) Microsoft
5 196 (45.90%) Active Directory
6 122 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
7 116 (27.17%) Windows 10
8 105 (24.59%) MS Exchange
9 102 (23.89%) Windows Server
10 101 (23.65%) Microsoft Office
11 98 (22.95%) ITIL
12 96 (22.48%) VMware
13 94 (22.01%) SharePoint
14 86 (20.14%) Finance
15 80 (18.74%) DNS
16 75 (17.56%) Legal
17 74 (17.33%) Cisco
18 71 (16.63%) VoIP
18 71 (16.63%) Hyper-V
19 70 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
20 68 (15.93%) SCCM
20 68 (15.93%) Citrix
21 66 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
22 63 (14.75%) Windows 7
22 63 (14.75%) DHCP
23 58 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
23 58 (13.58%) PowerShell
24 56 (13.11%) Firewall
24 56 (13.11%) Law
25 55 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 333 (77.99%) Skype for Business
2 105 (24.59%) MS Exchange
3 94 (22.01%) SharePoint
4 43 (10.07%) Exchange Server 2010
5 25 (5.85%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2003
7 9 (2.11%) WordPress
8 7 (1.64%) IIS
9 5 (1.17%) CMS
10 4 (0.94%) SharePoint Server
11 3 (0.70%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 3 (0.70%) Confluence
11 3 (0.70%) Exchange Server 2007
12 2 (0.47%) Apache
12 2 (0.47%) IBM Notes
12 2 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 2 (0.47%) nginx
13 1 (0.23%) IBM Domino
Applications
1 101 (23.65%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (6.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 10 (2.34%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.41%) MS Visio
5 2 (0.47%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.23%) Adobe Captivate
6 1 (0.23%) Camtasia
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 12 (2.81%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (1.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 2 (0.47%) Aareon QL
3 2 (0.47%) Academy Housing
3 2 (0.47%) Dynamics GP
3 2 (0.47%) Lawson
3 2 (0.47%) Maximo
3 2 (0.47%) MIS ActiveH
3 2 (0.47%) Northgate Housing
3 2 (0.47%) OPENHousing
3 2 (0.47%) Oracle Financials
3 2 (0.47%) Orchard Housing
3 2 (0.47%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.23%) Elite 3E
4 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 265 (62.06%) Office 365
2 122 (28.57%) Microsoft Azure
3 27 (6.32%) Azure Active Directory
4 24 (5.62%) OneDrive
5 19 (4.45%) Mimecast
6 18 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
7 15 (3.51%) IaaS
8 13 (3.04%) PaaS
9 11 (2.58%) SaaS
10 10 (2.34%) Yammer
11 7 (1.64%) Google Cloud Platform
11 7 (1.64%) Slack
12 6 (1.41%) Cloud Computing
13 5 (1.17%) G Suite
14 4 (0.94%) GitHub
15 3 (0.70%) Heroku
16 2 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 1 (0.23%) Azure Functions
17 1 (0.23%) Azure Machine Learning
17 1 (0.23%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 80 (18.74%) DNS
2 71 (16.63%) VoIP
3 63 (14.75%) DHCP
4 56 (13.11%) Firewall
5 52 (12.18%) TCP/IP
6 47 (11.01%) LAN
7 40 (9.37%) Unified Communications
8 30 (7.03%) WAN
9 29 (6.79%) Wireless
10 24 (5.62%) SAN
11 22 (5.15%) VLAN
12 21 (4.92%) VPN
13 17 (3.98%) Internet
13 17 (3.98%) MPLS
14 14 (3.28%) Wi-Fi
15 13 (3.04%) IP Telephony
16 10 (2.34%) WebEx
17 9 (2.11%) Cisco IOS
18 8 (1.87%) OSPF
19 7 (1.64%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.37%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.87%) SQL Server 2008
3 6 (1.41%) Amazon RDS
3 6 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
4 4 (0.94%) Redis
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2005
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (0.94%) SQL Server 2016
5 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
5 2 (0.47%) Crystal Reports
5 2 (0.47%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.47%) MySQL
5 2 (0.47%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.47%) phpMyAdmin
6 1 (0.23%) Azure SQL Database
6 1 (0.23%) Hazelcast
6 1 (0.23%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 5 (1.17%) Git (software)
1 5 (1.17%) Selenium
1 5 (1.17%) Trac
2 4 (0.94%) JIRA
3 3 (0.70%) CircleCI
4 2 (0.47%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.47%) InstallShield
4 2 (0.47%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.47%) Maven
4 2 (0.47%) Subversion
4 2 (0.47%) TortoiseSVN
5 1 (0.23%) JUnit
5 1 (0.23%) Mockito
General
1 86 (20.14%) Finance
2 75 (17.56%) Legal
3 56 (13.11%) Law
4 22 (5.15%) Telecoms
5 19 (4.45%) Banking
6 18 (4.22%) Marketing
7 17 (3.98%) Retail
8 8 (1.87%) Advertising
9 6 (1.41%) Games
10 5 (1.17%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.70%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.70%) Publishing
12 1 (0.23%) Billing
12 1 (0.23%) Electronics
12 1 (0.23%) Greek Language
12 1 (0.23%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.23%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (17.10%) Analyst
2 49 (11.48%) Support Engineer
3 47 (11.01%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 42 (9.84%) Service Analyst
5 41 (9.60%) Service Desk Analyst
6 37 (8.67%) IT Engineer
7 31 (7.26%) Desktop Support
8 30 (7.03%) IT Analyst
8 30 (7.03%) IT Manager
9 29 (6.79%) Consultant
9 29 (6.79%) IT Support
10 27 (6.32%) Exchange Engineer
11 25 (5.85%) 2nd Line Support
12 23 (5.39%) Architect
13 22 (5.15%) Unified Communications Engineer
14 20 (4.68%) 2nd Line Engineer
15 19 (4.45%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
16 18 (4.22%) IT Support Engineer
17 17 (3.98%) Support Analyst
18 16 (3.75%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (2.34%) .NET
2 6 (1.41%) ASP.NET
2 6 (1.41%) XMPP
3 5 (1.17%) REST
4 4 (0.94%) jQuery
4 4 (0.94%) WSH
5 3 (0.70%) AngularJS
5 3 (0.70%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (0.70%) CSS
5 3 (0.70%) HTML
5 3 (0.70%) React
5 3 (0.70%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (0.70%) SOAP
5 3 (0.70%) Twitter Bootstrap
5 3 (0.70%) Visualforce
6 2 (0.47%) 802.1X
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Camel
6 2 (0.47%) Gearman
6 2 (0.47%) Sidekiq
6 2 (0.47%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 47 (11.01%) Analytical Skills
2 28 (6.56%) Management Information System
3 27 (6.32%) Data Centre
4 26 (6.09%) Hybrid Cloud
4 26 (6.09%) Video Conferencing
5 19 (4.45%) PKI
6 18 (4.22%) User Experience
7 15 (3.51%) Replication
8 14 (3.28%) e-Learning
8 14 (3.28%) Self-Motivation
8 14 (3.28%) Smartphone
9 9 (2.11%) Clustering
9 9 (2.11%) iPhone
10 8 (1.87%) Mobile Computing
10 8 (1.87%) Public Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Handset
11 6 (1.41%) Private Cloud
11 6 (1.41%) Virtual Team
12 5 (1.17%) Driving Licence
12 5 (1.17%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 248 (58.08%) Windows
2 116 (27.17%) Windows 10
3 102 (23.89%) Windows Server
4 66 (15.46%) Windows Server 2008
5 63 (14.75%) Windows 7
6 46 (10.77%) Windows Server 2012
7 28 (6.56%) Linux
8 22 (5.15%) Android
9 12 (2.81%) Mac OS X
9 12 (2.81%) Windows 8
10 10 (2.34%) Windows Server 2003
11 9 (2.11%) Apple iOS
12 7 (1.64%) Unix
13 4 (0.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 4 (0.94%) Windows 2000 Server
14 3 (0.70%) Ubuntu
15 2 (0.47%) CentOS
15 2 (0.47%) Windows Vista
15 2 (0.47%) Windows XP
16 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (22.95%) ITIL
2 70 (16.39%) Problem-Solving
3 55 (12.88%) Infrastructure Engineering
4 47 (11.01%) Agile Software Development
5 43 (10.07%) Stakeholder Management
6 40 (9.37%) Migration
7 33 (7.73%) Service Delivery
8 32 (7.49%) CRM
9 26 (6.09%) Presales
9 26 (6.09%) Scrum
9 26 (6.09%) Service Management
10 25 (5.85%) Disaster Recovery
10 25 (5.85%) Project Management
11 24 (5.62%) Document Management
12 21 (4.92%) ITIL V3
13 20 (4.68%) DevOps
14 19 (4.45%) PRINCE2
14 19 (4.45%) Time Management
15 17 (3.98%) Continuous Improvement
15 17 (3.98%) IT Strategy
Programming Languages
1 58 (13.58%) PowerShell
2 46 (10.77%) SQL
3 10 (2.34%) C#
4 9 (2.11%) C
5 8 (1.87%) Bash Shell
6 7 (1.64%) JavaScript
7 4 (0.94%) Java
7 4 (0.94%) Ruby
7 4 (0.94%) VB
7 4 (0.94%) VBScript
8 3 (0.70%) Apex Code
8 3 (0.70%) C++
8 3 (0.70%) PHP
9 2 (0.47%) Java 8
10 1 (0.23%) ES6
10 1 (0.23%) Python
10 1 (0.23%) T-SQL
10 1 (0.23%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (8.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 29 (6.79%) Cisco Certification
3 26 (6.09%) MCSE
4 22 (5.15%) CCNP
5 19 (4.45%) CCNA
5 19 (4.45%) Degree
6 14 (3.28%) MCP
7 9 (2.11%) Security Cleared
8 8 (1.87%) MCSA
9 7 (1.64%) A+ Certification
10 6 (1.41%) ITIL Certification
10 6 (1.41%) MCITP
11 5 (1.17%) CCA
11 5 (1.17%) Citrix Certification
12 4 (0.94%) Avaya Certification
12 4 (0.94%) CCAA
12 4 (0.94%) Computer Science Degree
12 4 (0.94%) SC Cleared
12 4 (0.94%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
13 3 (0.70%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (3.98%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 17 (3.98%) SLA
2 14 (3.28%) COBIT
2 14 (3.28%) ISO 9001
3 6 (1.41%) QA
4 5 (1.17%) GDPR
5 4 (0.94%) PMO
6 1 (0.23%) Cyber Essentials
System Software
1 196 (45.90%) Active Directory
2 71 (16.63%) Hyper-V
3 58 (13.58%) VMware Infrastructure
4 27 (6.32%) XenApp
5 14 (3.28%) Virtual Servers
5 14 (3.28%) VMware ESXi
6 13 (3.04%) Virtual Machines
7 9 (2.11%) Terminal Services
7 9 (2.11%) VMware Workstation
8 8 (1.87%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (1.64%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 6 (1.41%) vSphere
10 6 (1.41%) XenDesktop
11 4 (0.94%) BitLocker
12 3 (0.70%) Docker
12 3 (0.70%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.47%) VirtualBox
14 1 (0.23%) DFS Replication
14 1 (0.23%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 68 (15.93%) SCCM
2 22 (5.15%) SCOM
3 18 (4.22%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (1.87%) SCVMM
5 7 (1.64%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
6 4 (0.94%) Ansible
6 4 (0.94%) Backup Exec
7 3 (0.70%) Kubernetes
7 3 (0.70%) Norton AntiVirus
7 3 (0.70%) WSUS
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCE
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco UCCX
8 2 (0.47%) Jamf Pro
8 2 (0.47%) MaaS360
8 2 (0.47%) NetBackup
8 2 (0.47%) SolarWinds Orion
8 2 (0.47%) ThinApp
9 1 (0.23%) HP Data Protector
9 1 (0.23%) Nagios
Vendors
1 245 (57.38%) Microsoft
2 96 (22.48%) VMware
3 74 (17.33%) Cisco
4 68 (15.93%) Citrix
5 36 (8.43%) Avaya
6 32 (7.49%) iManage
7 27 (6.32%) Google
8 15 (3.51%) Veeam
9 13 (3.04%) Polycom
9 13 (3.04%) Sage
10 12 (2.81%) Adobe
10 12 (2.81%) Meraki
10 12 (2.81%) Mitel
11 10 (2.34%) HP
11 10 (2.34%) Nortel
11 10 (2.34%) SolarWinds
11 10 (2.34%) Symantec
12 9 (2.11%) Apple
12 9 (2.11%) Dell
12 9 (2.11%) Wyse