Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
14 Nov 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 398 323
Rank change year-on-year +89 -75 +193
Permanent jobs citing Skype 543 479 782
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.99% 0.71% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.50% 5.27% 7.18%
Number of salaries quoted 427 423 565
London median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% - +10.53%
10th Percentile £25,000 £30,000 £31,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £71,000 £74,050
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £47,500
% 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 7,241 9,094 10,898
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 13.22% 13.46% 14.37%
Number of salaries quoted 5,959 7,443 8,935
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,250
Median salary % change year-on-year - +1.38% +3.33%
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 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 14 November 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 -13 106 £50,000 -9.09% 15
East London +22 8 £32,420 -41.06% 5
South London +10 8 £37,497 -28.58% 3
West London +10 8 £30,750 -0.81% 6
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 402 (74.03%) Skype for Business
2 368 (67.77%) Office 365
3 321 (59.12%) Microsoft
4 292 (53.78%) Windows
5 266 (48.99%) Active Directory
6 235 (43.28%) Azure
7 154 (28.36%) SCCM
8 153 (28.18%) Windows 10
9 144 (26.52%) SharePoint
10 137 (25.23%) Microsoft Office
11 122 (22.47%) OneDrive
12 117 (21.55%) LAN
13 116 (21.36%) WAN
13 116 (21.36%) Windows Server
14 105 (19.34%) ITIL
15 104 (19.15%) Microsoft Intune
16 103 (18.97%) Citrix
17 100 (18.42%) Firewall
18 98 (18.05%) MS Exchange
19 97 (17.86%) Service Management
20 95 (17.50%) VMware
21 94 (17.31%) Cisco
22 87 (16.02%) PowerShell
23 85 (15.65%) AWS
24 84 (15.47%) DHCP
25 83 (15.29%) VPN
26 82 (15.10%) Microsoft Certification
27 76 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
28 74 (13.63%) DNS
29 73 (13.44%) Video Conferencing

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
1 402 (74.03%) Skype for Business
2 144 (26.52%) SharePoint
3 98 (18.05%) MS Exchange
4 20 (3.68%) Exchange Server 2010
5 14 (2.58%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (2.21%) CMS
7 8 (1.47%) Exchange Server 2007
7 8 (1.47%) IIS
8 7 (1.29%) Confluence
9 5 (0.92%) IBM Notes
10 4 (0.74%) Alfresco
10 4 (0.74%) IBM Domino
10 4 (0.74%) SharePoint 2010
11 1 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
11 1 (0.18%) Moodle
11 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 137 (25.23%) Microsoft Office
2 24 (4.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 23 (4.24%) Microsoft Excel
4 5 (0.92%) Microsoft Project
5 4 (0.74%) MS Visio
6 3 (0.55%) Adobe Captivate
6 3 (0.55%) Camtasia
6 3 (0.55%) Snagit
7 2 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.37%) Chatbot
7 2 (0.37%) InVision
7 2 (0.37%) Sketch
8 1 (0.18%) Adobe XD
Business Applications
1 5 (0.92%) Remedy ITSM
2 2 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.37%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.18%) Eikon
3 1 (0.18%) Eze OMS
3 1 (0.18%) Sentinel
Cloud Services
1 368 (67.77%) Office 365
2 235 (43.28%) Azure
3 122 (22.47%) OneDrive
4 85 (15.65%) AWS
5 76 (14.00%) Azure Active Directory
6 45 (8.29%) Mimecast
7 19 (3.50%) PaaS
8 17 (3.13%) IaaS
8 17 (3.13%) SaaS
9 16 (2.95%) Yammer
10 15 (2.76%) OpenShift
11 7 (1.29%) Slack
12 5 (0.92%) Azure ExpressRoute
13 4 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
13 4 (0.74%) GCP
14 3 (0.55%) Power Platform
15 2 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 2 (0.37%) Boomi
15 2 (0.37%) PowerApps
16 1 (0.18%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 117 (21.55%) LAN
2 116 (21.36%) WAN
3 100 (18.42%) Firewall
4 84 (15.47%) DHCP
5 83 (15.29%) VPN
6 74 (13.63%) DNS
7 64 (11.79%) Internet
8 63 (11.60%) VoIP
9 60 (11.05%) MPLS
9 60 (11.05%) Network Security
10 50 (9.21%) Unified Communications
11 42 (7.73%) WLAN
12 38 (7.00%) Wireless
13 36 (6.63%) TCP/IP
14 29 (5.34%) SAN
15 26 (4.79%) WebEx
16 18 (3.31%) Wi-Fi
17 17 (3.13%) NetScaler
18 16 (2.95%) Cisco ASA
18 16 (2.95%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (8.84%) SQL Server
2 6 (1.10%) Azure SQL Database
3 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2005
3 5 (0.92%) SQL Server 2016
4 2 (0.37%) Amazon RDS
4 2 (0.37%) MongoDB
4 2 (0.37%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.18%) Big Data
5 1 (0.18%) Blockchain
5 1 (0.18%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.18%) EDRMS
5 1 (0.18%) GIS
5 1 (0.18%) Power BI
5 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (1.47%) VSS/SourceSafe
2 7 (1.29%) JIRA
3 4 (0.74%) Git (software)
3 4 (0.74%) Jenkins
4 3 (0.55%) MSI
5 2 (0.37%) JUnit
5 2 (0.37%) Maven
6 1 (0.18%) Axure RP
6 1 (0.18%) Bitbucket
6 1 (0.18%) Selenium
6 1 (0.18%) Visual Studio
General
1 59 (10.87%) Finance
2 33 (6.08%) Law
3 20 (3.68%) Telecoms
4 15 (2.76%) Public Sector
5 14 (2.58%) Marketing
6 13 (2.39%) Back Office
7 8 (1.47%) Legal
7 8 (1.47%) Retail
8 6 (1.10%) Brand Awareness
8 6 (1.10%) Games
9 5 (0.92%) Banking
10 4 (0.74%) Billing
10 4 (0.74%) French Language
11 3 (0.55%) German Language
11 3 (0.55%) Manufacturing
11 3 (0.55%) Publishing
12 2 (0.37%) Front Office
12 2 (0.37%) Pharmaceutical
13 1 (0.18%) Advertising
13 1 (0.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 103 (18.97%) Analyst
2 102 (18.78%) Consultant
3 68 (12.52%) Support Analyst
4 64 (11.79%) IT Support
5 48 (8.84%) Support Engineer
6 43 (7.92%) IT Analyst
7 37 (6.81%) Architect
7 37 (6.81%) Desktop Support
7 37 (6.81%) Network Consultant
8 34 (6.26%) IT Support Analyst
9 33 (6.08%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 30 (5.52%) 2nd Line Support
11 26 (4.79%) Junior
12 21 (3.87%) IT Engineer
12 21 (3.87%) Junior Analyst
12 21 (3.87%) Junior IT Support
12 21 (3.87%) Junior Support Analyst
13 20 (3.68%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
13 20 (3.68%) Technical Engineer
14 19 (3.50%) Desktop Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (1.29%) .NET
2 6 (1.10%) .NET Core
2 6 (1.10%) React
2 6 (1.10%) REST
3 5 (0.92%) AngularJS
3 5 (0.92%) ASP.NET Web API
3 5 (0.92%) Vue.js
4 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET
4 4 (0.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (0.74%) jQuery
4 4 (0.74%) Kafka
4 4 (0.74%) RESTful
5 3 (0.55%) JSON
5 3 (0.55%) Ruby on Rails
6 2 (0.37%) ActiveMQ
6 2 (0.37%) CSS
6 2 (0.37%) HTML
6 2 (0.37%) SAML
6 2 (0.37%) Spring
6 2 (0.37%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 73 (13.44%) Video Conferencing
2 43 (7.92%) Data Centre
3 41 (7.55%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 25 (4.60%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (4.42%) Management Information System
5 24 (4.42%) Self-Motivation
6 22 (4.05%) iPhone
7 21 (3.87%) Smartphone
8 19 (3.50%) iPad
9 16 (2.95%) Blackberry
9 16 (2.95%) User Experience
10 14 (2.58%) BYOD
11 13 (2.39%) Hybrid Cloud
11 13 (2.39%) Mobile Computing
12 10 (1.84%) Social Media
13 7 (1.29%) Replication
14 6 (1.10%) e-Learning
15 5 (0.92%) Fat Client
15 5 (0.92%) Mobile App
15 5 (0.92%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 292 (53.78%) Windows
2 153 (28.18%) Windows 10
3 116 (21.36%) Windows Server
4 71 (13.08%) Windows 7
5 58 (10.68%) Windows Server 2012
6 47 (8.66%) Android
7 35 (6.45%) Windows Server 2008
8 26 (4.79%) Apple iOS
9 21 (3.87%) Linux
10 12 (2.21%) Windows 8
11 9 (1.66%) Windows Server 2003
12 5 (0.92%) Mac OS X
12 5 (0.92%) Windows Vista
13 4 (0.74%) Unix
14 1 (0.18%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (19.34%) ITIL
2 97 (17.86%) Service Management
3 62 (11.42%) Migration
4 53 (9.76%) Presales
5 43 (7.92%) Network Design
6 42 (7.73%) Network Monitoring
7 41 (7.55%) Change Management
8 39 (7.18%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (7.18%) DDoS Mitigation
9 36 (6.63%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (6.45%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 35 (6.45%) Project Management
11 32 (5.89%) Mobile Device Management
12 30 (5.52%) Business Development
13 28 (5.16%) Service Delivery
14 26 (4.79%) Technical Leadership
15 25 (4.60%) Customer Requirements
15 25 (4.60%) TOGAF
16 24 (4.42%) Information Security
16 24 (4.42%) PRINCE2
Programming Languages
1 87 (16.02%) PowerShell
2 36 (6.63%) SQL
3 10 (1.84%) C
4 7 (1.29%) C#
4 7 (1.29%) JavaScript
5 6 (1.10%) Java
5 6 (1.10%) Python
6 5 (0.92%) Bash Shell
7 4 (0.74%) Ruby
8 3 (0.55%) Java 8
8 3 (0.55%) Objective-C
8 3 (0.55%) PHP
9 2 (0.37%) TypeScript
9 2 (0.37%) VBScript
10 1 (0.18%) PHP 7
10 1 (0.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 82 (15.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 69 (12.71%) Degree
3 61 (11.23%) Cisco Certification
4 55 (10.13%) MCSE
5 53 (9.76%) CCNA
6 42 (7.73%) CCNP
7 29 (5.34%) MCSA
8 28 (5.16%) MCP
9 18 (3.31%) MCITP
10 13 (2.39%) MCDST
11 10 (1.84%) Computer Science Degree
12 9 (1.66%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 9 (1.66%) Security Cleared
13 8 (1.47%) CCA
13 8 (1.47%) CCDP
13 8 (1.47%) CCIE
13 8 (1.47%) Citrix Certification
14 6 (1.10%) ITIL Certification
14 6 (1.10%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
15 5 (0.92%) A+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.63%) SLA
2 8 (1.47%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 5 (0.92%) GDPR
4 2 (0.37%) COBIT
4 2 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.18%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 266 (48.99%) Active Directory
2 48 (8.84%) XenDesktop
3 43 (7.92%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (7.92%) XenApp
4 38 (7.00%) Hyper-V
5 21 (3.87%) Docker
6 19 (3.50%) VMware ESXi
7 16 (2.95%) BitLocker
8 5 (0.92%) Firmware
8 5 (0.92%) Virtual Servers
8 5 (0.92%) vSphere
9 4 (0.74%) vCloud
9 4 (0.74%) VMware NSX
10 3 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
11 2 (0.37%) Microsoft App-V
11 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
11 2 (0.37%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.18%) KVM
12 1 (0.18%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.18%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 154 (28.36%) SCCM
2 104 (19.15%) Microsoft Intune
3 26 (4.79%) Kubernetes
4 15 (2.76%) Backup Exec
4 15 (2.76%) Terraform
5 7 (1.29%) Single Sign-On
6 6 (1.10%) AirWatch
7 5 (0.92%) Cisco CUCM
7 5 (0.92%) Norton AntiVirus
7 5 (0.92%) WSUS
8 4 (0.74%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.74%) PaperCut
8 4 (0.74%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 3 (0.55%) Forefront Identity Manager
9 3 (0.55%) FortiGate
9 3 (0.55%) Puppet
9 3 (0.55%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
10 2 (0.37%) Ansible
10 2 (0.37%) Opscode Chef
10 2 (0.37%) SCOM
Vendors
1 321 (59.12%) Microsoft
2 103 (18.97%) Citrix
3 95 (17.50%) VMware
4 94 (17.31%) Cisco
5 42 (7.73%) Polycom
6 35 (6.45%) Apple
7 32 (5.89%) HP
8 24 (4.42%) Avaya
9 23 (4.24%) Dell
10 21 (3.87%) Forcepoint
10 21 (3.87%) Ivanti
10 21 (3.87%) Sophos
11 17 (3.13%) Meraki
12 15 (2.76%) Mitel
12 15 (2.76%) ServiceNow
12 15 (2.76%) Veeam
13 14 (2.58%) Altiris
14 13 (2.39%) Adobe
15 10 (1.84%) CommVault
15 10 (1.84%) ProCurve