Period
to 22 May 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 22 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
22 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 397 403 689
Rank change year-on-year +6 +286 +145
Permanent jobs citing Skype 517 512 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.75% 0.75% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 4.77% 1.63%
Number of salaries quoted 454 409 183
London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% - +6.74%
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £28,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £73,750 £71,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +12.50%

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 9,963 10,725 12,940
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.46% 15.72% 15.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8,231 9,008 11,033
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £31,000 £30,000 £29,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +26 149 £52,500 -4.55% 19
West London +4 19 £50,000 +11.11% 4
South London -2 9 £55,000 -
North London -18 1 £50,000 +53.85% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

1 427 (82.59%) Skype for Business
2 311 (60.15%) Windows
3 282 (54.55%) Office 365
4 274 (53.00%) Microsoft
5 247 (47.78%) Active Directory
6 172 (33.27%) VMware
7 134 (25.92%) MS Exchange
8 132 (25.53%) Windows Server
9 124 (23.98%) Cisco
10 119 (23.02%) Law
10 119 (23.02%) SharePoint
11 118 (22.82%) ITIL
12 112 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
13 111 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
14 107 (20.70%) Microsoft Office
15 100 (19.34%) Citrix
16 95 (18.38%) Windows 10
17 92 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
18 89 (17.21%) PowerShell
19 86 (16.63%) Legal
20 82 (15.86%) SCCM
21 79 (15.28%) Unified Communications
22 74 (14.31%) SAN
22 74 (14.31%) DNS
23 72 (13.93%) SQL
23 72 (13.93%) Finance
23 72 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
23 72 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2013
24 67 (12.96%) Mimecast
24 67 (12.96%) Windows 7

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
1 427 (82.59%) Skype for Business
2 134 (25.92%) MS Exchange
3 119 (23.02%) SharePoint
4 72 (13.93%) Exchange Server 2013
5 59 (11.41%) Exchange Server 2010
6 23 (4.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 9 (1.74%) Confluence
8 8 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2003
9 7 (1.35%) CMS
9 7 (1.35%) SharePoint 2013
10 4 (0.77%) BizTalk Server
10 4 (0.77%) Exchange Server 2007
10 4 (0.77%) IIS
11 3 (0.58%) SharePoint 2010
12 2 (0.39%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 107 (20.70%) Microsoft Office
2 38 (7.35%) Microsoft Excel
3 34 (6.58%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 15 (2.90%) MS Visio
5 13 (2.51%) Adobe Captivate
5 13 (2.51%) Camtasia
6 5 (0.97%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.39%) Acrobat
7 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 19 (3.68%) Elite 3E
2 12 (2.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 12 (2.32%) Remedy ITSM
3 11 (2.13%) Carpe Diem
4 3 (0.58%) Dynamics AX
5 2 (0.39%) NetSuite
6 1 (0.19%) Eikon
6 1 (0.19%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 282 (54.55%) Office 365
2 111 (21.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (12.96%) Mimecast
4 43 (8.32%) OneDrive
5 39 (7.54%) Amazon AWS
6 19 (3.68%) Azure Active Directory
6 19 (3.68%) IaaS
7 15 (2.90%) Slack
8 14 (2.71%) Yammer
9 11 (2.13%) PaaS
10 9 (1.74%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 8 (1.55%) SaaS
12 7 (1.35%) Dynamics 365
13 5 (0.97%) GitHub
14 4 (0.77%) Heroku
15 3 (0.58%) Cloud Computing
15 3 (0.58%) G Suite
16 2 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
17 1 (0.19%) Amazon S3
17 1 (0.19%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 79 (15.28%) Unified Communications
2 74 (14.31%) DNS
2 74 (14.31%) SAN
3 61 (11.80%) WAN
4 60 (11.61%) LAN
5 59 (11.41%) VPN
6 58 (11.22%) DHCP
6 58 (11.22%) Firewall
7 44 (8.51%) VoIP
8 41 (7.93%) TCP/IP
9 27 (5.22%) WebEx
10 24 (4.64%) VLAN
11 21 (4.06%) Wi-Fi
12 19 (3.68%) NAS
13 17 (3.29%) MPLS
13 17 (3.29%) WLAN
14 14 (2.71%) IP Telephony
15 13 (2.51%) Wireless
16 11 (2.13%) NetScaler
17 10 (1.93%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (11.80%) SQL Server
2 11 (2.13%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2008
3 10 (1.93%) SQL Server 2016
4 6 (1.16%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.77%) FileMaker
5 4 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 4 (0.77%) Redis
5 4 (0.77%) Relational Database
5 4 (0.77%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.58%) Power BI
6 3 (0.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.39%) Azure SQL Database
7 2 (0.39%) NoSQL
8 1 (0.19%) Big Data
8 1 (0.19%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 9 (1.74%) JIRA
2 4 (0.77%) CircleCI
2 4 (0.77%) Git (software)
3 3 (0.58%) TeamCity
3 3 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (0.39%) Jenkins
4 2 (0.39%) Selenium
4 2 (0.39%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.19%) GitLab
5 1 (0.19%) Grunt
5 1 (0.19%) gulp
5 1 (0.19%) Jasmine
5 1 (0.19%) Mocha
5 1 (0.19%) Octopus Deploy
5 1 (0.19%) PyCharm
5 1 (0.19%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (0.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (0.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 1 (0.19%) webpack
General
1 119 (23.02%) Law
2 86 (16.63%) Legal
3 72 (13.93%) Finance
4 19 (3.68%) Telecoms
5 11 (2.13%) Advertising
5 11 (2.13%) Banking
5 11 (2.13%) Billing
6 9 (1.74%) Retail
7 6 (1.16%) Marketing
8 3 (0.58%) Publishing
9 1 (0.19%) Back Office
9 1 (0.19%) Games
9 1 (0.19%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 124 (23.98%) Analyst
2 51 (9.86%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 42 (8.12%) Consultant
4 39 (7.54%) Desktop Support
5 36 (6.96%) Support Analyst
6 33 (6.38%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 28 (5.42%) 2nd Line Support
7 28 (5.42%) Support Engineer
8 27 (5.22%) Developer
9 26 (5.03%) Messaging Engineer
9 26 (5.03%) Trainer
10 23 (4.45%) IT Trainer
11 22 (4.26%) Exchange Engineer
11 22 (4.26%) IT Support
11 22 (4.26%) Messaging Analyst
11 22 (4.26%) Windows Engineer
12 18 (3.48%) Desktop Analyst
12 18 (3.48%) Desktop Support Analyst
12 18 (3.48%) Server Analyst
12 18 (3.48%) Windows Server Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (3.09%) .NET
2 12 (2.32%) Ruby on Rails
3 11 (2.13%) LDAP
3 11 (2.13%) React
4 9 (1.74%) REST
5 7 (1.35%) Flash
5 7 (1.35%) Mason
5 7 (1.35%) Middleware
5 7 (1.35%) SOAP
5 7 (1.35%) Visualforce
6 6 (1.16%) HTML
7 5 (0.97%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.97%) Web Services
8 4 (0.77%) XMPP
9 3 (0.58%) ASP.NET
9 3 (0.58%) HTML5
9 3 (0.58%) JSON
10 2 (0.39%) Java EE
10 2 (0.39%) Java SE
10 2 (0.39%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 61 (11.80%) Data Centre
2 45 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (8.70%) Video Conferencing
3 22 (4.26%) Blackberry
3 22 (4.26%) e-Learning
4 20 (3.87%) HP StoreVirtual
5 18 (3.48%) Management Information System
6 17 (3.29%) User Experience
7 16 (3.09%) Mobile Computing
8 13 (2.51%) Learning Management System
9 12 (2.32%) Clustering
9 12 (2.32%) iPhone
10 11 (2.13%) Client/Server
11 10 (1.93%) Fat Client
11 10 (1.93%) iPad
11 10 (1.93%) Thin Client
12 9 (1.74%) Computer Science
12 9 (1.74%) Replication
12 9 (1.74%) Self-Motivation
13 8 (1.55%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 311 (60.15%) Windows
2 132 (25.53%) Windows Server
3 95 (18.38%) Windows 10
4 92 (17.79%) Windows Server 2008
5 72 (13.93%) Windows Server 2012
6 67 (12.96%) Windows 7
7 53 (10.25%) Linux
8 30 (5.80%) Android
9 22 (4.26%) Apple iOS
9 22 (4.26%) Mac OS X
10 13 (2.51%) Windows Phone
11 12 (2.32%) Mac OS
12 9 (1.74%) Unix
13 8 (1.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 7 (1.35%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.77%) Windows 2000 Server
16 3 (0.58%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 2 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
18 1 (0.19%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (22.82%) ITIL
2 54 (10.44%) Problem-Solving
3 47 (9.09%) Migration
4 35 (6.77%) Change Management
4 35 (6.77%) Disaster Recovery
5 34 (6.58%) Project Management
6 32 (6.19%) Mobile Device Management
7 31 (6.00%) Problem Management
8 30 (5.80%) Presales
9 28 (5.42%) Service Management
10 27 (5.22%) ITSM
11 26 (5.03%) Continuous Improvement
11 26 (5.03%) Document Management
12 24 (4.64%) PRINCE2
13 22 (4.26%) Agile Software Development
13 22 (4.26%) Kalman Filter
14 18 (3.48%) Business Continuity
14 18 (3.48%) DevOps
15 17 (3.29%) Incident Management
15 17 (3.29%) ITIL V3
Programming Languages
1 89 (17.21%) PowerShell
2 72 (13.93%) SQL
3 12 (2.32%) C#
3 12 (2.32%) Ruby
4 11 (2.13%) JavaScript
5 8 (1.55%) CoffeeScript
6 7 (1.35%) Apex Code
6 7 (1.35%) C
7 3 (0.58%) Java
7 3 (0.58%) PHP
8 2 (0.39%) Python
8 2 (0.39%) R
9 1 (0.19%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.19%) ES6
9 1 (0.19%) T-SQL
9 1 (0.19%) TypeScript
9 1 (0.19%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 59 (11.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 40 (7.74%) MCSE
3 35 (6.77%) Cisco Certification
4 20 (3.87%) CCNP
4 20 (3.87%) Degree
5 17 (3.29%) MCP
5 17 (3.29%) MCSA
6 15 (2.90%) CCNA
7 12 (2.32%) CCVP
8 10 (1.93%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 10 (1.93%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
9 6 (1.16%) CCIE
9 6 (1.16%) Computer Science Degree
10 5 (0.97%) ITIL Certification
11 4 (0.77%) A+ Certification
11 4 (0.77%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
11 4 (0.77%) Security Cleared
12 3 (0.58%) MCITP
12 3 (0.58%) MOS
12 3 (0.58%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (6.96%) SLA
2 25 (4.84%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 17 (3.29%) PMO
4 15 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials
4 15 (2.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 7 (1.35%) GDPR
6 5 (0.97%) QA
7 4 (0.77%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 20000
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 22301
9 1 (0.19%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 247 (47.78%) Active Directory
2 112 (21.66%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (12.77%) Hyper-V
4 38 (7.35%) XenApp
5 27 (5.22%) VMware ESXi
6 24 (4.64%) vSphere
7 17 (3.29%) DFS Replication
8 15 (2.90%) Virtual Machines
9 12 (2.32%) VMware Server
10 11 (2.13%) Firmware
10 11 (2.13%) XenDesktop
11 8 (1.55%) Microsoft App-V
12 4 (0.77%) Virtual Desktop
12 4 (0.77%) Virtual Servers
13 3 (0.58%) VMware Workstation
14 2 (0.39%) BitLocker
14 2 (0.39%) Microsoft Virtual Server
14 2 (0.39%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.19%) Docker
15 1 (0.19%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 82 (15.86%) SCCM
2 29 (5.61%) Cisco CUCM
3 21 (4.06%) SCOM
4 19 (3.68%) AirWatch
5 12 (2.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 10 (1.93%) Cisco UCCE
6 10 (1.93%) Norton AntiVirus
7 8 (1.55%) Jamf Pro
8 6 (1.16%) Microsoft Intune
8 6 (1.16%) WSUS
9 5 (0.97%) FortiGate
9 5 (0.97%) SCOrch
10 4 (0.77%) Failover Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Ansible
11 3 (0.58%) Microsoft Clustering
11 3 (0.58%) Nagios
11 3 (0.58%) Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.39%) Backup Exec
12 2 (0.39%) Puppet
12 2 (0.39%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 274 (53.00%) Microsoft
2 172 (33.27%) VMware
3 124 (23.98%) Cisco
4 100 (19.34%) Citrix
5 64 (12.38%) HP
6 51 (9.86%) iManage
7 48 (9.28%) Veeam
8 38 (7.35%) Avaya
9 31 (6.00%) Adobe
9 31 (6.00%) Apple
10 29 (5.61%) SolarWinds
11 26 (5.03%) NetApp
12 23 (4.45%) EMC
13 20 (3.87%) Ivanti
14 19 (3.68%) Dell
15 18 (3.48%) Aderant
15 18 (3.48%) CheckPoint
16 14 (2.71%) ServiceNow
17 13 (2.51%) Barracuda Networks
17 13 (2.51%) Symantec