Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 362 432 718
Rank change year-on-year +70 +286 +98
Permanent jobs citing Skype 580 431 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.84% 0.62% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.84% 3.88% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 507 364 156
London median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.53% -5.00% +11.11%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,000 £26,500
90th Percentile £74,550 £70,000 £68,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% 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 9,939 11,095 13,498
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.33% 15.94% 15.76%
Number of salaries quoted 8,351 9,389 11,390
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +10.00% +1.52%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,750 £27,750
90th Percentile £82,500 £81,250 £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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +15 124 £47,500 - 8
South London +3 16 £55,000 - 1
West London +9 13 £50,000 +42.86% 14
East London -2 1 £60,000 +26.32% 2
North London -12 1 £25,000 -23.08%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 484 (83.45%) Skype for Business
2 344 (59.31%) Windows
3 323 (55.69%) Active Directory
4 301 (51.90%) Microsoft
5 263 (45.34%) Office 365
6 181 (31.21%) Cisco
7 169 (29.14%) ITIL
8 164 (28.28%) Unified Communications
9 157 (27.07%) Windows Server
9 157 (27.07%) VMware
10 137 (23.62%) Finance
11 133 (22.93%) MS Exchange
12 132 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
13 127 (21.90%) Citrix
14 117 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
15 116 (20.00%) Law
16 113 (19.48%) SharePoint
17 112 (19.31%) SCCM
18 92 (15.86%) Legal
19 91 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
20 88 (15.17%) Windows 7
21 84 (14.48%) Windows 10
22 82 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
23 80 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
24 72 (12.41%) Mimecast
24 72 (12.41%) VoIP
24 72 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
25 70 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
25 70 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
26 66 (11.38%) Service Management

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
1 484 (83.45%) Skype for Business
2 133 (22.93%) MS Exchange
3 113 (19.48%) SharePoint
4 80 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
5 70 (12.07%) Exchange Server 2010
6 29 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2003
7 28 (4.83%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 21 (3.62%) IIS
9 14 (2.41%) CMS
10 13 (2.24%) Exchange Server 2007
11 11 (1.90%) SharePoint 2013
12 3 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
13 2 (0.34%) Office Communications Server
14 1 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 132 (22.76%) Microsoft Office
2 29 (5.00%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (4.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 7 (1.21%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 2 (0.34%) InCopy
7 2 (0.34%) InDesign
8 1 (0.17%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.17%) Adobe Captivate
8 1 (0.17%) Camtasia
Business Applications
1 24 (4.14%) Elite 3E
2 3 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
3 2 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.17%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 263 (45.34%) Office 365
2 117 (20.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 72 (12.41%) Mimecast
4 47 (8.10%) OneDrive
5 38 (6.55%) Amazon AWS
6 27 (4.66%) IaaS
7 25 (4.31%) Azure Active Directory
8 15 (2.59%) SaaS
9 10 (1.72%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 9 (1.55%) PaaS
11 5 (0.86%) Dynamics 365
11 5 (0.86%) Yammer
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon EC2
12 3 (0.52%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
12 3 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
12 3 (0.52%) CloudFront
12 3 (0.52%) npm
12 3 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 2 (0.34%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 164 (28.28%) Unified Communications
2 72 (12.41%) VoIP
3 63 (10.86%) WAN
4 57 (9.83%) DNS
5 55 (9.48%) LAN
6 53 (9.14%) DHCP
6 53 (9.14%) VPN
7 51 (8.79%) Firewall
8 48 (8.28%) SAN
9 36 (6.21%) MPLS
10 34 (5.86%) Wireless
11 30 (5.17%) TCP/IP
12 25 (4.31%) IPsec
13 21 (3.62%) Cisco IOS
13 21 (3.62%) Telepresence
14 20 (3.45%) BGP
14 20 (3.45%) OSPF
15 17 (2.93%) VLAN
16 16 (2.76%) NAS
17 14 (2.41%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (5.69%) SQL Server
2 10 (1.72%) SQL Server 2016
3 6 (1.03%) Big Data
4 5 (0.86%) NoSQL
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2012
4 5 (0.86%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (0.69%) SQL Server 2005
6 3 (0.52%) Power BI
6 3 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.17%) Azure SQL Database
7 1 (0.17%) Couchbase
7 1 (0.17%) Hazelcast
7 1 (0.17%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.17%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.17%) Redis
Development Applications
1 4 (0.69%) Git (software)
1 4 (0.69%) JIRA
2 3 (0.52%) GitLab
2 3 (0.52%) Grunt
2 3 (0.52%) gulp
2 3 (0.52%) Jasmine
2 3 (0.52%) Mocha
2 3 (0.52%) webpack
3 2 (0.34%) Jenkins
3 2 (0.34%) Selenium
3 2 (0.34%) TeamCity
4 1 (0.17%) CircleCI
4 1 (0.17%) Cucumber
4 1 (0.17%) JUnit
4 1 (0.17%) SoapUI
4 1 (0.17%) Sonatype Nexus
4 1 (0.17%) TestNG
4 1 (0.17%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 1 (0.17%) WebDriver
General
1 137 (23.62%) Finance
2 116 (20.00%) Law
3 92 (15.86%) Legal
4 64 (11.03%) Banking
5 34 (5.86%) Investment Banking
6 33 (5.69%) Retail Banking
7 28 (4.83%) Telecoms
8 19 (3.28%) Multimedia
9 15 (2.59%) Retail
10 13 (2.24%) Publishing
11 11 (1.90%) Marketing
12 10 (1.72%) Advertising
13 9 (1.55%) French Language
14 6 (1.03%) Billing
15 5 (0.86%) Spanish Language
16 4 (0.69%) Dutch Language
16 4 (0.69%) Manufacturing
17 3 (0.52%) Electronics
18 2 (0.34%) Financial Institution
18 2 (0.34%) Games
Job Titles
1 108 (18.62%) Analyst
2 93 (16.03%) Consultant
3 54 (9.31%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 39 (6.72%) Support Engineer
5 36 (6.21%) 2nd Line Support
6 32 (5.52%) Architect
6 32 (5.52%) Exchange Engineer
7 30 (5.17%) IT Support
8 29 (5.00%) Unified Communications Engineer
9 28 (4.83%) Messaging Engineer
9 28 (4.83%) Support Analyst
10 25 (4.31%) Infrastructure Analyst
11 24 (4.14%) Developer
12 23 (3.97%) Desktop Support
13 20 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support
13 20 (3.45%) IT Analyst
13 20 (3.45%) Voice Consultant
14 19 (3.28%) IT Consultant
14 19 (3.28%) Messaging Analyst
14 19 (3.28%) Unified Communications Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (4.14%) XMPP
2 17 (2.93%) React
3 13 (2.24%) Ruby on Rails
4 8 (1.38%) Web Services
5 7 (1.21%) .NET
5 7 (1.21%) LDAP
5 7 (1.21%) Node.js
6 6 (1.03%) CSS
7 5 (0.86%) AngularJS
7 5 (0.86%) REST
7 5 (0.86%) RESTful
7 5 (0.86%) Software Packaging
8 4 (0.69%) CSS3
8 4 (0.69%) HTML
8 4 (0.69%) HTML5
8 4 (0.69%) J2EE
8 4 (0.69%) Java EE
8 4 (0.69%) Java SE
9 3 (0.52%) Express
9 3 (0.52%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 65 (11.21%) Video Conferencing
2 57 (9.83%) Blackberry
3 47 (8.10%) Data Centre
4 46 (7.93%) Analytical Skills
5 26 (4.48%) User Experience
6 21 (3.62%) Clustering
7 20 (3.45%) Mobile Computing
8 18 (3.10%) Replication
9 17 (2.93%) HP StoreVirtual
9 17 (2.93%) iPhone
10 15 (2.59%) Computer Science
10 15 (2.59%) e-Learning
11 14 (2.41%) Public Cloud
12 13 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (2.07%) Fat Client
13 12 (2.07%) Thin Client
14 11 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
14 11 (1.90%) iPad
15 10 (1.72%) Driving Licence
15 10 (1.72%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 344 (59.31%) Windows
2 157 (27.07%) Windows Server
3 91 (15.69%) Windows Server 2008
4 88 (15.17%) Windows 7
5 84 (14.48%) Windows 10
6 70 (12.07%) Windows Server 2012
7 57 (9.83%) Mac OS X
8 54 (9.31%) Android
9 44 (7.59%) Apple iOS
10 33 (5.69%) Linux
11 19 (3.28%) Windows Phone
12 10 (1.72%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (1.38%) Windows 8
14 7 (1.21%) Mac OS
15 5 (0.86%) Windows XP
16 4 (0.69%) Windows 2000 Server
17 3 (0.52%) Solaris
18 2 (0.34%) Unix
19 1 (0.17%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (29.14%) ITIL
2 66 (11.38%) Service Management
3 62 (10.69%) Migration
4 42 (7.24%) Change Management
5 39 (6.72%) Asset Management
5 39 (6.72%) Continuous Improvement
6 37 (6.38%) Presales
7 33 (5.69%) Wealth Management
8 32 (5.52%) Business Continuity
9 31 (5.34%) Problem Management
9 31 (5.34%) Service Delivery
10 29 (5.00%) ITIL V3
10 29 (5.00%) PRINCE2
10 29 (5.00%) Project Management
11 24 (4.14%) Disaster Recovery
12 22 (3.79%) Time Management
13 21 (3.62%) Collaborative Working
14 20 (3.45%) Agile Software Development
15 19 (3.28%) DevOps
16 18 (3.10%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 62 (10.69%) PowerShell
2 53 (9.14%) SQL
3 13 (2.24%) CoffeeScript
3 13 (2.24%) Ruby
4 12 (2.07%) Java
4 12 (2.07%) JavaScript
5 11 (1.90%) C#
6 6 (1.03%) Python
6 6 (1.03%) VBScript
7 5 (0.86%) C
7 5 (0.86%) PHP
8 4 (0.69%) ES6
8 4 (0.69%) R
9 1 (0.17%) Clojure
9 1 (0.17%) Scala
9 1 (0.17%) Tcl
Qualifications
1 72 (12.41%) Microsoft Certification
2 57 (9.83%) Cisco Certification
3 56 (9.66%) MCSE
4 44 (7.59%) CCNP
5 41 (7.07%) Degree
6 32 (5.52%) CCVP
7 21 (3.62%) CCA
7 21 (3.62%) Citrix Certification
7 21 (3.62%) MCSA
8 20 (3.45%) CCIE
9 17 (2.93%) CCNA
9 17 (2.93%) CCNP Voice
10 16 (2.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
11 12 (2.07%) CCDE
12 10 (1.72%) Computer Science Degree
13 5 (0.86%) Security Cleared
14 4 (0.69%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
14 4 (0.69%) MCP
14 4 (0.69%) PMI Certification
15 3 (0.52%) CCIE Collaboration
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (6.03%) SLA
2 13 (2.24%) PMO
3 9 (1.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 6 (1.03%) GDPR
5 4 (0.69%) QA
6 2 (0.34%) Cyber Essentials
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 22301
7 1 (0.17%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.17%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 323 (55.69%) Active Directory
2 82 (14.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 66 (11.38%) Hyper-V
4 48 (8.28%) XenApp
5 33 (5.69%) XenDesktop
6 17 (2.93%) VMware ESXi
7 13 (2.24%) DFS Replication
8 11 (1.90%) Microsoft App-V
9 10 (1.72%) vSphere
10 5 (0.86%) BitLocker
10 5 (0.86%) XenServer
11 4 (0.69%) Firmware
12 3 (0.52%) Terminal Server
12 3 (0.52%) Virtual Servers
12 3 (0.52%) VMware Server
13 2 (0.34%) Virtual Desktop
13 2 (0.34%) Virtual Machines
13 2 (0.34%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.17%) Docker
14 1 (0.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 112 (19.31%) SCCM
2 63 (10.86%) AirWatch
3 35 (6.03%) Cisco CUCM
4 32 (5.52%) Cisco UCCX
5 30 (5.17%) Cisco UCCE
6 29 (5.00%) SCOM
7 14 (2.41%) SCOrch
8 12 (2.07%) Microsoft Intune
9 10 (1.72%) Jamf Pro
9 10 (1.72%) WSUS
10 9 (1.55%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (1.38%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.86%) Nagios
13 3 (0.52%) Ansible
13 3 (0.52%) Backup Exec
14 2 (0.34%) Cisco CME
15 1 (0.17%) Kubernetes
15 1 (0.17%) Opscode Chef
15 1 (0.17%) vCenter Server
15 1 (0.17%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 301 (51.90%) Microsoft
2 181 (31.21%) Cisco
3 157 (27.07%) VMware
4 127 (21.90%) Citrix
5 63 (10.86%) Avaya
6 43 (7.41%) iManage
7 36 (6.21%) Apple
7 36 (6.21%) HP
8 34 (5.86%) Polycom
8 34 (5.86%) Veeam
9 30 (5.17%) Ivanti
10 27 (4.66%) Adobe
11 26 (4.48%) ServiceNow
12 20 (3.45%) CheckPoint
13 17 (2.93%) McAfee
14 15 (2.59%) NetApp
15 13 (2.24%) DataCore
15 13 (2.24%) MobileIron
15 13 (2.24%) Sophos
16 12 (2.07%) NICE Systems