Period
to 23 May 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 23 May 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 366 401 407
Rank change year-on-year +35 +6 +266
Permanent jobs citing Skype 474 516 515
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.81% 0.75% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.35% 5.16% 4.80%
Number of salaries quoted 376 453 412
London median annual salary £47,500 £52,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.52% +10.53% -
10th Percentile £27,250 £31,250 £30,075
90th Percentile £77,500 £72,500 £73,750
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 7,468 9,991 10,729
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 12.82% 14.47% 15.71%
Number of salaries quoted 6,062 8,253 9,013
London median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
10th Percentile £29,750 £31,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £87,500 £85,000 £80,000
England median annual salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.05% +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 23 May 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 23 May 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 +9 130 £45,000 -15.09% 9
West London +20 9 £47,500 -5.00%
South London +9 5 £27,500 -50.00%
East London - 5 £65,000 - 2
North London +14 1 £50,000 - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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.

1 397 (83.76%) Skype for Business
2 312 (65.82%) Office 365
3 292 (61.60%) Microsoft
4 241 (50.84%) Windows
5 212 (44.73%) Active Directory
6 183 (38.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 145 (30.59%) Windows 10
8 134 (28.27%) ITIL
9 120 (25.32%) SharePoint
10 108 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
11 97 (20.46%) MS Exchange
12 89 (18.78%) VMware
13 87 (18.35%) SCCM
14 86 (18.14%) Finance
14 86 (18.14%) Cisco
15 75 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
16 72 (15.19%) DNS
17 70 (14.77%) Migration
18 68 (14.35%) DHCP
19 66 (13.92%) Citrix
20 65 (13.71%) WAN
21 64 (13.50%) Windows Server
22 63 (13.29%) LAN
23 58 (12.24%) Legal
24 56 (11.81%) PowerShell
25 55 (11.60%) Windows 7
26 54 (11.39%) Service Management
26 54 (11.39%) Firewall
27 53 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
28 52 (10.97%) Law

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
1 397 (83.76%) Skype for Business
2 120 (25.32%) SharePoint
3 97 (20.46%) MS Exchange
4 32 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (4.22%) Exchange Server 2013
6 14 (2.95%) Exchange Server 2003
7 12 (2.53%) WordPress
8 6 (1.27%) CMS
9 5 (1.05%) IIS
10 3 (0.63%) IBM Notes
11 1 (0.21%) Exchange Server 2007
11 1 (0.21%) IBM Domino
11 1 (0.21%) Moodle
Applications
1 108 (22.78%) Microsoft Office
2 10 (2.11%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (1.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.42%) Acrobat
4 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.21%) Adobe Captivate
5 1 (0.21%) InVision
5 1 (0.21%) Sketch
Business Applications
1 6 (1.27%) Eikon
2 5 (1.05%) Elite 3E
3 2 (0.42%) Unit4 Business World
4 1 (0.21%) Aareon QL
4 1 (0.21%) Academy Housing
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics GP
4 1 (0.21%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.21%) Lawson
4 1 (0.21%) MIS ActiveH
4 1 (0.21%) Northgate Housing
4 1 (0.21%) OPENHousing
4 1 (0.21%) Oracle Financials
4 1 (0.21%) Orchard Housing
Cloud Services
1 312 (65.82%) Office 365
2 183 (38.61%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (11.18%) Amazon AWS
4 49 (10.34%) OneDrive
5 32 (6.75%) Azure Active Directory
6 27 (5.70%) PaaS
7 19 (4.01%) IaaS
7 19 (4.01%) Yammer
8 15 (3.16%) Mimecast
9 10 (2.11%) OpenShift
10 9 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
11 8 (1.69%) Power Platform
11 8 (1.69%) Slack
12 6 (1.27%) GitHub
12 6 (1.27%) Heroku
12 6 (1.27%) MailChimp
12 6 (1.27%) Mailgun
13 5 (1.05%) SaaS
14 4 (0.84%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.84%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 72 (15.19%) DNS
2 68 (14.35%) DHCP
3 65 (13.71%) WAN
4 63 (13.29%) LAN
5 54 (11.39%) Firewall
6 50 (10.55%) Unified Communications
7 48 (10.13%) VPN
8 45 (9.49%) VoIP
9 44 (9.28%) TCP/IP
10 32 (6.75%) MPLS
11 31 (6.54%) Internet
12 30 (6.33%) Wireless
13 27 (5.70%) Network Security
14 23 (4.85%) SAN
14 23 (4.85%) WLAN
15 13 (2.74%) Wi-Fi
16 12 (2.53%) WebEx
17 11 (2.32%) Cisco IOS
17 11 (2.32%) IP Telephony
17 11 (2.32%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 49 (10.34%) SQL Server
2 8 (1.69%) Power BI
2 8 (1.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 6 (1.27%) NoSQL
3 6 (1.27%) Redis
4 5 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
5 3 (0.63%) Azure SQL Database
5 3 (0.63%) SQL Server 2014
6 2 (0.42%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (0.42%) SQL Server 2016
7 1 (0.21%) Blockchain
7 1 (0.21%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (0.21%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.21%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (1.90%) Git (software)
2 6 (1.27%) webpack
3 4 (0.84%) Jenkins
3 4 (0.84%) JIRA
3 4 (0.84%) Selenium
3 4 (0.84%) Trac
4 2 (0.42%) AdminStudio
4 2 (0.42%) InstallShield
5 1 (0.21%) Axure RP
5 1 (0.21%) Hudson
5 1 (0.21%) MSI
5 1 (0.21%) TestRail
5 1 (0.21%) Visual Studio
5 1 (0.21%) Zephyr
General
1 86 (18.14%) Finance
2 58 (12.24%) Legal
3 52 (10.97%) Law
4 37 (7.81%) Banking
5 26 (5.49%) Telecoms
6 14 (2.95%) Marketing
7 8 (1.69%) Advertising
8 7 (1.48%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.27%) Back Office
9 6 (1.27%) Retail
10 5 (1.05%) Manufacturing
11 4 (0.84%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.21%) Digital Economy
13 1 (0.21%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 89 (18.78%) Analyst
2 82 (17.30%) Consultant
3 50 (10.55%) Architect
4 42 (8.86%) Service Analyst
5 41 (8.65%) IT Analyst
6 36 (7.59%) Service Desk Analyst
7 32 (6.75%) Support Engineer
8 31 (6.54%) IT Support
8 31 (6.54%) Support Analyst
9 29 (6.12%) Desktop Support
10 26 (5.49%) 2nd Line Support
11 24 (5.06%) IT Manager
12 23 (4.85%) Office 365 Consultant
13 22 (4.64%) IT Engineer
13 22 (4.64%) Network Consultant
14 20 (4.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
15 19 (4.01%) Solutions Architect
15 19 (4.01%) Technical Consultant
16 17 (3.59%) Developer
17 16 (3.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (2.32%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 10 (2.11%) HTML
2 10 (2.11%) Software Packaging
3 9 (1.90%) CSS
3 9 (1.90%) JSON
4 8 (1.69%) AngularJS
4 8 (1.69%) React
5 7 (1.48%) Web Services
6 6 (1.27%) .NET
6 6 (1.27%) ASP.NET
6 6 (1.27%) Laravel
6 6 (1.27%) Sass
6 6 (1.27%) XML
7 5 (1.05%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (1.05%) ASP.NET Web API
7 5 (1.05%) jQuery
7 5 (1.05%) REST
7 5 (1.05%) Vue.js
7 5 (1.05%) WSH
7 5 (1.05%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 44 (9.28%) Video Conferencing
2 35 (7.38%) Data Centre
3 30 (6.33%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (5.27%) Management Information System
5 24 (5.06%) Hybrid Cloud
6 23 (4.85%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
7 20 (4.22%) Social Media
7 20 (4.22%) User Experience
8 15 (3.16%) Smartphone
9 14 (2.95%) iPad
9 14 (2.95%) Self-Motivation
10 13 (2.74%) iPhone
11 12 (2.53%) e-Learning
12 10 (2.11%) Virtual Team
13 6 (1.27%) iSeries
13 6 (1.27%) Replication
13 6 (1.27%) Social Network
14 5 (1.05%) Photography
15 4 (0.84%) Blackberry
15 4 (0.84%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 241 (50.84%) Windows
2 145 (30.59%) Windows 10
3 64 (13.50%) Windows Server
4 55 (11.60%) Windows 7
5 38 (8.02%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (5.91%) Windows Server 2012
7 24 (5.06%) Windows 8
8 16 (3.38%) Apple iOS
9 14 (2.95%) Linux
10 12 (2.53%) Android
11 10 (2.11%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.69%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (1.48%) Unix
14 3 (0.63%) Mac OS
14 3 (0.63%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 134 (28.27%) ITIL
2 75 (15.82%) Problem-Solving
3 70 (14.77%) Migration
4 54 (11.39%) Service Management
5 41 (8.65%) Project Management
6 38 (8.02%) Presales
7 31 (6.54%) Agile Software Development
8 29 (6.12%) Service Delivery
9 26 (5.49%) Network Monitoring
10 25 (5.27%) Stakeholder Management
11 24 (5.06%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 24 (5.06%) IT Strategy
12 22 (4.64%) DDoS Mitigation
12 22 (4.64%) Network Design
12 22 (4.64%) Problem Management
13 21 (4.43%) Change Management
13 21 (4.43%) Document Management
13 21 (4.43%) Line Management
14 20 (4.22%) Application Packaging
15 19 (4.01%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 56 (11.81%) PowerShell
2 29 (6.12%) SQL
3 11 (2.32%) JavaScript
4 9 (1.90%) ES6
5 8 (1.69%) Bash Shell
5 8 (1.69%) PHP
6 7 (1.48%) C#
7 6 (1.27%) C
8 5 (1.05%) VBScript
9 3 (0.63%) Python
9 3 (0.63%) VB
10 2 (0.42%) Ruby
11 1 (0.21%) Java
11 1 (0.21%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 38 (8.02%) Degree
2 32 (6.75%) Microsoft Certification
3 30 (6.33%) CCNA
3 30 (6.33%) Cisco Certification
4 27 (5.70%) CCNP
5 20 (4.22%) MCSE
6 19 (4.01%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 18 (3.80%) MCP
8 7 (1.48%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.05%) A+ Certification
9 5 (1.05%) Avaya Certification
10 4 (0.84%) MCSA
11 3 (0.63%) CCA
11 3 (0.63%) Citrix Certification
11 3 (0.63%) MCITP
11 3 (0.63%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 2 (0.42%) CCAA
12 2 (0.42%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (0.42%) MOS
12 2 (0.42%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (2.95%) QA
2 12 (2.53%) SLA
3 8 (1.69%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (1.05%) COBIT
4 5 (1.05%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.42%) GDPR
5 2 (0.42%) PMO
6 1 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 212 (44.73%) Active Directory
2 50 (10.55%) VMware Infrastructure
3 42 (8.86%) Hyper-V
4 36 (7.59%) XenApp
5 22 (4.64%) XenDesktop
6 21 (4.43%) Microsoft App-V
7 16 (3.38%) VMware ESXi
8 13 (2.74%) Docker
8 13 (2.74%) VMware Workstation
9 9 (1.90%) Virtual Machines
10 7 (1.48%) Virtual Servers
11 5 (1.05%) Microsoft Virtual Server
11 5 (1.05%) vSphere
12 4 (0.84%) BitLocker
13 3 (0.63%) Terminal Services
14 2 (0.42%) Firmware
14 2 (0.42%) Virtual Desktop
15 1 (0.21%) vCloud
15 1 (0.21%) VMware NSX
15 1 (0.21%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 87 (18.35%) SCCM
2 36 (7.59%) Microsoft Intune
3 13 (2.74%) Kubernetes
4 9 (1.90%) Cisco UCCX
5 7 (1.48%) AirWatch
5 7 (1.48%) Cisco CUCM
5 7 (1.48%) WSUS
6 6 (1.27%) Cisco UCCE
7 5 (1.05%) Opscode Chef
7 5 (1.05%) Puppet
8 4 (0.84%) FortiGate
8 4 (0.84%) HP Data Protector
8 4 (0.84%) Jamf Pro
8 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
8 4 (0.84%) SCOM
8 4 (0.84%) SCVMM
8 4 (0.84%) Single Sign-On
8 4 (0.84%) Terraform
9 3 (0.63%) NetBackup
9 3 (0.63%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 292 (61.60%) Microsoft
2 89 (18.78%) VMware
3 86 (18.14%) Cisco
4 66 (13.92%) Citrix
5 43 (9.07%) Avaya
6 34 (7.17%) Apple
7 26 (5.49%) HP
8 21 (4.43%) iManage
9 13 (2.74%) Dell
10 11 (2.32%) CommVault
10 11 (2.32%) Mitel
11 10 (2.11%) Veeam
12 9 (1.90%) Adobe
12 9 (1.90%) Bloomberg
12 9 (1.90%) Google
12 9 (1.90%) Meraki
12 9 (1.90%) Polycom
12 9 (1.90%) Reuters
12 9 (1.90%) SolarWinds
13 8 (1.69%) Oracle