The table below looks at the statistics for Skype skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Skype over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
20 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Microsoft Skype
UK
Rank 403 662 890
Rank change year-on-year
+259 +228
Permanent jobs citing Skype 578 298 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.68% 0.30% 0.068%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.21% 1.73% 0.38%
Number of salaries quoted 455 271 63
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £64,500 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £40,000 £36,250
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +10.34%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Communications & Networking Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
13745 17272 19407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.22% 17.13% 18.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11224 14369 15708
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-5.88% +6.25%

Skype
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

Skype Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Skype
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype within the UK.

Skype Salary Trend in the UK

Skype
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Skype over the 3 months to 20 February 2017 within the UK.

Skype Salary Histogram in the UK

Skype
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the UK over the 3 months to 20 February 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +244 545 £45,000 +5.88% 387
London +201 256 £47,500 +5.55% 31
South East +96 99 £55,000 +15.78% 102
East of England +44 43 £50,000 +25.00% 43
Berkshire +51 40 £58,750 +59.86% 10
City of London +67 38 £55,000 +37.50% 6
West Midlands +45 36 £45,000 -5.26% 38
North West +11 35 £42,500 +6.25% 50
East Midlands +13 30 £43,596 -0.54% 28
Manchester -9 28 £44,625 +0.28% 15
South West +19 26 £41,250 +35.24% 47
Oxfordshire +34 25 £65,000 +36.84% 9
Hertfordshire +33 24 £50,000 +12.35% 10
Wales +16 16 £45,000 +36.36% 23
Northamptonshire +21 14 £39,490 +2.57% 5
Birmingham +16 14 £52,500 +10.52% 3
Reading +37 13 £57,500 +56.46% 2
Oxford +19 12 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Sussex +13 12 £47,500 +72.72% 12
Bristol 0 12 £50,000 +112.76% 6
North East - 12 £32,500 - 12
Scotland +33 11 £49,000 - 34
Northampton +19 11 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Derbyshire +12 11 £47,500 +2.70% 6
Worthing - 11 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +51 10 £26,750 -10.83% 16
Mid Wales - 10 £37,500 - 3
Cornwall - 10 £37,500 - 8
New Quay - 10 £37,500 - 1
Ceredigion - 10 £37,500 - 2

Skype
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 February 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for Skype.

1 816 (80.79%) Skype for Business
2 617 (61.09%) Microsoft
3 518 (51.29%) Windows
4 513 (50.79%) Active Directory
5 431 (42.67%) Office 365
6 310 (30.69%) Windows Server
7 269 (26.63%) MS Exchange
8 255 (25.25%) VMware
9 245 (24.26%) ITIL
10 222 (21.98%) SharePoint
11 207 (20.50%) Cisco
12 197 (19.50%) MS Excel
13 187 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
14 182 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
15 181 (17.92%) SCCM
16 172 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
17 171 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
18 164 (16.24%) Hyper-V
19 159 (15.74%) Citrix
20 156 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2013
21 154 (15.25%) Unified Communications
22 141 (13.96%) MS Office
23 135 (13.37%) SQL Server
24 132 (13.07%) Finance
24 132 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
25 125 (12.38%) MCSE
26 120 (11.88%) Windows 7
27 117 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
28 114 (11.29%) DNS
28 114 (11.29%) PowerShell

Skype
Top Related IT Skills 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
1 816 (80.79%) Skype for Business
2 269 (26.63%) MS Exchange
3 222 (21.98%) SharePoint
4 156 (15.45%) Exchange Server 2013
5 92 (9.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 48 (4.75%) SharePoint 2013
7 36 (3.56%) IIS
8 24 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2003
9 18 (1.78%) CMS
10 15 (1.49%) SharePoint 2010
11 8 (0.79%) Apache
11 8 (0.79%) Confluence
11 8 (0.79%) Exchange Server 2007
11 8 (0.79%) Sitecore CMS
12 7 (0.69%) Office Communications Server
12 7 (0.69%) SAS
13 6 (0.59%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
14 5 (0.50%) Tomcat
15 4 (0.40%) Exchange Server 2000
16 3 (0.30%) Umbraco
Applications
1 197 (19.50%) MS Excel
2 141 (13.96%) MS Office
3 26 (2.57%) MS PowerPoint
4 18 (1.78%) MS Visio
5 5 (0.50%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.50%) Final Cut Pro
6 3 (0.30%) MS Project
7 2 (0.20%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 16 (1.58%) Dynamics CRM
2 11 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
3 5 (0.50%) Line 50
3 5 (0.50%) Sage X3
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics GP
4 2 (0.20%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.20%) MetaTrader
4 2 (0.20%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.20%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.099%) Magento
5 1 (0.099%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 431 (42.67%) Office 365
2 187 (18.51%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (6.63%) Amazon AWS
4 45 (4.46%) Azure Active Directory
5 39 (3.86%) OneDrive
6 26 (2.57%) IaaS
6 26 (2.57%) Yammer
7 17 (1.68%) PaaS
8 14 (1.39%) GitHub
9 13 (1.29%) Cloud Computing
10 11 (1.09%) SaaS
11 9 (0.89%) Google Play
12 6 (0.59%) Mimecast
13 5 (0.50%) Google Cloud Platform
14 4 (0.40%) Dropbox
14 4 (0.40%) Google Drive
15 1 (0.099%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 154 (15.25%) Unified Communications
2 114 (11.29%) DNS
3 111 (10.99%) Firewall
4 108 (10.69%) DHCP
5 99 (9.80%) LAN
6 97 (9.60%) VPN
7 95 (9.41%) WAN
8 86 (8.51%) VoIP
9 58 (5.74%) SAN
10 47 (4.65%) Wireless
11 40 (3.96%) TCP/IP
12 35 (3.47%) Internet
13 32 (3.17%) ISDN
14 30 (2.97%) PBX
14 30 (2.97%) VLAN
15 28 (2.77%) NetScaler
16 27 (2.67%) MPLS
17 24 (2.38%) LDAP
18 23 (2.28%) WebEx
19 20 (1.98%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 135 (13.37%) SQL Server
2 29 (2.87%) MySQL
3 23 (2.28%) SQL Server 2008
4 19 (1.88%) SQL Server 2012
5 10 (0.99%) SQL Server 2005
6 8 (0.79%) Data Warehouse
6 8 (0.79%) NoSQL
6 8 (0.79%) Power BI
7 5 (0.50%) ZAP BI
8 4 (0.40%) Big Data
8 4 (0.40%) SQL Server 2014
9 3 (0.30%) phpMyAdmin
10 2 (0.20%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.20%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.20%) MongoDB
10 2 (0.20%) Relational Database
11 1 (0.099%) DB2
11 1 (0.099%) Hadoop
11 1 (0.099%) OLAP
11 1 (0.099%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 22 (2.18%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.68%) JIRA
3 11 (1.09%) Team Foundation Server
4 10 (0.99%) Android Studio
5 8 (0.79%) Gradle
5 8 (0.79%) Visual Studio
6 5 (0.50%) Burp Suite
6 5 (0.50%) Fiddler
7 2 (0.20%) Ant
7 2 (0.20%) JBehave
7 2 (0.20%) JUnit
7 2 (0.20%) Subversion
8 1 (0.099%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.099%) CocoaPods
8 1 (0.099%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.099%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.099%) Maven
8 1 (0.099%) Selenium
8 1 (0.099%) WebDriver
General
1 132 (13.07%) Finance
2 64 (6.34%) Telecoms
3 45 (4.46%) Law
4 25 (2.48%) Legal
5 15 (1.49%) Banking
5 15 (1.49%) Marketing
6 14 (1.39%) Retail
7 13 (1.29%) Back Office
8 12 (1.19%) Billing
9 11 (1.09%) Advertising
10 9 (0.89%) Publishing
11 5 (0.50%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.40%) Games
12 4 (0.40%) Spanish Language
13 3 (0.30%) French Language
13 3 (0.30%) Pharmaceutical
14 2 (0.20%) Financial Institution
14 2 (0.20%) German Language
14 2 (0.20%) Investment Banking
15 1 (0.099%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 116 (11.49%) Analyst
2 108 (10.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 103 (10.20%) Developer
4 101 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 97 (9.60%) Consultant
6 65 (6.44%) IT Support
7 56 (5.54%) 3rd Line Engineer
7 56 (5.54%) Windows Engineer
8 52 (5.15%) Architect
9 49 (4.85%) 3rd Line Support
10 48 (4.75%) 2nd Line Support
11 44 (4.36%) IT Engineer
11 44 (4.36%) Unified Communications Engineer
12 43 (4.26%) Lync Engineer
13 40 (3.96%) Exchange Engineer
14 39 (3.86%) Support Analyst
15 37 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
16 36 (3.56%) IT Support Engineer
17 34 (3.37%) 2nd Line Engineer
17 34 (3.37%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (5.35%) .NET
2 41 (4.06%) HTML
3 37 (3.66%) CSS
4 33 (3.27%) .NET Framework
5 25 (2.48%) XML
6 24 (2.38%) ASP.NET
7 23 (2.28%) jQuery
8 19 (1.88%) AngularJS
9 18 (1.78%) REST
9 18 (1.78%) XMPP
10 17 (1.68%) ASP.NET Web API
10 17 (1.68%) Web Services
11 15 (1.49%) Django
11 15 (1.49%) JSON
11 15 (1.49%) RESTful
12 13 (1.29%) XSLT
13 12 (1.19%) Entity Framework
14 11 (1.09%) HTML5
15 9 (0.89%) J2EE
16 8 (0.79%) Software Packaging
Miscellaneous
1 84 (8.32%) Data Centre
2 83 (8.22%) Analytical Skills
3 79 (7.82%) Video Conferencing
4 50 (4.95%) User Experience
5 47 (4.65%) Management Information System
6 44 (4.36%) PKI
7 42 (4.16%) Computer Science
8 38 (3.76%) Clustering
9 34 (3.37%) Mobile App
10 29 (2.87%) Blackberry
11 26 (2.57%) Virtual Team
12 24 (2.38%) Driving Licence
13 23 (2.28%) Fintech
14 20 (1.98%) Hybrid Cloud
15 18 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
15 18 (1.78%) mHealth
16 17 (1.68%) Client/Server
16 17 (1.68%) iPad
17 16 (1.58%) Algorithms
18 15 (1.49%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 518 (51.29%) Windows
2 310 (30.69%) Windows Server
3 182 (18.02%) Windows Server 2012
4 132 (13.07%) Windows Server 2008
5 120 (11.88%) Windows 7
6 82 (8.12%) Windows 10
7 55 (5.45%) Windows Server 2003
8 54 (5.35%) Windows 8
9 53 (5.25%) Android
10 52 (5.15%) Apple iOS
11 43 (4.26%) Linux
12 15 (1.49%) Unix
13 14 (1.39%) Mac OS
13 14 (1.39%) Mac OS X
14 8 (0.79%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 7 (0.69%) Windows XP
16 5 (0.50%) Windows 2000 Server
17 4 (0.40%) Solaris
17 4 (0.40%) Windows Mobile
17 4 (0.40%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 245 (24.26%) ITIL
2 117 (11.58%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (8.22%) Project Management
4 66 (6.53%) Mentoring
5 65 (6.44%) Service Delivery
6 64 (6.34%) High Availability
7 59 (5.84%) Migration
8 48 (4.75%) Continuous Improvement
9 46 (4.55%) Presales
10 43 (4.26%) Time Management
11 41 (4.06%) Scrum
12 37 (3.66%) Disaster Recovery
12 37 (3.66%) Identity Management
13 32 (3.17%) Incident Management
13 32 (3.17%) TDD
14 31 (3.07%) Android Development
14 31 (3.07%) Problem Management
15 30 (2.97%) CRM
16 29 (2.87%) Change Control
17 28 (2.77%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 114 (11.29%) PowerShell
2 66 (6.53%) SQL
3 52 (5.15%) C#
4 38 (3.76%) Java
4 38 (3.76%) JavaScript
5 28 (2.77%) Objective-C
6 27 (2.67%) Apple Swift
7 20 (1.98%) Python
8 17 (1.68%) PHP
9 13 (1.29%) VBScript
10 11 (1.09%) VB
11 8 (0.79%) TypeScript
12 5 (0.50%) Ruby
13 4 (0.40%) C
13 4 (0.40%) Perl
13 4 (0.40%) Scala
14 3 (0.30%) Erlang
14 3 (0.30%) F#
14 3 (0.30%) Haskell
14 3 (0.30%) PHP 5
Qualifications
1 171 (16.93%) Microsoft Certification
2 125 (12.38%) MCSE
3 90 (8.91%) Cisco Certification
4 73 (7.23%) CCNA
5 69 (6.83%) Degree
6 49 (4.85%) MCSA
7 39 (3.86%) Security Cleared
8 37 (3.66%) CCNP
8 37 (3.66%) MCP
8 37 (3.66%) SC Cleared
9 24 (2.38%) CCIE
9 24 (2.38%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 17 (1.68%) VCP5
11 9 (0.89%) ITIL Certification
11 9 (0.89%) MCITP
12 8 (0.79%) OCMJEA
12 8 (0.79%) Sun Certification
13 7 (0.69%) MOS
13 7 (0.69%) PRINCE2 Certification
14 5 (0.50%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (3.76%) SLA
2 16 (1.58%) QA
3 6 (0.59%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 6 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 14000
4 2 (0.20%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.099%) ISO22301
5 1 (0.099%) PMBOK
System Software
1 513 (50.79%) Active Directory
2 172 (17.03%) VMware Infrastructure
3 164 (16.24%) Hyper-V
4 72 (7.13%) XenApp
5 64 (6.34%) vSphere
6 47 (4.65%) XenDesktop
7 19 (1.88%) BitLocker
7 19 (1.88%) Firmware
8 16 (1.58%) VMware ESX
9 12 (1.19%) Forefront TMG
10 9 (0.89%) VMware ESXi
11 8 (0.79%) VMware Workstation
12 7 (0.69%) Microsoft App-V
12 7 (0.69%) Virtual Servers
12 7 (0.69%) XenServer
13 6 (0.59%) Xen
14 4 (0.40%) ISA Server
14 4 (0.40%) Virtual Machines
15 3 (0.30%) Squid
15 3 (0.30%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 181 (17.92%) SCCM
2 75 (7.43%) SCOM
3 30 (2.97%) WSUS
4 28 (2.77%) Microsoft Intune
5 23 (2.28%) Cisco CUCM
6 17 (1.68%) Microsoft Clustering
7 16 (1.58%) Cisco UCCE
8 10 (0.99%) Backup Exec
8 10 (0.99%) McAfee ePO
9 9 (0.89%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (0.69%) Cisco UCCX
10 7 (0.69%) SCSM
11 6 (0.59%) FortiGate
12 5 (0.50%) AirWatch
12 5 (0.50%) Failover Clustering
12 5 (0.50%) PaperCut
12 5 (0.50%) SCOrch
13 4 (0.40%) DameWare
13 4 (0.40%) HP SIM
13 4 (0.40%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 617 (61.09%) Microsoft
2 255 (25.25%) VMware
3 207 (20.50%) Cisco
4 159 (15.74%) Citrix
5 68 (6.73%) HP
6 56 (5.54%) Avaya
7 47 (4.65%) Polycom
8 39 (3.86%) Sonus
9 30 (2.97%) Dell
9 30 (2.97%) Mitel
10 26 (2.57%) MobileIron
10 26 (2.57%) NetApp
11 24 (2.38%) Symantec
12 22 (2.18%) Google
13 20 (1.98%) Juniper
14 19 (1.88%) Apple
15 15 (1.49%) 3PAR
15 15 (1.49%) EMC
15 15 (1.49%) Red Hat
16 14 (1.39%) iManage
City, London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Bristol, Avon
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Norfolk
North Norfolk District Council
Salary: From £25,951 to £29,323 per annum (with effect of 1st April 2017) plu
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
La Fosse Associates Limited
Salary: benefits package
Posted: 22 hours ago
England
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance, Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Fruition IT Resources Limited
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 20% Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
East Midlands
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £40,000 - 45,750 per year + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Interquest - IQ Public Sector
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Great Benefits + Projects
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £40k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Farnborough
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Sanderson
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Ping IT Recruitment ltd
Salary: £28,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Port Talbot, West Glamorgan
Hemmersbach UK
Salary: From £25,000 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Exceptional Benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
Newark, Nottinghamshire
set2recruit
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum DOE
Posted: 6 days ago
St. Albans, Hertfordshire
Modality Systems
Salary: Excellent
Posted: 10 days ago
Moorgate, London
Q C I C Group
Salary: £18,000 - £20,000 per year
Posted: 13 days ago