Period
to 13 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 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 13 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
South East > Berkshire
6 months to
13 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 126 186 213
Rank change year-on-year +60 +27 -5
Permanent jobs citing Skype 30 51 63
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Berkshire 1.11% 0.86% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.99% 5.10% 4.56%
Number of salaries quoted 31 55 52
Median annual salary £37,000 £41,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.76% -13.68% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £32,500 £26,325
90th Percentile £61,250 £65,000 £73,625
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year - +9.89% +7.06%

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 Berkshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Berkshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 501 1,000 1,383
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 18.51% 16.95% 20.04%
Number of salaries quoted 345 757 1,014
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £27,000 £26,250 £27,150
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,500 £72,000
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +5.88%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Berkshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Berkshire

Skype
Salary Trend in Berkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Skype in Berkshire

Skype
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in Berkshire over the 6 months to 13 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in Berkshire

Skype
Job Locations in Berkshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Berkshire region over the 6 months to 13 July 2020. 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
Reading +47 17 £37,000 -9.76%
Bracknell +13 5 £42,500 -29.17%
Slough +24 4 £42,500 +18.06% 1
Wokingham - 1 £62,500 -
Skype
South East

For the 6 months to 13 July 2020, 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 Berkshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 21 (70.00%) Azure
3 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
4 18 (60.00%) Windows
4 18 (60.00%) AWS
5 16 (53.33%) Linux
6 14 (46.67%) Python
6 14 (46.67%) Office 365
7 13 (43.33%) Degree
8 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
8 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
8 12 (40.00%) Android
8 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
8 12 (40.00%) Google
8 12 (40.00%) OOP
8 12 (40.00%) WebRTC
8 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
8 12 (40.00%) High Availability
8 12 (40.00%) GCP
9 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
9 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
9 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
9 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
9 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
10 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (26.67%) LAN
10 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
11 7 (23.33%) Web Development
11 7 (23.33%) C#

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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 9 (30.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
5 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (6.67%) Oracle Spatial
Applications
1 5 (16.67%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 21 (70.00%) Azure
2 18 (60.00%) AWS
3 14 (46.67%) Office 365
4 12 (40.00%) GCP
5 9 (30.00%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (6.67%) Dropbox
6 2 (6.67%) GitHub
6 2 (6.67%) Mimecast
6 2 (6.67%) OneDrive
7 1 (3.33%) Azure Active Directory
7 1 (3.33%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (26.67%) LAN
2 7 (23.33%) H.323
3 6 (20.00%) WAN
3 6 (20.00%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (13.33%) Firewall
4 4 (13.33%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.67%) DHCP
5 2 (6.67%) DNS
5 2 (6.67%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
6 1 (3.33%) FTP
6 1 (3.33%) HTTP
6 1 (3.33%) Remote Desktop
6 1 (3.33%) SSH
6 1 (3.33%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.33%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (16.67%) Data Mining
2 4 (13.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (10.00%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (6.67%) Crystal Reports
4 2 (6.67%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (3.33%) Power BI
5 1 (3.33%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 2 (6.67%) Bitbucket
2 1 (3.33%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.33%) Selenium
General
1 5 (16.67%) Finance
1 5 (16.67%) Norwegian Language
2 2 (6.67%) Legal
3 1 (3.33%) German Language
Job Titles
1 12 (40.00%) Graduate
2 10 (33.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Support Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Development Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Graduate Development Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Graduate Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.00%) Junior
4 3 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Development Engineer
4 3 (10.00%) Test Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Python Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Python Software Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Senior Technical Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (40.00%) WebRTC
2 9 (30.00%) AngularJS
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) HTML5
4 5 (16.67%) React
5 2 (6.67%) .NET
5 2 (6.67%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) Django
5 2 (6.67%) Flask
6 1 (3.33%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 12 (40.00%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (13.33%) Mobile App
2 4 (13.33%) Public Cloud
3 3 (10.00%) Management Information System
4 2 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.67%) Digital Media
4 2 (6.67%) PMI
5 1 (3.33%) Client/Server
5 1 (3.33%) Clustering
5 1 (3.33%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 18 (60.00%) Windows
2 16 (53.33%) Linux
3 12 (40.00%) Android
3 12 (40.00%) Apple iOS
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (20.00%) Windows 7
6 5 (16.67%) Windows 10
7 4 (13.33%) Unix
8 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (3.33%) Debian
9 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2016
9 1 (3.33%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (63.33%) Computer Science
2 12 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
2 12 (40.00%) High Availability
2 12 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 12 (40.00%) OOP
2 12 (40.00%) Test Automation
3 8 (26.67%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (26.67%) Software Engineering
4 7 (23.33%) OO
4 7 (23.33%) Web Development
5 6 (20.00%) Cybersecurity
6 5 (16.67%) Infrastructure Automation
6 5 (16.67%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (16.67%) SDET
6 5 (16.67%) TDD
6 5 (16.67%) Visualisation
7 4 (13.33%) B2B
7 4 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (10.00%) Project Delivery
Programming Languages
1 14 (46.67%) Python
2 9 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 7 (23.33%) C#
3 7 (23.33%) TypeScript
4 5 (16.67%) C
5 3 (10.00%) SQL
6 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
7 1 (3.33%) C++
7 1 (3.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Degree
2 9 (30.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.67%) PMI Certification
5 1 (3.33%) MCSA
5 1 (3.33%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.33%) GDPR
1 1 (3.33%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 7 (23.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (16.67%) Docker
2 5 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
4 3 (10.00%) Virtual Machines
5 2 (6.67%) XenApp
6 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
6 1 (3.33%) Postfix
6 1 (3.33%) Terminal Server
6 1 (3.33%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.33%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 6 (20.00%) SCCM
2 4 (13.33%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 12 (40.00%) Google
3 6 (20.00%) VMware
4 4 (13.33%) Cisco
4 4 (13.33%) Red Hat
5 3 (10.00%) Dell
5 3 (10.00%) Sophos
6 2 (6.67%) Citrix
6 2 (6.67%) HP
6 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 2 (6.67%) Oracle
7 1 (3.33%) CA
7 1 (3.33%) ESET
7 1 (3.33%) Webroot
7 1 (3.33%) Zscaler