Period
to 16 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the East of England 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 16 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > East of England
6 months to
16 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 268 293 319
Rank change year-on-year +25 +26 +45
Permanent jobs citing Skype 73 80 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.63% 0.66% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.53% 3.72% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 37 42 42
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £40,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.41% -2.41% -17.00%
10th Percentile £26,800 £25,000 £26,000
90th Percentile £51,660 £59,250 £63,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 the East of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
East of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 2,067 2,152 2,252
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.97% 17.76% 16.57%
Number of salaries quoted 1,475 1,751 1,867
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the East of England

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the East of England.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the East of England

Skype
Salary Trend in the East of England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype in the East of England.

Salary trend for Skype in the East of England

Skype
Salary Histogram in the East of England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the East of England over the 6 months to 16 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in the East of England

Skype
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the East of England region over the 6 months to 16 August 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
Hertfordshire -22 32 £33,750 -32.50% 10
Cambridgeshire +19 25 £41,050 -5.63%
Bedfordshire +14 11 £37,500 +13.64%
Suffolk - 3 £38,500 - 1
Norfolk +21 2 £26,000 -20.00% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 16 August 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 East of England region with a requirement for Skype.

1 51 (69.86%) Skype for Business
2 38 (52.05%) Office 365
2 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
3 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
4 34 (46.58%) Windows
5 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
6 24 (32.88%) PowerShell
7 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
8 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
9 15 (20.55%) SQL
9 15 (20.55%) Cisco
10 13 (17.81%) Video Conferencing
10 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
11 12 (16.44%) Time Management
11 12 (16.44%) Polycom
11 12 (16.44%) ITIL
11 12 (16.44%) C
11 12 (16.44%) OOP
11 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
11 12 (16.44%) Firewall
12 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
13 10 (13.70%) HTML
13 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
13 10 (13.70%) CSS
13 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
13 10 (13.70%) TDD
13 10 (13.70%) Marketing
13 10 (13.70%) Product Management
13 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
13 10 (13.70%) BDD

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the East of England 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 51 (69.86%) Skype for Business
2 12 (16.44%) MS Exchange
3 7 (9.59%) SharePoint
4 4 (5.48%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
6 1 (1.37%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Project
3 1 (1.37%) Acrobat
3 1 (1.37%) AutoCAD
Cloud Services
1 38 (52.05%) Office 365
2 25 (34.25%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (2.74%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (1.37%) Azure Active Directory
5 1 (1.37%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (16.44%) Firewall
2 8 (10.96%) Unified Communications
3 7 (9.59%) DNS
4 5 (6.85%) DHCP
4 5 (6.85%) TCP/IP
4 5 (6.85%) VoIP
5 4 (5.48%) LAN
5 4 (5.48%) WAN
6 2 (2.74%) Cisco IOS
6 2 (2.74%) MPLS
6 2 (2.74%) VPN
6 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.37%) DMARC
7 1 (1.37%) DMZ
7 1 (1.37%) Network Security
7 1 (1.37%) PBX
7 1 (1.37%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.37%) SAN
7 1 (1.37%) SMTP
7 1 (1.37%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (15.07%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.11%) Data Warehouse
3 2 (2.74%) Big Data
4 1 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 9 (12.33%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (2.74%) JMeter
2 2 (2.74%) JUnit
2 2 (2.74%) Maven
General
1 10 (13.70%) Marketing
2 5 (6.85%) Retail
3 4 (5.48%) Finance
3 4 (5.48%) Manufacturing
4 2 (2.74%) Billing
4 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (16.44%) Developer
2 10 (13.70%) Presales Engineer
3 9 (12.33%) Support Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Consultant
4 7 (9.59%) Implementation Consultant
5 6 (8.22%) .NET Developer
5 6 (8.22%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) IT Support
6 5 (6.85%) 2nd Line Support
6 5 (6.85%) Analyst
6 5 (6.85%) Desktop Support
6 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Engineer
6 5 (6.85%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Delphi Developer
7 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Messaging Engineer
7 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
8 3 (4.11%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (13.70%) CSS
1 10 (13.70%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) .NET
3 2 (2.74%) ActiveMQ
3 2 (2.74%) Hibernate
3 2 (2.74%) JMS
3 2 (2.74%) RESTful
3 2 (2.74%) Web Services
4 1 (1.37%) XMPP
4 1 (1.37%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (17.81%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.96%) Mobile App
3 7 (9.59%) Management Information System
4 3 (4.11%) Data Centre
4 3 (4.11%) NHS
5 2 (2.74%) Driving Licence
5 2 (2.74%) Robotics
5 2 (2.74%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (1.37%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 34 (46.58%) Windows
2 18 (24.66%) Windows Server
3 10 (13.70%) Windows 7
4 8 (10.96%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (8.22%) Android
6 5 (6.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (4.11%) Linux
7 3 (4.11%) Windows 10
8 2 (2.74%) Mac OS X
9 1 (1.37%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (30.14%) Software Engineering
2 12 (16.44%) ITIL
2 12 (16.44%) OOP
2 12 (16.44%) Time Management
3 10 (13.70%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (13.70%) BDD
3 10 (13.70%) Presales
3 10 (13.70%) Product Management
3 10 (13.70%) TDD
4 9 (12.33%) Web Development
5 8 (10.96%) DevOps
5 8 (10.96%) Incident Management
5 8 (10.96%) OO
5 8 (10.96%) OOD
5 8 (10.96%) SDLC
6 7 (9.59%) Service Management
7 5 (6.85%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.48%) Identity Access Management
8 4 (5.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 4 (5.48%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 24 (32.88%) PowerShell
2 15 (20.55%) SQL
3 12 (16.44%) C
4 10 (13.70%) JavaScript
5 8 (10.96%) C#
6 4 (5.48%) Delphi
7 2 (2.74%) Java
7 2 (2.74%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (8.22%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.48%) CCNA
3 4 (5.48%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (4.11%) A+ Certification
4 3 (4.11%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
4 3 (4.11%) MCSA
4 3 (4.11%) Network+ Certification
4 3 (4.11%) SC Cleared
4 3 (4.11%) Security Cleared
5 2 (2.74%) ITIL Certification
6 1 (1.37%) CCA
6 1 (1.37%) CCNP
6 1 (1.37%) Citrix Certification
6 1 (1.37%) MCSE
6 1 (1.37%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) SLA
2 3 (4.11%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (47.95%) Active Directory
2 7 (9.59%) Hyper-V
3 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (1.37%) vSphere
4 1 (1.37%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 8 (10.96%) SCCM
2 2 (2.74%) FortiGate
2 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (2.74%) SCSM
3 1 (1.37%) AirWatch
3 1 (1.37%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.37%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.37%) Nagios
3 1 (1.37%) NetBackup
3 1 (1.37%) SCOM
3 1 (1.37%) Simpana
3 1 (1.37%) WSUS
Vendors
1 38 (52.05%) Microsoft
2 15 (20.55%) Cisco
3 12 (16.44%) Polycom
4 8 (10.96%) VMware
5 7 (9.59%) Sonus
6 5 (6.85%) Dell
6 5 (6.85%) ServiceNow
7 4 (5.48%) Citrix
7 4 (5.48%) HP
8 3 (4.11%) Apple
9 2 (2.74%) CheckPoint
9 2 (2.74%) NEC
9 2 (2.74%) Oracle
10 1 (1.37%) 3PAR
10 1 (1.37%) Adobe
10 1 (1.37%) Avaya
10 1 (1.37%) CommVault
10 1 (1.37%) Mitel
10 1 (1.37%) MobileIron
10 1 (1.37%) Veritas