Period
to 25 May 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 25 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > East of England
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 286 273 332
Rank change year-on-year -13 +59 +49
Permanent jobs citing Skype 80 87 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 0.64% 0.72% 0.34%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 4.35% 1.85%
Number of salaries quoted 59 49 46
East of England median annual salary £37,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.05% +14.46% -12.63%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,000 £30,125
90th Percentile £55,000 £61,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%

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 2,179 2,002 2,652
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the East of England 17.46% 16.54% 18.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,681 1,575 2,171
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.65% +1.18% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,100 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.12%

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 25 May 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 25 May 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 -37 31 £32,500 -35.00% 2
Cambridgeshire -14 28 £40,000 -8.05% 1
Norfolk +26 10 £35,000 - 1
Bedfordshire +20 8 £37,500 +13.64% 1
Suffolk +16 3 £38,500 -30.00% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 61 (76.25%) Skype for Business
2 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
3 34 (42.50%) Windows
4 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
5 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (33.75%) Office 365
7 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
8 20 (25.00%) Unified Communications
8 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
9 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
10 18 (22.50%) Cisco
10 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
11 17 (21.25%) Degree
12 16 (20.00%) TDD
12 16 (20.00%) C
13 15 (18.75%) HTML
13 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
14 14 (17.50%) C#
14 14 (17.50%) .NET
14 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
14 14 (17.50%) Polycom
15 13 (16.25%) Video Conferencing
15 13 (16.25%) BDD
15 13 (16.25%) CSS
16 12 (15.00%) OOP
16 12 (15.00%) SQL
16 12 (15.00%) Marketing
16 12 (15.00%) Product Management
16 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
16 12 (15.00%) Presales

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 61 (76.25%) Skype for Business
2 9 (11.25%) MS Exchange
3 8 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (6.25%) SharePoint
5 2 (2.50%) Office Communications Server
6 1 (1.25%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 28 (35.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 27 (33.75%) Office 365
3 5 (6.25%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (1.25%) IaaS
4 1 (1.25%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 7 (8.75%) LAN
2 7 (8.75%) WAN
3 5 (6.25%) Firewall
4 4 (5.00%) DNS
4 4 (5.00%) TCP/IP
4 4 (5.00%) VoIP
5 3 (3.75%) MPLS
5 3 (3.75%) Telepresence
6 2 (2.50%) VPN
6 2 (2.50%) Wireshark
7 1 (1.25%) DHCP
7 1 (1.25%) DMZ
7 1 (1.25%) Remote Desktop
7 1 (1.25%) SMTP
7 1 (1.25%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (1.25%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (17.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (3.75%) MongoDB
3 2 (2.50%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 11 (13.75%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (6.25%) Git (software)
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio Team System
3 2 (2.50%) ReSharper
3 2 (2.50%) TestComplete
General
1 12 (15.00%) Marketing
2 4 (5.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (5.00%) Retail
3 3 (3.75%) Games
3 3 (3.75%) Publishing
4 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 2 (2.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (21.25%) Developer
2 12 (15.00%) Presales Engineer
3 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
4 7 (8.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Applications Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Desktop Support
5 6 (7.50%) Microsoft Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Sales Executive
5 6 (7.50%) Software Engineer
5 6 (7.50%) Telesales Executive
6 5 (6.25%) IT Support
6 5 (6.25%) Support Engineer
7 4 (5.00%) Consultant
7 4 (5.00%) Delphi Developer
8 3 (3.75%) Installations Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) QA Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Software Test Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Software Tester
8 3 (3.75%) Test Engineer
8 3 (3.75%) Voice Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) HTML
2 14 (17.50%) .NET
3 13 (16.25%) CSS
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET
4 6 (7.50%) ASP.NET MVC
5 5 (6.25%) AngularJS
6 4 (5.00%) WPF
7 3 (3.75%) Backbone.js
7 3 (3.75%) Express
7 3 (3.75%) MEAN Stack
7 3 (3.75%) Node.js
7 3 (3.75%) React
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Core
8 2 (2.50%) .NET Framework
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET Web API
8 2 (2.50%) D3.js
8 2 (2.50%) HTML5
8 2 (2.50%) jQuery
8 2 (2.50%) Silverlight
8 2 (2.50%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.25%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (10.00%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (3.75%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Data Centre
4 3 (3.75%) NHS
4 3 (3.75%) Online Games
4 3 (3.75%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.25%) Clustering
5 1 (1.25%) iPad
5 1 (1.25%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 34 (42.50%) Windows
2 20 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (15.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 8 (10.00%) Apple iOS
4 8 (10.00%) Windows Server 2008
5 7 (8.75%) Windows 7
6 2 (2.50%) Android
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
2 19 (23.75%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.00%) TDD
4 13 (16.25%) BDD
5 12 (15.00%) OOP
5 12 (15.00%) Presales
5 12 (15.00%) Product Management
6 11 (13.75%) Web Development
7 9 (11.25%) DevOps
7 9 (11.25%) ITIL
8 8 (10.00%) OO
8 8 (10.00%) OOD
8 8 (10.00%) SDLC
9 7 (8.75%) Time Management
10 6 (7.50%) Mentoring
10 6 (7.50%) MVC
10 6 (7.50%) Telesales
11 5 (6.25%) User Stories
12 4 (5.00%) Incident Management
12 4 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 18 (22.50%) PowerShell
2 16 (20.00%) C
3 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.50%) C#
5 12 (15.00%) SQL
6 4 (5.00%) Delphi
7 2 (2.50%) TypeScript
8 1 (1.25%) C++
Qualifications
1 17 (21.25%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (6.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 4 (5.00%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 4 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 4 (5.00%) Security Cleared
4 3 (3.75%) A+ Certification
4 3 (3.75%) CCNP
4 3 (3.75%) CCVP
4 3 (3.75%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (3.75%) Network+ Certification
5 2 (2.50%) CCNA
5 2 (2.50%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (8.75%) SLA
2 6 (7.50%) QA
3 3 (3.75%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (28.75%) Active Directory
2 7 (8.75%) Hyper-V
3 5 (6.25%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.25%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (5.00%) SCCM
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco CUCM
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCE
2 3 (3.75%) Cisco UCCX
3 1 (1.25%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (1.25%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (1.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (57.50%) Microsoft
2 18 (22.50%) Cisco
3 14 (17.50%) Polycom
4 11 (13.75%) Apple
5 9 (11.25%) VMware
6 4 (5.00%) Dell
7 3 (3.75%) Google
7 3 (3.75%) Sonus
8 2 (2.50%) HP
8 2 (2.50%) NEC
9 1 (1.25%) 3PAR
9 1 (1.25%) Altiris
9 1 (1.25%) ServiceNow
9 1 (1.25%) Symantec
9 1 (1.25%) Veeam