Period
to 18 February 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Edinburgh 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 18 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
Scotland > Edinburgh
6 months to
18 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 90 137 151
Rank change year-on-year +47 +14 -23
Permanent jobs citing Skype 36 6 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 1.91% 0.24% 0.15%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 15.86% 2.42% 1.25%
Number of salaries quoted 24 6 4
Edinburgh median annual salary £31,000 £52,750 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -41.23% +0.48% +5.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £41,345 £51,250
90th Percentile £34,500 £58,750 £53,750
Scotland median annual salary £31,000 £54,175 £46,250
% change year-on-year -42.78% +17.14% -5.61%

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 Edinburgh with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Edinburgh
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 227 248 320
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh 12.04% 10.11% 11.95%
Number of salaries quoted 110 168 200
Edinburgh median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +25.00% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £33,200 £28,750
90th Percentile £70,125 £72,500 £65,000
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Edinburgh

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Edinburgh.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Edinburgh

Skype
Salary Trend in Edinburgh

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

Salary trend for Skype in Edinburgh

Skype
Salary Histogram in Edinburgh

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Edinburgh over the 6 months to 18 February 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in Edinburgh

For the 6 months to 18 February 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 Edinburgh region with a requirement for Skype.

1 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 30 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 23 (63.89%) Office 365
3 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
4 17 (47.22%) Windows
4 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
5 16 (44.44%) Cisco
6 13 (36.11%) SLA
7 11 (30.56%) DNS
8 10 (27.78%) ITIL
8 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
9 9 (25.00%) C
9 9 (25.00%) Firewall
9 9 (25.00%) Finance
10 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
11 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
11 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
12 5 (13.89%) VMS
12 5 (13.89%) VBScript
12 5 (13.89%) WSUS
12 5 (13.89%) SCCM
12 5 (13.89%) Server Patching
12 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
12 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
12 5 (13.89%) Virtual Servers
12 5 (13.89%) Resource Allocation
12 5 (13.89%) Server Management
12 5 (13.89%) vCenter Server
12 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
12 5 (13.89%) vCloud

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Edinburgh 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 30 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 10 (27.78%) Exchange Server 2013
3 7 (19.44%) SharePoint
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Domino
4 1 (2.78%) IBM Notes
4 1 (2.78%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 23 (63.89%) Office 365
2 3 (8.33%) Azure
2 3 (8.33%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (2.78%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 11 (30.56%) DNS
2 9 (25.00%) Firewall
3 4 (11.11%) MPLS
3 4 (11.11%) Unified Communications
3 4 (11.11%) VoIP
3 4 (11.11%) WAN
3 4 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (2.78%) DHCP
4 1 (2.78%) Remote Desktop
4 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.78%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.56%) SQL Server
General
1 9 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (5.56%) Financial Institution
3 1 (2.78%) Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Investment Banking
3 1 (2.78%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Support Engineer
2 12 (33.33%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 11 (30.56%) 2nd Line Support
3 11 (30.56%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support
5 5 (13.89%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 4 (11.11%) Analyst
6 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Desktop Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Network Infrastructure Analyst
7 3 (8.33%) Technical Specialist
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 2 (5.56%) 2nd Line Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Applications Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support
8 2 (5.56%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.89%) Private Cloud
1 5 (13.89%) Video Conferencing
2 4 (11.11%) Driving Licence
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (2.78%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 17 (47.22%) Windows
2 7 (19.44%) Windows 10
3 5 (13.89%) VMS
4 4 (11.11%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.78%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (27.78%) ITIL
2 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (13.89%) Resource Allocation
3 5 (13.89%) Server Management
3 5 (13.89%) Server Patching
4 4 (11.11%) Cybersecurity
4 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Management
4 4 (11.11%) IT Strategy
4 4 (11.11%) Migration
4 4 (11.11%) Project Management
5 3 (8.33%) Change Management
5 3 (8.33%) Project Planning
6 2 (5.56%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (5.56%) Load Balancing
6 2 (5.56%) Software Licensing
7 1 (2.78%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.78%) Problem-Solving
7 1 (2.78%) Root Cause Analysis
7 1 (2.78%) Service Delivery
7 1 (2.78%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (47.22%) PowerShell
2 9 (25.00%) C
3 5 (13.89%) Bash Shell
3 5 (13.89%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 5 (13.89%) SC Cleared
1 5 (13.89%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.78%) CCNA
2 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (2.78%) Degree
2 1 (2.78%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (36.11%) SLA
2 1 (2.78%) ISO/IEC 20000
System Software
1 30 (83.33%) Active Directory
2 5 (13.89%) Hyper-V
2 5 (13.89%) vCloud
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Machines
2 5 (13.89%) Virtual Servers
2 5 (13.89%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (8.33%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (2.78%) Terminal Server
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) Forefront Identity Manager
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
1 5 (13.89%) vCenter Server
1 5 (13.89%) WSUS
2 4 (11.11%) SCOM
3 3 (8.33%) Single Sign-On
4 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Intune
5 1 (2.78%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 22 (61.11%) Microsoft
2 16 (44.44%) Cisco
3 5 (13.89%) Palo Alto
4 4 (11.11%) Aruba
4 4 (11.11%) HP
5 3 (8.33%) BT
5 3 (8.33%) VMware
6 1 (2.78%) Dell
6 1 (2.78%) Lotus
6 1 (2.78%) Oracle
6 1 (2.78%) Sonus
6 1 (2.78%) Veritas
6 1 (2.78%) Webroot
6 1 (2.78%) Zscaler