Period
to 14 August 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 14 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > England
6 months to
14 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 445 428 627
Rank change year-on-year -17 +199 +446
Permanent jobs citing Skype 1,050 1,243 750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.66% 0.75% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.38% 4.68% 2.38%
Number of salaries quoted 861 933 647
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,250 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
UK 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 England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 23,981 26,575 31,554
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.14% 15.96% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 19,058 21,685 26,391
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,000 £25,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £71,250 £71,250
UK median annual salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.44% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in England

Skype
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Skype in England

Skype
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in England over the 6 months to 14 August 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in England

Skype
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the England region over the 6 months to 14 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
London -57 508 £53,000 +6.00% 50
South East -30 180 £45,000 +12.50% 21
North of England +52 149 £35,000 -12.50% 19
North West +21 84 £35,000 -12.50% 13
East of England +23 72 £37,500 -7.41% 21
Midlands -8 72 £42,500 -5.56% 18
South West +11 62 £38,750 +3.33% 20
Yorkshire +46 50 £35,000 -22.22% 4
West Midlands -5 41 £42,500 +3.66% 11
East Midlands +6 31 £38,750 -16.67% 7
North East -15 15 £32,500 +18.18% 2
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 14 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 England region with a requirement for Skype.

1 762 (72.57%) Skype for Business
2 588 (56.00%) Microsoft
3 587 (55.90%) Windows
4 556 (52.95%) Office 365
5 474 (45.14%) Active Directory
6 291 (27.71%) VMware
7 285 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
8 267 (25.43%) Windows Server
9 257 (24.48%) MS Exchange
10 251 (23.90%) ITIL
11 246 (23.43%) SharePoint
12 233 (22.19%) Cisco
13 187 (17.81%) DNS
13 187 (17.81%) Windows 10
14 178 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
15 173 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
16 167 (15.90%) SCCM
17 165 (15.71%) Citrix
17 165 (15.71%) Finance
18 163 (15.52%) Hyper-V
19 162 (15.43%) SQL Server
20 161 (15.33%) SQL
21 159 (15.14%) Firewall
22 156 (14.86%) PowerShell
23 139 (13.24%) Windows 7
24 135 (12.86%) LAN
25 134 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
26 131 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
27 128 (12.19%) WAN
28 127 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 762 (72.57%) Skype for Business
2 257 (24.48%) MS Exchange
3 246 (23.43%) SharePoint
4 93 (8.86%) Exchange Server 2013
5 71 (6.76%) Exchange Server 2010
6 14 (1.33%) CMS
6 14 (1.33%) SharePoint Server
7 13 (1.24%) Confluence
7 13 (1.24%) Exchange Server 2007
8 11 (1.05%) Exchange Server 2003
9 9 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 8 (0.76%) Drupal
10 8 (0.76%) IIS
10 8 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 7 (0.67%) SharePoint 2013
12 5 (0.48%) Umbraco
13 4 (0.38%) BizTalk Server
13 4 (0.38%) IBM Notes
14 3 (0.29%) GroupWise
15 2 (0.19%) Apache
Applications
1 173 (16.48%) Microsoft Office
2 68 (6.48%) Microsoft Excel
3 43 (4.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 26 (2.48%) MS Visio
5 13 (1.24%) Adobe Captivate
5 13 (1.24%) Camtasia
6 9 (0.86%) Microsoft Project
7 3 (0.29%) Acrobat
8 1 (0.095%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.095%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.095%) CATIA
8 1 (0.095%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.095%) Mathcad
8 1 (0.095%) PTC Creo
Business Applications
1 35 (3.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 17 (1.62%) Elite 3E
3 12 (1.14%) Carpe Diem
4 11 (1.05%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.38%) Visualfiles
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.29%) Dynamics NAV
7 2 (0.19%) Eikon
7 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
8 1 (0.095%) FastStats
8 1 (0.095%) Maximo
8 1 (0.095%) Sage 50
8 1 (0.095%) SAP Business One
8 1 (0.095%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.095%) SAP R/3
8 1 (0.095%) Teamcenter
Cloud Services
1 556 (52.95%) Office 365
2 285 (27.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 97 (9.24%) Amazon AWS
4 67 (6.38%) Mimecast
5 61 (5.81%) OneDrive
6 50 (4.76%) IaaS
7 40 (3.81%) Azure Active Directory
8 26 (2.48%) Slack
9 21 (2.00%) Yammer
10 19 (1.81%) SaaS
11 16 (1.52%) GitHub
12 14 (1.33%) PaaS
13 10 (0.95%) Dynamics 365
14 7 (0.67%) Heroku
15 6 (0.57%) Cloud Computing
16 5 (0.48%) G Suite
17 4 (0.38%) Dropbox
18 3 (0.29%) Adobe Creative Cloud
18 3 (0.29%) Flurry Analytics
18 3 (0.29%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 187 (17.81%) DNS
2 159 (15.14%) Firewall
3 135 (12.86%) LAN
4 128 (12.19%) WAN
5 121 (11.52%) VPN
6 113 (10.76%) DHCP
7 106 (10.10%) Unified Communications
8 103 (9.81%) TCP/IP
9 94 (8.95%) SAN
10 93 (8.86%) VoIP
11 52 (4.95%) Wireless
12 50 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
13 43 (4.10%) VLAN
14 42 (4.00%) WebEx
15 40 (3.81%) MPLS
16 28 (2.67%) WLAN
17 26 (2.48%) IP Telephony
18 24 (2.29%) NAS
19 23 (2.19%) Cisco ASA
20 21 (2.00%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (15.43%) SQL Server
2 23 (2.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 18 (1.71%) SQL Server 2016
4 16 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 16 (1.52%) SQL Server 2012
5 15 (1.43%) MySQL
6 11 (1.05%) Azure SQL Database
7 9 (0.86%) Redis
7 9 (0.86%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 7 (0.67%) Amazon RDS
9 7 (0.67%) PostgreSQL
9 7 (0.67%) Power BI
9 7 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
10 5 (0.48%) Blockchain
10 5 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.48%) FileMaker
11 4 (0.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 3 (0.29%) BusinessObjects
12 3 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 15 (1.43%) JIRA
2 13 (1.24%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (0.76%) Visual Studio
4 7 (0.67%) CircleCI
4 7 (0.67%) Git (software)
5 5 (0.48%) Visual Studio Team System
6 3 (0.29%) Jenkins
6 3 (0.29%) JUnit
6 3 (0.29%) Maven
6 3 (0.29%) MSI
6 3 (0.29%) Selenium
7 2 (0.19%) JMeter
7 2 (0.19%) PyCharm
7 2 (0.19%) TeamCity
7 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.095%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.095%) Mockito
8 1 (0.095%) Octopus Deploy
8 1 (0.095%) Subversion
8 1 (0.095%) TortoiseSVN
General
1 165 (15.71%) Finance
2 96 (9.14%) Law
3 87 (8.29%) Legal
4 52 (4.95%) Marketing
5 36 (3.43%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.86%) Retail
7 20 (1.90%) Back Office
8 17 (1.62%) Advertising
9 14 (1.33%) Manufacturing
10 13 (1.24%) Banking
11 12 (1.14%) Billing
12 4 (0.38%) Electronics
12 4 (0.38%) Financial Institution
12 4 (0.38%) Multimedia
13 3 (0.29%) Games
13 3 (0.29%) German Language
13 3 (0.29%) Retail Banking
14 2 (0.19%) Italian Language
14 2 (0.19%) Publishing
15 1 (0.095%) Military
Job Titles
1 158 (15.05%) Analyst
2 96 (9.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 91 (8.67%) Developer
4 85 (8.10%) Support Engineer
5 78 (7.43%) Consultant
6 74 (7.05%) IT Support
7 58 (5.52%) Support Analyst
8 56 (5.33%) Desktop Support
9 49 (4.67%) IT Engineer
10 47 (4.48%) Windows Engineer
11 46 (4.38%) IT Manager
12 42 (4.00%) Administrator
13 41 (3.90%) Infrastructure Manager
14 40 (3.81%) 3rd Line Engineer
15 38 (3.62%) Exchange Engineer
16 34 (3.24%) .NET Developer
16 34 (3.24%) Project Manager
17 32 (3.05%) Systems Engineer
18 31 (2.95%) 2nd Line Support
18 31 (2.95%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 57 (5.43%) .NET
2 34 (3.24%) HTML
3 30 (2.86%) CSS
4 28 (2.67%) ASP.NET
5 23 (2.19%) ASP.NET MVC
6 22 (2.10%) AngularJS
7 16 (1.52%) Twitter Bootstrap
8 15 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
9 14 (1.33%) Mason
9 14 (1.33%) REST
9 14 (1.33%) SOAP
9 14 (1.33%) Visualforce
10 12 (1.14%) Angular 2
11 10 (0.95%) jQuery
11 10 (0.95%) LDAP
11 10 (0.95%) React
12 8 (0.76%) Ajax
12 8 (0.76%) Laravel
12 8 (0.76%) Node.js
13 7 (0.67%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 98 (9.33%) Data Centre
2 86 (8.19%) Analytical Skills
2 86 (8.19%) Video Conferencing
3 51 (4.86%) Self-Motivation
4 40 (3.81%) Management Information System
5 31 (2.95%) User Experience
6 25 (2.38%) Replication
7 20 (1.90%) Greenfield Project
8 18 (1.71%) Enterprise Storage
9 17 (1.62%) Enterprise Software
10 15 (1.43%) Computer Science
10 15 (1.43%) e-Learning
10 15 (1.43%) Virtual Team
11 14 (1.33%) Hybrid Cloud
11 14 (1.33%) PKI
11 14 (1.33%) Public Cloud
12 13 (1.24%) Clustering
12 13 (1.24%) Fintech
12 13 (1.24%) Learning Management System
13 12 (1.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 587 (55.90%) Windows
2 267 (25.43%) Windows Server
3 187 (17.81%) Windows 10
4 139 (13.24%) Windows 7
5 134 (12.76%) Windows Server 2012
6 121 (11.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 113 (10.76%) Linux
8 42 (4.00%) Android
9 32 (3.05%) Apple iOS
10 26 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 23 (2.19%) Windows 8
12 16 (1.52%) Mac OS
13 13 (1.24%) Unix
14 11 (1.05%) Mac OS X
15 9 (0.86%) Ubuntu
15 9 (0.86%) Windows 2000 Server
16 7 (0.67%) Oracle Linux
17 4 (0.38%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
17 4 (0.38%) VMS
17 4 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 251 (23.90%) ITIL
2 127 (12.10%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 116 (11.05%) Problem-Solving
4 104 (9.90%) Agile Software Development
5 94 (8.95%) Migration
6 93 (8.86%) Project Management
7 80 (7.62%) Service Management
8 77 (7.33%) Presales
9 73 (6.95%) Service Delivery
10 67 (6.38%) ITSM
11 62 (5.90%) Change Management
12 58 (5.52%) Problem Management
13 57 (5.43%) Incident Management
13 57 (5.43%) PRINCE2
14 56 (5.33%) Disaster Recovery
15 52 (4.95%) ITIL V3
16 49 (4.67%) CRM
17 47 (4.48%) Mobile Device Management
18 46 (4.38%) Mentoring
19 45 (4.29%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 161 (15.33%) SQL
2 156 (14.86%) PowerShell
3 49 (4.67%) C#
4 42 (4.00%) JavaScript
5 24 (2.29%) C
6 14 (1.33%) Apex Code
7 12 (1.14%) Java
8 11 (1.05%) PHP
9 10 (0.95%) T-SQL
10 8 (0.76%) Ruby
11 6 (0.57%) Python
11 6 (0.57%) VBScript
12 5 (0.48%) Bash Shell
12 5 (0.48%) TypeScript
13 4 (0.38%) Delphi
13 4 (0.38%) Haskell
14 3 (0.29%) C++
15 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
16 1 (0.095%) CoffeeScript
16 1 (0.095%) VB
Qualifications
1 131 (12.48%) Microsoft Certification
2 71 (6.76%) MCSE
3 58 (5.52%) Cisco Certification
4 57 (5.43%) Degree
5 40 (3.81%) MCSA
6 39 (3.71%) CCNA
7 28 (2.67%) MCP
8 26 (2.48%) CCNP
9 22 (2.10%) Security Cleared
10 21 (2.00%) ITIL Certification
11 16 (1.52%) HNC
11 16 (1.52%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
12 15 (1.43%) A+ Certification
13 13 (1.24%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 12 (1.14%) SC Cleared
15 9 (0.86%) MCITP
15 9 (0.86%) Network+ Certification
16 7 (0.67%) Computer Science Degree
16 7 (0.67%) PMI Certification
17 6 (0.57%) DBS Check
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (8.48%) SLA
2 33 (3.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 23 (2.19%) Cyber Essentials
4 20 (1.90%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
5 17 (1.62%) GDPR
6 12 (1.14%) PMO
7 9 (0.86%) QA
8 5 (0.48%) ISO/IEC 20000
8 5 (0.48%) PCI DSS
9 3 (0.29%) ISO 9001
10 2 (0.19%) Data Quality
10 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
11 1 (0.095%) COBIT
System Software
1 474 (45.14%) Active Directory
2 178 (16.95%) VMware Infrastructure
3 163 (15.52%) Hyper-V
4 62 (5.90%) VMware ESXi
5 61 (5.81%) XenApp
6 39 (3.71%) vSphere
7 28 (2.67%) Virtual Machines
8 18 (1.71%) XenDesktop
9 14 (1.33%) Firmware
10 10 (0.95%) DFS Replication
10 10 (0.95%) VMware Server
11 8 (0.76%) BitLocker
11 8 (0.76%) XenServer
12 5 (0.48%) Microsoft App-V
12 5 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
13 4 (0.38%) Docker
13 4 (0.38%) KVM
13 4 (0.38%) Virtual Desktop
13 4 (0.38%) VMware NSX
13 4 (0.38%) VMware Workstation
Systems Management
1 167 (15.90%) SCCM
2 38 (3.62%) SCOM
3 35 (3.33%) Cisco CUCM
4 32 (3.05%) Microsoft Intune
5 19 (1.81%) Norton AntiVirus
6 18 (1.71%) SCVMM
7 16 (1.52%) Backup Exec
8 15 (1.43%) SCSM
9 13 (1.24%) Failover Clustering
10 11 (1.05%) WSUS
11 8 (0.76%) AirWatch
11 8 (0.76%) FortiGate
11 8 (0.76%) Single Sign-On
11 8 (0.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.67%) Forefront Identity Manager
12 7 (0.67%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
13 5 (0.48%) NetBackup
13 5 (0.48%) Opscode Chef
13 5 (0.48%) vCenter Server
14 4 (0.38%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
Vendors
1 588 (56.00%) Microsoft
2 291 (27.71%) VMware
3 233 (22.19%) Cisco
4 165 (15.71%) Citrix
5 76 (7.24%) HP
6 68 (6.48%) Veeam
7 53 (5.05%) Apple
8 49 (4.67%) Dell
9 44 (4.19%) Avaya
9 44 (4.19%) SolarWinds
10 37 (3.52%) Sonus
11 35 (3.33%) iManage
11 35 (3.33%) Polycom
12 31 (2.95%) CheckPoint
13 30 (2.86%) ServiceNow
14 27 (2.57%) Mitel
14 27 (2.57%) Symantec
15 26 (2.48%) Adobe
15 26 (2.48%) Oracle
15 26 (2.48%) Red Hat