Period
to 23 October 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > England
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 438 391 630
Rank change year-on-year -47 +239 +289
Permanent jobs citing Skype 1,067 1,345 728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.69% 0.82% 0.41%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.64% 5.10% 2.42%
Number of salaries quoted 885 1,027 623
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +2.27%
10th Percentile £25,000 £26,150 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 22,979 26,366 30,144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 14.96% 16.00% 16.85%
Number of salaries quoted 18,271 21,582 24,955
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £26,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £72,500 £72,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

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 23 October 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 23 October 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 -79 492 £53,000 +0.95% 70
South East +9 190 £50,000 +17.65% 33
North of England +37 150 £32,500 -18.75% 32
North West +30 92 £32,500 -7.14% 19
Midlands -5 87 £45,000 -1.64% 25
East of England +31 72 £41,050 -3.41% 13
South West +1 64 £37,095 +42.67% 14
West Midlands +28 62 £45,000 +12.50% 19
Yorkshire -3 46 £34,000 -32.00% 4
East Midlands -14 25 £45,000 -16.28% 6
North East -14 12 £37,500 +62.16% 9
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 23 October 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.

1 743 (69.63%) Skype for Business
2 639 (59.89%) Microsoft
3 591 (55.39%) Windows
4 574 (53.80%) Office 365
5 504 (47.24%) Active Directory
6 333 (31.21%) Microsoft Azure
7 310 (29.05%) VMware
8 299 (28.02%) Windows Server
9 274 (25.68%) ITIL
10 266 (24.93%) MS Exchange
11 239 (22.40%) SharePoint
12 226 (21.18%) Cisco
13 214 (20.06%) DNS
14 213 (19.96%) Hyper-V
15 212 (19.87%) SCCM
16 205 (19.21%) Firewall
17 189 (17.71%) Windows 10
18 187 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
19 186 (17.43%) PowerShell
20 180 (16.87%) Finance
21 176 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
22 157 (14.71%) SQL
23 156 (14.62%) Citrix
24 153 (14.34%) DHCP
25 148 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
26 143 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
27 139 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
28 138 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
29 136 (12.75%) WAN
30 135 (12.65%) LAN

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
1 743 (69.63%) Skype for Business
2 266 (24.93%) MS Exchange
3 239 (22.40%) SharePoint
4 72 (6.75%) Exchange Server 2010
5 68 (6.37%) Exchange Server 2013
6 27 (2.53%) Exchange Server 2003
7 16 (1.50%) Exchange Server 2007
8 15 (1.41%) IIS
8 15 (1.41%) SharePoint Server
9 12 (1.12%) OpenStack
10 11 (1.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 10 (0.94%) Confluence
12 8 (0.75%) CMS
13 6 (0.56%) SharePoint 2013
14 5 (0.47%) IBM Notes
14 5 (0.47%) Umbraco
14 5 (0.47%) WordPress
15 4 (0.37%) Apache
16 3 (0.28%) nginx
17 2 (0.19%) MS Project Server
Applications
1 187 (17.53%) Microsoft Office
2 46 (4.31%) Microsoft Excel
3 29 (2.72%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 21 (1.97%) Microsoft Project
5 17 (1.59%) MS Visio
6 4 (0.37%) Acrobat
7 3 (0.28%) CATIA
7 3 (0.28%) PTC Creo
8 1 (0.094%) Abaqus
8 1 (0.094%) AutoCAD
8 1 (0.094%) InfoPath
8 1 (0.094%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 34 (3.19%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (0.94%) Elite 3E
3 5 (0.47%) Dynamics NAV
3 5 (0.47%) Magento
3 5 (0.47%) Remedy ITSM
4 3 (0.28%) SAP R/3
4 3 (0.28%) Teamcenter
5 2 (0.19%) Eikon
5 2 (0.19%) Maximo
5 2 (0.19%) NetSuite
5 2 (0.19%) Sage 200
6 1 (0.094%) SAP Business One
6 1 (0.094%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 574 (53.80%) Office 365
2 333 (31.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 112 (10.50%) Amazon AWS
4 75 (7.03%) Azure Active Directory
5 53 (4.97%) OneDrive
6 51 (4.78%) Mimecast
7 42 (3.94%) IaaS
8 39 (3.66%) Yammer
9 27 (2.53%) SaaS
10 21 (1.97%) PaaS
11 19 (1.78%) Slack
12 18 (1.69%) GitHub
13 9 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
14 8 (0.75%) G Suite
15 6 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
16 5 (0.47%) Dynamics 365
17 4 (0.37%) Heroku
18 3 (0.28%) Adobe Creative Cloud
19 2 (0.19%) npm
19 2 (0.19%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 214 (20.06%) DNS
2 205 (19.21%) Firewall
3 153 (14.34%) DHCP
4 136 (12.75%) WAN
5 135 (12.65%) LAN
6 118 (11.06%) VPN
7 106 (9.93%) VoIP
8 100 (9.37%) Unified Communications
9 93 (8.72%) TCP/IP
10 72 (6.75%) SAN
11 70 (6.56%) MPLS
11 70 (6.56%) Wireless
12 58 (5.44%) Wi-Fi
13 53 (4.97%) VLAN
14 32 (3.00%) Ethernet
15 28 (2.62%) WebEx
16 24 (2.25%) CTI
17 23 (2.16%) Internet
17 23 (2.16%) NAS
18 21 (1.97%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 131 (12.28%) SQL Server
2 27 (2.53%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (2.25%) MySQL
4 21 (1.97%) SQL Server 2016
5 20 (1.87%) SQL Server 2012
6 13 (1.22%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (1.22%) Relational Database
7 11 (1.03%) Power BI
7 11 (1.03%) SQL Server 2005
8 8 (0.75%) Azure SQL Database
9 7 (0.66%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 6 (0.56%) Big Data
10 6 (0.56%) PostgreSQL
10 6 (0.56%) Redis
10 6 (0.56%) SQL Server 2014
11 5 (0.47%) Blockchain
11 5 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 4 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
12 4 (0.37%) FileMaker
12 4 (0.37%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 11 (1.03%) JIRA
2 7 (0.66%) Git (software)
2 7 (0.66%) Visual Studio
3 6 (0.56%) MSI
3 6 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (0.37%) CircleCI
4 4 (0.37%) Maven
5 3 (0.28%) Jenkins
5 3 (0.28%) JUnit
5 3 (0.28%) Octopus Deploy
5 3 (0.28%) Selenium
5 3 (0.28%) Vagrant
5 3 (0.28%) Visual Studio Team System
6 2 (0.19%) JMeter
6 2 (0.19%) PyCharm
6 2 (0.19%) Subversion
6 2 (0.19%) TortoiseSVN
6 2 (0.19%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.094%) AdminStudio
7 1 (0.094%) InstallShield
General
1 180 (16.87%) Finance
2 77 (7.22%) Legal
3 68 (6.37%) Law
4 44 (4.12%) Marketing
5 32 (3.00%) Telecoms
6 30 (2.81%) Retail
7 23 (2.16%) Back Office
8 20 (1.87%) Manufacturing
9 17 (1.59%) Banking
10 14 (1.31%) Advertising
11 8 (0.75%) Billing
12 5 (0.47%) Electronics
12 5 (0.47%) Financial Institution
12 5 (0.47%) German Language
13 4 (0.37%) French Language
13 4 (0.37%) Games
13 4 (0.37%) Italian Language
13 4 (0.37%) Publishing
14 3 (0.28%) Dutch Language
15 2 (0.19%) Greek Language
Job Titles
1 147 (13.78%) Analyst
2 119 (11.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 109 (10.22%) Support Engineer
4 85 (7.97%) Consultant
5 82 (7.69%) Developer
6 77 (7.22%) IT Support
7 59 (5.53%) IT Engineer
8 56 (5.25%) Desktop Support
9 52 (4.87%) Exchange Engineer
10 50 (4.69%) Administrator
10 50 (4.69%) Support Analyst
11 46 (4.31%) Architect
12 45 (4.22%) Windows Engineer
13 43 (4.03%) Service Analyst
14 42 (3.94%) Service Desk Analyst
15 41 (3.84%) IT Analyst
15 41 (3.84%) IT Manager
16 40 (3.75%) 3rd Line Engineer
17 39 (3.66%) 2nd Line Support
17 39 (3.66%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (4.87%) .NET
2 36 (3.37%) HTML
3 35 (3.28%) ASP.NET
4 32 (3.00%) CSS
5 27 (2.53%) AngularJS
5 27 (2.53%) ASP.NET MVC
6 21 (1.97%) Twitter Bootstrap
7 17 (1.59%) Angular 2
8 15 (1.41%) jQuery
9 13 (1.22%) Laravel
9 13 (1.22%) LDAP
9 13 (1.22%) REST
9 13 (1.22%) SOAP
9 13 (1.22%) Visualforce
10 12 (1.12%) Ajax
10 12 (1.12%) ASP.NET Web API
11 9 (0.84%) Node.js
12 8 (0.75%) .NET Core
12 8 (0.75%) XMPP
13 7 (0.66%) React
Miscellaneous
1 104 (9.75%) Data Centre
2 94 (8.81%) Analytical Skills
3 91 (8.53%) Video Conferencing
4 60 (5.62%) Management Information System
5 55 (5.15%) Self-Motivation
6 40 (3.75%) PKI
7 30 (2.81%) Hybrid Cloud
8 25 (2.34%) Public Cloud
9 22 (2.06%) Greenfield Project
10 20 (1.87%) Replication
11 19 (1.78%) User Experience
12 18 (1.69%) Computer Science
13 17 (1.59%) Blackberry
13 17 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (1.41%) Fintech
15 14 (1.31%) Clustering
15 14 (1.31%) Driving Licence
15 14 (1.31%) Enterprise Storage
16 12 (1.12%) Private Cloud
17 11 (1.03%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 591 (55.39%) Windows
2 299 (28.02%) Windows Server
3 189 (17.71%) Windows 10
4 148 (13.87%) Windows Server 2012
5 139 (13.03%) Windows Server 2008
6 128 (12.00%) Windows 7
7 116 (10.87%) Linux
8 46 (4.31%) Android
9 33 (3.09%) Apple iOS
10 25 (2.34%) Windows 8
11 23 (2.16%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 21 (1.97%) Windows Server 2003
13 19 (1.78%) Mac OS X
14 16 (1.50%) Ubuntu
15 11 (1.03%) Windows 2000 Server
16 10 (0.94%) Mac OS
17 8 (0.75%) Unix
18 7 (0.66%) Oracle Linux
18 7 (0.66%) VMS
19 5 (0.47%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 274 (25.68%) ITIL
2 143 (13.40%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 138 (12.93%) Agile Software Development
4 119 (11.15%) Problem-Solving
5 111 (10.40%) Migration
6 102 (9.56%) Project Management
7 86 (8.06%) Service Delivery
8 84 (7.87%) Service Management
9 66 (6.19%) Change Management
10 64 (6.00%) ITIL V3
11 62 (5.81%) Presales
12 61 (5.72%) DevOps
13 58 (5.44%) ITSM
13 58 (5.44%) PRINCE2
14 57 (5.34%) Incident Management
15 51 (4.78%) MVC
15 51 (4.78%) Stakeholder Management
16 50 (4.69%) CRM
17 46 (4.31%) Continuous Improvement
18 45 (4.22%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 186 (17.43%) PowerShell
2 157 (14.71%) SQL
3 49 (4.59%) C#
4 43 (4.03%) JavaScript
5 20 (1.87%) C
6 17 (1.59%) Java
6 17 (1.59%) PHP
7 13 (1.22%) Apex Code
8 12 (1.12%) VBScript
9 8 (0.75%) Python
10 7 (0.66%) Ruby
11 6 (0.56%) Bash Shell
11 6 (0.56%) C++
11 6 (0.56%) T-SQL
11 6 (0.56%) VB
12 4 (0.37%) Delphi
12 4 (0.37%) Haskell
12 4 (0.37%) TypeScript
13 2 (0.19%) Go
13 2 (0.19%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 129 (12.09%) Microsoft Certification
2 66 (6.19%) MCSE
3 63 (5.90%) Cisco Certification
4 56 (5.25%) Degree
5 35 (3.28%) CCNA
6 33 (3.09%) CCNP
7 32 (3.00%) MCSA
8 28 (2.62%) MCP
9 26 (2.44%) ITIL Certification
10 19 (1.78%) A+ Certification
11 18 (1.69%) HNC
12 17 (1.59%) Security Cleared
13 15 (1.41%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
14 10 (0.94%) MCITP
15 9 (0.84%) Computer Science Degree
15 9 (0.84%) MOS
15 9 (0.84%) Network+ Certification
16 8 (0.75%) DBS Check
16 8 (0.75%) PRINCE2 Certification
16 8 (0.75%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (7.97%) SLA
2 33 (3.09%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (1.41%) QA
4 13 (1.22%) GDPR
5 11 (1.03%) Cyber Essentials
5 11 (1.03%) ISO 9001
6 9 (0.84%) COBIT
6 9 (0.84%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
7 7 (0.66%) PMO
8 6 (0.56%) PCI DSS
9 5 (0.47%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 4 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 20000
11 2 (0.19%) ISO 14001
12 1 (0.094%) Data Quality
System Software
1 504 (47.24%) Active Directory
2 213 (19.96%) Hyper-V
3 176 (16.49%) VMware Infrastructure
4 52 (4.87%) VMware ESXi
5 50 (4.69%) XenApp
6 28 (2.62%) XenDesktop
7 21 (1.97%) vSphere
8 19 (1.78%) Virtual Machines
9 15 (1.41%) Virtual Servers
10 13 (1.22%) Firmware
11 12 (1.12%) BitLocker
12 9 (0.84%) DFS Replication
13 7 (0.66%) Docker
13 7 (0.66%) Microsoft App-V
13 7 (0.66%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 7 (0.66%) Terminal Services
14 6 (0.56%) EMC RecoverPoint
14 6 (0.56%) VMware NSX
14 6 (0.56%) XenServer
15 5 (0.47%) KVM
Systems Management
1 212 (19.87%) SCCM
2 69 (6.47%) SCOM
3 46 (4.31%) Microsoft Intune
4 33 (3.09%) SCVMM
5 23 (2.16%) Cisco CUCM
6 19 (1.78%) Single Sign-On
7 14 (1.31%) WSUS
8 13 (1.22%) Backup Exec
8 13 (1.22%) FortiGate
9 12 (1.12%) Norton AntiVirus
10 11 (1.03%) SCSM
10 11 (1.03%) vCenter Server
11 10 (0.94%) Failover Clustering
11 10 (0.94%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
12 8 (0.75%) AirWatch
13 7 (0.66%) NetBackup
13 7 (0.66%) SCOrch
14 6 (0.56%) EMC NetWorker
14 6 (0.56%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
15 5 (0.47%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 639 (59.89%) Microsoft
2 310 (29.05%) VMware
3 226 (21.18%) Cisco
4 156 (14.62%) Citrix
5 56 (5.25%) Avaya
6 50 (4.69%) Veeam
7 46 (4.31%) Apple
8 45 (4.22%) HP
9 44 (4.12%) Dell
9 44 (4.12%) McAfee
10 41 (3.84%) CheckPoint
10 41 (3.84%) SolarWinds
11 36 (3.37%) Symantec
12 35 (3.28%) Riverbed
13 34 (3.19%) Sonus
14 30 (2.81%) Google
14 30 (2.81%) Oracle
15 29 (2.72%) NetApp
16 28 (2.62%) Mitel
16 28 (2.62%) Polycom