Period
to 14 December 2017

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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > England
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 390 549 880
Rank change year-on-year +159 +331 +207
Permanent jobs citing Skype 1334 819 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.79% 0.47% 0.20%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.10% 2.75% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 1035 709 358
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +1.12% -1.11%
10th Percentile £25,500 £26,200 £25,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,835
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.66% -2.59%

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 26168 29741 33984
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 15.55% 16.98% 16.76%
Number of salaries quoted 21263 24468 28390
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £25,770 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,272
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 December 2017.

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 December 2017. 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 +183 733 £52,500 +6.06% 40
South East +61 162 £45,000 +5.88% 7
North of England +42 148 £37,500 +7.14% 18
Midlands +39 124 £42,500 +3.03% 10
West Midlands +26 84 £37,000 -12.94% 8
East of England +52 80 £39,000 -22.00% 6
Yorkshire +89 77 £45,000 +2.86% 11
South West +46 75 £25,500 -36.25% 6
North West +7 60 £35,000 +12.00% 5
East Midlands +6 39 £52,500 +31.25% 2
North East -39 11 £32,500 -15.58% 2
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 14 December 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for Skype.

1 1085 (81.33%) Skype for Business
2 793 (59.45%) Microsoft
3 752 (56.37%) Windows
4 706 (52.92%) Active Directory
5 615 (46.10%) Office 365
6 386 (28.94%) ITIL
7 364 (27.29%) VMware
8 358 (26.84%) MS Exchange
9 339 (25.41%) Windows Server
10 337 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
11 309 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
12 285 (21.36%) Cisco
13 284 (21.29%) Finance
14 273 (20.46%) SCCM
15 272 (20.39%) Windows 7
15 272 (20.39%) Citrix
16 247 (18.52%) Unified Communications
17 242 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
18 237 (17.77%) SharePoint
19 195 (14.62%) Windows 10
20 186 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
21 183 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
22 182 (13.64%) Blackberry
23 180 (13.49%) MCSE
24 176 (13.19%) Banking
25 173 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
26 172 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
27 170 (12.74%) Service Management
28 164 (12.29%) DNS
29 163 (12.22%) Apple iOS

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 1085 (81.33%) Skype for Business
2 358 (26.84%) MS Exchange
3 237 (17.77%) SharePoint
4 173 (12.97%) Exchange Server 2010
5 120 (9.00%) Exchange Server 2013
6 60 (4.50%) IIS
7 34 (2.55%) Exchange Server 2003
8 29 (2.17%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 22 (1.65%) CMS
10 21 (1.57%) SharePoint 2013
11 18 (1.35%) Exchange Server 2007
12 17 (1.27%) Office Communications Server
13 8 (0.60%) BizTalk Server
13 8 (0.60%) SharePoint 2010
14 4 (0.30%) IBM Notes
15 2 (0.15%) Confluence
15 2 (0.15%) Drupal
15 2 (0.15%) Elasticsearch
15 2 (0.15%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.15%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 309 (23.16%) Microsoft Office
2 37 (2.77%) Microsoft Excel
3 26 (1.95%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 16 (1.20%) MS Visio
5 10 (0.75%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.37%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.30%) Adobe Captivate
7 4 (0.30%) Camtasia
7 4 (0.30%) InCopy
7 4 (0.30%) InDesign
8 3 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
9 2 (0.15%) Chatbot
9 2 (0.15%) InfoPath
10 1 (0.075%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 25 (1.87%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.37%) Dynamics AX
3 3 (0.22%) Remedy ITSM
4 2 (0.15%) Dynamics NAV
4 2 (0.15%) Sage 200
5 1 (0.075%) Magento
5 1 (0.075%) Sage X3
5 1 (0.075%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 615 (46.10%) Office 365
2 337 (25.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 144 (10.79%) IaaS
4 107 (8.02%) Amazon AWS
5 68 (5.10%) OneDrive
6 66 (4.95%) Azure Active Directory
7 54 (4.05%) SaaS
8 50 (3.75%) Mimecast
9 37 (2.77%) PaaS
10 33 (2.47%) Yammer
11 12 (0.90%) Dynamics 365
12 10 (0.75%) Cloud Computing
13 7 (0.52%) AWS CloudFormation
13 7 (0.52%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 6 (0.45%) Dropbox
15 5 (0.37%) Adobe Creative Cloud
15 5 (0.37%) GitHub
16 4 (0.30%) Google Cloud Platform
16 4 (0.30%) Slack
17 3 (0.22%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 247 (18.52%) Unified Communications
2 164 (12.29%) DNS
3 151 (11.32%) VoIP
4 146 (10.94%) Firewall
4 146 (10.94%) WAN
5 138 (10.34%) DHCP
5 138 (10.34%) VPN
6 136 (10.19%) LAN
7 85 (6.37%) TCP/IP
8 75 (5.62%) MPLS
9 67 (5.02%) Wireless
10 66 (4.95%) SAN
11 60 (4.50%) PBX
12 48 (3.60%) VLAN
13 47 (3.52%) Remote Desktop
14 43 (3.22%) Wi-Fi
15 38 (2.85%) Internet
16 28 (2.10%) IPsec
17 27 (2.02%) BGP
18 25 (1.87%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 121 (9.07%) SQL Server
2 19 (1.42%) Power BI
3 18 (1.35%) MySQL
4 13 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
5 12 (0.90%) NoSQL
5 12 (0.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 9 (0.67%) SQL Server 2014
7 8 (0.60%) SQL Server 2016
8 7 (0.52%) MongoDB
8 7 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
8 7 (0.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 6 (0.45%) Relational Database
9 6 (0.45%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 5 (0.37%) Big Data
10 5 (0.37%) Data Warehouse
10 5 (0.37%) QlikView
11 4 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
12 3 (0.22%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.15%) Electronic Patient Records
13 2 (0.15%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (1.35%) Git (software)
2 17 (1.27%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (0.90%) JIRA
4 10 (0.75%) Jenkins
5 9 (0.67%) Visual Studio
6 7 (0.52%) Grunt
7 6 (0.45%) MSI
7 6 (0.45%) webpack
8 5 (0.37%) gulp
8 5 (0.37%) Visual Studio Team System
9 4 (0.30%) GitLab
9 4 (0.30%) Jasmine
9 4 (0.30%) Mocha
9 4 (0.30%) Selenium
9 4 (0.30%) Vagrant
9 4 (0.30%) WebDriver
10 3 (0.22%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 3 (0.22%) JUnit
10 3 (0.22%) Maven
10 3 (0.22%) Travis CI
General
1 284 (21.29%) Finance
2 176 (13.19%) Banking
3 147 (11.02%) Investment Banking
4 141 (10.57%) Retail Banking
5 91 (6.82%) Law
6 88 (6.60%) Legal
7 86 (6.45%) Telecoms
8 32 (2.40%) French Language
9 31 (2.32%) Retail
10 27 (2.02%) Marketing
11 24 (1.80%) Publishing
12 21 (1.57%) Multimedia
13 17 (1.27%) Games
14 15 (1.12%) Advertising
15 10 (0.75%) Manufacturing
15 10 (0.75%) Spanish Language
16 8 (0.60%) Back Office
16 8 (0.60%) Financial Institution
17 7 (0.52%) Billing
18 6 (0.45%) Dutch Language
Job Titles
1 176 (13.19%) Analyst
2 166 (12.44%) Consultant
3 125 (9.37%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 113 (8.47%) Support Engineer
5 102 (7.65%) IT Support
6 78 (5.85%) Developer
7 75 (5.62%) Support Analyst
8 64 (4.80%) Architect
9 62 (4.65%) 3rd Line Support
10 60 (4.50%) 2nd Line Support
11 59 (4.42%) 3rd Line Engineer
12 53 (3.97%) Unified Communications Engineer
13 52 (3.90%) Desktop Support
14 48 (3.60%) Head of Support
14 48 (3.60%) IT Analyst
15 42 (3.15%) Service Analyst
16 39 (2.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
16 39 (2.92%) Administrator
16 39 (2.92%) IT Manager
16 39 (2.92%) IT Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (3.75%) CSS
2 49 (3.67%) HTML
3 38 (2.85%) .NET
4 33 (2.47%) React
5 25 (1.87%) XMPP
6 24 (1.80%) Web Services
7 23 (1.72%) AngularJS
8 18 (1.35%) ASP.NET
9 17 (1.27%) Node.js
10 15 (1.12%) HTML5
11 13 (0.97%) ASP.NET MVC
12 12 (0.90%) CSS3
12 12 (0.90%) Ruby on Rails
12 12 (0.90%) Sass
13 10 (0.75%) jQuery
13 10 (0.75%) Laravel
13 10 (0.75%) RESTful
14 9 (0.67%) Express
15 8 (0.60%) Backbone.js
15 8 (0.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 182 (13.64%) Blackberry
2 109 (8.17%) Analytical Skills
3 102 (7.65%) User Experience
4 98 (7.35%) Video Conferencing
5 81 (6.07%) Data Centre
6 41 (3.07%) Computer Science
7 37 (2.77%) Clustering
8 30 (2.25%) Replication
9 29 (2.17%) Greenfield Project
9 29 (2.17%) Management Information System
10 23 (1.72%) Driving Licence
10 23 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
11 21 (1.57%) e-Learning
11 21 (1.57%) Public Cloud
12 18 (1.35%) iPhone
13 17 (1.27%) PKI
14 13 (0.97%) Client/Server
14 13 (0.97%) Hybrid Cloud
14 13 (0.97%) Mobile App
14 13 (0.97%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 752 (56.37%) Windows
2 339 (25.41%) Windows Server
3 272 (20.39%) Windows 7
4 195 (14.62%) Windows 10
5 183 (13.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 172 (12.89%) Windows Server 2008
7 163 (12.22%) Apple iOS
8 144 (10.79%) Android
9 136 (10.19%) Mac OS X
10 116 (8.70%) Linux
11 37 (2.77%) Windows 8
12 33 (2.47%) Windows Server 2003
13 26 (1.95%) Mac OS
14 21 (1.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
15 16 (1.20%) Unix
16 15 (1.12%) CentOS
17 14 (1.05%) Windows Phone
18 11 (0.82%) Windows XP
19 9 (0.67%) Windows Mobile
20 7 (0.52%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 386 (28.94%) ITIL
2 170 (12.74%) Service Management
3 154 (11.54%) Asset Management
4 141 (10.57%) Wealth Management
5 114 (8.55%) Presales
6 111 (8.32%) Migration
7 94 (7.05%) Problem Management
8 75 (5.62%) Agile Software Development
9 69 (5.17%) Project Management
10 66 (4.95%) Service Delivery
11 65 (4.87%) CRM
12 55 (4.12%) Mentoring
13 52 (3.90%) Time Management
14 44 (3.30%) Change Management
14 44 (3.30%) Knowledge Management
15 43 (3.22%) Continuous Improvement
16 42 (3.15%) PRINCE2
17 40 (3.00%) Disaster Recovery
18 39 (2.92%) Kalman Filter
19 38 (2.85%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 143 (10.72%) PowerShell
2 119 (8.92%) SQL
3 59 (4.42%) JavaScript
4 34 (2.55%) C#
5 31 (2.32%) Java
6 24 (1.80%) PHP
6 24 (1.80%) Python
7 15 (1.12%) Ruby
8 13 (0.97%) C
9 12 (0.90%) CoffeeScript
10 10 (0.75%) VBScript
11 9 (0.67%) Bash Shell
12 7 (0.52%) ES6
13 6 (0.45%) Scala
13 6 (0.45%) VB
14 4 (0.30%) Apple Swift
14 4 (0.30%) Objective-C
14 4 (0.30%) R
14 4 (0.30%) TypeScript
15 3 (0.22%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 242 (18.14%) Microsoft Certification
2 180 (13.49%) MCSE
3 96 (7.20%) Citrix Certification
4 94 (7.05%) CCA
5 85 (6.37%) Degree
6 78 (5.85%) Cisco Certification
7 56 (4.20%) MCSA
8 47 (3.52%) CCNP
9 32 (2.40%) MCP
10 30 (2.25%) CCNA
10 30 (2.25%) CCVP
11 29 (2.17%) Computer Science Degree
12 28 (2.10%) Security Cleared
13 21 (1.57%) CCIE
14 17 (1.27%) CCNP Voice
15 16 (1.20%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
16 15 (1.12%) MCITP
16 15 (1.12%) SC Cleared
17 13 (0.97%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
18 12 (0.90%) CCDE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (6.37%) SLA
2 21 (1.57%) QA
3 13 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 8 (0.60%) PMO
5 7 (0.52%) GDPR
6 2 (0.15%) Cyber Essentials
6 2 (0.15%) Data Quality
6 2 (0.15%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.075%) PCI DSS
7 1 (0.075%) SSAE 16
System Software
1 706 (52.92%) Active Directory
2 186 (13.94%) VMware Infrastructure
3 148 (11.09%) Hyper-V
4 135 (10.12%) XenApp
5 122 (9.15%) XenDesktop
6 53 (3.97%) vSphere
7 50 (3.75%) VMware ESXi
8 30 (2.25%) Terminal Services
9 15 (1.12%) Virtual Desktop
10 13 (0.97%) Microsoft App-V
11 11 (0.82%) Virtual Servers
12 10 (0.75%) Firmware
13 9 (0.67%) Docker
13 9 (0.67%) Virtual Machines
13 9 (0.67%) VMware Workstation
14 7 (0.52%) VMware Server
15 6 (0.45%) BitLocker
15 6 (0.45%) XenServer
16 5 (0.37%) DFS Replication
17 2 (0.15%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 273 (20.46%) SCCM
2 148 (11.09%) AirWatch
3 59 (4.42%) SCOM
4 40 (3.00%) Cisco CUCM
4 40 (3.00%) Cisco UCCX
4 40 (3.00%) WSUS
5 36 (2.70%) Cisco UCCE
6 34 (2.55%) Microsoft Intune
7 17 (1.27%) Backup Exec
8 13 (0.97%) Microsoft Clustering
8 13 (0.97%) Norton AntiVirus
9 12 (0.90%) SCOrch
10 10 (0.75%) vCenter Server
11 9 (0.67%) Jamf Pro
12 8 (0.60%) Puppet
13 7 (0.52%) FortiGate
13 7 (0.52%) Nagios
13 7 (0.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 6 (0.45%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
14 6 (0.45%) Terraform
Vendors
1 793 (59.45%) Microsoft
2 364 (27.29%) VMware
3 285 (21.36%) Cisco
4 272 (20.39%) Citrix
5 153 (11.47%) Apple
6 98 (7.35%) ServiceNow
7 97 (7.27%) AppSense
8 96 (7.20%) McAfee
9 84 (6.30%) Avaya
10 60 (4.50%) Veeam
11 59 (4.42%) HP
12 40 (3.00%) Dell
12 40 (3.00%) Polycom
12 40 (3.00%) Remedy
13 36 (2.70%) iManage
14 25 (1.87%) Adobe
15 24 (1.80%) Mitel
15 24 (1.80%) Red Hat
16 23 (1.72%) Meraki
16 23 (1.72%) Symantec