Period
to 15 June 2021

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 15 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > England
6 months to
15 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 578 316 368
Rank change year-on-year -262 +52 +106
Permanent jobs citing Skype 350 752 1,167
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in England 0.39% 0.97% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 6.51% 5.55%
Number of salaries quoted 245 624 908
10th Percentile £29,000 £30,000 £26,000
25th Percentile £36,250 £36,625 £32,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -2.17%
75th Percentile £61,250 £67,500 £60,781
90th Percentile £70,000 £75,000 £71,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year - +6.38% +0.53%

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 11,391 11,554 21,032
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 12.70% 14.97% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8,230 9,293 16,141
10th Percentile £28,625 £27,500 £26,000
25th Percentile £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year - +5.26% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £62,500
90th Percentile £81,250 £78,750 £77,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +7.53% +1.09%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in England

Skype
Salary Trend in England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in England.

Salary trend for Skype in England

Skype
Salary Histogram in England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in England over the 6 months to 15 June 2021.

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 15 June 2021. 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 -194 99 £50,000 -16.67% 22
South East -106 87 £55,000 +12.82% 12
North of England -82 53 £42,500 -19.05% 15
East of England -4 39 £26,500 -41.11% 5
Midlands -39 39 £42,500 -9.57% 4
North West -59 36 £43,750 -20.45% 12
South West -87 32 £47,500 +11.76% 8
West Midlands -39 28 £42,500 -10.53% 3
Yorkshire -50 14 £32,364 -24.73% 1
East Midlands -25 11 - - 1
North East -11 3 £29,000 - 2
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 15 June 2021, 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.

1 221 (63.14%) Microsoft
2 177 (50.57%) Microsoft 365
3 158 (45.14%) Active Directory
4 148 (42.29%) Windows
4 148 (42.29%) Skype for Business
5 129 (36.86%) Azure
6 93 (26.57%) Social Skills
7 89 (25.43%) SQL Server
8 88 (25.14%) SCCM
9 86 (24.57%) SharePoint
10 79 (22.57%) VMware
11 74 (21.14%) ITIL
12 71 (20.29%) Windows Server
13 70 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
13 70 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 69 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
15 60 (17.14%) .NET
16 58 (16.57%) C#
16 58 (16.57%) Windows 10
17 57 (16.29%) JavaScript
17 57 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
18 53 (15.14%) MS Exchange
18 53 (15.14%) Citrix
19 52 (14.86%) Finance
19 52 (14.86%) React
20 51 (14.57%) PowerShell
21 49 (14.00%) SQL
22 47 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
23 46 (13.14%) TypeScript
24 45 (12.86%) MVC

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
1 148 (42.29%) Skype for Business
2 86 (24.57%) SharePoint
3 53 (15.14%) MS Exchange
4 26 (7.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 26 (7.43%) NServiceBus
5 18 (5.14%) SharePoint 2013
6 7 (2.00%) IIS
7 5 (1.43%) CMS
7 5 (1.43%) Exchange Server 2010
8 3 (0.86%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (0.86%) EPiServer
8 3 (0.86%) Sitecore CMS
8 3 (0.86%) Umbraco
9 2 (0.57%) Confluence
9 2 (0.57%) nginx
10 1 (0.29%) Apache
10 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
10 1 (0.29%) Site Server
Applications
1 57 (16.29%) Microsoft Office
2 17 (4.86%) Microsoft Excel
3 12 (3.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (1.71%) Siemens NX
4 6 (1.71%) Solid Edge
5 5 (1.43%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 6 (1.71%) Teamcenter
2 5 (1.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) assyst
3 1 (0.29%) NetSuite
3 1 (0.29%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 177 (50.57%) Microsoft 365
2 129 (36.86%) Azure
3 41 (11.71%) IaaS
4 35 (10.00%) PaaS
5 34 (9.71%) OneDrive
6 30 (8.57%) Azure Active Directory
7 26 (7.43%) Azure Storage
8 21 (6.00%) AWS
9 10 (2.86%) Yammer
10 9 (2.57%) SaaS
11 8 (2.29%) Dynamics 365
12 6 (1.71%) Power Platform
12 6 (1.71%) Slack
13 5 (1.43%) Power Automate
14 4 (1.14%) Azure Service Bus
14 4 (1.14%) Mimecast
15 3 (0.86%) npm
15 3 (0.86%) PowerApps
15 3 (0.86%) Trello
16 2 (0.57%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 39 (11.14%) DNS
2 37 (10.57%) Firewall
3 33 (9.43%) DHCP
4 32 (9.14%) SAN
5 30 (8.57%) HTTP
6 25 (7.14%) Wireless
7 23 (6.57%) TCP/IP
8 22 (6.29%) WAN
9 21 (6.00%) NetScaler
10 20 (5.71%) Unified Communications
11 19 (5.43%) LAN
12 17 (4.86%) VoIP
13 15 (4.29%) Remote Desktop
14 14 (4.00%) VPN
15 13 (3.71%) Internet
16 10 (2.86%) MPLS
16 10 (2.86%) WebEx
17 7 (2.00%) NAS
18 5 (1.43%) SD-WAN
19 4 (1.14%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 89 (25.43%) SQL Server
2 30 (8.57%) NoSQL
3 10 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 10 (2.86%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (2.29%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2014
5 5 (1.43%) SQL Server 2016
6 4 (1.14%) SQL Server 2008
7 3 (0.86%) Redis
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 3 (0.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.57%) Data Lake
8 2 (0.57%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.57%) Power BI
9 1 (0.29%) Big Data
9 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
9 1 (0.29%) MySQL
9 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2019
Development Applications
1 30 (8.57%) Git (software)
1 30 (8.57%) Octopus Deploy
1 30 (8.57%) TeamCity
2 14 (4.00%) Selenium
3 12 (3.43%) JIRA
4 10 (2.86%) WebDriver
5 7 (2.00%) Cucumber
6 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 4 (1.14%) SoapUI
8 3 (0.86%) Babel
8 3 (0.86%) gulp
8 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
8 3 (0.86%) webpack
9 2 (0.57%) JMeter
9 2 (0.57%) Visual Studio Team System
10 1 (0.29%) Postman
10 1 (0.29%) Serenity BDD
10 1 (0.29%) Sonatype Nexus
10 1 (0.29%) SpecFlow
General
1 93 (26.57%) Social Skills
2 52 (14.86%) Finance
3 23 (6.57%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (6.57%) Documentation Skills
4 21 (6.00%) Telecoms
5 19 (5.43%) Presentation Skills
6 17 (4.86%) Public Sector
7 14 (4.00%) Retail
8 13 (3.71%) Manufacturing
9 12 (3.43%) Retail Finance
10 10 (2.86%) Banking
10 10 (2.86%) Marketing
11 9 (2.57%) Law
12 7 (2.00%) Electronics
13 5 (1.43%) Games
13 5 (1.43%) Local Government
13 5 (1.43%) Military
14 4 (1.14%) Aerospace
15 2 (0.57%) Legal
15 2 (0.57%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 58 (16.57%) Developer
2 39 (11.14%) Analyst
3 36 (10.29%) Architect
4 34 (9.71%) Support Engineer
5 33 (9.43%) .NET Developer
6 30 (8.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 29 (8.29%) Consultant
8 23 (6.57%) Principal Developer
9 20 (5.71%) Solutions Architect
10 18 (5.14%) Desktop Support
10 18 (5.14%) IT Engineer
11 16 (4.57%) Support Analyst
12 15 (4.29%) Digital Architect
12 15 (4.29%) Digital Solutions Architect
13 14 (4.00%) Network Engineer
14 13 (3.71%) Senior Developer
15 12 (3.43%) QA Engineer
16 11 (3.14%) Lead Developer
16 11 (3.14%) Service Analyst
16 11 (3.14%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (17.14%) .NET
2 52 (14.86%) React
3 40 (11.43%) ASP.NET
3 40 (11.43%) ASP.NET MVC
4 36 (10.29%) ASP.NET Core
4 36 (10.29%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 31 (8.86%) .NET Core
6 30 (8.57%) .NET Framework
7 23 (6.57%) Blazor
8 21 (6.00%) HTML
9 19 (5.43%) CSS
10 18 (5.14%) AngularJS
11 12 (3.43%) Web Services
12 11 (3.14%) jQuery
12 11 (3.14%) OAuth
13 9 (2.57%) Gherkin
14 5 (1.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 5 (1.43%) CSS3
14 5 (1.43%) RabbitMQ
14 5 (1.43%) Sass
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.57%) Data Centre
2 30 (8.57%) User Experience
3 24 (6.86%) Video Conferencing
4 18 (5.14%) Management Information System
5 16 (4.57%) Public Cloud
6 12 (3.43%) Replication
7 10 (2.86%) Greenfield Project
7 10 (2.86%) iPad
8 9 (2.57%) Self-Motivation
9 8 (2.29%) Clustering
9 8 (2.29%) iPhone
10 7 (2.00%) Blackberry
10 7 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
11 6 (1.71%) CCTV
12 5 (1.43%) Microsoft Licensing
13 4 (1.14%) Driving Licence
13 4 (1.14%) Smartphone
14 3 (0.86%) Animation
14 3 (0.86%) Fat Client
14 3 (0.86%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 148 (42.29%) Windows
2 71 (20.29%) Windows Server
3 58 (16.57%) Windows 10
4 35 (10.00%) Windows 7
5 30 (8.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 26 (7.43%) Linux
7 25 (7.14%) Windows Server 2016
8 24 (6.86%) Android
9 21 (6.00%) Windows Server 2008
10 15 (4.29%) Windows Server 2019
11 10 (2.86%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.71%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.71%) Unix
13 3 (0.86%) Apple iOS
14 2 (0.57%) Windows Server 2003
15 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (21.14%) ITIL
2 70 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 69 (19.71%) Problem-Solving
4 45 (12.86%) MVC
5 40 (11.43%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 36 (10.29%) Migration
7 35 (10.00%) Service Management
8 34 (9.71%) Mentoring
9 30 (8.57%) OWASP
10 28 (8.00%) Scrum
11 26 (7.43%) Change Management
11 26 (7.43%) TDD
12 25 (7.14%) Service Delivery
13 24 (6.86%) ITSM
14 23 (6.57%) Decision-Making
15 22 (6.29%) Project Management
15 22 (6.29%) Root Cause Analysis
16 19 (5.43%) Requirements Gathering
17 17 (4.86%) Fintech
17 17 (4.86%) Strategic Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 58 (16.57%) C#
2 57 (16.29%) JavaScript
3 51 (14.57%) PowerShell
4 49 (14.00%) SQL
5 46 (13.14%) TypeScript
6 12 (3.43%) Go
6 12 (3.43%) PHP
7 10 (2.86%) VBScript
8 8 (2.29%) Python
9 6 (1.71%) VB
10 5 (1.43%) ES6
11 4 (1.14%) C
11 4 (1.14%) F#
11 4 (1.14%) Tcl
12 2 (0.57%) Java
12 2 (0.57%) Ruby
13 1 (0.29%) C++
13 1 (0.29%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.29%) Perl
13 1 (0.29%) VC++
Qualifications
1 42 (12.00%) Degree
2 20 (5.71%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 17 (4.86%) ITIL Certification
5 13 (3.71%) Cisco Certification
6 12 (3.43%) MCSA
6 12 (3.43%) MCSE
7 11 (3.14%) SC Cleared
8 9 (2.57%) CCA
8 9 (2.57%) CCNP
8 9 (2.57%) Citrix Certification
9 7 (2.00%) CCNA
9 7 (2.00%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.00%) MCP
10 6 (1.71%) Computer Science Degree
11 5 (1.43%) Network+ Certification
11 5 (1.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
12 3 (0.86%) A+ Certification
12 3 (0.86%) PMI Certification
12 3 (0.86%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.57%) SLA
2 16 (4.57%) COBIT
2 16 (4.57%) QA
3 14 (4.00%) GDPR
4 8 (2.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 5 (1.43%) PMO
6 4 (1.14%) ISO/IEC 20000
7 2 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 2 (0.57%) ITGC
7 2 (0.57%) NIST
7 2 (0.57%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 1 (0.29%) Accessibility
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials
8 1 (0.29%) Cyber Essentials PLUS
8 1 (0.29%) Def Stans
8 1 (0.29%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 158 (45.14%) Active Directory
2 70 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 36 (10.29%) Hyper-V
4 20 (5.71%) vSphere
5 17 (4.86%) XenApp
6 11 (3.14%) XenDesktop
7 6 (1.71%) BitLocker
8 4 (1.14%) Docker
8 4 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
9 3 (0.86%) DFS Replication
9 3 (0.86%) Microsoft App-V
9 3 (0.86%) Veritas Cluster Server
9 3 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
10 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 2 (0.57%) Virtual Servers
11 1 (0.29%) ProxySG
11 1 (0.29%) Terminal Services
11 1 (0.29%) Virtual Desktop
11 1 (0.29%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 88 (25.14%) SCCM
2 47 (13.43%) Microsoft Intune
3 23 (6.57%) SCOM
4 19 (5.43%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 14 (4.00%) IBM BigFix
6 13 (3.71%) FortiGate
7 12 (3.43%) SCVMM
8 11 (3.14%) Kubernetes
9 7 (2.00%) ServiceCenter
10 6 (1.71%) Microsoft Clustering
11 5 (1.43%) Cisco CUCM
11 5 (1.43%) Tivoli Storage Manager
11 5 (1.43%) vCenter Server
12 4 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
12 4 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
12 4 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
12 4 (1.14%) NetBackup
13 3 (0.86%) OfficeScan
13 3 (0.86%) SCSM
13 3 (0.86%) Trend Micro Deep Security
Vendors
1 221 (63.14%) Microsoft
2 79 (22.57%) VMware
3 53 (15.14%) Citrix
4 42 (12.00%) Cisco
5 23 (6.57%) Dell
6 21 (6.00%) IBM
7 20 (5.71%) SAP
7 20 (5.71%) ServiceNow
8 19 (5.43%) NetApp
9 18 (5.14%) HP
9 18 (5.14%) Ivanti
10 16 (4.57%) Salesforce.com
10 16 (4.57%) Sophos
11 13 (3.71%) SolarWinds
12 12 (3.43%) WorldPay
13 11 (3.14%) Veeam
14 9 (2.57%) Apple
14 9 (2.57%) CommVault
15 8 (2.29%) Polycom
16 7 (2.00%) Proofpoint