Period
to 10 December 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Hertfordshire 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 10 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
10 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 159 174 206
Rank change year-on-year +15 +32 +20
Permanent jobs citing Skype 48 41 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 1.24% 0.93% 0.36%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.19% 4.53% 2.10%
Number of salaries quoted 19 17 12
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £50,000 £54,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +20.00% -8.26% +60.29%
10th Percentile £30,000 £23,000 £27,150
90th Percentile £68,400 £55,000 £63,750
East of England median annual salary £50,000 £39,500 £54,500
% change year-on-year +26.58% -27.52% +14.74%

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 Hertfordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Hertfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 775 905 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 19.95% 20.54% 17.11%
Number of salaries quoted 535 749 601
Hertfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £72,300 £68,750 £65,000
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Hertfordshire

Skype
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Salary trend for Skype in Hertfordshire

Skype
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Hertfordshire over the 6 months to 10 December 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in Hertfordshire

Skype
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Hertfordshire region over the 6 months to 10 December 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
St Albans +12 16 £30,000 +30.43%
Watford -5 13 £60,000 +26.32% 2
Hatfield +6 3 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Hemel Hempstead +15 2 £22,000 -56.00%
Welwyn Garden City - 2 £72,000 -
Tring - 1 £37,500 -
Skype
East of England

For the 6 months to 10 December 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 Hertfordshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 35 (72.92%) Skype for Business
3 34 (70.83%) Windows
4 30 (62.50%) Office 365
5 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
5 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
6 16 (33.33%) Service Management
6 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
7 14 (29.17%) Firewall
7 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
7 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
7 14 (29.17%) Time Management
8 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (27.08%) VMware
8 13 (27.08%) ITIL
8 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
8 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
9 12 (25.00%) DNS
9 12 (25.00%) SCCM
10 11 (22.92%) DHCP
10 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
11 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
11 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
12 8 (16.67%) Migration
13 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
13 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
13 7 (14.58%) SCVMM
13 7 (14.58%) Android
13 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Hertfordshire 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 35 (72.92%) Skype for Business
2 14 (29.17%) SharePoint
3 10 (20.83%) MS Exchange
4 7 (14.58%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (6.25%) OpenStack
6 2 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (4.17%) Tomcat
7 1 (2.08%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 14 (29.17%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Project
2 2 (4.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 30 (62.50%) Office 365
2 16 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (14.58%) Azure Active Directory
3 7 (14.58%) IaaS
3 7 (14.58%) PaaS
3 7 (14.58%) SaaS
4 5 (10.42%) Amazon AWS
5 3 (6.25%) OneDrive
6 2 (4.17%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (29.17%) Firewall
2 12 (25.00%) DNS
3 11 (22.92%) DHCP
4 7 (14.58%) LAN
5 5 (10.42%) WAN
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco Nexus
6 3 (6.25%) FabricPath
6 3 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (6.25%) VLAN
7 2 (4.17%) Network Security
7 2 (4.17%) VoIP
7 2 (4.17%) Wireless
8 1 (2.08%) Kerberos
8 1 (2.08%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.17%) Big Data
2 2 (4.17%) MySQL
3 1 (2.08%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 3 (6.25%) Octopus Deploy
1 3 (6.25%) Vagrant
2 2 (4.17%) JMeter
2 2 (4.17%) JUnit
2 2 (4.17%) Maven
General
1 3 (6.25%) Finance
1 3 (6.25%) French Language
1 3 (6.25%) Greek Language
1 3 (6.25%) Italian Language
1 3 (6.25%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (6.25%) Retail
1 3 (6.25%) Spanish Language
2 2 (4.17%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 14 (29.17%) Consultant
2 9 (18.75%) Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support
3 7 (14.58%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Cloud Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Implementation Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 7 (14.58%) Unified Communications Engineer
3 7 (14.58%) Windows Consultant
4 6 (12.50%) Messaging Engineer
4 6 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 5 (10.42%) IT Engineer
6 4 (8.33%) Analyst
6 4 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 3 (6.25%) Developer
7 3 (6.25%) Junior
7 3 (6.25%) Service Desk Analyst
7 3 (6.25%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (4.17%) ActiveMQ
1 2 (4.17%) CSS
1 2 (4.17%) Hibernate
1 2 (4.17%) HTML
1 2 (4.17%) JMS
1 2 (4.17%) RESTful
1 2 (4.17%) Web Services
2 1 (2.08%) ADSI
2 1 (2.08%) Android SDK
2 1 (2.08%) iOS SDK
2 1 (2.08%) LDAP
2 1 (2.08%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 13 (27.08%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (27.08%) Management Information System
2 6 (12.50%) Data Centre
2 6 (12.50%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (8.33%) Smartphone
4 3 (6.25%) Hybrid Cloud
4 3 (6.25%) iPad
5 2 (4.17%) BYOD
5 2 (4.17%) Handset
5 2 (4.17%) Robotics
6 1 (2.08%) Clustering
6 1 (2.08%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 34 (70.83%) Windows
2 17 (35.42%) Windows Server
3 11 (22.92%) Windows Server 2003
4 7 (14.58%) Android
4 7 (14.58%) Windows 10
5 5 (10.42%) Apple iOS
5 5 (10.42%) Linux
5 5 (10.42%) Ubuntu
6 4 (8.33%) Windows 7
6 4 (8.33%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (6.25%) CentOS
7 3 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (33.33%) Service Management
2 14 (29.17%) Time Management
3 13 (27.08%) ITIL
4 8 (16.67%) Migration
5 7 (14.58%) Decision-Making
5 7 (14.58%) Disaster Recovery
5 7 (14.58%) Incident Management
5 7 (14.58%) Presales
5 7 (14.58%) Procure-to-Pay
6 6 (12.50%) Change Management
6 6 (12.50%) Identity Access Management
6 6 (12.50%) Information Security
6 6 (12.50%) ITIL V3
6 6 (12.50%) ITSM
6 6 (12.50%) Mentoring
6 6 (12.50%) Mobile Device Management
6 6 (12.50%) Organisational Learning
6 6 (12.50%) Security Management
6 6 (12.50%) Service Delivery
6 6 (12.50%) Technical Leadership
Programming Languages
1 17 (35.42%) PowerShell
2 5 (10.42%) SQL
3 3 (6.25%) Java
4 2 (4.17%) JavaScript
4 2 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (14.58%) Degree
2 4 (8.33%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (8.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (8.33%) MOS
3 1 (2.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (2.08%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (12.50%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (12.50%) SLA
2 3 (6.25%) PCI DSS
3 2 (4.17%) PMO
System Software
1 35 (72.92%) Active Directory
2 13 (27.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (20.83%) Hyper-V
4 4 (8.33%) Firmware
4 4 (8.33%) vSphere
5 3 (6.25%) NFS
5 3 (6.25%) VMware NSX
6 2 (4.17%) BitLocker
6 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 2 (4.17%) Virtual Servers
7 1 (2.08%) Docker
7 1 (2.08%) Virtual Machines
7 1 (2.08%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (2.08%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (25.00%) SCCM
2 7 (14.58%) SCVMM
2 7 (14.58%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (6.25%) Grafana
3 3 (6.25%) SCOM
3 3 (6.25%) SCOrch
3 3 (6.25%) Terraform
3 3 (6.25%) vRealize
3 3 (6.25%) vRealize Orchestrator
4 2 (4.17%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (4.17%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (4.17%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (2.08%) Kubernetes
5 1 (2.08%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 36 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 13 (27.08%) VMware
3 7 (14.58%) ServiceNow
3 7 (14.58%) Sonus
3 7 (14.58%) Symantec
3 7 (14.58%) Veeam
4 5 (10.42%) SolarWinds
5 4 (8.33%) Apple
5 4 (8.33%) Fortinet
5 4 (8.33%) HP
6 3 (6.25%) Cisco
6 3 (6.25%) CommVault
6 3 (6.25%) McAfee
6 3 (6.25%) NetApp
7 2 (4.17%) Mitel
7 2 (4.17%) Oracle
8 1 (2.08%) Citrix
8 1 (2.08%) Dell
8 1 (2.08%) Google