Period
to 20 March 2019

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 20 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
East of England > Hertfordshire
6 months to
20 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 154 187 184
Rank change year-on-year +33 -3 +34
Permanent jobs citing Skype 26 36 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 0.80% 0.73% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.78% 3.40% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 19 28 16
Hertfordshire median annual salary £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.32% -5.00% +37.93%
10th Percentile £29,000 £23,000 £39,375
90th Percentile £65,500 £59,500 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +20.00% -25.00% +25.00%

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 688 1,058 699
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Hertfordshire 21.23% 21.33% 15.55%
Number of salaries quoted 527 863 516
Hertfordshire median annual salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.53% +9.83% +1.76%
10th Percentile £25,500 £24,000 £22,875
90th Percentile £67,500 £71,000 £67,500
East of England median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.56% - +5.88%

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 20 March 2019.

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 20 March 2019. 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
Watford +13 16 £60,000 +6.67% 1
Hemel Hempstead +21 3 £60,000 +20.00% 1
St Albans +15 3 £30,000 +30.43%
Hatfield +23 1 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Skype
East of England

For the 6 months to 20 March 2019, 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 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 23 (88.46%) Skype for Business
3 21 (80.77%) Office 365
4 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
5 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
5 14 (53.85%) VMware
6 13 (50.00%) SCCM
6 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
7 12 (46.15%) Migration
7 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
8 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
9 10 (38.46%) Symantec
9 10 (38.46%) Veeam
9 10 (38.46%) SaaS
9 10 (38.46%) PaaS
9 10 (38.46%) IaaS
9 10 (38.46%) SCVMM
9 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
9 10 (38.46%) Presales
9 10 (38.46%) Procure-to-Pay
9 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
9 10 (38.46%) Single Sign-On
10 9 (34.62%) Firewall
11 8 (30.77%) LAN
11 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
11 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
12 7 (26.92%) DHCP

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 23 (88.46%) Skype for Business
2 11 (42.31%) MS Exchange
3 10 (38.46%) Exchange Server 2003
4 5 (19.23%) SharePoint
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (3.85%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (3.85%) OpenStack
Applications
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (7.69%) MS Visio
3 1 (3.85%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 21 (80.77%) Office 365
2 13 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 10 (38.46%) Azure Active Directory
3 10 (38.46%) IaaS
3 10 (38.46%) PaaS
3 10 (38.46%) SaaS
4 6 (23.08%) OneDrive
5 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (34.62%) Firewall
2 8 (30.77%) LAN
3 7 (26.92%) DHCP
4 6 (23.08%) DNS
5 5 (19.23%) WAN
6 3 (11.54%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (11.54%) VoIP
6 3 (11.54%) Wireless
7 2 (7.69%) Network Security
7 2 (7.69%) TCP/IP
8 1 (3.85%) Cisco Nexus
8 1 (3.85%) FabricPath
8 1 (3.85%) Kerberos
8 1 (3.85%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.69%) MySQL
1 2 (7.69%) Power BI
1 2 (7.69%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Octopus Deploy
1 1 (3.85%) Vagrant
General
1 3 (11.54%) French Language
1 3 (11.54%) Greek Language
1 3 (11.54%) Italian Language
1 3 (11.54%) Portuguese Language
1 3 (11.54%) Spanish Language
2 2 (7.69%) Back Office
3 1 (3.85%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (38.46%) Cloud Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 10 (38.46%) Windows Consultant
2 6 (23.08%) IT Engineer
3 5 (19.23%) Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Analyst
4 4 (15.38%) IT Support
5 3 (11.54%) Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) IT Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Junior
5 3 (11.54%) Junior Systems Administrator
5 3 (11.54%) Support Engineer
5 3 (11.54%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (7.69%) IT Support Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Senior Analyst
6 2 (7.69%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.85%) ADSI
1 1 (3.85%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 6 (23.08%) Management Information System
1 6 (23.08%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (19.23%) Data Centre
3 4 (15.38%) Smartphone
4 3 (11.54%) iPad
5 2 (7.69%) BYOD
5 2 (7.69%) Handset
6 1 (3.85%) Clustering
6 1 (3.85%) Hybrid Cloud
6 1 (3.85%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Windows
2 17 (65.38%) Windows Server
3 12 (46.15%) Windows Server 2003
4 8 (30.77%) Windows 10
5 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
6 4 (15.38%) Android
6 4 (15.38%) Apple iOS
7 3 (11.54%) Linux
7 3 (11.54%) Ubuntu
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 3 (11.54%) Windows Server 2012
8 1 (3.85%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (46.15%) Migration
2 10 (38.46%) Presales
2 10 (38.46%) Procure-to-Pay
3 7 (26.92%) Mobile Device Management
3 7 (26.92%) Service Management
4 6 (23.08%) Change Management
4 6 (23.08%) Decision-Making
4 6 (23.08%) Information Security
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL
4 6 (23.08%) ITIL V3
4 6 (23.08%) ITSM
4 6 (23.08%) Organisational Learning
4 6 (23.08%) Service Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Improvement
5 5 (19.23%) Disaster Recovery
6 4 (15.38%) Business Continuity
7 3 (11.54%) Incident Management
7 3 (11.54%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (11.54%) Threat Management
8 2 (7.69%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.69%) PowerShell
1 2 (7.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (26.92%) Degree
2 4 (15.38%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 4 (15.38%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (15.38%) MOS
3 1 (3.85%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.85%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (23.08%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 6 (23.08%) SLA
2 1 (3.85%) PCI DSS
2 1 (3.85%) PMO
System Software
1 23 (88.46%) Active Directory
2 14 (53.85%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 4 (15.38%) Firmware
5 2 (7.69%) BitLocker
5 2 (7.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 2 (7.69%) Virtual Servers
6 1 (3.85%) Docker
6 1 (3.85%) NFS
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Desktop
6 1 (3.85%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (3.85%) VMware ESXi
6 1 (3.85%) VMware NSX
6 1 (3.85%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (50.00%) SCCM
2 10 (38.46%) SCVMM
2 10 (38.46%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (11.54%) Microsoft Intune
4 2 (7.69%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (7.69%) SolarWinds Orion
5 1 (3.85%) Grafana
5 1 (3.85%) Kubernetes
5 1 (3.85%) SCOM
5 1 (3.85%) SCOrch
5 1 (3.85%) Terraform
5 1 (3.85%) vRealize
5 1 (3.85%) vRealize Orchestrator
Vendors
1 26 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 14 (53.85%) VMware
3 10 (38.46%) Symantec
3 10 (38.46%) Veeam
4 4 (15.38%) Apple
4 4 (15.38%) Fortinet
5 3 (11.54%) Cisco
5 3 (11.54%) McAfee
5 3 (11.54%) SolarWinds
6 2 (7.69%) Citrix
6 2 (7.69%) Meraki
6 2 (7.69%) Mitel
6 2 (7.69%) Zoho
7 1 (3.85%) CommVault
7 1 (3.85%) Google
7 1 (3.85%) HP
7 1 (3.85%) NetApp