Period
to 21 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 21 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 222 261 263
Rank change year-on-year +39 +2 +10
Permanent jobs citing Skype 61 45 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.83% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.19% 3.73% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 56 43 14
Manchester median annual salary £38,000 £40,000 £29,125
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +37.34% +38.69%
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,900 £17,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £67,625
North West median annual salary £35,000 £37,500 £29,125
% change year-on-year -6.67% +28.76% -22.33%

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 Manchester with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,175 1,207 1,085
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 16.03% 14.95% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 980 1,042 951
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £21,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,875 £58,750 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +1.30% +2.67%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Manchester

Skype
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for Skype in Manchester

Skype
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Manchester over the 6 months to 21 September 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in Manchester

Skype
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 21 September 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
Salford 0 13 £24,000 -53.17%
Stockport - 8 £46,000 -
Altrincham -9 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Bury - 1 £38,500 -
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 21 September 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Skype.

1 40 (65.57%) Skype for Business
2 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 35 (57.38%) Office 365
4 32 (52.46%) Windows
5 31 (50.82%) Microsoft Azure
6 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
7 26 (42.62%) SharePoint
8 23 (37.70%) ITIL
9 22 (36.07%) SQL
10 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
11 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
12 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
13 18 (29.51%) Service Management
14 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
15 16 (26.23%) SLA
16 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
16 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
16 15 (24.59%) VMware
17 14 (22.95%) Migration
17 14 (22.95%) Firewall
17 14 (22.95%) Cisco
17 14 (22.95%) Veeam
17 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
18 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
18 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
18 13 (21.31%) IaaS
18 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2013
18 13 (21.31%) CRM
18 13 (21.31%) Change Management
19 12 (19.67%) Incident Management

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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 40 (65.57%) Skype for Business
2 27 (44.26%) MS Exchange
3 26 (42.62%) SharePoint
4 13 (21.31%) Exchange Server 2013
5 10 (16.39%) Exchange Server 2007
5 10 (16.39%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (3.28%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (3.28%) IIS
Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 10 (16.39%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (57.38%) Office 365
2 31 (50.82%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (21.31%) IaaS
4 4 (6.56%) GitHub
5 3 (4.92%) Slack
6 2 (3.28%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (24.59%) TCP/IP
2 14 (22.95%) Firewall
3 9 (14.75%) VPN
4 8 (13.11%) VLAN
5 5 (8.20%) DHCP
5 5 (8.20%) DNS
5 5 (8.20%) Unified Communications
5 5 (8.20%) VoIP
6 4 (6.56%) LAN
6 4 (6.56%) WAN
7 3 (4.92%) Cisco IOS
7 3 (4.92%) Remote Desktop
7 3 (4.92%) Wi-Fi
8 2 (3.28%) VSAN
9 1 (1.64%) ADSL
9 1 (1.64%) BGP
9 1 (1.64%) EIGRP
9 1 (1.64%) MPLS
9 1 (1.64%) OSPF
9 1 (1.64%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (34.43%) SQL Server
2 9 (14.75%) Relational Database
2 9 (14.75%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (13.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 4 (6.56%) MySQL
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.28%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 10 (16.39%) Retail
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 2 (3.28%) Back Office
3 2 (3.28%) Billing
3 2 (3.28%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Law
3 2 (3.28%) Legal
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
3 2 (3.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (14.75%) IT Manager
1 9 (14.75%) Support Engineer
2 7 (11.48%) Analyst
2 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (9.84%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (9.84%) Developer
3 6 (9.84%) Infrastructure Manager
3 6 (9.84%) IT Infrastructure Manager
4 5 (8.20%) IT Support
5 4 (6.56%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.56%) Infrastructure Support
5 4 (6.56%) PHP Developer
5 4 (6.56%) Service Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Service Desk Analyst
5 4 (6.56%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 2nd Line Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
6 3 (4.92%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (4.92%) Recruitment Resourcer
6 3 (4.92%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.56%) .NET
1 4 (6.56%) Ajax
1 4 (6.56%) CSS
1 4 (6.56%) HTML
1 4 (6.56%) jQuery
1 4 (6.56%) Laravel
1 4 (6.56%) Node.js
1 4 (6.56%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.28%) JSON
2 2 (3.28%) Redux
2 2 (3.28%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Replication
2 6 (9.84%) Video Conferencing
3 4 (6.56%) Blackberry
4 3 (4.92%) Social Media
5 2 (3.28%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.64%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.64%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.64%) User Experience
6 1 (1.64%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (52.46%) Windows
2 19 (31.15%) Windows Server
3 14 (22.95%) Windows Server 2008
4 13 (21.31%) Windows Server 2012
5 10 (16.39%) Linux
6 4 (6.56%) Ubuntu
7 3 (4.92%) Android
8 1 (1.64%) SUSE
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) ITIL
2 18 (29.51%) Service Management
3 14 (22.95%) Migration
4 13 (21.31%) Change Management
4 13 (21.31%) CRM
4 13 (21.31%) Problem Management
5 12 (19.67%) Incident Management
6 11 (18.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 11 (18.03%) ITIL V3
7 10 (16.39%) ITSM
8 9 (14.75%) Line Management
8 9 (14.75%) Problem-Solving
8 9 (14.75%) Service Delivery
9 8 (13.11%) Network Design
9 8 (13.11%) Technical Architecture
10 7 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineering
10 7 (11.48%) Mentoring
11 6 (9.84%) People Management
12 4 (6.56%) Identity Management
12 4 (6.56%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 22 (36.07%) SQL
2 8 (13.11%) T-SQL
3 4 (6.56%) JavaScript
3 4 (6.56%) PHP
4 2 (3.28%) C#
5 1 (1.64%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 15 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (16.39%) HNC
3 5 (8.20%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (6.56%) MCSA
4 4 (6.56%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (3.28%) MCSE
5 2 (3.28%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
6 1 (1.64%) CCNA
6 1 (1.64%) CCNP
6 1 (1.64%) Cisco Certification
6 1 (1.64%) DBS Check
6 1 (1.64%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (26.23%) SLA
2 2 (3.28%) GDPR
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.64%) PMO
System Software
1 20 (32.79%) Hyper-V
2 17 (27.87%) Active Directory
3 9 (14.75%) Virtual Machines
4 8 (13.11%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.28%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.28%) vSphere
6 1 (1.64%) XenApp
6 1 (1.64%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 12 (19.67%) SCCM
2 9 (14.75%) SCVMM
3 8 (13.11%) Backup Exec
3 8 (13.11%) Failover Clustering
4 4 (6.56%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (6.56%) Single Sign-On
5 3 (4.92%) DameWare
6 2 (3.28%) SCOrch
6 2 (3.28%) vRealize
6 2 (3.28%) vRealize Orchestrator
7 1 (1.64%) FortiGate
7 1 (1.64%) SCOM
Vendors
1 38 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 15 (24.59%) VMware
3 14 (22.95%) Cisco
3 14 (22.95%) Veeam
4 8 (13.11%) Mitel
5 4 (6.56%) Capita
5 4 (6.56%) Dell
5 4 (6.56%) HP
6 3 (4.92%) Citrix
7 2 (3.28%) Micro Focus
7 2 (3.28%) NetApp
7 2 (3.28%) Remedy
8 1 (1.64%) Clearswift
8 1 (1.64%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.64%) IronPort
8 1 (1.64%) NetIQ
8 1 (1.64%) Novell
8 1 (1.64%) SolarWinds