Period
to 24 February 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 24 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 242 253 256
Rank change year-on-year +11 +3 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype 38 43 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.52% 0.56% 0.19%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.99% 3.69% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 33 40 12
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £44,625 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.97% +11.56% -
10th Percentile £24,050 £24,000 £21,400
90th Percentile £60,000 £53,750 £61,700
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% -11.76%

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 952 1,165 1,002
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.10% 15.23% 14.30%
Number of salaries quoted 800 960 811
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% - +11.11%
10th Percentile £22,000 £24,000 £21,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £57,500 £63,750
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% -

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 24 February 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 24 February 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 +1 7 £47,729 +7.86% 2
Altrincham -4 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Stockport - 2 £55,000 -
Oldham +31 1 £22,500 -25.00% 3
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 24 February 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 28 (73.68%) Skype for Business
2 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
3 23 (60.53%) Office 365
4 21 (55.26%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
6 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
6 15 (39.47%) LAN
6 15 (39.47%) WAN
7 14 (36.84%) VPN
7 14 (36.84%) IaaS
8 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
8 13 (34.21%) Firewall
8 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
9 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
9 12 (31.58%) VMware
9 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
10 11 (28.95%) ITIL
10 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
11 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
11 10 (26.32%) WLAN
12 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
12 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) Unified Communications
13 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
13 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
13 8 (21.05%) DNS
14 7 (18.42%) Cisco
14 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
14 7 (18.42%) Degree

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 28 (73.68%) Skype for Business
2 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
3 13 (34.21%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
6 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.63%) Drupal
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (2.63%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (5.26%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.63%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 23 (60.53%) Office 365
2 14 (36.84%) IaaS
3 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (10.53%) SaaS
5 2 (5.26%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (2.63%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (2.63%) Google App Engine
6 1 (2.63%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (2.63%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 15 (39.47%) LAN
1 15 (39.47%) WAN
2 14 (36.84%) VPN
3 13 (34.21%) Firewall
4 10 (26.32%) WLAN
5 9 (23.68%) TCP/IP
5 9 (23.68%) Unified Communications
6 8 (21.05%) DNS
7 6 (15.79%) PBX
8 5 (13.16%) Reverse Proxy
8 5 (13.16%) VLAN
9 4 (10.53%) VoIP
10 3 (7.89%) DHCP
11 2 (5.26%) Softswitch
12 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
12 1 (2.63%) NetScaler
12 1 (2.63%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (26.32%) SQL Server
2 4 (10.53%) Relational Database
3 2 (5.26%) Power BI
3 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.63%) NoSQL
General
1 6 (15.79%) Retail
1 6 (15.79%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Legal
3 2 (5.26%) Back Office
3 2 (5.26%) Billing
3 2 (5.26%) Finance
4 1 (2.63%) Law
4 1 (2.63%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (23.68%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (13.16%) Operations Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Developer
3 4 (10.53%) Lync Engineer
3 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Engineer
4 3 (7.89%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (7.89%) IT Support
4 3 (7.89%) Service Manager
4 3 (7.89%) Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 2 (5.26%) 1st/2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Cloud Engineer
5 2 (5.26%) Delivery Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (5.26%) IT Support Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Support Manager
5 2 (5.26%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.26%) Web Services
2 1 (2.63%) GWT
2 1 (2.63%) JSON
2 1 (2.63%) REST
2 1 (2.63%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 7 (18.42%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (13.16%) Clustering
3 4 (10.53%) Greenfield Project
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.26%) Management Information System
4 2 (5.26%) Private Cloud
5 1 (2.63%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 21 (55.26%) Windows
2 19 (50.00%) Windows Server
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Android
6 2 (5.26%) Apple iOS
6 2 (5.26%) Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.26%) Unix
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (28.95%) ITIL
2 8 (21.05%) Mentoring
3 7 (18.42%) Problem Management
4 5 (13.16%) Practice Management
4 5 (13.16%) Root Cause Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Security Patching
5 4 (10.53%) CRM
5 4 (10.53%) Line Management
5 4 (10.53%) Time Management
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Data Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Data Science
6 3 (7.89%) Machine Learning
6 3 (7.89%) Predictive Analytics
6 3 (7.89%) Presales
7 2 (5.26%) Computer Vision
7 2 (5.26%) IT Strategy
7 2 (5.26%) Mobile Development
7 2 (5.26%) Patch Management
7 2 (5.26%) Server Building
Programming Languages
1 6 (15.79%) SQL
2 5 (13.16%) PowerShell
3 3 (7.89%) PHP
3 3 (7.89%) Python
4 2 (5.26%) Java
4 2 (5.26%) R
5 1 (2.63%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.63%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 9 (23.68%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (18.42%) Degree
3 6 (15.79%) MCSA
4 4 (10.53%) BPSS Clearance
4 4 (10.53%) MCSE
4 4 (10.53%) Security Cleared
5 2 (5.26%) Computer Science Degree
5 2 (5.26%) HNC
6 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.53%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (34.21%) Hyper-V
2 12 (31.58%) Active Directory
2 12 (31.58%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 5 (13.16%) SCCM
1 5 (13.16%) SCOM
2 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
3 1 (2.63%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 26 (68.42%) Microsoft
2 12 (31.58%) VMware
3 7 (18.42%) Cisco
3 7 (18.42%) Sonus
4 5 (13.16%) Acme Packet
5 4 (10.53%) SolarWinds
6 2 (5.26%) Avaya
6 2 (5.26%) BroadSoft
6 2 (5.26%) Citrix
6 2 (5.26%) Mitel
6 2 (5.26%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.63%) Google
7 1 (2.63%) Remedy
7 1 (2.63%) Sage