Period
to 17 January 2019

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 17 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 248 259 266
Rank change year-on-year +11 +7 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype 38 31 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.56% 0.42% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.01% 3.03% 2.59%
Number of salaries quoted 34 28 28
Manchester median annual salary £38,750 £38,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -13.89% +20.00%
10th Percentile £21,625 £27,200 £25,475
90th Percentile £56,456 £60,000 £60,125
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £31,250
% change year-on-year -7.14% +12.00% -16.67%

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 1,263 1,024 1,121
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 18.60% 13.78% 15.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1,106 880 958
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -2.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £24,000 £22,000 £24,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,875 £57,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%

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 17 January 2019.

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 17 January 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
Salford -4 5 £24,000 -60.00% 3
Bolton - 3 - -
Altrincham -8 2 £40,000 +6.67%
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 17 January 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 Manchester region with a requirement for Skype.

1 28 (73.68%) Skype for Business
2 23 (60.53%) ITIL
2 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
3 22 (57.89%) Office 365
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
6 15 (39.47%) Cisco
7 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
7 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
8 10 (26.32%) DHCP
8 10 (26.32%) DNS
8 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
8 10 (26.32%) SCCM
9 9 (23.68%) LAN
9 9 (23.68%) VoIP
9 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
9 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
10 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
10 8 (21.05%) Service Management
10 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
10 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
10 8 (21.05%) Firewall
11 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
11 7 (18.42%) Linux
11 7 (18.42%) SLA
12 6 (15.79%) Change Management
12 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
12 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
12 6 (15.79%) Mitel
12 6 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager

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 10 (26.32%) MS Exchange
3 8 (21.05%) SharePoint
4 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2010
4 3 (7.89%) WordPress
5 2 (5.26%) CMS
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
5 2 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2007
5 2 (5.26%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 8 (21.05%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (7.89%) Magento
1 3 (7.89%) Visualfiles
2 2 (5.26%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (57.89%) Office 365
2 11 (28.95%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (7.89%) GitHub
3 3 (7.89%) Mimecast
4 2 (5.26%) IaaS
5 1 (2.63%) Dropbox
Communications & Networking
1 11 (28.95%) TCP/IP
2 10 (26.32%) DHCP
2 10 (26.32%) DNS
3 9 (23.68%) LAN
3 9 (23.68%) VoIP
4 8 (21.05%) Firewall
5 5 (13.16%) Unified Communications
5 5 (13.16%) VPN
6 3 (7.89%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (7.89%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
6 3 (7.89%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (5.26%) Intranet
7 2 (5.26%) Wireless
8 1 (2.63%) Internet
8 1 (2.63%) PBX
8 1 (2.63%) PSTN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 2 (5.26%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.26%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 7 (18.42%) Telecoms
2 3 (7.89%) Finance
3 2 (5.26%) Law
3 2 (5.26%) Marketing
3 2 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 7 (18.42%) Analyst
1 7 (18.42%) Support Engineer
2 6 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support
2 6 (15.79%) Telecoms Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
3 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Engineer
3 5 (13.16%) Service Desk Support
4 4 (10.53%) IT Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 1st Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (7.89%) 1st/2nd Line Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Engineer
5 3 (7.89%) Desktop Support
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support
5 3 (7.89%) IT Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) PHP Developer
5 3 (7.89%) Support Analyst
5 3 (7.89%) Technical Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (7.89%) Ajax
1 3 (7.89%) CSS
1 3 (7.89%) HTML
1 3 (7.89%) jQuery
1 3 (7.89%) Laravel
1 3 (7.89%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (5.26%) Software Packaging
3 1 (2.63%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 9 (23.68%) Blackberry
2 5 (13.16%) IVR
3 3 (7.89%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (7.89%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (5.26%) iPad
4 2 (5.26%) Smartphone
5 1 (2.63%) PKI
5 1 (2.63%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (2.63%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 8 (21.05%) Windows Server
3 7 (18.42%) Linux
4 4 (10.53%) SUSE
4 4 (10.53%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (7.89%) Android
5 3 (7.89%) Windows 7
6 2 (5.26%) Ubuntu
6 2 (5.26%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (2.63%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (60.53%) ITIL
2 9 (23.68%) Problem-Solving
3 8 (21.05%) Service Management
4 6 (15.79%) Change Management
4 6 (15.79%) Disaster Recovery
4 6 (15.79%) Identity Management
5 5 (13.16%) Business Continuity
5 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineering
6 4 (10.53%) Email Filtering
6 4 (10.53%) Kalman Filter
6 4 (10.53%) Line Management
7 3 (7.89%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.89%) Break/Fix
7 3 (7.89%) Case Management
7 3 (7.89%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (7.89%) Incident Management
7 3 (7.89%) Migration
7 3 (7.89%) Mobile Device Management
7 3 (7.89%) MVC
7 3 (7.89%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 3 (7.89%) JavaScript
1 3 (7.89%) PHP
2 2 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (10.53%) CCNA
1 4 (10.53%) Cisco Certification
1 4 (10.53%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (7.89%) Degree
3 2 (5.26%) CISA
3 2 (5.26%) CISM
3 2 (5.26%) CISSP
3 2 (5.26%) CRISC
3 2 (5.26%) HNC
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Certification
3 2 (5.26%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
3 2 (5.26%) MCP
3 2 (5.26%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 1 (2.63%) DBS Check
4 1 (2.63%) MCSA
4 1 (2.63%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (18.42%) SLA
2 2 (5.26%) COBIT
2 2 (5.26%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 2 (5.26%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 17 (44.74%) Active Directory
2 3 (7.89%) Hyper-V
3 2 (5.26%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 10 (26.32%) SCCM
2 6 (15.79%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (15.79%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (7.89%) DameWare
4 2 (5.26%) SCVMM
4 2 (5.26%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
Vendors
1 23 (60.53%) Microsoft
2 15 (39.47%) Cisco
3 6 (15.79%) Mitel
4 5 (13.16%) Citrix
4 5 (13.16%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (10.53%) Clearswift
5 4 (10.53%) IronPort
5 4 (10.53%) Micro Focus
5 4 (10.53%) NetApp
6 3 (7.89%) Apple
6 3 (7.89%) Dell
6 3 (7.89%) HP
7 2 (5.26%) Proofpoint
7 2 (5.26%) Remedy
7 2 (5.26%) Symantec
7 2 (5.26%) Veeam
7 2 (5.26%) VMware
8 1 (2.63%) Polycom