Period
to 11 December 2017

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 11 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
11 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 255 260 271
Rank change year-on-year +5 +11 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype 37 21 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.47% 0.28% 0.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.26% 1.83% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 33 21 7
Manchester median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% -
10th Percentile £21,950 £24,250 £21,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £66,250 £69,500
North West median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -13.33% +7.14%

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 1135 1145 1076
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 14.38% 15.48% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 971 1000 853
Manchester median annual salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £22,750 £24,250 £20,000
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £62,500
North West median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +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 11 December 2017.

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 11 December 2017. 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 - 5 £60,000 - 1
Altrincham -10 2 £37,500 +15.38%
Stockport - 2 £55,000 -
Oldham +14 1 £55,000 +83.33% 1
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 11 December 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for Skype.

1 28 (75.68%) Skype for Business
2 26 (70.27%) Office 365
3 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
4 21 (56.76%) Windows
5 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 15 (40.54%) VMware
6 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
6 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
7 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
8 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
9 11 (29.73%) ITIL
10 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
11 9 (24.32%) WAN
11 9 (24.32%) DHCP
11 9 (24.32%) VPN
11 9 (24.32%) DNS
12 8 (21.62%) LAN
12 8 (21.62%) Citrix
13 7 (18.92%) IaaS
14 6 (16.22%) Cisco
14 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
14 6 (16.22%) HP
15 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
15 5 (13.51%) WLAN
15 5 (13.51%) SQL
15 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
15 5 (13.51%) Firewall
15 5 (13.51%) Lotus
15 5 (13.51%) SaaS
15 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project

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 (75.68%) Skype for Business
2 13 (35.14%) SharePoint
3 6 (16.22%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.51%) IBM Notes
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (8.11%) Exchange Server 2013
6 1 (2.70%) Apache Spark
6 1 (2.70%) Drupal
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (2.70%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Chatbot
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (2.70%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (5.41%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 26 (70.27%) Office 365
2 16 (43.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (18.92%) IaaS
4 5 (13.51%) Amazon AWS
4 5 (13.51%) SaaS
5 2 (5.41%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (2.70%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 9 (24.32%) DHCP
1 9 (24.32%) DNS
1 9 (24.32%) VPN
1 9 (24.32%) WAN
2 8 (21.62%) LAN
3 5 (13.51%) Firewall
3 5 (13.51%) WLAN
4 4 (10.81%) Unified Communications
4 4 (10.81%) VoIP
5 2 (5.41%) PBX
5 2 (5.41%) Softswitch
5 2 (5.41%) TCP/IP
6 1 (2.70%) Internet
6 1 (2.70%) SAN
6 1 (2.70%) SSL
6 1 (2.70%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.41%) Power BI
1 2 (5.41%) Relational Database
1 2 (5.41%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (8.11%) Back Office
1 3 (8.11%) Billing
1 3 (8.11%) Telecoms
2 2 (5.41%) Law
2 2 (5.41%) Legal
3 1 (2.70%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (16.22%) Analyst
1 6 (16.22%) IT Support
2 5 (13.51%) Deployment Engineer
2 5 (13.51%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) IT Manager
3 4 (10.81%) IT Support Manager
3 4 (10.81%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
3 4 (10.81%) Support Manager
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support
4 3 (8.11%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Developer
4 3 (8.11%) Lync Engineer
4 3 (8.11%) Service Analyst
4 3 (8.11%) Service Manager
4 3 (8.11%) Unified Communications Engineer
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support
5 2 (5.41%) 2nd/3rd Line Support Analyst
5 2 (5.41%) Head of Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) Head of Data Analytics
5 2 (5.41%) IT Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (5.41%) Web Services
2 1 (2.70%) JSON
2 1 (2.70%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.51%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.41%) Private Cloud
3 1 (2.70%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.70%) Blackberry
3 1 (2.70%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.70%) iPad
3 1 (2.70%) iPhone
3 1 (2.70%) Management Information System
3 1 (2.70%) Smartphone
3 1 (2.70%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 21 (56.76%) Windows
2 15 (40.54%) Windows Server
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 10
3 4 (10.81%) Windows 7
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (10.81%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (8.11%) Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (8.11%) Unix
4 3 (8.11%) Windows 8
4 3 (8.11%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (5.41%) Android
5 2 (5.41%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (29.73%) ITIL
2 4 (10.81%) Service Delivery
3 3 (8.11%) Analytics
3 3 (8.11%) Data Analytics
3 3 (8.11%) IT Strategy
3 3 (8.11%) Machine Learning
3 3 (8.11%) Predictive Analytics
3 3 (8.11%) Presales
4 2 (5.41%) Android Development
4 2 (5.41%) Business Intelligence
4 2 (5.41%) Computer Vision
4 2 (5.41%) CRM
4 2 (5.41%) iOS Development
4 2 (5.41%) Line Management
4 2 (5.41%) Mentoring
4 2 (5.41%) Mobile Development
4 2 (5.41%) Service Management
5 1 (2.70%) OO
5 1 (2.70%) OOP
5 1 (2.70%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (13.51%) SQL
2 4 (10.81%) PowerShell
3 3 (8.11%) PHP
3 3 (8.11%) Python
3 3 (8.11%) VB
3 3 (8.11%) VBScript
4 2 (5.41%) R
5 1 (2.70%) Apple Swift
5 1 (2.70%) Java
5 1 (2.70%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (8.11%) SC Cleared
1 3 (8.11%) Security Cleared
2 2 (5.41%) Computer Science Degree
2 2 (5.41%) Degree
3 1 (2.70%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.81%) SLA
2 1 (2.70%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 15 (40.54%) Active Directory
2 14 (37.84%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (27.03%) Hyper-V
4 3 (8.11%) vSphere
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (2.70%) Virtual Servers
5 1 (2.70%) Xen
Systems Management
1 1 (2.70%) SCCM
1 1 (2.70%) SCSM
1 1 (2.70%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 22 (59.46%) Microsoft
2 15 (40.54%) VMware
3 8 (21.62%) Citrix
4 6 (16.22%) Cisco
4 6 (16.22%) HP
5 5 (13.51%) Lotus
6 3 (8.11%) Mitel
6 3 (8.11%) Red Hat
7 2 (5.41%) Avaya
7 2 (5.41%) BroadSoft
7 2 (5.41%) Sonus
8 1 (2.70%) Blue Coat
8 1 (2.70%) Dell
8 1 (2.70%) IBM
8 1 (2.70%) Polycom
8 1 (2.70%) Samsung
8 1 (2.70%) Wyse