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

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Sep 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 197 221 256
Rank change year-on-year +24 +35 +1
Permanent jobs citing Skype 66 61 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 1.00% 0.84% 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.41% 5.23% 3.71%
Number of salaries quoted 61 56 43
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.42% -5.00% +56.86%
10th Percentile £29,722 £22,500 £25,900
90th Percentile £68,726 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £44,861 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +28.17% -6.67% +28.76%

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 1,030 1,167 1,213
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 15.61% 15.98% 14.97%
Number of salaries quoted 749 980 1,048
Manchester median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £21,250 £23,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £63,875 £58,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year - +8.97% +1.30%

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 20 September 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 20 September 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
Stockport -12 4 £46,000 -
Sale - 2 £28,000 -
Altrincham +21 1 £25,000 -37.50%
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 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 54 (81.82%) Office 365
2 50 (75.76%) Skype for Business
2 50 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (57.58%) Mentoring
4 37 (56.06%) Coaching
5 36 (54.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
6 33 (50.00%) Intranet
7 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
8 15 (22.73%) ITIL
9 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
9 14 (21.21%) Service Management
9 14 (21.21%) User Experience
9 14 (21.21%) Line Management
10 12 (18.18%) ITSM
11 11 (16.67%) Azure
12 10 (15.15%) Project Management
13 9 (13.64%) Windows
13 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
13 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
13 9 (13.64%) JIRA
14 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
14 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
14 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
14 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
14 8 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
15 7 (10.61%) SDLC
15 7 (10.61%) Cisco
15 7 (10.61%) Citrix
15 7 (10.61%) HTML
15 7 (10.61%) CSS

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 50 (75.76%) Skype for Business
2 9 (13.64%) MS Exchange
3 8 (12.12%) SharePoint
4 5 (7.58%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (6.06%) Apache Solr
5 4 (6.06%) Confluence
5 4 (6.06%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (6.06%) IIS
6 2 (3.03%) CMS
6 2 (3.03%) Drupal
6 2 (3.03%) WordPress
Applications
1 7 (10.61%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (1.52%) Chatbot
2 1 (1.52%) HipChat
Business Applications
1 2 (3.03%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 54 (81.82%) Office 365
2 11 (16.67%) Azure
3 6 (9.09%) Azure Active Directory
3 6 (9.09%) GitHub
3 6 (9.09%) Slack
4 4 (6.06%) Yammer
5 3 (4.55%) AWS
5 3 (4.55%) PaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Amazon Alexa
6 1 (1.52%) BrowserStack
6 1 (1.52%) Dialogflow
6 1 (1.52%) Dropbox
6 1 (1.52%) GCP
6 1 (1.52%) IaaS
6 1 (1.52%) SaaS
6 1 (1.52%) Wit.ai
Communications & Networking
1 33 (50.00%) Intranet
2 3 (4.55%) DHCP
2 3 (4.55%) DNS
2 3 (4.55%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) VoIP
2 3 (4.55%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) Cisco ASA
3 2 (3.03%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (3.03%) Wireless
4 1 (1.52%) GoToMeeting
4 1 (1.52%) IP Telephony
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) MPLS
4 1 (1.52%) Unified Communications
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (7.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.03%) Azure SQL Database
2 2 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (13.64%) JIRA
2 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.06%) Octopus Deploy
3 4 (6.06%) TeamCity
4 2 (3.03%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.52%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.52%) Selenium
General
1 5 (7.58%) Finance
2 4 (6.06%) Advertising
3 2 (3.03%) Marketing
3 2 (3.03%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.52%) Banking
4 1 (1.52%) Law
4 1 (1.52%) Legal
4 1 (1.52%) Local Government
4 1 (1.52%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.52%) Retail
4 1 (1.52%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 9 (13.64%) Project Manager
2 8 (12.12%) Developer
3 7 (10.61%) Digital Project Manager
3 7 (10.61%) Senior Manager
3 7 (10.61%) Service Manager
4 4 (6.06%) .NET Developer
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC Developer
4 4 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (6.06%) C# Developer
4 4 (6.06%) Lead Project Manager
4 4 (6.06%) Office 365 Engineer
4 4 (6.06%) Product Owner
4 4 (6.06%) Support Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Engineer
5 3 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
5 3 (4.55%) Development Manager
5 3 (4.55%) IT Services Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Junior IT Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Release Manager
5 3 (4.55%) Senior Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (10.61%) CSS
1 7 (10.61%) HTML
2 6 (9.09%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 5 (7.58%) .NET
3 5 (7.58%) RESTful
4 4 (6.06%) .NET Core
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET
4 4 (6.06%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (6.06%) Ruby on Rails
5 3 (4.55%) jQuery
5 3 (4.55%) Vue.js
6 2 (3.03%) Ajax
6 2 (3.03%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.03%) JSON
6 2 (3.03%) Laravel
6 2 (3.03%) SAML
6 2 (3.03%) Symfony
7 1 (1.52%) Spring
7 1 (1.52%) Web Services
7 1 (1.52%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 14 (21.21%) User Experience
2 5 (7.58%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.06%) N-Tier
3 4 (6.06%) Video Conferencing
4 3 (4.55%) Self-Motivation
5 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.52%) Augmented Reality
6 1 (1.52%) Blackberry
6 1 (1.52%) Data Protection Act
6 1 (1.52%) Fat Client
6 1 (1.52%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.52%) Thin Client
6 1 (1.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 9 (13.64%) Windows
2 5 (7.58%) Windows 10
3 4 (6.06%) Android
3 4 (6.06%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.03%) Apple iOS
4 2 (3.03%) Windows Server
5 1 (1.52%) Linux
5 1 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (75.76%) Agile Software Development
2 38 (57.58%) Mentoring
3 37 (56.06%) Coaching
4 36 (54.55%) Digital Transformation Programme
5 15 (22.73%) ITIL
6 14 (21.21%) Line Management
6 14 (21.21%) Service Management
7 12 (18.18%) ITSM
8 10 (15.15%) Project Management
9 9 (13.64%) Service Delivery
10 8 (12.12%) Acceptance Criteria
10 8 (12.12%) Test Automation
11 7 (10.61%) DevOps
11 7 (10.61%) SDLC
12 6 (9.09%) Deployment Automation
12 6 (9.09%) MVC
12 6 (9.09%) OOP
12 6 (9.09%) Release Management
13 5 (7.58%) Collaborative Working
13 5 (7.58%) Sprint Planning
Programming Languages
1 8 (12.12%) JavaScript
1 8 (12.12%) PowerShell
2 5 (7.58%) Ruby
3 4 (6.06%) C#
4 3 (4.55%) PHP
4 3 (4.55%) SQL
5 2 (3.03%) Bash Shell
6 1 (1.52%) Apple Swift
6 1 (1.52%) Java
6 1 (1.52%) PHP 7
6 1 (1.52%) Python
6 1 (1.52%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 3 (4.55%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
2 2 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (1.52%) CCNP
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.52%) MCSA
3 1 (1.52%) MCTS
3 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.61%) QA
2 5 (7.58%) PMO
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
4 1 (1.52%) BS7799
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 14 (21.21%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
2 1 (1.52%) Virtual Desktop
2 1 (1.52%) XenApp
2 1 (1.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
2 2 (3.03%) FortiGate
2 2 (3.03%) Kubernetes
2 2 (3.03%) Opscode Chef
2 2 (3.03%) Puppet
2 2 (3.03%) SCCM
2 2 (3.03%) Terraform
3 1 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
3 1 (1.52%) Jamf Pro
Vendors
1 23 (34.85%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.61%) Cisco
2 7 (10.61%) Citrix
3 4 (6.06%) Apple
3 4 (6.06%) Atlassian
4 2 (3.03%) Avaya
4 2 (3.03%) CheckPoint
4 2 (3.03%) Google
4 2 (3.03%) Oracle
4 2 (3.03%) SolarWinds
5 1 (1.52%) Facebook
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) IBM
5 1 (1.52%) Ivanti
5 1 (1.52%) Polycom
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
5 1 (1.52%) SAP
5 1 (1.52%) Sophos
5 1 (1.52%) Veeam
5 1 (1.52%) VMware