Period
to 20 November 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 20 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
20 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 230 264 268
Rank change year-on-year +34 +4 +6
Permanent jobs citing Skype 56 38 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.76% 0.48% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.23% 3.35% 1.96%
Number of salaries quoted 54 35 22
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £33,875
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +10.70% +8.40%
10th Percentile £22,500 £22,900 £17,825
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £65,250
North West median annual salary £32,500 £35,000 £28,500
% change year-on-year -7.14% +22.81% -24.00%

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 1,323 1,134 1,123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 17.98% 14.24% 15.25%
Number of salaries quoted 1,129 983 984
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.88% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £22,450 £22,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,250 £57,500
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +2.56% +4.00%

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 November 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 20 November 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 -2 10 £24,000 -49.72%
Altrincham -8 4 £40,000 +6.67%
Stockport +19 3 £42,500 -22.73%
Bolton - 1 - -
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 20 November 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 39 (69.64%) Skype for Business
2 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
3 30 (53.57%) Office 365
4 28 (50.00%) Windows
4 28 (50.00%) ITIL
5 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
6 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
7 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
7 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
8 16 (28.57%) Service Management
9 15 (26.79%) Cisco
10 14 (25.00%) SQL
10 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
11 13 (23.21%) Change Management
12 12 (21.43%) Linux
12 12 (21.43%) SLA
13 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
13 11 (19.64%) Firewall
13 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
14 10 (17.86%) SCCM
14 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
14 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
14 10 (17.86%) DNS
14 10 (17.86%) LAN
14 10 (17.86%) VoIP
14 10 (17.86%) DHCP
15 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
15 9 (16.07%) Mitel

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 39 (69.64%) Skype for Business
2 21 (37.50%) SharePoint
3 18 (32.14%) MS Exchange
4 7 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2007
4 7 (12.50%) SharePoint Server
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2010
5 5 (8.93%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (3.57%) IIS
7 1 (1.79%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (10.71%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (12.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (1.79%) Magento
2 1 (1.79%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 30 (53.57%) Office 365
2 26 (46.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (12.50%) IaaS
4 5 (8.93%) GitHub
5 3 (5.36%) Slack
6 2 (3.57%) Amazon AWS
7 1 (1.79%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 18 (32.14%) TCP/IP
2 11 (19.64%) Firewall
3 10 (17.86%) DHCP
3 10 (17.86%) DNS
3 10 (17.86%) LAN
3 10 (17.86%) VoIP
4 5 (8.93%) Unified Communications
4 5 (8.93%) VPN
5 4 (7.14%) WAN
6 3 (5.36%) Cisco IOS
6 3 (5.36%) Remote Desktop
6 3 (5.36%) VLAN
6 3 (5.36%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (3.57%) VSAN
8 1 (1.79%) BGP
8 1 (1.79%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.79%) MPLS
8 1 (1.79%) OSPF
8 1 (1.79%) PBX
8 1 (1.79%) Spanning Tree
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.71%) Relational Database
2 6 (10.71%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (8.93%) MySQL
4 3 (5.36%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2014
5 2 (3.57%) SQL Server 2016
General
1 9 (16.07%) Telecoms
2 6 (10.71%) Retail
3 2 (3.57%) Back Office
3 2 (3.57%) Billing
3 2 (3.57%) Finance
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
4 1 (1.79%) Law
Job Titles
1 8 (14.29%) Analyst
2 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (12.50%) IT Support
3 6 (10.71%) 2nd Line Support
3 6 (10.71%) Support Engineer
3 6 (10.71%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (8.93%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
4 5 (8.93%) Developer
4 5 (8.93%) PHP Developer
5 4 (7.14%) IT Manager
6 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support
6 3 (5.36%) 1st Line Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Business Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Engineer
6 3 (5.36%) Desktop Support
6 3 (5.36%) IT Support Analyst
6 3 (5.36%) Senior Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Service Manager
6 3 (5.36%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (8.93%) Ajax
1 5 (8.93%) CSS
1 5 (8.93%) HTML
1 5 (8.93%) jQuery
1 5 (8.93%) Laravel
1 5 (8.93%) Node.js
1 5 (8.93%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 1 (1.79%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (16.07%) Blackberry
2 5 (8.93%) IVR
3 3 (5.36%) Replication
3 3 (5.36%) Video Conferencing
4 2 (3.57%) User Experience
5 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 28 (50.00%) Windows
2 14 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 12 (21.43%) Linux
4 10 (17.86%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (7.14%) Ubuntu
7 3 (5.36%) Android
7 3 (5.36%) SUSE
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 10
8 1 (1.79%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) ITIL
2 16 (28.57%) Service Management
3 13 (23.21%) Change Management
4 11 (19.64%) Problem-Solving
5 10 (17.86%) Incident Management
6 9 (16.07%) Migration
6 9 (16.07%) Problem Management
7 8 (14.29%) Disaster Recovery
8 7 (12.50%) CRM
8 7 (12.50%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 7 (12.50%) ITIL V3
8 7 (12.50%) ITSM
9 6 (10.71%) Identity Management
9 6 (10.71%) Line Management
10 5 (8.93%) Business Continuity
10 5 (8.93%) MVC
10 5 (8.93%) OOP
11 4 (7.14%) DevOps
11 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2
11 4 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 14 (25.00%) SQL
2 5 (8.93%) JavaScript
2 5 (8.93%) PHP
3 3 (5.36%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (12.50%) HNC
3 5 (8.93%) CCNA
3 5 (8.93%) Cisco Certification
4 4 (7.14%) ITIL Certification
4 4 (7.14%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 3 (5.36%) Degree
5 3 (5.36%) MCSA
6 2 (3.57%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 1 (1.79%) CCNP
7 1 (1.79%) DBS Check
7 1 (1.79%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (21.43%) SLA
2 2 (3.57%) GDPR
System Software
1 21 (37.50%) Active Directory
2 8 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 6 (10.71%) Virtual Machines
4 4 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (3.57%) VMware NSX
5 2 (3.57%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 10 (17.86%) SCCM
2 6 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
2 6 (10.71%) SCVMM
2 6 (10.71%) Single Sign-On
3 3 (5.36%) Backup Exec
3 3 (5.36%) DameWare
3 3 (5.36%) Failover Clustering
4 2 (3.57%) SCOrch
4 2 (3.57%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
4 2 (3.57%) vRealize
4 2 (3.57%) vRealize Orchestrator
5 1 (1.79%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 34 (60.71%) Microsoft
2 15 (26.79%) Cisco
3 9 (16.07%) Mitel
3 9 (16.07%) Veeam
3 9 (16.07%) VMware
4 5 (8.93%) Citrix
4 5 (8.93%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (7.14%) Dell
5 4 (7.14%) HP
5 4 (7.14%) Micro Focus
5 4 (7.14%) NetApp
6 3 (5.36%) Apple
6 3 (5.36%) Clearswift
6 3 (5.36%) IronPort
7 2 (3.57%) Proofpoint
7 2 (3.57%) Remedy
7 2 (3.57%) Symantec
8 1 (1.79%) Fortinet
8 1 (1.79%) Polycom