Period
to 22 January 2021

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 22 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 146 162 244
Rank change year-on-year +16 +82 +19
Permanent jobs citing Skype 30 71 40
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.95% 1.26% 0.59%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.85% 9.94% 3.16%
Number of salaries quoted 28 62 38
Median annual salary £70,000 £48,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +45.83% +28.00% -25.00%
North West median annual salary £70,000 £39,939 £32,500
% change year-on-year +75.27% +22.89% -8.34%

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 382 714 1,266
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 12.10% 12.68% 18.64%
Number of salaries quoted 320 591 1,122
Median annual salary £45,000 £43,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +16.88%
10th Percentile £25,450 £24,250 £24,025
90th Percentile £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% +12.50%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Manchester

Skype
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in Manchester.

Salary trend for Skype in Manchester

Skype
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in Manchester over the 6 months to 22 January 2021.

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 22 January 2021. 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
Oldham - 3 £55,114 -
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 22 January 2021, 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 24 (80.00%) Azure
2 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Architecture
2 17 (56.67%) Migration
2 17 (56.67%) TOGAF
3 16 (53.33%) SaaS
3 16 (53.33%) IaaS
4 12 (40.00%) Analytics
4 12 (40.00%) Big Data
4 12 (40.00%) PaaS
4 12 (40.00%) R
4 12 (40.00%) Data Lake
4 12 (40.00%) Databricks
4 12 (40.00%) Python
4 12 (40.00%) Sparx
5 11 (36.67%) Business Case
5 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
6 8 (26.67%) Project Management
6 8 (26.67%) Matrix Management
7 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
7 7 (23.33%) Finance
8 6 (20.00%) e-Learning
8 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
8 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
8 6 (20.00%) ITIL
8 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
8 6 (20.00%) DevOps
8 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
8 6 (20.00%) JIRA
8 6 (20.00%) Confluence
8 6 (20.00%) Housing Association

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 6 (20.00%) Confluence
1 6 (20.00%) SharePoint
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (6.67%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (13.33%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 24 (80.00%) Azure
2 16 (53.33%) IaaS
2 16 (53.33%) SaaS
3 12 (40.00%) PaaS
4 6 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
5 4 (13.33%) Office 365
6 3 (10.00%) Mimecast
7 1 (3.33%) AWS
7 1 (3.33%) GitHub
7 1 (3.33%) Taleo
Communications & Networking
1 4 (13.33%) WAN
2 3 (10.00%) DHCP
2 3 (10.00%) DNS
2 3 (10.00%) Remote Desktop
2 3 (10.00%) SNMP
2 3 (10.00%) VPN
2 3 (10.00%) VSAN
3 2 (6.67%) Firewall
3 2 (6.67%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (3.33%) Broadband
4 1 (3.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (40.00%) Big Data
1 12 (40.00%) Data Lake
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2014
2 2 (6.67%) SQL Server 2016
Development Applications
1 6 (20.00%) JIRA
General
1 7 (23.33%) Finance
2 6 (20.00%) Housing Association
3 3 (10.00%) Law
3 3 (10.00%) Marketing
4 2 (6.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (3.33%) Legal
Job Titles
1 17 (56.67%) Architect
1 17 (56.67%) Solutions Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Azure Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Big Data Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
2 12 (40.00%) Data Architect
3 6 (20.00%) IT Manager
3 6 (20.00%) IT Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 6 (20.00%) Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Analyst
4 4 (13.33%) Business Change Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Business Change Project Manager
4 4 (13.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (3.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 1 (3.33%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (16.67%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (23.33%) Data Centre
2 6 (20.00%) e-Learning
3 3 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (3.33%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 4 (13.33%) Windows
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2016
2 3 (10.00%) Windows Server 2019
3 1 (3.33%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (56.67%) Enterprise Architecture
1 17 (56.67%) Migration
1 17 (56.67%) TOGAF
2 12 (40.00%) Analytics
3 11 (36.67%) Business Case
4 8 (26.67%) Matrix Management
4 8 (26.67%) Project Management
5 6 (20.00%) DevOps
5 6 (20.00%) ITIL
5 6 (20.00%) PRINCE2
6 5 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (16.67%) Sequence Diagram
6 5 (16.67%) User Stories
7 4 (13.33%) Commercial Awareness
7 4 (13.33%) Project Delivery
7 4 (13.33%) Stakeholder Management
8 3 (10.00%) Change Management
8 3 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
8 3 (10.00%) Information Security
8 3 (10.00%) Multi-Factor Authentication
Programming Languages
1 12 (40.00%) Python
1 12 (40.00%) R
2 3 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) PRINCE2 Certification
1 5 (16.67%) TOGAF Certification
2 4 (13.33%) Degree
3 2 (6.67%) CCNA
3 2 (6.67%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (6.67%) HP AIS
3 2 (6.67%) HP ASE
3 2 (6.67%) HP MASE
3 2 (6.67%) JNCIS
3 2 (6.67%) MCITP
3 2 (6.67%) MCSA
3 2 (6.67%) MCSE
3 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (6.67%) NCIE
3 2 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.67%) PMO
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Active Directory
1 4 (13.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.33%) BitLocker
2 1 (3.33%) DFS Replication
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
1 3 (10.00%) Single Sign-On
2 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
3 1 (3.33%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (40.00%) Databricks
1 12 (40.00%) Sparx
2 11 (36.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (16.67%) VMware
4 3 (10.00%) SolarWinds
5 2 (6.67%) Brocade
5 2 (6.67%) Cisco
5 2 (6.67%) HP
5 2 (6.67%) Juniper
5 2 (6.67%) NetApp
6 1 (3.33%) Aderant
6 1 (3.33%) Avature
6 1 (3.33%) Facebook
6 1 (3.33%) Workday