Period
to 19 June 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 19 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
19 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 217 239 256
Rank change year-on-year +22 +17 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype 60 62 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.85% 0.77% 0.21%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.51% 5.31% 1.41%
Number of salaries quoted 52 59 13
Manchester median annual salary £35,000 £47,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -26.32% +35.71% -
10th Percentile £22,500 £25,800 £17,250
90th Percentile £54,875 £56,250 £54,350
North West median annual salary £35,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year -17.65% - -

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 922 1,167 995
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 13.05% 14.57% 14.65%
Number of salaries quoted 761 942 859
Manchester median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -5.88% +13.33%
10th Percentile £21,000 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £64,800
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year - +3.90% +2.67%

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 19 June 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 19 June 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 +3 8 £27,000 -39.50% 1
Stockport - 8 £46,000 -
Oldham +28 2 £22,500 -59.09% 4
Altrincham - 2 £40,000 -
Bury - 1 £38,500 -
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 19 June 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 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 38 (63.33%) Skype for Business
3 35 (58.33%) Office 365
3 35 (58.33%) Windows
4 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
5 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
6 26 (43.33%) Windows Server
7 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
8 24 (40.00%) Hyper-V
9 21 (35.00%) ITIL
10 20 (33.33%) SQL
10 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
11 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
11 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 17 (28.33%) VMware
13 16 (26.67%) Firewall
13 16 (26.67%) VPN
13 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
13 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
13 16 (26.67%) IaaS
14 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
14 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
14 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
14 14 (23.33%) VLAN
14 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
15 13 (21.67%) Migration
15 13 (21.67%) Retail
16 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
16 12 (20.00%) Cisco
16 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure

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 38 (63.33%) Skype for Business
2 30 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 18 (30.00%) SharePoint
4 14 (23.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (11.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 7 (11.67%) SharePoint Server
6 3 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2010
7 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (6.67%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (11.67%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (58.33%) Office 365
2 27 (45.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 16 (26.67%) IaaS
4 3 (5.00%) Slack
5 2 (3.33%) GitHub
6 1 (1.67%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (1.67%) Google App Engine
6 1 (1.67%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (1.67%) Sage Pay
Communications & Networking
1 16 (26.67%) Firewall
1 16 (26.67%) VPN
2 14 (23.33%) TCP/IP
2 14 (23.33%) VLAN
3 11 (18.33%) DNS
3 11 (18.33%) Unified Communications
4 9 (15.00%) LAN
4 9 (15.00%) WAN
5 6 (10.00%) Reverse Proxy
5 6 (10.00%) WLAN
6 5 (8.33%) DHCP
6 5 (8.33%) PBX
7 3 (5.00%) VoIP
8 1 (1.67%) ADSL
8 1 (1.67%) BGP
8 1 (1.67%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (1.67%) EIGRP
8 1 (1.67%) MPLS
8 1 (1.67%) OSPF
8 1 (1.67%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (41.67%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 7 (11.67%) Relational Database
3 7 (11.67%) SQL Server 2008
4 2 (3.33%) MySQL
5 1 (1.67%) NoSQL
General
1 13 (21.67%) Retail
2 7 (11.67%) Telecoms
3 5 (8.33%) Legal
4 3 (5.00%) Advertising
4 3 (5.00%) Finance
5 2 (3.33%) Back Office
5 2 (3.33%) Billing
5 2 (3.33%) Law
6 1 (1.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.67%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (16.67%) Unified Communications Engineer
2 9 (15.00%) IT Manager
2 9 (15.00%) Operations Engineer
3 7 (11.67%) Support Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 6 (10.00%) Analyst
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (10.00%) Infrastructure Manager
4 6 (10.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
5 5 (8.33%) Developer
6 4 (6.67%) 2nd Line Support
6 4 (6.67%) 3rd Line Engineer
6 4 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support
6 4 (6.67%) IT Support
6 4 (6.67%) Office 365 Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
7 3 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 3 (5.00%) Recruitment Resourcer
7 3 (5.00%) Resourcer
7 3 (5.00%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.67%) .NET
2 2 (3.33%) Ajax
2 2 (3.33%) ASP.NET Web API
2 2 (3.33%) CSS
2 2 (3.33%) HTML
2 2 (3.33%) jQuery
2 2 (3.33%) JSON
2 2 (3.33%) Laravel
2 2 (3.33%) Node.js
2 2 (3.33%) Redux
2 2 (3.33%) Twitter Bootstrap
2 2 (3.33%) Web Services
3 1 (1.67%) GWT
3 1 (1.67%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.33%) Video Conferencing
2 8 (13.33%) Replication
3 6 (10.00%) Clustering
4 3 (5.00%) Management Information System
4 3 (5.00%) Social Media
5 2 (3.33%) Blackberry
5 2 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
6 1 (1.67%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.67%) User Experience
6 1 (1.67%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (58.33%) Windows
2 26 (43.33%) Windows Server
3 18 (30.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (10.00%) Linux
6 2 (3.33%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.67%) Android
7 1 (1.67%) SUSE
7 1 (1.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (35.00%) ITIL
2 16 (26.67%) Problem Management
3 14 (23.33%) Mentoring
4 13 (21.67%) Migration
5 12 (20.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 12 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
6 10 (16.67%) Change Management
6 10 (16.67%) CRM
6 10 (16.67%) Service Management
6 10 (16.67%) Tech Ops
7 9 (15.00%) Incident Management
7 9 (15.00%) Service Delivery
8 8 (13.33%) ITIL V3
8 8 (13.33%) Network Design
8 8 (13.33%) Technical Architecture
9 7 (11.67%) ITSM
9 7 (11.67%) Line Management
9 7 (11.67%) Practice Management
9 7 (11.67%) Root Cause Analysis
9 7 (11.67%) Security Patching
Programming Languages
1 20 (33.33%) SQL
2 8 (13.33%) T-SQL
3 7 (11.67%) PowerShell
4 2 (3.33%) C#
4 2 (3.33%) JavaScript
4 2 (3.33%) PHP
5 1 (1.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 16 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (13.33%) MCSA
3 7 (11.67%) Degree
3 7 (11.67%) HNC
3 7 (11.67%) MCSE
4 5 (8.33%) BPSS Clearance
4 5 (8.33%) Security Cleared
5 3 (5.00%) ITIL Certification
6 2 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 1 (1.67%) CCNA
7 1 (1.67%) CCNP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.33%) SLA
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 14001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO 9001
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 20000
2 2 (3.33%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.67%) GDPR
3 1 (1.67%) PMO
System Software
1 24 (40.00%) Hyper-V
2 20 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 12 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (11.67%) Virtual Machines
5 1 (1.67%) XenApp
5 1 (1.67%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 9 (15.00%) SCCM
2 8 (13.33%) Backup Exec
2 8 (13.33%) Failover Clustering
3 7 (11.67%) SCOM
3 7 (11.67%) SCVMM
4 2 (3.33%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (3.33%) Single Sign-On
5 1 (1.67%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 40 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 17 (28.33%) VMware
3 12 (20.00%) Cisco
4 10 (16.67%) Veeam
5 8 (13.33%) Mitel
6 6 (10.00%) Acme Packet
6 6 (10.00%) SolarWinds
6 6 (10.00%) Sonus
7 3 (5.00%) Citrix
8 2 (3.33%) Capita
8 2 (3.33%) Micro Focus
8 2 (3.33%) NetApp
9 1 (1.67%) Clearswift
9 1 (1.67%) Fortinet
9 1 (1.67%) Google
9 1 (1.67%) IronPort
9 1 (1.67%) NetIQ
9 1 (1.67%) Novell
9 1 (1.67%) Remedy
9 1 (1.67%) Sage