Period
to 14 April 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 14 April 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
North West > Manchester
6 months to
14 Apr 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 180 153 206
Rank change year-on-year -27 +53 +43
Permanent jobs citing Skype 20 70 55
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 0.54% 1.44% 0.88%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.85% 10.95% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 19 57 47
10th Percentile " £26,550 £26,550
25th Percentile £41,250 £31,768 £32,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £65,000 £52,500 £38,000
Median % change year-on-year +23.81% +38.16% +7.17%
75th Percentile £70,000 £57,743 £46,125
90th Percentile " £67,846 £50,000
North West median annual salary £49,127 £45,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +9.17% +28.57% -

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 412 639 1,195
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 11.09% 13.12% 19.17%
Number of salaries quoted 325 501 915
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,750 £23,850
25th Percentile £37,500 £31,750 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year +2.22% - +12.50%
75th Percentile £62,500 £60,000 £61,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £68,366 £67,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% -6.67% +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 14 April 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 14 April 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
Altrincham +5 5 £42,500 +88.89%
Oldham - 2 £52,120 -
Cheadle - 1 - - 1
Skype
North West

For the 6 months to 14 April 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 11 (55.00%) Azure
2 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 8 (40.00%) Migration
3 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
3 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
3 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
4 7 (35.00%) IaaS
4 7 (35.00%) SaaS
5 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
5 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (30.00%) Windows
5 6 (30.00%) Python
5 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
5 6 (30.00%) Cisco
5 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
5 6 (30.00%) VMware
5 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
5 6 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
5 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
5 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2019
6 5 (25.00%) Business Case
6 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (25.00%) Product Strategy
6 5 (25.00%) Proactive Maintenance
6 5 (25.00%) Sparx
6 5 (25.00%) Windows Server

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 8 (40.00%) SharePoint
2 6 (30.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 6 (30.00%) MS Exchange
3 5 (25.00%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (10.00%) Confluence
4 2 (10.00%) Skype for Business
Applications
1 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Project
Cloud Services
1 11 (55.00%) Azure
2 7 (35.00%) IaaS
2 7 (35.00%) SaaS
3 5 (25.00%) PaaS
4 3 (15.00%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (10.00%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (5.00%) AWS
6 1 (5.00%) Mimecast
6 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 6 (30.00%) Remote Desktop
2 5 (25.00%) Firewall
2 5 (25.00%) NAS
2 5 (25.00%) SAN
2 5 (25.00%) VoIP
2 5 (25.00%) Wireless
3 2 (10.00%) Unified Communications
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco ASA
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Firepower
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (5.00%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (5.00%) DHCP
4 1 (5.00%) DNS
4 1 (5.00%) LAN
4 1 (5.00%) NetScaler
4 1 (5.00%) SD-WAN
4 1 (5.00%) SNMP
4 1 (5.00%) VSAN
4 1 (5.00%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (25.00%) Big Data
1 5 (25.00%) Data Lake
1 5 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) JIRA
General
1 2 (10.00%) Finance
1 2 (10.00%) Housing Association
1 2 (10.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Banking
2 1 (5.00%) Law
2 1 (5.00%) Legal
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Architect
2 8 (40.00%) Solutions Architect
3 6 (30.00%) IT Manager
4 5 (25.00%) Azure Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Big Data Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Big Data Solutions Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Data Architect
4 5 (25.00%) Infrastructure Manager
5 4 (20.00%) IT Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (10.00%) IT Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 2 (10.00%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Analyst
7 1 (5.00%) Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Migration Project Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Network Architect
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Manager
7 1 (5.00%) Technical Services Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
2 1 (5.00%) CSS
2 1 (5.00%) Django
2 1 (5.00%) Flask
2 1 (5.00%) HTML
2 1 (5.00%) SAML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (40.00%) Data Centre
2 5 (25.00%) iPad
2 5 (25.00%) iPhone
3 2 (10.00%) e-Learning
4 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
4 1 (5.00%) Microsoft Licensing
4 1 (5.00%) NHS
4 1 (5.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 6 (30.00%) Windows
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2016
1 6 (30.00%) Windows Server 2019
2 5 (25.00%) Android
2 5 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (40.00%) Enterprise Architecture
1 8 (40.00%) Migration
1 8 (40.00%) TOGAF
2 6 (30.00%) Capacity Planning
2 6 (30.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 6 (30.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 5 (25.00%) Analytics
3 5 (25.00%) Asset Management
3 5 (25.00%) Business Case
3 5 (25.00%) Change Control
3 5 (25.00%) Proactive Maintenance
3 5 (25.00%) Proactive Monitoring
3 5 (25.00%) Product Strategy
3 5 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (15.00%) Project Management
4 3 (15.00%) Sequence Diagram
4 3 (15.00%) User Stories
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
5 2 (10.00%) Matrix Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (30.00%) Python
2 5 (25.00%) PowerShell
2 5 (25.00%) R
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 3 (15.00%) TOGAF Certification
2 1 (5.00%) CCNP
2 1 (5.00%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) PRINCE2 Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) PMO
System Software
1 6 (30.00%) Active Directory
1 6 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (25.00%) Hyper-V
2 5 (25.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (25.00%) FortiGate
1 5 (25.00%) SCCM
1 5 (25.00%) ServiceCenter
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (5.00%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (30.00%) Cisco
2 6 (30.00%) VMware
3 5 (25.00%) Databricks
3 5 (25.00%) Dell
3 5 (25.00%) HP
3 5 (25.00%) NetApp
3 5 (25.00%) Polycom
3 5 (25.00%) Proofpoint
3 5 (25.00%) Sophos
3 5 (25.00%) Sparx
4 1 (5.00%) Adobe
4 1 (5.00%) Citrix
4 1 (5.00%) SolarWinds