Period
to 4 December 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands 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 4 December 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > Midlands
6 months to
4 Dec 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 313 196 286
Rank change year-on-year -117 +90 -6
Permanent jobs citing Skype 14 21 54
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.13% 0.44% 0.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.96% 2.60% 2.52%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 43
10th Percentile " £18,650 £23,250
25th Percentile £26,750 £41,250 £29,375
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £32,500 £50,000 £37,500
Median % change year-on-year -35.00% +33.33% -16.67%
75th Percentile £48,750 £58,750 £50,000
90th Percentile £52,750 £65,750 £67,000
England median annual salary £40,000 £57,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -30.43% +27.78% -

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 the Midlands with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,461 807 2,147
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 13.66% 16.90% 18.92%
Number of salaries quoted 1,181 649 1,600
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,250 £23,500
25th Percentile £31,250 £33,250 £29,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
75th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £53,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £65,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the Midlands

Skype
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for Skype in the Midlands

Skype
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in the Midlands over the 6 months to 4 December 2021.

Salary histogram for Skype in the Midlands

Skype
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 4 December 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
East Midlands -62 10 £28,500 -43.00% 2
West Midlands -102 4 £42,500 -15.00% 5
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 4 December 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 Midlands region with a requirement for Skype.

1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
3 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 7 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
4 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
4 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
5 5 (35.71%) Dell
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) VPN
5 5 (35.71%) DNS
5 5 (35.71%) Cisco
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) DHCP
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
5 5 (35.71%) Azure
5 5 (35.71%) SCCM
5 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
6 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
6 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
6 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
6 4 (28.57%) Dell KACE
6 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 6 (42.86%) SharePoint
3 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (35.71%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft 365
2 5 (35.71%) Azure
3 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
3 2 (14.29%) Yammer
4 1 (7.14%) Power Platform
4 1 (7.14%) Slack
4 1 (7.14%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
1 5 (35.71%) VPN
1 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 4 (28.57%) SD-WAN
3 1 (7.14%) ADSL
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
3 1 (7.14%) LAN
3 1 (7.14%) Remote Desktop
3 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
3 1 (7.14%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 1 (7.14%) Power BI
General
1 4 (28.57%) Inclusion and Diversity
1 4 (28.57%) Law
1 4 (28.57%) Telecoms
2 2 (14.29%) Social Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (7.14%) Public Sector
3 1 (7.14%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) IT Support
2 3 (21.43%) 2nd Line Support
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support
2 3 (21.43%) Desktop Support Specialist
2 3 (21.43%) IT Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Analyst
2 3 (21.43%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Support Specialist
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) IT Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft 365 Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) .NET
1 1 (7.14%) AngularJS
1 1 (7.14%) React
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Private Cloud
2 1 (7.14%) Client/Server
2 1 (7.14%) Mobile App
2 1 (7.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 9 (64.29%) Windows
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 10
2 5 (35.71%) Windows 7
3 4 (28.57%) Windows 8
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2016
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2019
4 2 (14.29%) Android
5 1 (7.14%) Apple iOS
5 1 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Problem-Solving
2 4 (28.57%) Asset Management
2 4 (28.57%) Coaching
2 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (28.57%) Data Privacy
2 4 (28.57%) Mentoring
2 4 (28.57%) Operations Management
3 3 (21.43%) ITIL
4 2 (14.29%) Migration
4 2 (14.29%) Storage Management
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Deadline-Driven
5 1 (7.14%) Functional Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Line Management
5 1 (7.14%) Microservices
5 1 (7.14%) Patch Management
5 1 (7.14%) Project Delivery
5 1 (7.14%) Scrum
5 1 (7.14%) Software Deployment
5 1 (7.14%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 1 (7.14%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (14.29%) SC Cleared
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) MCP
2 1 (7.14%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (7.14%) QA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
2 4 (28.57%) Hyper-V
3 1 (7.14%) BitLocker
3 1 (7.14%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 5 (35.71%) SCCM
2 4 (28.57%) FortiGate
2 4 (28.57%) SCOM
3 1 (7.14%) Jamf Pro
3 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Intune
3 1 (7.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) Dell
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 4 (28.57%) Dell KACE
3 4 (28.57%) Huawei
3 4 (28.57%) SolarWinds
3 4 (28.57%) Veeam
4 1 (7.14%) Apple
4 1 (7.14%) BMC
4 1 (7.14%) CA
4 1 (7.14%) IBM
4 1 (7.14%) Remedy
4 1 (7.14%) ServiceNow