Period
to 27 November 2020

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 27 November 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > Midlands
6 months to
27 Nov 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 195 277 287
Rank change year-on-year +82 +10 -15
Permanent jobs citing Skype 20 55 98
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.43% 0.49% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.56% 2.58% 4.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 46 89
Median annual salary £47,500 £37,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +26.67% -16.67% -
10th Percentile £18,675 £24,375 £29,000
90th Percentile £64,625 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £45,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +27.78% -2.17% -3.16%

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 782 2,128 2,278
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 16.68% 18.93% 17.45%
Number of salaries quoted 625 1,544 1,679
Median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +3.90%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £23,700
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 27 November 2020.

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 27 November 2020. 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
West Midlands +65 12 £45,000 +19.21% 6
East Midlands +71 8 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 27 November 2020, 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 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
3 6 (30.00%) Azure
3 6 (30.00%) Office 365
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (20.00%) SCCM
4 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 4 (20.00%) User Experience
4 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
4 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
4 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
5 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
5 3 (15.00%) Technology Roadmap
5 3 (15.00%) SDLC
5 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
5 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
5 3 (15.00%) Windows
5 3 (15.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) .NET
5 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
5 3 (15.00%) SLA
5 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
5 3 (15.00%) Scrum
5 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
5 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
5 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
5 3 (15.00%) QA
5 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
6 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
6 2 (10.00%) Time Management

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 8 (40.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
3 1 (5.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (5.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 6 (30.00%) Azure
1 6 (30.00%) Office 365
2 1 (5.00%) AWS
2 1 (5.00%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (5.00%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.00%) Unified Communications
2 2 (10.00%) DHCP
2 2 (10.00%) DNS
2 2 (10.00%) VPN
3 1 (5.00%) DKIM
3 1 (5.00%) DMARC
3 1 (5.00%) Firewall
3 1 (5.00%) FTP
3 1 (5.00%) LAN
3 1 (5.00%) Network Security
3 1 (5.00%) SAN
3 1 (5.00%) VoIP
3 1 (5.00%) WAN
3 1 (5.00%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.00%) Oracle Database
1 1 (5.00%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Selenium
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
General
1 2 (10.00%) Aerospace
1 2 (10.00%) Games
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (20.00%) Web Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) C# Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) IT Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Senior .NET Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior C# Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Senior Web Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Service Analyst
2 3 (15.00%) Software Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) 1st Line Support
3 2 (10.00%) Consultant
3 2 (10.00%) IT Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) IT Support
3 2 (10.00%) Operations Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) AWS Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Azure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) QA Automation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) .NET
1 3 (15.00%) .NET Core
1 3 (15.00%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 4 (20.00%) Self-Motivation
1 4 (20.00%) User Experience
2 3 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (10.00%) Management Information System
3 2 (10.00%) Replication
4 1 (5.00%) Distributed Denial-of-Service
4 1 (5.00%) PKI
4 1 (5.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (15.00%) Windows
2 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (5.00%) CentOS
3 1 (5.00%) Linux
3 1 (5.00%) Unix
3 1 (5.00%) Windows 10
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (5.00%) Windows Server 2016
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 4 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centric Approach
3 3 (15.00%) Customer-Centricity
3 3 (15.00%) Scrum
3 3 (15.00%) SDLC
3 3 (15.00%) Service Delivery
3 3 (15.00%) Software Engineering
3 3 (15.00%) Technology Roadmap
4 2 (10.00%) Change Management
4 2 (10.00%) ITSM
4 2 (10.00%) Problem Management
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
4 2 (10.00%) Service Management
4 2 (10.00%) Time Management
5 1 (5.00%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (5.00%) Logistics
5 1 (5.00%) Product Management
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 3 (15.00%) C#
2 2 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
3 1 (5.00%) Perl
3 1 (5.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) MCSE
1 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (5.00%) APMP
2 1 (5.00%) MCSA
2 1 (5.00%) OCA
2 1 (5.00%) OCP
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle Certification
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
1 3 (15.00%) SLA
2 1 (5.00%) HMG Security Policy Framework
System Software
1 3 (15.00%) Active Directory
2 1 (5.00%) VMware ESXi
2 1 (5.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (5.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) SCCM
2 1 (5.00%) Nagios
2 1 (5.00%) OPNET
Vendors
1 10 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Cisco
3 1 (5.00%) McAfee
3 1 (5.00%) Oracle
3 1 (5.00%) Proofpoint
3 1 (5.00%) Red Hat
3 1 (5.00%) Riverbed
3 1 (5.00%) Symantec
3 1 (5.00%) Veeam
3 1 (5.00%) Veritas
3 1 (5.00%) VMware