Period
to 20 February 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 20 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > Midlands
6 months to
20 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 269 255 280
Rank change year-on-year -14 +25 +14
Permanent jobs citing Skype 59 105 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 0.58% 0.86% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.16% 4.62% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 40 75 104
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.41% +2.92% -5.00%
10th Percentile £26,250 £28,050 £28,700
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,500 £60,000
England median annual salary £43,944 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.49% - +5.56%

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 1,865 2,271 2,167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.42% 18.59% 14.18%
Number of salaries quoted 1,381 1,593 1,693
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £23,250 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £65,000 £61,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the Midlands

Skype
Salary Trend in the Midlands

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype in the Midlands.

Salary trend for Skype in the Midlands

Skype
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the Midlands over the 6 months to 20 February 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 20 February 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 -10 45 £50,000 +17.10% 27
East Midlands +17 13 £37,500 -15.73% 3
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 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 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 39 (66.10%) Skype for Business
3 36 (61.02%) Office 365
4 32 (54.24%) Windows
5 30 (50.85%) SharePoint
6 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
6 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
7 23 (38.98%) Azure
8 20 (33.90%) Cisco
9 19 (32.20%) ITIL
9 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Intune
9 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
10 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
10 16 (27.12%) Citrix
11 15 (25.42%) OneDrive
11 15 (25.42%) Azure Active Directory
12 14 (23.73%) Firewall
13 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
14 12 (20.34%) VMware
14 12 (20.34%) XenApp
14 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
14 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
14 12 (20.34%) Project Delivery
15 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
15 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
15 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
16 10 (16.95%) DHCP
16 10 (16.95%) VPN
16 10 (16.95%) DNS
17 9 (15.25%) SQL

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 39 (66.10%) Skype for Business
2 30 (50.85%) SharePoint
3 8 (13.56%) MS Exchange
4 4 (6.78%) Confluence
5 2 (3.39%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (3.39%) Office Communications Server
5 2 (3.39%) ThingWorx
Applications
1 11 (18.64%) Microsoft Office
2 5 (8.47%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (5.08%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.69%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 36 (61.02%) Office 365
2 23 (38.98%) Azure
3 15 (25.42%) Azure Active Directory
3 15 (25.42%) OneDrive
4 8 (13.56%) Power Platform
4 8 (13.56%) PowerApps
5 5 (8.47%) Yammer
6 4 (6.78%) Slack
7 3 (5.08%) AWS
7 3 (5.08%) SaaS
8 2 (3.39%) iTunes
8 2 (3.39%) PaaS
8 2 (3.39%) SuccessFactors
9 1 (1.69%) G Suite
9 1 (1.69%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 14 (23.73%) Firewall
2 10 (16.95%) DHCP
2 10 (16.95%) DNS
2 10 (16.95%) VPN
3 8 (13.56%) Internet
3 8 (13.56%) WAN
4 7 (11.86%) Unified Communications
4 7 (11.86%) VLAN
5 6 (10.17%) SAN
6 5 (8.47%) Network Security
6 5 (8.47%) SSL
6 5 (8.47%) VoIP
7 4 (6.78%) GoToMeeting
7 4 (6.78%) IP Telephony
7 4 (6.78%) TCP/IP
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco ASA
8 3 (5.08%) Cisco IPT
8 3 (5.08%) LAN
8 3 (5.08%) NetScaler
8 3 (5.08%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.39%) Azure SQL Database
2 1 (1.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.69%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.69%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (6.78%) JIRA
1 4 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (3.39%) Jenkins
2 2 (3.39%) Rational DOORS
2 2 (3.39%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (1.69%) Git (software)
3 1 (1.69%) HP UFT
3 1 (1.69%) JMeter
3 1 (1.69%) Postman
3 1 (1.69%) Selenium
3 1 (1.69%) SoapUI
3 1 (1.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (13.56%) Finance
2 6 (10.17%) Public Sector
3 5 (8.47%) Retail
4 2 (3.39%) Back Office
5 1 (1.69%) Automotive
5 1 (1.69%) Law
5 1 (1.69%) Legal
Job Titles
1 11 (18.64%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 7 (11.86%) Administrator
2 7 (11.86%) Consultant
3 6 (10.17%) 3rd Line Support
3 6 (10.17%) IT Engineer
3 6 (10.17%) Office 365 Administrator
4 5 (8.47%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 4 (6.78%) IT Support
5 4 (6.78%) Scrum Master
6 3 (5.08%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Microsoft Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Office 365 Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Presales Consultant
6 3 (5.08%) Server Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Support Engineer
6 3 (5.08%) Team Leader
7 2 (3.39%) Server Support
7 2 (3.39%) Support Analyst
7 2 (3.39%) Unified Communications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (6.78%) SAML
2 3 (5.08%) COM
3 2 (3.39%) .NET
3 2 (3.39%) JSON
3 2 (3.39%) RESTful
4 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
4 1 (1.69%) ASP.NET
4 1 (1.69%) CSS
4 1 (1.69%) REST
4 1 (1.69%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.64%) Data Centre
2 4 (6.78%) iPhone
2 4 (6.78%) Mobile App
3 3 (5.08%) Driving Licence
3 3 (5.08%) Replication
4 2 (3.39%) Clustering
4 2 (3.39%) iPad
4 2 (3.39%) Social Media
5 1 (1.69%) CCTV
5 1 (1.69%) Industrial Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) Internet of Things
5 1 (1.69%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.69%) User Experience
5 1 (1.69%) Video Conferencing
5 1 (1.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 32 (54.24%) Windows
2 19 (32.20%) Windows Server
3 16 (27.12%) Windows 10
4 11 (18.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 7 (11.86%) Windows 7
6 6 (10.17%) Linux
7 2 (3.39%) Android
8 1 (1.69%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.69%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (32.20%) ITIL
2 12 (20.34%) Infrastructure Engineering
2 12 (20.34%) Project Delivery
3 9 (15.25%) Presales
4 7 (11.86%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (11.86%) Business Intelligence
4 7 (11.86%) DevOps
4 7 (11.86%) Problem-Solving
5 6 (10.17%) Strategic Roadmap
6 5 (8.47%) Logistics
6 5 (8.47%) Migration
6 5 (8.47%) Network Architecture
6 5 (8.47%) Release Management
6 5 (8.47%) Scrum
6 5 (8.47%) Sprint Review
6 5 (8.47%) Test Automation
6 5 (8.47%) User Stories
7 4 (6.78%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (6.78%) ERP
7 4 (6.78%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 25 (42.37%) PowerShell
2 9 (15.25%) SQL
3 6 (10.17%) Python
3 6 (10.17%) Shell Script
4 4 (6.78%) Bash Shell
4 4 (6.78%) Java
5 2 (3.39%) C#
5 2 (3.39%) C++
5 2 (3.39%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 13 (22.03%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (11.86%) SC Cleared
2 7 (11.86%) Security Cleared
3 6 (10.17%) MCSA
4 2 (3.39%) A+ Certification
4 2 (3.39%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (3.39%) MCSE
5 1 (1.69%) CCA
5 1 (1.69%) CCNA
5 1 (1.69%) CCNP
5 1 (1.69%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (1.69%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.69%) DBS Check
5 1 (1.69%) Degree
5 1 (1.69%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.78%) SLA
2 2 (3.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 1 (1.69%) QA
System Software
1 25 (42.37%) Active Directory
2 12 (20.34%) XenApp
2 12 (20.34%) XenDesktop
3 9 (15.25%) Hyper-V
4 8 (13.56%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (10.17%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (5.08%) vCloud
6 3 (5.08%) Virtual Servers
7 2 (3.39%) Virtual Desktop
7 2 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (3.39%) VMware NSX
7 2 (3.39%) vSphere
7 2 (3.39%) Xen
8 1 (1.69%) BitLocker
8 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (1.69%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 19 (32.20%) Microsoft Intune
2 6 (10.17%) SCCM
3 4 (6.78%) Kubernetes
4 2 (3.39%) FortiGate
4 2 (3.39%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (3.39%) Puppet
4 2 (3.39%) Terraform
4 2 (3.39%) vCenter Server
4 2 (3.39%) XenMobile
5 1 (1.69%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.69%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
5 1 (1.69%) WSUS
Vendors
1 46 (77.97%) Microsoft
2 20 (33.90%) Cisco
3 16 (27.12%) Citrix
4 12 (20.34%) VMware
5 5 (8.47%) Dell
5 5 (8.47%) HP
5 5 (8.47%) NetApp
6 4 (6.78%) CheckPoint
6 4 (6.78%) Nimble Storage
7 3 (5.08%) Adobe
7 3 (5.08%) Oracle
8 2 (3.39%) Concur
8 2 (3.39%) EMC
8 2 (3.39%) Google
8 2 (3.39%) IBM
8 2 (3.39%) Palo Alto
8 2 (3.39%) Veeam
8 2 (3.39%) Zerto
9 1 (1.69%) RedGate
9 1 (1.69%) Riverbed