Period
to 24 June 2019

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 24 June 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > Midlands
6 months to
24 Jun 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 233 303 301
Rank change year-on-year +70 -2 +64
Permanent jobs citing Skype 122 87 100
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 1.03% 0.59% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.45% 3.79% 4.44%
Number of salaries quoted 77 75 91
Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% -5.26%
10th Percentile £26,250 £21,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,750 £57,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year -1.10% -1.09% +2.22%

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 2,239 2,294 2,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 18.85% 15.54% 14.63%
Number of salaries quoted 1,591 1,704 1,789
Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - -
10th Percentile £24,500 £22,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,500
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 24 June 2019.

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 24 June 2019. 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 +67 84 £40,000 -5.88% 4
East Midlands +21 38 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 2019, 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 82 (67.21%) Skype for Business
2 76 (62.30%) Microsoft
3 72 (59.02%) Active Directory
4 70 (57.38%) Office 365
5 69 (56.56%) Windows
6 49 (40.16%) PowerShell
7 48 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (36.07%) ITIL
9 41 (33.61%) Citrix
10 37 (30.33%) Cisco
11 34 (27.87%) VMware
12 31 (25.41%) DNS
13 30 (24.59%) DHCP
13 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
13 30 (24.59%) Project Management
13 30 (24.59%) XenApp
14 29 (23.77%) XenDesktop
14 29 (23.77%) SharePoint
14 29 (23.77%) Windows 10
14 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
15 26 (21.31%) Unified Communications
15 26 (21.31%) IaaS
16 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
16 25 (20.49%) Presales
17 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Intune
18 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Office
19 22 (18.03%) SCCM
20 21 (17.21%) Linux
20 21 (17.21%) Microsoft App-V

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 82 (67.21%) Skype for Business
2 29 (23.77%) SharePoint
3 11 (9.02%) MS Exchange
4 7 (5.74%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (2.46%) Exchange Server 2010
6 2 (1.64%) CMS
6 2 (1.64%) Drupal
6 2 (1.64%) Exchange Server 2003
6 2 (1.64%) WordPress
Applications
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (2.46%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (2.46%) MS Visio
3 2 (1.64%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (1.64%) Magento
2 1 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 70 (57.38%) Office 365
2 48 (39.34%) Microsoft Azure
3 26 (21.31%) IaaS
4 25 (20.49%) Amazon AWS
5 20 (16.39%) Azure Active Directory
6 18 (14.75%) PaaS
7 13 (10.66%) Yammer
8 11 (9.02%) OneDrive
9 10 (8.20%) SaaS
10 8 (6.56%) Azure Functions
10 8 (6.56%) Azure Machine Learning
10 8 (6.56%) Power Platform
10 8 (6.56%) Serverless
11 6 (4.92%) PowerApps
12 2 (1.64%) Azure Stack
12 2 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 31 (25.41%) DNS
2 30 (24.59%) DHCP
3 26 (21.31%) Unified Communications
4 13 (10.66%) PBX
5 11 (9.02%) WAN
6 10 (8.20%) LAN
6 10 (8.20%) Network Security
6 10 (8.20%) TCP/IP
7 9 (7.38%) Cisco ASA
7 9 (7.38%) SAN
8 8 (6.56%) Firewall
8 8 (6.56%) Remote Desktop
9 5 (4.10%) Intranet
10 4 (3.28%) Wireless
11 3 (2.46%) Extranet
11 3 (2.46%) Internet
11 3 (2.46%) IP Telephony
11 3 (2.46%) VoIP
11 3 (2.46%) VPN
12 2 (1.64%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (7.38%) SQL Server
2 8 (6.56%) Azure SQL Database
2 8 (6.56%) Power BI
3 3 (2.46%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) Git (software)
1 8 (6.56%) Jenkins
General
1 17 (13.93%) Finance
2 3 (2.46%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.46%) Retail
3 2 (1.64%) Back Office
3 2 (1.64%) Marketing
4 1 (0.82%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (15.57%) Analyst
2 14 (11.48%) Consultant
2 14 (11.48%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 11 (9.02%) Support Analyst
3 11 (9.02%) Support Engineer
4 9 (7.38%) Desktop Analyst
4 9 (7.38%) Desktop Support
4 9 (7.38%) Desktop Support Analyst
5 8 (6.56%) Administrator
5 8 (6.56%) IT Administrator
5 8 (6.56%) IT Systems Administrator
5 8 (6.56%) Systems Administrator
6 7 (5.74%) Cloud Engineer
6 7 (5.74%) Developer
6 7 (5.74%) Unified Communications Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support
7 6 (4.92%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 6 (4.92%) Business Analyst
7 6 (4.92%) IT Support
7 6 (4.92%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (6.56%) JSON
1 8 (6.56%) SAML
2 4 (3.28%) .NET
2 4 (3.28%) CSS
2 4 (3.28%) HTML
2 4 (3.28%) jQuery
3 2 (1.64%) Ajax
3 2 (1.64%) AngularJS
3 2 (1.64%) Laravel
3 2 (1.64%) REST
3 2 (1.64%) Symfony
3 2 (1.64%) Twitter Bootstrap
3 2 (1.64%) Vue.js
3 2 (1.64%) Web Services
3 2 (1.64%) XML
4 1 (0.82%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (9.02%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (8.20%) Hybrid Cloud
2 10 (8.20%) Self-Motivation
3 7 (5.74%) Blackberry
3 7 (5.74%) Replication
4 6 (4.92%) Smartphone
5 5 (4.10%) iPhone
5 5 (4.10%) Management Information System
6 4 (3.28%) User Experience
7 3 (2.46%) Data Centre
7 3 (2.46%) iPad
7 3 (2.46%) Video Conferencing
8 2 (1.64%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.82%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.82%) Microsoft Licensing
9 1 (0.82%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.82%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 69 (56.56%) Windows
2 29 (23.77%) Windows 10
2 29 (23.77%) Windows Server
3 21 (17.21%) Linux
4 18 (14.75%) Windows 7
5 13 (10.66%) Apple iOS
6 10 (8.20%) Windows Server 2012
7 6 (4.92%) Android
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Server 2003
8 2 (1.64%) Windows Vista
8 2 (1.64%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.82%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (36.07%) ITIL
2 30 (24.59%) Project Management
3 25 (20.49%) Presales
4 20 (16.39%) Migration
5 19 (15.57%) Mentoring
6 18 (14.75%) Identity Access Management
7 17 (13.93%) Service Management
8 15 (12.30%) Analytics
8 15 (12.30%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 15 (12.30%) Line Management
9 14 (11.48%) Change Management
9 14 (11.48%) Data Protection
9 14 (11.48%) Incident Management
10 11 (9.02%) Problem-Solving
11 10 (8.20%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (8.20%) ERP
11 10 (8.20%) Open Source
11 10 (8.20%) SDLC
12 9 (7.38%) GAP Analysis
12 9 (7.38%) Workshop Facilitation
Programming Languages
1 49 (40.16%) PowerShell
2 13 (10.66%) SQL
3 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
4 6 (4.92%) Python
5 4 (3.28%) C#
5 4 (3.28%) JavaScript
6 3 (2.46%) PHP
7 2 (1.64%) FoxPro (VFP)
7 2 (1.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Microsoft Certification
2 18 (14.75%) MCSE
3 13 (10.66%) MCP
3 13 (10.66%) MCSA
4 6 (4.92%) MCDST
5 3 (2.46%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
6 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
7 1 (0.82%) CCNA
7 1 (0.82%) CCNP
7 1 (0.82%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.82%) Computer Science Degree
7 1 (0.82%) Degree
7 1 (0.82%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.82%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (10.66%) GDPR
2 6 (4.92%) SLA
3 1 (0.82%) PMO
System Software
1 72 (59.02%) Active Directory
2 30 (24.59%) XenApp
3 29 (23.77%) XenDesktop
4 24 (19.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 21 (17.21%) Microsoft App-V
6 13 (10.66%) Hyper-V
7 8 (6.56%) Docker
7 8 (6.56%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (5.74%) VMware ESXi
8 7 (5.74%) vSphere
9 2 (1.64%) UAG
Systems Management
1 23 (18.85%) Microsoft Intune
2 22 (18.03%) SCCM
3 12 (9.84%) Ansible
4 10 (8.20%) XenMobile
5 8 (6.56%) FortiGate
5 8 (6.56%) HP Data Protector
5 8 (6.56%) Kubernetes
5 8 (6.56%) NetBackup
5 8 (6.56%) Opscode Chef
5 8 (6.56%) Puppet
5 8 (6.56%) Terraform
6 2 (1.64%) AirWatch
6 2 (1.64%) DameWare
6 2 (1.64%) MAILsweeper
6 2 (1.64%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.64%) SCVMM
6 2 (1.64%) Single Sign-On
7 1 (0.82%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 76 (62.30%) Microsoft
2 41 (33.61%) Citrix
3 37 (30.33%) Cisco
4 34 (27.87%) VMware
5 18 (14.75%) Veeam
6 11 (9.02%) CommVault
7 10 (8.20%) Apple
8 9 (7.38%) SolarWinds
9 8 (6.56%) arcserve
9 8 (6.56%) CheckPoint
9 8 (6.56%) Oracle
10 5 (4.10%) Ivanti
11 4 (3.28%) Avaya
12 2 (1.64%) Adobe
12 2 (1.64%) Symantec
13 1 (0.82%) Dell
13 1 (0.82%) HP
13 1 (0.82%) IBM
13 1 (0.82%) Mitel
13 1 (0.82%) Proofpoint