Period
to 20 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North East 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 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > North East
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 116 75 -
Rank change year-on-year -41 - +118
Permanent jobs citing Skype 9 32 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 0.51% 2.39% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.07% 15.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 26 0
North East median annual salary £32,500 £38,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.58% - -
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

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 North East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 293 204 129
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North East 16.70% 15.21% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 263 185 106
North East median annual salary £34,000 £32,500 £32,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.62% -0.76% -7.04%
10th Percentile £21,250 £21,250 £20,375
90th Percentile £53,577 £45,000 £53,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the North East

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the North East

Skype
Salary Trend in the North East

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

Salary trend for Skype in the North East

Skype
Salary Histogram in the North East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the North East over the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

Salary histogram for Skype in the North East

Skype
Job Locations in the North East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the North East region over the 6 months to 20 February 2018. 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
Tyne and Wear -31 6 £37,500 +7.14% 2
Durham -22 3 £32,500 -15.58% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 North East region with a requirement for Skype.

1 9 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
3 6 (66.67%) Office 365
4 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
4 5 (55.56%) Windows
5 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
5 4 (44.44%) SCCM
6 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
6 3 (33.33%) Migration
6 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
6 3 (33.33%) ITIL
6 3 (33.33%) Citrix
6 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
7 2 (22.22%) MCP
7 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
7 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
7 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) Time Management
8 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
8 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
8 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
8 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
8 1 (11.11%) Social Media
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
8 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
8 1 (11.11%) Problem Management

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North East 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 9 (100.00%) Skype for Business
2 4 (44.44%) MS Exchange
3 2 (22.22%) SharePoint
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (11.11%) OpenStack
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2010
4 1 (11.11%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 1 (11.11%) DHCP
1 1 (11.11%) DNS
1 1 (11.11%) Wi-Fi
Job Titles
1 3 (33.33%) Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Infrastructure Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Consultant
1 3 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
2 2 (22.22%) Analyst
2 2 (22.22%) Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support
3 1 (11.11%) Desktop Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Messaging Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Project Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Technical Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Support Engineer
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
3 1 (11.11%) Technical Project Manager
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (11.11%) Data Centre
2 1 (11.11%) Fat Client
2 1 (11.11%) Social Media
2 1 (11.11%) Tandem
2 1 (11.11%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 5 (55.56%) Windows
2 2 (22.22%) Windows Server
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
3 1 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (11.11%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) ITIL
1 3 (33.33%) Migration
1 3 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
2 2 (22.22%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (22.22%) Time Management
3 1 (11.11%) Change Management
3 1 (11.11%) Infrastructure Transformation
3 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
3 1 (11.11%) Problem Management
3 1 (11.11%) Release Management
3 1 (11.11%) Supplier Management
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Trend Analysis
Programming Languages
1 1 (11.11%) C
1 1 (11.11%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) A+ Certification
1 2 (22.22%) MCP
1 2 (22.22%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 1 (11.11%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 4 (44.44%) SCCM
2 3 (33.33%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 3 (33.33%) Citrix
3 1 (11.11%) VMware