Period
to 12 July 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North of England 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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > North of England
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 212 285 343
Rank change year-on-year +73 +58 +54
Permanent jobs citing Skype 118 197 154
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the North of England 1.13% 1.00% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.84% 4.88% 4.62%
Number of salaries quoted 109 161 140
Median annual salary £55,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +46.67% +7.14% -12.50%
10th Percentile £26,650 £24,250 £21,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £61,250 £53,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -1.10% -1.09%

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 of England with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
North of England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 1,506 4,039 3,335
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North of England 14.37% 20.49% 13.75%
Number of salaries quoted 1,199 2,649 2,719
Median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £22,000 £22,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.53% -2.11% +5.56%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the North of England

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the North of England

Skype
Salary Trend in the North of England

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in the North of England.

Salary trend for Skype in the North of England

Skype
Salary Histogram in the North of England

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in the North of England over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in the North of England

Skype
Job Locations in the North of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the North of England region over the 6 months to 12 July 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
North West +96 87 £57,500 +51.32% 5
Yorkshire +76 28 £42,000 +23.53% 6
North East -5 3 £33,000 -21.25%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 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 North of England region with a requirement for Skype.

1 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 38 (32.20%) Azure
3 35 (29.66%) Skype for Business
4 24 (20.34%) Office 365
5 23 (19.49%) SQL
5 23 (19.49%) Windows
6 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
6 22 (18.64%) TOGAF
7 21 (17.80%) Enterprise Architecture
7 21 (17.80%) IaaS
7 21 (17.80%) PaaS
7 21 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
8 20 (16.95%) C
9 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
9 18 (15.25%) TDD
10 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
10 17 (14.41%) .NET
10 17 (14.41%) Finance
11 16 (13.56%) Windows Server
12 15 (12.71%) React
12 15 (12.71%) Coaching
12 15 (12.71%) VMware
12 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
13 14 (11.86%) SaaS
13 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
13 14 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
14 13 (11.02%) Python
14 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
14 13 (11.02%) Migration
14 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North of England 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 35 (29.66%) Skype for Business
2 14 (11.86%) SharePoint
3 6 (5.08%) IIS
3 6 (5.08%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.54%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (0.85%) CMS
Applications
1 11 (9.32%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 7 (5.93%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.85%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 38 (32.20%) Azure
2 24 (20.34%) Office 365
3 21 (17.80%) IaaS
3 21 (17.80%) PaaS
4 14 (11.86%) SaaS
5 6 (5.08%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (4.24%) OneDrive
7 3 (2.54%) AWS
7 3 (2.54%) Mimecast
8 1 (0.85%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.85%) GCP
8 1 (0.85%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 8 (6.78%) DHCP
1 8 (6.78%) DNS
2 7 (5.93%) WebEx
3 6 (5.08%) Cisco IPT
3 6 (5.08%) WAN
3 6 (5.08%) Wireless
4 5 (4.24%) Internet
4 5 (4.24%) VLAN
5 4 (3.39%) Remote Desktop
5 4 (3.39%) Unified Communications
5 4 (3.39%) VPN
6 3 (2.54%) Firewall
6 3 (2.54%) LAN
6 3 (2.54%) MPLS
6 3 (2.54%) PBX
6 3 (2.54%) SAN
6 3 (2.54%) VSAN
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco ASA
7 2 (1.69%) Cisco IOS
7 2 (1.69%) Reverse Proxy
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (10.17%) Big Data
1 12 (10.17%) Data Lake
1 12 (10.17%) SQL Server
2 6 (5.08%) MySQL
3 5 (4.24%) Amazon RDS
3 5 (4.24%) MongoDB
4 1 (0.85%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 1 (0.85%) NoSQL
4 1 (0.85%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 2 (1.69%) Postman
1 2 (1.69%) Selenium
1 2 (1.69%) SoapUI
2 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
2 1 (0.85%) Grunt
2 1 (0.85%) gulp
2 1 (0.85%) JIRA
2 1 (0.85%) Subversion
2 1 (0.85%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (0.85%) WebDriver
General
1 17 (14.41%) Finance
2 9 (7.63%) Law
3 6 (5.08%) Billing
3 6 (5.08%) Legal
3 6 (5.08%) Public Sector
4 4 (3.39%) Back Office
4 4 (3.39%) Electronics
4 4 (3.39%) Games
5 2 (1.69%) Manufacturing
5 2 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 30 (25.42%) Architect
2 21 (17.80%) Solutions Architect
3 17 (14.41%) Software Engineer
4 12 (10.17%) Senior Software Engineer
5 11 (9.32%) Analyst
6 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Cloud Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Cloud Solutions Architect
7 8 (6.78%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 7 (5.93%) Developer
9 5 (4.24%) Audio Visual Technician
9 5 (4.24%) Embedded Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Operations Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Senior Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Service Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Service Desk Analyst
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Engineer
9 5 (4.24%) Technical Operations Engineer
10 4 (3.39%) Azure Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (14.41%) .NET
2 15 (12.71%) React
3 13 (11.02%) Sass
4 12 (10.17%) Node.js
5 4 (3.39%) AngularJS
5 4 (3.39%) CSS
6 3 (2.54%) HTML
7 2 (1.69%) .NET Framework
7 2 (1.69%) ASP.NET
7 2 (1.69%) SAML
7 2 (1.69%) SOAP
7 2 (1.69%) Web Services
8 1 (0.85%) jQuery
8 1 (0.85%) Ninject
8 1 (0.85%) OAuth
8 1 (0.85%) Razor View Engine
8 1 (0.85%) React Native
8 1 (0.85%) REST
8 1 (0.85%) Vue.js
8 1 (0.85%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 14 (11.86%) Greenfield Project
2 13 (11.02%) Mobile App
3 4 (3.39%) Replication
4 3 (2.54%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (2.54%) Public Cloud
4 3 (2.54%) Video Conferencing
5 2 (1.69%) Analogue Electronics
5 2 (1.69%) Blackberry
5 2 (1.69%) Clustering
5 2 (1.69%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (1.69%) Self-Motivation
6 1 (0.85%) iPad
6 1 (0.85%) iPhone
6 1 (0.85%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 23 (19.49%) Windows
2 16 (13.56%) Windows Server
3 6 (5.08%) Windows 10
4 3 (2.54%) Windows 7
4 3 (2.54%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (1.69%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
6 1 (0.85%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (18.64%) TOGAF
2 21 (17.80%) Enterprise Architecture
2 21 (17.80%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (15.25%) Software Engineering
3 18 (15.25%) TDD
4 15 (12.71%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (12.71%) Coaching
5 13 (11.02%) Continuous Improvement
5 13 (11.02%) Migration
6 12 (10.17%) Analytics
7 10 (8.47%) Disaster Recovery
8 9 (7.63%) Business Continuity
8 9 (7.63%) Cybersecurity
8 9 (7.63%) Infrastructure Engineering
8 9 (7.63%) Mentoring
8 9 (7.63%) Sequence Diagram
8 9 (7.63%) User Stories
9 8 (6.78%) DevOps
9 8 (6.78%) Scrum
10 7 (5.93%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 23 (19.49%) SQL
2 20 (16.95%) C
3 17 (14.41%) JavaScript
4 13 (11.02%) Python
5 12 (10.17%) R
6 11 (9.32%) C#
7 7 (5.93%) PowerShell
8 6 (5.08%) PHP
9 5 (4.24%) Java
10 4 (3.39%) C++
11 2 (1.69%) Go
11 2 (1.69%) Ruby
11 2 (1.69%) TypeScript
11 2 (1.69%) VB
12 1 (0.85%) VBA
12 1 (0.85%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 13 (11.02%) Microsoft Certification
2 10 (8.47%) TOGAF Certification
3 9 (7.63%) MCSA
3 9 (7.63%) MCSE
4 6 (5.08%) SC Cleared
4 6 (5.08%) Security Cleared
5 4 (3.39%) APMP
5 4 (3.39%) Degree
6 3 (2.54%) CCNA
6 3 (2.54%) CCNP
6 3 (2.54%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (1.69%) Check Point Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.24%) SLA
2 3 (2.54%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.85%) PMO
System Software
1 22 (18.64%) Active Directory
2 10 (8.47%) Hyper-V
2 10 (8.47%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (3.39%) VMware ESXi
4 3 (2.54%) vSphere
5 2 (1.69%) vCloud
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Desktop
5 2 (1.69%) Virtual Servers
5 2 (1.69%) VMware NSX
5 2 (1.69%) Xen
5 2 (1.69%) XenApp
5 2 (1.69%) XenDesktop
6 1 (0.85%) DFS Replication
6 1 (0.85%) Docker
6 1 (0.85%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 6 (5.08%) Cisco CUCM
1 6 (5.08%) Microsoft Intune
1 6 (5.08%) SCCM
2 4 (3.39%) vCenter Server
3 2 (1.69%) AirWatch
3 2 (1.69%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (1.69%) Norton AntiVirus
3 2 (1.69%) XenMobile
Vendors
1 42 (35.59%) Microsoft
2 15 (12.71%) VMware
3 12 (10.17%) Databricks
3 12 (10.17%) Sparx
4 10 (8.47%) Cisco
5 7 (5.93%) Polycom
6 5 (4.24%) Oracle
7 4 (3.39%) Veeam
8 3 (2.54%) CheckPoint
8 3 (2.54%) Dell
8 3 (2.54%) EMC
8 3 (2.54%) Meraki
8 3 (2.54%) Sonus
9 2 (1.69%) Avaya
9 2 (1.69%) Citrix
9 2 (1.69%) NetApp
9 2 (1.69%) Proofpoint
9 2 (1.69%) SolarWinds
9 2 (1.69%) Symantec
9 2 (1.69%) Zerto