Period
to 23 February 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Scotland 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 23 February 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 211 194 172
Rank change year-on-year -17 -22 +60
Permanent jobs citing Skype 14 44 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.27% 0.78% 0.52%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.71% 5.90% 3.88%
Number of salaries quoted 12 40 27
Scotland median annual salary £54,175 £46,250 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.14% -5.61% +59.35%
10th Percentile £28,885 £38,000 £26,650
90th Percentile £58,750 £50,000 £58,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

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 Scotland with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Scotland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 516 746 619
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 9.96% 13.17% 13.31%
Number of salaries quoted 343 468 405
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.51% +5.63% -
10th Percentile £25,800 £26,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £68,500 £61,625 £56,250
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Scotland

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Scotland

Skype
Salary Trend in Scotland

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

Salary trend for Skype in Scotland

Skype
Salary Histogram in Scotland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Scotland over the 6 months to 23 February 2019.

Salary histogram for Skype in Scotland

Skype
Job Locations in Scotland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Scotland region over the 6 months to 23 February 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
Edinburgh +10 6 £52,750 +0.48% 3
Glasgow -18 4 £54,425 +8.85% 2
South Lanarkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Highlands - 2 - -
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 23 February 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Skype.

1 11 (78.57%) WAN
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Firewall
4 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
6 5 (35.71%) Office 365
7 4 (28.57%) IaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
7 4 (28.57%) SaaS
7 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
7 4 (28.57%) Presales
7 4 (28.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
7 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (28.57%) Windows
7 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
7 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
7 4 (28.57%) Project Management
7 4 (28.57%) NEC
7 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
7 4 (28.57%) Billing
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Matrix Management
7 4 (28.57%) SCCM
7 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
8 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
8 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
8 3 (21.43%) Network Design
8 3 (21.43%) Programme Management

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Scotland 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 7 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (14.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Office 365
2 4 (28.57%) IaaS
2 4 (28.57%) SaaS
3 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (21.43%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (14.29%) OneDrive
5 1 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (78.57%) LAN
1 11 (78.57%) WAN
2 8 (57.14%) Firewall
3 4 (28.57%) Unified Communications
4 3 (21.43%) BGP
4 3 (21.43%) Cisco ISE
4 3 (21.43%) DHCP
4 3 (21.43%) GoToMeeting
4 3 (21.43%) Internet
4 3 (21.43%) MPLS
4 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
4 3 (21.43%) VPN
4 3 (21.43%) WebEx
4 3 (21.43%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) WLAN
5 2 (14.29%) VLAN
General
1 4 (28.57%) Billing
2 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 3 (21.43%) Telecoms
3 2 (14.29%) Back Office
4 1 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) LAN Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) LAN/WAN Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Network Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Programme Manager
1 3 (21.43%) WAN Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Wireless Network Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Installation Manager
2 2 (14.29%) Integration Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) IT Manager
2 2 (14.29%) IT Systems Administrator
2 2 (14.29%) Project Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Project Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Project Manager
3 1 (7.14%) Service Manager
Miscellaneous
1 4 (28.57%) Data Centre
1 4 (28.57%) VxBlock/Vblock
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Driving Licence
3 2 (14.29%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (28.57%) Windows
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Android
3 2 (14.29%) Apple iOS
3 2 (14.29%) Windows 10
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 4 (28.57%) Continuous Improvement
3 4 (28.57%) Matrix Management
3 4 (28.57%) Presales
3 4 (28.57%) Project Management
3 4 (28.57%) Service Delivery
3 4 (28.57%) Six Sigma
4 3 (21.43%) Information Security
4 3 (21.43%) Network Design
4 3 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
4 3 (21.43%) Programme Management
5 2 (14.29%) Collaborative Working
5 2 (14.29%) ITSM
5 2 (14.29%) Knowledge Management
5 2 (14.29%) Mobile Device Management
5 2 (14.29%) Resource Management
5 2 (14.29%) Service Management
5 2 (14.29%) Software Deployment
6 1 (7.14%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree
1 4 (28.57%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
2 3 (21.43%) CCIE
2 3 (21.43%) CCNP
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Certification
3 2 (14.29%) BPSS Clearance
System Software
1 4 (28.57%) Active Directory
2 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
2 2 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Cisco Prime
3 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Intune
Vendors
1 9 (64.29%) Cisco
2 4 (28.57%) NEC
3 3 (21.43%) HP
3 3 (21.43%) Infoblox
3 3 (21.43%) ProCurve
3 3 (21.43%) Riverbed
3 3 (21.43%) SolarWinds
3 3 (21.43%) Splunk
4 2 (14.29%) Citrix
4 2 (14.29%) Microsoft
4 2 (14.29%) VMware