Period
to 19 July 2018

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 19 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Scotland
6 months to
19 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 191 188 235
Rank change year-on-year -3 +47 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype 43 30 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.75% 0.58% 0.14%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.10% 5.21% 1.18%
Number of salaries quoted 35 26 7
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £38,670
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +26.07% -
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 705 576 680
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.35% 11.07% 11.62%
Number of salaries quoted 448 383 391
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,300 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.33% - -

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 19 July 2018.

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 19 July 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
Glasgow +8 33 £50,000 +7.53% 4
Edinburgh -16 9 £28,000 -46.67% 1
Aberdeen -8 1 £39,000 -17.89%
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 19 July 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 Scotland region with a requirement for Skype.

1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 36 (83.72%) Skype for Business
3 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
4 20 (46.51%) ITIL
5 19 (44.19%) ITIL V3
5 19 (44.19%) Driving Licence
6 17 (39.53%) Windows
7 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
7 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
8 15 (34.88%) Office 365
9 14 (32.56%) Service Delivery
10 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
10 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
11 9 (20.93%) VPN
11 9 (20.93%) SQL
12 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
12 8 (18.60%) LAN
12 8 (18.60%) SCCM
13 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
13 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
13 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
13 7 (16.28%) Yammer
13 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (16.28%) CRM
13 7 (16.28%) Task Automation
14 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
14 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
14 6 (13.95%) DameWare
14 6 (13.95%) Migration

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 36 (83.72%) Skype for Business
2 16 (37.21%) SharePoint
3 10 (23.26%) MS Exchange
4 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (4.65%) IIS
6 1 (2.33%) Apache
6 1 (2.33%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.33%) JBoss
6 1 (2.33%) Tomcat
Applications
1 6 (13.95%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 7 (16.28%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (37.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (34.88%) Office 365
3 7 (16.28%) Yammer
4 6 (13.95%) Azure Active Directory
5 5 (11.63%) Serverless
6 2 (4.65%) IaaS
6 2 (4.65%) OneDrive
7 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.93%) VPN
2 8 (18.60%) LAN
3 5 (11.63%) Intranet
4 3 (6.98%) Firewall
5 2 (4.65%) DNS
5 2 (4.65%) WAN
5 2 (4.65%) WLAN
6 1 (2.33%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (2.33%) DHCP
6 1 (2.33%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.33%) SSH
6 1 (2.33%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (18.60%) SQL Server
2 5 (11.63%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (2.33%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 1 (2.33%) JIRA
General
1 2 (4.65%) Retail
2 1 (2.33%) Advertising
2 1 (2.33%) Automotive
2 1 (2.33%) Finance
2 1 (2.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 21 (48.84%) Consultant
2 19 (44.19%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) IT Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
3 17 (39.53%) Senior IT Consultant
4 8 (18.60%) Analyst
4 8 (18.60%) Support Analyst
5 7 (16.28%) Applications Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support
6 6 (13.95%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) IT Analyst
6 6 (13.95%) IT Engineer
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support
6 6 (13.95%) IT Support Analyst
7 5 (11.63%) Developer
7 5 (11.63%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 5 (11.63%) SharePoint Developer
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
8 4 (9.30%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (11.63%) AngularJS
1 5 (11.63%) CSS
1 5 (11.63%) CSS3
1 5 (11.63%) HTML
1 5 (11.63%) HTML5
1 5 (11.63%) jQuery
1 5 (11.63%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 5 (11.63%) Web Services
2 1 (2.33%) JSP
2 1 (2.33%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 19 (44.19%) Driving Licence
2 5 (11.63%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (11.63%) Hybrid Cloud
3 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 17 (39.53%) Windows
2 10 (23.26%) Windows Server
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2003
3 7 (16.28%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.95%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.33%) Unix
5 1 (2.33%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (46.51%) ITIL
2 19 (44.19%) ITIL V3
3 14 (32.56%) Service Delivery
4 7 (16.28%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (16.28%) CRM
4 7 (16.28%) Task Automation
5 6 (13.95%) Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Coaching
6 5 (11.63%) Content Management
6 5 (11.63%) Data Migration
6 5 (11.63%) Root Cause Analysis
6 5 (11.63%) SDLC
6 5 (11.63%) Test Scripting
6 5 (11.63%) Web Development
6 5 (11.63%) Webhook
7 2 (4.65%) Data Modelling
8 1 (2.33%) Analytics
8 1 (2.33%) Business Intelligence
8 1 (2.33%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.33%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 9 (20.93%) SQL
2 7 (16.28%) PowerShell
3 5 (11.63%) JavaScript
3 5 (11.63%) TypeScript
4 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.33%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.33%) Korn
4 1 (2.33%) sed
Qualifications
1 5 (11.63%) Degree
2 2 (4.65%) MCSE
2 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.33%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) SLA
System Software
1 34 (79.07%) Active Directory
2 3 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (4.65%) Hyper-V
4 1 (2.33%) NFS
4 1 (2.33%) Samba
Systems Management
1 8 (18.60%) SCCM
2 6 (13.95%) DameWare
3 2 (4.65%) Microsoft Intune
4 1 (2.33%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 41 (95.35%) Microsoft
2 4 (9.30%) VMware
3 1 (2.33%) Cisco
3 1 (2.33%) Citrix
3 1 (2.33%) CommVault
3 1 (2.33%) Google