Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Scotland
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 204 185 194
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +45
Permanent jobs citing Skype 29 38 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.54% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.79% 5.45% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 18 30 20
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% +59.35%
10th Percentile £39,050 £30,688 £37,120
90th Percentile £59,000 £60,500 £54,875
UK median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +5.56% -

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 606 697 705
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 11.21% 12.36% 13.47%
Number of salaries quoted 403 466 450
Scotland median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £29,875 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £66,875 £58,875
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 14 November 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 14 November 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 +6 23 £50,000 +25.00% 2
Edinburgh -20 4 £54,000 +2.86% 1
South Lanarkshire - 2 £30,000 -
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 20 (68.97%) Office 365
3 19 (65.52%) Skype for Business
4 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
5 16 (55.17%) Degree
5 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
6 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
7 11 (37.93%) LAN
7 11 (37.93%) WAN
7 11 (37.93%) SQL
7 11 (37.93%) ITIL
7 11 (37.93%) Firewall
7 11 (37.93%) Yammer
8 10 (34.48%) Migration
8 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
9 9 (31.03%) HTML
9 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
9 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
9 9 (31.03%) CSS
9 9 (31.03%) Web Services
9 9 (31.03%) CRM
9 9 (31.03%) Intranet
9 9 (31.03%) Content Management
9 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
9 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
9 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
9 9 (31.03%) Coaching
9 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
9 9 (31.03%) SDLC
9 9 (31.03%) Webhook

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 19 (65.52%) Skype for Business
2 14 (48.28%) SharePoint
3 3 (10.34%) MS Exchange
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (3.45%) IIS
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (31.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 20 (68.97%) Office 365
2 16 (55.17%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (37.93%) Yammer
4 9 (31.03%) Azure Functions
4 9 (31.03%) IaaS
4 9 (31.03%) Serverless
5 7 (24.14%) SaaS
6 2 (6.90%) OneDrive
7 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 11 (37.93%) Firewall
1 11 (37.93%) LAN
1 11 (37.93%) WAN
2 9 (31.03%) Intranet
3 7 (24.14%) Unified Communications
4 2 (6.90%) VPN
4 2 (6.90%) WLAN
5 1 (3.45%) DNS
5 1 (3.45%) iSCSI
5 1 (3.45%) SSH
5 1 (3.45%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (34.48%) SQL Server
2 9 (31.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 7 (24.14%) Billing
2 2 (6.90%) Retail
3 1 (3.45%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (31.03%) Developer
1 9 (31.03%) SharePoint Developer
2 5 (17.24%) Consultant
3 4 (13.79%) Programme Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Project Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Manager
3 4 (13.79%) Senior Project Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Senior Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) IT Systems Administrator
5 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Office 365 Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior IT Engineer
5 2 (6.90%) Senior Microsoft Consultant
5 2 (6.90%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (31.03%) AngularJS
1 9 (31.03%) CSS
1 9 (31.03%) CSS3
1 9 (31.03%) HTML
1 9 (31.03%) HTML5
1 9 (31.03%) jQuery
1 9 (31.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 1 (3.45%) JSP
2 1 (3.45%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 9 (31.03%) Analytical Skills
1 9 (31.03%) Hybrid Cloud
2 7 (24.14%) Data Centre
2 7 (24.14%) VxBlock/Vblock
3 5 (17.24%) Driving Licence
4 3 (10.34%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (17.24%) Windows
2 4 (13.79%) Windows Server
3 2 (6.90%) Android
3 2 (6.90%) Apple iOS
3 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (72.41%) Service Delivery
2 11 (37.93%) ITIL
3 10 (34.48%) Migration
4 9 (31.03%) Coaching
4 9 (31.03%) Content Management
4 9 (31.03%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (31.03%) CRM
4 9 (31.03%) Data Migration
4 9 (31.03%) SDLC
4 9 (31.03%) Test Scripting
4 9 (31.03%) Web Development
4 9 (31.03%) Webhook
5 7 (24.14%) Matrix Management
5 7 (24.14%) Presales
5 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2
5 7 (24.14%) Project Management
5 7 (24.14%) Six Sigma
6 3 (10.34%) ITIL V3
6 3 (10.34%) Programme Management
6 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 11 (37.93%) SQL
2 9 (31.03%) JavaScript
2 9 (31.03%) TypeScript
3 1 (3.45%) Bash Shell
3 1 (3.45%) Bourne shell
3 1 (3.45%) Korn
3 1 (3.45%) PowerShell
3 1 (3.45%) sed
Qualifications
1 16 (55.17%) Degree
2 7 (24.14%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (6.90%) MCSE
3 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (6.90%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
2 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (3.45%) NFS
3 1 (3.45%) Samba
Systems Management
1 6 (20.69%) SCCM
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (6.90%) SCOM
Vendors
1 17 (58.62%) Microsoft
2 7 (24.14%) Cisco
2 7 (24.14%) NEC
3 4 (13.79%) VMware
4 2 (6.90%) Citrix