Period
to 16 December 2017

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 16 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Scotland
6 months to
16 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 174 174 241
Rank change year-on-year 0 +67 -2
Permanent jobs citing Skype 46 29 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.83% 0.58% 0.047%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.46% 4.15% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 38 28 2
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £49,000 £30,750
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.04% +59.35% -38.50%
10th Percentile £38,000 £33,934 £29,075
90th Percentile £53,750 £58,250 £33,025
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 712 699 730
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.82% 14.10% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 472 454 461
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £64,875 £57,125 £57,500
UK median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 16 December 2017.

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 16 December 2017. 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 +3 22 £52,500 +35.77%
Glasgow -28 16 £47,500 -3.06% 1
North Lanarkshire - 8 £45,000 -
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 16 December 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Scotland region with a requirement for Skype.

1 44 (95.65%) Skype for Business
2 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
3 37 (80.43%) ITIL
4 26 (56.52%) ITIL V3
5 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
5 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
6 20 (43.48%) Unified Communications
7 18 (39.13%) Blackberry
8 17 (36.96%) Symantec
8 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
8 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
8 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2010
9 16 (34.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 16 (34.78%) SCOM
9 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
9 16 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
9 16 (34.78%) Mimecast
9 16 (34.78%) Windows
9 16 (34.78%) IBM Domino
9 16 (34.78%) MCSE
9 16 (34.78%) Lotus
9 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
9 16 (34.78%) VMware
10 15 (32.61%) VMware ESXi
11 14 (30.43%) Driving Licence
12 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
12 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
12 13 (28.26%) MCSA
13 12 (26.09%) SAN
13 12 (26.09%) EMC

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 44 (95.65%) Skype for Business
2 17 (36.96%) Exchange Server 2010
2 17 (36.96%) MS Exchange
3 16 (34.78%) IBM Domino
4 10 (21.74%) SharePoint
5 3 (6.52%) IIS
5 3 (6.52%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Office
1 1 (2.17%) Microsoft PowerPoint
1 1 (2.17%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 16 (34.78%) Mimecast
2 12 (26.09%) Office 365
3 8 (17.39%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (10.87%) Azure Active Directory
5 2 (4.35%) OneDrive
Communications & Networking
1 20 (43.48%) Unified Communications
2 12 (26.09%) SAN
3 3 (6.52%) DHCP
3 3 (6.52%) DNS
3 3 (6.52%) TCP/IP
4 1 (2.17%) ADSL
4 1 (2.17%) Broadband
4 1 (2.17%) CTI
4 1 (2.17%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.52%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (6.52%) Retail Banking
2 2 (4.35%) Finance
3 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 19 (41.30%) IT Analyst
3 18 (39.13%) Systems Analyst
4 10 (21.74%) Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) IT Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
5 6 (13.04%) Senior IT Consultant
6 5 (10.87%) Architect
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Senior Systems Analyst
6 5 (10.87%) Team Leader
7 4 (8.70%) IT Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Presales Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Senior Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Systems Manager
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Architect
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Consultant
7 4 (8.70%) Technical Presales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 18 (39.13%) Blackberry
2 14 (30.43%) Driving Licence
3 12 (26.09%) EMC VNX
3 12 (26.09%) Virtual Team
4 3 (6.52%) Clustering
5 2 (4.35%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.17%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (2.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) Windows
1 16 (34.78%) Windows Server
2 13 (28.26%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (2.17%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (80.43%) ITIL
2 26 (56.52%) ITIL V3
3 16 (34.78%) Performance Analysis
3 16 (34.78%) Service Delivery
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (17.39%) Presales
6 5 (10.87%) Continuous Improvement
7 4 (8.70%) Proactive Monitoring
8 3 (6.52%) Stakeholder Engagement
9 2 (4.35%) Knowledge Management
9 2 (4.35%) Performance Measurement
9 2 (4.35%) Service Design
9 2 (4.35%) Supplier Management
10 1 (2.17%) Analytics
10 1 (2.17%) Collaborative Working
10 1 (2.17%) Migration
10 1 (2.17%) Stakeholder Management
10 1 (2.17%) Time Management
10 1 (2.17%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 24 (52.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 17 (36.96%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (34.78%) MCSE
3 13 (28.26%) MCSA
4 2 (4.35%) ECDL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 41 (89.13%) Active Directory
2 15 (32.61%) VMware ESXi
3 4 (8.70%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (8.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (6.52%) ISA Server
4 3 (6.52%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 16 (34.78%) SCOM
1 16 (34.78%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 12 (26.09%) Cisco CUCM
3 7 (15.22%) SCCM
4 4 (8.70%) Microsoft Intune
5 2 (4.35%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 24 (52.17%) Microsoft
2 17 (36.96%) Symantec
3 16 (34.78%) Lotus
3 16 (34.78%) VMware
4 12 (26.09%) EMC
4 12 (26.09%) ServiceNow
5 3 (6.52%) Citrix
5 3 (6.52%) Veritas
6 1 (2.17%) Avaya
6 1 (2.17%) Cisco
6 1 (2.17%) Samsung