Period
to 23 September 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 23 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Scotland
6 months to
23 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 194 182 204
Rank change year-on-year -12 +22 +42
Permanent jobs citing Skype 36 42 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 0.67% 0.76% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.56% 6.33% 2.63%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 14
Scotland median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £49,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £28,000 £29,563 £37,120
90th Percentile £56,469 £60,000 £54,500
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 647 664 647
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Scotland 12.05% 12.01% 11.92%
Number of salaries quoted 429 451 398
Scotland median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £60,300
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 September 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 23 September 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 +20 32 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Edinburgh -16 4 £44,000 -16.19%
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 30 (83.33%) Skype for Business
3 23 (63.89%) Service Delivery
4 22 (61.11%) Office 365
5 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
6 20 (55.56%) SharePoint
7 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
8 13 (36.11%) ITIL
9 12 (33.33%) Degree
10 11 (30.56%) Yammer
10 11 (30.56%) SQL
10 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
11 10 (27.78%) Windows
11 10 (27.78%) Migration
11 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
11 10 (27.78%) Driving Licence
11 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
12 9 (25.00%) CSS3
12 9 (25.00%) HTML5
12 9 (25.00%) Web Development
12 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
12 9 (25.00%) jQuery
12 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
12 9 (25.00%) Data Migration
12 9 (25.00%) SDLC
12 9 (25.00%) Webhook
12 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
12 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
12 9 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
12 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap

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 30 (83.33%) Skype for Business
2 20 (55.56%) SharePoint
3 9 (25.00%) MS Exchange
4 5 (13.89%) SharePoint Server
5 2 (5.56%) IIS
6 1 (2.78%) Apache
6 1 (2.78%) BizTalk Server
6 1 (2.78%) JBoss
6 1 (2.78%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 9 (25.00%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 22 (61.11%) Office 365
2 21 (58.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 11 (30.56%) Yammer
4 9 (25.00%) Azure Functions
4 9 (25.00%) Serverless
5 6 (16.67%) Azure Active Directory
6 5 (13.89%) IaaS
7 3 (8.33%) SaaS
8 2 (5.56%) OneDrive
9 1 (2.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 9 (25.00%) Intranet
2 6 (16.67%) LAN
3 5 (13.89%) Firewall
3 5 (13.89%) WAN
4 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
4 3 (8.33%) VPN
5 2 (5.56%) WLAN
6 1 (2.78%) DNS
6 1 (2.78%) iSCSI
6 1 (2.78%) SSH
6 1 (2.78%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (30.56%) SQL Server
2 9 (25.00%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (8.33%) Billing
2 2 (5.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 12 (33.33%) Consultant
2 10 (27.78%) Senior Consultant
3 9 (25.00%) Developer
3 9 (25.00%) SharePoint Developer
4 8 (22.22%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) IT Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
4 8 (22.22%) Senior IT Consultant
5 7 (19.44%) Applications Engineer
6 5 (13.89%) Senior Applications Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) IT Engineer
7 3 (8.33%) Project Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Manager
7 3 (8.33%) Senior Project Manager
8 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) IT Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Office 365 Consultant
8 2 (5.56%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
8 2 (5.56%) Senior IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) AngularJS
1 9 (25.00%) CSS
1 9 (25.00%) CSS3
1 9 (25.00%) HTML
1 9 (25.00%) HTML5
1 9 (25.00%) jQuery
1 9 (25.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
1 9 (25.00%) Web Services
2 1 (2.78%) JSP
2 1 (2.78%) Servlets
Miscellaneous
1 10 (27.78%) Driving Licence
2 9 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (25.00%) Hybrid Cloud
3 3 (8.33%) Data Centre
3 3 (8.33%) VxBlock/Vblock
4 2 (5.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 10 (27.78%) Windows
2 3 (8.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (2.78%) Unix
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2003
3 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (63.89%) Service Delivery
2 13 (36.11%) ITIL
3 10 (27.78%) Continuous Improvement
3 10 (27.78%) ITIL V3
3 10 (27.78%) Migration
4 9 (25.00%) Coaching
4 9 (25.00%) Content Management
4 9 (25.00%) CRM
4 9 (25.00%) Data Migration
4 9 (25.00%) SDLC
4 9 (25.00%) Test Scripting
4 9 (25.00%) Web Development
4 9 (25.00%) Webhook
5 7 (19.44%) Task Automation
6 5 (13.89%) Root Cause Analysis
7 3 (8.33%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 3 (8.33%) Matrix Management
7 3 (8.33%) Presales
7 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2
7 3 (8.33%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 11 (30.56%) SQL
2 9 (25.00%) JavaScript
2 9 (25.00%) TypeScript
3 7 (19.44%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) Bash Shell
4 1 (2.78%) Bourne shell
4 1 (2.78%) Korn
4 1 (2.78%) sed
Qualifications
1 12 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 2 (5.56%) MCSE
3 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (8.33%) SLA
System Software
1 19 (52.78%) Active Directory
2 2 (5.56%) Hyper-V
2 2 (5.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (2.78%) NFS
3 1 (2.78%) Samba
Systems Management
1 5 (13.89%) SCCM
2 4 (11.11%) Microsoft Intune
3 2 (5.56%) SCOM
4 1 (2.78%) DameWare
Vendors
1 31 (86.11%) Microsoft
2 3 (8.33%) Cisco
2 3 (8.33%) NEC
3 2 (5.56%) VMware