Period
to 14 December 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Somerset 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 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
South West > Somerset
6 months to
14 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 107 99
Rank change year-on-year +14 -8 -
Permanent jobs citing Skype 19 7 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 1.46% 0.54% 0.72%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 9.60% 3.48% 4.84%
Number of salaries quoted 11 6 2
Somerset median annual salary £25,000 £34,606 £22,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -27.76% +53.80% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £29,500 £21,150
90th Percentile £57,500 £36,250 £23,450
South West median annual salary £25,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year -36.25% +2.56% +11.43%

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 Somerset with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Somerset
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 198 201 186
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 15.27% 15.47% 14.90%
Number of salaries quoted 154 172 164
Somerset median annual salary £37,500 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.60% +10.00% -
10th Percentile £22,575 £23,500 £19,750
90th Percentile £53,200 £57,500 £63,750
South West median annual salary £41,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year +9.33% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Somerset

Skype
Salary Trend in Somerset

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

Salary trend for Skype in Somerset

Skype
Salary Histogram in Somerset

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Somerset over the 6 months to 14 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Skype in Somerset

Skype
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 14 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
Bath -11 16 £25,250 -27.04%
Clevedon - 3 £20,500 -
Skype
South West

For the 6 months to 14 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 Somerset region with a requirement for Skype.

1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
1 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
3 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
4 8 (42.11%) VLAN
4 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
4 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (42.11%) Veeam
4 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
4 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
4 8 (42.11%) DHCP
4 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
4 8 (42.11%) DNS
4 8 (42.11%) Firewall
4 8 (42.11%) VMware
4 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
5 6 (31.58%) Degree
6 5 (26.32%) QlikView
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 5 (26.32%) IT Governance
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
6 5 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
6 5 (26.32%) Physical Data Model
6 5 (26.32%) Data Management
6 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (26.32%) Management Information System

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset 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 12 (63.16%) Skype for Business
2 8 (42.11%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (5.26%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
1 8 (42.11%) Firewall
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) VLAN
2 1 (5.26%) Remote Desktop
2 1 (5.26%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) SQL Server
2 5 (26.32%) Data Warehouse
2 5 (26.32%) Power BI
2 5 (26.32%) QlikView
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 5 (26.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 3 (15.79%) Legal
2 2 (10.53%) Law
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) IT Support
2 8 (42.11%) Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) IT Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) IT Support Analyst
2 8 (42.11%) Support Analyst
3 5 (26.32%) Architect
3 5 (26.32%) Data Architect
4 4 (21.05%) IT Technician
5 3 (15.79%) 1st Line Support Technician
5 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support
5 3 (15.79%) 1st/2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) 2nd Line Support Technician
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Support Technician
5 3 (15.79%) Desktop Technician
5 3 (15.79%) IT Assistant
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Assistant
5 3 (15.79%) IT Support Technician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (10.53%) Pandas
1 2 (10.53%) SQLAlchemy
Miscellaneous
1 8 (42.11%) Video Conferencing
2 5 (26.32%) Management Information System
3 3 (15.79%) Computer Science
3 3 (15.79%) Renewable Energy
3 3 (15.79%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Windows 7
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2008
2 11 (57.89%) Windows Server 2012
3 8 (42.11%) Windows Server
4 1 (5.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (26.32%) Business Intelligence
1 5 (26.32%) Data Architecture
1 5 (26.32%) Data Management
1 5 (26.32%) Data Modelling
1 5 (26.32%) Data Strategy
1 5 (26.32%) IT Governance
1 5 (26.32%) Logical Data Model
1 5 (26.32%) Physical Data Model
2 3 (15.79%) Information Security
3 2 (10.53%) Data Engineering
3 2 (10.53%) Data Governance
3 2 (10.53%) Information Management
4 1 (5.26%) Data Loss Prevention
Programming Languages
1 2 (10.53%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (31.58%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (10.53%) Data Quality
System Software
1 11 (57.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (15.79%) VMware ESXi
3 3 (15.79%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (15.79%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft
2 8 (42.11%) Veeam
2 8 (42.11%) VMware