Period
to 2 April 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 2 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
2 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 311 360 421
Rank change year-on-year +49 +61 -50
Permanent jobs citing Skype 151 167 144
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.71% 0.63% 0.46%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.13% 3.86% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 162 158 130
Median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £51,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -1.96% +7.37%
10th Percentile £25,000 £28,263 £24,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 the South East with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 3,658 4,326 5,422
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.14% 16.29% 17.18%
Number of salaries quoted 2,849 3,392 4,160
Median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -2.30%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £74,250 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year - +2.15% +3.33%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Skype as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in the South East

Skype
Salary Trend in the South East

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in the South East.

Salary trend for Skype in the South East

Skype
Salary Histogram in the South East

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in the South East over the 6 months to 2 April 2020.

Salary histogram for Skype in the South East

Skype
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the South East region over the 6 months to 2 April 2020. 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
Surrey +64 64 £45,000 -10.00% 8
Thames Valley +7 50 £42,500 -29.17% 17
Berkshire +11 35 £42,500 -22.73% 5
Hampshire +37 19 £55,000 +22.22% 3
Buckinghamshire +29 10 £65,000 -7.14% 6
East Sussex +15 6 £41,250 +31.56%
Oxfordshire +11 5 £39,344 -43.79% 6
Kent 0 5 £30,500 -18.67%
West Sussex +26 1 £35,000 +84.21% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 2 April 2020, 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 South East region with a requirement for Skype.

1 128 (84.77%) Microsoft
2 97 (64.24%) Office 365
3 93 (61.59%) Skype for Business
4 78 (51.66%) Windows
5 70 (46.36%) Active Directory
6 66 (43.71%) Azure
7 49 (32.45%) Microsoft Office
8 47 (31.13%) Hyper-V
9 42 (27.81%) SharePoint
10 41 (27.15%) SCCM
11 40 (26.49%) VMware
11 40 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
12 39 (25.83%) Windows Server
13 34 (22.52%) Cisco
13 34 (22.52%) Windows 10
14 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Intune
15 30 (19.87%) SQL
16 29 (19.21%) Windows 7
17 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
17 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
18 27 (17.88%) SLA
19 25 (16.56%) MCSE
20 24 (15.89%) ITIL
20 24 (15.89%) AWS
20 24 (15.89%) Presales
21 23 (15.23%) Self-Motivation
21 23 (15.23%) Degree
21 23 (15.23%) Finance
22 22 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
23 21 (13.91%) Apple iOS

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 93 (61.59%) Skype for Business
2 42 (27.81%) SharePoint
3 15 (9.93%) Exchange Server 2013
4 14 (9.27%) MS Exchange
5 4 (2.65%) Confluence
5 4 (2.65%) Office Communications Server
6 3 (1.99%) Exchange Server 2010
7 2 (1.32%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 49 (32.45%) Microsoft Office
2 7 (4.64%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.99%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (1.32%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (1.32%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.66%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.32%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.32%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.66%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 97 (64.24%) Office 365
2 66 (43.71%) Azure
3 24 (15.89%) AWS
4 17 (11.26%) IaaS
4 17 (11.26%) PaaS
5 13 (8.61%) Azure Active Directory
6 11 (7.28%) OneDrive
7 9 (5.96%) GCP
8 8 (5.30%) Power Platform
9 5 (3.31%) SaaS
10 4 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
10 4 (2.65%) PowerApps
11 3 (1.99%) Dynamics 365
11 3 (1.99%) Slack
12 2 (1.32%) Mimecast
13 1 (0.66%) Microsoft Flow
13 1 (0.66%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 19 (12.58%) TCP/IP
2 16 (10.60%) Firewall
2 16 (10.60%) Remote Desktop
2 16 (10.60%) Unified Communications
3 15 (9.93%) LAN
3 15 (9.93%) SAN
3 15 (9.93%) WAN
4 14 (9.27%) VPN
5 13 (8.61%) Broadband
6 9 (5.96%) DHCP
6 9 (5.96%) DNS
7 8 (5.30%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (5.30%) Wireless
8 7 (4.64%) Cisco ASA
9 5 (3.31%) H.323
9 5 (3.31%) VoIP
10 4 (2.65%) PBX
10 4 (2.65%) VLAN
11 3 (1.99%) IP Telephony
12 2 (1.32%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (18.54%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.64%) Power BI
3 5 (3.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 4 (2.65%) SQL Server 2012
5 3 (1.99%) Data Lake
5 3 (1.99%) Data Mining
5 3 (1.99%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (1.32%) Crystal Reports
6 2 (1.32%) Oracle Reports
6 2 (1.32%) SQL Server 2008
7 1 (0.66%) MySQL
7 1 (0.66%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.66%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.65%) JIRA
2 3 (1.99%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
2 3 (1.99%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.32%) Git (software)
4 1 (0.66%) Jenkins
4 1 (0.66%) Selenium
General
1 23 (15.23%) Finance
2 5 (3.31%) Public Sector
3 4 (2.65%) Police
4 3 (1.99%) Legal
4 3 (1.99%) Norwegian Language
5 2 (1.32%) Back Office
5 2 (1.32%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.32%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.66%) Games
6 1 (0.66%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.66%) Marketing
6 1 (0.66%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 37 (24.50%) Support Engineer
2 31 (20.53%) Consultant
3 19 (12.58%) Desktop Support
4 15 (9.93%) Analyst
4 15 (9.93%) Desktop Engineer
4 15 (9.93%) Desktop Support Engineer
5 14 (9.27%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.28%) Cloud Consultant
7 10 (6.62%) Infrastructure Engineer
7 10 (6.62%) IT Support
8 9 (5.96%) IT Engineer
8 9 (5.96%) Support Analyst
9 8 (5.30%) 2nd Line Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Infrastructure Consultant
9 8 (5.30%) IT Manager
9 8 (5.30%) Software Engineer
9 8 (5.30%) Windows Engineer
10 7 (4.64%) Cloud Infrastructure Consultant
10 7 (4.64%) Project Manager
10 7 (4.64%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (4.64%) HTML
2 6 (3.97%) WebRTC
3 4 (2.65%) AngularJS
3 4 (2.65%) CSS
4 3 (1.99%) HTML5
4 3 (1.99%) Web Services
5 2 (1.32%) LDAP
5 2 (1.32%) XMPP
6 1 (0.66%) .NET
6 1 (0.66%) .NET Framework
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET
6 1 (0.66%) ASP.NET Web API
6 1 (0.66%) Backbone.js
6 1 (0.66%) ServiceStack
6 1 (0.66%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (15.23%) Self-Motivation
2 21 (13.91%) Data Centre
3 17 (11.26%) Public Cloud
4 13 (8.61%) Private Cloud
4 13 (8.61%) Video Conferencing
5 12 (7.95%) Analytical Skills
5 12 (7.95%) Smartphone
6 7 (4.64%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.97%) Hybrid Cloud
8 5 (3.31%) Clustering
9 4 (2.65%) Handset
9 4 (2.65%) PMI
10 3 (1.99%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.99%) Driving Licence
10 3 (1.99%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.32%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.32%) PKI
11 2 (1.32%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.66%) Algorithms
12 1 (0.66%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 78 (51.66%) Windows
2 39 (25.83%) Windows Server
3 34 (22.52%) Windows 10
4 29 (19.21%) Windows 7
5 21 (13.91%) Apple iOS
5 21 (13.91%) Windows Server 2012
6 16 (10.60%) Linux
7 12 (7.95%) Windows Server 2016
8 10 (6.62%) Windows Server 2008
9 8 (5.30%) Android
10 5 (3.31%) Windows Server 2019
11 4 (2.65%) Unix
11 4 (2.65%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.66%) Debian
12 1 (0.66%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.66%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (15.89%) ITIL
1 24 (15.89%) Presales
2 22 (14.57%) Problem-Solving
3 17 (11.26%) PRINCE2
4 13 (8.61%) Customer Requirements
5 12 (7.95%) Asset Management
5 12 (7.95%) Break/Fix
5 12 (7.95%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 12 (7.95%) Mentoring
5 12 (7.95%) Project Management
6 11 (7.28%) Forensic Analysis
6 11 (7.28%) ITIL V3
7 10 (6.62%) Computer Science
7 10 (6.62%) Mathematics
7 10 (6.62%) Migration
8 8 (5.30%) High Availability
8 8 (5.30%) Information Security
9 7 (4.64%) Change Control
9 7 (4.64%) Data Protection
9 7 (4.64%) Proactive Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 30 (19.87%) SQL
2 12 (7.95%) PowerShell
3 9 (5.96%) Python
4 7 (4.64%) C#
5 6 (3.97%) C
5 6 (3.97%) JavaScript
6 3 (1.99%) R
6 3 (1.99%) TypeScript
6 3 (1.99%) VBA
7 2 (1.32%) C++
8 1 (0.66%) Assembly Language
8 1 (0.66%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 40 (26.49%) Microsoft Certification
2 25 (16.56%) MCSE
3 23 (15.23%) Degree
4 21 (13.91%) Cisco Certification
4 21 (13.91%) Security Cleared
5 19 (12.58%) CCNA
6 14 (9.27%) A+ Certification
6 14 (9.27%) MCSA
7 13 (8.61%) MCP
8 8 (5.30%) BPSS Clearance
9 6 (3.97%) Computer Science Degree
10 4 (2.65%) MCITP
10 4 (2.65%) PMI Certification
10 4 (2.65%) SC Cleared
11 2 (1.32%) CCNP
11 2 (1.32%) CCNP Voice
11 2 (1.32%) ITIL Certification
11 2 (1.32%) LFCE
11 2 (1.32%) Linux+ Certification
11 2 (1.32%) RHCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (17.88%) SLA
2 7 (4.64%) QA
3 6 (3.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.99%) ISO 14001
4 3 (1.99%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.99%) ISO/IEC 20000
5 2 (1.32%) PMO
6 1 (0.66%) GDPR
6 1 (0.66%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 70 (46.36%) Active Directory
2 47 (31.13%) Hyper-V
3 28 (18.54%) VMware Infrastructure
4 10 (6.62%) VMware ESXi
5 6 (3.97%) vSphere
6 4 (2.65%) XenApp
7 3 (1.99%) Docker
7 3 (1.99%) VMware Workstation
8 2 (1.32%) NLBS
8 2 (1.32%) Terminal Server
8 2 (1.32%) Terminal Services
8 2 (1.32%) Virtual Machines
9 1 (0.66%) Postfix
9 1 (0.66%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 41 (27.15%) SCCM
2 32 (21.19%) Microsoft Intune
3 6 (3.97%) Cisco CUCM
4 4 (2.65%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 4 (2.65%) Single Sign-On
4 4 (2.65%) WSUS
5 3 (1.99%) SCOM
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCE
6 2 (1.32%) Cisco UCCX
6 2 (1.32%) Failover Clustering
6 2 (1.32%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
6 2 (1.32%) SCSM
6 2 (1.32%) SCVMM
7 1 (0.66%) FortiGate
Vendors
1 128 (84.77%) Microsoft
2 40 (26.49%) VMware
3 34 (22.52%) Cisco
4 16 (10.60%) Apple
5 14 (9.27%) HP
6 12 (7.95%) Dell
6 12 (7.95%) Sonus
7 11 (7.28%) Citrix
7 11 (7.28%) SolarWinds
8 9 (5.96%) Google
8 9 (5.96%) ServiceNow
9 8 (5.30%) Remedy
10 6 (3.97%) Dell Compellent
10 6 (3.97%) Polycom
11 5 (3.31%) Mitel
11 5 (3.31%) NetApp
11 5 (3.31%) Yealink
12 4 (2.65%) Red Hat
13 3 (1.99%) McAfee
13 3 (1.99%) Salesforce.com