Period
to 17 January 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 17 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
17 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 334 363 399
Rank change year-on-year +29 +36 +13
Permanent jobs citing Skype 145 166 163
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.62% 0.62% 0.53%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.67% 3.87% 3.08%
Number of salaries quoted 136 145 141
South East median annual salary £41,094 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -21.73% +16.67% -
10th Percentile £24,380 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £43,888 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -7.60% - +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 3,948 4,289 5,288
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.96% 16.05% 17.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3,051 3,347 4,152
South East median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,750 £24,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage 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

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

Salary trend for Skype in the South East

Skype
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in the South East over the 6 months to 17 January 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 17 January 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
Thames Valley +24 54 £45,000 -25.00% 18
Surrey +28 47 £30,000 -40.00% 17
Hampshire +11 29 £32,500 -40.91% 4
Berkshire +13 27 £40,000 -23.81% 12
Buckinghamshire +20 18 £55,000 -8.33% 3
Oxfordshire +12 9 £42,189 -40.79% 3
Kent 0 7 £28,000 -32.12% 1
East Sussex -6 3 £65,000 +62.50% 2
West Sussex +18 1 £35,000 - 8
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 17 January 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.

1 104 (71.72%) Skype for Business
2 97 (66.90%) Microsoft
3 91 (62.76%) Office 365
4 81 (55.86%) Windows
5 51 (35.17%) Active Directory
6 41 (28.28%) Azure
7 40 (27.59%) Windows 10
7 40 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
8 38 (26.21%) SCCM
8 38 (26.21%) Windows 7
9 36 (24.83%) VMware
10 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
11 33 (22.76%) Hyper-V
11 33 (22.76%) SLA
12 30 (20.69%) Cisco
12 30 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
13 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
14 27 (18.62%) Apple
14 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
15 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
15 26 (17.93%) Asset Management
16 25 (17.24%) A+ Certification
16 25 (17.24%) Apple iOS
17 24 (16.55%) Remote Desktop
18 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
18 23 (15.86%) Broadband
19 22 (15.17%) Smartphone
19 22 (15.17%) Break/Fix
20 20 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
20 20 (13.79%) Unified Communications

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
1 104 (71.72%) Skype for Business
2 26 (17.93%) SharePoint
3 10 (6.90%) MS Exchange
4 3 (2.07%) Exchange Server 2013
4 3 (2.07%) Office Communications Server
4 3 (2.07%) SharePoint 2010
5 2 (1.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 1 (0.69%) CMS
6 1 (0.69%) Confluence
Applications
1 40 (27.59%) Microsoft Office
2 6 (4.14%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (2.76%) Microsoft Project
4 3 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.38%) MS Visio
6 1 (0.69%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 2 (1.38%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.38%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.69%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 91 (62.76%) Office 365
2 41 (28.28%) Azure
3 16 (11.03%) AWS
4 12 (8.28%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (6.90%) IaaS
5 10 (6.90%) OneDrive
5 10 (6.90%) PaaS
6 4 (2.76%) SaaS
7 3 (2.07%) GCP
7 3 (2.07%) Power Platform
7 3 (2.07%) Slack
8 2 (1.38%) Microsoft Flow
8 2 (1.38%) PowerApps
9 1 (0.69%) Basecamp
9 1 (0.69%) Trello
9 1 (0.69%) Yammer
Communications & Networking
1 27 (18.62%) TCP/IP
2 24 (16.55%) Remote Desktop
3 23 (15.86%) Broadband
4 20 (13.79%) Unified Communications
4 20 (13.79%) WAN
5 17 (11.72%) LAN
6 13 (8.97%) DHCP
7 12 (8.28%) Firewall
7 12 (8.28%) SAN
7 12 (8.28%) VPN
8 11 (7.59%) DNS
9 10 (6.90%) VoIP
9 10 (6.90%) Wireless
10 7 (4.83%) Wi-Fi
11 6 (4.14%) IP Telephony
11 6 (4.14%) VLAN
12 4 (2.76%) DMVPN
12 4 (2.76%) WLAN
13 3 (2.07%) PBX
13 3 (2.07%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.14%) SQL Server
2 2 (1.38%) Oracle Reports
2 2 (1.38%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (0.69%) Data Lake
3 1 (0.69%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.69%) MySQL
3 1 (0.69%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (0.69%) Power BI
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (0.69%) SQL Server 2016
3 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 4 (2.76%) JIRA
2 1 (0.69%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (10.34%) Finance
2 6 (4.14%) Manufacturing
3 3 (2.07%) Public Sector
4 2 (1.38%) Billing
4 2 (1.38%) Police
5 1 (0.69%) Banking
5 1 (0.69%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.69%) Legal
5 1 (0.69%) Marketing
5 1 (0.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.69%) Social Housing
5 1 (0.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 42 (28.97%) Support Engineer
2 29 (20.00%) Desktop Support
3 24 (16.55%) Desktop Engineer
3 24 (16.55%) Desktop Support Engineer
4 23 (15.86%) Consultant
5 22 (15.17%) Analyst
6 11 (7.59%) 2nd Line Support
6 11 (7.59%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (6.21%) Project Manager
7 9 (6.21%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) Infrastructure Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) IT Analyst
8 8 (5.52%) IT Support
8 8 (5.52%) Office 365 Engineer
8 8 (5.52%) Technical Engineer
9 7 (4.83%) Cloud Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Network Engineer
10 6 (4.14%) Office 365 Consultant
10 6 (4.14%) Unified Communications Engineer
11 5 (3.45%) Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
2 2 (1.38%) Web Services
2 2 (1.38%) XMPP
3 1 (0.69%) .NET
3 1 (0.69%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.69%) LDAP
3 1 (0.69%) MAPI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (20.69%) Self-Motivation
2 22 (15.17%) Smartphone
3 18 (12.41%) Data Centre
4 9 (6.21%) Public Cloud
5 8 (5.52%) Video Conferencing
6 7 (4.83%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (4.83%) Private Cloud
7 6 (4.14%) Management Information System
8 5 (3.45%) Clustering
8 5 (3.45%) PKI
9 4 (2.76%) Driving Licence
10 3 (2.07%) Handset
10 3 (2.07%) iPad
10 3 (2.07%) Virtual Team
11 2 (1.38%) Device Driver
11 2 (1.38%) PMI
12 1 (0.69%) Blackberry
12 1 (0.69%) Enterprise Storage
12 1 (0.69%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 81 (55.86%) Windows
2 40 (27.59%) Windows 10
3 38 (26.21%) Windows 7
4 35 (24.14%) Windows Server
5 25 (17.24%) Apple iOS
6 10 (6.90%) Windows Server 2012
7 7 (4.83%) Windows 8
8 6 (4.14%) Windows Server 2008
9 5 (3.45%) Linux
10 2 (1.38%) Android
11 1 (0.69%) CentOS
11 1 (0.69%) Debian
11 1 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (17.93%) Asset Management
2 22 (15.17%) Break/Fix
3 20 (13.79%) Problem-Solving
4 17 (11.72%) Project Management
5 15 (10.34%) Presales
6 14 (9.66%) Mentoring
7 13 (8.97%) Infrastructure Engineering
7 13 (8.97%) ITIL
7 13 (8.97%) PRINCE2
8 8 (5.52%) Incident Management
9 7 (4.83%) Customer Requirements
9 7 (4.83%) Migration
9 7 (4.83%) Project Delivery
9 7 (4.83%) Validation
10 6 (4.14%) Component Testing
10 6 (4.14%) Customer Engagement
11 5 (3.45%) ITIL V3
11 5 (3.45%) Mobile Device Management
11 5 (3.45%) Proactive Monitoring
11 5 (3.45%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 16 (11.03%) PowerShell
2 12 (8.28%) SQL
3 5 (3.45%) C
3 5 (3.45%) Ruby
4 4 (2.76%) Perl
4 4 (2.76%) PHP
5 1 (0.69%) Python
5 1 (0.69%) R
5 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
5 1 (0.69%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (20.00%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.24%) A+ Certification
3 20 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
4 14 (9.66%) Cisco Certification
5 10 (6.90%) CCNA
6 9 (6.21%) MCSE
7 8 (5.52%) CCNP
8 6 (4.14%) DBS Check
8 6 (4.14%) MCSA
9 5 (3.45%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 4 (2.76%) SC Cleared
11 3 (2.07%) Degree
11 3 (2.07%) MCP
12 2 (1.38%) CCNP Voice
12 2 (1.38%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.38%) ITIL Certification
12 2 (1.38%) Network+ Certification
12 2 (1.38%) PMI Certification
12 2 (1.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
13 1 (0.69%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (22.76%) SLA
2 3 (2.07%) PMO
2 3 (2.07%) QA
3 1 (0.69%) GDPR
3 1 (0.69%) GxP
3 1 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 51 (35.17%) Active Directory
2 33 (22.76%) Hyper-V
3 23 (15.86%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (4.14%) XenApp
5 5 (3.45%) VMware ESXi
5 5 (3.45%) XenDesktop
6 2 (1.38%) NLBS
6 2 (1.38%) VMware Workstation
7 1 (0.69%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
7 1 (0.69%) BitLocker
7 1 (0.69%) Postfix
7 1 (0.69%) VMware NSX
7 1 (0.69%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 38 (26.21%) SCCM
2 16 (11.03%) Microsoft Intune
3 4 (2.76%) SCOM
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco CUCM
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco UCCE
4 3 (2.07%) Cisco UCCX
4 3 (2.07%) Failover Clustering
4 3 (2.07%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.38%) Norton AntiVirus
5 2 (1.38%) SCSM
5 2 (1.38%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.38%) Single Sign-On
5 2 (1.38%) WSUS
6 1 (0.69%) AirWatch
6 1 (0.69%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (0.69%) FortiGate
6 1 (0.69%) McAfee ePO
6 1 (0.69%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 1 (0.69%) vRealize
Vendors
1 97 (66.90%) Microsoft
2 36 (24.83%) VMware
3 30 (20.69%) Cisco
4 27 (18.62%) Apple
5 11 (7.59%) Citrix
5 11 (7.59%) Mitel
5 11 (7.59%) Sonus
6 10 (6.90%) ServiceNow
7 8 (5.52%) Dell
8 7 (4.83%) HP
9 4 (2.76%) Juniper
9 4 (2.76%) McAfee
9 4 (2.76%) Remedy
10 3 (2.07%) Avaya
10 3 (2.07%) EMC
10 3 (2.07%) F5
10 3 (2.07%) Google
10 3 (2.07%) NetApp
10 3 (2.07%) SolarWinds
11 2 (1.38%) Polycom