Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 301 198 319
Rank change year-on-year -103 +121 +80
Permanent jobs citing Skype 88 209 201
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 0.60% 1.38% 0.77%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.35% 8.09% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 86 192 167
10th Percentile £29,000 £31,250 £32,000
25th Percentile £39,750 £36,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £53,750 £48,750 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.26% +2.63% -5.00%
75th Percentile £67,500 £60,000 £65,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £70,000 £72,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 2,024 2,585 4,273
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 13.71% 17.06% 16.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1,520 2,066 3,363
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £45,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year -4.74% +5.56% +2.27%
75th Percentile £61,250 £62,500 £61,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £72,400
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26% -

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 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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
West Sussex -17 48 £60,000 +20.00% 1
Thames Valley -24 16 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Surrey -41 14 £42,500 -10.53% 5
Berkshire -20 11 £30,000 -18.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +3 5 £24,000 -63.08%
Hampshire -31 5 £30,000 -36.84% 2
East Sussex -18 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Kent -20 1 £50,000 +81.82% 2
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 39 (44.32%) C#
3 38 (43.18%) .NET
4 37 (42.05%) Azure
5 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
5 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
5 36 (40.91%) MVC
5 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET Core
6 34 (38.64%) TypeScript
7 30 (34.09%) OWASP
8 28 (31.82%) PaaS
9 27 (30.68%) Git (software)
9 27 (30.68%) IaaS
9 27 (30.68%) React
10 26 (29.55%) NoSQL
10 26 (29.55%) Microsoft 365
10 26 (29.55%) NServiceBus
10 26 (29.55%) Skype for Business
10 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
10 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
10 26 (29.55%) HTTP
10 26 (29.55%) Azure Storage
10 26 (29.55%) .NET Core
11 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
12 24 (27.27%) Mentoring
13 23 (26.14%) Octopus Deploy
13 23 (26.14%) TeamCity
13 23 (26.14%) Blazor
14 21 (23.86%) Active Directory

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 26 (29.55%) NServiceBus
1 26 (29.55%) Skype for Business
2 9 (10.23%) MS Exchange
3 5 (5.68%) SharePoint
4 2 (2.27%) CMS
4 2 (2.27%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (2.27%) IIS
5 1 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2010
5 1 (1.14%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (1.14%) NetSuite
1 1 (1.14%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 37 (42.05%) Azure
2 28 (31.82%) PaaS
3 27 (30.68%) IaaS
4 26 (29.55%) Azure Storage
4 26 (29.55%) Microsoft 365
5 2 (2.27%) Basecamp
5 2 (2.27%) BlazeMeter
5 2 (2.27%) Dynamics 365
5 2 (2.27%) Trello
6 1 (1.14%) AWS
6 1 (1.14%) Azure Active Directory
6 1 (1.14%) Mimecast
6 1 (1.14%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (29.55%) HTTP
2 11 (12.50%) Wireless
3 10 (11.36%) Firewall
4 6 (6.82%) TCP/IP
5 4 (4.55%) SAN
6 3 (3.41%) DHCP
6 3 (3.41%) DNS
6 3 (3.41%) IPv6
6 3 (3.41%) WAN
7 2 (2.27%) LAN
7 2 (2.27%) MPLS
7 2 (2.27%) PBX
7 2 (2.27%) Remote Desktop
7 2 (2.27%) SMTP
7 2 (2.27%) Unified Communications
7 2 (2.27%) VoIP
7 2 (2.27%) WebEx
8 1 (1.14%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (1.14%) SD-WAN
8 1 (1.14%) VSAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 51 (57.95%) SQL Server
2 26 (29.55%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.14%) MySQL
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (1.14%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 27 (30.68%) Git (software)
2 23 (26.14%) Octopus Deploy
2 23 (26.14%) TeamCity
3 10 (11.36%) Selenium
3 10 (11.36%) WebDriver
4 6 (6.82%) Cucumber
5 3 (3.41%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.27%) JMeter
7 1 (1.14%) JIRA
7 1 (1.14%) SpecFlow
General
1 10 (11.36%) Social Skills
2 6 (6.82%) Finance
3 1 (1.14%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.14%) Banking
3 1 (1.14%) Military
3 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 38 (43.18%) Developer
2 23 (26.14%) Principal Developer
3 20 (22.73%) .NET Developer
4 13 (14.77%) Analyst
4 13 (14.77%) Senior Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Lead .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Lead Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Principal .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) QA Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) QA Test Analyst
5 10 (11.36%) Senior .NET Developer
5 10 (11.36%) Test Analyst
6 9 (10.23%) IT Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) QA Engineer
8 7 (7.95%) Network Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) QA Test Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Support Engineer
9 6 (6.82%) Test Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 4 (4.55%) QA Automation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (43.18%) .NET
2 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET
2 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET Core
2 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET MVC
2 36 (40.91%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 27 (30.68%) React
4 26 (29.55%) .NET Core
4 26 (29.55%) .NET Framework
5 23 (26.14%) Blazor
6 10 (11.36%) OAuth
7 9 (10.23%) Gherkin
8 7 (7.95%) HTML
9 4 (4.55%) CSS
9 4 (4.55%) jQuery
9 4 (4.55%) Redux
10 3 (3.41%) Entity Framework
10 3 (3.41%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 2 (2.27%) Web Services
12 1 (1.14%) Django
12 1 (1.14%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (6.82%) Management Information System
2 4 (4.55%) Smartphone
3 3 (3.41%) Data Centre
4 2 (2.27%) Client/Server
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
4 2 (2.27%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (1.14%) Device Driver
5 1 (1.14%) HP Storage
5 1 (1.14%) iPad
5 1 (1.14%) PKI
5 1 (1.14%) Private Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Public Cloud
5 1 (1.14%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (1.14%) User Experience
5 1 (1.14%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (22.73%) Windows
2 11 (12.50%) Windows Server
3 8 (9.09%) Android
4 3 (3.41%) Windows 10
5 2 (2.27%) Linux
5 2 (2.27%) Windows 7
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (2.27%) Windows Server 2016
6 1 (1.14%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (40.91%) MVC
2 30 (34.09%) OWASP
3 24 (27.27%) Mentoring
4 18 (20.45%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (13.64%) Scrum
6 10 (11.36%) BDD
6 10 (11.36%) Line Management
6 10 (11.36%) TDD
6 10 (11.36%) Test Automation
7 9 (10.23%) ITSM
7 9 (10.23%) QA Automation
8 8 (9.09%) ITIL
9 6 (6.82%) Information Security
9 6 (6.82%) Service Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) CRM
10 5 (5.68%) Problem-Solving
10 5 (5.68%) Project Delivery
10 5 (5.68%) Project Management
10 5 (5.68%) Scaled Agile Framework
10 5 (5.68%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 39 (44.32%) C#
2 34 (38.64%) TypeScript
3 26 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 13 (14.77%) SQL
5 6 (6.82%) PowerShell
6 2 (2.27%) C
7 1 (1.14%) Assembly Language
7 1 (1.14%) Java
7 1 (1.14%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (5.68%) Degree
2 4 (4.55%) CCA
2 4 (4.55%) Citrix Certification
2 4 (4.55%) DV Cleared
2 4 (4.55%) MCP
2 4 (4.55%) Security Cleared
3 3 (3.41%) SC Cleared
4 2 (2.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (1.14%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (13.64%) QA
2 3 (3.41%) SLA
3 1 (1.14%) PMO
System Software
1 21 (23.86%) Active Directory
2 5 (5.68%) Hyper-V
2 5 (5.68%) XenApp
3 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (1.14%) vSphere
4 1 (1.14%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 13 (14.77%) Microsoft Intune
2 9 (10.23%) SCCM
3 3 (3.41%) SCOM
4 2 (2.27%) Grafana
5 1 (1.14%) Active Directory Federation Services
5 1 (1.14%) AirWatch
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco CUCM
5 1 (1.14%) Cisco UCCX
5 1 (1.14%) Failover Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) FortiGate
5 1 (1.14%) Kubernetes
5 1 (1.14%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
5 1 (1.14%) SCSM
5 1 (1.14%) SCVMM
5 1 (1.14%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 25 (28.41%) Microsoft
2 9 (10.23%) Cisco
3 6 (6.82%) Citrix
4 4 (4.55%) Palo Alto
4 4 (4.55%) ServiceNow
5 3 (3.41%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) Aruba
6 2 (2.27%) Mitel
6 2 (2.27%) Red Box
6 2 (2.27%) SAP
6 2 (2.27%) SolarWinds
6 2 (2.27%) Sun
7 1 (1.14%) Dell Compellent
7 1 (1.14%) Fortinet
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Ivanti
7 1 (1.14%) Meraki
7 1 (1.14%) Veeam
7 1 (1.14%) Yealink
7 1 (1.14%) Zerto