Period
to 8 August 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 8 August 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
8 Aug 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 119 313 372
Rank change year-on-year +194 +59 -8
Permanent jobs citing Skype 264 208 181
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the South East 2.37% 0.80% 0.61%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 13.19% 4.91% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 253 186 168
Median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +16.67% +12.50%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £24,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £72,750 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +16.67% - -

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 2,001 4,235 4,887
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.99% 16.19% 16.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,550 3,256 3,822
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,500 £72,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +8.70% -3.16% +5.56%

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 8 August 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 8 August 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
West Sussex +120 119 £57,500 +55.41% 6
Surrey +95 46 £59,254 +12.86% 1
East Sussex +80 44 £50,000 +59.47% 3
Thames Valley +69 34 £38,500 -23.00% 9
Berkshire +88 22 £37,000 -9.76% 3
Hampshire +75 17 £32,500 -18.75% 2
Buckinghamshire +44 9 £45,000 -34.55% 3
Oxfordshire +24 4 £35,000 -44.00% 3
Kent +34 3 £27,500 -26.67%
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 8 August 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.

1 111 (42.05%) Azure
2 106 (40.15%) Microsoft
3 98 (37.12%) SQL Server
4 97 (36.74%) .NET
5 87 (32.95%) C#
6 84 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
7 60 (22.73%) Test Automation
8 59 (22.35%) SQL
9 55 (20.83%) Skype for Business
10 53 (20.08%) Office 365
11 52 (19.70%) React
12 51 (19.32%) ASP.NET
12 51 (19.32%) Active Directory
13 48 (18.18%) Selenium
13 48 (18.18%) IaaS
13 48 (18.18%) PaaS
13 48 (18.18%) WebDriver
14 47 (17.80%) JavaScript
15 46 (17.42%) Windows
15 46 (17.42%) MVC
16 45 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
16 45 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
17 40 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
17 40 (15.15%) HTML
18 39 (14.77%) SharePoint
19 38 (14.39%) QA
20 37 (14.02%) Finance
21 36 (13.64%) Scrum
22 35 (13.26%) CSS
22 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET Core

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 55 (20.83%) Skype for Business
2 39 (14.77%) SharePoint
3 21 (7.95%) NServiceBus
4 11 (4.17%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (2.65%) MS Exchange
6 6 (2.27%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (0.76%) Confluence
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Spatial
8 1 (0.38%) CMS
8 1 (0.38%) Exchange Server 2010
8 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 34 (12.88%) Microsoft Office
2 8 (3.03%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 111 (42.05%) Azure
2 53 (20.08%) Office 365
3 48 (18.18%) IaaS
3 48 (18.18%) PaaS
4 30 (11.36%) AWS
5 18 (6.82%) SaaS
6 13 (4.92%) OneDrive
7 11 (4.17%) GCP
8 7 (2.65%) Azure Active Directory
8 7 (2.65%) Cloud Computing
8 7 (2.65%) Dynamics 365
9 4 (1.52%) Power Platform
10 3 (1.14%) PowerApps
11 2 (0.76%) Dropbox
11 2 (0.76%) GitHub
11 2 (0.76%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.38%) BlazeMeter
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.36%) Firewall
2 22 (8.33%) HTTP
3 9 (3.41%) LAN
4 8 (3.03%) DNS
5 7 (2.65%) SAN
5 7 (2.65%) TCP/IP
6 6 (2.27%) DHCP
6 6 (2.27%) H.323
6 6 (2.27%) VPN
6 6 (2.27%) WAN
7 5 (1.89%) Unified Communications
7 5 (1.89%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.52%) Cisco ASA
9 3 (1.14%) VoIP
10 1 (0.38%) FTP
10 1 (0.38%) ICMP
10 1 (0.38%) IP Telephony
10 1 (0.38%) PBX
10 1 (0.38%) SSH
10 1 (0.38%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 98 (37.12%) SQL Server
2 21 (7.95%) NoSQL
3 5 (1.89%) SQL Server 2012
4 4 (1.52%) Data Mining
4 4 (1.52%) Power BI
4 4 (1.52%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 2 (0.76%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (0.76%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.38%) Crystal Reports
7 1 (0.38%) Data Lake
7 1 (0.38%) Data Warehouse
7 1 (0.38%) MySQL
7 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 48 (18.18%) Selenium
1 48 (18.18%) WebDriver
2 30 (11.36%) SpecFlow
3 26 (9.85%) Octopus Deploy
4 22 (8.33%) Git (software)
5 17 (6.44%) Cucumber
6 16 (6.06%) Visual Studio
7 11 (4.17%) TeamCity
8 10 (3.79%) Team Foundation Server
9 3 (1.14%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
10 2 (0.76%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.76%) JIRA
10 2 (0.76%) JUnit
10 2 (0.76%) Mockito
10 2 (0.76%) Postman
10 2 (0.76%) SoapUI
11 1 (0.38%) Jenkins
11 1 (0.38%) JMeter
General
1 37 (14.02%) Finance
2 9 (3.41%) Marketing
2 9 (3.41%) Retail
3 4 (1.52%) Norwegian Language
4 3 (1.14%) Military
4 3 (1.14%) Telecoms
5 2 (0.76%) Back Office
5 2 (0.76%) Financial Institution
5 2 (0.76%) Public Sector
6 1 (0.38%) Games
6 1 (0.38%) German Language
6 1 (0.38%) Legal
6 1 (0.38%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.38%) Police
Job Titles
1 66 (25.00%) Analyst
2 64 (24.24%) Developer
3 45 (17.05%) Test Analyst
4 36 (13.64%) .NET Developer
5 27 (10.23%) Automation Test Analyst
6 17 (6.44%) Consultant
7 15 (5.68%) DevOps Engineer
7 15 (5.68%) Support Engineer
8 14 (5.30%) Lead Developer
9 13 (4.92%) Architect
10 12 (4.55%) Applications Support
10 12 (4.55%) Front End Developer (Client-Side Developer)
10 12 (4.55%) Senior Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Principal .NET Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Principal Developer
11 11 (4.17%) Software Engineer
12 10 (3.79%) Graduate
12 10 (3.79%) QA Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) QA Test Analyst
12 10 (3.79%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 97 (36.74%) .NET
2 52 (19.70%) React
3 51 (19.32%) ASP.NET
4 45 (17.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 45 (17.05%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 40 (15.15%) HTML
6 35 (13.26%) ASP.NET Core
6 35 (13.26%) CSS
7 32 (12.12%) .NET Core
8 22 (8.33%) .NET Framework
9 21 (7.95%) jQuery
10 20 (7.58%) Redux
11 11 (4.17%) Blazor
12 10 (3.79%) Entity Framework
12 10 (3.79%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (3.79%) WebRTC
13 9 (3.41%) AngularJS
14 7 (2.65%) HTML5
15 6 (2.27%) Web Services
16 3 (1.14%) LDAP
Miscellaneous
1 20 (7.58%) Public Cloud
2 19 (7.20%) Analytical Skills
3 17 (6.44%) Data Centre
4 16 (6.06%) Private Cloud
5 11 (4.17%) Video Conferencing
6 10 (3.79%) Hybrid Cloud
7 9 (3.41%) Management Information System
8 5 (1.89%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.14%) Mobile App
10 2 (0.76%) Algorithms
10 2 (0.76%) Client/Server
10 2 (0.76%) Clustering
11 1 (0.38%) Blackberry
11 1 (0.38%) Data Protection Act
11 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.38%) Freedom of Information
11 1 (0.38%) PKI
11 1 (0.38%) PMI
11 1 (0.38%) Replication
11 1 (0.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 46 (17.42%) Windows
2 25 (9.47%) Windows Server
3 21 (7.95%) Windows 10
4 20 (7.58%) Linux
5 18 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (5.30%) Apple iOS
7 13 (4.92%) Android
8 11 (4.17%) Windows 7
8 11 (4.17%) Windows Server 2016
9 5 (1.89%) Windows Server 2008
10 4 (1.52%) Unix
10 4 (1.52%) Windows Server 2019
11 3 (1.14%) Windows 8
12 1 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
12 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (22.73%) Test Automation
3 46 (17.42%) MVC
4 36 (13.64%) Scrum
5 33 (12.50%) TDD
6 26 (9.85%) DevOps
6 26 (9.85%) ITIL
7 24 (9.09%) Problem-Solving
8 21 (7.95%) OO
9 19 (7.20%) BDD
10 18 (6.82%) Computer Science
11 17 (6.44%) Scaled Agile Framework
12 16 (6.06%) Customer Requirements
12 16 (6.06%) Manual Testing
13 15 (5.68%) Presales
14 14 (5.30%) Cybersecurity
14 14 (5.30%) Forensic Analysis
14 14 (5.30%) ITIL V3
14 14 (5.30%) PRINCE2
15 13 (4.92%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 87 (32.95%) C#
2 59 (22.35%) SQL
3 47 (17.80%) JavaScript
4 31 (11.74%) PowerShell
5 30 (11.36%) Python
6 25 (9.47%) TypeScript
7 7 (2.65%) C
8 4 (1.52%) C++
9 2 (0.76%) Apple Swift
9 2 (0.76%) Java
9 2 (0.76%) Kotlin
9 2 (0.76%) Objective-C
10 1 (0.38%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.38%) R
10 1 (0.38%) VBA
Qualifications
1 40 (15.15%) Microsoft Certification
2 32 (12.12%) MCSE
3 27 (10.23%) Degree
4 19 (7.20%) CCNA
4 19 (7.20%) Cisco Certification
5 14 (5.30%) MCSA
6 11 (4.17%) Security Cleared
7 9 (3.41%) SC Cleared
8 8 (3.03%) Computer Science Degree
8 8 (3.03%) TOGAF Certification
9 7 (2.65%) BPSS Clearance
9 7 (2.65%) DV Cleared
9 7 (2.65%) MCP
10 5 (1.89%) ISEB
10 5 (1.89%) ISTQB
11 3 (1.14%) CCNP
11 3 (1.14%) Linux+ Certification
11 3 (1.14%) MCITP
11 3 (1.14%) RHCE
11 3 (1.14%) RHCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (14.39%) QA
2 6 (2.27%) SLA
3 4 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.38%) GDPR
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 14001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.38%) ISO/IEC 20000
4 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 51 (19.32%) Active Directory
2 30 (11.36%) Hyper-V
3 25 (9.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (2.27%) Virtual Machines
5 5 (1.89%) VMware ESXi
6 4 (1.52%) Docker
6 4 (1.52%) vSphere
7 3 (1.14%) Terminal Services
8 2 (0.76%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.38%) BitLocker
9 1 (0.38%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 32 (12.12%) SCCM
2 22 (8.33%) Microsoft Intune
3 10 (3.79%) WSUS
4 4 (1.52%) Cisco CUCM
5 3 (1.14%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.14%) Single Sign-On
6 2 (0.76%) SCOM
7 1 (0.38%) FortiGate
7 1 (0.38%) Grafana
7 1 (0.38%) SCSM
7 1 (0.38%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 106 (40.15%) Microsoft
2 31 (11.74%) VMware
3 19 (7.20%) Cisco
4 12 (4.55%) HP
5 11 (4.17%) Google
6 9 (3.41%) SolarWinds
7 7 (2.65%) Citrix
7 7 (2.65%) ServiceNow
8 6 (2.27%) Polycom
9 5 (1.89%) Dell
9 5 (1.89%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.52%) Dell Compellent
11 3 (1.14%) Apple
11 3 (1.14%) Remedy
11 3 (1.14%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.14%) Yardi
12 2 (0.76%) Avaya
12 2 (0.76%) Oracle
12 2 (0.76%) Sonus
12 2 (0.76%) Sophos