Period
to 20 August 2018

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 20 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 361 358 453
Rank change year-on-year -3 +95 +148
Permanent jobs citing Skype 186 196 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.63% 0.67% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.88% 3.65% 2.13%
Number of salaries quoted 152 167 136
South East median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -11.11% -
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 4,796 5,368 7,700
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 18.45% 20.86%
Number of salaries quoted 3,775 4,313 6,301
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,650 £65,000 £67,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 2018. 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 -16 78 £42,500 -10.53% 6
Berkshire +28 64 £43,250 -8.95% 4
Hampshire +13 52 £52,500 +23.53% 5
Surrey +17 27 £60,000 +71.43% 3
East Sussex - 15 £40,000 - 2
Kent +13 12 £30,000 +13.21% 1
Oxfordshire -67 9 £26,000 -43.78%
Buckinghamshire +6 5 £37,500 -42.31% 2
West Sussex +2 1 - - 3
M4 Corridor - 1 £62,500 -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2018, 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.

1 113 (60.75%) Skype for Business
2 97 (52.15%) Windows
2 97 (52.15%) Microsoft
3 79 (42.47%) Active Directory
4 63 (33.87%) Office 365
5 49 (26.34%) Windows Server
5 49 (26.34%) ITIL
5 49 (26.34%) VMware
6 46 (24.73%) Cisco
6 46 (24.73%) Hyper-V
7 45 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
8 42 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
10 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
11 36 (19.35%) DNS
12 35 (18.82%) SharePoint
13 33 (17.74%) Citrix
13 33 (17.74%) Windows 10
14 32 (17.20%) LAN
14 32 (17.20%) VPN
14 32 (17.20%) Firewall
15 31 (16.67%) SCCM
16 29 (15.59%) SQL
17 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
18 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
19 26 (13.98%) Data Centre
19 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
20 25 (13.44%) WAN
21 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
21 23 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineering

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
1 113 (60.75%) Skype for Business
2 37 (19.89%) MS Exchange
3 35 (18.82%) SharePoint
4 10 (5.38%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (4.30%) OpenStack
6 6 (3.23%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.61%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.08%) IIS
8 2 (1.08%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (1.08%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.54%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.54%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 23 (12.37%) Microsoft Office
2 18 (9.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.84%) MS Visio
4 4 (2.15%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (1.08%) Microsoft Project
6 1 (0.54%) Abaqus
6 1 (0.54%) Acrobat
6 1 (0.54%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.54%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 2 (1.08%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (1.08%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.54%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 63 (33.87%) Office 365
2 45 (24.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (9.68%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (4.30%) Azure Active Directory
4 8 (4.30%) OneDrive
5 6 (3.23%) IaaS
5 6 (3.23%) Mimecast
5 6 (3.23%) Yammer
6 4 (2.15%) PaaS
6 4 (2.15%) SaaS
7 3 (1.61%) Flurry Analytics
7 3 (1.61%) Google Analytics
7 3 (1.61%) Slack
8 2 (1.08%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 36 (19.35%) DNS
2 32 (17.20%) Firewall
2 32 (17.20%) LAN
2 32 (17.20%) VPN
3 25 (13.44%) WAN
4 18 (9.68%) Wi-Fi
5 17 (9.14%) DHCP
6 16 (8.60%) Ethernet
6 16 (8.60%) VoIP
7 15 (8.06%) CTI
7 15 (8.06%) MPLS
8 13 (6.99%) SAN
8 13 (6.99%) Wireless
9 12 (6.45%) Cisco ASA
10 11 (5.91%) TCP/IP
11 9 (4.84%) Bluetooth
11 9 (4.84%) NAS
11 9 (4.84%) WLAN
12 7 (3.76%) VLAN
13 6 (3.23%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (15.05%) SQL Server
2 8 (4.30%) MySQL
3 5 (2.69%) Amazon RDS
4 3 (1.61%) BusinessObjects
4 3 (1.61%) SQL Server 2012
5 2 (1.08%) Power BI
5 2 (1.08%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.54%) DTS
Development Applications
1 3 (1.61%) JIRA
1 3 (1.61%) MSI
2 1 (0.54%) Selenium
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio
2 1 (0.54%) Visual Studio Team System
General
1 20 (10.75%) Finance
2 10 (5.38%) Back Office
3 9 (4.84%) Marketing
4 5 (2.69%) Telecoms
5 4 (2.15%) Electronics
5 4 (2.15%) Law
5 4 (2.15%) Multimedia
6 3 (1.61%) Advertising
6 3 (1.61%) Legal
6 3 (1.61%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.08%) German Language
8 1 (0.54%) Banking
8 1 (0.54%) Financial Institution
8 1 (0.54%) Italian Language
8 1 (0.54%) Japanese Language
8 1 (0.54%) Local Government
8 1 (0.54%) Mandarin Language
8 1 (0.54%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 29 (15.59%) Support Engineer
2 18 (9.68%) Consultant
2 18 (9.68%) Developer
3 17 (9.14%) Analyst
4 16 (8.60%) IT Support
5 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 15 (8.06%) Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (6.99%) .NET Developer
6 13 (6.99%) .NET Web Developer
6 13 (6.99%) Angular Developer
6 13 (6.99%) Delivery Manager
6 13 (6.99%) Network Infrastructure Manager
6 13 (6.99%) Network Manager
6 13 (6.99%) Senior Consultant
6 13 (6.99%) Web Developer
7 12 (6.45%) Exchange Engineer
8 11 (5.91%) Administrator
8 11 (5.91%) IT Manager
9 9 (4.84%) Support Technician
9 9 (4.84%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (10.22%) .NET
2 14 (7.53%) ASP.NET
3 13 (6.99%) Angular 2
3 13 (6.99%) AngularJS
3 13 (6.99%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (2.69%) LDAP
4 5 (2.69%) MAPI
5 4 (2.15%) .NET Core
5 4 (2.15%) .NET Framework
6 3 (1.61%) CSS
6 3 (1.61%) HTML
7 2 (1.08%) Java EE
8 1 (0.54%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 26 (13.98%) Data Centre
2 19 (10.22%) Video Conferencing
3 18 (9.68%) Self-Motivation
4 14 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (6.99%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (6.45%) Public Cloud
7 7 (3.76%) PMI
8 6 (3.23%) Hybrid Cloud
8 6 (3.23%) Management Information System
8 6 (3.23%) PKI
8 6 (3.23%) Replication
9 5 (2.69%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.69%) User Experience
9 5 (2.69%) YubiKey
10 4 (2.15%) CMDB
10 4 (2.15%) Mobile App
11 2 (1.08%) Computer Science
11 2 (1.08%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.08%) Mainframe
11 2 (1.08%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 97 (52.15%) Windows
2 49 (26.34%) Windows Server
3 33 (17.74%) Windows 10
4 26 (13.98%) Windows Server 2012
5 18 (9.68%) Windows Server 2008
6 14 (7.53%) Linux
7 11 (5.91%) Windows 7
8 7 (3.76%) Android
9 6 (3.23%) Apple iOS
9 6 (3.23%) Windows 8
10 5 (2.69%) VMS
11 3 (1.61%) Mac OS
12 2 (1.08%) Debian
12 2 (1.08%) Unix
12 2 (1.08%) Windows Phone
13 1 (0.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 49 (26.34%) ITIL
2 42 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (21.51%) Problem-Solving
4 23 (12.37%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 21 (11.29%) Project Management
6 17 (9.14%) Presales
6 17 (9.14%) PRINCE2
7 16 (8.60%) ITIL V3
7 16 (8.60%) Web Development
8 15 (8.06%) Service Delivery
9 13 (6.99%) DevOps
9 13 (6.99%) MVC
10 11 (5.91%) ITSM
11 10 (5.38%) Asset Management
11 10 (5.38%) Capacity Management
11 10 (5.38%) Problem Management
11 10 (5.38%) Service Design
12 9 (4.84%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (4.84%) PRINCE
13 8 (4.30%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 29 (15.59%) SQL
2 19 (10.22%) C#
2 19 (10.22%) PowerShell
3 7 (3.76%) Java
4 4 (2.15%) JavaScript
5 3 (1.61%) C++
5 3 (1.61%) VBScript
6 1 (0.54%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.54%) C
6 1 (0.54%) MATLAB
6 1 (0.54%) Python
Qualifications
1 17 (9.14%) Degree
2 14 (7.53%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.38%) Cisco Certification
4 8 (4.30%) MCSE
5 7 (3.76%) CCNA
5 7 (3.76%) PMI Certification
6 5 (2.69%) CCNP
6 5 (2.69%) HNC
6 5 (2.69%) Security Cleared
7 4 (2.15%) A+ Certification
7 4 (2.15%) MCP
7 4 (2.15%) Network+ Certification
8 3 (1.61%) ITIL Certification
9 2 (1.08%) CCIE
9 2 (1.08%) CompTIA Security+
9 2 (1.08%) MCSA
9 2 (1.08%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.54%) CCIE Service Provider
10 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
10 1 (0.54%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.84%) SLA
2 1 (0.54%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 79 (42.47%) Active Directory
2 46 (24.73%) Hyper-V
3 27 (14.52%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (4.84%) XenApp
5 5 (2.69%) KVM
6 3 (1.61%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (1.61%) NDS
6 3 (1.61%) NetIQ eDirectory
6 3 (1.61%) VMware ESXi
6 3 (1.61%) vSphere
7 2 (1.08%) Firmware
7 2 (1.08%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.08%) XenServer
8 1 (0.54%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (0.54%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 31 (16.67%) SCCM
2 19 (10.22%) SCOM
3 9 (4.84%) Microsoft Intune
4 8 (4.30%) SCSM
4 8 (4.30%) SCVMM
5 3 (1.61%) Forefront Identity Manager
5 3 (1.61%) OfficeScan
6 2 (1.08%) Cisco CUCM
6 2 (1.08%) FortiGate
6 2 (1.08%) vCenter Server
7 1 (0.54%) AirWatch
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco Prime
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCE
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco UCCX
7 1 (0.54%) EMC NetWorker
7 1 (0.54%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
7 1 (0.54%) vRealize
7 1 (0.54%) WhatsUp Gold
Vendors
1 97 (52.15%) Microsoft
2 49 (26.34%) VMware
3 46 (24.73%) Cisco
4 33 (17.74%) Citrix
5 18 (9.68%) Avaya
6 17 (9.14%) McAfee
6 17 (9.14%) Riverbed
7 16 (8.60%) CheckPoint
8 14 (7.53%) Apple
8 14 (7.53%) Dell
8 14 (7.53%) Juniper
9 13 (6.99%) Sophos
10 9 (4.84%) Polycom
10 9 (4.84%) SolarWinds
11 7 (3.76%) CommVault
11 7 (3.76%) Dell Compellent
11 7 (3.76%) HP
11 7 (3.76%) SAP
11 7 (3.76%) ServiceNow
12 6 (3.23%) TOWER Software