Period
to 23 July 2019

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 23 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
23 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 327 384 346
Rank change year-on-year +57 -38 +110
Permanent jobs citing Skype 203 175 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 0.58% 0.70%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.74% 3.52% 3.72%
Number of salaries quoted 174 141 180
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.89% +7.06% -5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £23,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £75,000 £63,875
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 4,285 4,978 5,568
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.18% 16.48% 18.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3,299 3,895 4,490
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 23 July 2019.

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 23 July 2019. 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 +53 95 £45,000 +4.05% 19
Surrey +61 48 £52,500 -12.86% 15
Berkshire -4 44 £41,000 -13.68% 7
Buckinghamshire +36 27 £70,000 +86.67% 6
Oxfordshire +57 24 £63,750 +145.19% 6
Kent +19 24 £37,500 +25.00% 2
Hampshire -21 21 £42,500 -18.66% 6
East Sussex +5 6 £31,354 -21.62% 2
West Sussex - 5 £37,000 - 3
Middlesex - 3 £37,500 -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2019, 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.

1 145 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 140 (68.97%) Skype for Business
3 127 (62.56%) Active Directory
4 119 (58.62%) Office 365
5 112 (55.17%) Windows
6 110 (54.19%) Microsoft Azure
7 68 (33.50%) VMware
8 64 (31.53%) Windows Server
9 59 (29.06%) Hyper-V
10 57 (28.08%) Windows 10
11 56 (27.59%) SharePoint
12 55 (27.09%) Amazon AWS
13 54 (26.60%) Microsoft Office
14 53 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
15 51 (25.12%) SCCM
16 44 (21.67%) Cisco
17 40 (19.70%) ITIL
18 39 (19.21%) MS Exchange
19 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
20 36 (17.73%) Microsoft Intune
20 36 (17.73%) Azure Active Directory
20 36 (17.73%) VoIP
21 35 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
21 35 (17.24%) PowerShell
22 33 (16.26%) VPN
22 33 (16.26%) Migration
23 31 (15.27%) Degree
23 31 (15.27%) Video Conferencing
23 31 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
24 28 (13.79%) Citrix

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
1 140 (68.97%) Skype for Business
2 56 (27.59%) SharePoint
3 39 (19.21%) MS Exchange
4 14 (6.90%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (4.43%) IIS
6 8 (3.94%) Apache
6 8 (3.94%) nginx
7 6 (2.96%) Exchange Server 2013
8 5 (2.46%) OpenStack
9 3 (1.48%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 54 (26.60%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (4.43%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.45%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Project
4 2 (0.99%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Carpe Diem
1 11 (5.42%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 119 (58.62%) Office 365
2 110 (54.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 55 (27.09%) Amazon AWS
4 36 (17.73%) Azure Active Directory
5 27 (13.30%) IaaS
6 24 (11.82%) PaaS
7 21 (10.34%) Google Cloud Platform
8 14 (6.90%) Cloud Computing
9 13 (6.40%) OneDrive
9 13 (6.40%) SaaS
10 3 (1.48%) Yammer
11 2 (0.99%) Power Platform
11 2 (0.99%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.49%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 36 (17.73%) VoIP
2 33 (16.26%) VPN
3 27 (13.30%) DNS
3 27 (13.30%) Firewall
4 24 (11.82%) LAN
5 21 (10.34%) DHCP
6 19 (9.36%) Internet
7 18 (8.87%) Unified Communications
8 14 (6.90%) PSTN
9 13 (6.40%) ISDN
10 12 (5.91%) Wireless
11 11 (5.42%) H.323
11 11 (5.42%) WAN
12 8 (3.94%) Cisco ASA
12 8 (3.94%) SAN
12 8 (3.94%) Wi-Fi
13 7 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
13 7 (3.45%) Intranet
14 6 (2.96%) VLAN
14 6 (2.96%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (11.33%) SQL Server
2 3 (1.48%) MySQL
3 2 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (0.99%) Power BI
3 2 (0.99%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.49%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server 2016
4 1 (0.49%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 13 (6.40%) Selenium
2 5 (2.46%) JIRA
3 1 (0.49%) Git (software)
3 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (0.49%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (7.39%) Finance
2 13 (6.40%) Legal
3 11 (5.42%) Law
4 7 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 5 (2.46%) Electronics
5 5 (2.46%) Financial Institution
6 4 (1.97%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.48%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.49%) Advertising
8 1 (0.49%) Automotive
8 1 (0.49%) Banking
8 1 (0.49%) German Language
8 1 (0.49%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (12.81%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 23 (11.33%) Systems Engineer
3 21 (10.34%) Consultant
3 21 (10.34%) Support Engineer
4 19 (9.36%) Graduate
5 16 (7.88%) IT Support
5 16 (7.88%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 14 (6.90%) Cloud Consultant
7 13 (6.40%) Analyst
7 13 (6.40%) Development Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Test Development Engineer
7 13 (6.40%) Test Engineer
8 11 (5.42%) Developer
8 11 (5.42%) Service Desk Manager
8 11 (5.42%) Service Manager
9 10 (4.93%) Administrator
9 10 (4.93%) Graduate Development Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) Graduate Test Engineer
9 10 (4.93%) IT Manager
10 9 (4.43%) IT Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (6.40%) HTML
1 13 (6.40%) HTML5
1 13 (6.40%) LDAP
1 13 (6.40%) WebRTC
2 7 (3.45%) Ruby on Rails
3 1 (0.49%) 802.1X
3 1 (0.49%) Django
3 1 (0.49%) MAPI
3 1 (0.49%) Spring
3 1 (0.49%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 31 (15.27%) Video Conferencing
2 22 (10.84%) Data Centre
3 18 (8.87%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (7.39%) Management Information System
5 13 (6.40%) Public Cloud
6 10 (4.93%) User Experience
7 5 (2.46%) Data Protection Act
7 5 (2.46%) NHS
7 5 (2.46%) PKI
7 5 (2.46%) Self-Motivation
8 4 (1.97%) Private Cloud
9 2 (0.99%) Clustering
10 1 (0.49%) Blackberry
10 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Storage
10 1 (0.49%) FMCG
10 1 (0.49%) iPad
10 1 (0.49%) iPhone
10 1 (0.49%) IVR
10 1 (0.49%) Replication
10 1 (0.49%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 112 (55.17%) Windows
2 64 (31.53%) Windows Server
3 57 (28.08%) Windows 10
4 37 (18.23%) Windows 7
5 28 (13.79%) Linux
6 26 (12.81%) Android
7 24 (11.82%) Windows Server 2012
8 22 (10.84%) Apple iOS
9 15 (7.39%) Windows 8
10 14 (6.90%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (3.94%) VMS
12 4 (1.97%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.97%) Mac OS X Server
13 3 (1.48%) Windows Server 2003
13 3 (1.48%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.99%) CentOS
14 2 (0.99%) Unix
15 1 (0.49%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (19.70%) ITIL
2 35 (17.24%) Problem-Solving
3 33 (16.26%) Migration
4 31 (15.27%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 24 (11.82%) Mobile Device Management
6 21 (10.34%) Computer Science
6 21 (10.34%) Line Management
6 21 (10.34%) Project Management
7 20 (9.85%) PRINCE2
8 18 (8.87%) ITIL V3
8 18 (8.87%) Presales
9 17 (8.37%) Customer Requirements
9 17 (8.37%) Time Management
10 15 (7.39%) High Availability
10 15 (7.39%) Identity Management
10 15 (7.39%) Information Security
10 15 (7.39%) PRINCE
10 15 (7.39%) Root Cause Analysis
10 15 (7.39%) Software Testing
11 14 (6.90%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (17.24%) PowerShell
2 24 (11.82%) Python
3 19 (9.36%) SQL
4 16 (7.88%) Ruby
5 8 (3.94%) Go
6 3 (1.48%) Bash Shell
7 2 (0.99%) C
7 2 (0.99%) PHP
8 1 (0.49%) Java
Qualifications
1 31 (15.27%) Degree
2 17 (8.37%) Microsoft Certification
3 15 (7.39%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (6.40%) HNC
4 13 (6.40%) MCSE
5 12 (5.91%) Cisco Certification
5 12 (5.91%) ITIL Certification
6 11 (5.42%) CCNA
7 6 (2.96%) MCITP
7 6 (2.96%) MCP
8 5 (2.46%) DBS Check
8 5 (2.46%) MCSA
8 5 (2.46%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 5 (2.46%) Security Cleared
9 4 (1.97%) CCNP
9 4 (1.97%) SC Cleared
10 3 (1.48%) A+ Certification
10 3 (1.48%) CCDP
10 3 (1.48%) CISMP
10 3 (1.48%) CISSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.39%) SLA
2 7 (3.45%) GDPR
3 5 (2.46%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 3 (1.48%) Cyber Essentials
5 1 (0.49%) QA
System Software
1 127 (62.56%) Active Directory
2 59 (29.06%) Hyper-V
3 53 (26.11%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (7.39%) Virtual Machines
5 13 (6.40%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (4.43%) Docker
7 8 (3.94%) iptables
7 8 (3.94%) VirtualBox
7 8 (3.94%) Xen
8 5 (2.46%) VMware Workstation
9 3 (1.48%) Virtual Desktop
10 2 (0.99%) Citrix Hypervisor
10 2 (0.99%) vSphere
11 1 (0.49%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
11 1 (0.49%) BitLocker
11 1 (0.49%) vCloud
11 1 (0.49%) VMware NSX
11 1 (0.49%) VMware Server
11 1 (0.49%) XenApp
11 1 (0.49%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 51 (25.12%) SCCM
2 36 (17.73%) Microsoft Intune
3 21 (10.34%) Single Sign-On
4 15 (7.39%) SCOM
5 14 (6.90%) DameWare
6 8 (3.94%) Graphite
6 8 (3.94%) Kibana
6 8 (3.94%) Nagios
6 8 (3.94%) SCVMM
6 8 (3.94%) ZABBIX
7 7 (3.45%) SCSM
8 6 (2.96%) WSUS
9 4 (1.97%) AirWatch
9 4 (1.97%) Cisco CUCM
9 4 (1.97%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 3 (1.48%) Nessus
11 2 (0.99%) Microsoft Clustering
11 2 (0.99%) Norton AntiVirus
11 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
11 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 145 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 68 (33.50%) VMware
3 44 (21.67%) Cisco
4 28 (13.79%) Avaya
4 28 (13.79%) Citrix
5 24 (11.82%) Google
6 17 (8.37%) Dell
7 15 (7.39%) Mitel
7 15 (7.39%) Polycom
8 12 (5.91%) HP
9 11 (5.42%) Apple
9 11 (5.42%) ConnectWise
9 11 (5.42%) iManage
9 11 (5.42%) Sony
10 8 (3.94%) Centreon
10 8 (3.94%) SolarWinds
11 6 (2.96%) Atlassian
12 5 (2.46%) Sophos
12 5 (2.46%) Symantec
12 5 (2.46%) Veeam