Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 354 380 458
Rank change year-on-year +26 +78 +105
Permanent jobs citing Skype 193 174 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.67% 0.57% 0.39%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.26% 3.23% 1.82%
Number of salaries quoted 166 156 115
South East median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +2.41% -7.78%
10th Percentile £28,000 £25,500 £21,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £62,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -5.26% +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 4,534 5,392 7,456
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 15.68% 17.63% 21.20%
Number of salaries quoted 3,570 4,308 5,958
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +4.14%
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,250 £26,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,250 £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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -13 65 £44,000 -12.00% 8
Hampshire +7 52 £55,000 +37.50% 10
Surrey +60 47 £55,000 +46.67% 7
Berkshire +4 46 £43,250 -13.50% 4
East Sussex +11 18 £40,000 -11.11% 2
Oxfordshire -10 12 £62,500 +31.58% 2
Buckinghamshire +20 7 £37,500 -42.31% 2
Kent +13 6 £44,250 +66.98% 4
M4 Corridor - 3 £62,500 -
West Sussex -13 2 - -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 14 November 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.

1 114 (59.07%) Microsoft
2 100 (51.81%) Windows
3 99 (51.30%) Skype for Business
4 84 (43.52%) Active Directory
5 76 (39.38%) Office 365
6 70 (36.27%) Windows Server
7 66 (34.20%) Microsoft Azure
8 61 (31.61%) VMware
9 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
9 58 (30.05%) Hyper-V
10 56 (29.02%) MS Exchange
11 53 (27.46%) Firewall
12 51 (26.42%) SCCM
13 49 (25.39%) DNS
14 48 (24.87%) Cisco
15 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
16 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
16 39 (20.21%) ITIL
17 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
18 36 (18.65%) VPN
19 34 (17.62%) WAN
19 34 (17.62%) SharePoint
20 33 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
21 32 (16.58%) DHCP
21 32 (16.58%) Data Centre
22 31 (16.06%) Finance
23 30 (15.54%) SCOM
24 29 (15.03%) Windows 10
24 29 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
25 28 (14.51%) SQL

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 99 (51.30%) Skype for Business
2 56 (29.02%) MS Exchange
3 34 (17.62%) SharePoint
4 8 (4.15%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (4.15%) OpenStack
5 6 (3.11%) IIS
6 5 (2.59%) Exchange Server 2010
7 3 (1.55%) Apache
7 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2007
7 3 (1.55%) Exchange Server 2013
7 3 (1.55%) nginx
8 2 (1.04%) MS Project Server
8 2 (1.04%) SAS
8 2 (1.04%) SharePoint Server
9 1 (0.52%) CMS
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.52%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 27 (13.99%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (5.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 9 (4.66%) Microsoft Project
4 4 (2.07%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 4 (2.07%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.52%) Abaqus
5 1 (0.52%) Acrobat
5 1 (0.52%) InfoPath
5 1 (0.52%) Mathcad
Business Applications
1 3 (1.55%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.52%) Remedy ITSM
2 1 (0.52%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.52%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 76 (39.38%) Office 365
2 66 (34.20%) Microsoft Azure
3 22 (11.40%) Amazon AWS
4 14 (7.25%) Azure Active Directory
5 13 (6.74%) OneDrive
6 12 (6.22%) SaaS
7 11 (5.70%) PaaS
8 6 (3.11%) IaaS
8 6 (3.11%) Yammer
9 5 (2.59%) Mimecast
10 3 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
10 3 (1.55%) Dynamics 365
10 3 (1.55%) Google Cloud Platform
11 2 (1.04%) G Suite
12 1 (0.52%) npm
Communications & Networking
1 53 (27.46%) Firewall
2 49 (25.39%) DNS
3 36 (18.65%) VPN
4 34 (17.62%) WAN
5 32 (16.58%) DHCP
6 26 (13.47%) LAN
7 25 (12.95%) Ethernet
8 24 (12.44%) MPLS
9 22 (11.40%) CTI
10 21 (10.88%) VoIP
11 15 (7.77%) Wi-Fi
12 10 (5.18%) Cisco ASA
12 10 (5.18%) Wireless
13 9 (4.66%) TCP/IP
14 8 (4.15%) NAS
14 8 (4.15%) SAN
14 8 (4.15%) Unified Communications
14 8 (4.15%) VLAN
15 7 (3.63%) Remote Desktop
16 5 (2.59%) Telepresence
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (13.99%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.63%) Amazon RDS
2 7 (3.63%) MySQL
3 4 (2.07%) SQL Server 2012
4 1 (0.52%) BusinessObjects
4 1 (0.52%) DTS
4 1 (0.52%) EDRMS
4 1 (0.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 1 (0.52%) gulp
1 1 (0.52%) Selenium
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio
1 1 (0.52%) Visual Studio Team System
1 1 (0.52%) Yeoman
General
1 31 (16.06%) Finance
2 13 (6.74%) Back Office
3 5 (2.59%) Law
3 5 (2.59%) Marketing
3 5 (2.59%) Telecoms
4 3 (1.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.55%) Electronics
4 3 (1.55%) Legal
4 3 (1.55%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.52%) Financial Institution
5 1 (0.52%) German Language
5 1 (0.52%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 30 (15.54%) Support Engineer
2 22 (11.40%) Developer
2 22 (11.40%) Exchange Engineer
2 22 (11.40%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 18 (9.33%) Network Manager
4 17 (8.81%) .NET Developer
4 17 (8.81%) .NET Web Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Angular Developer
4 17 (8.81%) Web Developer
5 13 (6.74%) Consultant
6 12 (6.22%) Analyst
6 12 (6.22%) Infrastructure Manager
6 12 (6.22%) IT Support
7 11 (5.70%) Administrator
7 11 (5.70%) Delivery Manager
8 10 (5.18%) IT Engineer
8 10 (5.18%) Network Infrastructure Manager
8 10 (5.18%) Windows Engineer
9 9 (4.66%) Implementation Manager
9 9 (4.66%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (12.44%) .NET
2 18 (9.33%) AngularJS
2 18 (9.33%) ASP.NET
3 17 (8.81%) Angular 2
3 17 (8.81%) ASP.NET MVC
4 8 (4.15%) LDAP
5 6 (3.11%) HTML
6 5 (2.59%) .NET Core
6 5 (2.59%) .NET Framework
6 5 (2.59%) MAPI
7 3 (1.55%) CSS
7 3 (1.55%) Django
7 3 (1.55%) HTML5
7 3 (1.55%) WebRTC
8 2 (1.04%) Java EE
9 1 (0.52%) COM
9 1 (0.52%) KnockoutJS
9 1 (0.52%) RESTful
9 1 (0.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 32 (16.58%) Data Centre
2 22 (11.40%) Video Conferencing
3 20 (10.36%) Self-Motivation
4 19 (9.84%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (9.33%) PKI
6 17 (8.81%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (6.22%) Public Cloud
8 9 (4.66%) Hybrid Cloud
8 9 (4.66%) User Experience
9 6 (3.11%) Computer Science
10 5 (2.59%) BYOD
10 5 (2.59%) Management Information System
10 5 (2.59%) PMI
10 5 (2.59%) Private Cloud
10 5 (2.59%) Replication
10 5 (2.59%) YubiKey
11 4 (2.07%) CMDB
11 4 (2.07%) Mobile App
12 3 (1.55%) Driving Licence
12 3 (1.55%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 100 (51.81%) Windows
2 70 (36.27%) Windows Server
3 42 (21.76%) Windows Server 2012
4 29 (15.03%) Windows 10
5 27 (13.99%) Windows Server 2008
6 16 (8.29%) Linux
7 14 (7.25%) Apple iOS
7 14 (7.25%) Windows 7
8 10 (5.18%) Android
9 8 (4.15%) VMS
10 6 (3.11%) Windows Server 2003
11 5 (2.59%) Mac OS X
12 4 (2.07%) Windows 8
13 3 (1.55%) Unix
14 2 (1.04%) Mac OS
14 2 (1.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (30.05%) Agile Software Development
2 39 (20.21%) ITIL
3 33 (17.10%) Problem-Solving
4 29 (15.03%) Infrastructure Engineering
5 25 (12.95%) DevOps
6 24 (12.44%) Project Management
7 19 (9.84%) Scrum
8 18 (9.33%) PRINCE2
9 17 (8.81%) Migration
9 17 (8.81%) MVC
9 17 (8.81%) Web Development
10 15 (7.77%) Systems Engineering
11 14 (7.25%) Presales
12 12 (6.22%) Service Delivery
13 11 (5.70%) ITIL V3
13 11 (5.70%) Service Design
13 11 (5.70%) Waterfall
14 10 (5.18%) Time Management
15 9 (4.66%) Change Control
15 9 (4.66%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 38 (19.69%) PowerShell
2 28 (14.51%) SQL
3 23 (11.92%) C#
4 11 (5.70%) Java
5 7 (3.63%) JavaScript
5 7 (3.63%) Python
6 6 (3.11%) Go
6 6 (3.11%) Ruby
7 3 (1.55%) Assembly Language
7 3 (1.55%) Objective-C
7 3 (1.55%) VBScript
8 2 (1.04%) C++
9 1 (0.52%) Bash Shell
9 1 (0.52%) C
9 1 (0.52%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 21 (10.88%) Degree
2 14 (7.25%) Microsoft Certification
3 10 (5.18%) MCSE
4 8 (4.15%) HNC
5 6 (3.11%) A+ Certification
5 6 (3.11%) Cisco Certification
5 6 (3.11%) ITIL Certification
5 6 (3.11%) Network+ Certification
6 5 (2.59%) PMI Certification
7 4 (2.07%) CCNA
7 4 (2.07%) Security Cleared
8 3 (1.55%) CompTIA Security+
8 3 (1.55%) Computer Science Degree
8 3 (1.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 2 (1.04%) CCIE
9 2 (1.04%) CCNP
9 2 (1.04%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.52%) Check Point Certification
10 1 (0.52%) CISSP
10 1 (0.52%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.59%) SLA
2 2 (1.04%) PMO
3 1 (0.52%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (43.52%) Active Directory
2 58 (30.05%) Hyper-V
3 39 (20.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 5 (2.59%) KVM
4 5 (2.59%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (2.07%) Virtual Servers
6 3 (1.55%) Docker
6 3 (1.55%) iptables
6 3 (1.55%) Virtual Machines
6 3 (1.55%) VirtualBox
6 3 (1.55%) vSphere
6 3 (1.55%) Xen
7 2 (1.04%) Firmware
7 2 (1.04%) XenApp
7 2 (1.04%) XenDesktop
8 1 (0.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 51 (26.42%) SCCM
2 30 (15.54%) SCOM
3 14 (7.25%) SCVMM
4 10 (5.18%) Microsoft Intune
5 8 (4.15%) SCSM
6 7 (3.63%) EMC NetWorker
7 6 (3.11%) Single Sign-On
8 3 (1.55%) Graphite
8 3 (1.55%) Kibana
8 3 (1.55%) Nagios
9 2 (1.04%) Backup Exec
9 2 (1.04%) FortiGate
9 2 (1.04%) Microsoft Data Protection Manager
9 2 (1.04%) Norton AntiVirus
9 2 (1.04%) OfficeScan
9 2 (1.04%) SmoothWall
9 2 (1.04%) WSUS
10 1 (0.52%) Jamf Pro
10 1 (0.52%) WhatsUp Gold
10 1 (0.52%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 114 (59.07%) Microsoft
2 61 (31.61%) VMware
3 48 (24.87%) Cisco
4 26 (13.47%) Avaya
4 26 (13.47%) Riverbed
5 25 (12.95%) CheckPoint
5 25 (12.95%) McAfee
6 19 (9.84%) Citrix
7 16 (8.29%) Sophos
8 15 (7.77%) Dell
8 15 (7.77%) Juniper
9 13 (6.74%) Apple
10 10 (5.18%) SolarWinds
11 9 (4.66%) Genesys
11 9 (4.66%) Symantec
11 9 (4.66%) Veeam
11 9 (4.66%) Verint
12 8 (4.15%) CommVault
12 8 (4.15%) Dell Compellent
12 8 (4.15%) Google