Period
to 13 December 2017

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 13 December 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 382 443 549
Rank change year-on-year +61 +106 +67
Permanent jobs citing Skype 163 147 102
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.52% 0.43% 0.24%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.98% 2.00% 1.21%
Number of salaries quoted 143 124 90
South East median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -5.56% +60.71%
10th Percentile £26,000 £21,250 £35,575
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +2.27% -2.22%

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 5461 7355 8461
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.38% 21.54% 20.10%
Number of salaries quoted 4296 5909 6955
South East median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £24,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £66,250 £67,500 £67,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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 13 December 2017.

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 13 December 2017. 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 +30 74 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Berkshire +37 39 £50,000 +29.03% 1
Surrey +27 39 £37,500 +15.38% 2
Hampshire +4 31 £40,000 +33.33% 1
Oxfordshire -4 25 £47,500 -19.15% 1
Buckinghamshire +14 10 £65,000 -7.14% 1
West Sussex -8 9 £47,500 +18.75%
Kent +26 8 £28,500 -60.69%
Middlesex +12 3 - -
East Sussex -20 1 £45,000 -
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 13 December 2017, IT jobs citing Skype also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region with a requirement for Skype.

1 115 (70.55%) Microsoft
2 114 (69.94%) Skype for Business
3 113 (69.33%) Active Directory
4 101 (61.96%) Windows
5 82 (50.31%) Office 365
6 79 (48.47%) Windows Server
7 63 (38.65%) Microsoft Azure
8 53 (32.52%) Hyper-V
9 48 (29.45%) SharePoint
9 48 (29.45%) VMware
10 47 (28.83%) SCCM
11 45 (27.61%) Windows 10
11 45 (27.61%) MS Exchange
12 42 (25.77%) SQL Server
12 42 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
13 41 (25.15%) ITIL
14 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
15 37 (22.70%) Microsoft Certification
16 34 (20.86%) PowerShell
17 32 (19.63%) CRM
17 32 (19.63%) SQL
17 32 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
18 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
18 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
18 31 (19.02%) Firewall
19 28 (17.18%) Linux
19 28 (17.18%) Windows 7
20 27 (16.56%) Cisco
21 26 (15.95%) MCSE
22 25 (15.34%) DNS

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
1 114 (69.94%) Skype for Business
2 48 (29.45%) SharePoint
3 45 (27.61%) MS Exchange
4 19 (11.66%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (11.04%) IIS
6 16 (9.82%) Exchange Server 2013
7 8 (4.91%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (1.84%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (1.23%) Exchange Server 2007
9 2 (1.23%) TPMS
10 1 (0.61%) Apache
10 1 (0.61%) SAS
Applications
1 31 (19.02%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.61%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 17 (10.43%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (3.07%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.23%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.61%) Remedy ITSM
4 1 (0.61%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 82 (50.31%) Office 365
2 63 (38.65%) Microsoft Azure
3 32 (19.63%) Amazon AWS
4 16 (9.82%) IaaS
5 12 (7.36%) Azure Active Directory
5 12 (7.36%) OneDrive
6 11 (6.75%) PaaS
6 11 (6.75%) SaaS
7 10 (6.13%) Yammer
8 5 (3.07%) AWS CloudFormation
8 5 (3.07%) Virtual Private Cloud
9 4 (2.45%) Google Cloud Platform
10 3 (1.84%) Rackspace Cloud
11 2 (1.23%) GitHub
11 2 (1.23%) Slack
12 1 (0.61%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.02%) Firewall
2 25 (15.34%) DNS
3 23 (14.11%) DHCP
4 22 (13.50%) LAN
4 22 (13.50%) WAN
5 21 (12.88%) PBX
5 21 (12.88%) VoIP
6 17 (10.43%) TCP/IP
7 14 (8.59%) LDAP
8 13 (7.98%) VLAN
9 12 (7.36%) SAN
9 12 (7.36%) Wireless
10 11 (6.75%) Kerberos
10 11 (6.75%) VPN
10 11 (6.75%) Wi-Fi
11 9 (5.52%) Remote Desktop
12 7 (4.29%) Unified Communications
13 6 (3.68%) Fibre Channel
13 6 (3.68%) PSTN
14 5 (3.07%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (25.77%) SQL Server
2 9 (5.52%) SQL Server 2008
3 7 (4.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 5 (3.07%) SQL Server 2014
5 4 (2.45%) MySQL
6 3 (1.84%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.23%) Electronic Patient Records
7 2 (1.23%) Power BI
8 1 (0.61%) Azure SQL Database
8 1 (0.61%) SAP BW
8 1 (0.61%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 7 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (3.68%) MSI
3 3 (1.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 3 (1.84%) Git (software)
3 3 (1.84%) Jenkins
3 3 (1.84%) Travis CI
3 3 (1.84%) Vagrant
4 2 (1.23%) Bitbucket
5 1 (0.61%) Cucumber
5 1 (0.61%) Selenium
5 1 (0.61%) WebDriver
General
1 13 (7.98%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.13%) Finance
3 5 (3.07%) Financial Institution
4 3 (1.84%) Marketing
4 3 (1.84%) Pharmaceutical
5 1 (0.61%) Advertising
5 1 (0.61%) Back Office
5 1 (0.61%) Banking
5 1 (0.61%) German Language
5 1 (0.61%) Law
5 1 (0.61%) Publishing
5 1 (0.61%) Retail
Job Titles
1 33 (20.25%) Support Engineer
2 22 (13.50%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 21 (12.88%) Analyst
4 18 (11.04%) 3rd Line Engineer
4 18 (11.04%) Consultant
5 15 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support
5 15 (9.20%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Server Engineer
5 15 (9.20%) Support Analyst
6 13 (7.98%) Architect
6 13 (7.98%) IT Support
7 12 (7.36%) Administrator
8 11 (6.75%) IT Engineer
8 11 (6.75%) Systems Administrator
9 10 (6.13%) 2nd Line Support
9 10 (6.13%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Engineer
9 10 (6.13%) Server Support
9 10 (6.13%) Windows Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Systems Engineer
10 9 (5.52%) Windows Server Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (3.68%) Web Services
2 5 (3.07%) .NET
3 2 (1.23%) ASP.NET
3 2 (1.23%) COM
3 2 (1.23%) Natural Language Processing
3 2 (1.23%) XML
4 1 (0.61%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (8.59%) PKI
2 13 (7.98%) Clustering
3 10 (6.13%) Data Centre
4 9 (5.52%) Computer Science
5 8 (4.91%) BYOD
6 7 (4.29%) Blackberry
6 7 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
6 7 (4.29%) Private Cloud
7 6 (3.68%) Management Information System
7 6 (3.68%) Video Conferencing
8 5 (3.07%) Analytical Skills
9 3 (1.84%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.84%) Hybrid Cloud
9 3 (1.84%) Life Science
9 3 (1.84%) Smartphone
9 3 (1.84%) Virtual Team
10 2 (1.23%) Blog
10 2 (1.23%) CCTV
10 2 (1.23%) iPad
10 2 (1.23%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 101 (61.96%) Windows
2 79 (48.47%) Windows Server
3 45 (27.61%) Windows 10
4 42 (25.77%) Windows Server 2012
5 39 (23.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 28 (17.18%) Linux
6 28 (17.18%) Windows 7
7 9 (5.52%) CentOS
8 6 (3.68%) Mac OS X
8 6 (3.68%) Windows 8
9 4 (2.45%) Apple iOS
10 3 (1.84%) Android
10 3 (1.84%) Unix
10 3 (1.84%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.84%) Windows Server 2003
11 2 (1.23%) Debian
11 2 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.61%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.61%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.61%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (25.15%) ITIL
2 32 (19.63%) CRM
3 20 (12.27%) Presales
4 18 (11.04%) Problem Management
5 17 (10.43%) Migration
5 17 (10.43%) Time Management
6 16 (9.82%) Configuration Management
6 16 (9.82%) Patch Management
7 15 (9.20%) High Availability
8 14 (8.59%) Mentoring
9 13 (7.98%) Agile Software Development
10 12 (7.36%) Kalman Filter
10 12 (7.36%) Task Automation
11 11 (6.75%) Email Filtering
11 11 (6.75%) Identity Management
12 10 (6.13%) Incident Management
12 10 (6.13%) Service Delivery
12 10 (6.13%) Service Design
13 9 (5.52%) Customer-Centricity
13 9 (5.52%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (20.86%) PowerShell
2 32 (19.63%) SQL
3 9 (5.52%) Bash Shell
4 5 (3.07%) Java
5 4 (2.45%) Scala
6 3 (1.84%) C#
6 3 (1.84%) PHP
6 3 (1.84%) Ruby
7 2 (1.23%) C
8 1 (0.61%) ABAP
8 1 (0.61%) JavaScript
8 1 (0.61%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 37 (22.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 26 (15.95%) MCSE
3 22 (13.50%) MCP
4 16 (9.82%) MCSA
5 12 (7.36%) Security Cleared
6 8 (4.91%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (4.29%) Degree
8 6 (3.68%) SC Cleared
9 5 (3.07%) CCNA
9 5 (3.07%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (3.07%) DV Cleared
10 4 (2.45%) MCTS
11 3 (1.84%) MCITP
11 3 (1.84%) PRINCE2 Certification
11 3 (1.84%) Six Sigma Black Belt
12 2 (1.23%) Computer Science Degree
12 2 (1.23%) MBA
13 1 (0.61%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (7.36%) SLA
2 3 (1.84%) QA
3 1 (0.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 113 (69.33%) Active Directory
2 53 (32.52%) Hyper-V
3 31 (19.02%) VMware Infrastructure
4 17 (10.43%) vSphere
5 13 (7.98%) VMware ESXi
6 9 (5.52%) Virtual Desktop
7 8 (4.91%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (4.91%) Virtual Servers
8 7 (4.29%) Terminal Services
9 6 (3.68%) Microsoft App-V
10 3 (1.84%) Docker
10 3 (1.84%) Firmware
10 3 (1.84%) XenApp
11 2 (1.23%) XenDesktop
12 1 (0.61%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.61%) vCloud
Systems Management
1 47 (28.83%) SCCM
2 24 (14.72%) SCOM
3 17 (10.43%) WSUS
4 12 (7.36%) Microsoft Clustering
5 9 (5.52%) Microsoft Intune
6 8 (4.91%) Backup Exec
6 8 (4.91%) Norton AntiVirus
6 8 (4.91%) Puppet
7 5 (3.07%) Failover Clustering
7 5 (3.07%) Terraform
8 3 (1.84%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.84%) Cisco UCCX
8 3 (1.84%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.84%) Jamf Pro
8 3 (1.84%) SCSM
8 3 (1.84%) vRealize
9 2 (1.23%) McAfee ePO
9 2 (1.23%) SCVMM
10 1 (0.61%) cPanel
10 1 (0.61%) Plesk
Vendors
1 115 (70.55%) Microsoft
2 48 (29.45%) VMware
3 27 (16.56%) Cisco
4 18 (11.04%) HP
5 15 (9.20%) Red Hat
6 14 (8.59%) Citrix
7 11 (6.75%) Dell
8 9 (5.52%) Veeam
9 8 (4.91%) 3PAR
9 8 (4.91%) Symantec
10 7 (4.29%) Apple
11 6 (3.68%) F5
12 5 (3.07%) McAfee
12 5 (3.07%) Oracle
13 4 (2.45%) Google
14 3 (1.84%) BroadSoft
14 3 (1.84%) MobileIron
14 3 (1.84%) Polycom
14 3 (1.84%) Rackspace
14 3 (1.84%) Zeacom