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

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
20 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 414 361 457
Rank change year-on-year -53 +96 +171
Permanent jobs citing Skype 146 201 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.48% 0.68% 0.44%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.84% 3.52% 2.08%
Number of salaries quoted 117 175 142
South East median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £46,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -2.70% +23.33%
10th Percentile £23,650 £25,800 £28,500
90th Percentile £72,250 £67,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +9.76%

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 5,148 5,716 8,012
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.94% 19.48% 21.25%
Number of salaries quoted 3,973 4,609 6,713
South East median annual salary £43,500 £42,500 £43,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -2.30% +2.35%
10th Percentile £24,000 £25,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £67,500 £65,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +1.43%

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 May 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 May 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 -47 77 £46,250 -11.90% 8
Berkshire -12 52 £52,500 - 4
Hampshire +9 44 £52,500 +20.00% 6
Surrey -3 13 £33,000 +1.54% 4
Buckinghamshire -5 13 £46,000 +130.00% 3
Oxfordshire -63 12 £42,500 -29.17% 1
Kent +1 6 £23,500 -1.05% 6
West Sussex -15 2 £45,000 +12.50% 1
East Sussex -21 2 £24,500 -45.56% 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 20 May 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 99 (67.81%) Skype for Business
2 82 (56.16%) Microsoft
3 78 (53.42%) Windows
4 69 (47.26%) Active Directory
5 56 (38.36%) Office 365
6 39 (26.71%) VMware
7 37 (25.34%) Citrix
7 37 (25.34%) Windows Server
8 36 (24.66%) Hyper-V
8 36 (24.66%) ITIL
9 31 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
10 29 (19.86%) MS Exchange
11 28 (19.18%) SCCM
11 28 (19.18%) Windows 10
12 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
12 27 (18.49%) SharePoint
13 25 (17.12%) Cisco
14 23 (15.75%) Presales
15 22 (15.07%) LAN
16 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
17 17 (11.64%) SAN
17 17 (11.64%) Firewall
17 17 (11.64%) XenApp
17 17 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2013
18 15 (10.27%) Project Management
19 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
19 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
19 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
20 13 (8.90%) Fibre Channel
20 13 (8.90%) Remote Desktop

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 (67.81%) Skype for Business
2 29 (19.86%) MS Exchange
3 27 (18.49%) SharePoint
4 17 (11.64%) Exchange Server 2013
5 6 (4.11%) Exchange Server 2010
6 5 (3.42%) TPMS
7 3 (2.05%) GroupWise
8 2 (1.37%) IIS
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2003
9 1 (0.68%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.68%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2013
9 1 (0.68%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 18 (12.33%) Microsoft Office
2 14 (9.59%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (4.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 5 (3.42%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 2 (1.37%) SAP ERP
2 1 (0.68%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 56 (38.36%) Office 365
2 27 (18.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 9 (6.16%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (5.48%) OneDrive
5 7 (4.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 7 (4.79%) IaaS
5 7 (4.79%) Yammer
6 3 (2.05%) Flurry Analytics
6 3 (2.05%) GitHub
6 3 (2.05%) Google Analytics
6 3 (2.05%) Slack
7 1 (0.68%) Mimecast
Communications & Networking
1 22 (15.07%) LAN
2 17 (11.64%) Firewall
2 17 (11.64%) SAN
3 13 (8.90%) Fibre Channel
3 13 (8.90%) iSCSI
3 13 (8.90%) Remote Desktop
4 12 (8.22%) DNS
4 12 (8.22%) WAN
4 12 (8.22%) Wi-Fi
5 9 (6.16%) VoIP
6 8 (5.48%) DHCP
6 8 (5.48%) VPN
6 8 (5.48%) Wireless
7 7 (4.79%) TCP/IP
8 6 (4.11%) WebEx
9 5 (3.42%) Bluetooth
9 5 (3.42%) Telepresence
9 5 (3.42%) WLAN
10 4 (2.74%) CTI
10 4 (2.74%) PBX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (9.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (3.42%) Power BI
3 2 (1.37%) BusinessObjects
3 2 (1.37%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (0.68%) DTS
4 1 (0.68%) MySQL
4 1 (0.68%) SAP BW
Development Applications
1 3 (2.05%) Bitbucket
1 3 (2.05%) JIRA
1 3 (2.05%) MSI
General
1 10 (6.85%) Marketing
2 8 (5.48%) Finance
2 8 (5.48%) Telecoms
3 4 (2.74%) German Language
3 4 (2.74%) Multimedia
4 3 (2.05%) Advertising
4 3 (2.05%) Back Office
5 2 (1.37%) Financial Institution
5 2 (1.37%) Italian Language
5 2 (1.37%) Law
6 1 (0.68%) Billing
6 1 (0.68%) Electronics
6 1 (0.68%) French Language
6 1 (0.68%) Japanese Language
6 1 (0.68%) Local Government
6 1 (0.68%) Mandarin Language
6 1 (0.68%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (17.81%) Consultant
2 20 (13.70%) Senior Consultant
3 17 (11.64%) Analyst
4 13 (8.90%) Support Engineer
5 12 (8.22%) IT Support
6 11 (7.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (7.53%) Senior Infrastructure Consultant
6 11 (7.53%) Support Analyst
7 10 (6.85%) Administrator
7 10 (6.85%) Exchange Engineer
7 10 (6.85%) Wintel Engineer
8 8 (5.48%) 2nd Line Support
8 8 (5.48%) Systems Administrator
9 6 (4.11%) Active Directory Engineer
9 6 (4.11%) Infrastructure Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) IT Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) IT Support Technician
10 5 (3.42%) IT Technician
10 5 (3.42%) Lead Systems Engineer
10 5 (3.42%) Senior Exchange Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (3.42%) Web Services
2 3 (2.05%) .NET
2 3 (2.05%) Natural Language Processing
2 3 (2.05%) XML
3 2 (1.37%) COM
4 1 (0.68%) CSS
4 1 (0.68%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (8.90%) Self-Motivation
2 12 (8.22%) Video Conferencing
3 11 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
3 11 (7.53%) Management Information System
4 9 (6.16%) Data Centre
5 8 (5.48%) Computer Science
6 5 (3.42%) PKI
7 4 (2.74%) Virtual Team
8 3 (2.05%) Blog
8 3 (2.05%) EPoS
8 3 (2.05%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (2.05%) Mobile App
8 3 (2.05%) User Experience
8 3 (2.05%) Video\Live Streaming
9 2 (1.37%) CCTV
9 2 (1.37%) Clustering
9 2 (1.37%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.37%) PMI
9 2 (1.37%) Public Cloud
9 2 (1.37%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 78 (53.42%) Windows
2 37 (25.34%) Windows Server
3 28 (19.18%) Windows 10
4 14 (9.59%) Windows Server 2012
5 12 (8.22%) Windows 7
6 9 (6.16%) Windows Server 2008
7 5 (3.42%) Android
7 5 (3.42%) Linux
7 5 (3.42%) Windows 8
8 4 (2.74%) Apple iOS
9 2 (1.37%) Debian
10 1 (0.68%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (24.66%) ITIL
2 31 (21.23%) Problem-Solving
3 23 (15.75%) Presales
4 15 (10.27%) Project Management
5 13 (8.90%) Systems Analysis
6 10 (6.85%) Agile Software Development
6 10 (6.85%) ITSM
7 9 (6.16%) ITIL V3
7 9 (6.16%) Migration
7 9 (6.16%) Programme Management
8 8 (5.48%) PRINCE2
9 7 (4.79%) Commercial Awareness
9 7 (4.79%) Customer Engagement
9 7 (4.79%) Risk Assessment
10 6 (4.11%) Incident Management
10 6 (4.11%) Service Management
11 5 (3.42%) Requirements Analysis
11 5 (3.42%) Risk Management
11 5 (3.42%) Service Delivery
11 5 (3.42%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 13 (8.90%) SQL
2 8 (5.48%) PowerShell
3 4 (2.74%) Java
4 3 (2.05%) Scala
4 3 (2.05%) VBScript
5 1 (0.68%) ABAP
5 1 (0.68%) C#
5 1 (0.68%) C++
5 1 (0.68%) JavaScript
5 1 (0.68%) MATLAB
5 1 (0.68%) Python
Qualifications
1 13 (8.90%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.22%) Degree
2 12 (8.22%) Microsoft Certification
3 8 (5.48%) SC Cleared
4 7 (4.79%) Cisco Certification
5 5 (3.42%) CCNA
5 5 (3.42%) MCSE
6 4 (2.74%) CCNP
7 3 (2.05%) Computer Science Degree
7 3 (2.05%) CTC Cleared
7 3 (2.05%) MCP
7 3 (2.05%) MCSA
8 2 (1.37%) MBA
8 2 (1.37%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.68%) CCNP Voice
9 1 (0.68%) CCVP
9 1 (0.68%) HNC
9 1 (0.68%) Master's Degree
9 1 (0.68%) NVQ Level 3
9 1 (0.68%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (8.22%) SLA
2 2 (1.37%) QA
3 1 (0.68%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.68%) PMO
System Software
1 69 (47.26%) Active Directory
2 36 (24.66%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.64%) XenApp
4 11 (7.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 6 (4.11%) vSphere
6 3 (2.05%) Microsoft App-V
6 3 (2.05%) NDS
6 3 (2.05%) NetIQ eDirectory
7 2 (1.37%) Virtual Machines
7 2 (1.37%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (1.37%) XenDesktop
7 2 (1.37%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 28 (19.18%) SCCM
2 10 (6.85%) SCOM
3 5 (3.42%) AirWatch
3 5 (3.42%) Cisco CUCM
3 5 (3.42%) Microsoft Intune
3 5 (3.42%) vRealize
4 3 (2.05%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 3 (2.05%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
5 2 (1.37%) Cisco UCCE
5 2 (1.37%) Microsoft Clustering
5 2 (1.37%) SCSM
5 2 (1.37%) SCVMM
5 2 (1.37%) vCenter Server
5 2 (1.37%) WSUS
6 1 (0.68%) Cisco UCCX
6 1 (0.68%) OfficeScan
Vendors
1 82 (56.16%) Microsoft
2 39 (26.71%) VMware
3 37 (25.34%) Citrix
4 25 (17.12%) Cisco
5 11 (7.53%) HP
5 11 (7.53%) Polycom
6 8 (5.48%) Apple
6 8 (5.48%) McAfee
7 7 (4.79%) Dell
7 7 (4.79%) ServiceNow
8 5 (3.42%) Avaya
8 5 (3.42%) MobileIron
9 4 (2.74%) SAP
9 4 (2.74%) Tandberg
9 4 (2.74%) Veeam
10 3 (2.05%) comScore
10 3 (2.05%) Facebook
10 3 (2.05%) Optimizely
10 3 (2.05%) Riverbed
10 3 (2.05%) Twitter