Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
17 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 339 362 359
Rank change year-on-year +23 -3 +132
Permanent jobs citing Skype 176 189 189
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.69% 0.65% 0.65%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.20% 4.17% 3.63%
Number of salaries quoted 151 161 167
South East median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +1.19%
10th Percentile £25,750 £26,725 £25,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £75,000 £62,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year -2.17% -3.16% +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 4,190 4,528 5,210
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 16.51% 15.55% 17.98%
Number of salaries quoted 3,226 3,551 4,182
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% -5.56%
10th Percentile £25,750 £25,000 £24,500
90th Percentile £72,500 £70,000 £66,225
England median annual salary £46,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -2.11% +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 17 October 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 17 October 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 +41 77 £50,000 +12.36% 14
Surrey +58 52 £52,500 -4.55% 8
Berkshire -3 28 £41,000 -8.89% 6
Oxfordshire +51 26 £62,500 +108.33% 4
Hampshire -14 26 £35,750 -35.00% 9
Buckinghamshire +28 23 £55,000 +46.67% 4
Kent -3 13 £56,000 +36.59% 1
Middlesex - 3 £37,500 -
East Sussex +2 2 £60,000 +50.00%
West Sussex 0 2 £58,750 - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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.

1 134 (76.14%) Skype for Business
2 122 (69.32%) Microsoft
3 100 (56.82%) Office 365
4 96 (54.55%) Windows
5 89 (50.57%) Active Directory
6 69 (39.20%) Azure
7 56 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
8 52 (29.55%) Windows 10
9 50 (28.41%) VMware
10 48 (27.27%) Windows Server
11 44 (25.00%) Hyper-V
12 43 (24.43%) SharePoint
13 42 (23.86%) Windows 7
14 38 (21.59%) Cisco
15 35 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
16 31 (17.61%) SCCM
17 28 (15.91%) PowerShell
18 27 (15.34%) AWS
19 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Intune
19 26 (14.77%) SLA
20 25 (14.20%) Citrix
20 25 (14.20%) Video Conferencing
21 24 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
21 24 (13.64%) MS Exchange
21 24 (13.64%) Migration
22 23 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
22 23 (13.07%) Unified Communications
23 22 (12.50%) Apple iOS
23 22 (12.50%) VPN
24 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification

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
1 134 (76.14%) Skype for Business
2 43 (24.43%) SharePoint
3 24 (13.64%) MS Exchange
4 9 (5.11%) Exchange Server 2010
5 3 (1.70%) IIS
5 3 (1.70%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (1.14%) Apache
6 2 (1.14%) Exchange Server 2013
6 2 (1.14%) nginx
6 2 (1.14%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.57%) CMS
Applications
1 56 (31.82%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.11%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 7 (3.98%) Microsoft Excel
4 2 (1.14%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.57%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Carpe Diem
1 6 (3.41%) Elite 3E
Cloud Services
1 100 (56.82%) Office 365
2 69 (39.20%) Azure
3 27 (15.34%) AWS
4 20 (11.36%) IaaS
5 18 (10.23%) PaaS
6 16 (9.09%) OneDrive
7 15 (8.52%) Azure Active Directory
8 10 (5.68%) GCP
9 9 (5.11%) SaaS
10 7 (3.98%) Cloud Computing
11 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Flow
11 2 (1.14%) Power Platform
11 2 (1.14%) PowerApps
12 1 (0.57%) Basecamp
12 1 (0.57%) Mimecast
12 1 (0.57%) Trello
Communications & Networking
1 23 (13.07%) Unified Communications
2 22 (12.50%) VPN
3 19 (10.80%) VoIP
4 18 (10.23%) DNS
5 16 (9.09%) Firewall
5 16 (9.09%) TCP/IP
5 16 (9.09%) WAN
6 15 (8.52%) DHCP
6 15 (8.52%) PSTN
7 14 (7.95%) LAN
8 11 (6.25%) H.323
8 11 (6.25%) ISDN
8 11 (6.25%) Remote Desktop
9 10 (5.68%) Broadband
9 10 (5.68%) Wireless
10 9 (5.11%) SAN
10 9 (5.11%) Wi-Fi
11 8 (4.55%) Cisco IOS
12 7 (3.98%) VLAN
12 7 (3.98%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (9.66%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server 2016
2 1 (0.57%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 6 (3.41%) Selenium
2 4 (2.27%) JIRA
General
1 15 (8.52%) Finance
2 13 (7.39%) Manufacturing
3 6 (3.41%) Law
3 6 (3.41%) Legal
4 5 (2.84%) Electronics
5 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
5 4 (2.27%) Financial Institution
6 3 (1.70%) Telecoms
7 2 (1.14%) Banking
7 2 (1.14%) Billing
8 1 (0.57%) Automotive
8 1 (0.57%) German Language
8 1 (0.57%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.57%) Turkish Language
Job Titles
1 35 (19.89%) Support Engineer
2 23 (13.07%) Consultant
3 22 (12.50%) Analyst
4 18 (10.23%) Systems Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) Infrastructure Engineer
5 17 (9.66%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 16 (9.09%) IT Support
7 14 (7.95%) Desktop Support
7 14 (7.95%) IT Analyst
8 10 (5.68%) Desktop Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Desktop Support Engineer
8 10 (5.68%) Support Analyst
9 9 (5.11%) Cloud Consultant
9 9 (5.11%) IT Support Analyst
10 8 (4.55%) 2nd Line Support
10 8 (4.55%) Azure Consultant
10 8 (4.55%) Developer
10 8 (4.55%) Office 365 Consultant
10 8 (4.55%) Technical Consultant
11 7 (3.98%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (3.98%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (3.41%) HTML
2 6 (3.41%) HTML5
2 6 (3.41%) LDAP
2 6 (3.41%) WebRTC
3 2 (1.14%) MAPI
3 2 (1.14%) Web Services
4 1 (0.57%) .NET
4 1 (0.57%) 802.1X
4 1 (0.57%) Spring
4 1 (0.57%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 25 (14.20%) Video Conferencing
2 18 (10.23%) Self-Motivation
3 17 (9.66%) Data Centre
4 16 (9.09%) Management Information System
5 12 (6.82%) Public Cloud
6 10 (5.68%) Smartphone
7 8 (4.55%) User Experience
8 7 (3.98%) Private Cloud
9 5 (2.84%) Analytical Skills
10 4 (2.27%) iPad
10 4 (2.27%) PKI
11 2 (1.14%) Blackberry
11 2 (1.14%) Clustering
11 2 (1.14%) Data Protection Act
11 2 (1.14%) Enterprise Storage
11 2 (1.14%) NHS
11 2 (1.14%) Virtual Team
12 1 (0.57%) BYOD
12 1 (0.57%) Driving Licence
12 1 (0.57%) FMCG
Operating Systems
1 96 (54.55%) Windows
2 52 (29.55%) Windows 10
3 48 (27.27%) Windows Server
4 42 (23.86%) Windows 7
5 22 (12.50%) Apple iOS
6 17 (9.66%) Android
7 15 (8.52%) Windows 8
8 12 (6.82%) Windows Server 2012
9 10 (5.68%) Linux
10 7 (3.98%) Windows Server 2008
11 2 (1.14%) VMS
12 1 (0.57%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (13.64%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 24 (13.64%) Migration
2 23 (13.07%) Problem-Solving
3 18 (10.23%) ITIL
4 17 (9.66%) Mentoring
5 16 (9.09%) Asset Management
5 16 (9.09%) Identity Management
5 16 (9.09%) Incident Management
6 13 (7.39%) Change Management
7 12 (6.82%) Customer Requirements
7 12 (6.82%) Time Management
8 11 (6.25%) Line Management
8 11 (6.25%) Validation
9 10 (5.68%) Break/Fix
9 10 (5.68%) Information Security
9 10 (5.68%) PRINCE2
10 9 (5.11%) ITSM
10 9 (5.11%) Presales
10 9 (5.11%) Project Planning
10 9 (5.11%) Root Cause Analysis
Programming Languages
1 28 (15.91%) PowerShell
2 12 (6.82%) SQL
3 9 (5.11%) Ruby
4 8 (4.55%) Python
5 4 (2.27%) C
5 4 (2.27%) Perl
5 4 (2.27%) PHP
6 2 (1.14%) Go
7 1 (0.57%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (11.36%) Microsoft Certification
2 16 (9.09%) Degree
3 14 (7.95%) Security Cleared
4 13 (7.39%) Cisco Certification
4 13 (7.39%) MCSE
5 12 (6.82%) A+ Certification
6 11 (6.25%) CCNA
7 8 (4.55%) ITIL Certification
8 7 (3.98%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (3.98%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 6 (3.41%) CCNP
9 6 (3.41%) DBS Check
9 6 (3.41%) MCP
10 5 (2.84%) MCITP
11 4 (2.27%) SC Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) CISMP
12 2 (1.14%) CISSP
12 2 (1.14%) DV Cleared
12 2 (1.14%) MCSA
12 2 (1.14%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (14.77%) SLA
2 4 (2.27%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (1.14%) Cyber Essentials
3 2 (1.14%) GDPR
4 1 (0.57%) GxP
4 1 (0.57%) PMO
4 1 (0.57%) QA
System Software
1 89 (50.57%) Active Directory
2 44 (25.00%) Hyper-V
3 35 (19.89%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (4.55%) Virtual Machines
5 7 (3.98%) VMware ESXi
6 5 (2.84%) XenDesktop
7 4 (2.27%) VMware Workstation
7 4 (2.27%) XenApp
8 3 (1.70%) Docker
9 2 (1.14%) Active Directory Lightweight Directory Services
9 2 (1.14%) Citrix Hypervisor
9 2 (1.14%) iptables
9 2 (1.14%) VirtualBox
9 2 (1.14%) vSphere
9 2 (1.14%) Xen
10 1 (0.57%) BitLocker
10 1 (0.57%) Virtual Desktop
10 1 (0.57%) VMware NSX
Systems Management
1 31 (17.61%) SCCM
2 26 (14.77%) Microsoft Intune
3 19 (10.80%) Single Sign-On
4 8 (4.55%) SCOM
5 6 (3.41%) DameWare
6 5 (2.84%) WSUS
7 4 (2.27%) Forefront Identity Manager
8 3 (1.70%) AirWatch
8 3 (1.70%) Cisco CUCM
8 3 (1.70%) Norton AntiVirus
8 3 (1.70%) SCSM
8 3 (1.70%) vCenter Server
9 2 (1.14%) Cisco UCCE
9 2 (1.14%) Kibana
9 2 (1.14%) Microsoft Clustering
9 2 (1.14%) Nagios
9 2 (1.14%) Nessus
9 2 (1.14%) SCVMM
9 2 (1.14%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
9 2 (1.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 122 (69.32%) Microsoft
2 50 (28.41%) VMware
3 38 (21.59%) Cisco
4 25 (14.20%) Citrix
5 20 (11.36%) Apple
6 16 (9.09%) Polycom
7 14 (7.95%) Dell
7 14 (7.95%) Mitel
8 12 (6.82%) Google
9 11 (6.25%) HP
10 10 (5.68%) Avaya
11 6 (3.41%) ConnectWise
11 6 (3.41%) iManage
11 6 (3.41%) ServiceNow
11 6 (3.41%) Sony
12 4 (2.27%) Atlassian
12 4 (2.27%) IronPort
12 4 (2.27%) McAfee
12 4 (2.27%) SolarWinds
12 4 (2.27%) Wyse