Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
England > South East
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 394 384 525
Rank change year-on-year -10 +141 +119
Permanent jobs citing Skype 154 178 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.49% 0.57% 0.30%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.86% 2.68% 1.49%
Number of salaries quoted 134 152 111
South East median annual salary £50,000 £48,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.56% +8.33% +62.16%
10th Percentile £24,750 £25,800 £28,500
90th Percentile £70,000 £72,375 £70,000
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% -

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 5,380 6,650 8,214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 17.22% 21.25% 19.94%
Number of salaries quoted 4,210 5,322 6,874
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 £26,000 £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 18 February 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 18 February 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 -20 73 £52,500 -8.70% 12
Hampshire +19 45 £52,500 +5.00% 7
Berkshire +6 43 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Surrey +5 24 £48,750 +77.27% 1
Buckinghamshire +21 18 £57,500 - 3
Oxfordshire -31 12 £57,000 -12.31% 3
West Sussex -16 7 £50,000 +17.65% 1
Kent +15 4 £46,250 -19.57% 3
East Sussex -33 1 £45,000 - 1
Skype
England

For the 6 months to 18 February 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.

1 101 (65.58%) Microsoft
1 101 (65.58%) Skype for Business
2 89 (57.79%) Active Directory
3 74 (48.05%) Windows
4 67 (43.51%) Office 365
5 53 (34.42%) Windows Server
6 46 (29.87%) Hyper-V
7 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
8 44 (28.57%) VMware
9 38 (24.68%) SharePoint
10 36 (23.38%) Windows 10
11 32 (20.78%) MS Exchange
11 32 (20.78%) ITIL
12 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
12 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
13 28 (18.18%) Presales
13 28 (18.18%) Cisco
14 27 (17.53%) Firewall
15 26 (16.88%) SCCM
16 25 (16.23%) SQL
17 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
17 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
18 21 (13.64%) Citrix
18 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
19 20 (12.99%) LAN
20 19 (12.34%) CRM
21 18 (11.69%) Linux
22 17 (11.04%) IIS
22 17 (11.04%) VoIP
22 17 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure

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
1 101 (65.58%) Skype for Business
2 38 (24.68%) SharePoint
3 32 (20.78%) MS Exchange
4 17 (11.04%) IIS
5 10 (6.49%) Exchange Server 2013
6 6 (3.90%) Exchange Server 2010
6 6 (3.90%) TPMS
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 1 (0.65%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Office
2 9 (5.84%) Microsoft Excel
3 6 (3.90%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.65%) Acrobat
Business Applications
1 6 (3.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.95%) SAP ERP
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics AX
3 2 (1.30%) Dynamics NAV
4 1 (0.65%) Remedy ITSM
Cloud Services
1 67 (43.51%) Office 365
2 45 (29.22%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (8.44%) Amazon AWS
3 13 (8.44%) Yammer
4 12 (7.79%) Azure Active Directory
5 10 (6.49%) OneDrive
6 6 (3.90%) IaaS
7 4 (2.60%) Google Cloud Platform
7 4 (2.60%) PaaS
7 4 (2.60%) SaaS
8 3 (1.95%) GitHub
8 3 (1.95%) Rackspace Cloud
9 2 (1.30%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 27 (17.53%) Firewall
2 20 (12.99%) LAN
3 17 (11.04%) VoIP
4 16 (10.39%) SAN
5 14 (9.09%) WAN
6 13 (8.44%) DNS
6 13 (8.44%) Wireless
7 12 (7.79%) DHCP
7 12 (7.79%) Fibre Channel
8 10 (6.49%) Wi-Fi
9 9 (5.84%) PBX
9 9 (5.84%) TCP/IP
10 8 (5.19%) Unified Communications
11 7 (4.55%) iSCSI
11 7 (4.55%) Remote Desktop
12 6 (3.90%) WebEx
13 5 (3.25%) BIG-IP
13 5 (3.25%) F5 BIG-IP LTM
13 5 (3.25%) SMS
13 5 (3.25%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (19.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (5.19%) SQL Server 2008
3 5 (3.25%) SQL Server 2014
4 3 (1.95%) MySQL
4 3 (1.95%) NoSQL
4 3 (1.95%) Power BI
5 2 (1.30%) SAP BW
6 1 (0.65%) Azure SQL Database
Development Applications
1 3 (1.95%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 3 (1.95%) Bitbucket
1 3 (1.95%) Git (software)
1 3 (1.95%) Jenkins
1 3 (1.95%) Travis CI
1 3 (1.95%) Vagrant
2 2 (1.30%) MSI
3 1 (0.65%) Cucumber
3 1 (0.65%) Selenium
3 1 (0.65%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (7.79%) Finance
2 11 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.19%) Marketing
4 7 (4.55%) Financial Institution
5 4 (2.60%) German Language
6 2 (1.30%) Law
7 1 (0.65%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) French Language
7 1 (0.65%) Italian Language
7 1 (0.65%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 26 (16.88%) Consultant
2 24 (15.58%) Support Engineer
3 13 (8.44%) Analyst
3 13 (8.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 12 (7.79%) Architect
4 12 (7.79%) Server Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) 2nd Line Support
5 11 (7.14%) 3rd Line Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) Active Directory Engineer
5 11 (7.14%) IT Support
5 11 (7.14%) Senior Consultant
6 10 (6.49%) Exchange Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) IT Engineer
6 10 (6.49%) Wintel Engineer
7 9 (5.84%) Windows Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support
8 8 (5.19%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
8 8 (5.19%) Administrator
8 8 (5.19%) Support Analyst
8 8 (5.19%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (5.84%) Web Services
2 5 (3.25%) LDAP
3 3 (1.95%) .NET
3 3 (1.95%) Natural Language Processing
3 3 (1.95%) XML
4 2 (1.30%) COM
5 1 (0.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (7.79%) Clustering
2 10 (6.49%) Management Information System
3 9 (5.84%) PKI
4 8 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (5.19%) Computer Science
5 7 (4.55%) Video Conferencing
6 6 (3.90%) Data Centre
7 4 (2.60%) CCTV
7 4 (2.60%) Hybrid Cloud
7 4 (2.60%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.95%) Blog
8 3 (1.95%) Digital Signage
8 3 (1.95%) Enterprise Software
8 3 (1.95%) Greenfield Project
8 3 (1.95%) Private Cloud
9 2 (1.30%) Blackberry
9 2 (1.30%) Hedge funds
9 2 (1.30%) Smartphone
9 2 (1.30%) Social Media
9 2 (1.30%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 74 (48.05%) Windows
2 53 (34.42%) Windows Server
3 36 (23.38%) Windows 10
4 30 (19.48%) Windows Server 2012
5 21 (13.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 18 (11.69%) Linux
7 16 (10.39%) Windows 7
8 8 (5.19%) CentOS
9 3 (1.95%) Unix
10 2 (1.30%) Mac OS X
11 1 (0.65%) HPUX
11 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.65%) VMS
11 1 (0.65%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (20.78%) ITIL
2 28 (18.18%) Presales
3 19 (12.34%) CRM
4 17 (11.04%) Time Management
5 15 (9.74%) High Availability
6 12 (7.79%) Project Management
7 11 (7.14%) Migration
8 10 (6.49%) Configuration Management
8 10 (6.49%) Incident Management
8 10 (6.49%) Problem Management
8 10 (6.49%) Service Delivery
9 9 (5.84%) Customer-Centricity
9 9 (5.84%) IT Strategy
9 9 (5.84%) Mentoring
10 8 (5.19%) Release Management
11 7 (4.55%) Data Management
11 7 (4.55%) Load Balancing
11 7 (4.55%) Programme Management
11 7 (4.55%) Service Management
11 7 (4.55%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 25 (16.23%) SQL
2 13 (8.44%) PowerShell
3 8 (5.19%) Bash Shell
4 4 (2.60%) Java
5 3 (1.95%) PHP
5 3 (1.95%) Ruby
5 3 (1.95%) Scala
6 2 (1.30%) ABAP
6 2 (1.30%) C
7 1 (0.65%) C#
7 1 (0.65%) JavaScript
7 1 (0.65%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 22 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 15 (9.74%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.79%) MCSE
4 10 (6.49%) SC Cleared
5 9 (5.84%) MCP
6 8 (5.19%) Cisco Certification
6 8 (5.19%) Degree
6 8 (5.19%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 7 (4.55%) CCNA
8 4 (2.60%) MCSA
9 3 (1.95%) CTC Cleared
9 3 (1.95%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 3 (1.95%) Six Sigma Black Belt
10 2 (1.30%) Computer Science Degree
10 2 (1.30%) DV Cleared
10 2 (1.30%) MBA
11 1 (0.65%) CCNP
11 1 (0.65%) CCNP Voice
11 1 (0.65%) MCITP
11 1 (0.65%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (9.09%) SLA
2 3 (1.95%) QA
System Software
1 89 (57.79%) Active Directory
2 46 (29.87%) Hyper-V
3 17 (11.04%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (7.79%) vSphere
5 8 (5.19%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (5.19%) XenApp
6 7 (4.55%) VMware ESXi
7 4 (2.60%) Virtual Desktop
8 3 (1.95%) Docker
9 2 (1.30%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (1.30%) XenDesktop
10 1 (0.65%) Microsoft Virtual Server
10 1 (0.65%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 26 (16.88%) SCCM
2 12 (7.79%) Microsoft Clustering
3 10 (6.49%) WSUS
4 9 (5.84%) SCOM
5 7 (4.55%) Microsoft Intune
6 6 (3.90%) AirWatch
6 6 (3.90%) vRealize
7 5 (3.25%) Failover Clustering
8 4 (2.60%) Cisco CUCM
9 3 (1.95%) Cisco UCCX
9 3 (1.95%) Puppet
10 2 (1.30%) Forefront Identity Manager
10 2 (1.30%) SCVMM
10 2 (1.30%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 1 (0.65%) Cisco UCCE
11 1 (0.65%) Jamf Pro
11 1 (0.65%) McAfee ePO
11 1 (0.65%) SCSM
Vendors
1 101 (65.58%) Microsoft
2 44 (28.57%) VMware
3 28 (18.18%) Cisco
4 21 (13.64%) Citrix
5 15 (9.74%) HP
6 14 (9.09%) Red Hat
7 7 (4.55%) 3PAR
7 7 (4.55%) McAfee
8 6 (3.90%) Apple
8 6 (3.90%) MobileIron
9 5 (3.25%) Dell
9 5 (3.25%) F5
10 4 (2.60%) Google
10 4 (2.60%) Oracle
11 3 (1.95%) BroadSoft
11 3 (1.95%) NetApp
11 3 (1.95%) Rackspace
11 3 (1.95%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (1.95%) SAP
11 3 (1.95%) Zeacom