Period
to 23 October 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Staffordshire 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 23 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
West Midlands > Staffordshire
6 months to
23 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 90 106
Rank change year-on-year +11 +16 +3
Permanent jobs citing Skype 4 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 0.49% 0.66% 0.63%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 5.34% 4.52%
Number of salaries quoted 3 6 5
Staffordshire median annual salary £36,000 £33,750 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% -48.08% +261.11%
10th Percentile £25,626 £31,250 £42,250
90th Percentile £38,950 £40,000 £72,500
West Midlands median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% -5.88% +6.25%

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 Staffordshire with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Staffordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 106 131 177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire 13.10% 12.32% 13.95%
Number of salaries quoted 77 108 153
Staffordshire median annual salary £37,500 £32,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% -10.26%
10th Percentile £23,771 £21,125 £24,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £47,500 £65,000
West Midlands median annual salary £41,500 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year +7.79% -0.65% +1.97%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Staffordshire

Job postings citing Skype as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Staffordshire.

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Staffordshire

Skype
Salary Trend in Staffordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Skype in Staffordshire.

Salary trend for Skype in Staffordshire

Skype
Job Locations in Staffordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Staffordshire region over the 6 months to 23 October 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
Stoke-on-Trent -4 2 £30,719 -8.98% 3
Burton-upon-Trent - 1 - -
Skype
West Midlands

For the 6 months to 23 October 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 Staffordshire region with a requirement for Skype.

1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 2 (50.00%) Firewall
2 2 (50.00%) LAN
2 2 (50.00%) DHCP
2 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 2 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
3 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (25.00%) Sonus
3 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
3 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) WebEx
3 1 (25.00%) Presales
3 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
3 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
3 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media
3 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (25.00%) XenApp
3 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
3 1 (25.00%) WAN
3 1 (25.00%) Data Security
3 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Staffordshire 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 2 (50.00%) Skype for Business
2 1 (25.00%) SharePoint
2 1 (25.00%) Umbraco
Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (50.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (50.00%) Office 365
2 1 (25.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (25.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 2 (50.00%) DHCP
1 2 (50.00%) DNS
1 2 (50.00%) Firewall
1 2 (50.00%) LAN
1 2 (50.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications
2 1 (25.00%) VLAN
2 1 (25.00%) WAN
2 1 (25.00%) WebEx
2 1 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (25.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (25.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Network Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) 3rd Line Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Applications Support
2 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) IT Support
2 1 (25.00%) Network Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Server Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Support Officer
2 1 (25.00%) Unified Communications Specialist
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Licensing
1 1 (25.00%) NHS
Operating Systems
1 2 (50.00%) Windows
2 1 (25.00%) Linux
2 1 (25.00%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) Data Security
1 1 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Mobile Device Management
1 1 (25.00%) MVC
1 1 (25.00%) Presales
1 1 (25.00%) Problem-Solving
1 1 (25.00%) Software Licensing
Programming Languages
1 2 (50.00%) PowerShell
2 1 (25.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (25.00%) MCSE
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 1 (25.00%) Active Directory
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft App-V
1 1 (25.00%) XenApp
1 1 (25.00%) XenDesktop
Vendors
1 3 (75.00%) Cisco
1 3 (75.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (25.00%) Apple
2 1 (25.00%) Citrix
2 1 (25.00%) Mitel
2 1 (25.00%) Sonus
2 1 (25.00%) Virgin Media