Period
to 24 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales 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 24 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Wales
6 months to
24 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 116 128 121
Rank change year-on-year +12 -7 +25
Permanent jobs citing Skype 4 20 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.23% 1.03% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.53% 6.45% 7.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4 18 11
Wales median annual salary £37,250 £39,250 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.10% -10.80% +17.33%
10th Percentile £36,625 £28,100 £25,250
90th Percentile £37,875 £53,750 £47,500
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -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 Wales with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 262 310 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 15.00% 15.94% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 207 245 291
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £23,900 £23,850 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - -

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Wales

Skype
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for Skype in Wales

Skype
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Skype within the Wales region over the 6 months to 24 March 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
South Wales -4 4 £37,250 -5.10%
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Wales region with a requirement for Skype.

1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) VMware
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering

Skype
Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales 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 4 (100.00%) MS Exchange
Communications & Networking
1 4 (100.00%) DHCP
1 4 (100.00%) DNS
1 4 (100.00%) SNMP
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support
1 4 (100.00%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
1 4 (100.00%) Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (100.00%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 4 (100.00%) Windows
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2003
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 4 (100.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (100.00%) Infrastructure Engineering
1 4 (100.00%) ITIL
1 4 (100.00%) Mentoring
1 4 (100.00%) Release Management
System Software
1 4 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (100.00%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 4 (100.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Citrix
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (100.00%) VMware