Period
to 9 December 2018

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 9 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Wales
6 months to
9 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 122 116 147
Rank change year-on-year -6 +31 +10
Permanent jobs citing Skype 14 25 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 1.22% 0.31%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.33% 6.49% 1.86%
Number of salaries quoted 8 22 2
Wales median annual salary £36,500 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.31% -1.52% -22.35%
10th Percentile £21,300 £25,800 £24,200
90th Percentile £37,875 £42,063 £41,800
UK median annual salary £46,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year -3.16% +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 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 323 385 429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 16.15% 18.76% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 267 325 325
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £40,000 £39,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +1.27% +2.60%
10th Percentile £23,000 £25,200 £22,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £53,750 £65,750
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
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Skype in Wales over the 6 months to 9 December 2018.

Salary histogram 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 9 December 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
South Wales -24 8 £36,500 +12.31% 3
Mid Wales +15 6 - -
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 9 December 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 Wales region with a requirement for Skype.

1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
3 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
4 7 (50.00%) Finance
4 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
5 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
5 6 (42.86%) Project Management
5 6 (42.86%) Migration
5 6 (42.86%) Change Management
5 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
5 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
5 6 (42.86%) Project Governance
5 6 (42.86%) Change Control
5 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
5 6 (42.86%) Line Management
5 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
5 6 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
5 6 (42.86%) Deadline-Driven
6 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (35.71%) XenApp
6 5 (35.71%) VMware
6 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
6 5 (35.71%) DNS
6 5 (35.71%) DHCP
6 5 (35.71%) Citrix
6 5 (35.71%) Windows
6 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange

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 9 (64.29%) Skype for Business
2 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
4 1 (7.14%) Apache Spark
4 1 (7.14%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 6 (42.86%) Microsoft Project
3 4 (28.57%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (21.43%) Amazon CloudWatch
1 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Azure
1 3 (21.43%) Office 365
2 1 (7.14%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 5 (35.71%) DHCP
1 5 (35.71%) DNS
2 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 2 (14.29%) Internet
3 2 (14.29%) SNMP
4 1 (7.14%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (7.14%) Hadoop
2 1 (7.14%) Pentaho
2 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Gradle
1 1 (7.14%) Maven
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Project Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Infrastructure Project Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Manager
1 6 (42.86%) Senior Project Manager
2 4 (28.57%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
3 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Support Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Developer
4 1 (7.14%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (7.14%) JDBC
1 1 (7.14%) Spring
1 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Self-Motivation
2 3 (21.43%) User Experience
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) CentOS
2 3 (21.43%) Linux
2 3 (21.43%) Ubuntu
2 3 (21.43%) Windows Server
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (85.71%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Mentoring
3 6 (42.86%) Change Control
3 6 (42.86%) Change Management
3 6 (42.86%) Deadline-Driven
3 6 (42.86%) Decision-Making
3 6 (42.86%) Line Management
3 6 (42.86%) Migration
3 6 (42.86%) Network Monitoring
3 6 (42.86%) PRINCE2
3 6 (42.86%) Project Governance
3 6 (42.86%) Project Management
3 6 (42.86%) Risk Management
3 6 (42.86%) Waterfall
4 3 (21.43%) Application Packaging
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (21.43%) Mobile Device Management
4 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
4 3 (21.43%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (21.43%) Workload Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (21.43%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) VB
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) Active Directory
1 5 (35.71%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (21.43%) Nagios
2 2 (14.29%) SCOM
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (35.71%) Citrix
2 5 (35.71%) VMware
3 3 (21.43%) Apple
3 3 (21.43%) Avaya
3 3 (21.43%) Dell
3 3 (21.43%) Dell Compellent
3 3 (21.43%) EqualLogic
3 3 (21.43%) Freshdesk
3 3 (21.43%) Nexenta
4 1 (7.14%) Google