Period
to 7 July 2020

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 7 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Microsoft Skype
UK > Wales
6 months to
7 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 117 124
Rank change year-on-year +24 +7 +3
Permanent jobs citing Skype 9 6 12
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Wales 0.71% 0.34% 0.62%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.23% 2.69% 4.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 10
Median annual salary £35,750 £37,375 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.35% -25.25% +33.33%
10th Percentile £29,750 £26,750 £21,200
90th Percentile £54,625 £41,250 £53,750
UK median annual salary £52,500 £48,000 £46,000
% change year-on-year +9.38% +4.35% -2.13%

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 172 223 281
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 13.65% 12.67% 14.62%
Number of salaries quoted 126 184 229
Median annual salary £38,000 £38,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.30% -3.75% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,025 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £56,875 £52,500 £57,500
UK median annual salary £50,000 £46,000 £46,196
% change year-on-year +8.70% -0.42% +2.66%

Skype
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for Skype in Wales

Skype
Salary Trend in Wales

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing Skype in Wales.

Salary trend for Skype in Wales

Skype
Salary Histogram in Wales

Salary distribution for jobs citing Skype in Wales over the 6 months to 7 July 2020.

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 7 July 2020. 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 +15 6 £35,750 -4.35% 4
Mid Wales - 2 - -
West Wales - 1 - -
Skype
UK

For the 6 months to 7 July 2020, 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 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
2 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 6 (66.67%) Office 365
3 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
3 5 (55.56%) ITIL
3 5 (55.56%) SLA
4 4 (44.44%) VMware
4 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
4 4 (44.44%) Azure
5 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
5 3 (33.33%) User Experience
5 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
5 3 (33.33%) Finance
5 3 (33.33%) Windows
5 3 (33.33%) VPN
5 3 (33.33%) LAN
5 3 (33.33%) WAN
5 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
5 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
5 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
5 3 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
5 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
6 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
6 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making

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 6 (66.67%) SharePoint
1 6 (66.67%) Skype for Business
2 1 (11.11%) IIS
Applications
1 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (66.67%) Office 365
2 4 (44.44%) Azure
3 1 (11.11%) Azure Active Directory
3 1 (11.11%) OneDrive
3 1 (11.11%) Power Platform
3 1 (11.11%) PowerApps
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) LAN
1 3 (33.33%) VPN
1 3 (33.33%) WAN
2 2 (22.22%) Unified Communications
3 1 (11.11%) DHCP
3 1 (11.11%) DNS
3 1 (11.11%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) Amazon RDS
General
1 3 (33.33%) Finance
2 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (22.22%) Collaboration Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (22.22%) Support Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) 2nd Line Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Applications Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Audio Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) C# Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Desktop Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Developer
2 1 (11.11%) Office 365 Consultant
2 1 (11.11%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (11.11%) Voice Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (22.22%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) Angular 2
2 1 (11.11%) AngularJS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS
2 1 (11.11%) CSS3
2 1 (11.11%) HTML
2 1 (11.11%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) User Experience
2 1 (11.11%) Clustering
2 1 (11.11%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (11.11%) Mobile App
2 1 (11.11%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 3 (33.33%) Windows
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2016
1 3 (33.33%) Windows Server 2019
2 1 (11.11%) Windows 10
2 1 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) ITIL
1 5 (55.56%) Problem-Solving
2 3 (33.33%) Creative Thinking
2 3 (33.33%) Customer Requirements
2 3 (33.33%) Mentoring
2 3 (33.33%) Proactive Monitoring
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Improvement
3 2 (22.22%) Decision-Making
3 2 (22.22%) Infrastructure Engineering
3 2 (22.22%) ITSM
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Maintenance
3 2 (22.22%) Proactive Management
3 2 (22.22%) Problem Management
3 2 (22.22%) Product Roadmap
3 2 (22.22%) Runbook
3 2 (22.22%) Service Delivery
3 2 (22.22%) Service Management
3 2 (22.22%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (22.22%) TOGAF
4 1 (11.11%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
2 1 (11.11%) C#
2 1 (11.11%) Java
2 1 (11.11%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (22.22%) Degree
1 2 (22.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (55.56%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (44.44%) Active Directory
2 3 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 3 (33.33%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (22.22%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (22.22%) vSphere
3 2 (22.22%) XenApp
3 2 (22.22%) XenDesktop
Systems Management
1 3 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 2 (22.22%) Cisco
3 2 (22.22%) Citrix
4 1 (11.11%) Dialogic
4 1 (11.11%) Oracle
4 1 (11.11%) SAP
4 1 (11.11%) Veeam