The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 114 115 100
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -15
Permanent jobs citing Lync 9 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.49% 0.19% 0.51%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.15% 0.94% 2.86%
Number of salaries quoted 9 2 6
Average salary £40,500 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.56% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £39,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £75,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
419 320 280
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.59% 20.24% 17.77%
Number of salaries quoted 363 289 219
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

Lync
Salary Trend in Bristol

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region.

Lync Salary Trend in Bristol

Lync
Salary Histogram in Bristol

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Bristol region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync.

1 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
3 22 (73.33%) Windows
4 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 18 (60.00%) VMware
6 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
6 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (50.00%) VMware ESX
8 14 (46.67%) Identity Management
8 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
8 14 (46.67%) vSphere
9 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
10 12 (40.00%) DHCP
10 12 (40.00%) DNS
11 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
11 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
11 11 (36.67%) Windows 2000
11 11 (36.67%) Windows Vista
11 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
12 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
13 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
13 8 (26.67%) Symantec
13 8 (26.67%) McAfee
13 8 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
13 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
13 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
13 8 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
14 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bristol region citing Lync also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited Lync. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 24 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (63.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (46.67%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (36.67%) Exchange Server 2000
5 5 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.00%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (10.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.67%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.33%) IIS
8 1 (3.33%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (3.33%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 8 (26.67%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) SaaS
1 1 (3.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (40.00%) DHCP
1 12 (40.00%) DNS
2 11 (36.67%) TCP/IP
3 5 (16.67%) Unified Communications
4 3 (10.00%) Firewall
4 3 (10.00%) SAN
5 2 (6.67%) MPLS
5 2 (6.67%) VPN
5 2 (6.67%) LAN
5 2 (6.67%) VoIP
5 2 (6.67%) WAN
5 2 (6.67%) Wireless
5 2 (6.67%) NAS
6 1 (3.33%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 3 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (53.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (33.33%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (16.67%) Architect
4 4 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (10.00%) Support Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (10.00%) Messaging Consultant
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Support Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (6.67%) Network Support Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.67%) Infrastructure Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Manager
7 1 (3.33%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Service Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.33%) COM
1 1 (3.33%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.33%) Replication
2 1 (3.33%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.33%) Clustering
2 1 (3.33%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.33%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.33%) FMCG
2 1 (3.33%) User Experience
2 1 (3.33%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 22 (73.33%) Windows
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2003
2 17 (56.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 8
3 11 (36.67%) Windows Vista
3 11 (36.67%) Windows 2000
3 11 (36.67%) Windows XP
4 7 (23.33%) Windows Server 2012
5 2 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (46.67%) Identity Management
2 5 (16.67%) Mentoring
3 3 (10.00%) Data Protection
4 2 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 2 (6.67%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) ERP
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Workflow
5 1 (3.33%) Migration
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (3.33%) Asset Management
5 1 (3.33%) Document Management
5 1 (3.33%) Supplier Management
5 1 (3.33%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
5 1 (3.33%) Stakeholder Engagement
5 1 (3.33%) Line Management
5 1 (3.33%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
2 1 (3.33%) SQL
Qualifications
1 13 (43.33%) Security Cleared
2 7 (23.33%) SC Cleared
3 6 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.00%) MCITP
5 2 (6.67%) MCSE
6 1 (3.33%) MCSA
6 1 (3.33%) MCT
6 1 (3.33%) Degree
System Software
1 17 (56.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 14 (46.67%) vSphere
4 8 (26.67%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.33%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.00%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 9 (30.00%) Backup Exec
2 8 (26.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (26.67%) NetBackup
2 8 (26.67%) McAfee ePO
3 7 (23.33%) SCCM
4 4 (13.33%) SCOM
5 3 (10.00%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 2 (6.67%) WSUS
6 2 (6.67%) MOM
7 1 (3.33%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 23 (76.67%) Microsoft
2 18 (60.00%) VMware
3 8 (26.67%) Symantec
3 8 (26.67%) McAfee
4 2 (6.67%) Avaya
4 2 (6.67%) CheckPoint
4 2 (6.67%) RightFax
5 1 (3.33%) IronPort
5 1 (3.33%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.33%) Sophos
5 1 (3.33%) HP
5 1 (3.33%) Dell
5 1 (3.33%) EMC
5 1 (3.33%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
FT Select
Salary: From £28,000 to £34,000 per annum + On Call allowance + bonus + benefi
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £38000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago