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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 99 117 123
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 29 9 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.43% 0.45% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.02% 2.18% 1.22%
Number of salaries quoted 24 8 5
Average salary £40,000 £51,250 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.95% +70.83%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £32,900 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £57,500 £36,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
482 413 409
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.73% 20.49% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 414 354 347
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 37 (82.22%) MS Exchange
3 26 (57.78%) Citrix
3 26 (57.78%) SCCM
4 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
5 23 (51.11%) SCOM
6 22 (48.89%) Office Communications Server
6 22 (48.89%) Application Packaging
7 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
8 17 (37.78%) ITIL
9 15 (33.33%) SQL
9 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 15 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
10 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
11 12 (26.67%) Windows
12 11 (24.44%) Unified Communications
12 11 (24.44%) Finance
12 11 (24.44%) VMware
12 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
13 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
13 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
14 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
14 9 (20.00%) Document Management
14 9 (20.00%) Back Office
15 8 (17.78%) Service Management
15 8 (17.78%) Project Management
15 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
15 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
15 8 (17.78%) vSphere
15 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 37 (82.22%) MS Exchange
2 22 (48.89%) Office Communications Server
3 14 (31.11%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.78%) Exchange Server 2003
5 6 (13.33%) Exchange Server 2013
6 5 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2000
7 2 (4.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 7 (15.56%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (2.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 8 (17.78%) Office 365
2 1 (2.22%) Azure Active Directory
2 1 (2.22%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 11 (24.44%) Unified Communications
2 7 (15.56%) Firewall
3 6 (13.33%) DNS
3 6 (13.33%) DHCP
4 5 (11.11%) TCP/IP
5 2 (4.44%) VoIP
5 2 (4.44%) SAN
6 1 (2.22%) MPLS
6 1 (2.22%) Wireless
6 1 (2.22%) WAN
6 1 (2.22%) VPN
6 1 (2.22%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 11 (24.44%) Finance
2 9 (20.00%) Back Office
3 6 (13.33%) Law
4 1 (2.22%) Legal
4 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (46.67%) Analyst
2 19 (42.22%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 11 (24.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.33%) Consultant
5 3 (6.67%) Infrastructure Consultant
6 2 (4.44%) Systems Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Solutions Architect
6 2 (4.44%) Administrator
6 2 (4.44%) Architect
7 1 (2.22%) Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Applications Support
7 1 (2.22%) Technical Consultant
7 1 (2.22%) Service Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Network Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Systems Analyst
7 1 (2.22%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Communications Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (2.22%) Engagement Manager
7 1 (2.22%) Virtualisation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (48.89%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.44%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 3 (6.67%) Clustering
2 2 (4.44%) GIS
3 1 (2.22%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.67%) Windows
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2003
2 8 (17.78%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 2000
3 5 (11.11%) Windows XP
3 5 (11.11%) Windows 8
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (11.11%) Windows Vista
4 1 (2.22%) Linux
4 1 (2.22%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (37.78%) ITIL
2 15 (33.33%) Disaster Recovery
3 11 (24.44%) TOGAF
4 9 (20.00%) Document Management
5 8 (17.78%) Project Management
5 8 (17.78%) Service Management
6 6 (13.33%) Migration
7 5 (11.11%) Identity Management
8 3 (6.67%) ITSM
9 2 (4.44%) PRINCE2
9 2 (4.44%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.44%) Business Development
9 2 (4.44%) Load Balancing
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Integration
10 1 (2.22%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.22%) Change Control
10 1 (2.22%) DevOps
10 1 (2.22%) CRM
10 1 (2.22%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (2.22%) Six Sigma
Programming Languages
1 19 (42.22%) PowerShell
2 15 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (2.22%) C#
3 1 (2.22%) C++
Qualifications
1 10 (22.22%) SC Cleared
1 10 (22.22%) Security Cleared
2 2 (4.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.22%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.22%) Degree
3 1 (2.22%) MCSE
3 1 (2.22%) CCIE
3 1 (2.22%) CCNP
3 1 (2.22%) CCNA
3 1 (2.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.67%) PCI DSS
2 1 (2.22%) SLA
System Software
1 25 (55.56%) Active Directory
2 9 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.78%) vSphere
4 5 (11.11%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.89%) Hyper-V
5 4 (8.89%) XenApp
5 4 (8.89%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.44%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.44%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 26 (57.78%) SCCM
2 23 (51.11%) SCOM
3 5 (11.11%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (11.11%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (11.11%) NetBackup
3 5 (11.11%) Backup Exec
4 1 (2.22%) WSUS
4 1 (2.22%) Puppet
4 1 (2.22%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 41 (91.11%) Microsoft
2 26 (57.78%) Citrix
3 11 (24.44%) VMware
4 5 (11.11%) Symantec
4 5 (11.11%) McAfee
5 2 (4.44%) Dell
5 2 (4.44%) Avaya
5 2 (4.44%) Computacenter
5 2 (4.44%) Cisco
6 1 (2.22%) SolarWinds
6 1 (2.22%) Mitel
6 1 (2.22%) Red Hat
6 1 (2.22%) CheckPoint