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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 96 112 130
Rank change year-on-year
+16 +18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 28 8 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.46% 0.45% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.25% 2.22% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 23 8 3
Average salary £40,000 £48,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.94% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £46,500
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -3.22%
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
448 361 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 23.35% 20.30% 24.50%
Number of salaries quoted 393 306 370
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 £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 27 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 40 (86.96%) MS Exchange
3 30 (65.22%) SCCM
4 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
5 28 (60.87%) Citrix
6 27 (58.70%) SCOM
6 27 (58.70%) Application Packaging
7 24 (52.17%) Office Communications Server
8 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
9 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
9 20 (43.48%) SQL
10 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
11 16 (34.78%) ITIL
12 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
13 12 (26.09%) Windows
13 12 (26.09%) Finance
13 12 (26.09%) VMware
14 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
15 10 (21.74%) Document Management
15 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
15 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
15 10 (21.74%) Back Office
16 9 (19.57%) Law
16 9 (19.57%) Service Management
16 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
16 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
17 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
17 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
17 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
17 8 (17.39%) vSphere

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 40 (86.96%) MS Exchange
2 24 (52.17%) Office Communications Server
3 15 (32.61%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2003
4 8 (17.39%) Exchange Server 2013
5 5 (10.87%) Exchange Server 2000
6 3 (6.52%) SharePoint
7 2 (4.35%) BizTalk Server
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2013
7 2 (4.35%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 7 (15.22%) MS Excel
2 3 (6.52%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (6.52%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (4.35%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 6 (13.04%) Office 365
2 2 (4.35%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (2.17%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 7 (15.22%) Firewall
2 6 (13.04%) Unified Communications
3 5 (10.87%) DNS
3 5 (10.87%) DHCP
3 5 (10.87%) TCP/IP
4 3 (6.52%) VoIP
5 2 (4.35%) WAN
5 2 (4.35%) VPN
5 2 (4.35%) SAN
5 2 (4.35%) MPLS
5 2 (4.35%) Wireless
5 2 (4.35%) LAN
6 1 (2.17%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (41.30%) SQL Server
2 1 (2.17%) SQL Server 2008
General
1 12 (26.09%) Finance
2 10 (21.74%) Back Office
3 9 (19.57%) Law
4 1 (2.17%) Legal
4 1 (2.17%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (50.00%) Analyst
2 22 (47.83%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 9 (19.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (13.04%) Consultant
5 4 (8.70%) Architect
6 3 (6.52%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 2 (4.35%) Technical Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Solutions Architect
7 2 (4.35%) Support Engineer
7 2 (4.35%) Systems Administrator
7 2 (4.35%) Administrator
8 1 (2.17%) Senior Analyst
8 1 (2.17%) Network Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Network Support Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Architect
8 1 (2.17%) Infrastructure Specialist
8 1 (2.17%) Network Support
8 1 (2.17%) Telecoms Engineer
8 1 (2.17%) Applications Support
8 1 (2.17%) 3rd Line Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (58.70%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.35%) .NET
2 2 (4.35%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.87%) Clustering
2 2 (4.35%) GIS
3 1 (2.17%) Cryptography
3 1 (2.17%) Reference Data
3 1 (2.17%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 12 (26.09%) Windows
2 9 (19.57%) Windows Server 2003
3 8 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (13.04%) Windows Server 2012
5 5 (10.87%) Windows Vista
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 8
5 5 (10.87%) Windows 2000
5 5 (10.87%) Windows XP
6 2 (4.35%) Windows 7
7 1 (2.17%) Ubuntu
7 1 (2.17%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (43.48%) Disaster Recovery
2 16 (34.78%) ITIL
3 11 (23.91%) TOGAF
4 10 (21.74%) Document Management
5 9 (19.57%) Service Management
6 8 (17.39%) Project Management
7 6 (13.04%) Migration
8 5 (10.87%) Identity Management
9 3 (6.52%) ITSM
9 3 (6.52%) CRM
10 2 (4.35%) Technical Architecture
10 2 (4.35%) Business Development
11 1 (2.17%) Load Balancing
11 1 (2.17%) Data Architecture
11 1 (2.17%) Continuous Improvement
11 1 (2.17%) Change Control
11 1 (2.17%) Data Modelling
11 1 (2.17%) Business Intelligence
11 1 (2.17%) Six Sigma
11 1 (2.17%) Change Management
Programming Languages
1 21 (45.65%) PowerShell
2 20 (43.48%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) SC Cleared
1 10 (21.74%) Security Cleared
2 3 (6.52%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (2.17%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (2.17%) MCITP
3 1 (2.17%) Degree
3 1 (2.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 29 (63.04%) Active Directory
2 9 (19.57%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (17.39%) vSphere
4 5 (10.87%) Hyper-V
4 5 (10.87%) VMware ESX
5 4 (8.70%) XenApp
5 4 (8.70%) XenDesktop
6 2 (4.35%) VMware Server
6 2 (4.35%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 30 (65.22%) SCCM
2 27 (58.70%) SCOM
3 5 (10.87%) McAfee ePO
3 5 (10.87%) Norton AntiVirus
3 5 (10.87%) NetBackup
3 5 (10.87%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.35%) WSUS
Vendors
1 41 (89.13%) Microsoft
2 28 (60.87%) Citrix
3 12 (26.09%) VMware
4 5 (10.87%) Symantec
4 5 (10.87%) McAfee
5 3 (6.52%) Avaya
6 2 (4.35%) Dell
6 2 (4.35%) CheckPoint
6 2 (4.35%) Computacenter
7 1 (2.17%) SolarWinds
7 1 (2.17%) Mitel
7 1 (2.17%) Cisco
7 1 (2.17%) Red Hat