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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 108 116 119
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 18 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.69% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.59% 2.86% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 17 10 4
Average salary £40,000 £52,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.80% +13.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,250 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £55,050 £49,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
392 419 382
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 20.37% 24.01% 22.40%
Number of salaries quoted 357 371 334
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 28 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 30 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
3 22 (66.67%) SCCM
3 22 (66.67%) SCOM
4 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
5 18 (54.55%) Application Packaging
6 17 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
7 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
7 16 (48.48%) Office Communications Server
7 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
8 15 (45.45%) SQL
8 15 (45.45%) Citrix
9 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
10 10 (30.30%) Finance
11 9 (27.27%) ITIL
11 9 (27.27%) Windows
11 9 (27.27%) Document Management
12 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
12 8 (24.24%) Law
12 8 (24.24%) Back Office
13 7 (21.21%) VMware
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
13 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
13 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
14 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
14 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
14 6 (18.18%) Avaya
14 6 (18.18%) VoIP
14 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
14 6 (18.18%) Firewall

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 30 (90.91%) MS Exchange
2 16 (48.48%) Office Communications Server
3 14 (42.42%) Exchange Server 2010
4 8 (24.24%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (9.09%) Exchange Server 2003
5 3 (9.09%) SharePoint
6 2 (6.06%) BizTalk Server
6 2 (6.06%) Exchange Server 2000
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (6.06%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.03%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 6 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.12%) Office 365
2 2 (6.06%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (21.21%) Unified Communications
2 6 (18.18%) Firewall
2 6 (18.18%) VoIP
3 5 (15.15%) WAN
3 5 (15.15%) VPN
3 5 (15.15%) LAN
3 5 (15.15%) Wireless
3 5 (15.15%) MPLS
4 4 (12.12%) NAS
4 4 (12.12%) SAN
5 2 (6.06%) DNS
5 2 (6.06%) DHCP
5 2 (6.06%) TCP/IP
6 1 (3.03%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (48.48%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.12%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 10 (30.30%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Law
2 8 (24.24%) Back Office
3 1 (3.03%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.03%) Legal
Job Titles
1 14 (42.42%) Analyst
1 14 (42.42%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 6 (18.18%) Consultant
3 5 (15.15%) Support Engineer
3 5 (15.15%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Support
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support
5 3 (9.09%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Infrastructure Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Messaging Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (54.55%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.06%) .NET
3 1 (3.03%) COM
3 1 (3.03%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.06%) Clustering
2 1 (3.03%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.03%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.03%) Replication
2 1 (3.03%) CLARiiON
Operating Systems
1 9 (27.27%) Windows
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2003
2 7 (21.21%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (18.18%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (15.15%) Windows 7
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
5 2 (6.06%) Windows Vista
5 2 (6.06%) Windows 2000
5 2 (6.06%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (51.52%) Disaster Recovery
2 9 (27.27%) ITIL
2 9 (27.27%) Document Management
3 6 (18.18%) Service Management
4 5 (15.15%) Project Management
5 4 (12.12%) TOGAF
6 2 (6.06%) Migration
6 2 (6.06%) CRM
6 2 (6.06%) ITSM
6 2 (6.06%) Identity Management
7 1 (3.03%) Workflow
7 1 (3.03%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Data Architecture
7 1 (3.03%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (3.03%) Change Control
7 1 (3.03%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) PowerShell
2 15 (45.45%) SQL
Qualifications
1 6 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (15.15%) SC Cleared
2 5 (15.15%) Security Cleared
3 4 (12.12%) MCITP
System Software
1 20 (60.61%) Active Directory
2 3 (9.09%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (9.09%) Hyper-V
3 2 (6.06%) vSphere
3 2 (6.06%) VMware ESX
4 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 22 (66.67%) SCCM
1 22 (66.67%) SCOM
2 5 (15.15%) WSUS
3 3 (9.09%) Backup Exec
4 2 (6.06%) McAfee ePO
4 2 (6.06%) Norton AntiVirus
4 2 (6.06%) NetBackup
5 1 (3.03%) MOM
5 1 (3.03%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 29 (87.88%) Microsoft
2 15 (45.45%) Citrix
3 7 (21.21%) VMware
4 6 (18.18%) Avaya
5 5 (15.15%) CheckPoint
6 2 (6.06%) Symantec
6 2 (6.06%) McAfee
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Mitel
7 1 (3.03%) IronPort
7 1 (3.03%) Trend Micro
7 1 (3.03%) Dell
7 1 (3.03%) EMC
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Bristol
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: 16 days ago