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 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 102 112 105
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -7
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 4 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.84% 0.25% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.03% 1.30% 2.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 4 5
Average salary £52,500 £38,750 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.48% -5.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,150 £33,250 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £68,750 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +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
372 308 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 20.92% 19.31% 17.37%
Number of salaries quoted 306 280 216
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 20 (68.97%) Windows
3 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
3 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
4 15 (51.72%) VMware ESX
4 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
5 14 (48.28%) Identity Management
5 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
5 14 (48.28%) vSphere
6 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
6 12 (41.38%) DNS
6 12 (41.38%) DHCP
7 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
7 11 (37.93%) Windows 2000
7 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
7 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2000
7 11 (37.93%) Windows Vista
7 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
8 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
8 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
8 8 (27.59%) Symantec
8 8 (27.59%) McAfee
8 8 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
8 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
8 8 (27.59%) McAfee ePO
9 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
10 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 21 (72.41%) MS Exchange
2 16 (55.17%) Exchange Server 2010
3 14 (48.28%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2013
6 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
6 3 (10.34%) Exchange Server 2007
6 3 (10.34%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (6.90%) Office Communications Server
8 1 (3.45%) IIS
8 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
8 1 (3.45%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (24.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (41.38%) DHCP
1 12 (41.38%) DNS
2 11 (37.93%) TCP/IP
3 3 (10.34%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.45%) SMTP
4 1 (3.45%) SAN
4 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.90%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 2 (6.90%) Finance
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (34.48%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (17.24%) Architect
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) IT Manager
4 3 (10.34%) Consultant
4 3 (10.34%) Messaging Architect
5 2 (6.90%) Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Service Manager
5 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Specialist
5 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 2 (6.90%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Support Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
6 1 (3.45%) Exchange Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Messaging Engineer
6 1 (3.45%) Infrastructure Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (3.45%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.34%) Video Conferencing
1 3 (10.34%) FMCG
2 2 (6.90%) Blackberry
3 1 (3.45%) Clustering
3 1 (3.45%) Fat Client
3 1 (3.45%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 20 (68.97%) Windows
2 16 (55.17%) Windows Server 2008
3 15 (51.72%) Windows Server 2003
4 11 (37.93%) Windows Vista
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 2000
4 11 (37.93%) Windows XP
4 11 (37.93%) Windows 8
5 5 (17.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (48.28%) Identity Management
2 4 (13.79%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.34%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.34%) Supplier Management
3 3 (10.34%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.34%) Stakeholder Engagement
4 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
4 1 (3.45%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (6.90%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (41.38%) Security Cleared
2 6 (20.69%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Degree
3 3 (10.34%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (6.90%) MCSE
5 1 (3.45%) MCSA
5 1 (3.45%) MCT
5 1 (3.45%) MCITP
System Software
1 16 (55.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (51.72%) VMware ESX
3 14 (48.28%) vSphere
4 8 (27.59%) Active Directory
5 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.34%) Terminal Services
7 2 (6.90%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 8 (27.59%) NetBackup
1 8 (27.59%) Backup Exec
1 8 (27.59%) Norton AntiVirus
1 8 (27.59%) McAfee ePO
2 5 (17.24%) SCCM
3 3 (10.34%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 2 (6.90%) SCOM
4 2 (6.90%) MOM
5 1 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 21 (72.41%) Microsoft
2 16 (55.17%) VMware
3 8 (27.59%) Symantec
3 8 (27.59%) McAfee
4 2 (6.90%) RightFax
5 1 (3.45%) IronPort
5 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
5 1 (3.45%) Sophos
5 1 (3.45%) HP
5 1 (3.45%) Citrix
Bristol, Avon
Connectus
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Aximis (West) Limited
Salary: Up to £65K basic + 5K Car Allow + Excellent bonus and Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Bristol
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago