The first table below looks at the demand 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 30 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 102 111 111
Rank change year-on-year
+9 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 20 6 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 1.10% 0.37% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.39% 2.00% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 6 2
Average salary £52,500 £33,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+55.55% +3.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,350 £29,750 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £39,300
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
371 300 289
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 20.36% 18.54% 18.38%
Number of salaries quoted 308 274 241
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,600
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
Lync
South West

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 30 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 19 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 19 (67.86%) Windows
3 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 14 (50.00%) VMware ESX
4 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 13 (46.43%) Identity Management
5 13 (46.43%) vSphere
5 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
6 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
7 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
7 11 (39.29%) DNS
7 11 (39.29%) DHCP
8 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
8 10 (35.71%) Windows 2000
8 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2000
8 10 (35.71%) Windows Vista
8 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
9 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
10 7 (25.00%) Symantec
10 7 (25.00%) McAfee
10 7 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
10 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
10 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
10 7 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
11 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
12 5 (17.86%) MS Excel

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 19 (67.86%) MS Exchange
2 13 (46.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 12 (42.86%) Exchange Server 2003
4 10 (35.71%) Exchange Server 2000
5 3 (10.71%) Exchange Server 2007
5 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
6 2 (7.14%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 2 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2013
7 1 (3.57%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.57%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (17.86%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.57%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (39.29%) DNS
1 11 (39.29%) DHCP
2 10 (35.71%) TCP/IP
3 2 (7.14%) Unified Communications
4 1 (3.57%) Firewall
4 1 (3.57%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (3.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (7.14%) Finance
Job Titles
1 14 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (35.71%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 9 (32.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 6 (21.43%) Architect
5 3 (10.71%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (10.71%) Messaging Architect
5 3 (10.71%) IT Manager
5 3 (10.71%) Consultant
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Support Specialist
6 2 (7.14%) Service Manager
6 2 (7.14%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
7 1 (3.57%) Senior Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Project Manager
7 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
Miscellaneous
1 3 (10.71%) FMCG
1 3 (10.71%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.57%) Fat Client
2 1 (3.57%) Clustering
2 1 (3.57%) Thin Client
2 1 (3.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 19 (67.86%) Windows
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 14 (50.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 11 (39.29%) Windows XP
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 2000
4 10 (35.71%) Windows Vista
4 10 (35.71%) Windows 8
5 4 (14.29%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (46.43%) Identity Management
2 4 (14.29%) Service Delivery
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Engagement
3 3 (10.71%) Data Protection
3 3 (10.71%) Stakeholder Management
3 3 (10.71%) Asset Management
3 3 (10.71%) Supplier Management
4 2 (7.14%) ITIL
5 1 (3.57%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (3.57%) Network Design
5 1 (3.57%) PRINCE2
5 1 (3.57%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (42.86%) Security Cleared
2 6 (21.43%) SC Cleared
3 4 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (10.71%) Degree
4 3 (10.71%) MCSE
5 2 (7.14%) MCITP
6 1 (3.57%) MCSA
6 1 (3.57%) MCT
System Software
1 15 (53.57%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (50.00%) VMware ESX
3 13 (46.43%) vSphere
4 9 (32.14%) Active Directory
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
6 3 (10.71%) Terminal Services
7 1 (3.57%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 7 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
1 7 (25.00%) NetBackup
1 7 (25.00%) Backup Exec
1 7 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
2 4 (14.29%) SCCM
3 3 (10.71%) Forefront Identity Manager
4 1 (3.57%) SCOM
4 1 (3.57%) MOM
Vendors
1 20 (71.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (53.57%) VMware
3 7 (25.00%) Symantec
3 7 (25.00%) McAfee
4 2 (7.14%) RightFax
5 1 (3.57%) HP
5 1 (3.57%) Citrix
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