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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 119 111 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +5
Permanent jobs citing Lync 18 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.94% 0.77% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.79% 3.66% 1.30%
Number of salaries quoted 18 13 4
Average salary £39,000 £52,500 £38,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.71% +35.48%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,100 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £55,000 £68,750
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-11.76% -15.00%
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
475 383 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 24.78% 21.09% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 413 319 279
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,150 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
3 24 (57.14%) Citrix
4 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
4 22 (52.38%) ITIL
5 20 (47.62%) SQL
5 20 (47.62%) VMware
6 19 (45.24%) Windows
7 16 (38.10%) SCCM
7 16 (38.10%) Office Communications Server
7 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (33.33%) SCOM
8 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
8 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
9 13 (30.95%) Firewall
9 13 (30.95%) Application Packaging
9 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
10 12 (28.57%) Unified Communications
11 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
12 10 (23.81%) Office 365
12 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
13 8 (19.05%) WAN
13 8 (19.05%) DNS
13 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
13 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
14 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
14 7 (16.67%) Skype
14 7 (16.67%) LAN
14 7 (16.67%) SharePoint

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 33 (78.57%) MS Exchange
2 16 (38.10%) Office Communications Server
2 16 (38.10%) Exchange Server 2010
3 8 (19.05%) Exchange Server 2003
4 7 (16.67%) SharePoint
4 7 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2013
5 4 (9.52%) Exchange Server 2000
5 4 (9.52%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
7 1 (2.38%) IIS
7 1 (2.38%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 14 (33.33%) MS Excel
2 3 (7.14%) MS Office
3 1 (2.38%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 1 (2.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (2.38%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 10 (23.81%) Office 365
2 1 (2.38%) OneDrive
2 1 (2.38%) Mimecast
2 1 (2.38%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (30.95%) Firewall
2 12 (28.57%) Unified Communications
3 8 (19.05%) WAN
3 8 (19.05%) DNS
4 7 (16.67%) LAN
4 7 (16.67%) Skype
5 6 (14.29%) VoIP
6 4 (9.52%) MPLS
7 3 (7.14%) DHCP
8 2 (4.76%) TCP/IP
8 2 (4.76%) SAN
8 2 (4.76%) Wireless
9 1 (2.38%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (33.33%) SQL Server
General
1 3 (7.14%) Finance
2 2 (4.76%) Law
2 2 (4.76%) Back Office
2 2 (4.76%) Advertising
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
3 1 (2.38%) Electronics
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (2.38%) Legal
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 16 (38.10%) Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 14 (33.33%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Messaging Engineer
3 6 (14.29%) Infrastructure Specialist
4 5 (11.90%) Network Engineer
5 2 (4.76%) Solutions Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Architect
5 2 (4.76%) Messaging Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Consultant
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Specialist
6 1 (2.38%) Virtualisation Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Wintel Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Office 365 Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Unified Communications Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Network Support
6 1 (2.38%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (2.38%) Project Manager
6 1 (2.38%) Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Application Packaging
2 2 (4.76%) CGI
3 1 (2.38%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 5 (11.90%) Clustering
2 4 (9.52%) Blackberry
2 4 (9.52%) Data Centre
3 2 (4.76%) GIS
4 1 (2.38%) DTV
4 1 (2.38%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 19 (45.24%) Windows
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2003
2 10 (23.81%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (19.05%) Windows Server 2012
4 7 (16.67%) Windows XP
5 4 (9.52%) Windows Mobile
6 3 (7.14%) Windows 2000
6 3 (7.14%) Android
7 2 (4.76%) Windows 8
7 2 (4.76%) Windows Vista
8 1 (2.38%) Ubuntu
8 1 (2.38%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (52.38%) ITIL
2 13 (30.95%) TOGAF
3 6 (14.29%) Migration
4 5 (11.90%) Project Management
4 5 (11.90%) Disaster Recovery
5 4 (9.52%) Service Management
5 4 (9.52%) Communications Security
6 3 (7.14%) Information Security
6 3 (7.14%) Technical Analysis
6 3 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (7.14%) Identity Management
7 2 (4.76%) Business Continuity
7 2 (4.76%) Document Management
7 2 (4.76%) Technical Architecture
7 2 (4.76%) Business Development
7 2 (4.76%) Load Balancing
7 2 (4.76%) ITSM
7 2 (4.76%) PRINCE2
8 1 (2.38%) CRM
8 1 (2.38%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 20 (47.62%) SQL
2 5 (11.90%) PowerShell
3 1 (2.38%) C#
3 1 (2.38%) C++
Qualifications
1 6 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 5 (11.90%) SC Cleared
3 3 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (4.76%) ITIL Certification
4 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (4.76%) MCSE
5 1 (2.38%) CCIE
5 1 (2.38%) CCNP
5 1 (2.38%) CCNA
5 1 (2.38%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (2.38%) MCITP
5 1 (2.38%) Degree
5 1 (2.38%) DV Cleared
5 1 (2.38%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.14%) SLA
2 2 (4.76%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (52.38%) Active Directory
2 11 (26.19%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (11.90%) Hyper-V
3 5 (11.90%) Terminal Services
3 5 (11.90%) vSphere
4 4 (9.52%) XenApp
4 4 (9.52%) VMware ESX
4 4 (9.52%) Microsoft App-V
5 3 (7.14%) XenDesktop
6 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
6 1 (2.38%) VMware Server
6 1 (2.38%) Forefront TMG
6 1 (2.38%) ISA Server
Systems Management
1 16 (38.10%) SCCM
2 14 (33.33%) SCOM
3 3 (7.14%) Norton AntiVirus
3 3 (7.14%) NetBackup
3 3 (7.14%) Backup Exec
4 2 (4.76%) Windows Intune
4 2 (4.76%) McAfee ePO
5 1 (2.38%) Puppet
5 1 (2.38%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (2.38%) ARCserve
Vendors
1 40 (95.24%) Microsoft
2 24 (57.14%) Citrix
3 20 (47.62%) VMware
4 5 (11.90%) Avaya
4 5 (11.90%) CheckPoint
5 3 (7.14%) Symantec
5 3 (7.14%) Apple
6 2 (4.76%) Computacenter
6 2 (4.76%) McAfee
6 2 (4.76%) Dell
7 1 (2.38%) SAP
7 1 (2.38%) Cisco
7 1 (2.38%) Red Hat
7 1 (2.38%) SolarWinds
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