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

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 112 123 105
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.59% 0.12% 0.63%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.61% 0.53% 3.09%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 8
Average salary £40,000 £57,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.43% +9.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £57,500 £41,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £57,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
422 374 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 22.51% 21.86% 20.26%
Number of salaries quoted 367 331 280
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +1.94%

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 20 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Bristol

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 25 (78.13%) MS Exchange
3 21 (65.63%) Windows
4 18 (56.25%) VMware
4 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
5 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
6 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
8 14 (43.75%) vSphere
8 14 (43.75%) VMware ESX
8 14 (43.75%) Identity Management
9 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2003
10 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
10 12 (37.50%) DHCP
10 12 (37.50%) DNS
11 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
11 11 (34.38%) Windows 2000
11 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
11 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2000
11 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
11 11 (34.38%) Windows Vista
12 10 (31.25%) SCCM
12 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
13 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
14 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
14 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
14 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
14 8 (25.00%) Symantec
14 8 (25.00%) McAfee
14 8 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 25 (78.13%) MS Exchange
2 18 (56.25%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (40.63%) Exchange Server 2003
4 11 (34.38%) Exchange Server 2000
5 6 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (12.50%) Office Communications Server
6 4 (12.50%) SharePoint
7 3 (9.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 3 (9.38%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 2 (6.25%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (3.13%) IIS
9 1 (3.13%) Lotus Domino
Applications
1 8 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.13%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics CRM
1 2 (6.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.25%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (3.13%) SaaS
2 1 (3.13%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (37.50%) DHCP
1 12 (37.50%) DNS
2 11 (34.38%) TCP/IP
3 4 (12.50%) SAN
3 4 (12.50%) Firewall
3 4 (12.50%) Unified Communications
4 3 (9.38%) Wireless
4 3 (9.38%) NAS
4 3 (9.38%) MPLS
4 3 (9.38%) VPN
4 3 (9.38%) LAN
4 3 (9.38%) VoIP
4 3 (9.38%) WAN
5 1 (3.13%) SMTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (18.75%) SQL Server
2 4 (12.50%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (3.13%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 4 (12.50%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Law
2 1 (3.13%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 16 (50.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) Virtualisation Engineer
3 5 (15.63%) Architect
4 4 (12.50%) Consultant
4 4 (12.50%) Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Network Support
5 3 (9.38%) Messaging Consultant
5 3 (9.38%) Messaging Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Messaging Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Support Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Specialist
6 2 (6.25%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.25%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
6 2 (6.25%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.50%) Application Packaging
2 2 (6.25%) .NET
3 1 (3.13%) COM
3 1 (3.13%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.25%) Clustering
1 2 (6.25%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.13%) Replication
2 1 (3.13%) CLARiiON
2 1 (3.13%) Video Conferencing
2 1 (3.13%) Reference Data
2 1 (3.13%) Data Integration
2 1 (3.13%) FMCG
2 1 (3.13%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 21 (65.63%) Windows
2 17 (53.13%) Windows Server 2003
3 15 (46.88%) Windows Server 2008
4 11 (34.38%) Windows 8
4 11 (34.38%) Windows Vista
4 11 (34.38%) Windows 2000
4 11 (34.38%) Windows XP
5 7 (21.88%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (9.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (43.75%) Identity Management
2 5 (15.63%) Mentoring
3 4 (12.50%) ITIL
3 4 (12.50%) Disaster Recovery
4 3 (9.38%) Data Protection
5 2 (6.25%) Project Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Management
5 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.25%) CRM
5 2 (6.25%) Document Management
6 1 (3.13%) Supplier Management
6 1 (3.13%) Enterprise Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) People Management
6 1 (3.13%) ERP
6 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
6 1 (3.13%) ITSM
6 1 (3.13%) Data Architecture
6 1 (3.13%) Stakeholder Engagement
6 1 (3.13%) Line Management
6 1 (3.13%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 5 (15.63%) SQL
2 4 (12.50%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 12 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 6 (18.75%) SC Cleared
3 5 (15.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (9.38%) MCITP
5 1 (3.13%) Degree
System Software
1 16 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (43.75%) vSphere
2 14 (43.75%) VMware ESX
3 10 (31.25%) Active Directory
4 4 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 3 (9.38%) Terminal Services
6 2 (6.25%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 10 (31.25%) SCCM
2 9 (28.13%) Backup Exec
3 8 (25.00%) Norton AntiVirus
3 8 (25.00%) NetBackup
3 8 (25.00%) McAfee ePO
4 6 (18.75%) SCOM
5 3 (9.38%) WSUS
5 3 (9.38%) Forefront Identity Manager
6 1 (3.13%) MOM
6 1 (3.13%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 26 (81.25%) Microsoft
2 18 (56.25%) VMware
3 8 (25.00%) Symantec
3 8 (25.00%) McAfee
4 3 (9.38%) Avaya
4 3 (9.38%) CheckPoint
5 2 (6.25%) Citrix
5 2 (6.25%) RightFax
6 1 (3.13%) IronPort
6 1 (3.13%) Trend Micro
6 1 (3.13%) Sophos
6 1 (3.13%) HP
6 1 (3.13%) Dell
6 1 (3.13%) EMC
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