The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 93 107 127
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +20
Permanent jobs citing Lync 15 15 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 1.01% 0.84% 0.25%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.20% 5.77% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 5
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -22.22%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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Cambridgeshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Cambridge region.

Application Platforms Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
242 260 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 16.29% 14.49% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 205 221 332
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Cambridge region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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Salary Trend in Cambridge

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Cambridge region.

Lync Salary Trend in Cambridge

Lync
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Cambridge region over the 3 months to 17 April 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 14 (60.87%) VMware
3 11 (47.83%) HP
4 10 (43.48%) SAN
4 10 (43.48%) Citrix
4 10 (43.48%) Veeam
4 10 (43.48%) 3PAR
5 7 (30.43%) Office 365
5 7 (30.43%) Firewall
5 7 (30.43%) ITIL
5 7 (30.43%) VPN
5 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
6 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
6 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
7 5 (21.74%) Degree
8 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
8 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (17.39%) DHCP
8 4 (17.39%) Cisco
8 4 (17.39%) DNS
8 4 (17.39%) UNIX
8 4 (17.39%) Linux
8 4 (17.39%) Project Management
8 4 (17.39%) Dell
8 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
9 3 (13.04%) SCOrch
9 3 (13.04%) Skype
9 3 (13.04%) C#
9 3 (13.04%) SQL

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Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (4.35%) OpenStack
1 1 (4.35%) Exchange Server 2013
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (30.43%) Office 365
2 6 (26.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (13.04%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (43.48%) SAN
2 7 (30.43%) Firewall
2 7 (30.43%) VPN
3 4 (17.39%) DNS
3 4 (17.39%) DHCP
4 3 (13.04%) VoIP
4 3 (13.04%) Cisco IOS
4 3 (13.04%) Skype
5 1 (4.35%) Network Security
5 1 (4.35%) IP Telephony
Job Titles
1 14 (60.87%) Support Engineer
2 10 (43.48%) 3rd Line Support
2 10 (43.48%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (21.74%) IT Support
4 4 (17.39%) IT Support Engineer
4 4 (17.39%) Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) Developer
5 3 (13.04%) Technical Consultant
5 3 (13.04%) .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# Developer
5 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 3 (13.04%) C# ASP.NET Developer
6 2 (8.70%) Solutions Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Support Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) IT Consultant
7 1 (4.35%) Sales Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.04%) .NET
1 3 (13.04%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (13.04%) Open Source
2 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 17 (73.91%) Windows
2 4 (17.39%) Linux
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (17.39%) UNIX
2 4 (17.39%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (13.04%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.04%) Android
4 2 (8.70%) Windows 8
5 1 (4.35%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (30.43%) ITIL
2 4 (17.39%) Project Management
3 3 (13.04%) Disaster Recovery
3 3 (13.04%) MVC
3 3 (13.04%) Asset Management
3 3 (13.04%) Customer Engagement
3 3 (13.04%) Network Management
4 1 (4.35%) Infrastructure Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (13.04%) C#
1 3 (13.04%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (21.74%) Degree
2 2 (8.70%) MCP
2 2 (8.70%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (8.70%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.35%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (26.09%) Active Directory
2 4 (17.39%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (17.39%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 3 (13.04%) SCOrch
Vendors
1 14 (60.87%) VMware
2 11 (47.83%) HP
3 10 (43.48%) Veeam
3 10 (43.48%) 3PAR
3 10 (43.48%) Citrix
4 7 (30.43%) Microsoft
5 4 (17.39%) Cisco
5 4 (17.39%) Dell
6 1 (4.35%) EMC
6 1 (4.35%) Juniper
6 1 (4.35%) Red Hat
Cambridge
Interquest - IQ Telecom
Salary: £31000 - £35000 per annum + medical, dental, pension.
Posted: 17 days ago