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 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 107 107 124
Rank change year-on-year
0 +17
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 7 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.61% 0.44% 0.052%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.03% 2.67% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 1
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% -3.15%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
Lync
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
363 262 410
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.00% 16.45% 21.13%
Number of salaries quoted 296 242 354
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
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

Lync
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 27 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cambridge

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 18 (94.74%) MS Office
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) SharePoint
3 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
3 12 (63.16%) Windows
3 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
4 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
5 9 (47.37%) Office 365
5 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 9 (47.37%) MCITP
5 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
6 8 (42.11%) LAN
6 8 (42.11%) DHCP
6 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
6 8 (42.11%) DNS
6 8 (42.11%) SCCM
6 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
7 7 (36.84%) NAS
7 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
7 7 (36.84%) Firmware
7 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
8 6 (31.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 6 (31.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
8 6 (31.58%) GAMP
8 6 (31.58%) GCP
8 6 (31.58%) GMP
8 6 (31.58%) Service Management
8 6 (31.58%) Validation

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 2014, 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 17 (89.47%) SharePoint
2 12 (63.16%) MS Exchange
3 10 (52.63%) SharePoint 2010
4 9 (47.37%) Exchange Server 2010
5 6 (31.58%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (5.26%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 18 (94.74%) MS Office
2 6 (31.58%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (47.37%) Office 365
2 5 (26.32%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (42.11%) LAN
1 8 (42.11%) DHCP
1 8 (42.11%) TCP/IP
1 8 (42.11%) DNS
2 7 (36.84%) NAS
Development Applications
1 1 (5.26%) LabVIEW
General
1 5 (26.32%) Publishing
2 2 (10.53%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (5.26%) Electronics
3 1 (5.26%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (42.11%) Systems Engineer
2 5 (26.32%) Applications Manager
3 3 (15.79%) Consultant
4 1 (5.26%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) Computer Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support
4 1 (5.26%) Support Engineer
4 1 (5.26%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.26%) Administrator
4 1 (5.26%) IT Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 7 (36.84%) Firmware
2 1 (5.26%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2008
2 10 (52.63%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (36.84%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (5.26%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (36.84%) Performance Monitoring
2 6 (31.58%) Service Management
2 6 (31.58%) Validation
3 3 (15.79%) Migration
4 1 (5.26%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.26%) Mobile Device Management
4 1 (5.26%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 9 (47.37%) Microsoft Certification
1 9 (47.37%) MCITP
2 6 (31.58%) MCSA
3 3 (15.79%) MCSE
3 3 (15.79%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (31.58%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 6 (31.58%) GAMP
1 6 (31.58%) GCP
1 6 (31.58%) GMP
System Software
1 12 (63.16%) Active Directory
2 8 (42.11%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (42.11%) SCCM
2 6 (31.58%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 5 (26.32%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.26%) Symantec