The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 124 122 150
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs citing Lync 16 13 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.64% 0.57% 0.31%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.39% 3.31% 1.50%
Number of salaries quoted 9 12 8
Average salary £47,500 £46,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.26% +15.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +23.45%
Lync
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
472 393 600
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 18.93% 17.10% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 373 363 519
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,784 £31,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

Lync
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 20 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -1 11 £47,500 +5.55%
Peterborough +4 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Huntingdon - 4 £47,500 -
Ely - 3 £47,500 -
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (85.19%) SharePoint
2 21 (77.78%) MS Office
2 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
3 20 (74.07%) Windows
4 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
5 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
5 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
6 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
7 13 (48.15%) SharePoint 2010
8 12 (44.44%) Office 365
9 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
9 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
9 11 (40.74%) MCITP
9 11 (40.74%) LAN
9 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
9 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
10 10 (37.04%) DNS
10 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
10 10 (37.04%) SCCM
11 9 (33.33%) NAS
11 9 (33.33%) DHCP
12 8 (29.63%) Firmware
12 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
12 8 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
12 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
13 7 (25.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
13 7 (25.93%) MCSA
13 7 (25.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
13 7 (25.93%) GAMP
13 7 (25.93%) GCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 23 (85.19%) SharePoint
2 15 (55.56%) MS Exchange
3 13 (48.15%) SharePoint 2010
4 11 (40.74%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (29.63%) SharePoint 2013
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2003
6 1 (3.70%) MS Project Server
6 1 (3.70%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 21 (77.78%) MS Office
2 10 (37.04%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 12 (44.44%) Office 365
2 5 (18.52%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (40.74%) TCP/IP
1 11 (40.74%) LAN
2 10 (37.04%) DNS
3 9 (33.33%) NAS
3 9 (33.33%) DHCP
4 2 (7.41%) WAN
5 1 (3.70%) SMTP
5 1 (3.70%) Unified Communications
5 1 (3.70%) SAN
5 1 (3.70%) Firewall
5 1 (3.70%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (3.70%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
1 1 (3.70%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (18.52%) Publishing
2 3 (11.11%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (7.41%) Telecoms
3 2 (7.41%) Finance
4 1 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (3.70%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (29.63%) Systems Engineer
2 6 (22.22%) Consultant
3 5 (18.52%) Applications Manager
4 3 (11.11%) 2nd Line Support
5 2 (7.41%) IT Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) Technical Consultant
5 2 (7.41%) IT Support
6 1 (3.70%) IT Technician
6 1 (3.70%) Computer Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) IT Support Engineer
6 1 (3.70%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.70%) Systems Administrator
6 1 (3.70%) Support Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (29.63%) Firmware
2 3 (11.11%) Video Conferencing
3 1 (3.70%) Replication
3 1 (3.70%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 20 (74.07%) Windows
2 15 (55.56%) Windows Server 2012
3 14 (51.85%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (29.63%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (11.11%) Windows 7
6 1 (3.70%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Performance Monitoring
2 7 (25.93%) Validation
3 6 (22.22%) Service Management
4 4 (14.81%) Migration
5 1 (3.70%) Time Management
5 1 (3.70%) Root Cause Analysis
5 1 (3.70%) Mobile Device Management
5 1 (3.70%) Disaster Recovery
5 1 (3.70%) Network Monitoring
5 1 (3.70%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.70%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 11 (40.74%) Microsoft Certification
1 11 (40.74%) MCITP
2 7 (25.93%) MCSA
3 4 (14.81%) MCSE
4 3 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (3.70%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) 21 CFR Part 11
1 7 (25.93%) GAMP
1 7 (25.93%) GCP
1 7 (25.93%) GMP
System Software
1 18 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 11 (40.74%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 10 (37.04%) SCCM
2 7 (25.93%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 1 (3.70%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.70%) WSUS
3 1 (3.70%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (3.70%) SCDPM
3 1 (3.70%) Opsview
Vendors
1 21 (77.78%) Microsoft
2 5 (18.52%) Atlassian
3 2 (7.41%) Avaya
3 2 (7.41%) Symantec