The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 63 58 52
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 0.49% 0.63% 0.48%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.54% 3.80% 2.17%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 2
Average salary £34,000 £39,125 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.09% +14.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £39,025 £29,650
10% offered a salary of more than £36,800 £39,225 £38,850
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year
-6.66% +1.12%
Lync
South Wales

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

Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
118 79 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.12% 16.56% 21.90%
Number of salaries quoted 106 66 85
Average salary £31,500 £32,500 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.07% -4.41%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,900 £39,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,783 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.13% +0.73%

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Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Lync Salary Trend in Cardiff

Lync
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
3 3 (50.00%) DHCP
3 3 (50.00%) DNS
3 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (33.33%) MCP
4 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 2 (33.33%) MCSE
4 2 (33.33%) VoIP
4 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
4 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 2 (33.33%) WSUS
4 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
5 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
5 1 (16.67%) CCNP
5 1 (16.67%) CCNA
5 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
5 1 (16.67%) Avaya
5 1 (16.67%) Juniper
5 1 (16.67%) SAN
5 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (16.67%) Project Management

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Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 3 (50.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (16.67%) Exchange Server 2007
3 1 (16.67%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 1 (16.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) DHCP
1 3 (50.00%) DNS
2 2 (33.33%) VoIP
3 1 (16.67%) SAN
3 1 (16.67%) Firewall
General
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (33.33%) Junior
1 2 (33.33%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Administrator
1 2 (33.33%) Junior Systems Administrator
2 1 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Project Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Data Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Implementation Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Systems Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Windows
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (50.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
4 1 (16.67%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Service Delivery
2 1 (16.67%) Migration
2 1 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (16.67%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (50.00%) MCSA
3 2 (33.33%) MCP
3 2 (33.33%) MCSE
3 2 (33.33%) MCTS
4 1 (16.67%) MCITP
4 1 (16.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 1 (16.67%) CCNP
4 1 (16.67%) CCNA
4 1 (16.67%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 4 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (16.67%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (16.67%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 2 (33.33%) WSUS
2 1 (16.67%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 4 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 3 (50.00%) Dell
3 2 (33.33%) Cisco
4 1 (16.67%) Avaya
4 1 (16.67%) Juniper
4 1 (16.67%) VMware
4 1 (16.67%) Tandberg
Cardiff
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago