The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 51 68 52
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -16
Permanent jobs citing Lync 13 2 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.23% 0.33% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 11.30% 1.50% 0.87%
Number of salaries quoted 13 2 1
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -25.28%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-8.60% +6.89%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
115 133 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 19.73% 22.20% 26.32%
Number of salaries quoted 97 126 108
Average salary £35,891 £36,750 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.33% +22.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,650 £26,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £41,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Lync
South Wales

Lync
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

Lync
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 16 April 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 13 (86.67%) Office 365
3 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 12 (80.00%) VMware
3 12 (80.00%) SAN
3 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
3 12 (80.00%) Firewall
3 12 (80.00%) Email Migration
4 11 (73.33%) HSRP
4 11 (73.33%) VRRP
4 11 (73.33%) Project Management
4 11 (73.33%) VLAN
5 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
5 10 (66.67%) Cisco
6 9 (60.00%) HP
6 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 8 (53.33%) WatchGuard
7 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
7 8 (53.33%) Dell
7 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (53.33%) CCNP
7 8 (53.33%) CCNA
8 6 (40.00%) UAG
9 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
10 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
10 3 (20.00%) Windows
11 2 (13.33%) DNS
11 2 (13.33%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 14 (93.33%) SharePoint
2 2 (13.33%) MS Exchange
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (6.67%) IIS
3 1 (6.67%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 3 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (6.67%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (86.67%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 12 (80.00%) SAN
1 12 (80.00%) Firewall
2 11 (73.33%) HSRP
2 11 (73.33%) VRRP
2 11 (73.33%) VLAN
3 10 (66.67%) Cisco ASA
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
5 1 (6.67%) LAN
5 1 (6.67%) WAN
5 1 (6.67%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (6.67%) Manufacturing
1 1 (6.67%) Retail
Job Titles
1 8 (53.33%) Project Engineer
2 7 (46.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (20.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 2 (13.33%) Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Architect
5 1 (6.67%) VMware Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Business Manager
5 1 (6.67%) Sales Manager
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2003
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (6.67%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (80.00%) Email Migration
2 11 (73.33%) Project Management
3 1 (6.67%) Disaster Recovery
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL
3 1 (6.67%) CRM
3 1 (6.67%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (6.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 8 (53.33%) Cisco Certification
2 8 (53.33%) CCNP
2 8 (53.33%) CCNA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
3 1 (6.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (6.67%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCAA
3 1 (6.67%) VCP5
System Software
1 14 (93.33%) Active Directory
2 12 (80.00%) Hyper-V
3 10 (66.67%) VMware Infrastructure
4 6 (40.00%) UAG
5 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (6.67%) XenApp
5 1 (6.67%) vSphere
5 1 (6.67%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 2 (13.33%) SCOM
2 1 (6.67%) SCCM
Vendors
1 12 (80.00%) VMware
1 12 (80.00%) CheckPoint
2 10 (66.67%) Cisco
3 9 (60.00%) HP
4 8 (53.33%) WatchGuard
4 8 (53.33%) SonicWALL
4 8 (53.33%) Dell
5 5 (33.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (13.33%) Citrix
7 1 (6.67%) AppSense
Cardiff
CPS Group
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus,training,company car
Posted: 15 days ago