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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 56 50 65
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +15
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 11 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.23% 2.20% 0.18%
As % of the Application Platforms category 7.21% 11.22% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 6 11 1
Average salary £35,250 £35,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.71% +22.80%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -
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
111 98 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 17.13% 19.56% 23.13%
Number of salaries quoted 105 83 123
Average salary £35,500 £36,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.38% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,150 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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

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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 31 March 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cardiff

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Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
3 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
4 7 (63.64%) MCSA
4 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
5 6 (54.55%) MCSE
6 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
6 5 (45.45%) ITIL
6 5 (45.45%) Citrix
6 5 (45.45%) MCITP
6 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
7 4 (36.36%) Office 365
7 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
7 4 (36.36%) Cisco
7 4 (36.36%) VMware
7 4 (36.36%) SAN
7 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
7 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
7 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
7 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
8 3 (27.27%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) VoIP
8 3 (27.27%) DHCP
8 3 (27.27%) DNS
8 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
8 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
8 3 (27.27%) Firewall
8 3 (27.27%) MCTS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 2015, 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 5 (45.45%) MS Exchange
1 5 (45.45%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (36.36%) SharePoint
3 3 (27.27%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2013
3 3 (27.27%) Exchange Server 2007
4 2 (18.18%) Exchange Server 2003
4 2 (18.18%) IBM Notes
Applications
1 4 (36.36%) MS Excel
2 3 (27.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (36.36%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) SAN
2 3 (27.27%) Firewall
2 3 (27.27%) VoIP
2 3 (27.27%) DHCP
2 3 (27.27%) DNS
3 2 (18.18%) WAN
3 2 (18.18%) LAN
4 1 (9.09%) NetScaler
General
1 1 (9.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (18.18%) Service Desk Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Service Analyst
2 2 (18.18%) Project Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Implementation Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Service Desk Team Leader
3 1 (9.09%) Senior Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Infrastructure Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Junior Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Junior
3 1 (9.09%) Technical Architect
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
3 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Systems Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (9.09%) Blackberry
1 1 (9.09%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Windows
2 7 (63.64%) Windows Server 2012
3 5 (45.45%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (36.36%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (18.18%) Windows XP
6 1 (9.09%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ITIL
2 3 (27.27%) Service Delivery
3 2 (18.18%) Mentoring
4 1 (9.09%) Coaching
4 1 (9.09%) People Management
4 1 (9.09%) Migration
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 8 (72.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (63.64%) MCSA
3 6 (54.55%) MCSE
4 5 (45.45%) MCITP
5 3 (27.27%) MCTS
6 2 (18.18%) ITIL Foundation Certificate
7 1 (9.09%) MCP
7 1 (9.09%) CCNA
7 1 (9.09%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 8 (72.73%) Active Directory
2 4 (36.36%) Hyper-V
3 2 (18.18%) vSphere
4 1 (9.09%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 3 (27.27%) WSUS
2 2 (18.18%) SCCM
2 2 (18.18%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 9 (81.82%) Microsoft
2 5 (45.45%) Citrix
3 4 (36.36%) CheckPoint
3 4 (36.36%) Cisco
3 4 (36.36%) VMware
4 2 (18.18%) Lotus
4 2 (18.18%) Symantec
4 2 (18.18%) McAfee
4 2 (18.18%) BT
4 2 (18.18%) HP
5 1 (9.09%) Dell
5 1 (9.09%) Avaya
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