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 29 July 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
29 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 29 -
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 30 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 1.02% 5.62% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 32.97% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 18 0
Average salary £22,500 £39,750 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.39% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
Application Platforms Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
141 91 74
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 20.61% 17.04% 20.56%
Number of salaries quoted 126 74 73
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £30,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%
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 29 July 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cardiff

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
1 15 (75.00%) Office 365
2 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
2 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
3 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 12 (60.00%) Email Migration
4 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
5 11 (55.00%) Dell
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
5 11 (55.00%) CCNP
5 11 (55.00%) CCNA
5 11 (55.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 11 (55.00%) VLAN
5 11 (55.00%) VRRP
5 11 (55.00%) Project Management
5 11 (55.00%) HSRP
5 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
6 9 (45.00%) WatchGuard
6 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
6 9 (45.00%) HP
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
8 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
8 5 (25.00%) UAG
9 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 29 July 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 15 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 4 (20.00%) MS Exchange
2 4 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Exchange Server 2007
4 1 (5.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (5.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (5.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (75.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 15 (75.00%) SAN
2 14 (70.00%) Firewall
3 11 (55.00%) VLAN
3 11 (55.00%) Cisco ASA
3 11 (55.00%) VRRP
3 11 (55.00%) HSRP
4 2 (10.00%) VoIP
5 1 (5.00%) WAN
5 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
5 1 (5.00%) ISDN
5 1 (5.00%) LAN
5 1 (5.00%) Softswitch
General
1 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
1 1 (5.00%) Law
1 1 (5.00%) Legal
1 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
1 1 (5.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Project Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Analyst
3 2 (10.00%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Business Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Data Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) VMware Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Sales Manager
4 1 (5.00%) Architect
4 1 (5.00%) Consultant
4 1 (5.00%) Network Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) 2nd Line Support
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support
4 1 (5.00%) Help Desk Support Analyst
4 1 (5.00%) Senior Network Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (5.00%) XMPP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (5.00%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Windows
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (20.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (10.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (10.00%) Windows 7
4 1 (5.00%) Linux
4 1 (5.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Email Migration
2 11 (55.00%) Project Management
3 1 (5.00%) Document Management
3 1 (5.00%) Change Control
3 1 (5.00%) CRM
3 1 (5.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) CCNP
1 11 (55.00%) CCNA
1 11 (55.00%) Cisco Certification
1 11 (55.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 2 (10.00%) MCSE
2 2 (10.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (5.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 14 (70.00%) Active Directory
1 14 (70.00%) Hyper-V
2 13 (65.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (25.00%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 15 (75.00%) Cisco
2 14 (70.00%) VMware
3 12 (60.00%) CheckPoint
4 11 (55.00%) Dell
5 9 (45.00%) HP
5 9 (45.00%) WatchGuard
5 9 (45.00%) SonicWALL
6 5 (25.00%) Microsoft
7 1 (5.00%) Citrix
7 1 (5.00%) Avaya
7 1 (5.00%) Juniper
7 1 (5.00%) Tandberg
7 1 (5.00%) Sonus