The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 120 110 135
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +25
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 14 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.62% 0.80% 0.28%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.45% 4.29% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 11 11 6
Average salary £30,000 £38,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.58% +19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £55,000 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
Lync
North West

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

Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
348 326 406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.97% 18.53% 19.08%
Number of salaries quoted 308 282 379
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,000 £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 Cheshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Cheshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Cheshire

Lync
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 28 November 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
Warrington +4 8 £36,250 -36.95%
Runcorn -2 1 £47,500 +21.79%
Knutsford - 1 £29,500 - 1
Nantwich - 1 - -
Northwich - 1 £22,000 - 1
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 25 (65.79%) SQL
3 21 (55.26%) MS Office
4 20 (52.63%) Windows
5 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
7 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
7 15 (39.47%) Linux
8 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
8 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
9 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2013
9 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
9 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
9 13 (34.21%) HP
9 13 (34.21%) MS PowerPoint
10 11 (28.95%) Degree
10 11 (28.95%) SCCM
10 11 (28.95%) VMware
10 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
11 10 (26.32%) VPN
12 9 (23.68%) Cisco
12 9 (23.68%) SAN
12 9 (23.68%) Sophos
12 9 (23.68%) Marketing
12 9 (23.68%) Office 365
12 9 (23.68%) Statistical Modelling
12 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (23.68%) vSphere
13 8 (21.05%) CentOS
13 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 18 (47.37%) SharePoint
2 15 (39.47%) MS Exchange
3 14 (36.84%) Exchange Server 2010
4 13 (34.21%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (18.42%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (13.16%) SAS
7 4 (10.53%) IIS
7 4 (10.53%) Exchange Server 2007
8 3 (7.89%) Exchange Server 2003
9 2 (5.26%) Lotus Domino
9 2 (5.26%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
10 1 (2.63%) Office Communications Server
10 1 (2.63%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 21 (55.26%) MS Office
2 19 (50.00%) MS Excel
3 13 (34.21%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (13.16%) FastStats
4 5 (13.16%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (23.68%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (26.32%) VPN
2 9 (23.68%) SAN
3 7 (18.42%) SNMP
4 6 (15.79%) TCP/IP
5 4 (10.53%) iSCSI
6 3 (7.89%) Unified Communications
6 3 (7.89%) LAN
6 3 (7.89%) WAN
7 2 (5.26%) SMTP
7 2 (5.26%) Wireless
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.63%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.63%) NAS
8 1 (2.63%) VoIP
8 1 (2.63%) Intranet
8 1 (2.63%) MGCP
8 1 (2.63%) H.323
8 1 (2.63%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (34.21%) SQL Server
2 7 (18.42%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (2.63%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (2.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
General
1 9 (23.68%) Marketing
2 6 (15.79%) Back Office
3 1 (2.63%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 18 (47.37%) Analyst
2 8 (21.05%) Database Analyst
3 7 (18.42%) Team Leader
3 7 (18.42%) Operations Team Leader
4 5 (13.16%) Insight Analyst
4 5 (13.16%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.16%) Business Analyst
5 4 (10.53%) Developer
5 4 (10.53%) IT Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (10.53%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (10.53%) Database Developer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support
6 3 (7.89%) Marketing Analyst
6 3 (7.89%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (7.89%) IT Support Technician
6 3 (7.89%) Support Technician
7 2 (5.26%) Systems Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (2.63%) .NET
1 1 (2.63%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 14 (36.84%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (21.05%) Statistics
2 8 (21.05%) Mathematics
3 3 (7.89%) Computer Science
3 3 (7.89%) iPhone
4 2 (5.26%) Blackberry
5 1 (2.63%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 20 (52.63%) Windows
2 15 (39.47%) Linux
3 9 (23.68%) Windows Server 2008
4 8 (21.05%) CentOS
5 7 (18.42%) UNIX
6 3 (7.89%) Android
7 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.63%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.63%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (23.68%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (21.05%) Data Analysis
3 7 (18.42%) Disaster Recovery
3 7 (18.42%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (18.42%) ETL
3 7 (18.42%) Project Management
4 5 (13.16%) Business Intelligence
4 5 (13.16%) CHAID
4 5 (13.16%) Statistical Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Electronic Design Automation
4 5 (13.16%) Cluster Analysis
4 5 (13.16%) Predictive Modelling
5 4 (10.53%) Capacity Planning
5 4 (10.53%) Release Management
5 4 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
5 4 (10.53%) Change Management
5 4 (10.53%) Configuration Management
6 3 (7.89%) ITIL
6 3 (7.89%) Analytics
7 1 (2.63%) Mobile Device Management
Programming Languages
1 25 (65.79%) SQL
2 13 (34.21%) T-SQL
3 5 (13.16%) VB
4 4 (10.53%) PowerShell
5 1 (2.63%) C
5 1 (2.63%) C#
Qualifications
1 11 (28.95%) Degree
2 6 (15.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.16%) MCSE
3 5 (13.16%) MCITP
4 4 (10.53%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (10.53%) MCTS
5 1 (2.63%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.63%) CCNA
5 1 (2.63%) CCA
5 1 (2.63%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.63%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 11 (28.95%) Active Directory
2 9 (23.68%) vSphere
3 8 (21.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (21.05%) Hyper-V
4 7 (18.42%) Firmware
5 5 (13.16%) VMware ESX
6 4 (10.53%) VMware ESXi
7 2 (5.26%) XenApp
7 2 (5.26%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 1 (2.63%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (28.95%) SCCM
2 7 (18.42%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (18.42%) HP SIM
2 7 (18.42%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (18.42%) Backup Exec
2 7 (18.42%) WSUS
3 2 (5.26%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.63%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.63%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 36 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 13 (34.21%) HP
3 11 (28.95%) VMware
4 9 (23.68%) Sophos
4 9 (23.68%) Cisco
5 8 (21.05%) Symantec
6 7 (18.42%) Dell
6 7 (18.42%) Red Hat
7 5 (13.16%) EMC
7 5 (13.16%) Minitab
7 5 (13.16%) SmartFocus
8 4 (10.53%) NETGEAR
8 4 (10.53%) Citrix
8 4 (10.53%) Salesforce.com
9 3 (7.89%) SAP
9 3 (7.89%) Avaya
10 2 (5.26%) Trend Micro
10 2 (5.26%) IronPort
11 1 (2.63%) Aerohive Networks
11 1 (2.63%) Juniper
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