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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 120 114 139
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +25
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 7 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.37% 0.41% 0.27%
As % of the Application Platforms category 2.03% 2.19% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 6 5 6
Average salary £42,500 £39,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.97% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,250 £30,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,250 £48,400 £43,750
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
345 320 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 18.00% 18.87% 20.05%
Number of salaries quoted 304 280 418
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 £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £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 19 December 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 19 December 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 +7 3 £42,500 +70.00%
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Runcorn -8 1 £47,500 +21.79%
Northwich - 1 £22,000 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 24 (66.67%) SQL
3 20 (55.56%) Windows
4 18 (50.00%) MS Office
4 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
5 17 (47.22%) SharePoint
6 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
6 15 (41.67%) Linux
7 13 (36.11%) HP
7 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2010
7 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2013
7 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
8 12 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
8 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
9 11 (30.56%) VMware
9 11 (30.56%) SCCM
10 10 (27.78%) vSphere
10 10 (27.78%) Degree
10 10 (27.78%) SAN
10 10 (27.78%) Cisco
10 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
11 9 (25.00%) CentOS
11 9 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
11 9 (25.00%) Sophos
11 9 (25.00%) VPN
11 9 (25.00%) Marketing
12 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
12 8 (22.22%) Statistics

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 17 (47.22%) SharePoint
2 15 (41.67%) MS Exchange
3 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2010
3 13 (36.11%) Exchange Server 2013
4 7 (19.44%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (13.89%) SAS
6 4 (11.11%) IIS
6 4 (11.11%) Exchange Server 2007
7 2 (5.56%) Lotus Domino
7 2 (5.56%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 2 (5.56%) Exchange Server 2003
8 1 (2.78%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 18 (50.00%) MS Office
1 18 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 12 (33.33%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (13.89%) FastStats
3 5 (13.89%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 7 (19.44%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (27.78%) SAN
2 9 (25.00%) VPN
3 7 (19.44%) SNMP
4 5 (13.89%) TCP/IP
5 4 (11.11%) iSCSI
6 3 (8.33%) Unified Communications
6 3 (8.33%) Wireless
6 3 (8.33%) LAN
6 3 (8.33%) WAN
7 2 (5.56%) SMTP
7 2 (5.56%) Intranet
8 1 (2.78%) MGCP
8 1 (2.78%) H.323
8 1 (2.78%) Firewall
8 1 (2.78%) VoIP
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco IOS
8 1 (2.78%) Cisco ASA
8 1 (2.78%) NAS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 6 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (25.00%) Marketing
2 6 (16.67%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 17 (47.22%) Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Database Analyst
2 7 (19.44%) Team Leader
2 7 (19.44%) Operations Team Leader
3 6 (16.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Business Analyst
4 5 (13.89%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (11.11%) Database Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (11.11%) Developer
5 4 (11.11%) IT Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) Consultant
5 4 (11.11%) SQL Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Marketing Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support
7 2 (5.56%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (5.56%) IT Support Technician
Miscellaneous
1 13 (36.11%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (22.22%) Statistics
2 8 (22.22%) Mathematics
3 3 (8.33%) Computer Science
4 2 (5.56%) iPhone
4 2 (5.56%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (55.56%) Windows
2 15 (41.67%) Linux
3 10 (27.78%) Windows Server 2008
4 9 (25.00%) CentOS
5 7 (19.44%) UNIX
6 2 (5.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (5.56%) Windows Server 2003
6 2 (5.56%) Android
7 1 (2.78%) AIX
7 1 (2.78%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (25.00%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (22.22%) Data Analysis
3 7 (19.44%) Strategic Planning
3 7 (19.44%) Project Management
4 6 (16.67%) ETL
4 6 (16.67%) Disaster Recovery
5 5 (13.89%) Cluster Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (13.89%) Electronic Design Automation
5 5 (13.89%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (13.89%) CHAID
5 5 (13.89%) Predictive Modelling
6 4 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (11.11%) Change Management
6 4 (11.11%) Configuration Management
6 4 (11.11%) Release Management
7 3 (8.33%) Analytics
8 2 (5.56%) Time Management
8 2 (5.56%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 24 (66.67%) SQL
2 12 (33.33%) T-SQL
3 4 (11.11%) VB
3 4 (11.11%) PowerShell
4 1 (2.78%) C
Qualifications
1 10 (27.78%) Degree
2 6 (16.67%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (13.89%) MCSE
3 5 (13.89%) MCITP
4 4 (11.11%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 4 (11.11%) MCTS
5 1 (2.78%) SC Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) Security Cleared
5 1 (2.78%) CCNA
5 1 (2.78%) CCA
5 1 (2.78%) Citrix Certification
5 1 (2.78%) Cisco Certification
System Software
1 12 (33.33%) Active Directory
2 10 (27.78%) vSphere
3 8 (22.22%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (19.44%) Hyper-V
4 7 (19.44%) Firmware
5 6 (16.67%) VMware ESX
6 4 (11.11%) VMware ESXi
7 3 (8.33%) XenApp
8 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Virtual Server
8 2 (5.56%) Citrix Presentation Server
Systems Management
1 11 (30.56%) SCCM
2 7 (19.44%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (19.44%) HP SIM
2 7 (19.44%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (19.44%) Backup Exec
2 7 (19.44%) WSUS
3 2 (5.56%) EMC NetWorker
3 2 (5.56%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco UCCX
4 1 (2.78%) Cisco CUCM
Vendors
1 34 (94.44%) Microsoft
2 13 (36.11%) HP
3 11 (30.56%) VMware
4 10 (27.78%) Cisco
5 9 (25.00%) Sophos
6 7 (19.44%) Symantec
6 7 (19.44%) Red Hat
6 7 (19.44%) Dell
7 6 (16.67%) EMC
8 5 (13.89%) Citrix
8 5 (13.89%) Minitab
8 5 (13.89%) SmartFocus
9 4 (11.11%) NETGEAR
10 2 (5.56%) Trend Micro
10 2 (5.56%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (5.56%) IronPort
10 2 (5.56%) McAfee
10 2 (5.56%) Avaya
10 2 (5.56%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (5.56%) SAP
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 16 days ago