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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 109 113 114
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 11 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.58% 0.60% 0.88%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.64% 2.91% 5.84%
Number of salaries quoted 9 11 17
Average salary £44,000 £33,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -58.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,700 £25,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,600 £45,000 £82,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £46,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -8.60%
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
275 378 291
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 16.03% 20.74% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 196 303 239
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,600 £27,000 £20,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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
Chester +15 5 £45,500 +25.51%
Warrington +13 2 £20,500 -47.43% 1
Runcorn -1 1 £45,000 +36.36%
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 7 (50.00%) CCNA
3 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (50.00%) ITIL
4 6 (42.86%) LAN
5 5 (35.71%) PBX
5 5 (35.71%) VoIP
5 5 (35.71%) WAN
5 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
5 5 (35.71%) Linux
5 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
5 5 (35.71%) Windows
5 5 (35.71%) SQL
5 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
5 5 (35.71%) Citrix
5 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (35.71%) DPNSS
5 5 (35.71%) SLA
5 5 (35.71%) QSIG
5 5 (35.71%) VMware
5 5 (35.71%) Operations Management
5 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
6 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (28.57%) CentOS
6 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (28.57%) SAN
6 4 (28.57%) HP
6 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
7 3 (21.43%) MCSE

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 5 (35.71%) MS Exchange
2 4 (28.57%) SharePoint
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
4 2 (14.29%) SAS
5 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
5 1 (7.14%) Office Communications Server
5 1 (7.14%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (35.71%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) MS Office
3 2 (14.29%) SPSS
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SmartFocus
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (42.86%) LAN
2 5 (35.71%) PBX
2 5 (35.71%) VoIP
2 5 (35.71%) WAN
2 5 (35.71%) DPNSS
2 5 (35.71%) QSIG
3 4 (28.57%) SAN
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
5 2 (14.29%) Network Security
5 2 (14.29%) Intranet
6 1 (7.14%) MGCP
6 1 (7.14%) VPN
6 1 (7.14%) iSCSI
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco ASA
6 1 (7.14%) Unified Communications
6 1 (7.14%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (7.14%) H.323
6 1 (7.14%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (14.29%) Back Office
1 2 (14.29%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
3 2 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate Business Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) IT Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Consultant
4 1 (7.14%) Systems Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) Graduate
4 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 3 (21.43%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (14.29%) Statistics
2 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
3 1 (7.14%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Windows
1 5 (35.71%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (28.57%) CentOS
2 4 (28.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (14.29%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (50.00%) ITIL
2 5 (35.71%) Operations Management
3 2 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Time Management
3 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V3
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
3 2 (14.29%) CHAID
3 2 (14.29%) Project Management
3 2 (14.29%) Migration
3 2 (14.29%) Network Design
3 2 (14.29%) Data Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Electronic Design Automation
3 2 (14.29%) Project Planning
4 1 (7.14%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (35.71%) SQL
2 2 (14.29%) T-SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) CCNA
1 7 (50.00%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (35.71%) ITIL Certification
3 3 (21.43%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 3 (21.43%) MCITP
3 3 (21.43%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (21.43%) MCSE
4 2 (14.29%) CCNP
4 2 (14.29%) CISSP
4 2 (14.29%) RHCE
4 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Degree
4 2 (14.29%) HP ASE
4 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
5 1 (7.14%) MCTS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (35.71%) ISO 9001
1 5 (35.71%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (35.71%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
2 3 (21.43%) VMware ESX
3 2 (14.29%) Citrix Presentation Server
3 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
3 2 (14.29%) XenApp
3 2 (14.29%) vSphere
4 1 (7.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 2 (14.29%) EMC NetWorker
1 2 (14.29%) SCCM
1 2 (14.29%) AirWatch
2 1 (7.14%) SCVMM
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco UCCX
2 1 (7.14%) Cisco CUCM
2 1 (7.14%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 11 (78.57%) Cisco
2 8 (57.14%) Microsoft
3 5 (35.71%) Citrix
3 5 (35.71%) VMware
4 4 (28.57%) HP
5 3 (21.43%) EMC
6 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
6 2 (14.29%) McAfee
6 2 (14.29%) Minitab
6 2 (14.29%) Aerohive Networks
7 1 (7.14%) Draytek
7 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
7 1 (7.14%) NETGEAR
7 1 (7.14%) 3Com
7 1 (7.14%) Juniper
7 1 (7.14%) IBM
Warrington, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago