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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 112 111 134
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 5 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.23% 0.31% 0.23%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.27% 1.59% 1.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3 5 5
Average salary £44,000 £38,750 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.54% -10.91%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
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
314 314 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.71% 19.59% 18.31%
Number of salaries quoted 273 261 360
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 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £49,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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
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 29 January 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
Nantwich - 2 £45,000 -
Warrington - 1 £42,500 -
Chester - 1 £44,000 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 23 (79.31%) SQL
3 16 (55.17%) MS Office
4 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
4 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
5 13 (44.83%) Windows
5 13 (44.83%) Linux
5 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
6 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 12 (41.38%) HP
6 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
6 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
6 12 (41.38%) MS PowerPoint
7 11 (37.93%) SCCM
8 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
9 9 (31.03%) Cisco
9 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
9 9 (31.03%) CentOS
9 9 (31.03%) vSphere
9 9 (31.03%) Marketing
9 9 (31.03%) Statistical Modelling
10 8 (27.59%) Degree
10 8 (27.59%) Statistics
10 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
10 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
10 8 (27.59%) Sophos
11 7 (24.14%) Symantec
11 7 (24.14%) Firmware
11 7 (24.14%) Active Directory

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 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 14 (48.28%) MS Exchange
2 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2010
2 12 (41.38%) Exchange Server 2013
3 10 (34.48%) SharePoint
4 7 (24.14%) SharePoint 2013
5 5 (17.24%) SAS
6 4 (13.79%) Exchange Server 2007
6 4 (13.79%) IIS
7 1 (3.45%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
7 1 (3.45%) Lotus Domino
7 1 (3.45%) Office Communications Server
7 1 (3.45%) Exchange Server 2003
Applications
1 16 (55.17%) MS Office
2 14 (48.28%) MS Excel
3 12 (41.38%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (17.24%) SPSS
4 5 (17.24%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 5 (17.24%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) SNMP
2 6 (20.69%) SAN
3 4 (13.79%) iSCSI
3 4 (13.79%) VPN
4 3 (10.34%) Wireless
5 2 (6.90%) Unified Communications
5 2 (6.90%) Intranet
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
6 1 (3.45%) DPNSS
6 1 (3.45%) MGCP
6 1 (3.45%) QSIG
6 1 (3.45%) H.323
6 1 (3.45%) LAN
6 1 (3.45%) PBX
6 1 (3.45%) VoIP
6 1 (3.45%) WAN
6 1 (3.45%) SMTP
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco IOS
6 1 (3.45%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (41.38%) SQL Server
2 6 (20.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 9 (31.03%) Marketing
2 6 (20.69%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 12 (41.38%) Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Database Analyst
2 7 (24.14%) Operations Team Leader
2 7 (24.14%) Team Leader
3 6 (20.69%) Infrastructure Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Business Analyst
4 5 (17.24%) Insight Analyst
5 4 (13.79%) Database Developer
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Infrastructure Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) SQL Database Developer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
5 4 (13.79%) IT Consultant
5 4 (13.79%) Consultant
6 3 (10.34%) Analyst Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Marketing Analyst
7 2 (6.90%) Security Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Developer Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 13 (44.83%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (27.59%) Statistics
2 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 3 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.45%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (44.83%) Windows
1 13 (44.83%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) Windows Server 2008
2 9 (31.03%) CentOS
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (6.90%) Windows Server 2003
5 1 (3.45%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (31.03%) Statistical Modelling
2 8 (27.59%) Data Analysis
3 7 (24.14%) Strategic Planning
4 6 (20.69%) ETL
4 6 (20.69%) Project Management
5 5 (17.24%) CHAID
5 5 (17.24%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (17.24%) Predictive Modelling
5 5 (17.24%) Statistical Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Cluster Analysis
5 5 (17.24%) Electronic Design Automation
6 4 (13.79%) Performance Tuning
6 4 (13.79%) Capacity Planning
6 4 (13.79%) Release Management
6 4 (13.79%) Configuration Management
6 4 (13.79%) Change Management
6 4 (13.79%) Disaster Recovery
7 3 (10.34%) Analytics
8 2 (6.90%) Project Planning
8 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (79.31%) SQL
2 12 (41.38%) T-SQL
3 4 (13.79%) PowerShell
3 4 (13.79%) VB
4 1 (3.45%) C
Qualifications
1 8 (27.59%) Degree
2 4 (13.79%) MCTS
2 4 (13.79%) MCITP
2 4 (13.79%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 4 (13.79%) MCSE
2 4 (13.79%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.45%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (3.45%) CCNA
3 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
1 1 (3.45%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 9 (31.03%) vSphere
2 7 (24.14%) Firmware
2 7 (24.14%) Active Directory
3 6 (20.69%) VMware ESX
3 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (13.79%) Hyper-V
4 4 (13.79%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (6.90%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 2 (6.90%) XenApp
6 1 (3.45%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 11 (37.93%) SCCM
2 7 (24.14%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (24.14%) WhatsUp Gold
2 7 (24.14%) HP SIM
2 7 (24.14%) Backup Exec
2 7 (24.14%) WSUS
3 2 (6.90%) EMC NetWorker
4 1 (3.45%) MAILsweeper
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco CUCM
4 1 (3.45%) Cisco UCCX
Vendors
1 27 (93.10%) Microsoft
2 12 (41.38%) HP
3 9 (31.03%) Cisco
4 8 (27.59%) Sophos
5 7 (24.14%) Symantec
5 7 (24.14%) Red Hat
5 7 (24.14%) Dell
5 7 (24.14%) VMware
6 6 (20.69%) EMC
7 5 (17.24%) SmartFocus
7 5 (17.24%) Minitab
8 4 (13.79%) NETGEAR
9 3 (10.34%) Citrix
10 2 (6.90%) Aerohive Networks
10 2 (6.90%) McAfee
11 1 (3.45%) Juniper
11 1 (3.45%) Trend Micro
11 1 (3.45%) IronPort
11 1 (3.45%) Draytek
11 1 (3.45%) 3Com
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Car, Home Working + Company Shares
Posted: 5 days ago
Knutsford
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: £28k - 30k per year + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Cheshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Package, Home Working
Posted: 21 days ago