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 4 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 119 107 106
Rank change year-on-year
-12 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 14 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.30% 0.77% 0.71%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.51% 3.32% 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3 13 12
Average salary £45,000 £25,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+80.00% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-16.66% -10.00%
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
331 422 324
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 19.55% 23.26% 19.07%
Number of salaries quoted 245 333 277
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% -11.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,300 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £57,500 £53,500
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
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 4 August 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
Warrington -3 2 - - 1
Wilmslow - 2 £42,500 -
Runcorn -9 1 £45,000 - 2
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 7 (50.00%) SQL
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
2 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (35.71%) MCITP
3 5 (35.71%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
3 5 (35.71%) ITIL
3 5 (35.71%) Clustering
3 5 (35.71%) CCNA
3 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
3 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (28.57%) SLA
4 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
4 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
4 4 (28.57%) SCCM
4 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
5 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
5 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
5 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 3 (21.43%) MS Exchange
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle 9iAS
1 3 (21.43%) Oracle Application Server
1 3 (21.43%) Exchange Server 2013
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint
2 2 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (14.29%) SharePoint 2013
2 2 (14.29%) SAS
3 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (28.57%) MS Excel
2 3 (21.43%) ProjectWise
3 2 (14.29%) FastStats
3 2 (14.29%) SPSS
3 2 (14.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (14.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (21.43%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SmartFocus
1 2 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (50.00%) LAN
2 6 (42.86%) WAN
3 3 (21.43%) DHCP
3 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 3 (21.43%) DNS
3 3 (21.43%) PBX
3 3 (21.43%) VoIP
3 3 (21.43%) DPNSS
3 3 (21.43%) QSIG
4 2 (14.29%) Network Security
4 2 (14.29%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (35.71%) SQL Server
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (21.43%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (21.43%) MySQL
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (21.43%) BusinessObjects
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (21.43%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Database
3 2 (14.29%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (21.43%) Back Office
1 3 (21.43%) Manufacturing
2 2 (14.29%) Marketing
2 2 (14.29%) Finance
Job Titles
1 3 (21.43%) Analyst
1 3 (21.43%) DBA
1 3 (21.43%) Administrator
1 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 3 (21.43%) Cisco Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Insight Analyst
2 2 (14.29%) Support Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) 3rd Line Support
2 2 (14.29%) Systems Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate
3 1 (7.14%) Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Insight Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Graduate Business Analyst
3 1 (7.14%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Clustering
2 3 (21.43%) Replication
2 3 (21.43%) Life Science
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Storage
2 3 (21.43%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (14.29%) Statistics
3 2 (14.29%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 7 (50.00%) Windows
2 6 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (28.57%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (21.43%) Windows Server 2003
5 2 (14.29%) CentOS
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (14.29%) AIX
5 2 (14.29%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (35.71%) ITIL
2 3 (21.43%) ETL
2 3 (21.43%) ITSM
2 3 (21.43%) Service Management
2 3 (21.43%) Service Delivery
2 3 (21.43%) Operations Management
2 3 (21.43%) Root Cause Analysis
2 3 (21.43%) Capacity Planning
2 3 (21.43%) Database Mirroring
3 2 (14.29%) ITIL V2
3 2 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
3 2 (14.29%) Analytics
3 2 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
3 2 (14.29%) Predictive Modelling
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%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) SQL
2 5 (35.71%) T-SQL
3 3 (21.43%) Prolog
3 3 (21.43%) PowerShell
3 3 (21.43%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (35.71%) CCNA
1 5 (35.71%) Cisco Certification
1 5 (35.71%) Microsoft Certification
1 5 (35.71%) MCITP
1 5 (35.71%) Degree
2 3 (21.43%) MCTS
2 3 (21.43%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (21.43%) OCP
2 3 (21.43%) Oracle Certification
3 2 (14.29%) RHCE
3 2 (14.29%) A+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) CISSP
3 2 (14.29%) MCSE
3 2 (14.29%) CCNP
3 2 (14.29%) Security+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) Network+ Certification
3 2 (14.29%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (14.29%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) SLA
2 3 (21.43%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (42.86%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (28.57%) VMware ESX
3 3 (21.43%) Active Directory
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (28.57%) SCCM
2 3 (21.43%) Backup Exec
3 2 (14.29%) SCVMM
3 2 (14.29%) SCDPM
Vendors
1 7 (50.00%) Microsoft
1 7 (50.00%) VMware
2 5 (35.71%) Cisco
3 4 (28.57%) Citrix
4 3 (21.43%) CommVault
4 3 (21.43%) Oracle
5 2 (14.29%) Red Hat
5 2 (14.29%) Minitab
5 2 (14.29%) HP
6 1 (7.14%) IBM
6 1 (7.14%) ProCurve
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Runcorn, Cheshire
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Runcorn
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Salary: £350 per day
Posted: 26 days ago