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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 109 105 104
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 11 13 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.68% 0.76% 1.05%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.91% 3.50% 5.71%
Number of salaries quoted 7 13 19
Average salary £45,000 £39,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.38% -32.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,900 £26,400 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,200 £44,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
281 371 333
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 17.32% 21.61% 18.49%
Number of salaries quoted 204 300 272
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £25,500 £22,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £80,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 +10 5 £20,500 -47.43% 1
Chester +11 3 £51,000 +40.68%
Runcorn -3 1 £45,000 +53.84%
Wilmslow - 1 £45,000 - 2
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
2 8 (50.00%) Cisco
2 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
3 7 (43.75%) CCNA
3 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
3 7 (43.75%) SQL
3 7 (43.75%) ITIL
3 7 (43.75%) Windows
3 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 6 (37.50%) SLA
5 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
5 5 (31.25%) PBX
5 5 (31.25%) VoIP
5 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
5 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
5 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
5 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
5 5 (31.25%) Citrix
5 5 (31.25%) DPNSS
5 5 (31.25%) QSIG
5 5 (31.25%) MCITP
5 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
5 5 (31.25%) Clustering
5 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
5 5 (31.25%) Degree
6 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
6 4 (25.00%) Active Directory

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 4 (25.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle 9iAS
2 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Application Server
3 2 (12.50%) Exchange Server 2010
3 2 (12.50%) SAS
3 2 (12.50%) SharePoint 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 4 (25.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (18.75%) ProjectWise
3 2 (12.50%) FastStats
3 2 (12.50%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (12.50%) SPSS
3 2 (12.50%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Primavera
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
1 2 (12.50%) SmartFocus
Communications & Networking
1 9 (56.25%) LAN
2 8 (50.00%) WAN
3 5 (31.25%) PBX
3 5 (31.25%) VoIP
3 5 (31.25%) DPNSS
3 5 (31.25%) QSIG
4 3 (18.75%) DHCP
4 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
4 3 (18.75%) DNS
4 3 (18.75%) SAN
5 2 (12.50%) Network Security
6 1 (6.25%) Intranet
6 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (31.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle9i Database
2 3 (18.75%) Data Warehouse
2 3 (18.75%) MySQL
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 10g
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (18.75%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (18.75%) Oracle Database 11g
3 2 (12.50%) Data Mining
General
1 3 (18.75%) Back Office
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
2 2 (12.50%) Marketing
3 1 (6.25%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Cisco Engineer
2 4 (25.00%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Analyst
3 3 (18.75%) DBA
3 3 (18.75%) Administrator
4 2 (12.50%) Insight Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Data Insight Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate
5 1 (6.25%) Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Data Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Security Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Graduate Business Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Infrastructure Security Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) WebCenter
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Clustering
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (18.75%) Replication
2 3 (18.75%) Life Science
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Storage
3 2 (12.50%) Statistics
3 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
3 2 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (43.75%) Windows
1 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 3 (18.75%) Linux
3 3 (18.75%) CentOS
3 3 (18.75%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (12.50%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
2 5 (31.25%) Operations Management
3 3 (18.75%) Database Mirroring
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Service Management
3 3 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 3 (18.75%) ITSM
3 3 (18.75%) Capacity Planning
3 3 (18.75%) Root Cause Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Statistical Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) Predictive Modelling
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V3
4 2 (12.50%) ITIL V2
4 2 (12.50%) Statistical Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Data Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Network Design
4 2 (12.50%) Electronic Design Automation
4 2 (12.50%) Cluster Analysis
4 2 (12.50%) Migration
4 2 (12.50%) CHAID
Programming Languages
1 7 (43.75%) SQL
2 5 (31.25%) T-SQL
3 3 (18.75%) PL/SQL
3 3 (18.75%) Prolog
3 3 (18.75%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (43.75%) CCNA
1 7 (43.75%) Cisco Certification
2 5 (31.25%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (31.25%) ITIL Certification
2 5 (31.25%) MCITP
2 5 (31.25%) Degree
3 3 (18.75%) OCP
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle Certification
3 3 (18.75%) MCTS
4 2 (12.50%) HP ASE
4 2 (12.50%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
4 2 (12.50%) Security+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) Network+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) RHCE
4 2 (12.50%) A+ Certification
4 2 (12.50%) CCNP
4 2 (12.50%) CISSP
4 2 (12.50%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (37.50%) SLA
2 5 (31.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (43.75%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (31.25%) VMware ESX
3 4 (25.00%) Active Directory
4 2 (12.50%) Hyper-V
5 1 (6.25%) Citrix Presentation Server
5 1 (6.25%) XenApp
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (18.75%) Backup Exec
1 3 (18.75%) SCCM
2 2 (12.50%) SCVMM
2 2 (12.50%) SCDPM
3 1 (6.25%) AirWatch
3 1 (6.25%) EMC NetWorker
Vendors
1 8 (50.00%) Cisco
1 8 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 7 (43.75%) VMware
3 5 (31.25%) Citrix
4 3 (18.75%) Oracle
4 3 (18.75%) Business Objects
4 3 (18.75%) CommVault
5 2 (12.50%) Minitab
5 2 (12.50%) Red Hat
5 2 (12.50%) HP
6 1 (6.25%) Aerohive Networks
6 1 (6.25%) IBM
6 1 (6.25%) EMC
6 1 (6.25%) McAfee
6 1 (6.25%) ProCurve
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Harvey Nash plc
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £26000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago