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

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 101 99 131
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +32
Permanent jobs citing Lync 29 19 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.49% 1.20% 0.43%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.90% 6.60% 2.14%
Number of salaries quoted 28 18 9
Average salary £28,500 £28,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -24.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% +25.00%
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
420 288 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 21.56% 18.16% 19.92%
Number of salaries quoted 341 251 385
Average salary £35,154 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,644 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 September 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 22 September 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 -5 16 £24,000 -65.71% 2
Knutsford -8 2 £31,000 +72.22%
Runcorn +1 1 - -
Daresbury - 1 £22,000 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 27 (64.29%) SQL
3 24 (57.14%) MS Office
3 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
4 20 (47.62%) Windows
5 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
5 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
5 18 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
6 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
7 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
7 12 (28.57%) ETL
7 12 (28.57%) Project Management
8 11 (26.19%) Linux
8 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 11 (26.19%) VMware
8 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
8 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
9 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
9 10 (23.81%) HP
10 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
10 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
10 9 (21.43%) Marketing
10 9 (21.43%) Office 365
10 9 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
11 8 (19.05%) vSphere
11 8 (19.05%) Statistics
11 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
11 8 (19.05%) SCCM
11 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (38.10%) SharePoint
2 12 (28.57%) MS Exchange
3 11 (26.19%) Exchange Server 2010
4 10 (23.81%) Exchange Server 2013
5 7 (16.67%) SharePoint 2013
6 5 (11.90%) SAS
7 3 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2003
8 2 (4.76%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (2.38%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 1 (2.38%) Lotus Domino
9 1 (2.38%) IIS
9 1 (2.38%) Office Communications Server
9 1 (2.38%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 24 (57.14%) MS Office
1 24 (57.14%) MS Excel
2 18 (42.86%) MS PowerPoint
3 5 (11.90%) SPSS
3 5 (11.90%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 6 (14.29%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 7 (16.67%) VPN
1 7 (16.67%) SNMP
2 6 (14.29%) TCP/IP
3 5 (11.90%) SAN
4 3 (7.14%) WAN
4 3 (7.14%) LAN
4 3 (7.14%) Unified Communications
5 1 (2.38%) VoIP
5 1 (2.38%) SMTP
5 1 (2.38%) IP Telephony
5 1 (2.38%) NAS
5 1 (2.38%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (42.86%) SQL Server
2 12 (28.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 6 (14.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 6 (14.29%) Oracle Reports
General
1 9 (21.43%) Marketing
2 6 (14.29%) Back Office
3 1 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
3 1 (2.38%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 25 (59.52%) Analyst
2 13 (30.95%) Database Analyst
3 8 (19.05%) Systems Analyst
4 7 (16.67%) Team Leader
4 7 (16.67%) Operations Team Leader
5 5 (11.90%) Business Analyst
5 5 (11.90%) Insight Analyst
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Developer
6 4 (9.52%) SQL Database Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Database Developer
6 4 (9.52%) Developer
7 3 (7.14%) Consultant
7 3 (7.14%) Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Analyst Developer
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support Technician
7 3 (7.14%) Marketing Analyst
7 3 (7.14%) IT Support
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
8 2 (4.76%) 2nd Line Support
8 2 (4.76%) Technical Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (14.29%) .NET
1 6 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (19.05%) Statistics
2 8 (19.05%) Mathematics
3 7 (16.67%) Firmware
4 3 (7.14%) iPhone
4 3 (7.14%) Computer Science
5 2 (4.76%) Video Conferencing
6 1 (2.38%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 20 (47.62%) Windows
2 11 (26.19%) Linux
3 9 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 7 (16.67%) UNIX
4 7 (16.67%) CentOS
5 3 (7.14%) Android
6 2 (4.76%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (2.38%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (2.38%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (28.57%) ETL
1 12 (28.57%) Project Management
2 9 (21.43%) Statistical Modelling
3 8 (19.05%) Data Analysis
4 7 (16.67%) Strategic Planning
5 6 (14.29%) Data Migration
5 6 (14.29%) Systems Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) Migration
5 6 (14.29%) CRM
6 5 (11.90%) CHAID
6 5 (11.90%) Business Intelligence
6 5 (11.90%) Cluster Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Statistical Analysis
6 5 (11.90%) Electronic Design Automation
6 5 (11.90%) Predictive Modelling
7 4 (9.52%) Capacity Planning
7 4 (9.52%) Performance Tuning
7 4 (9.52%) Release Management
7 4 (9.52%) Change Management
7 4 (9.52%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 27 (64.29%) SQL
2 18 (42.86%) T-SQL
3 7 (16.67%) VB
4 6 (14.29%) C#
5 1 (2.38%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
2 6 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (11.90%) MCITP
4 3 (7.14%) CCA
4 3 (7.14%) Citrix Certification
4 3 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (7.14%) MCSE
5 2 (4.76%) MCTS
5 2 (4.76%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
5 2 (4.76%) CCNA
6 1 (2.38%) CCNP
System Software
1 8 (19.05%) vSphere
1 8 (19.05%) Active Directory
2 7 (16.67%) Hyper-V
3 6 (14.29%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (4.76%) XenApp
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESX
5 1 (2.38%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (2.38%) Xen
5 1 (2.38%) XenServer
5 1 (2.38%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 8 (19.05%) SCCM
2 7 (16.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 7 (16.67%) Backup Exec
2 7 (16.67%) WSUS
2 7 (16.67%) HP SIM
2 7 (16.67%) WhatsUp Gold
3 1 (2.38%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 39 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 11 (26.19%) VMware
3 10 (23.81%) HP
4 9 (21.43%) Salesforce.com
5 8 (19.05%) Symantec
5 8 (19.05%) Sophos
5 8 (19.05%) Dell
5 8 (19.05%) Cisco
6 7 (16.67%) Red Hat
7 6 (14.29%) Oracle
7 6 (14.29%) Citrix
8 5 (11.90%) Minitab
8 5 (11.90%) SmartFocus
9 3 (7.14%) Avaya
9 3 (7.14%) SAP
10 1 (2.38%) EMC
10 1 (2.38%) Juniper
10 1 (2.38%) Mitel
10 1 (2.38%) NETGEAR
10 1 (2.38%) Fortinet
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