The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Application Platforms category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 114 108 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +16
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 17 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 0.65% 0.91% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.19% 6.07% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 12 17 0
Average salary £35,250 £80,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-55.93% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +11.76%
Application Platforms Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
376 280 350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 20.40% 14.99% 19.63%
Number of salaries quoted 304 229 322
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £20,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £44,900 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
Lync
North West

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Warrington -12 5 £38,000 -22.05% 2
Runcorn - 4 £33,000 -
Chester - 2 £36,250 -
Lync
North West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (68.75%) Windows
3 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
4 8 (50.00%) MCSE
5 7 (43.75%) MCITP
6 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
6 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
6 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
7 5 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
7 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
7 5 (31.25%) ITIL
7 5 (31.25%) VPN
7 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
7 5 (31.25%) Project Management
8 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
8 4 (25.00%) Sophos
8 4 (25.00%) VMware
8 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 4 (25.00%) MS Office
8 4 (25.00%) Trend Micro
8 4 (25.00%) Degree
8 4 (25.00%) SCCM
8 4 (25.00%) SCOM
8 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
8 4 (25.00%) Change Control
9 3 (18.75%) IronPort
9 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
9 3 (18.75%) XML

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 6 (37.50%) MS Exchange
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2010
2 5 (31.25%) Office Communications Server
2 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2000
3 3 (18.75%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (6.25%) Exchange Server 2007
Applications
1 5 (31.25%) MS Excel
2 4 (25.00%) MS Office
3 3 (18.75%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 3 (18.75%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (12.50%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (37.50%) Unified Communications
2 5 (31.25%) VPN
3 3 (18.75%) SMTP
4 1 (6.25%) LAN
4 1 (6.25%) WAN
4 1 (6.25%) IP Telephony
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server
1 3 (18.75%) Oracle Reports
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 3 (18.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 4 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Systems Analyst
2 4 (25.00%) Messaging Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 3 (18.75%) Database Analyst
4 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (12.50%) Consultant
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Help Desk Support
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Programme Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Systems Designer
5 1 (6.25%) Senior Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
5 1 (6.25%) Solutions Designer
5 1 (6.25%) 2nd Line Support
5 1 (6.25%) Project Manager
5 1 (6.25%) Programme Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (18.75%) XML
1 3 (18.75%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (18.75%) Blackberry
2 1 (6.25%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 4 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
3 3 (18.75%) Windows 2000
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2012
4 1 (6.25%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (31.25%) ITIL
1 5 (31.25%) Project Management
2 4 (25.00%) Change Control
3 3 (18.75%) Data Migration
3 3 (18.75%) CRM
3 3 (18.75%) ETL
3 3 (18.75%) Migration
3 3 (18.75%) Systems Analysis
4 1 (6.25%) PRINCE2
4 1 (6.25%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 3 (18.75%) C#
1 3 (18.75%) SQL
1 3 (18.75%) T-SQL
1 3 (18.75%) VB
Qualifications
1 10 (62.50%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (50.00%) MCSE
3 7 (43.75%) MCITP
4 4 (25.00%) Degree
4 4 (25.00%) SC Cleared
4 4 (25.00%) Security Cleared
5 3 (18.75%) MCP
6 2 (12.50%) CCA
6 2 (12.50%) Citrix Certification
6 2 (12.50%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (6.25%) CCNP
7 1 (6.25%) CCNA
7 1 (6.25%) MCTS
7 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (18.75%) SLA
2 1 (6.25%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (37.50%) Hyper-V
2 2 (12.50%) Xen
2 2 (12.50%) Active Directory
2 2 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (6.25%) XenApp
3 1 (6.25%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (25.00%) SCCM
1 4 (25.00%) SCOM
2 3 (18.75%) MAILsweeper
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (25.00%) Sophos
2 4 (25.00%) VMware
2 4 (25.00%) Trend Micro
3 3 (18.75%) IronPort
3 3 (18.75%) Oracle
3 3 (18.75%) Cisco
3 3 (18.75%) Citrix
3 3 (18.75%) Salesforce.com
4 1 (6.25%) HP
4 1 (6.25%) Dell
4 1 (6.25%) Juniper
4 1 (6.25%) IBM
Warrington
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Cheshire, Knutsford
Barclays Corporate
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 27 days ago