The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 54 52
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -2
Permanent jobs citing Lync 9 7 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.41% 1.25% 2.07%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.63% 5.51% 9.17%
Number of salaries quoted 9 5 11
Average salary £42,000 £52,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -19.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £38,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £47,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
-10.52% +9.19%
Lync
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Application Platforms category in permanent jobs advertised in the Coventry region.

Application Platforms Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
160 127 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 25.04% 22.72% 22.60%
Number of salaries quoted 132 116 103
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -12.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Coventry region as a proportion of the total demand within the Application Platforms category.

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

Lync
Salary Trend in Coventry

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Lync across the Coventry region.

Lync Salary Trend in Coventry

Lync
Salary Histogram in Coventry

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Coventry region over the 3 months to 26 January 2015.

Lync Salary Histogram in Coventry

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
4 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
5 8 (50.00%) HP
5 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
6 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (43.75%) XenApp
6 7 (43.75%) Office 365
6 7 (43.75%) Symantec
6 7 (43.75%) ITIL
6 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
6 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
7 6 (37.50%) VMware
7 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
7 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
8 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
8 5 (31.25%) SCDPM
8 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
8 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (31.25%) Change Management
8 5 (31.25%) FTP
8 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
9 4 (25.00%) MCSE

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 2015, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 9 (56.25%) MS Exchange
2 8 (50.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (31.25%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (18.75%) SharePoint
4 3 (18.75%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (12.50%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.25%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (43.75%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (43.75%) Office 365
2 2 (12.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (31.25%) FTP
1 5 (31.25%) Unified Communications
2 3 (18.75%) SAN
3 2 (12.50%) DHCP
3 2 (12.50%) DNS
3 2 (12.50%) NetScaler
4 1 (6.25%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (6.25%) VoIP
4 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
4 1 (6.25%) MPLS
4 1 (6.25%) Firewall
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco PIX
4 1 (6.25%) iSCSI
4 1 (6.25%) Cisco ASA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (31.25%) Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Technical Team Leader
2 3 (18.75%) Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Account Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Support Engineer
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (12.50%) Solutions Consultant
3 2 (12.50%) Lead Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Infrastructure Architect
3 2 (12.50%) Sales Manager
3 2 (12.50%) Technical Consultant
4 1 (6.25%) Administrator
4 1 (6.25%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.25%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.25%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Analyst
4 1 (6.25%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.25%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.25%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.25%) Replication
1 1 (6.25%) Clustering
1 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 11 (68.75%) Windows
2 10 (62.50%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (43.75%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (31.25%) Windows Server 2003
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 7
5 3 (18.75%) Windows 8
6 2 (12.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (43.75%) ITIL
1 7 (43.75%) Service Delivery
2 5 (31.25%) Change Management
2 5 (31.25%) Root Cause Analysis
3 4 (25.00%) Line Management
4 3 (18.75%) Mentoring
5 2 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 2 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
5 2 (12.50%) Identity Management
5 2 (12.50%) Strategic Planning
6 1 (6.25%) Incident Management
6 1 (6.25%) Change Control
6 1 (6.25%) Network Monitoring
Programming Languages
1 2 (12.50%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.25%) SQL
2 1 (6.25%) VBScript
2 1 (6.25%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (25.00%) MCSE
1 4 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (18.75%) SC Cleared
2 3 (18.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.25%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.25%) MCSA
3 1 (6.25%) CCA
3 1 (6.25%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (31.25%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (18.75%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (56.25%) Active Directory
2 8 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 8 (50.00%) XenDesktop
3 7 (43.75%) XenApp
4 6 (37.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (6.25%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (6.25%) vSphere
5 1 (6.25%) Forefront TMG
5 1 (6.25%) IAG
5 1 (6.25%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (37.50%) NetBackup
1 6 (37.50%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (31.25%) SCDPM
2 5 (31.25%) Backup Exec
3 2 (12.50%) SCCM
3 2 (12.50%) AppDNA
4 1 (6.25%) Norton AntiVirus
4 1 (6.25%) SCOM
4 1 (6.25%) Cacti
4 1 (6.25%) WSUS
Vendors
1 16 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (50.00%) HP
3 7 (43.75%) Symantec
4 6 (37.50%) VMware
5 4 (25.00%) Citrix
6 3 (18.75%) NetApp
6 3 (18.75%) Cisco
7 2 (12.50%) IBM
7 2 (12.50%) EMC
8 1 (6.25%) CheckPoint
8 1 (6.25%) Sophos
8 1 (6.25%) SolarWinds
8 1 (6.25%) Open-E
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: 4 days ago