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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 79 57 56
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -1
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.12% 1.57% 1.75%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.78% 6.67% 7.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 10 2
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% -20.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
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
129 150 159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 15.25% 23.51% 23.18%
Number of salaries quoted 106 126 97
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,995
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -2.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (75.00%) Windows
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) CCA
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
2 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
2 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
2 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 3 (75.00%) XenApp
2 3 (75.00%) vSphere
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
2 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
2 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 3 (75.00%) SharePoint
1 3 (75.00%) MS Exchange
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2010
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
1 3 (75.00%) SharePoint 2013
1 3 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 3 (75.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (25.00%) Office 365
1 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (75.00%) DNS
2 1 (25.00%) MPLS
2 1 (25.00%) DHCP
2 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 1 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (25.00%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2005
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 2 (50.00%) Administrator
1 2 (50.00%) Systems Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
2 1 (25.00%) IT Administrator
2 1 (25.00%) Pre Sales Consultant
Miscellaneous
1 3 (75.00%) Replication
2 1 (25.00%) Blackberry
2 1 (25.00%) Clustering
2 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (75.00%) Windows
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2008
1 3 (75.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (25.00%) ITIL
1 1 (25.00%) Customer Engagement
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) SQL
2 1 (25.00%) VBScript
2 1 (25.00%) VB
2 1 (25.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) CCA
1 3 (75.00%) Citrix Certification
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
2 1 (25.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (25.00%) ITIL Certification
2 1 (25.00%) MCSE
2 1 (25.00%) MCSA
2 1 (25.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (25.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 3 (75.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (75.00%) XenApp
1 3 (75.00%) vSphere
1 3 (75.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (75.00%) Norton AntiVirus
2 1 (25.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (25.00%) SCCM
2 1 (25.00%) SCOM
Vendors
1 4 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 3 (75.00%) Citrix
2 3 (75.00%) Sophos
2 3 (75.00%) Symantec
2 3 (75.00%) VMware
3 1 (25.00%) EMC