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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 59 52 52
Rank change year-on-year
-7 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 8 16 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.29% 2.68% 0.72%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.76% 11.76% 3.26%
Number of salaries quoted 8 5 3
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +23.80%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,700 £50,000 £36,900
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £84,000 £64,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
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
139 136 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 22.49% 22.82% 22.17%
Number of salaries quoted 118 89 83
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,277 £24,000 £25,300
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 22 August 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Coventry

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) Cisco
3 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
4 21 (75.00%) Unified Communications
4 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
5 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
6 15 (53.57%) Mitel
6 15 (53.57%) MCSE
6 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
6 15 (53.57%) Avaya
7 14 (50.00%) Nortel
7 14 (50.00%) Dialogic
7 14 (50.00%) MCITP
8 13 (46.43%) Windows
9 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
10 9 (32.14%) Citrix
10 9 (32.14%) NetApp
10 9 (32.14%) DNS
10 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
10 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (28.57%) HP
12 6 (21.43%) EMC
12 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
12 6 (21.43%) SAN
12 6 (21.43%) Symantec
12 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 6 (21.43%) MS Office
12 6 (21.43%) COM
12 6 (21.43%) ITIL
12 6 (21.43%) VoIP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 23 (82.14%) MS Exchange
2 21 (75.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 20 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2013
4 6 (21.43%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (14.29%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (7.14%) SharePoint
7 1 (3.57%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 6 (21.43%) MS Office
2 2 (7.14%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (21.43%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (75.00%) Unified Communications
2 9 (32.14%) DNS
3 6 (21.43%) SAN
3 6 (21.43%) VoIP
3 6 (21.43%) DHCP
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco ASA
3 6 (21.43%) Cisco PIX
3 6 (21.43%) Firewall
4 3 (10.71%) NetScaler
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (10.71%) SQL Server
Job Titles
1 17 (60.71%) Consultant
2 6 (21.43%) Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 5 (17.86%) 3rd Line Support
4 3 (10.71%) Infrastructure Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Lead Architect
4 3 (10.71%) Technical Consultant
4 3 (10.71%) Architect
5 2 (7.14%) Analyst
5 2 (7.14%) Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) IT Consultant
6 1 (3.57%) Infrastructure Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (21.43%) COM
Operating Systems
1 13 (46.43%) Windows
2 9 (32.14%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (21.43%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 7
4 4 (14.29%) Windows 8
5 3 (10.71%) Windows Phone
5 3 (10.71%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (21.43%) ITIL
1 6 (21.43%) Network Monitoring
2 4 (14.29%) Strategic Planning
3 3 (10.71%) Service Delivery
4 1 (3.57%) Time Management
Qualifications
1 15 (53.57%) MCSE
1 15 (53.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 14 (50.00%) MCITP
3 1 (3.57%) CCVP
3 1 (3.57%) MCTS
3 1 (3.57%) SC Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (3.57%) CCIE
3 1 (3.57%) CCNP
3 1 (3.57%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.57%) SLA
System Software
1 12 (42.86%) Active Directory
2 9 (32.14%) XenDesktop
3 6 (21.43%) Forefront TMG
3 6 (21.43%) IAG
3 6 (21.43%) UAG
3 6 (21.43%) XenApp
3 6 (21.43%) Microsoft App-V
4 5 (17.86%) ISA Server
5 4 (14.29%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (21.43%) WSUS
1 6 (21.43%) Cacti
1 6 (21.43%) SCCM
1 6 (21.43%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 3 (10.71%) AppDNA
Vendors
1 26 (92.86%) Microsoft
2 24 (85.71%) Cisco
3 15 (53.57%) Mitel
3 15 (53.57%) Avaya
4 14 (50.00%) Nortel
4 14 (50.00%) Dialogic
5 9 (32.14%) Citrix
5 9 (32.14%) NetApp
6 8 (28.57%) HP
7 6 (21.43%) EMC
7 6 (21.43%) CheckPoint
7 6 (21.43%) Symantec
7 6 (21.43%) SolarWinds
8 3 (10.71%) IBM
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £27000 - £31000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago