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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 60 45 63
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +18
Permanent jobs citing Lync 7 15 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.18% 3.03% 0.54%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.96% 13.64% 2.26%
Number of salaries quoted 6 7 3
Average salary £54,500 £65,000 £67,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.15% -3.70%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +25.00%
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
141 110 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 23.86% 22.22% 23.96%
Number of salaries quoted 126 81 120
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +28.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £24,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £67,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +1.31%

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 1 October 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Coventry

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
2 20 (80.00%) MS Exchange
3 19 (76.00%) Exchange Server 2010
4 18 (72.00%) Unified Communications
4 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 14 (56.00%) MCSE
5 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
6 13 (52.00%) Mitel
6 13 (52.00%) MCITP
6 13 (52.00%) Avaya
6 13 (52.00%) Nortel
6 13 (52.00%) Windows
6 13 (52.00%) Dialogic
7 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
8 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
9 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
9 8 (32.00%) Citrix
9 8 (32.00%) DNS
10 7 (28.00%) NetApp
11 6 (24.00%) HP
11 6 (24.00%) ITIL
11 6 (24.00%) Symantec
11 6 (24.00%) XenApp
11 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
12 5 (20.00%) SCCM
12 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
12 5 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
12 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
12 5 (20.00%) DHCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 20 (80.00%) MS Exchange
2 19 (76.00%) Exchange Server 2010
3 18 (72.00%) Exchange Server 2013
4 5 (20.00%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
5 4 (16.00%) Exchange Server 2007
6 2 (8.00%) SharePoint
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2010
7 1 (4.00%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 4 (16.00%) MS Excel
1 4 (16.00%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (16.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (72.00%) Unified Communications
2 8 (32.00%) DNS
3 5 (20.00%) DHCP
3 5 (20.00%) SAN
4 4 (16.00%) VoIP
4 4 (16.00%) Firewall
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco ASA
4 4 (16.00%) Cisco PIX
5 3 (12.00%) NetScaler
6 1 (4.00%) iSCSI
6 1 (4.00%) Fibre Channel
6 1 (4.00%) MPLS
6 1 (4.00%) FTP
6 1 (4.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2005
Job Titles
1 14 (56.00%) Consultant
2 4 (16.00%) Support Engineer
2 4 (16.00%) 3rd Line Support
3 3 (12.00%) Infrastructure Architect
3 3 (12.00%) Lead Architect
3 3 (12.00%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
3 3 (12.00%) Architect
4 2 (8.00%) Technical Consultant
5 1 (4.00%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Infrastructure Team Leader
5 1 (4.00%) Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.00%) Support Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) Analyst
5 1 (4.00%) IT Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (16.00%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (4.00%) Clustering
1 1 (4.00%) Replication
1 1 (4.00%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 13 (52.00%) Windows
2 9 (36.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (24.00%) Windows Server 2008
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 8
4 4 (16.00%) Windows 7
5 3 (12.00%) Windows Phone
5 3 (12.00%) Windows XP
6 1 (4.00%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) ITIL
2 4 (16.00%) Service Delivery
2 4 (16.00%) Network Monitoring
3 3 (12.00%) Strategic Planning
4 1 (4.00%) Time Management
4 1 (4.00%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (4.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (4.00%) Change Control
4 1 (4.00%) Line Management
4 1 (4.00%) Change Management
4 1 (4.00%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
1 1 (4.00%) SQL
1 1 (4.00%) VBScript
1 1 (4.00%) VB
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) MCSE
1 14 (56.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (52.00%) MCITP
3 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (4.00%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (4.00%) MCSA
3 1 (4.00%) ITIL Certification
3 1 (4.00%) CCA
3 1 (4.00%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.00%) SLA
2 1 (4.00%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 11 (44.00%) Active Directory
2 8 (32.00%) XenDesktop
3 6 (24.00%) XenApp
4 5 (20.00%) Hyper-V
5 4 (16.00%) Microsoft App-V
5 4 (16.00%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (16.00%) IAG
5 4 (16.00%) UAG
6 3 (12.00%) ISA Server
7 2 (8.00%) VMware Infrastructure
8 1 (4.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 5 (20.00%) SCCM
1 5 (20.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 4 (16.00%) Cacti
2 4 (16.00%) WSUS
3 3 (12.00%) AppDNA
4 2 (8.00%) NetBackup
5 1 (4.00%) SCOM
5 1 (4.00%) SCDPM
5 1 (4.00%) Backup Exec
5 1 (4.00%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 24 (96.00%) Microsoft
2 20 (80.00%) Cisco
3 13 (52.00%) Mitel
3 13 (52.00%) Avaya
3 13 (52.00%) Nortel
3 13 (52.00%) Dialogic
4 8 (32.00%) Citrix
5 7 (28.00%) NetApp
6 6 (24.00%) HP
6 6 (24.00%) Symantec
7 5 (20.00%) EMC
8 4 (16.00%) CheckPoint
8 4 (16.00%) SolarWinds
9 3 (12.00%) IBM
10 2 (8.00%) VMware
11 1 (4.00%) Sophos
Coventry
Trinity
Salary: £36,000 - £42,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago