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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 65 56 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 9 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 1.58% 1.51% 2.22%
As % of the Application Platforms category 5.78% 5.39% 10.48%
Number of salaries quoted 10 6 11
Average salary £42,000 £53,750 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.86% -17.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,150 £40,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £57,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-6.66% -
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
173 167 105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 27.37% 27.93% 21.17%
Number of salaries quoted 160 135 94
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £65,000 £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 19 December 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Coventry

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (80.00%) Windows
3 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
4 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
4 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
4 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
5 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
5 8 (53.33%) HP
5 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
6 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
6 7 (46.67%) Symantec
6 7 (46.67%) ITIL
6 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
6 7 (46.67%) XenApp
7 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
7 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
7 6 (40.00%) Office 365
7 6 (40.00%) VMware
7 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
8 5 (33.33%) FTP
8 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
8 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
8 5 (33.33%) Change Management
8 5 (33.33%) Citrix
8 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
8 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
8 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
8 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 9 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 8 (53.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2007
4 3 (20.00%) SharePoint
4 3 (20.00%) Exchange Server 2013
5 2 (13.33%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2010
6 1 (6.67%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 7 (46.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 6 (40.00%) Unified Communications
2 5 (33.33%) FTP
3 3 (20.00%) SAN
3 3 (20.00%) NetScaler
4 2 (13.33%) DNS
4 2 (13.33%) DHCP
5 1 (6.67%) VoIP
5 1 (6.67%) TCP/IP
5 1 (6.67%) MPLS
5 1 (6.67%) Firewall
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco PIX
5 1 (6.67%) iSCSI
5 1 (6.67%) Cisco ASA
5 1 (6.67%) Fibre Channel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2005
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (6.67%) SQL Server 2012
Job Titles
1 5 (33.33%) Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Infrastructure Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Team Leader
2 3 (20.00%) Lead Architect
2 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 2 (13.33%) Account Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Support Engineer
3 2 (13.33%) Infrastructure Team Leader
3 2 (13.33%) Sales Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Support Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (6.67%) Administrator
4 1 (6.67%) Support Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Consultant
4 1 (6.67%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (6.67%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 1 (6.67%) Blackberry
1 1 (6.67%) Replication
1 1 (6.67%) Clustering
1 1 (6.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Windows
2 10 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 7 (46.67%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (33.33%) Windows Server 2003
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 7
5 4 (26.67%) Windows 8
6 3 (20.00%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (53.33%) Service Delivery
2 7 (46.67%) ITIL
3 5 (33.33%) Change Management
3 5 (33.33%) Root Cause Analysis
4 4 (26.67%) Line Management
5 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
5 3 (20.00%) Strategic Planning
6 2 (13.33%) Identity Management
6 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (6.67%) Change Control
7 1 (6.67%) Network Monitoring
7 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) PowerShell
2 1 (6.67%) SQL
2 1 (6.67%) VBScript
2 1 (6.67%) VB
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) MCSE
1 4 (26.67%) Microsoft Certification
1 4 (26.67%) ITIL Certification
2 3 (20.00%) SC Cleared
2 3 (20.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (6.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (6.67%) MCSA
3 1 (6.67%) CCA
3 1 (6.67%) Citrix Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (33.33%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 3 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (60.00%) Active Directory
1 9 (60.00%) Hyper-V
1 9 (60.00%) XenDesktop
2 7 (46.67%) XenApp
3 6 (40.00%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (6.67%) Microsoft App-V
4 1 (6.67%) vSphere
4 1 (6.67%) Forefront TMG
4 1 (6.67%) IAG
4 1 (6.67%) UAG
Systems Management
1 6 (40.00%) NetBackup
1 6 (40.00%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 5 (33.33%) SCDPM
2 5 (33.33%) Backup Exec
3 3 (20.00%) AppDNA
4 2 (13.33%) SCCM
5 1 (6.67%) SCOM
5 1 (6.67%) Cacti
5 1 (6.67%) WSUS
5 1 (6.67%) Norton AntiVirus
Vendors
1 15 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (53.33%) HP
3 7 (46.67%) Symantec
4 6 (40.00%) VMware
5 5 (33.33%) Citrix
6 4 (26.67%) NetApp
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) IBM
8 2 (13.33%) EMC
9 1 (6.67%) CheckPoint
9 1 (6.67%) Sophos
9 1 (6.67%) SolarWinds
9 1 (6.67%) Open-E
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £34000 - £42000 per annum + Pension + Medical
Posted: Yesterday