The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Devon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 57 43 37
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -6
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 0.25% 2.63% 1.00%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.11% 12.20% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 1 9 3
Average salary £27,000 £32,500 £25,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.92% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £38,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-14.44% -10.00%
Lync
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Devon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
90 82 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Devon 22.06% 21.58% 20.00%
Number of salaries quoted 77 68 47
Average salary £35,000 £31,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £18,000 £21,150
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £37,500 £37,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Devon

Lync
Salary Trend in Devon

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

Lync Salary Trend in Devon

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Devon

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
2 17 (89.47%) MCITP
3 16 (84.21%) Avaya
3 16 (84.21%) Cisco
4 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
4 14 (73.68%) LAN
4 14 (73.68%) WLAN
4 14 (73.68%) WAN
5 13 (68.42%) Windows
5 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
5 13 (68.42%) SCCM
5 13 (68.42%) Migration
6 12 (63.16%) VMware
6 12 (63.16%) vSphere
6 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
7 11 (57.89%) Project Management
7 11 (57.89%) HP
7 11 (57.89%) Dell
7 11 (57.89%) SSL
7 11 (57.89%) IBM
7 11 (57.89%) IIS
8 3 (15.79%) Office 365
9 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
9 2 (10.53%) MS Project
9 2 (10.53%) MCSA
9 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.26%) MCP
10 1 (5.26%) DHCP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Devon by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2015, IT jobs across the Devon 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 14 (73.68%) MS Exchange
2 11 (57.89%) IIS
3 2 (10.53%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (10.53%) MS Project
Cloud Services
1 3 (15.79%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 14 (73.68%) LAN
1 14 (73.68%) WLAN
1 14 (73.68%) WAN
2 13 (68.42%) TCP/IP
3 11 (57.89%) SSL
4 1 (5.26%) Firewall
4 1 (5.26%) DNS
4 1 (5.26%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (10.53%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Support Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support
1 2 (10.53%) Project Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) 2nd Line Support Engineer
1 2 (10.53%) Microsoft Specialist
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (5.26%) Systems Support
2 1 (5.26%) Consultant
Operating Systems
1 13 (68.42%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (68.42%) Migration
2 11 (57.89%) Project Management
3 2 (10.53%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (5.26%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 1 (5.26%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (89.47%) Microsoft Certification
1 17 (89.47%) MCITP
2 12 (63.16%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 2 (10.53%) MCSA
4 1 (5.26%) CCNA
4 1 (5.26%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (5.26%) MCP
System Software
1 17 (89.47%) Active Directory
2 12 (63.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 13 (68.42%) SCCM
2 1 (5.26%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 18 (94.74%) Microsoft
2 16 (84.21%) Cisco
2 16 (84.21%) Avaya
3 12 (63.16%) VMware
4 11 (57.89%) IBM
4 11 (57.89%) HP
4 11 (57.89%) Dell
5 1 (5.26%) Veeam