The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Glasgow 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 113 93 -
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.21% 0.087% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.82% 0.49% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +23.45%
Lync
Scotland

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

Application Platforms Category
Glasgow
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
367 205 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.86% 17.78% 26.80%
Number of salaries quoted 191 101 168
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £30,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £54,650
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Glasgow

Lync
Salary Trend in Glasgow

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

Lync Salary Trend in Glasgow

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Glasgow

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Windows
3 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (42.86%) MS Exchange
4 3 (42.86%) MCSE
4 3 (42.86%) MCITP
4 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
4 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
4 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certified Architect
4 3 (42.86%) Office 365
5 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco
5 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
5 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
5 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
5 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
5 2 (28.57%) Degree
5 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
5 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
5 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
5 2 (28.57%) Firewall
5 2 (28.57%) Law
5 2 (28.57%) VMware
5 2 (28.57%) MCSA
5 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
5 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
5 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
5 2 (28.57%) IIS

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, IT jobs across the Glasgow 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 (42.86%) MS Exchange
2 2 (28.57%) Exchange Server 2010
2 2 (28.57%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (28.57%) MS Excel
1 2 (28.57%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (42.86%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (28.57%) Cisco IPT
1 2 (28.57%) IP Telephony
1 2 (28.57%) Firewall
1 2 (28.57%) SAN
2 1 (14.29%) DHCP
2 1 (14.29%) DNS
2 1 (14.29%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (28.57%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (28.57%) Law
2 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Consultant
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Infrastructure Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (14.29%) IT Support
3 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
Miscellaneous
1 2 (28.57%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 3 (42.86%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (28.57%) Windows Phone
3 2 (28.57%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) Service Delivery
1 2 (28.57%) ITIL
2 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 2 (28.57%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Microsoft Certification
2 3 (42.86%) MCSE
2 3 (42.86%) MCITP
2 3 (42.86%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 2 (28.57%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSA
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 3 (42.86%) Hyper-V
3 2 (28.57%) Forefront TMG
3 2 (28.57%) VMware ESXi
3 2 (28.57%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 7 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (28.57%) Cisco
2 2 (28.57%) VMware
3 1 (14.29%) Citrix