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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 103 100 -
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.36% 0.088% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.38% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 0
Average salary - £32,000 -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-15.00% +25.00%
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
363 211 247
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 26.02% 18.51% 26.47%
Number of salaries quoted 180 104 168
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £47,500 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 2 September 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 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 8 (88.89%) Windows
3 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
4 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
4 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
5 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
5 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
5 4 (44.44%) Forefront TMG
5 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
5 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
5 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone
5 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco
5 4 (44.44%) SAN
5 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
5 4 (44.44%) MCSA
5 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
5 4 (44.44%) IIS
5 4 (44.44%) MS Office
5 4 (44.44%) ITIL
5 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
5 4 (44.44%) Firewall
5 4 (44.44%) Law
5 4 (44.44%) VMware
5 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
5 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
5 4 (44.44%) Degree
6 3 (33.33%) MCITP

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (55.56%) MS Exchange
2 4 (44.44%) Exchange Server 2010
2 4 (44.44%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (44.44%) MS Office
2 2 (22.22%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 3 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (44.44%) SAN
1 4 (44.44%) Firewall
1 4 (44.44%) IP Telephony
1 4 (44.44%) Cisco IPT
2 1 (11.11%) Unified Communications
2 1 (11.11%) DHCP
2 1 (11.11%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (44.44%) Law
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (44.44%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (44.44%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Consultant
3 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Senior Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support
3 1 (11.11%) Senior IT Support Analyst
3 1 (11.11%) Microsoft Specialist
3 1 (11.11%) Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (44.44%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Windows
2 5 (55.56%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (44.44%) Windows Phone
3 4 (44.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (44.44%) ITIL
1 4 (44.44%) Service Delivery
2 1 (11.11%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 4 (44.44%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (44.44%) MCSA
2 4 (44.44%) Degree
3 3 (33.33%) Microsoft Certified Architect
3 3 (33.33%) MCSE
3 3 (33.33%) MCITP
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Active Directory
2 5 (55.56%) Hyper-V
3 4 (44.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (44.44%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (44.44%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (11.11%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 1 (11.11%) SCCM
1 1 (11.11%) SCOM
1 1 (11.11%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 9 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (44.44%) Cisco
2 4 (44.44%) VMware
3 1 (11.11%) Citrix