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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 100 103 -
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 2 6 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.16% 0.42% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.74% 1.69% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Average salary £34,500 £45,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.33% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
271 355 251
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 21.70% 25.07% 22.21%
Number of salaries quoted 176 229 144
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £26,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 1 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) DHCP
2 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Clustering
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
3 1 (33.33%) Line Management
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
3 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (33.33%) XenApp
3 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (33.33%) vSphere
3 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
3 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
3 1 (33.33%) Office 365
3 1 (33.33%) Verint
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) WSUS
3 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
3 1 (33.33%) SCCM
3 1 (33.33%) SCOM
3 1 (33.33%) SCVMM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2015, 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 1 (33.33%) SharePoint 2010
1 1 (33.33%) Exchange Server 2010
1 1 (33.33%) CMS
1 1 (33.33%) SharePoint
1 1 (33.33%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
1 1 (33.33%) MS Visio
1 1 (33.33%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (33.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) DHCP
1 2 (66.67%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) Structured Cabling
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) SAN
2 1 (33.33%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) ISDN
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) PSTN
2 1 (33.33%) VoIP
2 1 (33.33%) WLAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2008
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
1 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (33.33%) Back Office
1 1 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 1 (33.33%) Server Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Avaya Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Voice Engineer
1 1 (33.33%) Analyst
1 1 (33.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 2 (66.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Line Management
1 1 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (33.33%) Data Protection
1 1 (33.33%) CRM
1 1 (33.33%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 1 (33.33%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (33.33%) SLA
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Hyper-V
2 1 (33.33%) XenApp
2 1 (33.33%) vSphere
2 1 (33.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (33.33%) McAfee ePO
1 1 (33.33%) WSUS
1 1 (33.33%) SCCM
1 1 (33.33%) SCOM
1 1 (33.33%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) Acme Packet
2 1 (33.33%) Verint
2 1 (33.33%) SonicWALL
2 1 (33.33%) HP
2 1 (33.33%) Intel
2 1 (33.33%) Avaya
2 1 (33.33%) McAfee
2 1 (33.33%) VMware
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco