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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 95 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -14
Permanent jobs citing Lync 5 5 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.45% 0.46% 0.11%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.57% 2.12% 0.46%
Number of salaries quoted 0 3 1
Average salary - £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £41,500
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +20.48%
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
318 236 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 28.78% 21.91% 24.38%
Number of salaries quoted 169 118 166
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £50,000 £59,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +2.59%

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 21 October 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%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
3 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
3 5 (71.43%) Forefront TMG
3 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 5 (71.43%) ITIL
3 5 (71.43%) VMware
4 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
4 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
4 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
4 4 (57.14%) Firewall
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 4 (57.14%) Law
4 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
4 4 (57.14%) MCSA
4 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
4 4 (57.14%) IIS
4 4 (57.14%) MS Office
4 4 (57.14%) SAN
4 4 (57.14%) Cisco IPT
4 4 (57.14%) Degree
4 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
4 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 6 (85.71%) MS Exchange
2 5 (71.43%) Exchange Server 2010
3 4 (57.14%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (57.14%) MS Office
2 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (57.14%) IP Telephony
1 4 (57.14%) Firewall
1 4 (57.14%) SAN
1 4 (57.14%) Cisco IPT
2 2 (28.57%) DHCP
2 2 (28.57%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (57.14%) Law
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Senior Infrastructure Engineer
1 4 (57.14%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 1 (14.29%) Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Consultant
2 1 (14.29%) Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Support Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) Support Team Leader
2 1 (14.29%) Senior Analyst
2 1 (14.29%) IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (14.29%) Senior IT Support Analyst
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Blackberry
1 4 (57.14%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 1 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 7 (100.00%) Windows
2 6 (85.71%) Windows Server 2008
3 4 (57.14%) Windows XP
3 4 (57.14%) Windows Phone
4 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
4 1 (14.29%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (71.43%) ITIL
2 4 (57.14%) Service Delivery
3 1 (14.29%) Configuration Management
3 1 (14.29%) Capacity Planning
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft Certification
2 4 (57.14%) MCSA
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
3 2 (28.57%) MCSE
4 1 (14.29%) CCNA
4 1 (14.29%) Cisco Certification
4 1 (14.29%) MCITP
4 1 (14.29%) Microsoft Certified Architect
System Software
1 6 (85.71%) Active Directory
2 5 (71.43%) Hyper-V
2 5 (71.43%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (71.43%) Forefront TMG
3 4 (57.14%) VMware ESXi
4 1 (14.29%) XenApp
4 1 (14.29%) UAG
Systems Management
1 1 (14.29%) ARCserve
1 1 (14.29%) NetBackup
1 1 (14.29%) SCCM
1 1 (14.29%) SCOM
1 1 (14.29%) SCVMM
Vendors
1 6 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 5 (71.43%) VMware
3 4 (57.14%) Cisco
4 1 (14.29%) Citrix