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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft Lync
Rank 100 98 102
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +4
Permanent jobs citing Lync 12 3 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 0.88% 0.28% 0.17%
As % of the Application Platforms category 3.49% 1.46% 0.72%
Number of salaries quoted 8 2 1
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -10.52%
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
344 206 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Glasgow 25.16% 19.23% 23.30%
Number of salaries quoted 212 131 192
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,500 £32,450
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £67,750 £54,000
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 5 February 2016, 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 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 11 (73.33%) Benchmarking
2 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
3 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
4 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
4 9 (60.00%) Degree
5 5 (33.33%) Back Office
5 5 (33.33%) Windows
6 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
6 4 (26.67%) LAN
6 4 (26.67%) Cisco
7 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
7 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
7 3 (20.00%) VMware
8 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
8 2 (13.33%) HSRP
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
8 2 (13.33%) CentOS
8 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
8 2 (13.33%) UAG
8 2 (13.33%) FWSM
8 2 (13.33%) Office 365
8 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
8 2 (13.33%) Finance
8 2 (13.33%) Debian
8 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
8 2 (13.33%) Network Design
8 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Glasgow by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 4 (26.67%) SharePoint
2 1 (6.67%) IIS
Applications
1 10 (66.67%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (13.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 2 (13.33%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (13.33%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (26.67%) LAN
2 2 (13.33%) BGP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco ASA
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 2 (13.33%) Firewall
2 2 (13.33%) FWSM
2 2 (13.33%) HSRP
2 2 (13.33%) IP Telephony
2 2 (13.33%) IPv6
2 2 (13.33%) MPLS
2 2 (13.33%) OSPF
2 2 (13.33%) VLAN
2 2 (13.33%) VPN
2 2 (13.33%) VRRP
2 2 (13.33%) WAN
3 1 (6.67%) DHCP
3 1 (6.67%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) SQL Server
General
1 5 (33.33%) Back Office
2 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Analyst
2 8 (53.33%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
3 3 (20.00%) Architect
3 3 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
4 2 (13.33%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Enterprise Solutions Architect
5 1 (6.67%) Server Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Service Analyst
5 1 (6.67%) Service Desk Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 11 (73.33%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 5 (33.33%) Windows
2 2 (13.33%) CentOS
2 2 (13.33%) Debian
2 2 (13.33%) Windows Server
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (6.67%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Benchmarking
2 9 (60.00%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (13.33%) Change Management
3 2 (13.33%) CRM
3 2 (13.33%) Network Design
4 1 (6.67%) Security Patching
4 1 (6.67%) Service Delivery
4 1 (6.67%) Software Deployment
4 1 (6.67%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 3 (20.00%) PowerShell
2 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 9 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (13.33%) CCNA
2 2 (13.33%) CCNP
2 2 (13.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (6.67%) HND
3 1 (6.67%) ISEB
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) Active Directory
1 3 (20.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (13.33%) Hyper-V
2 2 (13.33%) UAG
3 1 (6.67%) ISA Server
3 1 (6.67%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) WSUS
Vendors
1 14 (93.33%) Microsoft
2 4 (26.67%) Cisco
3 3 (20.00%) VMware
4 2 (13.33%) Juniper