The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Gloucestershire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 95 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing Lync 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 0.28% 0.11% -
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.26% 0.59% -
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 0
Average salary £55,000 £40,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+37.50% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
Lync
South West

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

Application Platforms Category
Gloucestershire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
239 170 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Gloucestershire 22.57% 18.14% 23.92%
Number of salaries quoted 182 144 177
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £46,000 £46,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Gloucestershire

Lync
Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Gloucestershire

Lync
Job Locations in Gloucestershire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Gloucestershire region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cheltenham - 3 £55,000 -
Lync
South West

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 12 (100.00%) MS Office
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
2 11 (91.67%) Windows
3 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
3 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
3 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
4 9 (75.00%) Office 365
4 9 (75.00%) XenApp
4 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
4 9 (75.00%) MCSE
4 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
5 8 (66.67%) Symantec
5 8 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
5 8 (66.67%) Websense
5 8 (66.67%) SAN
5 8 (66.67%) CCA
5 8 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
5 8 (66.67%) VPN
5 8 (66.67%) SQL
5 8 (66.67%) WAN
5 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
5 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
5 8 (66.67%) SCOM

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Gloucestershire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Gloucestershire 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 10 (83.33%) MS Exchange
1 10 (83.33%) Exchange Server 2010
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2007
2 8 (66.67%) Exchange Server 2003
3 1 (8.33%) SharePoint
Applications
1 12 (100.00%) MS Office
2 2 (16.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 9 (75.00%) Office 365
2 1 (8.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (83.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (66.67%) SAN
2 8 (66.67%) VPN
2 8 (66.67%) WAN
2 8 (66.67%) VLAN
2 8 (66.67%) Firewall
2 8 (66.67%) Wireless
2 8 (66.67%) NetScaler
3 5 (41.67%) iSCSI
4 2 (16.67%) DHCP
4 2 (16.67%) LAN
4 2 (16.67%) DNS
5 1 (8.33%) Broadband
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Help Desk Engineer
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Infrastructure Support Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Analyst
2 2 (16.67%) Support Analyst
3 1 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
3 1 (8.33%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Architect
3 1 (8.33%) Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Senior Desktop Support
3 1 (8.33%) Project Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 8 (66.67%) Clustering
2 7 (58.33%) PDA
3 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (8.33%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 11 (91.67%) Windows
2 10 (83.33%) Windows Server 2008
3 9 (75.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 3 (25.00%) Windows Server 2012
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 8
5 1 (8.33%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (25.00%) ITIL
1 3 (25.00%) Service Management
2 2 (16.67%) Time Management
3 1 (8.33%) Technical Architecture
3 1 (8.33%) Business Development
3 1 (8.33%) Migration
3 1 (8.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 8 (66.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 9 (75.00%) MCSE
1 9 (75.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 8 (66.67%) CCA
2 8 (66.67%) Citrix Certification
2 8 (66.67%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
3 1 (8.33%) MCP
3 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
3 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 10 (83.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (75.00%) XenApp
2 9 (75.00%) XenDesktop
3 8 (66.67%) Hyper-V
3 8 (66.67%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 8 (66.67%) VMware ESX
3 8 (66.67%) VMware ESXi
4 5 (41.67%) vSphere
5 4 (33.33%) Active Directory
6 1 (8.33%) Terminal Services
6 1 (8.33%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 12 (100.00%) SCCM
2 8 (66.67%) Norton AntiVirus
2 8 (66.67%) SCOM
2 8 (66.67%) SCVMM
2 8 (66.67%) Backup Exec
3 5 (41.67%) vMotion
Vendors
1 12 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (91.67%) VMware
2 11 (91.67%) Citrix
3 8 (66.67%) Symantec
3 8 (66.67%) Websense
3 8 (66.67%) Veeam
4 1 (8.33%) Dell
4 1 (8.33%) Apple
4 1 (8.33%) Computacenter
4 1 (8.33%) AppSense