The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Guildford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Microsoft Lync
Rank 71 63 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 20 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.16% 2.57% 0.13%
As % of the Application Platforms category 1.39% 12.27% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 1 19 1
Average salary £38,500 £45,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.44% +95.65%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
Surrey

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

Application Platforms Category
Guildford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
72 163 183
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 11.80% 20.98% 24.11%
Number of salaries quoted 68 145 182
Average salary £45,000 £41,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.43% +10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,000 £25,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £63,250 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Guildford

Lync
Salary Trend in Guildford

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

Lync Salary Trend in Guildford

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Guildford

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 (100.00%) Windows
2 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
3 10 (71.43%) Firewall
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco
4 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
4 9 (64.29%) SAN
4 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
4 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
4 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
5 8 (57.14%) Network Security
5 8 (57.14%) Degree
5 8 (57.14%) Veeam
5 8 (57.14%) Office 365
5 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
5 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
5 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
5 8 (57.14%) Symantec
5 8 (57.14%) Replication
5 8 (57.14%) VMware
6 7 (50.00%) Finance
6 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 3 (21.43%) Migration
7 3 (21.43%) SQL
7 3 (21.43%) vSphere
8 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
8 2 (14.29%) MCITP
8 2 (14.29%) MCSE
8 2 (14.29%) MCSA
8 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (7.14%) Blackberry

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Guildford 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 8 (57.14%) Exchange Server 2013
2 1 (7.14%) MS Exchange
2 1 (7.14%) Exchange Server 2010
Cloud Services
1 8 (57.14%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) Firewall
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco ASA
2 9 (64.29%) SAN
3 8 (57.14%) Network Security
4 1 (7.14%) NetScreen
4 1 (7.14%) WAN
4 1 (7.14%) VPN
4 1 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (57.14%) SQL Server
General
1 7 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (35.71%) Support Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Infrastructure Engineer
2 3 (21.43%) IT Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Senior Systems Administrator
2 3 (21.43%) Systems Administrator
3 2 (14.29%) Analyst
3 2 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support
4 1 (7.14%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
4 1 (7.14%) Project Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 8 (57.14%) Replication
2 1 (7.14%) Clustering
2 1 (7.14%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 14 (100.00%) Windows
2 9 (64.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 8 (57.14%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Migration
2 1 (7.14%) Incident Management
2 1 (7.14%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
2 1 (7.14%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 9 (64.29%) PowerShell
2 3 (21.43%) SQL
3 1 (7.14%) VB
3 1 (7.14%) C++
Qualifications
1 8 (57.14%) Degree
2 2 (14.29%) MCITP
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (14.29%) MCSE
2 2 (14.29%) MCSA
3 1 (7.14%) CCNA
3 1 (7.14%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (7.14%) MCTS
System Software
1 9 (64.29%) Active Directory
2 7 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (21.43%) vSphere
4 2 (14.29%) Hyper-V
5 1 (7.14%) UAG
5 1 (7.14%) vCloud
Vendors
1 12 (85.71%) Microsoft
2 9 (64.29%) Cisco
3 8 (57.14%) Veeam
3 8 (57.14%) Symantec
3 8 (57.14%) VMware
4 1 (7.14%) Mitel
4 1 (7.14%) Altiris
4 1 (7.14%) BT
4 1 (7.14%) Citrix
4 1 (7.14%) Juniper
4 1 (7.14%) CommVault
4 1 (7.14%) Riverbed