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

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 74 80 83
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +3
Permanent jobs citing Lync 1 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 0.14% 0.85% 0.44%
As % of the Application Platforms category 0.55% 4.26% 1.65%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Average salary £65,000 £37,500 £40,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -7.40%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -5.55%
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
181 188 243
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Guildford 24.69% 19.92% 26.59%
Number of salaries quoted 174 177 206
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,600 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £63,625
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 5 May 2015, 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 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
2 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
2 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
2 2 (66.67%) VPN
2 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 2 (66.67%) SCCM
2 2 (66.67%) SCOM
2 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
2 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
2 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
3 1 (33.33%) CISM
3 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Snort
3 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
3 1 (33.33%) DNS
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco
3 1 (33.33%) LAN
3 1 (33.33%) WAN
3 1 (33.33%) DHCP
3 1 (33.33%) CISSP
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (33.33%) MS Excel

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Guildford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 2 (66.67%) MS Exchange
1 2 (66.67%) Office Communications Server
Applications
1 1 (33.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) TCP/IP
1 2 (66.67%) VPN
1 2 (66.67%) Firewall
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco Nexus
2 1 (33.33%) Cisco ASA
2 1 (33.33%) IP Telephony
2 1 (33.33%) DNS
2 1 (33.33%) LAN
2 1 (33.33%) WAN
2 1 (33.33%) DHCP
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Infrastructure Engineer
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
2 1 (33.33%) Network Engineer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Network Engineer
Operating Systems
1 2 (66.67%) Windows
1 2 (66.67%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (33.33%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) CISM
1 1 (33.33%) CISSP
1 1 (33.33%) Cisco Certification
1 1 (33.33%) CCSP
1 1 (33.33%) CCNP
System Software
1 2 (66.67%) Active Directory
2 1 (33.33%) Snort
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) SCCM
1 2 (66.67%) SCOM
Vendors
1 3 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (66.67%) Citrix
3 1 (33.33%) F5
3 1 (33.33%) Sourcefire
3 1 (33.33%) Cisco