The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Halifax region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Lync over the 3 months to 21 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Microsoft Lync
Rank 25 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 10 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 5.62% - -
As % of the Application Platforms category 27.03% - -
Number of salaries quoted 10 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+1.17% -10.52%
Lync
West Yorkshire

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

Application Platforms Category
Halifax
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
37 32 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Halifax 20.79% 8.47% 34.78%
Number of salaries quoted 31 18 55
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £23,200 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,500 £57,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Halifax

Lync
Salary Trend in Halifax

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

Lync Salary Trend in Halifax

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Halifax

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 24 (100.00%) ITIL
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) MS Exchange
2 23 (95.83%) HP
2 23 (95.83%) EMC
2 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 23 (95.83%) SCCM
2 23 (95.83%) SCOM
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (95.83%) Exchange Server 2010
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 20 (83.33%) NetBackup
3 20 (83.33%) Hyper-V
3 20 (83.33%) Symantec
3 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
4 17 (70.83%) Dell
4 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
5 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
6 14 (58.33%) MSMQ
6 14 (58.33%) Project Management
7 12 (50.00%) Citrix
8 6 (25.00%) SAN
8 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
10 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
10 1 (4.17%) Wireless
10 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
10 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
10 1 (4.17%) MCSE

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Halifax by Category

For the 6 months to 21 April 2015, IT jobs across the Halifax 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 23 (95.83%) MS Exchange
1 23 (95.83%) Exchange Server 2010
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) SAN
2 1 (4.17%) Wireless
Job Titles
1 21 (87.50%) Analyst
2 20 (83.33%) Infrastructure Analyst
3 14 (58.33%) Technical Analyst
4 11 (45.83%) Senior Technical Analyst
4 11 (45.83%) Senior Infrastructure Analyst
4 11 (45.83%) Senior Analyst
5 3 (12.50%) Support Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support
6 2 (8.33%) 3rd Line Support Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Infrastructure Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (58.33%) MSMQ
Operating Systems
1 24 (100.00%) Windows
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2008
2 23 (95.83%) Windows Server 2012
3 6 (25.00%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 7
4 1 (4.17%) Windows 8
4 1 (4.17%) Windows XP
4 1 (4.17%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) ITIL
2 14 (58.33%) Project Management
Qualifications
1 1 (4.17%) MCSE
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 20 (83.33%) Active Directory
1 20 (83.33%) Hyper-V
2 17 (70.83%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (8.33%) VMware Server
Systems Management
1 23 (95.83%) SCCM
1 23 (95.83%) SCOM
2 20 (83.33%) NetBackup
Vendors
1 23 (95.83%) HP
1 23 (95.83%) EMC
1 23 (95.83%) VMware
2 20 (83.33%) Symantec
3 17 (70.83%) Dell
4 15 (62.50%) Microsoft
5 12 (50.00%) Citrix
6 1 (4.17%) Cisco