The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Hertfordshire 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 105 118 158
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +40
Permanent jobs citing Lync 37 15 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 1.61% 0.75% 0.38%
As % of the Application Platforms category 6.48% 3.18% 1.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22 13 11
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,950 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £58,500 £69,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
East of England

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

Application Platforms Category
Hertfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
571 472 671
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Hertfordshire 24.90% 23.48% 23.04%
Number of salaries quoted 468 388 506
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £46,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -8.60%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

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

Lync Salary Trend in Hertfordshire

Lync
Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Lync across the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

Lync Salary Histogram in Hertfordshire

Lync
Job Locations in Hertfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Lync within the Hertfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. 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
Watford +11 24 £40,000 -25.58%
Stevenage +2 4 £38,750 +3.33%
Hitchin -8 4 - -
Letchworth 0 3 £45,000 +50.00%
Hemel Hempstead - 1 £65,000 -
Lync
East of England

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
2 65 (67.01%) MS Exchange
3 62 (63.92%) VMware
4 57 (58.76%) MS Excel
5 49 (50.52%) Active Directory
6 48 (49.48%) Windows
7 45 (46.39%) Cisco
8 44 (45.36%) Exchange Server 2010
9 42 (43.30%) VMware Infrastructure
9 42 (43.30%) Hyper-V
10 37 (38.14%) Office 365
11 36 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
12 35 (36.08%) DNS
13 34 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
13 34 (35.05%) Exchange Server 2007
14 33 (34.02%) Firewall
15 31 (31.96%) ITIL
15 31 (31.96%) MCSE
15 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
16 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2013
16 29 (29.90%) HP
17 28 (28.87%) MCITP
18 27 (27.84%) SCCM
19 26 (26.80%) CCNA
20 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
20 24 (24.74%) Finance
20 24 (24.74%) Retail
20 24 (24.74%) Time Management
21 23 (23.71%) LAN
21 23 (23.71%) WAN

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Hertfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Hertfordshire 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 65 (67.01%) MS Exchange
2 44 (45.36%) Exchange Server 2010
3 34 (35.05%) Exchange Server 2007
4 29 (29.90%) Exchange Server 2013
5 24 (24.74%) SharePoint
6 21 (21.65%) Exchange Server 2003
7 8 (8.25%) IIS
8 7 (7.22%) SharePoint Server
9 6 (6.19%) Office Communications Server
10 4 (4.12%) SAS
10 4 (4.12%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
11 2 (2.06%) SharePoint 2010
12 1 (1.03%) Apache
12 1 (1.03%) Tomcat
12 1 (1.03%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 57 (58.76%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.03%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics NAV
1 1 (1.03%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (38.14%) Office 365
2 18 (18.56%) PaaS
3 15 (15.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 12 (12.37%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (36.08%) DNS
2 33 (34.02%) Firewall
3 23 (23.71%) LAN
3 23 (23.71%) WAN
4 18 (18.56%) DHCP
5 15 (15.46%) PBX
6 12 (12.37%) VoIP
7 11 (11.34%) VPN
8 10 (10.31%) MPLS
8 10 (10.31%) Unified Communications
9 8 (8.25%) iSCSI
9 8 (8.25%) SAN
10 6 (6.19%) VLAN
10 6 (6.19%) Wireless
10 6 (6.19%) ISDN
11 5 (5.15%) HTTP
12 4 (4.12%) SMS
12 4 (4.12%) NAS
12 4 (4.12%) NetScaler
13 3 (3.09%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) SQL Server
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2005
2 7 (7.22%) SQL Server 2008
3 1 (1.03%) SQL Server 2012
General
1 24 (24.74%) Finance
1 24 (24.74%) Retail
2 11 (11.34%) Manufacturing
3 3 (3.09%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 29 (29.90%) Consultant
2 16 (16.49%) Architect
2 16 (16.49%) Technical Consultant
3 13 (13.40%) Support Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Server Support
3 13 (13.40%) Project Engineer
3 13 (13.40%) Technical Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) Server Engineer
4 12 (12.37%) IT Architect
5 9 (9.28%) Infrastructure Engineer
6 8 (8.25%) Microsoft Consultant
6 8 (8.25%) Analyst
7 7 (7.22%) Server Support Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Wintel Support
7 7 (7.22%) Wintel Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Wintel Server Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Wintel Support Engineer
7 7 (7.22%) Wintel Infrastructure Engineer
8 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Server Support
8 6 (6.19%) 3rd Line Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (5.15%) X-Windows
2 2 (2.06%) COM
3 1 (1.03%) CSS
3 1 (1.03%) HTML
3 1 (1.03%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (20.62%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (14.43%) Visualisation
3 12 (12.37%) Management Information System
4 10 (10.31%) Mathematics
5 7 (7.22%) Fat Client
5 7 (7.22%) CLARiiON
5 7 (7.22%) Client/Server
5 7 (7.22%) Thin Client
5 7 (7.22%) FlexPod
5 7 (7.22%) PKI
6 4 (4.12%) Blackberry
6 4 (4.12%) Clustering
7 2 (2.06%) Replication
Operating Systems
1 48 (49.48%) Windows
2 31 (31.96%) Windows Server 2008
3 21 (21.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 20 (20.62%) Windows Server 2003
5 19 (19.59%) Linux
6 7 (7.22%) Windows 2000 Server
6 7 (7.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 5 (5.15%) UNIX
7 5 (5.15%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.06%) AIX
9 1 (1.03%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (31.96%) ITIL
2 24 (24.74%) Time Management
3 16 (16.49%) Change Management
4 15 (15.46%) Project Management
4 15 (15.46%) Migration
5 14 (14.43%) Mentoring
5 14 (14.43%) Coaching
6 12 (12.37%) Information Security
7 10 (10.31%) E-Commerce
8 8 (8.25%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (6.19%) Penetration Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Identity Management
9 6 (6.19%) Risk Assessment
9 6 (6.19%) PRINCE2
9 6 (6.19%) Database Security
9 6 (6.19%) Root Cause Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Risk Analysis
9 6 (6.19%) Security Testing
9 6 (6.19%) Security Architecture
10 5 (5.15%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 12 (12.37%) SQL
2 6 (6.19%) C
3 1 (1.03%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 36 (37.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 34 (35.05%) Cisco Certification
3 31 (31.96%) MCSE
4 28 (28.87%) MCITP
5 26 (26.80%) CCNA
6 18 (18.56%) CCNP
7 9 (9.28%) MCSA
8 7 (7.22%) Degree
8 7 (7.22%) MCTS
9 6 (6.19%) VCAP
9 6 (6.19%) MCP
9 6 (6.19%) VMware Certified Professional (VCP)
10 4 (4.12%) NCDA
10 4 (4.12%) NCIE
10 4 (4.12%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
11 2 (2.06%) VCP4
11 2 (2.06%) MBCS
11 2 (2.06%) VCP5
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (5.15%) SLA
System Software
1 49 (50.52%) Active Directory
2 42 (43.30%) VMware Infrastructure
2 42 (43.30%) Hyper-V
3 21 (21.65%) XenApp
4 17 (17.53%) XenDesktop
5 15 (15.46%) vSphere
6 13 (13.40%) VMware ESX
7 8 (8.25%) Microsoft App-V
7 8 (8.25%) VMware ESXi
8 6 (6.19%) Terminal Services
9 4 (4.12%) Forefront TMG
9 4 (4.12%) XenServer
10 1 (1.03%) Squid
10 1 (1.03%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 27 (27.84%) SCCM
2 7 (7.22%) SCOM
2 7 (7.22%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 7 (7.22%) EMC NetWorker
3 5 (5.15%) Tivoli Storage Manager
4 4 (4.12%) Backup Exec
5 3 (3.09%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
6 2 (2.06%) MIIS
7 1 (1.03%) MAILsweeper
7 1 (1.03%) Oracle Identity Manager
Vendors
1 80 (82.47%) Microsoft
2 62 (63.92%) VMware
3 45 (46.39%) Cisco
4 29 (29.90%) HP
5 23 (23.71%) CheckPoint
6 18 (18.56%) Citrix
7 16 (16.49%) ProCurve
8 14 (14.43%) Symantec
9 13 (13.40%) Red Hat
10 12 (12.37%) SolarWinds
11 11 (11.34%) NetApp
11 11 (11.34%) EMC
12 9 (9.28%) IBM
13 7 (7.22%) CommVault
14 6 (6.19%) Dell
15 4 (4.12%) Avaya
15 4 (4.12%) Juniper
15 4 (4.12%) Rackspace
15 4 (4.12%) WatchGuard
16 1 (1.03%) Clearswift
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