The table below looks at the statistics for Lync skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool 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 48 59 59
Rank change year-on-year
+11 0
Permanent jobs citing Lync 4 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 0.92% 0.84% 0.81%
As % of the Application Platforms category 4.21% 3.96% 3.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 4
Average salary £45,000 £55,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.18% +15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +25.00%
Lync
Merseyside

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

Application Platforms Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Application Platforms category
95 101 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 21.84% 21.13% 25.45%
Number of salaries quoted 87 84 123
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

Lync
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

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

Lync Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

Lync
Salary Trend in Liverpool

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

Lync Salary Trend in Liverpool

Lync
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

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

Lync Salary Histogram in Liverpool

Lync
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 4 (80.00%) Windows
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
2 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
3 2 (40.00%) Office 365
3 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (40.00%) SCCM
3 2 (40.00%) MCTS
3 2 (40.00%) MCITP
3 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
3 2 (40.00%) MCSE
3 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
3 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
3 2 (40.00%) Migration

Lync
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 3 (60.00%) MS Exchange
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2003
2 2 (40.00%) Exchange Server 2013
3 1 (20.00%) SharePoint
Cloud Services
1 2 (40.00%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) SAN
2 3 (60.00%) NAS
3 1 (20.00%) Unified Communications
3 1 (20.00%) Firewall
3 1 (20.00%) Wireless
3 1 (20.00%) LAN
3 1 (20.00%) VoIP
3 1 (20.00%) WAN
General
1 1 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Consultant
1 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Solutions Architect
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Manager
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2008
2 2 (40.00%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Project Management
2 2 (40.00%) Migration
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 2 (40.00%) Technical Analysis
3 1 (20.00%) ITIL
3 1 (20.00%) Resource Management
3 1 (20.00%) Business Continuity
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (60.00%) Degree
2 2 (40.00%) Microsoft Certification
2 2 (40.00%) MCTS
2 2 (40.00%) MCITP
2 2 (40.00%) MCSE
2 2 (40.00%) MCSA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDA
3 1 (20.00%) CCDP
3 1 (20.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 4 (80.00%) Active Directory
2 3 (60.00%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (60.00%) Hyper-V
2 3 (60.00%) XenApp
3 2 (40.00%) XenDesktop
4 1 (20.00%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 2 (40.00%) SCCM
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
1 4 (80.00%) VMware
2 3 (60.00%) Citrix
3 2 (40.00%) Cisco
4 1 (20.00%) Oracle
4 1 (20.00%) HP
4 1 (20.00%) Avaya
4 1 (20.00%) Mitel
4 1 (20.00%) Fortinet